Adam S. Chilton

University of Chicago - Law School

Assistant Professor of Law

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

http://www.adamchilton.org

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 732, HKS Working Paper No. 15-049
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,849 (7,647)

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Ideology; Lawyers; Law School; Campaign Donations

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The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-12, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 806, HKS Working Paper No. RWP17-023
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2018
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,689 (8,869)

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Law Professors, Political Ideologies, Legal Profession

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An Empirical Study of Political Bias in Legal Scholarship

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 696
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):96-128, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 756
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges

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Simplification of Privacy Disclosures: An Experimental Test

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 737
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
Omri Ben-Shahar and Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 909 (23,187)

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Challenging the Randomness of Panel Assignment in the Federal Courts of Appeals

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-1, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 529
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Marin K. Levy
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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Do Constitutional Rights Make a Difference?

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 694, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-43
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 09 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitutional Rights, Human Rights, Causal Inference

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Why the Study of International Law Needs Experiments

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 52, no.1, p. 173, 2013
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Dustin H. Tingley
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Department of Government
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International Law, Experiments, Empirical Legal Studies, Treaties, Compliance, Survey Experiments

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Making Doctrinal Work More Rigorous: Lessons from Systematic Reviews

84 University of Chicago Law Review 37 (2017), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 768, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
William Baude, Adam S. Chilton and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Legal scholarship, Systematic Reviews, Doctrinal Analysis, Best Practices, Restatements

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Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring

American Law and Economics Review 19(1):129-161, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. RWP16-031, HKS Working Paper No. 16-031
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Political Ideologies, Law Clerks, Judges, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Ideology

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The Failure of Constitutional Torture Prohibitions

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 44, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2015-01, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 712
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Rights Without Resources: The Impact of Constitutional Social Rights on Social Spending

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-20, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 781, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 598
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitutional Rights, Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, Social Rights, Human Rights, Education Spending, Healthcare Spending

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The Influence of History on States’ Compliance with Human Rights Obligations

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 719, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 513
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Respect for Human Rights: Law and History

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 770
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jul 2016
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 359 (77,509)

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Human Rights, International Law, Treaties, Women’s Rights, Torture

15.

Political Discrimination in the Law Review Selection Process

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 832
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Adam S. Chilton, Jonathan S. Masur and Kyle Rozema
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 348 (80,285)

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Academia, Publication Process, Bias, Statistical Discrimination, Political Ideology, Law Professor, Law Review

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Legal Rasputins? Law Clerk Influence on Voting at the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
Adam Bonica, Adam S. Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
Stanford University, University of Chicago - Law School, Stanford Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Judicial Behavior, Personnel Economics, Law Clerks

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Supplying Compliance: Why and When the United States Complies with WTO Rulings

Yale Journal of International Law, vol. 39, no. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2015
Rachel Brewster and Adam S. Chilton
Duke University School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
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WTO, international trade, compliance, dispute resolution, DSU, domestic politics

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Why Countries Sign Bilateral Labor Agreements

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 807
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 259 (110,946)

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Bilateral Labour Agreements; Migration; Immigration; Treaties; International Law; Human Rights

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The Limitations of Supply Chain Disclosure Regimes

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 53, p. 1, 2017, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 766, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 586
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Galit Sarfaty
University of Chicago - Law School and University of British Columbia – Faculty of Law
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Human Rights, Supply Chain, Disclosure, Survey Experiment, Empirical Legal Research

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The Political Motivations of the United States’ Bilateral Investment Treaty Program

Review of International Political Economy, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 722
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
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Bilateral Investment Treaties, BITs, Investment Law, Treaties, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Law

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The Political Economy of Inward FDI: Opposition to Chinese Mergers & Acquisitions

Chinese Journal of International Politics, vol. 8, no.1, p. 27-57, 2015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Harvard University - Department of Government, Princeton University, University of Chicago - Law School and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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Experimentally Testing the Effectiveness of Human Rights Treaties

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 533
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
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Human Rights, International Law, Experiments, Treaties

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A Reply to Dworkin's New Theory of International Law

University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue, Vol. 80, pp. 105-115, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
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The Influence of International Human Rights Agreements on Public Opinion: An Experimental Study

Chicago Journal of International Law (15): 110-137
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2014
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 189 (150,884)

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Human Rights, International Law, Experiments, Survey Experiments

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Foreign Sovereign Immunity and Comparative Institutional Competence

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 163, pp. 411 - 486, 2015, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Adam S. Chilton and Christopher A. Whytock
University of Chicago - Law School and University of California, Irvine, School of Law
Downloads 175 (161,706)

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Federal Courts, State Department, Comparative Institutional Competence, Institutional Design, Separation of Powers, Foreign Sovereign Immunity, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Foreign State Immunity, Foreign Relations, Foreign Affairs, Empirical Analysis, Judicial Decisionmaking

26.

Reciprocity and Public Opposition to Foreign Direct Investment

British Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 808
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
Adam S. Chilton, Helen V. Milner and Dustin H. Tingley
University of Chicago - Law School, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 164 (171,228)

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International Political Economy; Foreign Direct Investment; Mergers & Acquisitions; Reciprocity; Public Opinion; Survey Experiments

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The Laws of War and Public Opinion: An Experimental Study

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 171, No. 1, pp. 181-201, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 687
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 May 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
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Laws of War, International Humanitarian Law, Public Opinion, Survey Experiment

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Constitutional Courts' Limited Impact on the Protection of Constitutional Rights

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-34
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitutional Rights, Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, Judicial Independence, Judicial Review

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United Nations Endorsement & Support for Human Rights: An Experiment on Women's Rights in Pakistan

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 747, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2016
Gulnaz Anjum, Adam S. Chilton and Zahid Usman
Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Chicago - Law School and Quaid-i-Azam University
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Human Rights, United Nations, Women’s Rights, International Law, Experimental Research

Revisiting Procedure and Precedent in the WTO: An Analysis of US — Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures (China)

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 728
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Mostafa Beshkar and Adam S. Chilton
Indiana University - Bloomington and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 100 (252,330)

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Trade, WTO, Countervailing Duty, Precedent

Revisiting Procedure and Precedent in the WTO: An Analysis of US – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Measures (China)

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. RSCAS 2015/68
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Mostafa Beshkar and Adam S. Chilton
Indiana University - Bloomington and University of Chicago - Law School
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Non-Market Economies, Countervailing and Antidumping Duties, Precedents, Remand Authority, World Trade Organization

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International Law, Constitutional Law, and Public Support for Torture

Research & Politics (2016 Forthcoming), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 22, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 733
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2016
Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Human Rights; Torture; International Law; Constitutional Law; Survey Experiment; Public Opinion

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Reconsidering the Motivations of the United States’ Bilateral Investment Treaty Program

American Society of International Law Proceedings, vol. 108, pp. 373-376, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 700
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2015
Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago - Law School
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BITs, Investment, Treaties

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'Best Practices' in the Design of Privacy Disclosures: An Experimental Test

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2016
Omri Ben-Shahar and Adam S. Chilton
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 107 (239,126)

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Affirmative Action in Law Reviews

Number of pages: 25
Adam S. Chilton, Jonathan S. Masur and Kyle Rozema
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Diversity, Law Reviews, Academic Publishing

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Equality, Procedural Justice, and the World Trade Organization

Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 7, 2012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Adam S. Chilton and Ryan W. Davis
University of Chicago - Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 98 (254,032)

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Global Justice, Political Theory, World Trade Organization

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Did the Creation of the United Nations Human Rights Council Produce a Better 'Jury'?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 597, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 780
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
Adam S. Chilton and Robert Golan-Vilella
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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United Nations, Human Rights, International Organizations, Human Rights Council, Commission on Human Rights

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The Doctrinal Paradox & International Law

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Adam S. Chilton and Dustin H. Tingley
University of Chicago - Law School and Harvard University - Department of Government
Downloads 70 (311,391)

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The Earned Income Tax Credit, Low-Income Workers, and the Legal Aid Community

Columbia Journal of Tax Law, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Nov 2012
Jonathan Schneller, Adam S. Chilton and Joshua Boehm
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Tax Expenditures, Taxation, Earned Income Tax Credit

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Country-Specific Investments and the Rights of Non-Citizen

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Adam S. Chilton and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Human Rights, Migration, Immigration, Bilateral Labor Agreements