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The full text of scholarship produced by Duke Law faculty members can also be found in the Law School's Faculty Scholarship Repository, and in links from individual faculty members' bibliographies on the Faculty Profile pages.

Kerry Abrams

Articles & Essays

Emilie K. Aguirre

Forthcoming

Articles & Essays

Lawrence G. Baxter

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Jennifer L. Behrens

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Stuart M. Benjamin

Articles & Essays

Donald H. Beskind

Books

  • Torts: Doctrine and Process  (Duke University Press, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023) (with Doriane Lambelet Coleman)

Joseph Blocher

Forthcoming

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Daniel Seymour Bowling III

Articles & Essays

  • The Rise and Potential of Physician Unions, 328 JAMA 617-618 () (with others)

James Boyle

Books

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Rachel Brewster

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Chris Buccafusco

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Viral Sea Shanties on TikTok Expose America’s Broken Copyright System, Business Insider ()
  • Cleveland Baseball Team, You’re Out of Excuses – Drop Offensive Team Name Now, The Undefeated () (with Natalie Welch)
  • Sports Teams Were Silent on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Indian Country Today () (with Natalie Welch)

Samuel W. Buell

Forthcoming

  • Criminal Liability, in Research Handbook on Corporate Liability (M. Petrin and C. Witting, eds., )

Articles & Essays

  • A Restatement of Corporate Criminal Liability's Theory and Research Agenda, 47 Journal of Corporation Law 937-961 ()
  • L'importanza della regolamentazione delle indagini interne nella giustizia negoziata degli enti, in Internal Investigations: Best Practices e istanze di regolamentazione 3-66 (Francesco Centonze & Stefania Giavazzi, eds., )  (Italian translation of The Law of Corporate Investigations and the Global Expansion of Corporate Criminal Liability, 93 Southern California Law Review 697-761 (2020)) (with Jennifer Arlen)
  • Pointing Guns, 99 Texas Law Review 1173-1200 () (with others)

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Doriane Lambelet Coleman

Forthcoming

  • Conservatorship of Valerie N., in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Health Law Opinions (Seema Mohapatra and Lindsay F. Wiley, eds., )

Books

  • Torts: Doctrine and Process  (Duke University Press, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-23) (with Donald H. Beskind)

Issues Edited

  • Sex in Law, 85 Law and Contemporary Problems (No. 1, ) (with Kimberly D. Krawiec)
  • Two Americas, 85 Law and Contemporary Problems (No. 3, ) (with James E. Coleman, Jr.)

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

James E. Coleman, Jr.

Issues Edited

  • Two Americas, 85 Law and Contemporary Problems (No. 3, ) (with Doriane Lambelet Coleman)

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

James D. Cox

Works in Progress

Books

  • Corporations  (West Academic, 16th ed. 2016; Gilbert, 17th ed. 2021) (Gilbert Law Summaries) (with others)
  • Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials (Aspen Law & Business, Wolters Kluwer 2013-, 1991, 2d ed. 1997, 3d ed. 2001, 4th ed. 2004, 5th ed. 2006, 6th ed. 2009, 7th ed. 2013, 8th ed. 2017, 9th ed. 2019, 10th ed. ) (with others)

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Will the SEC’s Proposed Climate Disclosure Rule Come Up against Legal and Economic Challenges?, Resources () (with others)
  • Will It Float?: The Legitimacy of the SEC’s Authority for Climate Risk Disclosures, CLS Blue Sky Blog ()

John M. de Figueiredo

Forthcoming

  • The Timing of Lobbying, in Corruption, Business Law, and Business Ethics (Philip Nichols, ed., )

Works in Progress

Articles & Essays

Elisabeth D. de Fontenay

Forthcoming

  • Side Letter GovernanceWashington University Law Review () (with Yaron Nili)
  • The Use of Debt in Corporate Finance, in Encyclopedia of Law and Economics: Corporate Law and Economics (A. Badawi ed., )

Articles & Essays

Deborah A. DeMott

Forthcoming

Articles & Essays

Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.

Forthcoming

  • Civil-Military Relations, in National Security Law and Policy: A Reader (Melanie Marlowe & Thomas Karako, eds., )
  • Why the Military Professionalism: Sky Is Not Falling, in Civil-Military Relations ()

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Ofer Eldar

Forthcoming

Works in Progress

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • To Make a Difference, Businesses Must Have a Stake in Social Missions, ProMarket ()

Shane Ellison

Articles & Essays

Kate Evans

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Nita A. Farahany

Forthcoming

  • The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology (St. Martin's Press, )

Books

Articles & Essays

  • Advancing the Ethical Dialogue About Monkey/Human Chimeric Embryos, 184 Cell 1962-1963 () (with Henry T. Greely)
  • Neuroethics: Fostering Collaborations to Enable Neuroscientific Discovery, 11 AJOB Neuroscience 148-154 () (with Khara M. Ramos)
  • Proof of Vaccination Will Be Very Valuable — and Easy to Abuse ()

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Gina-Gail S. Fletcher

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Michael D. Frakes

Forthcoming

Articles & Essays

Brandon L. Garrett

Forthcoming

Works in Progress

  • Innocence Presumptions () (with Gregory Mitchell)
  • Towards a Right to Prison Health () (with others)

Books

Articles & Essays

Anne Gordon

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Crystal Grant

Articles & Essays

Sara Sternberg Greene

Forthcoming

  • Elderly Poverty, in Law and the 100-Year Life (Abbe Gluck & Anne Alstott, eds., )

Works in Progress

  • Broken Bootstraps ()
  • Getting to Home: Collateral Consequences in the Rental Housing Market () (with others)
  • Going Against the Record: How Algorithms Change the Way Landlords Make Exceptions for Bad Background Checks () (with others)
  • Old, Poor, and Left Behind ()
  • The Many Faces of Fraud ()

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Ben K. Grunwald

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Laurence R. Helfer

Forthcoming

  • African Sub-Regional Approaches to Human Rights, in Oxford Handbook of Comparative Human Rights Law (Neha Jain & Mila Versteeg ed., ) (with Jo Um Eom)
  • State Silence in the European Human Rights System, in The Silence of States Across International Law (Danae Azaria, ed., ) (with Olivia C. Daniels)
  • The Marrakesh VIP Treaty: Using the Tools of IP law to Advance Human Rights, in Improving Intellectual Property Law (Susy Frankel et al., eds., )
  • Treaty Withdrawals in a Turbulent World: A Retrospective on “Exiting Treaties” , in Leading Works in International Law (Donna Lyons, ed., )

Works in Progress

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Russia and the European Human Rights System: Doing the Right Thing … but for the Right Legal Reason?, EJIL:Talk! () (with Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou)
  • Is the Facebook Oversight Board an International Human Rights Tribunal?, Lawfare () (with Molly K. Land)

Donald L. Horowitz

Books

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Jayne Huckerby

Articles & Essays

  • Closing International Law's Innocence Gap, 95 Southern California Law Review 311-364 () (with others)
  • Feminist Theories of International Law, in Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights (Christina Binder, Manfred Nowak, Jane A. Hofbauer and Philipp Janig, eds., )

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Jennifer Jenkins

Forthcoming

  • Music Copyright, Creativity, and Culture (Oxford University Press, )

Books

Articles & Essays

Trina Jones

Articles & Essays

  • 163 U.S. 537 Supreme Court of the United States: Plessy v. Ferguson No. 210, in Critical Race Judgments: Rewritten U.S. Court Opinions on Race and the Law 85-103 (Bennett Capers, Devon W. Carbado, R. A. Lenhardt & Angela Onwuachi-Willig, eds., )

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • 'Too Often Overlooked': Black Women Are Nearly Absent From the Federal Bench—It's Time to Change That, Law.com () (with Catherine Smith)

Margaret H. Lemos

Articles & Essays

David F. Levi

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Marin K. Levy

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • The Status of Non-Binding Authority, Jotwell ()
  • Republicans Have Already Packed State Supreme Courts, Washington Post ()

H. Timothy Lovelace, Jr.

Forthcoming

  • The World is on Our Side: The U.S. and the U.N. Race Convention (Cambridge University Press, )

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Veronica Root Martinez

Forthcoming

  • Building an Effective Ethics and Compliance Program (Edward Elgar Publishing, )
  • Securities Litigation, Enforcement & Compliance (West Academic Publishing, 5th ed. ) (with others)
  • Building a Culture of Ethical Inclusion, Seattle Law Review ()

Articles & Essays

Tim Meyer

Forthcoming

Works in Progress

Books

Articles & Essays

  • Reshaping Global Trade and Investment Law for a Green New Deal, in Routledge Handbook on the Green New Deal 120-137 (Kyla Tienhaara & Joanna Robinson eds., ) (with Todd N. Tucker)
  • Taxing, Regulating, and Trading Carbon: An Introduction to the Symposium, 116 AJIL Unbound 191-195 ()
  • The Political Economy of WTO Exceptions, 99 Washington University Law Review 1299-1369 ()
  • Cooperating Without Sanctions: Epistemic Institutions Versus Credible Commitments Regimes in International Law, in International Law as Behavior 45-73 (Harlan Grant Cohen & Timothy Meyer, eds., )
  • How to Treat the WTO's Problem with Precedent, 54 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 587-610 ()
  • International Law as Behavior: An Agenda, in International Law as Behavior 1-18 (Harlan Grant Cohen & Timothy Meyer, eds., ) (with Harlan Grant Cohen)
  • Leveling the Playing Field: Industrial Policy and Export-Contingent Subsidies in India-Export Related Measures, 20 World Trade Review 606-622 () (with Swati Dhingra)
  • Noncompliance as Lawmaking, in Law-Making and Legitimacy in International Humanitarian Law 89-115 (Heike Krieger, ed., )

Darrell A. H. Miller

Forthcoming

  • New Histories of Gun Rights and Regulation: Essays on the Place of Guns in American Law (Oxford University Press, ) (editor with others)
  • Prohibitions on Private Armies in State Constitutions, in New Histories of Gun Rights and Regulation: Essays on the Place of Guns in American Law and Society (Joseph Blocher, Jacob D. Charles, and Darrell A. H. Miller, eds., )

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • State Gun Regulations Are a Messy Patchwork. The Supreme Court’s Bruen Decision Won’t Help, The Hill () (with others)
  • A Supreme Court Head-Scratcher: Is a Colonial Musket ‘Analogous’ to an AR-15?, New York Times () (with Joseph Blocher)
  • The Next Front in the Fight Over Guns, Washington Post ()
  • Montgomery Facing Litigation for Renaming Street After Civil Rights Leader, SLoG ()
  • Conservatives Sound Like Anti-racists — When the Cause Is Gun Rights, Washington Post ()
  • The Reconstruction Amendments’ Canonical Texts, Balkinization ()
  • SCOTUS Taking up 2nd Amendment Case Could Mean Cuts to Broad Swaths of Gun Regulation, TPM Cafe () (with Joseph Blocher)
  • “Lineal Descendant” Analysis in Second Amendment Litigation, Harvard Law Review Blog ()
  • How to Safeguard Progressive Legislation Against the Supreme Court: Poison Pills, Washington Post () (with Aziz Huq)

Lidiya Mishchenko

Articles & Essays

Madeline Morris

Forthcoming

  • Combatants, Brigands, and Rebels: The Law of Transnational Terrorism (Oxford University Press, )

Michelle Benedict Nowlin

Articles & Essays

Jonathan Petkun

Works in Progress

  • Nudges for Judges: An Empirical Analysis of the “Six-Month List” ()
  • I Want You! (but not you): Selection in Military Retention () (with others)

H. Jefferson Powell

Books

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • History, Rights, and Constitutional Law, Fifteeneightyfour Blog ()

Jedediah Purdy

Articles & Essays

  • The Promise of American Life, 253 The New Republic 46-50 () (reviewing Oliver Zunz, The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis de Tocqueville, 2022) (Appears online with the title: Tocqueville’s Uneasy Vision of American Democracy)

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • The Constitutional Flaw That’s Killing American Democracy, The Atlantic ()
  • Democrats Need Patriotism Now More Than EverNew York Times () (A version of this article appears in print on July 3, 2022, Section SR, Page 12 of the New York edition with the headline: The Left Must Reclaim Patriotism)
  • The Republican Party Is Succeeding Because We Are Not a True DemocracyNew York Times () (A version of this article appears in print on Jan. 6, 2022, Section A, Page 23 of the New York edition with the headline: We’re Not a Real Democracy. That’s Why Jan. 6 Happened)

Shitong Qiao

Forthcoming

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • How Technology Is Changing Justice in ChinaJudicature International () (with others)
  • A Rural-Urban Crossroads in Chinese Law: Qiao Shitong on the Development and Future of Chinese Eminent Domain, Bulletin -- Columbia Journal of Transnational Law () (with Marc Chien)
  • Breaking Old Land Monopoly in Hong Kong to Resolve the City’s Housing Crisis, South China Morning Post () (with Roderick M. Hills, Jr.)
  • Development Rights for All, 1 USALI Perspectives () (with Roderick M. Hills, Jr.)
  • Here Is How TDRs Outweigh Lantau Reclamation Plan, South China Morning Post (, at p2) (with Roderick M. Hills, Jr.)

Arti K. Rai

Forthcoming

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Sarah Bloom Raskin

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Mara Revkin

Forthcoming

Articles & Essays

Barak D. Richman

Articles & Essays

  • Billing and Insurance–Related Administrative Costs: A Cross-National Analysis, 41 Health Affairs 1098-1106 () (with others)
  • Consumer Law as an Axis of Economic Inequality, 102 Boston University Law Review 1169-1184 () (with others)
  • Noncompete Agreements — The Need for a Refresh, 387 New England Journal of Medicine 486-488 () (with others)
  • Professional Self-Regulation in Medicine: Will the Rise of Intelligent Tools Mean the End to Peer Review?, in The Future of Medical Device Regulation: Innovation and Protection 244-255 (I. Glenn Cohen, Timo Minssen, W. Nicholson Price II, Christopher Robertson, Carmel Shachar, eds., ) (with Anthony P. Weiss)
  • Shopping for Healthcare: Can We Be Good Consumers?, 7 Health Management, Policy and Innovation ()
  • The Rise and Potential of Physician Unions, 328 JAMA 617-618 () (with others)
  • Will CMS Find Aducanumab Reasonable and Necessary for Alzheimer Disease After FDA Approval?, JAMA () (with others)
  • Macromedical Regulation, 82 Ohio State Law Journal 727-777 () (with Steven L. Schwarcz)
  • On Skepticism, Modesty, and Embracing Those With Whom We Disagree: A Rejoinder, 82 Ohio State Law Journal 869-877 () (with Steven L. Schwarcz)
  • Reducing Administrative Costs in US Health Care: Assessing Single Payer and Its Alternatives, 56 Health Services Research 615-625 () (with others)
  • Telemedicine and Medical Licensure — Potential Paths for Reform, 384 New England Journal of Medicine 687-690 () (with others)
  • The No Surprises Act and Informed Financial Consent, 385 New England Journal of Medicine 1348-1351 () (with others)

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • A Cancer Patient’s Brutal Commute, Wall Street Journal () (with Ateev Mehrotra)
  • Cutting the Gordian Knot of Employee Health Care Benefits and Costs: A Corporate Model Built on Employee Choice, Health Affairs Forefront () (with Regina E. Herzlinger)
  • Preparing Hospitals for the Next Pandemic, Harvard Business Review () (with Regina Herzlinger)
  • How to Quiet the Megaphones of Facebook, Google and Twitter, Wall Street Journal () (with Francis Fukuyama)
  • Give Employees Cash to Purchase Their Own Insurance, Harvard Business Review () (with Regina Herzlinger)
  • How to Save Democracy From Technology: Ending Big Tech’s Information Monopoly,  Foreign Affairs () (with others)

Stephen E. Roady

Richard L. Schmalbeck

Articles & Essays

  • Substance Over Form in Transfer Tax Adjudication, 55 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 609-643 () (with Jay A. Soled)

Steven L. Schwarcz

Forthcoming

Works in Progress

  • Examining the Axioms of Commercial Law ()
  • Fractionalizing Investment Securities: Using FinTech to Expand Financial Inclusion ()
  • Mutualizing Insurance and Re-Insurance Risk through Central Counterparties ()
  • Representations and Warranties, Fraud, and Risk-Shifting: An Analytical Framework ()
  • Securitizing Pandemic Risk Insurance () (with Lorilee A. Madders)

Issues Edited

Articles & Essays

Jonathan Seymour

Forthcoming

  • Against Bankruptcy Exceptionalism, 89 University of Chicago Law Review ()

Articles & Essays

Emily N. Strauss

Forthcoming

Works in Progress

Michael E. Tigar

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • The Supreme Court, Rights, and Judicial Abdication, MR Online ()

Jeff Ward

Issues Edited

  • Black Box Artificial Intelligence and the Rule of Law, 84 Law and Contemporary Problems (No. 3, ) (with others)

Articles & Essays

Jane R. Wettach

Articles & Essays

Jonathan B. Wiener

Forthcoming

  • Regulatory Learning Through Agency Implementation of the Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, Project on Retrospective Regulatory Analysis () (with others)
  • Co-Benefits, Countervailing Risks, and Cost-Benefit Analysis, in Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: Theory and Practice (Dennis Paustenbach, ed., ) (with others)

Articles & Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

Brandee Woolard

Works in Progress

  • Protecting Intellectual Property When an Employee Leaves: Companion White Paper to Association of Corporate Counsel Panel on October 13, 2021 ()

Ernest A. Young

Articles & Essays

Lawrence A. Zelenak

Books

Articles & Essays

  • The Two "Two Americas" of Trump and Romney, 85 Law and Contemporary Problems 87-100 ()
  • 1924, 2021: Taxes of the Ultrarich, and Mark-to-Market Reforms, 172 Tax Notes Federal 583-592 ()
  • The American Families Plan and the Future of the Mass Income Tax, 172 Tax Notes Federal 1277- 1288 ()
  • The Deductibility of Capital Losses in a Mark-to-Market Regime, 172 Tax Notes Federal 1965-1972 ()

Alex Zhang

Books

Articles & Essays

  • Researching Chinese Animal Law, in Global Animal Law Research: Strategies and Resources (Alex Zhang & Katherine Siler, eds., )