Robert Anderson

University of Arkansas - School of Law

260 Waterman Hall

Fayetteville, AR 72701

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Limited Specific Performance in the Musk-Twitter Case and Beyond

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2022
Robert Anderson
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 1,437 (24,517)

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mergers, M&A, twitter, musk, specific performance

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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
George Washington University Law School and University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 1,065 (37,915)

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law

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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
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 752 (61,277)
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federal appellate judges, United States Court of Appeals, evaluation, judicial opinions, quality, citation study, ranking, judicial performance, Sonia Sotomayor

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The High Cost of Lowering the Bar

32 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 307 (2019)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Robert Anderson and Derek T. Muller
University of Arkansas - School of Law and Notre Dame Law School
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Bar Exam, California, State Bar, Occupational Licensing, Attorney Discipline, Legal Education, Data

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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 Feb 2024
Robert Anderson and Jeffrey Manns
University of Arkansas - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 696 (67,759)
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Mergers & Acquisitions, Empirical Legal Studies

6.

The Sea Corporation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2023
Robert Anderson
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 514 (99,191)

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corporate law, maritime law, admiralty law, legal history, law and economics

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A Property Theory of Corporate Law

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2020, No. 1, 2020, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020/28
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 17 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2020
Robert Anderson
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 449 (116,713)
Citation 1

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corporate law, corporations, law and economics, property law, shareholders

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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
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 363 (148,700)
Citation 1

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

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The Delaware Delusion

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2015
Robert Anderson and Jeffrey Manns
University of Arkansas - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 360 (150,073)

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Corporate and Securities Law, Empirical Legal Studies

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The Delaware Trap: An Empirical Analysis of Incorporation Decisions

91 Southern California Law Review 657, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. # 2019/4
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Robert Anderson
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 334 (162,816)
Citation 1

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

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Engineering Greater Efficiency in Mergers and Acquisitions

72 The Business Lawyer (Summer 2017), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-71, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-71
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Jeffrey Manns and Robert Anderson
George Washington University Law School and University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 200 (271,283)

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Mergers & Acquisitions, Legal Drafting

12.

Contract Design, Default Rules, and Delaware Corporate Law

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 77, p.1197, 2020, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020/32
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Dec 2020
Jeffrey Manns and Robert Anderson
George Washington University Law School and University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 170 (313,370)

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Contracts, Corporate Law, Empirical Legal Studies, Mergers & Acquisitions

13.

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
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 169 (314,950)

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

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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
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 158 (333,697)

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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
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 149 (350,260)

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

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Boiling Down Boilerplate in M&A Agreements: A Response to Choi, Gulati, & Scott

67 Duke Law Journal Online 2019, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-6, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-6, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019/7
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2019
Robert Anderson and Jeffrey Manns
University of Arkansas - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 123 (406,669)

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Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Empirical Legal Studies

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Path Dependence, Information, and Contracting in Business Law and Economics

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020/20
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2020
Robert Anderson
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 117 (422,227)
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incomplete contracts, law and economics, contract drafting

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An Evolutionary Perspective on Contracting: Evidence from Poison Pills

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Robert Anderson
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 109 (444,853)

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law and economics, incompete contracts, evolution, corporate law, transactions

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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
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 85 (525,080)

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Treaty Power, Compact Clause, Constitution

20.

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
University of Arkansas - School of Law
Downloads 61 (630,148)

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admiralty, maritime, teaching, course instruction

21.

Re: Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Offering Exemptions; File Number S7-08-19

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
University of Arkansas - School of Law, Penn State Dickinson Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 49 (697,500)
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Institutions and Equilibrium in the United States Supreme Court

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

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