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1.

The Knowledge Gap in Workplace Retirement Investing and the Role of Professional Advisors

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 66, P. 633, 2016, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-33
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, European Corporate Governance Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Students
Downloads 157
2.

Stock Price Response to Non- and Deferred Prosecution Agreements

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and University of St. Thomas
Downloads 143
3.

Patent Office Cohorts

65 DUKE L.J. 1601 (2016)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law and The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 146
4.

Shareholder Decision Rights in Acquisitions: Evidence from Tender Offers

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Baylor University
Downloads 571
5.

The Relationship between Prostitution Laws and Sex Trafficking: Theory and Evidence on Scale, Substitution, and Replacement Effects

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 229
6.

Legal and Extralegal Origins of Sentencing Disparities: Evidence from Russia's Criminal Courts

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP)

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Downloads 64
7.

Looking Down the Barrel of a Loaded Gun: The Effect of Mandatory Handgun Purchase Delays on Homicide and Suicide

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2629397
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics, Ball State University - Department of Economics, University of Alabama at Birmingham and University of Alabama - School of Law

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Downloads 347
8.

Unintended Consequences: The Regressive Effects of Increased Access to Courts

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 173
9.

Ideal Point Estimation and Selection Bias on the United States Supreme Court

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Tufts University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 20
10.

Disagreement on the Brazilian Supreme Court: An Exploratory Analysis

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Department of Political Science and Faculty of Law, FGV Law School Rio de Janeiro and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - FGV Law School Rio de Janeiro
Downloads 198
11.

Perceptions of Coercion in Plea Bargaining

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Students and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 179
12.

The Effects of a Simpler Criminal Procedure: Evidence from One Million Czech Cases

ISE Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Charles University in Prague - Department of Economics and Charles University in Prague - Department of Economics

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Downloads 65
13.

The Strategic Use of Rhetoric: Disagreeable Language in Supreme Court Opinions

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science and University of Kentucky - Department of Political Science
Downloads 71
14.

Detained: A Study of Immigration Bond Hearings

Law & Society Review (2016), USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 15-31, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS15-29, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2628962
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 384
15.

Formal and Social Enforcement of Individual vs. Corporate Transgressions

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Downloads 52
16.

Knowledge in Youth Is Wisdom in Age: An Empirical Study of Attorney Experience in Torts Litigation

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 19-26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Working Paper Series
Academia Sinica - Institutum Iurisprudentiae (IIAS), Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica and National Cheng Kung University
Downloads 29
17.

The Materiality of Sponsorship Confusion

50 UC Davis Law Review 1911, 2017, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 150
18.

Randomness Pre-Considered: Recognizing and Accounting for 'De-Randomizing' Events When Utilizing Random Judicial Assignment

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Columbia University Political Science
Downloads 106
19.

The Litigation of Tax Benefit Preservation Plans

Managerial Finance, Vol. 43, 2017
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Miami University and Miami University
Downloads 154
20.

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Class Actions – An Israeli Perspective

Hebrew University of Jerusalem Legal Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Downloads 122
21.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Gender Gap for SEC Attorneys

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-07, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-036
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 207
22.

When the Lawyer Screws Up: A Portrait of Legal Malpractice Claims and Their Resolution

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-29
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School and Duke University - School of Law
Downloads 255
23.

Does Anti-Discrimination Law Influence Religious Behavior? An Empirical Examination

67 Hastings Law Journal 957 (2016)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 216
24.

Does Defensive Medicine Reduce Health Care Spending?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Downloads 66
25.

Breaking Bad: Mechanisms of Social Influence and the Path to Criminality in Juvenile Jails

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 99, No. 5, 2017
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 176
26.

Do Women Managers Keep Firms out of Trouble? Evidence from Corporate Litigation and Policies

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, 2019
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and College of Charleston
Downloads 490
27.

Counting on Quality: The Effects of Merits Brief Quality on Supreme Court Opinion Content

94 Denver University Law Review 43 (2016)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California, Political Science
Downloads 370
28.

Dealing with Disputes About Taxation in a ‘Fair’ Way

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Law School
Downloads 70
29.

Noncompetes in the U.S. Labor Force

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-013
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Michigan Law School and The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Downloads 2,405
30.

Evolution of Conflict in the Courts of Appeals

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University and Yale University
Downloads 53
31.

Relative Judgments

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law
Downloads 141
32.

Private Security and the Provision of International Public Goods

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Texas Tech University
Downloads 79
33.

Is the Government Fiscally Blind? An Empirical Examination of the Effect of the Compensation Requirement on Eminent Domain Exercises

45 Journal of Legal Studies 439 (2016)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 46
34.

The Problem of Default, Part I

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Harvard Law School
Downloads 338
35.

Criminal Prosecution and Physician Supply

International Review of Law and Economics Volume 55, September 2018, Pages 1-11
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Tohoku University
Downloads 184
36.

Does Change in Risk Matter?: Examining Whether Changes in Offender Risk Characteristics Influence Recidivism Outcomes

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and Office of Probation and Pretrial Services, Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Downloads 89
37.

Decision-Making Under the Gambler's Fallacy: Evidence from Asylum Judges, Loan Officers, and Baseball Umpires

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(3): 1181-1241, 2016
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Directeur de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse School of Economics, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, University of Toulouse Capitole, Toulouse, France, Yale University, Yale SOM and Yale School of Management

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38.

Managing Judges Mathematically: An Empirical Study of the Medical Malpractice Litigations in Shanghai

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Singapore Management University
Downloads 11
39.

Crafting the Law: How Opinion Content Influences Legal Development

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and University at Buffalo, SUNY
Downloads 64
40.

From Delaware to Israel: Evaluating Israel's Quasi Experiment of a Specialized Corporate Court

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 116
41.

The Real Effects of Proxy Advisors on the Firm

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 377
42.

Congress, Tribal Recognition, and Legislative-Administrative Multiplicity

91 Indiana Law Journal 955 (2016)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Wayne State University Law School
Downloads 158
43.

Chivalry, Masculinity, and the Importance of Maleness to Judicial Decision Making

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 265
44.

After the Revolution: An Empirical Study of Consumer Arbitration

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 104, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 436
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 566
45.

Nuclear Power and the Mob: Extortion and Social Capital in Japan

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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Downloads 45
46.

Differential Access to Capital from Financial Institutions by Minority Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics

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Downloads 52
47.

Active Firms and Active Shareholders: Corporate Political Activity and Shareholder Proposals

48 Journal of Legal Studies 81 (2019), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 28, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University College of Law and Vanderbilt University
Downloads 375
48.

'Ideology' or 'Situation Sense'? An Experimental Investigation of Motivated Reasoning and Professional Judgment

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 64, 2016, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-26
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 22 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale Law School, William & Mary Law School, Government of the State of Ohio - Court of Common Pleas and Cultural Cognition Lab, Yale Law School
Downloads 1,542
49.

The Dark Side of Shareholder Litigation: Evidence from Corporate Takeovers

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Belk College of Business, UNC Charlotte and University of Massachusetts Boston - College of Management
Downloads 631
50.

The Trouble with Instruments: The Need for Pre-Treatment Balance in Shock-IV Designs

Management Science, Forthcoming, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 16-01, ECGI - Finance Working Paper, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 15-26
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
William and Mary - Raymond A. Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 1,200