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Clifford Ando

Imperial Rome: The Critical Century (A.D. 193-284) (Edinburgh University Press 2012).

Law, Language and Empire in the Roman Tradition (University of Pennsylvania Press 2011).

“Afterword,” in Greek and Roman Animal Sacrifice: Ancient Victims, Modern Observers, C.A. Faraone and Fred Naiden, eds. (Cambridge University Press 2012).

“Empire, state and communicative action,” in Politische Kommunikation und öffentliche Meinung in der antiken Welt, Christine Kuhn, ed. (Franz Steiner 2012).

“Praesentia numinis. Part 2: Objects in Roman cult,” Asdiwal 6 (2011).

Review of Julien Fournier, Entre tutelle romaine et autonomie civique. L'administration judiciaire dans les provinces hellénophones de l'Empire romain (129 av. J.-C. - 235 apr. J.-C.), Bryn Mawr Classical Review (September 8, 2011).

Review of Erich Gruen, Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (Princeton University Press 2010) and Erich Gruen, ed., Cultural Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean (Getty Research Institute 2011), Times Literary Supplement 10 (January 13, 2012).

“Scripture, authority and exegesis, Augustine to Chalcedon,” in Dans le laboratoire de l'historien des religionsMélanges offerts à Philippe Borgeaud, F. Prescendi and Y. Volokhine, eds. (Labor et Fides 2011) (with D. Barbu and P. Matthey).

Douglas G. Baird

“Blue Collar Constitutional Law,” 86 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 3 (2012).

“Dodd-Frank for Bankruptcy Lawyers,” 19 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 287 (2011).

“Lessons from the Automobile Reorganizations,” 4 Journal of Legal Analysis 271 (2012).

Gary S. Becker

"On the Economics of Climate Policy," 10 B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 2854 (2011) (with Kevin Murphy and Robert Topel).

Omri Ben-Shahar

“Efficient Enforcement in International Law,” 12 Chicago Journal of International Law 375 (2012) (with Anu Bradford).

Emily Buss

"The Gap in Law between Developmental Expectations and Educational Obligations,” 79 University of Chicago Law Review 59 (2012).

“Law and Child Development in the UK and the US,” 6 Journal Of Children's Services 236 (2011) (with Mavis Maclean).

Mary Anne Case

“After Gender The Destruction of Man? The Vatican’s Nightmare Vision of the ‘Gender Agenda’ for Law,” 31 Pace Law Review 802 (2012).

“Enforcing Bargains in an Ongoing Marriage,”  35 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 225 (Winter 2011).

“Feminist Fundamentalism and the Constitutionlization of Marriage,” in Feminist Constitutionalism: Global Perspectives 48, Beverley Baines, Daphne Barak-Erez, and Tsvi Kahana, eds. (Cambridge University Press 2012).

“The Peculiar Stake U.S. Protestants Have in the Question of State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages,” in After Secular Law, Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert A. Yelle, and Mateo Taussig-Rubbo, eds. (Stanford University Press 2011).

Anthony Casey

“The Creditors’ Bargain and Option-Preservation Priority in Chapter 11,” 78 University of Chicago Law Review 759 (2012).

“Mind Control: Firms and the Production of Ideas,” 35 Seattle University Law Review 1061 (2012).

Dipesh Chakrabarty

“Australian Lessons,” in India and Australia: Bridging Different Worlds 8, Brian Stoddart and Auriol Weigold, eds. (Readworthy 2011).

“Belatedness as Possibility: Subaltern Histories, Once More,” in The Indian Postcolonial: A Critical Reader 163, Elleke Boehmer and Rosinka Chaudhuri, eds. (Routledge 2011).

“The Birth of Academic Historical Writing in India,” in 4 Oxford History of Historical Writing 1900-1950, 520, Stuart Macintyre et al, eds. (Oxford University Press  2011).

“Can Political Economy be Postcolonial?” in Postcolonial Economies, Jane Pollard, Cheryl McEwan, Alex Hughes, eds. (Zed Books 2011).

“From Civilization to Globalization: The West as a Signifier in Indian Modernity,” 13 Inter-Asian Cultural Studies 138 (March 2012). French translation published in La Revue des Libres, Paris (January 31, 2012).

“The Muddle of Modernity,” 116 American Historical Review 663 (June 2011).

Postcolonial Studies and the Challenge of Climate Change,”  43 New Literary History 1 (Winter 2012).

“Veraendert der Klimawandel die Geschichtschreibung? (“Does Global Climate Change Change History?)” 41 Transit (2011).

Ronald Coase

How China Became Capitalist (Palgrave Macmillan 2012) (with Ning Wang).

“How China Made Its Great Leap Forward,” Wall Street Journal A15 (April 7, 2012) (with Ning Wang).

Jane Dailey

"The Sexual Politics of Race in WWII America," in Fog of War: the Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement, Kevin Kruse and Stephen Tuck, eds. (Oxford University Press 2012).

Kenneth W. Dam

“The Subprime Crisis and Financial Regulation: International Comparative Perspective,” 10 Chicago Journal of International Law 581 (2010).

Frank H. Easterbrook

“Showcase Panel IV: A Federal Sunset Law, The Federalist Society 2011 National Lawyers Convention,” 16 Texas Review of Law & Politics 339 (2012) (with William N. Eskridge, Jr., Philip K. Howard, Thomas W. Merrill, and Jeffrey S. Sutton).

Richard A. Epstein

Cases and Materials on Torts, 10th edition (Wolters Kluwer 2012) (with Catherine M. Sharkey).

Design for Liberty: Private Property, Public Administration, and the Rule of Law (Harvard University Press 2011).

Why Progressive Institutions Are Unsustainable, Encounter Broadside No. 26 (2011).

“Are We Lifting All Boats or Only Some?:  Equity versus Excellence and the Talented Tenth,”  Education Next  47 (Summer 2011) (with Daniel Pianko, Jon Schnur, and Joshua Wyner).

“Beware of Prods and Pleas: A Defense of the Conventional Views on Tort and Administrative Law in the Context of Global Warming,” 121 Yale Law Journal Online 317 (2011),

“Branded Versus Generic Competition? A Kind Word for the Branded Drugs,” 3 Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal 459 (2011).

“The Breakdown of the Social Democratic State: Taking a Fresh Look at Waldron’s Dignity, Rights, and Responsibilities,” 43 Arizona State Law Journal 1169 (2011).

“The Bundle-of-Rights Theory as a Bulwark against Statist Conceptions of Property,” 8 Econ Journal Watch 223 (2011),

“California Ill-Served by Development Agencies,” San Francisco Chronicle (January 20, 2012).

“Common Law Liability for Fire: A Conceptual, Historical, and Ecnomic Analysis in Wildfire Policy,” in Law and Economic Perspectives, K. Bradshaw & D. Lueck eds. (RFF Press 2012).

“A Confused Opinion,” New York Times 25 (June 28, 2012).

“The Constitutional Paradox of the Durbin Amendment: How Monopolies are Offered Constitutional Protection Denied to Competitive Firms,” 63 Florida Law Review 1307 (2011) (Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law).

“The Constitutional Protection of Trade Secrets and Patents under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009,” 66 Food & Drug Law Journal 285 (2011).

“Constitutional Ratemaking and the Affordable Care Act: A New Source of Vulnerability,” 38 American Journal of Law & Medicine 243 (2012) (with Paula M. Stannard).

“The Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” 12 Engage 4 (2011) (debate with Jesse Choper).

“The Constitutionality of Proposition 8,” 34 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 879 (2011).

“Direct Democracy: Government of the People, by the People, and for the People?” 34 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 819 (2011).

“Durbin’s Folly: The Erratic Course of Debit Card Markets,” 7 Competition Policy International 58 (2011).

“Forgotten No More: A Review of John D. Inazu’s Liberty’s Refuge: The Forgotten Freedom of Assembly,” 13 Engage 153 (2012).

“The FTC, IP and SSOS: Government Hold-Up Replacement Private Coordination,” 8 Journal of Competition Law & Economincs 1 (2012) (with F. Scott Kieff and Daniel Spulber).

“Judicial Engagement with the Affordable Care Act:  Why Rational Analysis Falls Short,” 19 George Mason Law Review 931 (2012).

“Letter to the Editor,” First Things:  A Monthly Journal of Religion and Public Life 10 (2012).

“A New Birth of Economic Freedom,” Review of David Bernstein, Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights against Progressive Reform, Claremont Review of Books 38 (Fall 2011).

“Physical and Regulatory Takings: One Distinction Too Many,” 64 Stanford Law Review Online 99 (2012),

“Plain Meaning in Context: Can Law Survive its Own Language?” 6 Journal of Law & Liberty 359 (2011).

“Playing by Different Rules? Property Rights in Land and Water,” in Property in Land and Other Resources, Daniel H. Cole & Elinor Ostrom, eds. (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy 2012).

“Rent Control Hits the Supreme Court,” The Wall Street Journal (January 4, 2012).

“The Role of Accreditation Commissions in Higher Education: The Troublesome Case of Dana College,” 79 University of Chicago Law Review 83 (2012).

“Taking a Fresh Look at Waldron's Dignity, Rights and Responsibilities,” 43 Arizona State Law Journal 1169 (2011).

“Understanding Education in the United States: Its Legal and Social Implications,” 79 University of Chicago Law Review 467 (2012) (with Jacob Gersen).

“Unifying Copyright:  An Instrumentalist's Response to Shyamkrishna Balganesh,” 125 Harvard Law Review Forum 120 (2012).

“Weekly Column for Defining Ideas,” The Hoover Institution,

“What Is So Special About Intangible Property? The Case for Intelligent Carryovers,” in Competition Policy and Patent Law Under Uncertainty: Regulating Innovation, G. Manne & J. Wright, eds. (Cambridge University Press 2011).

“Why Progressive Policies Always Fail,” Washington Examiner (December 5, 2011).

Lee Fennell

“Commons, Anticommons, Semicommons,” in Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law, Kenneth Ayotte & Henry E. Smith, eds. (Edward Elgar 2011).

“Lumpy Property,” 160 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1955 (2012).

“Ostrom’s Law: Property Rights in the Commons,” 5 International Journal Of The Commons 9 (2011).

“Possession Puzzles, The Third in the Wolf Family Lecture Series on the American Law of Real Property,” in Powell On Real Property, Michael Allan Wolf, ed. (Matthew Bender 2010).

“Property and Precaution,” 4(2) Journal of Tort Law (2011).

“Unbundling Risk,” 60 Duke Law Journal 1285 (2011).

Tom Ginsburg                  

Comparative Constitutional Design (Cambridge University Press 2012) (editor).

“Building Reputation In Constitutional Courts: Political and Judicial Audiences” 28 Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law 539 (2011) (with Nuno Garoupa).

“Deciding Not to Decide: Deferral in Constitutional Design,” 9 I-Con: International Journal of Constitutional Law 636 (2012) (with Rosalind Dixon).

“An Economic Analysis of the Pashtunwali,” 2011 University of Chicago Legal Forum 89.

“The Empirical Turn in International Legal Scholarship,” 106 American Journal of International Law 1 (2012) (with Gregory Shaffer).

“Empiricism and the Rising Incidence of Co-authorship in Law,” 2011 University of Illinois Law Review 101 (with Thomas J. Miles).

“Hybrid Judicial Career Structures: Reputation vs. Legal Tradition” 3 Journal of Legal Analysis 1 (2012) (with Nuno Garoupa).

“The Judicialization of Japanese Politics,” in The Judicialization of Politics in Asia, Bjoern Dressel, ed. (Routledge 2012).

“Latin American Presidentialism in Comparative and Historical Perspective,” 89 Texas Law Review 1707 (2011) (with Jose Antonio Cheibub and Zachary Elkins).

“Lawrence M. Friedman’s Comparative Law, with Notes on Japan,” 5:2 Journal of Comparative Law 92 (2012).

“Libya's New Constitution: Lessons from Iraq's Missteps,” Chicago Tribune (October 21, 2011).

“Rebel without a Cause: Playing Chicken in South Sudan,” Huffington Post (June 12, 2012).

Review of Kathryn Taylor & Stacey Steele, Legal Education in Asia: Globalization, Change, and Contexts, 84 Pacific Affairs 338 (2011).

Bernard E. Harcourt

“The Crisis and Criminal Justice (Keynote),” 28 Georgia State University Law Review 965 (2012).

“Dévoiler l’ordre punitif américain : Une réponse à Corentin Durand, Fabien Jobard, Claire Lemercier et David Spector,” La Vie des idées (June 7, 2011).

“El camino hacia el profiling racial está pavimentado con migrantes,” in Criminalización racista de los migrantes en Europa, Salvatore Palidda and José Ángel Brandariz García, eds. (Editorial Comares 2011).

“La route du profilage 'racial' a été pavée par des immigrants,” in Migrations Critiques, Mobilités humaines au début du XXI siècle, Salvatore Palidda, Ed. (Karthala 2011).

“Making Willing Bodies: The University of Chicago Human Experiments at Stateville Penitentiary,” 78 Journal of Social Research 443 (Summer 2011).

“Meditaciones postmodernas sobre el castigo: Acerca de los límites de la razón y de las virtudes de la aleatoriedad,” Revista de la Justicia Penal No. 7 (October 2011) (José Ángel Brandariz García and Agustina Iglesias Skulj, trans.).

“Occupy Wall Street's 'Political Disobedience,’” The New York Times Blogs (October 13, 2011).

“On the American Paradox of Laissez Faire and Mass Incarceration,” 125 Harvard Law Review Forum 54 (2012).

“The Politics of Incivility,” 54 Arizona Law Review 344 (2012).

“Radical Thought from Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud, Through Foucault, to the Present: Comments on Steven Lukes’s ‘In Defense of False Consciousness,’” 2011 University of Chicago Legal Forum 29.

“Randomization and the Fourth Amendment,” 78 University of Chicago Law Review 809 (2011) (with Tracey Meares).

“Reducing Mass Incarceration: Lessons from the Deinstitutionalization of Mental Hospitals in the 1960s,” 9 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 53 (2011).

“Surveiller et punir à l’âge actuariel : Généalogie et critique,” 35 Déviance et société 5 (2011).

“Surveiller et punir à l’âge actuariel : Généalogie et critique (Partie II),” 35 Déviance et société 163 (2011).

James Heckman

The Performance of Performance Standards (W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 2011) (editor).

"The Developmental Origins of Health," 21 Health Economics 24 (2012).

"The Economics of Inequality: The Value of Early Childhood Education," 35 American Educator 31 (2011).

"Editorial: The Measurement of Progress—Some Achievements and Challenges," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) 851 (October 2011) (with Paul Anand and Martine Durand).

"Estimating Marginal Returns to Education," 101 American Economic Review 2754 (October 2011) (with Pedro Carneiro and Edward J Vytlacil).

"Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China," National Bureau of Economic Research, NBER Working Papers (2012)(with Junjian Yi). Available at

“Identification problems in personality psychology," 51 Personality & Individual Differences 315 (August 2011) (with Lex Borghans, Bart H.H. Golsteyn, and John Eric Humphries).

"Personality and economics: Overview and Proposed Framework," 51 Personality & Individual Differences 201 (August 2011) (with Eamonn Ferguson and Philip Corr).

“Primate Evidence on the Late Health Effects of Early-Life Adversity,” 109 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 8866 (with Gabriella Conti, Christopher Hansman, Matthew F. X. Novak, Angela Ruggiero, and Stephen J. Suomi).

R. H. Helmholz

La Magna Carta del 1215: Alle origini del costituzionalismo inglese ed europeo (Rome 2012) (Dolores Freda, translator).

Three Civilian Notebooks, 1580-1640, 127 Selden Society (London 2011).

“Matrimonial Litigation in pre-Reformation Scotland: a Brief Comparison with the Continent,” in Famiglia e religione in Europa nell’età moderna, G. Ciapelli et al., eds. (Rome 2011).

“Natural Law and the Trial of Thomas More,” in Thomas More’s Trial by Jury 53, H. A. Kelly et al., eds. (Woodbridge 2011).

“Regulating the Number of Proctors in the English Ecclesiastical Courts: Evidence from an Early Tudor Tract,” in Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe: Essays in Honor of James A. Brundage, K. Pennington and M. H. Eichbauer, eds. (Farnham 2011).

“Religion and Succession in the History of English Law,” in Der Einfluss religiöser Vorstellungen auf die Entwicklung des Erbrechts, Reinhard Zimmermann, ed. (Tübingen 2012).

Review of Robin Hickey, Property and the Law of Finders, 3 Legal Studies 511 (2011).

Review of Sam Worby, Law and Kinship in Thirteenth-Century England, 127 English Historical Review 144 (2012).

Todd Henderson

"The Changing Demand for Insider Trading Law," in Insider Trading Anthology, Stephen Bainbridge, ed. (Edward Elgar 2012).

“Insider Trading and Executive Compensation: What We Can Learn From The Experience With Rule 10b5-1,” in Research Handbook on Executive Pay, Randall S. Thomas and Jennifer G. Hill, eds. (Edward Elgar 2012).

"Note: The English Premier League's Home Grown Player Rule under the Law of the European Union," 37 Brooklyn Journal of International Law 259 (2011).

"Paying Bank Examiners for Performance: Should Regulators Receive Bonuses for Effectively Guarding the Public Interest?" 7 Regulation 32 (2012).

William Hubbard

“Inventing Norms,” 44 Connecticut Law Review 369 (2011)

Aziz Huq

“Binding the Executive (By Law or by Politics),” 79 University of Chicago Law Review 777 (2012).

“Forum Choice for Terrorism Suspects,” 61 Duke Law Journal 1415 (2012).

“How Do the Purpose and Target of Policing Affect Public Cooperation? A Study of Policing Crime and Policing Terrorism in Different Minority Communities,” 17 Psychology, Public Policy & Law 419 (2011) (with Tom R. Tyler and Stephen J. Schulhofer).

“Mechanisms for Eliciting Cooperation in Counter-terrorism Policing: The Case of Muslims in London,” 8 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 728 (2011) (with Tom R. Tyler and Stephen J. Schulhofer).

“The Political Path of Detention Policy,” 48 American Criminal Law Review 1531 (2012).

“Preserving Political Speech from Ourselves and Others,” 112 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 16 (2012).

“Private Religious Discrimination, National Security, and the First Amendment,” 5 Harvard Law and Policy Review 347 (2011).

“When Was Judicial Self-Restraint?” 100 California Law Review 579 (2012).

Dennis J. Hutchinson

The Supreme Court Review 2011 (edited with David A. Strauss and Geoffrey R. Stone).

Elizabeth Kregor

“Chicago Entrepreneurs Reveal Holiday Wishes,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin 5 (December 23, 2011).

Alison LaCroix

“Eavesdropping on the Vox Populi,” Review of Pauline Maier, Ratification, and Jack Rakove, Revolutionaries, 47 Tulsa Law Review 99 (2011).

“Federalists, Federalism, and Federal Jurisdiction,” 30 Law and History 205 (2012).

“The Labor Theory of Empire,” review of Craig Yirush, Settlers, Liberty, and Empire: The Roots of Early American Political Theory, 1675-1775, 12 Common-Place (April 2012).

“On Being ‘Bound Thereby,’” 27 Constitutional Commentary 507 (2011).

“What If Madison Had Won? Imagining a Constitutional World of Legislative Supremacy, in Symposium on Counterfactuals in Constitutional History,” 45 Indiana Law Review 41 (2011).

William Landes

“Are Even Unanimous Decisions in the U.S. Supreme Court Ideological?” 106 Northwestern University Law Review 699 (2012) (with Lee Epstein and Richard A. Posner).

“Was There Ever Such a Thing as Judicial Self-Restraint?" 100 California Law Review 557 (2012) (with Lee Epstein).

Brian Leiter

Naturalizing Jurisprudence (Oxford University Press 2007). Spanish Translation (Marcial Pons 2012).

“The Demarcation Problem in Jurisprudence: A New Case for Skepticism,” 31 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 663 (2011).

“In Praise of Realism (and against ‘Nonsense’ Jurisprudence),” 100 Georgetown Law Journal 865 (2012).

“Naturalized Jurisprudence and American Legal Realism Revisited,” 30 Law & Philosophy 499 (2011).

“Nietzsche’s Naturalism Reconsidered,” 29 Cadernos Nietzsche 77 (2011) (Portuguese translation).

“Who is the ‘Sovereign Individual’? Nietzsche on Freedom,” in Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality: A Criticial Guide 101, S. May, ed. (Cambridge University Press 2011).

Steven Levitt

"The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance," NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research 2012) (with John A. List, Susanne Neckermann, and Sally Sadoff). Available at

"Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant," NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research 2012) (with John A. List and Chad Syverson). Available at

Saul Levmore

“Bargaining with Double Jeopardy,” 40 Journal of Legal Studies (2011) (with Ariel Porat).

Eminent Domain after Kelo,” 11 Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society's Practice Groups (Templeton Debates) (December 23, 2010) (with Ilya Somin).

“From the NBA to the Eurozone Crisis,” Chicago Tribune 25 (November 16, 2011).

“Rethinking Ponzi-Scheme Remedies In and Out of Bankruptcy,” 92 Boston University Law Review 969 (2012).

John List              

"The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance," NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research 2012) (with John A. List, Susanne Neckermann, and Sally Sadoff). Available at

"Charitable Giving Around the World: Thoughts on How to Expand the Pie," 58 Cesifo Economic Studies 1 (2012) (with Michael K. Price).

"Digging into Background Risk: Experiments with Farmers and Students,” 94 American Journal Of Agricultural Economics 457 (February 2012) (with David H. Herberich).

"Empirical Implementation of Nonparametric First-Price Auction Models,” 168 Journal of Econometrics 17 (2012) (with Daniel J. Henderson, Daniel L. Millimet, Christopher F. Parmeter, and Michael K. Price)

"Exploring Whether Behavior in Context-Free Experiments is Predictive of Behavior in the Field: Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments in Rural Sierra Leone,” 114 Economics Letters 308 (2012) (with Maarten Voors, Ty Turley, Andreas Kontoleon, and Erwin Bulte). 

"How Can Behavioral Economics Inform Nonmarket Valuation? An Example from the Preference Reversal Literature,” 87 Land Economics 365 (2011) (with Jonathan E. Alevy and Wiktor L. Adamowicz).

"How Can Behavioral Economics Inform Nonmarket Valuation? An Example from the Preference Reversal Literature: Erratum,” 87 Land Economics iii (2011) (with Jonathan E. Alevy and Wiktor L. Adamowicz).

"How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People's Donations to Fund Public Goods?" NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research  2012) (with Dean Karlan). Available at

"Mental Attributes and Temporal Brain Dynamics during Bargaining: EEG Source Localization and Neuroinformatic Mapping,” 7 Social Neuroscience 159 (March 2012) (with B. Güçlü, S. Ertaç, and A. Hortaçsu).

"Nurture Affects Gender Differences in Spatial Abilities,” 108 Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences of the United States Of America 14786 (2011) (with Moshe Hoffman and Uri Gneezy).

"On the Generalizability of Experimental Results in Economics," NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research 2012) (with Omar Al-Ubaydli). Available at

"Testing for Altruism and Social Pressure in Charitable Giving,” 127 Quarterly Journal Of Economics 1 (2012) (with Stefano DellaVigna and Ulrike Malmendier).

"So You Want to Run an Experiment, Now What? Some Simple Rules of Thumb for Optimal Experimental Design,” 14 Experimental Economics 439 (2011)(with Sally Sadoff and Mathis Wagner).

"Stakes Matter in Ultimatum Games,” 101 American Economic Review 3427 (2011) (with Steffen Andersen, Seda Erta, Uri Gneezy, and Moshe Hoffman). 

"Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant," NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research 2012) (with John A. List and Chad Syverson). Available at

"Toward an Understanding of Why People Discriminate: Evidence from a Series of Natural Field Experiments,” NBER Working Papers (National Bureau of Economic Research 2012) (with Uri Gneezy and Michael K. Price). Available at

"Why Economists Should Conduct Field Experiments and 14 Tips for Pulling One Off,” 25 Journal Of Economic Perspectives 3 (2011).

Anup Malani                         

“Accounting for Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in the FDA Approval Process,” 67 Food and Drug Law Journal 23 (2012) (with Oliver Bembom and Mark van der Laan).

“The Hot–Cold Decision Triangle: A Framework for Healthier Choices,” 23 Marketing Letters 457 (2012) (with Haiyang Yang, Ziv Carmon, Barbara Kahn, Janet Schwartz, Kevin Volpp and Brian Wansink).

“The Welfare Effects of FDA Regulation of Drugs,” in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of the Biopharmaceutical Industry, Patricia Danzon and Sean Nicholson, eds. (Oxford University Press 2011) (with Tomas Philipson).

Jonathan Masur

“Climate Regulation and the Limits of Cost-Benefit Analysis,” 99 California Law Review 1557 (2011) (with Eric Posner).

“Costly Intellectual Property,” 65 Vanderbilt Law Review 677 (2012) (with David                 Fagundes).

“Inflation Indicators,” Yale Law Journal Online 375 (2011).

“Regulation, Unemployment, and Cost-Benefit Analysis,” 98 Virginia Law Review 579 (2012) (with Eric Posner).

“Patent Inflation,” 121 Yale Law Journal 470 (2011).

Richard McAdams          

“Bill Stuntz and the Principal-Agent Problem in Criminal Law,” in The Political Heart of Criminal Procedure: Essays on Themes of William J. Stuntz, M. Klarman, D. Skeel, & C. Steiker, eds. (Oxford University Press 2012).

“The Focal Point Theory of Expressive Law,” in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Francesco Parisi, ed. (Edward Elgar 2012).

“Present Bias and Criminal Law,” 2011 Illinois Law Review 1607 (2011).

Thomas J. Miles

“Criminal Procedure: Empirical Analysis,” in Procedural Law & Economics (The Encyclopedia of Law and Economics 2nd edition), Chris William Sanchirico, ed. (Edward Elgar 2011).

“Depoliticizing Administrative Law,” in Ideology, Psychology, & Law, Jon Hanson, ed. (Oxford University Press 2011) (with Cass R. Sunstein).

“Empiricism and the Rising Incidence of Co-authorship in Law,” 2011 University of Illinois Law Review 101 (with Tom Ginsburg).

“The Future of Law & Economics: Specialization and Coordination,” University of Chicago Law School Record (Fall 2011).

“The Role of Skill versus Luck: Evidence from the World Series of Poker,” National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper #17023 (2011) (with Steven D. Levitt).

Kevin Murphy

"How Exclusivity Is Used to Intensify Competition for Distribution—Reply to Zenger," 77 Antitrust Law Journal 691 (2011) (with Benjamin Klein).

"On the Economics of Climate Policy," 10 B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 2854 (2011) (with Gary Becker and Robert Topel).

Martha Nussbaum

Translations of Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach: Spanish translation (Paidos 2012), Italian translation (Il Mulino 2012), Dutch translation (Ambo Anthos 2012).

Equalizing Access: Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India, United States, and South Africa (Oxford University Press 2012) (with Zoya Hasan).

Japanese translation of Hiding From Humanity: Disgust, Shame, and the Law (2011).

The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age (Havard University Press 2012).

Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities (Princeton University Press 2012) (paper edition with new Afterword), Spanish translation (Arcadia 2011), Italian translation (Il Mulino 2011), Dutch translation (Ambo Anthos 2011), French translation (Flammarion 2011).

Philosophical Interventions: Book Reviews 1986-2011 (Oxford University Press 2012).

“Abortion, Dignity, and a Capabilities Approach,” in Feminist Constitutionalism: Global Perspectives, Beverley Baines, Daphne Darak-Erez, and Tsvi Kahana, eds. (Cambridge University Press 2012) (with Rosalind Dixon).

“The Capabilities Approach and Ethical Cosmopolitanism: The Challenge of Political Liberalism,” in The Ashgate Research Companion to Cosmopolitanism, Maria Rovisco and Magdalena Nowicka, eds. (Ashgate, 2011).

“Children’s Rights and a Capabilities Approach: the Questions of Special Priority,” 97 Cornell Law Review 549 (2012) (with Rosalind Dixon).

“Faint with Secret Knowledge’: Love and Vision in Murdoch’s The Black Prince,” in Iris Murdoch, Philosopher, Justin Broackes, ed. (Oxford University Press 2012).

“Joseph Lelyveld, Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India,” The Nation 27, (October 31, 2011).

“Personal Laws and Equality: The Case of India,” in Comparative Constitutional Design, Tom Ginsburg, ed. (Cambridge University Press 2012).

“Reinventing the Civil Religion: Comte, Mill Tagore,” 54 Victorian Studies 7 (2011).

“Teaching Patriotism:  Love and Critical Freedom,” 79 University of Chicago Law Review 213 (2012).

Randal C. Picker

“The Mediated Book,” 19 University of Chicago Supreme Court Economic Review (2011).

"The Yin and Yang of Copyright and Technology," 55 Communications of the ACM 30 (January 2012).

Eric Posner

Contract Law and Theory (Aspen 2011).

“The Absurd International Criminal Court,” Wall Street Journal A13 (June 11, 2012),

“Casual with the Court,” Review of Kevin J. McMahon, Nixon’s Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political Consequences, The New Republic, The Book (October 24, 2011),

“Climate Regulation and the Limits of Cost-Benefit Analysis,” 99 California Law Review 1557 (2011) (with Jonathan Masur).

“Deference to the Executive in the United States after September 11: Congress, the Courts, and the Office of Legal Counsel,” 35 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 213 (2012).

“Efficient Breach of International Law: Optimal Remedies, ‘Legalized Noncompliance,’ and Related Issues,” 110 Michigan Law Review 243 (2011) (with Alan Sykes).

“The Evolution of Contractual Terms in Sovereign Bonds,” 4 Journal of Legal Analysis 131 (2012) (with Stephen J. Choi and Mitu Gulati).

“An FDA for Securities Could Help Avert Crises,” Bloomberg (April 2, 2012) (with Glen Weyl),

“How Do We Know?” Review of Jim Manzi, Uncontrolled: The Surprising Payoff of Trial-and-Error for Business, Politics, and Society, The New Republic, The Book (April 25, 2012),

“How Low Can We Go?” Review of Daniel Gross, Better, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Decline ... and the Rise of a New Economy, The New Republic, The Book (May 17, 2012),

“The Imperial President of Arizona,” Slate (June 26, 2012),

“Judging Women,” 8 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 504 (2011) (with Stephen J. Choi, Mitu Gulati, and Mirya Holman).

“Liberalism and Concealment, Review of Anita Allen, Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?,” The New Republic, The Book (December 13, 2011),

“The Longest Battle,” Review of Mary Dudziak, War Time, The New Republic, The Book (February 6, 2012),

“A Minimalist Reparations Regime for the International Criminal Court,” Human Rights and International Criminal Law Online Forum (February 2012),

“Newt and His Surprising Liberal Allies,” Slate (December 20, 2011),

“Not Worth the Gamble,” Slate (April 4, 2012) (with Glen Weyl),

“Obama Should Raise the Debt Ceiling on His Own,” The New York Times, online (July 22, 2011) (with Adrian Vermeule),

“Outside the Law,” Foreign Policy (October 25, 2011).

“Perils and Privileges,” Review of Ananda Rose, Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy, The New Republic, The Book (June 11, 2012),

“Pricing Terms in Sovereign Debt Contracts: A Greek Case Study With Implications for the European Crisis Resolution Mechanism,” 6 Capital Markets Law Journal 163 (2011) (with Stephen J. Choi and Mitu Gulati).

“Regulation, Unemployment, and Cost-Benefit Analysis,” 98 Virginia Law Review 579 (2012) (with Jonathan Masur).

Review of Larry May, Global Justice and Due Process, 25 Ethics & International Affairs 481 (2011).

“Shooting It Out,” Review of Adam Winkler, Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America, The New Republic, The Book, (July 6, 2011),

“Stop Complaining About Harold Koh’s Interpretation of the War Powers Act,” The New Republic (July 1, 2011).

“Transitional Prudence: A Comment on David Dyzenhaus, Leviathan as a Theory of Transitional Justice,” 51 NOMOS 218 (2012).

“Tyrannophobia,” in Comparative Constitutional Design, Tom Ginsburg, ed. (Cambridge University Press 2012) (with Adrian Vermeule).

“What Do Federal District Judges Want?: An Analysis of Publications, Citations, and Reversals,” 28 Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization (2011) (with Stephen J. Choi and Mitu Gulati).

Richard A. Posner

“Are Even Unanimous Decisions in the U.S. Supreme Court Ideological?” 106 Northwestern University Law Review 699 (2012) (with Lee Epstein and William Landes).

“Chief Justice Roberts Did the Right Thing—But It’s Still a Bad Law,” Slate, The Breakfast Table, Entry 19 (June 29, 2012). Available at

“Economic Perspectives on Obesity Policy,” in Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity 609, John Cawley, ed. (2011) (with Tomas J. Philipson).

“Financial Regulatory Reform: The Politics of Denial,” in The Economists’ Voice 2.0 57, Aaron S. Edlin and Joseph E. Stiglitz, eds. (2012).

“Foreword,” in David M. Dorsen, Henry Friendly, Greatest Judge of His Era (2012).

“The Future of Law and Economics,” The University of Chicago Law School Record 29 (Fall 2011).

“A Heartfelt, Albeit Largely Statistical, Salute to Judge Richard D. Cudahy,” 29 Yale Journal on Regulation 355 (2012).

“Incarceration Blues,” Review of William J. Stuntz, The Collapse of American Criminal Justice, New Republic 36 (Nov. 17, 2011).

“Justice Scalia Is Upset about Illegal Immigration. But Where Is His Evidence?” Slate, The Breakfast Table, Entry 11 (June 28, 2012). Available at

“Justices Should Use More Than Their Gut and ‘Brain Science’ to Decide a Case,” Slate, The Breakfast Table, Entry 8 (June 26, 2012). Available at

“Law and Economics,” in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory 47, James R. Hackney, Jr., ed. (2012).

“Let’s Be Honest: We’re in a Depression, Not a Recession, and There’s No End in Sight,” New Republic Online (Aug. 23, 2011). Available at

“Realism about Judges,” 105 Northwestern University Law Review 577 (2011).

“The Rise and Fall of Judicial Self-Restraint,” 100 California Law Review 519 (2012).

“Scalia's Opinion Seems Fit for Television:  Justice's Argument for Arizona's Law Is Permeated with Politicism,” Herald and News (June 29, 2012). 

“Walras, Keynes, and the ‘Great Recession,’” in General Equilibrum Analysis: A Century after Walras 24, Pascal Bridel, ed. (2011).

“Why the Commerce Clause Was Clearly Enough to Uphold the Affordable Care Act,” Slate, The Breakfast Table, Entry 17 (June 28, 2012). Available at

“WikiLeaks and the First Amendment,” Bulletin of American Academy of Arts & Sciences 19 (Spring 2012) (panel discussion with Judith Miller and Gabriel Schoenfeld).

Victoria Schwartz

"Title VII:  A Shift from Sex to Relationships,” 35 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender 209 (2012).

Alison Seigler

“Review of Co-Defendant Sentencing Disparities by the Seventh Circuit: Two Divergent Lines of Cases,” The Circuit Rider: The Journal of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association (May 2012).

Geoffrey Stone

Constitutional Law, 2012 Supplement (Aspen 2012) (with Louis M. Seidman, Cass R. Sunstein, Mark V. Tushnet, and Pamela Karlan).

The First Amendment, 4th edition (Aspen 2012) (with Louis M. Seidman, Cass R. Sunstein, Mark V. Tushnet, and Pamela Karlan).

The First Amendment, 2012 Supplement (Aspen 2012) (with Louis M. Seidman, Cass R. Sunstein, Mark V. Tushnet, and Pamela Karlan).

The Supreme Court Review 2011 (edited with Dennis J. Hutchinson and David A. Strauss).

“Citizens United and Conservative Judicial Activism,” 2012 University of Illinois Law Review 485.

“’Electoral Exceptionalism’ and the First Amendment: A Road Paved With Good Intentions,” 35 New York University Review of Law & Social Change 665 (2011).

“Guantanamo:  ‘Whatever the Government Says . . .,’” Political Machine (March 13, 2012).

“Marriage on the Rocks?  Historic Opportunity for Illinois Supreme Court to Do the Right Thing,” Chicago Tribune (May 31, 2012).

Review of John Paul Stevens, Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir, Washington Independent Review of Books (October 3, 2011)

“Same-Sex Marriage: Historic Opportunity for the Illinois Supreme Court to do the Right Thing,” Chicago Tribune (May 31, 2012).

“Secrecy and Self-Governance,” 56 New York Law School Law Review 81 (2011).

“The Story of the Sedition Act of 1798: ‘The Reign of Witches,’” in First Amendment Stories, Richard Garnett and Andrew Koppelman, eds. (Foundation 2012).

“When is Judicial Activism Appropriate?” Chicago Tribune (April 13, 2012).

“WikiLeaks and the First Amendment,” 64 Federal Communications Law Journal 477 (2012).

Randolph Stone

“Defending the Future: The Fundamental Right to Effective Defense Counsel,” in To Build a Better Criminal Justice System: 25 Experts Envision the Next 25 Years of Reform 54, Marc Mauer & Kate Epstein, eds. (2012).

Lior Strahilevitz

"Absolute Preferences and Relative Preferences in Property Law," 160 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 2157 (2012).

“Can the Police Keep up with Jones?” Chicago Tribune (January 27, 2012).

"Judicial Takings or Due Process?" 97 Cornell Law Review 305 (2012) (with Eduardo Peñalver).

"Less Regulation, More Reputation," in The Reputation Society: How Online Opinions Are Reshaping the Offline World, Hassan Masum and Mark Tovey, eds. (MIT Press 2011).

David Strauss

The Living Constitution (Oxford University Press) (Chinese translation 2012).

The Supreme Court Review 2011 (edited with Dennis J. Hutchinson and Geoffrey R. Stone).

“Do We Have a Living Constitution?” 59 Drake Law Review 973 (2011).

“Yes, the Health Care Mandate is About Liberty,” Bloomberg View (May 4, 2012) (with Jonathan Cohn),

Laura Weinrib

“The Sex Side of Civil Liberties: United States v. Dennett and the Changing Face of Free Speech,” 30 Law and History Review 325 (2012).

David Weisbach

“Carbon Taxation in Europe: Expanding the EU Carbon Price,” 24 Journal of Environmental Law 183 (2012).

“A Critical Look at A Critical Look – Reply to Sanchirico,” 64 Tax Law Review 201 (2011) (with Joseph Bankman).

“Linking Policies When Tastes Differ: Global Climate Policy in a Heterogeneous World,” 6 Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 110 (2011) (with Gilbert Metcalf).

“Negligence, Strict Liability, and Responsibility for Climate Change,” 97 Iowa Law Review 521 (2012).

“The Pareto Minimal Tax System – A Review of Fundament Tax Reform, Issues, Choices, and Implications,” 64 National Tax Journal 909 (September 2011).

Review of John W. Diamond & George R. Zodrow, Fundamental Tax Reform: Issues, Choices, and Implications, 64 National Tax Journal 909 (2011).

“Should Environmental Taxes be Precautionary?” 65 National Tax Journal 453 (June 2012).

Diane Wood

“Legal Services Corporation Board of Directors Reception for the Visit to the State of Illinois, Remarks of Judge Diane P. Wood,” (Oct. 17, 2011).

“The Quiet Convergence of Arbitration and Litigation - Keynote Address,” 5 World Arbitration and Mediation Review 273 (2011).

“Theory and Practice in Antitrust Law: Judge Cudahy's Example,” 29 Yale Journal on Regulation 403 (2012).