Thomas W. Merrill

Columbia University - Law School

Charles Evan Hughes Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Making Coasean Property More Coasean

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 688, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 11-262
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Thomas W. Merrill and Henry E. Smith
Columbia University - Law School and Harvard Law School
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Coase Theorem, Property, Bundle of Rights, Coase Corollary, Transaction Costs, Radio Spectrum, Lighthouse

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Chevron's Domain

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 89, No. 4, 833
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 05 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2013
Thomas W. Merrill and Kristin E. Hickman
Columbia University - Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Chevron

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The Mead Doctrine: Of Rules and Standards, Meta-Rules and Meta-Standards

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 02-4
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2002
Thomas W. Merrill
Columbia University - Law School
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Accession and Original Ownership

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 459-510, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
Thomas W. Merrill
Columbia University - Law School
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accession, original ownership, possession, property, Merrill

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Private Rights in Public Lands: The Chicago Lakefront, Montgomery Ward, and the Public Dedication Doctrine

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 4, 2011, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 12-10, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-306
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2013
Joseph D. Kearney and Thomas W. Merrill
Marquette University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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public dedication doctrine, public trust doctrine, property law, Montgomery Ward, public spaces

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The Architecture of Property

Forthcoming, Research Handbook on Private Law Theories, edited by Hanoch Dagan and Benjamin Zipursky
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Oct 2019
Thomas W. Merrill and Henry E. Smith
Columbia University - Law School and Harvard Law School
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property, complexity, architecture, modularity, exclusion, governance, standardization, property rules

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The Great Transformation of Regulated Industries Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 6, 1998, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 01 May 2012
Joseph D. Kearney and Thomas W. Merrill
Marquette University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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regulated industries, common carriers, utilities, economic regulation, competition, telecommunications act

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Is Public Nuisance a Tort?

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 11-272
Posted: 02 May 2011
Thomas W. Merrill
Columbia University - Law School

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Public Nuisance, Tort, Global Warming, Restatement of Torts, Public Action

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What Happened to Property in Law and Economics?

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 111, pp. 357-398, November 2001
Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Thomas W. Merrill and Henry E. Smith
Columbia University - Law School and Harvard Law School

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The Property/Contract Interface

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 101, pp. 773-852, May 2001
Posted: 14 Dec 2001
Thomas W. Merrill and Henry E. Smith
Columbia University - Law School and Harvard Law School

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Optimal Standardization in the Law of Property: The Numerus Clausus Principle

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 110, October 2000
Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Thomas W. Merrill and Henry E. Smith
Columbia University - Law School and Harvard Law School

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property, estates, standardization, numerus clausus, network, fragmentation, measurement, contract

12.

Capture Theory and the Courts: 1967-1983

72 Chicago-Kent Law Review #4 (1997)
Posted: 08 May 1997
Thomas W. Merrill
Columbia University - Law School

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