Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

NPR Covers Miles's Work on Community Prosecution

Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime
Cheryl Corley
National Public Radio
July 31, 2014

Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order." University of Chicago law professor Thomas Miles says his research shows community prosecution has had an immediate and measurable impact on violent crime.

Thomas J. Miles

Ben-Shahar Discusses Disclosure Laws on Chicago Tonight

The Failure of Mandated Disclosure
Kristen Thometz
Chicago Tonight
July 22, 2014

Professor Omri Ben-Shahar appeared on WTTW's Chicago Tonight on July 22, 2014, to discuss his new book, More Than You Want to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure.

Omri Ben-Shahar


Our awesome photographter, Lloyd DeGrane, will be sending me some of the photos he's been taking on a daily basis. I'll add more as I get them. After the seminar we'll send you a link where you can view all of the photographs he takes during the summer institute.

2014 Summer Institute Scholar's Colloquium

July 16, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Session A 

Panel 1 (Room F) - Moderated by Prof. Anthony Casey 

Has International Human Rights Law Failed?

10.17.2014 - 10.18.2014
Law School Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme,, (773) 702-0220

Over the last decade, a growing body of empirical scholarship has emerged that tries to test whether international human rights treaties have helped to improve human rights practices.

Eric Posner
Adam Chilton
Martha Nussbaum
Daniel Abebe
Tom Ginsburg

Creditors and Corporate Governance: 2014

09.11.2014 - 09.12.2014
Becker-Friedman Institute, Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme,, 773-702-0220
Grace Hammond,

Researchers from law and finance will come together to discuss new perspectives on control that creditors exert on corporate governance, from both theoretical and empirical perspectives.

Douglas G. Baird
Anthony Casey

Hyde Park Restaurants

Hyde Park Restaurant Directory:

People from all over the world come to Hyde Park, and you can tell in our eclectic restaurant selection.

American/Mixed Fare

Omri Ben-Shahar: Consumer Contract Law Syllabus

Economic Analysis of Consumer Contracts
Omri Ben-Shahar 
2014 Summer Seminar in Law and Economics 

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