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2002

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The University Of St. Thomas Law Library: A New Library For A New Era In Legal Education, Edmund P. Edmonds Jan 2002

The University Of St. Thomas Law Library: A New Library For A New Era In Legal Education, Edmund P. Edmonds

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Empirical Work In Family Law, Margaret F. Brinig Jan 2002

Empirical Work In Family Law, Margaret F. Brinig

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Until fairly recently, researchers have not done much theoretical work on the subject of family law. Although the move towards theoretical work is a positive one, unfortunately, most of the latest reforms in family law have been uninformed by empirical studies. Furthermore, the few empirical studies that have been conducted are replete with intractable problems.

In this essay, Margaret Brinig discusses some of the problems researchers have encountered in their attempts to conduct empirical work in the area of family law. For example, most researchers have used state cross-sectional data for their experiments. Reliance on this type of data can ...