William M. Landes

University of Chicago Law School

Clifton R. Musser Professor of Law & Economics

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2018
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 53,615 (23)
Citation 132

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mass public shootings, terrorism, mass murder

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Multiple Victim Public Shootings

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jun 2001
John R. Lott and William M. Landes
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 18,032 (184)
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Citation 15

Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 404, The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 775-831, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 3,582 (3,398)
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judicial behavior, judicial votes, judicial ideology, public choice, attitudinal theory, law and politics

Rational Judicial Behavior: A Statistical Study

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Aug 2009
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Harvard University - John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business
Downloads 265 (138,566)
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Rational, Judicial, Behavior, Statistical, Supreme Court, Landes, Posner

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Indefinitely Renewable Copyright

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2002
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 3,303 (4,000)
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intellectual property, property rights

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Copyright, Borrowed Images and Appropriation Art: An Economic Approach

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Feb 2020
William M. Landes
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 2,580 (6,096)
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Indirect Liability for Copyright Infringement: An Economic Perspective

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 2003, U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Feb 2003
William M. Landes and Douglas Lichtman
University of Chicago Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 2,423 (6,759)
Citation 67

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copyright, indirect liability, third-party liability, Grokster, Napster, vicarious, contributory

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Why (and When) Judges Dissent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jan 2010
Lee Epstein, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Harmless Error

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Harmless Error

Posted: 20 Mar 2001
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School

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What Has the Visual Arts Rights Act of 1990 Accomplished?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Feb 2020
William M. Landes
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 977 (27,833)
Citation 87

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VARA, copyright, art, moral rights laws

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Inferring the Winning Party in the Supreme Court from the Pattern of Questioning at Oral Argument

University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Lee Epstein, William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 816 (35,818)
Citation 27

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Supreme Court, judicial behavior

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Winning the Art Lottery: The Economic Returns to the Ganz Collection

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 May 1999
William M. Landes
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 619 (51,985)
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The Economics of Presidential Pardons and Commutations

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 325 (112,199)
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remissions, perogative

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Legal Precedent: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w0146
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 18 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2008
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 268 (137,598)
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The Independent Judiciary in an Interest-Group Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w0110
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2021
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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The Private Enforcement of Law

NBER Working Paper No. w0062
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 08 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 212 (172,734)
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Altruism in Law and Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w0217
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2021
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 150 (233,770)
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Adjudication as a Private Good

NBER Working Paper No. w0263
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Salvors, Finders, Good Samaritans and Other Rescuers: An Economic Study of Law and Altruism

NBER Working Paper No. w0227
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 29 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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Legality and Reality: Some Evidence on Criminal Procedure

NBER Working Paper No. w0040
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 05 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
William M. Landes
University of Chicago Law School
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An Economic Study of U.S. Aircraft Hijacking, 1960-1976

NBER Working Paper No. w0210
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
William M. Landes
University of Chicago Law School
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