Empirical Legal Research: Data Sources & Repositories
A collection of electronically-available data and statistics on a wide variety of legal and law-related topics, including U.S. and global economics, law enforcement and criminal justice, litigation, bankruptcy, finance, and more.
The Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore and analyze research data. It facilitates making data available to others, and allows you to replicate others work. Researchers, data authors, publishers, data distributors, and affiliated institutions all receive appropriate credit. UChicago users can create an account using their CNetID. Choose "Insitutional Account" on the Log In page.
The Library can provide respondent level microdata for certain Gallup surveys. The datasets are available to current students, faculty and staff of the University of Chicago and may not be shared outside of the University. For more information, including how to access this data, please visit the website.
A unique web-based service for understandable, authoritative and complete information about the federal government - how it enforces the law, where it assigns its employees, and how it spends our money. TRACfed is available only to law students and faculty, and only at Ethernet connections in the Law School.
A unique web-based service for understandable, authoritative and complete information about the federal government - how it enforces the law, where it assigns its employees, and how it spends our money. Available to current students, staff, and faculty of the University of Chicago.