NLUD-GIAN Workshop On Empirical Methods In Legal Research

aasavri Rai

4 Nov 2017 8:51 AM GMT

  • NLUD-GIAN Workshop On Empirical Methods In Legal Research

    The Centre for Criminology and Victimology, in collaboration with Asian Law Institute, will offer a workshop by Global Initiative of Academic Network (GIAN) on Empirical Methods in Legal Research, from December 4 to 8. This programme will be conducted by Prof William HJ Hubbard, Professor of Law, and Ronald H Coase, Teaching Scholar, the University of Chicago Law School.

    Objectives of the Course:

    • Introduce fundamental techniques commonly used in empirical study of law.

    • Provide methods for gathering data, testing hypotheses, and interpreting results.

    • Empirical research designs planning empirical research proposal. Writing empirical research report.

    Duration of the Course and Credits:

    The five-day programme will have 10 hours of lectures and five hours of discussion sessions. The timing would most likely be from 10:30 am to 5 pm. There would be a written evaluation for those who wish to earn credit for this programme.

    Who can attend?

    1. Students at all levels in fields of law or social science (LLB, BA, PhD, etc).

    2. Faculty of law, or faculty in other fields with interest in empirical work on law

    3. Practicing lawyers, government officials, and leaders of non-governmental institutions interested in engagement with empirical research on law.

    4. Researchers in the field of law or social sciences.

    Procedure for Application and Shortlisting:

    • The candidate’s desirous of attending the course may send duly filled registration form along with online payment receipt at

    • Faculty/students from academic institutions are also required to send a copy of their current valid identity card or a bonafide certificate from their institution at

    • Last date of submission of application: 14th November, 2017.

    • Short-listed candidates will be intimated by the 20th November, 2017.

    A maximum of 50 participants can attend the course. As per GIAN guidelines, the host institution can fill up 50% of the total seats.


    1. Participants from outside India: US $250

    2. Professionals/Lawyers/Non-Academics (without accommodation): Rs 5,000

    3. Students from academic institutions requiring accommodation (Dormitory accommodation): Rs. 4,000

    4. Faculty/Students from academic institutions not requiring accommodation: Rs. 3,000

    5. Faculty members requiring accommodation on shared basis: Rs. 10,000

    6. Faculty and Students from National Law University, Delhi: No Fee

    The fee can be paid here and a copy of the receipt must be emailed to

    The brochure for the course can be accessed here.

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