Jon D. Hanson

Harvard Law School

Alfred Smart Professor of Law

1563 Massachusetts

Griswold 403

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://www.law.harvard.edu/faculty/directory/facdir.php?id=25

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

DOWNLOADS
Rank 1,640

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 1,640

in Total Papers Downloads

15,436

CITATIONS
Rank 3,851

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 3,851

in Total Papers Citations

141

Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Situation: An Introduction to the Situational Character, Critical Realism, Power Economics, and Deep Capture

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, p. 129, 2003-2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-17, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 219 Posted: 17 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Jon D. Hanson and David G. Yosifon
Harvard Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 2,895 (2,430)
Citation 16

Abstract:

2.

The Situational Character: A Critical Realist Perspective on the Human Animal

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-19, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-33
Number of pages: 182 Posted: 18 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
Jon D. Hanson and David G. Yosifon
Harvard Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 1,091 (12,967)
Citation 18

Abstract:

3.

The Great Attributional Divide: How Divergent Views of Human Behavior are Shaping Legal Policy

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-38
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 968 (15,725)
Citation 3

Abstract:

law, legal theory, ideology, psychology, situationism, realism

4.

Broken Scales: Obesity and Justice in America

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 53, p. 1645, 2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 163 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Jon D. Hanson, Adam Benforado and David G. Yosifon
Harvard Law School, Drexel University Kline School of Law and Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 955 (16,298)
Citation 7

Abstract:

5.

Law and Economics

A COMPANION TO PHILOSOPHY OF LAW AND LEGAL THEORY, Dennis Patterson, ed., 2010, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1529806, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2010
Jon D. Hanson, Kathleen Hanson and Melissa Hart
Harvard Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 867 (18,997)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Law and Economics, efficicency, Hand Formula, Carroll Towing, legal history, economic behavioralism, situationism, Richard Posner, distribution

6.

Situationist Torts

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 41, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-35
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 01 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2013
Jon D. Hanson and Michael McCann
Harvard Law School and University of New Hampshire School of Law
Downloads 852 (18,711)
Citation 1

Abstract:

7.

The Illusion of Law: The Legitimating Schemas of Modern Policy and Corporate Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 149 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Ron C. Chen and Jon D. Hanson
U.S. 2nd Circuit and Harvard Law School
Downloads 783 (21,186)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Schemas, Knowledge Structures, Corporate Law, Shareholder Primacy, Profits, Policy Scripts, Corporations

8.

Taking Behavioralism Seriously: The Problem of Market Manipulation

New York University Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 632, 1999, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-54
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 24 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2008
Jon D. Hanson and Douglas A. Kysar
Harvard Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 777 (21,724)
Citation 23

Abstract:

law and economics, economics, economic behavioralism, behavioralism, law and behavioralism, manipulation, market manipulation, heuristic, biases, products liability

9.

The Blame Frame: Justifying (Racial) Injustice in America

Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 41, 2006, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-47
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
Jon D. Hanson and Kathleen Hanson
Harvard Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 750 (18,743)
Citation 6

Abstract:

justifying injustice, race, blame frames, social psychology, American history, injustice dissonance, choicism, race card card, Katrina

10.

Taking Behavioralism Seriously: A Response to Market Manipulation

Roger Williams University Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Jon D. Hanson and Douglas A. Kysar
Harvard Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 727 (26,022)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Torts, Products Liability, Behavioral Law and Economics

11.

Categorically Biased: The Influence of Knowledge Structures on Law and Legal Theory

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 1103, 2004, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-43
Number of pages: 153 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2008
Ron C. Chen and Jon D. Hanson
U.S. 2nd Circuit and Harvard Law School
Downloads 690 (25,745)
Citation 9

Abstract:

social psychology, social cognition, knowledge structures, categories, schemas, primacy, priming, affect, implicit motivations, legal realism, deep capture, illusion of law

12.

Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Ideology, Psychology and Law, 2012, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-18
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2012
Jon D. Hanson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 665 (23,708)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Ideology, Psychology, Law, Legal Theory, Social Psychology, Mind Sciences, Social Cognition

13.

Naive Cynicism: Maintaining False Perceptions in Policy Debates

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-37
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 656 (27,682)

Abstract:

law, legal theory, ideology, psychology, situationism, realism, naive realism, abu ghraib

14.

Taking Behavioralism Seriously: Some Evidence of Market Manipulation

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 112, p. 1420, 1999, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-52
Number of pages: 149 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2009
Jon D. Hanson and Douglas A. Kysar
Harvard Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 598 (29,333)
Citation 22

Abstract:

economic behavioralism, market manipulation, marketing, public relations, products liability, law and economics, tobacco industry, cigarette industry

15.

Legal Academic Backlash: The Response of Legal Theorists to Situationist Insights

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, No. 5, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-45
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 473 (44,445)
Citation 1

Abstract:

social psychology, social cognition, naive cynicism, naive realism, legal theory, policy debates, economic behavioralism

16.

The Costs of Dispositionism: The Premature Demise of Situationist Law and Economics

University of Maryland Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 24, 2005, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2009
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 168 (135,055)
Citation 4

Abstract:

legal theory, law and econonomics, situationism, dispositionism, legal history, intellectual history, social psychology, Richard Posner, Guido Calabresi, ideology