Stimulating ELS in Europe

ESELS Working Groups

Our Society welcomes the creation of thematic working groups in Empirical Legal Studies.

Working groups are expected to contribute to fruitful exchange and stimulation of empirical-legal research in areas relevant to a European audience of scholars.

Members of working groups must be members of our Society and are expected to 1) hold regular meetings or exchanges and 2) to organize at least one pre-arranged panel at each year’s conference.

Some examples of topics potentially interesting for ESELS working groups are: “Empirical Comparative Law”, “Large Language Models in Law”, “Empirical Constitutional Studies” or “AI and the Law”…

Proposals for ESELS working groups will be assessed and decided upon by the ESELS Executive Board (for any questions:

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Topics to be addressed in the working group? Max 800 words
How are the stated aims and objectives to be reached? Plans to present results during ESELS Annual Conference?
Are all members of the working group registered as ESELS Member?