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A Contractarian Approach to Punishment, BLACKWELL SERIES ON PHILOSOPHY OF LAW (Martin Golding & William Edmundson eds., 2004).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

A Contractarian Argument Against the Death Penalty, 81 N.Y.U. L. REV. 1283 (2006).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

A Puzzle About Hobbes on Self-Defense, 82 PACIFIC PHIL. Q. 332 (2001).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

AN A PRIORI ARGUMENT AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY (U. Pa. Pub. L. & Leg. Theory Research, Paper No. 15, 2002).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Acting on an Intention, in REASON, INTENTION AND MORALITY (Gijs Van Donselaar & Bruno Verbeek eds., Ashgate Publishing, 2008).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

CONTRACTARIAN LEGAL THEORY (book manuscript available upon request). (forthcoming)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Constrained Maximization and Risk, (included in symposium on work of David Gauthier, submitted to ETHICS). (forthcoming)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Contract Under Coercion: Should You Keep a Contract with a Robber? (manuscript available upon request). (forthcoming)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Contractarianism, in ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY (Fred D’Agostino and Gerry Gaus, eds., Routledge 2012).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Contrived Defenses and Deterrent Threats: Two Facets of One Problem (co-authored with Leo Katz), 5 OHIO. J. CRIM. L. 479 (2008).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Crime: Definition, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CRIME AND JUSTICE (Macmillan Reference Series 2002).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Death and Retribution, 21:2 CRIM. JUST. ETHICS 12 (Summer/Fall 2002).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Excuses and Dispositions in Criminal Law, 6 BUFF. CRIM. L. REV. 317 (2002).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

HOBBES ON LAW, editor of volume for Ashgate Publishing (2005).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Hobbes on Contract (forthcoming)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Hobbesian Legal Reasoning and the Problem of Wicked Laws, in HOBBES TODAY (Sharon Lloyd, ed., Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2011). (forthcoming 2011)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Involuntary Crimes, Voluntarily Committed, in CRIMINAL LAW THEORY: DOCTORINES OF THE GENERAL PART (Stephen Shute & A.P. Simester eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2002).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Is Risk a Harm?, 151 U. PA. L. REV. 963 (2003).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Legal Theory and the Rational Actor, in OXFORD HANDBOOK OF RATIONALITY (Al Mele ed., Oxford Univ. Press, 2003).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Merger and Felony Murder, in DEFINING CRIMES: ESSAYS ON THE CRIMINAL LAW’S “SPECIAL PORT” (Antony Duff & Stuart Green eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2005).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

On Doing Something Unintended, Intentionally. (forthcoming)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

On the Obligation of the State to Extend a Right of Self-Defense to its Citizens, 147 U. PA. L. REV. 1361 (1999).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Positivism and the Notion of an Offense, 88 CAL. L. REV. 335 (2000).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Pragmatic Rationality and Risk (Symposium in Honor of David Gauthier on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Morals by Agreement), __ ETHICS __ (forthcoming 2012). (forthcoming 2012)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Preferences and Rational Choice: Introduction, 151 U. PA. L. REV. 707 (2003) (with Claire Finkelstein and Peter Huang).
Authors:  Matthew Adler, Claire Finkelstein, and Peter Huang

Punishment as Contract, 8 OHIO ST. J. CRIM. L. 319 (2011).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Rational Contractarianism and International Law, in HOBBES AND THE LAW (David Dyzenhaus and Tom Poole, eds., Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2012). (forthcoming 2012)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Rational Temptation, in PRACTICAL RATIONALITY AND PREFERENCE: ESSAYS FOR DAVID GAUTHIER (Christopher W. Morris & Arthur Ripstein eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2001).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Report for British Law Commission on American Murder Law, Completed September, 2005 (available upon request), published in British Law Commission CP177 (December 20, 2005).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Responsibility and the Doctrine of Double Effect (forthcoming)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Responsibility for Acts of War and the Equal Morality of Soldiers, 10 J. INT’L CRIM. JUST. __ (forthcoming 2011)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Responsibility for Unintended Consequences, 2 OHIO ST. J. CRIM. L. 579 (2005).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Roundtable Discussion Transcript: The Legal and Ethical Limits of Technological Warfare Symposium, February 1, 2013, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (2014), UTAH L. REV. (with Amos N. Guiora, Harry Soyster, David R. Irvine, Geoffrey S. Corn, James Jay Carafano, Laurie R. Blank, Monica Hakimi, George R. Lucas, Trevor W. Morrison, and Frederic Megret). (forthcoming 2014)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Should Bush Administration Lawyers Be Prosectured for Authorizing Torture, 158 U. PA. L. REV. PENNumbra 195 (2010) (with Michael W. Lewis).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

TARGETED KILLINGS: LAW AND MORALITY IN AN ASYMMETRICAL WORLD (Claire Finkelstein, Jens Ohlin, & Andrew Altman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

TARGETED KILLINGS: LAW AND MORALITY IN AN ASYMMETRICAL WORLD, (Andrew Altman, Claire Finkelstein & Jens Ohlin, eds., under submission to Oxford University Press). (forthcoming)
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

The Inefficiency of Mens Rea, 88 CAL. L. REV. 895 (2000).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Threats and Pre-emptive Practices, 5 LEGAL THEORY 311 (1999).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Two Men on a Plank, 7 LEGAL THEORY 279 (2001).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Two Models of Murder: Patterns of Criminalization in the United States, in HOMICIDE LAW IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (Jeremy Horder and David Hughes, eds. 2007).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

Vindicating the Rule of Law: Prosecuting Free Riders on Human Rights, in WHEN GOVERNMENTS BREAK THE LAW: THE RULE OF LAW AND THE PROSECUTION OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION (Austin Sarat and Nasser Hussein, eds. 2010).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein

When the Rule Swallows the Exception, in RULES AND REASONING: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF FREDERICK SCHAUER (Hart Publishing Company 1999), reprinted in 19 QUINNIPIAC L. REV. 505 (2000).
Author:  Claire Finkelstein