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.

Titlesort icon Author with Added to the archive Research Matters (Q&A)
"The Circumstances of Civility" Leiter, Brian Apr 11, 2011
"The Consequences of Consequentialist Criteria" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Mar 27, 2013 Yes
"The Difficulties of Democratic Mercy" Huq, Aziz Mar 19, 2015 Yes
"The Discovery Sombrero, and Other Metaphors for Litigation" Hubbard, William H. J. Sep 23, 2014
"The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics" Fennell, Lee Jan 8, 2015
"The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics" McAdams, Richard H. Jan 8, 2015
"The Dynamics of Contract Evolution" Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Jul 3, 2012
"The Failure of Mandated Disclosure" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Dec 18, 2013 Yes
"The FTC’s Proposal for Regulating IP through SSOs Would Replace Private Coordination with Government Hold-Up" Epstein, Richard A. F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber Aug 19, 2011
"The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Mar 28, 2014
"The Global Determinants of U.S. Foreign Affairs Law" Abebe, Daniel Aug 3, 2012
"The Inefficacy of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions" Chilton, Adam Mila Versteeg Dec 29, 2014
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Chilton, Adam Mar 12, 2015
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Posner, Eric Mar 12, 2015
"The Influence of International Human Rights Agreements on Public Opinion: An Experimental Study" Chilton, Adam Mar 24, 2014
"The Institution Matching Canon" Huq, Aziz Aug 10, 2012
"The Institutional Structure of Immigration Law" Posner, Eric Aug 9, 2012
"The Interbellum Constitution and the Spending Power" LaCroix, Alison Mar 7, 2013 Yes
"The Invention of Low-Value Speech" Lakier, Genevieve May 11, 2015 Yes
"The Law and Policy of Judicial Retirement " Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Mar 29, 2011