George Mason University School of Law
George Mason University
Foundation Professor, 2009-present
Associate Professor, September
Assistant Professor, August 1995-August 1998
Courses: Constitutional Law I & II, Evidence, Expert and
Scientific Evidence, Products Liability
Research: Expert Evidence, Products Liability, Tort and Civil
Justice Issues, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law
Visiting Professor: Brooklyn Law School, Fall 2006; University of Michigan
School of Law,
Fall 2005-Spring 2006; Georgetown University Law Center, Spring 2003
Julius Silver Program in Law, Science and Technology,
Columbia Law School
Mellon Foundation Research Fellow, August 1994 - July 1995
Listed as one of
most-cited faculty who entered law teaching since 1992
Law and Economics Center Prize, 2000,
for "Best Book in Law and Economics"
Prize for "Best Article on Law,
Science, and Technology" in Volume 41 of Jurimetrics
John M. Olin Junior Faculty Fellow,
1998-99 (one of five awarded nationwide to scholars in
all humanities fields)
Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute
Runner Up, AALS Scholarly Papers
AALS Evidence Section -- Chair, 2005, Chair-Elect
2004, Secretary 2003; Member: American Society for Legal History;
American Law and Economics Association; District of Columbia Bar
Referee: Oxford University Press, Independent Review; Journal of American History; Law and
History Review; Law and Social Inquiry;
Law and Society Review, Supreme Court Economic Review, Accounting
Horizons, Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Yale University
Defending Individual Rights Against Progressive Reform (University of
Chicago Press 2011)
You Can't Say That! The Growing Threat to Civil Liberties from
Antidiscrimination Laws (Cato Institute Oct. 2003; paperback Oct.
2004) (for reviews, click
The New Wigmore: Expert Evidence (Aspen Law
& Business 2004) (and annual supplements) (with David Kaye and Jennifer Mnookin);
Second Edition (2010).
Only One Place of Redress: African-Americans,
Labor Regulations and the Court from Reconstruction to the New Deal (Duke University
Press 2001) (for reviews, click on the link above)
Risk: Scientific Inference and the Law (MIT Press 1993) (co-editor
and author or co-author of several chapters, with Kenneth Foster and Peter
ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
Brandeis Brief Myths, 15 Green Bag 2d 9 (2011)
and Constitutional Continuity, 36 J. Sup. Ct. Hist. 116 (2011)
Unfit workers: Social Control Versus Social Justice in the Age of Economic
Reform, 72 L. & Contemp. Probs. 177 (2009) (with Thomas C.
Revisiting Yick Wo v. Hopkins, 2008 Ill. L. Rev. 1393
Causation in Toxic Tort Cases, 74 Brook. L. Rev. 51 (2008)
Expert Witnesses, Adversarial Bias, and the (Partial) Failure of the
93 Iowa L.
Rev. 451 (2008)
The Red Menace Revisited,
100 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1295 (2006) (review essay of Martin H. Redish,
The Logic of Persecution)
Learning the Wrong Lessons from an American Tragedy, 104 Mich. L. Rev.
Judicial Power and Civil Rights Reconsidered, 114 Yale L.J. 593 (2004) (review
essay of Michael Klarman, From Jim Crow to Civil Rights) (co-authored
with Ilya Somin)
Bolling, Equal Protection, Due Process, and Lochnerphobia,
83 Geo. L.J. 1253 (2005) (symposium)
Lochner v. New York: A Centennial Retrospective, 83 Wash. U. L.Q.
Thoughts on Hodges v. United States: , 82 B.U. L. Rev. 811 (2005)
Expressive Association After Dale, 21 Social Philosophy and Policy
(2004), also published in Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr. & Jeffrey
Paul, eds., Freedom of Speech (Cambridge U. Press 2004)
Daubert Trilogy in the States, 44 Jurimetrics 351 (Spring
The Story of Lochner v. New York: Impediment to the
Regulatory State, in Constitutional Law Stories (Michael Dorf,
Feminist Legacy, 101 Mich. L. Rev. 2140 (2003)
(Review essay, Julie Novkov, Constituting Workers, Protecting Women:
Gender, Law and Labor in the Progressive Era and New Deal Years)
Legacy, 92 Tex L. Rev. 1 (2003)
Lochner Era Revisionism, Revised: Lochner and the Origins of
Fundamental Rights Constitutionalism, 82 Geo. L.J. 1 (2003)
Defending Civil Liberties from Antidiscrimination Laws,
82 N.C. L. Rev. 100 (2003)
Keeping Junk Science Out of Asbestos Litigation, 31 Pepp. L. Rev.
11 (2003) (symposium)
Improving the Qualifications of Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases, 1 Law, Probability & Risk
9 (2002) (peer-reviewed, Oxford U. Press)
Frye, Frye, Again: The Past, Present, and Future of the General Acceptance Test,
41 Jurimetrics 385 (2001) (peer-reviewed) (winner of the Loevinger
Prize for the best contribution to the field of Law, Science, and Technology in Volume 41 of Jurimetrics)
The Right of Expressive Association and Private Universities' Racial
Preferences and Speech Codes, 9 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. L.J. 619 (2001)
Anti-Discrimination Laws and the First
Amendment, 66 Mo. L. Rev. 83 (2001) (symposium)
Railroad Unions, Racism, and Labor
Regulations, 5 Independent Rev.
237 (2000) (peer-reviewed)
Lochner vs. Plessy: The Berea College Case
25 J. Sup. Ct. Hist. 93 (2000) (peer-reviewed)
Sex Discrimination Laws vs. Civil
Liberties, 1999 U. Chi. Leg.
Parity, and the Chinese Laundry Cases, 41 Wm. &
Mary L. Rev. 211 (1999) (symposium)
Breast Implant Fiasco, 87 Calif. L. Rev. 457 (1999)
Assessing the Social and Legal Consequences of Scientific Ambiguity, in Cutting Green Tape:
Tort Law, Bureaucracy, and the Environment (Meiners & Stroup eds.)
(Independent Institute 1999) (with Kenneth Foster and Peter Huber)
Two Asian Laundry Cases, 24 J. Sup. Ct. Hist. 95
Philip Sober Restraining Philip Drunk: Buchanan v.
Warley in Historical Perspective, 51 Vand. L. Rev. 799
Law and Economics of Post-Civil War Restrictions on Interstate Migration by
African-Americans, 74 Tex. L. Rev. 781 (1998)
The Abuse of Opening Statements and Closing Arguments in Civil
Litigation, Court Rev.: Journal of the American Judges Association, Fall/Winter 1997, at 16
(also published as Manhattan
Institute Civil Justice Memo No. 38, Aug. 1999)
Lessons from the American
Experience, in Law and
Markets (Robson & Lippert eds. 1997)
The Shameful, Wasteful History of New York's Prevailing
Wage Law, 7 George Mason Civ. Rts. L.J. 1 (1997)
Leading Expert Evidence: A U.S. Perspective, 3 James Cook U. L. Rev.
Where Next? 55 Md. L. Rev. 1161 (1996) (with Walter Olson) (symposium)
Tort Reform: Lessons from Other Nations, Regulation, No.
1, 1996, at 67
Junk Science in the
United States and the Commonwealth, 21 Yale J. Int'l L.
The Science of
Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 2 Psychology, Psychiatry
& L. 75 (1995) (peer-reviewed)
The Davis-Bacon Act: Vestige of Jim Crow,13 Nat'l
The Admissibility of Scientific Evidence After Daubert
v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, 15 Cardozo L. Rev. 2139 (1994)
Licensing Laws: A Historical Example of the Use of Government
Regulatory Power Against African-Americans, 30 San Diego
L. Rev. 89 (1994) (symposium)
Roots of the "Underclass": The Decline of
Laissez-faire Jurisprudence and the Rise of Racist Labor Legislation, 43 Am. U. L. Rev.
Science and the Toxic Tort: New Guidelines for the
Admissibility of Scientific Evidence, 261 Science 1509 (1993)
(with Foster and Huber) (peer-reviewed)
Daubert Plaintiffs Won Battle, Lost War, Product Safety and
Liability Rep. (BNA) Special Report: Daubert: What Next?, Summer/Fall
1993, at 16 (co-author) (symposium) (article also appeared in Shepards
Scientific and Expert Evidence Quarterly)
in Great Britain: Motives, Methods, and Lessons, The World & I,
Aug. 1991, at 519.
From Pesthouses to AIDS Clinics: Neighbors
Irrational Fears of Treatment Centers for Contagious Diseases, 23 Colum.
Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 1 (1990)
Note, The Supreme Court and "Civil Rights,"
1886-1908, 100 Yale L.J. 725 (1990)
Note, Out of the Fryeing Pan and into the Fire: The
Expert Witness Problem in Toxic Tort Litigation," 10 Rev. Litig. 117 (1990)
Note, A Contractual Solution to the Contraceptive
Crisis, 8 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev.
THINK TANK STUDIES
in Daubert: State Courts Lag Behind in Opposing "Junk"
Science, Washington Legal Foundation, Legal Opinion Letter (June 21, 2002)
Expert Witnesses: What Degree of Judicial Scrutiny Should They Face?,
Washington Legal Foundation Working Paper, Oct. 1998
(discusses Kumho Tire v. Carmichael)
Breast Implants: A Study in Phantom
Risks, Manhattan Institute
Research Memorandum No. 5 (April 1995)
Scientific Evidence in the Courtroom: Admissibility and
Statistical Significance After
Daubert, Washington Legal Foundation (1993) (with Robert Charrow)
"It's Time to Reform New York's Prevailing Wage Law," Empire Foundation for Public Policy Research (September 1993)
Bacon-Act: Let's Put an End to Jim Crow, Cato Institute (January 1993)
for Economic Liberty: Is the Court Ready?, Cato Institute (October 1992)
Short Book Reviews
Review of Paul Moreno, Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New
History, Independent Rev., Dec. 2006 (by invitation)
Review of Ken Kersch, Constructing Civil Liberties,
American Historical Rev., October 2005 (by invitation)
Review of Barbara Welke, Recasting
American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law, and the Railroad Revolution,
1865-1920, American Journal of Legal History (2003) (by
Review of Richard C. Cortner, Civil Rights and Public Accommodations:
The Heart of Atlanta Motel and McClung Cases, Ideas on
Liberty (Oct. 2002) (by invitation)
Review of Michael J. Phillips, The Lochner Court Myth and
Reality: Substantive Due
Process from the 1890s to the 1930s, 21 Law and History
Review 231 (2003)
Review of Julie
Workers, Protecting Women: Gender, Law and Labor in the Progressive Era
and New Deal Years (Eh.net--economic historians'
listserv) (by invitation)
of Science on Trial, Litigation News, Spring 1997, at 4
Oliver Wendell Breyer, Newark Star-Ledger, July 12, 2011
(co-authored with Josh Blackman)
Watch Needs to Clean House, Washington Examiner, Nov. 5, 2009
Human Rights Watch Goes to Saudi Arabia, OpinionJournal.com, July 15, 2009
What About Larry?, L. A. Times, Sept. 19, 2007
Wall St. J., Sept. 30, 2006
Does Japan Have the Right to Exist as a Japanese State?,
OpinionJournal.com, Aug. 24, 2006
Affirmative Blackmail, Wall St. J., Feb. 11, 2006
Davis-Bacon: Racist Pork, Human Events, Oct. 13, 2005
Environment at "Friends"?, Orange County Register, Aug. 13,
Canadian Thought Police on the March, National Review Online,
Dec. 2, 2003
The 'Human Stain'
on America's Campuses, Cato Daily Commentary, Nov. 18, 2003.
Solomon Fight Reveals Free Association Duplicity, Harv. Law
Record, Nov. 20, 2003
Isn't That Fascism? No, Because We Don't Call It Fascism, Tech
Central Station, October 22, 2003.
Can Antidiscrimination Laws Corrupt Religious Schools?
FoxNews.com, Oct. 16, 2003
Codes Out: The Department of Education Cuts the Tape on Speech
Restrictions, National Review Online, Aug. 21, 2003
Firing Racist Police
Officers is Justified, Cato Daily Commentary, July 20, 2003
Private Colleges Practice Affirmative Action, Cato Daily Commentary,
June 23, 2003
Martin Ruling is Par for the Course, Wall St. J., May
The ACLU Has Lost Its Way, Cin. Enquirer, May 16, 2000, at 8
Anti-Bias Laws vs. Civil
Liberties, Wash. Times, Aug. 15, 1999
Breast Bone of Contention, Los Angeles Daily J., Aug. 26, 1998 (op-ed on the Boxer breast
implant research bill)
Science Wins a Victory in the Courtroom, Charlotte Observer, Jan. 24, 1997, at 13A (also
published in Seattle Times, Los Angeles Daily News, Tulsa
Journal of Commerce)
Hauling Junk Science Out
of the Courtroom, Wall St. J., July 14, 1993, at A16
Junk Science in the Courtroom,
Wall St. J., March 24, 1993, at A15
Miscellaneous Short Writings
Lochner v. New York, The Judiciary, and Legitimate
Constitutionalism, Claremont Review of Books (Dec. 2011)
Response to George W. Liebmann, 21 L. & Pol. Book Rev. 441 (2011)
Context Matters: A Better Libertarian Approach to Antidiscrimination
Laws, Cato Unbound, June 16, 2010
The Neglected Case of Buchanan v. Warley, SCOTUS Blog,
Feb. 10, 2010
Rufus Peckham, in
The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law (Roger
K. Newman ed.
The Unfinished Daubert Revolution, Engage, Feb. 2009,
in Encyclopedia of the First Amendment (John
R. Vile et al. eds.
Petition, in Encyclopedia of the First Amendment (John
R. Vile et al. eds.
Contract, in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United
States (David S. Tanenhaus
in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States
(David S. Tanenhaus
in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States
(David S. Tanenhaus
Liberty of Contract, in the Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties
(Paul Finkelman ed. 2006)
The Right to Petition, in the Encyclopedia of American Civil
Liberties (Paul Finkelman ed. 2006)
Buchanan v. Warley, in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
(Charles Reagan Wilson ed. 2008)
Emigrant Agent Laws, in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
(Charles Reagan Wilson ed. 2008)
The Right to Petition, in The Heritage Guide to the Constitution
Robert A. "Peg-Leg" Williams, in Melvin Urofsky, ed., One
Hundred Americans Making Constitutional History (2004)
Junk Science in the Asbestos Litigation, Mealey's Asbestos
Reporter (Sept. 2002)
Junk Expert Testimony: The Battle Rages
On, 3 Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society's Practice Groups
Tort Reform Lessons, Aetna 2001
Annual Report (2002)
Comment on Kumho
Tire, AALS Section on Evidence Newsletter, Spring 1999, at 3
Comment on Gary Edmond and David Mercer, "The Politics of Jury
Competence," in Technology
and Public Participation (Xlibris 1999).
Evidence After Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Health &
Environment Digest, April 1994, at 3
Why Johnny Can't Pray,
Reason, Feb. 1992, at 56 (argues for school choice on religious
Exclusionary Rule: Something's
Not Kosher About Davis-Bacon, Reason, Aug./Sept.1991,
Blocking the Lights, Reason,
Nov. 1990, at 40 (about the regulation of AIDS hospices)
Regulating What Children Watch, Liberty, Jan. 1990, at 63
PRESENTATIONS (updated through
Board of Contract Appeals, Annual Judges Conference,
Arlington, VA, Jan. 20, 2009: “Recent
Developments in the Law of Expert Evidence”
Federalist Society Annual Lawyers Conference, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21,
2008: "Some Conflicts
Between Antidiscrimination Laws and the First Amendment"
Albany Law School, Government Law Center Roundtable on Croley, Nov. 19,
2008: "Comments on
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, St. Louis, MO, Nov.
10, 2008: "Rehabilitating Lochner"
Louisiana and Mississippi State Judicial Conference, Biloxi, MS, July
18, 2007: “Recent Developments
in the Law of Expert Evidence”
American Bar Association, Section on Litigation Annual Meeting, San
Antonio, TX, May 22, 2007:
“Judicial Gatekeeping in Toxic Torts Cases”
American Enterprise Institute, Washington D.C.: “Expert
Witnesses, Adversarial Bias, and the (Partial)
Failure of the Daubert Revolution,” April 27, 2007
University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, AL, Jan. 14, 2007:
“Plugging Daubert’s Holes: The
Question of Adversarial Bias”
Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL, Sept. 14,
2006: “Plugging Daubert’s Holes:
Question of Adversarial Bias”
Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 7, 2006: “Plugging Daubert’s
Holes: The Question of
Tel Aviv University Law and Economics Workshop, Tel Aviv,
Israel, Dec. 22, 2005: "Learning the Wrong Lessons from an American
University of Michigan, Faculty Colloquium, Ann Arbor, MI,
Dec. 8, 2005: "Reflections on Lochner's Centennial"
N.Y. Bar Association Section on Products Liability, Dec. 1,
2005: Debate with Aaron Twerski and Margaret Berger on "informed choice"
Washington University, Conference on the First Amendment and
the Rehnquist Court, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 18, 2005: "The Rehnquist Court
and the Right of Expressive Association"
American Society for Legal History Annual Conference,
Cincinnati, OH, Nov. 11, 20005: "Author Meets Readers: Commentary on
Klarman's From Jim Crow to Civil Rights"
University of Michigan, Fawley Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 26, 2005:
"Rethinking Expert Testimony"
AEI-Brookings Judicial Education Project, Washington, D.C.,
May 17, 2005: "Frye and Daubert in the States"
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C., April 22, 2005: "Lochner
at 100: Still Crazy After All These Years?"
American Society for Legal History Annual Conference, Austin, TX, Oct.
23 2004: "Lochner Era Revision Revised"
Boston University School of Law, Lochner Centennial
Conference, Boston, MA, Oct. 9, 2004: Comment on Karlan
Presented talks based on You Can’t Say That! at thirty law
schools during the 2003-04 academic year
Institute for Economic Affairs, London, UK, May 10, 2004: "Freedom
of Expression and Antidiscrimination Laws"
Joseph Bell Centre for Forensic Statistics and Legal Reasoning,
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, May 7, 2004: "Forensic
Psychiatry and Credibility Evidence"
CaZada College, Redwood
City, CA, May 3, 2004: "Are Antidiscrimination Laws Eroding Our Civil
Liberties?" (endowed lecture)
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2004: "The Threat to
Academic Freedom from ‘Hostile Environment’ Rules" (endowed lecture)
Social Philosophy and Policy Center, Bowling Green State University,
Bowling Green, Ohio, April 11, 2003: "Expressive Association After Dale"
Ohio North University, Pettit School of Law, Aida, Ohio,
April 10, 2003: "Defending Civil Liberties from Antidiscrimination Laws"
Chapman University Law School, Orange, CA, Feb. 14, 2003: "Lochner
and the Origins of Fundamental Rights Jurisprudence"
University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA, Feb. 13,
2003: "The Legacy of Lochner’s Legacy"
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, Jan. 14, 2003:
"The Legacy of Lochner’s Legacy"
AALS Annual Meeting, Torts Section, Washington, DC, Jan. 4, 2003:
"Reparations from a Torts Perspective"
University of Michigan School of Law, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 14,
2002: "The Legacy of Lochner’s Legacy"
Columbia Law School, New York, NY, Oct 7, 2002: "The Legacy of Lochners
Washington Legal Foundation, Washington, DC, Aug. 1, 2002:
"Junk Science in the Asbestos Litigation"
AALS/APSA Conference on Constitutional Law, Washington, DC, June 6,
2002: "New Deal Labor Laws and the Second Reconstruction"
Washington Area Constitutional Studies
Colloquium, Washington, DC, Dec. 5, 2001: "Antidiscrimination
Laws and Freedom of Expression"
American Society for Legal History, Annual Conference, Chicago, IL,
Nov. 8, 2001: "Public Choice and Legal History:
Lessons from Work on Race and the Constitution"
Southeastern AALS Conference, Hilton Head, SC, July 16, 2001:
"The Admissibility of Non-Scientific Expert Evidence"
Albany Law School, Albany, NY, March 25, 2001: "African
Americans, Labor Regulations, and the Courts from Reconstruction to the
Cato Institute, Washington DC,
March 7, 2001: "African Americans, Labor Regulations, and the
Courts from Reconstruction to the New Deal"
Georgetown Law Center Faculty Colloquium, Washington DC, Feb. 27,
2001: "African Americans, Labor Regulations, and the Courts from
Reconstruction to the New Deal"
Federalist Society Faculty Division Annual Conference, San
Francisco, CA, Jan. 3, 2001: "Implications
of Boys Scouts of America v. Dale"
Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, May 29,
2000: "Race and Labor Regulation
in the Early 20th Century"
Fourth International Conference on Forensic Statistics, Raleigh,
N.C., Dec. 8, 1999: "Recent
Developments in the Admissibility of Expert Evidence"
Social Science History Association
Annual Meeting, Ft. Worth, Texas, Nov. 6, 1999: "Railroad
Unions, Racism, and the Law"
American Society for Legal History Annual Meeting,
Toronto, CA, Oct. 1999: "The Berea College Case"
University School of Law, Faculty Workshop, Boston, MA, Oct. 1999:
"Lochner and the Chinese Laundry Cases"
Law and Economics Association, Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA, Sept. 25,
1999: "Recent Supreme Court Decisions on Expert Evidence:
Implications for Litigation"
William & Mary Bill of Rights Institute conference on Fidelity, Economic
Liberty, and 1937, Williamsburg, VA, Feb. 27, 1999: Lochner and the
Chinese Laundry Cases
Law and Economics Association Annual Conference, New Haven, CT, May 7, 1999:
"Lochner and the Chinese Laundry Cases"
University of Chicago Legal Forum symposium on Sex
Discrimination and the Law, Chicago, IL, Nov. 14, 1998: "Sex Discrimination Laws and Civil
Northwestern University School of Law Federalist Society,
Chicago, IL, Nov. 11, 1998: "The Encroachment of Civil Rights Laws on Civil
Liberties" (also presented at Chicago-Kent School of Law)
Vanderbilt Law School
Faculty Workshop Series, Nashville, TN, Nov. 5, 1998: "Lessons from the Judicial Reaction to the Regulation of
Chinese Laundries, 1860s to 1930s"
"Race, Economics, and Legal History," Presentation to Institute for Humane
Studies Graduate Summer Seminar, Fairfax, VA, July 20,
"Public Choice, Race, and Legislation," Presentation to Foundation for Economic
Education Public Choice Seminar, Fairfax, VA, May 1998
"Tort Law in the Twenty-first Century," Presentation to Washburn University
School of Law, Advanced Torts Seminar (endowed lecture series), September 5 & 6, 1997
"Science and Toxic Torts: Who Decides and How?," Presentation to Federalist
Society conference on Junk Science, the Courts, and the Regulatory
State, Washington, DC, July 10, 1997
"Race, Ethnicity, and the Law," Presentation to Institute for Humane Studies
Liberty and Society Graduate Student Conference, Fairfax, VA, June 9, 1997
"Race, Legal History, and Economic Regulation," Presentation to the Humane
Studies Fellows Research Colloquium, Herndon, VA, Jan. 12, 1997
"The Law and Economics
of Post-Civil War Restrictions on African-American
Migration," presentation to American Association of Law
Schools Annual Meeting, Panel for Winners of Scholarly Papers
Competition, Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 1997
"Lessons from the American
Experience," presentation to Fraser Institute
Conference on Canadian Civil Justice System, Toronto, Canada,
Nov. 21, 1996
"Statistical Evidence of Damages After Daubert,"
presentation to the Third International Conference on Forensic Statistics,
Edinburgh, Scotland, July 1, 1996
"Stopping Junk Science: Lessons from the Commonwealth," presentation to Manhattan Institute Conference on Junk
Science, New York, N.Y., Feb. 7, 1996
"The History of the Breast Implant Litigation," presentation to
Manhattan Institute Conference on Junk Science, Washington, D.C., June 12, 1995
"Scientific Evidence in New Zealand," presentation
to Waikato University Faculty of Law," Hamilton, N.Z., May 3, 1995
"Leading Expert Evidence: An American Perspective," presentation
to the Sydney University Faculty of Law, Sydney, Australia,
April 26, 1995
"The Admissibility of Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry," presentation to the Annual Conference of the Australia/New
Zealand Society for Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law, Melbourne,
Australia, April 6, 1995
"The Law and Economics of Restrictions on Labor Mobility," presentation to the Western Economic Association, Vancouver, B.C., June 30, 1994
"Toxic Tort Litigation and Junk Science Evidence,"
presentation to the National Defense Team Meeting of Astra Pharmaceuticals,
U.S.A., Bermuda, June 21, 1993
"Racism and Economic Regulation During the Progressive and New
Deal Eras," presentation to the Ohio Legal Theory Workshop, Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, March 26,
Yale Law School, New Haven, CT
J.D., May 1991
Honors (highest grade) awarded in two-thirds of classes
Senior Editor, Yale Law Journal
John M. Olin Fellow in Law, Economics, and Public Policy
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
B.A. 1988; summa cum laude with honors in History
G.P.A. 3.91 (top 1% of class); Phi Beta Kappa
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