J.J. Prescott

University of Michigan Law School

Professor of Law

3170 South Hall

701 S. State St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 54, No. 1, February 2011, Columbia Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
J.J. Prescott and Jonah E. Rockoff
University of Michigan Law School and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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sex offenders, rape, molestation, deterrence, incapacitation, registration, notification, recidivism, shaming

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?

NBER Working Paper No. w13803
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Mar 2008
J.J. Prescott and Jonah E. Rockoff
University of Michigan Law School and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Disaggregating Employment Protection: The Case of Disability Discrimination

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 106, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 496
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2004
Christine Jolls and J.J. Prescott
Yale Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Trial and Settlement: A Study of High-Low Agreements

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 57, No. 3, August 2014 , U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 10-022, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2015
J.J. Prescott, Kathryn E. Spier and Albert Yoon
University of Michigan Law School, Harvard University - Law School - Faculty and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Citation 2

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High-Low agreements, settlement, contracts, civil litigation, trial, arbitration, reserve accounts, insurance industry

Trial and Settlement: A Study of High-Low Agreements

NBER Working Paper No. w19873
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
J.J. Prescott, Kathryn E. Spier and Albert Yoon
University of Michigan Law School, Harvard University - Law School - Faculty and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Improving Criminal Jury Decision Making After the Blakely Revolution

University of Illinois Law Review, p. 301, 2006, Michigan Law and Economic Research Paper No. 05-004
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
J.J. Prescott and Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Citation 4

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criminal law, criminal procedure, litigation, evidence, sentencing, Apprendi, Blakely, Booker, fact-finding, juries, law and economics, law and psychology, group behavior

Sex Offender Law and the Geography of Victimization

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Vol. 11, No 4, December 2014, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Amanda Y. Agan and J.J. Prescott
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
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Sex Offender Law and the Geography of Victimization

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 786-828, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Oct 2014
Amanda Y. Agan and J.J. Prescott
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
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Do Sex Offender Registries Make Us Less Safe?

Regulation, Vol. 35, No. 2, Summer 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
J.J. Prescott
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

sex offenders, registration, notification, recidivism, deterrence, rape, molestation, registries

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The Challenges of Calculating the Benefits of Providing Access to Legal Services

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 303, 2010, U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center No. 10-010, U of Michigan Public Law Working No. 191
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
J.J. Prescott
University of Michigan Law School
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legal services, cost-benefit analysis, welfare economics, LSC, ABA

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Child Pornography and Community Notification: How an Attempt to Reduce Crime Can Achieve the Opposite

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 24, pp. 93-101, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2014
J.J. Prescott
University of Michigan Law School
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community notification laws, child pornography, sex offenders, illegal markets, criminal enterprise, child pornography market, child pornography sentencing

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Process Costs and Police Discretion

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 128, pp. 268-88 (April 2015)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015
Charlie Gerstein and J.J. Prescott
Civil Rights Corps and University of Michigan Law School
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policing, discretion, misdemeanors, public order

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A Comprehensive Theory of Civil Settlement

NYU Law Review, Vol. 91, pp. 59-143 (April 2016)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 19 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 May 2016
J.J. Prescott and Kathryn E. Spier
University of Michigan Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
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Settlement, Pretrial Bargaining,Trial, Litigation, High-Low Agreements, Partial Settlement, Contracts, Summary Jury Trial

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Noncompetes and Employee Mobility

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-032
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Evan P Starr, J.J. Prescott and Norman Bishara
University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Michigan Law School and The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
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Covenants Not to Compete, Employee Mobility, Career Detours, Labor Market Frictions

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Portmanteau Ascendant: Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2016, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-021
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2016
J.J. Prescott
University of Michigan Law School
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Sex Offender Laws, Deterrence, Recidivism, Registration, Notification, Portmanteau, Becker, Criminal Law, Residency Restrictions

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Understanding Noncompetition Agreements: The 2014 Noncompete Survey Project

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2016, No. 2, pp. 369-464, 2016, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2799961, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-018
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 24 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
J.J. Prescott, Norman Bishara and Evan P Starr
University of Michigan Law School, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business
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Noncompetes, Noncompetition Agreements, Covenants Not to Compete, Empirical, Survey Data

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Online Case Resolution Systems: Enhancing Access, Fairness, Accuracy, and Efficiency

Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Vol. 21:205, 2016, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-013
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Maximilian A. Bulinski and J.J. Prescott
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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resolution, technology, access to justice, courts, platform

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Contracting on Litigation

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-009
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Kathryn E. Spier and J.J. Prescott
Harvard University - Law School - Faculty and University of Michigan Law School
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Litigation; Settlement; Pretrial Bargaining; High-Low Agreements; Contingent Fees, Litigation Finance; Litigation Funding; Insurance; Heterogeneous Beliefs; Belief-Neutral Welfare Criterion; Non-Common Priors

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Noncompetes in the U.S. Labor Force

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2016
Evan P Starr, Norman Bishara and J.J. Prescott
University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and University of Michigan Law School
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noncompetes, non-competition agreements, covenants not to compete, employment law, contracts, cove