Richard H. McAdams

University of Chicago Law School

Bernard D. Meltzer Professor

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Beyond the Prisoners' Dilemma: Coordination, Game Theory, and Law

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, 2009, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 437, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2009
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Behavioral Criminal Law and Economics

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 440, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 244, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-035
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Richard H. McAdams and Thomas S. Ulen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 1,248 (14,396)
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Norms in Law and Economics

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2004
Richard H. McAdams and Eric Bennett Rasmusen
University of Chicago Law School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
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Norms, behavior, conventions, law

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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
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A Focal Point Theory of Expressive Law

As published in Virginia Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 1649-1729, November 2000, (U Illinois Law & Economics RPS version)
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 Jan 2001
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 478 (54,298)
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A Focal Point Theory of Expressive Law

As published in Virginia Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 1649-1729, November 2000
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Aug 2001
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Economic Costs of Inequality

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 370, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 189
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Nov 2007
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Testing the Focal Point Theory of Legal Compliance: Expressive Influence in an Experimental Hawk/Dove Game

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 87-123, 2005 , U Illinois Law & Econ. Research Paper No. LE03-011, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-14, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 285
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Aug 2003
Richard H. McAdams and Janice Nadler
University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University - School of Law
Downloads 473 (55,653)
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An Attitudinal Theory of Expressive Law

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 79, pp. 339-390, Summer 2000
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Collective Bargaining and Police Misconduct

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 831, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 655
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2018
Dhammika Dharmapala, Richard H. McAdams and John Rappaport
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Collective bargaining rights; police unions; police misconduct; law enforcement

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Introduction to the Symposium on Empirical and Experimental Methods in Law

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2002, No. 4
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Richard H. McAdams and Thomas S. Ulen
University of Chicago Law School and University of Illinois College of Law
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The Distributive Deficit in Law and Economics

100 Minnesota Law Review 1051 (2016), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 713, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 498
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Lee Anne Fennell and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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redistribution, tax-and-transfer, legal rules, law and economics, welfare economics

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Fairness in Law and Economics: Introduction

Fairness in Law and Economics (Lee Anne Fennell & Richard H. McAdams, eds.) (Edward Elgar 2013), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 704, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 489
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Oct 2014
Lee Anne Fennell and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 398 (68,683)
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fairness, law and economics

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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
Tom Ginsburg, Jonathan S. Masur and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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The Condorcet Jury Theorem and the Expressive Function of Law: A Theory of Informative Law

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. 00-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Feb 2001
Dhammika Dharmapala and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 356 (77,582)
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The Condorcet Jury Theorem and the Expressive Function of Law: A Theory of Informative Law

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Aug 2002
Dhammika Dharmapala and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School

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Condorcet Jury Theorem, Expressive effect of law, Legislation, Voting, Position-taking preferences, Lobbying, Legislative institutions

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Words that Kill: An Economic Perspective on Hate Speech and Hate Crimes

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE02-004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Feb 2002
Dhammika Dharmapala and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Coordinating in the Shadow of the Law: Two Contextualized Tests of the Focal Point Theory of Legal Compliance

Law & Society Review, Vol. 42, pp. 865-898, 2008, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 406, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 184, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2009
Richard H. McAdams and Janice Nadler
University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University - School of Law
Downloads 310 (91,491)
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expressive law, legitimacy, compliance, coordination, negotiation, mixed motive games, hawk-dove game, chicken game, battle of the sexes game, default rules

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Inversion Aversion

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2018
Lee Anne Fennell and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Legal Theories, Coase Theorem, Prisoners' Dilemma, Tiebout Hypothesis, Distributive Justice, Redistribution, Tax and Transfer

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The Surprisingly Complex Case Against Theft

International Review of Law and Economics, September 1997
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Richard L. Hasen and Richard H. McAdams
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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The Surprisingly Complex Case Against Theft

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 16, No. 6 (1997).
Posted: 28 Jan 1997
Richard L. Hasen and Richard H. McAdams
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Chicago Law School

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Belief in a Just World, Blaming the Victim, and Hate Crime Statutes

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 438, Review of Law & Economics, 2008, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 242
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno Garoupa and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
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Hate crimes, behavioral economics

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Empathy and Masculinity in Harper Lee's to Kill a Mockingbird

Ch. 13 (pp. 239-261) in American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature, edited by Saul Levmore and Martha C. Nussbaum (Oxford University Press, 2014), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 539
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Litigating the Blue Wall of Silence: How to Challenge the Police Privilege to Delay Investigation

University of Chicago Legal Forum, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 555
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Aziz Z. Huq and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 226 (127,357)

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Fourth Amendment, police force, tort liability, collective bargaining agreements

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Reforming Entrapment Doctrine in United States v. Hollingsworth

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 74, 2007, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 362, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2007
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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undercover operations, entrapment, predisposition

Do Exclusionary Rules Convict the Innocent?

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 569, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-30, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-11
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2012
Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno Garoupa and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
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Exclusionary rules, evidence, juries

Do Exclusionary Rules Convict the Innocent?

Forthcoming in Matthew Baker and Thomas Miceli (eds.) "Research Handbook on Economic Models of Law," Edward Elgar Publishing, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-30
Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2013
Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno Garoupa and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School

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exclusionary rules, evidence, juries

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The Political Economy of Entrapment

Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Vol. 96, p. 107, 2005, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-019, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 05-13
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 10 Apr 2006
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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entrapment, undercover, police

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The Political Economy of Criminal Law and Procedure: The Pessimists' View

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, P.H. Robson, K. Ferzan and S. Garvey, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 243
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Oct 2008
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Punitive Police? Agency Costs, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Procedure

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-47, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 644
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno Garoupa and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
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Punitive Police? Agency Costs, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Procedure

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5310
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 May 2015
Dhammika Dharmapala, Nuno Garoupa and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of Chicago Law School
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law enforcement, intrinsic motivation, punishment, criminal procedure

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The Law of Police

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 82, 2014, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 505
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Richard H. McAdams, Dhammika Dharmapala and Nuno Garoupa
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Conformity to Inegalitarian Conventions and Norms: The Contribution of Coordination and Esteem

The Monist, Vol. 88, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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A Tempting State: The Political Economy of Entrapment

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-019, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 05-13
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Sep 2005
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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A Third Model of Legal Compliance: Testing for Expressive Effects in a Hawk/Dove Game

IACM 17th Annual Conference Paper No. P-107
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Richard H. McAdams and Janice Nadler
University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University - School of Law
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law and social conflict, law and dispute resolution, law and decision making

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Expressive Adjudication

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE04-006
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 12 Oct 2004
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Present Bias and Criminal Law

University of Illinois Law Review, 2011, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 562
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jul 2011
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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law, compliance, time discount rate

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Vengeance, Complicity and Criminal Law in Othello

SHAKESPEARE AND THE LAW: A CONVERSATION AMONG DISCIPLINES AND PROFESSIONS, Martha Nussbaum, Richard Streier, eds., University of Chicago Press, 2012, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 504
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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The Cross-Examination of Mayella Ewell

69 Alabama Law Review 579 (2018), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 854
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Close Enough for Government Work? Heien's Less-than-Reasonable Mistake of the Rule of Law

Supreme Court Review, 2016, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 572
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Police Violence in The Wire

2018 University of Chicago Legal Forum, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 853
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Jonathan S. Masur and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 56 (348,470)

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Riley's Less Obvious Tradeoff: Forgoing Scope-Limited Searches

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 537
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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New Light on the Trial of Billy Budd

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 684
Number of pages: 20
Richard H. McAdams and Jacob Corre
University of Chicago Law School and Independent
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The Need for a General Theory of Discrimination: A Comment on Katharine T. Bartlett & Mitu Gulati, Discrimination by Customers

102 Iowa Law Review Online 335 (2017)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School
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Words that Kill? An Economic Model of the Influence of Speech on Behavior (with Particular Reference to Hate Speech)

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Oct 2004
Dhammika Dharmapala and Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School

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Signaling Discount Rates: Law, Norms, and Economic Methodology

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 110, 2001
Posted: 22 Jan 2001
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School

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norms, signaling, discount rates, reductionism, gifts, race discrimination, conspicuous consumption

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Conventions and Norms (Philosophical Aspects)

International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2001
Posted: 22 Jan 2001
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School

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convention, norm

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Race and Selective Prosecution: Discovering the Pitfalls of Armstrong

In the Chicago-Kent Law Review, Symposium on Race and Criminal Law, Vol. 73, No. 2, 1998
Posted: 26 Oct 1998
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School

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Experimental Law and Economics

Encylopedia of Law and Economics, 1998
Posted: 06 Jun 1998
Richard H. McAdams
University of Chicago Law School

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