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 Authorsort icon with Added to the archive Research Matters (Q&A)
"Do Judges Follow the Law? An Empirical Test of Congressional Control Over Judicial Behavior" Henderson, M. Todd Feb 10, 2014
"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
"Constitutional Specificity, Unwritten Understandings and Constitutional Agreement" Ginsburg, Tom Jan 4, 2011
"Empiricism and the Rising Incidence of Coauthorship in Law" Ginsburg, Tom Feb 16, 2011
"An Economic Interpretation of the Pashtunwalli " Ginsburg, Tom Mar 24, 2011
"Latin American Presidentialism in Comparative and Historical Perspective" Ginsburg, Tom Jose Antonio Cheibub and Zachary Elkins Aug 4, 2011
"Constitutional Endurance" Ginsburg, Tom Aug 8, 2011
"Hybrid Judicial Career Structures: Reputation V. Legal Tradition" Ginsburg, Tom Nuno Garoupa Aug 10, 2011
"Courts and New Democracies: Recent Works" Ginsburg, Tom Jun 19, 2012
"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