Joshua P. Davis

University of San Francisco - School of Law

2130 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

United States

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“  My main current projects are two books: (1) Unnatural Law: AI, Consciousness, Ethics, and Legal Theory (forthcoming 2023 Cambridge University Press) and (2) Complex Litigation Ethics (forthcoming Lexis Nexis 2023).  ”

Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Benefits from Private Antitrust Enforcement: An Analysis of Forty Cases

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 879, 2008, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2010
Robert H. Lande and Joshua P. Davis
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 1,604 (16,000)
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antitrust law, private enforcement, empirical research

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Law Without Mind: AI, Ethics, and Jurisprudence

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2018-05
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 815 (42,860)
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artificial intelligence, AI, jurisprudence, computers, legal interpretation, moral judgment, law

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Comparative Deterrence from Private Enforcement and Criminal Enforcement of the U.S. Antitrust Laws

Brigham Young University Law Review, 2011, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2010-17, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Robert H. Lande and Joshua P. Davis
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 783 (45,081)
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antitrust, private antitrust enforcement, private antitrust cases, deterrence, criminal antitrust enforcement, compensation, optimal deterrence, cartels

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Benefits from Private Antitrust Enforcement: Forty Individual Case Studies

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 244 Posted: 14 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2011
Robert H. Lande and Joshua P. Davis
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 739 (48,723)
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antitrust law, private enforcement, empirical research

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Defying Conventional Wisdom: The Case for Private Antitrust Enforcement

48 Georgia Law Review 1 (2013), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2013
Joshua P. Davis and Robert H. Lande
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 454 (89,937)
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antitrust, private antitrust enforcement, empirical research, class action, antitrust damages

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2018 Antitrust Annual Report: Class Action Filings in Federal Court

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2019 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2019
Joshua P. Davis and Rose Kohles
University of San Francisco - School of Law and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 427 (96,598)
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antitrust, class action, settlement

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2020 Antitrust Annual Report: Class Action Filings in Federal Court

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Joshua P. Davis and Rose Kohles
University of San Francisco - School of Law and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 383 (109,793)

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Antitrust, Private Enforcement, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Federal Courts, Economics, Empirical

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2019 Antitrust Annual Report: Class Action Filings in Federal Court

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Nov 2020
Joshua P. Davis and Rose Kohles
University of San Francisco - School of Law and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 383 (109,489)

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Antitrust, Class Actions, Private Enforcement, Empirical Analysis, Federal Court, Civil Procedure

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Toward an Empirical and Theoretical Assessment of Private Antitrust Enforcement

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2012-17, Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 36, 2013
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Joshua P. Davis and Robert H. Lande
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 371 (113,408)
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regulation, antitrust, class action, private antitrust enforcement, private litigation, private antitrust litigation, private antitrust cases, deterrence, criminal antitrust enforcement, compensation, optimal deterrence, cartels

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Summaries of Twenty Cases of Successful Private Antitrust Enforcement

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-01
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 19 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2013
Joshua P. Davis and Robert H. Lande
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 368 (114,508)

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private antitrust enforcement, deterrence

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The Extraordinary Deterrence of Private Antitrust Enforcement: A Reply to Werden, Hammond, and Barnett

Antitrust Law Bulletin, Vol. 58, No. 1, p. 173, Spring 2013, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2012-24
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2013
Robert H. Lande and Joshua P. Davis
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 308 (138,672)

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regulation, class actions, private litigation, private antitrust litigation, private antitrust enforcement, private antitrust cases, deterrence, criminal antitrust enforcement, compensation, cartels, optimal deterrence, cartel deterrence, antitrust litigation, antitrust damages

12.

Antitrust As Antiracism: Antitrust as a Partial Cure for Systemic Racism (and Other Systemic 'ISMS')

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2021-01 (forthcoming in the Antitrust Bulletin)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
University of San Francisco - School of Law, Berger Montague PC, Berger Montague PC and Berger & Montague, P .C.
Downloads 273 (156,995)

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antitrust, racism, antidiscrimination, antiracism, monopsony, market power, class actions, monopsonist

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Applying Litigation Economics to Patent Settlements: Why Reverse Payments Should be Per Se Illegal

Lawyers, Drugs & Money Symposium, Lawyers, Drugs & Money: A Prescription for Antitrust Enforcement in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2009-24
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2013
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 269 (159,303)
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patent settlements, antitrust, reverse payments, Hatch-Waxman Act

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2021 Antitrust Annual Report: Class Action Filings in Federal Court

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 May 2022
Joshua P. Davis and Rose Kohles
University of San Francisco - School of Law and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 236 (181,861)

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Antitrust, Private Enforcement, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Federal Courts, Economics, Empirical

15.

Of Vulnerable Monopolists?: Questionable Innovation in the Standard for Class Certification in Antitrust Cases

Rutgers Law Journal, Forthcoming, Lawyers, Drugs & Money Symposium, Lawyers, Drugs & Money: A Prescription for Antitrust Enforcement in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2011-01
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2014
Joshua P. Davis and Eric L. Cramer
University of San Francisco - School of Law and Berger Montague PC
Downloads 234 (182,588)
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antitrust, class actions, class certification, federal rules of civil procedure

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Antitrust, Class Certification, and the Politics of Procedure

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, p. 968, 2010, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Joshua P. Davis and Eric L. Cramer
University of San Francisco - School of Law and Berger Montague PC
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antitrust, class certification, Seventh Amendment, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23

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Of Myths and Evidence: An Analysis of 40 U.S. Cases for Countries Considering a Private Right of Action for Competition Law Violations

Global Competition Litigation Review, Vol. 2, No. 126, 2009, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2010
Robert H. Lande and Joshua P. Davis
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 212 (200,371)

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antitrust, competition, competition law, competition law enforcement, private antitrust enforcement, private rights of action, private competition litigation

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Restoring the Legitimacy of Private Antitrust Enforcement

A Report to the 45th President (American Antitrust Institute, 2017 Forthcoming). , University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 May 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2018
Joshua P. Davis and Robert H. Lande
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Antitrust, private Antitrust enforcement, private Antitrust cases, Antitrust damages, Antitrust remedies, Antitrust private rights of action, compensating victims of Antitrust violations, deterring Antitrust violations

19.

Artificial Wisdom? A Potential Limit on AI in Law (and Elsewhere)

Oklahoma Law Review, Volume 72, Autumn 2019, Number 1, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2019
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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artificial intelligence, AI, jurisprudence, moral judgment, free will, consciousness, legal decision-making, wisdom, subjectivity, computers

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American Legal Realism and Practical Guidance

in G. Pavlakos & V. Rodriguez-Blanco, eds., Reasons and Intentions in Law and Practical Agency (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). , Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2014-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2015
Manuel Vargas and Joshua P. Davis
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Division of Arts and Humanities and University of San Francisco - School of Law
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American legal realism, jurisprudence, Brian Leiter, H.L.A. Hart

21.

The Inherent Structure of Free Speech Law

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2010-01
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Joshua P. Davis and Joshua D. Rosenberg
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law
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free speech, first amendment, government regulation, constrained cost-benefit analysis

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Legality, Morality, Duality

2014 Utah L. Rev. 55, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-23
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2016
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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jurisprudence, legal dualism, natural law, legal positivism, Scott Shapiro, Legality, planning theory

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AI and Interdependent Pricing: Combination Without Conspiracy?

Competition: The Journal of the Antitrust, UCL and Privacy Section, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2020-04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2020
Joshua P. Davis and Anupama Reddy
University of San Francisco - School of Law and Independent
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Artificial Intelligence (AI), Antitrust,Technology, Conspiracy, Price Fixing, Parallel Pricing

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Legal Dualism, Legal Ethics, and Fidelity to Law

Journal of the Professional Lawyer, Forthcoming, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2016-20
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2016
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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Legal Ethics, Legal Dualism, Natural Law, Legal Positivism, Bradley Wendel

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Writing Better Jury Instructions: Antitrust as an Example

119 W. Va. L. Rev. 235 (2016-2017), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2016-12
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2018
Joshua P. Davis, Shannon Wheatman and Cristen Stephansky
University of San Francisco - School of Law, Kinsella Media LLC and Kinsella Media LLC
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jury instructions, antitrust law, empirical testing, juries

26.

The Puzzle of Class Actions with Uninjured Members

82 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 858 (2014), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2020
Joshua P. Davis, Eric L. Cramer and Caitlin May
University of San Francisco - School of Law, Berger Montague PC and University of San Francisco - School of Law
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class action, civil procedure, FRCP 23, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, standing, due process, Rules Enabling Act, class certification, Shady Grove

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Jurisprudential Jujutsu

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2012-01
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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legal positivism, Jules Coleman

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AI, Ethics, and Law: A Possible Way Forward

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 99 (364,767)

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AI Ethics Law Jurisprudence Philosophy Consciousness

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Of Robolawyers and Robojudges

Hastings Law Journal, 2022, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2022
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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AI, artificial intelligence, jurisprudence, robots, legal positivism, natural law

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The Immanent Structure of Free Speech Doctrine: Bong Hits, Jesus, and the Role of the Public Schools in Controlling Student Speech

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2008-02
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 06 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2008
Joshua P. Davis and Joshua D. Rosenberg
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law
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Constitutional law, First Amendment, Free speech doctrine, Morse v. Frederick, government action

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Taking Uncertainty Seriously: Revising Injunction Doctrine

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 34, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 21 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2008
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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injunctive relief, injunction

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The Inherent Structure of Free Speech Law: Government as Patron or Regulator in the Student Speech Cases

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2009-13
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 28 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 May 2009
Joshua P. Davis and Joshua D. Rosenberg
University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law
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free speech, first amendment, school speech, Robert Post, constitutional law

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Unintended Consequences: Abolishing the Direct Purchaser Rule as a Threat to Private Antitrust Enforcement

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Joshua P. Davis and Anupama Reddy
University of San Francisco - School of Law and Independent
Downloads 92 (381,952)
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antitrust, private enforcement, direct purchaser rule, Illinois Brick, Hanover Shoe

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Deactivating Actavis: The Clash between the Supreme Court and (Some) Lower Courts

Rutgers Law Review, Forthcoming, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2015-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
Joshua P. Davis and Ryan McEwan
University of San Francisco - School of Law and Joseph Saveri Law Firm, Inc.
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reverse payments, Actavis, antitrust law, United States Supreme Court

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Classwide Recoveries

82 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 890 (2014), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-16
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 83 (406,515)

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class actions, civil procedure, class certification, Rule 23

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Expected Value Arbitration

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2008
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 66 (460,809)
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dispute resolution, expected value arbitration

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Legal Ethics, Legal Dualism, and Fidelity to Law

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2021-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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ethics natural law legal positivism jurisprudence ethics legal dualism

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Artificial (Complex) Litigation

Hastings Law Journal, 2022, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Dec 2021
Joshua P. Davis
University of San Francisco - School of Law
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The Critical Role of Private Antitrust Enforcement in the United States Commentary on: 2020 Antitrust Annual Report: Class Action Filings in Federal Court

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
American Antitrust Institute (AAI), American Antitrust Institute (AAI), American Antitrust Institute (AAI), American Antitrust Institute and University of San Francisco - School of Law
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Brief of the American Antitrust Institute and the American Independent Business Alliance as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondents, Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, Supreme Court of the United States

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Joshua P. Davis, Albert Foer and Randy Stutz
University of San Francisco - School of Law, American Antitrust Institute (AAI) and American Antitrust Institute (AAI)
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Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, class certification, class action, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, Daubert, expert testimony

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Procedural Self-Inflicted Wounds?

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 497, 2020, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2020-05
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 May 2020 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2020
Joshua P. Davis and Brian J. Devine
University of San Francisco - School of Law and Independent
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corporations