Jon Ashley

Senior Data Engineer/Scientist


Library 201A

Ashley works as a Senior Data Engineer/Scientist for the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. Formerly, he was the Business & Empirical Research Librarian at the University of Virginia School of Law and co-founded the School's Legal Data Lab in 2016. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received his M.L.S. After graduating, he worked at U.N.C. Chapel Hill as a Reference Librarian before joining UVA Law.


Ashley, J., New, S., Owen, R. (2019). "BR/MAG Judge Database."

Ashley, J. (2018). "Brett Kavanaugh Project."

Ashley, J. (2012). "Hedge Fund Documents Database."

Ashley, J and Garrett, B. (2009). "Corporate Prosecution Registry."

Carlson, K., Rockmore, D.N., Riddell, A., Ashley, J. and Livermore, M.A. 2019.  "Style and Substance on the US Supreme Court." in Livermore, M and Rockmore, D. (eds.) Law as Data: Computation, Text, and the Future of Legal Analysis. Santa Fe, SFI Press, 83-115. 


Barzuza, M. 2012. "Market Segmentation: The Rise of Nevada as a Liability-Free Jurisdiction." Virginia Law Review, 98(5): 935-1000.

Barzuza, M., & Smith, D. C. 2014. "What happens in Nevada? Self-selecting into lax law." The Review of Financial Studies, 27(12), 3593-3627.

Barzuza, M. 2009. "The State of State Antitakeover Law." Virginia Law Review, 95(8): 1973-2052.

Carlson, K., Livermore, M. A., & Rockmore, D. 2015. "A quantitative analysis of writing style on the US Supreme Court." Washington University Law Review, 93(6), 1461-1510.

Curtis, Q. 2020. "Costs, Conflicts, and College Savings: Evaluating Section 529 Savings Plans." Yale Journal on Regulationm, 37(1), 116-163.

Cushman, B. 2017. "Vote Fluidity on the Hughes Court:  The Critical Terms, 1934-1936."  University of Illinois Law Review, 2017(1),  269-306.

Cushman, B. 2015. The Hughes Court Docket Books: The Late Terms, 1937-1940. American Journal of Legal History, 55(4), 361-432.

Cushman, B. 2015. "Inside the Taft Court:  Lessons from the Docket Books." Supreme Court Review, 2015(1), 345-410.

Dawsey, A.E.,  Hynes, R.M. , and Ausubel, L.M. 2013. "Non-Judicial Debt Collection and the Consumer's Choice Among Repayment, Bankruptcy, and Informal Bankruptcy." American Bankruptcy Law Journal, 87(1): 1-26.

Deeks, A. 2020. "High-Tech International Law." George Washington Law Review, 88(3): 574-653.

Deeks, A. 2018. "Statutory International Law." Virginia Journal of International Law, 57(2), 263-324.

Dixon, R. and Versteeg, M. 2023. "Unsexing Citation: Closing the Gender Gap in Global Public Law."  International Journal of Constitutional Law, 21(2), 407-432.

Garrett, B. 2021. "Corporate Crimmigration."  University of Illinois Law Review 2021(2): 359-298.

Garrett, B. 2020. "Declining Corporate Prosecutions."  American Criminal Law Review 57(1): 109-156.

Garrett, B. 2016. "The Rise of Bank Prosecutions." Yale Law Journal Forum 126(1): 33-56.

Garrett, B. 2011. "Globalized Corporate Prosecutions." Virginia Law Review 97(8): 1775-1876.

Garrett, B. and Neufeld, P.J. 2009. "Invalid Forensic Science Testimony and Wrongful Convictions." Virginia Law Review 95(1): 1.

Guan, T. 2022. "Contractual Bundles for Innovation." Berkeley Technology Law Journal 37(1): 171-226.

Guan, T. 2020. "Evidence-Based Patent Damages." Journal of Intellectual Property Law 28(1): 1.

Hayashi, A.T.  2022. "The Small and Diversifying Network of Legal Scholars:  A Study of Co-Authorship from 1980-2020."  Virginia Law Review Online 108: 343-380.

Hayashi, A.T.  2021. "Dynamic Property Taxes and Racial Gentrification."  Notre Dame Law Review 96(4): 1517-1538.

Hayashi, A.T. 2020. "Countercyclical Property Taxes."  Virginia Tax Review 40(1): 1.

Heytens, T. 2012. "The Framework(s) of Legal Change."  Cornell Law Review 97(3): 595-626.

Hynes, R. 2012. "Payday Lending, Bankruptcy, and Insolvency."  Washington and Lee Law Review 69(2): 607-648.

Hynes, R. 2009. "Securitization, Agency Costs, and the Subprime Crisis."  Virginia Law & Business Review 4(1): 231-276.

Hynes, R. and Walt. S. 2010. "Why Banks Are Not Allowed in Bankruptcy." Washington and Lee Law Review 67(3): 985-1052.

Johnston, J. 2017. "High Cost, Little Compensation, No Harm to Deter: New Evidence on Class Actions Under Federal Consumer Protection Statutes." Columbia Business Law Review 2017(1): 1.

Johnston, J.S. and Klick, J.  "Fire Suppression Policy, Weather, and Western Wildland Fire Trends: An Empirical Analysis."  In Wildfire Policy: Law and Economics Perspectives, edited by Karen Bradshaw and Dean Lueck, 2012.

Min, Geeyoung and You, H.Y.  2019. "Active Firms and Active Shareholders:  Corporate Political Activity and Shareholder Proposals." Journal of Legal Studies 48(1): 81-116.

Morley, J. 2013. "The Regulation of Mutual Fund Debt."  Yale Journal on Regulation 30(2): 343-376.

Oliar, D. and Sprigman, C. 2013. "There's No Free Laugh (Anymore): The Emergence of Intellectual Property Norms and the Transformation of Stand-Up Comedy."  Virginia Law Review 94(8): 1787-1867.

Paterno, L.E. 2016. "Irresponsible Corporate-Responsibility Rules." University of Pittsburgh Law Review 77(4): 499-578.

Riley, Mimi F. 2011. "Federal Funding and the Institutional Evolution of Federal Regulation of Biomedical Research."  Harvard Law & Policy Review 5(2): 265-288.

Schwartz, H.M. 2019. "American Hegemony:  Intellectual Property Rights, Dollar Centrality, and Infrastructure Power."  Review of International Political Economy 26(3): 490-519.

Shadel, M.B., Trawalter, S., and Verkerke, J.H. 2022. "Gender Differences in Law School Classroom Participation: The Key Role of Social Context."  Virginia Law Review Online 108: 30-54.


Admati, Anat R.  2017. "A Skeptical View of Financialized Corporate Governance."  Journal of Economic Perspectives 31(3): 131-150.

Albuquerque, Ana M., Mary Ellen Carter, and Luann J. Lynch. 2015. “Court Intervention as a Governance Mechanism over CEO Pay: Evidence from the Citigroup Derivative Lawsuit.” European Accounting Review 24(4): 637-658.

Armour, J., Garrett, B., Gordon, J., and Min, G. 2020. "Board Compliance" Minnesota Law Review 104(3): 1191-1274.

Bartle, S., Chamberlain. C., and Wohlberg, B..  2014. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 51(4): 1265-1314.

Benyamin, B., Drummonds, K., Farag, D. and Tum, C. 2016. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 53(4): 1333-1392.

Blain, D., Domino, A., Bickford, R., Grisaffi, C., and Otterbacher, K.. 2022. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 59(3): 909-974.

Brewster, H., Mastro, A., Sebesky, E. and Whiting, C.. 2015. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 52(4): 1171-1222.

Buell, S.W.  2018. "Why Do Prosecutors Say Anything? The Case of Corporate Crime."  North Carolina Law Review 96(3): 823-858.

Coleman, S. 2017. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 54(4): 1381-1442.

Copland, J.R. 2017. "What Do We Mean by a 'Pro-Business' Court - And Should We Care?" Case Western Reserve Law Review 67(3): 743-774.

Cunningham, L.A. 2014. "Deferred Prosecutions and Corporate Governance: An Integrated Approach to Investigation and Reform."  Florida Law Review 66(1): 1.

Diamantis, M.E. and Thomas, W.R.. 2022. "But We Haven't Got Corporate Criminal Law!"  Journal of Corporation Law 47(4): 991-1008.

Diamantis, M.E. 2019. "Successor Identity."  Yale Journal on Regulation 36(1): 1.

Feinstein, B.D., Heaston, W.R.,  de Carvalho, G.S.  2023. "In-Group Favoritism as Legal Strategy: Evidence from FCPA Settlements."  American Business Law Journal 60(1): 5.

Garrett, B. 2020. "Declining Corporate Prosecutions."  American Criminal Law Review 57(1): 109-156.

Garrett, B., Li, N. and Rajgopal, S., 2018. Do Heads Roll? An Empirical Analysis of CEO Turnover and Pay When the Corporation is Federally Prosecuted. An Empirical Analysis of CEO Turnover and Pay When the Corporation is Federally Prosecuted (March 25, 2018). Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper, (2017-11): 17-54.

Garrett, B. 2017. “The Boom and Bust of American Imprisonment.” Texas Law Review 96(1): 163-180.

Garrett, B. 2015. "The Corporate Criminal as Scapegoat." Virginia Law Review 101(7): 1789-1854.

Gallo, J.N. and Greenfield, D.M.  2014. "The Corporate Criminal Defendant's Illusory Right to Trial: A Proposal for Reform."  Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 28(2): 525-548.

Golumbic, C. and Lichy, A.D.  2014. "The 'Too Big To Jail' Effect and the Impact on the Justice Department's Corporate Charging Policy."  Hastings Law Journal 65(5): 1293-1344.

Greife, M.J. and Maume, M.O.  2020. "Stealing Like Artists: Using Court Records to Conduct Quantitative Research on Corporate Environmental Crimes."  Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 36(3): 451-475.

Greife, M.J. 2020. "Do Companies Pay the Price for Environmental Crimes?  Consequences of Criminal Penalties on Corporate Offenders."  Crime, Law and Social Change 73(3): 337-356.

Hasen, E., Blain, D., Lazarszyk, A., Manning, L., Marsh, K. and Mitchell, Z..  2021. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 58(3): 1011-1072.

Jennings, A.K. 2021. "Follow-Up Enforcement."  Duke Law Journal 70(1): 1569-1630.

Kwan-Gett, M.L. and Lund, D. 2013. "Crediting Corporate Compliance but Withholding the Corporate Compliance Guideline's Credit."  Federal Sentencing Reporter 26(1): 49-54.

Lund, D. and Sarin, N.  2021. "Corporate Crime and Punishment: An Empirical Study."  Texas Law Review 100(2): 285-352.

Malmberg, C. and Miller, A.B. 2013. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 50(4): 1077-1130.

Markoff, G. 2013. "Arthur Andersen and the Myth of the Corporate Death Penalty: Corporate Criminal Convictions in the Twenty-First Century." University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 15(3): 797-842.

Martin, E.W.  2014. "Deferred Prosecution Agreements: 'Too Big To Jail' and the Potential of Judicial Oversight Combined with Congressional Legislation."  North Carolina Banking Institute 18(2): 457-480.

Miller, M. 2016. "More Than Just a Potted Plant:  A Court's Authority to Review Deferred Prosecution Agreements Under the Speedy Trial Act and Under Its Inherent Supervisory Power."  Michigan Law Review 115(1): 135-170.

Modlish, C. 2017. "The Yates Memo:  DOJ Public Relations Move or Meaningful Reform that Will End Impunity for Corporate Criminals?" Boston College Law Review 58(2): 743-774.

Narechania, T. 2022. "Certiorari in Important Cases." Columbia Law Review 122(4): 923-1018.

O'Brien, J. and Dixon, O. 2014. "Deferred Prosecution in the Corporate Sector: Lessons from LIBOR."  Seattle University Law Review 37(2): 475-510.

O'Sullivan, J.R. 2014. "How Prosecutors Apply the 'Federal Prosecutions of Corporations' Charging Policy in the Era of Deferred Prosecutions, and What That Means for the Purposes of the Federal Criminal Sanction."  American Criminal Law Review 51(1): 29-78.

Pah, A., Rozolis, C., Schwartz, D., Alexander, C.  2021. "PRESIDE: A Judge Entity Recognition and Disambiguation Model for US District Court Records", 2021 IEEE Conference on Big Data.

Podgor, E.S. 2018. "Disruptive Innovation in Criminal Defense: Demanding Corporate Criminal Trials." Mercer Law Review 69(3): 825-838.

Podgor, E.S. 2018. "White Collar Shortcuts." University of Illinois Law Review 2018(3): 925-968.
Ramirez, M.J. and Ramirez, S.A.  The Case for the Corporate Death Penalty:  Restoring Law and Order on Wall Street.  New York: NYU Press, 2017.

Roth, J.A.  2020. "Prosecutorial Declination Statements."  Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 110(3): 477-550.

Shiner, R.A. and Ho, H.  2018. "Deferred Prosecution Agreements and the Assumption of Innocence."  Criminal Law and Philosophy 12(4): 707-724.

Swinford, S., Whitmore, V., Poole, C., Urba, J., Crow, M. and Yablonski, A. 2023. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 60(3): 875-936.

Thomas, W.R. 2021. "The Conventional Problem with Corporate Sentencing (and One Unconventional Solution)."  New Criminal Law Review 24(3): 397-432.

Thomas, W.R.  2019. "Incapacitating Criminal Corporations." Vanderbilt Law Review 72(3): 905-974.
Uhlman, D.M.  2013. "Deferred Prosecution and Non-Prosecution Agreements and the Erosion of Corporate Criminal Liability."  Maryland Law Review 72(4): 1295-1344.

Vuona, B. 2019. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 56(3): 979-1032.
Weisselberg, C.D. and Li, S. 2011. "Big Law's Sixth Amendment: The Rise of Corporate White-Collar Practices in Large U.S. Law Firms." Arizona Law Review 53(4): 1221-1300.

Wilt, M.P.  2015. "Who Watches the Watchmen?  Accountability in Federal Corporate Criminal Prosecution Agreements."  American Journal of Criminal Law 43(1): 61-104.

Winship, V. and Robbennolt, J.K.  2018. "An Empirical Study of Admissions in SEC Settlements." Arizona Law Review 60(1): 1.

Zhang, W. 2020. "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." American Criminal Law Review 57(3): 837-894.

Zimmerman, A.S. and Jaros, D.M. 2011. "The Criminal Class Action."  University of Pennsylvania Law Review 159(5): 1385-1456.