Henry N. Butler

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Brooklyn Law School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 3

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, policy, growth, rules, innovation, immigration, intellectual property, ip, university, business, federal, national, patent

2.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Debacle: What We've Learned; How to Fix it

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-017, Larry Ribstein, Henry Butler, THE SARBANES-OXLEY DEBACLE: WHAT WE'VE LEARNED; HOW TO FIX IT, AEI Press 2006, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 06-15
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Larry E. Ribstein and Henry N. Butler
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased) and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Citation 7

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3.

Reforming State Consumer Protection Liability: An Economic Approach

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2010, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-02, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-29, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-47
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2009
Henry N. Butler and Jason Scott Johnston
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Virginia - School of Law
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Citation 2

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consumer protection, advertising, class actions, punitive damages, overdeterence, attorneys fees, fraud, misrepresentation, no harm, reliance, information

4.

The Contractual Theory of the Corporation

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 99-123, Summer 1989, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-19
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Henry N. Butler
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Citation 11

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ALI, Adolph A. Berle, Armen Alchian, American Law Institute, Cheung, Crawford, corporate governance project, directors, entity, Gardiner C. Means, Harold Demsetz, Jensen, Klein, managers, Meckling, modern, officers, private property, Ronald Coase, shareholders, transaction costs, Williamson

5.

Activating Actavis: Economic Issues in Applying the Rule of Reason to Reverse Payment Settlements

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 77-94, 2014, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-49
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2014
Sumanth Addanki and Henry N. Butler
NERA Economic Consulting and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Abstract:

ANDA, antitrust, Arkansas carpenters, competitive effects, drugs, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, generic entry, Hatch-Waxman Act, horizontal collusion, K-Dur, market power, Paragraph IV, pay for delay, pharmaceutical industry, quick look approach, settlement, Third Circuit

6.

Are State Consumer Protection Acts Really Little-FTC Acts?

Florida Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 163-192, January 2011 , Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 10-11, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-45
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Henry N. Butler and Joshua D. Wright
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Citation 1

Abstract:

administrative expertise, business regulation, causes of action, common law limitations, deceptive practices, fraud, market forces, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Posner, printer’s ink laws, Ralph Nader, remedies, statute of frauds, UDTPA, unfair, warranty disclaimers

7.

Policy Reversal on Reverse Payments: Why Courts Should Not Follow the New DOJ Position on Reverse-Payment Settlements of Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 1, 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-54
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2013
Henry N. Butler and Jeffrey Paul Jarosch
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 1

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ANDA, Abbreviated New Drug Application, Administration, Andrx, Arkansas Carpenters, Cardizem, exclusion, FDA, FTC, Federal Trade Commission, Food, Hatch-Waxman Act, Hoechst, Marion, pay-for-delay, prescription drugs, Roussel, Schering-Plough, Sherman, Tamoxifen Citrate, Terazosin, Valley, Zeneca

8.

A Single-License Approach to Regulating Insurance

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-10, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 May 2008
Henry N. Butler and Larry E. Ribstein
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
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Citation 5

Abstract:

insurance, financial services, optional federal charter, federalism, regulation

9.

Smith v. Van Gorkom, Jurisdictional Competition, and the Role of Random Mutations in the Evolution of Corporate Law

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 267, Winter 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Henry N. Butler
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Citation 2

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Van Gorkom, Jurisdictional competition, federalism, corporate governance

10.

Legal Process and the Discovery of Better Policies for Fostering Innovation and Growth

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform (The Kauffman Task Force on Law, Innovation, and Growth, 2011), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-47, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-06, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Henry N. Butler and Larry E. Ribstein
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
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Citation 1

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Albert O. Hirschman, costs, economic variables, economically powerful, efficiency, firms, Frederick von Hayek, Gary S. Becker, Hayekian, incentives, knowledge, policymakers, political, prohibited conduct, regulatory design, share, shopping, social, society, statute, substantive, technological system

11.

A Defense of Common Law Environmentalism: The Discovery of Better Environmental Policy

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, p. 705, Spring 2008, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-46, ERC Research Paper No. 12/8
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 16 May 2013
Henry N. Butler
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Citation 1

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bureaucratic empire building, Carroll Towing, Darwinian forces, externalities, Frank Cross, free market, Harold Demsetz, interaction, Keith Hylton, Learned Hand, malfeasance, norms, ordering, protection, Pigovian, property rights, Richard Posner, rent seeking, Ronald Coase, welfare economics

12.

Sue, Settle, and Shut Out the States: Destroying the Environmental Benefits of Cooperative Federalism

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 579-628, 2014, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-57
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
Henry N. Butler and Nathaniel J. Harris
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Students/Alumni
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Abstract:

administrative law, consent decrees, collusion, decentralization, Defenders of Wildlife v. Perciasepe, EME Homer City Generation, environment, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, federal implementation plan, FRCP Rule 24, non-adversarial, reform, regulatory process, rulemaking, state intervention

13.

The Single-License Solution

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 4, Winter 2008-2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Henry N. Butler and Larry E. Ribstein
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
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Citation 3

Abstract:

single-license solution, regulation, insurance, state-based regulation, jurisdictional competition, optional federal chartering, guaranty funds, consumer protection, insurance regulation, interstate commerce, antitrust, NAIC, exit, National Insurance Act, race-to-the-bottom