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?
- Students at all levels in fields of law or social science (LLB, BA, PhD, etc).
- Faculty of law, or faculty in other fields with interest in empirical work on law
- Practicing lawyers, government officials, and leaders of non-governmental institutions interested in engagement with empirical research on law.
- 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 email@example.com
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.
- Participants from outside India: US $250
- Professionals/Lawyers/Non-Academics (without accommodation): Rs 5,000
- Students from academic institutions requiring accommodation (Dormitory accommodation): Rs. 4,000
- Faculty/Students from academic institutions not requiring accommodation: Rs. 3,000
- Faculty members requiring accommodation on shared basis: Rs. 10,000
- Faculty and Students from National Law University, Delhi: No Fee
The brochure for the course can be accessed here.