Richard H. McAdams

Law Professor, University of Chicago and author of "The Expressive Powers of Law" (2015)

Richard McAdams is the Bernard D. Meltzer Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and the author of "The Expressive Powers of Law" (Harvard University Press 2015). He writes on criminal law and procedure, social norms, the expressive function of law, inequality, and law and literature. He has served as a member of the National Science Foundation Advisory Panel for Law & Social Sciences, the editorial board of the Annual Review of Law and Social Science, and the Board of Directors of the American Law and Economics Association. Before joining Chicago's Law School in 2007, McAdams taught on the law faculties at the University of Illinois, Boston University, and IIT Chicago-Kent. He was a visiting professor at the University of Virginia and Yale Law School and a visiting fellow at Australian National University.

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