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.

2009

  • Gantz, David, 

    Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags: Non-Market Economy Status and U.S. Unfair Trade Actions Against Vietnam, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-38 (2009), published at 36 N.C.J. Int'l L. & Com. Reg. 85 (2010).

    ALS Series Number: 09-38
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1519961
  • Williams, Jr., Robert, 

    Columbus's Legacy: Law As An Instrument of Racial Discrimination Against Indigenous Peoples' Rights of Self-Determination, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-36 (2009), published at 8 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 51 (Fall 1991).

    ALS Series Number: 09-36
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1499987
  • White, Brent, 

    Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-35 (2009), published at 45 Wake Forest L. Rev. 971 (2010).

    ALS Series Number: 09-35
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1494467
  • Anaya, James, 

    International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples: The Move Toward the Multicultural State, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-34 (2009), published at 21 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 13 (2004), reprinted in Defending Diversity:  Case Studies 1 (Chandra Roy ed., 2004), and translated into Spanish as Derechoes Humanos Internacionales y Pueblos Indígenas: Hacia el Estado Multicultural, in En Defensa de la Diversidad:  Monografias 1 (Chandra Roy ed., 2004).

    ALS Series Number: 09-34
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1485138
  • Anaya, James, 

    Keynote Address:  Indigenous Law and Its Contribution to Global Pluralism, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-33 (2009), published at 6 Indigenous L.J. 3 (2007).

    ALS Series Number: 09-33
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1485137
  • Williams, Jr., Robert, 

    Vampires Anonymous and Critical Race Practice, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-32 (2009), published at 95 Mich. L. Rev. 741 (1997), reprinted in Critical Race Theory:  The Cutting Edge 614 (Richard Delgado & Jean Stefancic eds., 2d ed. 2000).

    ALS Series Number: 09-32
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1485065
  • Bublick, Ellen, 

    The Tort-Proof Plaintiff: The Drunk in the Automobile, Crashworthiness Claims, and the Restatement (Third) of Torts, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-31 (2009), published at 74 Brooklyn L. Rev. 707 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-31
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1660529
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    The New Regulatory Era - An Introduction, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-30 (2009), published at 51 Ariz. L. Rev. 559 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-30
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1472044
  • Wexler, David, 

    Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Criminal Law Practice, and Relationship-Centered Lawyering, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-29 (2009), published at 2 Chapman J. Crim. Just. 93 (2011).

    ALS Series Number: 09-29
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1456463
  • Marcus, David, 

    The Past, Present, and Future of Trans-Substantivity in Federal Civil Procedure (Clifford Symposium), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-28 (2009), published at 59 DePaul L. Rev. 371 (2010).

    ALS Series Number: 09-28
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1428992
  • Rabe, Suzanne, 

    A “Sending Down” Sabbatical: The Benefits of Lawyering in the Legal Services Trenches, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-25 (2009), published at 60 J. Ledgal Educ. 296 (2010) (co-author, with Stephen Rosenbaum).

    ALS Series Number: 09-25
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1425686 Available at:
  • White, Brent, 

    Rotten to the Core: Project Capture and the Failure of Judicial Reform in Mongolia, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-24 (2009), published at 4 East Asia L. Rev. 209 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-24
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1424184
  • Williams, Jr., Robert, 

    Comment: Human Behavior and Global Change, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-23 (2009), published at 9 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 199 (1992).

    ALS Series Number: 09-23
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1414936
  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Does Gender Influence Attitudes Toward Copyright in the Filk Community?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-21 (2009), published at 18 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 219 (2010) (co-author, with Robert E. Spoo & Benjamin Pope).

    ALS Series Number: 09-21
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1393611
  • Gantz, David, 

    WTO Case Review 2008, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-20 (2009), published at 26 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 113 (2009) (co-author, with Raj Bhala).

    ALS Series Number: 09-20
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1378302
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Of Natural Threads and Legal Hoops: Bob Ellickson’s Property Scholarship, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-15 (2009), published at 18 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 199 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-15
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1371236
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Invasions, Innovation, Environment, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-14 (2009), published at Hernando DeSoto and Property in a Market Economy 21 (D. Benjamin Barros ed., 2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-14
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1371256
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Servitudes, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-13 (2009), published at Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law 296 (Kenneth Ayotte & Henry E. Smith eds., 2011).

    ALS Series Number: 09-13
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1371251
  • Kozolchyk, Boris, 

    Modernization of Commercial Law: International Uniformity and Economic Development, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-12 (2009), published at 34 Brook. J. Int'l L. 709 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-12
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1367733
  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Whither Subnational Climate Change Initiatives in the Wake of Federal Climate Legislation?, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-11 (2009), published at 39 Publius: The Journal of Federalism 432 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-11
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1365904 Available at:
  • White, Brent, 

    Putting Aside the Rule of Law Myth: Corruption and the Case for Juries in Emerging Democracies, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-09 (2009), published at 43 Cornell Int'l L.J. 307 (2010).

    ALS Series Number: 09-09
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1359338
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    Prizefighting and the Birth of Movie Censorship, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-08 (2009), published at 21 Yale J.L. & Human. 251 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-08
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1351542
  • White, Brent, 

    Saving Face: The Benefits of Not Saying I’m Sorry, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-07 (2009), published at 72 Law & Contemp. Probs. 261 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-07
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1344552
  • White, Brent, 

    Ritual, Emotion, and Political Belief: The Search for the Constitutional Limit to Patriotic Education in Public Schools, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-06 (2009), published at 43 Ga. L. Rev. 447 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-06
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1344480
  • Wexler, David, 

    Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Legal Landscapes, and Form Reform: The Case of Diversion, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-05 (2009), published at 10 Fla. Coastal L. Rev. 361 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-05
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1340705
  • Rabin, Nina, 

    Understanding Plyler's Legacy: Voices from Border Schools, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-04 (2009), published at 37 J.L. & Educ. 15 (2008) (co-author, with Mary Carol Combs & Norma Gonzalez).

    ALS Series Number: 09-04
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1340675
  • Rabin, Nina, 

    Unseen Prisoners: A Report on Women in Immigration Detention Facilities in Arizona, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-01 (2009), published at 23 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 695 (2009).

    ALS Series Number: 09-01
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1327841

2008

  • Hymel, Mona, 

    Moonshine to Motorfuel:  Tax Incentives for Fuel Ethanol, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-29 (2008), published at 19 Duke Envtl. L. & Pol'y F. 43 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-29
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1319899
  • Atwood, Barbara, 

    Achieving Permanency for American Indian and Alaska Native Children: Lessons from Tribal Traditions, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-22 (2008), published at 37 Capital U. L. Rev. 239 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-22
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1275458
  • Miller, Marc, 

    The Black Box, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-20 (2008), published at 94 Iowa L. Rev. 125 (2008) (co-author, with Ronald F. Wright).

    ALS Series Number: 08-20
    Available at: http://ssrn.com\abstract=1264010 Available at:
  • Gantz, David, 

    (R)ice Age:  Comments on the Panel Report in Turkey - Measures Affecting the Importation of Rice, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-18 (2008), published at The WTO Case Law of 2006-2007 145 (Henrik Horn & Petros C. Mavroidis eds., 2009) (co-author, with Simon A.B. Schropp).

    ALS Series Number: 08-18
    Available at:
  • Gantz, David, 

    WTO Case Review 2007, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-17 (2008), published at 25 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 75 (2008) (co-author, with Raj Bhala).

    ALS Series Number: 08-17
    Available at: http:\\ssrn.com\abstract=1187022
  • Gantz, David, 

    The “Bipartisan Trade Deal,” Trade Promotion Authority and the Future of U.S. Free Trade Agreements, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-16 (2008), published at 28 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 115 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-16
    Available at: http:\\ssrn.com\abstract=1186982
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Big Roads, Big Rights: Varieties of Public Infrastructure and Their Impact on Environmental Resources, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-13 (2008), published at 50 Ariz. L. Rev. 409 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-13
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1147405
  • Marcus, David, 

    Some Realism About Mass Torts, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-12 (2008), published at 75 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1949 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-12
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1131323 Available at:
  • Wexler, David, 

    Adding Color to the White Paper: Time for a Robust Reciprocal Relationship between Procedural Justice and Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-11 (2008), published at 44 Court Rev. 78 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-11
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1131768 Available at:
  • Bublick, Ellen, 

    Upside Down? Terrorists, Proprietors, and Civil Responsibility for Crime Prevention in the Post-9/11 Tort-Reform World, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-10 (2008), published at 41 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 1483 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-10
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1128414 Available at:
  • Miller, Marc, 

    Leaky Floors: State Law Below Federal Constitutional Limits, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-08 (2008), published at 50 Ariz. L. Rev. 227 (2008) (co-author, with Ronald F. Wright).

    ALS Series Number: 08-08
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1115515
  • Barnes, Katherine, 

    Against Judgment (reviewing Bernard E. Harcourt, Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age (2007)), Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-04 (2008), published at 93 Cornell L. Rev. 689 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 08-04
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1108125
  • Barnes, Katherine, 

    Place Matters (Most): An Empirical Study of Prosecutorial Decision Making in Death-Eligible Cases, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-03 (2008), published at 51 Ariz. L. Rev. 305 (2009) (co-author, with David Sloss & Stephen Thaman).

    ALS Series Number: 08-03
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1107456
  • Swain, John, 

    Reforming the State Corporate Income Tax: A Market State Approach to the Sourcing of Service Receipts, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 08-02 (2008), published at 83 Tul. L. Rev. 285.

    ALS Series Number: 08-02
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1108087

2007

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    State Governance: Leadership on Climate Change, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-37 (2007), published in Agenda for a Sustainable America 441 (John C. Dernbach ed., 2009) (co-author, with Marc L. Miller).

    ALS Series Number: 07-37
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1081314
  • Rose, Carol, 

    Hot Spots in the New Legislative Climate Change Proposals, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-36 (2007), published at 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 189 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 07-36
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1079690 Available at:
  • Glennon, Robert, 

    Law and the New Institutional Economics: Water Markets and Legal Change in California, 1987-2005, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-35 (2007), to be published at 26 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 183 (2008) (co-author, with Jedidiah Brewer, Michael A. Fleishman, Alan Ker, & Gary Libecap).

    ALS Series Number: 07-35
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1079685
  • Miller, Marc, 

    Dead Wrong, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-33 (2007), published at 2008 Utah L. Rev. 90 (co-author, with Ronald F. Wright).

    ALS Series Number: 07-33
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1076823
  • Weiss, Elliott, 

    The Lead Plaintiff Provisions of the PSLRA after a Decade, or “Look What's Happened to My Baby”, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-29 (2007), published at 61 Vand. L. Rev. 543 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 07-29
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1075267
  • Atwood, Barbara, 

    The Voice of the Indian Child:  Strengthening the Indian Child Welfare Act Through Children's Participation, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-27 (2007), published at 50 Ariz. L. Rev. 127(2008).

    ALS Series Number: 07-27
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1034304
  • Rose, Carol, 

    From H2O to CO2:  Lessons of Water Rights for Carbon Trading, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-26 (2007), published at 50 Ariz. L. Rev. 91 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 07-26
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1033496
  • Orbach, Barak, 

    Antitrust Vertical Myopia: The Allure of High Prices, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-25 (2007), published at 50 Ariz. L. Rev. 261 (2008).

    ALS Series Number: 07-25
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1033440
  • Spece, Jr., Roy, 

    Scientific Misconduct and Liability for the Acts of Others, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 07-22 (2007) (co-author, with Carol Bernstein), published at 26 Med. & L. 477 (2007).

    ALS Series Number: 07-22
    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1015368