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March 2017

Karen J. Alter & Laurence R. Helfer, Transplanting International Courts: The Law and Politics of the Andean Tribunal of Justice (Oxford University Press 2017).

Karen J. Alter, “The Evolution of International Law and Courts,” in Orfeo Fioretos, ed., International Politics and Institutions in Time (Oxford University Press 2017).

Bernard Black, Jeanette W. Chung, Jeffrey Traczynski, Victoria Udalova, & Sonal Vats, Medical Liability Insurance Premia:  1990-2016 Dataset, with Literature Review and Summary Information, 14 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 238 (2017).

Bernard Black, Ali Moghtaderi, & Steven Farmer, Damage Caps and Defensive Medicine: Reexamination with Patient-Level Data (working paper 2017).

Robert P. Burns, Steven Lubet, & Richard Moberly, Evidence in Context: A Trial Evidence Workbook, 5th ed. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2017).

Robert P. Burns, Steven Lubet, & Richard Moberly, Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy (Vol. I): Cases, 6th ed. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2017).

Robert P. Burns, Steven Lubet, & Richard Moberly, Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy (Vol. II): Problems, 6th ed. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2017).

Robert P. Burns, Is Our Legal Order Just Another Bureaucracy?, 48 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 413 (2016).

Robert P. Burns, “Arendt’s Constitutional Thought,” in Mario Goldini & Christopher McCorkingdale, eds., Arendt and Law (Routledge 2017), reprinted from James W. Bernauer, ed., Amor Mundi: Perspectives on the Faith and Thought of Hannah Arendt (Martinus Nijhof 1987).

David A. Dana, Escaping the Abdication Trap When Cooperative Federalism Fails: Legal Reform After Flint, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-08 (2017).

David Dana & Michael Barsa, “Trump and Big Auto Hitting Self-Destruct Button,” Chicago Sun-Times (Apr. 4, 2017).

Allan Horwich, “U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Failure to Make Required MD&A Disclosure Can Provide Basis for Damages Under Rule 10b-5,” Schiff Hardin Insights (Mar. 31, 2017).

Tonja Jacobi & Dylan Schweers, Justice, Interrupted: The Effect of Gender, Ideology and Seniority at Supreme Court Oral Arguments, Northwestern Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-03, ___ Virginia Law Review ___ (forthcoming 2017).

Nancy C. Loeb, “Even Trump Should Want the Superfund to Be Super,” The Hill (Mar. 24, 2017).

Steven Lubet, “In Defense of Kellyanne Conway,” Slate (Feb. 27 2017).

Steven Lubet, “Alito and the Code,” Slate (Mar. 14, 2017).

Steven Lubet, “How a Study About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Was Doctored, Adding to Pain and Stigma,” The Conversation (Mar. 22, 2017).

Steven Lubet, Investigator Bias and the PACE Trial, Journal of Health Psychology (2017).

Bruce Alan Markell, Ralph Brubaker, & Robert M. Lawless, Brief of Amici Curiae Professors Ralph Burbaker, Robert M. Lawless, and Bruce A. Markell in Support of Appellee, Anderson v. Credit One Bank, No. 16-2496 (2nd Cir. Feb. 27, 2017).

Bruce Alan Markell, Response: Structured Lingchi: Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., George Washington Law Review On the Docket (Apr. 3. 2017).

John O. McGinnis & Kyle W. Roche, Bitcoin: Order without Law in the Digital Age, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 17-06 (working paper 2017).

John O. McGinnis & Michael B. Rappaport, The Constitution and the Language of the Law, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-262 (working paper 2017).

John O. McGinnis, “Is the Democrats' Decision to Filibuster Gorsuch Irrational?,” Library of Law and Liberty (Mar. 28, 2017).

Kathleen Dillon Narko, “They and Ze: The Power of Pronouns,” CBA Record, Jan. 2017, at 48.

Kathleen Dillon Narko, “Inclusion Means Including Us, Too,” Federal Lawyer, Jan.-Feb. 2017 at 22.

Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Spill Your (Trade) Secrets: Knowledge Networks as Innovation Drivers, Northwestern Law & Economics Research Paper No. 17-02, ___ Notre Dame Law Review ___ (working paper 2017).

Stephen B. Presser, “Commentary: Is Gorsuch a 'Mainstream' Supreme Court Nominee?,” Chicago Tribune (Apr. 4, 2017).

Martin H. Redish, “Trump Is Not Above the Courts,” New York Times (Mar. 16, 2017).

Judy Rosenbaum, Carol Morgan, & Carol Newman, Assessment of Learning Outcomes in Transactional Skills Courses, 18 Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law 600 (2016).

Sarath Sanga & Roberta Romano, The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Shareholder Litigation, 14 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 31 (2017).

David Scheffer, “Some Realities Behind the Application for Revision Concerning Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia,” Just Security (Mar. 10, 2017).

David M. Shapiro, “Can the Trump Administration Kick Disfavored Reporters out of Briefings?,” The Hill (Mar. 21, 2017).

Nadav Shoked, Debt Limits’ End, 102 Iowa Law Review 1239 (2017).

Deborah Tuerkheimer, “Of Abortion and Animals: The Promise and Peril of Legal Rights,” Boston University Law Review Annex (Mar. 26, 2017).