Searle Civil Justice Institute

From 2010 to 2016, the Searle Civil Justice Institute (SCJI) large-scale research projects generated definitive policy reports on empirical findings and white papers on pressing legal and policy issues.

Research Roundtables

Judicial Review of Regulatory Evidence (November 2016)

Litigation vs. Regulation – A Model of Economic Efficiency or Economic Headwind? (November 2010)


State Consumer Protection Acts: An Update on Trends (June 2016)

The Use of Non Prosecution Agreements and Deferred Prosecution Agreements (April 2015)

Timing and Aspect of Daubert Motions in Federal District Courts: An Empirical Examination (October 2015)

FDA Advisory Committees and Conflicts of Interest (2013, 2015)

Medicare Secondary Payer (2013, 2015)

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement (September 2012 and June 2014)

Heightened Pleading Standards Under Twombly and Iqbal (October 2013)

Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums and Tort Reforms (2012)

State Consumer Protection Acts: Costs to Consumers (September 2011)

State Consumer Protection Acts: An Empirical Investigation of Private Litigation (December 2009)

Creditor Claims in Arbitration and in Court (November 2009)

Consumer Arbitration: Before the American Arbitration Association (March 2009)

Global Conferences

Third-Party Financing of Litigation in Brussels, Belgium (November 2011)

Third-Party Financing of Litigation: Civil Justice Friend or Foe? in New York City, NY (October 2011)