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Faculty Scholarship

Brooklyn Law School faculty members are engaged in scholarly work on critical issues in the law and policy. Their nationally recognized scholarship is published in top law reviews and has a substantial influence in the legal community and beyond. Their work has been cited by courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, shapes law and policy across the country, and fuels the dynamic intellectual life of the Law School.

Recent Faculty Scholarship

Jocelyn Simonson
Associate Professor of Law


The Place of “the People” in Criminal Procedure, 119 Columbia Law Review 249 (2019)

K. Sabeel Rahman
Associate Professor of Law


Civic Power: Rebuilding American Democracy in an Era of Crisis (with Hollie Russon Gilman), Cambridge University Press, 2019

Edward J. Janger
David M. Barse Professor of Law


One Dollar, One Vote: Mark-to-Market Governance in Bankruptcy (with Adam J. Levitin), 104 Iowa Law Review 1857 (2019)

Miriam Baer
Professor of Law


Sorting Out White-Collar Crime, 97 Texas Law Review 255 (2019)

Andrew Gold
Professor of Law

Fiduciary Government (with Evan J. Criddle, et al.), Cambridge University Press (2018).

Bennett Capers
Stanley A. August Professor of Law


Afrofuturism, Critical Race Theory, and Policing in the Year 2044, 94 New York University Law Review 101 (2019)

Brian Lee
Professor of Law


Uncompensated Takings: Insurance, Efficiency, and Relational Justice, 97 Texas Law Review 935 (2019)

Roberta Karmel
Centennial Professor of Law


Will Fifty Years of the SEC's Disgorgement Remedy Be Abolished?, 71 SMU Law Review 799 (2018)

Anita Bernstein
Anita and Stuart Subotnick Professor of Law


Minding the Gaps in Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct, 72 Oklahoma Law Review 125 (2019)

Aaron Twerski
Irwin and Jill Cohen Professor of Law


The Demise of Drug Design Litigation: Death by Federal Preemption, 68 American University Law Review 281 (2018)

Christopher Beauchamp
Professor of Law


Repealing Patents, 72 Vanderbilt Law Review 647 (2019)

Robin Effron
Professor of Law


The Lost Story of Notice and Personal Jurisdiction, 74 New York University Annual Survey of American Law 23 (2018)

William Araiza
Professor of Law


Animus and Its Discontents, 71 Florida Law Review 155 (2019)

Julian Arato
Professor of Law


The Private Law Critique of International Investment Law, 113 American Journal of International Law 1 (2019)

Adam Kolber
Professor of Law


Not-So-Smart Blockchain Contracts and Artificial Responsibility, 21 Stanford Technology Law Review 198 (2018)

Alice Ristroph
Professor of Law


Farewell to the Felonry, 53 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 563 (2018)

Catherine Y. Kim
Professor of Law

Professor Catherine Kim 

An Empirical Study of Political Control Over Immigration Adjudication (with Amy Semet), 108 Georgetown Law Journal __(forthcoming 2019)

James A. Macleod
Assistant Professor of Law

Professor James MacLeod 

Ordinary Causation: A Study in Experimental Statutory Interpretation, 94 Indiana Law Journal 957 (2019)

Christina Mulligan
Vice Dean & Professor of Law


Diverse Originalism, 21 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law (2018)

Lawrence M. Solan
Don Forchelli Professor of Law


Corpus Linguistics as a Tool in Legal Interpretation (with Tammy Gales), 2017 Brigham Young University Law Review 1311 (2018)

Heidi K. Brown
Director of Legal Writing
and Associate Professor of Law


Untangling Fear in Lawyering: A Four-Step Journey Toward Powerful Advocacy, (ABA Publishing, 2019)

Jayne Ressler
Associate Professor of Law


#WorstPlaintiffEver: Popular Public Shaming and Pseudonymous Plaintiffs, 84 Tennessee Law Review 779 (2017)

Elizabeth Schneider
Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law


Sex, Trump, and Constitutional Change (with Helen Hershkoff), 34 Constitutional Commentary 43 (2019)

Gregg Macey
Professor of Law


The Incomplete Ecology of Hydraulic Fracturing Governance, 50 Arizona State Law Journal 583 (2018)

Maryellen Fullerton
Suzanne J. and Norman Miles Professor of Law


Borders, Bans, and Courts in the European Union, 23 Roger Williams University Law Review 393 (2018)

Bradley Borden
Professor of Law


Investing Section 1231 Gain in Qualified Opportunity Zones, 35 Tax Management Real Estate Journal 7 (2019)

Heidi Gilchrist
Assistant Professor of Legal Writing


The Vast Gulf Between Attempted Mass Shooting and Attempted Material Support, 81 Pittsburgh Law Review __ (forthcoming 2019)

Joel Gora
Professor of Law


Money, Speech and Chutzpah, 43 Litigation 48 (2017)

Jodi Balsam
Associate Professor of Clinical Law


Externship Assessment Project: An Empirical Study of Supervisor Evaluations of Extern Work Performance (with Margaret Reuter), 25 Clinical Law Review 1 (Fall 2018)