Jointly with the Department of Economics, the Law & Economics Center is organizing a workshop in Experimental Law and Economics at the Antonin Scalia Law School. The workshop will present eight papers with the goals to promote research opportunities and facilitate discussion in experimental law and economics. This event is by invite only.

From opioids to firearms, and from lead paint to global warming, reform advocates have increasingly turned to courts to tackle major policy problems. Frustrated by the slow pace of legislative and regulatory change, advocates have seized on the common law doctrine of public nuisance to address widespread public policy issues.   Most such lawsuits have … Continue reading “Regulation Through Litigation and the Expansion of Public Nuisance Lawsuits”