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)
"Merchant Law in a Modern Economy" Bernstein, Lisa Oct 17, 2014
"Trade Usage in the Courts: The Flawed Conceptual and Evidentiary Basis of Article 2’s Incorporation Strategy" Bernstein, Lisa Oct 17, 2014
"Private Ordering, Social Capital, and Network Governance in Procurement Contracts: A Preliminary Exploration" Bernstein, Lisa Oct 17, 2014
"Escaping the American Blot? A Comparative Look at Federalism in Australia and the United States through the Lens of Family Law" Buss, Emily Oct 8, 2015 Yes
"Is There a Lingua Franca for the American Legal Academy?" Case, Mary Anne Jul 19, 2013
"The Role of the Popes in the Invention of Complementarity and the Vatican's Anathematization of Gender" Case, Mary Anne Mar 3, 2016
"Missing Sex Talk in the Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Cases" Case, Mary Anne Mar 10, 2016
"Bankruptcy Step Zero" Casey, Anthony J. Mar 1, 2013
"Copyright in Teams" Casey, Anthony J. Andres Sawicki Apr 16, 2013 Yes
"The Death of Rules and Standards" Casey, Anthony J. Anthony Niblett Dec 17, 2015 Yes
"The Problem of Creative Collaboration" Casey, Anthony J. Andres Sawicki May 5, 2016
"Self-Driving Laws" Casey, Anthony J. Anthony Niblett Jul 7, 2016
"Bankruptcy on the Side" Casey, Anthony J. Kenneth Ayotte and David A. Skeel Jr. Sep 16, 2016
"The Influence of International Human Rights Agreements on Public Opinion: An Experimental Study" Chilton, Adam Mar 24, 2014
"Foreign Sovereign Immunity and Comparative Institutional Competence" Chilton, Adam Christopher A. Whytock Apr 21, 2014 Yes
"Do Constitutional Rights Make a Difference?" Chilton, Adam Mila Versteeg Sep 24, 2014 Yes
"The Inefficacy of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions" Chilton, Adam Mila Versteeg Dec 29, 2014
"The Politics of the United States’ Bilateral Investment Treaty Program" Chilton, Adam Mar 12, 2015
"The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations" Chilton, Adam Mar 12, 2015
"Using Experiments to Test the Effectiveness of Human Rights Treaties" Chilton, Adam Jun 11, 2015