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Coming Next Week: My 1,000th Blog Post

Last week, I was looking at our archives, pulling up old research, and I stumbled onto this two-year old post – my 500th on Appellate Strategist. Now that our other two blogs, Illinois Supreme Court Review and California Supreme Court Review, have been publishing for a while, I decided to check the dashboards there too. … Continue Reading

Join Us Tomorrow for “Adding an Appellate Specialist to the Trial Team: The Sooner the Better”

On Tuesday, June 7th at 11:00 AM Pacific/2:00 PM Eastern, Sedgwick’s Appellate Task Force will present its webinar “Adding an Appellate Specialist to the Trial Team: The Sooner the Better.” Highlights of the hour-long CLE presentation include: The Appellate Specialist’s Role Before Trial — preparing the motions and briefs which the appeal will often turn … Continue Reading

Announcing the California Supreme Court Review

Early last year, we founded the Illinois Supreme Court Review to bring rigorous, law-review style empirical research founded on data analytic techniques to the study of appellate decision making.  Today, we expand our focus with the California Supreme Court Review, a new blog devoted to sharing insights culled from tens of thousands of pages of … Continue Reading

Join Us Wednesday for “The California Supreme Court: What to Expect in 2015”

On Wednesday, April 29th at 11:00 AM Pacific/2:00 PM Eastern, Sedgwick’s Appellate Task Force will present its webinar “The California Supreme Court: What to Expect in 2015.” Highlights of the hour-long CLE presentation include: Data Analytics and the Court: We’ll preview our group’s new data analytics database on the Court’s work since 2000. We’ll discuss … Continue Reading

A Different Kind of Blog – Decision Analytics Comes to Appellate Law

Academics in various disciplines have been developing sophisticated tools for analyzing the dynamics of group decision making for many years.  The leading figures in this research have been mostly law and politics professors, along with a number of economists, and their methods have included data analytics, game theory, organization theory and behavioral economics, to name … Continue Reading
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