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 2005

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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

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Is the President Bound by the Geneva Conventions?, Derek Jinks and David Sloss

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Directions in Sexual Harrassment Law: Afterword, Catharine A. MacKinnon

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The Credibility Imperative: The Political Dynamics of Retaliation in the World Trade Organization's Dispute Resolution Mechanism, Jide Nzelibe

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The Uniqueness of Foreign Affairs, Jide Nzelibe

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The Right to Destroy, Lior Strahilevitz

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"Black on Brown", Cass R. Sunstein

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Group Judgments: Deliberation, Statistical Means, and Information Markets, Cass R. Sunstein

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The Right to Marry, Cass R. Sunstein

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Dollars and Death, Cass R. Sunstein and Eric Posner

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Optimal War and Jus Ad Bellum, Alan O. Sykes and Eric Posner

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Constitutional Amendments and the Constitutional Common Law, Adrian Vermeule

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Selection Effects in Constitutional Law, Adrian Vermeule

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Submajority Rules (in Legislatures and Elsewhere), Adrian Vermeule

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Three Strategies of Interpretation, Adrian Vermeule

Submissions from 2003

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Children's Associational Rights? Why Less Is More, Emily Buss

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The Speech Enhancing Effect of Internet Regulation, Emily Buss

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Developing a Taste for Not Being Discriminated Against, Mary Anne Case

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Legislating Chevron, Elizabeth Garrett

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Rethinking Racial Profiling: A Critique of the Economics, Civil Liberties, and Constitutional Literature and of Criminal Profiling More Generally, Bernard E. Harcourt

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Insuring against Terrorism--and Crime, Saul Levmore

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Transfer Regulations and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Eric Posner

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Accommodating Emergencies, Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule

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Transitional Justice as Ordinary Justice, Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule

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Beyond the Precautionary Principle, Cass R. Sunstein

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Ideological Voting on Federal Courts of Appeals: A Preliminary Investigation, Cass R. Sunstein

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Why Does the American Constitution Lack Social and Economic Guarantees?, Cass R. Sunstein

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Libertarian Paternalism Is Not an Oxymoron, Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

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Mead in the Trenches, Adrian Vermeule

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The Constitutional Law of Congressional Procedure, Adrian Vermeule

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The Judiciary Is a They, Not an It: Two Fallacies of Interpretive Theory, Adrian Vermeule

Submissions from 2002

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Parental Rights, Emily Buss

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Is the Party Over? The Court and the Political Process, Elizabeth Garrett

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U.S. Civil Litigation and International Terrorism, Jack L. Goldsmith and Ryan Goodman

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The Principle and Practice of Women's "Full Citizenship": A Case Study of Sex-Segregated Public Education, Jill Elaine Hasday

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Activists Vote Twice, Joseph Isenbergh

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Taxation without Coordination, Julie Roin

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Truth in Government: Beyond the Tax Expenditure Budget, Julie Roin

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Above the Law: Research Methods, Ethics, and the Law of Privilege, Geoffrey R. Stone

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Must Like Cases Be Treated Alike?, David A. Strauss

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The Common Law Genius of the Warren Court, David A. Strauss

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Conformity and Dissent, Cass R. Sunstein

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Hazardous Heuristics, Cass R. Sunstein

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Is There a Constitutional Right to Clone?, Cass R. Sunstein

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The Rights of Animals: A Very Short Primer, Cass R. Sunstein

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Military Tribunals and Legal Culture: What a Difference Sixty Years Makes, Cass R. Sunstein and Jack L. Goldsmith

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Interpretation and Institutions, Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule

Submissions from 2001

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Lessons for the Future of Affirmative Action from the Past of the Religion Clauses?, Mary Anne Case

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The Allocation of the Commons: Parking and Stopping on the Commons, Richard A. Epstein

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Institutional Lessons from the 2000 Presidential Election, Elizabeth Garrett

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The Future of Campaign Finance Reform Laws in the Courts and in Congress, Elizabeth Garrett

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The Internet and the Legitimacy of Remote Cross-Border Searches, Jack L. Goldsmith

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Treaties, Human Rights, and Conditional Consent, Jack L. Goldsmith and Curtis A. Bradley

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Parenthood Divided: A Legal History of the Bifurcated Law of Parental Relations., Jill Elaine Hasday

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Of Artifical Intelligence and Legal Reasoning, Cass R. Sunstein

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Social and Economic Rights? Lessons from South Africa, Cass R. Sunstein

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Does Commerce Clause Review Have Perverse Effects?, Adrian Vermeule

Submissions from 2000

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Without Peers? The Blind Spot in the Debate over How to Allocate Educational Control between Parent and State, Emily Buss

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Common Law, Common Ground, and Jefferson's Principle, David A. Strauss

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Culture and Government Money: A Guide for the Perplexed, Cass R. Sunstein

Submissions from 1999

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The Law and Economics of 'Informed Voter' Ballot Notations, Elizabeth Garrett

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Impeachment and Presidential Immunity from Judicial Process, Joseph Isenbergh

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Do Constitutional Amendments Matter?, David A. Strauss

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Is the Clean Air Act Unconstitutional?, Cass R. Sunstein

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Standing for Animals, Cass R. Sunstein

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Second-Order Decisions, Cass R. Sunstein and Edna Ullmann-Margalit

Submissions from 1900

Regulating Chevron, Elizabeth Garrett

Irreparable benefits, Douglas Gary Lichtman