Christopher T. Robertson

Boston University

765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law

Visiting Scholar and Senior Advisor

P.O. Box 210176

Tucson, AZ 85721-0176

United States

Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics

Affiliated Faculty

23 Everett Street

Cambridge, MA 02155

United States

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Scholarly Papers (66)

1.

Get Sick, Get Out: The Medical Causes of Home Mortgage Foreclosures

Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Vol. 18, No. 65, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Christopher T. Robertson, Richard Egelhof and Michael Hoke
Boston University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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home foreclosures, medical events, medicine, mortgages, bankruptcy, insurance, homeownership

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Countering the Plaintiff’s Anchor: Jury Simulations to Evaluate Damages Arguments

101 Iowa Law Review 543 (2016), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-36, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2017
John Campbell, Bernard Chao, Christopher T. Robertson and David V. Yokum
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Boston University and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 689 (47,484)
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anchoring, concession, jury, remedies

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The Inability to Self-Diagnose Bias

96 Denver Law Review 869 (2019), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-35, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2019
David V. Yokum, Christopher T. Robertson and Matt Palmer
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Boston University and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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jury, bias, publicity, voir dire, jury selection, Skilling v. United States, change of venue, peremptory challenges, challenges for cause

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Blind Expertise

New York University Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 174, 2010
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
Downloads 605 (56,258)
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expert witnesses, evidence, bias, disclosure, procedure, game theory

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Inside the Black Box of Prosecutor Discretion

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 19-2021, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 459
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
Megan S. Wright, Shima Baradaran Baughman and Christopher T. Robertson
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Boston University
Downloads 407 (91,220)

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prosecutors, charging, crime, sentencing, discretion, empirical legal studies, mass incarceration, prison, decision making

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Time Is Money: An Empirical Assessment of Non-Economic Damages Arguments

95 Washington University Law Review 1 (2017), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-21, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 May 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
John Campbell, Bernard Chao and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Boston University
Downloads 393 (94,907)

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empirical, remedies, damages, non-economic, anchoring, per diem, tort

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The Tip of the Iceberg: A First Amendment Right to Promote Drugs Off-Label

78 Ohio State Law Journal 1019 (2017), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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First Amendment, FDA, pre-market approval, drugmakers, medical devices, off-label, regulation, commercial speech, regulatory regimes

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Why Courts Fail to Protect Privacy: Race, Age, Bias, and Technology

106 California Law Review 263 (2018), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-03, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
Bernard Chao, Ian P. Farrell, Catherine Durso and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver and Boston University
Downloads 340 (111,888)

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Fourth Amendment, Privacy, Search and Seizure, Empirical, Third Party Doctrine, Hindsight Bias, Race

9.

Introduction to Nudging Health: Health Law and Behavioral Economics

Nudging Health: Health Law and Behavioral Economics, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016, Forthcoming, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-20
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Christopher T. Robertson, I. Glenn Cohen and Holly Fernandez Lynch
Boston University, Harvard Law School and Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 322 (118,723)

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Behavioral Economics, Health Law Policy, Nudging, Choice Architecture, Public Health, Health Care Costs, Default Rules

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Effect of Financial Relationships on the Behaviors of Health Care Professionals: A Review of the Evidence

40 Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics 452 (2012), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-30
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2013
Christopher T. Robertson, Susannah L. Rose and Aaron S. Kesselheim
Boston University, Cleveland Clinic, Department of Bioethics and Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Downloads 320 (119,536)

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incentives, conflicts of interest, medical decision making, bias, self-referral, industry, insurance, pay for performance

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The Appearance and the Reality of Quid Pro Quo Corruption: An Empirical Investigation

Journal of Legal Analysis (2016), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-06
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2017
Christopher T. Robertson, D. Winkelman, Darren Modzelewski and Kelly Bergstrand
Boston University, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona and University of Texas at Arlington - Department of Sociology and Anthropology
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quid pro quo, campaign finance regulations, grand jury, bribery, corruption, empirical, simulation, safe harbors

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The Effect of Blinded Experts on Jurors’ Verdicts

Forthcoming, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 9(4) December 2012, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Christopher T. Robertson and David V. Yokum
Boston University and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 281 (137,100)
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Bias, Expert testimony, Juror decision making, Credibility, Scientific reasoning

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From Free Riders to Fairness: A Cooperative System for Organ Transplantation

Jurimetrics, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
Downloads 276 (139,710)

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organ transplantation, rationing, shortage, reciprocity, cooperation, altruism, autonomy, fairness, bioethics, justice

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When Truth Cannot Be Presumed: The Regulation of Drug Promotion Under an Expanding First Amendment

94 Boston University Law Review 545 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-43
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2014
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
Downloads 264 (146,206)

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FDCA, Daubert, First Amendment, off-label, premarket approval regime, prior restraint, drugmakers, pharmaceutical, regulation

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Paying Americans to Take the Vaccine - Would it Help or Backfire?

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 21-06, Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper , Journal of Law and the Biosciences. Vol. 8. pp. 1-19. January-June 2021
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2021
Boston University, University of Arizona - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, University of Delaware, Johns Hopkins University and University of Delaware - Department of Applied Economics and Statistics
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Vaccines and Airline Travel: A Federal Role to Protect the Public Health

42 American Journal of Law and Medicine 543 (2016), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jul 2016
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
Downloads 199 (191,677)
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vaccines, public health, airline travel, infectious disease, vaccine screen

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Big Data Neglects Populations Most in Need of Medical and Public Health Research and Interventions

Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics (H.F. Lynch, I.G. Cohen, & U. Gasser eds.,), Forthcoming, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Sarah Malanga, Jonathan Loe, Christopher T. Robertson and Kenneth Ramos
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Students, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Students, Boston University and University of Arizona
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Big Data, Precision Medicine, Health, Poverty, Race, Health Disparities, Interventions

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A Randomized Experiment of the Split Benefit Health Insurance Reform to Reduce High-Cost, Low-Value Consumption

1 Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Health 5 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Jan 2015
Christopher T. Robertson, David V. Yokum, Nimish Sheth and Keith A. Joiner
Boston University, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Southern California and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
Downloads 190 (199,760)

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insurance, payment, reform, incentive, benefit

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William H. Sorrell, Attorney General of Vermont, et al. v. IMS Health Inc., et al. - Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioners

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2014
Kevin Outterson, David Orentlicher, Christopher T. Robertson and Frank A. Pasquale
Boston University School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Boston University and Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 190 (199,760)
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first amendment, commercial speech, privacy, confidentiality, data mining, HIPAA

Race and Class: A Randomized Experiment with Prosecutors

16 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 807 (2019), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-26
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
Christopher T. Robertson, Shima Baradaran Baughman and Megan S. Wright
Boston University, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
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prosecutors, race, class bias, criminal justice, experiment

Race and Class: A Randomized Experiment with Prosecutors

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 807-847, 2019
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Christopher T. Robertson, Shima Baradaran Baughman and Megan S. Wright
Boston University, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
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Physicians’ Brief in the Second Circuit Data Mining Cases (IMS V. Sorrell) on Behalf of Amici Curiae New England Journal of Medicine, Vermont Medical Society, Massachusetts Medical Society, New Hampshire Medical Society, National Physicians Alliance, and American Medical Students Association

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-44, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-55
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
Kevin Outterson, Christopher T. Robertson and David Orentlicher
Boston University School of Law, Boston University and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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public law, constitutional law, first amendment, health law, electronic health records, privacy, data mining, pharmaceuticals, marketing

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Blinding as a Solution to Institutional Corruption

Edmond J. Safra Working Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2013
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
Downloads 183 (206,550)
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Institutional Corruption, Blinding, Conflicts of Interest, Randomization, Masking, Expert Witnesses, Biomedical Science

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JD-Next: A Valid and Reliable Tool to Predict Diverse Students’ Success in Law School

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 21-10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 May 2021 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
University of Arizona, University of Arizona - College of Education, University of Arizona - College of Education, University of Arizona - College of Education, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - College of Education and Boston University
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legal education, academic success, bridge program, pipeline program, case briefing, case analysis, legal analysis, law school GPA, online curriculum, admissions, student confidence, standardized testing, admissions testing, validity, reliability, standard 503, diversity and inclusion, disparities

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Blinding Prosecutors to Defendants’ Race: A Policy Proposal to Reduce Unconscious Bias in the Criminal Justice System

Behavioral Science and Policy, Vol 1(2) 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Sunita Sah, Christopher T. Robertson and Shima Baradaran Baughman
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, Boston University and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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criminal justice, non-conscious bias, implicit bias, race, prosecutorial discretion, blinding, prosecutors

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An Empirical Method for Materiality: Would Conflict of Interest Disclosures Change Patient Decisions?

40 American Journal of Law and Medicine 253 (2014) , Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
Roy G. Spece, David V. Yokum, Andrea-Gale Okoro and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona and Boston University
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physicians, doctors, conflict of interest, financial, bias, material information, non-disclosure, disclosure, duty to disclose

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The Novel New Jersey Eyewitness Instruction Induces Skepticism but Not Sensitivity

PLoS ONE 10(12): e0142695. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142695, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Athan Papailiou, David V. Yokum and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Boston University
Downloads 161 (230,402)
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jury instruction, State v. Henderson, eyewitness testimony, diagnosticity

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Biased Advice

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 60, p. 653, 2011, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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conflict of interests, bias, disclosure, advice, empirical

28.

The Split Benefit: The Painless Way to Put Skin Back in the Health Care Game

98 Cornell Law Review 921 (2013), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-29
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
Downloads 155 (237,912)
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healthcare, moral hazard, opportunity cost, insurance, cost benefit analysis

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Incentives, Lies, and Disclosure

20 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 33 (2018), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 18-04
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Christopher T. Robertson and D. Winkelman
Boston University and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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prosecutors, witnesses, perjury, inducement, benefits, testify, false testimony, due process

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An Empirical Method for Harmless Error

46 Arizona State Law Journal 1405 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-19, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS14-31
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
D. Winkelman, David V. Yokum, Lisette Cole, Shelby Thompson and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, second year law student at Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Independent and Boston University
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harmless error, randomized experimentation, confirmation bias, appellate review, harmless error analyses

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The Jury Trial Reinvented

TEX. A&M L. REV. (2021 Forthcoming) , Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-05
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2021
Christopher T. Robertson and Michael Shammas
Boston University and Tulane University School of Law
Downloads 138 (262,751)
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jury, civil procedure, sixth amendment, seventh amendment, voir dire, jury selection, criminal procedure, covid-19, vicinage clause, peremptory strikes, civil jury trials, wisdom of the crowds, condorcet, arbitration, constitutional law, legal philosophy, originalism, functionalism, democracy

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JD-Next: A Randomized Experiment of an Online Scalable Program to Prepare Diverse Students for Law School

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 21-11
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 May 2021 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2021
University of Arizona - College of Education, University of Arizona, University of Arizona - College of Education, University of Arizona - College of Education, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - College of Education and Boston University
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legal education, academic success, academic achievement, bridge program, pipeline program, case briefing, case analysis, legal analysis, law school GPA, online curriculum, law school admissions, student confidence, diversity and inclusion, disparities

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Blinding as a Solution to Bias: Strengthening Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, and Law

Blinding as a Solution to Bias: Strengthening Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, and Law (Elsevier 2016), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Christopher T. Robertson and Aaron S. Kesselheim
Boston University and Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
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blinding, bias, forensic science, scientific research, courts, medicine, biomedical science

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The Presumption Against Expensive Health Care Consumption

49 Tulsa Law Review 627 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2014
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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Elhauge, medical technologies, regulation, healthcare spending, medical spending, expensive medical technology

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Perceptions of Efficacy, Morality, and Politics of Potential Cadaveric Organ-Transplantation Reforms

77 Law and Contemporary Problems 101 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
Christopher T. Robertson, David V. Yokum and Megan S. Wright
Boston University, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 93 (344,542)
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cadaveric organs, transplant, market for organs, organ shortages, policy, reforms

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The Money Blind: How to Stop Industry Bias in Biomedical Science, Without Violating the First Amendment

37 American Journal of Law and Medicine 358 (2011), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-42
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Sep 2013
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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biomedical science, bias, healthcare decisions, disclosure, blinding mechanism, regulation, funding, First Amendment

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Tip of the Iceberg II: How the Intended-Uses Principle Produces Medical Knowledge and Protects Liberty

11 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 770 (2017), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2018
Christopher T. Robertson and Victor Laurion
Boston University and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
Downloads 92 (346,855)

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First Amendment, FDA, pre-market approval, drugmakers, off-label, regulation, commercial speech, regulatory regimes

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Scaling Cost-Sharing to Wages: How Employers Can Reduce Health Spending and Provide Greater Economic Security

14 Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics 239 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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insurance, scaled cost-sharing, Affordable Care Act, ACA, essential coverage, ERISA, non-discrimination rule, underinsurance, overinsurance

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Are Vaccine Lotteries Worth the Money?

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Christopher T. Robertson, K. Aleks Schaefer and Daniel Scheitrum
Boston University, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Agricultural Economics and University of Arizona - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Downloads 79 (383,274)

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COVID-19, vaccination, incentives, health behaviors, public health, lotteries

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Crowdsourcing & Data Analytics: The New Settlement Tools

102 Judicature 62 (Fall 2018), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 May 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Bernard Chao, Christopher T. Robertson and David V. Yokum
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Boston University and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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settlement, crowdsourcing, optimism bias, courts, alternative dispute resolution

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Effects of Political versus Expert Messaging on Vaccination Intentions of Trump Voters

Christopher T. Robertson, Keith Bentele, Beth Meyerson, Alex S.A. Wood, Jackie Salwa, Effects of political versus expert messaging on vaccination intentions of Trump voters: A randomized survey experiment, 16(9) PLoSONE e0257988 (2021)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 May 2021 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2021
Boston University, Southwest Institute for Research on Women, Southwest Institute for Research on Women, University of Arizona and Harvard Law School
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Telehealth for an Aging Population: How Can Law Influence Adoption Among Providers, Payors, and Patients?

46 Am. J.L. & Med. 311 (2020) , Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-33
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jul 2020
Tara Sklar and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Boston University
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Telehealth, healthcare, telehealth technology, state licensure law, reimbursement, regulation, quality of care, patient autonomy

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The Burden of Deciding for Yourself: The Disutility Caused by Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending

11 Indiana Health Law Review 609, Symposium, 2014, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Christopher T. Robertson and David V. Yokum
Boston University and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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Cost-sharing, behavioral economics, judgment and decision making, health insurance, healthcare, rationing

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Can Rationing Through Inconvenience Be Ethical?

48 Hastings Center Report, Jan.-Feb. 2018, at 10 , Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-03
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Mar 2019
Nir Eyal, Paul L. Romain and Christopher T. Robertson
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston University
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health care, rationing through inconvenience, prioritization, ethics, morality

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The Problem of Biased Experts, and Blinding as a Solution: A Response to Professor Gelbach

81 University of Chicago Law Dialogue 61 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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expert witnesses, expert mining, expert bias, conditional-disclosure, blinding

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Contingent Compensation of Post-Conviction Counsel: A Modest Proposal to Identify Meritorious Claims and Reduce Wasteful Government Spending

64 Maine Law Review 513 (2012), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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post-conviction, habeas, right to counsel, incentives, criminal, contingent compensation

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Crowdsourcing Public Health Experiments: A Response to Jonathan Darrow's Crowdsourcing Clinical Trials

98 Minnesota Law Review 2326 (2014), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Ameet Sarpatwari, Christopher T. Robertson, David V. Yokum and Keith A. Joiner
Harvard Medical School, Boston University, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
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crowdsourcing, clinical trials, CCT, ethics, informed consent, observational studies, public health

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Introduction, Exposed: Why Our Health Insurance Is Incomplete and What Can Be Done About It

Exposed: Why Our Health Insurance is Incomplete and What Can be Done About It (2019), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-28
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Dec 2019
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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health care costs, deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, moral hazard, insurance reform

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Digital Health Privacy in Active-Aging Settings: Will the Law Let You Age Well?

18 Journal of Active Aging 7 (2019), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-04
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Tara Sklar, Christopher T. Robertson, Richard Carmona and Kathie Insel
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Boston University, University of Arizona - Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and University of Arizona
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aging, privacy, senior living providers, senior centers, surveillance, digital health devices, tracking

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Ideology Meets Reality: What Works and What Doesn't in Patient Exposure to Health Care Costs

15 Indiana Health Law Review 43 (2018), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 18-03
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2018
Victor Laurion and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - College of Medicine and Boston University
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health insurance, out-of-pocket expenses, cost-sharing, underinsurance, health outcomes, access to care, financial insecurity, ACA, deductibles, copays

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Should Patient Responsibility for Costs Change the Doctor-Patient Relationship?

50 Wake Forest Law Review 363 (2015), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 15-30
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2016
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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cost-sharing, medical malpractice, informed consent, health insurance, copays, deductibles, biomedical ethics

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Methodological Appendix for: 'A Randomized Experiment of the Split Benefit Health Insurance Reform to Reduce High-Cost, Low-Value Consumption'

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2015
Christopher T. Robertson, David V. Yokum, Nimish Sheth and Keith A. Joiner
Boston University, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Southern California and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
Downloads 40 (523,141)
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insurance, payment, reform, incentive, benefit

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Indemnifying Precaution: Economic Insights for Regulation of a Highly Infectious Disease

Journal of Law and the Biosciences, Forthcoming, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-24
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 May 2020
Boston University, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Arizona - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
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Infectious Disease, Moral Hazard, Agricultural Infectious Disease Policy, Deterrence Theory, Indemnification

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'Money Blinding' as a Solution to Biased Design and Conduct of Scientific Research

in Christopher T. Robertson & Aaron S. Kesselhein, eds., BLINDING AS A SOLUTION TO BIAS: STRENGTHENING BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, FORENSIC SCIENCE, AND LAW (Elsevier, 2016), Forthcoming, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 16-1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Christopher T. Robertson and Marc A. Rodwin
Boston University and Suffolk University Law School
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Heterogeneity in IRB Policies with Regard to Disclosures About Payment for Participation in Recruitment Materials

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 42, No. 375, 2014, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Megan S. Wright and Christopher T. Robertson
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Boston University
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human subjects, recruitment, informed consent, disclosure, Common Rule, paternalism

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Distinguishing Moral Hazard from Access for High-Cost Healthcare Under Insurance

PLOS One, doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0231768 (Apr. 17, 2020), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-18
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Apr 2020
Christopher T. Robertson, Andy Yuan, Wendan Zhang and Keith A. Joiner
Boston University, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Arizona and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
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health insurance, moral hazard, healthcare, uninsured, indemnities,

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Paying for Unapproved Medical Products

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2020, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-33
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Kelly McBride Folkers, Alison Bateman-House and Christopher T. Robertson
New York University (NYU) - Division of Medical Ethics, New York University (NYU) - Division of Medical Ethics and Boston University
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new drugs, expanded access, compassionate use, preapproval access, right to try, reimbursement, crowdsourcing

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Practice-Based Research Networks and the Mandate for Real-World Evidence

44 American Journal of Law and Medicine 219 (2018), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 18-28
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy, Leila Barraza, Leila Barraza and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Network for Public Health LawUniversity of Arizona - Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Boston University
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FDA Practice-Based Research Network, PBRN, clinical trials, real-world evidence

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Supplemental Materials: National Prosecutor Survey

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Megan S. Wright, Shima Baradaran Baughman and Christopher T. Robertson
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Boston University
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The Need for a Strong and Stable Federal Public Health Agency Independent from Politicians

Burris, S., de Guia, S., Gable, L., Levin, D.E., Parmet, W.E., Terry, N.P. (Eds.) (2021). COVID-19 Policy Playbook: Legal Recommendations for a Safer, More Equitable Future. Boston: Public Health Law Watch.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 May 2021
Jacqueline Salwa and Christopher T. Robertson
Harvard Law School and Boston University
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Amicus Brief for Scholars Supporting Appellants’ Petition for Initial Hearing en banc, Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, No. 1:16-cv-02201-EGS (D.C. Cir.)

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-15, July 2019
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Christopher T. Robertson, Kelly Bergstrand and D. Winkelman
Boston University, University of Texas at Arlington - Department of Sociology and Anthropology and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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super PACs, appearance of corruption, independent expenditures, quid pro quo, election contributions

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The Effect of Blinded Experts on Juror Verdicts

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 765-794, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Nov 2012
Christopher T. Robertson and David V. Yokum
Boston University and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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The Ethics of Research That May Disadvantage Others

Ethics & Human Research, Vol. 43, pp2-16 (Jan-Feb 2021)
Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2021
Christopher T. Robertson
Boston University
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research, competing interests, risk, direct harms, non-participants, ethics, regulations,

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Affordability Boards: The States’ New Fix for Drug Pricing

381 New England Journal of Medicine 1301, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1906010 (Oct. 3, 2019) , Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-21
Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Tara Sklar and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Boston University

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prescription drug crisis, price regulation, health care regulation

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Distributions of Industry Payments to Massachusetts Physicians

New England Journal of Medicine, 2013, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-27
Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston University, Independent, Independent and Independent

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distributions of payments, payments to health care practitioners, industry payments

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A Randomized Study of How Physicians Interpret Research Funding Disclosures

369 New England Journal of Medicine 1119 (2012), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-33
Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston University, Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Department of Bioethics, Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Center and Harvard University - Brigham and Women's Hospital

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clinical trial funding, trial results, industry sponsorship