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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 38,558
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 9,696
3.

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 5,231
4.

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 4,757
5.

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 3,990
6.

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 3,758
7.

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 3,755
8.

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 3,303
9.

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 3,006
10.

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 2,958
11.

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 2,866
12.

Why Legal Positivism?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 2,787
13.

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 2,642
14.

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 2,549
15.

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 2,496
16.

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 2,483
17.

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 2,470
18.

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 2,342
19.

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 2,328
20.

'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 2,213
21.

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 2,190
22.

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 2,180
23.

How to Lose a Constitutional Democracy

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 65, 2018
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 2,141
24.

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 2,139
25.

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 2,131
26.

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 2,106
27.

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 2,065
28.

Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?

106 California Law Review (2018 Forthcoming), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 610
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,059
29.

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
Downloads 1,946
30.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,894
31.

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 1,886
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 1,874
33.

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 1,850
34.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,831
35.

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 1,744
36.

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 1,727
37.

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 1,670
38.

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 1,661
39.

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 1,659
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 1,615
41.

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 1,573
42.

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 1,550
43.

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 1,480
44.

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 1,466
45.

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 1,442
46.

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 1,403
47.

Naturalizing Jurisprudence: Three Approaches

THE FUTURE OF NATURALISM, J. Shook & P. Kurtz, eds., Prometheus Books, Amherst, NY, 2009, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 1,364
48.

Nietzsche Against the Philosophical Canon

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 438
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 1,272
49.

Ideological Voting on Federal Courts of Appeals: A Preliminary Investigation

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 198; U Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 50; AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 03-9
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, University of California, San Diego and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,262
50.

Abortion, Dignity and a Capabilities Approach

FEMINIST CONSTITUTIONALISM, Beverly Baines, Daphne Barak-Erez, Tsvi Kahana, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011, U of Chicago Public Law Working Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,258