Griffin Sims Edwards

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics

Assistant Professor

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

1720 2nd Ave South

Birmingham, AL 35294

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Effect of President Trump's Election on Hate Crimes

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Griffin Sims Edwards and Stephen Rushin
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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Hate Crime, Causes of Crime, Donald Trump

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Database of State Tarasoff Laws

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2018
Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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Tarasoff, duty to warn laws, mental health professional

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De-Policing

102 Cornell Law Review 721 (2017), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2758424
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
Stephen Rushin and Griffin Sims Edwards
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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policing, crime, police misconduct, civil rights, de-policing, Ferguson effect

Looking Down the Barrel of a Loaded Gun: The Effect of Mandatory Handgun Purchase Delays on Homicide and Suicide

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2629397
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
Griffin Sims Edwards, Erik Nesson, Joshua J. Robinson and Fredrick E. Vars
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics, Ball State University - Department of Economics, University of Alabama at Birmingham and University of Alabama - School of Law
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gun control, suicide, Brady

Looking Down the Barrel of a Loaded Gun: The Effect of Mandatory Handgun Purchase Delays on Homicide and Suicide

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 616, pp. 3117-3140, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Griffin Sims Edwards, Erik Nesson, Joshua J. Robinson and Fredrick Vars
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics, Ball State University - Department of Economics, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Independent
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Why Exempting Negligent Doctors May Reduce Suicide: An Empirical Analysis

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Shahar Dillbary, Griffin Sims Edwards and Fredrick E. Vars
University of Alabama School of Law, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics and University of Alabama - School of Law
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torts, suicide

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An Empirical Analysis of Sexual Orientation Discrimination

86 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1 (2019), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3152015
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Shahar Dillbary and Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama School of Law and University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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empirical analysis, discrimination, private remedies, regulatory action, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, race, mortgage, lending, fha loans, fair housing act, equal credit opportunity act, title VII, econometrics, difference-in-differences, field and pair studies, bigotry

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Involuntary Commitment Laws and Their Effect on Crime

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2014
Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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mental health, involuntary commitment

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The Effects of Voluntary and Presumptive Sentencing Guidelines

98 Texas Law Review 1 (2019), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3348027
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2019
Griffin Sims Edwards, Stephen Rushin and Joseph A. Colquitt
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics, Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Alabama - School of Law
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sentencing, criminal sentencing, sentencing guidelines, voluntary sentencing guidelines, presumptive sentencing guidelines, criminal law, criminal procedure

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Slipping Through the Cracks? The Impact of Reporting Mental Health Records to the National Firearm Background Check System

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3127786
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2018
Fredrick E. Vars and Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama - School of Law and University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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gun control, NICS, firearms, suicide, homicide

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A Test of Prohibition's Effect on Alcohol Production Using Crop Yields

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Griffin Sims Edwards and Brent Travis Howe
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Prohibition, contiguous counties, alcohol production

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Creating 'Reasonable Accommodations' for Disabled Individuals. The Golf Cart Test.

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Nov 2013
Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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reasonable accommodations, golf, ADA, discrimination, PGA Tour v Martin

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Pre-Medicated Murder: Violence and the Degree to Which the Mentally Ill Can Refuse Treatment

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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mental health, right to refuse

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A Selection-Corrected Estimate of Chevron’s Impact on Agency Deference

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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Chevron, Selection, Agency Deference

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An Empirical Assessment of Pretextual Stops and Racial Profiling

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jan 2020
Stephen Rushin and Griffin Sims Edwards
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics
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police, policing, racial profiling, civil rights, discrimination, traffic stops, searches, veil of darkness, police misconduct

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Tarasoff, Duty to Warn Laws, and Suicide

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 34, 2013
Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics

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Suicide, Mental Health, Third Party Duty

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Doing Their Duty: An Empirical Analysis of the Unintended Effect of Tarasoff v Regents on Homicidal Activity

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 57, 2014
Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Griffin Sims Edwards
University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics

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Duty to warn, mental health, homicide