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The Case For Oral Argument In The Supreme Court Of Oklahoma, Andrew Coats, Joseph Thai Dec 2015

The Case For Oral Argument In The Supreme Court Of Oklahoma, Andrew Coats, Joseph Thai

Joseph T Thai

No abstract provided.


The Making Of Usa Patriot Act: Legislation, Implementation, Impact, Kam Wong Sep 2015

The Making Of Usa Patriot Act: Legislation, Implementation, Impact, Kam Wong

Kam C. Wong

This book investigated into the ilegislative process, implementation issues and social impact of USA PATRIOT ACT on American society.


National Security Decisions, History, And The Rule Of Law: Improving Transparency, Deliberation, And Accountability, Anne O'Connell, Daniel Farber Mar 2015

National Security Decisions, History, And The Rule Of Law: Improving Transparency, Deliberation, And Accountability, Anne O'Connell, Daniel Farber

Daniel A Farber

No abstract provided.


Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium Predictions As A Means Of Organizing Behavior In Posted-Offer Market Experiments, Bart Wilson, Douglas Davis Aug 2014

Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium Predictions As A Means Of Organizing Behavior In Posted-Offer Market Experiments, Bart Wilson, Douglas Davis

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Fixed Revenue Auctions: Theory And Behavior, Bart Wilson, Cary Deck Aug 2014

Fixed Revenue Auctions: Theory And Behavior, Bart Wilson, Cary Deck

Bart J Wilson

In this paper, we study auctions in which the revenue is fixed but the quantity is determined by the auction mechanism. Specifically, we investigate the theory and behavior of English quantity clock, Dutch quantity clock, last-quantity sealed bid, and penultimate-quantity sealed bid auctions. For theoretically equivalent fixed quantity and fixed revenue auctions, we find that fixed revenue auctions are robust to all the previously observed empirical regularities in fixed quantity auctions.


Language Games Of Reciprocity, Bart Wilson Aug 2014

Language Games Of Reciprocity, Bart Wilson

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Strategic Buyers, Horizontal Mergers And Synergies: An Experimental Investigation, Bart Wilson, Douglas Davis Aug 2014

Strategic Buyers, Horizontal Mergers And Synergies: An Experimental Investigation, Bart Wilson, Douglas Davis

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Fixed Revenue Auctions, Bart Wilson, Cary Deck Aug 2014

Fixed Revenue Auctions, Bart Wilson, Cary Deck

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Economics Works! Experiments In High School Classrooms, Bart Wilson, Stephen Jackstadt, Paul Johnson Aug 2014

Economics Works! Experiments In High School Classrooms, Bart Wilson, Stephen Jackstadt, Paul Johnson

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Second Chance Offers Vs. Sequential Auctions: Theory And Behavior, Bart Wilson, Timothy Salmon Aug 2014

Second Chance Offers Vs. Sequential Auctions: Theory And Behavior, Bart Wilson, Timothy Salmon

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


An Experimental Investigation Of Hobbesian Jungles, Bart Wilson, Benjamin Powell Aug 2014

An Experimental Investigation Of Hobbesian Jungles, Bart Wilson, Benjamin Powell

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Historical Property Rights, Sociality, And The Emergence Of Impersonal Exchange In Long-Distance Trade, Bart Wilson, Erik Kimbrough, Vernon Smith Aug 2014

Historical Property Rights, Sociality, And The Emergence Of Impersonal Exchange In Long-Distance Trade, Bart Wilson, Erik Kimbrough, Vernon Smith

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Incremental Approaches To Establishing Trust, Bart Wilson, Robert Kurzban, Mary Rigdon Aug 2014

Incremental Approaches To Establishing Trust, Bart Wilson, Robert Kurzban, Mary Rigdon

Bart J Wilson

No abstract provided.


Addressing The South-South "Exception" In The World Of Bits: The Cases Of Latin America And India, Stephania Bonilla, Rosa Castro Jun 2014

Addressing The South-South "Exception" In The World Of Bits: The Cases Of Latin America And India, Stephania Bonilla, Rosa Castro

Rosa J Castro

This paper focuses attention on a noteworthy, yet unexplained aspect of international investment protection, i.e. the sharp increase in the number of South-South BITs, and seeks to analyze this change through a law-and-economics lens and a comparative focus. The authors examine the proliferation of South-South investment agreements globally, and within Latin America and India in particular. Several studies show that from the late 1990s onwards, foreign direct investment flows originating from, and directed towards, developing countries appear to be growing faster than those from developed to developing countries. At the same time, the number of South-South investment agreements being ...


The Transatlantic Divergence In Legal Thought: American Law And Economics Vs. German Doctrinalism, Kristoffel Grechenig, Martin Gelter Apr 2014

The Transatlantic Divergence In Legal Thought: American Law And Economics Vs. German Doctrinalism, Kristoffel Grechenig, Martin Gelter

Kristoffel Grechenig

Economic analysis plays a major role in the American legal discourse, while its position in the German-speaking legal debate remains comparatively limited. In Germany and Austria, a widespread aversion against law and economics can be observed among legal scholars. This article advances an explanation for this divergence on the basis of two main factors: First, American legal realism enjoyed great success, whereas the German free-law movement failed to leave a lasting impression. While legal realism transformed American legal thought and opened up the discourse to policy arguments, the predominant German legal theory emphasizes the internal coherence of the legal system ...


Popular Election Of The President: Use Or Abuse Of The Electoral College, Jennifer Hendricks Mar 2014

Popular Election Of The President: Use Or Abuse Of The Electoral College, Jennifer Hendricks

Jennifer S. Hendricks

Last year, Maryland became the first state to adopt the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. It was joined early this year by New Jersey. If enough states sign on to this agreement to control the Electoral College, they will all pledge their electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote, without regard to which candidate won in each individual state. The compact would effectively supersede the Electoral College and implement popular election of the president without amending the Constitution. Political supporters of the Agreement have been curiously reticent to ...


Anonymous Disclosure Of Security Breaches: Mitigating Harm And Facilitating Coordinated Response, Edward Janger, Paul Schwartz Dec 2013

Anonymous Disclosure Of Security Breaches: Mitigating Harm And Facilitating Coordinated Response, Edward Janger, Paul Schwartz

Paul M. Schwartz

No abstract provided.


The New Role For Assurance Services In Global Commerce, Margaret Blair, Cynthia Williams, Li-Wen Lin Nov 2013

The New Role For Assurance Services In Global Commerce, Margaret Blair, Cynthia Williams, Li-Wen Lin

Li-Wen Lin

In this Article, we examine the rapid emergence and expansion of a private-sector compliance and enforcement infrastructure that we believe increasingly may be providing a substitute for public and legal regulatory infrastructure in global commerce, especially in developing countries where rule of law is weak and court systems are absent or inadequate. This infrastructure is provided by a proliferation of performance codes and standards, and a rapidly growing global army of privately trained and authorized inspectors and certifiers that we call the "third party assurance industry." The growth in the third party assurance business has been phenomenal in the last ...


Terry V.Ohio, Massiah V. United States, And Zurcher V. Stanford Daily, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

Terry V.Ohio, Massiah V. United States, And Zurcher V. Stanford Daily, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

No abstract provided.


Drug Testing In Public Schools, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

Drug Testing In Public Schools, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

No abstract provided.


The Story Of Pottawatomie County V. Lindsay Earls: Drug Testing In The Public Schools, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

The Story Of Pottawatomie County V. Lindsay Earls: Drug Testing In The Public Schools, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

No abstract provided.


Debate On Fourth Amendment Issues In Homeland Security Law, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

Debate On Fourth Amendment Issues In Homeland Security Law, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

No abstract provided.


Border Searches, Terrorism, And The Fourth Amendment, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

Border Searches, Terrorism, And The Fourth Amendment, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

No abstract provided.


Jury Trial In Japan, Robert Bloom Oct 2013

Jury Trial In Japan, Robert Bloom

Robert Bloom

No abstract provided.


State’S Failed Attempt To Tax A Nonresident Limited Partner: Lanzi V. Alabama Department Of Revenue, Joseph Blackburn Sep 2013

State’S Failed Attempt To Tax A Nonresident Limited Partner: Lanzi V. Alabama Department Of Revenue, Joseph Blackburn

Joseph W Blackburn

Study of Lanzi v. Alabama Dept. of Revenue in which a Georgia resident limited partner of an Alabama limited partnership was held to not be taxable by Alabama on his distributive share of partnership income.


District Of Columbia V. Heller And Fourteenth Amendment: What Impact On The States?, Charles Baron Aug 2013

District Of Columbia V. Heller And Fourteenth Amendment: What Impact On The States?, Charles Baron

Charles H. Baron

No abstract provided.


Good Without God?, Charles Baron Aug 2013

Good Without God?, Charles Baron

Charles H. Baron

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Patent Rights In Mergers: Consolidation In Plant Biotechnology, Alan Marco, Gordon Rausser Mar 2012

The Role Of Patent Rights In Mergers: Consolidation In Plant Biotechnology, Alan Marco, Gordon Rausser

Gordon C. Rausser

Few empirical papers have addressed the impact of the patent system on industry structure. Using firm-level patent data for firms in plant biotechnology, we develop a measure of patent enforceability. Duration models show that patent statistics are a useful predictor of the timing of consolidation and that patent enforceability is an important factor influencing the likelihood of consolidation. Acquisitions in plant biotechnology may be motivated by the enforcement of patent rights when firms have overlapping technologies; some merger activity may be explained by attempts to avoid mutually blocking technology, as exemplified in the case of Roundup Ready corn.


Copyright And Copy-Reliant Technology Mar 2012

Copyright And Copy-Reliant Technology

Matthew Sag

This article studies the rise of copy-reliant technologies – technologies such as Internet search engines and plagiarism detection software that, although they do not read, understand or enjoy copyrighted works, necessarily copy them in large quantities. This article provides a unifying theoretical framework for the legal analysis of topics that tend to be viewed discretely. Search engines, plagiarism detection software, reverse engineering and Google’s nascent library cataloging effort, are each part of a broader phenomenon brought about by digitization, that of copy-reliant technologies. These technologies raise two novel, yet central, questions of copyright law. First, whether a non-expressive use that ...


La Coopetencia Y Las Acciones Afirmativas Como Una Propuesta Para Mejorar El Proceso De Integración De La Can, Carlos Andrés Naranjo Martínez, Mario A. Pinzón Camargo Feb 2011

La Coopetencia Y Las Acciones Afirmativas Como Una Propuesta Para Mejorar El Proceso De Integración De La Can, Carlos Andrés Naranjo Martínez, Mario A. Pinzón Camargo

Mario A Pinzón Camargo

El análisis económico del derecho ofrece un conjunto de herramientas, entre las que se puede mencionar la teoría de juegos, con las cuales se persigue la generación de escenarios de análisis donde sea posible estudiar la conducta del individuo ante un marco normativo. en este trabajo, el uso de dichas herramientas se ha orientado a explicar el comportamiento de los estados, entendidos como agentes o jugadores de un proceso de integración subregional (Comunidad andina de naciones-c a n), en el que deben decidir las estrategias a seguir con el propósito de promover e impulsar avances significativos en la Comunidad, sobre ...