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The Journal of Legal Studies

1974 - 2022

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Volume 25, issue 2, 1996

Context-Dependence in Legal Decision Making pp. 287-318 Downloads
Mark Kelman, Yuval Rottenstreich and Amos Tversky
Corporate Crime pp. 319-49 Downloads
Daniel R Fischel and Alan O Sykes
Buyouts in Large Companies pp. 351-70 Downloads
Benjamin Hermalin and Alan Schwartz
An Analysis of Fee Shifting Based on the Margin of Victory: On Frivolous Suits, Meritorious Suits, and the Role of Rule 11 pp. 371-403 Downloads
Lucian Bebchuk and Howard F Chang
"Bad Faith" Breach of Contract by First-Party Insurers pp. 405-44 Downloads
Alan O Sykes
Settling Multidefendant Lawsuits: The Advantage of Conditional Setoff Rules pp. 445-62 Downloads
Daniel Klerman
Damage Multipliers in Market Relationships pp. 463-92 Downloads
Richard Craswell
Any Frequency of Plaintiff Victory at Trial Is Possible pp. 493-501 Downloads
Steven Shavell
Contingent Fees and Agency Costs pp. 503-33 Downloads
Bruce L Hay

Volume 25, issue 1, 1996

A New Theory Concerning the Credibility and Success of Threats to Sue pp. 1-25 Downloads
Lucian Bebchuk
On the Degree of Confidence for Adverse Decisions pp. 27-52 Downloads
Frederick Schauer and Richard Zeckhauser
Coase v. Pigou Reexamined pp. 53-97 Downloads
A W Brian Simpson
Coase v. Pigou Reexamined: An Addendum pp. 99-101 Downloads
A W Brian Simpson
Law and Economics and A. W. Brian Simpson pp. 103-19 Downloads
Ronald Coase
Corporal Punishments and Optimal Incapacitation pp. 121-30 Downloads
Steven S Kan
An Economic Analysis of Uniform State Laws pp. 131-99 Downloads
Larry E Ribstein and Bruce Kobayashi
The Market for Deadbeats pp. 201-32 Downloads
Margaret F Brinig and F H Buckley
Explaining Deviations from the Fifty-Percent Rule: A Multimodal Approach to the Selection of Cases for Litigation pp. 233-59 Downloads
Daniel Kessler, Thomas Meites and Geoffrey P Miller
Settlement of Litigation under Rule 68: An Economic Analysis pp. 261-86 Downloads
Tai-Yeong Chung

Volume 24, issue 2, 1995

Politics and the Judiciary: The Influence of Judicial Background on Case Outcomes pp. 257-81 Downloads
Orley Ashenfelter, Theodore Eisenberg and Stewart J Schwab
Contract Law in the Welfare State: A Defense of the Unconscionablility Doctrine, Usury Laws, and Related Limitations on the Freedom to Contract pp. 283-319 Downloads
Eric A Posner
Some Economic Considerations in the Intellectual Property Protection of Software pp. 321-77 Downloads
Kenneth W Dam
The Appeals Process as a Means of Error Correction pp. 379-426 Downloads
Steven Shavell
The Selection of Employment Discrimination Disputes for Litigation: Using Business Cycle Effects to Test the Priest-Klein Hypothesis pp. 427-62 Downloads
Peter Siegelman and John Donohue
Medical Malpractice Insurance in the Wake of Liability Reform pp. 463-90 Downloads
W Viscusi and Patricia Born
From Race to Age: The Expanding Scope of Employment Discrimination Law pp. 491-521 Downloads
George Rutherglen
Should Criminal Penalties Include Third-Party Avoidance Costs? pp. 523-34 Downloads
Kermit Daniel and Lott, John R,
Decisions to Retain Attorneys and File Lawsuits: An Examination of the Comparative Negligence Rule in Accident Law pp. 535-57 Downloads
Stuart Low and Janet Smith

Volume 24, issue 1, 1995

Alternative Dispute Resolution: An Economic Analysis pp. 1-28 Downloads
Steven Shavell
Effort, Information, Settlement, Trial pp. 29-62 Downloads
Bruce L Hay
The Market for Shares of Companies with Unlimited Liability: The Case of American Express pp. 63-85 Downloads
Peter Z Grossman
Settlement Escrows pp. 87-122 Downloads
Robert H Gertner and Geoffrey P Miller
Some Experimental Evidence on Differences between Student and Prisoner Reactions to Monetary Penalties and Risk pp. 123-38 Downloads
Michael K Block and Vernon E Gerety
Contract Remedies and Options Pricing pp. 139-63 Downloads
Paul G Mahoney
Revelation of Private Information about Unpaid Notes in the Trade Credit Bill System in Japan pp. 165-87 Downloads
Toshihiro Matsumura and Marc Ryser
Defining Efficient Care: The Role of Income Distribution pp. 189-208 Downloads
Thomas Miceli and Kathleen Segerson
The Trial Selection Hypothesis without the 50 Percent Rule: Some Experimental Evidence pp. 209-28 Downloads
Robert E Thomas
The Efficient Scope of Private Transactions-Cost-Reducing Institutions: The Successes and Failures of Commodity Exchanges pp. 229-55 Downloads
Stephen Craig Pirrong

Volume 23, issue 2, 1994

Why the Legal System Is Less Efficient Than the Income Tax in Redistributing Income pp. 667-81 Downloads
Louis Kaplow and Steven Shavell
The Economics of Anticipatory Adjudication pp. 683-719 Downloads
William Landes and Richard Posner
The Puzzling (In)dependence of Courts: A Comparative Approach pp. 721-47 Downloads
John Ramseyer
Regulatory Takings: When Should Compensation Be Paid? pp. 749-76 Downloads
Thomas Miceli and Kathleen Segerson
A Comparison of Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution in Medical Malpractice pp. 777-806 Downloads
Henry S Farber and Michelle J White
The Role of Lawyers in Changing the Law pp. 807-31 Downloads
Paul Rubin and Martin J Bailey
The Potentially Perverse Effects of Corporate Criminal Liability pp. 832-67
Jennifer Arlen
Marriage and Opportunism pp. 869-94 Downloads
Margaret F Brinig and Steven M Crafton
Noncompensatory Damages and Potential Insolvency pp. 895-910 Downloads
James Boyd and Daniel E Ingberman

Volume 23, issue 1, 1994

Recovery for Economic Loss following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill pp. 1-39 Downloads
Victor P Goldberg
Multidefendant Settlements: The Impact of Joint and Several Liability pp. 41-76 Downloads
Lewis A Kornhauser and Richard L Revesz
"Bad Faith" Refusal to Settle by Liability Insurers: Some Implications of the Judgment-Proof Problem pp. 77-110 Downloads
Alan O Sykes
Should We Abolish Chapter 11? The Evidence from Japan pp. 111-57 Downloads
Theodore Eisenberg and Shoichi Tagashira
Judicial Competence and the Interpretation of Incomplete Contracts pp. 159-84 Downloads
Gillian K Hadfield
The Courts and the Plaintiffs' Bar: Awarding the Attorney's Fee in Class-Action Litigation pp. 185-209 Downloads
William J Lynk
Do Contingent Fees Promote Excessive Litigation? pp. 211-24 Downloads
Thomas Miceli
Improving Settlement Devices: Rule 68 and Beyond pp. 225-46 Downloads
David Anderson
The Economic Underpinnings of Patent Law pp. 247-71 Downloads
Kenneth W Dam
Risk-Adjusted Valuation of Professional Degrees in Divorce pp. 273-85 Downloads
Daniel D Polsby and Martin Zelder
Discontinuities, Causation, and Grady's Uncertainty Theorem pp. 287-301 Downloads
Stephen Marks
Economic Analysis of Civil Procedure: Introduction pp. 303-06 Downloads
Geoffrey P Miller
The Value of Accuracy in Adjudication: An Economic Analysis pp. 307-401 Downloads
Louis Kaplow
Neoactuarialism: Comment pp. 403-09 Downloads
Daniel R Ortiz
Valuing Accuracy--Filling out the Framework: Comment pp. 411-33 Downloads
Stephen McG Bundy
An Economic Model of Legal Discovery pp. 435-63 Downloads
Robert D Cooter and Daniel L Rubinfeld
Discovery Cost Allocation: Comment pp. 465-80 Downloads
Edward H Cooper
Civil Discovery: Its Effects and Optimal Scope pp. 481-515 Downloads
Bruce L Hay
Multidefendant Settlements under Joint and Several Liability: The Problem of Insolvency pp. 517-42 Downloads
Lewis A Kornhauser and Richard L Revesz
The Effect of Joint and Several Liability on the Settlement Rate--Mathematical Symmetries and Metaissues about Rational Litigant Behavior: Comment pp. 543-58 Downloads
John Donohue
A Note on Joint and Several Liability: Insolvency, Settlement, and Incentives pp. 559-68 Downloads
Kathryn E Spier
Avoiding Surprise from Federal Civil Rule Making: The Role of Economic Analysis pp. 569-93 Downloads
Laurens Walker
The Empirical Turn in Procedural Rule Making: Comment pp. 595-613 Downloads
Robert G Bone
Repealing the Law of Unintended Consequences? Comment pp. 615-26 Downloads
Rowe, Thomas D,
Judicial Preferences, Public Choice, and the Rules of Procedure pp. 627-46 Downloads
Jonathan R Macey
Judges' Self-Interest and Procedural Rules: Comment pp. 647-65 Downloads
Janet Cooper Alexander
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