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Frank Cross

Frank Cross
crossf@mail.utexas.edu
CBA 3.446 (-471-5250)
CBA 5.202 (-471-3322)

Professor

Department
Business, Government and Society

Biography

Cross, Frank B. Professor, Department of Business, Government and Society. Frank Cross received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. His research and teaching interests include the environmental regulation of business and the economics of law and litigation.

Publications

Frank B. Cross. 2010. Determinants of Citations to Supreme Court Opinions (and the Remarkable Influence of Justice Scalia). Supreme Court Economic Review 18(1), 117-202.
Roger LeRoy Miller, Frank B. Cross, and Gaylord A. Jentz. 2008. Essentials of the Legal Environment (Second Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business - Thompson/South-Western.
Frank B. Cross. 2008. What Do Judges Want? Texas Law Review 87, 183-233.
Frank B. Cross. 2007. Decision Making in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press.
Frank B. Cross. 2007. Identifying the Virtues of Common Law. Supreme Court Economic Review 15, 21-59.
Frank B. Cross and Lindquest, Stefanie. 2007. The Scientific Study of Judicial Activism. Minnesota Law Review 91, 1752-1784.
Frank B. Cross. 2007. The Significance of Statutory Interpretive Methodologies. Notre Dame Law Review 82.
Gaylord A. Jentz, Miller, and Frank B. Cross. 2007. West Business Law - Alternate Edition (Tenth Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business - Thompson/South-Western.
Frank B. Cross and Robert A. Prentice. 2006. Economies, Capital Markets, and Securities Law. Cardozo Law Review 28, 333-389.
Frank B. Cross and Lindquist, Stefanie. 2006. The Decisional Significance of the Chief Justice. University of Pennsylvania Law Review 154, 1665-1707.
Frank B. Cross. 2006. The Value of LIfe in Texas Litigation. Vanderbilt Law Review 59.
Clarkson, Roger LeRoby Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, and Frank B. Cross. 2006. West's Business Law Text, Cases, Legal, Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment (Tenth Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business - Thompson Learning.
Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, and Frank B. Cross. 2006. West's Business Law: Extended Case Approach (2nd Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business -- Thomson/South-Western.
Tiller, Emerson and Frank B. Cross. 2006. What is Legal Doctrine. Northwestern Law Review 100, 517-534.
Frank B. Cross. 2005. Appellate court Adherence to Precedent. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 2, 369-405.
Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, and Frank B. Cross. 2005. Essentials of the Legal Environment. Mason, OH: West Legal Studies in Business - Thomson/South-Western.
Frank B. Cross. 2005. Gay Politics and Precedents. Michigan Law Review 103, 1186-1230.
Frank B. Cross. 2005. Law & Trust. Georgetown Law Journal 93, 1457-1546.
Lindquist, Stefanie and Frank B. Cross. 2005. Studying the Path of Precedent. New York University Law Review 80, 1156-1206.
Gaylord A. Jentz, Roger LeRoy Miller, and Frank B. Cross. 2005. West's Business Law - Alternate Edition (9th Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business - Thomson Learning.
Frank B. Cross. 2004. Circuit Court Decisionmaking. Judicature 88, 30-35.
Kenneth W. Clarkson, Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, and Frank B. Cross. 2004. West's Business Law, Text, Cases, Legal, Ethical, International, and E-Commerce Environment (Ninth Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business - Thomson Learning.
Frank B. Cross. 2003. America the Adversarial. Virginia Law Review 89, 189-237.
Frank B. Cross. 2003. Business and Judicial Politics. Business and Politics 5, 3-5.
Frank B. Cross. 2003. Decisionmaking in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. California Law Review 91, 1459-1515.
Frank B. Cross. 2003. Thoughts on Goldilocks and Judicial Independence. Ohio State University Law Review 64, 195-219.
Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, and Frank B. Cross. 2003. West's Business Law: A Case Study Approach. Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business - Thomson Learning.
Frank B. Cross. 2002. Law and Economic Growth. Texas Law Review 80, 1737-75.
Frank B. Cross. 2002. The Folly of Federalism. Cardozo Law Review 24, 1-59.
Frank B. Cross. 2002. The Naive Environmentalist. Case Western Reserve Law Review.
Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, and Frank B. Cross. 2002. West's Business Law -- Alternate Edition (8th Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business.
Frank B. Cross, Michael Heise, and Greg Sisk. 2001. Above the Rules: A Response to Epstein and King. University of Chicago Law Review 69, 135-151.
Frank B. Cross. 2001. Legal Implications of Hormesis. Human and Experimental Toxicology 20, 122-128.
Frank B. Cross and Blake Nelson. 2001. Strategic Institutional Effects on Supreme Court Decisionmaking. Northwestern University Law Review 95, 1437-1494.
Frank B. Cross. 2001. The Error of Positive Rights. U.C.L.A. Law Review 48, 857-924.
Kenneth W. Clarkson, Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, and Frank B. Cross. 2001. West's Business Law, Text, Cases, Legal, Ethical, International, and E-Commerce Environment (8th Edition). Marion, OH: West Legal Studies in Business -- Thomson Learning.
David B. Spence and Frank B. Cross. 2000. A Public Choice Case for the Administrative State. Georgetown Law Journal 89, 97-142.
Frank B. Cross. 2000. Comparative Judicial Databases. Judicature 83, 11-13.
Frank B. Cross. 2000. In Praise of Irrational Plaintiffs. Cornell Law Review 86, 1-32.
Frank B. Cross. 2000. Incorporating Hormesis in Risk Regulation. Environmental Law Reporter 30, 10778-10785.
Frank B. Cross. 2000. Institutions and Enforcement of the Bill of Rights. Cornell Law Review 85, 1529-1608.
Frank B. Cross. 2000. Pragmatic Pathologies of Judicial Review of Administrative Rulemaking. North Carolina Law Review 78, 1013-1070.
Frank B. Cross and Emerson Tiller. 2000. Three Faces of Federalism: An Empirical Assessment of Supreme Court Federalism Jurisprudence. Southern California Law Review 73, 741-772.
Charles Silver and Frank B. Cross. 2000. What's Not to Like About Being a Lawyer. Yale Law Journal 109, 1443-1503.
Emerson H. Tiller and Frank B. Cross. 1999. A Modest Proposal for Improving American Justice. Columbia Law Review 99, 215-234.
Emerson H. Tiller and Frank B. Cross. 1999. A Modest Reply to Judge Wald. Columbia Law Review 99, 262-269.
Frank B. Cross. 1999. Common Law Conceits. George Mason Law Review 7, 965-982.
Frank B. Cross. 1999. Public Choice and the Judiciary. Hastings Law Review 50, 359-382.
Frank B. Cross. 1999. Realism About Federalism. New York University Law Review 74, 1304-1335.
Frank B. Cross. 1999. Shattering the Fragile Case for Judicial Review of Administrative Rulemaking. Virginia Law Review 85, 1243-1334.
Frank B. Cross. 1999. The Role of Law in Human Rights Protection. International Review of Law and Economics 19, 87-98.
Frank B. Cross. 1998. Facts and Values in Risk Assessment. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 59, 27-40.
Frank B. Cross and Emerson H. Tiller. 1998. Judicial Partisanship and Obedience to Legal Doctrine. Yale Law Journal 107, 2155-2176.
Frank B. Cross. 1998. Lawyers, the Economy, and Society. American Business Law Journal 35, 477-514.
Frank B. Cross. 1998. The Justices of Strategy. Duke Law Journal 48, 511-570.
Frank B. Cross and J. Wiener. 1998. The Puzzle of Environmental Politics. Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum 9, 1-7.
Frank B. Cross. 1997. International Determinants of Human Rights and Welfare: Law, Wealth, or Culture. Indiana International and Comparative Law Review 7, 265-278.
Frank B. Cross. 1997. Political Science and the New Legal Realism. Northwestern University Law Review 92, 251-326.
Frank B. Cross. 1997. The Consequences of Compromise. Washington University Law Quarterly 75, 1155-1206.
Frank B. Cross. 1997. The Subtle Vices of Environmental Values. Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum 8, 151-171.
Frank B. Cross. 1996. Paradoxical Perils of the Precautionary Principle. Washington and Lee Law Review 53, 851-925.
Frank B. Cross. 1996. The Role of Lawyers in Positive Theories of Doctrinal Evolution. Emory Law Journal 45, 523-589.
Frank B. Cross. 1995. A Different Perspective on Environmental Racism. Planning Forum 1, 71-76.
Frank B. Cross. 1995. Indoor Air Pollution, in Environmental Issues in Real Estate, American Bar Association.
Frank B. Cross. 1995. Rethinking Joint and Several Liability, in A Mandate for Change, Texans for Lawsuit Reform.
Frank B. Cross. 1995. Shouldn't We Regulate the Worst Things First? Environmentalism's Strange Fear of Science. New York University Environmental Law Journal 4, 312-338.
Frank B. Cross. 1995. When Environmental Regulations Kill: The Role of Health/Health Analysis. Ecology Law Quarterly 22, 728-784.
Frank B. Cross and S. Segal. 1994. And the Meek Shall Inherit Cleaner Earth. Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law 9, 269-278.
Frank B. Cross. 1994. Economic Determinants of Environmental Compliance. Industrial and Environmental Crisis Quarterly 8, 227-237.
Frank B. Cross. 1994. Establishing Environmental Innocence. Real Estate Law Journal 23, 332-344.
Frank B. Cross. 1994. The Public Role in Risk Control. Environmental Law 24, 887-969.
Frank B. Cross. 1993-1996.Federal Environmental Regulation of Real Estate. New York, NY: Warren Gorham & Lamont.
Frank B. Cross. 1993. Law Versus Economics. Law and Social Inquiry 17, 301-306.
Frank B. Cross. 1993. Restoring Restoration for Natural Resource Damages. University of Toledo Law Review 24, 319-344.
Frank B. Cross and R. Miller. 1993-1999.West's Legal Environment Today. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.
Frank B. Cross. 1992. A Syncretic Perspective on Economic Growth and Environmental Protection. Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy 2, 53-66.
Frank B. Cross. 1992. Author's Response. American Business Law Journal 29, 529-534.
Frank B. Cross. 1992. Realistic Control of Indoor Rn: A Response to Mossman and Sollitto. Health Physics 61, 913-915.
Frank B. Cross. 1992. The First Thing We Do Let's Kill All the Economists: An Empirical Evaluation of the Effect of Lawyers on the United States Economy and Political System. Texas Law Review 70, 645-683.
Frank B. Cross. 1992. The Risk of Reliance on Risk Perception. Risk: Issues in Health and Safety 3, 59-70.
Frank B. Cross. 1992-1998.West's Advanced Topics and Contemporary Issues. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.
Frank B. Cross and R. Miller. 1992-2001.West's Legal Environment of Business. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.
Frank B. Cross and Paula C. Murray. 1991. The Case for a Texas Compulsory Utilization Statute. St. Mary's Law Review 23, 1099-1154.
Frank B. Cross, L. Lave, and D. Byrd. 1990. Discernible Risk: A Proposed Standard for Significant Risk in Carcinogen Regulation. Administrative Law Review 43, 61-88.
Frank B. Cross. 1990. Legal Aspects of Radon Gas in Residential Home Sales, in Environmental Radon: Occurrence, Control and Health Hazards, S.K. Majumdar, R.E. Schmalz, and E.W. Miller, eds. Easton, PA: The Pennsylvania Academy of Science.
Frank B. Cross. 1990. Legal Responses to Indoor Air Pollution. Westport, CT: Quorum Press.
Frank B. Cross. 1990. The Surviving Significance of the Unitary Executive. Houston Law Review 27, 599-731.
Frank B. Cross. 1990. The Weaning of the Green: Environmentalism Comes of Age in the 1990s. Business Horizons 33, 40-46.
Frank B. Cross, K. Clarkson, G. Jentz, and R. Miller. 1990-1999.West's Business Law Alternate UCC Comprehensive Edition. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.
Frank B. Cross. 1989. Environmentally Induced Cancer and the Law. Westport, CT: Quorum Press.
Frank B. Cross. 1989. Natural Resource Damage Valuation. Vanderbilt Law Review 42, 269-341.
Frank B. Cross. 1989. Rethinking Environmental Citizen Suits. Temple Journal of Environmental Law and Technology 8, 55-76.
Frank B. Cross, K. Clarkson, G. Jentz, and R. Miller. 1989-2001.West's Business Law. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.
Frank B. Cross. 1988. Executive Orders 12291 and 12498: A Test Case in Presidential Control of Executive Agencies. Journal of Law and Politics 4, 583-641.
Paula C. Murray and Frank B. Cross. 1988. Liability for Toxic Radon Gas in Residential Home Sales. North Carolina Law Review 66, 687-739.
Frank B. Cross. 1988. The Constitutional Legitimacy and Significance of Presidential Signing Statements. Administrative Law Review 40, 209-23.
Frank B. Cross and B. Winslett. 1987. "Export Death:" Ethical Issues and the International Trade in Hazardous Products. American Business Law Journal 25, 47-521.
Frank B. Cross and S. Griffin. 1987. A Right of Press Access to U.S. Military Operations. Suffolk University Law Review 21, 801-863.
Frank B. Cross. 1987. Business Organizations and Taxation, in Financial Management and Strategy, New York, NY: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Frank B. Cross. 1987. Debating Topicality. San Francisco, CA: Griffin Press.
Frank B. Cross. 1987. Dimensions of a Private Right of Action Under Superfund. Connecticut Law Review 19, 193-239.
Frank B. Cross. 1987. Employment Law, in Business Law: Text and Cases, New York, NY: Dryden Press.
Frank B. Cross. 1987. Forms of Business Ownership, in Understanding Business in the 80s and Beyond, New York, NY: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Frank B. Cross. 1987. Government, Law and Business, in Understanding Business, New York, NY: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Frank B. Cross. 1987. Settlement Under the 1986 Superfund Amendments. Oregon Law Review 66, 517-545.
Bill M. Shaw, Brenda Winslett, and Frank B. Cross. 1987. The Global Environment: A Proposal to Eliminate Marine Oil Pollution. Natural Resources Journal 27, 157-185.
Frank B. Cross. 1986. Asbestos in Schools: A Remonstrance Against Panic. Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 11, 73-100.
Frank B. Cross. 1986. Beyond Benzene: Establishing Principles for a Significance Threshold on Regulatable Risks of Cancer. Emory Law Journal 35, 1-57.
Frank B. Cross. 1986. Procedural Due Process Under Superfund. Brigham Young Law Journal 1986, 919-956.
Frank B. Cross. 1986. Section 1119(d) of the Clean Air Act: A New Approach to the Control of Airborne Carcinogens. Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review 13, 215-240.
Frank B. Cross and C. Smith. 1984. The Reagan Administration's Nonproliferation Nonpolicy. Catholic Law Review 33, 633-665.

Teaching Awards

Joe D. Beasley Award for Teaching Excellence1989
Golden Key Honor Society Outstanding Teacher Award1987

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