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1.

Culture and Identity-Protective Cognition: Explaining the White Male Effect in Risk Perception

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 465-505, November 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University, Decision Research and Decision Research
Downloads 3,333
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Can Corporate Governance Reforms Increase Firm Market Values? Event Study Evidence from India

as published in 4 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 749-796 (2007), 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 159/2007, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 07-002, University of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,086
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Stability, Not Crisis: Medical Malpractice Claim Outcomes in Texas, 1988-2002

as published in 2 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 207-259 (2005), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 287, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-002, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 030
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 2,012
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ADR and the 'Vanishing Trial': The Growth and Impact of 'Alternative Dispute Resolution'

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 1,571
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Is There a Correlation between Law Professor Publication Counts, Law Review Citation Counts, and Teaching Evaluations? An Empirical Study

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, September 2008, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 1,411
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Fairness and the Willingness to Accept Plea Bargain Offers

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 97-116, March 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 May 2009 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School, University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Michigan
Downloads 805
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How Employment Discrimination Plaintiffs Fare in Federal Court

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 1, p. 429, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 723
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Moral Judgment and Moral Heuristics in Breach of Contract

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 6, 2009, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-04, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology
Downloads 699
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What's in a Standard Form Contract? An Empirical Analysis of Software License Agreements

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 677-713, December 2007, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-35
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 610
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Are International Merchants Stupid? - Their Choice of Law Sheds Doubt on the Legal Origin Theory

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 549
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Testing the Focal Point Theory of Legal Compliance: Expressive Influence in an Experimental Hawk/Dove Game

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 87-123, 2005 , U Illinois Law & Econ. Research Paper No. LE03-011, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-14, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 285
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University - School of Law
Downloads 463
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Do Defendants Pay What Juries Award? Post-Verdict Haircuts in Texas Medical Malpractice Cases, 1988-2003

as published in 4 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 3-68 (2007), U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-028, U of Texas Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 68, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Boston University - School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 449
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The Fate of Firms: Explaining Mergers and Bankruptcies

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 2, March 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Swedish House of Finance, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 449
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Judge-Jury Agreement in Criminal Cases: A Partial Replication of Kalven & Zeisel's The American Jury

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), National Center for State Courts, Cornell University - School of Law, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts (NCSC), Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 435
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The Use of Foreign Decisions by Federal Courts: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, July 2006, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2006-04
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 423
16.

Professional Overcharging in Large Bankruptcy Reorganization Cases

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 983-1017, 2008, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 06-16, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law
Downloads 403
17.

Lawyers at Mid-Career: A 20-Year Longitudinal Study of Job and Life Satisfaction

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and Duke University - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Downloads 385
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Letting Good Deeds Go Unpunished: Volunteer Immunity Laws and Tort Deterrence

U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 08-009, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
UCLA School of Law and Cleveland State University
Downloads 371
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Dissecting Damages: An Empirical Exploration of Sexual Harassment Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-45, March 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 365
20.

Eminent Domain and the Psychology of Property Rights: Proposed Use, Subjective Attachment, and Taker Identity

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 713-749, 2008, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-15, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 08-24, American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 08-03
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 349
21.

Juries, Judges, and Punitive Damages: Empirical Analyses Using the Civil Justice Survey of State Courts 1992, 1996, and 2001 Data

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 263-95, 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Cornell University - Law School, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and National Center for State Courts
Downloads 321
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Brandeis' Policeman: Results from a Laboratory Experiment on How to Prevent Corporate Fraud

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, No. 2, July 2008, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2009-24
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Marymount University, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Gregory P. Joseph Law Offices LLC
Downloads 311
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An Empirical Inquiry into the Relation of Corrective Justice to Distributive Justice

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group
Downloads 307
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Apologies and Settlement Levers

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, p. 333, 2006, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-04, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-037
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 298
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The Dilemma of the Criminal Defendant With a Prior Record - Lessons from the Wrongfully Convicted

Journal of Empirical Studies, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School
Downloads 252
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Statistics in the Jury Box: How Juror Respond to Mitochondial DNA Probabilities

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, Cornell University - School of Law, Independent, University of Delaware and University of Delaware
Downloads 232
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Nothing But the Truth? Experiments on Adversarial Competition, Expert Testimony, and Decision Making

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 751-789
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
Downloads 224
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Competition and the Quality of Standard Form Contracts: The Case of Software License Agreements

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2008, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-36
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 217
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Jury Sentencing in Non-Capital Cases: Comparing Severity and Variance with Judicial Sentences in Two States

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University
Downloads 210
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Daubert in the Law Office: Routinizing Procedural Change

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1043, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 72, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Oct 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 193
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Alternative Methods of Appellate Review in Trade Remedy Cases: Examining Results of U.S. Judicial and Nafta Binational Review of U.S. Agency Decisions from 1989 to 2005

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Downloads 180
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Where Have All the Trials Gone? Settlements, Non-trial Adjudications and Statistical Artifacts in the Changing Disposition of Federal Civil Cases

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Aug 2004
Accepted Paper Series
USC Law School and Department of Economics

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Downloads 175
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Regulating Bankruptcy Abuse: An Empirical Study of Consumer Exemption Cases

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, 2006, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 171
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The Judicial Treatment of Non-Economic Compensatory Damages in the Nineteenth Century

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 365-399, July 2007, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University Law School and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 171
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Do Citizens Care About Federalism? An Experimental Test

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2007, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 170
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Juror First Votes in Criminal Trials

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 372, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School, National Center for State Courts, Cornell University - School of Law, National Center for State Courts, National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 164
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Measuring Deviations from Expected Voting Patterns on Collegial Courts

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-31, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 819-852, 2008, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 158
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Identifying Malpractice-Prone Physicians

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 125-153, March 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall school of Business, RAND Corporation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 127
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Overlooked in the Tort Reform Debate: The Growth of Erroneous Removal

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and New York University School of Law
Downloads 122
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Cultures of Claiming: Local Variation in Malpractice Claim Frequency

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, p. 77, March 2008, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-41
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Rochester - School of Medicine and Dentistry and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Law
Downloads 121
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Intuitive Lawmaking: The Example of Child Support

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Psychology and Stanford Law School

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Downloads 102
42.

Criminal Case Complexity: An Empirical Perspective

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 331-369, July 2004
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jun 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School

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Handcuffing Justice: The Shaky Empirical Foundations of the Feeney Amendment

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 76
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Apologies and Settlement Levers

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, p. 333, 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law

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45.

Attorney Fees and Expenses in Class Action Settlements: 1993–2008

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 248-281, June 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and New York University School of Law
Downloads 11
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An Empirical Study of Class Action Settlements and Their Fee Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 811-846, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt Law School

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47.

O'Connell Early Settlement Offers: Toward Realistic Numbers and Two-Sided Offers

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 379-401, June 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 7
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Individual Justice or Collective Legal Mobilization? Employment Discrimination Litigation in the Post Civil Rights United States

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 175-201, June 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
American Bar Foundation, Northwestern University and University of Chicago
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Predicting Civil Jury Verdicts: How Attorneys Use (and Misuse) a Second Opinion

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 99-119, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Trial Behavior Consulting, Inc., affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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An Empirical Study of Employment Arbitration: Case Outcomes and Processes

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 1-23, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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