Philosophy of Law:

Rhetoric and Sociology of Law:

Law and Humanities (Culture, Film, Literature):




  • Criminalization Conference, Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling, September 7-9
  • Natural Law and Legal Obligation, Annual Conference, Australian Society of Legal Philosophy, T. C. Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, July 29-31

  • Authority, Legitimacy and Rights, Annual Conference, Association of Legal and Social Philosophy, University of Warwick, July 4–6

  • Uncertainty in Morality and Law, Law and Philosophy Forum, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 15-17


  • The Morality of Law: Kantian Perspectives, University of Keele, November 27

  • Great Expectations: Multiple Modernities of Law, Annual Critical Legal Conference, University of Utrecht, September 10-12

  • Legal Science and Legal Theory: an International Conference on Philosophy of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, September 8-10
  • Legal Rules, Moral Norms and Democratic Principles, 9th International Roundtable for Semiotics of Law (IRSL 2010), Department of Philosophy, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, September 3-6
  • The Legal Case: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Law and Literary Studies Colloquium, Hong Kong University, June 23-25
  • Moral Cosmopolitanism and Positive International Law: And Never the Twain Shall Meet?, Law School, University of Amsterdam, June 17

  • Second Biennial Literature and Law Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, April 16
  • Thirteenth Annual Conference, Association of the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities, Brown University, March 19-20


  • Translegality, Joint conference, Law and Literature Association of Australia and Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand, December 2–5
  • Transparency, Control and Power: Issues in Legal Semiotics, 8th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRSL 2009), Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, December 2-
  • Outsiders Inside, LatCrit XIV, Fourteenth Annual LatCrit (Latina and Latino Critical Legal Theory, Inc.) Conference, American University - Washington College of Law, October 1-4

  • Law, Literature and Religion, First Annual Law and Literature Symposium, School of Law and Department of English, Villanova University, October 1-3
  • Global Harmony and Rule of Law, 24th World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR) and China Law Society (CLS), Beijing, September 15-20
  • Genealogies: Excavating Legal Modernity, Critical Legal Conference 2009, University of Leicester, September 11-13
  • Business Law and Narrative Symposium, College of Law, Michigan State University, September 10-11, 2009
  • Ethics for the 21st Century, Annual Conference, Association for Legal and Social Philosophy, Department of Politics and International Relations University of Edinburgh, July 2-4

  • International Law and Global Justice, Global Justice Network, with the support of the Centre for the Study of Social Justice and the Centre for International Studies, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, May 20-21
  • The Rule of Law and Political Emergencies, LSE Forum in Legal and Political Theory, London School of Economics, May 15
  • Twelfth Annual Conference, Association of the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities, Law School, Suffolk University, April 3-4


  • Evolution and Morality, Annual Meeting, American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, Boston, August 28-29


















Philosophy of Law:

Rhetoric and Sociology of Law:

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  • Cardozo Law Review

Philosophy of Law:

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  • Anthologies:

    • Philosophy of Law:
      • Haman, Robert L., Richard Delgado, and Nancy Levit, eds.  Jurisprudence, Classical and Contemporary: from Natural Law to Postmodernism.  West Group, 2002.
      • Meyer, Lukas H., ed.  Legitimacy, Justice and Public International Law.  Cambridge: CUP, 2009.
      • Patterson, Dennis, ed.  Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory: an Anthology.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.
    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Law:
      • Brooks, Peter, and Paul Gewirtz, eds.  Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1996.

      • Douzinas, Costas, and Adam Gearey, eds.  Critical Jurisprudence.  Hart, 2005.
      • Leyh, Gregory, ed.  Legal Hermeneutics: History, Theory and Practice.  Berkeley: U of California P, 1992.
      • Sarat, Austin, Anderson, and Frank, eds.  Law and the Humanities.  Cambridge: CUP, 2010.
      • Sarat, Austin, and Thomas R. Kearns, eds.  The Rhetoric of Law.  Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1994.
    • Law and Humanities (Culture, Film, Literature):
      • Brooks, Peter, and Paul Gewirtz, eds.  Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1996.

      • Douzinas, Costas, and Lynn Nead, eds.  Law and the Image: the Authority of Art and the Aesthetics of Law.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1999.
      • Douzinas, Costas, and Ronnie Warrington, eds.  Justice Miscarried: Ethics and Aesthetics in Law.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1995.
      • Freeman, Michael, and Andrew Lewis, eds.  Law and Literature.  1999.
      • Hanafin, Patrick, Adam Gearer, and Joseph Brooker, eds.  Law and Literature.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
      • Ledwon, Lenora, ed.  Law and Literature: Text and Theory.  1996.
      • Mailloux, Steven, and Sanford Levinson, eds.  Interpreting Law and Literature.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1988.
      • Rockwood, Bruce L., ed.  Law and Literature: Perspectives.  1996.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Philosophy of Law:
      • Alexander, Larry, and Emily Sherwin.  Demystifying Legal Reasoning.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.
      • Alford, C. Fred.  Psychology and the Natural Law of Reparation.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.
      • Berkowitz, Roger.  The Gift of Science: Leibniz and the Modern Legal Tradition.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2005.
      • Christie, George C.  "The Universal Audience and Predictive Theories of Law."  Law and Philosophy 5 (1986): 343-350.
      • Coleman, Jules.  The Practice of PrincipleOxford: OUP, 2001.
      • Luban, David.  Legal Ethics and Human Dignity.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.

      • Fiss, Owen.  "Objectivity and Interpretation."  Stanford Law Review 34 (1982): .

      • Husak, Douglas.  Overcriminalization: the Limits of the Criminal Law, Oxford: OUP, 2008.
      • Kleinig, John.  Ethics and Criminal Justice: an Introduction.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.
      • Kramer, Mathew H.  Objectivity and the Rule of Law.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.
      • Leiter, Brian.  Naturalizing Jurisprudence: Essays on American Legal Realism and Naturalism in Legal Philosophy.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
      • May, Larry.  Aggression and Crimes against Peace.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.

      • Porter, Jean.  Ministers of the Law: a Natural Law Theory of Legal Authority.  Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010.

      • Reiff, Mark R.  Punishment, Compensation, and Law.  Cambridge: CUP, 2005.

      • Waluchow, W. J.  A Common Law Theory of Judicial Review: the Living Tree.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.

    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Law:

      • Almog, Shulamit.  The Poetics of the Legal System in the Digital Age: Contemporary Challenges to Traditional Concepts of Justice.  2007.
      • Amsterdam, Anthony G., and Jerome Bruner.  Minding the Law.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2004.
      • Bennett, W. L.  "Rhetorical Transformations of Evidence in Criminal Trials: Creating Grounds for Legal Judgment."  Quarterly Journal of Speech 65 (1979): 311-323.

      • Bennett, W. L.  "Storytelling in Criminal Trials: a Model of Social Judgment."  Quarterly Journal of Speech 64 (1978): 1-22.

      • Bennett, W. L., and M. S. Feldman.  Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom: Justice and Judgment in American culture.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1981.

      • Binder, Guyora, and Robert H. Weisberg.  Literary Criticisms of Law.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000.

      • Bobbitt, Philip C.  The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace and the Course of History.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.

      • Bobbitt, Philip C.  Constitutional Interpretation.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1991.

      • Bobbitt, Philip C.  Constitutional Fate: Theory of the Constitution.  Oxford: OUP, 1982.

      • Bobbitt, Philip C., and Guido Calabresi.  Tragic Choices.  New York: Norton, 1978.

      • Cardozo, Benjamin. 
      • Cover, Robert.  Nomos and Narrative
      • Cover, Robert.  Violence and the Word
      • Douzinas, Costas.  Adieu, Derrida.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
      • Douzinas, Costas.  Human Rights and Empire: the Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism.  London: Routledge Cavendish, 2007.
      • Douzinas, Costas.  The End of Human Rights.  Hart, 2000.
      • Douzinas, Costas.  Politics, Postmodernity and Critical Legal Studies: the Legality of the Contingent.  London: Routledge, 1994.
      • Fiss, Owen M.  "Objectivity and Interpretation."  Interpreting Law and Literature.  Ed. Steven Mailloux and Sanford Levinson.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1988.  229-250.
      • Goodrich, Peter. 
      • Hofmann, Gert.  Figures of Law: Studies in the Interference of Law and Literature.  2007.
      • Hutchinson, Allan C.  It’s All in the Game: a Nonfoundational Account of Law and Adjudication.  Durham: Duke UP, 2000.
      • Hoy, David Couzens.  "Interpreting the Law: Hermeneutical and Poststructuralist Perspectives."  Interpreting Law and Literature.  Ed. Steven Mailloux and Sanford Levinson.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1988.  319-340.
      • Kamenka, Eugene, and Alice E. S. Tay.  "The Traditions of Justice."  Law and Philosophy 5 (1986): 281-313.
      • Kennedy, Duncan. 

      • Klare, Karl E. 

      • Kurzon, Dennis.  ""How Lawyers Tell their Tales: Narrative Aspects of a Lawyer's Brief."  Poetics 14 (1985): 467-481.

      • Levinson, Sanford.  "Law as Literature."  Interpreting Law and Literature.  Ed. Steven Mailloux and Sanford Levinson.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1988.  155-174.
      • MacCormack, Neil.  Rhetoric and the Rule of Law: a Theory of Legal Reasoning.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.
      • MacCormack, Neil.  Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory.  1978.
      • Marmor, Andrei.  Objective Law and Positive Values.  Oxford: OUP, 2001.

      • Marmor, Andrei.  Interpretation and Legal Theory.  Portland: Hart, 1991.  Rev. Ed. 2005.

      • Morgan, Edward M.  The Aesthetics of International Law.  2007.

      • Mootz, Francis J.  Law, Hermeneutics and Rhetoric.  Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010.

      • Mootz, Francis J.  Rhetorical Knowledge in Legal Practice and Critical Legal Theory.  Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2006.

      • Rose, Gillian.  Dialectic of Nihilism: Post-Structuralism and Law.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1984.

      • Tamanaha, Brian Z.  Beyond the Formalist-Realist Divide: the Role of Politics in Judging.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2009.
      • Wagner, Anne, and Jan M. Broekman.  Prospect of Legal Semiotics.  Dordrecht: Springer, 2010.
      • West, Robin.  Narrative, Authority and the Law
      • Winter, Steven L.  A Clearing in the Forest: Law, Life, and Mind.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2001.
      • Winter, Steven L.  "A Clearing in the Forest."  Metaphor and Symbolic Activity 10.3 (1995): .
    • Law and Humanities (Culture, Film, Literature):
      • Eska, Joseph F.  Law, Literature and Society.  2008.
      • Gaakeer, A. M. P., and François Ost.  Crossing Borders: Law, Language and Literature.  2007.
      • Méchoulan, Eric.  Law and Literature.  2006.

      • Minda, Gary.  "Law and Literature at Century's End."  Cardozo Studies in Law and Literature 9.2 (1997): 245-258.

      • Morawetz, Thomas.  Literature and the Law.  2007.

      • Olson, Greta, and Martin Kayman.  Law, Literature, and Language.  2007.

      • Osborough, W. N.  Literature, Judges, and the Law.  2008.

      • Reichman, Ravit.  The Affective Life of Law: Legal Modernism and the Literary Imagination.  2009.

      • Rosen, Lawrence.  Law as Culture: an Invitation.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006.
      • Stern, Simon.  Law and Literature.  2007.
      • Thomas, Brook.  Civic Myths: a Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship.  Charlotte: U of North Carolina P, .
      • Tushnet, Mark. 
      • Ward, Ian.  Law and Literature: Possibilities and Perspectives.  Cambridge: CUP, 1995.
      • Weisberg, Richard.  Poethics and Other Strategies of Law and Literature.  New York: Columbia UP, 1992.




  • Anthologies:

    • General:
      • Cane, Peter, Mark Tushnet, Mark V. Tushnet, eds.  Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies.  Oxford: OUP, 2003.
    • Philosophy of Law:
      • Coleman, Jules, Scott Shapiro, and Kenneth Einar Himma, eds.  Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law.  Oxford: OUP, 2004.
      • Duff, R. A., and Stuart P. Green, eds.  Philosophical Foundations of Criminal LawOxford: OUP, 2011.
      • Edlin, Douglas E., ed.  Common Law Theory.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.
      • Mootz, Francis J., ed.  On Philosophy in American Law.  Cambridge: CUP, 2009.
      • Patterson, Dennis, ed.  A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1999.
      • Zaborowski, Holger, ed.  Natural Moral Law in Contemporary Society.  Washington, DC: Catholic U of America P, 2010.
    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Law:
      • Campbell, Joseph Keim, Michael O'Rourke, and David Shier, eds.  Law and Social Justice.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005.
      • Hirvonen, Ari, and Janne Porttikivi, eds.  Law and Evil: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis.  London: Routledge, 2010.
    • Law and Humanities (Culture, Film, Literature):
      • Heald, Paul, ed.  Literature and Legal Problem Solving: Law and Literature as Ethical Discourse.  Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 1998.

      • Sarat, Austin, Matthew Anderson, and Cathrine Frank, eds.  Teaching Literature and Law.  New York: MLA, 2010.

      • Sarat, Austin, and Thomas R. Kearns, eds.  The Fate of Law.  Ann Arbor: U of Michigan, 1991.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • General:

    • Philosophy of Law:

      • d'Entrèves, Antoine Passerin.  Natural Law: an Introduction to Legal Philosophy.  1951.

      • Duxbury, Neil.  Patterns of American Jurisprudence.  Oxford: OUP, 1997.

      • Marmor, Andrei.  Philosophy of Law.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2011.

      • Wacks, Raymond.  The Philosophy of Law: a Very Short Introduction.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.

    • Rhetoric and Sociology of Law:

    • Law and Humanities (Culture, Film, Literature):

      • Dolin, Kieran.  A Critical Introduction to Law and Literature.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.







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