Joshua P. Davis

UC Law, San Francisco

200 McAllister Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

United States

http://uclawsf.edu

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“  My main current projects are two books: (1) Unnatural Law: AI, Consciousness, Ethics, and Legal Theory (forthcoming 2024 Cambridge University Press) and (2) Complex Litigation Ethics (forthcoming Lexis Nexis online 2023, print 2024).  ”

Scholarly Papers (45)

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 UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 1,654 (19,656)
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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 1,072 (37,312)
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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 UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 824 (53,853)
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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 UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 772 (58,749)
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antitrust law, private enforcement, empirical research

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 562 (88,163)

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

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 492 (104,007)

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antitrust, private antitrust enforcement, empirical research, class action, antitrust damages

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 482 (106,582)
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Antitrust, Private Enforcement, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Federal Courts, Economics, Empirical

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 462 (112,043)
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antitrust, class action, settlement

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 441 (118,359)

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

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 402 (131,748)

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private antitrust enforcement, deterrence

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 390 (136,292)
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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

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
UC Law, San Francisco, Berger Montague PC, Berger Montague PC and Berger & Montague, P .C.
Downloads 375 (142,389)

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

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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 UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 325 (166,379)

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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

14.

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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 300 (181,047)
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patent settlements, antitrust, reverse payments, Hatch-Waxman Act

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and Berger Montague PC
Downloads 255 (213,644)
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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
UC Law, San Francisco and Berger Montague PC
Downloads 245 (222,139)

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antitrust, class certification, Seventh Amendment, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23

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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 244 (223,051)
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artificial intelligence, AI, jurisprudence, moral judgment, free will, consciousness, legal decision-making, wisdom, subjectivity, computers

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 228 (238,116)

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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

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2022 Antitrust Annual Report: Class Actions in Federal Court

UC San Francisco Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Nov 2023
Joshua P. Davis and Rose Kohles
UC Law, San Francisco and The Huntington National Bank
Downloads 219 (247,400)

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antitrust, empirical, class actions

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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 UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 217 (249,489)

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

21.

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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 175 (302,835)

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AI, artificial intelligence, jurisprudence, robots, legal positivism, natural law

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AI, Ethics, and Law: A Possible Way Forward

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Joshua P. Davis
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 171 (309,034)

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AI Ethics Law Jurisprudence Philosophy Consciousness

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and Independent
Downloads 170 (310,566)

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Artificial Intelligence (AI), Antitrust,Technology, Conspiracy, Price Fixing, Parallel Pricing

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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 UC Law, San Francisco
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American legal realism, jurisprudence, Brian Leiter, H.L.A. Hart

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 156 (334,242)

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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
UC Law, San Francisco
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jurisprudence, legal dualism, natural law, legal positivism, Scott Shapiro, Legality, planning theory

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and Independent
Downloads 124 (400,394)
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antitrust, private enforcement, direct purchaser rule, Illinois Brick, Hanover Shoe

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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
UC Law, San Francisco, Kinsella Media LLC and Kinsella Media LLC
Downloads 121 (407,734)

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jury instructions, antitrust law, empirical testing, juries

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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 116 (420,649)

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Legal Ethics, Legal Dualism, Natural Law, Legal Positivism, Bradley Wendel

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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 115 (423,331)

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ethics natural law legal positivism jurisprudence ethics legal dualism

31.

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
UC Law, San Francisco, 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

32.

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
UC Law, San Francisco
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legal positivism, Jules Coleman

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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 108 (443,173)
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injunctive relief, injunction

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 106 (449,218)

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Constitutional law, First Amendment, Free speech doctrine, Morse v. Frederick, government action

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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), Washington Center for Equitable Growth, American Antitrust Institute (AAI), American Antitrust Institute and UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 104 (455,305)
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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
UC Law, San Francisco 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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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 98 (474,431)

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and Joseph Saveri Law Firm, Inc.
Downloads 96 (480,966)

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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 96 (480,966)

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class actions, civil procedure, class certification, Rule 23

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Complex Litigation Funding: Ethical Problem or Ethical Solution?

Hastings Law Journal, Volume 74, Issue 5, 1459-1482, UC San Francisco Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Apr 2023
W. Bradley Wendel and Joshua P. Davis
Cornell University - School of Law and UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 75 (558,753)

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ethics, class actions, funding

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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
UC Law, San Francisco
Downloads 74 (563,085)
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dispute resolution, expected value arbitration

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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
UC Law, San Francisco, American Antitrust Institute (AAI) and American Antitrust Institute (AAI)
Downloads 41 (740,410)

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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
UC Law, San Francisco and Independent
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corporations

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The Ethics of Defense Counsel’s Communications with Absent Class Members Before Class Certification

Hastings Law Journal, Volume 74, Issue 5, 1331-1352, UC San Francisco Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Apr 2023
Candice Enders and Joshua P. Davis
Berger & Montague, P.C. and UC Law, San Francisco
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Complex Litigation Ethics as Distinct

Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC San Francisco Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Apr 2023
Joshua P. Davis
UC Law, San Francisco
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legal ethics, civil procedure, class actions