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Richard H. McAdams : Publications

Book Sections

"Vengeance, Complicity, and Criminal Law in Othello." In Shakespeare and the Law: A Conversation Among Disciplines and Professions, B. Cormack, M. Nussbaum & R. Streier, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2013.

"Bill Stuntz And The Principal-Agent Problem In Criminal Law." In The Political Heart Of Criminal Procedure: Essays On Themes Of William J. Stuntz, M. Klarman, D. Skeel, & C. Steiker, eds. Oxford University Press, 2012.

"The Expressive Power of Adjudication in an Evolutionary Context." In Law, Economics, and Evolutionary Theory, edited by P. Zumbansen and G.P. Calliess. Edward Elgar, 2011.

"Resentment, Excuse, and Norms." In The Hart-Fuller Debate, 50 Years on, edited by Peter Cane. Hart Publishing, 2010.

"Behavioral Criminal Law and Economics." In Criminal Law and Economics, edited by N. Garoupa. Edward Elgar, 2009 (with Thomas S. Ulen).

"The Political Economy of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Pessimists' View, The Entrapment Defense Defended, Jury Nullification Checks Prosecutorial Power, and For General Deterrence." In Criminal Law Conversations, edited by K. Ferzan P.H. Robinson, and S. Garvey Oxford UP, 2009.

"Social Control and Crime." In New Oxford Companion to Law, edited by Peter Cane and Joanne Conaghan. Oxford University Press, 2008.

"Constructing Focal Points Through Legal Expression: Two Experimental Tests." In Experimental Studies in Crime, Deviance, and Law. Rowman and Littlefield, 2007 (with J. Nadler).

"Norms and the Law." In The Handbook of Law and Economics, edited by A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven M. Shavell. Elsevier Science, 2007 (with E. Rasmusen).

"Conventions and Norms: Philosophical Aspects." In vol. 4 of International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Neil J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes. Elsevier Science, 2001.

"Experimental Law and Economics." In vol. 1 of Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, edited by Boudewijn Bouckaert and Gerrit De Geest. Edward Elgar, 2000.

Journal Articles

"Present Bias And Criminal Law." 2011 Illinois Law Review 1607 (2011).

"Economic Costs of Inequality." 2010 University of Chicago Legal Forum 23 (2010).

"Richard Epstein and Discrimination Law " 44 Tulsa Law Review 839 (2009).

"Belief in a Just World, Blaming the Victim, and Hate Crime Statutes." 5(1) Review of Law and Economics 311 (2009) (with Dhammika Dharmapala and Nuno Garoupa).

"Beyond the Prisoner's Dilemma: Coordination, Game Theory, and Law." 82 Southern California Law Review 173 (2009).

"Private Enforcers of International Law and Norms." 165 Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 58 (2009) (Comment).

"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 J. Nadler).

"Hate Crime: A Behavioral Economic Analysis." 90 Kritische Vierteljahresschrift für Gesetzgebung und Rechtswissenschaft 118 (2007) (with D. Dharmapala and N. Garoupa).

"Reforming Entrapment Doctrine in United States v. Hollingsworth." 74 University of Chicago Law Review 1795 (2007) (special issue Commemorating Twenty-Five Years of Judge Richard A. Posner).

"Guilt and Crime." Review of In America as in Omelas, by Ana Zablah. 2 Carceral Notebooks 153 (2006) (invited comment).

Review of Why Societies Need Dissent, by Cass Sunstein. 43 Journal of Economic Literature 173 (2005).

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

"The Expressive Power of Adjudication." 2005 University of Illinois Law Review 1043 (2005).

"The Political Economy of Entrapment." 96 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 107 (2005).

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

"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 J. Nadler).

"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 D. Dharmapala).

"Adjudicating in Anarchy: An Expressive Theory of International Dipute Resolution." 45 William and Mary Law Review 1229 (2004) (with T. Ginsburg).

"Cultural Contingency and Economic Function: Bridge-Building from the Law and Economics Side." 38 Law and Society Review 221 (2004) (invited comment on the Presidential Address).

"The Condorcet Jury Theorem and the Expressive Function of Law: A Theory of Informative Law." 5 American Law and Economics Review 1 (2003) (with D. Dharmapala).

Review of Signaling Discount Rates: Law, Norms, and Economic Methodology, by Eric A. Posner. 110 Yale Law Journal 625 (2001).

"A Focal Point Theory of Expressive Law." 79 Virginia Law Review 339 (2000).

"Modeling Morality: What Are the Limits to Self-Directed Preference Change?" 78 Boston University Law Review 947 (1998) (invited comment for symposium on The Path of the Law Today).

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

"Accounting for Norms." Wisconsin Law Review 625 (1997) (invited comment on Law and Society and Law and Economics: Common Ground, Irreconcilable Differences).

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

"The Surprisngly Complex Case Against Theft." 17 International Review of Law and Economics 367 (1997) (with R. Hasen).

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

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

"Relative Preferences." 102 Yale Law Journal 1 (1992).

"Tying Privacy in Knotts: Beeper Monitoring and Collective Fourth Amendment Rights." 71 Virginia Law Review 297 (1985) (student note).

Encyclopedia Articles

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