BOOKS AND BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS
Current Issues in Constitutional Litigation: A Context and Practice Casebook (Carolina Academic Press 2d Ed. 2015), and Teacher's Manual, are part of an innovative casebook series designed and edited by Michael Hunter Schwartz. Book catalogue listing The companion website includes relevant guest speakers, links, and other teaching materials: http://constitutionallitigation.rutgers.edu/
Contributions to Gerry Hess, Steven Friedland, Sophie Sparrow, and Michael Hunter Schwartz, Techniques for Teaching Law II (Carolina Academic Press 2011)
Book chapter: Constitutional Research, in Suzanne Rowe, Federal Legal Research (Carolina Academic Press 2d Ed. 2015)
ARTICLES on Civil Rights or Federal Appellate Courts
The Murky Landscape of Post-Iqbal Supervisory Liability in the Seventh Circuit, ABA Civil Rights Newsletter (Fall 2013), http://apps.americanbar.org/litigation/committees/civil/newsletter.html
A Modest Proposal for Regulating Unpublished, Non-precedential Federal Appellate Opinions While Courts and Litigants Adapt to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32.1, 9 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 17 (Spring 2007) (solicited) Click Here to view in pdf format.
Third Circuit Clarifies Inconsistency in State-Created Danger, The Legal Intelligencer (July 31, 2006)(reprinted in The Pennsylvania Lawyer (Aug. 2006)
The Perils of Unpublished Non-precedential Federal Appellate Opinions: A Case Study of the Substantive Due Process State-Created Danger Doctrine in One Circuit, 81 Wash. L. Rev. 217 (2006) Available here in pdf format.
- cited in Perez v. City Of Philadelphia, 701 F.Supp.2d 658, 666 (E.D.Pa. 2010)
- cited in Sinclair on Federal Practice s 19:14, Additional Resources (2010)
- cited in Wright & Miller: Federal Prac. & Proc.s 3978.10, Citing Unpublished Opinions (2010).
Evolution of a Doctrine: The Scope of the Parental Liberty Interest Protected by Substantive Due Process After McCurdy, 3 Rutgers J. L. & Urb. Pol'y. No. 1 (Fall 2005), http://www.jlup.org (with link to amici brief to Third Circuit authored in Dec. 2002 on behalf of the Cities of Newark and Camden, New Jersey, and Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in McCurdy v. Dodd)
2003 Scholarship Grant from Association of Legal Writing Directors for abstract on The Perils of Unpublished Non-precedential Federal Appellate Opinions: A Case Study of the Substantive Due Process State-Created Danger Doctrine in One Circuit
RU-486: The Moral Property of Women, 1 Yale Journal of Law & Feminism 75 (1989)
ARTICLES on Teaching
Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Erasing Lines Between Faculty, The Second Draft (Winter 2013-14), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2346379
Integrating the Teaching of Doctrine and Skills:An Example Intended to Stimulate Ideas for Your Own Class, The Law Teacher (Fall 2013), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2321854
How Can I Help My Law Professors Help My Job Search, The National Jurist (September 2013) at p. 8
Reflections on the Twentieth Anniversary of Founding the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, 21 Yale J.L. & Feminism 248 (2009).
Effective Brief Writing Despite High Volume Practice: Ten Misconceptions that Result in Bad Briefs, 38 Toledo L. Rev. 1113 (2007)(excerpted in New Jersey Lawyer (Dec.2006)) Click Here to view in pdf format, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=996907
Student to Lawyer: Teaching the Culture(s) of Law Practice, The Second Draft: Bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute (Dec. 2006).
Teaching 1L's to Think Like Lawyers By Assigning Memo Problems With No Clear Conclusions, Perspectives (Fall 2005) (reprinted in Legal Assistants Association of Utah News (June 2006)
Some Strategies to Teach Reluctant Talkers to Talk About Law, 54 Journal of Legal Education 570 (Dec. 2004) Click Here to view in pdf format.
Using Macros to Comment on Student Writing: A Little Technology Can Improve Consistency, Quality & Efficiency, The Second Draft: Bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute (Dec. 2004) (reprinted in The Law Teacher (May 2005))
A Case is Just an Example: Using Common Experience to Introduce Case Synthesis and Rule Statements and then Applying Those Skills in a Legal Context, Vol. 18, No. 1 The Second Draft: Bulletin of the Legal Writing Institute (Dec. 2003)
You Are in the Business of Selling Analogies & Distinctions, Perspectives, Vol. 11, No. 3 (Spring 2003)
INTERVIEWS on civil rights or public interest law
Local Lawyers Active on Mayor Nutter's Transition Teams, The Legal Intelligencer (Feb. 2008)
Law Students Build a Link: Rutgers Camden Pro Bono Research Project Sharpens Skills While Serving Practitioners, The Philadelphia Lawyer (Fall 2004) Available here in pdf format.
U.S. Courts Grapple With Constitutional Claims for Loss of Adult Children, Trial (March 2004)
Selected APPELLATE BRIEFS Available on Westlaw's Online Brief Bank
Webb (3d Cir. 2001) (state-created danger theory of substantive due process)
P.R. (Pa. Supreme Court 2001) (standard for distinguishing accidental injury from child abuse under the Pennsylvania child abuse statute)
Vakkas (3d Cir. 2000) (whether a secured creditor's self-help remedy is "state action")
Gatter (3d Cir. 2000) (absolute witness immunity for police who broke the "blue wall of silence")
Williams (3d Cir. 1999) (procedural and substantive due process claims resulting from police failure to disclose exculpatory information)
Gilbert (3d Cir. 1999) (employment discrimination)
Miller (3d Cir. 1998) (substantive and procedural due process claims against social worker for taking temporary custody of child)
Pennsylvania Ass'n of Rural and Small Schools (Pa. Supreme Ct. 1998) (amici curiae City and School District of Philadelphia supporting state constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania system of funding public education)
Atlantic Used Auto Parts (3d Cir. 1997) (procedural due process claim against City of Philadelphia)