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1.

Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 407/2014, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,238
2.

Sorting Guilty Minds

New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, 2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Downloads 2,066
3.

Who’s Better at Defending Criminals? Does Type of Defense Attorney Matter in Terms of Producing Favorable Case Outcomes

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
Downloads 1,973
4.

Poisoning the Next Apple? The America Invents Act and Individual Inventors

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 65, P. 517, 2013, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,848
5.

Shareholder Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions

18 Journal of Corporate Finance 1248 (2012), AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Northwestern Univ Law School 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-23, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,704
6.

‘They Saw a Protest’: Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction

Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 63, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-17
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Yale Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,638
7.

Evaluating Leniency with Missing Information on Undetected Cartels: Exploring Time-Varying Policy Impacts on Cartel Duration

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series

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Downloads 1,548
8.

Predicting Fair Use

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 73:1 47-91 (2012), TRPC 2011, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 964
9.

Do Lawyers Really Believe Their Own Hype and Should They?: A Natural Experiment

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
Littler Mendelson and Yale Law School
Downloads 830
10.

Will Tort Reform Bend the Cost Curve? Evidence from Texas

as published in Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol. 9, pp. 173-216 (2012), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-17, University of Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE10-013, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 188
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Hanyang University - College of Policy Science, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Georgetown University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Downloads 826
11.

Does the Director Election System Matter? Evidence from Majority Voting

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Accounting, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation and University of Zurich
Downloads 686
12.

‘Good’ and ‘Evil’: The Relationship Between Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Political Activity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
Downloads 593
13.

Public Regulation of Private Enforcement: Empirical Analysis of DOJ Oversight of Qui Tam Litigation Under the False Claims Act

107 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1689 (2013)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 510
14.

A Typology of Judging Styles

107 Northwestern University Law Review 1757 (2013)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Kansas School of Law
Downloads 493
15.

Racial Disparities under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: The Role of Judicial Discretion and Mandatory Minimums

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 9, No. 4 (Dec. 2012)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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Downloads 435
16.

How Much Difference Does the Lawyer Make? The Effect of Defense Counsel on Murder Case Outcomes

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 424
17.

Do Securities Class Actions Deter Misreporting?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia – Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
Downloads 415
18.

Coerced Debt: The Role of Consumer Credit in Domestic Violence

California Law Review, Vol. 100, pp. 1-74, 2012
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 410
19.

To Dollars from Sense: Qualitative to Quantitative Translation in Jury Damage Awards

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - School of Law and Cornell University

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Downloads 407
20.

CEO Compensation Contagion: Evidence from an Exogenous Shock

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 107, Issue 2
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Delaware and Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
Downloads 401
21.

Damage Anchors on Real Juries

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University, School of Law & American Bar Foundation, American Bar Foundation, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Sociology and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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Downloads 401
22.

Random, Suspicionless Searches of Students’ Belongings: A Legal, Empirical, and Normative Analysis

84 University of Colorado Law Review 367 (2013)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 365
23.

Debt Covenants, Bankruptcy Risk, and Issuance Costs

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Virginia Tech, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance and University of Texas at San Antonio

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Downloads 325
24.

Is Disclosure an Effective Cleansing Mechanism? The Dynamics of Compensation Peer Benchmarking

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

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Downloads 321
25.

Educational Credentials and Intra-Occupational Inequality: Evidence from Law Firm Dissolutions.

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business
Downloads 315
26.

Private Policing of Mergers and Acquisitions: An Empirical Assessment of Institutional Lead Plaintiffs in Transactional Class and Derivative Actions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, No. 3, 2014, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 313
27.

Probable Cause, Probability, and Hindsight

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-25, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-38
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Cornell Law School, California Central District Court and Vanderbilt University - Law School

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Downloads 311
28.

Framing Contracts - Why Loss Framing Increases Effort

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2012, 168 (1): 62-82., UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 12-05, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 438
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 309
29.

Testing for Change in Procedural Standards, with Application to Bell Atlantic v. Twombly

42 Journal of Legal Studies 35 (2013), U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 575
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 295
30.

The Effectiveness of the 2008-2010 Housing Tax Credit

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics and University of Houston - Department of Finance
Downloads 274
31.

The Selection of Thirteenth-Century Disputes for Litigation

9 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 320-46 (2012), USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 00-10
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 274
32.

Empiricism and the Rising Incidence of Coauthorship in Law

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 250
33.

Loss Aversion, Omission Bias, and the Burden of Proof in Civil Litigation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - School of Education

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Downloads 235
34.

The Birth of the Organized Crime? The American Temperance Movement and Market-Based Violence

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Cornell University
Downloads 233
35.

The Effect of Blinded Experts on Jurors’ Verdicts

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 9(4) December 2012, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 229
36.

The Measure of a MAC: A Quasi-Experimental Protocol for Tokenizing Force Majeure Clauses in M&A Agreements

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1872568
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 224
37.

What Do Labor Laws Do?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
University at Buffalo School of Law
Downloads 200
38.

Measuring Inconsistency, Indeterminacy, and Error in Adjudication

16 American Law & Economics Review 40 (2014)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 188
39.

When Does Knowledge Become Intent?: Perceiving the Minds of Wrongdoers

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Department of Psychology, Brooklyn Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 181
40.

Regulatory Induced Performance Persistence: Evidence from Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business, State University of New York at Albany - School of Business & Center for Institutional Investment Management, Lancaster University - Management School and Concordia University

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Downloads 180
41.

Competition in Financial Services: Evidence from British Mutual Funds

Empirical Legal Studies Conferences, 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, November 4-5, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law
Downloads 178
42.

Corporate Governance and Corporate Political Activity: What Effect Will Citizens United Have on Shareholder Wealth?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School

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Downloads 177
43.

Why Do Plaintiffs Lose Appeals? Biased Trial Courts, Litigious Losers, or Low Trial Win Rates?

Princeton University Industrial Relations Section Working Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
Downloads 168
44.

Predicting Premeditation: Future Behavior is Seen as More Intentional than Past Behavior

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 161
45.

In Defense of Deterrence

Albany Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, p. 101, 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-05
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
American University, Washington College of Law
Downloads 158
46.

Assessing the Crime Impact of Sexually Violent Predator Laws

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Miami, School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 156
47.

Presidents and the Politics of Centralized Control: Regulatory Auditing at the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Department of Politics, Princeton University and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 154
48.

The Power of the Chief Justice: Choosing Panels on the Supreme Court of Canada

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 150
49.

Financial Contracts in Pipe Offerings: The Role of Expert Placement Agents

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
Lund University School of Economics and Management and State University of New York at Albany - School of Business & Center for Institutional Investment Management
Downloads 146
50.

Case Selection and Dissent in Courts of Last Resort: An Empirical Study of the Israel Supreme Court

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-23
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased), Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
Downloads 144