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    • McKanders, Karla Mari (Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, 2010)
      The voices of the most vulnerable populations often point towards social constructs in dire need of systemic change. The treatment of immigrant women in workplace raids exemplifies this concept. Over the last couple of ...
    • Sitaraman, Ganesh (Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2009)
      This article provides an exhaustive typology of the uses of foreign law in order to provide insight into whether foreign law can be appropriately used in constitutional interpretation, when it can be used, and what the ...
    • Hersch, Joni, 1956-; Bullock, Blair Druhan (Washington & Lee Law Review, 2014)
      Experts routinely criticize three aspects of regression analyses presented by the opposing party in employment discrimination cases: omitted explanatory variables, sample size, and statistical significance. However, these ...
    • Sherry, Suzanna (Reviews in American History, 1997)
      Since Alfred Kelly coined the term "law-office history" in 1965, been added-except ever-multiplying examples-to the perennial about how lawyers and legal academics use history. Laura Kalman's ing new book about legal ...
    • Guthrie, Chris (Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 2000)
      Options, options, options ....The Negotiation literature-at least the "problem-solving" or "interestbased" or "principled" negotiation literature'repeats this mantra over and over and over. It seems self-evident that having ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965-; Robbins, Maria Mayo (Law and Contemporary Problems, 2009)
      In this article we propose changing the manner in which control rights over criminal sanctions are distributed. This modest change has the potential to increase victim well-being without interfering with social needs. ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (Monthly Labor Review, 2013)
      The advent of the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries has enabled researchers to reduce measurement error in fatality rate estimates; in turn, estimates of the “value of a statistical life” that are based on labor market ...
    • Thomas, Randall S., 1955-; Martin, Kenneth J. (Boston University Law Review, 1997)
      We propose that plaintiffs in securities fraud actions should use state inspections statutes to obtain discovery about potential securities fraud cases. First, we argue that the Private Securities Law Reform Act has ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 1999)
      We make decisions every day for which we may not have full information. Not all such decisions lead to negative consequences, however. For example, scientists still know very little about why aspirin has its beneficial ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Evans, William N. (The American Economic Review, 1990)
      Taylor's series and logarithmic estimates of health state-dependent utility functions both imply that job injuries reduce one's utility and marginal utility of income, thus rejecting the monetary loss equivalent formulation. ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Kniesner, Thomas J.; Woock, Christopher, 1979-; Ziliak, James Patrick (Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012)
      This article addresses fundamental long-standing concerns in the compensating wage differentials literature and its public policy implications: the econometric properties of estimates of the value of statistical life (VSL) ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Kniesner, Thomas J. (American Economic Review, 2005)
      This paper examines the influence on estimates of the value of statistical life (VSL) of the worker's relative position in the wage distribution and relative position in the life cycle. Whereas past work on relative position ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (American Law and Economics Review, 2000)
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (Journal of Economic Literature, 1993)
      The 1980s marked the first decade in which use of estimates of the value of life based on risk tradeoffs became widespread throughout the Federal government. Previously, agencies assessed only the lost present value of the ...
    • Bruce, Jon W.; Welch, D. Don (Vanderbilt Law Review, 2003)
      Vanderbilt University Law School is recognized today as offering one of the nation's preeminent programs in legal education. Its opening in Nashville in 1874, however, was inauspicious at best, and its operation during the ...
    • George, Tracey E., 1967-; Williams, Margaret S. (Margaret Susan) (Judicature, 2014)
      The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (or "MDL Panel") is one of a small number of special federal courts created pursuant to Article III by Congress and staffed by a Chief-Justice-appointed group ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965- (Journal of Law and Policy, 2005)
      This essay does not promote the Victims' Rights Amendment16 or advocate any other specific victims' rights proposal. 17 Rather, it suggests that, as a positive matter, victim involvement in the criminal process is becoming ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965- (Federal Sentencing Reporter, 2006)
      The political right pushes for the strengthening of our criminal justice system by expanding victims' rights at the expense of defendant protections. The political left advocates the gradual replacement of the criminal ...
    • Newton, Michael A. (Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, 2003)
      As a former armor officer, my roots are literally in the trenches. In sharing my figurative view from the trenches regarding the pursuit of justice, you should know that the pursuit of justice is the very core of our ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Del Rossi, Alison F.; Hersch, Joni, 1956- (2015-12-17)
      Voters' preferences for smoking restrictions in restaurants, bars, malls, indoor sporting events, and hospitals are consistent with state-level restrictions on smoking in each of these public areas. This analysis is based ...