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Rent-Seeking Through Litigation: Adversarial and Inquisitorial Systems Compared
This paper compares the adversarial system of adjudication, dominant in the common law tradition, with the inquisitorial system, dominant in the civil law tradition, using a rent-seeking, NashExpand
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Duality in Property: Commons and Anticommons
Commons and Anticommons problems are the consequence of symmetric structural departures from a unified conception of property. In this paper, we endeavor to provide a dual model of property, whereExpand
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COMPARATIVE CAUSATION
As Calabresi (1996) pointed out, no consideration has been given in recent legal and economic literature to the idea of distributing an accident loss among a faultless tortfeasor and an innocentExpand
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Judicial Precedents in Civil Law Systems: A Dynamic Analysis
The effect of Civil law doctrines of precedent on the process of formation and evolution of case law is examined. Unlike the Common law systems, Civil law jurisdictions do not adopt a stare decisisExpand
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The paradox of legal harmonization
Abstract The legal landscape is changing, adapting to the global market. Differences between legal systems hinder transnational commerce. Countries reduce legal differences through non-cooperativeExpand
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On the Complexity of Probabilistic Abstract Argumentation
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We address the fundamental problem of computing the probability that a set of arguments is an extension according to a given semantics for which no polynomial-time technique was known so far. Expand
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Cleaning trajectory data of RFID-monitored objects through conditioning under integrity constraints
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A probabilistic framework is introduced for reducing the inherent uncertainty of trajectory data collected for RFID-monitored objects. Expand
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Fragmentation in Property: Towards a General Model
This paper develops a general model of anticommons fragmentation in property. To this end, we differentiate between different forms of property fragmentation. With the use of several functionallyExpand
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Loss sharing between non-negligent parties
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The authors would like to thank the participants in the 2006 annual meeting of the American Law and Economics Association at UC Berkeley for helpful comments and Ryan Patrick for valuable editorial assistance. Expand
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On the Optimal Specificity of Legal Rules
European lawmakers are undertaking important steps towards the harmonization, unification, and possible codification of some areas of European private law. In doing so they can choose to craft lawsExpand
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