The Association of American Law Schools maintains a list of scholarly books published by law school faculty on this page.
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Richard Albert (University of Texas School of Law)
Constitutional Amendments: Making, Breaking and Changing Constitutions
Oxford University Press, August 2019
Study and analysis of constitutional amendment rules drawing on constitutions from around the world.
Scott Anderson and Robert Chesney (University of Texas School of Law), Ashley Deeks (University of Virginia Law School), Thomas Juneau, Vishnu Kannan, and Benjamin Wittes
The United States and the Use of Force Against Iran: A Lawfare Compilation
Lawfare, September 2019
Pulls together analysis of U.S.-Iran relationship within the context of use of force.
Curtis A. Bradley (Duke University School of Law)
The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law
Oxford University Press, July 2019
This handbook lays the groundwork for the relatively new field of comparative foreign relations law, to be of use not only to scholars, but also domestic judges and attorneys who work in an increasingly globalized legal landscape.
Heidi K. Brown (Brooklyn Law School)
Untangling Fear in Lawyering
American Bar Association, February 2019
A look at anxiety in legal education and law practice, from the perspective of students, attorneys, and clients.
Lonnie T. Brown (University of Georgia School of Law)
Defending the Public’s Enemy: The Life and Legacy of Ramsey Clark
Stanford University Press, July 2019
Explores the professional career of former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark as he exited a career in public service and began work in private practice.
Elizabeth Chamberlee Burch (University of Georgia School of Law)
Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining in Multidistrict Litigation
Cambridge University Press, May 2019
Utilizes data on multidistrict litigation to demonstrate how the lack of checks and balances disproportionately affects plaintiffs.
Sherri L. Burr (University of New Mexico School of Law)
Complicated Lives: Free Blacks, 1619-1865
Carolina Academic Press, October 2019
Explores the lives of free Africans in Virginia during the Revolutionary War.
Rashimi Dyal Chand and Peter Enrich (Northeastern University School of Law)
Legal Scholarship for the Urban Core
Cambridge University Press, June 2019
Utilizes scholarly analyses across legal issues & methodologies to demonstrate how the law and lawyers can respond to challenges in America’s urban areas.
Evan J. Criddle (William & Mary Law School), Robert H. Sitkoff (Harvard Law School), Paul B. Miller (Notre Dame Law School)
The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law
Oxford University Press, May 2019
Examines the application of fiduciary principle across over a dozen different fields of law including family, employment, and bankruptcy law.
Kevin E. Davis (New York University School of Law)
Between Impunity and Imperialism: The Regulation of Transnational Bribery
Oxford University Press, August 2019
Discusses alternatives to the current global anti-bribery regime utilizing high-profile case studies.
Meera Deo (Thomas Jefferson School of Law)
Unequal Profession: Race and Gender in Legal Academia
Stanford University Press, March 2019
Examines the experiences of diverse legal faculty and proposes mechanisms through which to increase diversity and improve the experiences of all faculty.
Justin Driver (University of Chicago, The Law School)
The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court and the Battle for the American Mind
Pantheon, August 2019
Delves into the Supreme Court cases that have considered constitutional issues within the context of public schooling—issues range from free speech to racial, economic and religious inequality.
Jim Dwyer (William & Mary Law School)
Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice
University of Chicago Press, April 2019
Examines the history of homeschooling in America and the debate over whether the government has a right to regulate it.
Daniel Farber (University of California, Berkeley School of Law) and Neil S. Siegel (Duke University School of Law)
United States Constitutional Law: Concepts and Insights
Foundation Press, February 2019
Guide through the complexity of the U.S. Supreme Court and its relationship to constitutional politics.
Martin S. Flaherty (Fordham Law School)
Restoring the Global Judiciary: Why the Supreme Court Should Rule in Foreign Affairs
Princeton University Press, September 2019
Traces the history of the Supreme Court and federal judiciary applying international law without deference to the other branches and explores how modern international relations make the commitment to balance among the branches of government more important than ever.
Katherine Franke (Columbia Law School)
Repair: Redeeming the Promise of Abolition
Haymarket, June 2019
Book details post-Civil War attempts to redistribute land to former slaves, making a case to offset racial and economic inequality today.
Lawrence M. Friedman (Stanford Law School)
A History of American Law (4th Edition)
Oxford University Press, October 2019
Comprehensive account of American law from colonial period to present day.
E. Scott Fruehwald (Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University)
How to Succeed in Law School
A guidebook on how future and current law students can overcome the rigors of law school, through developing mindset, study skills, and other habits.
William A. Kaplin and Barbara A. Lee (Catholic University Columbus School of Law)
The Law of Higher Education
Wiley, July 2019
Offers college administrators, researchers and counsel with the most up to date coverage of the legal implications of administrative decision making.
Joshua E. Katsenburg (University of New Mexico School of Law)
The Campaign to Impeach Justice William O. Douglas: Nixon, Vietnam, and the Conservative Attack on Judicial Independence
University Press of Kansas, October 2019
In-depth account of the attempt to impeach Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas.
Randall Kiser (Indiana University Maurer School of Law)
American Law Firms in Transitions: Trends, Threats, and Strategies
American Bar Association, April 2019
Takes a broad view of the landscape of law firms after the Great Recession and analyzes the elements that will determine their success or failure in the next decade.
Anthony Kronman (Yale Law School)
The Assault on American Excellence
Free Press, August 2019
Analysis of contemporary university campus debates within the history of American values and traditions.
Yair Latoskin (Yale Law School)
Law and Macroeconomics
Harvard University Press, March 2019
Proposes using the law to expand fiscal policy to make it more effective.
Lawrence Lessig (Harvard Law School)
Fidelity & Constraint: How the Supreme Court Has Read The American Constitution
Oxford University Press, May 2019
Details strategies of how judges understand the conflict at the heart of constitutional interpretation and how to work around its limitations.
David S. Levine (Elon University School of Law) and Sharon K. Sandeen (Mitchell Hamline School of Law)
Information Law, Governance and Cybersecurity
West Academic Publishing, August 2019
Details laws related to information management and governance for law students and IT professionals.
Michael Livermore (University of Virginia Law School)
Law as Data: Computation, Text and the Future of Legal Analysis
Santa Fe Institute, May 2019
Looks at how computers and other technological advances are used to analyze legal information.
Daniel Markovits (Yale Law School)
The Meritocracy Trap: How America’s Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality. Dismantles the Middle Class and Devours the Elite
Penguin Press, September 2019
Analyzes and dismantles the central tenet of meritocracy as a systemic means to stop upward mobility for middle class professionals.
Mark Osiel (University of Iowa College of Law)
The Right to Do Wrong: Morality and the Limits of Law
Harvard University Press, February 2019
Collection of case studies and social research to explore how the exercise of right picks up where the law leaves off, helping to produce declining social trust which then leads to increased reliance and use of the law to enforce what is right.
Katherina Pistor (Columbia Law School)
The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
Princeton University Press, May 2019
Examines and analyzes the legal construct of capital, and the role lawyers play in coding assets while creating wealth for their clients through legal protections.
Sonia E. Rolland (Northeastern University School of Law) and David Trubek (University of Wisconsin Law School)
Emerging Powers in the International Economic Order
Cambridge University Press, July 2019
Charts how emerging countries are transforming international trade and investment regulation and offers perspectives to overcome the current international governance crisis.
Chris Sagers (Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University)
United States v. Apple: Competition in America
Harvard University Press, September 2019
Examines the landmark 2012 case against Apple and five other distributors over e-book price fixing and explores how the American public perceives competition.
Jessica Silbey (Northeastern University School of Law), Martha Umphrey and Austin Sarat
Trial Films on Trial
University of Alabama Press, May 2019
Collection of critical essays examining how the justice system is portrayed in film and television.
Ric Simmons (Ohio State University Moritz College of Law)
Smart Surveillance: How to Interpret the Fourth Amendment for the Twenty-First Century
Cambridge University Press, August 2019
Analyzes how advances in technology can enhance society’s need for privacy and security at the same time.
Linda Tashbook (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
Family Guide to Mental Illness and the Law
Oxford University Press, March 2019
Resource on how common legal issues uniquely impact people with various forms of mental illness and what family members can do to help them.
Robert Tsai (American University Washington College of Law)
Practical Equality: Forging Justice in a Divided Nation
W.W. Norton & Company, February 2019
Offers guidance on how to protect and strengthen individual protections by applying lessons from the past to contemporary issues such as voting restrictions and the rights of the homeless.