Below are a few interesting articles for those interested in LSM theory or empirical work (they are in no particular order):
Akerlof, The Market for “Lemons”: Quality, Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism
The seminal work on adverse selection.
Jennifer Bennett Shinall, Slipping Away from Justice: The Effect of Attorney Skill on Trial Outcomes
Where the author gets close to living in living in my ratex prosecutor world. I’ll write about this paper (and Abrams and Yoon)
Abrams and Yoon, The Luck of the Draw: Using Random Case Assignment to Investigate Attorney Ability
Investigating attorney ability.
Roach, Indigent Defense Counsel, Attorney Quality, and Defendant Outcomes
Kahan, Hoffman, Evans, Devins, Lucci and Cheng, “Ideology” or “Situation Sense”? An Experimental Investigation of Motivated Reasoning and Professional Judgment
Landes, An Economic Analysis of the Courts
Baker and Mezzetti, Prosecutorial Resources, Plea Bargaining, and the Decision to Go to Trial
Weimer, Plea Bargaining and the Decision to go to Trial: The Application of a Rational Choice Model
Yang, Resource Constraints and the Criminal Justice System: Evidence from Judicial Vacancies