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Research Interests

Sociology of Law, Inequality, Gender, Race.

Education/Academic qualification

Jurisprudence and Social Policy, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1999

JD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1996

Legal Studies, BA, University of California at Santa Cruz

… → 1992

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Grants 2012 2019

Research Output 1995 2019

The Deserving Worker: Decisions about Workplace Accommodation by Judges and Laypeople

Weinberg, J. D., Nielsen, L. B. & Albrecht, K., Jul 1 2019, In : Law and Policy. 41, 3, p. 286-309 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Public Interest Law Organizations and the Two-Tier System of Access to Justice in the United States

Albiston, C., Li, S. & Nielsen, L. B., Sep 1 2017, In : Law and Social Inquiry. 42, 4, p. 990-1022 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public interest
institutional factors
3 Citations (Scopus)

Race and Determinations of Discrimination: Vigilance, Cynicism, Skepticism, and Attitudes about Legal Mobilization in Employment Civil Rights

McElhattan, D., Beth Nielsen, L. & Weinberg, J. D., Sep 2017, In : Law and Society Review. 51, 3, p. 669-703 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

civil rights
people of color

Racial disparities in legal representation for employment discrimination plaintiffs

Myrick, A., Nelson, R. L. & Nielsen, L. B., Apr 26 2016, Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice in America. Cambridge University Press, p. 107-122 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)

Funding the Cause: How Public Interest Law Organizations Fund Their Activities and Why It Matters for Social Change

Albiston, C. R. & Nielsen, L. B., Dec 1 2014, In : Law and Social Inquiry. 39, 1, p. 62-95 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public interest
social change