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    • Vandenbergh, Michael P.; Gilligan, Jonathan A. (Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, 2010)
      Drawing on the recent financial crisis, we introduce the concept of macro-risk. We distinguish between micro-risks, which can be managed within conventional economic frameworks, and macro-risks, which threaten to disrupt ...
    • Gervais, Daniel J. (University of Ottawa Law & Technology Journal, 2008)
      This Article suggests a path to develop a principled conceptualizat ion for copyright of limitations and exceptions at the international level. The paper argues that, normatively, copyright has always sought to reflect a ...
    • Blair, Margaret M., 1950- (Seattle University Law Review, 2013)
      In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, practitioners and theorists in law, finance, and economics are rethinking our theories about how the financial sector influences the real economy. In particular, they are ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Case Western Reserve Law Review, 2008)
      Common law nuisance doctrine has the reputation of having provided much of the strength and content of environmental law prior to the rise of federal statutory regimes in the 1970s, but since then has taken a back seat to ...
    • Seymore, Sean B., 1971- (Minnesota Law Review, 2014)
      It is axiomatic in patent law that an invention must be useful. The utility requirement has been a part of the statutory scheme since the Patent Act of 1790. But what does it mean to be useful? The abstract and imprecise ...
    • Mikos, Robert A. (George Washington Law Review, 2017)
      Congressional preemption constitutes perhaps the single greatest threat to state power and to the values served thereby. Given the structural incentives now in place, there is little to deter Congress from preempting state ...
    • Slobogin, Christopher, 1951- (Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, 2012)
      In the Supreme Court's recent decision in United States v. Jones, a majority of the Justices appeared to recognize that under some circumstances aggregation of information about an individual through governmental surveillance ...
    • Rossi, Jim (Case Western Law Review, 2014)
      While the federal government has been slow to address problems such as climate change, many states have adopted innovative approaches to address the climate impact of using natural resources to produce energy, including ...
    • Hersch, Joni, 1956- (Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1991)
      This study uses a new data set from a 1986 survey of workers to examine simultaneously the wage effects of human capital, household responsibilities, working conditions, and on-the-job training. The analysis suggests that ...
    • Ruhl, J.B. (Houston Law Review, 1996)
      This article examines the field of environmental law as a potential minefield for malpractice claims given its complex and dynamic nature. The article outlines principles for malpractice law applied to environmental law, ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Indiana Law Journal, 2014)
      The American legal system has proven remarkably robust even in the face vast and often tumultuous political, social, economic, and technological change. Yet our system of law is not unlike other complex social, biological, ...
    • Ruhl, J. B. (Idaho Law Review, 2002)
      This article advocates an active, concerted strategy for staking out the middle ground in environmental policy. The middle ground - the domain of "middle of the roaders" - has conventionally been defined by compromise, and ...
    • Thomas, Randall S., 1955-; Cox, James D., 1943- (European Company and Financial Law Review, 2009)
      In this paper, we provide an overview of the most significant empirical research that has been conducted in recent years on the public and private enforcement of the federal securities laws. The existing studies of the ...
    • Mikos, Robert A. (Case Western Reserve Law Review, 2015)
      The states have wrested control of marijuana policy from the federal government, but they risk losing some of their newfound power to another player: local governments. Hundreds of local communities are now seeking to ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (Harvard Business Review, 1985)
      In the heated atmosphere generated by inch-high headlines and multimillion-dollar liability suits, two important facts often get lost. First, society's awareness of what ensuring reasonably complete safety would cost rarely ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Gayer, Ted, 1970-; Hamilton, James T., 1961- (Southern Economic Journal, 2002)
      In this paper, we use housing price changes occurring after the release of a regulatory agency's environmental risk information to estimate the value people place on cancer risk reduction. Using a large original data set ...
    • Serkin, Christopher (Northwestern University Law Review, 2005)
      This Article argues that valuing compensation provides just such a window into deeper theories of takings, revealing a host of considerations that map on to specific approaches to takings law. 4 Moreover, compensation rules ...
    • Thomas, Randall S., 1955-; Cotter, James F. (Law and Contemporary Problems, 2000)
      In the "Aircraft Carrier," the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed changes in federal securities disclosure requirements in an attempt to enhance and facilitate the process of issuing new securities. Under ...
    • Wuerth, Ingrid Brunk (Lewis & Clark Law Review, 2008)
      The Supreme Court's 2008 decision in Medellin v. Texas appears to represent a formalist turn in the Court's approach to foreign relations cases. The opinion emphasizes text as the key to treaty interpretation and it stresses ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Born, Patricia, 1964- (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 ...