Benjamin H. Barton

University of Tennessee College of Law

Associate Professor of Law

1505 West Cumberland Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37996

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Harry Potter and the Half-Crazed Bureaucracy

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, May 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 4,065 (1,358)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Harry Potter, libertarian, bureaucracy

2.

Harry Potter and the Law

Texas Wesleyan Law Review, 2006, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 829344, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-05, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2016
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Georgia Law School, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Duquesne University, John Templeton Foundation, Texas A&M School of Law and University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 1,634 (6,053)

Abstract:

Children's literature, cultural studies, Harry Potter, humor, humorous, interdisciplinary, fantasy, law & literature, law & popular culture

3.

Is There a Correlation between Law Professor Publication Counts, Law Review Citation Counts, and Teaching Evaluations? An Empirical Study

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, September 2008, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 1,386 (9,432)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Legal education, scholarship, teaching

4.

Do Judges Systematically Favor the Interests of the Legal Profession?

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2007
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 1,003 (15,311)
Citation 4

Abstract:

judges, professional responsibility, legal malpractice, lawyers

5.

An Empirical Study of Supreme Court Justice Pre-Appointment Experience

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 181
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2012
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 885 (18,555)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court justices, empirical study, backgrounds

6.

A Glass Half Full Look at the Changes in the American Legal Market

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 638 (27,996)

Abstract:

legal profession, big law, law school

7.

A Tale of Two Case Methods

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2008, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2007
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 342 (65,064)

Abstract:

business school case method, law school teaching

8.

Tort Reform, Innovation, and Playground Design

Florida Law Review, Vol. 57, April 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 340 (65,284)

Abstract:

tort reform, innovation, playground design, law and economics

9.

Triaging Appointed-Counsel Funding and Pro Se Access to Justice

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 160, pp. 967, 2012, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-36, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2012
Benjamin H. Barton and Stephanos Bibas
University of Tennessee College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 334 (56,020)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Right to counsel, appointed counsel, civil Gideon, pro se litigants, pro persona, pro per, sustainable court reform, civil procedure, child support proceedings, cost-effective courts, formality and delay, resource constraints

10.

Against Civil Gideon (and for Pro Se Court Reform)

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 93
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2010
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 333 (64,023)

Abstract:

civil gideon, Gideon v. Wainright

11.

Judges, Lawyers, and a Predictive Theory of Legal Complexity

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2008
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 278 (80,329)

Abstract:

legal complexity, law and economics, public choice theory, new institutionalism, judicial behavior, standing

12.

Saving Law Reviews from Political Scientists: A Defense of Lawyers, Law Professors, and Law Reviews

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1330085
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 215 (109,762)

Abstract:

political science, constitutional law, heller

13.

An Article I Theory of the Inherent Powers of the Federal Courts

University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 173 (131,597)

Abstract:

14.

Economists on Deregulation of the American Legal Profession: Praise and Critique

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 4, Winter 2011, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 172
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2012
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 168 (130,910)

Abstract:

lawyer deregulation

15.
Downloads 147 (145,280)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Legal ethics, professional responsibility, American Bar Association

16.

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
Benjamin H. Barton and Emily Moran
University of Tennessee College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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17.

The Lawyer's Monopoly — What Goes and What Stays

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 82, 2014, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2016
Benjamin H. Barton
University of Tennessee College of Law
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Abstract:

Lawyer Regulation