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Richard H. McAdams : Publications

Books (Author)

    The Expressive Powers of Law: Theories and Limits (Harvard University Press, 2015). [CU] [WWW]

Books (Editor)

    Fairness in Law and Economics (Edward Elgar, 2013) (edited with Lee Anne Fennell). [CU] [WWW]

Journal Articles

    "Book Review (reviewing Miranda Wilson, Poison's Dark Works in Renaissance England (Lewisburg, Pa: Bucknell Univ. Press, 2014))," __ Modern Philology __ (forthcoming 2015).

    "The Law of Police," 82 University of Chicago Law Review 135 (2015) (with Dhammika Dharmapala & Nuno Garoupa). [SSRN]

    "Libertarian Paternalism, Path Dependence, and Temporary Law," 81 University of Chicago Law Review 291 (2014) (with Tom Ginsburg, Jonathan Masur). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Present Bias and Criminal Law," 2011 University of Illinois Law Review 1607 (2011). [CU]

    "Economic Costs of Inequality," 2010 University of Chicago Legal Forum 23 (2010). [CU]

    "Private Enforcers of International Law and Norms," 165 Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 58 (2009). [CU]

    "Belief in a Just World, Blaming the Victim, and Hate Crime Statutes," 5 Review of Law and Economics 311 (2009) (with Dhammika Dharmapala & Nuno Garoupa). [CU]

    "Beyond the Prisoners' Dilemma: Coordination, Game Theory, and Law," 82 Southern California Law Review 209 (2009). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Richard Epstein and Discrimination Law," 44 Tulsa Law Review 839 (2009). [CU]

    "Coordinating in the Shadow of the Law: Two Contextualized Tests of the Focal Point Theory of Legal Compliance," 42 Law and Society Review 865 (2008) (with Janice Nadler). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Hate Crime: A Behavioral Economic Analysis," 90 Kritische Vierteljahresschrift für Gesetzgebung und Rechtswissenschaft 118 (2007) (with Dhammika Dharmapala & Nuno Garoupa). [CU]

    "Reforming Entrapment Doctrine in United States v. Hollingsworth," 74 University of Chicago Law Review 1795 (2007). [CU] [SSRN]

    Comment, "Guilt and Crime: Commentary on Ana Zablah, In America as in Omelas," 2 Carceral Notebooks 153 (2006). [CU]

    "Book Review (reviewing Cass R. Sunstein, Why Societies Need Dissent (2003))," 43 Journal of Economic Literature 173 (2005). [CU]

    "Conformity to Inegalitarian Conventions and Norms: The Contribution of Coordination and Esteem," 88 Monist 238 (2005). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Roundtable Discussion: Must We Choose Between Rationality and Irrationality?," 80 Chicago-Kent Law Review 1257 (2005). [CU]

    "The Political Economy of Entrapment," 96 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 107 (2005). [CU] [SSRN]

    "The Expressive Power of Adjudication," 2005 University of Illinois Law Review 1043 (2005). [CU]

    "Words That Kill - An Economic Model of the Influence of Speech on Behavior (with Particular Reference to Hate Speech)," 34 Journal of Legal Studies 93 (2005) (with Dhammika Dharmapala). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Testing the Focal Point Theory of Legal Compliance: The Effect of Third-Party Expression in an Experimental Hawk/Dove Game," 2 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 87 (2005) (with Janice Nadler). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Adjudicating in Anarchy: An Expressive Theory of International Dispute Resolution," 45 William and Mary Law Review 1229 (2004) (with Tom Ginsburg). [CU]

    "Cultural Contingency and Economic Function: Bridge-Building from the Law & Economics Side," 38 Law and Society Review 221 (2004). [CU]

    "The Condorcet Jury Theorem and the Expressive Function of Law: A Theory of Informative Law," 5 American Law and Economics Review 1 (2003) (with Dhammika Dharmapala). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Introduction to Symposium: Empirical and Experimental Methods in Law," 2002 University of Illinois Law Review 791 (2002) (with Thomas S. Ulen). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Tribute to Gary T. Schwartz," 2002 University of Illinois Law Review 789 (2002) (with Thomas S. Ulen). [CU]

    "Signaling Discount Rates: Law, Norms, and Economic Methodology (reviewing Eric A. Posner, Law and Social Norms (2000))," 110 Yale Law Journal 625 (2001). [CU] [SSRN]

    "An Attitudinal Theory of Expressive Law," 79 Oregon Law Review 339 (2000). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Focal Point Theory of Expressive Law," 86 Virginia Law Review 1649 (2000). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Symposium on Race and Criminal Law: Introduction," 73 Chicago-Kent Law Review 467 (1998). [CU]

    "Modeling Morality: What Are the Limits to Self-Directed Preference Change?," 78 Boston University Law Review 947 (1998). [CU]

    "Race and Selective Prosecution: Discovering the Pitfalls of Armstrong," 73 Chicago-Kent Law Review 605 (1998). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Comment: Accounting for Norms," 1997 Wisconsin Law Review 625 (1997). [CU]

    "The Surprisingly Complex Case Against Theft," 17 International Review of Law and Economics 367 (1997) (with R. Hasen). [CU] [SSRN]

    "The Origin, Development, and Regulation of Norms," 96 Michigan Law Review 338 (1997). [CU]

    "Group Norms, Gossip, and Blackmail," 144 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 2237 (1996). [CU]

    "Cooperation and Conflict: The Economics of Group Status Production and Race Discrimination," 108 Harvard Law Review 1003 (1995). [CU]

    "Epstein on His Own Grounds," 31 San Diego Law Review 241 (1994). [CU]

    "Relative Preferences," 102 Yale Law Journal 1 (1992). [CU]

    "A View from the Box: The Law Professor as Juror," 68 Chicago-Kent Law Review 393 (1992). [CU]

    "Tying Privacy in Knotts: Beeper Monitoring and Collective Fourth Amendment Rights," 71 Virginia Law Review 297 (1985). [CU]

Book Sections

    "Conventions and Norms: Philosophical Aspects," in International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, (Elsevier, 2015). [CU]

    "Do Exclusionary Rules Convict the Innocent?," in Research Handbook on Economic Models of Law, Matthew Baker & Thomas Miceli eds. (Edward Elgar, 2014) (with Dhammika Dharmapala & Nuno Garoupa). [CU]

    "Empathy and Masculinity in Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird," in American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature, Martha Nussbaum & Saul Levmore eds. (Oxford University Press, 2014). [CU]

    "Vengeance, Complicity, and Criminal Law in Othello," in Shakespeare and the Law: A Conversation Among Disciplines and Professions, Bradin Cormack, Martha Nussbaum & Richard Strier eds. (University of Chicago Press, 2013). [CU]

    "Introduction," in Fairness in Law and Economics, Lee Anne Fennell & Richard H. McAdams eds. (Edward Elgar, 2013) (with Lee Anne Fennell). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Bill Stuntz and the Principal-Agent Problem in Criminal Law," in The Political Heart of Criminal Procedure: Essays on Themes of William J. Stuntz, Michael Klarman, David Skeel & Carol Steiker eds. (Oxford University Press, 2012). [CU]

    "The Focal Point Theory Of Expressive Law," in Encyclopedia Of Law And Economics. Francesco Parisi ed. (Edward Elgar, 2012). [CU]

    "The Expressive Power of Adjudication in an Evolutionary Context," in Law, Economics, and Evolutionary Theory, Peer Zumbansen & Gralf-Peter Calliess eds. (Edward Elgar, 2011). [CU]

    "Resentment, Excuse, and Norms," in The Hart-Fuller Debate in the Twenty-First Century, Peter Cane ed. (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2010). [CU]

    "Behavioral Criminal Law and Economics," in Criminal Law and Economics, Nuno Garoupa ed. (Edward Elgar, 2009) (with Thomas S. Ulen). [CU]

    "The Political Economy of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Pessimists' View," in Criminal Law Conversations, Kimberly Kessler Ferzan, Stephen Garvey & Paul H. Robinson eds. (Oxford University Press, 2009). [CU]

    "For General Deterrence (Comment on Chapter 5, Paul H. Robinson, 'The Difficulties of Deterrence as a Distributive Principle')," in Criminal Law Conversations, Kimberly Kessler Ferzan, Stephen Garvey & Paul H. Robinson eds. (Oxford University Press, 2009). [CU]

    "Jury Nullification Checks Prosecutorial Power," in Criminal Law Conversations, Paul H. Robinson, Kimberly Kessler Ferzan & Stephen Garvey eds. (Oxford University Press, 2009). [CU]

    "Social Control and Crime.," in New Oxford Companion to Law, Peter Cane & Joanne Conaghan eds. (Oxford University Press, 2008). [CU]

    "Constructing Focal Points through Legal Expression: An Experimental Test," in Experimental Studies in Criminology and Law: A Research Revolution, Christine Horne & Michael J. Lovaglia eds. (Rowman and Littlefield, 2007) (with Janice Nadler). [CU]

    "Norms and the Law," in The Handbook of Law and Economics, A. Mitchell Polinsky & Steven M. Shavell eds. (Elsevier Science, 2007) (with Eric B. Rasmusen). [CU]

    "Conventions and Norms: Philosophical Aspects," in 4 International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Neil J. Smelser & Paul B. Baltes eds. (Elsevier Science, 2001). [CU]

    "Experimental Law and Economics," in 1 Encyclopedia of Law and Economics. Boudewijn Bouckaert & Gerrit De Geest eds. (Edward Elgar, 2000). [CU]

Working Papers

    "The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics," Coase-Sandor Working Paper Series in Law and Economics, No. 713 (2015) (with Lee Anne Fennell). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Cold-Blooded and High-Minded Murder: The 'Case' of Othello," Crime in Law and Literature Conference Papers(2014) (with Richard Strier).

Other Publications

    "What Did Atticus Finch Think of the Civil Rights Movement?," Huffington Post, February 11, 2015. [WWW]