Publications

  • Tonja Jacobi & Dylan Schweers, Justice, Interrupted: The Effect of Gender, Ideology and Seniority at Supreme Court Oral Arguments
    103 Virginia Law Review __ (forthcoming Fall 2017)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Future of Terry in the Car Context
    __ Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law __ (forthcoming Fall 2017)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Sonia Mittal & Barry R. Weingast, Judicial Review and the Self-Stabilizing Constitution
    in Comparative Judicial Review
    (Erin F. Delaney and Rosalind Dixon, Eds.)(Edward Elgar Press) p__
    (forthcoming 2017)
  • Jesse-Justin Cuevas & Tonja Jacobi, The Hidden Psychology of Constitutional Criminal Procedure
    Cardozo Law Review Vol. 37, p2161-2237 (2016)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Miranda 2.0
    UC Davis Law Review Vol. 50, p1-85 (2016)(pdf)
  • Joshua Fischman & Tonja Jacobi, The Second Dimension of the Supreme Court
    William & Mary Law Review Vol. 57, p1671-1715 (2016)(pdf)
  • Álvaro E. Bustos & Tonja Jacobi, A Theory of Judicial Retirement
    American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 17, p529-565 (2015)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Sonia Mittal & Barry R. Weingast, Creating a Self-Stabilizing Constitution: The Role of the Takings Clause
    — with Northwestern University Law Review Vol. 110,  p601-638 (2015)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi & Eugene Kontorovich, Why Judges Always Vote
    International Review of Law and Economics Vol. 43, p190-199 (2015)(pdf)
  • Álvaro E. Bustos & Tonja Jacobi, Communicating Judicial Retirement
    International Review of Law and Economics Vol. 43, p107-118 (2015)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi & Jonah Kind, Criminal Innovation and the Warrant Requirement: Reconsidering the Rights-Police Efficiency Trade-off 
    William & Mary Law Review Vol. 56, p759-832 (2015)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Song Richardson & Gregory Barr, The Attrition of Rights under Parole
    Southern California Law Review Vol. 87, p887-976 (2014)(pdf)
  • Álvaro E. Bustos & Tonja Jacobi, Strategic Judicial Preference Revelation
    Journal of Law and Economics Vol. 57, p113-137 (2014)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Obamacare as a Window on Judicial Strategy
    Tennessee Law Review Vol. 80, p763-845 (2014)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, A Strategy of Increasing Judicial Power in NFIB v. Sebelius
    in The Affordable Care Act: Philosophical and Legal Implications
    (Fritz Allhoff & Mark Hall Eds.) (Routledge) p89-102 (2013)
  • Tonja Jacobi & Jeff Vandam, The Filibuster and Reconciliation: The Future of Majoritarian Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate
    UC Davis Law Review Vol. 47, p261-342 (2013)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Exclusionary Rule: Its Effect on Innocence and Guilt
    in The Constitution and Criminal Justice: A Progressive Agenda
    (John T. Parry and L. Song Richardson, Eds.) (Cambridge) p75-92 (2013)
    (pdf of proof)
  • David Haddock, Tonja Jacobi & Matthew Sag, League Structure & Stadium Rent Seeking – The Role of Antitrust Revisited
    Florida Law Review Vol. 65, p1 (2013)(pdf)
  • Frank Cross, Tonja Jacobi & Emerson H. Tiller, A Positive Political Theory of Rules and Standards
    University of Illinois Law Review Vol. 2012, p1-41 (2012)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Law and Economics of the Exclusionary Rule
    Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 87 p585 (2011)(pdf)
  • Lee Epstein & Tonja Jacobi, The Strategic Analysis of Judicial Decisions
    Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 6, pp. 341-358 (2010)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Role of Politics and Economics in Explaining Variation in Litigation Rates in the U.S. States
    Journal of Legal Studies Vol. 38, p205 (2009)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Judiciary
    in The Elgar Handbook of Public Choice,
    (Dan Farber and Anne Joseph O’Connell, Eds.) Elgar Press (2010) 234-260
  • Vanessa A. Baird & Tonja Jacobi, Judicial Agenda Setting Through Signaling and Strategic Litigant Responses
    Journal of Law and Policy Vol. 29, p215-239 (2009)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi & Matthew Sag, Taking the Measure of Ideology: Empirically Measuring Supreme Court Cases
    The Georgetown Law Journal Vol. 98, p1-75 (2009)(pdf)
  • Matthew Sag, Tonja Jacobi & Maxim Sytch, Ideology and Exceptionalism in Intellectual Property: An Empirical Study
    California Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 801-856 (2009)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Competing Models of Judicial Coalition Formation and Case Outcome Determination
    Journal of Legal Analysis Vol. 1, p411-458 (2009)(pdf)
  • Vanessa A. Baird & Tonja Jacobi, How the Dissent Becomes the Majority: Using Federalism to Transform Coalitions in the U.S. Supreme Court 
    Duke Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 2, p183-238 (2009)(pdf)
  • Lee Epstein & Tonja Jacobi, Super Medians
    Stanford Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 1, p37-100 (2008)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi & Gwendolyn Carroll, Acknowledging Guilt: Forcing Self-Identification in Post-Conviction DNA Testing
    Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 1, p263-306 (2008)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi & Emerson Tiller, Legal Doctrine and Political Control  
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization Vol. 23, p326-345 (2007)(pdf)
  • Rui JP de Figueiredo, Tonja Jacobi & Barry R. Weingast, The New Separation of Powers Approach to American Politics
    in Handbook of Political Economy (Barry R. Weingast and Donald Wittman, eds.) (New York: Oxford University Press), p199-222 (2006)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Impact of Positive Political Theory on Old Questions of Constitutional Law and the Separation of Powers
    Northwestern University Law Review Vol. 100, p259-278 (2006)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Sharing the Love: The Political Power of Remedial Delay in Same-Sex Marriage Cases
    Law & Sexuality, Vol. 15, No. 1, p11-58 (2006)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Subtle Unraveling of Federalism: The Illogic of Using State Legislation as Evidence of an Evolving National Consensus
    North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 84, p1089-1158 (2006)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Judicial Signaling Game: How Judges Shape their Dockets
    Supreme Court Economic Review Vol. 16, p1-38 (2006)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, How Massachusetts Got Gay Marriage: The Intersection of Popular Opinion, Legislative Action and Judicial Power,
    Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues Vol. 15, p219-241 (2006)(pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, The Senatorial Courtesy Game: Explaining the Norm of Informal Vetoes in ‘Advice and Consent’ Nominations
    Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 2, p193-217 (2005)
    (pdf)
  • Tonja Jacobi, Same-Sex Marriage: Implications of Legislative Remand for the Judiciary’s Role,
    Vermont Law Review Vol. 26, p381-406 (2002)(pdf)

For editorials and blog posts, see media

For working papers and works in progress, see projects

The majority of my research is also available at ssrn.com/author=459690