Brian Sheppard

Seton Hall Law School

Professor of Law

One Newark Center

Newark, NJ 07102-5210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Report to the Commission on Truth and Reconciliation of Honduras: Constitutional Issues

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 23 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Florida State University - College of Law, Harvard Law School, Seton Hall Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Latin American law & politics, constitutional law, constitutional reform, Honduras, coup, constitutional design, constitutional theory, constituent assemblies, constitutional change, unamendable constitutional provisions

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Incomplete Innovation and the Premature Disruption of Legal Services

Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-11, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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Disruptive Innovation, Legal Services, Legal Ethics, Rules Versus Standards, Natural Language Procession, Legal Technology, Hybrid Firms, Theories of Adjudication, Legal Interpretation, Progressivism, Access to Justice, Value of Legal Services, Indeterminacy

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Warming Up to Inscrutability: How Technology Could Challenge Our Concept of Law

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2017
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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Law and Technology, Legal Philosophy, Automation, Micro-Directives, Machine Learning, Rules Versus Standards, Hart, Raz, Dworkin, Artificial Intelligence

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Norm Supercompliance and the Status of Soft Law

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 62, No. 787, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2319557
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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soft law, empirical legal studies, international law, positivism, behavioral experimentation, Shapiro, Raz, Enoch, law and psychology, exclusive legal positivism, masochism, Mazar, Amir, Ariely, Pruckner, Sausgruber, norms, Moshirnia, Cushman, Schauer

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Judging Under Pressure: A Behavioral Examination of The Relationship Between Legal Decisionmaking and Time

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 39, Page 931 (2012)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2013
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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judges, empirical legal studies, behavior, legal theory, experimentation, attitudinalism, realism, cls, judicial activism, institutional model, legitimation, legal model, judiciary crisis, time, salary, judicial resources, raz, kennedy, huang, posner, choi, gulati, martinek, lindquist, landes, baker

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For the Sake of Argument: A Behavioral Analysis of Whether and How Legal Argument Matters in Decisionmaking

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 40, 2013
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Brian Sheppard and Andrew Moshirnia
Seton Hall Law School and Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
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legal argument, argumentation, judges, behavioral, experimental, rules vs. standards, legal constraint, attitudinalism, legalism, Martinek, Collins, McAtee, Corley, judicial activism, judicial ideology

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Evaluating Norms: An Empirical Analysis of the Relationship between Norm-Content, Operator, and Charitable Behavior

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 55, 2010
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Aug 2011
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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empirical legal studies, behavioral experimentation, social norms, legal norms, norm-content, norm species, norm type, rules, standards, rules vs. standards, motivation crowding, crowding out, pro bono, mandatory pro bono, soft law

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Rules vs. Standards, Naturalized: Using Philosophy and Behavioral Experimentation to Identify the Determinants of Constraint in a Legal Context

Harvard Law School, Accepted S.J.D. Dissertation
Number of pages: 386 Posted: 03 Aug 2012
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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adjudication, judges, rules versus standards, attitudinalism, institutionalism, legal model, empirical legal studies, behavioral legal studies, Raz, Kennedy, judicial activism, judicial resources, pragmatism, naturalized jurisprudence, legal argument, law and psychology, experiment, Schauer

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Calculating the Standard Error: Just How Much Should Empirical Studies Curb Our Enthusiasm for Legal Standards?

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 123, No. 92, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Aug 2011
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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rules, standards, empirical legal studies, Shiffrin, legal philosophy, norm-content, norm species, social norms, moral deliberation, moral philosophy, Alon Harel, Yuval Feldman, Adam Cox, Thomas Miles, Fiery Cushman

10.

The Ethics Resistance

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 May 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2018
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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Legal Ethics, Trump, Ethics Complaint, Law and Politics, Disciplinary Agency, Resist Movement, Constitutional Law, Overbreadth Doctrine, Vagueness Doctrine, Lawyer Speech, McDade Amendment, Catch-All, Rule 8.4

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The Reasonableness Machine

Boston College Law Review, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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Torts, Automation, Law and Technology, Rules Versus Standards, Legal Theory, Political Theory, Legisprudence, Law and Economics

12.

Reporte a La Comisión De La Verdad y La Reconciliación De Honduras: Asuntos Constitucionales (Report to the Commission on Truth and Reconciliation of Honduras: Constitutional Issues)

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Florida State University - College of Law, Harvard Law School, Seton Hall Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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America Latina, Honduras, Comision de la Verdad y la Reconciliacion, Golpe de Estado, Diseno Constitucional, Teoria Constitucional, Cambio Constitucional, José Manuel Zelaya Rosales

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Do Law Titles Affect Their Favorability and Memorability? An Empirical Analysis of Tactically Titled Statutes

New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 24, No. 611, 2022
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2022
Seton Hall Law School, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation and Seton Hall Law School
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Empirical Legal Studies, Statutes, Legislation, Legisprudence, Congress, Experimental Jurisprudence, Law and Psychology, Law and Sociology, Law and Behavior, Politics

14.

Josiah Quincy, Jr.

YALE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN LAW, R. Newman, ed., Yale University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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Josiah Quincy, Boston Massacre, Coquillette, Neil York, Legal History, Encyclopedia

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Attitude Issues: The Difficulty of Using Personal and Ideological Characteristics to Predict Justice Martha B. Sosman’s Decision in Goodridge v. Department of Public Health

New England Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 407, 2008
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Aug 2011
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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Goodridge, Sosman, dissent, attitudinalism, legal model, new legal realism, same-sex marriage, institutionalism, judges

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Legal Constraint

The Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Jurisprudence, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Law School Legal Studies Research Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jul 2023
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, legal theory, experimental jurisprudence, legal constraint, rules versus standards, aspirational norms, soft law, legal status, empirical legal studies, legal decision-making, legitimacy, procedural justice

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We Give Laws a Bad Name: An Empirical Examination of How Misleading Law and PAC Names Pollute Legal Perception

Texas A&M Law Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Apr 2024
Seton Hall Law School, Monash University - Department of Business Law & Taxation, Seton Hall Law School and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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Empirical Legal Studies, First Amendment, PACs, Acronym Laws, Legisprudence, Political Science, Political Communication, Partisan Cues, Framing Effects, Feelings-As-Information Theory