Edward K. Cheng

Vanderbilt Law School

Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Reconceptualizing the Burden of Proof

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 444 (43,396)

Abstract:

burden of proof, preponderance, statistical evidence, hypothesis testing, probability, Bayesian, conjunction paradox, blue bus

2.

Does Frye or Daubert Matter? A Study of Scientific Admissibility Standards

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Edward K. Cheng and Albert Yoon
Vanderbilt Law School and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 433 (46,240)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Daubert, Frye, removal, scientific evidence, admissibility, law and science, empirical, tort reform

3.

The Myth of the Generalist Judge

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 81, Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 May 2007 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2008
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 245 (88,417)
Citation 4

Abstract:

specialization, courts, judges, empirical

4.

A Practical Solution to the Reference Class Problem

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 215 (102,518)
Citation 1

Abstract:

"reference class", statistics, model selection, "statistical evidence"

5.

Structural Laws and the Puzzle of Regulating Behavior

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 196 (111,854)
Citation 8

Abstract:

overcriminalization, criminal law theory, tax evasion, speeding, music piracy, structure, fiat, regulation

6.

Changing Scientific Evidence

Brooklyn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 160 (147,496)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Torts,Evidence,Daubert

7.

Independent Judicial Research in the Daubert Age

Duke Law Journal, Feb. 2007, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 152 (152,304)

Abstract:

scientific evidence, independent research, judicial research, judicial ethics, daubert, survey

8.

Accuracy, Optimality, and the Preponderance Standard

Law, Probability & Risk, Forthcoming, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2547348
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
Edward K. Cheng and Michael S. Pardo
Vanderbilt Law School and University of Alabama School of Law
Downloads 143 (129,176)

Abstract:

burden of proof, burden of persuasion, evidence, accuracy, welfare, minimax, error

9.

When 10 Trials are Better than 1000: An Evidentiary Perspective on Trial Sampling

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 160, No. 4, pp. 955-965, March 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 88 (222,955)

Abstract:

sampling, mass tort, shrinkage, averaging, variability

10.

Predicting the Constitutionality of Punitive Damages: A Statistical Approach

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Edward K. Cheng and Albert Yoon
Vanderbilt Law School and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 74 (255,825)

Abstract:

punitive damages, constitutionality, statistical prediction, prediction, forecasting, BMW v. Gore, model, punitives

11.

Specialist Judges

3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 51 (308,076)

Abstract:

specialization, federal circuit judges, empirical, entropy

12.

Detection and Correction of Legal Publication Bias

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Edward K. Cheng
Vanderbilt Law School
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Abstract:

publication bias, false confessions, evidence, multiple systems estimation