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.

2013

  • Atwood, Barbara, 

    A New Uniform Law for Premarital and Marital Agreements, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-02 (2013), published at 46 Fam. L.Q. 313 (2012) (co-author, with Brian H. Bix).

    ALS Series Number: 13-02
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2196527
  • Spece, Jr., Roy, 

    Comparing Certain Aspects of U.S. and Costa Rican Medical Malpractice Compensation Systems: Bad News for Costa Ricans and Medical Tourists to Costa Rica?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 13-01 (2013), published at 30 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 187 (2013) (co-author, with Federico Torrealba, Carmen Garcia Downing, & Rose Marie Ibanez).

    ALS Series Number: 13-01
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2196645

2012

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Adaptation and the Courtroom: Judging Climate Science, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-38 (2012), published at 3 Mich. J. Envtl. & Admin. L. 1 (2013) (co-author, with Jonathan Overpeck).

    ALS Series Number: 12-38
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2185616
  • Wexler, David, 

    All Eyes and Ears on TJ:  A Collection of Videos and Audios Relating to Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-37 (2012), published at 3 Accord:  Legal J. Prac. 209 (2014) (co-author, with Samira Yassin Hernández & Lonny García Hernández).

    ALS Series Number: 12-37
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2178647
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Inability to Self-Diagnose Bias, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-35 (2012) (co-author, with David Yokum & Matt Palmer), published at 96 Denver U. L. Rev. 869 (2019).

    ALS Series Number: 12-35
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2109894
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Property and Emerging Environmental Issues - The Optimists vs. the Pessimists, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-34 (2012), published at 1 Wm. & Mary Brigham-Kanner Prop. Rts. Conf. J. 405 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-34
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2165525
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    A Randomized Study of How Physicians Interpret Research Funding Disclosures, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-33 (2012), published at 369 New Eng. J. Med. 1119 (2012) (co-author, with Aaron S. Kesselheim, et al.).

    ALS Series Number: 12-33
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2163666 Available at:
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    Invisible Lawmaking, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-32 (2012), published at 79 U. Chi. L. Rev. Dialogue 1 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-32
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2157079 Available at:
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Effect of Financial Relationships on the Behavior of Healthcare Professionals, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-30 (2012), published at 40 J.L. Med. & Ethics 452 (2012) (co-author, with Susannah Rose & Aaron S. Kesselheim).

    ALS Series Number: 12-30
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2121535 Available at:
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Split Benefit:  The Painless Way to Put Skin Back in the Health Care Game, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-29 (2012), published at 98 Cornell L. Rev. 921 (2013).

    ALS Series Number: 12-29
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1987233
  • Bambauer, Derek, 

    Censorship V3.1, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-28 (2012), published at 18 IEEE Internet Computing 26 (May/June 2013).

    ALS Series Number: 12-28
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2144004
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    What is Regulation?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-27 (2012), published at 30 Yale J. on Reg. 1 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-27
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2143385 Available at:
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Perverse Incentives:  The Case of Wildfire Smoke Regulation, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-26 (2012), published at 40 Ecology L.Q. 623 (2013).

    ALS Series Number: 12-26
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2131366
  • Rabin, Nina, 

    At the Border between Public and Private: U.S. Immigration Policy for Victims of Domestic Violence, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-23 (2012), published at 7Law & Ethics Hum. Rts. 109 (2013).

    ALS Series Number: 12-23
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2084363 Available at:
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Contingent Compensation of Post-Conviction Counsel: A Modest Proposal to Identify Meritorious Claims and Reduce Wasteful Government Spending, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-22 (2012), published at 64 Me. L. Rev. 513 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-22
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2096402
  • Spece, Jr., Roy, 

    Direct and Enhanced Disclosure of Researcher Financial Conflicts of Interest:  The Role of Trust, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-21 (2012), published at 23 Health Matrix 409 (2013).

    ALS Series Number: 12-21
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2088244
  • Wexler, David, 

    Foreword: An Unshackled Law Review and Its Ground-Breaking Annual Issue on Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Comprehensive Law, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-20 (2012), published at 5 Phoenix L. Rev. 671 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-20
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2083183
  • White, Brent, 

    Preventing Strategic Default:  Lessons from Japan, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-18 (2012), published at 29 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 235 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-18
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2070188
  • Gantz, David, 

    WTO Case Review 2011, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-17 (2012), published at 29 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 287 (2012) (co-author, with Raj Bhala).

    ALS Series Number: 12-17
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2065594
  • Wexler, David, 

    New Wine in New Bottles:  The Need to Sketch a Therapeutic Jurisprudence “Code” of Proposed Criminal Processes and Practice, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-16 (2012), published at 7 Ariz. Summit L. Rev. 463 (2014).

    ALS Series Number: 12-16
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2065454
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    Antitrust Energy, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-15 (2012), published at 85 S. Cal. L. Rev. 420 (2012) (co-author, with D. Daniel Sokol).

    ALS Series Number: 12-15
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2061790
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    On Hubris, Civility, and Incivility, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-14 (2012), published at 54 Ariz. L. Rev. 443 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-14
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2046796 Available at:
  • Massaro, Toni, 

    The Meanings of Shame: Implications for Legal Reform, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-13 (2012), published at 3 Psych. Pub. Pol'y & Law 645 (1997).

    ALS Series Number: 12-13
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2043291
  • Massaro, Toni, 

    Freedom of Speech, Liberal Democracy, and Emerging Evidence on Civility and Effective Democratic Engagement, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-12 (2012), published at 54 Ariz. L. Rev. 375 (2012) (co-author, with Robin Stryker)

    ALS Series Number: 12-12
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2042171
  • Atwood, Barbara, 

    Marital Contracts and the Meaning of Marriage, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-08 (2012), published at 54 Ariz. L. Rev. 11 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-08
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2027956
  • Hopkins, James, 

    Tribal Sovereignty and Climate Change: Moving Toward Intergovernmental Cooperation, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-07 (2012), published at Navigating Climate Change Policy: The Opportunities of Federalism 48 (Edella Schlager, Kirsten Engel, & Sally Rider eds., 2011).

    ALS Series Number: 12-07
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2014361
  • Chiorazzi, Michael, 

    Commentaries on Hicks’ ‘Teaching Legal Bibliography’: With an Addendum by Robert Berring, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-06 (2012), published at 28 Legal Reference Services Q., no. 1/2, at 9 (2009) (co-author, with Shaun Esposito).

    ALS Series Number: 12-06
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2008776 Available at:
  • Chiorazzi, Michael, 

    Legal Research Boot Camp: One Approach to Meeting the Research Needs of Law Students, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-05 (2012), published at 30 Legal Reference Services Q., no. 4, at 299 (2011) (co-author, with Cynthia Condit).

    ALS Series Number: 12-05
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2008493
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Why not a Regional Approach to State Renewable Power Mandates?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-04 (2012), published at 3 San Diego J. Climate & Energy L. 79 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-04
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2005821
  • Wexler, David, 

    Elevating Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Structural Suggestions for Promoting a Therapeutic Jurisprudence Perspective in the Appellate Courts, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-03 (2012), published at 5 Phoenix L. Rev. 777 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-03
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2001046
  • Gantz, David, 

    World Trade Law after Doha: Multilateral, Regional And National Approaches, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 12-01 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 12-01
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1984777

2011

  • Gantz, David, 

    WTO Case Review 2010, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-32 (2011), published at 28 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 239 (2011) (co-author, with Raj Bhala).

    ALS Series Number: 11-32
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1959898
  • Ratner, Jamie, 

    Distribution of Marital Assets In Community Property Jurisdictions: Equitable Doesn't Equal Equal, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-31 (2011), published at 72 La. L. Rev. 21 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-31
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1954822
  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Effect of Blinded Experts on Jurors’ Verdicts, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-30 (2011), published at 9 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 765 (2012) (co-author, with David V. Yokum).

    ALS Series Number: 11-30
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1884765
  • Gantz, David, 

    Resolution of Investor-State Controversies in Developing Countries, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-29 (2011), to be published at 5 Law & Dev. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2012).

    ALS Series Number: 11-29
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1941958
  • Spece, Jr., Roy, 

    The Purpose Prong of Casey’s Undue Burden Test and Its Impact on the Constitutionality of Abortion Insurance Restrictions in the Affordable Care Act or Its Progeny, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-28 (2011), published at 33 Whittier L. Rev. 77 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-28
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1939521
  • Wexler, David, 

    Therapeutic Jurisprudence Across the Law School Curriculum:  2012, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-27 (2011), published at 5 Phoenix Law Review 791 (2012).

    ALS Series Number: 11-27
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1910742
  • Rabin, Nina, 

    Disappearing Parents: Immigration Enforcement and the Child Welfare System, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-26 (2011), published at 44 Conn. L. Rev. 99 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-26
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1794263
  • Wexler, David, 

    Lawyer-Assistance-Program Attorneys and the Practice of Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-25 (2011), published at 47 Court Review 64 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-25
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1876065
  • Gantz, David, 

    Healthcare Disputes Across National Boundaries: The Potential for Arbitration, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-24 (2011), published at 42 Geo. Wash. Int'l L. Rev. 475 (2011) (co-author, with Deth Sao & Amar Gupta).

    ALS Series Number: 11-24
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1772984
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    The Antitrust Curse of Bigness, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-23 (2011), published at 85 S. Cal. L. Rev. 605 (2012) (co-author, with Grace Campbell Rebling).

    ALS Series Number: 11-23
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1856553
  • Marcus, David, 

    Institutions and an Interpretive Methodology for The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-22 (2011), published at 2011 Utah L. Rev. 927.

    ALS Series Number: 11-22
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1852856
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    The Potential and Power of Renewable Energy Credits to Enhance Air Quality and Economic Development in Arizona, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-21 (2011), published at 43 Ariz. State L.J. 809 (2011) (co-author, with Matthew McDonnell & Ardeth Barnhart).

    ALS Series Number: 11-21
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1843527
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    When “Smoke Isn’t Smoke”: Missteps in Air Quality Regulation of Wildfire Smoke, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-20 (2011), published at Wildfire Policy:  Law and Economics Perspectives 127 (Karen M. Bradshaw & Dean Lueck eds., 2012) (co-author, with Andrew Reeves).

    ALS Series Number: 11-20
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1837819
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    State Standing in Climate Change Lawsuits, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-19 (2011), to be published at 28 J. Land Use & Envtl L. 217 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-19
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1836883
  • Atwood, Barbara, 

    Representing Children Who Can’t or Won’t Direct Counsel: Best Interests Lawyering or No Lawyer at All?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-16 (2011), published at 53 Ariz. L. Rev. 381 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-16
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1810095
  • Sjostrom, William, 

    Questioning the 500 Equity Holder Trigger, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-14 (2011), published at Harv. Bus. L. Rev. Online (Mar. 18, 2011), http://www.hblr.org/2011/03/questioning-the-500-equity-holder-trigger/.

    ALS Series Number: 11-14
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1794306 Available at:
  • Gantz, David, 

    Labor Rights and Environmental Protection Under NAFTA and Other U.S. Free Trade Agreements, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-13 (2011), published at 42 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 297 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-13
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1791839
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    Censoring Crimes, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-11 (2011), published at 29 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 251 (2011) (co-author, with Allison S. Woolston).

    ALS Series Number: 11-11
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1784529
  • White, Brent, 

    Walking Away Scot-Free: Trust, Expert Advice, and Realtor Responsibility, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 11-10 (2011), published at 40 Real Estate L.J. 312 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 11-10
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1783050