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.

Titlesort icon Author with Added to the archive Research Matters (Q&A)
"The Circumstances of Civility" Leiter, Brian Apr 11, 2011
"The Consequences of Consequentialist Criteria" Stephanopoulos, Nicholas Mar 27, 2013 Yes
"The Dynamics of Contract Evolution" Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Jul 3, 2012
"The Failure of Mandated Disclosure" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Dec 18, 2013 Yes
"The FTC’s Proposal for Regulating IP through SSOs Would Replace Private Coordination with Government Hold-Up" Epstein, Richard A. F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber Aug 19, 2011
"The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation" Ben-Shahar, Omri Carl E. Schneider Mar 28, 2014
"The Global Determinants of U.S. Foreign Affairs Law" Abebe, Daniel Aug 3, 2012
"The Influence of International Human Rights Agreements on Public Opinion: An Experimental Study" Chilton, Adam Mar 24, 2014
"The Institution Matching Canon" Huq, Aziz Aug 10, 2012
"The Institutional Structure of Immigration Law" Posner, Eric Aug 9, 2012
"The Interbellum Constitution and the Spending Power" LaCroix, Alison Mar 7, 2013 Yes
"The Law and Policy of Judicial Retirement " Posner, Eric Stephen J. Choi and G. Mitu Gulati Mar 29, 2011
"The Law of Religious Liberty in a Tolerant Society " Leiter, Brian Jan 28, 2011
"The Lawyer's Library in the Early American Republic" LaCroix, Alison Nov 19, 2012
"The Methodology of Legal Philosophy" Leiter, Brian Alex Langlinais Oct 30, 2012
"The Perilous Position of the Rule of Law and the Administrative State" Epstein, Richard A. Feb 11, 2013
"The Politics of Incivility" Harcourt, Bernard E. Mar 21, 2012
"The Problem of Measuring Legal Change, with Application to Bell Atlantic v. Twombly" Hubbard, William H. J. Oct 11, 2011
"The Questionable Basis of the Common European Sales Law: The Role of an Optional Instrument in Jurisdictional Competition" Posner, Eric May 2, 2012
"The Razors-and-Blades Myth(s) " Picker, Randal C. Jan 7, 2011