Civil/Procedural Law Research
Leaving the Bench: The Choices Federal Judges Make, What Influences Those Choices, and Their Consequences (with Stephen Burbank and Judge S. Jay Plager), 161 U. PA L. REV 1 (2012).
Partiality and Procedural Justice: Judicial Review of Electoral Districting and Jury Selection (work in progress).
Codifying the Common Law of Property in India: Crystallization and Classification as Strategies of Constraint
On the Study of Judicial Behaviors: Law Politics, Science and Humility, in WHAT'S LAW GOT TO DO WITH IT? WHAT JUDGES DO, WHY THEY DO IT, AND WHAT'S AT STAKE (Charles Gardner Geyh ed., Stanford Law and Politics 2011).
Pleading and the Dilemmas of Modern American Procedure, 93 JUDICATURE 109 (2009).
An Interdisciplinary Perspective on the Tenure of Supreme Court Justices, in REFORMING THE SUPREME COURT 317 (R. Cramton & P. Carrington eds., 2006).
Vanishing Trials and Summary Judgment in Federal Civil Cases: Drifting Towards Bethlehem or Gomorrah?, 1 J. EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUD. 591 (2004).
JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AT THE CROSSROADS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH (with B. Friedman ed., 2002).
What Judges Really Do: Judicial Settlement Conferences in Japan.
TARGETED KILLINGS: LAW AND MORALITY IN AN ASYMMETRICAL WORLD (Claire Finkelstein, Jens Ohlin, & Andrew Altman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012).
NAVIGATING THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS OF YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES (Juvenile Law Center, 2009) (with Feierman and Keller).
Assigning Accident Costs
Geoffrey Hazard, Jr.
The Cy Pres Remedy: Procedure or Substance?, 45 U.S.F. L. REV. 597 (2011).
Civil Procedure in Comparative Perspective, 49 SUP. CT. L. REV. 2d Ser. (Canada) 657 (2010).
The National Surveillance State: A Response to Balkin,93 MINN. L. REV. 2179 (2009).
Glimmers of Hope: The Evolution of Eqality Rights Doctrine in Japanese Courts, From a Comparative Perspecive, 20 Duke J. Comp & Int'l L.
The Politics of Judicial Reform in Japan: The Rule of Law at Last?, in in RAISING THE BAR: THE EMERGING LEGAL PROFESSION IN EAST ASIA, (William P. Alford et al. eds.) (Harvard Univ. Press, 2007).
Law Reform, Lawyers and the Judiciary, in JAPANESE BUSINESS LAW, (Gerald P. McAlinn ed.) (Kluwer Law International, 2007).
Court Interpreters and Preserving Due Process in Criminal Proceedings, in ABA JUDGE’S GUIDE TO IMMIGRATION LAW IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS (American Bar Association 2004).
The Role of Unfair Competition in the Common Law, in INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE COMMON LAW (Shyam Balganesh ed., forthcoming 2012) (with Shyam Balganesh).
Judicial Obligation, Precedent and the Common Law, 7 OXFORD J. LEGAL STUD. 215 (1987), reprinted in COMMON LAW (Michael T. W. Arnheim ed., 1994).
CONFLICT OF LAWS: CASES, COMMENTS, QUESTIONS (West 8th ed. 2010) (with DAVID CURRIE, ET AL.)
CONFLICT OF LAWS: CONCEPTS AND INSIGHTS (Foundation Press 2010).
Judicial Activism and Judicial Restraint, ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA (2010).
Clerking for Justice Souter, 35 J. S.CT. HIST. 7 (2010).
THE MYTH OF JUDICIAL ACTIVISM: MAKING SENSE OF SUPREME COURT DECISIONS (Yale Univ. Press 2006).
The Story of Santa Clara Pueblo v. Martinez, in FEDERAL COURTS STORIES (Vicki Jackson & Judith Resnik eds., 2009).
16A & 16AA FEDERAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE (4th ed. 2008 & Supps. 2010, 2011, 2012) (with the late Charles Alan Wright, Arthur R. Miller, & Edward H. Cooper) (volumes on the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure).
Judiciary Act of 1891, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (David S. Tanenhaus et al., eds., Macmillan Reference USA 2008).
R. Polk Wagner
The Class Action Fairness Act and Choice of Law in the Federal Courts (article manuscript)
Conflict of Laws and the Sovereign Immunity Revolution (article manuscript)
Choice of Law and Jurisdictional Policy in the Federal Courts (article manuscript)
CIVIL PROCEDURE: THEORY AND PRACTICE (Aspen Publishers, 3d ed., 2009 & Supp. 2011-2012) (with LINDA SILBERMAN & ALLAN STEIN).
Compelled Speech and Expressive Association: The Case of the Solomon Amendment, in A RIGHT TO DISCRIMINATE? HOW THE CASE OF Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale WARPED THE LAW OF FREE ASSOCIATION (with Andrew Koppelman) (Yale Univ. Press, 2009).