Faculty Books Published in 2019

The Association of American Law Schools maintains a list of scholarly books published by law school faculty on this page. To submit your book for consideration for this list, please submit the form below.

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Book Cover-Risk & Rigor: A Lawyer’s Guide to Decision Trees
Marjorie Corman Aaron (University of Cincinnati College of Law)
Risk & Rigor: A Lawyer’s Guide to Decision Trees for Assessing Cases and Advising Clients
Dispute Resolution Institute Press, March 2019

Guide on litigation risk analysis utilizing case studies and advice from lawyers, mediators, and clients on how to accurately estimate damages, exposure and probabilities.

Book Cover-Measuring Social Welfare: An Introduction
Matthew Adler (Duke University School of Law)
Measuring Social Welfare: An Introduction
Oxford University Press, October 2019

Introduces social welfare function framework as a tool to evaluate the efficacy of government policy.

Book Cover-Constitutional Amendments: Making, Breaking, and Changing Constitutions
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.

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Kevin R. Johnson (UC Davis School of Law), Raquel Aldana (UC Davis School of Law)Bill Ong Hing (University of San Francisco School of Law), Leticia M. Saucedo (UC Davis School of Law), Enid Trucios-Haynes (University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law)
Understanding Immigration Law
Carolina Academic Press, 2019

This book offers background about the intellectual, historical, and constitutional foundations of U.S. immigration law, and identifies the factors that have historically fueled migration to the United States.

Book Cover- The Palgrave Handbook of Applied Ethics and the Criminal Law
Larry Alexander (University of San Diego School of Law), Kimberly Kessler Ferzan (University of California Irvine School of Law)
The Palgrave Handbook of Applied Ethics and the Criminal Law
Palgrave Macmillan, December 2019

Contains essays on contemporary issues in criminal law and ethics, including the criminalization of specific crimes such as fraud and revenge pornography.

Book Cover-The United States and the Use of Force Against Iran: A Lawfare Compilation
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.

Book Cover-Constitutional Analysis in a Nutshell
Thomas E. Baker (Florida International University)
Constitutional Analysis in a Nutshell

West Academic, January 2019

Summarizes and analyzes all the major topic of constitutional law, and the role played by the United States Supreme Court.

Book Cover-The Color of Money
Mehrsa Baradaran (University of Georgia School of Law)
The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
Harvard University Press, March 2019

Examines past polices and the operation of black banks in segregated communities to analyze the persistent racial wealth gap.

Book Cover-Lessons Learned: Stories of a Teacher and Teaching
David M. Becker (Washington University School of Law)
Lessons Learned: Stories of a Teacher and Teaching
Carolina Academic Press, April 2019

Fictional story detailing the mentor relationship between a law professor and their research assistant.


John D. Bessler (University of Baltimore Law School & Georgetown Law Center)
The Baron and The Marquis: Liberty, Tyranny, and the Enlightenment Maxim that Can Remake American Criminal Justice
Carolina Academic Press, December 2019

Explores the history of the parsimony principle which defined the divide between tyranny and liberty and inspired the American and French revolutions.

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Raj Bhala (University of Kansas School of Law)
International Trade Law: A Comprehensive Textbook (5th edition)
Carolina Academic Press, 2019

There has been more disruption in the world of international trade law since the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election than at any time since the Second World War. Not only does this Textbook cover all existing U.S. FTAs, but it also addresses the updates associated with the USMCA (NAFTA 2.0) and the Sino-American Trade War.


C. Bradford Biddle (Arizona State University College of Law), Jorge L. Contreras(University of Utah Quinney College of Law), Brian J. Love (Santa Clara University School of Law) and Norman V. Siebrasse
Patent Remedies and Complex Products: Toward a Global Consensus
Cambridge University Press, July 2019

Compiled by twenty legal scholars from eleven countries, this guidebook presents a consensus on patent remedies and covers the application of injunctive relief and monetary remedies.

Book Cover-High Crimes and Misdemeanors:A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump
Frank O. Bowman III (University of Missouri School of Law)
High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump
Cambridge University Press, July 2019

Traces the roots of the impeachment process from medieval England through its adoption in the Constitution and within the American experience.

Book Cover-The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law
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.


Hannah Brenner (California Western School of Law) and Renee N. Knake Jefferson (University of Houston Law Center)
Gender, Powers, Law & Leadership
West Academic Publishing, October 2019

A coursebook on addressing and resolving gender inequity.


Darryl Brown (University of Virginia Law School), Jenia Turner (Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law), and Bettina Weisser
The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process
Oxford University Press, July 2019

Surveys the laws, institutions, and practices of criminal justice administration.

Book Cover-Untangling Fear in Lawyering
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.

Book Cover-Defending the Public’s Enemy
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.

Book Cover-Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining in Multidistrict Litigation
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 multi district litigation to demonstrate how the lack of checks and balances disproportionately affects plaintiffs.

Book Cover-Complicated Lives
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.


Alejandro Camacho (University of California Irvine School of Law) and Robert Glicksman (George Washington University Law School)
Reorganizing Government: A Functional and Dimensional Framework
New York University Press, August 2019

Provides analytical framework of government within three dimensions and explains how differentiating amongst the dimensions reduces the risk of regulatory failure.

Book Cover-Between Truth and Power
Julie E. Cohen (Georgetown University Law Center)
Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism
Oxford University Press, October 2019

Explores relationship between legal institutions and political and economic transformations, and examines how the law created systems that benefited the growth of the information economy, often to the detriment of individual consumers.


Carlin N. Conklin (University of Missouri School of Law)
The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era: An Intellectual History
University of Missouri Press, May 2019

A history and analysis of the intellectual tradition of the philosophy of pursuing of happiness during the War for American Independence, exploring the usage of the pursuit of happiness in two of the era’s key legal documents: The Declaration of Independence and Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England.

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James D. Cox (Duke School of Law), Robert W. Hillman (UC Davis School of Law), Donald C. Langevoort (Georgetown University Law Center), Ann M. Lipton (Tulane Law)
Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials
Wolters Kluwer, 2019

This book contains a very teachable mix of problems, cases, and textual material, encouraging students to build their knowledge base by being active problem-solvers.

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Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (University of California, Los Angeles), Luke Charles Harris (Vassar College), Daniel Martinez HoSang (Yale University), George Lipsitz (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Seeing Race Again: Countering Colorblindness across the Disciplines
University of California Press, 2019

Examining the racial histories and colorblindness in fields as diverse as social psychology, the law, musicology, literary studies, sociology, and gender studies, this book documents the profoundly contradictory role of the academy in constructing, naturalizing, and reproducing racial hierarchy.

Book Cover-Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law
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.

Book Cover-Between Impunity and Imperialism: The Regulation of Transnational Bribery
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.


Connie de la Vega (University of San Francisco Law School) and Alen Mirza
A Practical Guide to Using International Human Rights and Criminal Law Procedures
Edward Elgar Publishing, December 2019

Practical guide for advocates and practitioners to research the various approaches to remedying human rights violations through international institutions and treaty based organizations, such as the international criminal court.


Jacques deLisle (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School) and Avery Goldstein (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School)
To Get Rich is Glorious: Challenges Facing China’s Economic Reform and Opening at Forty
Brookings Institute, September 2019

Analyzes how China has transformed since opening its economy in 1978 to become a leading force in international trade and investment.


Brandon Denning (Samford University Cumberland School of Law)
The Glannon Guide to Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties
Wolters Kluwer, January 2019

Offers explanations, questions and analysis of doctrines about the structure and powers in the U.S. Constitution.

Book Cover-Unequal Profession: Race and Gender in Legal Academia
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.

Book Cover-The Company They Keep
Neal Devins (William and Mary Law School) and Lawrence Baum
The Company They Keep: How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court
Oxford University Press, February 2019

Examines how partisanship and elite social networks affect how Supreme Court Justices take their cues.

Book Cover-Wills Trust and Estates in Focus
Alyssa DiRusso (Samford University Cumberland School of Law), Naomi Cahn, and Susan Gary
Wills, Trust, and Estates in Focus
Wolters Kluwer, February 2019

Textbook on wills, trust and estates utilizing case previews and real life applications.

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William S. Dodge (University of California, Davis), Hannah L. Buxbaum (Indiana University Maurer School of Law), Harold Hong Koh (Yale Law School)
Transnational Business Problems

West Academic, 2019

This book combines the best aspects of a conceptual, systemic approach and a problems approach, providing a sophisticated intellectual framework for understanding the most significant contractual and regulatory issues in international business.

Book Cover-Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting
Joshua A. Douglas (University of Kentucky College of Law)
Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting
Prometheus Books, April 2019

Assessment of current efforts to make voting more reliable and accessible for all Americans.

Book Cover-The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court and the Battle for the American Mind
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.

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John Dugard (University of Pretoria), Max Du Plessis (University of Kwazulu-Natal), Tiyanjana Maluwa (Penn State Law), Dire Tladi (University of Pretoria)
Dugard’s International Law: A South African Perspective, 5th Edition
Juta, 2019

This book presents a South African perspective of international law. The basic principles of international law are described and examined with reference to the principal sources of international law. This examination, however, takes place within the context of South African law.

Book Cover-Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice
James 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.


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.

Book Cover-Child Custody Practice and Procedure
Linda Elrod (Washburn University School of Law)
Child Custody Practice and Procedure
Thomson Reuters, January 2019

Outlines procedures and strategies for winning favorable decisions in child custody cases.

Book Cover-Kansas Family Law
Linda Elrod (Washburn University School of Law)
Kansas Family Law, 2019-2020 ed
Thomson Reuters, January 2019

Casebook on Kansas statues, caselaw, rule, and comprehensive analysis of family law.

Book Cover-The Public’s Law
Blake Emerson (University of California Los Angeles School of Law)
The Public’s Law: Origins and Architecture of Progressive Democracy
Oxford University Press, March 2019

Theory and history of how American progressive thinkers such as W.E.B. DuBois and John Dewey developed their understanding of democracy from Hegelian political thought.

Book Cover-Disestablishment and Religious Dissent
Carl H. Esbeck (University of Missouri School of Law) and Jonathan J. Den Hartog
Disestablishment and Religious Dissent: Church-State Relations in the New American States, 1776-1833
University of Missouri Press, November 2019

Comprehensive state-by-state look at how states disestablished in the midst of the Revolutionary War, as well as the constitutional place of religion in the newly formed United States.

Book Cover-The Nature of Constitutional Rights: The Invention and Logic of Strict Judicial Scrutiny
Richard H. Fallon, Jr. (Harvard Law School)
The Nature of Constitutional Rights: The Invention and Logic of Strict Judicial Scrutiny
Cambridge University Press, April 2019

Identifies what constitutional rights are, how courts must interpret them and why protections are more limited than most people think.

Book Cover-United States Constitutional Law
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.

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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.

Book Cover-Slices & Lumps
Lee Anne Fennell (University of Chicago School of Law)
Slices & Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Life and Law
University of Chicago Press, September 2019

Analyzes the challenges and benefits of configurations and the effects of carving and lumping on innovation.

Book Cover- Repair: Redeeming the Promise of Abolition
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.

Book Cover-Paying for the Past
Richard S. Frase (University of Minnesota Law School) and Julian V. Roberts
Paying for the Past: The Case Against Prior Record Sentence Enhancements
Oxford University Press, August 2019

Provide systematic examination of different approaches to prior record enhancements.

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Andrea Freeman (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law)
Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice
Stanford University Press, 2019

Uncovering how feeding America’s youngest citizens is awash in social, legal, and cultural inequalities.

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Christopher C. French (Penn State Law)
New Appleman Pennsylvania Insurance Law
LexisNexis, 2019

With checklists, tips and analysis, this single-volume practice guide is designed to help Pennsylvania practitioners manage insurance matters with confidence.

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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.

Book Cover- How to Succeed in Law School
E. Scott Fruehwald (Deane School of Law at Hofstra University)
How to Succeed in Law School
July 2019

A guidebook on how future and current law students can overcome the rigors of law school, through developing mindset, study skills, and other habits.

Book Cover-Patent, Copyright, Trademark, and Unfair Competition
Paul Goldstein (Stanford Law School) and R. Anthony Reese (University of California Irvine School of Law)
Patent, Copyright, Trademark, and Unfair Competition
West Academic, January 2019

Contains all the key patent, copyright, trademark and unfair competition and related international agreements in convenient format for students.

Book Cover-The Cambridge Handbook of Surveillance Law
David Gray (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) and Stephen E. Henderson (University of Oklahoma College of Law)
The Cambridge Handbook of Surveillance Law
Cambridge University Press, March 2019

Explores the value and societal impact of surveillance techniques and technology and the ways societies can and do regulate surveillance.

Book Cover-Who is to Judge?
Charles Geyh (Indiana University Maurer School of Law)
Who is to Judge?: The Perennial Debate Over Whether to Elect or Appoint America’s Judges
Oxford University Press, March 2019

Explores the pros and cons of the paradox of elected and appointed judges.

Book Cover-Intimate Lies and the Law
Jill Elaine Hasday (University of Minnesota Law School)
Intimate Lies and the Law
Oxford University Press, July 2019

Examines laws that allows partners in relationships to deceive and cause harm without facing legal consequences.

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John W. Head (University of Kansas School of Law
A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity

Routledge, 2019

This book examines global environmental governance and how legal, institutional, and conceptual reform can facilitate a transformation to a new ‘natural-systems’ form of agriculture.

Book Cover-Migrating to Prison
Cesar Cuahtemoc Garcia Hernandez (University of Denver Sturm College of Law)
Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants
The New Press, December 2019

Detailed look at the immigration prison’s systems origins and how it operates.

Book Cover-A Place Outside the Law
Peter Jan Honigsberg (University of San Francisco School of Law)
A Place Outside the Law: Forgotten Voices from Guantanamo
Beacon Press, November 2019

Collection of interviews from detainees at the military prison documenting its toll on not only the detainees and their families, but the personnel who staffed it and the journalists who reported on conditions there.

Book Cover-The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson
Lolita Buckner Innis (Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law)
The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson
Fordham University Press, September 2019

A reconstruction of the extraordinary story of James Collins Johnson, a former slave who escaped to wind up working at Princeton University.

Book Cover-Gambling Under the Swastika
Robert M. Jarvis (Nova Southeastern University Broad College of Law)
Gambling Under the Swastika: Casinos, Horse Racing, Lotteries, and Other Forms of Betting in Nazi Germany
Carolina Academic Press, February 2019

Provides comprehensive look at how Nazis relied on gambling to build up Germany’s economy and wage war.

Book Cover-Expert Evidence
Andrew Jurs (Drake University Law School)
Expert Evidence
Carolina Academic Press, January 2019

Textbook designed to bring practical lens to the rules of evidence and civil procedure.

Book Cover-The Law of Higher Education
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.

Book Cover-The Campaign to Impeach Justice William O. Douglas
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.

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David Kaye (University of California Irvine School of Law)
Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet
Columbia Global Reports, January 2019 

An analysis of the way free speech on the internet has been governed and whether social media platforms should be responsible for policing themselves, or if governments have the right to regulate.

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Nancy S. Kim (California Western School of Law)
Consentability: Consent and its Limits
Cambridge University Press, April 2019

Defines consent and and creates a framework to reflect the complexity of the issue, within the context of the #MeToo movement.

Book Cover-American Law Firms in Transition: Trends, Threats, and Strategies
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.

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Robert Klonoff (Lewis & Clark Law School)
Federal Multidistrict Litigation in a Nutshell
West Academic, October 2019 

Guidebook on every aspect and stage of multidistrict litigation and contemporary issues.

Book Cover-The Assault on American Excellence
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.

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Candace Saari Kovacic-Fleischer (American University Washington College of Law)
Work, Parenting, and Inequality: Workplace Laws and Policies from 1898 to 2018
Carolina Academic Press, September 2019

Covers various areas of the law as it relates to parenting and employment since the 1890s.

Book Cover-The Disappearing First Amendment
Ronald Krotoszynski, Jr. (The University of Alabama School of Law)
The Disappearing First Amendment
Cambridge University Press, August 2019

Addresses how the Supreme Court enforces the rights of the first amendment for those with the resources to fight back, while failing to protect the rights of those who need the government’s assistance to assert their right to free speech.

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Sheldon F. Kurtz (University of Iowa College of Law), Herbert Hovenkamp (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School), Carol Brown (University of Richmond School of Law), Christopher Ordinet (University of Oklahoma College of Law)
Cases and Materials on American Property Law
West Academic Press, January 2019

Casebook introduces students to spectrum of first year property law courses with new cases and expanded discussions on recent trends, cases and issues.

Book Cover-The Trials of Allegiance
Carlton F.W. Larson (University of California Davis School of Law)
The Trials of Allegiance: Treason, Juries and the American Revolution
Oxford University Press, September 2019

Examines the law of treason during the American Revolution, and how the treason trials during that period shaped American identity and ideas of allegiance.

Book Cover-Modern American Remedies: Case & Materials, Fifth Edition
Douglas Laycock (University of Virginia School of Law) and Richard L. Hasen (University of California Irvine School of Law)
Modern American Remedies: Case & Materials, Fifth Edition
Wolters Kluwer, January 2019

Critique of economic analysis as applied to remedy issues.

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Yong-Shik Lee (Southern Illinois University Law School)
Law and Development: Theory and Practice
Routledge, January 2019

Examines the theory and practice of law and development utilizing case studies of specific countries to analyze pressing economic, legal and institutional issues.

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Lisa G. Lerman (Catholic University Columbus School of Law), Philip G. Schrag (Georgetown University Law Center), Robert Rubinson (University of Baltimore School of Law)
Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, 4th Edition
Wolters Kluwer, February 2016

A problem-based casebook with a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion.

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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.

Book Cover-Information Law, Governance and Cybersecurity
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.

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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.

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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.

Book Cover-The Formation of Professional Identity: The Path from Student to Lawyer
Patrick E. Longan (Mercer University George School of Law, Daisy Floyd (Mercer University George School of Law) and Timothy Floyd (Mercer University George School of Law)
The Formation of Professional Identity: The Path from Student to Lawyer
Routledge Press, October 2019

Analysis of the virtues needed for a lawyer to succeed professionally.

Book Cover-Merge Left
Ian Haney Lopez (University of California Berkeley School of Law)
Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections and Saving America
The New Press, October 2019

A detailed road map on how to integrate the goals of racial and economic justice to break political gridlock and change the course of the country.

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Jessica Lowe (University of Virginia School of Law)
Murder in the Shenandoah: Making Law Sovereign in Revolutionary Virginia
Cambridge University Press, February 2019

Explores real life murder mystery in the aftermath of the American Revolution and analyzes how the law was applied in the newly-founded republic.

Book Cover-Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety
Timothy D. Lytton (Georgia State University College of Law)
Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety
The University of Chicago Press, April 2019

Provides an up-to-date history and analysis of food safety in the U.S.

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Allen Madison (University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law)
Fundamentals of Federal Tax Procedure and Enforcement
Wolters Kluwer, 2019

A guide through the thicket of rules and procedures that comprise the federal tax system, helping make sense of a seemingly random collection of dense rules and seemingly inaccessible entities governing federal tax procedure and enforcement.

Book Cover-The Inner Work of Racial Justice
Rhonda V. Magee (University of San Francisco School of Law)
The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness
TarcherPerigree, September 2019

Details how to practice embodied mindfulness to assist in recognizing biases and increasing emotional resilience.

Book Cover-Criminal Procedure
Paul Marcus (William and Mary Law School) and Melanie D. Wilson (University of Tennessee College of Law)
Criminal Procedure, Ninth Edition
Carolina Academic Press, December 2019

Covers foundational constitutional criminal procedure cases and the most recent Supreme Court decisions on the subject.

Book Cover-The Meritocracy Trap
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.

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Robin Paul Malloy (Syracuse University College of Law)
Law and Economics: An Introduction Toolkit for Lawyers
Carolina Academic Press, January 2019

Offers tools for law and business school students to understand the processes of economics as it relates to the law.

Book Cover-American Constitutional Law
Calvin Massey (University of New Hampshire School of Law) and Brandon P. Denning (Samford University Cumberland School of Law)
American Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties, Sixth Edition
Wolters Kluwer, February 2019

Survey of American Constitutional law theory utilizing case study and challenging hypothetical scenarios to help students self-assess and launch classroom discussion.

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Bob McCurley (Samford University Cumberland School of Law)
Alabama Law Office Practice Deskbook
12 Ed., Second Printing

Casebook containing updated Alabama state law and a section on immigration.

Book Cover-Priests of the Law
Thomas J. McSweeney (William and Mary Law School)
Priests of the Law: Roman Law and the Making of the Common Law’s First Professionals
Oxford University Press, December 2019

Tells the story of some of the first judges to work full time in England’s royal courts, utilizing the Roman law tradition.


Carrie Menkel-Meadow (University of California Irvine School of Law), Victor V. Ramraj, Arun K. Thiruvengadam, and Supriya Routh
Amartya Sen and Law
Routledge, October 2019

A collection of articles on economist & philosopher Amartya Sen’s contributions to law and jurisprudence, offering insight on democracy, identity, and the complexity of diversity.

Book Cover-The Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law
Benjamin Means (University of South Carolina School of Law) and Joseph W. Yockey (University of Iowa College of Law)
The Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law
Cambridge University Press, January 2019

Authoritative guide on how companies are evolving to address demands for conscientious capitalism.

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Martha Minow (Harvard Law School)
When Should Law Forgive?
W.W. Norton, September 2019

A summary and analysis on how grievances caused by different issues can be forgiven through the administration of the law.

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Francis J. Mootz III (University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law), Leticia M. Saucedo (UC Davis School of Law), Michael P. Maslanka (University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law)
Learning Employment Law
West Academic, 2019

This book provides concise and clear text, examples, and case excerpts that empower students to engage in sophisticated problem-solving regarding the most pressing issues in contemporary workplace law, and succinctly reviews the historical backdrop of each issue to ensure that students gain the wider understanding necessary to effectively address contemporary problems.

Book Cover-Rap on Trial
Erik Nielson and Andrea L. Dennis (University of Georgia School of Law)
Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America
The New Press, November 2019

Details the practice of law enforcement officials and prosecutors arresting and convicting aspiring rap artists based solely on the lyrical content of their music.

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Jacqueline Nolan-Haley (Fordham University School of Law), Ellen E. Deason (The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law), Mariana Hernandez-Crespo Gonstead (University of St. Thomas School of Law)
Global Issues in Mediation
West Academic, June 2019

Essential read on arbitration, covering the latest developments and trends in legal issues, regulation, and ethics.

Book Cover-The Government’s Speech and the Constitution
Helen Norton (The University of Colorado Law School)
The Government’s Speech and the Constitution
Cambridge University Press, August 2019

Analyzes how to understand when and how the government’s speech and expression violates the constitution.

Book Cover-The Right to Do Wrong
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.

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Robert William Piatt, Jr. (St. Mary’s University Law School), Moises Gonzales
Slavery in the Southwest: Genizaro Identity, Dignity and the Law
Carolina Academic Press, December 2019

Historic account and analysis of the status of formerly enslaved American indigenous people in the American Southwest.

Book Cover-The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
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.

Book Cover-The Mueller Investigation and Beyond
Ellen Podgor (Stetson University College of Law), Katrice Bridges Copeland (The Pennsylvania State University Law School), Michael Dimino (Widener University Commonwealth Law School), Ruthann Robson (City University of New York School of Law), Louis J. Virelli, III (Stetson University College of Law, Andrew M. Wright, and Ellen C. Yaroshefsky (Hofstra University Deane School of Law)
The Mueller Investigation and Beyond
Carolina Academic Press, October 2019

Case studies, essays and other materials providing contextual material for learning the Mueller investigation and the numerous issues emanating from it.

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Kimberly Jenkins Robinson (University of Virginia School of Law)
A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy
NYU Press, December 2019

A comprehensive look at how the federal government has intervened to close achievement gaps, the means through which the federal right to education can be achieved, and what that should mean.

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Paul H. Robinson (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School)
Justice, Liability and Blame
Routledge, January 2019

Contains eighteen original studies that cover a wide range of issues pertinent to criminal law codes.

Book Cover - Emerging Powers in the International Economic Order
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.

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Deana Pollard Sacks (Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law)
The Godfathers of Sex Abuse, Book 1: Jeffrey Epstein
Stonebrook Publishing, December 2019

First in a series of books examining the most notorious names of the #MeToo era, looking at the life of Jeffrey Epstein.

Book Cover- United States v Apple: Competition in America
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.

Book Cover-Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years After the Great Crash
Steven L. Schwarcz (Duke University School of Law), Douglas W. Arner, Emilios Avgouleas, Danny Busch
Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years After the Great Crash
Center for International Governance Innovation, October 2019

Draws on the world’s leading financial regulation experts to examine the progress made since 2008.

Book Cover-The Spirit of the Constitution
David S. Schwartz (University of Wisconsin Law School)
The Spirit of the Constitution: John Marshall and the 200 Year Odyssey of McCulloh v. Maryland”
Oxford University Press, September 2019

Traces the history and impact of the landmark McCulloch v. Maryland case, which expanded the national government’s legislative powers over the states.

Book Cover-Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom
Sarah A. Seo (University of Iowa College of Law)
Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom
Harvard University Press, April 2019

Details how the rise of automobile use led to increased policing and analyzes how laws designed to protect drivers, destabilizes the country’s commitment to equal protection under the law.

Book Cover-Standing for Reason: The University in a Dogmatic Age
John Sexton (New York University School of Law)
Standing for Reason: The University in a Dogmatic Age
Yale University Press, April 2019

Argues for the importance of universities to serve as core educational landscapes.


Gregory Shaffer (University of California Irvine School of Law), Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago School of Law), and Terrence C. Halliday
Constitution-Making and Transnational Legal Order
Cambridge University Press, May 2019

Address the different facets of creating constitutions from a transnational and comparative perspective in every region of the world.

Book Cover-Trial Film on Trial
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.

Book Cover-Smart Surveillance: How to Interpret the Fourth Amendment for the Twenty-First Century
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.

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Scott Skinner-Thompson (University of Colorado Law School)
Privacy at the Margins
Cambridge University Press, 2020

Limited legal protections for privacy leave minority communities vulnerable to concrete injuries and violence when their information is exposed.

Book Cover-Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights in our Federal System
Rodney Smolla (Widener University Delaware Law School) and William C. Banks (Syracuse University College of Law)
Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights in Our Federal System
Carolina Academic Press, January 2019

Textbook on constitutional law analyzing structural government issues and individual rights.

Book Cover-The Legal Profession
Ann Southworth (University of California Irvine School of Law) and Catherine L. Fisk (University of California Berkeley School of Law)
The Legal Profession: Ethics in Contemporary Practice, 2nd Edition
West Academic, January 2019

Explains basic legal concepts and how the legal system operates to prepare students for their professional development.

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Marc I. Steinberg and Stephen B. Yeager (Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law)
Inside Counsel: Practices, Strategies and Insights, 2nd Edition
West Academic Publishing, December 2014

Guidebook on in-house law practice offering insight on strategies, successfully interfacing with clients, and which skill sets are valued in in-house counsel.

Book Cover-The Politicization of Safety
Jane K. Stoever (University of California Irvine School of Law)
The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses
NYU Press, February 2019

Analyzes the history of responses to domestic violence, examining the different intersecting ways domestic abusive victims cope with discrimination and how the feminist movement’s politics have influenced policy.

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Dean A. Strang (University of San Francisco School of Law)
Keep the Wretches in Order: America’s Biggest Mass Trial, the Rise of the Justice Department and the Fall of the IWW
University of Wisconsin Press, June 2019

A legal history of the Department of Justice’s systematic targeting of the Industrial Workers of the World union in a quest to prevent work stoppages.

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E. Thomas Sullivan (President, University of Vermont), Herbert Hovenkamp (University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School), Howard A. Shelanski (Georgetown Law Center), Christopher R. Leslie (University of California Irvine School of Law)
Antitrust Law, Policy and Procedure: Cases, Materials, Problems
Carolina Academic Press, January 2019

Popular casebook on antitrust law focusing on judicial opinions and dissents to provide students with a thorough understanding of the issues across ideologies.

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Alex Stone Sweet (Yale Law School), Jud Mathews (Penn State Law)
Proportionality Balancing and Constitutional Governance: A Comparative and Global Approach
Oxford University Press, 2019

This book focuses on the law and politics of rights protection in democracies, and in human rights regimes in Europe, the Americas, and Africa. After introducing the basic features of modern constitutions, with their emphasis on rights and judicial review, the authors present a theory of proportionality that explains why constitutional judges embraced it.

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Symeon C. Symeonides (Willamette University College of Law), Wendy Collins Perdue (University of Richmond School of Law)
Conflict of Laws: American, Comparative, International, Cases and Materials, 4th edition
West Academic, 2019

This book presents the real world of conflict law, behind the leading cases and beyond America’s borders, through distilled documentation of what courts actually do and strategically placed extensive information about international practice and the law of other countries.

Book Cover-Family Guide to Mental Illness and the Law
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.

Book Cover-American Sentencing: What Happens and Why?
Michael Tonry (University of Minnesota Law School)
American Sentencing: What Happens and Why?
University of Chicago Press, June 2019

Covers what students, scholars, practitioners, and policymakers need to know about how sentencing works, what reforms have solved, and how sentencing processes and outcomes can be made more just.

Book Cover-Florida Legal Malpractice Law
Warren R. Trazenfeld and Robert M. Jarvis (Nova Southeastern University Broad College of Law)
Florida Legal Malpractice Law: Commentary and Forms
Full Court Press, October 2019

Reference for practitioners to avoid bringing or defending legal malpractice claims.

Book Cover-Practical Equality
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.

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Suzanne Valdez (University of Kansas School of Law), R. Michael Cassidy (Boston College Law School)
Prosecution Ethics
West Academic, 2019

This book examines a prosecutor’s ethical responsibilities throughout the criminal justice process in both federal and state practice, and explores constitutional and ethical constraints on prosecutorial discretion.

Book Cover-Banned: Immigration Enforcement in the Time of Trump
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (Penn State Law)
Banned: Immigration Enforcement in the Time of Trump
NYU Press, September 2019

An analysis of immigration enforcement and discretion during the first year and a half of the Trump presidency.

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Wendy Wagner (University of Texas School of Law)
Incomprehensible!: A Study of How Our Legal System  Encourages Incomprehensibility, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do About It
Cambridge University Press, August 2019

Analyzes how the legal system makes information difficult to understand, utilizing specific legal programs as case studies.

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Stepan Wood, Rebecca Schmidt, Errol Meidinger (The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law), Burkard Eberlein and Kenneth W. Abbott (Arizona State University College of Law)
Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Advancing Marginalized Actors and Enhancing Regulatory Quality
Edward Elgar Publishing, December 2019

An interdisciplinary look at how transnational business governance can be used to improve the quality of regulation and assist marginalized actors.

Book Cover-The First Amendment in the Trump Era
Timothy Zick (William and Mary Law School)
The First Amendment in the Trump Era
Oxford University Press, October 2019

Details and analyzes the many First Amendment conflicts that have taken place during the Trump presidency, placing the conflict in a broader narrative of attacks on free speech and the press.