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    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Kniesner, Thomas J.; Woock, Christopher, 1979-; Ziliak, James Patrick (Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012)
      This article addresses fundamental long-standing concerns in the compensating wage differentials literature and its public policy implications: the econometric properties of estimates of the value of statistical life (VSL) ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Kniesner, Thomas J. (American Economic Review, 2005)
      This paper examines the influence on estimates of the value of statistical life (VSL) of the worker's relative position in the wage distribution and relative position in the life cycle. Whereas past work on relative position ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (American Law and Economics Review, 2000)
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (Journal of Economic Literature, 1993)
      The 1980s marked the first decade in which use of estimates of the value of life based on risk tradeoffs became widespread throughout the Federal government. Previously, agencies assessed only the lost present value of the ...
    • Bruce, Jon W.; Welch, D. Don (Vanderbilt Law Review, 2003)
      Vanderbilt University Law School is recognized today as offering one of the nation's preeminent programs in legal education. Its opening in Nashville in 1874, however, was inauspicious at best, and its operation during the ...
    • George, Tracey E., 1967-; Williams, Margaret S. (Margaret Susan) (Judicature, 2014)
      The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (or "MDL Panel") is one of a small number of special federal courts created pursuant to Article III by Congress and staffed by a Chief-Justice-appointed group ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965- (Journal of Law and Policy, 2005)
      This essay does not promote the Victims' Rights Amendment16 or advocate any other specific victims' rights proposal. 17 Rather, it suggests that, as a positive matter, victim involvement in the criminal process is becoming ...
    • O'Connor, Erin O'Hara, 1965- (Federal Sentencing Reporter, 2006)
      The political right pushes for the strengthening of our criminal justice system by expanding victims' rights at the expense of defendant protections. The political left advocates the gradual replacement of the criminal ...
    • Newton, Michael A. (Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, 2003)
      As a former armor officer, my roots are literally in the trenches. In sharing my figurative view from the trenches regarding the pursuit of justice, you should know that the pursuit of justice is the very core of our ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip; Del Rossi, Alison F.; Hersch, Joni, 1956- (2015-12-17)
      Voters' preferences for smoking restrictions in restaurants, bars, malls, indoor sporting events, and hospitals are consistent with state-level restrictions on smoking in each of these public areas. This analysis is based ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (American University Law Review, 1990)
      The original emphasis of risk-utility analysis on the need for balanced decisions with respect to product liability is a correct and fundamental principle. Moreover, many traditional factors that have been considered ...
    • Haley, John Owen (Constitutional Forum, 2005)
      Both electoral results and public opinion polls have long revealed what most observers have viewed as a paradox if not a contradiction. By significant majorities, the Japanese people appear to oppose any revision of article ...
    • Rossi, Jim, 1965- (Chicago -Kent Law Review, 1997)
      In this Comment, I shall explore the issue of reviewability, as discussed by Krent, in the context of one flexible approach to regulation-- express agency waiver of regulations. Part I of this Comment addresses the increased ...
    • Brandon, Mark E. (Vanderbilt Law Review, 2003)
      In their introduction to a fine new edition of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America, Harvey C. Mansfield and Delba Winthrop claim that "[i]f the twentieth century has been an American century, it is because the ...
    • Sherry, Suzanna (Law and Contemporary Problems, 2004)
      What do the following cases have in common? In Boy Scouts of America v. Dale,2 the Court upheld the right of a private organization to ignore a generally applicable state statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of ...
    • Viscusi, W. Kip (The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1978)
      DAM Smith (1937) observed that "the whole of the advantages and disadvantages of the different employments of labor and stock must, in the same neighborhood, be either perfectly equal or continually tending to equality." ...
    • McKanders, Karla Mari (Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, 2009)
      On July 13, 2006, the city of Hazleton made national news as the first municipality in the country to pass ordinances against illegal immigrants. The majority of municipal legislation that passed regulated the employment ...
    • Moran, Beverly I. (Harvard Journal on Legislation, 1989)
      Using legislative histories the article shows how the incidence of taxation began to fall more heavily on women in the context of divorce as women's social and political status rose during World War II and that this trend ...
    • Edelman, Paul H. (Washington University Law Review, 2007)
      In tort cases, comparative negligence now is the dominant method for determining damages. Under that method, the jury apportions fault among the parties and assesses damages in proportion to the relative fault assessment. ...
    • Slobogin, Christopher, 1951- (New Mexico Law Review, 2003)
      This article, written for a symposium on Atkins v. Virginia - the Supreme Court decision that prohibited execution of people with mental retardation - argues that people with severe mental illness must now also be protected ...