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.



  • Salmon, Susan, 

    The Birth of Biglaw, 14 Legal Comm. & Rhetoric:  JALWD 149 (2017) (reviewing Graham Moore, The Last Days of Night (2016)).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Staggered Boards and Long-Term Firm Value, Revisited, 126 J. Fin. Econ. 422 (2017) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers & Lubomir P. Litov).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    Board and Shareholder Power, Revisited, 101 Minn. L. Rev. 1377 (2017).

  • Sepe, Simone, 

    CEO Pay Redux, 96 Tex. L. Rev. 205 (2017) (co-author, with K.J. Martijn Cremers & Saura Masconale).

  • Spece, Jr., Roy, 

    (Implicit) Consent to Intimacy, 50 Ind. L. Rev. 907 (2017) (co-author, with John K. Hilton & Jeffrey N. Younggren).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2827903
  • Swain, John, 

    Platforms, 86 State Tax Notes 1165 (2017) (co-author, with Walter Hellerstein & Jonathan E. Maddison).

  • Swain, John, 

    IRC Section 482:  It’s Not Just About Transfer Pricing, 86 State Tax Notes 149 (2017).

  • Swain, John, 

    The Zombie Precedent:  Norton Co. v. Department of Revenue, 84 State Tax Notes 301 (2017).

  • Wexler, David, 

    Louisiana Reentry Court Promotes Seamless Transition between Sentencing, Incarceration and Post Release Services – Some Potential Exportable Elements, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 17-06 (2017) (co-author, with William Knight & Caroline Cooper).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2926512
  • Williams, Carolyn, 

    When Your Legal Writing Professor Isn’t Monogamous:  How Your Law School Can Survive and Thrive in a Relationship with an Adjunct, 30 The Second Draft, Spring 2017, at 37.

Other Writings



  • Bublick, Ellen, 

    Hornbook of Torts (2d ed. 2016) (co-author, with Dan B. Dobbs & Paul T. Hayden).

  • Dobbs, Dan, 

    Hornbook of Torts (2d ed. 2016) (co-author, with Ellen M. Bublick & Paul T. Hayden).

  • Engel, Kirsten, 

    Environmental Law:  A Conceptual and Pragmatic Approach (3d ed. 2016) (co-author, with David M. Driesen & Robert W. Adler).

  • Hegland, Kenney, 

    Trial and Lawyering Skills in a Nutshell (5th ed. 2016).

  • Mauet, Thomas, 

    Trial Evidence (6th ed. 2016) (co-author, with Warren D. Wolfson).

  • 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)).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2728979
  • Sjostrom, William, 

    Business Organizations:  A Transactional Approach (2d ed. 2016).

Articles in Books


    Legacy of Impunity:  Sexual Violence against Armenian Women and Girls during the Genocide, in The Armenian Genocide Legacy 118 (Alexis Demirdjian ed., 2016).

  • Barnes, Katherine, 

    Combining Methods for a New Synthesis in Law and Empirical Research, in 1 The New Legal Realism:  Translating Law-and-Society for Today’s Legal Practice 180 (Elizabeth Mertz, Stewart Macaulay, & Thomas W. Mitchell eds., 2016) (co-author, with Elizabeth Mertz).