Robert Anderson

Pepperdine University School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

The Merger Agreement Myth

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Jeffrey Manns and Robert Anderson IV
George Washington University Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 838 (19,763)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law

2.

Distinguishing Judges: An Empirical Ranking of Judicial Quality in the U.S. Court of Appeals

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 315, 2010, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 554 (36,681)
Citation 1

Abstract:

federal appellate judges, United States Court of Appeals, evaluation, judicial opinions, quality, citation study, ranking, judicial performance, Sonia Sotomayor

3.

The Delaware Delusion

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2015
Robert Anderson IV and Jeffrey Manns
Pepperdine University School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 189 (93,633)

Abstract:

Corporate and Securities Law, Empirical Legal Studies

4.

The Long and Short of Corporate Governance

23 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 19 (2015), Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 118 (109,191)

Abstract:

corporate law, corporate governance, long term, short term, shareholder value

5.

Measuring Meta-Doctrine: An Empirical Assessment of Judicial Minimalism in the Supreme Court

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 32, No. 1045, 2009
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Abstract:

6.

Law, Fact, and Discretion in the Federal Courts: An Empirical Study

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 1, 2012, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011/12
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 106 (195,438)

Abstract:

federal judiciary, trial courts, appellate courts, standard of review, reversal, empirical evidence, factual determinations, findings of fact, fact-finding, clear error

7.

Ascertained in a Different Way: The Treaty Power at the Crossroads of Contract, Compact, and Constitution

69 George Washington Law Review, Vol 69, No.189, 2001
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jan 2008
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 47 (308,416)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Treaty Power, Compact Clause, Constitution

8.

Employee Incentives and the Federal Securities Laws

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1195, 2003, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 12 (404,527)
Citation 1

Abstract:

employee, Securities and Exchange Commission, securities law, Exchange Act

9.

Teaching and Learning the Law of Boats

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 55, No. 549, 2011, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 12 (454,199)

Abstract:

admiralty, maritime, teaching, course instruction

10.

Engineering Greater Efficiency in Mergers and Acquisitions

72 The Business Lawyer (Summer 2017)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Jeffrey Manns and Robert Anderson IV
George Washington University Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 0 (433,337)

Abstract:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal Drafting

11.

The High Cost of Lowering the Bar

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Robert Anderson IV and Derek T. Muller
Pepperdine University School of Law and Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (77,496)

Abstract:

Bar Exam, California, State Bar, Occupational Licensing, Attorney Discipline, Legal Education, Data

12.

The Delaware Trap: An Empirical Analysis of Incorporation Decisions

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2017
Robert Anderson IV
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 0 (171,233)

Abstract:

Delaware, Corporation, Empirical, Race to the Top, Race to the Bottom

13.

The Inefficient Evolution of Merger Agreements

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, 2017, Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-25, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-25
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2016
Robert Anderson IV and Jeffrey Manns
Pepperdine University School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 0 (48,152)

Abstract:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Empirical Legal Studies

14.

Institutions and Equilibrium in the United States Supreme Court

American Political Science Review, Vol. 101, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 02 Dec 2007
Robert Anderson IV and Alexander Tahk
Pepperdine University School of Law and University of Wisconsin–Madison

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Coalition-Proof Equilibrium, Issue-by-Issue Median, Part-by-Part Voting