Home » » Trying Lubet’s ethnography: On methodology, writing, and ethics
By the early 2000s, immersed in fieldwork methods literatures (participant-observer ethnography, interviewing, and document-based research), I increasingly saw that “evidence” meant something different in different research and professional practices. Its operational meanings in law and journalism especially interested me. During a sabbatical at UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Law and Society, I audited the Law School’s evidence course. The terrain was familiar, then, as I read Steven Lubet’s Interrogating Ethnography (2018).