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Faculty Scholarship

The faculty members of Arizona Law are among the most influential legal scholars in the world. Our faculty routinely produce powerful and provocative scholarship, from shaping legal debate on water policy and ethics, to conducting research that identifies and solves important real-world challenges like jury bias and internet censorship.

2018

Books

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Paying for Ourselves:  The Ethics, Economics, and Law of Cost-Sharing in Health Insurance (forthcoming 2018).

Articles in Books

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Big Data Neglects Populations Most in Need of Medical and Public Health Research and Interventions, in Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics ___ (H.F. Lynch, I.G. Cohen, & U. Gasser eds., forthcoming 2018) (co-author, with Sarah E. Malanga, Jonathan D. Loe, & Kenneth S. Ramos).

Articles

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Why Courts Fail to Protect Privacy:  Race, Age, Bias, and Technology, ___ Cal. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2018) (co-author, with Bernard Chao, Ian Farrell, & Cathy Durso).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Ideology Meets Reality:  What Works and What Doesn’t in Patient Exposure to Health Care Costs, 15 Ind. Health L. Rev. 43 (2018) (co-author, with Victor Laurion).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Incentives, Lies, and Disclosure, 20 J. Const. L. 33 (2018) (co-author, with D. Alex Winkelman).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Can Rationing Through Inconvenience Ever Be Ethical? __ Hastings Center Report __ (forthcoming 2018) (co-author, with Nir Eyal & Paul Romain).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Federal Right to Try Act of 2017 - A Wrong Turn for Access to Investigational Drugs and the Path Forward, JAMA Intern Med., published online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.8167 (Jan. 22, 2018) (co-author, with Alison Bateman-House).

2017

Articles

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Time is Money:  An Empirical Assessment of Non-Economic Damages Arguments, 95 Wash. Univ. L. Rev. 1 (2017) (co-author with John Campbell & Bernard Chao).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Tip of the Iceberg:  A First Amendment Right to Promote Drugs Off-Label, 78 Ohio St. L.J. 1019 (2017).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Tip of the Iceberg II:  How the Intended-Uses Principle Produces Medical Knowledge and Protects Liberty, 11 NYU J. L. & Liberty 770 (2017) (co-author, with Victor Laurion).

Other Writings

2016

Books

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Nudging Health:  Health Law and Behavioral Economics (2016) (co-editor, with I. Glenn Cohen, Holly Fernandez Lynch, & Introduction 3 (co-author, with I. Glenn Cohen & Holly Fernandez Lynch), Cost Sharing as Choice Architecture 146 (co-author, with David V. Yokum) & Introduction to Part VI:  Deciding for Patients and Letting Patients Decide for Themselves 259).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Blinding as a Solution to Bias:  Strengthening Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, and Law (2016) (co-editor, with Aaron S. Kesselheim & author of Introduction 3 (co-author, with Aaron S. Kesselheim); Why Blinding? And How? A Theory of Blinding and Its Application to Institutional Corruption 25; Money Blinding as a Solution to Biased Design and Conduct of Scientific Research 115 (co-author, with Marc A. Rodwin); Mock Juror and Jury Assessment of Blinded Expert Witnesses 195 (co-author, with Megan S. Wright & David V. Yokum); & Disclosure Discretion and Selection Bias in Blinding of Experts 211)).

Articles in Books

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Introduction, in Nudging Health:  Behavioral Economics and Health Law 3 (co-editor, with I. Glenn Cohen & Holly Fernandez Lynch, 2016) (co-author, with I. Glenn Cohen & Holly Fernandez Lynch).

Articles

Other Writings

2015

Articles in Books

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Introduction (Section II, Preserving Public Trust and Demanding Accountability), in FDA in the Twenty-First Century:  The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies 109 (Holly Fernandez Lynch & I. Glenn Cohen eds., 2015).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The FDCA as the Test for the Truth of Promotional Claims, in FDA in the Twenty-First Century:  The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies 204 (Holly Fernandez Lynch & I. Glenn Cohen eds., 2015).

Articles

Other Writings

2014

Articles

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Scaling Cost-Sharing to Wages:  How Employers Can Reduce Health Spending and Provide Greater Economic Security, 14 Yale J. Health Pol'y L. & Ethics 239 (2014).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Crowdsourcing Public Health Experiments:  A Response to Jonathan Darrow’s “Crowdsourcing Clinical Trials”, 98 Minn. L. Rev. 2326 (2014) (co-author, with Ameet Sarpatwari, David V. Yokum, & Keith Joiner).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    A Randomized Experiment of the Split Benefit Health Insurance Reform to Reduce High-Cost, Low Value Consumption, 1 Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Health 5 (2014) (co-author, with David V. Yokum, Nimish Sheth, & Keith Joiner).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Heterogeneity in IRB Policies with Regard to Disclosures about Payment for Participation in Recruitment Materials, 42 J.L. Med. & Ethics 375 (2014) (co-author, with Megan S. Wright).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    When Truth Cannot Be Presumed:  The Regulation of Drug Promotion Under an Expanding First Amendment, 94 B.U. L. Rev. 545 (2014).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Expert Witness Blinding Strategies to Mitigate Bias in Radiology Malpractice Cases:  A Comprehensive Review of the Literature, 11 J. American College Radiology 868 (2014) (co-author with Daniel J. Durand et al.).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    Perceptions of Efficacy, Morality, and Politics of Potential Cadaveric Organ-Transplantation Reforms, 77 Law & Contemp. Probs., no. 3, 2014, at 101 (co-author, with David V. Yokum & Megan S. Wright).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Problem of Biased Experts, and Blinding as a Solution:  A Response to Professor Gelbach, 81 U. Chi. L. Rev. Dialogue 61 (2014).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    An Empirical Method for Materiality:  Would Conflict of Interest Disclosures Change Patient Decisions?, 40 Am. J.L. & Med. 253 (2014) (co-author with Roy Spece, David Yokum, & Andrea-Gale Okoro).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    An Empirical Method for Harmless Error, 46 Ariz. St. L.J. 1405 (2014) (co-author, with D. Alex Winkelman et al.).

  • Robertson, Christopher, 

    The Presumption Against Expensive Healthcare Consumption, 49 Tulsa L. Rev. 627 (2014).