Tom Ginsburg

University of Chicago Law School

Professor of Law

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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1.

How to Lose a Constitutional Democracy

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 65, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 642
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Aziz Z. Huq and Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 4,238 (1,963)
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Constitutions, Democracy, Rule of Law, Authoritarianism, Dictatorship

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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
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Right to Resist

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How Does International Law Work: What Empirical Research Shows

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES, eds., Peter Cane & Herbert Kritzer, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-54
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2010
Tom Ginsburg and Gregory Shaffer
University of Chicago Law School and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 1,337 (13,718)
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empirical studies, international law

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The Empirical Turn in International Legal Scholarship

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 106, p. 1, January 2012, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Gregory Shaffer and Tom Ginsburg
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 1,163 (17,008)
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empirical studies, international law

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Why Do Countries Adopt Constitutional Review?

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-29
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2013
Tom Ginsburg and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,082 (18,996)
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constitutional review, political insurance, diffusion

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Guarding the Guardians: Judicial Councils and Judicial Independence

American Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 444, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 250, Center on Law and Globalization Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 May 2009
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 933 (23,582)
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judicial independence, rule of law

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Does the Process of Constitution-Making Matter?

Annual Review of Law and Social Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
Tom Ginsburg, Zachary Elkins and Justin Blount
University of Chicago Law School, University of Texas, Austin and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 879 (25,316)
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Does the Process of Constitution-Making Matter?

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 5, pp. 201-223, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Tom Ginsburg, Zachary Elkins and Justin Blount
University of Chicago Law School, University of Texas, Austin and University of Illinois at Chicago

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International Substitutes for Domestic Institutions: Bilateral Investment Treaties and Governance

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 25, 2005, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-027
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 823 (28,244)
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The Endurance of National Constitutions

Cambridge University Press, 2009, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 511
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2010
Tom Ginsburg, James Melton and Zachary Elkins
University of Chicago Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas, Austin
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constitutions, comparative law

The Endurance of National Constitutions

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Dec 2012
Tom Ginsburg, Zachary Elkins and James Melton
University of Chicago Law School, University of Texas, Austin and Central Michigan University - College of Business Administration
Downloads 97 (269,118)
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Economic Analysis and Comparative Law

CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO COMPARATIVE LAW, Mauro Bussani, Ugo Mattei, eds., Forthcoming , U Illinois Law & Economics Research, No. LE09-034
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Dec 2009
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 803 (29,192)
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Confucian Constitutionalism: Globalization and Judicial Review in Korea and Taiwan

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 00-03
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Nov 2001
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 771 (30,871)
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Adjudicating in Anarchy: An Expressive Theory of International Dispute Resolution

U Illinois Law & Econ. Research Paper No. LE03-013; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 291
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 28 Jan 2004
Tom Ginsburg and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 720 (33,906)
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Introduction: Comparative Constitutional Law

COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Tom Ginsburg and Rosalind Dixon, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 362
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Rosalind Dixon and Tom Ginsburg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 640 (39,707)
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comparative constitutional law

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Leximetrics: Why the Same Laws are Longer in Some Countries than Others

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE03-012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Oct 2003
Robert D. Cooter and Tom Ginsburg
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 635 (40,125)
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The Unreluctant Litigant? An Empirical Analysis of Japan's Turn to Litigation

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE04-009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Nov 2004
Glenn P. Hoetker and Tom Ginsburg
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 619 (41,555)
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Economic Analysis and the Design of Constitutional Courts

U Illinois Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-25
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 May 2001
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Empirical Work in International Law: A Bibliographical Essay

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-32
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Gregory Shaffer and Tom Ginsburg
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 601 (43,226)
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empirical studies, international law

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An Economic Interpretation of the Pashtunwalli

University of Chicago Legal Forum, Forthcoming, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 548
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2011
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 585 (44,804)
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legal pluralism, private ordering

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Legality in Contemporary Chinese Politics

Virginia Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 657, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 689
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Oct 2018
Taisu Zhang and Tom Ginsburg
Yale University - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 583 (44,976)
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Legality, Authoritarianism, Populism, Political Control, Judicial Professionalism, Chinese Legal Reform

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International Judicial Lawmaking

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Written Constitutions and the Administrative State: On the Constitutional Character of Administrative Law

COMPARATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, Susan Rose-Ackerman, Peter Lindseth, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2010
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 542 (49,335)
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Reputation, Information and the Organization of the Judiciary

Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 503
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 527 (51,138)
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Latin American Presidentialism in Comparative and Historical Perspective

Texas Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 7, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas, Austin and University of Chicago Law School
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constitutional law, presidencies, legal origins

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Constitutional Interpretation in Law-Making: China's Invisible Constitutional Enforcement Mechanism

American Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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China, Constitutional Law, Law, International Law, Enforcement

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Constitutional Islamization and Human Rights: The Surprising Origin and Spread of Islamic Supremacy in Constitutions

Virginia Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 477
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
Dawood I. Ahmed and Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 488 (56,363)
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'We the Peoples': The Global Origins of Constitutional Preambles

George Washington International Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 664, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 447
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2014
Tom Ginsburg, Nick Foti and Daniel Rockmore
University of Chicago Law School, University of Washington - Department of Statistics and Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 456 (61,339)
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The Global Spread of Constitutional Review

Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics (Keith Whittington and Daniel Keleman, eds., 2008).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 443 (63,692)
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On the Interpretability of Law: Lessons from the Decoding of National Constitutions

British Journal of Political Science, FirstViewArticle, December 2012, University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 624
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
University College London - School of Public Policy, University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and University of Illinois
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On the Evasion of Executive Term Limits

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 1807, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 16 May 2011
Tom Ginsburg, James Melton and Zachary Elkins
University of Chicago Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas, Austin
Downloads 418 (68,098)
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Getting to Rights: Treaty Ratification, Constitutional Convergence, and Human Rights Practice

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2013, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 434
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jul 2013
Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg and Beth A. Simmons
University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 412 (69,344)
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Locking in Democracy: Constitutions, Commitment, and International Law

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-14, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Jun 2006
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 410 (69,741)
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Classics in Comparative Law: An Introduction

Tom Ginsburg, Pier Giuseppe Monateri and Francesco Parisi (eds.), Classics in Comparative Law (3 volumes), Edward Elgar (2014), Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Tom Ginsburg, P. G. Monateri and Francesco Parisi
University of Chicago Law School, SciencesPo, Ecole de Droit and University of Minnesota - Law School
Downloads 398 (72,259)
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legal families, comparative legal systems, legal evolution

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Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes

Pp. 1-20 in Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes, edited by Tom Ginsburg and Alberto Simpser (Cambridge University Press, 2014), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Tom Ginsburg and Alberto Simpser
University of Chicago Law School and ITAM-CIE
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Constitutional Endurance

COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, p. 112, Tom Ginsburg and Rosalind Dixon, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 376 (77,168)
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Constitutions

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The Clash of Commitments at the International Criminal Court

Chicago Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 251, Center on Law and Globalization Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 May 2009
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 370 (78,661)
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international criminal law, courts, darfur

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Libertarian Paternalism, Path Dependence, and Temporary Law

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 81, pp. 291-359 (2014), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 645, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 431
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2016
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Deciding Not to Decide: Deferral in Constitutional Design

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 9, Nos. 3/4, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 389
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Rosalind Dixon and Tom Ginsburg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 366 (79,683)
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Commitment and Diffusion: How and Why National Constitutions Incorporate International Law

University of Illinois Law Review, No. 1, 2008, U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2007-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jul 2007
Svitlana Chernykh, Tom Ginsburg and Zachary Elkins
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Political Science, University of Chicago Law School and University of Texas, Austin
Downloads 364 (80,171)
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Public Choice and Constitutional Design

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 451, Elgar Handbook in Public Choice and Public Law, 2009, Center on Law and Globalization Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 358 (81,732)

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Comparative Administrative Procedure: Evidence from Northeast Asia

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. 00-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 352 (83,367)
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Judicial Independence in East Asia: Implications for China

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IN CHINA, Randall Peerenboom, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2010
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 346 (85,063)
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The Teaching/Research Tradeoff in Law: Data from the Right Tail

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 674
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Feb 2014
Tom Ginsburg and Thomas J. Miles
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 333 (88,777)

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Public International Law and Economics Symposium Introduction

Published in: Illinois Law Review (Symposium Issue on International Law and Economics) (2008) 1., U. of St. Gallen Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2007-06
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
Anne van Aaken, Tom Ginsburg and Christoph Engel
University of Hamburg, Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 333 (88,777)
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Law and the Liberal Transformation of the Northeast Asian Legal Complex in Korea and Taiwan

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 May 2006
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 320 (92,776)
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Subconstitutionalism

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Tom Ginsburg and Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 317 (93,743)
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Constitutional Specificity, Unwritten Understandings and Constitutional Agreement

CONSTITUTIONAL TOPOGRAPHY: VALUES AND CONSITUTIONS, A. Sajo and R. Uitz, eds., Eleven International Publishing, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2010
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 298 (100,228)
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Baghdad, Tokyo, Kabul,...: Constitution Making in Occupied States

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-07
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg and James Melton
University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 290 (103,264)
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Building Reputation in Constitutional Courts: Party and Judicial Politics

Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, 2012, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-15
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 283 (106,027)
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The Constitutional Court and the Judicialization of Korean Politics

NEW COURTS IN ASIA, Andrew Harding, et al eds., Routledge, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 282 (106,779)
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Korea, constitutional court

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Political Constraints on International Courts

Chap. 22 (pp. 483-502) in The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication, Oxford University Press, 2013, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 453
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 262 (114,987)
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Empiricism and the Rising Incidence of Coauthorship in Law

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Tom Ginsburg and Thomas J. Miles
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 257 (117,291)
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Lessons for Democratic Transitions: Case Studies from Asia

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-08, ORBIS: A Journal of World Affairs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Oct 2007
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 254 (118,786)
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Does De Jure Judicial Independence Really Matter?

University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 612, Journal of Law and Courts, Vol. 2, pp. 187-217, Fall 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
James Melton and Tom Ginsburg
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 253 (119,286)
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judicial independence

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Eastphalia as a Return to Westphalia

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2010
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 252 (119,758)
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international law, Asian law, human rights

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Judicial Audiences and Reputation: Perspectives from Comparative Law

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-033
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Nov 2009
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 248 (121,658)
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Imagining a World Without the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg and James Melton
University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and University College London - School of Public Policy
Downloads 246 (122,679)

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Constitutional Afterlife: The Continuing Impact of Thailand's Postpolitical Constitution

International Journal of Constitutional Law, January 2009, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 252, Center on Law and Globalization Research Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 246 (122,679)
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Thailand, constitutional court

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Constitutional Choices in Taiwan: Implications of Global Trends

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 242 (124,714)
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Administrative Law and the Judicial Control of Agents in Authoritarian Regimes

THE POLITICS OF COURTS IN AUTHORITARIAN REGIMES, Tom Ginsburg and Tamir Moustafa, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Feb 2012
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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authoritarianism, administrative law, China

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Lawrence Friedman's Comparative Law

LAW, SOCIETY AND HISTORY: ESSAYS ON THEMES IN THE LEGAL HISTORY AND LEGAL SOCIOLOGY OF LAWRENCE M. FRIEDMAN, Robert Gordon, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2010
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Beyond Presidentialism and Parliamentarism

British Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 668, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Jose A. Cheibub, Zachary Elkins and Tom Ginsburg
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Texas, Austin and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 226 (133,533)
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The Comparative Law and Economics of Judicial Councils

Berkley Journal of International Law (BJIL), 2008, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-036
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 225 (134,105)
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Does the Constitutional Amendment Rule Matter at All? Amendment Cultures and the Challenges of Measuring Amendment Difficulty

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 682, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 472
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 May 2014 Last Revised: 07 May 2014
Tom Ginsburg and James Melton
University of Chicago Law School and University College London - School of Public Policy
Downloads 224 (134,681)
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The Warren Court in East Asia: An Essay in Comparative Law

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 04-12
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 May 2004
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Pitfalls of Measuring the Rule of Law

Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, Vol. 3, No. 2, p. 269, September 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2012
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Courts and New Democracies: Recent Works

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 204 (147,160)
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The Citizen as Founder: Public Participation in Constitutional Approval

Temple Law Review, Vol. 81, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2011
Tom Ginsburg, Zachary Elkins and Justin Blount
University of Chicago Law School, University of Texas, Austin and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 194 (154,304)
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Studying Japanese Law Because It's There

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 58, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 294
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2010
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Japanese law, Comparative Law

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Book Review - Democracy, Markets and Doomsaying: Is Ethnic Conflict Inevitable?

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE04-002
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 May 2004
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 185 (161,013)

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Hybrid Judicial Career Structures: Reputation v. Legal Tradition

The Journal of Legal Analysis, 2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 180 (165,105)
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The Market for Elite Law Firm Associates

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 31, 2004, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-038
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Tom Ginsburg and Jeffrey A. Wolf
University of Chicago Law School and University of Washington
Downloads 178 (166,750)
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Judicial Roles in Nonjudicial Functions

Washington University Global Studies Law Review, Vol. 12, pp. 755-782, 2013, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-24, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 676, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 460
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2014
Nuno Garoupa and Tom Ginsburg
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
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judges, nonjudicial functions

73.

Constitutionalism: East Asian Antecedents

Chicago-Kent Law Review, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Dec 2012
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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The Cultural Evolution of National Constitutions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
Dartmouth College - Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College, University of Washington - Department of Statistics, University of Chicago Law School and Santa Fe Institute
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constitutions, topic modeling, cultural diffusion, distant reading

75.

Odious Debt, Odious Credit, Economic Development, and Democratization

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Tom Ginsburg and Thomas S. Ulen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Illinois College of Law
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Irrational War and Constitutional Design: A Reply to Professors Nzelibe and Yoo

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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international law, constitutional law

77.

[Dis-]Informing the People's Discretion: Judicial Deference Under the National Security Exemption of the Freedom of Information Act

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 64, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
Susan Nevelow Mart and Tom Ginsburg
University of Colorado Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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administrative law, FOIA, discretion, national security

78.

The South African Constitutional Court and Socio-Economic Rights as 'Insurance Swaps'

Constitutional Court Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2011, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 650, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 436
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Rosalind Dixon and Tom Ginsburg
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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Evidentiary Privileges in International Arbitration

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 50, No. 2 (April 2001), pp. 345-385, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 656
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Tom Ginsburg and Richard Mosk
University of Chicago Law School and Justice, California Court of Appeal
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Courts vs. Autocrats in Post - Communist Europe

This is a draft version of an essay that appears in the July 2016 issue of the Journal of Democracyā€¯
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 May 2016
Bojan Bugaric and Tom Ginsburg
University of Sheffield, Department of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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constitutional courts, court packing, authoritarian regimes, Post-communist Europe, illiberalism, Hungary, Poland, crisis of constitutional democracy, EU, legal sanctions, economic sanctions

81.

Ancillary Powers of Constitutional Courts

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 7, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Dec 2012
Tom Ginsburg and Zachary Elkins
University of Chicago Law School and University of Texas, Austin
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The Judicialization of Japanese Politics?

In The Japanese Legal System: An Era of Transition, edited by Harry Scheiber and Tom Ginsburg (2013).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
Tom Ginsburg and Tokujin Matsudaira
University of Chicago Law School and Teikyo University
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The Arbitrator as Agent: Why Deferential Review is Not Always Pro-Arbitration

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 4, 2010, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 502
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Dec 2009
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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From Catalonia to California: Secession in Constitutional Law

Alabama Law Review, 2019, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-15
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Tom Ginsburg and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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secession, comparative constitutional law

85.

Eastphalia and Asian Regionalism

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 44, 2011, Center on Law and Globalization Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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East Asian Constitutionalism in Comparative Perspective

Albert H.Y. Chen, ed. Constitutionalism in Asian in the Early 21st Century Cambridge University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Constitutional Advice and Transnational Legal Order

UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law [Vol. 2:101]
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 May 2017
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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88.

Constitutional Knowledge

Forthcoming, KNOW: A Journal on the Formation of Knowledge, 2018
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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comparative constitutional studies

89.

The Politics of Transparency in Japanese Administrative Law

Japanese Law in Transition (Daniel Foote, ed., University of Washington Press, 2008).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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90.

Circles of Trust: A Proposal for Better Migrant Screening

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 817
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Tom Ginsburg and Alberto Simpser
University of Chicago Law School and ITAM-CIE
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immigration, refugees, guest workers

91.

Setting an Agenda for the Socio-Legal Study of Contemporary Buddhism (Introduction)

Asian Journal of Law and Society 3:1-16 (2016), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 643
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2017
Benjamin Schonthal and Tom Ginsburg
University of Otago and University of Chicago Law School
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Law, Religion, Buddhism, Asian Studies

92.

The Dejudicialization of International Politics?

International Studies Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Dec 2018
Daniel Abebe and Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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93.

Constitutional Courts in East Asia: Understanding Variation

3 Journal of Comparative Law 80 (2008)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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94.

Arbitration in Anarchy

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Oct 2017
John A. Ferejohn, Tom Ginsburg and Richard Holden
NYU Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Arbitration, Constitution

95.

Chaining the Dog of War: Comparative Data

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Sep 2014
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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How to Study Constitution-Making: Hirschl, Elster, and the Seventh Inning Problem

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Jul 2017
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Non-US Constitutional Law, political science journals on constitutions

97.

Comments on Law and Versteeg's 'The Declining Influence of the United States Constitution'

New York University Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 762, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg and James Melton
University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and University College London - School of Public Policy
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constitution, american, review

98.

Military Occupations and Their Constitutional Residue

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsburg and James Melton
University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School and Central Michigan University - College of Business Administration
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military, military history, constitutional law, law

99.

Constitution-Making As Transnational Legal Ordering

Constitution-Making and Transnational Legal Order. (2019). In G. Shaffer, T. Ginsburg, & T. Halliday (Eds.), Constitution-Making and Transnational Legal Order (Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy, p. I). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2019-35
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jul 2019
University of Chicago Law School, American Bar Foundation and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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transnational legal order, constitution-making, human rights

100.

International Delegation and State Disaggregation

Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School
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Constitute: The World's Constitutions to Read, Search, and Compare

Journal of Web Semantics First Look
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Jun 2018
University of Texas, Austin, University of Chicago Law School, University College London - School of Public Policy, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Computer Science and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Computer Science
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Constitution, Search, RDB2RDF, Direct Mapping, R2RML, Ontology

102.

The Effects of Liberalization on Litigation: Notes Toward a Theory in the Context of Japan

Wash. U Global Studies Law Review, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Tom Ginsburg and Glenn P. Hoetker
University of Chicago Law School and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration
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Judicial Independence and Human Rights in Autocracies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2019
University of Chicago Harris School, University of Miami - School of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Law School
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judicial independence, autocracy, human rights, repression

104.

International Commercial Arbitration in Asia, 3rd Edition

Juris Publishers, Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013/003
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Shahla F. Ali and Tom Ginsburg
Deputy Director, Program in Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law and University of Chicago Law School

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105.

In Defense of Imperialism? The Rule of Law and the State-Building Project

NOMOS: GETTING TO THE RULE OF LAW, James Fleming, ed., 2011
Posted: 17 Dec 2012
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School

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Constitutional Afterlife: The Continuing Impact of Thailand's Postpolitical Constitution

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 83-105, 2009
Posted: 17 Jan 2009
Tom Ginsburg
University of Chicago Law School

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Playing for Constitutional Time: Interim Constitutions & Transitional Provisions

Ginsburg, Tom, and Eric Alston. "Playing for constitutional time: Interim constitutions and transitional provisions." The Timing of Lawmaking (2017): 110
Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Eric Alston and Tom Ginsburg
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder and University of Chicago Law School

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Interim Constitutions, Transition Provisions, Constitutional Transitions, Constitutional Design, Comparative Constitutional Law, Legal Timing