Eric L. Talley

Columbia University - School of Law

Isidor & Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

http://www.erictalley.com

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Going-Private Decisions and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: A Cross-Country Analysis

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C06-5, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 06-10, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 901769
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 May 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Ehud Kamar, Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Eric L. Talley
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, RAND Corporation and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 1,479 (8,982)
Citation 16

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Sarbanes-Oxley, Mergers, Going Private, Law and Finance, Securities Markets

Going-Private Decisions and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: A Cross-Country Analysis

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 107-133, 2009
Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Ehud Kamar, Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Eric L. Talley
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, RAND Corporation and Columbia University - School of Law

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Sarbanes-Oxley's Effects on Small Firms: What is the Evidence?

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C07-9, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 588, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 07-8
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2007
Ehud Kamar, Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Eric L. Talley
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law, RAND Corporation and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 1,375 (9,694)
Citation 11

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Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation and Securities Litigation

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 04-7; and USC CLEO Research Paper No. C04-4
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Apr 2004
Eric L. Talley and Gudrun Johnsen
Columbia University - School of Law and University of Iceland - Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 1,147 (12,629)
Citation 6

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Downloads 807 ( 23,335)
Citation 41

A Theory of Legal Presumptions

USC Law School, Olin Working Paper No. 99-8
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 May 1999
Antonio E. Bernardo, Eric L. Talley and Ivo Welch
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 642 (31,630)
Citation 41

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A Theory of Legal Presumptions

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 16, No. 1, Spring 2000
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Antonio E. Bernardo, Eric L. Talley and Ivo Welch
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 165 (148,848)
Citation 41

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Experimental Law and Economics

EXPERIMENTAL LAW AND ECONOMICS, Jennifer Arlen, Eric Talley, eds., Edward Elgar, 2008, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-30
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2008
Jennifer Arlen and Eric L. Talley
New York University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 624 (29,342)
Citation 3

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Corporate Inversions and the Unbundling of Regulatory Competition

101 Va. L. Rev. 1649-1751 (2015), UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2511723, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS14-32, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-475
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 20 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 588 (24,111)

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Tax Inversions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Regulatory Competition

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Endowment Effects Within Corporate Agency Relationships

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-1; USC Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-8; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 261, Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, p. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Jennifer Arlen, Matthew L. Spitzer and Eric L. Talley
New York University School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 586 (36,332)
Citation 23

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A Defense of Shareholder Favoritism

USC Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-12; and USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-11; and UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jul 2001
Stephen J. Choi and Eric L. Talley
New York University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 481 (45,265)

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Citation 12

On Public Versus Private Provision of Corporate Law

USC Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-18, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C04-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
Gillian K. Hadfield and Eric L. Talley
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 435 (52,498)
Citation 12

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On Public Versus Private Provision of Corporate Law

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 414-441, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2011
Gillian K. Hadfield and Eric L. Talley
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 25 (428,171)
Citation 12

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On Public versus Private Provision of Corporate Law

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2006
Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Gillian K. Hadfield and Eric L. Talley
USC Law School and Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of Law

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Judicial Auditing

USC CLEO Research Paper No. 98-22
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 1998
Matthew L. Spitzer and Eric L. Talley
Northwestern University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 451 (48,449)
Citation 20

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Unregulable Defenses and the Perils of Shareholder Choice

USC Law, Olin Research Paper 03-7; USC CLEO Research Paper C03-7; NYU, Ctr for Law & Bus Research Paper 03-05; NYU Public Law Research Paper 60
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Jennifer Arlen and Eric L. Talley
New York University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 404 (57,482)
Citation 9

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Unregulable Defenses and the Perils of Shareholder Choice

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, p. 577, 2003, NYU, Ctr for Law & Bus Research Paper No. 03-05; NYU Public Law Research Paper No. 60, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C03-7; USC Law, Olin Research Paper No. 03-7
Posted: 29 May 2008
Jennifer Arlen and Eric L. Talley
New York University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law

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Trade Secrets and Mutual Investments

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 00-15; Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 246406
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Oct 2000
Gillian L. L. Lester and Eric L. Talley
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 321 (71,609)
Citation 7

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Playing Favorites with Shareholders

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 01-16; UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
Stephen J. Choi and Eric L. Talley
New York University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 314 (74,659)
Citation 3

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On Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and Contractual Conditions

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 34, No. 3, 2009, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1503088
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 305 (72,105)
Citation 2

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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, DJCL, Chancery, Hexion, Huntsman, ambiguity, aversion, risk, contractual, MAC, MAE

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Corporate Form and Social Entrepreneurship: A Status Report from California (and Beyond)

Association for Corporate Counsel 2012 Annual Meeting, Orlando FL, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2144567
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2012
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 303 (65,273)

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social entrepreneurship, corporate form, corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy

Taking the 'I' Out of 'Team': Intra-Firm Monitoring and the Content of Fiduciary Duties

USC Law School, Olin Working Paper No. 99-7
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 May 1999
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 266 (93,160)
Citation 10

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Taking the 'I' Out of 'Team': Intra-Firm Monitoring and the Content of Fiduciary Duties

Journal of Corporation Law 1999
Posted: 08 Apr 1999
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law

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Private Information, Self-Serving Biases, and Optimal Settlement Mechanisms: Theory and Evidence

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 03-8; and USC CLEO Research Paper No. C03-8
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Seth A. Seabury and Eric L. Talley
University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 241 (97,481)

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A Model of Optimal Corporate Bailouts

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 May 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2012
Antonio E. Bernardo, Eric L. Talley and Ivo Welch
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 235 (95,869)
Citation 1

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Government Bailout, Moral Hazard, GM, Chrysler, TARP

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Uncorporated Professionals

USC Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-22; and USC CLEO Research Paper No. C04-18
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
John Romley and Eric L. Talley
Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 218 (108,920)
Citation 1

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Law, Economics, and the Burden(s) of Proof

Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts, J. Arlen, ed., Forthcoming , UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2170469
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 216 (95,125)
Citation 1

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Burden of Proof, Presumptions, Evidence, Litigation

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Precedential Cascades: A Critical Appraisal

USC Law School, Olin Working Paper No. 99-6
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 1999
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 214 (111,793)
Citation 1

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The Measure of a MAC: A Quasi-Experimental Protocol for Tokenizing Force Majeure Clauses in M&A Agreements

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1872568
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Eric L. Talley and Drew O'Kane
Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 184 (113,789)

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Machine Learning, Latent Semantic Analysis

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Downloads 161 (151,879)

Optimal Liability for Terrorism

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C05-14
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Oct 2005
Darius N. Lakdawalla and Eric L. Talley
University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 133 (178,612)

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Optimal Liability for Terrorism

NBER Working Paper No. w12578
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Darius N. Lakdawalla and Eric L. Talley
University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 28 (412,641)

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Market Design with Endogenous Preferences

USC Law School, Olin Research Paper No. 04-6; and USC CLEO Research Paper No. C04-3
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Apr 2004
Aviad Heifetz, Ella Segev and Eric L. Talley
Open University of Israel - Department of Economics and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of IE&M and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 160 (144,884)
Citation 2

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Market Design, Endogenous Preferences

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A Note on Presumptions with Sequential Litigation

USC Law School, Olin Working Paper No. 99-9
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jun 1999
Antonio E. Bernardo and Eric L. Talley
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 128 (173,952)
Citation 1

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Left, Right, and Center: Strategic Information Acquisition and Diversity in Judicial Panels

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1832765
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2011
Matthew L. Spitzer and Eric L. Talley
Northwestern University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 85 (224,789)
Citation 1

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judicial behavior, panel effects

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On Experimentation and Real Options in Financial Regulation

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2417968, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Matthew L. Spitzer and Eric L. Talley
Northwestern University School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 79 (217,200)

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Regulation, Real Options, Experimentation

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Comment on the Definition of ‘Eligible Organization’ for Purposes of Coverage of Certain Preventive Services under the Affordable Care Act

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 76 (199,254)

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Hobby Lobby, veil piercing, corporations, Affordable Care Act, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, eligible organization

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Designing Corporate Bailouts

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2017
Antonio E. Bernardo, Eric L. Talley and Ivo Welch
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, Columbia University - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 46 (227,957)

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Government Bailout, Moral Hazard, TARP, General Motors, Chrysler

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Finance in the Courtroom: Appraising Its Growing Pains

Forthcoming in Delaware Lawyer, Summer 2017
Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2017
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law

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Law, Finance, Appraisal, Merger Price Rule, Auction Theory

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Appraising the 'Merger Price' Appraisal Rule

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
Albert H. Choi and Eric L. Talley
University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (33,226)

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Appraisal, Fair Value, Merger Price Appraisal

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A Machine Learning Classifier for Corporate Opportunity Waivers

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Gabriel V. Rauterberg and Eric L. Talley
University of Michigan Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (184,736)

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Machine Learning, Big Data, Natural Language Processing, Corporate Opportunity Waivers, Fiduciary Duties, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law

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The Berkeley Transactional Practice Project Competencies / Skills Survey (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Sep 2016
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (446,660)

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Transactions, Business Law, Skills, Competencies

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Contracting Out of the Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty: An Empirical Analysis of Corporate Opportunity Waivers

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 549, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-023
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Gabriel V. Rauterberg and Eric L. Talley
University of Michigan Law School and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (26,077)

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Fiduciary Duties, Corporate Opportunities, Duty of Loyalty, Corporate Governance

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Short-Termism and Long-Termism

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2731814, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-503, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 526
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2016
Michal Barzuza and Eric L. Talley
University of Virginia School of Law and Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (47,675)

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Shareholder Activism, Hedge Funds, Managerial Overconfidence, Present Bias, Limits to Arbitrage

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Going-Private Decisions and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: A Cross-Country Analysis

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Ehud Kamara, Pinar Karaca-Mandic and Eric L. Talley
affiliation not provided to SSRN, RAND Corporation and Columbia University - School of Law

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Market capitalization, VentureXpert dataset, Morgan Stanley Company International, Inc., Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Valuation, Public firms, Financial markets, Private firms, Private offerings, Firm ownership, Firm size

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Disclosure Norms

Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 149, 2001
Posted: 15 May 2001
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law

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Turning Servile Opportunities to Gold: A Strategic Analysis of the Corporate Opportunities Doctrine

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 108, Pp. 277-375, 1998
Posted: 19 Feb 1999
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law

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Differentiated Projects, Optimal Contracting, and the Corporate Opportunities Doctrine

Working Paper No. 97-24
Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law

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A Model of Hierarchical Judicial Auditing

97-25
Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 60    Citations: 0
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Triumphs of Commission

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 May 2017
Eric L. Talley
Columbia University - School of Law
Downloads 0

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Commencement, Graduation