Kevin M. Clermont

Cornell Law School

Ziff Professor of Law

Myron Taylor Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

A Comparative View of Standards of Proof

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 50, p. 243, 2002, U of San Diego Public Law Research Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
Emily L. Sherwin and Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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Standards of Proof Revisited

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1321029, Emotion in Context: Exploring the Interaction between Emotions and Legal Institutions Conference, University of Chicago Law School, May 2008, Vermont Law Review, Volume 33, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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civil procedure, comparative law, evidence, standards of proof

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How Employment Discrimination Plaintiffs Fare in Federal Court

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 1, p. 429, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2004
Kevin M. Clermont and Stewart J. Schwab
Cornell Law School and Cornell Law School
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Civil Procedure’s Five Big Ideas

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2016, No. 1, 55, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-29
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Civil Procedure

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Litigation Realities

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 119, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2002
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
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litigation, courts, empirical studies, trials, juries

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Inventing Tests, Destabilizing Systems

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 95, March 2010, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-022
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Kevin M. Clermont and Stephen C. Yeazell
Cornell Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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civil procedure, pleading

Employment Discrimination Plaintiffs in Federal Court: From Bad to Worse?

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. II, 2008, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-022
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Kevin M. Clermont and Stewart J. Schwab
Cornell Law School and Cornell Law School
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empirical, employment discrimination, civil procedure

Employment Discrimination Plaintiffs in Federal Court: From Bad to Worse?

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2009, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Kevin M. Clermont and Stewart J. Schwab
Cornell Law School and Cornell Law School
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federal court, employment discrimination, litigation, plaintiff

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The Role of Private International Law in the United States: Beating the Not-Quite-Dead Horse of Jurisdiction

2 CILE STUDIES: PRIVATE LAW, PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW & JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN THE EU-US RELATIONSHIP, Chapter 4, 2005, Cornell Law School Research Paper No. 04-023
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Appeal from Jury or Judge Trial: Defendants' Advantage

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Feb 2000
Theodore Eisenberg and Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell Law School
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Appeal from Jury or Judge Trial: Defendants' Advantage

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 125-164, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)

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Common-Law Compulsory Counterclaim Rule: Creating Effective and Elegant Res Judicata Doctrine

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 1745, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Standards of Proof in Japan and the United States

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 263, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-021
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Death of Paradox: The Killer Logic Beneath the Standards of Proof

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 88, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-6
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2012
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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civil procedure, evidence, standard of proof

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Exorbitant Jurisdiction

Maine Law Review, Vol. 58, Spring 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05024
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Aug 2005
Kevin M. Clermont and John R.B. Palmer
Cornell Law School and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Conjunction of Evidence and Fuzzy Logic

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-58
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2016
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Procedure, Standards of Proof, Logic, Probability

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Jurisdictional Fact

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 973, 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Staying Faithful to the Standards of Proof

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Civil Procedure, Evidence, Standards of Proof, Logic

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Litigation Realities Redux

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-006
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2008
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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empirical, litigation

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Res Judicata as Requisite for Justice

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-22
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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res judicata, historical, comparative, China, jurisprudence

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Plaintiphobia in the Appellate Courts: Civil Rights Really Do Differ from Negotiable Instruments?

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2002, p. 947, 2002
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2002
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
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Reverse-Erie

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-021
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Three Myths About Twombly-Iqbal

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 May 2010 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Civil Procedure, Litigation, Pleading

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Governing Law on Forum-Selection Agreements

66 Hastings L.J. #3 (2015), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-22
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2014
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Forum-selection, choice of law

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A Theory for Evaluating Evidence Against the Standard of Proof

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2022
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Evidence, Proof, Standards of Proof, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Probability, Logic

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Plaintiphobia in the Supreme Court

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 162, No. 7, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
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civil procedure, pleading, summary judgment, empirical

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Conjunction of Evidence and Multivalent Logic

Law and the New Logics 32-68 (H. Patrick Glenn & Lionel D. Smith eds., 2017) (Cambridge University Press), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2017
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Evidence, Logic, Procedure, Proof, Conjunction

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Common Sense on Standards of Proof

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-36
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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proof, evidence, procedure, trial

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Xenophilia or Xenophobia in American Courts? Before and after 9/11

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Aug 2006
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
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A Global Law of Jurisdiction and Judgments: Views from the United States and Japan

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 1, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-027
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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French Article 14 Jurisdiction, Viewed from the United States

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Aug 2004
Kevin M. Clermont and John R.B. Palmer
Cornell Law School and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Trial by Traditional Probability, Relative Plausibility, or Belief Function?

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-34
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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evidence, proof, standard of proof, burden or persuasion, burden of production, belief, probability

31.

The Repressible Myth of Shady Grove

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2011
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Erie, choice of law, Shady Grove

32.

Class Certification’s Preclusive Effects

University of Pennsylvania Law Review Vol. 159, pp. 203-230, PENNumbra, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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class action, certification, preclusion, res judicata, Baycol, Bayer

33.

CAFA Judicata: A Tale of Waste and Politics

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, No. 6, 2008, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2008
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
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Limiting the Last-in-Time Rule for Judgments

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2016
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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civil procedure, res judicata, preclusion, conflict of laws, international litigation

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A Theory of Factfinding: The Logic for Processing Evidence

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-31
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2022
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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evidence, proof, logic

36.

The Logic of Uncertainty in Law and Life

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2021
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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logic, factfiding, evidence, proof

37.

Rules, Standards, and Such

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-15
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2019
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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jurisprudence, civil procedure, preliminary injunctions

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Aggregation of Claims and Illogic

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-61
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2012
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Evidence, standard of proof, fuzzy logic, procedure

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Degrees of Deference: Applying vs. Adopting Another Sovereign's Law

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-47
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Federal Courts, Choice of Law, International Law, Civil Procedure

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Do Case Outcomes Really Reveal Anything About the Legal System? Win Rates and Removal Jurisdiction

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 581, 1998
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Nov 1998
Kevin M. Clermont and Theodore Eisenberg
Cornell Law School and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
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Reconciling Forum-Selection and Choice-of-Law Clauses

American University Law Review Forum, 2020, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-04
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2020
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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forum-selection clause, choice-of-law clause

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Sequencing the Issues for Judicial Decisionmaking: Limitations from Jurisdictional Primacy and Intrasuit Preclusion

Florida Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, April 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, Jurisdiction, Jury, Judicial Decision

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Toward a General Theory of Evidence and Proof: Probability v. Conviction

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2024
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Evidence, Proof, Procedure, Standard of Proof, Logic

44.

Solving the Puzzle of Transnational Class Actions

90 Indiana Law Journal Supplement (2015), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-11
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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civil procedure, class actions, transnational litigation, res judicata

45.

The Silliness of Magical Realism

23 Int’l J. Evidence & Proof ___ Forthcoming, DOI/10.1177/1365712718813797, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Civil Procedure, Evidence, Standards of Proof, Logic

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How Employment-Discrimination Plaintiffs Fare in the Federal Courts of Appeals

Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2003, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Kevin M. Clermont, Theodore Eisenberg and Stewart J. Schwab
Cornell Law School, Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Cornell Law School
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employment discrimination, federal courts of appeals, trial, appellate, litigation, plaintiffs

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Beliefs and Probabilities: The Errors That Remain Are Mine Alone

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper 21-31
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2022
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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Philosophy, Evidence, Preface Paradox

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Signaling Deference to Another Sovereign’s Law

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 28 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2023
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
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choice of lawe, Erie, federal law, stare decisis, res judicata, transfer of venue