Faculty Research

This is a small archive of selected faculty research intended to provide a sampling of the fascinating endeavors in which our faculty are engaged. For a full publications list of a given faculty member, please find him or her in our faculty directory and click "Publications," or view our entire faculty's scholarship in Chicago Unbound.

Research Matters is a biweekly feature in which a member of the faculty talks about some of his or her latest work and its impact and relevance to law and society. To see the Q&A associated with a given work, click "Yes" in the corresponding row below. You can also sort to see which works have Research Matters pieces associated with them.

Title Authorsort icon with Added to the archive Research Matters (Q&A)
"Do Exclusionary Rules Convict the Innocent?" McAdams, Richard H. Dhammika Dharmapala and Nuno Garoupa Aug 25, 2011
"Punitive Police? Agency Costs, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Procedure" McAdams, Richard H. Nuno Garoupa Aug 15, 2013
"The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics" McAdams, Richard H. Jan 8, 2015
"The Law of Police" McAdams, Richard H. Nuno M. Garoupa Feb 12, 2015
"Riley's Less Obvious Tradeoff: Forgoing Scope-Limited Searches" McAdams, Richard H. Aug 13, 2015
"Empathy and Masculinity in Harper Lee's to Kill a Mockingbird" McAdams, Richard H. Aug 24, 2015
"Empiricism and the Rising Incidence of Coauthorship in Law" Miles, Thomas J. Feb 16, 2011
"Policing Immigration" Miles, Thomas J. Adam Cox Feb 12, 2013
"Does the “Community Prosecution” Strategy Reduce Crime? A Test of Chicago's Experience" Miles, Thomas J. Jan 21, 2014 Yes
"Does Immigration Enforcement Reduce Crime? Evidence from 'Secure Communities'" Miles, Thomas J. Adam B. Cox Sep 23, 2014
"Legitimacy and Cooperation: Will Immigrants Cooperate with Local Police Who Enforce Federal Immigration Law?" Miles, Thomas J. Adam B. Cox Sep 10, 2015
"Agency Self-Insulation Under Presidential Review" Nou, Jennifer Jan 30, 2013
"Happiness Institutions" Nou, Jennifer May 16, 2013
"Sub-Regulating Elections" Nou, Jennifer Feb 17, 2014 Yes
"Regulatory Textualism" Nou, Jennifer Sep 14, 2015
"Intra-Agency Coordination" Nou, Jennifer Oct 1, 2015
"Abortion, Dignity and a Capabilities Approach" Nussbaum, Martha Rosalind Dixon Apr 1, 2011
"Teaching Patriotism: Love and Critical Freedom" Nussbaum, Martha Aug 1, 2011
"Children's Rights and a Capabilities Approach: The Question of Special Priority" Nussbaum, Martha Rosalind Dixon May 16, 2012
"Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice" Nussbaum, Martha Mar 31, 2014 Yes