Arizona Legal Studies Publications

This working paper series disseminates works of faculty and, occasionally, of students prior to publication. Abstracts and electronic copies of all working papers are available at the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). For more information, contact Faculty Scholarship Coordinator Leah Sandwell-Weiss.

2020

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Indemnifying Precaution:  Economic Insights for Regulation of a Highly Infectious Disease, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-24 (2020), to be published at ___ J. L. & Biosciences ___ (forthcoming 2020) (co-author with Aleks Schaefer, et al.)

    ALS Series Number: 20-24
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3608369
  • Gantz, David, 

    Important New Features in the USMCA, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-23 (2020), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (May 5, 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-23
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3608022 Available at:
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    Antitrust in the Shadow of Covid-19 (and Other Disruptions), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-22 (2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-22
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3589823
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Arizona’s Groundwater Management Act at Forty:  Tackling Unfinished Business, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-21 (2020), published at 10 Ariz. J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 187 (2020) (co-author, with Esther Loiseleur & Elise Drilhon).

    ALS Series Number: 20-21
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3587160 Available at:
  • Salmon, Susan, 

    Against the Grain:  The Secret Role of Dissents in Integrating Rhetoric Across the Curriculum, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-20 (2020), published at 20 Nev. L.J. 935 (2020) (co-author, with Mark A. Hannah).

    ALS Series Number: 20-20
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3583146
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    The Paramount Decrees:  Lessons for the Future, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-19, published at 19 Antitrust Source, no. 5, 2020, at 1.

    ALS Series Number: 20-19
    Available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3583020
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Distinguishing Moral Hazard from Access for High-Cost Healthcare Under Insurance, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-18 (2020), published at PLOS ONE, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231768 (Apr. 17, 2020) (co-author, with Andy Yuan et al.).

    ALS Series Number: 20-18
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3581201 Available at:
  • Hu, Xiaoqian, 

    “Put That Bucket Down!”:  Money, Politics, and Property Rights in Urbanizing China¸ Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-17 (2020), published at 43 Vt. L. Rev. 243 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 20-17
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3578716
  • Williams, Carolyn, 

    #CriticalReading #WickedProblem, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-16 (2020), published at 44 S. Ill. L. Rev. 179 (2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-16
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3576151
  • Wexler, David, 

    High-Rises, Staircases, and Social Distancing:  TJ in Informal Policy Statements, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-15 (2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-15
    Available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3575576
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Ethics of Research That May Disadvantage Others, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-14 (2020), to be published at ___ Ethics & Human Research ___ (forthcoming 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-14
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3571505
  • Gantz, David, 

    Canada’s Approaches to Investor State Dispute Settlement:  Addressing Divergencies among CETA, USMCA, CPTPP and the Canada-China FIPA, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-13 (2020), published at Transnational-Dispute-Management, Issue 3 (Mar. 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-13
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3568230
  • Gantz, David, 

    Freer Trade Between the United States and the European Union?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-12 (2020), to be published at A Life Dedicated to Family, Academia and Friends:  A Festschrift in Memoriam and in Honor of Professor Stephen T. Zamora ___ (James Skelton ed., forthcoming 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-12
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3580921
  • Sklar, Tara , 

    The Research Exemption Carve Out:  Understanding Research Participants Rights Under GDPR and U.S. Data Privacy Laws, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-11 (2020), published at 60 Jurimetrics 1 (2020) (co-author, with Mabel Crescioni).

    ALS Series Number: 20-11
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3564698
  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Customary Law of Indigenous Communities:  Making Space on the Global Environmental Stage, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-10 (2020), published at 9 Mich. J. Envtl. & Admin. L. 77 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 20-10
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3564401 Available at:
  • Gantz, David, 

    The USMCA’s Carryovers from NAFTA, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-09 (2020), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (Mar. 18, 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-09
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3558031 Available at:
  • Gantz, David, 

    WTO Case Review 2018, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-08 (2020), published at 37 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 49 (2020) (co-author, with Raj Bhala, et al.).

    ALS Series Number: 20-08
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3554044
  • Sklar, Tara , 

    Digital Health Privacy and Age:  Quality and Safety Improvement in Long-Term Care, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-07(2020), published at 17 Ind. Health L. Rev. 85 (2020) (co-author, with Rachel Zuraw).

    ALS Series Number: 20-07
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3544959
  • Gantz, David, 

    The USMCA:  Updating NAFTA by Drawing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-06 (2020), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (Feb. 21, 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-06
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3542536 Available at:
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    D&O Liability for Antitrust Violations, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-05 (2020), published at 59 Santa Clara L. Rev. 527 (2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-05
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3535738
  • Sklar, Tara , 

    Digital Health Privacy in Active-Aging Settings:  Will the Law Let You Age Well?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-04 (2020), published at 18 J. Active Aging 14 (Nov./Dec. 2019) (co-author, with Richard Carmona, Kathie Insel, & Christopher Robertson).

    ALS Series Number: 20-04
    Available at:
  • Gantz, David, 

    USMCA Provisions on Intellectual Property, Services, and Digital Trade, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-03 (2020), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (Jan. 17, 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-03
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3524943 Available at:
  • Wexler, David, 

    A Proposal for Basic and Brief TJ Education: Promoting Academic, Ethical, and Vocational Objectives, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-02 (2020).

    ALS Series Number: 20-02
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3523226
  • Coan, Andrew, 

    Eight Futures of the Nondelegation Doctrine, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 20-01 (2020), published at 2020 Wis. L. Rev. 141.

    ALS Series Number: 20-01
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3516976

2019

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Introduction, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-28 (2019), published at Exposed:  Why Our Health Insurance is Incomplete and What Can be Done About It (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-28
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3504869.
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    The Consumer Welfare Controversy, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-27 (2019), published at CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Nov. 2019, at 22.

    ALS Series Number: 19-27
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3489458
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Race and Class:  A Randomized Experiment with Prosecutors, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-26 (2019), published at 16 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 807 (2019) (co-author, with Shima Baradaran Baughman & Megan S. Wright).

    ALS Series Number: 19-26
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3205657
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Cold Corpses, Hot News and Dead IP:  The Reasons and Consequences of a Legal Status of No-Property, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-25 (2019), published at 57 Houston L. Rev. 377 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-25
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3487640
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Thinking About the Commons, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-24 (2019), to be published at ___ Int'l J. Commons ___ (forthcoming 2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-24
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3487612
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Commons and Cognition, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-23 (2019), published at 19 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 587 (2018)

    ALS Series Number: 19-23
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3487575
  • Gantz, David, 

    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement:  Textiles, Apparel, and Agriculture, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-22 (2019), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (Oct. 21, 2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-22
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3475043 Available at:
  • Sklar, Tara , 

    Affordability Boards:  The States’ New Fix for Drug Pricing, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-21 (2019), published at 381 New Eng. J. Med. 1301, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1906010 (Oct. 3, 2019) (co-author, with Christopher Robertson).

    ALS Series Number: 19-21
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3465699 Available at:
  • Gantz, David, 

    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement:  Energy Production and Policies, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-20 (2019), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (Sept. 17, 2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-20
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3456282 Available at:
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Tribal Data Governance and Informational Privacy:  Constructing "Indigenous Data Sovereignty," Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-19 (2019), published at 80 Mont. L. Rev. 229 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-19
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3454632
  • Simon, Diana, 

    A How-to Guide for Creating the Optimal Hypotheticals for Law Students:  Keeping it Focused and Fun, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-18 (2019), to be published at 19 Scribes J. Legal Writing ___ (forthcoming 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 19-18
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3445522
  • Glennon, Robert, 

    Feeding the World:  How Changes in Biotech Regulation Can Jump Start the Second Green Revolution and Diversify the Agricultural Industry, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-17 (2019) (co-author, with John A. Erwin), to be published at ___ Wm & Mary L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2020).

    ALS Series Number: 19-17
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3437520
  • Wexler, David, 

    Epílogo:  Próximos Pasos en el Desarrollo de la Justicia Terapéutica (Afterword:  Next Steps in the Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-16 (2019) published at Hacia un Proceso Penal Mas Reparador y Resocializador:  Avances Desde la Justicia Terapeutica 405 (E. Pillado & T. Farto eds., 2019) (co-author, with Karla Gonzalez).

    ALS Series Number: 19-16
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3424859 Available at:
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    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.) (June 27, 2019), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-15 (2019) (co-author, with Kelly Bergstrand & D. Alexander Winkelman).

    ALS Series Number: 19-15
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3417331
  • Bambauer, Derek, 

    The MacGuffin and the Net:  Taking Internet Listeners Seriously, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-14 (2019), published at 90 U. Colo. L. Rev. 475 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-14
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3413731
  • Gantz, David, 

    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement:  Labor Rights and Environmental Protection, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-13 (2019), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (June 13, 2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-13
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3404238 Available at:
  • Sullivan, Bethany, 

    Enough is Enough:  Ten Years of Carcieri v. Salazar, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-12 (2019), published at 40 Pub. Land & Resources L. Rev. 1 (2019) (co-author, with Jennifer L. Turner).

    ALS Series Number: 19-12
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3398624 Available at:
  • Miller, Marc, 

    Sharkfests and Databases:  Crowdsourcing Plea Bargains, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-11 (2019), published at 6 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 653 (2019) (co-author, with Kay L. Levine, Ronald. F. Wright, & Nancy J. King).

    ALS Series Number: 19-11
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3391536
  • Katirai, Negar, 

    Retraumatized in Court, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-10 (2019), published at 62 Ariz. L. Rev. 81 (2020).

    ALS Series Number: 19-10
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3389573
  • Gantz, David, 

    WTO Case Review 2017, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-09 (2019), published at 36 Arizona J. Int’l & Comp. L. 253 (2019) (co-author, with Raj Bhala et al.).

    ALS Series Number: 19-09
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3389433
  • Gantz, David, 

    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement:  Settlement of Disputes, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-08 (2019), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (May 2, 2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-08
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3389420 Available at:
  • Simon, Diana, 

    Cross-Cultural Differences in Plagiarism:  Fact or Fiction?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-07 (2019), published at 57 Duquesne L. Rev. 73 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-07
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3377725
  • Gantz, David, 

    The U.S.-Mexico Trade Relationship under AMLO:  Challenges and Opportunities, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-06 (2019), published at Mexico Center, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy (Apr. 23, 2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-06
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3377591 Available at:
  • Puig, Sergio, 

    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement:  A Glimpse into the Geoeconomic World Order, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-05 (2019), published at 113 Am. J. Int'l L. Unbound 56 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 19-05
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3375022
  • Puig, Sergio, 

    Introduction to the Symposium on Investor Responsibility:  The Next Frontier in International Investment Law, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-04 (2019), published at 113 Am. J. Int'l L. Unbound 1 (2019) (co-author, with James Gathii).

    ALS Series Number: 19-04
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3375015
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Can Rationing Through Inconvenience Be Ethical?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 19-03 (2019), published at 48 Hastings Center Report, Jan.-Feb. 2018, at 10 (co-author, with Nir Eyal & Paul L. Romain).

    ALS Series Number: 19-03
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3358604 Available at: