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Faculty Produces a Cornucopia of Scholarship

August 31, 2011

As the 2011-2012 academic year gets under way, the faculty – like the students – are gearing up for a busy fall. Already this year, the faculty has accumulated a long list of scholarly publications.


Tabatha Abu El-Haj – Wrote "Changing the People: Legal Regulation and American Democracy," which appeared in the New York University Law Review

Bret Asbury – Wrote "Anti-Snitching Norms and Community Loyalty," which appeared in the Oregon Law Review, and a new piece, "Why the Bluebook Matters: What Judge Posner and Its Other Critics Miss," written with 2011 alumnus Thomas Cole will appear in the Tennessee Law Review.


Adam Benforado – Contributed "Color Commentators of the Bench," slated to appear this year in the Florida State University Law Review.


Donald Bersoff – Was the senior author with David DeMatteo and Elizabeth Foster, of "Assessment and Testing," a chapter appearing in the 2011 "APA Handbook of Ethics in Psychology."


Chapin Cimino – Wrote "Campus Citizenship and Associational Freedom: An Aristotelian Approach to the Nondiscrimination Puzzle," which will appear in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal.


David S. Cohen – Had a busy year, which includes the scheduled publication of "The Stubborn Persistence of Sex Segregation," in the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law. He also wrote "No Boy Left Behind? Single-Sex Education and the Essentialist Myth of Masculinity," a chapter that will appear in this year’s "Masculinities, Feminism and Law," edited by Martha Fineman and M.O. Thomson. His upcoming publications in 2012 include "Sex Segregation, Masculinities, and Gender Variant Individuals," a chapter in "Masculinities and Law: A Multidimensional Approach," edited by F. Cooper and A. McGinley, and "Men and Masculinities," a review of Richard Collier’s "Men, Law and Gender." 

Clare Keefe Coleman – Wrote "Teaching the Torture Memos: Making Decisions under Conditions of Uncertainty," which will appear in the Journal of Legal Education.

Robert Field – Produced a blizzard of work, including "Government as the Crucible for Free Market Health Care: Regulation, Reimbursement, and Reform," which appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, "Regulation, Reform and the Creation of Free Market Health Care," which is forthcoming in the Hamline Journal of Public Law & Policy. His article, "The Malpractice Crisis Turns 175: What Lessons Does History Hold for Reform?" will appear in Drexel Law Review.

Richard Frankel – Wrote "The Disappearing Opt-Out Right in Punitive-Damages Class Actions," which appeared in the most recent issue of the Wisconsin Law Review.

Barry R. Furrow – Kept a breathless pace, with "Regulating Patient Safety: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act," appearing in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review this year, "Health Reform and Ted Kennedy: The Art of Politics…and Persistence," in the New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy this year. He was lead author of "Health Care Reform: Supplementary Materials" also published this year, with Thomas Greaney, Sandra Johnson, Timothy Jost and Robert Schwartz. His article, "The Patient Safety Epidemic: Medical Malpractice Litigation as a Curative Tool," will appear in the Drexel Law Review (forthcoming 2012).

Deborah Gordon – Wrote "Reflecting on the Language of Death," which appeared in the Seattle University Law Review

Lisa T. McElroy – Co-authored "Coming off the Bench: Legal and Policy Implications of Proposals to Allow Retired Justices to Sit By Designation on the United States Supreme Court" with Michael Dorf, which will appear in the Duke Law Journal.

Karl Okamoto and Natalie Bucciarelli Pedersen – Have an upcoming article "The Price Effects of Event Risk Protection: The Results from a Natural Experiment" with co-author David Pedersen, a student at the LeBow College of Business, which will appear in the forthcoming volume of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. Natalie Pedersen also wrote "A Legal Framework for Uncovering Implicit Bias," which appeared this year in the University of Cincinnati Law Review.

Pammela Quinn Saunders – Wrote "A Sea Change off the Coast of Maine: Common Pool Resources as Cultural Property," which appeared in the Emory Law Journal.

Terry Jean Seligmann – Wrote "Sliding Doors: The Rowley Decision, Interpretation of Special Education Law, and What Might Have Been," which will appear in a symposium issue of the Journal of Law and Education dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Board of Education v. Rowley.

Donald F. Tibbs – Completed a book, "From Black Power to Prison Power: The Making of Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners' Labor Union," which Palgrave Macmillan will publish this year. His article, "From Black Power to Hip Hop: Discussing Race, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment Through the ‘War On’ Paradigm," will appear in the Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice.

Emily Zimmerman – Wrote two articles for publication in 2011: "What Do Law Students Want: The Missing Piece of the Assessment Puzzle," in the Rutgers Law Journal, and "Do Grades Matter?" in the Seattle University Law Review.