Paul H. Edelman

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Professor of Mathematics and Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Six Degrees of Cass Sunstein: Collaboration Networks in Legal Scholarship

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 19, 2007, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2007
Paul H. Edelman and Tracey E. George
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 915 (18,994)

Abstract:

Legal Scholarship, Legal Education, Law Schools, Network Theory, Collaboration, Rankings

2.

Corporate Voting

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 129, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Robert B. Thompson and Paul H. Edelman
Georgetown University Law Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 681 (25,632)
Citation 3

Abstract:

shareholder voting, empty voting, corporate democracy, director primacy, Blasius, theories of corporate voting

3.

A Derivatives Market in Legal Academia

Green Bag, Vol. 12, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2009
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 659 (31,553)

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4.

Law Clerks, Law Reviews, and Some Modest Proposals

Green Bag, Vol. 7, p. 335, 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 583 (36,622)

Abstract:

law clerks, law reviews

5.

Voting Models, Corporate Elections and Takeover Bids

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 453, 1004, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 03-09
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
Paul H. Edelman and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 552 (39,048)
Citation 2

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6.

Shareholder Voting in an Age of Intermediary Capitalism

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 1359, 2014, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 246/2014, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-9
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2017
Paul H. Edelman, Randall S. Thomas and Robert B. Thompson
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 536 (23,596)

Abstract:

corporate governance, corporate law, corporate voting, hedge fund activism, say on pay, institutional investors

7.

Selectica Resets the Trigger on the Poison Pill: Where Should the Delaware Courts Go Next?

87 Indiana Law Journal 1087 (2012), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-21, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Paul H. Edelman and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 349 (63,011)

Abstract:

takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting, poison pill, Rights Plan

8.

The Value of Voting in Hostile Takeovers: An Experimental Model

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2002
Paul H. Edelman and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 324 (73,954)
Citation 1

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9.

Resetting the Trigger on the Poison Pill: Selectica's Unanticipated Consequences

87 Indiana Law Journal 1087 (2012), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
Paul H. Edelman and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 304 (78,635)

Abstract:

takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting, poison pill, Rights Plan

10.

The Most Dangerous Justice Rides into the Sunset

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 24, p. 299, 2007, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-32, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-35, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2007
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 268 (91,166)
Citation 3

Abstract:

voting behavior, elections, policy, Supreme Court, median justice

11.

Getting the Math Right: Why California has too Many Seats in the House of Representatives

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-25, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-22, Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 297, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 261 (92,988)
Citation 3

Abstract:

representation, apportionment, districting

12.

Corporate Voting and the Takeover Debate

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 453, 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2017
Paul H. Edelman and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 240 (99,104)
Citation 1

Abstract:

takeover, proxy contest, corporate voting, weighted voting

13.

The Most Dangerous Justice Rides Again: Revisiting the Power Pageant of the Justices

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 131, 2001, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-08, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 01-05, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 02-4
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 222 (109,299)

Abstract:

Banzhaf index, voting power, Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy

14.

What are We Comparing in Comparative Negligence?

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 85, 2007, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-20
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2007
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 208 (116,660)

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15.
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Citation 1

Consensus, Disorder, and Ideology on the Supreme Court

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-07, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-11, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 167, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 172, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Paul H. Edelman, David Klein and Stefanie A. Lindquist
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Eastern Michigan University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 189 (134,082)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court, consensus, attitudinalism

Consensus, Disorder, and Ideology on the Supreme Court

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 129-148, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Paul H. Edelman, David Klein and Stefanie A. Lindquist
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Eastern Michigan University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 3 (560,083)
Citation 1
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16.

The Allocation Problem in Multiple-Claimant Representations

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 033; Vanderbilt Law & Econ. Research Paper No. 04-18; Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 04-13
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Paul H. Edelman, Richard A. Nagareda and Charles Silver
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University Law School (Deceased) and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 187 (127,410)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Attorneys fees, contingency fees, principal-agent, allocation, class actions, aggregate settlements

17.

Mr. Sunstein's Neighborhood: Won't You Be Our Co-Author?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-28, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-48
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Paul H. Edelman and Tracey E. George
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 161 (144,733)

Abstract:

Legal Scholarship, Legal Education, Law Schools, Network Theory, Collaboration, Rankings

18.

The Most Dangerous Justice: The Supreme Court at the Bar of Mathematics

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 63, 1996
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 147 (160,118)

Abstract:

Shapley-Shubik index, Frank-Shapley index, Banzhaf index, voting power, Supreme Court

19.

Measuring Deviations from Expected Voting Patterns on Collegial Courts

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-31, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 819-852, 2008, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2008
Paul H. Edelman, David Klein and Stefanie A. Lindquist
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Eastern Michigan University and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 145 (157,556)
Citation 4

Abstract:

spatial voting, collegial courts, attitudinalism, disorder

20.

The Institutional Dimension of Election Design

Public Choice, April 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-18, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-23
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2011
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 114 (186,098)

Abstract:

elections, voting, Oscars, social choice, representation

21.

The Theory and Practice of Corporate Voting at U.S. Public Companies

The Research Handbook of Shareholder Power, edited by Jennifer Hill and Randall Thomas, Edgar Elgar, 2015, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Paul H. Edelman and Randall S. Thomas
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 108 (108,845)

Abstract:

Corporate Voting

22.

Book Review: Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki: Majority Judgment: Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

Public Choice, Vol. 151, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 98 (203,245)

Abstract:

Social Choice, Voting

23.

In Defense of At-Large Representation: A Positive Approach

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-02; Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 04-02
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 97 (217,122)

Abstract:

At-large representation, weighted voting, Banzhaf measure

24.

Pick a Number, Any Number: State Representation in Congress after the 2000 Census

California Law Review, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Paul H. Edelman and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 85 (244,236)

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25.

The Myth of the Condorcet Winner

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 75 (227,636)

Abstract:

public choice, Condorcet winner

26.

The Dimension of the Supreme Court

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 20, p. 557, 2003-2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jan 2004
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 69 (265,108)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, spatial voting, information theory, singular value decomposition

27.

'And the Oscar Goes to...' The Academy Awards and the Institutional Dimension of Election Design

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-23, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 68 (245,955)

Abstract:

Social Choice, elections, representation

28.

Evenwel, Voting Power and Dual Districting

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 45, (January, 2016), 203-221, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-16, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2016
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 47 (190,764)

Abstract:

Evenwel v Abbott, Voting, Districting

29.

Voting Power Apportionments

Social Choice and Welfare, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 17 (423,558)

Abstract:

Apportionment, voting power

30.

'Duel' Diligence: Second Thoughts About the Supremes as Sultans of Swing

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 70, pp. 219-238, 1996
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Paul H. Edelman and James Ming Chen
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 7 (485,727)

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31.

Dominant Strategy Implementability and Zero Length Cycles

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 May 2017
Paul H. Edelman and John A. Weymark
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (449,268)

Abstract:

Dominant Strategy Incentive Compatibility, Implementation Theory, Mechanism Design, Roberts' Theorem, Rockafellar-Rochet Theorem

32.

On Legal Interpretations of the Condorcet Jury Theorem

Journal of Legal of Studies, Vol. 31, No. 2, Part 1
Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Paul H. Edelman
Vanderbilt University - Law School

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