Ward Farnsworth, Dean and John Jeffers Research Chair in Law, The University of Texas School of Law

The Economic Loss Rule (forthcoming, Valparaiso Law Review)

The Empirical Accuracy and Judicial Use of the Coase Theorem (Vel Non) (in The Elgar Companion to Ronald H. Coase) (2016)

Sample chapters from Restitution: Civil Liability for Unjust Enrichment (Univ. of Chicago Press 2014)

Policy Preferences and Legal Interpretation, 1 J. Law & Courts 115 (2013) (with Dustin Guzior and Anup Malani)

Ambiguity About Ambiguity: An Empirical Inquiry into Legal Interpretation, 2 J. Leg. Anal. 257 (2010) (with Dustin Guzior and Anup Malani)

Dissents Against Type, 93 Minn. L. Rev. 1535 (2009)

The Use and Limits of Martin-Quinn Scores to Assess Supreme Court Justices, 101 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1891 (2007)

The Role of Law in Close Cases: Some Evidence from the Federal Courts of Appeals, 86 B.U.L.Rev. 1083 (2006).

Signatures of Ideology: The Case of the Supreme Court's Criminal Docket, 104 Mich. L. Rev. 67 (2005).

The Ideological Stakes of Eliminating Life Tenure, 29 Harv. J. L & Pub. Pol'y. 880 (2006)

The Regulation of Turnover on the Supreme Court, 2005 U. Ill. L. Rev. 407.

Sample chapter from Torts: Cases and Questions (Aspen 2004) (with Mark F. Grady).

The Legal Regulation of Self-Serving Bias, 37 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 567 (2003).

The Academy and the Profession (entry in The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies) (2003).

Realism, Pragmatism, and John Paul Stevens (Chapter in Rehnquist Justice: Understanding the Court Dynamic) (2003).

The Taste for Fairness, 102 Colum. L. Rev. (2002).

The Economics of Enmity, 69 U. Chi. L. Rev. 211 (2002).

‘To Do a Great Right, Do a Little Wrong’: A User’s Guide to Judicial Lawlessness, 86 Minn. L. Rev. 227 (2001).

More Tales Out of School:  A Reply to Professor Griffin, 82 B.U.L. Rev. 281 (2002).

Talking Out of School: Notes on the Transmission of Intellectual Capital from the Legal Academy to Public Tribunals, 81 B. U. L. Rev. 13 (2001).

Women Under Reconstruction: The Congressional Understanding, 94 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1229 (2000).

Do Parties to Nuisance Cases Bargain After Judgment? A Glimpse Inside the Cathedral, 66 U. Chi. L. Rev. 373 (1999).


Other projects

Just released: Classical English Metaphor

Classical English Rhetoric

Chess Tactics

Restatement Third, Torts: Economic Harm