Ward Farnsworth

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Dean

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

Ambiguity About Ambiguity: An Empirical Inquiry into Legal Interpretation

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2009
Ward Farnsworth, Dustin F. Guzior and Anup Malani
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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statutory interpretation, empirical legal studies

Ambiguity About Ambiguity: An Empirical Inquiry into Legal Interpretation

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 280, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-50
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
Ward Farnsworth, Dustin F. Guzior and Anup Malani
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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The Taste For Fairness

Forthcoming in Columbia Law Review
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Mar 2002
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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The Regulation of Turnover on the Supreme Court

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-18
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Supreme Court, life tenure, Supreme Court appointments, life tenure on the Supreme Court

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Implicit Bias in Legal Interpretation

U of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 577, U of Chicago, Public Law Research Paper No. 365, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-54, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-54
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
Ward Farnsworth, Dustin F. Guzior and Anup Malani
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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The Use and Limits of Martin-Quinn Scores to Assess Supreme Court Justices, with Special Attention to the Problem of Ideological Drift

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming; Northwestern Law Review Online Colloquy, April 2007, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Martin-Quinn Scores, Supreme Court Justices, Problem of Ideological Drift, patterns of coalition voting

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The Legal Regulation of Self-Serving Bias

Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 02-07
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jun 2002
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Dissents Against Type

Minnesota Law Review Symposium on Politics and the Judiciary, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-29
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2008
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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supreme court, empirical studies, legal realism, attitudinal model, dissents

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'To Do a Great Right, Do a Little Wrong': A User's Guide to Judicial Lawlessness

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 227, 2001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2001
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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The Economics of Enmity

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 211, 2002
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2002
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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enmity, transaction costs, socially beneficial behavior, commodification preference, public policy, costs for courts, costs for innocent third parties, enmity as a variety of emotion, awarding of damages, enmity between litigants

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Talking Out Of School: Notes On The Transmission Of Intellectual Capital From The Legal Academy To Public Tribunals

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper 01-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Women Under Reconstruction: The Congressional Understanding

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 4
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Dec 2000
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Signatures of Ideology: The Case of the Supreme Court's Criminal Docket

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, No. 67, 2005, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Citation 2

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Supreme Court, empirical, realism, attitudinal model, criminal law

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Role of Law in Close Cases: Some Evidence from the Federal Courts of Appeal

Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 06-24
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Aug 2006
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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attitudinalism, ideology, judging, empirical, federal courts of appeals, politics, legal realism

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The Ideological Stakes of Eliminating Life Tenure

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 29, p. 880, 2006, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-50
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Supreme Court, life tenure

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More Tales Out of School: A Reply to Professor Griffin

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 281, 2002, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 02-25
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Apr 2012
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Academics, amicus briefs, public opinions

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Do Parties to Nuisance Cases Bargain After Judgment? A Glimpse Inside the Cathedral

University of Chicago Law Review, Spring 1999
Posted: 17 May 1999
Ward Farnsworth
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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