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 Author with Added to the archive Research Matters (Q&A)sort icon
"The Boundaries of the Moral (and Legal) Community" Leiter, Brian Sep 20, 2011
"Deference to the Executive in the United States after 9/11: Congress, the Courts, and the Office of Legal Counsel" Posner, Eric Sep 26, 2011
"Misalignments in Tort Law" Porat, Ariel Oct 10, 2011
"The Problem of Measuring Legal Change, with Application to Bell Atlantic v. Twombly" Hubbard, William H. J. Oct 11, 2011
"Reversible Rewards" Ben-Shahar, Omri Anu Bradford Oct 13, 2011
"Implicit Bias in Legal Interpretation" Malani, Anup Ward Farnsworth and Dustin F. Guzior Oct 20, 2011
"Improving the FDA Approval Process" Malani, Anup Oliver Bembom and Mark Van der Laan Oct 31, 2011
"Does Accuracy Improve the Information Value of Trials?" Malani, Anup Scott Baker Nov 1, 2011
"Accounting for Anticipation Effects: An Application to Medical Malpractice Tort Reform" Malani, Anup Julian Reif Nov 3, 2011
"Some Skeptical Comments on Beth Simmons's 'Mobilizing for Human Rights'" Posner, Eric Adrian Vermeule Nov 30, 2011
"Political Risk and Sovereign Debt Contracts" Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Dec 2, 2011
"Lumpy Property" Fennell, Lee Jan 3, 2012
"The Scope and Implications of Stern v. Marshall, 131 S. Ct. (2011)" Picker, Randal C. Michael St. Patrick Baxter, Elizabeth Gibson, R. Patrick Vance Jan 9, 2012
"Private Religious Discrimination, National Security, and the First Amendment" Huq, Aziz Jan 17, 2012
"Should Environmental Taxes Be Precautionary?" Weisbach, David A. Jan 18, 2012
"Preserving Political Speech from Ourselves and Others" Huq, Aziz Jan 20, 2012
"Going Outside the Law: the Role of the State in Shaping Attitudes to Private Acts of Violence" Huq, Aziz Jonathan Jackson, Ben Bradford, Tom Tyler Jan 23, 2012
"A Proposal for Limiting Speculation on Derivatives: An FDA for Financial Innovation" Posner, Eric E. Glen Weyl Jan 30, 2012
"Detention and Deportation with Inadequate Due Process: The Devastating Consequences of Juvenile Involvement with Law Enforcement for Immigrant Youth" Frankel, Elizabeth Feb 10, 2012
"Beneficial Victims" Porat, Ariel Oren Bar-Gill Feb 27, 2012