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Should Labor be Allowed to Make Shareholder Proposals?
(Washington Law Review, 1998)
In this Article, we investigate whether labor unions and related entities should be permitted to continue to make shareholder proposals using Rule 14a-8 of the federal securities laws. We focus on the claim that labor is ...
The Endangered Species Act and Private Property: A Matter of Timing and Location
(Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, 1998)
This article examines some of the perverse consequences of the structure of the Endangered Species Act, namely that it deters property owners from conserving threatened species and lacks proactive measures.
Let's Not Bury TERRY: A Call for Rejuvenation of the Proportionality Principle
(St. John's Law Review, 1998)
Thirty years ago, "Terry v. Ohio" established a conceptual framework for the Fourth Amendment that makes more sense than any alternative the courts or commentators have come up with since. That frame-work, which I call ...
The Struggle Against Hate Crime: Movement at a Crossroads
(New York University Law Review, 1998)
The 1980s and 1990s witnessed an extraordinary amount of police, legislative, judicial, scholarly, and community activity around hate crime. Such activity was attributable to a new "anti-hate-crime movement," conditions ...
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 ...
Developing a Positive Theory of Decisionmaking on U.S. Courts of Appeals
(Ohio State Law Journal, 1998)
As the decisions of the United States Courts of Appeals become an increasingly important part of American legal discourse, the debate concerning adjudication theories of the circuit courts gain particular relevance. Whereas, ...
Public Choice Theory and the Fragmented Web of the Contemporary Administrative State
(Michigan Law Review, 1998)
In the recent book, Greed, Chaos and Governance: Using Public Choice to Improve Public Law (Yale U. Press 1997), Jerry Mashaw addresses the convergence between public choice and administrative law. This review essay ...
Constructive Cigarette Regulation
(Duke Law Journal, 1998)
Professor W. Kip Viscusi argues for a move away from the adversarial approach to tobacco regulation, an approach that is currently embodied in class action lawsuits and the proposed broadening of FDA regulatory power over ...
Tour of Mistakes
(Northwestern University Law Review, 1998)
Teen Smoking Behavior and the Regulatory Environment
(Duke Law Journal, 1998)
Professor Hersch argues that most state regulations aimed at fighting teen smoking have had little or no effect. She provides evidence that despite widespread age restrictions on purchasing tobacco, most teens do not ...