Hillel J. Bavli

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

P.O. Box 750116

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Counterfactual Causation

51 Arizona State Law Journal 879 (2019), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2021
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Character Evidence as a Conduit for Implicit Bias

56 U.C. Davis L. Rev. (Forthcoming), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 520
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2022
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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character evidence, 404, Federal Rules of Evidence, FRE, implicit bias, prejudice, race, sex, economic status, inequality, Bayesian inference, racial equality, criminal justice, due process, propensity, discrimination, jury behavior, courts, bias, psychology, statistics, false conviction, verdict

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Cause and Effect in Antidiscrimination Law

106 Iowa Law Review 483 (2021), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 464
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 09 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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antidiscrimination, employment discrimination, causation, causality, cause and effect, tort law, multiple sufficient causes, ness, disparate treatment, Supreme Court, but-for, motivating-factor, statutory interpretation

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The Effects of Comparable-Case Guidance on Awards for Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damages: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

37 Yale Law & Policy Review 405 (2019), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Hillel J. Bavli and Reagan Mozer
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Harvard University, Department of Statistics
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Jury Behavior, Juror Behavior, Experiment, Randomized, Prior-Award Information, Pain and Suffering, Punitive Damages, Unpredictability, Variability, Accuracy

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The Logic of Comparable-Case Guidance in the Determination of Awards for Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damages

85 University of Cincinnati Law Review 1 (2017)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2018
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Credibility in Empirical Legal Analysis

87 Brooklyn Law Review 501 (2022), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 434
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2022
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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empirical legal studies, data fishing, reliability, accuracy, hypothesis test, quantitative analysis, methodology, research practices, expert evidence, empirical analysis, hired gun, false positives, battle of the experts, statistical analysis, data manipulation, scientific evidence, p-value

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The Admissibility of Sampling Evidence to Prove Individual Damages in Class Actions

Boston College Law Review, Vol.59, Issue 2, Article 5, February 2018, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Hillel J. Bavli and John Kenneth Felter
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Ropes & Gray LLP - Boston
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Tyson, sampling, evidence, reliability, class action, individual damages, classwide damages, accuracy, certification, predominance

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Causation in Civil Rights Legislation

73 Alabama Law Review 159 (2021), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 497
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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discrimination, antidiscrimination, civil rights, employment discrimination, causation, motivating factor test, but for causation, legislation, Title VII, statutory interpretation, multiple sufficient causes, ness, mixed motive, disparate treatment, tort law, potential outcomes, cause and effect

9.

Objective Chance and the Rule against Character Evidence

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 513
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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character evidence, Rule 404, Federal Rules of Evidence, FRE, doctrine of objective chances, doctrine of chances, prior-acts evidence, other-acts evidence, propensity evidence, judgment variability, unpredictability, accuracy, bias-variance tradeoff, shrinkage estimation, hierarchical models

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Sampling and Reliability in Class Action Litigation

2016 Cardozo Law Review de novo 207 (2016)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2018
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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An Aggregation Theory of Character Evidence

51 Journal of Legal Studies 39 (2022) (published version available at: https://doi.org/10.1086/716202), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 512
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2022
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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character evidence, Rule 404, Federal Rules of Evidence, FRE, doctrine of chances, prior-acts evidence, other-acts evidence, propensity evidence, doctrine of objective chances, judgment variability, unpredictability, accuracy, bias-variance tradeoff, shrinkage estimation, hierarchical model

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Aggregating for Accuracy: A Closer Look at Sampling and Accuracy in Class Action Litigation

14 Law, Probability & Risk 67 (March 2015)
Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 140
1.

An Aggregation Theory of Character Evidence

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 483
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2022
Hillel J. Bavli
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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