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Bibliography of Tax Articles in High Prestige Non-Specialized Law Journals: A Comparison of Australia, Britain, Canada and the United States 1954-2001
(Ohio Norhtern University Law Review, 2002)
The bibliography surveys all tax articles (but not Notes) from 1954 to 2001 in high prestige law journals in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. The bibliography compares number of articles produced ...
Juries, Hindsight, and Punitive Damages Awards: Reply to Richard Lempert
(DePaul Law Review, 2002)
Richard Lempert, a Professor of Law and Sociology at the University of Michigan criticized our recent article on judge and jury performance of a punitive damage judgment task, calling it a "failure of a social science case ...
Agriculture and the Environment: Three Myths, Three Themes, Three Directions
(Environs Environmental Law & Policy Journal, 2002)
Three very powerful and widely disseminated myths, what I call the Three Myths, have obscured the reality that agriculture is a leading source of environmental harm in our nation. Until we can divorce the dialogue on ...
Trapped by a Paradox: Speculations on Why Female Law Professors Find It Hard to Fit into Law School Cultures
(Southern California Review of Law and Women's Studies, 2002)
Feminist psychologists postulate that women are more people focused than men and therefore less likely to be attracted to rule oriented cultures that do not take into account personal differences and needs. This work ...
Little Boxes: Can Optimal Commodity Tax Methodology Save the Debt-Equity Distinction?
(Texas Law Review, 2002)
Optimal commodity tax methodology has been proposed as a way of making difficult line drawing decisions in the income tax. This paper explores some practical difficulties with the approach, and concludes that in one area ...
The Law and Large Numbers
(Constitutional Commentary, 2002)
Can mathematics be used to inform legal analysis? This is not a ridiculous question. Law has certain superficial resemblances to mathematics. One might view the Constitution and various statutes as providing "axioms" for ...
Pick a Number, Any Number: State Representation in Congress After the 2000 Census
(California Law Review, 2002)
In this essay, Professors Edelman and Sherry explain the mathematics behind the allocation of congressional seats to each state, and survey the different methods of allocation that Congress has used over the years. Using ...
Irresponsibility Breeds Contempt
(Green Bag 2D, 2002)
Everyone is picking on the Supreme Court these days. To be sure, some of the criticism is warranted: the Court has butchered history - to say nothing of constitutional text - in its attempt to interpret the Eleventh ...
The New Cigarette Paternalism
Smoking is by far the largest single risk that most people take. Perhaps in part because of that prominence, smoking has been the target of a wide variety of regulations and legal action. The controversy over tobacco ...
Farmland Stewardship: Can Ecosystems Stand Any More of It?
(Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, 2002)
Second in my series of articles on farming and environmental policy, this article examines farmland stewardship rhetoric in light of the reality of extensive agricultural exemptions from environmental regulation.