Steve Calandrillo

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Jeffrey & Susan Brotman Professor of Law
Professor of Law

(206) 685-2403

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Representative Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Steve Calandrillo & Taylor Halperin, Making the Minimum Wage Work: An Economic Analysis of Minimum Wage Legislation, 21 Stan. J.L. Bus. & Fin. 147-85 (2017).

Steve Calandrillo, Chryssa V. Deliganis & Christina Elles, The Vested Rights Doctrine: How a Shield Against Injustice Became a Sword for Opportunistic Developers, 78 Ohio. St. L.J. 443-70 (2017).

Steve P. Calandrillo & Joseph Davison, Standards of Review in Law and Sports: How Instant Replay's Asymmetric Burdens Subvert Accuracy and Justice, 8 Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. 1-38 (2017).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Chryssa V. Deliganis & Andrea Woods, When Private Property Rights Collide with Growth Management Legislation, 13 Cornell Real Est. Rev. 20-35 (2015).

Steve P. Calandrillo & Chryssa V. Deliganis, In Vitro Fertilization and the Law: How Legal and Regulatory Neglect Compromised a Medical Breakthrough, 57 Ariz. L. Rev. 311-42 (2015).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Chryssa V. Deliganis & Andrea Woods, Making "Smart Growth" Smarter, 83 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 829-91 (2015).

Steve Calandrillo & Dustin E. Buehler, Eggshell Economics: A Revolutionary Approach to the Eggshell Plaintiff Rule, 74 Ohio St. L.J. 375-422 (2013).

Dustin E. Buehler & Steve P. Calandrillo, Baseball's Moral Hazard: Law, Economics, and the Designated Hitter Rule, 90 B.U. L. Rev. 2083-2119 (2010).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Penalizing Punitive Damages: Why the Supreme Court Needs a Lesson in Law and Economics, 78 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 774-821 (2010), reprinted in Oil, Gas & Energy L., Sept. 2010.

Steve P. Calandrillo & Ewa M. Davison, The Dangers of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act: Much Ado about Nothing?, 50 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 349-415 (2008).

Steve P. Calandrillo & Dustin E. Buehler, Time Well Spent: An Economic Analysis of Daylight Saving Time Legislation, 43 Wake Forest L. Rev. 45-91 (2007).

Chryssa V. Deliganis & Steve P. Calandrillo, Syringes in the Sea: Why Federal Regulation of Medical Waste Is Long Overdue, 41 Ga. L. Rev. 169-227 (2007).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Sports Medicine Conflicts: Team Physicians vs. Athlete-Patients, 50 St. Louis U. L.J. 185-211 (2006).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Cash for Kidneys? Utilizing Incentives to End America's Organ Shortage, 13 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 69-133 (2004).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Lloyd R. Cohen & David J. Undis, LifeSharers: An "Opting-In" Paradigm Already in Operation, Am. J. Bioethics, Fall 2004, at 17-18.

Steve P. Calandrillo, Vanishing Vaccinations: Why Are So Many Americans Opting Out of Vaccinating Their Children?, 37 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 353-440 (2004).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Eminent Domain Economics: Should "Just Compensation" Be Abolished, and Would "Takings Insurance" Work Instead?, 64 Ohio St. L.J. 451-530 (2003).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Responsible Regulation: A Sensible Cost-Benefit, Risk versus Risk Approach to Federal Health and Safety Regulation, 81 B.U. L. Rev. 957-1032 (2001).

Jefferson D.E. Smith & Steve P. Calandrillo, Forward to Fundamental Alteration: Addressing ADA Title II Integration Lawsuits after Olmstead v. L.C., 24 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 695-769 (2001).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Corralling Kevorkian: Regulating Physician-Assisted Suicide in America, 7 Va. J. Soc. Pol'y & L. 41-102 (1999).

Steve P. Calandrillo, An Economic Analysis of Property Rights in Information: Justifications and Problems of Exclusive Rights, Incentives to Generate Information, and the Alternative of a Government-Run Reward System,9 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 301-60 (1998).

Steve P. Calandrillo, Legislative Activity: Physician-Assisted Suicide under Managed Care, 26 J.L. Med. & Ethics 72-75 (1998).

Professional Publications

Steve Calandrillo, Let's Turn Off Daylight Saving Time: Con: Proven Benefits, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Debate Room (March 4, 2010).

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Teacher Exodus, Harv. Mag., Nov. Dec. 2004, at 95.

Steve P. Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, A New Copyright System Is Needed, Wash. St. B. News, Aug. 2003, at 7.

Steve P. Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Arbitration vs. Trial: Feeling Lucky?, Wash. St. B. News, Mar. 2003, at 7, 9.


Brief Amici Curiae of Sociologists, Psychologists, and Law and Economics Scholars in Support of Respondents. Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker, 554 U.S. 471 (2008) (No. 07-219), 2008 WL 275482.

Brief of Various Law & Economics Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent. eBay, Inc. v. MercExchange, L.L.C., 547 U.S. 388 (2006) (No. 05-130), 2006 WL 639164.

Brief of Amici Curiae Healthlaw Professors in Support of Respondents for Affirmance of the Court and Opinion Below. Gonzales v. State of Oregon, 546 U.S. 243 (2006) (No. 04-623), 2005 WL 1410204.

Brief of Professors and Practitioners of Health Law as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs, Texas v. Leavitt, 547 U.S. 1204 (2006) (No. 135).


Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Jeff Brotman: Shaping Future Leaders, Seattle Times (Aug. 4, 2017, 3:38 PM).

Steve Calandrillo, California Should Have Daylight Savings Time Year Around, San Jose Mercury-News, Mar. 3, 2016.

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Registering All Drones--Not Just the Riskiest Ones--Doesn't Make Sense, L.A. Times (Dec. 17, 2015).

Steve Calandrillo, Opinion, Dark Winter Evenings Pose a Double Risk, Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 11, 2014, at A17.

Steve Calandrillo, Opinion, Keep Daylight Saving Time Year-Round, N.Y. Times (Mar. 6, 2014).

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Facebook Offers an Organ Donor Option, Seattle Times Blog (May 2, 2012, 4:00 PM).

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, The Falling Faithful, Seattle Times (Feb. 24, 2009).

Steve Calandrillo, Let There Be Light Later in the Day, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Nov. 7, 2007, at B7.

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Daylight-Savings Time: DST All Year Would Save Much More Than Energy, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Mar. 18, 2007, at B5.

Steve Calandrillo, Op.-Ed., Court's Property Ruling Will "Stretch Far, Wide," USA Today, June 28, 2005, at 10A.

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Your Private Castle, Gone Public, N.Y. Times, June 25, 2005, at A14.

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Time Well Spent, Seattle Times, Apr. 16, 2005, at B7.

Steve Calandrillo, A Gift for Life, Seattle Times, Dec. 25, 2004.

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Government-run System Could Reward Creativity, Harv. L. Bull., Summer 2004, at 2.

Steve Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Mad-Cow Scare Is a Lesson in How We React to Risks, Denver Post, Dec. 31, 2003, at B-06.

Steve Calandrillo, Letter, Funding Care, Chi. Trib., Dec. 4, 2003, at 26.

Steve P. Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, The American Vaccination Crisis, Wash. Post, Aug. 13, 2003, at A26.

Steve P. Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, Whooping Cough: Exemption to Vaccination Puts Others at Risk, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 13, 2003.

Steve P. Calandrillo, Letter to the Editor, 9th Circuit Judge Practices "Fairness" and "Restraint," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 2, 2002.

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