David Horton

University of California, Davis - School of Law

Professor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall

Davis, CA CA 95616-5201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Extreme Sports and Assumption of Risk: A Blueprint

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 38, 2004,
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Apr 2010
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 564 (44,016)

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assumption of risk, extreme sports, primary assumption of risk, secondary assumption of risk, negligence

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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
David Horton and Andrea Chandrasekher
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 490 (52,469)

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arbitration, FAA, empirical, Supreme Court, consumer, AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, AAA, American Arbitration Association, data

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Flipping the Script: Contra Proferentem and Standard Form Contracts

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 80, 2009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2008
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 408 (65,693)
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contracts, standard form contracts, boilerplate, interpretation, contra proferentem, class actions

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In Partial Defense of Probate: Evidence from Alameda County, California

Georgetown Law Journal, February 2015, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2015
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 352 (78,165)

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probate, probate court, non-probate revolution, wills, trusts, intestacy, empirical, Norman Dacey, How to Avoid Probate

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Unconscionability in the Law of Trusts

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, 2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2010
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 328 (84,787)
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trusts, estates, contracts, unconscionability

6.

Wills Law on the Ground

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 62, 2015 Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 404
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2014
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 280 (100,929)

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Uniform Probate Code, UPC, Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Donative Transfers, probate, empirical, testator, wills, harmless error, holographic wills, ademption, anti-lapse

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Federal Arbitration Act Preemption, Purposivism, and State Public Policy

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 101, 2013, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 318
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 269 (105,193)

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AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, FAA, federal arbitration act, public policy, preemption, American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, In re American Express Merchants’ Litig., unconscionability, vindication of rights

8.

Probate Lending

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 126, 2016, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 492
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
David Horton and Andrea Chandrasekher
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 247 (115,007)

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probate loan, inheritance advance, litigation loan, payday loan, litigation finance, champerty, usury, TILA, truth-in-lending act, empirical, probate court

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Arbitration as Delegation

New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, 2011, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-34
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 02 May 2011
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 247 (115,007)

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arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, FAA, class arbitration waiver, nondelegation doctrine, delegation clause

10.

Rethinking Assumption of Risk and Sports Spectators

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 51, 2003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2010
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 245 (115,949)

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assumption of risk, sports, baseball rule, torts

11.

Indescendibility

California Law Review, Vol. 102, 2014 , UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2014
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 225 (126,247)

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Wills, trusts, estates, intestacy, descendiblity, market inalienability, property, bundle of rights, NOTA, National Organ Transplant ACT, UAGA Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, abatement, survival actions, wrongful death, right of publicity, Airline Deregulation Act, Wolens, Ginsberg v Northwest Airlines

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The Shadow Terms: Contract Procedure and Unilateral Amendments

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 57, 2010, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2009-31
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 215 (131,955)
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contract procedure, unilateral modification, arbitration, class arbitration waiver, jury trial waiver

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The Federal Arbitration Act and Testamentary Instruments

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 90, April 2012, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-29
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2012
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 200 (141,239)
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Federal Arbitration Act, FAA, wills and trusts, testamentary instruments, probate, arbitration

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The Uneasy Case for California's Care Custodian Statute

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 11, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2010
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 182 (154,117)

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trusts and estates, wills, care custodian, California, undue influence, Bernard v. Foley

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Tomorrow’s Inheritance: The Frontiers of Estate Planning Formalism

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 58, Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 503
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 171 (162,854)

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wills, trusts, formalism, Gulliver, Tilson, estate plan, electronic wills, digital assets, Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Privacy Expectations and Afterlife Choices Act

16.

Arbitration About Arbitration

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 70, February 2018
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 21 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2018
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 169 (164,588)

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delegation clause, arbitration clause, Federal Arbitration Act, Rent-A-Center West, Inc. v. Jackson, wholly groundless, arbitrability, separability

17.

Unconscionability Wars

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 106, 2011, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2011
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 166 (167,147)

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arbitration, unconscionability, Federal Arbitration Act, FAA, AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion

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Boilerplate and Default Rules in Wills Law: An Empirical Analysis

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 102 (2017), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2018
Reid K. Weisbord and David Horton
Rutgers Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 154 (178,238)

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wills, empirical, default rules, boilerplate, antilapse, tax apportionment, exoneration of loans, New Jersey, probable intent

19.

Contractual Indescendibility

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 66, 2015 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2014
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 141 (191,575)

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inheritance, wills, trusts, estates, digital assets, frequent flier miles, Airline Deregulation Act, Stored Communications Act, preemption, Northwest Airlines v. Ginsberg, World of Warcraft, Second Life, Facebook, adhesion contracts, unconscionability

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Borrowing in the Shadow of Death: Another Look at Probate Lending

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 59, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2017
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 139 (193,804)

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probate loan, inheritance advance, litigation loan, payday loan, litigation finance, champerty, usury, TILA, truth-in-lending act, empirical, probate court

21.

The Stored Communications Act and Digital Assets

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 67, 2014
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2014
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 138 (194,932)

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SCA, FADA, digital assets, digital property, inheritability, descendibility

22.

Testation and Speech

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 101, 2012, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-17, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 134 (199,594)

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wills, trusts, probate, decedent, testation, speech, First Amendment, self-expression

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Arbitration Nation: Data from Four Providers

California Law Review, Vol. 109, 2019, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2018
Andrea Chandrasekher and David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 131 (204,495)

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FAA, Arbitration, AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, Epic Systems v. Lewis, Empirical, AAA, JAMS, ADR Services, Kaiser

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Mass Arbitration and Democratic Legitimacy

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 84, 2013, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 122 (214,718)

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Margaret Jane Radin, Peggy Radin, Boilerplate, Federal Arbitration Act, FAA, adhesion contracts, standard form contracts, contractual consent, democratic legitimacy, AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, In re: American Express Merchants Litigation

25.

Employment Arbitration after the Revolution

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 65, 2016 Forthcoming, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 443
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
David Horton and Andrea Chandrasekher
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 118 (220,182)

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arbitration, FAA, employment, Gilmer, Rent-A-Center v. Jackson, AT&T v. Concepcion, empirical, class action, class arbitration, repeat player

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Arbitration and Inalienability: A Critique of the Vindication of Rights Doctrine

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 60 (2012)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 101 (245,937)

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Concepcion, Stolt-Nielsen, Green Tree, Bazzle, Amex, American Express v. Italian Colors Restaurant, Bradford, Morrison, arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, FAA, federal statutes, vindication of rights doctrine, arbitrability, non-arbitrability, alienability, inalienability

27.

Partial Harmless Error for Wills: Evidence from California

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 103, 2018, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 86 (272,833)

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Wills Act, harmless error, empirical, Langbein, South Australia, formalism, functionalism, California Probate Code 6110(c)(2), substantial compliance, testator, decedent

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The Mandatory Core of Section 4 of the Federal Arbitration Act

Virginia Law Review In Brief, Vol. 96, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 83 (278,776)
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Rent-a-Center v. Jackson, arbitration, arbitrability, Federal Arbitration Act, section 4

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Wills Without Signatures

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 99, 2019
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 78 (289,347)

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Wills Act, electronic wills, digital wills, Electronic Wills Act, harmless error, South Australia, formalism, functionalism, substantial compliance, testator, decedent

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Donative Trusts and the United States Federal Arbitration Act

Arbitration of Internal Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law (Oxford University Press, 2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2016
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 74 (298,269)

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wills, estates, trusts, arbitration, FAA, alternative dispute resolution, probate

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Intestacy, Wills, and Intent: A Short Comment on Wright & Sterner

43 ACTEC L.J. (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 69 (310,147)

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trusts, estates, wills, intestacy, default rules, empirical

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The Limits of Testamentary Arbitration

58 Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 68, 2016
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 56 (344,671)

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FAA, arbitration, wills, trusts, intestacy, Spitko, The Will as an Implied Unilateral Arbitration Contract, testamentary arbitration

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Clause Construction: A Glimpse into Judicial and Arbitral Decision-Making

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 68, 2019, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2018
David Horton
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 50 (363,151)

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Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer and White Sales, Inc., Clause Construction, Arbitration, Class Action, Class Arbitration, FAA, Delegation Clause, Rent-a-Center West, Inc. v. Jackson, Stolt-Nielsen, S.A.. V. AnimalFeeds, Inc., Oxford Health Plans, Inc. v. Sutter, Wholly Groundless