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The Cashless Corporate Tax
(Tax Law Review, 2001)
Proposals for reforming the federal corporate income tax are neverending and ever-multiplying. They range from those that merely tinker around the edges, such as most recent proposals attacking the various perceived abuses ...
The Trojan Horse of Electric Power Transmission Line Siting Authority
(Environmental Law, 2009)
Reform proposals pending in the U.S. Congress would increase federal and regional power to preempt states in siting transmission lines on order to allow the development of a high-votage transmission grid for renewable ...
Adjusting the Value of a Statistical Life for Age and Cohort Effects
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008)
To resolve the theoretical ambiguity in the effect of age on the value of statistical life (VSL), this article uses a novel, age-dependent fatal risk measure to estimate age-specific hedonic wage regressions. VSL exhibits ...
Tarasoff as a Duty to Treat: Insights From Criminal Law
(University of Cincinnati Law Review, 2006)
In most jurisdictions, the Tarasoff duty is defined as a duty on the part of mental health professionals to act on patient threats of serious harm to identified individuals. Although breach of this duty has, to date, only ...
An Empirical Analysis of CEO Employment Contracts: What Do Top Executives Bargain For?
(Washington & Lee Law Review, 2006)
In this paper, we examine the key legal characteristics of 375 employment contracts between some of the largest 1500 public corporations and their Chief Executive Officers. We look at the actual language of these contracts, ...
Integrating Ecosystem Services into Environmental Law: A Case Study of Wetlands Mitigation Banking
(Stanford Envir4onmental Law Journal, 2001)
This article argues that Section 404 of the Clean Water Act provides ample statutory authority for the Corps of Engineers and EPA to integrate ecosystem service values and impacts into wetlands impact and mitigation decisions.
(Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2003)
Numerous authors, from all points on the political spectrum, have advocated that police interrogations be taped. But police rarely record custodial questioning, at least in full, and only a handful of courts have found ...
Rationalizing the Taxation of Reorganizations and Other Corporate Acquisitions
(Virginia Tax Review, 2007)
This article examines the taxation of human shareholders in the case of mergers and acquisitions. Currently, the relevant law is extraordinarily complex, utterly inconsistent, and in many instances arguably unfair. There ...
Private Values of Risk Tradeoffs at Superfund Sites: Housing Market Evidence on Learning About Risk
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000)
This paper incorporates a Bayesian learning model into a hedonic framework to estimate the value that residents place on avoiding cancer risks from hazardous-waste sites. We show that residents are willing to pay to avoid ...
Integrity and Reflection
(Fordham Law Review, 2003)
Professor Waldron and Professor Michelman have presented us with two interesting, but very different, views on what procedural components might contribute to the integrity of lawmaking. I will focus on a different aspect ...