The Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers series is organized by the Law School and covers constitutional law, statutory interpretation, intellectual property, family law, jurisprudence, civil procedure, voting rights, legal history, criminal law and procedure, privacy, and international law. Links to full-text are provided.

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Submissions from 2007

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The Real World of Arbitrariness Review, Thomas J. Miles

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Apprendi’s Domain, Jonathan F. Mitchell

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An Empirical Investigation into Appellate Structure and the Perceived Quality of Appellate Review, Jonathan Nash

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Economic Efficiency versus Public Choice: The Case of Property Rights in Road Traffic Management, Jonathan Nash

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Standing and the Precautionary Principle, Jonathan Nash

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Climate Change and International Human Rights Litigation: A Critical Appraisal, Eric Posner

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Timing Rules and Legal Institutions, Eric Posner and Jacob Gersen

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Constitutional Showdowns, Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule

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Can the Income Tax Be Saved? The Promise and Pitfalls of Unitary Formulary Apportionment, Julie Roin

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What Good Is the Social Model of Disability?, Adam Samaha

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Privacy versus Antidiscrimination, Lior Strahilevitz

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Reputation Nation: Law in an Era of Ubiquitous Personal Information, Lior Strahilevitz

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Backlash's Travels, Cass R. Sunstein

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Cost-Benefit Analysis without Analyzing Costs or Benefits: Reasonable Accommodation, Balancing, and Stigmatic Harms, Cass R. Sunstein

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Deliberating Groups versus Prediction Markets (or Hayek's Challenge to Habermas), Cass R. Sunstein

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Due Process Traditionalism, Cass R. Sunstein

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If People Would Be Outraged by Their Rulings, Should Judges Care?, Cass R. Sunstein

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Illusory Losses, Cass R. Sunstein

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Incompletely Theorized Agreements in Constitutional Law, Cass R. Sunstein

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On the Tension between Sex Equality and Religious Freedom, Cass R. Sunstein

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The Complex Climate Change Incentives of China and the United States, Cass R. Sunstein

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Willingness to Pay versus Welfare, Cass R. Sunstein

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Extremism and Social Learning, Cass R. Sunstein and Edward L. Glaeser

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Climate Change and Animals, Cass R. Sunstein and Wayne Hsiung

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Causation in Tort: General Populations vs. Individual Cases, Cass R. Sunstein and William Meadow

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The New Legal Realism, Cass R. Sunstein and Thomas J. Miles

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Climate Change Justice, Cass R. Sunstein and Eric Posner

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On Learning from Others, Cass R. Sunstein and Eric Posner

Submissions from 2006

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Transparency and Participation in Criminal Procedure, Stephanos Bibas

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Designing Redistricting Institutions, Adam B. Cox

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The Temporal Dimension of Voting Rights, Adam B. Cox

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Transparency in the Budget Process, Elizabeth Garrett and Adrian Vermeule

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Temporary Legislation, Jacob Gersen

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Chevron as a Voting Rule, Jacob Gersen and Adrian Vermeule

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Embracing Chance: Post-Modern Meditations on Punishment, Bernard E. Harcourt

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Muslim Profiles Post 911: Is Racial Profiling an Effective Counterterrorist Measure and Does it Violate the Right to Be Free from Discrimination?, Bernard E. Harcourt

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Should We Aggregate Mental Hospitalization and Prison Population Rates in Empirical Research on the Relationship between Incarceration and Crime, Unemployment, Poverty, and Other Social Indicators?, Bernard E. Harcourt

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Reefer Madness: Broken Windows Policing and Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests in New York, Bernard E. Harcourt and Jens Ludwig

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Captive Audiences and the First Amendment, Douglas Gary Lichtman

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The International Protection of Cultural Property: Some Skeptical Observations, Eric Posner

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Presidential Signing Statements and Executive Power, Eric Posner and Curtis A. Bradley

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The New International Law Scholarship, Eric Posner and Jack L. Goldsmith

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The Credible Executive, Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule

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International Law and the Rise of China, Eric Posner and John C. Yoo

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Undue Process, Adam Samaha

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'How's My Driving?' for Everyone (and Everything?), Lior Strahilevitz

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Burkean Minimalism, Cass R. Sunstein

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Clear Statement Principles and National Security: Hamdan and Beyond, Cass R. Sunstein

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Montreal versus Kyoto: A Tale of Two Protocols, Cass R. Sunstein

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Of Snakes and Butterflies: A Reply, Cass R. Sunstein

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Second-Order Perfectionsim, Cass R. Sunstein

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The Law of Implicit Bias, Cass R. Sunstein and Christine Jolls

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Animal Rights without Controversy, Cass R. Sunstein and Jeff Leslie

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Chevronizing Foreign Relations Law, Cass R. Sunstein and Eric Posner

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The Law of Other States, Cass R. Sunstein and Eric Posner

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Self-Defeating Proposals: Ackerman on Emergency Powers, Adrian Vermeule

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The Delegation Lottery, Adrian Vermeule

Submissions from 2005

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Pets or Meat, Mary Anne Case

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When 2 or 3 Come Together, Kelsi Brown Corkran and Tracey L. Meares

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Partisan Fairness and Resistricting Politics, Adam B. Cox

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Partisan Gerrymandering and Disaggregated Redistricitng, Adam B. Cox

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The Phantom Philosophy? An Empirical Investigation of Legal Interpretation, William K. Ford and Jason J. Czarnezki

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The New Censorship: Institutional Review Boards, Philip Hamburger

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Against Prediction: Sentencing, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age, Bernard E. Harcourt

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Policing L.A.'s Skid Row: Crime and Real Estate Development in Downtown Los Angeles [An Experiment in Real Time], Bernard E. Harcourt

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Broken Windows: New Evidence from New York City and a Five-City Social Experiment, Bernard E. Harcourt and Jens Ludwig

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Disrespecting the "Opinions of Mankind", Eugene Kontorovich

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The Business of Democracy is Democracy, John P. McCormick and Arthur J. Jacobson

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Political Trials in Domestic and International Law, Eric Posner

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Emergencies and Democratic Failure, Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule

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Should Coercive Interrogation Be Legal?, Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule

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Endorsement Retires: From Religious Symbols to Anti-Sorting Principles, Adam Samaha

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Executive Exposure: Government Secrecy, Constitutional Law, and Platforms for Judicial Elaboration, Adam Samaha

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Undue Process: Congressional Referral and Judicial Resistance in the Schiavo Controversy, Adam Samaha

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Exclusionary Amenities in Residential Commons, Lior Strahilevitz

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Information Asymmetries and the Rights to Exclude, Lior Strahilevitz

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Administrative Law Goes to War, Cass R. Sunstein

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Chevron Step Zero, Cass R. Sunstein

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Frugal and (Sometimes) Wrong, Cass R. Sunstein

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Irreversible and Catastrophic, Cass R. Sunstein

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Justice Breyer's Democratic Pragmatism, Cass R. Sunstein

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Ranking Law Schools: A Market Test?, Cass R. Sunstein

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Is Capital Punishment Morally Required? The Relevance of Life-Life Tradeoffs, Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule

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Absolute Voting Rules, Adrian Vermeule

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Libertarian Panics, Adrian Vermeule

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Political Constraints on Supreme Court Reform, Adrian Vermeule

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Reparations as Rough Justice, Adrian Vermeule

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Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Decision Architectures, Tim Wu

Submissions from 2004

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Monogamy's Law: Compulsory Monogamy and Polyamorous Existence, Elizabeth Emens

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The Sympathetic Discriminator: Mental Illness and the ADA, Elizabeth Emens

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On Gun Registration, the NRA, Adolf Hitler, and Nazi Gun Laws: Exploding the Gun Culture Wars, Bernard E. Harcourt

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Unconstitutional Police Searches and Collective Responsibility, Bernard E. Harcourt

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You Are Entering a Gay- and Lesbian-Free Zone: On the Radical Dissents of Justice Scalia and Other (Post-) Queers, Bernard E. Harcourt

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Mitigation and the Americans with Disabilities Act, Jill Elaine Hasday

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The Cannon of Family Law, Jill Elaine Hasday

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Nationalizing International Criminal Law: The International Criminal Court as a Roving Mixed Court, Jenia Iontcheva

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Disaggregating 'War', Derek Jinks

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Protective Parity and the Law of War, Derek Jinks

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The Declining Significance of POW Status, Derek Jinks

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How to Influence States: Socialization and International Human Rights Law, Derek Jinks and Ryan Goodman