Submissions from 2018


What Don’t You Know and How Will You Learn It? (reviewing Susan Nevelow Mart, The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal [Re]Search, 109 Law Libr. J. 387), Elizabeth Adelman

Francesco Palermo & Karl Kössler's Comparative Federalism: Constitutional Arrangements and Case Law (book review), James A. Gardner

Submissions from 2017


Toward a Universal Understanding of the Value of Legal Research Education (reviewing Caroline Osborne, The State of Legal Research Education: A Survey of First-Year Legal Research Programs, or Why Johnny and Jane Cannot Research), Elizabeth Adelman

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

Ian Harper, Tobias Kelly & Akshay Khanna's The Clinic and the Court: Law, Medicine, and Elizabeth Mertz, Anthropology & The Role of Social Science in Law (review essay), 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 2015


The Open Access Advantage in Legal Education’s Age of Assessment (reviewing James M. Donovan, Carol A. Watson & Caroline Osborne, The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews), Elizabeth Adelman

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 (review essay), 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 (review essay), 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 (review essay), 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) (review essay), 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


James Dawes's That the World May Know: Bearing Witness to Atrocity (book review), Makau Mutua

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

Oscar G. Chase's Law, Culture, and Ritual: Disputing Systems in Cross-Cultural Context (book review), David M. Engel


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


Understanding Buffalo's Economic Development (review essay), Thomas E. Headrick and John Henry Schlegel

Rafiqul Islam's International Trade Law of the WTO (book review), Meredith Kolsky Lewis


Thinking With Wolves: Left legal Theory After the Right's Rise (review essay), Martha T. McCluskey

Tim Jeal's Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa’s Greatest Explorer (book review), Makau Mutua

Those Weren't "The Good Old Days," Just the Old Days: Laura Kalman on Yale Law School in the Sixties (review essay), 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


Maria Isabel Casablanca & Gloria Roa Bodin's Immigration Law for Paralegals, Elizabeth G. Adelman

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 (book review), 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 essay), 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

Terrorism and Business: The Impact of September 11, 2001 (reviewing Dean C. Alexander & Yonah Alexander, Terrorism and Business: The Impact of September 11, 2001), Elizabeth G. Adelman

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 (review essay), 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 1999


William J. Novak's The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in 19th Century America (book review), Alfred S. Konefsky

Submissions from 1997

Leopold J. Pospisil's Obernberg: A Quantitative Analysis of a Tirolean Peasant Economy (book review), Rebecca R. French


Does Duncan Kennedy Wear Boxers or Briefs? Does Richard Posner Ever Sleep? Writing About Jurisprudence, High Culture and the History of Intellectuals (review essay), John Henry Schlegel

Submissions from 1996


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


The Politics of Human Rights: Beyond the Abolitionist Paradigm in Africa (review essay), Makau Mutua

Talkin' Dirty: Twining's Tower and Kalman's Strange Career (review essay), John Henry Schlegel

Submissions from 1995


Lawrence Baum's American Courts: Process and Policy (book review), Lynn Mather

Goran Hyden & Winston P. Nagan's Human Rights and Governance in Africa (book review), Makau wa Mutua


Putting Humpty Dumpty Back Together Again: The Dilemmas of the Post-Colonial African State (review essay), Makau wa Mutua

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 (review essay), 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 1992


June Starr's Law As Metaphor: From Islamic Courts to the Palace of Justice (book review), David M. Engel

Sally Engle Merry's Getting Justice and Getting Even: Legal Consciousness among Working-Class Americans (book review), David M. Engel

Submissions from 1991


Many Realities Many Words: Abortion and the Struggle Over Meaning (review of three titles), Isabel Marcus

Submissions from 1990


Law and Psychiatry: Caveat Lector (reviewing H. Newcomb Morse, Commentary on Legal Psychiatry (1989)), Charles Patrick Ewing


Michael Van Walt's The Status of Tibet: History, Rights and Prospects in International Law (book review), Rebecca Redwood French


Citizenship and Scholarship (review essay), George Kannar


The Marshall Court and the Writing of Law and History (review of G. Edward White, The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815-35, Vols. 3 and 4. The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States), Alfred S. Konefsky


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

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

Jesse L. Jackson's Straight from the Heart (book review), Stephanie L. Phillips

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

The Ten Thousand Dollar Question (review essay), John Henry Schlegel

Submissions from 1988


The Nature of Domination and the Nature of Women: Reflections on Feminism Unmodified (review essay), Lucinda M. Finley

Law and Culture in Antebellum Boston (review essay), Alfred S. Konefsky

Submissions from 1987


Choice and Freedom: Elusive Issues in the Search for Gender Justice (review essay), Lucinda M. Finley

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 1985


M.C. Hoadley and M.B. Hooker's An Introduction to Javanese Law: A Translation of and Commentary on the Agama (book review), David M. Engel