Sepehr Shahshahani

Fordham University School of Law

140 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Testing Political Antitrust

98 New York University Law Review 1169 (2023), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4363447
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 27 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2023
Sepehr Shahshahani and Nolan McCarty
Fordham University School of Law and Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
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antitrust, political antitrust, neo-Brandeisian movement, lobbying, economic concentration

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Religion and Judging on the Federal Courts of Appeals

14 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 716 (2017)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 May 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2019
Sepehr Shahshahani and Lawrence J. Liu
Fordham University School of Law and University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program, Students
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judicial decisionmaking, panel effects, religious liberties, First Amendment, Religion Clauses, Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, empirical legal studies

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Hard Cases Make Bad Law? A Theoretical Investigation

Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3964820
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2022
Sepehr Shahshahani
Fordham University School of Law
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hard cases, hard cases make bad law, strategic litigators, cause lawyers, common law process, judicial hierarchy, jurisprudence, formal models of litigation, formal models of jurisprudence

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The Fact-Law Distinction: Strategic Factfinding and Lawmaking in a Judicial Hierarchy

37 Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization 440 (2021)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
Sepehr Shahshahani
Fordham University School of Law
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clear error, factfinding, procedure, judicial hierarchy, judicial politics, formal models of judicial politics, formal models of procedure

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When Hard Cases Make Bad Law: A Theory of How Case Facts Affect Judge-Made Law

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 110, 2024, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4738245
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Mar 2024 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2024
Sepehr Shahshahani
Fordham University School of Law
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hard cases, hard cases make bad law, common law process, judicial lawmaking, equity

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The Role of Courts in Technology Policy

61 Journal of Law and Economics 37 (2018)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2020
Sepehr Shahshahani
Fordham University School of Law
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intellectual property, copyright, technology policy, innovation, technological change, copyright, patent, regulation, judicial politics, separation of powers, role of courts in regulation, political economy of technology policy

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The Design of Useful Article Exclusion: A Way Out of the Mess

57 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 859 (2010)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Sepehr Shahshahani
Fordham University School of Law
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Design of useful article exclusion; useful articles; idea-expression dichotomy; merger doctrine; copyright

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Coordination and Innovation in Judiciaries: Correct Law vs. Consistent Law

17 Quarterly Journal of Political Science 61 (2022)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
Mehdi Shadmehr, Charles M. Cameron and Sepehr Shahshahani
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Fordham University School of Law
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Non-hierarchical judiciary, judicial decision making, legal innovation, coordination, public information, MacPherson, Escola, Javins

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Measuring Follow-On Innovation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2023
Janet Freilich and Sepehr Shahshahani
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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follow-on innovation; patents; patent infringement; intellectual property

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The Missing Element in Trademark Infringement

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 110, 2024, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper 4738390
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Mar 2024 Last Revised: 01 May 2024
Sepehr Shahshahani and Maggie Wittlin
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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trademark, likelihood of confusion, trademark surveys, causation, trade dress

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The Nirvana Fallacy in Fair Use Reform

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Sepehr Shahshahani
Fordham University School of Law
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Fair use, copyright, copyright reform, judicial review, public choice, institutions