Statistical Literacy for Lawyers
This 1-credit, pass-fail course introduces basic statistical terminology and analytic methods. The goal is to help law students become statistically literate consumers of basic quantitative information as it relates to problems that arise in a wide range of legal practice settings. The course curriculum covers the concepts of distributions and summary statistics, statistical sampling, analysis of the validity of data collection methods, probability distributions, basic hypothesis testing, and methods for studying relationships in data. The course assumes no prior knowledge of probability or statistics. It will emphasize broad understanding over the details of calculation.