This series is a general repository of manuscripts and articles demonstrating the strength and breadth of the legal scholarship and cross-disciplinary studies at Penn Law.

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Submissions from 2008

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Bounded Rationality and Legal Scholarship, Matthew D. Adler

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Introducing a "Different Lives" Approach to the Valuation of Health and Well-Being, Matthew D. Adler and Paul Dolan

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Confidentiality: An Expectation in Health Care, Anita L. Allen

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The Poetry of Genetics: On the Pitfalls of Popularizing Science, Anita L. Allen

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The Virtuous Spy: Privacy as an Ethical Limit, Anita L. Allen

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Undressing Difference: the Hijab in the West, Anita L. Allen

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Hate Speech, C. Edwin Baker

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The First Amendment and Commercial Speech, C. Edwin Baker

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Liability Insurance at the Tort-Crime Boundary, Tom Baker

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Transparency through Insurance: Mandates Dominate Discretion, Tom Baker

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Engaging Capital Emotions, Douglas A. Berman and Stephanos Bibas

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The Heart Has Its Value: The Death Penalty's Justifiable Persistence, Douglas A. Berman and Stephanos Bibas

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Exacerbating Injustice, Stephanos Bibas

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Invasions of Conscience and Faked Apologies, Stephanos Bibas

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Judicial Fact-Finding at Sentencing, Stephanos Bibas

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Political Versus Administrative Justice, Stephanos Bibas

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Prosecutorial Regulation Versus Prosecutorial Accountability, Stephanos Bibas

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Environmental Leadership Programs: Toward an Empirical Assessment of their Performance*, Jonathan C. Borck, Cary Coglianese, and Jennifer Nash

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Evaluating the Social Effects of Environmental Leadership Programs, Jonathan C. Borck, Cary Coglianese, and Jennifer Nash

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The Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 in Historical Context: A Preliminary View, Stephen B. Burbank

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The Argentine Financial Crisis: State Liability Under BITs and the Legitimacy of the ICSID System, William W. Burke-White

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Shaping the Contours of Domestic Justice: The International Criminal Court and an Admissibility Challenge in the Uganda Situation, William W. Burke-White and Scott Kaplan

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The Immigration Paradox: Alien Workers and Distributive Justice, Howard F. Chang

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Director Elections and the Role of Proxy Advisors, Stephen Choi, Jill Fisch, and Marcel Kahan

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Policymaking Under Pressure: The Perils of Incremental Responses to Climate Change, Cary Coglianese and Jocelyn D’Ambrosio

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Transparency and Public Participation in the Rulemaking Process, Cary Coglianese, Heather Kilmartin, and Evan Mendelson

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Government Clubs: Theory and Evidence from Voluntary Environmental Programs, Cary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash

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The Law and Economics of Environmental Federalism: Europe and the United States Compared, Michael G. Faure and Jason S. Johnston

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Cause for Concern: Causation and Federal Securities Fraud, Jill Fisch

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Climate Change Confusion and the Supreme Court: the Misguided Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions under the Clean Air Act, Jason S. Johnston

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Embattled CEOs, Marcel Kahan and Edward B. Rock

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Hedge Fund Activism in the Enforcement of Bondholder Rights, Marcel Kahan and Edward B. Rock

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How to Prevent Hard Cases from Making Bad Law: Bear Stearns, Delaware and the Strategic Use of Comity, Marcel Kahan and Edward B. Rock

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Business Taxes and International Competitiveness, Michael S. Knoll

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International Competitiveness, Tax Incentives, and a New Argument for Tax Sparing: Preventing Double Taxation by Crediting Implicit Taxes, Michael S. Knoll

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Samuel Zell, the Chicago Tribune, and the Emergence of the S ESOP: Understanding the Tax Advantages and Disadvantages of S ESOPs, Michael S. Knoll

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Taxation and the Competitiveness of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Do Taxes Encourage Sovereign Wealth Funds to Invest in the United States?, Michael S. Knoll

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The Taxation of Private Equity Carried Interests: Estimating the Revenue Effects of Taxing Profit Interests as Ordinary Income, Michael S. Knoll

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The Freedom of Information Act and the Ecology of Transparency, Seth F. Kreimer

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Compliance With Advance Directives: Wrongful Living and Tort Law Incentives, Holly Fernandez Lynch, Michele Mathes, and Nadia N. Sawicki

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Torts and Innovation, Gideon Parchomovsky and Alex Stein

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Do Effective Non-lethal Weapons Make the Use of Firearms Unlawful and the Second Amendment Irrelevant?, Paul H. Robinson

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Empirical Desert, Paul H. Robinson

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Objective Versus Subjective Justification: A Case Study in Function and Form in Constructing a System of Criminal Law Theory, Paul H. Robinson

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Shoot to Stun, Paul H. Robinson

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The Difficulties of Deterrence as a Distributive Principle, Paul H. Robinson

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Detention and Interrogation in the Post-9/11 World, Kermit Roosevelt III

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Polyphonic Stare Decisis: Listening to non-Article III Actors, Kermit Roosevelt

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Health Law’s Coherence Anxiety, Theodore Ruger

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Doctors, Discipline, and the Death Penalty: Professional Implications of Safe Harbor Statutes, Nadia N. Sawicki

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Governance in the Ruins, David A. Skeel Jr.

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The Paths of Christian Legal Scholarship, David A. Skeel Jr.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Christian Legal Scholarship, David A. Skeel Jr.

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Rethinking Broadband Internet Access, Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo

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Toward a Unified Theory of Access to Local Telephone Systems, Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo

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Engines of Inequality: Class, Race, and Family Structure, Amy L. Wax

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The Discriminating Mind: Define It, Prove It, Amy L. Wax

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Against Financial Literacy Education, Lauren E. Willis

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Evidence and Ideology in Assessing the Effectiveness of Financial Literacy Education, Lauren E. Willis

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Network Neutrality, Consumers, and Innovation, Christopher S. Yoo

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The Enduring Lessons of the Breakup of AT&T: A Twenty-Five Year Retrospective, Christopher S. Yoo

Submissions from 2007

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Risk Equity: A New Proposal, Matthew D. Adler

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Well-being, Inequality and Time: The Time-slice Problem and its Policy Implications, Matthew D. Adler

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Why De Minimis?, Matthew D. Adler

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Happiness Research and Cost-Benefit Analysis, Matthew D. Adler and Eric Posner

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Atmospherics: Abortion Law and Philosophy, Anita L. Allen

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Dredging-up the Past: Lifelogging, Memory and Surveillance, Anita L. Allen

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Face to Face with “It”: And Other Neglected Contexts of Health Privacy, Anita L. Allen

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Super Size Me and the Conundrum of Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Class for the Contemporary Law-Genre Documentary Filmmaker, Regina Austin

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Tradable Patent Rights: A New Approach to Innovation, Ian Ayres and Gideon Parchomovsky

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Distributive Injustice and Private Law, Aditi Bagchi

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Separating Contract and Promise, Aditi Bagchi

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The Accidental Promise: Remaking the Law of Misrepresented Intent, Aditi Bagchi

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Varieties of Employee Ownership: Some Unintended Consequences of Corporate Law and Labor Law, Aditi Bagchi

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The Independent Significance of the Press Clause under Existing Law, C. Edwin Baker

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Reconfiguring Property in Three Dimensions, Abraham Bell and Gideon Parchomovsky

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Rita v. United States Leaves More Open Than it Answers, Stephanos Bibas

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Odious Debts or Odious Regimes?, Patrick Bolton and David A. Skeel Jr.

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The Complexity of Modern American Civil Litigation: Curse or Cure?, Stephen B. Burbank

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Proactive Complementarity: The International Criminal Court and National Courts in the Rome System of Justice, William W. Burke-White

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The Domestic Influence of International Criminal Tribunals: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Creation of the State Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina, William W. Burke-White

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Investment Protection in Extraordinary Times: The Interpretation and Application of Non-Precluded Measures Provisions in Bilateral Investment Treaties, William W. Burke-White and Andreas von Staden

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Cultural Communities in a Global Labor Market: Immigration Restrictions as Residential Segregation, Howard F. Chang

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The Economic Impact of International Labor Migration: Recent Estimates and Policy Implications, Howard F. Chang

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The Economics of International Labor Migration and the Case for Global Distributive Justice in Liberal Political Theory, Howard F. Chang

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The Effect of Joint and Several Liability Under Superfund on Brownfields, Howard F. Chang and Hilary A. Sigman

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Legitimacy and Corporate Governance, Cary Coglianese

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The Rhetoric and Reality of Regulatory Reform, Cary Coglianese

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Weak Democracy, Strong Information: The Role of Information Technology in the Rulemaking Process, Cary Coglianese

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Regulation and Regulatory Processes, Cary Coglianese and Robert Kagan

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Prejudgment Interest in International Arbitration, Jeffrey M. Colon and Michael S. Knoll

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Law, Culture, and Conflict: Dispute Resolution in Postwar Japan, Eric Feldman

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The Short and Puzzling Life of the “Implicit Minority Discount” in Delaware Appraisal Law, Lawrence A. Hamermesh and Michael L. Wachter

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Constructing the License to Operate: Internal Factors and their Influence on Corporate Environmental Decisions, Jennifer A. Howard-Grenville, Jennifer Nash, and Cary Coglianese

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Fashioning Entitlements: A Comparative Law and Economic Analysis of the Judicial Role in Environmental Centralization in the U.S. and Europe, Jason S. Johnston and Michael G. Faure

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The Hanging Chads of Corporate Voting, Marcel Kahan and Edward B. Rock

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Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control, Marcel Kahan and Edward B. Rock

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Corporate Taxation and International Charter Competition, Mitchell Kane and Edward B. Rock

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The UBIT: Leveling an Uneven Playing Field or Tilting a Level One?, Michael S. Knoll

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Rays of Sunlight in a Shadow “War”: FOIA, the Abuses of Anti-Terrorism, and the Strategy of Transparency, Seth F. Kreimer