Sean H. Williams

University of Texas School of Law

Professor

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

DOWNLOADS

1,346

SSRN CITATIONS

2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Postnuptial Agreements

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 May 2007
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 519 (80,402)

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Prenuptial, premarital, postnuptial, family, bargaining, game theory, liberal theory, communitarian theory

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Statistical Children

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 139 (300,450)
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cost-benefit analysis, risk, behavioral law and economics, family law, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis

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Sticky Expectations: Responses to Persistent Over-Optimism in Marriage, Employment Contracts, and Credit Card Use

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 733, 2009
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2012
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 120 (335,225)
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Sex in the City

43 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1107 (2016), U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 625
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 84 (423,486)

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family law, local government law, divorce, custody, new governance

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Self-Altering Injury

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 79 (438,811)

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tort damages, happiness, hedonic adaptation, disability, parfit, identity

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AI Advice: The Irony of Big Data Disclosures and the New Advice Paradigm

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 718
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 78 (445,252)

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behavioral law and economics, nudge

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DNA Dilemmas

Yale Law & Policy Review, 2022, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 May 2021 Last Revised: 26 May 2022
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 68 (476,178)

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Family law, parentage, birth certificates, genetics, identity, bioethics

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Dead Children

67 Alabama Law Review 739 (2016)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 60 (507,156)

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Tort law, law and economics, corrective justice, civil recourse, children and the law, family law, bioethics

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Divorce All the Way Down: Local Voice and Family Law's Democratic Deficit

98 Boston University Law Review 579 (2018), U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 48 (559,959)

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Divorce, Local Government Law, Democratic Theory, Family Law

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Advice

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 719
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2021
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 47 (564,766)

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behavioral law and economics, nudge

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Sacred Children and Taboo Tradeoffs

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2022
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 40 (601,414)

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Lost Life and Life Projects

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 35 (629,930)

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wrongful death, corrective justice, civil recourse, tort damages

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Wild Flowers in the Swamp: Local Rules and Family Law

65 Drake Law Review 781 (2017), U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 670
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 29 (668,920)

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Divorce, Family law, Local Rules, Rulification

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Localist Family Law: Unearthing the Local Common Law of Divorce

Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Sean H. Williams
University of Texas School of Law

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family law, norms