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Recent Publications

June 2022


David G. Epstein, Bruce A. Markell & Lawrence Ponoroff, Cases and Materials on Contracts: Making and Doing Deals (6th ed. 2022).

Pierre Legrand, Negative Comparative Law: A Strong Programme for Weak Thought (2022).


Periodical Articles

Kat Albrecht, Maria Hawilo, Thomas F. Geraghty & Meredith Martin Rountree, Justice Delayed: The Complex System of Delays in Criminal Court, 53 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 747 (2022).

Karen J. Alter, The Future of Embedded International Law: Democratic and Authoritarian Trajectories, 23 Chicago Journal of International Law 27 (2022).

Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen & Sarah B. Lawsky, Law, Legal Socializations, and Epistemic Injustice, 47 Law & Social Inquiry 1 (2022).

Zachary D. Clopton, Horizontal Choice of Law in Federal Court, 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 2127 (2022).

David A. Dana, Public Nuisance Law When Politics Fails, 83 Ohio State Law Journal 61 (2022).

Palden Flynn & Michael Barsa, State Citizen Suits, Standing, and the Underutilization of State Environmental Law, 52 Env’t L. Rep. (Env’t Law Inst.) 10473 (2022).

Paul Gowder, Immigration, Government Terror, and the Rule of Law, 107 Iowa Law Review Online 94 (2022).

Heidi Kitrosser, On Peter Shane’s Engaged Excellence, 83 Ohio State Law Journal 199 (2022).

Heidi Kitrosser, Stopping the Presses: National Security Meets Freedom of Speech, Judicature, Spring 2022, at 92.

Bruce A. Markell, Examining Exculpation’s Ethics: Rethinking the Ethical Duties of a Debtor’s Attorney in Reorganization, 42 Bankruptcy Law Letter No. 6 (2022).

John O. McGinnis, Comparing the Court and the Fed: Democratic Dilemmas of Elite Institutions, 57 Wake Forest Law Review 173 (2022).

John O. McGinnis & Michael B. Rappaport, Presidential Polarization, 83 Ohio State Law Journal 5 (2022).

James E. Pfander, The Past and Future of Procedure Scholarship, 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 2495 (2022).

Sarath Sanga, The Origins of the Market for Corporate Law, 24 American Law & Economics Review 369 (2022).


Contributions to Books

Shari Seidman Diamond, Judicial Rulemaking for Jury Trial Fairness, in Juries, Voir Dire, Batson, and Beyond: Achieving Fairness in Civil Jury Trials 59 (2022).


Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

Andrew M. Koppelman, “Biden’s Gay Rights/Religious Liberty Opportunity,” The Hill (June 5, 2022).

Steven Lubet, “CUNY Law Faculty’s Problematic Endorsement of Anti-Israel Stance,” The Hill (June 1, 2022).

Steven Lubet, “January 6 and the Dishonor That Will Remain,” The Hill (June 14, 2022).

Steven Lubet, “Why Are Laws So Long and Complicated?,” The Hill (June 29, 2022).

John O. McGinnis, “The Workhorse of the Early Court,” Law & Liberty (June 9, 2022).

John O. McGinnis, “The Death of Separationism and the Life of School Choice,” Law & Liberty (June 23, 2022).

John O. McGinnis, “A Republic, or a Juristocracy?,” City Journal (June 29, 2022).

Stephen B. Presser, “Justice Harlan’s Color-Blind Dissent,” Chronicles (June 2, 2022).

Stephen B. Presser, “Overturning Roe: A Conservative Legal Triumph and Return to Common Sense,” Chronicles (June 24, 2022).


Working Papers

Vladimir A. Atanasov, Paula Natalia Barreto Parra, Lorenzo Franchi, Jeffrey Whittle, John Meurer, Qian Luo, Ruohao Zhang, Ruohao & Bernard S. Black, COVID Excess Mortality Percentage, Racial/Ethnic Disparities in COVID Mortality, and Vaccine Effectiveness: Evidence from Linked Mortality and Vaccination Records, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 22-10 (2022).

Bernard Black, Hemang Desai, Kate Litvak, Woongsun Yoo, and Jeff (Jiewei) Yu, The SEC’s Short-Sale Experiment: Evidence on Causal Channels and on the Importance of Specification Choice in Randomized and Natural Experiments, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-06, SMU Cox School of Business Research Paper No. 20-06, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 813/2022 (2022).

Janice Nadler, Criminal Law, Intuitive Blame, and Moral Character, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 22-04 (2022).

Susan E. Provenzano, Worker Classification Conundrums in the Gig Economy, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 22-22, ___ Pacific Law Review ___ (forthcoming 2022).