Yonathan A. Arbel

University of Alabama - School of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

P.O. Box 870382

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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Generative Interpretation

New York University Law Review, Vol. 99, 2024, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 23-27
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2023
David A. Hoffman and Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 1,887 (16,033)
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LLMs, AI, contract, interpretation, textualism, contextualism, generative, tensors, models

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Contract Remedies in Action: Specific Performance

118 W. Va. L. Rev. 369 (2015)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2019
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 742 (61,958)
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specific performance, empirical, remedies, damages, contract law, qualitative analysis, specific relief

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Theory of the Nudnik: The Future of Consumer Activism and What We Can Do to Stop it

73 Vanderbilt Law Review 929 (2020), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3501175
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel and Roy Shapira
University of Alabama - School of Law and Stigler Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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consumer law, contracts, consumer protection, big data, law & technology, reputation, private ordering, consumer reviews, personalized contracts

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Contracts in the Age of Smart Readers

90 George Washington Law Review 83 (2022), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3740356
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
Yonathan A. Arbel and Samuel Becher
University of Alabama - School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
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GPT-3, Language Models, Contract Law, Consumer Protection, Smart Readers, Smart Contracts

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ALL-CAPS

17 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 862 (2020), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3519630
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel and Andrew Toler
University of Alabama - School of Law and University of Alabama School of Law
Downloads 495 (103,217)
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consumer contracts, consent, experiments, empirical evidence, conspicuous, disclosure, waivers, UCC

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Tort Reform through the Backdoor: A Critique of Law & Apologies

90 Southern California Law Review 1199 (2017), Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2016-1030
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2019
Yonathan A. Arbel and Yotam Kaplan
University of Alabama - School of Law and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 406 (130,253)
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Torts, Apologies, Negligence, Commercial Behavior

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Truth Bounties: A Market Solution to Fake News

102 North Carolina Law Review 509 (2024), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2022-61, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2022-19
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2024
Yonathan A. Arbel and Michael D. Gilbert
University of Alabama - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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fake news, misinformation, disinformation, defamation, freedom of speech, marketplace of ideas, truth bounty, Section 230, First Amendment

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Reputation Failure: The Limits of Market Discipline in Consumer Markets

54 Wake Forest Law Review 1239, 2019, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3239995
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 358 (149,873)
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Market Discipline, Reputation, Contracts, Torts, Consumer Protection, Game Theory, Monte Carlo, Law and Economics

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A Status Theory of Defamation Law

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4021605
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Feb 2022
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 356 (150,805)
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defamation, social status, law and society, libel, slander, law reform, law and economics

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The Case Against Expanding Defamation Law

71 Ala. L. Rev. 453 (2019), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3311527
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel and Murat C. Mungan
University of Alabama - School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 286 (190,275)
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defamation, libel, first amendment, rational audience, free speech, free press, torts

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Payday

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3547007, Washington University Law Review, Vol. 98, 2020
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Employment Contracts, Contracts, Technology, Employment Law, Pay Frequency, Law and Economics

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Systemic Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

AI Safety Legal Paper Series 12-24, Arizona State Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 582
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2024
Yonathan A. Arbel, Matthew Tokson and Albert Lin
University of Alabama - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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How Smart are Smart Readers? LLMs and the Future of the No-Reading Problem

in The Cambridge Handbook on Emerging Issues at the Intersection of Commercial Law and Technology (Elvy & Kim eds., Forthcoming 2024)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2024
Yonathan A. Arbel and Samuel Becher
University of Alabama - School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
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Consumer contracts, consumer protection, contractual complexity, GPT4, large language models, readab

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Defamation with Bayesian Audiences

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 52, 2023, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 23-66
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2023
Yonathan A. Arbel and Murat C. Mungan
University of Alabama - School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
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Defamation, Bayesian audience, information regulation, disclosure, libel, slander

Regulating Information with Bayesian Audiences

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3452662, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper 19-28
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2023
Yonathan A. Arbel and Murat C. Mungan
University of Alabama - School of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
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information regulation, defamation, disclosure

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Shielding of Assets and Lending Contracts

48 International Review of Law and Economics 26 (2016)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
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asset shielding, asset protection, hiding assets, lending contracts, credit rationing, moral hazard

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Adminization: Gatekeeping Consumer Contracts

71 Vanderbilt Law Review 121, 2018, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3015569
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Contracts, Consumer Law, Debt Collection, Artificial Intelligence, Ex-Ante Review, Audits in Litigation

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On the Scales of Private Law: Nano Contracts

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Nov 2023
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 114 (426,069)

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Contracts, Xaas, scale, private law theory, law & technology, AI, agents

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Slicing Defamation by Contract

Chicago Law Review Online, 2020
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 104 (455,305)

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defamation, libel, torts, contracts, media liability, fake news, truth bounties

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Consumer Activism: From the Informed Minority to the Crusading Minority

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 69, 2020, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3568768
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
Yonathan A. Arbel and Roy Shapira
University of Alabama - School of Law and Stigler Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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consumer contracts, markets, consumer protection

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Book Review: Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

37 C.J.Q. 509 (2018), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3272595
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Yonathan A. Arbel
University of Alabama - School of Law
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civil gideon, debt contracts, pro se, plaintiff bias, tort reform, effective altruism