Alexander Volokh

Emory University School of Law

Professor

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Privatization and the Law and Economics of Political Advocacy

60 Stan. L. Rev. 1197 (2008), Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 943793
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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privatization, private prisons, law and economics, lobbying, political advocacy, collective action

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Property Rights and Contract Form in Medieval Europe

11 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 399 (2009), Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 969797
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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medieval, common law, property, contract theory, moral hazard, principal-agent, contract choice, freehold, leasehold

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A Tale of Two Systems: Cost, Quality, and Accountability in Private Prisons

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 115, No. 7, p. 1868, 2002, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-340
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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privatization, prisons

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Prison Accountability and Performance Measures

63 Emory L.J. 339 (2013), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-263
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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prisons, privatization, performance measures

5.

N Guilty Men

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 146, No. 2, 1997
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Oct 1997 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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Brief of Amici Curiae Antitrust Law Professors in O'Bannon v. NCAA

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-24
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Emory University School of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, St. John's University - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Michigan Law School, The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Boston University - School of Law, DePaul University - College of Law, William & Mary Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Indiana Univ. Robert H. McKinney School of Law, USC Gould School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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NCAA, antitrust, rule of reason, sports

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Privatization and the Elusive Employee-Contractor Distinction

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2012, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-208
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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prisons, privatization, corrections, accountability, public, private, employee, contractor, legitimacy

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Prison Vouchers

160 U. Pa. L. Rev. 779 (2012)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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prisons, vouchers, education

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The New Private-Regulation Skepticism: Due Process, Non-Delegation, and Antitrust Challenges

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-262, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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delegation, nondelegation, due process, private regulation, antitrust

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Rationality or Rationalism: The Positive and Normative Flaws of Cost-Benefit Analysis

Houston Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, p. 79, 2011, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-101, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-150
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Apr 2011
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, environment, libertarian, regulation

11.

Do Faith-Based Prisons Work?

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 63, 2011, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-99, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-145
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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prisons, faith-based, empirics, self-selection, religion

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The Inherent-Powers Corollary: Judicial Non-Delegation and Federal Common Law

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 03 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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non-delegation, courts, federal common law, Sherman Act, RFRA, Alien Tort Statute, Armed Career Criminal Act

13.

Choosing Interpretive Methods: A Positive Theory of Judges and Everyone Else

83 NYU L. Rev. 769 (2008)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 31 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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statutory interpretation, constitutional interpretation, selection bias, positive political theory, judges, public choice

14.

Privatization, Free Riding, and Industry-Expanding Lobbying

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 969789, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 969789
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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privatization, political advocacy, lobbying, public sector, unions, collusion

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Brief of Amici Curiae 55 Antitrust and Competition Policy Scholars, Teladoc Inc. v. Texas Medical Board (5th Cir.)

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Sep 2016
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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antitrust, state action, occupational licensing

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Expressive Discrimination: Universities' First Amendment Right to Affirmative Action

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Mar 2024 Last Revised: 31 May 2024
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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First Amendment, expressive association, Boy Scouts v. Dale, affirmative action, antidiscrimination

17.

Privatization and Competition Policy

Competition and the State (Thomas K. Cheng, Ioannis Lianos, and D. Daniel Sokol eds., 2014)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jul 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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antitrust, competition, privatization

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Privatization and the Effectiveness of Monitoring Agencies

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 982146
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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privatization, prisons, incomplete contracts, contract theory, monitoring, regulatory capture

19.

The Effect of Privatization on Public and Private Prison Lobbies

3 Prison Privatization: The Many Facets of a Controversial Industry 7 (Byron Eugene Price & John Charles Morris eds., Praeger 2012), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-333
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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private prisons, lobbying

20.

Taxing Nudity: Discriminatory Taxes, Secondary Effects, and Tiers of Scrutiny

Journal of Free Speech Law, 2023, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-31
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2023
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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adult entertainment, strip clubs, nudity, First Amendment, free speech, expressive conduct, secondary effects, strict scrutiny, intermediate scrutiny, First Amendment, constitutional law

21.

Judicial Reform

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 61-88, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2014
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
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The Myth of the Federal Private Nondelegation Doctrine

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 1, 2023
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Dec 2023
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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The Modest Effect of Minneci v. Pollard on Inmate Litigants

Akron Law Review, Vol. 46, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-261
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2013
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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Brief for Antitrust Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners - Visa Inc. V. Osborn

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Independent, WilmerHale LLC, Independent, Independent, Emory University School of Law, USC Gould School of Law and Emory University School of Law
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antitrust, trade association, collusion

25.

The Appeal

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 103, No. 6, 2005, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-338
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Alexander Volokh and Alex Kozinski
Emory University School of Law and United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
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Kafka

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A Brief Guide to School Violence Prevention

Journal of Law & Family Studies, Vol. 2, 2000, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-339
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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The Pitfalls of the Environmental Right to Know

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2002, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-337
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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The Constitutional Possibilities of Prison Vouchers

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 5, 2011, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-335
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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Recent Case: Civil Procedure -- Class Actions -- Seventh Circuit Reverses Lower Court's Approval of Class Action Settlement, Citing Evidence of Collusion. -- Reynolds v. Beneficial National Bank, 288 F.3d 277 (7th Cir. 2002)

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 8, 2003, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-341
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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Privatization, Free Riding, and Industry-Expanding Lobbying: Additional Materials

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 969789, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-336
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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privatization, free riding, lobbying, prisons

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The Supreme Court, 2001 Term: Takings Clause -- Regulatory Takings: Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council, Inc. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, 122 S. Ct. 1465 (2002)

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 1, 2002, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-342
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2015
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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takings, regulatory takings, Tahoe-Sierra

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 23
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Book Review: Prison Religion: Faith-Based Reform and the Constitution, by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2009-10
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jul 2014
Alexander Volokh
Emory University School of Law
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faith-based, prisons, vouchers, religious