Submissions from 2017

Susanna Blumenthal's Law and the Modern Mind (book review), Guyora Binder

The Paradigm Sways: Macroeconomics Turns to History (reviewing three titles), David A. Westbrook

Submissions from 2016

The Clinic and the Court: Law, Medicine, and Anthropology. Edited by Ian Harper, Tobias Kelly, and Akshay Khanna (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015) The Role of Social Science in Law. Edited by Elizabeth Mertz (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008) (book review), Anya Bernstein


After Legal Equality: Family, Sex, Kinship, edited by Robert Leckey (book review), Michael Boucai

Pet Subjects (reviewing Jessica Pierce, Run, Spot, Run (2016)), Irus Braverman

Wild Life: An Ethnography [Author's Response to Reviews], Irus Braverman

Zootopia (reviewing David Grazian, American Zoo (2015)), Irus Braverman

Kathleen Thelen's Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity (book review), Matthew Dimick

Submissions from 2014

Vicki Eaklor's Queer America: A People's History of the United States (book review), Michael Boucai

Review of Federal Dynamics: Continuity, Change, and the Varieties of Federalism, Arthur Benz and Jorg Broscheck, eds. (2013), James A. Gardner


Conveying Titles Clearly: Thoughts on the Fifth Edition of the ALWD GUIDE TO LEGAL CITATION (book review), Stephen Paskey

Submissions from 2013

Jeremy Horder's Homicide and The Politics of Law Reform (book review), Guyora Binder

Review of Constitutional Dynamics in Federal Systems: Sub-National Perspectives, edited by Michael Burgess and G. Alan Tarr, James A. Gardner

Submissions from 2012

A New Standard for Research on Juvenile Homicide Offenders and Victims (reviewing Rolf Loeber & David P. Farrington, Young Homicide Offenders and Victims: Risk Factors, Prediction, and Prevention From Childhood (2011)), Charles P. Ewing

Michael S. Greve's The Upside-Down Constitution (book review), James A. Gardner


Theorizing American Freedom (reviewing Aziz Rana, The Two Faces of American Freedom (2010)), Anthony O'Rourke

Submissions from 2011

David Streckfuss's Truth on Trial in Thailand: Defamation, Treason, and Lèse-Majesté (book review), David M. Engel

David Strauss's Reason, the Common Law, and the Living Constitution (book review), Matthew Steilen

Submissions from 2010

Jan Olsson's Los Angeles Before Hollywood: Journalism and American Film Culture, 1905 to 1915 (book review), Samantha Barbas

Jytte Klausen's The Cartoons that Shook the World (book review), Samantha Barbas

Book Review, Margot Canaday, The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America, Michael Boucai

Fred Fejes' Gay Rights and Moral Panic: The Origins of America's Debate on Homosexuality (book review), Michael Boucai


Jeremy I. Levitt's Africa: Mapping New Boundaries in International Law (book review), Makau Mutua


Roger K. Newman's The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law (book review), John Henry Schlegel

Philip Hamburger's Law and Judicial Duty: The Origins of Judicial Review (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Paul Rabinow and George E. Marcus's Designs for an Anthropology of the Contemporary (book review), David A. Westbrook, James D. Faubion, and Tobias Rees

Submissions from 2009

Michael Levi's The Phantom Capitalists: The Organization and Control of Long-Firm Fraud (Revised Edition) (book review), Aviva Abramovsky

States of War: Defensive Force Among Nations (reviewing George P. Fletcher & Jens David Ohlin, Defending Humanity: When Force is Justified and Why (2008)), Guyora Binder

Jenna Bednar's The Robust Federation: Principles of Design (book review), James A. Gardner

Rosalee A. Clawson and Eric N. Waltenburg's Legacy and Legitimacy: Black Americans and the Supreme Court (2009), Athena D. Mutua


An Apology for a Pathological Brute (reviewing Tim Jeal, Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer (2007)), Makau Mutua


Mary L. Dudziak's Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall’s African Journey (book review), Makau Mutua

Jamie L. Bronstein's Caught in the Machinery: Workplace Accidents and Injured Workers in Nineteenth-Century Britain (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Submissions from 2008

Lawrence M. Friedman's Guarding Life's Dark Secrets : Legal and Social Controls Over Reputation, Propriety, and Privacy (book review), James A. Gardner

Austin Sarat and Christian Boulanger's The Cultural Lives of Capital Punishment: Comparative Perspectives (book review), Mateo Taussig-Rubbo

Submissions from 2007

Re-Gendering the Movies (reviewing Karen Ward Mahar, Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood), Samantha Barbas

Stephen M. Best's The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession (book review), Guyora Binder

Christopher F. Zurn's Deliberative Democracy and the Institutions of Judicial Review (book review), James A. Gardner

Understanding Buffalo's Economic Development (reviewing Diana Dillaway, Power Failure: Politics, Patronage, and the Economic Future of Buffalo, New York (2006)), Thomas E. Headrick and John Henry Schlegel

Thinking With Wolves: Left legal Theory After the Right's Rise (reviewing Wendy Brown & Janet Halley, Left Legalism/Left Critique (2001)), Martha T. McCluskey

Those Weren't "The Good Old Days," Just the Old Days: Laura Kalman on Yale Law School in the Sixties (reviewing Laura Kalman, Yale Law School and The Sixties: Revolt And Reverberations (2005)), John Henry Schlegel

Douglas Hay and Paul Craven's Masters, Servants, and Magistrates in Britain and The Empire, 1562–1955 (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Mark Curthoys' Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Submissions from 2006

Duncome & Mattson's The Bobbed Haired Bandit: A True Story of Crime and Celebrity in 1920s New York (book review), Samantha Barbas

James Hopgood's The Making of Saints: Contesting Sacred Ground, Samantha Barbas

The Black Actor’s Dilemma (reviewing Hattie McDaniel, Black Ambition, White Hollywood), Samantha Barbas

We Are What We Eat (reviewing Roger Horowitz, Putting Meat on the American Table: Taste, Technology, Transformation & James E. McWilliams, A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America), Samantha Barbas

Robert Asher, Lawrence B. Goodheart & Alan Rogers, Murder on Trial, 1620-2002 (book review), Guyora Binder


Wandering Lonely as a Cloud: National Citizenship and the Case for Non-Territorial Election Districts (review of Andrew Rehfeld, The Concept of Constituency: Political Representation, Democratic Legitimacy, and Institutional Design), James A. Gardner

The Ethics and Politics of Asylum by Matthew Gibney (book review), Nicole Hallett


A Review of Price, Principle, and the Environment, by Mark Sagoff, Matthew Steilen

Daniel J. Hulsebosch's Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation of Constitutionalism in the Atlantic World, 1664–1830 (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Submissions from 2005

Allyson N. May's The Bar and the Old Bailey, 1750-1850 (book review), Guyora Binder

Submissions from 2003

Bruce H. Mann's Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Gunther Peck's Reinventing Free Labor: Padrones and Immigrant Workers in the North American West, 1880–1930 (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Submissions from 2002

Terry Thomason, Timothy P. Schmidle, and John F. Burton Jr.'s Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Costs, and Safety under Alternative Insurance Arrangements (book review), Martha T. McCluskey

Gary Minda's Boycott in America: How Imagination and Ideology Shape the Legal Mind (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Submissions from 2001


J. Shand Watson's Theory and Reality in the International Protection of Human Rights (book review), Makau Mutua

Submissions from 2000

Meaning and Motive in the Law of Homicide (reviewing Samuel H. Pillsbury, Judging Evil: Rethinking the Law of Murder and Manslaughter), Guyora Binder

Has the Field Grown Too Complex for a State-Specific "Handbook" on Environmental Law? (reviewing The Government Institute's South Carolina Environmental Law Handbook (3rd ed. 2000)), Kim Diana Connolly

Joanne Pope Melish's Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and "Race" in New England, 1780–1860 (book review), Robert J. Steinfeld

Submissions from 1997

Does Duncan Kennedy Wear Boxers or Briefs? Does Richard Posner Ever Sleep? Writing About Jurisprudence, High Culture and the History of Intellectuals (reviewing Neil Duxbury, Patterns of American Jurisprudence(1995)), John Henry Schlegel

Submissions from 1996


Of Narrative in Law and Anthropology (review essay), Rebecca Redwood French

Talkin' Dirty: Twining's Tower and Kalman's Strange Career (reviewing William Twining, Blackstone's Tower (1994) and Laura Kalman, The Strange Career of Legal Liberalism (1996)), John Henry Schlegel

Submissions from 1993

The Graying of America: Law and the Elderly Patient (reviewing Marshall B. Kapp, Geriatrics and the Law: Patient Rights and Professional Responsibilities (2nd ed. 1992)), Charles P. Ewing

A Tasty Tidbit (reviewing Martin J. Horwitz, The Transformation of American Law 1870-1960: The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy (1992)), John Henry Schlegel

Solidarité et égalité, à propos de l'ouvrage de Lee Hamilton and Joseph Sanders, Everyday Justice: Responsibility and the Individual in Japan and the United States, David A. Westbrook

Submissions from 1990


James Lovelock's The Ages of Gaia: A Biography of Our Living Earth (book review), David Leacock and David A. Westbrook

A Sexy New Twist: Reproductive Technologies and Feminism (reviewing multiple titles), Isabel Marcus

Submissions from 1989

Battered Women: An Interdisciplinary Approach (reviewing Sonkin, Daniel Jay, ed. Domestic Violence on Trial: Psychological and Legal Dimensions of Family Violence (1987)), Charles P. Ewing

Submissions from 1986

Crisis Intervention: Two Very Different Approaches (reviewing James E. Hendricks, Crisis Intervention: Contemporary Issues for On-Site Interveners (1985) and Lee Ann Hoff, People in Crisis: Understanding and Helping (2nd ed. 1984)), Charles P. Ewing

Submissions from 1981

Penal Reform and Progressive Ideology (reviewing David J. Rothman, Conscience and Convenience: The Asylum and its Alternatives in Progressive America (1980)), Guyora Binder