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)
"Reducing Mass Incarceration: Lessons from the Deinstitutionalization of Mental Hospitals in the 1960s " Harcourt, Bernard E. Jan 28, 2011
"Making Willing Bodies: Manufacturing Consent Among Prisoners and Soldiers, Creating Human Subjects, Patriots, and Everyday Citizens" Harcourt, Bernard E. Feb 11, 2011
"Radical Thought from Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud, Through Foucault, to the Present: Comments on Steven Lukes’ ‘in Defense of False Consciousness’" Harcourt, Bernard E. Jun 20, 2011
"On the American Paradox of Laissez Faire and Mass Incarceration" Harcourt, Bernard E. Mar 14, 2012
"Fantasies and Illusions: On Liberty, Order, and Free Market" Harcourt, Bernard E. Mar 16, 2012
"The Politics of Incivility" Harcourt, Bernard E. Mar 21, 2012
"Punitive Preventive Justice: A Critique" Harcourt, Bernard E. May 29, 2012
"Beccaria's 'On Crimes and Punishments': A Mirror on the History of the Foundations of Modern Criminal Law" Harcourt, Bernard E. Jul 29, 2013
"Pay for Regulator Performance" Henderson, M. Todd Frederick Tung Aug 30, 2011
"Reverse Regulatory Arbitrage: An Auction Approach to Regulatory Assignments" Henderson, M. Todd Frederick Tung Aug 14, 2012
"Voice versus Exit in Health Care Policy" Henderson, M. Todd Oct 29, 2012
"Becoming the Fifth Branch" Henderson, M. Todd William A. Birdthistle Nov 13, 2012
"Can Lawyers Stay in the Driver's Seat?" Henderson, M. Todd Daniel G. Currell Jan 17, 2013
"Self-Regulation for the Mortgage Industry" Henderson, M. Todd Apr 3, 2013
"Boards-R-Us: Reconceptualizing Corporate Boards" Henderson, M. Todd Stephen M. Bainbridge Jul 11, 2013 Yes
"Do Judges Follow the Law? An Empirical Test of Congressional Control Over Judicial Behavior" Henderson, M. Todd Feb 10, 2014
"The Problem of Measuring Legal Change, with Application to Bell Atlantic v. Twombly" Hubbard, William H. J. Oct 11, 2011
"Another Look at the Eurobarometer Surveys" Hubbard, William H. J. Oct 31, 2012
"An Empirical Study of the Effect of Shady Grove v. Allstate on Forum Shopping in the New York Courts" Hubbard, William H. J. May 14, 2013 Yes
"A Theory of Pleading, Litigation, and Settlement" Hubbard, William H. J. Dec 19, 2013