I am very pleased to introduce Max Schanzenbach who, beginning this week Monday, will become our first week-long guest blogger. Max joined the faculty of the Northwestern University School of Law in 2003. In addition to receiving his J.D. from Yale University, he also has a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale. His primary areas of research interest are employment law, criminal sentencing, and trust law. He has published in such journals as the American Law and Economics Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Journal of Legal Studies, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.