Joanna Shepherd

Emory University School of Law

Professor of Law

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

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Scholarly Papers (45)

Does Capital Punishment Have a Deterrent Effect? New Evidence from Post-Moratorium Panel Data

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Hashem Dezhbakhsh, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
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Citation 24

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Capital Punishment; death penalty; deterrence

Does Capital Punishment Have a Deterrent Effect? New Evidence from Post-Moratorium Panel Data

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 May 2003
Hashem Dezhbakhsh, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law

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Capital Punishment, death penalty, deterrence

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Tort Reform and Accidental Deaths

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 1,137 (13,313)
Citation 14

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tort reform, accidents, deaths

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Deterrence Versus Brutalization: Capital Punishment's Differing Impacts Among States

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-16
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 948 (15,610)
Citation 9

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death penalty, deterrence, capital punishment

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What Else Matters for Corporate Governance?: The Case of Bank Monitoring

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-35, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 08-49
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Joanna Shepherd, Frederick Tung and Albert Yoon
Emory University School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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corporate governance, corporate governance index, agency costs, entrenchment, bank monitoring, private debt, private lender, bank loan, free cash flow

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Uncovering the Silent Victims of the American Medical Liability System

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 67, 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2013
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 442 (42,634)

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torts, medical malpractice, access to justice

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Lawyers, Ignorance, and the Dominance of Delaware Corporate Law

Harvard Business Law Review, Forthcoming, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-118, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-171
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
William J. Carney, George B. Shepherd and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law, Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 381 (60,649)
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Delaware, incorporation, lawyers

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Cross-Monitoring and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Jul 2006
Joanna Shepherd, Frederick Tung and Albert Yoon
Emory University School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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corporate governance, corporate governance index, agency costs, entrenchment, bank monitoring, bank loan, free cash flow

An Empirical Study of Public Defender Effectiveness: Self-Selection by the 'Marginally Indigent'

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 3, 2005, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-116
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2011
Morris B. Hoffman, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 294 (87,594)
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attorney effectiveness, public defender, private attorney, indigent defendants

An Empirical Study of Public Defender Effectiveness: Self-Selection by the 'Marginally Indigent'

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Morris B. Hoffman, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 63 (306,751)
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attorney effectiveness, public defender, private attorney, indigent defendant

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Economics of Crime

Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2006 , Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-114
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Erling Eide, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
University of Oslo, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 319 (63,471)
Citation 18

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criminal behavior, economics of crime

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The Partisan Price of Justice: An Empirical Analysis of Campaign Contributions and Judicial Decisions

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-115, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-74, New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 313 (68,133)

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Measuring Maximizing Judges: Empirical Legal Studies, Public Choice Theory, and Judicial Behavior

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 5, 2011, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-164, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-110
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 289 (79,229)
Citation 1

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judicial decision-making, public choice, law and economics

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The Economics of Capital Punishment

CRIMINAL LAW & ECONOMICS, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, 2nd Edition, p. 207, Nuno Garoupa, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 275 (77,871)
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capital punishment

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The Influence of Retention Politics on Judges' Voting

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2009, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-106
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 267 (85,118)
Citation 16

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judges, judicial decisionmaking

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U.S. Labor Market Regulation and the Export of Employment: Major League Baseball Replaces U.S. Players with Foreigners

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2003
Joanna Shepherd and George B. Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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labor law, sports economics, labor regulation, racial discrimination

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The Demographics of Tort Reform

The Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2011
Joanna Shepherd and Paul H. Rubin
Emory University School of Law and Emory University - Department of Economics
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tort reform, damages, disparate impact

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Blakely's Silver Lining: Sentencing Guidelines, Judicial Discretion, and Crime

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 58, 2007, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-14, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-24
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 222 (107,481)
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Blakely, Booker, sentencing, sentencing guidelines, judicial discretion, violent crime, property crimes

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Combatting the Prescription Painkiller Epidemic: A National Prescription Drug Reporting Program

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 40, No. 1, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-246
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 185 (124,797)

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drug abuse, prescription drug monitoring program, pharmacy benefit manager

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Tort Reforms’ Winners and Losers: The Competing Effects of Care and Activity Levels

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 905, 2008, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-108
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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tort reform, tort law, medical malpractice, law and economics

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Biologic Drugs, Biosimilars, and Barriers to Entry

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-284
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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biosimilars, biologic, FDA, barriers to entry, biologicals, BPCIA

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Economic Conundrums in Search of a Solution: The Functions of Third-Party Litigation Finance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 May 2014
Joanna Shepherd and Judd E. Stone II
Emory University School of Law and Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.
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third party litigation finance

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The Imprisonment Puzzle: Understanding How Prison Growth Affects Crime

Criminology and Public Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 285-298, 2006, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-167, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-115
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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economics of crime, sentencing reform, war on drugs

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The Fox Guarding the Henhouse: The Regulation of Pharmacy Benefit Managers by a Market Adversary

Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-244
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 158 (139,782)

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prescription drug market, competition, pharmacy benefit managers

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The Partisan Foundations of Judicial Campaign Finance

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1239, 2013
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2015
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 138 (149,974)

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judicial elections, campaign finance

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Baseball’s Accidental Racism: The Draft, African-American Players, and the Law

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, November 2011, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-117, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-170
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
George B. Shepherd and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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baseball, discrimination, labor regulation

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Money, Politics, and Impartial Justice

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 623, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 100 (167,840)
Citation 7

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judicial elections, campaign finance, law and economics

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Sentencing Guidelines, Tis Legislation, and Bargaining Power

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jul 2006
Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno M. Garoupa and Joanna Shepherd
University of Chicago Law School, Texas A&M University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 92 (228,480)
Citation 4

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criminal law, judges, sentencing guidelines

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Selective Contracting in Prescription Drugs: The Benefits of Pharmacy Networks

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-260
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 84 (225,388)

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selective contracting, pharmacy networks, access to care

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Is More Information Always Better? Mandatory Disclosure Regulations in the Prescription Drug Market

Cornell Law Review Online, Vol. 99, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-245
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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prescription drug market, pharmacy benefit manager, disclosure, transparency

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Are Appointed Judges Strategic Too?

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, 2009, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-163, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-109
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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judicial elections, judicial independence, law and economics

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Diversity, Tenure, and Dissent

Legal Workshop; Duke Law Journal, 2010, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-111
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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judicial decision-making, dissent, diversity

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Legislatures, Judges, and Parole Boards: The Allocation of Discretion Under Determinate Sentencing

Florida Law Review, Vol. 62, 2010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2011
Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno M. Garoupa and Joanna Shepherd
University of Chicago Law School, Texas A&M University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 45 (267,312)
Citation 1

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sentencing reform, determinate sentencing, sentencing guidelines, political economy

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The Politics of Judicial Opposition

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol 166, p. 88, 2010, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-165, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-112
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
Downloads 31 (377,733)
Citation 1

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judicial decision-making, dissent

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Judging Law in Election Cases

70 Vanderbilt Law Review 1755 (2017), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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Judicial Elections, Election Administration, Judicial Decisionmaking, Election Law, Partisanship

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Consolidation and Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Role of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Current Innovation Ecosystem

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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pharmaceuticals, innovation, mergers, consolidation, biotech

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State Consumer Protection Acts: An Economic and Empirical Analysis

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-426, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2017
James C. Cooper and Joanna Shepherd
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Emory University School of Law
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Consumer Protection, CPAs, Deceptive Trade Practices, Federal Trade Commission, Fraud, FTC, Litigation, Unfair Trade Practices

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Disrupting the Balance: The Conflict between Hatch-Waxman and Inter Partes Review

NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-419
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Sep 2016
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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Hatch-Waxman, pharmaceutical industry, Inter Partes Review, innovation, patents

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Judging Judicial Elections

Attacking Judges: How Campaign Advertising Influences State Supreme Court Elections, 2015, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 929, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-408
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 May 2016
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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Judicial Elections, Judges, Judicial Behavior, Attack Advertising, Campaign Finance, Criminal Law, Sentencing

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The Long Shadow of Bush v. Gore: Judicial Partisanship in Election Cases

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 69, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-413
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Michael S. Kang and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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judicial behavior, partisan voting, judicial decisionmaking, election law

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The Prescription for Rising Drug Prices: Competition or Price Controls?

Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-403
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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pharmaceuticals, price controls, competition, FDA, biosimilars, drug prices

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An Empirical Survey of No-Injury Class Actions

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-402
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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class action, damages, attorneys' fees, Spokeo, cy pres, no-injury

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Deterring Innovation: NY v. Actavis and the Duty to Subsidize Competitors’ Market Entry

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-374
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law
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Predicting Litigation Outcomes

Posted: 11 Oct 2011
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law

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Trial outcomes, litigation model, litigation strategy

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The Deterrent Effect of Capital Punishment: Evidence from a "Judicial Experiment"

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 512-535, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Hashem Dezhbakhsh and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law

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Police, Prosecutors, Criminals, and Determinate Sentencing: The Truth About Truth-in-Sentencing Laws

Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 45, No. 2, Part 1
Posted: 10 May 2002
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law

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Fear of the First Strike: The Full Deterrent Effect of California's Two- and Three-Strikes Legislation

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1, Part 1
Posted: 13 Mar 2002
Joanna Shepherd
Emory University School of Law

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