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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.
Data on federal civil cases: Fiscal Year, Month, District,Office, Nature of Suit (grouped), Nature of Suit (detailed), Govt Role/Jurisdiction. Data cover all civil filings in U.S. district courts, and are not restricted to cases where the government is a party. Private suits involving a federal question or diversity of citizenship are also covered. The data begin with cases filed during October 2006 (FY 2008) and have been updated through September 2017.
The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse is a collection of legal documents related to civil rights litigation. Because the cases and documents have been "coded" (or indexed), users can search the collection in a large variety of ways.
This project collects and analyzes data on federal court litigation brought from fiscal years 1997 to 2006, inclusive, by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency charged with enforcing the laws forbidding discrimination by private employers on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability. The data capture various aspects of the agency's litigation activities, including detailed information regarding the participants, motions, events, and outcomes.
The BRD contains data on all of the more than one-thousand large public companies that have filed bankruptcy cases since October 1, 1979. Can be used, alone or in conjunction with data from other sources, to predict the outcomes of cases, to evaluate bankruptcy investments, to select professionals, to predict professional fees, and to conduct virtually any kind of research on big-case bankruptcies.