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Catherine M Sharkey

New York University
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Empirical Legal Studies
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  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Empirical Legal Studies
Professional Experience
New York University
Yale Law School
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Oxford University
M.Sc. | Economics for Development
Honors: with honors and with distinction
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Yale University
B.A. | Economics
Honors: summa cum laude
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Speaking Engagements
Backdoor Federalization (with Samuel Issacharoff), 16th Annual Meeting, Berkeley, CA
American Law & Economics Ass'n (ALEA)
Crossing the Punitive-Compensatory Divide
Northwestern Law School
Litigation and Tort Reform: Policy Implications of Recent Empirical Research
Fraud on the FDA, Fraud on Consumers: Who Should Police Drug Manufacturers' Duty to Disclose?, Northwestern Law Preemption Symposium
New Horizons in Tort Law, Annual Law Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland
Canadian Bar Association
Preemption by Preamble: Federal Agencies & the Federalization of Tort Law
Regulating Pharmaceuticals, Science for Judges VIII Program
Products Liability Preemption: An Institutional Approach
Harvard Law Faculty Workshop
Supreme Court Preemption: The Contested Middle Ground of Products Liability (with Samuel Issacharoff), AEI Conference
The Political Economy of Preemption
The Fungibility of Damages Awards: Punitive Damages Caps and Substitution (with Jonathan Klick), Empirical Legal Studies Conference
University of Texas Law School
The Role of the Legal System for a Safer Society, Tokyo, Japan
Research Institute of Science & Technology for Society, Ministry of Education, Science & Technology
Damages and Class Actions in the United States, International Products Liability Workshop
Tort Reform, Fourth Remedies Discussion Forum
University of Louisville
Trespass in an Electronic Age
Columbia Law School "10-10" Lunch Workshop
Contact & Map
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
Telephone: (212) 998-6729
Fax: (212) 995-4590