Ira Mark Ellman

Charles J. Merriam Distinguished Professor of Law,

Affiliate Professor of Psychology,And

Fellow, Center for the Study of Law, Science, & Technology

 

College of Law
Arizona State University
P. O. Box 877906
Tempe, AZ  85287-7906
Phone: (480) 965-2125   
Fax: 480-320-4092
E-mail: ira@asu.edu
 
       
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Recent Talks and Presentations
  • Presentation to British scholars and policymakers, Nuffield Foundation, London, 2010. This overview of the empirical projects conducted by Sanford Braver, Rob MacCoun and myself eventually led to our current work replicating many parts of the project within the United Kingdom.

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  • The Arizona Child Support Committee's Proposed Revision of the Guidelines. This 2010 presentation to a National College of Child Support Attorneys explained the reform then being proposed by the Arizona Child Support Committee, which at that time had been tentatively approved by the Arizona Judicial Council. For the story of these proposed guidelines, which never went into effect, see "A Case Study in Failed Law Reform: Arizona's Child Support Guidelines", published in the Arizona Law Review; it can be downloaded from the a link on the Articles tab of this website.

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  • Constructing Child Support Guidelines: Understanding and Evaluating Current Practice. Presentation to the Interim Workgroup on the Construction of Child Support Guidelines of the Arizona Child Support Committee, February, 2005. (This very large Powerpoint has been condensed by converting it to PDF.) Read
  • Evaluating Support Guidelines: What They Do, and How They Came to Do It. Presentation to the New Jersey Legal Services Annual Meeting, November 21, 2006. (This in the full Powerpoint file. It is large.)

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Intuitive Lawmaking: The Example of Child Support. Presentation to the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, New York University, November 2007.

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Understanding Child Support Guidelines. Presentation to the Arizona Child Support Guideline Committee, June 27, 2008. (This in the full Powerpoint file. It is large.)

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