Volume 8

Issue 8.4 [PDF]


James C. Cooper & William E. Kovacic, Behavioral Economics and Its Meaning for Antitrust Agency Decision Making, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 779 (2012).

Maurice E. Stucke, Is Intent Relevant?, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 801 (2012).

Joshua D. Wright & Judd E. Stone II, Still Rare Like a Unicorn? The Case of Behavioral Predatory Pricing, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 859 (2012).

Eugene Volokh & Donald M. Falk, Google – First Amendment Protection for Search Engine Search Results, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 883 (2012).


Karie Barnes, ‘Laissez Faire L’Anglais’: Why France Should Abandon the Toubon Law and Embrace Linguistic Freedom, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 901 (2012).

Daniel J. Wisniewski, Vegetation as a Nuisance, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 931 (2012).

Laura A. Lieberman, Congressional Underlay: The Weaknesses of Proposed Online Gambling Regulations, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 957 (2012).

Issue 8.3 [PDF]


Cento Veljanovski, Third-Party Litigation Funding in Europe, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 405 (2012).

Dr. George R. Barker, Third-Party Litigation Funding in Australia and Europe, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 451 (2012).

Professor Dr. Alexander Bruns, Third-Party Financing in the Perspective of German Law—Useful Instrument for Improvement of the Civil Justice System or Speculative Immoral Investment?, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 525(2012).

Professor Dr. Ianika N. Tzankova, Funding of Mass Disputes: Lessons From the Netherlands, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 549 (2012).

Joanna M. Shepherd, Ideal versus Reality in Third-Party Litigation Financing, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 593 (2012).

Jeremy Kidd, Ph.D., To Fund or Not To Fund: The Need for Second-Best Solutions to the Litigation Finance Dilemma, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 613 (2012).

Geoffrey J. Lysaught and D. Scott Hazelgrove, Economic Implications of Third-Party Litigation Financing on the U.S. Civil Justice System, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 645 (2012).

Michelle Boardman, Insurers Defend and Third Parties Fund: A Comparison of Litigation Participation, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 673 (2012).

Keith N. Hylton, The Economics of Third-Party Financed Litigation, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 701 (2012).

Michael Faure and Jef De Mot, Comparing Third-Party Financing of Litigation and Legal Expenses Insurance, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 743 (2012).

Issue 8.2

6th Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues
George Mason Judicial Education Program
November 13-15, 2011 [PDF]


Edited Transcripts

Emerging Civil Justice Issues
Robert S. Peck, President, Center for Constitutional Litigation
Joe Hollingsworth, Partner, Hollingsworth LLP
Moderator: Henry N. Butler, Executive Director, George Mason Law & Economics Center

The American Law Institute’s New Principles of Aggregate Litigation
Sam Issacharoff, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Judge Carolyn Kuhl, Superior Court of California for the County of Los Angeles
Francis McGovern, Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
Stephanie Middleton, Deputy Director, American Law Institute
Moderator: John Beisner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Technology in the Law and Possible Solutions for Providing Increased Access to the Underserviced Middle Class
Charles Rampenthal, General Counsel, LegalZoom
Moderator: Linda Kelly, Director, George Mason Judicial Education Program, George Mason Law & Economics Center

The Future of Climate Change Litigation After AEP v. Connecticut
Rick Faulk, Partner, Gardere
Eric Lasker, Partner, Hollingsworth LLP
Amanda Leiter, Associate Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
Mike Myers, Assistant Attorney General, New York State Of?ce of the Attorney General, Environmental Protection Bureau
Moderator: Henry N. Butler, Executive Director, George Mason Law & Economics Center

Third Party Litigation Financing
Joanna Shepherd Bailey, Associate Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law
Michelle Boardman, Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
Jeremy Kidd, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
Eric Schuller, Director of Government & Community Affairs, Oasis Legal Finance
Paul Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Juridica Capital Management, US, Incorporated
Moderator: Geoffrey J. Lysaught, Deputy Executive Director, George Mason Law & Economics Center

The Expanding Role of State Attorneys General in Enforcing Federal Statutes
Jennifer Epperson, Legislative & Policy Counsel, North Carolina Department of Justice
Jim McPherson, Executive Director, National Association of Attorneys General
Anthony Troy, Senior Counsel, Troutman Sanders LLP
Greg Zoeller, Indiana Attorney General
Moderator: Linda Kelly, Director, George Mason Judicial Education Program, George Mason Law & Economics Center

Privacy Enforcement Under State Consumer Protection Acts
Justin Brookman, Director, Project on Consumer Privacy, Center for Democracy & Technology
Shannon Choy-Seymour, Assistant Attorney General, Massachusetts Of?ce of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division
David Lieber, Chief Policy Counsel, Google
Michael Martone, Executive Policy Advisor & Counsel, Connecticut Office of the Attorney General
Moderator: James C. Cooper, Director of Research & Policy, George Mason Law & Economics Center

Medical Liability Reform: An Issue for the States, the Feds, or Neither?
David Kendall, Senior Fellow for Health & Fiscal Policy, Third Way
Jonathan Klick, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Paul Taylor, Chief Counsel, Subcommittee on the Constitution, United States House Judiciary Committee
Moderator: Scott Hazelgrove, Policy & Research Associate, George Mason Law & Economics Center

Class Actions in the Wake of Dukes v. Wal-Mart
Mark Perry, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Joe Sellers, Partner, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC

Developments in Products Liability: Generic Drug Litigation
Mike Shumsky, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Brennan Torregrossa, Assistant General Counsel, Glaxo Smith Kline
Valerie Nannery, Litigation Counsel, Center for Constitutional Litigation
Moderator: Linda Kelly, Director, George Mason Judicial Education Program, George Mason Law & Economics Center

Issue 8.1 [PDF]


Tom Cummins, Shute: The Math is Off, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 1 (2011).

Brian D. Feinstein, Avoiding Oversight: Legislator Preferences and Congressional Monitoring of the Administrative State, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y23 (2011).

Jared A. Wilkerson, In Whose Shoes?: Third-Party Standing and “Binding” Arbitration Clauses in Securities Fraud Receiverships, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 45 (2011).


Andrew Galle, Whistle-Blowing in the Intelligence Community: Why a New Board Will Be a Step in the Right Direction, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 83 (2011).

Daniel Glynn, Granholm‘s Ends Do Not Justify the Means: The Twenty-First Amendment’s Temperance Goals Trump Free-Market Idealism, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 113 (2011).

Christina Newton, Interpreting Caperton: A Hybrid Solution to the Public Choice Problem of Judicial Elections, 8 J.L. Econ. & Pol’y 143 (2011).