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The Journal of Legal Studies

1974 - 2022

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Volume 35, issue 2, 2006

2006 Ronald H. Coase Prize pp. iii-iii Downloads
Murky Waters: The Law and Economics of Salvaging Historic Shipwrecks pp. 285-302 Downloads
Paul Hallwood and Thomas Miceli
Conflict or Credibility: Research Analyst Conflicts of Interest and the Market for Underwriting Business pp. 303-325 Downloads
James C. Spindler
Does Wrongful Conviction Lower Deterrence? pp. 327-337 Downloads
Henrik Lando
A Strategic Interpretation of Legal Transplants pp. 339-363 Downloads
Nuno Garoupa and Anthony Ogus
Asbestos Litigation: Procedural Innovations and Forum Shopping pp. 365-398 Downloads
Michelle J. White
The Effect of Judicial Independence on Courts: Evidence from the American States pp. 399-440 Downloads
Daniel Berkowitz and Karen Clay
Public Policies and Private Decisions: The Effect of Child Support Measures on Marriage and Divorce pp. 441-474 Downloads
Vicky Barham, Rose Anne Devlin and Jie Yang
A Demand-Side Theory of Antitakeover Defenses pp. 475-524 Downloads
Sharon Hannes

Volume 35, issue 1, 2006

The Appeals Process and Adjudicator Incentives pp. 1-29 Downloads
Steven Shavell
The Unreluctant Litigant? An Empirical Analysis of Japan’s Turn to Litigation pp. 31-59 Downloads
Tom Ginsburg and Glenn Hoetker
Product Defects and the Value of the Firm in Japan: The Impact of the Product Liability Law pp. 61-84 Downloads
Sumiko Takaoka
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s Impact on Patent Litigation pp. 85-117 Downloads
Matthew D. Henry and John Turner
Demand for a Jury Trial and the Selection of Cases for Trial pp. 119-142 Downloads
Joni Hersch
Divorce Laws and the Structure of the American Family pp. 143-174 Downloads
Stéphane Mechoulan
Subsidizing Addiction: Do State Health Insurance Mandates Increase Alcohol Consumption? pp. 175-198 Downloads
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
Debiasing through Law pp. 199-242 Downloads
Christine Jolls and Cass Sunstein
Does the U.S. Constitution Need an Equal Rights Amendment? pp. 243-283 Downloads
Lisa Baldez, Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin

Volume 34, issue 2, 2005

Who Should Pay for Bankruptcy Costs? pp. 295-341 Downloads
Arturo Bris, Alan Schwartz and Ivo Welch
The Effects of Seeking Punitive Damages on the Processing of Tort Claims pp. 343-369 Downloads
Thomas A. Eaton, David Mustard and Susette M. Talarico
Discrimination and Nepotism: The Efficiency of the Anonymity Rule pp. 371-396 Downloads
Chaim Fershtman, Uri Gneezy and Frank Verboven
Juror Understanding of DNA Evidence: An Empirical Assessment of Presentation Formats for Trace Evidence with a Relatively Small Random-Match Probability pp. 395-444 Downloads
Dale A. Nance and Scott B. Morris
How Do Changes in Welfare Law Affect Domestic Violence? An Analysis of Connecticut Towns, 1990–2000 pp. 445-470 Downloads
Jennifer Nou and Christopher Timmins
Enforcement, Private Political Pressure, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade/World Trade Organization Escape Clause pp. 471-513 Downloads
Kyle Bagwell and Robert Staiger
Trade Remedies and World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement: Why Are So Few Challenged? pp. 515-555 Downloads
Chad Bown
Power Plays and Capacity Constraints: The Selection of Defendants in World Trade Organization Disputes pp. 557-598 Downloads
Andrew T. Guzman and Beth A. Simmons
Is the International Court of Justice Biased? pp. 599-630 Downloads
Eric A. Posner and Miguel F. P. de Figueiredo
Public versus Private Enforcement of International Economic Law: Standing and Remedy pp. 631-666 Downloads
Alan O. Sykes

Volume 34, issue 1, 2005

The Dirt on Coming Clean: Perverse Effects of Disclosing Conflicts of Interest pp. 1-25 Downloads
Daylian M. Cain, George Loewenstein and Don A. Moore
Recollection Bias and the Combat of Terrorism pp. 27-55 Downloads
W Viscusi and Richard Zeckhauser
Racial and Sex Disparities in Prison Sentences: The Effect of District-Level Judicial Demographics pp. 57-92 Downloads
Max Schanzenbach
Words That Kill? An Economic Model of the Influence of Speech on Behavior (with Particular Reference to Hate Speech) pp. 93-136 Downloads
Dhammika Dharmapala and Richard H. McAdams
Civil Litigation with Mandatory Discovery and Voluntary Transmission of Private Information pp. 137-159 Downloads
Amy Farmer and Paul Pecorino
Asset Securitization and Asymmetric Information pp. 161-206 Downloads
Edward M. Iacobucci and Ralph Winter
The Filtering Effect of Sharing Rules pp. 207-237 Downloads
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci and Gerrit De Geest
Bilateral Accidents with Intrinsically Interdependent Costs of Precaution pp. 239-272 Downloads
Dhammika Dharmapala and Sandra Hoffmann
The Effect of Ownership Structure on Insurance Company Litigation Strategy pp. 273-294 Downloads
Dana A. Kerr

Volume 33, issue 2, 2004

Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States pp. 255-282 Downloads
Laura M. Argys and Naci Mocan
Murders of Passion, Execution Delays, and the Deterrence of Capital Punishment pp. 283-321 Downloads
Joanna M. Shepherd
Should Plaintiffs Win What Defendants Lose? Litigation Stakes, Litigation Effort, and the Benefits of Decoupling pp. 323-354 Downloads
Albert Choi and Chris Sanchirico
The Effect of Bad-Faith Laws on First-Party Insurance Claims Decisions pp. 355-390 Downloads
Mark J. Browne, Ellen S. Pryor and Bob Puelz
The Law of Duress and the Economics of Credible Threats pp. 391-430 Downloads
Oren Bar-Gill and Omri Ben-Shahar
Learning about Judicial Independence: Institutional Change in the State Courts pp. 431-473 Downloads
F. Andrew Hanssen
The Economic Ascent of the Middle East’s Religious Minorities: The Role of Islamic Legal Pluralism pp. 475-515 Downloads
Timur Kuran
The Public Choice of Elder Abuse Law pp. 517-549 Downloads
Margaret F. Brinig, Gerald Jogerst, Jeanette Daly, Gretchen Schmuch and Jeffrey Dawson

Volume 33, issue 1, 2004

Punitive Damages: How Judges and Juries Perform pp. 1-36 Downloads
Joni Hersch and W Viscusi
When Ignorance Is Bliss: Information Exchange and Inefficiency in Bargaining pp. 37-58 Downloads
George Loewenstein and Don A. Moore
Measuring Secrecy: A Cost of the Patent System Revealed pp. 59-84 Downloads
Jeremy M. Grushcow
Felon Disenfranchisement and Voter Turnout pp. 85-129 Downloads
Thomas J. Miles
An Empirical Analysis of Bargaining with Voluntary Transmission of Private Information pp. 131-156 Downloads
Paul Pecorino and Mark Van Boening
Decreasing-Liability Contracts pp. 157-197 Downloads
Robert Cooter and Ariel Porat
Measurement and Tax Depreciation Policy: The Case of Short-Term Intangibles pp. 199-229 Downloads
David A. Weisbach
Do the Sentencing Guidelines Influence the Retirement Decisions of Federal Judges? pp. 231-253 Downloads
Richard T. Boylan
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