Catherine M. Sharkey

New York University School of Law

Crystal Eastman Professor of Law

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

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1.

Unintended Consequences of Medical Malpractice Damages Caps

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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medical malpractice, damages, caps, tort reform

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Reflections on Seminole Rock: The Past, Present, and Future of Deference to Agency Regulatory Interpretations

Yale Journal of Regulation, Notice & Comment Blog, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2847668, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-41, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-38
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, University of Washington - School of Law, University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, George Washington University Law School, Independent, Cato Institute, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Iowa - College of Law, Florida State University - College of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, New York University School of Law, Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, University of Dayton School of Law, Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Utah Supreme Court, Columbia University - Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Notre Dame Law School, American Enterprise Institute and Yale University, Law School
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Administrative Agencies, Seminole Rock, Auer, What Is New in Administrative Law, Deference, Chevron

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Government by Algorithm: Artificial Intelligence in Federal Administrative Agencies

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-54
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 02 Apr 2020
Stanford Law School, Stanford Law School, New York University School of Law and Stanford Law School
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artificial intelligence, machine learning, administrative agencies, administrative law, algorithmic governance, ACUS report, algorithmic accountability, public administration

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Preemption By Preamble: Federal Agencies and the Federalization of Tort Law

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 56, 2007, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-110
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 May 2006
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, preamble, federal agencies, tort reform, FDA, NHTSA, CPSC

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Economic Analysis of Punitive Damages: Theory, Empirics, and Doctrine

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF TORTS, Jennifer Arlen, ed., Edward Elgar, Forthcoming, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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punitive damages, deterrence, optimal deterrence

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Products Liability Preemption: An Institutional Approach

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 449, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-05, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, products liability, FDA, pharmaceuticals, tort, regulation

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Backdoor Federalization

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 1353, 2006, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-98, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 289, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-03, NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-32
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 16 Jan 2006
Samuel Issacharoff and Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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preemption, federalism, Class Action Fairness Act, punitive damages

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Punitive Damages: Should Juries Decide?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2003
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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Federalism in Action: FDA Regulatory Preemption in Pharmaceutical Cases in State versus Federal Courts

Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2007, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-04, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, drug, pharmaceutical, federalism, tort, regulation

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Dissecting Damages: An Empirical Exploration of Sexual Harassment Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-45, March 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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damages, Title VII, sexual harassment, empirical

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The Exxon Valdez Litigation Marathon: A Window on Punitive Damages

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-15, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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punitive damages, Exxon Valdez, unpredictability, class actions, federalization

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The Fungibility of Damage Awards: Punitive Damage Caps and Substitution

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 912256, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 298
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2006
Jonathan Klick and Catherine M. Sharkey
University of Pennsylvania Law School and New York University School of Law
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Tort Reform, Blockbuster Awards, Punitive Damages, Punitives, Juries, Litigation

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Cutting in on the Chevron Two-Step

86 Fordham Law Review 2359 (2018), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-03
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 29 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2018
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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Chevron, State Farm, judicial review

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Revisiting the Noninsurable Costs of Accidents

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 64, pp. 409-460, July 2005, Columbia Law and Economics Accepted Paper No. 253, Columbia Law School, Pub. Law Research Paper No. 04-74
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 May 2004
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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insurance, punitive damages, Calabresi, tort reform

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What Drives the Passage of Damage Caps?

EMPIRICAL STUDIES OF JUDICIAL SYSTEMS AROUND THE GLOBE, Institutum Jurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, 2009, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-08, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2012
Jonathan Klick and Catherine M. Sharkey
University of Pennsylvania Law School and New York University School of Law
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punitive damages, caps, damage caps, jury awards

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Inside Agency Preemption

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 110, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-27, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 May 2011 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2011
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, administrative, federalism, agency

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Trespass Torts and Self-Help for an Electronic Age

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 101, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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trespass, self-help, trespass to chattel, cybertrespass, Intel, Epstein

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State Farm 'with Teeth': Heightened Judicial Review in the Absence of Executive Oversight

New York University Law Review, Vol. 89, 2014, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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State Farm, hard look, preemption, OIRA, Dodd-Frank, executive oversight, judicial review, Business Roundtable

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Federal Incursions and State Defiance: Punitive Damages in the Wake of Philip Morris v. Williams

Willamette Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2010, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-11, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 May 2010
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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punitive damages, Philip Morris v. Williams, statutory damages, split-recovery, federalism

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The Fraud Caveat to Agency Preemption

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 2, 2008, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-20, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-37
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2008
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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fraud, immunity, regulatory compliance, preemption, FDA, drugs, pharmaceutical

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Federalism Accountability: 'Agency-Forcing' Measures

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, 2009, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-36, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2009
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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federal preemption, federalism, accountability, executive order 13132, Wyeth

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Product Liability in North America

Product Liability: Fundamental Questions in a Comparative Perspective, (Eds) Helmut Koziol, Michael D. Green, Mark Lunney, Ken Oliphant, Lixin Yang, Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG, 2017; ISBN 9783110547559, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-01
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Wake Forest University - School of Law, Harvard Law School and New York University School of Law
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Restatement (Third) Products Liability, risk-utility, Section 402A, strict liability, warranty, blood shield laws, consumer expectations, design defect, enterprise liability, Escola, failure to warn, loss spreading, manufacturing defect, negligence, products liability, privity, punitive damages

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What Riegel Portends for FDA Preemption of State Law Products Liability Claims

103 Nw. U.L. Rev. 437 (2009) , NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-17, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-34
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2009
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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FDA, preemption, Supreme Court, Riegel, Wyeth, products

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Institutional Liability for Employees' Intentional Torts: Vicarious Liability as a Quasi-Substitute for Punitive Damages

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 53, 2019, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 18-35
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2020
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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vicarious liability, punitive damages, institutional liability

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Modern Tort Law: Preventing Harms, Not Recognizing Wrongs

134 Harvard Law Review, 2021 Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-58
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2021
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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tort law, tort theory, deterrence, cheapest cost avoider, wrongs, redress

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In Search of the Cheapest Cost Avoider: Another View of the Economic Loss Rule

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 85, 2018, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 18-36
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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economic loss rule, cheapest cost avoider, stranger; consensual

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Holding Amazon Liable As a Seller of Defective Goods: A Convergence of Cultural and Economic Perspectives

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 115, 2020, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 20-51
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2020
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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Amazon, e-commerce, products liability, cheapest cost avoider

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The BP Oil Spill Settlements, Classwide Punitive Damages, and Societal Deterrence

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, 2015, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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punitive damages; classwide damages; class action; settlement; BP Oil; societal damages

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Can Data Breach Claims Survive the Economic Loss Rule?

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2017, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2017
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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Data security, data breach, economic loss rule

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The Future of Classwide Punitive Damages

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 46, 2013, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-72, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-38
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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punitve damages, class action, Philip Morris, Williams

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The Administrative State and the Common Law: Regulatory Substitutes or Complements?

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, 1705, 2016, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption; Chevron deference; Auer deference; Roscoe Pound; Calabresi

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Agency Coordination in Consumer Protection

2013 University of Chicago Legal Forum 329 , NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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consumer protection, agency coordination, Chevron, City of Arlington, overlapping agencies

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CAFA Settlement Notice Provision: Optimal Regulatory Policy?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, 2008, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2008
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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CAFA, AG notice, settlement, class action, regulatory

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The Vicissitudes of Tort: A Response to Professors Rabin, Sebok & Zipursky

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 60, 2011, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2012
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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tort, predictability, unpredictable, uncertainty, Rabin, Sebok, Zipursky

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Against Freewheeling, Extratextual Obstacle Preemption: Is Justice Thomas the Lone Principled Federalist?

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-20
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2010
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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Obstacle Preemption, Implied Preemption, Express Preemption, Wyeth V. Levine, Chevron, Preemption, Dormant Commerce Clause, Federalism

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Field Preemption: Opening the 'Gates of Escape' from Tort Law

Journal of Legal Studies, 2019, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2019
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, products liability, drug design litigation, failure to warn litigation

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The Remains of the Citadel (Economic Loss Rule in Products Cases)

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 100, 2016, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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economic loss rule; products liability; privity

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States vs. FDA

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 4/5, 2015, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-15, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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FDA, preemption, federalism, food and drug, GMO labeling, food labeling

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Tort-Agency Partnerships in an Age of Preemption

15 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 359 (2014), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-24
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2014
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, enforcement preemption, Buckman, parallel requirements, FDA

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Preemption as a Judicial End-Run Around the Administrative Process?

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 122, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, APA, Chevron, Douglas, agency, conflict

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Drug Advertising Claims: Preemption's New Frontier

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-05, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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Public Nuisance as Modern Business Tort: A New Unified Framework for Liability for Economic Harms

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 2, 2021
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 May 2021
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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public nuisance; economic loss rule; channeling; enforcement; opioids

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Against Categorical Preemption: Vaccines and the Compensation Piece of the Preemption Puzzle

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-73, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-39
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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preemption, vaccines, Bruesewitz, tort

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The Anti-Deference Pro-Preemption Paradox at the U.S. Supreme Court: The Business Community Weighs In

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2017, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-15
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 May 2017
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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Preemption; Auer; Roberts Court; Pro-Business; FDA

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Valuing Black and Female Lives: A Proposal for Incorporating Agency VSL into Tort Damages

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 4, 2021
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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value of statistical life; race; gender; damages; deterrence

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The Opioid Litigation: The FDA is MIA

124 Dickinson Law Review (2020), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-38
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 May 2020
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law
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FDA, opioid, hard look review

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Tort Liability for Pure Economic Loss: A Perspective from the United States and Some Comparative European Insights

7 Journal of European Tort Law 237 (Dec. 2016), NYU Law and Economics Research Paper
Posted: 19 May 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law

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Economic Loss Rule, Economic Harm, Concurrent Remedies, Tort, Contract

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Punitive Damages as Societal Damages

Posted: 14 May 2003
Catherine M. Sharkey
New York University School of Law

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