Research in Progress – November 2010

Lori Andrews is researching the legal issues surrounding social networking sites and plans to offer a class for the spring semester and publish an article on the subject.

Christopher Buccafusco is working on a study of the effects of incentives on creativity and innovation in intellectual property law (with Jeanne Fromer).

Professor Buccafusco’s other current project is an experimental study of ex ante and ex post compensation (with David Schwartz).

Laurie Leader is continuing to prepare the current supplement to Lindemann & Grossman, Employment Discrimination Law (BNA), along with two other executive editors (Richard Gonzalez and Deb Millenson).

Nancy Marder is working on an Introduction to the Chicago-Kent Law Review Symposium that she has organized on Comparative Jury Systems. The symposium, which will cover juries in ten different countries, will be published in 2011.

Professor Marder is conducting research on voir dire practices in the United States and the U.K. for an article on voir dire and how it should be changed. The article is entitled Theories of Juror Bias, Voir Dire, and Jury Decision-making.

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