Frederick Schauer

University of Virginia School of Law

David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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1.

Precedent

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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precedent, analogy, legal reasoning, legal theory

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The Exceptional First Amendment

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-021
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Human Rights, Law and Legal Institutions

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Was Austin Right after All?: On the Role of Sanctions in a Theory of Law

Ratio Juris, Vol. 22, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 May 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Legal Reasoning

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Barbara A. Spellman and Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Positivism Before Hart

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Freedom of Expression Adjudication in Europe and America: A Case Study in Comparative Constitutional Architecture

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,390 (19,629)
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freedom of expression, constitutional law, comparative law

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A Critical Guide to Vehicles in the Park

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,372 (19,993)
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jurisprudence, legal reasoning, interpretation

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Why Precedent in Law (and Elsewhere) is Not Totally (or Even Substantially) about Analogy

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-036
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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precedent, analogy, legal reasoning, thinking and reasoning, cognitive psychology, Advocacy and Persuasion, Ethics/Political Philosophy, Law and Legal Institutions

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Balancing, Subsumption and the Constraining Role of Legal Text

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 May 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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On the Open Texture of Law

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Is There a Psychology of Judging?

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION MAKING, David E. Klein and Gregory Mitchell, eds., New York: Oxford University Press, 2008, KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-049
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Sep 2007
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,101 (27,750)
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judges, judging, psychology and law, legal reasoning, judicial reasoning, judicial decision-making

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Legal Fictions Revisited

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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legal fictions, legal language, presumptions, legal rules, legal reasoning

Legal Fictions Revisited

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-29
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Law's Limited Domain Confronts Morality's Universal Empire

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-44, William and Mary Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2006
Larry Alexander and Frederick Schauer
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 984 (32,515)
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positivism, rules and standards, incorporation of morality

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Can Bad Science Be Good Evidence: Lie Detection, Neuroscience, and the Mistaken Conflation of Legal and Scientific Norms

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-14
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Rules of Recognition, Constitutional Controversies, and the Dizzying Dependence of Law on Acceptance

THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, Matthew Adler & Kenneth Himma, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-66
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Aug 2008
Larry Alexander and Frederick Schauer
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 946 (34,367)
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rule of recognition, judicial review, judicial supremacy, interpretation

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Institutions and the Concept of Law: A Reply to Ronald Dworkin (with Some Help from Neil Maccormick)

LAW AS INSTITUTIONAL NORMATIVE ORDER: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF SIR NEIL MACCORMICK, M. Del Mar, ed., Ashgate, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 May 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Social Construction of the Concept of Law: A Reply to Julie Dickson

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 25, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 890 (37,444)
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jurisprudence, conceptual analysis, philosophy of law

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On the Nature of the Nature of Law

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 May 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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philosophy of law, jurisprudence, concept of law, jurisprudential methodology

On the Nature of the Nature of Law

Archiv fur Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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law, nature of law, concept of law, jurisprudence

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Law and Social Cognition

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Barbara A. Spellman and Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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juries, jury decision making, judicial decision making, and law and psychology

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Necessity, Importance, and the Nature of Law

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-19
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Law's Boundaries

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Editor's Introduction to Karl Llewellyn's 'The Theory of Rules'

In Karl Llewellyn's THE THEORY OF RULES, Introduction by Frederick Schauer, (ed.), University of Chicago Press, 2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Authority and Authorities

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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sources, authority, citation, jurisprudence

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Legal Realism Untamed

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-38
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Neutrality and Judicial Review

KSG Working Paper No. RWP03-008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Neutrality and Judicial Review

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 22, 2003
Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law

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Lie-Detection, Neuroscience, and the Law of Evidence

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-49
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Aug 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Lie-Detection, Neuroscience, and the Law of Evidence

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Boundaries of the First Amendment: A Preliminary Exploration of Constitutional Salience

KSG Working Paper Series No. RWP03-024
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 May 2003
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Law and Legal Institutions, Press and Public Policy

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Do Cases Make Bad Law?

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-013
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 631 (59,282)
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Law and Legal Institutions

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Is Law a Technical Language?

San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Nov 2015
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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First Amendment Opportunism

KSG Working Paper No. 00-011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Dec 2000
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 607 (62,217)
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Is it Important to Be Important? Evaluating the Supreme Court's Case Selection Process

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, 2009, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-23
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2017
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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supreme court, case selection, certiorari, docket

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Towards an Institutional First Amendment

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 89, 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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first amendment, freedom of speech, freedom of press, constitutional law

Towards an Institutional First Amendment

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-020
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2005
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 157 (258,270)
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Law and Legal Institutions

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On the Distinction between Speech and Action

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-68
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 552 (70,115)
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freedom of speech, freedom of expression, autonomy, liberty

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Paltering

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Advocacy and Persuasion, Ethics/Political Philosophy, Law and Legal Institutions, Press and Public Policy, Regulation

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A Critical Examination of the Distinction between Interpretation and Construction

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Apr 2019
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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When and How (If at All) Does Law Constrain Official Action? (The Sibley Lecture)

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2010, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Is Defeasibility an Essential Property of Law?

LAW AND DEFEASIBILITY, J. Ferrer, C. Ratti, eds., Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 May 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Harm(s) and the First Amendment

Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-23
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Harm(s) and the First Amendment

The Supreme Court Review 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Stare Decisis: Rhetoric and Reality in the Supreme Court

2017 Supreme Court Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2019
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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stare decisis, precedent, supreme court

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Social Epistemology, Holocaust Denial, and the Post-Millian Calculus

REGULATING HATE SPEECH: CONTEXT, CONTENT, AND REMEDIES, Michael Herz & Peter Molnar, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Dec 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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freedom of expression, John Stuart Mill, Holocaust denial, social epistemology

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Hart's Anti-Essentialism

A. Dolcetti, L. Duarte d'Almeida & J. Edwards, Reading H.L.A. Hart's 'The Concept of Law,' Hart Publishing, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Speech-Ing of Sexual Harassment

KSG Working Paper No. 00-012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Dec 2000
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Speech-Ing of Sexual Harassment

NEW DIRECTIONS IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAW, Catharine MacKinnon and Reva Siegel, eds., Yale University Press, 2000
Posted: 11 Jun 2001
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law

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The Jurisprudence of Custom

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Must Virtue Be Particular?

LAW, VIRTUE & JUSTICE, A. Amaya, H. L. Ho, eds., Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2010, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Unoriginal Textualism

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 90, 2022, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-38
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2021
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitutional interpretation; textualism; originalism; legal interpretation; statutory interpretation

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In Defense of Rule-Based Evidence Law: And Rule-Based Epistemology Too

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Sep 2008
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 429 (94,989)
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Lon Fuller and the Rule of Law

Michael Sevel (ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Rule of Law (London: Routledge, forthcoming 2020), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-46
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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On Open Texture of Law

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-35
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Legal Development and the Problem of Systemic Transition

KSG Working Papers Series No. RWP03-025
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Aug 2003
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 400 (102,987)
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International Development, Law and Legal Institutions

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Deconstructing Law's Normativity

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 397 (103,877)
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legal obligation, normativity, jurisprudence, obedience to law, legal reasons

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Is Expert Evidence Really Different?

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-15
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Frederick Schauer and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 393 (105,094)
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evidence, experts, psychology and law, jury, overvaluation

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On the Relationship between Chapters One and Two of John Stuart Mill’s on Liberty

Capital University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Apr 2011
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Freedom of Expression, John Stuart Mill

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Regulation by Generalization

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-16, KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-048
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Business and Government Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice, Economics - Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources, Law and Legal Institutions, Regulation

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Free Speech, the Search for Truth, and the Problem of Collective Knowledge

SMU Law Review, Vol. 70, pp. 231-52
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Normative Legal Positivism (Prologue)

Cambridge Companion to Legal Positivism (Patricia Mindus & Torben Spaak, eds., Forthcoming 2020)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Facts and the First Amendment (the Melville Nimmer Memorial Lecture)

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 4, 2010, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-22
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Free Speech on Tuesdays

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Ubiquity of Prevention

Andrew Ashworth & Lucia Zender, eds., Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law: Principles and Policies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 Forthcoming), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-28
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Apr 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Friedrich Waismann and the Distinctive Logic of Legal Language

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Second-Order Vagueness in Law

In G. Keil & R. Poscher (eds.), Vagueness in Law: Philosophical & Legal Approaches (Oxford University Press, 2016 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Trouble with Cases

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-09
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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regulation, rule-making, litigation, availability

The Trouble with Cases

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-025
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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regulatory law, litigation, regulation

The Trouble with Cases

NBER Working Paper No. w15279
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2022
Frederick Schauer and Richard J. Zeckhauser
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Probabilistic Causation in the Law

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 176, pp.4-17 (March 2020), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-43, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2020-07
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 May 2020
Frederick Schauer and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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causation, causality, probabilistic causativo, deterministic causation, legal rules

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Calibrating Legal Judgments

The Journal of Legal Analysis, forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-58, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
Frederick Schauer and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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On Treating Unlike Cases Alike

Constitutional Commentary, vol. 34 (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Official Obedience and the Politics of Defining 'Law'

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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obedience to law, compliance, legality, jurisprudence

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Rights, Constitutions, and the Perils of Panglossianism

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Volume 38 (2018, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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rights, constitutionalism, side constraints, cognitive dissonance, cognitive consistency

The Dilemma of Ignorance: Pga Tour, Inc. V. Casey Martin

KSG Faculty Research Working Paper No. 02-004
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Mar 2002
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Law and Legal Institutions

The Dilemma of Ignorance: Pga Tour, Inc. V. Casey Martin

Forthcoming in Supreme Court Review, Vol. 2001
Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law

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Law and Legal Institutions

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Rightful Deprivations of Rights

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-43
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Aug 2018
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Bentham on Presumed Offenses

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-30
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Analogy, Expertise, and Experience

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 1, 2017, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-62
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Frederick Schauer and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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analogy, legal reasoning

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Ruleness

In Legal Rules in Practice (Baudouin Dupret, Julie Colemans & Max Travers Eds.) (London: Routledge, 2021 Forthcoming) , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-72
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitutions of Hope and Fear

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-69
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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On the Relationship Between Law and Legal Reasoning

Forthcoming, Mark McBride & James Penner (eds.), New Essays on the Nature of Legal Reasoning (Hart Publishing, 2021)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Feb 2021
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Role of Rules in the Law of Evidence

Philosophical Foundations of Evidence Law (Chrstian Dahlman, Alex Stein, and Giovanni Tuzet, eds., Oxford University Press, 2021 Forthcoming), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-73
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Law as a Malleable Artifact

In Lukas Burazin, Kenneth Einar Himma and Corrado Roversi (eds.), Law as an Artifact (Oxford University Press, 2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Hohfeld on Legal Language

Forthcoming in The Legacy of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major Works, Select Personal Papers, and Original Commentaries (Shyam Balganesh, Ted Sichelman & Henry Smith eds., Cambridge University Press, 2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Introduction to the Oxford Handbook on Freedom of Speech

Forthcoming in A Stone and F Schauer (eds), Oxford Handbook on Freedom of Speech, Oxford University Press, 2020, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 905
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Oct 2020
Adrienne Stone and Frederick Schauer
University of Melbourne - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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freedom of speech, freedom of expression, constitutional law, comparative constitutional law

78.

Precedent and Similarity

T. Endicott, H. Kristjansson & S. Lewis (eds), Philosophical Foundations of Precedent (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2022/2023), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2022-21
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Mar 2022
Frederick Schauer and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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similarity, precedent, stare decisis, Legal Realism, analogy

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Modeling Tolerance

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-30, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2013
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Toleration, Tolerance, Intervention, Paternalism, Liberty

Modeling Tolerance

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, March 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Social Science and the Philosophy of Law

in John Tasioulas (ed.), Cambridge Companion to the Philosophy of Law (June 2020), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-45
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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81.

Ambivalence About the Law

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Law and Legal Institutions

82.

A Frame Without a Picture: On the Relevance of Law to the Decision of Hard Cases

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2022-39
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2022
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Analogy in the Supreme Court: Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida

The Supreme Court Review, volume 2012 (2014 Forthcoming), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2014
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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84.

Fuller and Kelsen -- Fuller on Kelsen

Archiv fur Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Beiheft 163 (2020), pp.309-18
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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85.

Statistical Evidence and the Problem of Specification

Episteme, vol. 19 (forthcoming 2022)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Oct 2021
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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86.

Sanctions for Acts or Sanctions for Actors

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-41
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jul 2018
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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87.

On the Utility of Religious Toleration

Criminal Law and Philosophy, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2014
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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88.

The Hostile Audience Revisited

Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, "Emerging Threats" Series (2017)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jan 2018
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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89.

Constructing Interpretation

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-74
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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90.

The Political Risks (If Any) of Breaking the Law

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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obedience to law, public officials, legality, legal compliance

91.

Free Speech Overrides

University of Chicago Legal Forum, vol. 2020 (Forthcoming), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-47
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 May 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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92.

Preferences for Law?

Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2017, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-60
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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law, sanctions, coercion, force, legality

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, the Abrams Case, and the Origins of the Harmless Speech Tradition

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2021, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-42
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Every Possible Use of Language?

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-61
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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freedom of speech, First Amendment

95.

The Political Risk (If Any) of Breaking The Law

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-24
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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96.

The Occasions of Law (and the Occasions of Interpretation)

Argumenta, vol. 4 (2018), 41-50
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Feb 2021
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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97.

One Small Step Towards a Metatheory of Evidence and Proof

International Journal of Evidence and Proof, vol 23 (January 2019)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2019
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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Evidence, Prof, Bayesianism, Probabilism, Explanations

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On the Regulative Functions of Constitutive Rules

In P. Di Lucia & E. Fittipaldi (eds.), Revisiting Searle on Deriving "Ought" from "Is" (Palgrave 2021)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2021
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
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99.

Nonlegal Information and the Delegalization of Law

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 29, No. 1, Pt. 2, January 2000
Posted: 12 Jun 2001
Frederick Schauer and Virginia J. Wise
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard Law School

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100.

The Generality of Rights

Legal Theory, Vol. 6, P. 323, 2000
Posted: 21 Nov 2000
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law

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Internet Privacy and the Public-Private Distinction

Posted: 01 Dec 1998
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law

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