Regulation & Public Policy

Research & Scholarship

Below, you will find a selection of recent and forthcoming work by NYU Law faculty in this area of study. Although this list is not comprehensive, it provides a sample of the work our faculty are doing in this field today. You can also visit the Publications pages in our individual Faculty Profiles for more information.

* Accepted and forthcoming
** Working paper


Samuel Estreicher (Chief Reporter). Restatement of the Law, Employment Law (American Law Institute, 2015)

Samuel Estreicher and David Noll ’08. Legislation and the Regulatory State (LexisNexis, 2015)

Samuel Estreicher and Matthew Bodie LLM ’05. Labor Law: Concepts and Insights (Foundation Press, 2016)

Harry First and Andrew Gavil. The Microsoft Antitrust Cases: Competition Policy for the Twenty-First Century (MIT Press, November 2014)

Helen Hershkoff, Arthur Miller, John Sexton, and Jack Friedenthal. 2015-16 Civil Procedure Supplement (2015 ed., West Academic Publishing, July 2015)

Arthur Miller, Jack Friedenthal, and Mary Kay Kane. Civil Procedure (5th ed., West, 2015)

Erin Murphy. Inside the Cell: The Dark Side of Forensic DNA (Nation Books, 2015)

Samuel Rascoff and Zachary Goldman ’09, eds. Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century (Oxford U. Press, May 2016)

Richard Revesz. Environmental Law and Policy (3rd  ed., Foundation Press, 2015)


Chapters and Articles

Vicki Been and Leila Bozorg. "Spiraling: Evictions and Other Causes and Consequences of Housing Instability," 130 Harvard Law Review 1408 (2017) 

Vicki Been. "The Clear and Present Danger of Supply Skepticism," Poverty & Race Jan-Mar. at 2 (2017) 

Rachel Barkow. “Clemency and Presidential Administration of Criminal Law,” 90 NYU Law Rev. 802 (2014)

Ryan Bubb, Patrick Corrigan, and Patrick Warren. “A Behavioral Contract Theory Perspective on Retirement Savings,” 47 Connecticut Law Review 1317 (July 2015)

Ryan Bubb. “Comment: The OIRA Model for Institutionalizing CBA of Financial Regulation,” 78 Law & Contemporary Problems 47 (2015)

Ryan Bubb and Prasad Krishnamurthy. “Regulating Against Bubbles: How Mortgage Regulation Can Keep Main Street And Wall Street Safe—From Themselves,” 163 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1539 (2015)

Adam Cox and Thomas Miles. “Does Immigration Enforcement Reduce Crime? Evidence from Secure Communities,” 57 Journal of Law and Economics 937 (November 2014)

Adam Cox and Thomas Miles. “Legitimacy and Cooperation: Will Immigrants Cooperate with Local Police Who Enforce Federal Immigration Law?” (September 2015)**

Adam Cox and Cristina Rodriguez. “The President and Immigration Law Redux,” 125 Yale Law Journal (2015)*

Richard Epstein and Yun-chien Chang. “Introduction to Spontaneous Order and Emergence of New Systems of Property,” 100 Iowa L. Rev. 2249 (August 2015)

Richard Epstein. “From Natural Law to Social Welfare: Theoretical Principles and Practical Applications,” 100 Iowa L. Rev. 1743 (August 2015)

Richard Epstein. “How Spontaneous? How Regulated?: The Evolution of Property Rights Systems,” 100 Iowa L. Rev. 2341 (August 2015)

Richard Epstein. “Public Accomodations Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Why Freedom of Association Counts as a Human Right,” 66 Stan L. Rev. 1241 (June 2014)

Richard Epstein. “Rediscovering the Classical Liberal Constitution: A Reply to Professor Hovenkamp,” 101 Iowa Law Review 55 (October 2015)

Samuel Estreicher. “‘Depoliticizing’ the National Labor Relations Board: Administrative Steps,” 64 Emory L. J. 1611 (2015)

Samuel Estreicher and Jeffrey Hirsch. “Comparative Wrongful Dismissal Law: Reassessing American Exceptionalism,” 92 N. C. L. Rev. 343 (January 2014)

Samuel Estreicher and Kristina Yost. “University IP and the Team Production Model: Why Change What's Not Broken?” Beyond Intellectual Property: Comparative and Intellectual Aspects (Fordham U. Press, 2015)*

Samuel Estreicher. “‘Easy In, Easy Out’: A Future for US Workplace Representation,” 98 Minnesota L. Rev. 1615 (May 2014)

Samuel Estreicher. “The Paradox of Federal Sector Labor Relations: Voluntary Unionism Without Collective Bargaining Over Wages and Employee Benefits” (September 2015)**

Harry First and Eleanor Fox ’61Philadelphia National Bank, Globalization, and the Public Interest,” 80 Antitrust Law Journal 307 (2015)

Harry First. “Unfair Drug Prices and Section 5,” CPI Antitrust Chronicle (December 2015)*

Harry First. “Bork and Microsoft: Why Bork Was Right and What We Learn About Judging Exclusionary Behavior,” 79 Antitrust Law Journal 1017 (2014)

Eleanor Fox ’61 and Harry First. Philadelphia National Bank, Globalization, and the Public Interest,” 80 Antitrust Law Journal 307 (2015)

Eleanor Fox ’61 and Michal Gal. “Drafting Competition Law for Developing Jurisdictions: Learning from Experience,” Economic Characteristics of Developing Jurisdictions: Their Implications for Competition Law (Edward Elgar, August 2015)

C. Scott Hemphill. Philadelphia National Bank at 50: An Interview with Judge Richard Posner,” 80 Antitrust Law Journal 205 (2015) [Membership required for access]

C. Scott Hemphill. “Less Restrictive Alternatives in Antitrust Law,” 116 Columbia Law Review (2015)

Roderick Hills Jr. and John Ferejohn. “Publius’s Political Science” (November 2015)**

Roderick Hills Jr. “Towards a Universal Field Theory of National Private Rights and Federalism,” 76 Montana Law Review 41 (2016)

Roderick Hills Jr. “Hydrofracking and Home Rule: Defending and Defining an Anti-Preemption Canon of Statutory Construction in New York,” 77 Albany Law Review 647 (2014)

Roderick Hills Jr. and David Schleicher. “City Replanning” (August 2014)**

David Kamin ’09. “Basing Budget Baselines,” William & Mary Law Review (2015)*

David Kamin ’09. “How to Tax the Rich,” 146 Tax Notes 119 (2015)

David Kamin ’09.“In Good Times and Bad: Designing Legislation that Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty,” Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at Brookings (December 2014)**

Mitchell Kane. “A Defense of Source Rules in International Taxation,” 32 Yale J. on Reg. 311 (2015)

Deborah Malamud. “Jean-Christian Vinel, The Employee: A Political History, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013,” 33 L. & Hist. Rev. 762 (2015)

Deborah Malamud. “The Strange Persistence of Affirmative Action Under Title VII,” 118 W. Va. L. Rev. 1 (2015)

Geoffrey Miller. “In Search of the Most Adequate Forum: State Court Personal Jurisdiction,” 2 Stan J. Complex Litig. 1 (January 2014)

Geoffrey Miller. “The Political Function of Revelation: Lessons from the Hebrew Bible,” 30 Touro Law Review 77 (2014)

Nancy Morawetz ’81 and Natasha Fernández-Silber ’13. “Immigration Law and the Myth of Comprehensive Registration,” 48 UC Davis Law Review 141 (November 2014)

Richard Pildes. “Romanticizing Democracy, Political Fragmentation, and the Decline of American Government,” 124 Yale Law Journal 804 (December 2014)

Samuel Rascoff. “Presidential Intelligence,” 129 Harvard Law Review 633 (January 2016)

Samuel Rascoff. “Counterterrorism and New Deterrence,” 89 NYU L. Rev. 830 (June 2014)

Richard Revesz and Burcin Unel. “Managing the Future of the Electricity Grid: Distributed Generation and Net Metering” (February 2016)**

Richard Revesz. “Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Structure of the Administrative State: The Case of Financial Services Regulation” (February 2016)**

Richard Revesz. “Quantifying Regulatory Benefits,” 102 California Law Review 1423 (2014)

Richard Revesz. “Toward a More Rational Environmental Policy,” 39 Harvard Environmental Law Review 93 (2015)

Richard Revesz and Michael Livermore ’06. “Interest Groups and Environmental Policy: Inconsistent Positions and Missed Opportunities,” 45 Environmental Law Review 1 (2015)

Richard Revesz and Michael Livermore ’06. “Rethinking Health-Based Environmental Standards,” 89 NYU L. Review 1184 (October 2014)

Adam Samaha. “Death and Paperwork Reduction,” 65 Duke Law Journal 279 (2015)

Adam Samaha“Starting with the Text—On Sequencing Effects in Statutory Interpretation and Beyond,” 8 Journal of Legal Analysis (February 2016)

Adam Samaha. “On the Problem of Legal Change,” 103 Georgetown Law Journal 97 (October 2014)

Adam Samaha and Lior Strahilevitz. “Don’t Ask, Must Tell—And Other Combinations,” California Law Review (2015)*

Catherine Sharkey. “States vs. FDA,” 83 George Washington Law Review 1609 (November 2015)

Catherine Sharkey. “State Farm ‘With Teeth’: Heightened Judicial Review in the Absence of Executive Oversight,” 89 NYU L. Rev. 1589 (November 2014)

Daniel Shaviro. “Book Review of Edward D. Kleinbard’s We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend our Money,” 68 National Tax Journal 681 (September 2015)*

Daniel Shaviro. “The Crossroads Versus the Seesaw: Getting a 'Fix' on Recent International Tax Policy Developments” (May 2015)**

Daniel Shaviro. “The More it Changes, the More it Stays the Same?: Automatic Indexing and Current Policy” (2015)**

Daniel Shaviro. “Taxing Potential Community Members' Foreign Source Income” (July 2015)**

Daniel Shaviro. “The Two Faces of the Single Tax Principle” (November 2015)**

Christopher Jon Sprigman and Kal Raustiala. “Let Them Eat Fake Cake: The Rational Weakness of China’s Anti-Counterfeiting Policy,” The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property (Barton Beebe, Sun & Sunders, eds., September 2015)

Christopher Jon Sprigman, Jeanne Fromer, Christopher Buccafusco, and Zachary Burns. “Experimental Tests of Intellectual Property Laws’ Creativity Thresholds,” 92 Texas L. Rev. 1921 (2014)

Richard Stewart, Reeve Bull, Neysun Mahboubi, and Jonathan Wiener. “New Approaches to International Regulatory Cooperation: The Challenge of TTIP, TPP, and Mega-Regional Trade Agreements,” 78 Law and Contemporary Problems 1 (2015)

Richard Stewart. “Remedying Disregard in Global Regulatory Governance: Accountability, Participation, and Responsiveness,” 108 American Journal of International Law 211 (April 2014)

Richard Stewart and Jane Stewart. “Solving The Spent Nuclear Fuel Impasse,” 21 NYU Environmental Law Journal 1 (2014)

Katrina Wyman. "Taxi Regulation in the Age of Uber," 20 NYU Journal of Legislature & Public Policy 1 (2017)