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Overruling and the instability of law

Nicola Gennaioli

Overruling and the instability of law

by Nicola Gennaioli

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNicola Gennaioli, Andrei Shleifer.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 12913, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 12913.
ContributionsShleifer, Andrei., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL16334896M
LC Control Number2007615199

What Does Distinguish Mean in Law? In the legal world, there is a term, stare decisis. It means to let the decision stay. In other words, it means that a court will recognize the decision in a. Legal history is not merely a history of particular events but also a history of traditions, intellectual and institutional. The Common Law Tradition is about the learned traditions which have shaped the common law and the English legal mind over the centuries: the profession, its structure, its technical language and its literature. J.H. Baker also looks at central institutions, such as the Cited by:

Cox and Bok: Cases and Materials on Labor Law Part of theLabor and Employment Law Commons This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by the Law Journals at Digital Commons @ Boston College Law School. It has been A recent contributing factor to the instability of this branch of the law. overrule. v. 1) to reject an attorney's objection to a question of a witness or admission of evidence. By overruling the objection, the trial judge allows the question or evidence in court. If the judge agrees with the objection he/she "sustains" the objection and does not allow the question or evidence.

  Barry Friedman, The Wages of Stealth Overruling (With Particular Attention to Miranda v. Arizona), Georgetown Law Journal (forthcoming ), available at HorwitzOne of the favorite accusations lobbed against the Roberts Court by its critics is that it frequently engages in “stealth overruling.” It carves away at old precedents without expressly rejecting them, distorting them or. overrule. v. 1) to reject an attorney's objection to a question to a witness or admission of evidence. By overruling the objection, the trial judge allows the question or evidence in court.


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Gennaioli, Nicola, and Shleifer, Andrei—Overruling and the instability of law We investigate the evolution of common law under overruling, a system of precedent change in which appellate courts replace existing legal rules with new Size: KB.

We investigate the evolution of common law under overruling, a system of precedent change in which appellate courts replace existing legal rules with new ones. We use a legal realist model, in which judges change the law to reflect their own preferences or attitudes, but changing the law Cited by: precisely in these areas of law, as opposed to the more apolitical ones, that overruling raises the volatility of legal rules and thus leads to efficiency losses.

This pessimistic assessment of common law evolution under overruling still holds when several moderating factors are at work, including the strategic behavior of forward looking by: Download Citation | Overruling and the Instability of Law | This paper provides a survey on studies that analyze the macroeconomic effects of intellectual property rights (IPR).

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Citation Gennaioli, Nicola, and Andrei Shleifer. “Overruling and the Instability of Law.” Journal of Comparative Economics 35 (2) (June): – doi Cited by: Under overruling, the law converges to efficiency if and only if all judges are unbiased.

Moreover, social welfare falls as the level of judicial polarization rises. In expectation, the law converges to the efficient rule A L only if there is full agreement among judges and their views are aligned with by: Overruling and the Instability of Law We investigate the evolution of common law under overruling, a system of precedent change in which appellate courts replace existing legal rules with new ones.

We use a legal realist model, in which judges change the law to reflect their own preferences or attitudes, but changing the law is costly to them.

Overruling and the Instability of Law Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer1 December Abstract We investigate the evolution of common law under overruling, a system of precedent change in which appellate courts replace existing legal rules with new ones.

We use a legal realist model, in which. Overruling Democracy belongs on the reading list of anyone who takes citizenship seriously." -- Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed "A gripping book about the Supreme Court's assault on the political rights of the people. This book is required reading for Cited by: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer.

Get this from a library. Overruling and the instability of law. [Nicola Gennaioli; Andrei Shleifer; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "We investigate the evolution of common law under overruling, a system of precedent change in which appellate courts replace existing legal rules with new ones.

We use a legal realist model, in which. Overruling and the Instability of Law. By Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer. We investigate the evolution of common law under overruling, a system of precedent change in which appellate courts replace existing legal rules with new ones.

We use a legal realist model, in which judges change the law to reflect their own preferences or Author: Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer. The model’s predictions are consistent with the empirical evidence on the overruling behavior of the U.S.

Supreme Court and appellate courts. We find that overruling leads to unstable legal rules that rarely converge to efficiency. The selection of disputes for litigation does not change this conclusion.

NBER Program(s):Law and Economics We investigate the evolution of common law under overruling, a system of precedent change in which appellate courts replace existing legal rules with new ones.

We use a legal realist model, in which judges change the law to reflect their own preferences or attitudes, but changing the law is costly to them. So, combined together, prospective overruling means construing an earlier decision in such a way that it would not have a binding effect to the parties of the original suit or to the cases decided on the basis of that judgment, and yet changing the law, applying it only prospectively to the future cases.

For example, if principle A is laid down /5. law by overruling existing precedents. We evaluate these influences in the state supreme courts because of the remarkable institutional variation that exists among them.

In doing so, we recognize that the stability of precedent must sometimes be subverted in order to achieve other beneficial Size: KB. Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer (), ‘Overruling and the Instability of Law’, Journal of Comparative Economics, 35 (2), June, –28 PART IV INTERPRETING CONTRACTS Ian Ayres and Robert Gertner (), ‘Filling Gaps in Incomplete Contracts: An Economic Theory of Default Rules’, Yale Law Journal, 99 (1), October, Downloadable.

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Edited by Pablo Spiller. Vol Issue 2, Pages (June ) Download full issue. Previous vol/issue. Next vol/issue select article Overruling and the instability of. Overruling Statutory Precedents WILLIAM N. ESKRIDGE, JR.* Stare decisis, the rule that judicial precedents should be followed, has been considered by American courts to be more a rule of thumb than an iron-fisted command.

While stare decisis emphasizes the continuity of law as a.Vincy Fon and Francesco Parisi (), ‘Judicial Precedents in Civil Law Systems: A Dynamic Analysis’ McNollgast (), ‘Politics and the Courts: A Positive Theory of Judicial Doctrine and the Rule of Law’ Nicola Gennaioli and Andrei Shleifer (), ‘Overruling and the Instability of Law’ Volume II Acknowledgements.eral law or common law for all parts of the realm; hence the name, common law.

This growth and consolidation of the court system in England took place chronologically much earlier than the evolution of Parliament. After the law-making function of legislation had come into its own importance, there were stages during which there was a deep jealousyFile Size: 1MB.