Catherine M. Sharkey

New York University School of Law

Crystal Eastman Professor of Law

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Unintended Consequences of Medical Malpractice Damages Caps

NYU Law Review, Vol. 80, pp. 391-512, May 2005
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,614 (7,155)
Citation 19

Abstract:

medical malpractice, damages, caps, tort reform

2.

Preemption By Preamble: Federal Agencies and the Federalization of Tort Law

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 56, 2007, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-110
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 May 2006
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 658 (30,237)
Citation 20

Abstract:

preemption, preamble, federal agencies, tort reform, FDA, NHTSA, CPSC

3.

Products Liability Preemption: An Institutional Approach

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 449, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-05, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 548 (39,089)
Citation 16

Abstract:

preemption, products liability, FDA, pharmaceuticals, tort, regulation

4.

Punitive Damages: Should Juries Decide?

Texas Law Review, Vol. 82, December 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2003
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 455 (48,501)
Citation 1

Abstract:

5.

Economic Analysis of Punitive Damages: Theory, Empirics, and Doctrine

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF TORTS, Jennifer Arlen, ed., Edward Elgar, Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 452 (37,072)

Abstract:

punitive damages, deterrence, optimal deterrence

6.

Backdoor Federalization

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 1353, 2006, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-98, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 289, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-03, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-32
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 16 Jan 2006
Samuel Issacharoff and Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 442 (48,768)
Citation 10

Abstract:

preemption, federalism, Class Action Fairness Act, punitive damages

7.

Federalism in Action: FDA Regulatory Preemption in Pharmaceutical Cases in State versus Federal Courts

Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2007, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-04, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 404 (56,604)
Citation 1

Abstract:

preemption, drug, pharmaceutical, federalism, tort, regulation

8.

Dissecting Damages: An Empirical Exploration of Sexual Harassment Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-45, March 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 339 (67,535)
Citation 3

Abstract:

damages, Title VII, sexual harassment, empirical

9.

The Exxon Valdez Litigation Marathon: A Window on Punitive Damages

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-15, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 329 (71,145)
Citation 2

Abstract:

punitive damages, Exxon Valdez, unpredictability, class actions, federalization

10.

The Fungibility of Damage Awards: Punitive Damage Caps and Substitution

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 912256, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 298
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2006
Jonathan Klick and Catherine M. Sharkey
University of Pennsylvania Law School and New York University School of Law
Downloads 296 (81,099)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Tort Reform, Blockbuster Awards, Punitive Damages, Punitives, Juries, Litigation

11.

Revisiting the Noninsurable Costs of Accidents

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 64, pp. 409-460, July 2005, Columbia Law and Economics Accepted Paper No. 253, Columbia Law School, Pub. Law Research Paper No. 04-74
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2004
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 279 (88,520)
Citation 3

Abstract:

insurance, punitive damages, Calabresi, tort reform

12.

Inside Agency Preemption

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 110, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-27, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2011
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 237 (100,817)

Abstract:

preemption, administrative, federalism, agency

13.

What Drives the Passage of Damage Caps?

EMPIRICAL STUDIES OF JUDICIAL SYSTEMS AROUND THE GLOBE, Institutum Jurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, 2009, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-08, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2012
Jonathan Klick and Catherine M. Sharkey
University of Pennsylvania Law School and New York University School of Law
Downloads 215 (112,162)

Abstract:

punitive damages, caps, damage caps, jury awards

14.

Federal Incursions and State Defiance: Punitive Damages in the Wake of Philip Morris v. Williams

Willamette Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-11, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 May 2010
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 184 (130,244)
Citation 1

Abstract:

punitive damages, Philip Morris v. Williams, statutory damages, split-recovery, federalism

15.

Trespass Torts and Self-Help for an Electronic Age

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 101, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 183 (121,566)

Abstract:

trespass, self-help, trespass to chattel, cybertrespass, Intel, Epstein

16.

The Fraud Caveat to Agency Preemption

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 2, 2008, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-20, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-37
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2008
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 183 (132,745)
Citation 4

Abstract:

fraud, immunity, regulatory compliance, preemption, FDA, drugs, pharmaceutical

17.

Federalism Accountability: 'Agency-Forcing' Measures

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, 2009, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-36, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2009
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 178 (137,512)
Citation 3

Abstract:

federal preemption, federalism, accountability, executive order 13132, Wyeth

18.

What Riegel Portends for FDA Preemption of State Law Products Liability Claims

103 Nw. U.L. Rev. 437 (2009) , NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-17, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-34
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2009
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 155 (149,867)
Citation 1

Abstract:

FDA, preemption, Supreme Court, Riegel, Wyeth, products

19.

State Farm 'with Teeth': Heightened Judicial Review in the Absence of Executive Oversight

New York University Law Review, Vol. 89, 2014, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 148 (126,055)

Abstract:

State Farm, hard look, preemption, OIRA, Dodd-Frank, executive oversight, judicial review, Business Roundtable

20.

CAFA Settlement Notice Provision: Optimal Regulatory Policy?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, 2008, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2008
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 113 (198,431)
Citation 1

Abstract:

CAFA, AG notice, settlement, class action, regulatory

21.

Against Freewheeling, Extratextual Obstacle Preemption: Is Justice Thomas the Lone Principled Federalist?

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-20
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2010
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 101 (214,370)

Abstract:

Obstacle Preemption, Implied Preemption, Express Preemption, Wyeth V. Levine, Chevron, Preemption, Dormant Commerce Clause, Federalism

22.

The Future of Classwide Punitive Damages

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 46, 2013, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-72, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-38
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 100 (187,625)

Abstract:

punitve damages, class action, Philip Morris, Williams

23.

The Vicissitudes of Tort: A Response to Professors Rabin, Sebok & Zipursky

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 60, 2011, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2012
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 98 (207,568)

Abstract:

tort, predictability, unpredictable, uncertainty, Rabin, Sebok, Zipursky

24.

Agency Coordination in Consumer Protection

2013 University of Chicago Legal Forum 329 , NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 82 (204,925)

Abstract:

consumer protection, agency coordination, Chevron, City of Arlington, overlapping agencies

25.

Drug Advertising Claims: Preemption's New Frontier

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-05, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 78 (255,356)
Citation 1

Abstract:

26.

Preemption as a Judicial End-Run Around the Administrative Process?

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 122, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 75 (251,619)

Abstract:

preemption, APA, Chevron, Douglas, agency, conflict

27.

Tort-Agency Partnerships in an Age of Preemption

15 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 359 (2014), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-24
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 67 (253,455)

Abstract:

preemption, enforcement preemption, Buckman, parallel requirements, FDA

28.

Against Categorical Preemption: Vaccines and the Compensation Piece of the Preemption Puzzle

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-73, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-39
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 44 (327,699)

Abstract:

preemption, vaccines, Bruesewitz, tort

29.

Can Data Breach Claims Survive the Economic Loss Rule?

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2017, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 0 (298,291)

Abstract:

Data security, data breach, economic loss rule

30.

Tort Liability for Pure Economic Loss: A Perspective from the United States and Some Comparative European Insights

7 Journal of European Tort Law 237 (Dec. 2016), NYU Law and Economics Research Paper
Posted: 19 May 2017
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law

Abstract:

Economic Loss Rule, Economic Harm, Concurrent Remedies, Tort, Contract

31.

The Anti-Deference Pro-Preemption Paradox at the U.S. Supreme Court: The Business Community Weighs In

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2017, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-15
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 May 2017
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 0 (403,290)

Abstract:

Preemption; Auer; Roberts Court; Pro-Business; FDA

32.

Reflections on Seminole Rock: The Past, Present, and Future of Deference to Agency Regulatory Interpretations

Yale Journal of Regulation, Notice & Comment Blog, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2847668, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-41, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-38
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, University of Washington - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Virginia - School of Law, George Washington University Law School, Independent, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Iowa - College of Law, Florida State University - College of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, New York University School of Law, Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Barry University - Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students, Utah Supreme Court, Columbia University - Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Notre Dame Law School, The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace and Yale University, Law School
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Abstract:

Administrative Agencies, Seminole Rock, Auer, What Is New in Administrative Law, Deference, Chevron

33.

The Administrative State and the Common Law: Regulatory Substitutes or Complements?

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, 1705, 2016, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 0 (212,945)

Abstract:

preemption; Chevron deference; Auer deference; Roscoe Pound; Calabresi

34.

The Remains of the Citadel (Economic Loss Rule in Products Cases)

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 100, 2016, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 0 (244,398)

Abstract:

economic loss rule; products liability; privity

35.

States vs. FDA

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 4/5, 2015, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-15, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 0 (242,716)

Abstract:

FDA, preemption, federalism, food and drug, GMO labeling, food labeling

36.

The BP Oil Spill Settlements, Classwide Punitive Damages, and Societal Deterrence

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, 2015, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
Downloads 0 (206,286)

Abstract:

punitive damages; classwide damages; class action; settlement; BP Oil; societal damages

37.

Punitive Damages As Societal Damages

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 113, 2003
Posted: 14 May 2003
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law

Abstract: