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Roundtable: Recent Developments In Section 2, Aaron S. Edlin Aug 2003

Roundtable: Recent Developments In Section 2, Aaron S. Edlin

Aaron Edlin

No abstract provided.


Optimal Penalties In Contracts, Aaron S. Edlin, Alan Schwartz Apr 2003

Optimal Penalties In Contracts, Aaron S. Edlin, Alan Schwartz

Aaron Edlin

Reviews the literature on breach of contract and contract penalties and presents in a coherent framework. Critiques the grounds on which courts validate liquidated damage provisions or invalidate penalties.


La Deuda Política, Ramón Antonio Morales Quintanilla Feb 2003

La Deuda Política, Ramón Antonio Morales Quintanilla

Ramón Antonio Morales Quintanilla

No abstract provided.


La Ilegalidad De Las Multas De Tránsito, Ramón Antonio Morales Quintanilla Jan 2003

La Ilegalidad De Las Multas De Tránsito, Ramón Antonio Morales Quintanilla

Ramón Antonio Morales Quintanilla

No abstract provided.


Evaluating The Risks Of Market Swaps, Maurice Stucke Dec 2002

Evaluating The Risks Of Market Swaps, Maurice Stucke

Maurice E Stucke

An asset swap between two competitors can be (i) per se illegal under Section 1 of the Sherman Act or (ii) a potentially legitimate sale of assets under Section 7 of the Clayton Act.

The case law and antitrust commentary vary as to which standard should be applied, and the implication can be significant for the business entities contemplating the deal. This article outlines five factors to assist in evaluating the asset swap's legality under the federal antitrust laws, and the critical determination of which standard to apply to a potentially high risk transaction.


Indeterminate Causation And Apportionment Of Damages, Alex Stein, Ariel Porat Dec 2002

Indeterminate Causation And Apportionment Of Damages, Alex Stein, Ariel Porat

Alex Stein

This Article analyzes the problem of indeterminate causation in torts and develops a system of compensating plaintiffs that responds to both optimal deterrence and corrective justice criteria. Under this system, the plaintiff’s award should equal her harm multiplied by the ex post probability of causation. Any other system, including that of recovery for lost chances that many courts have adopted, would either under-compensate or over-compensate the plaintiff. The Article’s approach is presently recommended by the Third Restatement of Torts.

This Article derives from the general theory developed in my book with Ariel Porat, Tort Liability under Uncertainty (Oxford ...