LAW Statistical Inference in Law
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Statistical Inference in Law
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[ Academia ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Statistics : Drawing an inference from quantitative evidence lies at the heart of many legal and policy decisions and can be key to both academic and policy work. Students should consider taking one or more classes on statistics and statistical inference. This course considers quantitative evidence using substantive case law and does not require a deep background in math.
General course Description:
Drawing an inference from quantitative evidence lies at the heart of many legal and policy decisions. This course provides the tools, concepts, and framework for lawyers to become sophisticated consumers of quantitative evidence and social science. Unlike traditional statistics courses, it is taught using substantive case law as a springboard for considering quantitative evidence. No background, beyond high school algebra, is assumed.
Course Style: A Substantive/Quantitative course is one that teaches the rules and theory of a quantitative subject area that relates to the practice of law.
Course Frequency: Offered once a year