Anthony J. Sebok

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Professor of Law

55 Fifth Ave.

New York, NY 10003

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Punitive Damages: From Myth to Theory

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 92, 2007, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 59, Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper No. 06-015
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Punitive Damages, Retribution, Deterrence, Torts

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The Inauthentic Claim

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, 2011, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 298
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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assignment, maintenance, champerty, chose in action, nonassignability, corrective justice

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An Empirical Investigation of Third Party Consumer Litigant Funding

104 Cornell Law Review __ (2018), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 539, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 May 2020
Ronen Avraham and Anthony J. Sebok
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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litigation, consumer protection, empirical legal studies, legal ethics

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The Place of Reliance in Fraud

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 1001, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
Harvard Law School, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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consumer protection, deceit, duty, fraud, misrepresentation, private rights of action, proximate cause, relational duty, reliance, securities fraud, tortious interference

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What Did Punitive Damages Do? Why Misunderstanding the History of Punitive Damages Matters Today

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Apr 2003
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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A Brief History of Mass Restitution Litigation in the United States

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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tort, restitution, class action

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Actual Causation in the Second and Third Restatements: Or, the Expulsion of the Substantial Factor Test

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 504, Anthony J. Sebok, "Actual Causation in the Second and Third Restatements: Or, the Expulsion of the Substantial Factor Test," in Causation In European Tort Law (Marta Infantino & Eleni Zervogianni, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2016, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Tort Law, Restatement of Torts, Causation, Substantial Factor

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Litigation Investment and Legal Ethics: What Are the Real Issues?

55 Canadian Business Law Journal 111 (2014) , Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 429
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 May 2014
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Litigation Investment, Legal Ethics, Litigation, Champerty, Comparative Law, Civil Litigation

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Dispatches from the Tort Wars: A Review Essay

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, 2007, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 May 2007
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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tort law, tort reform, politics, media, liability

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The Fall and Rise of Blame in American Tort Law

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 68, p. 1031, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 May 2003
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Normative Theories of Punitive Damages: The Case of Deterrence

John Oberdiek, ed., Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts (OUP 2014) , Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 431
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 May 2014
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Theory of Common Law Punitive Damages: An Inauspicious Start

in THE POWER OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES: IS EUROPE MISSING OUT?, Lotte Meurkens and Emily Nordin, eds., Intersentia Press, 2012, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2012
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Litigation, Supreme Court, punitive damage

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Using Comparative Torts Materials to Teach First-Year Torts

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 235, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 57, p. 562, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 May 2008 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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class materials, torts, comparative law

14.

Selling Attorney's Fees

University of Illinois Law Review, 2018, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 519
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2018
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Legal Profession, Legal Ethics, Law and Markets, Fee-splitting, Litigation, Civil Justice

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Should the Law Preserve Party Control? Litigation Investment, Insurance Law and Double Standards

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 428
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 May 2014
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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litigation finance, litigation, insurance law, torts, Champerty, contracts

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Betting on Tort Suits after the Event: From Champerty to Insurance

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 453, 2011, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2012
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Litigation, insurance, torts, courts, champerty

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What's Law Got to Do with it? Designing Compensation Schemes in the Shadow of the Tort System

Brooklyn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Mar 2004
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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duty, torts, negligence, airline, terrorism, liability

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Two Concepts of Injustice in Restitution for Slavery

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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restitution, slavery, unjust enrichment, expressive damages, remedies

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What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Mass Torts?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 106, p. 1213, 2008, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 May 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Taking Tort Law Seriously in the Alien Tort Statute

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 234, Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 33, 2008
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 May 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2008
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Deterrence or Disgorgement? Reading Ciraolo after Campbell

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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restitution, punitive damages, deterrence, remedies

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Duty in the Litigation Investment Agreement: The Choice between Tort and Contract Norms When the Deal Breaks Down

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Anthony J. Sebok and W. Bradley Wendel
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Cornell University - School of Law
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The Failed Promise of a General Theory of Pure Economic Loss: An Accident of History?

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 61, 2012, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Torts, negligence, pure economic loss, litigation

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Crowd-Classing Individual Arbitrations in a Post-Class Action Era

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Myriam E. Gilles and Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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What is Wrong with Wrongdoing

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 209, 2011, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2012
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Tort theory, civil recourse, Blackstone, courts, maintenance

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The Mysterious Market for Post-Settlement Litigant Finance

96 N.Y.U. L. Rev. Online 181 (2021), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper Forthcoming #E602 , U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper Paper #719, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Lynn A. Baker, Ronen Avraham and Anthony J. Sebok
University of Texas School of Law, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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litigation finance, mass torts, class actions, torts, consumer protection, usury

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Pretext, Transparency and Motive in Mass Restitution Litigation

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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torts, restitution, tobacco, personal injury, mass settlement agreement

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After Philip Morris v. Williams: What is Left of the 'Single-Digit' Ratio?

Charleston Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 287, 2008, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 May 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2008
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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29.

Private Dollars for Public Litigation: An Introduction

12 NYU J.L. & Bus. 809 (2016), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 506
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Litigation Investment, Parens Patriae, Attorney General

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Adversarial Legalism and the Emergence of a New European Legality: A Comparative Perspective

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Anthony J. Sebok and Lars Tragardh
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Ersta Sköndal University College - Dept of Social Sciences
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Legal culture, comparative law, litigation, courts, politics, rights, European Union

31.

The MDL Revolution and Consumer Legal Funding

Review of Litigation, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2021, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 601, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 653, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Ronen Avraham, Lynn A. Baker and Anthony J. Sebok
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, University of Texas School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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MDL, mass tort, consumer, legal funding, third-party funding, consumer protection, legal ethics

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What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Control?

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 430
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 May 2014
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Legal Ethics, Litigation, Fee Splitting

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The Unwritten Federal Arbitration Act

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 65, 2016, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 505
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Arbitration, Supreme Court, Public Policy

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Liability Without Cause? Further Ruminations on Cause-in-Fact as Applied to Handgun Liability

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 4, June 2000
Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Aaron Twerski and Anthony J. Sebok
Brooklyn Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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Legal Positivism in American Jurisprudence

Cambridge University Press, November 1998
Posted: 03 Dec 1999
Anthony J. Sebok
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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