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William H.J. Hubbard

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ABF Research Professor

Joint appointment

Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago; J.D. University of Chicago Law School; B.A. and M.A., University of California

Curriculum vitae


William H.J. Hubbard is a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. His current research involves economic analysis of litigation, courts, and civil procedures. His empirical research has studied courts in the United States, Taiwan, and India. He is currently completing a book on the Supreme Court of India with coauthors Aparna Chandra and Sital Kalantry. Previously, he was…

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Research focus

Economic analysis of litigation, courts, and civil procedures


"Civil Procedures as the Regulation of Externalities: Toward a New Theory of Civil Litigation," with Ronen Avraham
Civil Procedure: An Integrated Approach (Foundation Press, 2021)

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"Opportunities for Innovation in Court Prodecures"
Jun 2022
"Courts and Arbitration Through the Lens of Supply and Demand,"
Oct 2021

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