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)
"Political Powerlessness" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Apr 1, 2015 Yes
"Civil Rights in a Desegregating America" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Oct 15, 2015
"Quadratic Election Law" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Mar 10, 2016
"Race, Place, and Power" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Jul 7, 2016
"'Death is Different’ No Longer: Graham v. Florida and the Future of Eighth Amendment Challenges to Noncapital Sentences " Siegler, Alison Jan 31, 2011
"Review of Co-Defendant Sentencing Disparities by the Seventh Circuit: Two Divergent Lines of Cases" Siegler, Alison May 3, 2012
"Privatization and the Sale of Tax Revenues" Roin, Julie A. Jul 8, 2011
"Planning Past Pensions" Roin, Julie A. May 15, 2014 Yes
"Second-Order Regulation of Law Enforcement" Rappaport, John Feb 26, 2014 Yes
"Unbundling Criminal Trial Rights" Rappaport, John May 7, 2015
"How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police" Rappaport, John Feb 25, 2016 Yes
"An Insurance-Based Typology of Police Misconduct" Rappaport, John Jul 14, 2016
"The Management of Staff by Federal Court of Appeals Judges" Posner, Richard A. G. Mitu Gulati May 7, 2015
"Pricing Terms in Sovereign Debt Contracts: A Greek Case Study with Implications for the European Crisis Resolution Mechanism" Posner, Eric A. Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Jan 4, 2011
"Demystifying Schmitt" Posner, Eric A. Adrian Vermeule Jan 28, 2011
"Efficient Breach of International Law: Optimal Remedies, ‘Legalized Noncompliance,’ and Related Issues" Posner, Eric A. Alan O. Sykes Mar 11, 2011
"The Law and Policy of Judicial Retirement " Posner, Eric A. Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Mar 29, 2011
"Regulation, Unemployment, and Cost-Benefit Analysis" Posner, Eric A. Sep 2, 2011
"Delegation in Immigration Law" Posner, Eric A. Adam B. Cox Sep 9, 2011
"Deference to the Executive in the United States after 9/11: Congress, the Courts, and the Office of Legal Counsel" Posner, Eric A. Sep 26, 2011