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Researching Law is a quarterly newsletter designed to acquaint a wide audience with the research activities of the American Bar Foundation. The articles contained in this publication present the findings of ABF research projects in a short, nontechnical format. Researching Law is written and edited by the ABF's communications team.

Latest Issue: Volume 28, No. 1, Illuminating the Invisible American Sovereignty: A Profile of the ABF's First Scholar of Native American Legal Systems

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Past Issues  

Volume 27, No. 4 -- Opening Doors to Inquiry: The Summer 2016 Summer Research Diversity Fellowship

Vol 27, No. 3 -- Metrics, Diversity, and Law: 2016 Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity

Vol. 27, No. 2 -- The Future of Latinos in the United States: Law, Opportunity, and Mobility

Vol. 27, No. 1 -- ABF Professor Terence Halliday Presents at World Bank Panel on Money Laundering

Vol. 26, No. 4, -- The Fellows CLE Seminar: Perspectives on Race, Communities and Policing in 21st Century America

Vol 26, No. 3 -- Going Forward Wisely: ABF Research Professor James J. Heckman Addresses the White House Summit on Early Education

Vol. 26, No. 2 -- The Fellows CLE Seminar: Communities in Crisis: The Effects of Immigration Law and Politics on American Communities

Volume 26, No. 1 -- We Want What's Ours: Learning from South Africa's Land Restitution Process

Volume 25, No. 4 -- Accessing Justice in the Contemporary USA: Findings from the Community Needs and Services Study

Volume 25, No. 3 -- Analyzing Carnegie's Reach: The Contingent Nature of Innovation

Volume 25, No. 2 -- The Fellows CLE Seminar: A Profession in Crisis?  New Results from the After the JD Study of Lawyers Careers

Vol. 25, No. 1 -- Trading Democracy for Justice: Criminal Convictions and the Decline of Neighborhood Political Participation

Vol. 24, No. 4 -- The Comparative Constitutions Project

Vol. 24, No. 3 -- Talking about Parental Incarceration at the White House: Creating a National Dialogue Between Researchers, Practitioners and Policy Makers

Vol. 24, No. 2 -- The Juice Isn't Worth the Squeeze: The Impact of Tort Reforem on Plaintiffs' Lawyers and Access to Civil Justice

Vol. 24, No. 1 -- The Research Group on Legal Diversity of the American Bar Foundation

Vol. 23, No. 4 -- Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Vol. 23, No. 3 --Your Voice in the Future: The Role of Advance Directives Near the End of Life

Vol. 23, No. 2  -- Lawyers Structure and Power: A Tribute to John Heinz

Vol. 23, No. 1  -- Conceptions of Law During the Civil Rights Movement

Vol. 22, No. 4 -- Opening Doors to Inquiry: The Summer Research Diversity Fellowship Program

Vol. 22, No. 3 -- The Economics of Inequality: The Value of Early Childhood Education, by James J. Heckman

Vol. 22,  No. 21 -- What Defines Competence? A Debate on the Future(s) of Lawyering

Vol. 22, No. 1  -- Property Rights and the Demands of Transformation

Vol. 21, No. 4 -- Empirical Legal Research at the American Bar Foundation

Vol. 21, No. 3 -- The Social Costs of Incarceration

Vol. 21, No. 2 -- Asian Legal Revivals

Vol. 21, No. 1 -- Achieving Diversity on the Jury: Jury Size and the Peremptory Challenge

Vol 20, No. 4 -- The Center on Law and Globalization

Vol. 20, No. 3 -- Special Issue: The Summer Research Diversity Fellowship Program

Vol. 20, No. 2 -- New Results from After the JD, II: Seven Years into a Lawyer's Career

Vol. 20, No. 1 -- Darfur and the Crime of Genocide

Vol. 19, No. 4  -- The World Justice Forum: Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law

Vol. 19, No. 3  -- The Cambridge History of Law in America

Vol. 19, No. 2 -- Litigating Claims of Employment Discrimination in the Contemporary U.S.
Correction: The article “Uncertain Justice: Litigating Claims of Employment Discrimination in the Contemporary U.S.”in Vol. 19, no. 2 (2008) of Researching Law incorrectly attributed a quote on page 10, top of column 2 to Judge Bernice Donald.   The statement concerning a “vastly different” view of what evidence supports summary judgment was actually made by the Hon. Miriam Shearing. We regret the error.

Vol. 19, No.1  -- African American Property and Community in the 19th Century South

Vol. 18, No.4 -- The Language of Law School: Learning to 'Think Like a Lawyer'

Vol. 18, No.3 -- Death in Darfur

Vol. 18, No.2  -- How Civil Juries Really Decide Cases

Vol. 18, No.1  -- Social Origins, Law School Tier, and Lawyer Job Satisfaction

Vol. 17, No.4 -- The Sarajevo Surveys: Citizen Perceptions of International (In)Justice

Vol. 17, No.3 -- Popular Justice & Counter-Violence in the New South Africa

Vol. 17, No.2 -- International Perspectives on Lawyer Professionalism and Ethics

Vol. 17, No.1 -- The Evolving Role of the Supreme Court in the American Polity

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