Christopher T. Robertson

University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law

Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Innovation

P.O. Box 210176

Tucson, AZ 85721-0176

United States

http://www.law.arizona.edu/faculty/getprofile.cfm?facultyid=714

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

Affiliated Faculty

23 Everett Street

Cambridge, MA 02155

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 787 (19,684)

Abstract:

home foreclosures, medical events, medicine, mortgages, bankruptcy, insurance, homeownership

2.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 494 (40,471)
Citation 1

Abstract:

expert witnesses, evidence, bias, disclosure, procedure, game theory

3.

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: 29 Mar 2016
John E. Campbell, Bernard Chao, Christopher T. Robertson and David V. Yokum
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 333 (45,292)

Abstract:

anchoring, concession, jury, remedies

4.

The Inability of Jurors to Self-Diagnose Bias

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-35
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2015
Christopher T. Robertson, David V. Yokum and Matt J. Palmer
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 329 (57,700)

Abstract:

jury, bias, publicity, voir dire, jury selection, Skilling v. United States, change of venue, peremptory challenges, challenges for cause

5.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Cleveland Clinic, Department of Bioethics and Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Downloads 229 (90,027)

Abstract:

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

6.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 190 (112,879)

Abstract:

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

7.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 186 (103,130)

Abstract:

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

8.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 181 (111,821)

Abstract:

Bias, Expert testimony, Juror decision making, Credibility, Scientific reasoning

9.

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
Boston University School of Law, Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 169 (133,141)

Abstract:

first amendment, commercial speech, privacy, confidentiality, data mining, HIPAA

10.

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, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Downloads 164 (137,313)

Abstract:

public law, constitutional law, first amendment, health law, electronic health records, privacy, data mining, pharmaceuticals, marketing

11.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 127 (152,968)

Abstract:

Institutional Corruption, Blinding, Conflicts of Interest, Randomization, Masking, Expert Witnesses, Biomedical Science

12.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 125 (166,814)

Abstract:

conflict of interests, bias, disclosure, advice, empirical

13.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Southern California and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
Downloads 119 (154,819)

Abstract:

insurance, payment, reform, incentive, benefit

14.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 118 (168,778)

Abstract:

healthcare, moral hazard, opportunity cost, insurance, cost benefit analysis

15.

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: 23 Posted: 13 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Roy G. Spece Jr., 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 University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 110 (174,913)

Abstract:

physicians, doctors, conflict of interest, financial, bias, material information, non-disclosure, disclosure, duty to disclose

16.

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 P. Papailiou, David V. Yokum and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 92 (176,002)

Abstract:

jury instruction, State v. Henderson, eyewitness testimony, diagnosticity

17.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 76 (226,614)

Abstract:

Elhauge, medical technologies, regulation, healthcare spending, medical spending, expensive medical technology

18.

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: 06 Nov 2015
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 University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 75 (208,486)

Abstract:

harmless error, randomized experimentation, confirmation bias, appellate review, harmless error analyses

19.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Weill Cornell, Medical Ethics
Downloads 66 (245,831)

Abstract:

cadaveric organs, transplant, market for organs, organ shortages, policy, reforms

20.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 60 (257,558)

Abstract:

biomedical science, bias, healthcare decisions, disclosure, blinding mechanism, regulation, funding, First Amendment

21.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 41 (312,202)

Abstract:

post-conviction, habeas, right to counsel, incentives, criminal, contingent compensation

22.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 39 (317,916)

Abstract:

expert witnesses, expert mining, expert bias, conditional-disclosure, blinding

23.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 38 (274,615)

Abstract:

insurance, scaled cost-sharing, Affordable Care Act, ACA, essential coverage, ERISA, non-discrimination rule, underinsurance, overinsurance

24.

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, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
Downloads 38 (329,763)

Abstract:

crowdsourcing, clinical trials, CCT, ethics, informed consent, observational studies, public health

25.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 30 (315,107)

Abstract:

Cost-sharing, behavioral economics, judgment and decision making, health insurance, healthcare, rationing

26.

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
Weill Cornell, Medical Ethics and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 18 (411,147)

Abstract:

human subjects, recruitment, informed consent, disclosure, Common Rule, paternalism

27.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Southern California and University of Arizona - College of Medicine
Downloads 17 (378,691)

Abstract:

insurance, payment, reform, incentive, benefit

28.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 14 (366,858)

Abstract:

cost-sharing, medical malpractice, informed consent, health insurance, copays, deductibles, biomedical ethics

29.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 1 (518,033)

Abstract:

30.

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 E. Malanga, Jonathan D. Loe, Christopher T. Robertson and Kenneth S. Ramos
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Arizona
Downloads 0 (272,375)

Abstract:

Big Data, Precision Medicine, Health, Poverty, Race, Health Disparities, Interventions

31.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 0 (207,081)

Abstract:

vaccines, public health, airline travel, infectious disease, vaccine screen

32.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Harvard Law School and Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School
Downloads 0 (205,631)

Abstract:

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

33.

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

Ohio State Law Journal, 2017, Forthcoming, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Christopher T. Robertson
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 0 (104,500)

Abstract:

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

34.

Dollars for Days: An Empirical Assessment of Per Diem and Anchoring Arguments

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: 17 Nov 2016
John E. Campbell, Bernard Chao and Christopher T. Robertson
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 0 (359,396)

Abstract:

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

35.

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: 23 Jun 2016
Christopher T. Robertson, D. Alex Winkelman, Kelly Bergstrand and Darren Modzelewski
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Texas at Arlington - Department of Sociology and Anthropology and University of Arizona
Downloads 0 (97,120)

Abstract:

quid pro quo, campaign finance regulations, grand jury, bribery, corruption, empirical, simulation, safe harbors

36.

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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Downloads 0 (281,495)

Abstract:

blinding, bias, forensic science, scientific research, courts, medicine, biomedical science

37.

'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
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 0 (406,229)

Abstract:

38.

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

Behavioral Science and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Sunita Sah, Christopher T. Robertson and Shima Baradaran Baughman
Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 0 (229,881)

Abstract:

criminal justice, non-conscious bias, implicit bias, race, prosecutorial discretion, blinding, prosecutors

39.

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, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Independent, Independent and Independent

Abstract:

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

40.

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, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, 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

Abstract:

clinical trial funding, trial results, industry sponsorship