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ELS Lab Meetings - Lunch & Learn: Law in the books versus law in action

Friday 12 March 2021

Topic Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learns are informal, interactive sessions where we discuss a controversial statement relating to an ELS-themed topic. It is an opportunity to share our opinion and experiences with regard to doing empirical legal research and to learn from peers. This Lunch & Learn will be on the topic of law in the books versus law in action, with the following statement: 

“Legal scholars should (not) be concerned with the actual effects of law and regulation”

Join us for this informal session; everyone is welcome to share their opinions, no matter your level of expertise. Interested to join? Sign up via the following form and you will receive a link to the Lunch & Learn: https://cutt.ly/gzedAG9.

ELS Lab Meetings

The Empirical Legal Studies Lab @Leiden is organizing a new series of sessions, for researchers interested in empirical legal research. Are you looking to learn more about empirical methods and/or engage in lively discussions on ELS? Join the upcoming ELS lab meetings!

Ranging from the informal Lunch & Learn to more in-depth paper discussions, the ELS lab meetings cover a wide range of empirical research methods and ELS-related topics. We offer a possibility to learn about each other’s research and experience, test out ideas and receive feedback on work in progress. You’re welcome to join, regardless of your degree of experience with ELS. Our upcoming sessions are below. Sign up via the following link: https://cutt.ly/gzedAG9

Date Session

12 March

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch & Learn

Topic: Law in the books versus law in action

26 March

10:00 - 11:00

Journal Club

Topic: Conceptualization and operationalization

16 April

10:00 - 11:00

Paper Development Session

Topic: Presentation by Niek Strohmaier on character evidence in court

About ELS Lab @Leiden

Empirical Legal Studies is one of the legal science themes of the Leiden Law School as part of the Law Sector Plan, together with Institutions for Conflict Resolution. The Empirical Legal Studies project receives funding from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) through the multi-year Law Sector Plan. For any questions, please contact Helen Pluut (h.pluut@law.leidenuniv.nl).

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