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The Indeterminacy of Historical Evidence
(Harvard Law & Policy Review, 1995)
I view my task in this Article to be proving that history is indeterminate. The rest of the Articles from this Panel may discuss what to do about the indeterminacy. I would like to put aside the normative questions and a ...
Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
(The American Economic Review, 1995)
This paper examines the effect of workers' compensation on time out of work. It introduces a "natural experiment" approach of comparing individuals injured before and after increases in the maximum weekly benefit amount. ...
Our Unconstitutional Senate
(Constitutional Commentary, 1995)
In the race to the bottom that characterizes this Symposium, I cast my vote for Article I, section 3: "The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State .... Indeed, were this provision not ...
Ownership and control : rethinking corporate governance for the twenty-first century
(Brookings Institution, 1995)
Lessons from the Procedural Politics of the "Comprehensive" National Energy Policy Act of 1992
(Harvard Environmental Law Review, 1995)
This Article examines the political and procedural history of the EPAct in order to arrive at some general lessons and recommendations regarding congressional formation of energy policy. At least two commentators on the ...
Biodiversity Conservation and the Ever-Expanding Web of Federal Laws Regulating Nonfederal Lands: Time for Something Completely Different
(University of Colorado Law Review, 1995)
This article offers an early examination of the law and governance of biodiversity (circa 1995) through the lenses of the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and Coastal Zone Management. It suggests that true multi-scalar, ...
Rates of Time Preference and Consumer Valuations of Automobile Safety and Fuel Efficiency
(Journal of Law and Economics, 1995)
This article estimates hedonic price models for automobiles using a data set on almost 3,000 households from the U.S. Department of Energy Residential Transportation Energy Consumption Survey. The standard hedonic models ...
Portioning Punishment: Constitutional Limits on Successive and Excessive Penalties
(University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1995)
There has been a remarkable increase during the last decade in the imposition of overlapping civil, administrative, and criminal sanctions for the same misconduct,' as well as a steady rise in the severity of those sanctions.2 ...
Carcinogen Regulation: Risk Characteristics and the Synthetic Risk Bias
(AEA Papers and Proceedings, 1995)
In this paper, I will explore the decision to regulate natural and synthetic chemicals. To what extent are regulatory decisions driven by the severity of the risk as opposed to the character of the risk exposure? The ...
Section 7(a)(1) of the "New" Endangered Species Act: Rediscovering and Redefining the Untapped Power of Federal Agencies' Duty to Conserve Species
(Environmental Law, 1995)
This article probes the history, meaning, and potential applications of section 7(a)(1) of the Endangered Species Act, which by its terms imposes a "duty to conserve" on all federal agencies. The article examines how ...