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Demand for a Jury Trial and the Selection of Cases for Trial
(Journal of Legal Studies, 2006)
This paper uses a unique data set to examine how parties in civil litigation choose whether to demand a jury trial or to waive this right and whether trial forum influences the probability of trial versus settlement. ...
Tour of Mistakes
(Northwestern University Law Review, 1998)
Estimation of State-Dependent Utility Functions Using Survey Data
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991)
Abstract-Surveys of individual's risk-dollar tradeoffs illuminate not only the local tradeoff rates but also can be used to address more fundamental questions about the structure of utility functions. This largely unexplored ...
Can the States Keep Secrets from the Federal Government?
(University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2012)
States amass troves of information detailing the regulated activities of their citizens, including activities that violate federal law. Not surprisingly, the federal government is keenly interested in this information. It ...
Does Frye or Daubert Matter? A Study of Scientific Admissibility Standards
(Virginia Law Review, 2005)
Nearly every treatment of scientific evidence begins with a faithful comparison between the Frye and Daubert standards. Since 1993, jurists and legal scholars have spiritedly debated which standard is preferable and whether ...
Stratified Juror Selection: Cross-Section by Design
Of the various selection methods that contribute to the underrepresentation of members of racial and ethnic minority groups on juries, peremptory challenges have attracted the most attention in recent years. Yet gains in ...
Symposium: International Legal Dimensions of Art and Cultural Property
(Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 2005)
The market for art and cultural property is international. Demand is intense and not particularly local in terms of consumer preference. 2 Supply responds to this intense international demand. Like most anything else, art ...
Patients and Biobanks
(Villanova Law Review, 2006)
The question about the privacy of medical information can be stated simply: To what extent can and should patients control what the medical record contains and who has access to it and for what purposes? Patients often ...
Symposium: The Rise of the International Trust
(Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 1999)
The international trust, the subject of the Symposium, is experiencing an extraordinary reception worldwide. It is being utilized by individuals from countries with legal cultures that traditionally have not known this ...
Quantum Leap: A Black Woman Uses Legal Education to Obtain Her Honorary White Pass
(Berkeley Women's Law Journal, 1990)
The nature of privilege is that it is hidden from those who possess it even more than it is hidden from those who lack privilege. Privilege's invisibility to its owner makes privilege difficult to both identify and fight.