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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 38,881
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 9,863
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 5,620
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 5,416
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 4,790
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 3,813
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 3,772
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 3,326
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 3,024
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 2,969
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 2,896
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 2,830
13.

Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?

106 California Law Review, 2018, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 610
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 2,697
14.

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 2,652
15.

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 2,555
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 2,520
17.

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 2,519
18.

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 2,480
19.

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 2,443
20.

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 2,396
21.

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 2,331
22.

'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 2,234
23.

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 2,207
24.

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 2,193
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 2,160
26.

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 2,145
27.

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 2,120
28.

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 2,080
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 1,955
30.

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 1,914
31.

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 1,912
32.

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 1,905
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 1,854
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

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Downloads 1,835
35.

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 1,747
36.

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 1,747
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 1,673
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 1,672
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 1,668
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 1,634
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 1,618
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 1,557
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 1,487
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 1,479
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 1,454
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 1,428
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 1,369
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 1,278
49.

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 1,268
50.

Other People's Money

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, Symposium issue, 2008, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,264