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William M. Landes : Publications

Books (Author)

    The Behavior of Federal Judges: a Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice (Harvard University Press, 2013) (edited with Richard A. Posner & Lee Epstein). [CU]

    The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Law (AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies, 2004) (edited with Richard A. Posner). [CU] [WWW]

    The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law (Harvard University Press, 2003) (edited with Richard A. Posner) (also published in Spanish and Chinese). [CU]

    Winning the Art Lottery: The Economic Returns to the Ganz Collection (University of Chicago Law School, 2000). [CU]

    The Economic Structure of Tort Law (Harvard University Press, 1987) (edited with Richard A. Posner) (also published in Chinese). [CU]

    Essays in the Economics of Crime and Punishment (National Bureau of Economic Research, 1974) (edited with Gary S. Becker). [CU]

Journal Articles

    "The Best for Last: The Timing of U.S. Supreme Court Decisions," 64 Duke Law Journal __ (2015). [CU] [WWW]

    "How Business Fares in the Supreme Court," 97 Minnesota Law Review 1431 (2013) (with Richard A. Posner, Lee Epstein). [CU]

    "Was There Ever Such a Thing as Judicial Self-Restraint?," 100 California Law Review 557 (2012) (with Lee Epstein). [CU]

    "Are Even Unanimous Decisions in the United States Supreme Court Ideological?," 106 Northwestern University Law Review 699 (2012). [CU]

    "Why (and When) Judges Dissent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis," 3 Journal of Legal Analysis 101 (2011). [CU]

    "Measuring Coase's Influence," 54 Journal of Law and Economics S383 (2011) (with Sonia Lahr-Pastor). [CU]

    "Nietzsche’s Naturalism Reconsidered," 29 Cadernos Nietzsche 77 (2011) (Portuguese translation). [CU]

    "Inferring the Winning Party in the Supreme Court from the Pattern of Questioning at Oral Argument," 39 Journal of Legal Studies 433 (2010). [CU]

    "Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study," 1 Journal of Legal Analysis 775 (2009) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Posner on Beanie Babies," 74 University of Chicago Law Review 1761 (2007). [CU]

    "An Empirical Analysis of Intellectual Property Litigation: Some Preliminary Results," 41 Houston Law Review 749 (2004). [CU]

    "An Empirical Analysis of the Patent Court," 71 University of Chicago Law Review 111 (2004) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Indirect Liability for Copyright Infringement: Napster and Beyond," 17 Journal of Economic Perspectives 113 (2003). [CU] [WWW]

    "The Empirical Side of Law and Economics," 70 University of Chicago Law Review 167 (2003). [CU]

    "Indirect Liability for Copyright Infringement: An Economic Perspective," 16 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 395 (2003) (with Douglas Gary Lichtman). [CU] [SSRN]

    "The Empirical Side of Law & (and) Economics," 70 University of Chicago Law Review 167 (2003). [CU]

    "Indefinitely Renewable Copyright," 70 University of Chicago Law Review 471 (2003) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Harmless Error," 30 Journal of Legal Studies 161 (2001) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU] [SSRN]

    "What Has the Visual Artist's Rights Act of 1990 Accomplished?," 25 Journal of Cultural Economics 283 (2001). [CU]

    "Introduction Interpreting Legal Citations: Introduction," 29 Journal of Legal Studies 317 (2000). [CU]

    "Copyright, Borrowed Images, and Appropriation Art: An Economic Approach," 9 George Mason Law Review 1 (2000). [CU] [WWW]

    "Citations, Age, Fame, and the Web," 29 Journal of Legal Studies 319 (2000) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Winning the Art Lottery: The Economic Returns to the Ganz Collection," 66 Recherches Economiques de Louvain 111 (1999). [CU]

    "Judicial Influence: A Citation Analysis of Federal Courts of Appeals Judges," 27 Journal of Legal Studies 271 (1998) (with Lawrence Lessig & Michael E. Solimine). [CU]

    "Market Power in Antitrust Cases Market Power: Concept and Measurement," 27 Journal of Reprints for Antitrust Law and Economics 493 (1997) (with Richard A. Posner) (originally published as 94 Harvard Law Review 937 1981). [CU]

    "The Art of Law and Economics: An Autobiographical Essay," 41 American Economist 31 (1997). [CU]

    "Contribution among Antitrust Defendants: A Legal And Economic Analysis," 26 Journal of Reprints for Antitrust Law and Economics 337 (1996) (with Richard A. Posner, Frank H. Easterbrook) (originally published as 23 Journal of Law & Economics 331 1980). [CU]

    "Heavily Cited Articles in Law," 71 Chicago-Kent Law Review 825 (1995) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Should Indirect Purchasers Have Standing to Sue under the Antitrust Laws? An Economic Analysis of the Rule of Illinois Brick," 25 Journal of Reprints for Antitrust Law and Economics 825 (1995) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Optimal Sanctions for Antitrust Violations Antitrust Damage Reform," 26 Journal of Reprints for Antitrust Law and Economics 77 (1995) (reprint of 50 University of Chicago Law Review 652 1983). [CU]

    "Counterclaims: An Economic Analysis," 14 International Review of Law and Economics 235 (1994). [CU]

    "The Economics of Anticipatory Adjudication," 23 Journal of Legal Studies 683 (1994) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "The Influence of Economics on Law: A Quantitative Study," 36 Journal of Law and Economics 153 (1993) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Sequential versus Unitary Trials: An Economic Analysis," 22 Journal of Legal Studies 99 (1993). [CU]

    "Copyright Protection of Letters, Diaries, and Other Unpublished Works: An Economic Approach," 21 Journal of Legal Studies 79 (1992). [CU]

    "Some Economics of Trade Secret Law," 5 Journal of Economic Perspectives 61 (1991). [CU]

    "Insolvency and Joint Torts: A Comment The Law and Economics of Risk: Comment," 19 Journal of Legal Studies 679 (1990). [CU]

    "An Economic Analysis of Copyright Law," 18 Journal of Legal Studies 325 (1989) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "The Economics of Trademark Law," 78 Trademark Reporter 267 (1988) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Trademark Law: An Economic Perspective," 30 Journal of Law and Economics 265 (1987) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "A Positive Economic Analysis of Products Liability," 14 Journal of Legal Studies 535 (1985) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Tort Law as a Regulatory Regime for Catastrophic Personal Injuries," 13 Journal of Legal Studies 417 (1984) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "On the Resignation of Ronald H. Coase," 26 Journal of Law and Economics iii (1983). [CU]

    "Optimal Sanctions for Antitrust Violations," 50 University of Chicago Law Review 652 (1983) (reprinted in 25 Journal of reprints for Antitrust and Economics 727 1995). [CU]

    "Harm to Competition: Cartels, Mergers and Joint Ventures The Economics of Horicontal Restraints," 52 Antitrust Law Journal 625 (1983). [CU]

    "Causation in Tort Law: An Economic Approach," 12 Journal of Legal Studies 109 (1983) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "An Economic Theory of Intentional Torts," 1 International Review of Law and Economics 127 (1981) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Contribution among Antitrust Defendants: A Legal and Economic Analysis," 23 Journal of Law and Economics 331 (1980) (with Richard A. Posner, Frank H. Easterbrook). [CU]

    "The Positive Economic Theory of Tort Law," 15 Georgia Law Review 851 (1980) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Market Power in Antitrust Cases," 94 Harvard Law Review 937 (1980) (with Richard A. Posner) (reprinted in 27 Journal of reprints for Antitrust and Economics 493 1995). [CU]

    "Legal Change, Judicial Behavior, and the Diversity Jurisdiction," 9 Journal of Legal Studies 367 (1980) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "The Economics of Passing On: A Reply to Harris and Sullivan," 128 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1274 (1980) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Joint and Multiple Tortfeasors: An Economic Analysis," 9 Journal of Legal Studies 517 (1980) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Benefits and Costs of Airline Mergers: A Case Study," 11 Bell Journal of Economics 65 (1980). [CU]

    "Should Indirect Purchasers Have Standing to Sue under the Antitrust Laws? An Economic Analysis of the Rule of Illinois Brick," 46 University of Chicago Law Review 602 (1979) (with Richard A. Posner) (reprinted in 25 Journal of reprints for Antitrust and Economics 825 1995). [CU]

    "Adjudication as a Private Good," 8 Journal of Legal Studies 235 (1979) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "An Economic Study of U.S. Aircraft Hijacking, 1961-1976," 21 Journal of Law and Economics 1 (1978). [CU]

    "Salvors, Finders, Good Samaritans, and Other Rescuers: An Economic Study of Law and Altruism," 7 Journal of Legal Studies 83 (1978) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Altruism in Law and Economics," 68 American Economic Review 417 (1978) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Should We Tax Virgin Materials to Finance Waste Disposal?," 9 Waste Age 12 (1978) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis," 19 Journal of Law and Economics 249 (1976) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "The Independent Judiciary in an Interest-Group Perspective," 18 Journal of Law and Economics 875 (1975) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "The Private Enforcement of Law," 4 Journal of Legal Studies 1 (1975) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Legality and Reality: Some Evidence on Criminal Procedure," 3 Journal of Legal Studies 287 (1974). [CU]

    "The Bail System: An Economic Approach," 2 Journal of Legal Studies 79 (1973). [CU]

    "Compulsory Schooling Legislation: An Economic Analysis of Law and Social Change in the Nineteenth Century," 32 Journal of Economic History 54 (1972) (with Lewis Solomon). [CU]

    "An Economic Analysis of the Courts," 14 Journal of Law and Economics 61 (1971). [CU]

    "Roundtable on the Allocation of Resources to Law Enforcement," 59 American Economic Review 505 (1969). [CU]

    "The Economics of Fair Employment Laws," 76 Journal of Political Economy 507 (1968). [CU]

    "The Effect of State Fair Employment Laws on the Economic Position of Nonwhites," 57 American Economic Review 578 (1967). [CU]

Book Sections

    "Trademark Law: An Economic Perspective," in Trademark and Unfair Competition Law Volume 1: Themes and Theories, Graeme B. Dinwoodie & Mark D. Janis eds. (Edward Elgar, 2014) (with Richard A. Posner) (originally published as 30 J Law & Economics 265 1987). [CU]

    "The Art of Law and Economics: An Autobiographical Essay," in Law and Economics: A Reader, Alain Marciano ed. (Routledge, 2009). [CU]

    "The Economic Analysis of Art Law," in Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture, Victor A. Ginsburgh & David Throsby eds. (Elsevier, 2006). [CU]

    "The Test of Time: Does Twentieth Century American Art Survive?," in Contributions to Economic Analysis: The Economics of Art and Culture, Victor A. Ginsburgh ed. (Elsevier Science, 2004). [CU]

    "Acts of Terror with Guns: Multiple Victim Shootings.," in The Bias against Guns, (2003) (with John Lott). [CU]

    "Copyright, Borrowed Images, and Appropriation Art: An Economic Approach," in Copyright in the Cultural Industries, Ruth Towse ed. (Edward Elgar, 2002). [CU]

    "Copyright," in The Handbook of Cultural Economics, Ruth Towse ed. (Edward Elgar, 2002). [CU]

    "The Social Market for the Great Masters and Other Collectibles," in Social Economics: Market Behavior in a Social Environment, (Harvard University Press, 2000). [CU]

    "The Art of Law and Economics: An Autobiographical Essay," in Passion and Craft: Economists at Work, Michael Szenberg ed. (University of Michigan Press, 1999). [CU]

    "Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis," in Scientific Models of Legal Reasoning: Economics, Artifical Intelligence, and the Physical Sciences, Scott Brewer ed. (Garland Publications, 1998) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Sequential and Bifurcated Trials," in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law 3. Peter Newman ed. (Grove Dictionaries, 1998). [CU]

    "Gary S. Becker," in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law 1. Peter Newman ed. (Grove Dictionaries, 1998). [CU]

    "The Economics of Legal Disputes over the Ownership of Works of Art and Other Collectibles," in Essays in the Economics of the Arts, Victor A. Ginsburgh & Pierre-Michel Menger eds. (Elsevier Science, 1996) (with Richard A. Posner). [CU]

    "Harm to Competition: Cartels, Mergers, and Joint Ventures," in Antitrust Policy in Transition: The Convergence of Law and Economics, E. Fox & J. Halverson eds. (American Bar Association, 1984). [CU]

    "An Introduction to the Economics of Antitrust," in Antitrust: Cases, Economic Notes, and Other Materials, Richard A. Posner & Frank H. Easterbrook eds. (West, 1980). [CU]

    "An Economic Analysis of the Courts," in Essays in the Economics of Crime and Punishment, Gary S. Becker & William M. Landes eds. (National Bureau of Economic Research, 1974). [CU]

    "The Bail System: An Economic Approach," in Essays in the Economics of Crime and Punishment, Gary S. Becker & William M. Landes eds. (National Bureau of Economic Research, 1974). [CU]

    "Foreign Criminal Procedure: A Comment," in The Economics of Crime and Punishment, Simon Rottenberg ed. (American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1973). [CU]

    "Law and Economics," in Fifty-first Annual Report of the National Bureau of Economic Research, (NBER, 1971). [CU]

Other Publications

    "New Light on Punitive Damages," Regulation, 1986 (with Richard A. Posner). [WWW]