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)
"The Behavior of Supreme Court Justices When Their Behavior Counts the Most" Stone, Geoffrey R. Apr 16, 2014 Yes
"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
"'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
"Privatization and the Sale of Tax Revenues" Roin, Julie Jul 8, 2011
"Planning Past Pensions" Roin, Julie May 15, 2014 Yes
"Second-Order Regulation of Law Enforcement" Rappaport, John Feb 26, 2014
"Pricing Terms in Sovereign Debt Contracts: A Greek Case Study with Implications for the European Crisis Resolution Mechanism" Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Jan 4, 2011
"Demystifying Schmitt" Posner, Eric Adrian Vermeule Jan 28, 2011
"Efficient Breach of International Law: Optimal Remedies, ‘Legalized Noncompliance,’ and Related Issues" Posner, Eric Alan O. Sykes Mar 11, 2011
"The Law and Policy of Judicial Retirement " Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Mar 29, 2011
"Regulation, Unemployment, and Cost-Benefit Analysis" Posner, Eric Sep 2, 2011
"Delegation in Immigration Law" Posner, Eric Adam B. Cox Sep 9, 2011
"Deference to the Executive in the United States after 9/11: Congress, the Courts, and the Office of Legal Counsel" Posner, Eric Sep 26, 2011
"Some Skeptical Comments on Beth Simmons's 'Mobilizing for Human Rights'" Posner, Eric Adrian Vermeule Nov 30, 2011
"Political Risk and Sovereign Debt Contracts" Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Dec 2, 2011