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Scholarly Articles, Working Papers, and Works in Collection

July 3, 2017

William Alford, A Book Review of Legal Thoughts between the East and the West in the Multilevel Legal Order: A Liber Amicorum in Honour of Professor Herbert Han-Pao Ma (Chang-Fa Lo, Nigel Li & Tsai-Yu Lin eds., 2016), 12 Asian J. WTO & Int’l Health L. & Pol’y 201 (2017).


Oren Bar-Gill (with Omri Ben-Shahar & Florencia Marotta-Wurgler), Searching for the Common Law: The Quantitative Approach of the Restatement of Consumer Contracts, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. 7 (2017).
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Oren Bar-Gill & Ariel Porat, Disclosure Rules in Contract Law (Harvard Law Sch. John M. Olin Ctr. Discussion Paper No. 907, June 15, 2017).  Read more…

Oren Bar-Gill & Christoph Engel, How to Protect Entitlements: An Experiment, (MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2017/05, Apr. 1, 2017).  Read more…

Oren Bar-Gill & Kevin E. Davis, (Mis)perceptions of Law in Consumer Markets, Am. L. & Econ. Rev. (Mar. 11, 2017).


Christopher Bavitz (with Dalia Topelson Ritvo, Kira Hessekiel), Challenges & Opportunities Concerning Corporate Formation, Nonprofit Status, & Governance for Open Source Projects (Berkman Klein Ctr. Research Publ’n No. 2017-3, Mar. 2017).  Read more…


Lucian A. Bebchuk & Assaf Hamdani, Independent Directors and Controlling Shareholders, 165 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1271 (2017).  Read more…

Lucian A. Bebchuk & Kobi Kastiel, The Untenable Case For Perpetual Dual-Class Stock, 103 Va. L. Rev. 585 (2017).  Read more…

Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen & Scott Hirst, The Agency Problems of Institutional Investors (June 1, 2017).  Read more…

Lucian A. Bebchuk & Alma Cohen, Recent Board Declassifications: A Response to Cremers and Sepe (May 1, 2017).  Read more…

Lucian A. Bebchuk (with Alon Brav, Wei Jiang & Thomas Keusch), Dancing with Activists (Columbia Bus. Sch. Research Paper No. 17-44, Apr. 10, 2017).  Read more…


Yochai Benkler, Peer Production, the Commons, and the Future of the Firm, 15 Strategic Org. 264 (2017).  Read more…

Yochai Benkler (with Robert Faris, Hal Roberts & Ethan Zuckerman), Study: Breitbart-led right-wing media ecosystem altered broader media agenda, Colum. Journalism Rev. (Mar. 3, 2017).  Read more…

Yochai Benkler, Open-Access and Information Commonsin The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, v. 2: Private and Commercial Law 256 (Francesco Parisi ed., 2017).  Read more…


Thomas J. Brennan, Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders: A Discussion of Dean Schizer’s Recent Proposal, 117 Colum L. Rev. Online 90 (2017).  Read more…


Emily M. Broad Leib (with Laurie J. Beyranevand), Making the Case for a National Food Strategy in the United States, 72 Food & Drug L.J. 225 (2017).  Read more…


John C. Coates (with John D. Dionne & David S. Scharfstein), GE Capital After the Crisis (Harvard Bus. Sch. Case 217-071, Apr. 2017). Read more…


Alma Cohen & Charles C.Y. Wang, Reexamining Staggered Boards and Shareholder Value (Harvard Law Sch. John M. Olin Ctr. Discussion Paper No. 908, June 13, 2017).  Read more…


I. Glenn Cohen (with Christopher R. Deubert & Holly Fernandez Lynch), Comparing Health-Related Policies & Practices in Sports: The NFL and Other Professional Leagues (Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, May 9, 2017), 8 Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. 1 (2017).

I. Glenn Cohen, Medical Tourism, Medical Migration, and Global Justice: Implications for Biosecurity in a Globalized World, 25 Med. L. Rev. 200 (2017).

I. Glenn Cohen (with Luke Gelinas, Holly Fernandez Lynch & Barbara Bierer), Institutions as an Ethical Locus of Research Prioritisation, J. Med. Ethics (Apr. 6, 2017).  Read more…

I. Glenn Cohen (with Jonathan F. Will & Eli Y. Adashi), Personhood Seeking New Life with Republican Control, Ind. L.J. (forthcoming 2017).  Read more…


Mihir A. Desai, The Debate on Corporate Tax Reform Just Started for Real, HBR.org (May 1, 2017).  Read more…


Einer Elhauge, The Growing Problem of Horizontal Shareholding, Competition Pol’y Int’l, Antitrust Chron., v. 3, June 14, 2017.  Read more…


Richard H. Fallon Jr., Arguing in Good Faith about the Constitution: Ideology, Methodology, and Reflective Equilibrium, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. 123 (2017).  Read more…


Gerald E. Frug, The City: Private or Public? (LSE Cities Working Papers, Mar. 13, 2017).  Read more…


John C.P. Goldberg & Henry E. Smith, Wrongful Fusion: Equity and Tortin Equity and Law: Fusion and Fission (John C.P. Goldberg, Peter Turner & Henry E. Smith eds., Cambridge Univ. Press forthcoming 2017).  Read more…


Janet Halley, Paranoia, Feminism, Law: Reflections on the Possibilities for Queer Legal Studiesin New Directions in Law and Literature 123 (Elizabeth S. Anker & Bernadette Meyler eds., 2017).  Read more…


Louis Kaplow, A Distribution-Neutral Perspective on Tax Expenditure Limitations, 31 Tax Pol’y & Econ. 161 (2017).  Read more…

Louis Kaplow & Scott Duke Kominers, Who Will Vote Quadratically? Voter Turnout and Votes Cast Under Quadratic Voting, 172 Pub. Choice 125 (2017).  Read more…

Louis Kaplow, Optimal Multistage Adjudication, J.L. Econ. & Org. (forthcoming 2017).  Read more…


Duncan Kennedy, A Left of Liberal Interpretation of Trump’s ‘Big’ Win, Part One: Neoliberalism, 1 Nev. L.J. Forum 98 (2017).  Read more…


Lawrence Lessig (with Elinor Amit, Jonathan Koralnik, Ann-Christin Posten & Miriam Muethel), Institutional Corruption Revisited: Exploring Open Questions within the Institutional Corruption Literature, 26 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 447 (2017).  Read more…


John F. Manning, Justice Scalia and the Idea of Judicial Restraint, 115 Mich. L. Rev. 747 (2017) (reviewing Antonin Scalia, A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law (1997)).  Read more…


Frank I. Michelman, At the Liberal Edge in Prague, 43 Phil. & Soc. Criticism 254 (2017).  Read more…


Naz K. Modirzadeh (with Jessica S. Burniske & Dustin A. Lewis), Armed Non-State Actors and International Human Rights Law:  An Analysis of the Practice of the U.N. Security Council and U.N. General Assembly (Harvard Law Sch. Program on Int’l Law & Armed Conflict, June 2017).  Read more…


Samuel Moyn, Welfare World, 8 Humanity 175 (2017) (reviewing Gunnar Myrdal, Rich Lands and Poor: The Road to World Prosperity (1957)).  Read more…

Samuel Moyn, Martti Koskenniemi and the Historiography of International Law in the Age of the War on Terrorin The Law of International Lawyers: Reading Martti Koskenniemi 340 (Wouter Werner, Marieke de Hoorn & Alexis Galán eds., 2017).  Read more…

Samuel Moyn, Restraining Populism, First Things, May 2017, at 43.  Read more…

Samuel Moyn, Tradition and Beyond: Christian Human Rights in Debate, 28 King’s L.J. 27 (2017).  Read more…

Samual Moyn, Christian Human Rights: An Introduction, 28 King’s L.J. 1 (2017).  Read more…

Samuel Moyn, The Second Bill of Rights: A Reconsideration (Apr. 14, 2017).  Read more…


Charles Ogletree & Kimberley Robinson, Rodriguez Reconsidered: Is There a Federal Constitutional Right to Education?: Inequitable Schools Demand a Federal Remedy, 17 Educ. Next, Spring 2017, at 70.  Read more…


Intisar A. Rabb, Confessionin Encyclopedia of Islam, Three (Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas & Everett Rowson eds., Brill 2017).  Read more…


J. Mark Ramseyer, Nuclear Reactors in Japan: Who Asks for Them, What Do They Do?, Eur. J.L. & Econ. (forthcoming 2017).  Read more…


Daphna Renan, The Law Presidents Make, Va. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017).  Read more…


Mark J. Roe, Financial Markets and the Political Center of Gravity, 2 J.L Fin. & Acct. 125 (2017).  Read more…


Steven Shavell (with Mitchell A. Polinsky), Subrogation and the Theory of Insurance When Suits Can Be Brought for Losses Suffered (Stanford Law & Econ. Olin Working Paper No. 506, Harvard Pub. Law Working Paper No. 17-04, Mar. 9, 2017).  Read more…


Stephen E. Shay (with J. Clifton Fleming & Robert J. Peroni), Getting from Here to There: The Transition Tax Issue, 155 Tax Notes 69 (2017).  Read more…


Joseph W. Singer, Indian Title: Unraveling the Racial Context of Property Rights, or How to Stop Engaging in Conquest, 10 Alb. Gov’t L. Rev. 1 (2017).  Read more…

Joseph W. Singer (with Timothy M. Mulvaney), Move Along to Where? Property in Service of Democracy (A Tribute to André van der Walt), (Texas A&M Univ. Sch. of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-39, May 28, 2017).  Read more…


Henry E. Smith, Economics of Property Lawin The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics v. 2: Private and Commercial Law 148 (Francesco Parisi ed., 2017).  Read more…

Henry E. Smith, Property as Complex Interaction, J. Inst. Econ. (Apr. 11, 2017).  Read more…

Henry E. Smith (with Constantine Boussalis & Yuval Feldman), Experimental Analysis of the Effect of Standards on Compliance and Performance, Reg. & Governance (Mar. 30, 2017).  Read more…


Leo E. Strine, Jr., Who Bleeds When the Wolves Bite? A Flesh-and-Blood Perspective on Hedge Fund Activism and Our Strange Corporate Governance System, 126 Yale L.J. 1600 (2017).  Read more…

Leo E. Strine, Jr., Corporate Power is Corporate Purpose I: Evidence from my hometown, 33 Oxford Rev. Econ. Pol’y 176 (2017).


Guhan Subramanian (with Fernán Restrepo), The New Look of Deal Protection, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 1013 (2017).  Read more…


Cass R. Sunstein & Adrian Vermeule, The Unbearable Rightness of Auer, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. 297 (2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein, On Mandatory Labeling, With Special Reference to Genetically Modified Foods, 165 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1043 (2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein, Nudges That Fail, 1 Behavioural Pub. Pol’y 4 (2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Arbitrariness Review, 41 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 1 (2017).

Cass R. Sunstein, The Statements I Most Regret, 14 Econ J. Watch 294 (2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein (with Shlomo Benartzi, John Beshears, Katherine L. Milkman, Richard H. Thaler, Maya Shankar, Will Tucker-Ray, William J. Congdon & Steven Galing), Should Governments Invest More in Nudging, Psychol. Sci. (June 5, 2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein, Default Rules Are Better Than Active Choosing (Often), Trends Cognitive Sci. (May 25, 2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein, The American Nondelegation Doctrine (May 23, 2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein, ‘Better Off, as Judged by Themselves’: A Comment on Evaluating Nudges, Int’l Rev. Econ. (forthcoming 2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein (with Lucia A. Reisch & Julius Rauber), A World-Wide Consensus on Nudging? Not Quite, But Almost, Reg. & Governance (forthcoming 2017).   Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein (with Michael Greenstone & Sam Ori), The Next Generation of Transportation Policy (March 29, 2017).  Read more…

Cass R. Sunstein (with Eric A. Posner), Moral Commitments in Cost-Benefit Analysis (Univ. of Chicago Coase-Sandor Inst. for Law & Econ. Research Paper No. 802, Univ. of Chicago, Pub. Law Working Paper No. 620, Mar. 8, 2017).  Read more…


Mark Tushnet, The Coverage/Protection Distinction in the Law of Freedom of Speech—An Essay on Meta-Doctrine in Constitutional Law, 25 Wm. & Mary Bill of Rts. J. 1073 (2017).  Read more…

Mark Tushnet, The Boundaries of Comparative Law, 13 Eur. Const. L. Rev. 13 (2017).  Read more…

Mark Tushnet, Book Review:  Alfred L. Brophy, University, Court, and Slave: Pro-Slavery Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of Civil War (2016), J. Interdisciplinary Hist. 102 (2017).  Read more…

Mark Tushnet, Enforcement of National Law against Subnational Units in the USin The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Ensuring Member States’ Compliance 316 (András Jakab & Dimitry Kochenov eds., 2017).  Read more…


Adrian Vermeule & Cass R. Sunstein, The Unbearable Rightness of Auer, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. 297 (2017).  Read more…


Lucie White, Getting Real About Essential Medicines:  “The Last Kilometer”, 31 Md. J. Int’l L. 79 (2016) (Symposium: Clinical Trials and Access to Essential Medicines in African Countries).  Read more…


Alex Whiting, An Investigation Mechanism for Syria: The General Assembly Steps into the Breach, J. Int’l Crim. Just. (Apr. 12, 2017).


David B. Wilkins (with Vikramaditya S. Khanna & David M. Trubek), An Introduction to Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economics: The Case of Indiain The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society 3 (David B. Wilkins, Vikramaditya S. Khanna & David M. Trubek eds., 2017).  Read more…

David B. Wilkins & Vikramaditya S. Khanna, Globalization and the Rise of the In-House Counsel Movement in Indiain The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society 114 (David B. Wilkins, Vikramaditya S. Khanna & David M. Trubek eds., 2017).
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David B. Wilkins (with Arpita Gupta & Vikramaditya S. Khanna), Overview of Legal Practice in India and the Indian Legal Professionin The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society 40 (David B. Wilkins, Vikramaditya S. Khanna & David M. Trubek eds., 2017).  Read more…

David B. Wilkins (with Ashish Nanda & Bryon Fong), Mapping India’s Corporate Law Firm Sectorin The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society 69 (David B. Wilkins, Vikramaditya S. Khanna & David M. Trubek eds., 2017).  Read more…


Crystal S. Yang, Does Public Assistance Reduce Recidivism, 107 Am. Econ. Rev. 551 (2017).  Read more…

Crystal S. Yang (with David Arnold & Will Dobbie), Racial Bias in Bail Decisions (Nat’l Bureau of Econ. Research, Working Paper No. 23421, May 2017).  Read more…