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Cover of Rights on Trial: How Workplace Discrimination Law Perpetuates Inequality Rights on Trial: How Workplace Discrimination Law Perpetuates Inequality
6/1/2017, Robert L. Nelson, Laura Beth Nielsen, The University of Chicago Press
Cover of Diversity in Practice: Race, Gender, and Class in Legal and Professional Careers Diversity in Practice: Race, Gender, and Class in Legal and Professional Careers
6/30/2016, Robert L. Nelson, Ronit Dinovitzer, Cambridge University Press Studies in Law and Society
“What We Know and Need to Know about ‘Access to Justice’ Research”
2016, Robert L. Nelson, With E. Chambliss & R. Newman Knake, 67 South Carolina Law Review 193
Symposium on Future of Legal Services
2016, Robert L. Nelson, With E. Chambliss & R. Newman Knake, eds., 67 South Carolina Law Review
First Chairs at Trial: More Women Need Seats at the Table
7/2015, Robert L. Nelson, American Bar Association
After the JD III: Third Results from a National Study of Legal Careers (with R. Dinovitzer, B. Garth, G. Plickert, R. Sandefur, J. Sterling & D. Wilkins (American Bar Foundation and NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education, 2014)
2014, Bryant G. Garth, Robert L. Nelson, Ronit Dinovitzer, Rebecca Sandefur, American Bar Foundation and NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education
“The Color of Glass: The Career Progress of Men and Women of Color in Private Law Firms” (with M. Payne-Pikus & J. Hagan)
3/14/2013, John Hagan, Robert L. Nelson, Research Brief prepared for Diversity and Flexibility Alliance Conference
"Race and Representation: Racial Disparities in Legal Representation for Employment Civil Rights Plaintiffs"
12/1/2012, Robert L. Nelson, Laura Beth Nielsen, New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy
Editor, “Symposium in Honor of John P. Heinz”
2011, Terence Halliday, Robert L. Nelson, Law & Social Inquiry
“Lawyers, Structure, and Power: A Tribute to John Heinz”
2011, Terence Halliday, Robert L. Nelson, Law & Social Inquiry
Editor, Special Issue on Measuring the Rule of Law
2011, Robert L. Nelson, Hague Journal of the Rule of Law
“Indices and Indicators of Justice, Governance, and the Rule of Law: An Overview”
2011, Robert L. Nelson, Hague Journal of the Rule of Law
"Individual Justice or Collective Legal Mobilization? Employment Discrimination Litigation in the Post-Civil Rights United States"
6/2010, Robert L. Nelson, Laura Beth Nielsen, Ryon Lancaster, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
Cover of Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law
7/28/2009, James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, Book
“Are We There Yet? Empirical Research and the Predicted Demise of Large Law Firms: An Introductory Essay”
2009, Robert L. Nelson, The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics
Cover of After the JD II: Second Results from a National Study of Legal Careers After the JD II: Second Results from a National Study of Legal Careers
2009, Robert L. Nelson, Ronit Dinovitzer, Gabriele Plickert, American Bar Foundation and The NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education
“Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law: A Preface and an Introduction”
2009, James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, Routledge-Cavendish
"Contesting Workplace Discrimination in Courts: Characteristics and Outcomes of Federal Employment Discrimination in Courts 1987-2003"
10/29/2008, Robert L. Nelson, Laura Beth Nielsen, Ryon Lancaster, Report
“Divergent Paths: Conflicting Conceptions of Employment Discrimination in Law and the Social Sciences”
2008, Robert L. Nelson, Laura Beth Nielsen, Annual Review of Law and Social Science
Urban Lawyers: The New Social Structure of the Bar
2005, John P. Heinz, Robert L. Nelson, Rebecca Sandefur, University of Chicago Press
Lawyers for Conservative Causes: Clients, Ideology, and Social Distance
2003, John P. Heinz, Robert L. Nelson, Law & Society Review
The Scale of Justice: Observations on the Transformation of Urban Law Practice
2001, John P. Heinz, Robert L. Nelson, Annual Review of Sociology
"Cops, Counsel, and Entrepreneurs: Constructing the Role of Inside Counsel in Large Corporations"
2000, Robert L. Nelson, Laura Beth Nielsen, Law and Society Review
The Changing Character of Lawyers' Work: Chicago in 1975 and 1995
1998, John P. Heinz, Robert L. Nelson, Law & Society Review
The Hollow Core: Private Interests in National Policy Making
1993, John P. Heinz, Robert L. Nelson, Harvard University Press
Inner Circles or Hollow Cores? Elite Networks in National Policy Systems
1990, John P. Heinz, Robert L. Nelson, Journal of Politics
“Introduction to Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law”
Forthcoming, Robert L. Nelson, Routledge-Cavendish
“Career Choices and Outcomes,” in Landscape of Legal Diversity: By the Numbers
Forthcoming, Robert L. Nelson, American Bar Association
“Pipeline to Law School” (with M. Payne-Pikus & S. Headworth), in Landscape of Legal Diversity: By the Numbers
Forthcoming, Robert L. Nelson, American Bar Association

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