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1.

Conspiracy Theories

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-03, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 199, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 41,308
2.

Libertarian Paternalism is Not an Oxymoron

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 10,426
3.

Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap

82 University of Chicago Law Review, 831 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and Public Policy Institute of California
Downloads 6,862
4.

Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 4, 1999, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 181, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 384
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 30 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,832
5.

Is Capital Punishment Morally Required? The Relevance of Life-Life Tradeoffs

U Chicago Law & Econ, Olin Working Paper No. 239; AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-06; U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 85
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,994
6.

Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?

106 California Law Review 45, 2018, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 610
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 4,169
7.

Monogamy's Law: Compulsory Monogamy and Polyamorous Existence

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 58, New York University Review of Law & Social Change, Vol. 29, p. 277, 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 03 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,999
8.

Broken Windows: New Evidence from New York City and a Five-City Social Experiment

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 73, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 3,991
9.

Presidential Obstruction of Justice

106 California Law Review (2018 Forthcoming), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 647
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 3,991
10.

How to Lose a Constitutional Democracy

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 65, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 642
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 3,835
11.

Climate Change Justice

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 354, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 177
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,411
12.

Beyond the Precautionary Principle

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 149; U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 38
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,188
13.

Social and Economic Rights? Lessons from South Africa

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 12; U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,075
14.

The New Legal Realism

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming , U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 372, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Dec 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,989
15.

Why Legal Positivism?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,984
16.

The Epistemic Status of the Human Sciences: Critical Reflections on Foucault

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 279
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,878
17.

Muslim Profiles Post-9/11: Is Racial Profiling an Effective Counterterrorist Measure and Does it Violate the Right to Be Free from Discrimination?

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 288, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 123
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Columbia University
Downloads 2,662
18.

Interpretation and Institutions

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 156; U Chicago Public Law Research Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,638
19.

The Case Against Free Speech

38 Sydney Law Review 407 (2016)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,634
20.

Why Does the American Constitution Lack Social and Economic Guarantees?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,599
21.

Soft Law

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,559
22.

Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 850, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 665, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University, University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 2,490
23.

'Becker on Ewald on Foucault on Becker': American Neoliberalism and Michel Foucault's 1979 'Birth of Biopolitics' Lectures

University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 614, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 401
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers and Columbia University
Downloads 2,354
24.

Which States Have the Best (and Worst) High Courts?

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 405, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 217, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,354
25.

The Decline of the International Court of Justice

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 233; U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,310
26.

The Radicalism of Legal Positivism

Guild Practitioner, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,288
27.

The Methodology of Legal Philosophy

H. Cappelen, T. Gendler, & J. Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago and University of Chicago
Downloads 2,267
28.

A Social Networks Theory of Privacy

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 230; U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 79
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 03 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 2,256
29.

Nietzsche's Naturalism Reconsidered

Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche, 2009, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 235
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,207
30.

Moral Skepticism and Moral Disagreement in Nietzsche

Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Vol. 9 (Oxford University Press, 2014), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,160
31.

Second-Order Decisions

Ethics, 2000
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Center for the Study of Rationality

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Downloads 2,051
32.

The Rights of Animals: A Very Short Primer

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 157; U of Chicago, Public Law Research Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,049
33.

An FDA for Financial Innovation: Applying the Insurable Interest Doctrine to 21st Century Financial Markets

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 589, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 2,022
34.

Climate Change and International Human Rights Litigation: A Critical Appraisal

University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 329, University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,995
35.

Expectations and Expatriations: A Long-Run Event Study

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 445
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Business Department of Accountancy
Downloads 1,947
36.

How to Influence States: Socialization and International Human Rights Law

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 54, 2004
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Mar 2004
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 1,875
37.

Legal Formalism and Legal Realism: What Is the Issue?

Legal Theory, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 1,875
38.

The Law of Interpretation

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 130, No. 4, p. 1079, 2017, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 583, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-34
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 May 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,828
39.

The Constitution of the Roman Republic: A Political Economy Perspective

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 540, U of Chicago, Public Law & Legal Theory Working Paper No. 327
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,793
40.

Why Legal Positivism (Again)?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 442
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 1,754
41.

Beyond the Prisoners' Dilemma: Coordination, Game Theory, and Law

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, 2009, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 437, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 1,721
42.

Montreal vs. Kyoto: A Tale of Two Protocols

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming, AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-17, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 136, U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,719
43.

Optimal War and Jus Ad Bellum

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 211; U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 May 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and Stanford University - Law School
Downloads 1,698
44.

Becker and Foucault on Crime and Punishment

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 654, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 440, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 456
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers and Columbia University
Downloads 1,648
45.

Foundations of Religious Liberty: Toleration or Respect?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 275, San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 1,579
46.

Risk as a Proxy for Race

Criminology and Public Policy, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Law & Economics Olin Working Paper No. 535, University of Chicago Public Law Working Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University
Downloads 1,568
47.

Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Decentralized Decisions

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2005, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 1,536
48.

When to Overthrow Your Government: The Right to Resist in the World's Constitutions

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 5, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-46, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,533
49.

Indignation: Psychology, Politics, Law

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 346, NEUROBIOLOGY OF HUMAN VALUES, Jean-Pierre P. Changeux et. al., eds., 2005, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Princeton University and Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,518
50.

The Death of Rules and Standards

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 92, No. 4, 2017, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 550, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 738
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,483