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Our Unconstitutional Senate
(Constitutional Commentary, 1995)
In the race to the bottom that characterizes this Symposium, I cast my vote for Article I, section 3: "The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State .... Indeed, were this provision not ...
Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
(The American Economic Review, 1995)
This paper examines the effect of workers' compensation on time out of work. It introduces a "natural experiment" approach of comparing individuals injured before and after increases in the maximum weekly benefit amount. ...
Is the Radical Critique of Merit Anti-Semitic?
(California Law Review, 1995)
Conventional concepts of merit are under attack by some Critical Legal Scholars, Critical Race Theorists, and radical feminists. These critics contend that "merit" is only a social construct designed to maintain the power ...
Medical Malpractice Insurance in the Wake of Liability Reform
(The Journal of Legal Studies, 1995)
This article examines the effect of the liability reforms on medical malpractice insurance over the 1984-91 period. This is the first study to use data by firm and by state for every firm writing medical malpractice insurance ...
Ownership and control : rethinking corporate governance for the twenty-first century
(Brookings Institution, 1995)
The Indeterminacy of Historical Evidence
(Harvard Law & Policy Review, 1995)
I view my task in this Article to be proving that history is indeterminate. The rest of the Articles from this Panel may discuss what to do about the indeterminacy. I would like to put aside the normative questions and a ...
Carcinogen Regulation: Risk Characteristics and the Synthetic Risk Bias
(AEA Papers and Proceedings, 1995)
In this paper, I will explore the decision to regulate natural and synthetic chemicals. To what extent are regulatory decisions driven by the severity of the risk as opposed to the character of the risk exposure? The ...
Portioning Punishment: Constitutional Limits on Successive and Excessive Penalties
(University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1995)
There has been a remarkable increase during the last decade in the imposition of overlapping civil, administrative, and criminal sanctions for the same misconduct,' as well as a steady rise in the severity of those sanctions.2 ...
Responsible Republicanism: Educating for Citizenship
(The University of Chicago Law Review, 1995)
The United States Supreme Court has long recognized what none of us can doubt: education is vital to citizenship in a democratic republic. Moreover, because the Court has left open the question whether there might be a ...
Rates of Time Preference and Consumer Valuations of Automobile Safety and Fuel Efficiency
(Journal of Law and Economics, 1995)
This article estimates hedonic price models for automobiles using a data set on almost 3,000 households from the U.S. Department of Energy Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey. The standard hedonic models ...