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1.

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
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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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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
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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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Let My People Go: Ethnic In-Group Bias in Judicial Decisions - Evidence from a Randomized Natural Experiment

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 403-428, September 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Political Science

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Randomness Reconsidered: Modeling Random Judicial Assignment in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 574-589, September 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Saint Louis University
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To Dollars from Sense: Qualitative to Quantitative Translation in Jury Damage Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 120-147, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - School of Law and Cornell University

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Are Ideal Litigators White? Measuring the Myth of Colorblindness

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 886-915, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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Competitiveness in State Supreme Court Elections, 1946-2009

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 237-259, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
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Damage Anchors on Real Juries

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 148-178, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University, School of Law & American Bar Foundation, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Sociology, American Bar Foundation and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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Dirty Hands or Deterrence? An Experimental Examination of the Exclusionary Rule

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 149-171, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law

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14.

Do Joint Parenting Laws Make Any Difference?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 304-324, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Simon Fraser University and Notre Dame Law School
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Fixing Lawyers' Fees Ex Ante: A Case Study in Policy and Empirical Legal Studies

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 533-555, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nottingham and University of Surrey - Department of Economics
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If the Shoe Fits They Might Acquit: The Value of Forensic Science Testimony

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 21-48, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series

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17.

Is Pleading Really a Bargain?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 200-221, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Is There a Chinese Common Law? An Empirical Study of the Bilingual Common-Law System of Hong Kong

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 118-146, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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19.

Judging Women

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 504-532, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law, Tulane University - Department of Political Science and University of Chicago - Law School

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20.

Juror Beliefs About Police Interrogations, False Confessions, and Expert Testimony

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 231-247, June 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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21.

Legal Aid and Legal Expenses Insurance, Complements or Substitutes? The Case of the Netherlands

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 587-612, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Leiden University - Leiden Law School and Government of the Netherlands - The Research and Documentation Centre (WODC)
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22.

Probable Cause, Probability, and Hindsight

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 72-98, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School and California Central District Court

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23.

Relational Governance and Contract Damages: Evidence from Franchising

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 743-785, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Safe Harbors from Fair‐Cross‐Section Challenges? The Practical Limitations of Measuring Representation in the Jury Pool

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 762-791, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and National Center for State Courts
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Settlement at Policy Limits and the Duty to Settle: Evidence from Texas

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 48-84, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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26.

The Statistical Analysis of Judicial Decisions and Legal Rules with Classification Trees

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 202-230, June 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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The Trial Penalty and Jury Sentencing: A Study of Air Force Courts-Martial

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 206-235, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland
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Truthiness in Punishment: The Far Reach of Truth‐In‐Sentencing Laws in State Courts

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 239-261, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University
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What's an Apology Worth? Decomposing the Effect of Apologies on Medical Malpractice Payments Using State Apology Laws

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 179-199, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vassar College and University of Houston
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30.

When Do Generics Challenge Drug Patents?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 613-649, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

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A Bayesian Hierarchical Regression Approach to Clustered and Longitudinal Data in Empirical Legal Studies

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 634-663, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and Cornell University - Law School
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An Empirical Investigation of Settlement and Litigation - The Case of Taiwanese Labor Disputes

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 786-810, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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33.

Attitudinal and Neo‐Institutional Models of Supreme Court Decision Making: An Empirical and Comparative Perspective from Israel

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 556-586, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Bridging the Empirical Gap: New Insights into the Experience of Multiple Legal Problems and Advice Seeking

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 146-170, 2013
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the United Kingdom - Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC), Legal Services Research Centre (LSRC), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Cardiff University Law School
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Community Characteristics and Tort Law: The Importance of County Demographic Composition and Inequality to Tort Trial Outcomes

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 413-447, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU)
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Competition in Financial Services: Evidence from British Mutual Funds

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 827-858, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
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37.

Consensus, Disorder, and Ideology on the Supreme Court

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 129-148, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Eastern Michigan University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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38.

Creating Quality Courts

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 490-510, September 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business
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Do Shareholders Benefit from Corporate Misconduct? A Long‐Run Analysis

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 449-476, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
American University of Sharjah - School of Business and Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance
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Fairness Ex Ante and Ex Post: Experimentally Testing Ex Post Judicial Intervention into Blockbuster Deals

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 682-708, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Technical University Munich
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Institutional Activism Through Litigation: An Empirical Analysis of Public Pension Fund Participation in Securities Class Actions

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 368-392, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
St. John's University School of Law

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Is Certiorari Contingent on Litigant Behavior? Petitioners' Role in Strategic Auditing

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 54-75, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
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Judge-Jury Difference in Punitive Damages Awards: Who Listens to the Supreme Court?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 325-357, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell Law School

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Judicial Behavior on the Chilean Constitutional Tribunal

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 856-877, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Essex - Department of Government and University of Houston - Department of Political Science

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Judicial Discretion and Sentencing Behavior: Did the Feeney Amendment Rein in District Judges?

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 355-378, June 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
and University of St. Thomas - Department of Economics
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Judicial Setbacks, Material Gains: Terror Litigation at the Israeli High Court of Justice

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 664-692, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Science and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Location, Location, Location: The Impact of Guideline Grid Location on the Value of Sentencing Enhancements

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 222-238, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University at Albany and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
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Making Talk Cheap (and Problems Easy): How Legal and Political Institutions Can Facilitate Consensus

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. 868-885, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis, Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of California, Riverside (UCR)
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Measuring Diversity on the Supreme Court with Biodiversity Statistics

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 1-34, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Tennessee College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Political Ideology and Reactions to Crime Victims: Preferences for Restorative and Punitive Responses

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 830-855, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University
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