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(p. ix) List of Abbreviations

(p. ix) List of Abbreviations

ABA

American Bar Association

ABM

agent-based modeling

ADR

alternative dispute resolution

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AHRC

Arts and Humanities Research Council

ALRC

Australian Law Reform Commission

ANES

American National Election Study

ATE

after-the-event

BIT

bilateral investment treaty

BJS

Bureau of Justice Statistics

CAA

Clean Air Act

CAFA

Class Action Fairness Act 2005

CAPS

Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy

CAT

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

CBA

cost-benefit analysis

CBP

Consumer Bankruptcy Project

CBR

Centre for Business Research

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

CEPEJ

European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

CERD

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

CESDIP

Centre de Recherches Sociologiques sur le Droit et les Institutions Pénales

CFA

conditional fee agreement

CI

confidence interval

CJRA

Civil Justice Reform Act

CLRP

Civil Litigation Research Project

COHRE

Center on Housing Rights and Evictions

CP

Community policing

CPS

Crown Prosecution Service

CRC

Credit Research Center

CRC

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Committee to Study Compensation for Automobile Accidents

CWA

Clean Water Act

DFID

Department for International Development

DPP

Director of Public Prosecutions

DWP

Department of Work and Pensions

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

ECtHR

European Court of Human Rights

ECJ

European Court of Justice

ECMH

efficient capital markets hypothesis

EEOC

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

ELR

Empirical Legal Research

ELS

Empirical Legal Studies

ENM

Ecole nationale de la Magistrature

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPI

employment protection index

EPL

employment protection legislation

ESRC

Economic and Social Research Council

EU

European Union

FJC

Federal Judicial Center

FSA

Financial Services Authority

GATT

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GIS

Geographical Information Systems

ICC

International Chamber of Commerce

ICCPR

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

ICESCR

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICJ

International Court of Justice

ICSID

International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes

ICTY

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

IDR

informal dispute resolution

IGO

international governmental organizations

INGO

international non-governmental organizations

IPO

initial public offering

IPPC

Independent Police Complaints Commission

IPSA

International Political Science Association

IR

international relations

IRS

Independent Review Service

ISA

International Sociological Association

ISFL

International Society for Family Law

J4P

Justice for the Poor

JSC

Judicial Services Commission

LCIA

London Court of International Arbitration

LLSV

La Porta, Lopez-de-Silanes, Shleifer, and Vishny

Law and Society Association

LSE

London School of Economics

LSP

Law and Society Program

MDL

multi-district litigation

MLAR

Market-Led Agrarian Reform

MNC

multinational corporation

MNE

multinational enterprise

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NDNAD

National DNA database

NGO

non-governmental organization

NLRA

National Labor Relations Act

NP

Neighborhood Policing

NPIA

National Policing Improvement Agency

NPM

new public management

NRPP

National Reassurance Policing Program

OASDI

Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance

ODR

online dispute resolution procedures

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OSH

occupational safety and health

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PACE

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

PACER

Public Access to Court Electronic Records

PICT

Project on International Courts and Tribunals

PIE

perceived injurious experience

PIL

public interest litigation

POP

problem-oriented policing

PSLRA

Private Securities Litigation Reform Act 1995

PSR

pre-sentence reports

RCCJ

Royal Commission on Criminal Justice

RCSL

Research Committee of the Sociology of Law

RAE

Research Assessment Exercise

SEC

Securities and Exchange Commission

SFI

Social Fund Inspector

SFO

Social Fund Officer

SSAT

Social Security Appeal Tribunals

SSDI

Social Security Disability Insurance

SSI

Supplemental Security Income

STS

Science & Technology Studies

TANF

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TAS

The Appeals Service

TRI

Toxics Release Inventory

UCL

University College, London

Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNIDROIT

International Institute for the Unification of Private Law

unPIE

unperceived injurious experience

VEP

voluntary environmental program

WARN

Worker Advance Notification and Retraining Act

WERS

Workplace Employment Relations Survey

WTO

World Trade Organization