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)
"On the Interpretability of Law: Lessons from the Decoding of National Constitutions" Ginsburg, Tom James Melton, Zachary Elkins, Kalev H. Leetaru Dec 20, 2012
"Getting to Rights: Treaty Ratification, Constitutional Convergence, and Human Rights Practice" Ginsburg, Tom Zachary Elkins, Beth A. Simmons Aug 7, 2013 Yes
"The South African Constitutional Court and Socio-Economic Rights as 'Insurance Swaps'" Ginsburg, Tom Rosalind Dixon Nov 22, 2013
"'We the Peoples': The Global Origins of Constitutional Preambles" Ginsburg, Tom Nick Foti and Daniel Rockmore Jan 14, 2014
"Beyond Presidentialism and Parliamentarism" Ginsburg, Tom Jose A. Cheibub and Zachary Elkins Feb 7, 2014
"Judicial Roles in Nonjudicial Functions" Ginsburg, Tom Nuno Garoupa Feb 24, 2014
"Political Constraints on International Courts" Ginsburg, Tom Mar 7, 2014
"Evidentiary Privileges in International Arbitration" Ginsburg, Tom Richard M. Mosk Apr 18, 2014
"Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes" Ginsburg, Tom May 12, 2014
"[Dis-]Informing the People's Discretion: Judicial Deference Under the National Security Exemption of the Freedom of Information Act" Ginsburg, Tom Susan Nevelow Mart Nov 7, 2014 Yes
"Detention and Deportation with Inadequate Due Process: The Devastating Consequences of Juvenile Involvement with Law Enforcement for Immigrant Youth" Frankel, Elizabeth Feb 10, 2012
"Willpower Taxes" Fennell, Lee Jan 5, 2011
"Ostrom’s Law: Property Rights in the Commons" Fennell, Lee Jan 21, 2011
"Property and Precaution" Fennell, Lee Jun 14, 2011
"Lumpy Property" Fennell, Lee Jan 3, 2012
"Picturing Takings" Fennell, Lee Mar 20, 2012
"Resource Access Costs" Fennell, Lee Oct 1, 2012
"Crowdsourcing Land Use" Fennell, Lee Mar 28, 2013 Yes
"Property in Housing" Fennell, Lee Apr 19, 2013
"Just Enough" Fennell, Lee Oct 21, 2013