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    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Del Rossi, Alison F. (American Law and Economics Review, 2009)
      This article investigates the determinants of the blockbuster punitive damages awards of at least $100 million. As of the end of 2008, there had been 100 such awards with an average value of $3.0 billion. The U.S. Supreme ...
    • Schoenblum, Jeffrey A. (Vanderbilt Law Review, 1979)
      The complexity of detail that characterizes the Internal Revenue Code (Code) has been the subject of intense criticism and only faint praise. Yet, one of the more striking anomalies of the Code is that its often suffocating ...
    • Cheng, Edward K. (Minnesota Law Review, 2003)
      A number of high-profile toxic tort cases, such as silicone breast implants, have followed a familiar and disturbing path: Early studies suggest a link between a suspected substance and a particular illness. Based on these ...
    • Bressman, Lisa Schultz (Duke Law Journal, 2009-01)
      Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. asks courts to determine whether Congress has delegated to administrative agencies the authority to resolve questions about the meaning of statutes that those ...
    • George, Tracey E., 1967-; Yoon, Albert (Vanderbilt Law Review, 2008)
      "Grutter v. Bollinger" is familiar to American lawyers, academics, and law students as the Supreme Court decision allowing the consideration of race in law school admissions.... Accusations like those made in "Grutter" are ...
    • Schoenblum, Jeffrey A. (Virginia Journal of International Law, 1991)
      The Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Succession to the Estates of Deceased Persons' is an exceptionally complex document with the avowed purpose of radically altering the choice of law rules in the succession field ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965- (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2005)
      This Essay explores the possibility that the market for online purchases fails to work as efficiently as it can because consumers lack trust in unknown vendors, and it argues that consumer distrust in unknown vendors can ...
    • Hersch, Joni, 1956-; Viscusi, W. Kip (The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001)
      Using a large data set, the authors find that smokers select riskier jobs, but receive lower total wage compensation for risk than do nonsmokers. This finding is inconsistent with conventional models of compensating ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (Supreme Court Economic Review, 1993)
      In Cipollone v Liggett Group, Inc., a splintered Court concluded that cigarette smokers who are injured through their consumption of tobacco may bring some state law tort claims against the manufacturers of the cigarettes. ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Virginia Environmental Law Journal, 2009)
      The geographic footprint of cities--the space they occupy--is relatively small in comparison to their ecological footprint, which is measured in terms of impact on the sustainability of resources situated mostly outside ...
    • Slobogin, Christopher, 1951- (Green Bag 2d, 2010)
      Citizens United v. Election Commission held that, like human citizens, corporations can exercise their right to free speech by spending as much money as they like trying to influence elections. This article does not attack ...
    • Sherry, Suzanna (Virginia Law Review, 1986)
      What is true of women's writing is also true of women's jurisprudence. This article contends that modern men and women, in general, have distinctly different perspectives on the world and that, while the masculine vision ...
    • Slobogin, Christopher, 1951- (Vanderbilt Law Review, 2005)
      This article explores the jurisprudential and practical feasibility of a "preventive" regime of criminal justice. More specifically, it examines an updated version of the type of government intervention espoused four decades ...
    • Sherry, Suzanna (New York University Journal of law & Liberty, 2014)
      As part of symposium on Richard Epstein’s new book, The Classical Liberal Constitution, this article points out that his purportedly historical approach is actually present-oriented, which undermines two particular parts ...
    • Rossi, Jim, 1965- (San Diego Journal of Climate & Energy Law, 2012)
      Since the New Deal, federal preemption has precluded many state and local regulatory decisions that depart from wholesale electric prices determined under federal standards. Recent decisions treat prices that meet the ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Hamilton, James, 1961- (The Public Interest, 1996)
      The cleanup of hazardous wastes is the number one environmental concern of the American people. The government's response: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched its Superfund program, which was established by ...
    • Vandenbergh, Michael P. (Southern California Law Review, 2008)
      The central problem confronting climate change scholars and policymakers is how to create incentives for China and the United States to make prompt, large emissions reductions. China recently surpassed the United States ...
    • Vandenbergh, Michael P.; Ackerly, Brooke A. (Virginia Environmental Law Journal, 2008)
      A substantial proportion of the United States population is at or below the poverty level, yet many of the greenhouse gas emissions reduction measures proposed or adopted to date will increase the costs of energy, motor ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Environmental Law, 2010)
      The path of environmental law has come to a cliff called climate change, and there is no turning around. As climate change policy dialogue emerged in the 1990s, however, the perceived urgency of attention to mitigation ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Boston University Law Review, 2008)
      This Article examines the challenges global climate change presents for the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and its primary administrative agency, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Climate change will reshuffle ...