Samuel Becher

Victoria University of Wellington

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 600

Wellington, 6140

New Zealand

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/sacl/about/staff/samuel-becher

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1.

The Duty to Read the Unreadable

60 Boston College Law Review 2255 (2019)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Uri Benoliel and Samuel Becher
College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School and Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 3,309 (6,807)
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sign-in-wrap contracts, consumer contracts, duty to read, contracts' readability, information asymmetry, informed consumers

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Asymmetric Information in Consumer Contracts: The Challenge that is Yet to be Met

45 American Business Law Journal 723 (2008)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 1,010 (41,880)
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Consumer contracts, asymmetric information, law and economics, marginal consumers, consumer law

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E-Contract Doctrine 2.0: Standard Form Contracting in the Age of Online User Participation

14 Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review 303 (2008)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 May 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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Contract Law, e-commerce, Law and economics, Behavioral law and economics, Blogs, blogosphere, Social networks, Information overload, Information flow, Consumer standard form contracts, Web 2.0, Asymmetric information, Online consumer contracts

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Behavioral Science and Consumer Standard Form Contracts

68 Louisiana Law Review 117 (2007)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 733 (65,030)
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Consumer standard form contracts, behavioral law and economics, law and economics

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Manipulating, Fast and Slow: The Law of Non-Verbal Market Manipulations

38 Cardozo Law Review 459 (2016)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Yuval Feldman
Victoria University of Wellington and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 655 (74,987)
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market manipulations, non-verbal communication, law and psychology, behavioral economics, consumer law, paternalism, regulation

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Law in Books and Law in Action: The Readability of Privacy Policies and the GDPR

CONSUMER LAW & ECONOMICS, Klaus Mathis & Avishalom Tor eds., Springer (2021), pp. 179-204
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Samuel Becher and Uri Benoliel
Victoria University of Wellington and College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School
Downloads 653 (75,292)
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online privacy, privacy policies, consumer protection, GDPR, readability, plain language

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The Law of Standard Form Contracts: Misguided Intuitions and Suggestions for Reconstruction

8 DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal 199 (2010)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Esther Unger-Aviram
Victoria University of Wellington and Sapir Academic College
Downloads 626 (79,369)
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consumer contracts, consumer contracting behavior

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Contracts in the Age of Smart Readers

90 George Washington Law Review 83 (2022), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3740356
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
Yonathan A. Arbel and Samuel Becher
University of Alabama - School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
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GPT-3, Language Models, Contract Law, Consumer Protection, Smart Readers, Smart Contracts

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A 'Fair Contracts' Approval Mechanism: Reconciling Consumer Contracts and Conventional Contract Law

42 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 747 (2009)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 535 (96,716)

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Consumer form contracts, appproval, contract law

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Consumer Protection

The Economic Approach to Law (Uriel Procaccia ed.), 2012, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-42
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Samuel Becher and Oren Bar-Gill
Victoria University of Wellington and Harvard Law School
Downloads 490 (107,748)

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consumer law, consumer protection, market failures, cooling off period, bounded rationality, information asymmetry, information overlaod, over optimism, consumer contracts, soft paternalism, regulation, informed consumers, consumers' heterogeneity, disclosures, default rules, enforcement

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Unintended Consequences and the Design of Consumer Protection Legislation

93 Tulane Law Review 105 (2018)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 489 (108,019)
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Consumer Law, Consumer Protection Policy, Unintended Consequences, Legislation, Evidence-Based, Temporary Legislation, Administrative Agencies, Consumer Organizations, Public Choice Theory

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Poor Consumer(s) Law: The Case of High-Cost Credit and Payday Loans

The Cambridge Handbook of Marketing and the Law (CUP, Jacob Gersen & Joel Stekel eds., 2023) pp. 384-414, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-357 , Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 18-20
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2023
Samuel Becher, Yuval Feldman and Orly Lobel
Victoria University of Wellington, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 473 (112,355)

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Poor consumer, responsible lending, payday loans, consumer credit, credit contracts, consumer behavior, high cost credit, scarcity

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Confronting Product Obsolescence

27 Columbia Journal of European Law 97 (2021)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Anne-Lise Sibony
Victoria University of Wellington and UCLouvain
Downloads 395 (138,591)

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Sustainable Consumption, Planned Obsolescence, Product Obsolescence, Right to Repair, Legal Guarantee, Commercial Guarantee, Smart Disclosures, Ecodesign, Brussels Effect, European Green Deal, Circular Economy, Waste, Extended Producer Responsibility, Take-back Schemes

14.

Dark Contracts

64 Boston College Law Review 55 (2023)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Uri Benoliel
Victoria University of Wellington and College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School
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Dark Contracts, non-transparency, consumer contracts, empirical findings, unreadable contracts, contractual discrimination, contract termination, unilateral change-of-terms clauses, dispute resolution, mandated arbitration, contractual promises, transparency as disclosure, transparency as rules

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דייט עם המשפט: על הסדרת פעילותם של אתרי היכרויות מקוונים (J(Uris) Date: Regulating Online Dating Sites)

30 Bar Ilan University Law Review 7 (2015)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2018
Samuel Becher and Itay Krayden
Victoria University of Wellington and Independent
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online dating, regulation, consumer protection, paradox of choice, consumer contracts, market failures

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הגנת הצרכן
(Consumer Protection)

הגישה הכלכלית למשפט (א' פרוקצ'יה עורך, 2012)
The Economic Approach to Law (Edited by Uriel Procaccia, 2012)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher and Oren Bar-Gill
Victoria University of Wellington and Harvard Law School
Downloads 324 (172,224)

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consumer law, consumer protection, market failures, cooling off period, bounded rationality, information asymmetry, information overlaod, over optimism, consumer contracts, soft paternalism, regulation, informed consumers, consumers' heterogeneity, disclosures, default rules, enforcement

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Hungry for Change: The Law and Policy of Food Health Labeling

54 Wake Forest Law Review 1305 (2019)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria Business School, Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington, Te Herenga Waka - Faculty of Law, Student/Alumni and Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 317 (176,255)
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behavioral economics, consumer behavior, consumer protection, dual reasoning, food labeling, food labeling policy, front-of-package labeling, health labeling, information asymmetry, informed decisions, obesity epidemic

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Sneak in Contracts

55 Georgia Law Review 657 (2021)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2021
Samuel Becher and Uri Benoliel
Victoria University of Wellington and College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School
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consumer contracts, modification clauses, sign-in-wrap contracts, empirical analysis, change-of-terms provisions, information asymmetry, informed consumers

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Online Consumer Contracts: No One Reads, But Does Anyone Care?

12 Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies 105 (2015)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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Standard form contracts, information privacy, emperical legal studies, EULA, B2B, B2C, click-wrap contracts

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Relationship as Product: Transacting in the Age of Loneliness

2021 University of Illinois Law Review 1547 (2021)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Sarah Dadush
Victoria University of Wellington and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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B2C relationship, exchange relationship, communal relationship, consumer behavior, loneliness, irrationality, trust, wellbeing, emotional branding, puffery, deception, unfairness

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עשיית אושר וגם במשפט: לקראת גישה הוליסטית לדיני הצרכנות' (From Consumer Protection to Consumers’ Wellness: Towards a More Holistic Approach to Consumer Law)

11 Haifa L. Rev. 341 (2018)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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consumer protection, consumer wellness, consumer law, subjective well-being, happiness, life satisfaction, consumer regulation, paternalism, market failures, cognitive biases, commercials, ethical consumers

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אושר סטודנטיאלי וחינוך משפטי: לא בבית ספרינו?
(Students' Well-Being and Legal Education: Imperative Lessons from Positive Psychology)

המשפט יט 125 2014
19 Hamishpat (Colman) Law Review 125 (2014)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Nofar Asselman and Samuel Becher
Independent and Victoria University of Wellington
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אושר, חינוך משפטי, סטודנטים למשפטים, פסיכולוגיה חיובית, legal education, students' well-being, positive psychology

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Termination Without Explanation Contracts

2022 University of Illinois Law Review 1059 (2022)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Uri Benoliel and Samuel Becher
College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School and Victoria University of Wellington
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Consumer Contracts, Termination, Explanation, a Duty To Explain, Social Costs, Transparency, Empirical Analysis, Automation Bias, Consumer Discrimination

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Regulating Product Return Policies: The Trade-off between Efficiency and Distribution

52 The Journal of Legal Studies 137-191 (2023)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 20 May 2023
Samuel Becher, Eberhard Feess and Roee Sarel
Victoria University of Wellington, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and Institute of Law and Economics, University of Hamburg
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product returns, return policy, consumer protection, consumer uncertainty, cancellations, withdrawals

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Ending the License to Exploit: Administrative Oversight of Consumer Contracts

62 Boston College Law Review 2405 (2021)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2023
Yehuda Adar and Samuel Becher
University of Haifa and Victoria University of Wellington
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consumer contracts, boilerplate, unfair terms, illegal terms, unconscionability, exploitative contracts, prevention, private and public enforcement, administrative control

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הסדרה ראויה של חוזים צרכניים מקוונים: בין קידום המסחר המקוון להגנת הצרכן
(Reconfiguring E-Contract Policy: Market Optimization, Consumer Protection, and the Promotion of Trust in E-Commerce Transactions)

25 Bar-Ilan University Law Review 431 (2009)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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In Consumer Protection We Trust? Re-Thinking the Legal Framework for Country of Origin Cases

55 San Diego Law Review 539 (2018)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Samuel Becher and Jessica C. Lai
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington
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Consumer Law, Consumer Protection Policy, Trust, Country of Origin, Deterrence, Punishments

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The Puzzle of Effective Consumer Protection Legislation: Challenges, Key Lessons and Design Principles

The Law and Economics of Regulation, pp. 73-99 (Mathis & Torr eds.) (Springer, 2021)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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Consumer protection, legislation process, unintended consequences, (ir)rational consumers, small claims courts, disclosures, consumer organizations, temporary laws, evidence-bases approach, public choice theory, credit regulation, unhealthy foods, cooling-off period, gradual legislation

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פרדוקס הייצוג והכוח בבית המשפט לתביעות קטנות? על תביעות ביטוח, פערי כוחות וכף רגלו של השופט
(The Paradox of Power and Representation in Small Claims Court)

(2010) הפרקליט נ 327
50 Hapraklit Law Review 327 (2010)
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher and Avishai Klein
Victoria University of Wellington and Independent
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small claims court, insurance, litigation, legal representation, empirical findings

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How Smart are Smart Readers? LLMs and the Future of the No-Reading Problem

in The Cambridge Handbook on Emerging Issues at the Intersection of Commercial Law and Technology (Elvy & Kim eds., Forthcoming 2024)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2024
Yonathan A. Arbel and Samuel Becher
University of Alabama - School of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 185 (297,691)

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Consumer contracts, consumer protection, contractual complexity, GPT4, large language models, readab

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Minding the Gap

51 Connecticut Law Review 69 (2019)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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Consumer contracts, Online Information Flow, Feedback and Ranking Mechanisms, Firms' Behavior, Trust, Information Asymmetry

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Toxic Promises

63 Boston College Law Review 753 (2022)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Samuel Becher, Yuval Feldman and Meirav Furth
Victoria University of Wellington, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and UCLA School of Law
Downloads 180 (305,097)

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Oral Promises, Precontractual Exchanges, Contracts, Consumer Law, Fraud, Behavioral Ethics, Law & Psychology

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תוכן קונקרטי לסטנדרטים עמומים: ניתוח התנהגותי של חוזים אחידים
(Concrete Content to Vague Standards: Behavioral Analysis of Consumer Contracts)

(עיוני משפט לג 277 (תש"ע
33 Tel Aviv University Law Review 277 (2010)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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חוזים אחידים, חוזים צרכניים, כללים וסטנדרטים, הטיות קוגניטיביות, ניתוח התנהגותית, הגנת הצרכן, consumer law, consumer contract, rules and standards, cognitive biases, market failures, behavioral analysis of law

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ייקוב הדין את האגורה (By Hook or by Crook: Penny-Wise, Dollar Foolish and Consumer Protection Legislation)

חוקים בקצרה 2015
Online Israeli Journal on Legislation (2015)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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consumer protection, legislation, pricing manipulation, psychological manipulation, left-digit effect, level effects, price ending, image effect

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Big Mistake(s)

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Apr 2024
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 157 (345,140)

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Access to justice, Mistake, Platform-User Relationships, Mandated Arbitration, Restitution, Standard Form Contracts, Online Manipulation, User Exploitation, Intangibale Assests, Disgorgement, Privacy, Personal Information

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Open Doors, Trap Doors and the Law

74 Law & Contemporary Problems 63 (2011)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
Downloads 151 (354,613)
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Open Doors, Consumer Law, Consumer Contracts, Behavioral Law and Economics

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דיני הצרכנות - לאן? 30 שנה לחקיקה הצרכנית
(Foreword: Symposium on 30 Years of Consumer Law Legislation)

(חוקים ה 5 (2013
5 Israeli Journal on Legislation 5 (2013)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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דיני הצרכנות, חקיקה צרכנית,consumer law, consumer legislation

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Front-of-Pack Labelling and International Trade Law: Revisiting the Health Star Rating System

21(2) Melbourne Journal of International Law 145 (2020)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2023
Jessica C. Lai and Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 128 (403,924)
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Front-of-Package Labelling, Food Law, Public Health, Consumer Protection, International Trade Law, WTO

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Hidden Contracts

49 Brigham Young University Law Review 307 (2023)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2024
Samuel Becher and Uri Benoliel
Victoria University of Wellington and College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School
Downloads 126 (408,881)

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access to justice; consumer activism; hidden contracts; inefficient breach; internet archives; reputational constraints; technological divide; transparency duty; unfair practices

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רעבים לשינוי: שוק הדיאטות מפרספקטיבת דיני הצרכנות
(Hungry for Change: The Thinness Myth and the Diet Industry from a Consumer Law Perspective)

9 Haifa Law Review 13 (2015)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2016
Samuel Becher and Inbal Shprung-Cohen
Victoria University of Wellington and Independent
Downloads 126 (408,881)

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consumer protection, consumer health, diet market, market failures, regulation

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Messy Contracts

University of Illinois Law Review, forthcoming 2024
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Feb 2023
Uri Benoliel and Samuel Becher
College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School and Victoria University of Wellington
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Access to justice, consumer contracts, duty to organize, empirical analysis, enforcement mechanisms, messy contracts, online contracting, organizational signals, transparency, vulnerable consumers

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The Alternative Meat of the Matter

98 Tulane Law Review 99 (2023)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2024
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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environmental harm, ethical consumption, evidence-based policy, food security, industry lobby, innovative foods; food labeling, meat consumption, plant-based meat alternatives, public health, regulatory design principles

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Data Rights and Consumer Contracts: The Case of Personal Genomic Services

Data Rights and Private Law (Hart Publishing, 2023; Damian Clifford, Jeannie Paterson & Kwan Ho Lau eds) pp. 83-101
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2023
Samuel Becher and Andelka M. Phillips
Victoria University of Wellington and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Data rights, privacy rights, consumer contracts, health services, personal genomics, genetic testing, economic and behavioral analysis

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עיון מחודש ביעדי החינוך המשפטי-קליני: בין אמפתיה לאושר
(a Fresh Approach to Clinical Legal Education)

(המשפט יז 17 (תשע"ג
17 Hamishpat (Colman) Law Review 17 (2012)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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חינוך משפטי, קליניקה משפטית, אמפתיה, קליניקה צרכנית, consumer law clinic, legal education, empathy in legal education, legal clinics, happiness and well-being

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Ex ante Access to Justice

30(2) Competition and Consumer Law Journal 138 (2023)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
Downloads 90 (518,101)

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Access to justice; Consumer protection; Consumer voice; Ex ante access to justice; Food labeling; Industry power; Law-making; Prevention; Unfair terms

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Seduction by Disclosure

9 Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies 72 (2014)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2023
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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consumer protection, online information flow, consumer contracts, privacy, disclosures, law and psychology, law and technology, data protection

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מנגנון הצמדה א-סימטרי כתנאי מקפח? בעקבות תיקון מס' 4 לחוק החוזים האחידים
(Asymmetric Linkage Mechanism in Standard Form Contracts: An Unfair Contractual Term?)

חוקים בקצרה 2013
Online Israeli Journal on Legislation (2013)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher and Moshe gelbard
Victoria University of Wellington and Netanya Academic College
Downloads 86 (532,954)

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הגנת הצרכן, תנאי מקפח, חוזים אחידים, בית הדין לחוזים אחידים, חזקות קיפוח, מנגנון הצמדה א-סימטרי

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מקופ'חים: שוק הביטוחים המשלימים מפרספקטיבת דיני הצרכנות
(The Supplementary Insurance Market: A Consumer Law Perspective)

(רפואה ומשפט כרך 48, עמ' 19 (2015
48 Law and Medicine 19 (2015)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Samuel Becher and Avigail Ben Aroya
Victoria University of Wellington and Independent
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health insurance, supplementary health insurance, consumer protection, market failures, cognitive biases, decision making, regulation, Switching costs, disclosures, information overload, intermediaries, asymmetric information

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חוק החוזים האחידים: עיון מחודש בעקבות תיקוניו
(the Standard Form Contracts Law: Re-Review Following Amendments)

(חוקים ה 19 (2013
5 Israeli Journal on Legislation 19(2013)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher and Moshe gelbard
Victoria University of Wellington and Netanya Academic College
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חוזה אחיד, חוזה צרכני, חוק החוזים האחידים, תיקוני חקיקה, דיני הצרכנות, form contracts, consumer contracts, regulating consumer contracts,

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LexOptima: The Promise of AI-Enabled Legal Systems

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2024
Benjamin Alarie and Samuel Becher
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington
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Decent law, decentralization, data-driven law, community-driven law, access to justice, artificial intelligence, legal singularity, legal transformation

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?זכות הביטול בעסקות צרכניות: רגישות מוצדקת או ניצחון פירוס
(Consumers’ Right of Withdrawal: A Well-Reasoned Right Or a Pyrrhic Victory?)

(2010) עיוני משפט לב 127
32 Tel Aviv University Law Review 127 (2010)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher and Tal Zarsky
Victoria University of Wellington and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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זכות חרטה, הגנת הצרכן, זכות ביטול

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Protecting Consumer Protection

49 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 259 (2018)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2018
Jessica C. Lai and Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington
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consumer protection, country of origin, goodwill, reputation, penalties, courts

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Genetic and Genomic Consultation: Are We Ready for Direct-to-Consumer Telegenetics?

9:550 FRONTIERS IN GENETICS 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Li Du and Samuel Becher
University of Macau and Victoria University of Wellington
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telegenetics, telegenomics, direct-to-consumer, genetic services, risks and benefits, privacy, informed consent, consumer protection

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Consecuencias no esperadas y diseño de la Legislación de Protección del Consumidor (Unintended Consequence and the Design of Consumer Protection Legislation)

Revista de la Facultad de Derecho de México, Tomo LXX, Número 278, Septiembre-Diciembre 2020, For the original article see Unintended Consequences and the Design of Consumer Protection Legislation, 93 Tulane Law Review 105 (2018)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Jan 2021
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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legislation design, public choice, consumer protection, small claims courts, disclosures, cooling off periods, credit regulation, evidence-based approach, temporary legislation, gradual legislation, consumer agencies,

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חוזים נעדרי שקיפות Non-Transparent Contracts

ספר סיני דויטש (עתיד להתפרסם, 2024)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2024
Samuel Becher and Uri Benoliel
Victoria University of Wellington and College of Law and Business - Ramat Gan Law School
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consumer form contracts, dark contracts, non-transparency, transparency tools, unfair terms

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החינוך המשפטי: על מה שבפנים ועל מה שבחוץ
(Legal Education in Israel: The Imperative and the Immaterial)

(עיוני משפט כה 243 (תשס"ב
25 Tel Aviv University Law Review 243 (2001)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Gal Sides, Samuel Becher and Ofir Naveh
Independent, Victoria University of Wellington and Independent
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חינוך משפטי, תכנית לימודים, הפקולטה למשפטים

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לא תשבע עין מראות ולא תמלא אוזן משמוע: הגיע העת ל'חדש תחת השמש' בחינוך המשפטי
(Legal Education in the 21st Century: There's Much (to Re)New Under the Sun)

(המשפט יט 7 (תשע"ד
19 Hamishpat (Colman) Law Review 7 (2014)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Samuel Becher
Victoria University of Wellington
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חינוך משפטי, שוק עריכת הדין, הכשרה משפטית, legal education, legal training, trends in legal education