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Adoption in the Progressive Era: Preserving, Creating, and Re-Creating Families
(The American Journal of Legal History, 1999)
The history of adoption law and practice has received scant attention from legal scholars and historians. Most of what little scholarship there is focuses on the history of adoption to the mid-nineteenth century, when the ...
Smoking Status and Public Responses to Ambiguous Scientific Risk Evidence
(Southern Economic Journal, 1999)
Situations in which individuals receive information seldom involve scientific consensus over the level of the risk. When scientific experts disagree, people may process the information in an unpredictable manner. The ...
"Statutory NonDelegation": Learning from Florida's Recent Experience in Administrative Procedure Reform
(Widener Journal of Public Law, 1999)
In this Article, I assess one of the more notable reforms Florida made to its APA in 1996 with the intention of enhancing the accountability of agency rulemaking, and I discuss the lessons other state reformers can learn ...
Opening Offers and Out-of-Court Settlement: A Little Moderation May Not Go a Long Way
(The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, 1994)
When two litigants resolve a dispute through out-of-court settlement rather than trial, they realize joint gains of trade equal to the sum of the costs both parties would have incurred had they obtained a trial judgment ...
In Defense of Author Prominence: A Reply to Crespi and Korobkin
(Florida State University Law Review, 1999)
We set out to provide our ranking of specialized reviews for three reasons. First, given the dearth of published information about the specialized law review phenomenon, we sought to provide some basic information about ...
The Benefits and Costs of Regulatory Reforms for Superfund
(Stanford Environmental Law Journal, 1997)
The current policy approach used in the Superfund program is a peculiar halfway house. EPA devotes substantial effort to identifying chemicals at a site and ascertaining their potential risks. It also assesses the costs ...
Why Liberals Should Chuck the Exclusionary Rule
(University of Illinois Law Review, 1999)
This article makes the case against the exclusionary rule from a "liberal" perspective. Moving beyond the inconclusive empirical data on the efficacy of the rule, it uses behavioral and motivational theory to demonstrate ...
Redeeming Judicial Review: The Hard Look Doctrine and Federal Regulatory Efforts to Restructure the Electric Utility Industry
(Wisconsin Law Review, 1994)
Recent policy-effect studies denounce judicial review for its adverse effects on agency decisionmaking. In its strong version, the policy-effect thesis suggests that judicial review has paralized innovative agency ...
A Black Critique of the Internal Revenue Code
(Wisconsin Law Review, 1996)
Using Census data and the Survey of Income Program participation (SIPP), the authors use social science methodology to show that blacks pay more federal income tax than whites at the same income levels.
Estimation of Revealed Probabilities and Utility Functions for Product Safety Decisions
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998)
Using survey data on consumer product purchases, this paper introduces an approach to estimate jointly individual utility functions and risk perceptions implied by their decisions. The behavioral risk beliefs reflected in ...