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Faculty Presentations

Within and Beyond the Anthropological Study of Law and Language
Dec 2018 Elizabeth Mertz
How to Lose A Constitutional Democracy
Feb 2018 Tom Ginsburg
"The Relationship Between Corporations and American Democracy"
Nov 2017 Ajay K. Mehrotra
Congressional Hearing: "Gagging the Lawyers: China’s Crackdown on Human Rights Lawyers and Its Implications for U.S.-China Relations." Convened by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC).
Jun 2017 Terence Halliday
Civil Rights: An American History
Feb 2017 Christopher Schmidt
Social Movements and Victory
Feb 2017 Christopher Schmidt
Civil Rights: An American History
Feb 2017 Christopher Schmidt
Social Movements and Victory
Feb 2017 Christopher Schmidt
Law, Social Science, and the New Legal Realism. Presentation to the ABF New York Fellows.
Dec 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Presentation (with Thomas Mitchell) on the New Legal Realism to the Board of the American Bar Endowment
Nov 2016 Elizabeth Mertz, Thomas Mitchell
The Future of Latinos in the United States: Network for Justice Planning Summit
Nov 2016 Robert L. Nelson, Rachel F. Moran
The Perennial (and Stubborn) Challenge of Affordability, Cost, and Access
Nov 2016 Stephen Daniels
What Students Say About Experiential Education: Preliminary Results from a Three-Year Study at Denver Law (with David Thomson)
Sep 2016 Stephen Daniels
Exceptions in American Constitutional History
Sep 2016 Christopher Schmidt
Exceptions in American Constitutional History
Sep 2016 Christopher Schmidt
Panelist, AALS New Law Teachers Workshop
Jun 2016 Rachel F. Moran
Presenter in Invited Roundtable on "Law's Place in the Community of Academic Disciplines," Law & Society Association Meetings
Jun 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
“The Fourteenth Amendment and Popular Conceptions of Governance”
Jun 2016 Laura F. Edwards
Presenter in Invited Panel on "Law's Place in the Community of Academic Disciplines" at the 2016 Law & Society Association Meetings in New Orleans
Jun 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Participant in Roundtable on "Realist and Empirical Methods for Law: A Collaborative Research Network" at the 2016 Law & Society Association Meeting
Jun 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Outsiders in the U.S. Legal Professoriate. Paper presented in panel entitled, "Who Belongs? Who Doesn't? Legal Education: Plus ca change?" at the 2016 Law & Society Association Meetings
Jun 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
The Future of Latinos in the United States: Inaugural Midwest Roundtable
Jun 2016 Robert L. Nelson, Rachel F. Moran
McAdams’ Expressive Powers of Law, Author Meets Reader
Jun 2016 Janice Nadler
The Sit-Ins: A Legal History
May 2016 Christopher Schmidt
The Sit-Ins: A Legal History
May 2016 Christopher Schmidt
“End-of-Life Decision Making.” (Continuing Legal Education Seminar)
May 2016 Susan P. Shapiro
“Advance Directives and End-of-Life Decision Making.”
May 2016 Susan P. Shapiro
The Sit-Ins: A Legal History
Apr 2016 Christopher Schmidt
The Student Sit-In Movement of 1960: Protest, Law, and Social Change
Apr 2016 Christopher Schmidt
The Sit-Ins: A Legal History
Apr 2016 Christopher Schmidt
The Student Sit-In Movement of 1960: Protest, Law, and Social Change
Apr 2016 Christopher Schmidt
“Advance Directives and End-of-Life Decision Making.” (Continuing Legal Education Seminar)
Mar 2016 Susan P. Shapiro
Panelist, ABA Mid-Year Meeting
Feb 2016 Robert L. Nelson, Rachel F. Moran
Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Canadian Graduate Law Student Association Conference, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University: "New Legal Realism: A Map and Some Questions."
Feb 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Invited Participant for Roundtable on "Social Science Expertise in Law Schools - What's the Added Value?" Section on Law and Social Science Panel at the AALS Meetings
Jan 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Organizer & Workshop Faculty for the 4th Empirical Methods Training Workshop at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting (Qualitative & Mixed Methods).
Jan 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Panelist, Constitutional Law
Jan 2016 Robert L. Nelson, Rachel F. Moran
Legal Education, Access, and Research in Tough Times: What I Learned From the ABA Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education
Dec 2015 Stephen Daniels
Legal Education, Access, and Research in Tough Times: What I Learned From the ABA Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education
Nov 2015 Stephen Daniels
The Promise of Expressive Law
Nov 2015 Janice Nadler
Tort Reform, Plaintiffs’ Lawyers, and Access to Justice
Nov 2015 Stephen Daniels
Studying "the" U.S. Law Professor's Classroom Experience. Paper presented in panel, "You Teach? What is it You Do? The Familiar/Strange in the Process of Instruction" at the 2015 American Anthropological Association Meetings
Nov 2015 Elizabeth Mertz
“The Reconstruction of Rights: The Fourteenth Amendment and Popular Conceptions of Governance”
Oct 2015 Laura F. Edwards
Presenter, Board of Directors
Oct 2015 Robert L. Nelson, Rachel F. Moran
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Oct 2015 Christopher Schmidt
“Where Have All the Cases Gone? The Strange Success of Tort Reform Revisited” (with Joanne Martin)
Oct 2015 Stephen Daniels
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Oct 2015 Christopher Schmidt
'The Civilizing Hand of Law': Defending the Legal Process in the Civil Rights Era
Sep 2015 Christopher Schmidt
'The Civilizing Hand of Law': Defending the Legal Process in the Civil Rights Era
Sep 2015 Christopher Schmidt
Panelist, Symposium on Higher Education Access
Sep 2015 Rachel F. Moran
Participant, The Latinos and Law Project Meeting
May 2015 Rachel F. Moran
Federalism and Movement Mobilization in the Civil Rights Era
May 2015 Christopher Schmidt
Federalism and Movement Mobilization in the Civil Rights Era
May 2015 Christopher Schmidt
The Power of Focal Points is Pervasive: An Experimental Study of Strategy Labels in Coordination Games (with Richard McAdams),
Mar 2015 Janice Nadler, Richard McAdams, University of Chicago Law School
Panelist, ACE 97th Annual Meeting, “Promises of Progress: 50 Years of Charting the Course to Advance Women Leaders”
Mar 2015 Rachel F. Moran
Participant, “Legal Education and the Future of the Law: Views from the Dean’s Office” Webinar (hosted by Michigan State and the Northeast Association of Prelaw Advisors)
Feb 2015 Rachel F. Moran
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Feb 2015 Christopher Schmidt
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Feb 2015 Christopher Schmidt
“Standing in Another’s Shoes: How Agents Make Life-and-Death Decisions for Their Principals”
Jan 2015 Susan P. Shapiro
The Ecology of Law Firm Growth in China
Nov 2014 Sida Liu
Litigating Against the Civil Rights Movement
Nov 2014 Christopher Schmidt
Litigating Against the Civil Rights Movement
Nov 2014 Christopher Schmidt
The Role of Character in Legal Blame and Punishment
Oct 2014 Janice Nadler
“Anti-Money Laundering, Dirty Money and Terrorism.” Corporate Program, Public Debate. Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Oct 2014 Terence Halliday
“The Regulatory War Against Money-Laundering: Costly and Failed?” International Sections Council, City Bar of New York, 21 September, 2014.
Sep 2014 Terence Halliday
Keynote Address, 30th Anniversary of Lau v. Nichols Decision Conference
Sep 2014 Rachel F. Moran
“Gatekeepers at Life’s End: Surrogate Decision Making in Intensive Care”
Sep 2014 Susan P. Shapiro
“Trading Democracy for Justice"
Sep 2014 Traci Burch
Litigating Against the Civil Rights Movement
Sep 2014 Christopher Schmidt
Litigating Against the Civil Rights Movement
Sep 2014 Christopher Schmidt
Innovation in Legal Education
Sep 2014 Stephen Daniels
Patterns and Changes in Legal Education: What Can the Available Data Tell Us?
Aug 2014 Stephen Daniels
Co-organizer (with Bryant Garth) of New Realism 10th Anniversary Conference: Future Directions for Legal Empiricism. Commentator on "Envisioning A New Legal Realism" Keynote Panel.
Aug 2014 Bryant G. Garth, Elizabeth Mertz
"The Legal Translation and Documentation of Immigrant Abuse and Helpfulness"
Aug 2014 Sarah Morando Lakhani
Susan Block-Lieb and Terence C. Halliday. “Contracts and Private Law in the Emerging Ecology of International Lawmaking.” Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Conference, Chicago, 11 July 2014.
Jul 2014 Terence Halliday
"Trajectories and Manifestations of Legal Idealism in Immigration Lawyering"
Jun 2014 Sarah Morando Lakhani
Commentator on "Legal Anthropology" panel at NATSA Conference on the Taiwanese Legal System
Jun 2014 Elizabeth Mertz
"A Tangled Web: Overt, Implicit and Structural Bias in U.S. Law Schools." Third Annual Conference of the ABF Research Group on Legal Diversity.
May 2014 Elizabeth Mertz
Massive Resistance as a Constitutional Movement
May 2014 Christopher Schmidt
Massive Resistance as a Constitutional Movement
May 2014
Massive Resistance as a Constitutional Movement
May 2014 Christopher Schmidt
The Inexorability of Globalization? Elements of a General Theory of Legal Change
May 2014 Terence Halliday
“Can We All Get Along, Revisited: Racial Attitudes, the Tolerance for Diversity, and the Prospects for Integration in the 21st Century”
May 2014 Traci Burch
Plenary Lecture, 25th Anniversary, International Institute for Sociology of Law, “The Inexorability of Globalization?” Onati, Spain, 21 May, 2014.
May 2014 Terence Halliday
“Durable Agency Relationships: How Surrogates Determine How to Act on Our Behalf”
May 2014 Susan P. Shapiro
Roundtable: "Conscription, Family, and the Modern State: Author Meets Critics."
Apr 2014 Stephen Engel
"The Fragmented Citizen: Developmental Insights into Sexuality Citizenship in the United States and the Persistence of Inequalities."
Apr 2014 Stephen Engel
"Intersecting Paths: The Public and Private in American Political Development."
Apr 2014 Stephen Engel
Colonizing the Clinic: The Adventures of Law in HIV Treatment and Research
Apr 2014 Carol A. Heimer
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement, Keynote Address
Apr 2014 Christopher Schmidt
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement, Keynote Address
Apr 2014 Christopher Schmidt
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Mar 2014 Christopher Schmidt
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Mar 2014 Christopher Schmidt
“How Geographic Differences in Neighborhood Civic Capacity Affect Voter Turnout”
Mar 2014 Traci Burch
"Developmental Insights into Gay and Lesbian Politics and Law: Persistent Inequalities from Military to Marriage."
Mar 2014 Stephen Engel
“Advance Directives: The U.S. Experience,” Law, Ethics and Oncology: A Joint Meeting Organised by the Oncology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and Birkbeck University of London
Feb 2014 Susan P. Shapiro
“Trading Democracy for Justice"
Feb 2014 Traci Burch
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Feb 2014 Christopher Schmidt
On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine
Feb 2014 Christopher Schmidt
New York Times v. Sullivan and the Legal Attack on the Civil Rights Movement
Feb 2014 Christopher Schmidt
New York Times v. Sullivan and the Legal Attack on the Civil Rights Movement
Feb 2014 Christopher Schmidt
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement (AALS Scholarly Paper Prize Winner Presentation)
Jan 2014 Christopher Schmidt
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement (AALS Scholarly Paper Prize Winner Presentation)
Jan 2014 Christopher Schmidt
"Professional Vision" and Legal Pedagogy. Invited to present in half-day program panel, "The Many Connections Between Well-Being and Professionalism in the Practice of Law: Implications for Teaching." AALS Annual Meeting
Jan 2014 Elizabeth Mertz
Co-organizer (with Lynn Mather and Leslie Levin) and Workshop Faculty for the 2nd Empirical Methods Training Workshop at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting (Qualitative and Mixed Methods).
Jan 2014 Elizabeth Mertz
We Want What's Ours: Learning from South Africa's Land Restitution Program
Jan 2014 Bernadette Atuahene
Black Inheritance: Rights and Genealogies after Slavery
Jan 2014 Dylan C. Penningroth
The Law and Legal Process within the Profession: A micro-level approach
Dec 2013 Gabriele Plickert
"Common Themes across the Progressives’ Century."
Nov 2013 Stephen Engel
"The Evolution of Supreme Court Rulings on Sexual Orientation: Rebutting the Accusation of Activism."
Nov 2013 Stephen Engel
"Immigrant Screening on the Legal Frontlines: Lawyers’ Case Selection in Non-Profit Settings"
Nov 2013 Sarah Morando Lakhani
The Financial Rewards of Elite Status in the Legal Profession
Nov 2013 Ronit Dinovitzer
“Resilience,” Political Concepts at Brown: A Critical Lexicon in the Making
Nov 2013 Bonnie Honig
The Economics and the Econometrics of Human Development
Oct 2013 James J. Heckman
Moral Character, Mental State, and Blame
Oct 2013 Janice Nadler
Moral Character, Mental State, and Blame
Oct 2013 Janice Nadler
The Symposium on the State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Oct 2013 Gabriele Plickert
The Sit-Ins: Protest, Law, and Social Change
Oct 2013 Christopher Schmidt
The Sit-Ins: Protest, Law, and Social Change
Oct 2013 Christopher Schmidt
Panelist on Plenary Session, “Leaders in Law: A Look at the Numbers”
Sep 2013 Robert L. Nelson
Constitutions as Products
Sep 2013 Tom Ginsburg
Regulatory Wranglers: Lay Theorizing about Context in HIV Clinics
Aug 2013 Carol A. Heimer
“Beyond Power and Inequality: The Sociology of Law Goes Global”
Aug 2013
Causal Analysis After Haavelmo
Aug 2013 James J. Heckman
"Fragmenting the Citizen: State, Power, and LGBT Politics from a Developmental Perspective."
Aug 2013 Stephen Engel
Debt, Death, and Redemption: Toward a Soterial-Legal History of the Turner Rebellion
Aug 2013 Christopher L. Tomlins
Styron’s Nat: Or, the Metaphysics of Absence
Aug 2013 Christopher L. Tomlins
The Confessions of Nat Turner: Paratextual Cadences
Jul 2013 Christopher L. Tomlins
Faith and Property in African American History, New Worlds of Faith Conference
Jun 2013 Dylan C. Penningroth
State of the Profession: Trends in Legal Diversity—Selected Findings from the Research Group in Legal Diversity
Jun 2013 Robert L. Nelson
Do Advance Directives Direct?
Jun 2013 Susan P. Shapiro
"Immigrant Screening on the Legal Frontlines: Lawyers’ Case Selection in Non-Profit Settings"
Jun 2013 Sarah Morando Lakhani
"Legitimacy Within Limits: Legalization, Work Opportunities, and Family Well-Being"
Jun 2013 Sarah Morando Lakhani
“The Ecology of Law Firm Growth in China”
Jun 2013
Speaker, Workshop on Poverty, Immigration and Property
Jun 2013 Bernadette Atuahene
Nonlawyer Advocates – How Well Do they Do?
Jun 2013 Rebecca Sandefur
Aiming for Responsibility; Settling for Accountability
Jun 2013 Carol A. Heimer
Creating and Measuring Capabilities (Child Development Leadership Training Workshop)
Jun 2013 James J. Heckman
Commentator, I-Con/European Journal of International Law conference on Van Gend en Loos 50th Anniversary
Jun 2013 Tom Ginsburg
How We Remember to Forget: Iraq and the Crimes of a War of Aggression
Jun 2013 John Hagan
Legal Education Reform, Legal Globalization, and Empire
Jun 2013 Bryant G. Garth
Lawyers and the Transformation of the Fields of State Power: Osmosis, Hysterisis, and Readjustments (with Y. Dezalay)
May 2013 Bryant G. Garth
Law and Globalization: Lawyers as Merchants, Moral Entrepreneurs, and Statesmen
May 2013 Bryant G. Garth
Follow the Yellow Brick Road: The Pathways from Law into Business (with D. Wilkins)
May 2013 Ronit Dinovitzer
Iraq and the Crimes of Pre-Emptive War
May 2013 John Hagan
Tunisian Presidential Conference on International Court for Constitutional Law
May 2013 Tom Ginsburg
The Intersectionality of Race, Gender, Social Isolation, and Practice Context in the Satisfaction of American Lawyers
May 2013 John Hagan, Robert L. Nelson, M. Payne-Pikus
Is Your Advance Directive Worth the Paper It’s Written On? What Works and What Doesn’t?
May 2013 Susan P. Shapiro
Gender and Work Experiences on Occupational Mobility in Legal Careers in Germany
May 2013 Gabriele Plickert
Diversity in Action: The Role of Diversity in Explaining Law Students’ Experiences (with C. Silver)
May 2013 Gabriele Plickert, Carole Silver
Consent, Dignity, and the Failure of Scattershot Policing
May 2013 Janice Nadler
Pursuing Diverse Talent in Legal and Professional Services: Research Within and Across Professions, Organizations, and Societies
May 2013 Robert L. Nelson, Ronit Dinovitzer, David Wilkins
Panel Presentation, “Determining Discrimination: The Effect of Race and Political Ideology in Evaluations of Workplace Disputes”
May 2013 Laura Beth Nielsen
Presidential Panel, “The Future of Graduate Programming in the Social Sciences”
May 2013 Laura Beth Nielsen
Regulating Speech, Freeing Hate: Snyder v. Phelps and the Reconstitution of Civic Community
May 2013
Author Meets Readers: Session on Henry Ford’s War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech
May 2013
Participant, Roundtable on Networks and Power Relationships
May 2013
For a Materialist Jurisprudence
Apr 2013 Christopher L. Tomlins
Keynote address, Symposium: Emancipation at 150
Apr 2013 Dylan C. Penningroth
Pervasive Civil Justice Problems, Why People Lack Aid, What’s Done Without It
Apr 2013 Rebecca Sandefur
Can Lawyers Afford to Do the Public Justice?
Apr 2013 Rebecca Sandefur
Respondent, Opening Plenary “Technologies of Truth in the Anthropology of Conflict: Sally Merry and Susan Coutin," American Ethnological Society and Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Joint Spring Meeting.
Apr 2013 Elizabeth Mertz
"Teaching an Interdisciplinary Law Class" (with M. Mansfield). Presentation at the Midwest Family Law Consortium
Apr 2013 Elizabeth Mertz, Marsha Mansfield
Law, Moral Attitudes, and Behavioral Change
Apr 2013 Janice Nadler
“Public Things,” The Sydney Lectures, State Library of New south Wales
Apr 2013 Bonnie Honig
Who Are the Criminals? Iraq and the Crimes of Pre-Emptive War
Apr 2013 John Hagan
Darfur and the Crime of Genocide
Apr 2013 John Hagan
The Return of Khulekani Khumalo, Zombie Captive: Imposture, Personhood, and the Law in South Africa
Apr 2013 John Comaroff
Stratification of the Bar: The Production and Legitimation of Inequality in Lawyers’ Careers. (Fifth Annual Lecture on the Legal Profession)
Mar 2013 Ronit Dinovitzer
Political Lawyering: Criminal Defense and Criminal Justice in China
Mar 2013 Terence Halliday, Sida Liu
Keynote Address, “Asian Legal Reforms, Asian Law and Society Association”
Mar 2013 Tom Ginsburg
Disciplining Doctors vs. Improving Ethics: The Two Faces of Law in Medicine
Mar 2013 Carol A. Heimer
A Framework for Analyzing Human Development over the Life Cycle (Workshop on Early Childhood Development)
Mar 2013 James J. Heckman
Critic, Author-Meets-Critics Session on Documenting Desegregation: Racial and Gender Segregation in Private-Sector Employment since the Civil Rights Act, by K. Stainback & D. Tomaskovic-Devey
Mar 2013 Robert L. Nelson
The Politics of Chinese Criminal Defense Lawyers
Mar 2013 Terence Halliday, Sida Liu
Effects on Occupational Mobility and Professional Careers: A Study of Women and Men in the U.S. Legal Profession (with J. Park)
Mar 2013 Gabriele Plickert, Jeeyoon Park
Henry Ford’s War on Jews: Discrediting Jewish Citizenship
Mar 2013
"Interdisciplinary Perspectives on LGBT Human Rights Advocacy."
Feb 2013 Stephen Engel
"Why the Political Homophobia of the 1950s?"
Feb 2013 Stephen Engel
Commentator on “ ‘This very troublesome business’: The Struggle for Control of Charleston’s Waterfront Workforce”
Feb 2013 Dylan C. Penningroth
Reflections on Theory from the South
Feb 2013 John Comaroff
Divine Detection: Crime and the Metaphysics of Disorder
Feb 2013 John Comaroff
What Matters About Context? Regulatory Wranglers and Lay Theorizing About Context in HIV Clinics
Feb 2013 Carol A. Heimer
Trademark Surveys, Trademark Law and its Challenges
Feb 2013
Embedded Experts on Real Juries (with M.R. Rose & B.Murphy)
Feb 2013
The Juice isn’t Worth the Squeeze: The Impact of Tort Reform on Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and Access to Civil Justice
Feb 2013 Stephen Daniels
Defending the Right to Discriminate: The Libertarian Challenge to the Civil Rights Movement
Jan 2013 Christopher Schmidt
Feminist Theory and the Turn to Antigone
Jan 2013 Bonnie Honig
Organizer/Moderator/Presenter, “Law from the Outside In: In Honor of Jane Larson”
Jan 2013 Elizabeth Mertz
Organizer & Workshop Faculty: The First Empirical Methods Training Workshop at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting
Jan 2013 Elizabeth Mertz
Invited Presentation, “Race and Representation: Racial Disparities in Legal Representation for Employment Civil Rights Plaintiffs”
Jan 2013 Laura Beth Nielsen
Invited Presentation, “Situated Justice: Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Perceptions of Fairness in Employment Civil Rights Cases”
Jan 2013 Laura Beth Nielsen
Defending the Right to Discriminate: The Libertarian Challenge to the Civil Rights Movement
Jan 2013 Christopher Schmidt
The Legal Complex and Political Liberalism in South Asia--Law and Social Sciences Research Network
Dec 2012 Terence Halliday
Advanced Workshop--Sociolegal Research Methodologies
Dec 2012 Terence Halliday
“Mass Imprisonment and Neighborhood Voter Turnout”
Dec 2012 Traci Burch
“The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment”
Nov 2012 Traci Burch
“The Effects of Imprisonment and Community Supervision on Political Participation”
Nov 2012 Traci Burch
Black Inheritance: Rights and Genealogies after Slavery
Nov 2012 Dylan C. Penningroth
Popular Constitutionalism on the Right
Nov 2012 Christopher Schmidt
Neighborhood Sectarian Displacement and the Battle for Baghdad
Nov 2012 John Hagan
Institutionalized Skepticism and the Construction of Trustworthiness
Nov 2012 Carol A. Heimer
Roundtable on Jeffrey Stout’s book, Blessed Be the Organized
Nov 2012 Bonnie Honig
Political Philosophy Colloquium
Nov 2012 Bonnie Honig
Presenter, Tragic Vision, Democratic Hope: A Conference in Honor of J. Peter Euben
Nov 2012 Bonnie Honig
Popular Constitutionalism on the Right
Nov 2012 Christopher Schmidt
Property-Induced Invisibility: When the Expropriation of Property Removes People from the Social Contract
Oct 2012 Bernadette Atuahene
Theory from the South Revisited
Oct 2012 John Comaroff
Symposium Co-Chair, Panel Chair for “Jury Deliberation,” and Panel Member for “Preliminary Instructions and Assisting Juror Comprehension”
Oct 2012
“Mass Incarceration and Voter Turnout”
Oct 2012 Traci Burch
Understanding Access to Justice in 21st Century America
Oct 2012 Rebecca Sandefur
Henry Ford’s War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech
Oct 2012
Debt, Death, and Redemption: Toward a Soterial-Legal History of the Turner Rebellion, Keynote Address
Sep 2012 Christopher L. Tomlins
Thrifty Research: Cheap(er) Ways to Move Access to Justice Understanding Forward in Tight Fiscal Times
Sep 2012 Rebecca Sandefur
Broccoli, Liberty, and the Constitutional Challenge to Health Care
Sep 2012 Christopher Schmidt
Presentation on Surrogate Decision Making at the End of Life
Sep 2012 Susan P. Shapiro
Juror Perceptions of American Corporations
Sep 2012
The Return of Khukenai Khumalo, Zombie Captive: Imposture, Personhood and the Law in Postcolonial South Africa
Sep 2012 John Comaroff
Divine Detection: Crime and the Metaphysics of Disorder
Sep 2012 John Comaroff
State of the Profession: Trends in Legal Diversity
Sep 2012 Robert L. Nelson
Constitutional Endurance: Implications for Kenya
Sep 2012 Tom Ginsburg
"On the Responsibility of a Liberal Arts Education."- Convocation Faculty Address
Sep 2012 Stephen Engel
Law and Society
Sep 2012 Stephen Daniels
Broccoli, Liberty, and the Constitutional Challenge to Health Care
Sep 2012 Christopher Schmidt
Representational Legality: Reading Culture, Thinking Law
Aug 2012 Bonnie Honig
Blue Moon Regulation: Why the Have-Nots Occasionally Come Out Ahead
Jul 2012 Carol A. Heimer
Corporate Lawyers and their Clients: Walking the line between law & business
Jul 2012 Ronit Dinovitzer
We Want What’s Ours: An Evaluation of South Africa’s Land Restitution Program
Jul 2012 Bernadette Atuahene
Effects of professional work on women lawyers' timing of family formation in German and U.S. Cities
Jul 2012 Gabriele Plickert
Paradoxical Choices? Gendered Career Trajectories of Law School Graduates in the U.S. and Germany
Jun 2012 Gabriele Plickert
Employment Discrimination Litigation and the Reinscription of Hierarchy
Jun 2012 Laura Beth Nielsen
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins, Legal Uncertainty, and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement
Jun 2012 Christopher Schmidt
“Impersonal Trust: A Retrospective Look from a New Century”
Jun 2012 Susan P. Shapiro
Lawyers with Foreign Born Parents: Exploring the Effects of Immigrant Status on Earnings among American Lawyers
Jun 2012 Ronit Dinovitzer
Decision-making by Jurors, Juries, and Judges
Jun 2012
From the Courtroom to the Examining Room: What Rights Mean in HIV Clinics
Jun 2012 Carol A. Heimer
Hard Evidence on Soft Skills (Keynote Address)
Jun 2012 James J. Heckman
Plenary Panel, “Asian Constitutionalism"
Jun 2012 Tom Ginsburg
Keynote Plenary on “Judicialization of Politics in Asia-An Overview”
Jun 2012 Tom Ginsburg
Trends in Legal Diversity: Patterns and Predictors
Jun 2012 Robert L. Nelson
Employment Discrimination Litigation and the Reincription of Hierarchy
Jun 2012 Robert L. Nelson
"Current Research Methods for the Study of Law School Education" Workshop Presentation.
Jun 2012 Elizabeth Mertz
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins, Legal Uncertainty, and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement
Jun 2012 Christopher Schmidt
"'Risk' versus 'Potential': Implicit Bias in the Law School Tenuring Process" Presentation at the First Annual Conference of the ABF Research Group on Legal Diversity
May 2012 Elizabeth Mertz
Racial and Gender Differences in Career Attainment in AJD2
May 2012 John Hagan, Robert L. Nelson, M. Payne-Pikus
"Toward a Post-Imperialist New Legal Realism," Presentation at Conference on New Frontiers of Legal Realism: American, Scandinavian, European, Global?
May 2012 Elizabeth Mertz, H. Klug
Research on Law School Education
May 2012
"Learning to 'Think Like a Lawyer': In the U.S. and Beyond. Keynote Presentation at Conference on Legal Education and Socio-Economic Elites XXth-XXIst Century.
May 2012 Elizabeth Mertz
Hard Evidence on Soft Skills
May 2012 James J. Heckman
Reflections on Cultural Identity: Ethnicity, Intellectual Property, and the Commodification of Collective Being
May 2012 John Comaroff
“Remarks on Studying Criminal Justice in Political Science”
May 2012 Traci Burch
The Economics of the Achievement Gap: The Challenge and Price of Failure
May 2012 James J. Heckman
“Advance Health Care Directives and End of Life Decision-Making”
May 2012 Susan P. Shapiro
“Learning from the Big Picture,” Empirical Research on Delivery of Legal Services: What Can We Learn?
May 2012 Rebecca Sandefur
Race, Class and Educational Debt in Lower-Paying Law Jobs
May 2012 Rebecca Sandefur
African Americans’ Use of Law Before the Civil Rights Era
May 2012 Dylan C. Penningroth
Land Restitution in South Africa: Voices from Below
Apr 2012 Bernadette Atuahene
Homeland Tourism, Emotion and Identity Labor: An Odyssey of Belonging
Apr 2012 Ronit Dinovitzer
Hard Evidence on Soft Skills
Apr 2012 James J. Heckman
‘Wicked’ Ethics: Compliance Work and the Practice of Ethics in HIV Clinics
Apr 2012 Carol A. Heimer
Death in Darfur
Apr 2012 John Hagan
Social Science Evidence and the Darfur Genocide
Apr 2012 John Hagan
The Influence of Initial Trust Perceptions on Integrative Negotiation Outcomes
Apr 2012 Janice Nadler
After the JD and Its Lessons for Studying Lawyers’ Careers Within and Outside of the US
Apr 2012 Bryant G. Garth
"Satisfaction After Tenure: Diversity in the Legal Academy," American Bar Foundation Seminar
Apr 2012 Elizabeth Mertz, with K. Barnes
"American Politicians Confront the Court."
Apr 2012 Stephen Engel
Are Law Schools in Crisis? The New York Times Debate and its Discontents
Mar 2012 Bryant G. Garth
Social Ecology, Recursivity and Temporality: Towards A Sociology of Global Law-Making
Mar 2012 Terence Halliday
The Empirical Study of Constitutions
Mar 2012 Tom Ginsburg
Theme and variation: different approaches to the role of the corporate lawyer
Mar 2012 Ronit Dinovitzer
Keynote Speaker, Victims and Land Restitution
Mar 2012 Bernadette Atuahene
“Your Voice in the Future? The Role of Advance Directives Near the End of Life”
Feb 2012 Susan P. Shapiro
Social Capital and Legal Capital: A Perspective on Asian Legal Developments
Feb 2012 Bryant G. Garth
Blame, Emotion, & Moral Character
Feb 2012 Janice Nadler
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins, Legal Uncertainty, and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement
Feb 2012 Christopher Schmidt
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins, Legal Uncertainty, and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement
Feb 2012 Christopher Schmidt
A Framework for Analyzing Human Development over the Life Cycle and across Generations
Jan 2012 James J. Heckman
Organizing and Financing Legal Education
Jan 2012 Bryant G. Garth
Law in Motion: The Multiple Futures of Law & Society Research
Nov 2011 Laura Beth Nielsen
Panelist, “Beyond Freedom: New Directions in the Study of Emancipation”
Nov 2011 Dylan C. Penningroth
Total Justice
Oct 2011
The Content of Authoritarian Constitutions
Oct 2011 Tom Ginsburg
The Tea Party and the Constitution
Oct 2011 Christopher Schmidt
Conceptualizing and Measuring Justice
Oct 2011 Laura Beth Nielsen
Politics in Everyday Work: Motivations and Coping Strategies of Chinese Criminal Defense Lawyers
Oct 2011 Terence Halliday
The Tea Party and the Constitution
Oct 2011 Christopher Schmidt
Keynote Speaker, University Foundation Banquet
Sep 2011 Steven D. Levitt
Politics in Everyday Work: Motivations and Coping Strategies of Chinese Criminal Defense Lawyers
Sep 2011 Terence Halliday
“The Decision Raises Questions about Custody for Gay Couples and about Marriage for Gay Couples…”: Media Framing of Lawrence v. Texas and Dynamics of Public Opinion Shifts on a Multifaceted Gay and Lesbian Rights Agenda.
Sep 2011 Stephen Engel
Constitutional Review: Options for Afghanistan
Sep 2011 Tom Ginsburg
Constitutional Constraints on Executive Lawmaking
Sep 2011 Tom Ginsburg
“Are We Helping the End of Life Decision Process? The Role of the Living Will, Advanced Medical Directive and Health Care Surrogates”
Sep 2011 Susan P. Shapiro
“Are We Helping the End of Life Decision Process? The Role of the Living Will, Advanced Medical Directive and Health Care Surrogates”
Aug 2011 Susan P. Shapiro
Siding with Science: In Defense of ASA’s Dukes vs. Wal-Mart Amicus Briefst
Aug 2011 Laura Beth Nielsen
Invited Presentation on "Legal Education: The Changing Nature of Curriculum and Teaching, American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting
Jun 2011 Elizabeth Mertz
Property Rights in China: An Actuarial Theory
Jun 2011 Tom Ginsburg
“Legal Consciousness Where Consciousness is in Short Supply”
Jun 2011 Susan P. Shapiro
Harm, Character, and Moral Emotion
May 2011 Janice Nadler
"Legal Construction of Homosexuality and Public Sentiment about Gay Rights Claims: Examining the Implications of Privacy and Equality." Workshop on Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Legal and Political Development
May 2011 Stephen Engel
William E. Simon Memorial Lecture, 2011 Simon New York City Conference
May 2011 Steven D. Levitt
"Opposition Disloyalty and Illegitimacy in American Political Development."
Apr 2011 Stephen Engel
Moral Character, Motive, and the Psychology of Blame
Mar 2011 Janice Nadler
The Tea Party and the Constitution
Mar 2011 Christopher Schmidt
The Real Civil Jury
Mar 2011 M.R. Rose & B. Murphy
The Tea Party and the Constitution
Mar 2011 Christopher Schmidt
The Tea Party and the Constitution
Feb 2011 Christopher Schmidt
The Tea Party and the Constitution
Feb 2011 Christopher Schmidt
Lawyers’ Professional and Political Networks Compared: Core and Periphery
Jan 2011
"Law School Language and Law School Reform," Temple University Law School Faculty Colloquium
Jan 2011 Elizabeth Mertz
“Research Methods: If I Could Do It Over Again”
Oct 2010 Susan P. Shapiro
Criminal Liability and the Role of Moral Character
Oct 2010 Janice Nadler
The Complexities of Common Sense on the Jury
Oct 2010
Jurors and the Electronic Age
Oct 2010
Moral Character and Blame
Aug 2010 Janice Nadler
Politics in Everyday Work: Motivations and Coping Strategies of Chinese Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Aug 2010 Terence Halliday, with Sida Liu
Political Liberalism as an Ethical Ideal: Have Lawyers' Struggles for Basic Legal Freedoms any Place in the Scholarship and Teaching of Legal Ethics?
Jul 2010 Terence Halliday, Linda Haller
Colonialism’s Legacies: Variations on the Theme of Political Liberalism in the British Post-Colony
Jul 2010 Terence Halliday, with Lucien Karpik
Gender Equality and Political Liberalism: Condition sine qua non?
Jul 2010 Terence Halliday, with Priya Alvarez
What Rules the Ethical Rule? A Snapshot of Legal Cultures in the United States and Germany
Jul 2010 Gabriele Plickert
The Public/Private Engagement in a Global Trade ‘Legislature’: The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law.
May 2010 Terence Halliday
International Organizations as Global Lawmakers
May 2010 Terence Halliday
Emergency and Difference: Political Liberalism and the Legal Complex in the Post-Colony
May 2010 Terence Halliday, Lucien Karpik
The Psychology of Blame
May 2010 Janice Nadler
“Death Watch for Death Panels: The Elusive Goal of Having the Last Word”
May 2010 Susan P. Shapiro
Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and the Tension between Professional Norms and the Need to Generate Business (with Joanne Martin)
May 2010 Stephen Daniels
Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and the Tension between Professional Norms and the Need to Generate Business (with Joanne Martin)
Apr 2010 Stephen Daniels
Plaintiffs' Lawyers: Dealing with the Possible But Not Certain (with Joanne Martin)
Apr 2010 Stephen Daniels
Early Post-Law School Careers of Young Lawyers from Berlin, Frankfurt, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Apr 2010 John Hagan, Gabriele Plickert
Antigone’s Two Laws: Greek Tragedy and the Future of Humanism
Mar 2010 Bonnie Honig
The Psychology of Blame
Mar 2010 Janice Nadler
Ismene’s Forced Choice
Mar 2010 Bonnie Honig
“Lex Through Text: Law, Culture and Humanities Scholars Discuss the Texts that Shape Their Scholarship”
Mar 2010 Bonnie Honig, William MacNeil, Karl Shoemaker, Kay Warren, George Pavlich
Antigone’s Two Laws: Greek Tragedy and the Future of Humanism
Mar 2010 Bonnie Honig
Life and Death Matters: Between Secular and Religious
Mar 2010 Bonnie Honig, Gregory Kaplan, Dept. of Religion, Rice University
Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor in Political Science Inaugural Lecture, "Antigone, Interrupted: Greek Tragedy and the Future of Humanism"
Feb 2010 Bonnie Honig
Henry Ford: Unmasking the Self-Made Myth
Dec 2009
SuperFreakonomics
Nov 2009 Steven D. Levitt
Turnout and Party Registration among Convicted Offenders during the 2008 Presidential Election
Nov 2009 Traci Burch
Criminology Confronts Genocide: Who’s Side Are You On?
Nov 2009 John Hagan
Diversity on the Jury: Impact, Sources, and Unresolved Issues
Oct 2009
Detective Fictions: Further Notes on Policing the Postcolony
Oct 2009 John Comaroff
From Lamentation to Logos: Antigone's Offensive Speech
Oct 2009 Bonnie Honig
Inert Facts and the Illusion of Knowledge: Managing Ignorance in HIV Clinics,” Keynote address at conference on “Strategic Unknowns: The Usefulness of Ambiguity and Ignorance in Organizational Life"
Oct 2009 Carol A. Heimer
Antigone, Interrupted: Humanism and the Future of Democratic Theory
Oct 2009 Bonnie Honig
“After the Plague”: Reading Numbers 26 with Rawls and Ranciere
Oct 2009 Bonnie Honig
The Characteristics and Roles of Lawyers Active in National Policymaking
Sep 2009 with A. Southworth & A. Paik
‘The Conscience of Society?’ ” The Legal Complex, Religion, and the Fates of Political Liberalism
Sep 2009 Terence Halliday
Investing in our Young People: Lessons from Economics and Psychology
Sep 2009 James J. Heckman
Discussant on Panel “The Professional Project Revisited"
Sep 2009 Robert L. Nelson
My Brother’s Keeper
Sep 2009 Susan P. Shapiro
Eminent Domain and the Psychology of Property Rights
Sep 2009 Janice Nadler
On the Rise of Legal Theology: Law and Religion in the 21st Century
Sep 2009 John Comaroff
‘I Wanted to Vote for History:’ Turnout and Party Registration among Convicted Offenders during the 2008 Presidential Election
Sep 2009 Traci Burch
Side Effects: Accountability in International HIV/AIDS Programs
Aug 2009 Carol A. Heimer, with W.N. Espeland
The Politics of Law
Jul 2009 John Comaroff
"Social Science and the First Apprenticeship" -- Presentation at YES WE CArNegie: Change in Legal Education Since the Carnegie Report"
Jul 2009
"Social Science and the First Apprenticeship" -- Presentation at YES WE CArNegie: Change in Legal Education Since the Carnegie Report", John Marshall Law School
Jul 2009 Elizabeth Mertz
Sexual Violence in Darfur and in Pre-Invasion Iraq
Jun 2009 John Hagan
Prosecuting Ethnic Cleansing and Mass Atrocity in the former Yugoslavia and Darfur
Jun 2009 John Hagan
Legal Systems and Moral Codes
Jun 2009 Carol A. Heimer
Ismene’s ‘Forced Choice'
Jun 2009 Bonnie Honig
Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation
Jun 2009 James J. Heckman
Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation
Jun 2009 James J. Heckman
Situated Justice: Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Perceptions of Fairness in Employment Discrimination Lawsuits
Jun 2009 Laura Beth Nielsen
Surveys Relating to Solo and Small Firms
Jun 2009 Robert L. Nelson
Discussant on Panel on “Careers and Lawyer Mobility"
May 2009 Robert L. Nelson
Future Pathways
May 2009 Robert L. Nelson
The Turn from Law: Louis Marshall, the Lynching of Leo Frank, and the Jewish Civil Rights Movement, 1910-1945
May 2009
In the Shadow of the WHO, WTO, NIH, FDA, PEPFAR, . . .: Disciplining Medicine or Creating Chaos?”
May 2009 Carol A. Heimer
The Economics and Psychology of Personality
May 2009 James J. Heckman
Settling into the Legal Profession: Elite Advantage, Opportunities for Upward Mobility, and the Paradox of Elites and Large Law Firms
May 2009 Bryant G. Garth, Ronit Dinovitzer
Architects of the State: International Financial Institutions and the Reconstruction of States in the Global South Transnational Legal Orders and their Effects
May 2009 Terence Halliday
Evolution of Labor Markets, Types of Lawyers, and Practice Settings
May 2009
Making Sense of the Elite Law School Advantage: Symbolic Capital and the Structuring of Opportunities, Expectations, Hopes, and Choices
May 2009 Bryant G. Garth, Ronit Dinovitzer
Searching for Evidence of an ‘Opt-Out’ Revolution among Women Lawyers: What is the Evidence after Seven Years?
May 2009 Gabriele Plickert, Joyce Sterling
Reputation, Specialization and the Referral of Cases Among Lawyers: Is It Just About Money? (with Joanne Martin)
May 2009 Stephen Daniels
Law, Liberalism, and Ubuntu Jurisprudence in South Africa
Apr 2009 John Comaroff
Asian Legal Revivals: Lawyer-Compradors and Colonial Strategies in the Reshaping of Asian States
Apr 2009 Bryant G. Garth
Globalism and the Law
Apr 2009 Bryant G. Garth
Property Rights and the Demands of Transformation
Apr 2009 Bernadette Atuahene
The Legalities of English Colonizing: Discourses of European Intrusion upon the Americas, 1490-1640
Apr 2009 Christopher L. Tomlins
Social Movements, Social Processes: A Response to Gerald Rosenberg
Apr 2009 Laura Beth Nielsen
What if They Held a Race Riot and Nobody Cared? Woodland Neighborhood Jews, the Dearborn Independent, and Legal Guarantees of a Free Press in 1920s Cleveland
Mar 2009
Rule or Custom: Sorting Through the Evidentiary Thicket of Attorney Conduct and the Interpretation of Conflict of Interest,
Mar 2009
Do Juries Apply the Law? Yes and No
Mar 2009
Coding Group Deliberation Across Multiple Cases: Jury Behavior in 50 Real Cases
Mar 2009
"Translating Social Science in Legal Arenas: The Myth of Transparency" -- New Directions in Law & Society Scholarship: Engaging with Empiricism, Indiana University School of Law
Feb 2009 Elizabeth Mertz
The Strait Gate: The Past, History and Legal Scholarship
Feb 2009 Christopher L. Tomlins
The First Seven Years of a Lawyer’s Career
Feb 2009 Bryant G. Garth, Robert L. Nelson, Ronit Dinovitzer, J. Sterling and D. Wilkins
Women in the Legal Profession
Jan 2009 Ronit Dinovitzer
Theorists and Jurists
Jan 2009 John Comaroff
Distinguished Anthropology Lecture
Jan 2009 John Comaroff
Individualized Justice: Litigating Claims of Employment Discrimination in the Post-Civil Rights United States
Jan 2009 Laura Beth Nielsen
Translating Anthropology and Law: “Can You Get There From Here?” Frontiers in the Anthropology of Law Colloquium, Yale Law School
Nov 2008 Elizabeth Mertz
How Jurors Think About the Law
Nov 2008
The Making of The Cambridge History of Law in America
Nov 2008 Christopher L. Tomlins
Individualized Justice: Litigating Claims of Employment Discrimination in the Post-Civil Rights United States
Nov 2008 Robert L. Nelson, Laura Beth Nielsen, Ryon Lancaster
“Keeping the Promise in End of Life Decision-Making: The Law and Real Life”
Oct 2008 Susan P. Shapiro
Eminent Domain and the Psychology of Property Rights
Sep 2008 Janice Nadler
Moral Spillovers: The Effect of Moral Mandate Violations on Deviant Behavior
Sep 2008 Janice Nadler, with E. Mullen
What Have Been the Effects of Compensation Distributed through the Land Restitution Program: Preliminary Findings
Jul 2008 Bernadette Atuahene
How Juries Decide
Jul 2008
Inside the Jury Room
Jul 2008
How Juries Decide: System Challenges for Legal Guidance
Jun 2008
The Effects of Voir Dire and Jury Size on the Composition of the Jury
Jun 2008 D. Peery, Hon. F. Dolan, & E. Dolan.
Jury Consultants as Statespersons: Doing Well by Doing Good
Jun 2008
“Dying in the Shadow of the Law.”
May 2008 Susan P. Shapiro
“Roundtable – Remembrance of the Contributions of Stan Wheeler to the Law and Social Science Community.”
May 2008 Susan P. Shapiro
“A Prospective Study of Surrogate Decision Making In the Neurological Intensive Care Unit.”
Apr 2008 Susan P. Shapiro, Andrew Naidech, Paul Tamul, Bernard Bendok, and Charles M. Watts)
The Psychology of Coercion
Feb 2008 Janice Nadler
Schmooze or Lose: How Small Talk Can Facilitate Email Negotiations
Jan 2008 Janice Nadler
The End of Anthropology, Again: Toward a New In/Discipline
Jan 2008 John Comaroff
Nations With/out Borders: Neoliberalism and the Problem of Belonging in Africa, and Beyond
Jan 2008 John Comaroff, Jean Comaroff
“The Preacher's Wife: Law, Divorce, and Respectability among African Americans, 1865-1930”
Dec 2007 Dylan C. Penningroth
Research on End-of-Life Decision Making
Nov 2007 Susan P. Shapiro
The Legitimacy of Property Rights in the Context of Past Theft
Nov 2007
The Legitimacy of Property Rights in the Context of Past Theft
Nov 2007 Bernadette Atuahene
What’s Law Got to Do with It? HIV and Public Health Law in Comparative Perspective
Nov 2007 Carol A. Heimer, panel participant
Reflections on 42 Years of Law Teaching
Oct 2007
Introduction and Conference Co-Organizer, “New Legal Realism Meets Feminism and Legal Theory II: Empirical Perspectives on the Place of Law in Women’s Work and Family Lives”
Oct 2007
The Focal Point Theory of Expressive Law: A Contextualized Test
Oct 2007 Janice Nadler
The Trajectories of Legal Careers
Oct 2007 Robert L. Nelson, with R. Dinovitzer
The Myth of the ‘Weak’ American State
Oct 2007 William J. Novak
Globalization of Law
Oct 2007 Terence Halliday
Treating Adolescents as Adults
Oct 2007 John Hagan
Urban Law School Graduates at Large Law Firms (with D. Wilkins and R. Batra)
Oct 2007 Ronit Dinovitzer
Race and the Collective Dynamics of Genocidal Victimization in Darfur
Sep 2007 John Hagan
The Terror and Trauma of Rape in Darfur
Sep 2007 John Hagan
The Changing Role of Urban Law Schools
Sep 2007 Bryant G. Garth
Building and Revamping Legal Virtue: Legal and Colonial Strategies in the Construction of Asian States: The Example of the Philippines
Sep 2007 Bryant G. Garth
African Jurisprudence and the Limits of Liberalism
Sep 2007 John Comaroff
The Myth of the ‘Weak’ American State
Sep 2007 William J. Novak
Slaves’ Claims to Family and Property in Southern Gold Coast and the U.S. South
Sep 2007 Dylan C. Penningroth
Studying the Traditional Law School Classroom: The ABF and Carnegie Studies
Sep 2007 Elizabeth Mertz
Resilience in the Middle: International Medicine, HIV Clinics, and Traditional Patients
Aug 2007 Carol A. Heimer
The Fight for First Generation Rights: A Comparative Essay on the Mobilization of the Legal Complex for Basic Legal Freedoms
Aug 2007 Terence Halliday
Illegitimacy and Criminal Behavior
Aug 2007 Bernadette Atuahene
Are Advance Directives Directive Enough?
Aug 2007 Susan P. Shapiro
The Changing Social Role of Urban Law Schools (with J. Sterling and B. Garth)
Aug 2007 Ronit Dinovitzer
How Far Back Should We Go?: The Dilemmas of Property Restitution
Jul 2007 Bernadette Atuahene
A Recursive Theory of National Lawmaking: Site- Switching in Korean Corporate Insolvency Reforms, 1992-2007
Jul 2007 Terence Halliday, with S. Oh
“Author-Meets-Readers” Panel, “The Language of Law School, by Elizabeth Mertz”
Jul 2007
Language Structure and Law School Reform
Jul 2007
“Author-Meets-Readers” Panel, “The Language of Law School, by Elizabeth Mertz”
Jul 2007
Uncertain Justice: the Determinants of Outcomes in Federal Employment Discrimination Litigation, 1987- 2003
Jul 2007 Robert L. Nelson, with Laura Beth Nielsen and R. Lancaster
Psychological Research: Understanding Responses to Law
Jul 2007 Janice Nadler, with Shari Diamond
Thinking About How to Avoid Thought: Deep Norms, Shallow Rules and the Structure of Attention
Jun 2007 Carol A. Heimer
Bankruptcy Reform, the Supply of Credit and Consumer Use of Credit Cards
Jun 2007 Austan Goolsbee
Nations With/out Borders: Neoliberalism and the Problem of Belonging
Jun 2007 John Comaroff
Rethinking Identity in Africa
Jun 2007 John Comaroff
Social Science Perspectives on Legal Education and the Legal Profession
Jun 2007 Bryant G. Garth
Legal Elites and the Construction of the State: From Colonialism to International Human Rights
Jun 2007 Bryant G. Garth, with Yves Dezalay
Communities of Entrepreneurs (Discussant)
Jun 2007
Ethnicity, Inc.
May 2007 John Comaroff
Bankruptcy Reform, the Supply of Credit and Consumer Use of Credit Cards
May 2007 Austan Goolsbee
The Technology of Building Human Capacities: Lessons for Public Policy
May 2007 James J. Heckman
Investing in Disadvantaged Young Children Is Good Economics and Good Public Policy
May 2007 James J. Heckman
The Economics, Technology and Neuroscience of Human Capability Formation
May 2007 James J. Heckman
Death in Darfur
Apr 2007 John Hagan
Vertical Integration and the Market for Television Programming
Apr 2007 Austan Goolsbee
Concentrated Incarceration: How Neighborhood Incarceration Decreases Voter Registration
Apr 2007 Traci Burch
Reflections on the Anthropology of Law, Governance, and Sovereignty in a Brave Neo World
Apr 2007 John Comaroff
Jury Reactions to Experts in the Courtroom: Who Do You Trust?
Apr 2007
Science for Judges IX: Research on Juries
Apr 2007
Changes in the IRS Appeals Process and Their Effects on Perceptions of Independence of Appeals
Apr 2007 Joanne Martin
Changes in the IRS Appeals Process and Their Effects on Perceptions of Independence of Appeals
Apr 2007
Rights and Realities: Studying Law, Consciousness, and Inequality in Employment Discrimination
Apr 2007 Robert L. Nelson
"Kinship" symposium on New World Slavery: History, Memory and Redress
Apr 2007 Dylan C. Penningroth
Lawyering in the Shadow of Brandeis: The Supreme Court Civil Rights Practice of Louis Marshall
Apr 2007
The Trajectories of Urban Legal Careers
Apr 2007 Ronit Dinovitzer
Monks, Lawyers, and All the King’s Men
Apr 2007 Ryon Lancaster
Suing Henry Ford: Fighting Antisemitism in 1920s America
Mar 2007
Negotiating Globalization
Mar 2007 Terence Halliday
Thinking About How to Avoid Thought: Deep Norms, Shallow Rules and the Structure of Attention
Feb 2007 Carol A. Heimer
How Civil Juries Really Decide Cases: Lessons from an empirical study of actual jury deliberations
Feb 2007
Embedded Experts on the Jury
Feb 2007
Keynote Address
Feb 2007 William J. Novak
After the JD: What Every Young Lawyer and Senior Partner Should Know About the Changing Trends in Legal Careers
Feb 2007 Robert L. Nelson
The Reproduction of Inequality in the Legal Profession
Feb 2007 Ronit Dinovitzer
Prayer in Public Schools
Feb 2007 Stephen Daniels
Rights and Realities: Studying Law, Consciousness, and Inequality in Employment Discrimination
Jan 2007 Laura Beth Nielsen
They Can’t Do That. . . Can They? How Ordinary People Experience the Legal System
Jan 2007 Laura Beth Nielsen
The Procedural Attack on Civil Rights: The Empirical Reality of Buckhannon for Public Interest Litigation
Jan 2007 Laura Beth Nielsen
African American Divorce in Virginia and Washington DC, 1865-1930
Jan 2007
The New Economics of Child Quality
Jan 2007 James J. Heckman
Rights and Realities: Studying Law, Consciousness, and Inequality in Employment Discrimination
Dec 2006 Laura Beth Nielsen
Law and Politics in the New Europe
Dec 2006 Bonnie Honig
"Democracy, Foreigners, and Citizenship"; Conference on Comparative Reflections on Developing Democracies and the Case of Turkey
Nov 2006 Bonnie Honig
Urban Lawyers: The New Social Structure of the Bar
Oct 2006
Lawyers of the Right
Oct 2006
Tangled Loyalties: Conflict of Interest in Legal Practice
Oct 2006 Susan P. Shapiro
Gonzales v. Oregon: Lessons and Implications for States and the Terminally Ill from Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act
Oct 2006 Susan P. Shapiro
Institutional Rupture and Local Action: Explaining the Emergence of Church Bureaucracy in Medieval England
Aug 2006 Ryon Lancaster
Rethinking Rebellious Slaves and Slave Rebellions (respondent)
Aug 2006
The Making of a Plaintiffs’ Lawyer
Jul 2006 with Joanne Martin
My Brother’s Keeper: Surrogate Decisionmaking at the End of Life
Jul 2006 Susan P. Shapiro
The Effects of Punitive Criminal Justice Policies on Political Participation in North Carolina
Apr 2006 Traci Burch
Social Structure and Formal Law: Social Attributes and the Outcomes of Employment Discrimination Cases (with L.B. Nielsen and R. Nelson)
Feb 2006 Laura Beth Nielsen, Ryon Lancaster, R. Nelson
Coming of Age in Texas: Markets, Politics, and Self-Identity in the Development of the Plaintiffs’ Bar
Jun 2003 Stephen Daniels
The Dynamic Nature of the Plaintiffs’ Bar (with Joanne Martin)
Jul 2000 Stephen Daniels
The Dynamic Nature of the Plaintiffs’ Bar: Entrepreneurs and Innovation (with Joanne Martin)
May 2000 Stephen Daniels
“The Impact That It Has Had is Between People’s Ears: Tort Reform, Mass Culture, and Plaintiffs’ Lawyers” (with Joanne Martin)
Mar 2000 Stephen Daniels
What’s Going on in Texas Personal Injury Practices: Research Findings (with Joanne Martin)
Sep 1999 Stephen Daniels
Clouds and Silver Linings: The Response of Plaintiffs’ Lawyers to Tort Reform (with Joanne Martin & Jerry Van Hoy)
May 1999 Stephen Daniels
Without Cases We Don’t Have Any Business: Reputation, Markets and How Texas Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Get Clients (with Joanne Martin)
Feb 1999 Stephen Daniels
Tort Reform and Jury Bias
May 1998 Stephen Daniels
A Study of Punitive Damages
May 1998 Stephen Daniels
Civil Juries, Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and the Rhetoric of Reform
Sep 1997 Stephen Daniels
That’s 95% of the Game, Just Getting the Case: Markets, Norms, and How Texas Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Get Clients (with Joanne Martin)
Jun 1997 Stephen Daniels
Trumping Reality: Tort Reform and the Politics of Ideas
Feb 1997 Stephen Daniels
Historical Fiction: Punitive Damages, Change, and the Politics of Ideas (with Joanne Martin)
Oct 1996 Stephen Daniels
Presentation on Civil Juries and the Politics of Reform
Mar 1996 Stephen Daniels
Products Liability: Legislate or Litigate
Feb 1995 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts
Nov 1993 Stephen Daniels
Research on Medical Malpractice
Aug 1992 Stephen Daniels
The Man Who Mistook His Lawnmower for a Hedge Trimmer (and collected $500,000): Examining Products Liability Verdicts (with Joanne Martin)
Jun 1992 Stephen Daniels
Myth and Reality in Punitive Damages
Dec 1989 Stephen Daniels
The Pragmatic Management of Error
Jul 1989 Stephen Daniels
The Pragmatic Management of Medical Error and the Origins of Malpractice Disputes
Jun 1989 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts in Medical Malpractice Cases
Jun 1989 Stephen Daniels
The Fellows of the ABF CLE Seminar:The Shadow of the Law: Jury Verdicts in Obstetrics/Gynecology Cases (with Lori Andrews)
Feb 1989 Stephen Daniels
The Social Construction of Medical Error
Jan 1989 Stephen Daniels
An Observation Study of the Social Construction of Medical Error
Dec 1988 Stephen Daniels
The Question of Jury Competence and The Politics of Tort Reform
Nov 1988 Stephen Daniels
Patterns and Changes in the Work of State Civil Juries: Cases Involving Financial Harm
Jun 1988 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts and the `Crisis' in Civil Justice
Nov 1987 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts and Medical Malpractice
Nov 1987 Stephen Daniels
Personal Injury Lawyers and Big Cases
Nov 1987 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts and the Politics of Tort Reform
Sep 1987 Stephen Daniels
The Cultural Logic of a Manufactured Crisis: The Great American Liability Insurance Famine of 1986 (with Robert Hayden)
Jun 1987 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts and the 'Crisis' in Civil Justice (with Joanne Martin)
Apr 1987 Stephen Daniels
A Study of Punitive Damages
Nov 1986 Stephen Daniels
A Study of Punitive Damages
Nov 1986 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts and Civil Justice Reform in Illinois
Oct 1986 Stephen Daniels
Explaining Caseload Dynamics: The Use of Evolutionary Models
Jun 1986 Stephen Daniels
Civil Juries, Jury Verdict Reporters, and the Going Rate
Jun 1986 Stephen Daniels
Research on Jury Verdicts and Punitive Damages
Apr 1986 Stephen Daniels
Punitive Damages: Storm on the Horizon?
Feb 1986 Stephen Daniels
The Interplay of Situational Factors in the Illinois Supreme Court: Conceptual Notes and a Case Study
Feb 1986 Stephen Daniels
The Changing Roles of State Trial Courts: Menard County, Illinois, 1870-1960 (with James Bowers)
Apr 1985 Stephen Daniels
Ladders and Bushes: The Problems of Caseloads and Studying Court Activities Over Time
Jun 1984 Stephen Daniels
An Historical Study of Civil and Criminal Dispositions in Two Downstate Illinois Counties (with Robert Hayden)
May 1984 Stephen Daniels
The `Master Pattern' of Case Disposition (with Robert Hayden)
May 1984 Stephen Daniels
The 'Master Pattern' of Case Dispositions and the Myth of the Golden Age of Trials (with Robert Hayden)
Apr 1984 Stephen Daniels
Ladders and Bushes: Studying Court Activities Over Time
Nov 1983 Stephen Daniels
Social Development and Litigation Studies: A Critique
Jun 1983 Stephen Daniels
The Civil Business of State Trial Courts: A Rural Urban Comparison
Jun 1982 Stephen Daniels
The Trial Courts of 'Spoon River': Patterns and Changes, 1870-1963
Jun 1981 Stephen Daniels
Civil Litigation in Illinois Trial Courts
Apr 1980 Stephen Daniels

Civil justice

Panelist, The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America
Nov 2015 Rachel F. Moran
Access Across America: First Report of the Civil Justice Infrastructure Mapping Project
Aug 2011 Rebecca Sandefur
Cultures of Access to Justice: Institutions of Remedy and People’s Responses to Civil Justice Problems
Mar 2011 Rebecca Sandefur
Plenary Address: Law and Society Association Early Career and Graduate Student Workshop
May 2010 Laura Beth Nielsen
The Juice Simply isn’t Worth the Squeeze in Those Cases Anymore: Damage Caps, Hidden Victims, and the Declining Interest in Medical Malpractice Cases (with Joanne Martin)
May 2008 Stephen Daniels
Organizer/Chair, STUDYING THE TRIAL: Empirical Methods Showcase (Qualitative Methods)
Feb 2008 Elizabeth Mertz
Public Opinion and Medical Malpractice
Sep 2007 Stephen Daniels
The Strange Success of Tort Reform
Sep 2005 Stephen Daniels
Texas Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and Tort Reform
Aug 2005 Stephen Daniels
The Texas Two-Step: Evidence on the Link between Damage Caps and Access (with Joanne Martin)
Apr 2005 Stephen Daniels
The Strange Success of Tort Reform
Nov 2004 Stephen Daniels
The Strange Success of Tort Reform (with Joanne Martin)
Feb 2004 Stephen Daniels
Whatever Happened to the Litigation Explosion in Texas? The Strange Success of Tort Reform (with Joanne Martin)
Mar 2003 Stephen Daniels
Whatever Happened to the Litigation Explosion in Texas? The Strange Success of Tort Reform
Feb 2003 Stephen Daniels
Whatever Happened to the Litigation Explosion in Texas? The Strange Success of Tort Reform (with Joanne Martin)
May 2002 Stephen Daniels
Tort Out of Court: Plaintiffs’ Lawyers (with Joanne Martin)
Jan 2002 Stephen Daniels
Civil Juries, Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and the Rhetoric of Reform
Sep 1997 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts
Nov 1993 Stephen Daniels
The Man Who Mistook His Lawnmower for a Hedge Trimmer (and collected $500,000): Examining Products Liability Verdicts (with Joanne Martin)
May 1992 Stephen Daniels
Jury Verdicts in Medical Malpractice Cases
May 1989 Stephen Daniels
The Shadow of the Law: Jury Verdicts in Obstetrics/Gynecology Cases (with Lori Andrews)
Feb 1989 Stephen Daniels
An Analysis of Obstetrical Jury Awards
Jun 1988 Stephen Daniels
Patterns and Changes in the Work of State Civil Juries: Cases Involving Financial Harm
Jun 1988 Stephen Daniels
Empirical Patterns in Punitive Damage Cases: A Description of Incidence Rates and Awards (with Joanne Martin)
Jun 1987 Stephen Daniels

Criminal justice

Blaming for Unintentional Harms: Motivated Moral Judgment and the Influence of Moral Character
May 2016 Janice Nadler
Culpable Indifference: Criminal Liability for Reckless Offenses
Feb 2016 Janice Nadler
The Role of Character in Legal Blame and Punishment
May 2015 Janice Nadler

Law and globalization

Transnational Law as Drama
Jul 2016 Jothie Rajah
An Ethnography of Rule of Law Discourses: Lawyer-Soldiers and the Rule of Law
Jun 2016 Jothie Rajah
Making Sense of Law & Order
Jun 2016 Jothie Rajah
Presenter in CRN 28 Book Panel at the 2016 Law & Society Association Meetings
Jun 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Discussant at World Justice Project Scholars’ Consortium Conference
May 2016 Jothie Rajah
Law as Record: the Death of Osama bin Laden
Apr 2016 Jothie Rajah
Rule of Law Discourses: Abstractions and Silences in the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index
Oct 2015 Jothie Rajah
Measuring Rule of Law: The World Justice Project and its Index
Sep 2015 Jothie Rajah
Law at the Edge of the World
Jul 2015 Jothie Rajah
Images Mediating Indicators: The Military and the Rule of Law Index
Jun 2015 Jothie Rajah
Reconfiguring ‘Rule of Law’: The World Justice Project and the Military
May 2015 Jothie Rajah
Law and the Visual in a Post-9/11 World
Mar 2015 Jothie Rajah
Rule of Law and Postcolonial Nation-Making
Mar 2015 Jothie Rajah
Policing Lawyers: Discourses of Law and the Legal Profession in Singapore
Feb 2015 Jothie Rajah
A Jurisprudence of Images
Nov 2014 Jothie Rajah
Post-9/11 Rule of Law: Indicators, Images, and Legitimacy
Nov 2014 Jothie Rajah
Neoliberalizing Rule of Law: The World Justice Project and the Military
Aug 2014 Jothie Rajah
Narrating the Rule of Law Nation
May 2014 Jothie Rajah
Reading the Terms of 9/11 Discourse
May 2014 Jothie Rajah
Invited Panelist at ‘Global Rule of Law’
Mar 2014 Jothie Rajah
Absent Law: Law and Justice in a Post-9/11 World
Mar 2014 Jothie Rajah
Rule of Law Indicators
Jun 2013 Jothie Rajah
Authoritarian Rule of Law: Emergency, Prosperity, and In-dependence
Jun 2013 Jothie Rajah
Bedeviled Rule of Law: Translating Law’s Authority in a Post-9/11 World
May 2013 Jothie Rajah
Of Masks and Absences: Cause Lawyering in Singapore
Apr 2013 Jothie Rajah
‘Rule of Law’ as Global Discourse
Jul 2012 Jothie Rajah
Rule of Law Discourses as Transnational Legal Order
Jun 2012 Jothie Rajah
Of Masks and Absences: Cause Lawyering in Singapore
Jun 2012 Jothie Rajah
Indicators and Transnational Meta-Narratives on Rule of Law
Feb 2012 Jothie Rajah
Rule of Law: A Singapore Story
Aug 2011 Jothie Rajah
Figuring ‘the people’; Bordering ‘the nation’: APEC and Territories of Temporary Emergency
Dec 2010 Jothie Rajah
Colonial Continuities, National Inventions: Race, Religion and Law in Singapore
Dec 2010 Jothie Rajah
A(nother) Great Leap Forward: Authoritarian Rule-of-Law
Oct 2010 Jothie Rajah
The Public/Private Engagement in a Global Trade 'Legislature': The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
Jun 2010 Terence Halliday
Measuring Law: How to do it Right in Real-World Circumstances
Mar 2010 Terence Halliday
The Recursivity of Law as a New Paradigm for Sociolegal Theory and Research in East Asia
Feb 2010 Terence Halliday
Global Scripts: The Micro-politics of Influence in International Organizations
Feb 2010 Terence Halliday
Global Norms for Global Trade
Feb 2010 Terence Halliday
Are Lawyers the Vanguard of Political Liberalism in China?
Nov 2009 Terence Halliday
Recursivity In Legal Change
Apr 2009 Terence Halliday
The Fight for First Generation Rights: A Comparative Essay on the Mobilization of the Legal Complex for Basic Legal Freedoms.
Jul 2008 Terence Halliday
Rhetorical Legitimation: Global Norms as Self-Validating Formal Scripts.
Jun 2008 Terence Halliday, Susan Block-Lieb, Bruce G. Carruthers
Missing Debtors: National Lawmaking and Global Norm-Making of Corporate Bankruptcy Regimes.
May 2008 Terence Halliday, Susan Block-Lieb, Bruce G. Carruthers
Constitutionalism, Constitutional Courts and the Politics of the Legal Complex.
Mar 2008 Terence Halliday
The Legal Complex, Religion, and the Fates of Political Liberalism.
Feb 2008 Terence Halliday

Legal history

“Economic Expertise, Democratic Constraints, and the Historical Irony of U.S. Tax Policy: Thomas S. Adams and the Beginnings of the Value-Added Tax,”
Apr 2018 Ajay K. Mehrotra
"The VAT Laggards: A Comparative History of Japanese and U.S. Resistance to the Value-added Tax,”
Jun 2017 Ajay K. Mehrotra
“A Brief History of U.S. Income Tax Withholding: From Contested Concept to Cornerstone of Administrative Practice,” UCLA Law School, Public Finance Colloquium, Los Angeles, CA March 2016
Mar 2016 Ajay K. Mehrotra
"New Legal Realism: A Map and Some Questions" Keynote Address at 2016 Canadian Graduate Law Student Association Conference.
Feb 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
“New Deal Taxation and the Long Twentieth Century of Progressive Taxation,” Conference on The Constitution and Economic Inequality, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX, January 2016
Jan 2016 Ajay K. Mehrotra
The Relationship between Corporations and American Democracy
Nov 2015 Ajay K. Mehrotra
"Translating Law for Multiple Audiences." ABF Faculty presentation with Laura Beth Nielsen, ABF Speakers Series
Oct 2015 Elizabeth Mertz
Author-Meets-Readers Panel for "Making the Modern American Fiscal State"
Dec 2014 Ajay K. Mehrotra
Panelist, Miscegenation Law, Marriage Equality, and the West, 1864-2014
Oct 2014 Rachel F. Moran
"Corporate Taxation and the Regulation of Early Twentieth-Century American Business" (with Steven A. Bank)
Sep 2014 Ajay K. Mehrotra, Steven A. Bank
"Taxation as the Lifeblood of the Modern Liberal State"
May 2014 Ajay K. Mehrotra
Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech
Feb 2014
Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech
Oct 2013
Freedom Bound, After Two Years: Intention, Reception, Revision, Contribution Conference on the Legal Histories of the British Empire: Law, Spaces, Cultures & Empire: Engagements & Legacies
Jul 2012 Christopher L. Tomlins
Demonic Ambiguities: Enchantment and Disenchantment in Nathaniel Turner’s Virginia
Jun 2012 Christopher L. Tomlins
Law ‘and’, Law ‘in’, Law ‘as’: The Definition, Rejection, and Recuperation of the Socio-Legal Enterprise
May 2012 Christopher L. Tomlins
Social Science and Legal Scholarship
May 2012 Christopher L. Tomlins
Commentator, “Imperial Shape-Shifting”
Mar 2012 Christopher L. Tomlins
After Critical Legal History: Scope, Scale, Structure
Mar 2012 Christopher L. Tomlins
The United States and the Making of the Iraqi Constitution of 2005
Sep 2011 Christopher Schmidt
The United States and the Making of the Iraqi Constitution of 2005
Sep 2011 Christopher Schmidt
Commentator, “Law and Lawlessness: The Production of State Power in Colonial and Early Republican America”
Sep 2011 Christopher L. Tomlins
Commentator, “Governing Habits; Governing out of Habit,” Law and Society Association, 2011 Annual Meeting
Jun 2011 Christopher L. Tomlins
The Consumption of History in the Legal Academy: Science and Synthesis, Perils and Prospects
Apr 2011 Christopher L. Tomlins
Toward a Materialist Jurisprudence
Dec 2010 Christopher L. Tomlins
Closing Commentary, Day One of "Law’s Imperial Fields: A Workshop"
Jun 2010 Christopher L. Tomlins
Closing Commentary, Day One of "Law’s Imperial Fields: A Workshop"
Jun 2010
Revisiting Gordon’s "Critical Legal Histories."
May 2010 Christopher L. Tomlins
Comment on "Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths inn British Columbia, 1871-1921," by Renisa Marwani
May 2010 Christopher L. Tomlins
Toward a Materialist Jurisprudence
Dec 2008 Christopher L. Tomlins
Louis Marshall and American Civil Rights Jurisprudence, 1900-1929
Oct 2008
Revolutionary Justice in Brecht, Conrad and Blake
Oct 2008 Christopher L. Tomlins
Discourses of European Intrusion upon the Americas, 1490-1640
Oct 2008 Christopher L. Tomlins
Transplants And Timing: Passages in the Creation of an Anglo-American Law Of Slavery
Jun 2008 Christopher L. Tomlins
The Strait Gate: The Past, History and Legal Scholarship
May 2008 Christopher L. Tomlins
How Autonomous is Law?
Nov 2007 Christopher L. Tomlins
The Supreme Sovereignty of the State: A Genealogy of Police in American Constitutional Law, from the Founding Era to Lochner
May 2007 Christopher L. Tomlins
"Law and Disorder in the Postcolony" Grand Lecture
Jun 2006
The Idea of Ancestry: Family Land and Local Courts in the Jim Crow South
Jan 2006 Dylan C. Penningroth

Legal profession

Law Professors at the Edge of Change. Paper presented at the ABF-NSF Conference on "Legal Education in Crisis? Bringing Researchers and Resources Together to Generate New Scientific Insights." Served as Conference organizer and Chair.
Mar 2017 Elizabeth Mertz
Presentation at New Legal Realism Volumes Book Launch at American Bar Foundation
Aug 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
"Outsiders in the U.S. Legal Professoriate." Paper presented in panel entitled "Who Belongs? Who Doesn't? Legal Education: Plus ca change?" held at Law & Society Association Meetings
Jun 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Invited Participant, Roundtable on “Social Science Expertise in Law Schools – What’s the Added Value?” Section on Law and Social Science Panel at the AALS Meetings
Jan 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Organizer & Workshop Faculty for the 4th Empirical Methods Training Workshop at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting [Qualitative & Mixed Methods]
Jan 2016 Elizabeth Mertz
Legal Education, Access, and Research in Tough Times: What I Learned From the ABA Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education
Nov 2015 Stephen Daniels
NLG Radio Show on China Lawyer Crackdown
Nov 2015 Terence Halliday
"Studying 'the' U.S. Law Professor’s Classroom Experience." Paper presented in panel entitled “You Teach? What is it You Do? The Familiar/Strange in the Process of Instruction” held at the 2015 American Anthropological Association Meetings.
Nov 2015 Elizabeth Mertz
Panelist, 2015 Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium
Nov 2015 Rachel F. Moran
Commentator in panel entitled “Interrogating Evidentiary Familiarities” held at the 2015 American Anthropological Association Meetings
Oct 2015 Elizabeth Mertz
Panelist, Symposium on Higher Education Access
Sep 2015 Rachel F. Moran
Speaker, 9th Annual Latina/o Education Summit, “CALIFORNIA DREAMer: How Sergio Garcia Changed the Boundaries of the Legal Profession”
Oct 2014 Rachel F. Moran
Comment on “Envisioning a New Legal Realism,” Plenary Session, 10th Anniversary New Legal Realism Conference
Aug 2014 Elizabeth Mertz
"'Professional Vision' and Legal Pedagogy." Invited Presentation in Half-Day Program Panel, "The Many Connections between Well-Being and Professionalism in the Practice of Law: Implications for Teaching." AALS Annual Meeting.
Jun 2014 Elizabeth Mertz
"A Tangled Web: Overt, Implicit, and Structural Bias in U.S. Law Schools." Third Annual Conference of the ABF Research Group on Legal Diversity.
May 2014 Elizabeth Mertz, Katherine Barnes
Comment on Legal Anthropology, NATSA Conference on the Taiwanese Legal System
Jan 2014 Elizabeth Mertz
2nd AALS Empirical Methods Training Workshop (Organizer and Workshop Faculty)
Jan 2014 John Hagan, Elizabeth Mertz, Lynn Mather & Leslie Lavin
"Contextualizing the Crisis Debates in Legal Education." Presentation in ABF Seminar Series
Dec 2013 Stephen Daniels, Elizabeth Mertz, Carole Silver
"Hidden Messages in US Legal Education." Presentation to the Board of Directors of the American Bar Foundation.
Oct 2013 Elizabeth Mertz
"Comment on 'Fortifying Socio-legal Studies' Role in Education: Informing Citizens, Educating Professionals, Training Scholars' by Laura Gomez & Annie Bunting." LSA 50th Anniversary Visioning Project
Oct 2013 Elizabeth Mertz
"Law Professors in Old and New Terrain," Presentation in panel entitled "Navigating New Terrain in Legal Education," Law & Society Association Meetings
May 2013 Elizabeth Mertz, Katherine Barnes
Roundtable Presentation on "Translating Society for Law & Policy: Can We Get There from Here?" Law & Society Association Annual Meeting
May 2013 Elizabeth Mertz
"Futile but Necessary Interdisciplinary Translations: The Case of Legal Language." Presentation to the Translation Studies Workshop, Princeton University
Apr 2013 Elizabeth Mertz
The Juice isn’t Worth the Squeeze: The Impact of Tort Reform on Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and Access to Civil Justice
Feb 2013 Stephen Daniels
Moderator, IAALS, University of Denver Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers 2012 Conference, “The Development of Professional Identity in Legal Education: Rethinking Learning and Assessment"
Sep 2012 Stephen Daniels
Women in Legal Practice: Local and Global Perspectives
Jun 2012 Gabriele Plickert, Carole Silver, Steven Boutcher, and Ulrike Schultz
German/US Gender Comparison in Legal Careers
May 2012 Gabriele Plickert
Early Post-Law School Careers of Lawyers in U.S. and German Cities: A Comparative Study of Work, Family, and Childbearing
Feb 2012 Gabriele Plickert
The Little Pieces of the Bigger Picture: Empirical Research on Legal Services
Nov 2011 Rebecca Sandefur
Learning about Practice. The Way to Carnegie: Practice, Practice, Practice: A Conversation about Pedagogy, Social Justice, and Cost in Experiential Legal Education
Oct 2011 Rebecca Sandefur
Civic Education and the Legal Profession
Sep 2011 Stephen Daniels
Why Do Women Take the ‘Off Ramps’ or ‘Opt Out’ from their Positions at Law Firms: It’s Not About the Children
Jun 2011 Gabriele Plickert, Joyce Sterling
An Embarrassment of Riches: The Effects of the Economic Downturn on Pro Bono Services and Legal Services to the Poor (with Joanne Martin)
Mar 2011 Stephen Daniels
"Hearing Voices: A Study of U.S. Post-Tenure Law Professors." Program in Law and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Mar 2011 Elizabeth Mertz
"Integrating Intellectual, Ethical, Practical, and Empirical Training in Legal Education," Rutgers-Camden School of Law Faculty Colloquium
Nov 2010 Elizabeth Mertz
Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and the Tension between Professional Norms and the Need to Generate Business (with Joanne Martin)
May 2010 Stephen Daniels
Plaintiffs’ Lawyers and the Tension between Professional Norms and the Need to Generate Business (with Joanne Martin)
Apr 2010 Stephen Daniels
Plaintiffs' Lawyers: Dealing with the Possible But Not Certain (with Joanne Martin)
Apr 2010 Stephen Daniels
"Undervaluing Indeterminacy: Legal Translations of Social Science," DePaul University College of Law Clifford Symposium
Apr 2010 Elizabeth Mertz
"Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Legal Education," American University Washington College of Law Faculty Colloquium
Mar 2010 Elizabeth Mertz
"The Myth of Transparent Translation: Legal Epistemology and Social Science," Brown University Legal Studies Seminar
Oct 2009 Elizabeth Mertz
Lawyers and the Negotiated Settlements of Later Life
May 2009 John Hagan, Gabriele Plickert
"Translating Law and Anthropology," Frontiers in the Anthropology of Law, Yale Law School
Nov 2008
Changing Legal Practice in the Wake of Medical Malpractice Reform (with Joanne Martin)
Oct 2008 Stephen Daniels
Law School Clinics as Legal Service Providers (with Joanne Martin)
Oct 2008 Stephen Daniels
Endnote Address: “An Anthropology of Our Own Conversations: Law and Social Science in the Academy”
Sep 2008 Elizabeth Mertz
Law School Clinics as Legal Service Providers (with Joanne Martin)
May 2008 Stephen Daniels
Invited Speaker, “Empirical Research Strategies for Understanding the Legal Profession: Examples from Current Research” -- AALS Committee on Research Featured Panel
Jan 2008 Elizabeth Mertz
The Turbulent Evolution of the Plaintiffs Bar: A Decade of Change (with Joanne Martin)
Jul 2006 Stephen Daniels, with Joanne Martin
Tort Reform and Lawyer Referral Networks: Disrupting the Flow (with Joanne Martin)
Jul 2006 Stephen Daniels, with Joanne Martin
The Making of a Plaintiffs’ Lawyer (with Joanne Martin)
Jul 2006 Stephen Daniels
Alive and Well (Maybe) in Texas: Plaintiffs’ Practice in the Age of Tort Reform (with Joanne Martin)
Mar 2006 Stephen Daniels
Plaintiffs’ Lawyers, Specialization, and Medical Malpractice (with Joanne Martin)
Oct 2005 Stephen Daniels
Research on the Texas Plaintiffs’ Bar in Texas
Oct 2005 Stephen Daniels
Legal Services for the Poor: Supply, Self-Interest, and Institutionalizing Pro Bono (with Joanne Martin)
Jun 2005 Stephen Daniels
Legal Services for the Poor and Pro Bono (with Joanne Martin)
Feb 2005 Stephen Daniels
How Texas Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Get Cases and the Importance of Referrals
Mar 2004 Stephen Daniels
It Was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times: The Precarious Nature of Plaintiffs’ Practice in Texas (with Joanne Martin)
Feb 2002 Stephen Daniels

Regulation

Antibiotics and Public Opinion: The Role of Moral Psychology
Oct 2015 Janice Nadler

Social justice

Judge Richard Cudahy: Balanced Realism in the Service of Justice. Presentation at DePaul Law Review Symposium, "And Justice for All: Symposium in Memory of the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy."
Apr 2017 Elizabeth Mertz
Moderator/Commentator, Roundtable on Diversifying the Relationship Between Critical Theory and Social Science Methods: Gender, Sexuality, and Class. Conference on Critical Race Theory and Empirical Methods
Oct 2015 Elizabeth Mertz
Antigone, Interrupted: Greek Tragedy and the Future of Humanism
Nov 2009 Bonnie Honig
"Where New Legal Realism Meets Gender: New Paradigms," Conference: "Working From the World Up: Equality's Future"
Mar 2008 Elizabeth Mertz

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