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Book Chapters and Articles

Chapters in Books

“New York Law School and the Crisis of September 11”
In Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma, Carolyn Lunsford Mears, ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, chap. 4, pp. 45-58. The book won the Colorado Book Award for Anthology, 2013.
“Toward a Theory of Injury”
In Pernicious Ideas and Costly Consequences, The Intellectual Roots of the Torts Crisis, published by the National Legal Center for the Public Interest, 1990, pp. 99-115.
“To Reach and Teach the Public, Write Better”
In Understanding the Law, A Handbook on Educating the Public, Robert S. Peck and Charles J. White, eds., American Bar Association Press, 1983, pp. 23-28. Reprinted in 32 Va. Bar News 9-13 (1983).
“Law”
In The Business Week Almanac, J. Robert Connor, ed., McGraw-Hill, 1982, pp. 621-623.
“Some Reflections on Self-Regulation”
In The Professions and Public Policy, Philip Slayton and Michael J. Trebilcock, eds., University of Toronto Press, 1978, pp. 89-97.
“How to Avoid Lawyers”
In Verdicts on Lawyers, Ralph Nader and Mark Green, eds., Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1976, pp. 105-118.

Journal Articles

“Bad Writing: Reflections on the Abuse of Scholarly Rhetoric”
    49 N.Y.L.S. L.Rev. 649 (2004-2005). To read the article, click here.
    To see the video narration of Part I, click video reenactment.
“The Art of the Fact”
    5 J. Leg. Writing Institute 25-58 (1999).
“Ruminations on a Crescendo of Litigation”
    National Forum, Fall 1991, p. 1.
“Lessons from a Writing Audit”
    75 A.B.A.J. 86 (Oct. 1989) (with Tom Goldstein).
“Lessons from the Alternative Dispute Resolution Movement”
    53 U. Chi. L. Rev. 424 (Spring 1986) (with James F. Henry).
“Writing Like Pros(e)”
    6 California Lawyer 43 (January 1986) (with Tom Goldstein).
“Putting Law into Ethics”
    Liberal Education 259-265 (Summer 1979).
“The Relativity of Injury”
    7 Philosophy & Public Affairs 60-73 (Fall 1977).
“How Much Government?”
    10 The Center Magazine 63 (May/June 1977).
“Will the courts meet the challenge of technology?”
    60 Judicature 84-91 (August-September 1976).
“The Race Admission Case”
    Juris Doctor, June, 1974, pp. 22-23 (a satire published anonymously).
“Developments in Antitrust During the Past Year”
    39 Antitrust L. J. (No. 4) (section on mergers), pp. 578–629 (1970).
“Cafeteria Workers Revisited: Does the Commander Have Plenary Power to Control Access to His Base?”
    25 JAG J. (Navy) 53 (Fall, 1970).
Note on Elfbrandt v. Russell and loyalty oaths
    2 Harv. Civil Rights-Civil Liberties L.Rev. 61 (1966).
“The Finance Cases”
    42 Harv.L.Record 5 (April 14, 1966).

Encyclopedia Articles

“Constitutional Law, United States” and “Constitutionalism”
    In Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Michael T. Gibbons, ed. (John Wiley & Sons, 2015).
“Hearing” and “Reply, Right to”
    In Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America, David Schulz & John R. Vile, eds. (M.E. Sharpe, 2005), vol. 2 at pp. 451-452 and vol. 3 at pp. 791-792.
“Law”
    In Encyclopedia of American Studies, George T. Kurian ed. (Grolier Educational, 2001), vol. 2 at pp. 458-466.
“Legalization”
    In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, N. J. Smelser and P. B. Baltes, eds. (Elsevier, 2000), vol. 13, at pp. 8693-8697 ; revised as “Legalization: The Expansion of Law’s Domain,” International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences 2nd ed., James D. Wright, ed. (Oxford: Elsevier, 2015), vol. 13, pp. 818-822.
Several articles on the Supreme Court and constitutional law topics
    In Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia (cd-rom), 1999–2005: “Bill of Rights,” “Checks and Balances,” “Civil Rights and Civil Liberties” (edited version of article originally written by Norman Dorsen), “Constitution of the United States,” “Courts in the United States,” “Due Process of Law,” “Judicial Review,” “Questions and Answers about the Constitution,” “Separation of Powers,” “Supreme Court of the United States,” “Ten Landmark Supreme Court Decisions."
Short articles on freedom of speech and freedom of press
    In World Book, editions in 1980s, 1990s, freedom of assembly (1999 ed.).
Brief biographies of Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Antonin Scalia
    In Collier’s Encyclopedia, 1988.