"Law & Society: Its Research"

Michigan Law Authors
Areas of Interest
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SyllaBus. (American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar)
Publication Type
Journal Article

Writing in 1968 on research in the then infant discipline of law and social science, Harry Kalven noted with some pride the growing body of book-length work in the area. While the "relevant" bookshelf in Kalven's office was "still well under five feet," there had for Kalven "been nothing like [these books] previously, and their existence mark[ed] a major change in the relationship of law and science." Today, when I look around my office, I see 11 relevant bookshelves, which is only a small fraction of what has been produced.

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