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)
"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
"Constitutional Specificity, Unwritten Understandings and Constitutional Agreement" Ginsburg, Tom Jan 4, 2011
"Empiricism and the Rising Incidence of Coauthorship in Law" Ginsburg, Tom Feb 16, 2011
"An Economic Interpretation of the Pashtunwalli " Ginsburg, Tom Mar 24, 2011
"Latin American Presidentialism in Comparative and Historical Perspective" Ginsburg, Tom Jose Antonio Cheibub and Zachary Elkins Aug 4, 2011
"Constitutional Endurance" Ginsburg, Tom Aug 8, 2011
"Hybrid Judicial Career Structures: Reputation V. Legal Tradition" Ginsburg, Tom Nuno Garoupa Aug 10, 2011
"Courts and New Democracies: Recent Works" Ginsburg, Tom Jun 19, 2012
"When to Overthrow Your Government: The Right to Resist in the World's Constitutions" Ginsburg, Tom Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez and Mila Versteeg Aug 8, 2012
"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