Brian Sheppard

Seton Hall University School of Law

Professor of Law

One Newark Center

Newark, NJ 07102-5210

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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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 University School of Law 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: 05 Feb 2016
Brian Sheppard
Seton Hall University School of Law
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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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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 University School of Law
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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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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 University School of Law
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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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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 University School of Law 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 University School of Law
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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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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 University School of Law
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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

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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 University School of Law
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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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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 University School of Law
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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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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 University School of Law 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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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 University School of Law
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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 University School of Law
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Goodridge, Sosman, dissent, attitudinalism, legal model, new legal realism, same-sex marriage, institutionalism, judges

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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 University School of Law
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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