Robert A. James

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Four Embarcadero Center, 22nd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

http://www.pillsburylaw.com/rob-james

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Micro-Symposium on Orin Kerr's 'A Theory of Law'

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013, pp. 213-226, Journal of Law: A Periodical Laboratory of Legal Scholarship, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012, pp. 487-502, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-05, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-105
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Willamette University College of Law, Florida State University - College of Law, Yale University - Law School, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, St. John’s University - School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, University of Chicago - Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Harry M. Walborsky Professor, Florida State University College of Law; Associate Dean, Business Program, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, McGill University - Department of Political Science, Suffolk University Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Marquette University - Law School, Independent, Notre Dame Law School, Northeastern University - School of Law, Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, Berger & Montague, P .C. and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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apps, authority, Case Western Reserve, cheap talk, citation, dialectic, doctrinal, editing, empirics, equilibrium, falsity, Felix Frankfurter, Folk Theorem, footnotes, fraud, Harvard, Lexis, narcissism, peer review, practice, recursion, second-best, solipsism, truth, Westlaw

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The Deaths of the Slide Rule

Journal of the Oughtred Society, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Fall 2014), 6-17
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2018
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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slide rule, death of the slide rule, calculator, calculation, product obsolescence, diffusion of innovation

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The Jurisprudence of Paper Clips

19 Green Bag 2d 249 (2016)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2018
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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allonge, negotiable instruments, legal scholarship

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The Bluebook Nods

24 Green Bag 2d 335 (2021)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Mar 2022
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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citation; numeracy; law review; two cultures

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Geoengineering Research Under U.S. Law

Pratt's Energy Law Report, volume 18, number 3 (March 2018), 67-75, ISBN: 978-1-6328-0836-3
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Norman Carlin and Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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geoengineering, solar radiation management, carbon dioxide removal, ocean iron fertilization, OIF, NEPA, EIS

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Future Reckoning: Calculating Devices in the Golden Age of Science Fiction

Journal of the Oughtred Society 29:2 (Fall 2020), 41-46
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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calculators, science fiction, futurism, Heinlein, Asimov, Clarke

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Six Bits or Bust: Insurance Litigation Over the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Western Legal History, Vol. 24, No. 2 (Summer/Fall 2011), 127-165
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2018
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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1906 San Francisco earthquake, fire insurance, ensuing loss, concurrent causation

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Thunderbolts on Olympus

24 Green Bag 2d 107 (2021)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Mar 2022
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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anxiety of influence; United States Supreme Court; Second Circuit; judicial reputation

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Numeracy for Energy and Environmental Lawyers

8 JOURNAL OF LAW (5 J. LEGAL METRICS) 33 (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 15 May 2023
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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Numeracy, Energy Units, Joule, Watt, Conversion, Measurement, Energy Literacy

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Holmes In Nature and Across Time

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Aug 2021
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., United States Supreme Court, commonplace book, great span, Alger Hiss

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How Much Is Energy Subsidized?

10 Journal of Law (7 J. Legal Metrics) 7 (2020)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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Subsidy, Energy policy, Pigou, Orwell

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Old School Meets New School: Critical Materials Used in Quantum Computing

Computer & Internet Lawyer, vol. 40 no. 6, p. 1 (June 2023)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 May 2023
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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quantum computing, rare earths, critical materials

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The Mess of Dillegrout

26 Green Bag 2d 41 (2022)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 May 2023
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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coronation services, grand serjeanty, mess of dillegrout, land tenures, King's Champion, Dymoke, Charles III

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The Infield Fly Aside and the Legal Entertainment

Green Bag Almanac and Reader, 2010, pp. 247-249
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Jan 2021
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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baseball, infield fly rule, entertainment, law review

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Candor, Climate, and the Energy Transition

8 Journal of Legal Metrics 11 (2023)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Feb 2024
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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energy transition, candor, climate change

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 41
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Review of 'Baseball on Trial'

Western Legal History, Vol. 26, Nos. 1 & 2 (2013), 192-194.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Robert A. James
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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baseball, antitrust, antitrust exemption, reserve clause, Federal Baseball