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)
"Waldron on the Regulation of Hate Speech" Leiter, Brian Jul 9, 2012
"The Methodology of Legal Philosophy" Leiter, Brian Alex Langlinais Oct 30, 2012
"Nietzsche Against the Philosophical Canon" Leiter, Brian Apr 25, 2013
"Why Legal Positivism (Again)?" Leiter, Brian Sep 23, 2013
"The Paradoxes of Public Philosophy" Leiter, Brian Nov 20, 2014
"Constitutional Law, Moral Judgment, and the Supreme Court as Super-Legislature" Leiter, Brian Jan 15, 2015 Yes
"Reply to Five Critics of Why Tolerate Religion?" Leiter, Brian Mar 19, 2015
"Normativity for Naturalists" Leiter, Brian Apr 2, 2015
"Legal Realism and Legal Doctrine" Leiter, Brian Apr 9, 2015
"Nietzsche and Moral Psychology" Leiter, Brian Daniel Telech Apr 16, 2015
"The Invention of Low-Value Speech" Lakier, Genevieve May 11, 2015 Yes
"Rhetoric and Reality in Early American Legal History: A Reply to Gordon Wood" LaCroix, Alison Jul 7, 2011
"The Lawyer's Library in the Early American Republic" LaCroix, Alison Nov 19, 2012
"Eavesdropping on the Vox Populi" LaCroix, Alison Nov 26, 2012
"On Being 'Bound Thereby'" LaCroix, Alison Dec 3, 2012
"What If Madison Had Won? Imagining a Constitutional World of Legislative Supremacy" LaCroix, Alison Dec 10, 2012
"Historical Gloss: A Primer" LaCroix, Alison Jan 23, 2013
"The Interbellum Constitution and the Spending Power" LaCroix, Alison Mar 7, 2013 Yes
"The Shadow Powers of Article I" LaCroix, Alison Jan 29, 2014
"A Man for All Treasons: Crimes by and Against the Tudor State in the Novels of Hilary Mantel" LaCroix, Alison Mar 5, 2015