Michael D. Gilbert

University of Virginia School of Law

Professor

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Disclosure and Corruption

Election Law Journal, Vol. 14, p. 148, 2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-37, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2013-10
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Michael D. Gilbert and Benjamin Aiken
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - School of Law, Degree Candidate Author
Downloads 242 (79,222)

Abstract:

Election Law, Campaign Finance, Disclosure, Corruption

2.

Judicial Independence and Social Welfare

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 112, p. 575, 2014, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-26, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 185 (116,332)

Abstract:

judicial independence, accountability, judicial elections, judicial selection

3.

The Problem of Voter Fraud

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, p. 739, 2015., Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-56, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-15
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 178 (81,039)

Abstract:

voter ID, right to vote, voter fraud, vote suppression

4.

Campaign Finance Disclosure and the Information Tradeoff

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 1847, 2013, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-13, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-66
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 161 (123,634)

Abstract:

campaign finance disclosure, first amendment, information interest, chilling effect

5.

A Theory of Direct Democracy and the Single Subject Rule

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 110, p. 687, 2010, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2010-02, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1448043
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2012
Michael D. Gilbert and Robert D. Cooter
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 155 (133,839)
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6.

Disclosure, Credibility, and Speech

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 27, p. 627, 2012, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-01, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-05
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 141 (150,982)

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7.

Insincere Rules

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, p. 2185, 2015, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 8, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2016
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 119 (158,920)

Abstract:

rules, enforcement, compliance

8.

The Coordination Fallacy

Florida State University Law Review, (2016) Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 7, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 12 May 2015
Michael D. Gilbert and Brian Barnes
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - School of Law, Alumnus or Degree Candidate Author
Downloads 107 (150,982)

Abstract:

campaign, finance, coordination, corruption, quid pro quo

9.

Interpreting Initiatives

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 1621, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-68, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2012-14
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 78 (234,530)

Abstract:

direct democracy, initiatives, interpretation, judicial review

10.

Does Law Matter? Theory and Evidence from Single Subject Adjudication

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 40, p. 333, 2011, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-26
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2015
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 58 (264,759)
Citation 2

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11.

Direct Democracy, Courts, and Majority Will

Election Law Journal, Vol. 9, p. 211, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2015
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 47 (315,589)

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12.

Single Subject Rules and the Legislative Process

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 67, p. 803, 2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2015
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 43 (291,912)
Citation 4

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13.

Less Can Be More: Conflicting Ballot Proposals and the Highest Vote Rule

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 38, p. 383, 2009, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2010-05
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2015
Michael D. Gilbert and Joshua M. Levine
University of Virginia School of Law and Independent
Downloads 36 (333,205)

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14.

Reply to Hasen and Matsusaka

Columbia Law Review Sidebar, Vol. 110, No. 59, 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1679533
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
Robert D. Cooter and Michael D. Gilbert
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 32 (359,535)

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15.

Aggregate Limits in the States

Forthcoming in Democracy by the People: Reforming Campaign Finance in America (Timothy K. Kuhner and Eugene D. Mazo eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-52
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
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Abstract:

campaign finance, campaign contributions, aggregate limits, McCutcheon, corruption, election lawcomma separated]

16.

Entrenchment, Incrementalism, and Constitutional Collapse

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-14, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-53
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
Michael D. Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law
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Abstract:

entrenchment, constitutional amendment, constitutional design, constitutional failure, legal stability, originalism, judicial updating

17.

Aggregate Corruption

Kentucky Law Journal, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-13, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-51
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2016
Michael D. Gilbert and Emily Reeder
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - School of Law, Alumnus or Degree Candidate
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Abstract:

campaign finance, campaign contributions, aggregate limits, McCutcheon, corruption, election law