Matthew Stephenson

Harvard Law School

Professor of Law

1575 Massachusetts

Hauser 406

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Chevron Has Only One Step

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Matthew Stephenson and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 572 (61,252)
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Taming Systemic Corruption: The American Experience and its Implications for Contemporary Debates

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-29
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2020
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar and Matthew Stephenson
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 497 (73,033)

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Corruption, Law and Development, American Political Institutions, Political Economy, Government Reform, the State and Society

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Democratizing the Senate from Within

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 21-11
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Jonathan Gould, Kenneth Shepsle and Matthew Stephenson
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Harvard University - Department of Government and Harvard Law School
Downloads 439 (84,789)

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Filibuster, Senate, Democracy, Cloture, Equality, Legislative Procedure, Constitutional Law

Court of Public Opinion: Government Accountability and Judicial Independence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 381 (99,082)
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Court of Public Opinion: Government Accountability and Judicial Independence

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 379-399, 2004
Posted: 24 Jun 2004
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School

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Judicial Review and Democratic Failure

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-47
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Justin Fox and Matthew Stephenson
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Harvard Law School
Downloads 363 (105,508)
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judicial review, political agency

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A Costly Signaling Theory of Hard Look Review

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 539
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 333 (116,162)
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Legal Institutions and the Structure of Informal Networks

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita and Matthew Stephenson
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy and Harvard Law School
Downloads 325 (119,289)
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Lobbyists as Imperfect Agents: Implications for Public Policy in a Pluralist System

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2009
Matthew Stephenson and Howell E. Jackson
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 314 (123,692)
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administrative, law, public, policy, lobby, lobbyist, interest group

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Legislative Allocation of Delegated Power: Uncertainty, Risk, and the Choice between Agencies and Courts

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 May 2005
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 221 (176,315)
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The Untapped Potential of the Congressional Review Act

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 21-28
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Jody Freeman and Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 197 (196,103)

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Congressional Review Act, Legislation, Administrative Law, Legislative Process

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Judicial Deference to Inconsistent Agency Statutory Interpretations

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2011, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 634
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
Yehonatan Givati and Matthew Stephenson
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 175 (217,710)
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Bureaucratic Decision Costs and Endogenous Agency Expertise

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School
Downloads 164 (230,345)
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Bureaucratic Decision Costs and Endogenous Agency Expertise

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 469-498, 2007
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School

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Political Accountability Under Alternative Institutional Regimes

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 615
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jul 2008
Matthew Stephenson and Jide Nzelibe
Downloads 146 (253,253)
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The Administrative Law of Borrowed Regulations: Legal Questions Regarding the Bankruptcy Law's Incorporation of IRS Standards

Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, Vol. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2008
Matthew Stephenson and Kristin E. Hickman
Harvard Law School and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 124 (287,250)

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bankruptcy, tax, bapcpa, national standards

15.

Over-Accountability

6 Journal of Legal Analysis 185 (2014)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Jacob E. Gersen, Jacob E. Gersen and Matthew Stephenson
Harvard UniversityHarvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 108 (318,760)
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accountability, bureaucracy, judicial review, separation of powers

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Legislation and Regulation and Reform of the First Year

65 J. Legal Educ. 45 (2015)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Oct 2016
John F. Manning and Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 68 (419,024)
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The Distributional Effects of Minority-Protective Judicial Review

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Justin Fox and Matthew Stephenson
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Harvard Law School
Downloads 52 (476,814)
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The Constraining, Liberating, and Informational Effects of Non-Binding Law

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Justin Fox and Matthew Stephenson
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science and Harvard Law School
Downloads 44 (511,111)

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political agency, law, politics

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Evidentiary Standards and Information Acquisition in Public Law

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 351-387, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Matthew Stephenson
Harvard Law School

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