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The Sleep of Reason
(Georgetown Law Journal, 1996)
A very strange thing is happening in legal academia. The left and the right have joined forces, and the center is under attack. What makes this so unusual is that law has traditionally been a field of centrists. The common ...
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 ...
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: 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.
The Impact of Nonmarket Work on Market Wages
(American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 1991)
The Fitness of Law: Using Complexity Theory to Describe the Evolution of Law and Society and Its Practical Meaning for Democracy
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 1996)
This article is the second in my series of articles exploring the application of complex adaptive systems (CAS) theory to legal systems. Building on the model outlined in the first installment (in the Duke Law Journal), ...
The Economics of Home Production
(Southern California Review of Law & Women's Studies, 1997)
The composition of the labor force has changed dramatically since 1960. In 1960, only one-third of the labor force participants were female. However, since the 1960s, the labor force rates of men have declined, from 83.3% ...
The Enterprise Zone Concept at the Federal Level: Are Proposed Tax Incentives the Needed Ingredient?
(Virginia Tax Review, 1990)
This article examines the concept of enterprise zones in the United States. Part II explores this concept from an historical perspective: first, the conceptual origins of the enterprise zone systein and how it made its way ...