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The Limits of Public Contract Law, Law & Contemporary Problems (forthcoming 2022) [with Anthony J. Casey]

The Present and Near Future of Self-Driving Contracts, in Ernest Lim & Philip Morgan (ed), Cambridge Handbook on Private Law and Artificial Intelligence (2022, Cambridge Univ. Press) [with Anthony J. Casey]



Micro-directives and Computational Merger Review, 1 Stanford Journal of Computational Antitrust 132 (2021) [with Anthony J. Casey]

Artificial Intelligence and Regulation, in Pina D'Agostino, Carole Piovesan, & Aviv Gaon (ed), Leading Legal Disruption: AI and a Toolkit for Lawyers and the Law (2021, Thomson Reuters)

Predictive Analytics, in Jesse Beatson, Gerald Chan, & Jill Presser (ed), Litigating Artificial Intelligence (2021, Emond Publishing)

Litigation Analytics, in Noah Waisberg & Alexander Hudek (ed), AI for Lawyers: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Law Practice and Careers (2021, Wiley Publishing)



Will Robot Judges Change Litigation and Settlement Outcomes? A First Look at the Algorithmic Replication of Prior Cases, M.I.T. Computation Law Report, vol. 2.0 (2020) [with Anthony J Casey]

Algorithms as Legal Decisions: Gender Gaps and Canadian Employment Law in the 21st Century, 71 University of New Brunswick Law Journal 112 (2020)

The Effect of a Change in a Legal Rule, in Yun-chien Chang (ed.), Selection and Decision in Judicial Process Around the World: Empirical Inquiries (2020, Cambridge University Press)

Data Analytics and Tax Law, in Roland Vogl, Research Handbook on Big Data Law (2020) [co-authored with Ben Alarie & Albert H. Yoon]



A Framework for the New Personalization of Law, 86 Univ. of Chicago Law Review 333 (2019) [co-authored with Anthony J. Casey]



How Artificial Intelligence Will Affect the Practice of Law, 68 Univ. of Toronto Law Journal 106 (2018) [co-authored with Ben Alarie & Albert H. Yoon]

The Application of Machine Learning to Constitutional Law, in David S. Law & Malcolm Langford (eds.), Research Methods in Constitutional Law Handbook (2018, Elgar) [with Albert H. Yoon]        

Regulation Reform in Ontario: Machine Learning and Regulation, 43(3) C.D. Howe Institute Commentary 507 (2018)



Unintended Consequences: The Regressive Effects of Increased Access to Courts, 14(1) Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 5 (2017) [co-authored with Albert H. Yoon]

The Death of Rules and Standards, 92(4) Indiana Law Journal 1401 (2017) [co-authored with Anthony J. Casey]

Self-Driving Contracts, 43(1) Journal of Corporation Law 101 (2017) [co-authored with Anthony J. Casey]    

Regulation by Machine, Journal of Machine Learning Research (W&CP) (2017) [co-authored with Ben Alarie & Albert H. Yoon]

On the Efficiency of the Common Law: An Application to the Recovery of Rewards, 43(3) European Journal of Law & Economics 393 (2017)

Computational Legal Research and the Advocate of the Future, 36 Advocates Quarterly 12 (2017) [co-authored with Ben Alarie & Albert H. Yoon]

Delaying Declarations of Constitutional Validity, in Frank Fagan & Saul Levmore (eds.), The Timing of Lawmaking (2017, Elgar)



Using Machine Learning to Predict Outcomes in Tax Law, 58(3) Canadian Business Law Journal 231 (2016) [co-authored with Ben Alarie & Albert H. Yoon]

Self-Driving Laws, 66(4) University of Toronto Law Journal 429 (2016) [co-authored with Anthony J. Casey]

Law in the Future, 66(4) University of Toronto Law Journal 423 (2016) [co-authored with Benjamin Alarie & Albert H. Yoon]

Friendly Precedent, 57 William & Mary Law Review 1795 (2016) [co-authored with Albert H. Yoon]



Judicial Disharmony: A Study of Dissent, 42 International Review of Law & Economics 60 (2015) [co-authored with Albert H. Yoon]

Hostile Takeovers and Overreliance, 38 Seattle University Law Review 595 (Symposium edition, 2015)



Noise Reduction: The Screening Value of Qui Tam91(5) Washington University Law Review 1169 (2014) [co-authored with Anthony J. Casey]


2013 and earlier

Case-by-Case Adjudication and the Path of the Law, 42(2) Journal of Legal Studies 303 (2013)

Tracking Inconsistent Judicial Behavior, 34 International Review of Law & Economics 9 (2013) 

The Evolution of a Legal Rule, 39(2) Journal of Legal Studies 325 (2010) [co-authored with Richard A. Posner and Andrei Shleifer] -- Reprinted in Andrei Shleifer, The Failure of Judges and the Rise of Regulators (MIT Press, 2012)

Do Judges Cherry Pick Precedents to Justify Extra-Legal Decisions, 70(1) Maryland Law Review 234 (Fall 2010)

Structural and Behavioural Market Power under the Trade Practices Act: An Application to Predatory Pricing, 32(2) Australian Business Law Review 83 (2004) (co-authored with Joshua S. Gans and Stephen P. King