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)
"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 Yes
"Risk as a Proxy for Race" Harcourt, Bernard E. Jan 5, 2011
"Reducing Mass Incarceration: Lessons from the Deinstitutionalization of Mental Hospitals in the 1960s " Harcourt, Bernard E. Jan 28, 2011
"Making Willing Bodies: Manufacturing Consent Among Prisoners and Soldiers, Creating Human Subjects, Patriots, and Everyday Citizens" Harcourt, Bernard E. Feb 11, 2011
"Radical Thought from Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud, Through Foucault, to the Present: Comments on Steven Lukes’ ‘in Defense of False Consciousness’" Harcourt, Bernard E. Jun 20, 2011
"On the American Paradox of Laissez Faire and Mass Incarceration" Harcourt, Bernard E. Mar 14, 2012
"Fantasies and Illusions: On Liberty, Order, and Free Market" Harcourt, Bernard E. Mar 16, 2012
"The Politics of Incivility" Harcourt, Bernard E. Mar 21, 2012
"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