Faculty Research

This is a small archive of selected faculty research that is available on the web, intended to provide our visitors with a sampling of the fascinating endeavors in which our faculty are engaged. To find additional work by a given faculty member, please go to his or her faculty page and click "Publications."

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)
"'Death is Different’ No Longer: Graham v. Florida and the Future of Eighth Amendment Challenges to Noncapital Sentences " Siegler, Alison Jan 31, 2011
"Review of Co-Defendant Sentencing Disparities by the Seventh Circuit: Two Divergent Lines of Cases" Siegler, Alison May 3, 2012
"Our Electoral Exceptionalism" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Sep 4, 2012
"The Consequences of Consequentialist Criteria" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Mar 27, 2013 Yes
"Elections and Alignment" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Aug 23, 2013
"The South After Shelby County" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Jan 3, 2014
"The Behavior of Supreme Court Justices When Their Behavior Counts the Most" Stone, Geoffrey R. Apr 16, 2014 Yes
"Pseudonymous Litigation" Strahilevitz, Lior Jan 5, 2011
"Judicial Takings or Due Process?" Strahilevitz, Lior Eduardo M. Penalver Mar 28, 2011
"Absolute Preferences and Relative Preferences in Property Law" Strahilevitz, Lior Aug 6, 2012
"Toward a Positive Theory of Privacy Law" Strahilevitz, Lior Mar 8, 2013
"Personalizing Default Rules and Disclosure with Big Data" Strahilevitz, Lior Mar 25, 2013 Yes
"The Sex Side of Civil Liberties: United States v. Dennett and the Changing Face of Free Speech" Weinrib, Laura Apr 30, 2012
"The Social Evaluation of Intergenerational Policies and its Application to Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change" Weisbach, David A. Louis Kaplow and Elisabeth Moyer Jul 27, 2011
"Is Knowledge of the Tax Law Socially Desirable?" Weisbach, David A. Jul 27, 2011
"Discount Rates, Social Judgments, Individuals’ Risk Preferences, and Uncertainty" Weisbach, David A. Louis Kaplow Aug 2, 2011
"Carbon Taxation in Europe: Expanding the EU Carbon Price" Weisbach, David A. Aug 5, 2011
"A Critical Look at a Critical Look - Reply to Sanchirico" Weisbach, David A. Aug 9, 2011
"Should Environmental Taxes Be Precautionary?" Weisbach, David A. Jan 18, 2012
"Unilateral Carbon Taxes, Border Tax Adjustments, and Carbon Leakage" Weisbach, David A. Joshua Elliott, Ian Foster, Samuel S. Kortum, Gita Khun Jush, Todd Munson Jun 4, 2012