THE
LAW & HUMANITIES
INSTITUTE


A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF

LAW & LITERATURE SCHOLARSHIP
ABOUT PARTICULAR WRITERS

 

Adapted from Professor Daniel J. Solove's law and literature syllabus

 

AESCHYLUS

 

 

 

The Oresteia

Maria Aristodemou, The Seduction of Mimesis: Theater as Woman and the Play of Difference and Excess in

   Aeschylus’s Oresteia, 11 Cardozo Stud. L. & Literature 1 (1999)

 

Robert Batey, Literature in a Criminal Law Course: Aeschylus, Burgess, Oates, Camus, Poe, and Melville,

   22 Legal Studies Forum 45 (1998)

 

Paul Gewirtz, Aeschylus’ Law, 101 Harv. L. Rev. 1043

 

David Luban, Some Greek Trials: Order and Justice in Homer, Hesiod, Aeschylus, and Plato,

   54 Tenn. L. Rev. 279 (1987)

 

MARGARET ATWOOD

 

 

The Handmaid's Tale

Shira Pavis Minton, Hawthorne and the Handmaid: An Examination of the Law’s Use as a Tool of Oppression,

   13 Wis. Women’s L.J. 45 (1998)

 

JANE AUSTEN

 

 

General

Margaret Valentine Turano, Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, and the Marital Property Law,

   21 Harv. Women's L.J. 179 (1998)

 

JOHN BARTH

 

 

The Floating Opera

Rob Atkinson, Nihilism Need Not Apply: Law and Literature in Barth's The Floating Opera,

   32 Arizona State L.J. 747 (2000)

 

ROBERT BOLT

 

 

A Man for All Seasons

 

Randy Lee, Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons and the Art of Discerning Integrity, 9 Widener J. Pub. L. 305  (2000)

 

CHARLOTTE BRONTë

 

 

General

Linda R. Hirshman, Bronte, Bloom and Bork: An Essay on the Moral Education of Judges,

   137 U. Pa. L. Rev. 177 (1988)

 

Margaret Valentine Turano, Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, and the Marital Property Law,

   21 Harv. Women's L.J. 179 (1998)

 

 

ALBERT CAMUS

 

 

General

Robert Batey, Literature in a Criminal Law Course: Aeschylus, Burgess, Oates, Camus, Poe, and Melville,

   22 Legal Studies Forum 45 (1998)

 

Timothy P. O’Neill, Why Miranda Does Not Prevent Confessions: Some Lessons from Albert Camus,

   Arthur Miller and Oprah Winfrey, 51 Syracuse L. Rev. 863 (2001)

 

Daniel Stern, The Fellowship of Men that Die: The Legacy of Albert Camus,

   10 Cardozo Stud. L. & Literature 183 (1998)

 

Richard Weisberg, The Failure of the Word (1984)

The Fall

Timothy Hoff, Lawyers in the Subjunctive Mood: The Invention of Self and Albert Camus' The Fall,

   23 Legal Studies Forum 235 (1999)

 

Richard Weisberg, The Failure of the Word (1984)

 

Kenji Yoshino, Survey, 98 Mich. L. Rev. 1399 (2000) (on Albert Camus, The Fall (1956)).

 

The Stranger

David Carroll, Guilt By “Race”: Injustice in Camus’s The Stranger, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 2331 (2005)

 

Richard Weisberg, The Failure of the Word (1984)

TRUMAN CAPOTE

 

 

In Cold Blood

Ronald Baughman, Literary Perspectives on Murder, 6 ALSA Forum 206 (1982)

 

 

CHARLES DICKENS

 

 

General

Larry M. Wertheim, Dickens’ Lesser Lawyers, 46 S.D. L. Rev. 695 (2000)

 

Larry M. Wertheim, Law, Literature and Morality in the Novels of Charles Dickens, 20 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 111 (1994)

 

William S. Holdsworth, Charles Dickens as a Legal Historian (1928)

 

Ronald Baughman, Dickens and His Lawyers, 6 ALSA Forum 168 (1982) 

 

Thomas Alexander Fyfe, Charles Dickens and the Law (1910)

 

Kent Greenfield & John E. Nillson, Gradgrind’s Education: Using Dickens and Aristotle to

   Understand (and Replace?) the Business Judgment Rule, 63 Brook. L. Rev. 799 (1997)

 

Robert Donald Neely, The Lawyers of Dickens and Their Clerks (1938)

 

Bleak House

Maureen E. Markey, Charles Dickens' Bleak House: Mr. Tulkinghorn as a Successful Literary

   Lawyer, 14 St. Thomas L. Rev. 689 (2002)

 

A Tale of Two Cities

Simon Petch, The Business of the Barrister in A Tale of Two Cities, 44 Criticism 27 (2002)

 

 

FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY

 

 

General

George Anastaplo, Law & Literature and the Austen Dostoyevsky Axis: Explorations, 46 S.D. L. Rev. 712 (2001)

 

Jeanne Gaakeer, “The Art to Find the Mind’s Construction in the Face,” Lombroso’s Criminal Anthropology

   and Literature: The Example of Zola, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 2345 (2005)

 

Harriet Murav, Russia’s Legal Fictions (1998)

 

Gary Rosenshield, Western Law, Russian Justice: Dostoevsky, The Jury, and the Law (2005)

 

Saul Touster, Law at the Bar of Literature: Some Aspects of Dostoyevsky and Brecht, 5 ALSA Forum, 13 (1981)

 

The Brothers Karamazov

Mikhail Bakhitn, Problems of Dostoevksy's Poetics  (Caryl Emerson, trans. 1984)

 

Saul Bellow, Where Do We Go From Here: The Future of Modern Fiction

 

Robert L. Belknap, The Genesis of The Brothers Karamazov (1990)

 

William Burnham, The Legal Context and Contributions of Dotoevsky’s Crime and Punishment,

   100 Mich. L. Rev. 1227 (2002)

 

Albert Camus, The Rebel (1954)

 

William P. Marshall, The Other Side of Religion, 44 Hastings L.Q. 843 (1993)

 

Ellis Sandoz, Political Apocalypse: A Study of Dostoevsky's Grand Inquisitor (1971)

 

J. Neville Turner, Dostoyevsky -- The Trial in Brothers Karamazov, 8 U. Tasmania L. Rev. 62 (1984)

 

Daniel J. Solove, Postures of Judging: An Exploration of Judicial Decisionmaking,

   9 Cardozo L. Rev. 173 (1997) (critiquing Dworkin's jurisprudence with Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov)

 

Richard Weisberg, The Failure of the Word (1984)

 

Crime and Punishment

Robert Batey, In Defense of Porfiry Petrovich, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 2283 (2005)

 

Vera Bergelson, Crimes and Defenses of Rodion Raskolnikov, 85 Ky. L.J. 919 (1996)

 

William Burnham, The Legal Context and Contributions of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment (2002)

 

Dan E. Stigall, Prosecuting Raskolnikov: A Literary and Legal Look at “Consciousness of Guilt” Evidence,

   2005 DEC Army Law. 54   (2005)

 

Richard Weisberg, The Failure of the Word (1984)

 

 

GEORGE ELIOT

 

Adam Bede

Roberta M. Harding, Capital Punishment as Human Sacrifice: A Societal Ritual as Depicted in

   George Eliot’s Adam Bede, 48 Buff. L. Rev. 175 (2000)

 

Felix Holt

Leonard J. Long, Law’s Character in Eliot’s Felix Holt, the Radical, 16 Law & Literature 237 (2004)

 

 

RALPH ELLISON

 

General

Symposium, Ralph Ellison and the Law,  26 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 823-1081 (2001)

 

WILLIAM FAULKNER

 

 

General

Robert A. Ferguson, Law and Lawyers in Faulkner's Life and Art: A Comment,

   4 Miss. College L. Rev. 213 (1984) 

 

Jay Watson, Forensic Fictions: The Lawyer Figure in Faulkner (1993)

 

Richard Weisberg, In Search of Faulkner’s Law, 92 Mich. L. Rev. 1776 (1994)

   (reviewing Jay Watson, Forensic Fictions: The Lawyer Figure in Faulkner (1993))

 

Intruder in the Dust

Rob Atkinson, Liberating Lawyers: Divergent Parallels in Intruder in the Dust and To Kill a Mockingbird,

   49 Duke L.J. 601 (1999)

 

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

 

 

The Great Gatsby

Brian Fintan Moore, Assigning Moral Culpability in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby,

   50 Rutgers L. Rev. 645 (1998)

 

WILLIAM GADDIS

 

 

A Frolic of His Own

Larry M. Wertheim, Law as Frolic: Law and Literature in A Frolic of His Own, 21 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 421 (1995)

 

SUSAN GLASPELL

 

 

A Jury of Her Peers

Marina A. Angel, Classical Greek Influences on an American Feminist:  Susan Glaspell's Debt to

  Aristophanes, 52 Syracuse L. Rev. 81 (2002)

 

Marina Angel, Criminal Law and Women: Giving the Abused Woman Who Kills a Jury of Her Peers Who

   Appreciate Trifles, 33 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 229 (1996)

 

Marina Angel, Susan Glaspell’s Trifles and A Jury of Her Peers: Woman Abuse in a Literary and

        Legal Context, 45 Buff. L. Rev. 779 (1997)

 

Patricia L. Bryan, Stories in Fiction and in Fact: Susan Glaspell’s A Jury of Her Peers and the 1901

   Murder Trial of Margaret Hossack, 49 Stan. L. Rev. 1293 (1997)

 

Toni M. Massaro, Peremptories or Peers?—Rethinking Sixth Amendment Doctrine, Images and

        Procedures, 64 N.C. L. Rev. 501 (1986)

 

Martha Minow, Words and the Door to the Land of Change: Law, Language, and Family Violence,

        43 Vand. L. Rev. 1665 (1990)

 

Richard A. Posner, Law and Literature 121-26 (2d ed. 1998)

 

Robin West, Invisible Victims: A Comparison of Susan Glaspell’s Jury of Her Peers, and Herman Melville’s

   Bartleby the Scrivener, 8 Cardozo Stud. L. & Literature 203 (1996)

 

NATHANIAL HAWTHORNE

 

 

General

Shira Pavis Minton, Hawthorne and the Handmaid: An Examination of the Law’s Use as a Tool of Oppression,

   13 Wis. Women's L.J. 45 (1998)

 

Brook Thomas, Cross-Examinations of Law and Literature: Cooper, Hawthorne, Stow & Melville (1987)

 

 

HENRY JAMES

 

 

General

Lenora Ledwon, Common Sense, Contracts, and the Law and Literature: Why Lawyers Should Read Henry James,

   16 Touro L. Rev. 1065 (2000)

 

Brook Thomas, American Literary Realism and the Failed Promise of Contract (1997)

 

 

FRANZ KAFKA

 

 

General

Robert Batey, Da Vinci Versus Kafka: Looking for Answers, 8 N.Y. City L. Rev. 319 (2005)

 

Martha J. Dragich, Justice Blackmun, Franz Kafka, and Capital Punishment, 63 Mo. L. Rev. 853  (1998)

 

Igor Grazin, Kafka’s Myth of Law in the Context of the Legal Irrationality Inspired by the Russian

   Post-Communist Marketplace, 8 MSU DCL J. Int’l L. 335 (1999)

 

Anthony W. Krause, Asssessing Mr. Samsa’s Employee Rights: Kafka and the Art of the Human Resource

   Nightmare, 15 Lab. Law 309 (1999)

 

Douglas E. Litowitz, Franz Kafka’s Outsider Jurisprudence, 27 Law & Soc. Inquiry 103 (2002)

 

Richard A. Posner, Law and Literature (2d ed. 1998)

 

Richard A. Posner, The Ethical Significance of Free Choice: A Reply to Professor West

   99 Harv. L. R. 1431 (1986)

 

Parker B. Potter, Jr., Ordeal by Trial: Judicial References to the Nightmare World of Franz Kafka,

  3 Pierce L. Rev. 195, 195-96 (2005)

Robin West, Submission, Choice, and Ethics: A Rejoinder to Judge Posner,

   99 Harv. L. Rev. 1449 (1986)

 

Robin West, Authority, Autonomy, and Choice: The Role of Consent in the Moral and Political Visions

   of Franz Kafka and Richard Posner, 99 Harv. L. Rev. 384 (1985)

 

Samuel Wolff & Kenneth Rivkin, The Legal Education of Franz Kafka, 22 Columbia-VLA J. Law &

   the Arts 407 (1998)

 

 

The Trial

Adrian Jaffe, The Process of Kafka’s Trial (1967)

 

Heidi E. Faletti, The Workings of Law in Kafka’s Der Prozess and Boll’s Die Verlorene Der Katharina Blum,

   6 ALSA Forum 148 (1982)

 

Scott Finet, Franz Kafka’s Trial as Symbol in Judicial Opinions, 12 Legal Studies Forum, 23 (1988)

 

Kevin H. Marino, Toward a More Responsible Profession: Some Remarks on Kafka's The Trial and

   the Self, 14 Seton Hall L. Rev. 110 (1983)

 

Jacques Derrida, Before the Law, in Acts of Literature (Derek Attridge, ed. 1992)

 

Judge Alex Kozinski & Alexander Volokh, The Appeal, 103 Mich. L. Rev. 1391 (2005)

 

J.M. Lindsay, Kohlhaas and K.: Two Men in Search of Justice, 13 German Life & Letters 190 (1959)

 

Martha Robinson, The Law of the State in Kafka’s The Trial, 6 ALSA Forum, 127 (1982)

 

Daniel J. Solove, Privacy and Power: Computer Databases and Metaphors for Information Privacy,

   53 Stan. L. Rev. 1393 (2001)

 

Daniel J. Solove, The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age (2004)

 

Frank Stringellow, Kafka’s Trial: Between the Republic and Psychoanalysis, 7 Cardozo

   Stud. in L. & Literature 173 (1995)

 

Henry Sussman, The Trial: Kafka’s Unholy Trinity (1993)

 

Theodore Ziolkowski, The Mirror of Justice: Literary Reflections of Legal Crisis (1997)

 

HEINRICH VON KLEIST

 

 

Michael Kohlhaas

J.M. Lindsay, Kohlhaas and K.: Two Men in Search of Justice, 13 German Life & Letters 190 (1959)

 

Richard A. Posner, Law and Literature (2d ed. 1998)

 

Richard Sterne, Reconciliation and Alienation in Kleist's "Michael Kohlhaas" and Doctorow's Ragtime,

   12 Legal Studies Forum 5 (1988)

 

Theodore Ziolkowski, The Mirror of Justice: Literary Reflections of Legal Crisis (1997)

 

HARPER LEE

 

 

To Kill A Mockingbird

Note, Being Atticus Finch: The Professional Role of Empathy in To Kill a Mockingbird,

   117 Harv. L. Rev. 1682 (2004)

 

Rob Atkinson, Liberating Lawyers: Divergent Parallels in Intruder in the Dust and To Kill

  a Mockingbird, 49 Duke L.J. 601 (1999)

 

Robert Batey, Atticus Finch, Boris A. Max, and the Lawyer’s Dilemma, 12 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 389 (2005)

 

Tim Dare, Lawyers, Ethics, and To Kill a Mockingbird, 25 Phil. & Lit. 127 (2001)

 

Monroe H. Freedman, Atticus Finch - Right and Wrong, 45 Alabama L. Rev. 473 (1994) 

 

Monroe H. Freedman, Atticus Finch, Esq., R.I.P., 14 Legal Times 20 (1992)

 

Monroe H. Freedman, Finch: The Lawyer Mythologized, 14 Legal Times 25 (1992)

 

Steven Lubet, Reconstructing Atticus Finch, 97 Mich. L. Rev. 1339 (1999)

 

Michael Newcity, Why is There No Russian Atticus Finch? Or Even a Russian Rumpole?,

   12 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 271 (2005)

 

John Jay Osborne, Jr., Atticus Finch - The End of Honor: A Discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird,

   30 U.S.F. L. Rev. 1139 (1996) 

 

Teresa Godwin Phelps, Atticus, Thomas, and the Meaning of Justice, 77 Notre Dame L. Rev. 925 (2002)

 

Teresa Godwin Phelps, The Margins of Maycomb: A Rereading of To Kill A Mockingbird, 45 Ala. L. Rev. 511 (1994)

 

Thomas L. Shaffer, The Moral Theology of Atticus Finch, 42 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 181 (1981) 

 

HERMAN MELVILLE

 

 

General

Robert Batey, Literature in a Criminal Law Course: Aeschylus, Burgess, Oates, Camus, Poe, and Melville,

   22 Legal Studies Forum 45 (1998)

 

Alfred S. Konefsky, The Accidental Legal Historian: Herman Melville and the History of American

    Law, 52 Buff. L. Rev. 1179 (2005)

 

Brook Thomas, Cross-Examinations of Law and Literature: Cooper, Hawthorne, Stow & Melville (1987)

 

Bartleby the Scrivener

Thane Rosenbaum, Body and Soul Under the Law, and the Response from Law and Literature in Bartleby,

   the Scrivener and Billy  Budd, Sailor, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 2425 (2005)

 

Robin West, Invisible Victims: A Comparison of Susan Glaspell’s Jury of Her Peers, and Herman Melville’s Bartleby the Scrivener, 8 Cardozo Stud. L. & Literature 203 (1996)

 

Benito Cereno

Marilyn R. Walter, Trafficking in Humans: Now and in Herman Melville's "Benito Cereno",

   12 William & Mary J. of Women & the Law (2005)

 

Billy Budd

Robert Cover, Of Creon and Captain Vere, in Justice Accused (1975)

 

Jami K. Elison, The Prosecution of Billy Budd (Ultra Vires of Positive Law),

   35 Willamette L. Rev. 57 (1999) 

 

C.B. Ives, Billy Budd and the Articles of War, 34 American Literature 31 (1962)
 

Alfred S. Konefsky, The Accidental Legal Historian: Herman Melville and the History of American

    Law, 52 Buff. L. Rev. 1179 (2005)

 

Judith Schenck Koffler, The Feminine Presence in Billy Budd, 1 Cardozo Studies in L. &

   Literature 1 (1989)

 

Robert P. Lawry, Justice in Billy Budd, in Law and Literature Perspectives (Bruce L.

   Rockwood ed. 1996)

 

James McBride, Revisiting a Seminal Text of the Law and Literature Movement: A Girardian Reading

    of Herman Melville’s Billy Budd, Sailor, 3 Margins 285 (2003)

 

New Essays on Billy Budd (Donald Yannella ed. 2002)

 

Richard A. Posner, Law and Literature 165-173 (2d ed. 1998)

 

Readings on Billy Budd (Laura Marvel ed. 2003)

 

The Honorable Juan Ramirez, Jr., Amy D. Ronner, Voiceless Billy Budd: Melville’s Tribute to the Sixth Amendment,

   41 Cal. W. L. Rev. 103 (2004)

 

Charles A. Reich, The Tragedy of Justice in Billy Budd, 56 Yale Rev. 368 (1967).

 

Thane Rosenbaum, Body and Soul Under the Law, and the Response from Law and Literature in Bartleby,

   the Scrivener and Billy  Budd, Sailor, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 2425 (2005)

 

Kevin W. Saunders, Billy Budd and the Federal Sentencing Mandates, 22 Oklahoma City U.

   L. Rev. 211 (1997)

 

Daniel J. Solove, Melville’s Billy Budd and Security in Times of Crisis, 26 Cardozo L. Rev.

   2443 (2005)

 

Symposium, Billy Budd,1 Cardozo Studies in L. &  Literature 1 (1989) 

 

Brook Thomas, Billy Budd and the Untold Story of the Law, 1 Cardozo Studies in L. & Literature 49 (1989)

 

Richard Weisberg, How Judges Speak: Some Lessons on Adjudication in Billy Budd, Sailor With

   an Application to Justice Rehnquist, 57 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1 (1982)

 

Richard Weisberg, The Failure of the Word (1984)

 

Richard Weisberg, Poethics And Other Strategies of Law and Literature pp. 104-16 (1992)

 

Robin West, The Feminine Silence: A Response to Professor Koffler, 1 Cardozo Studies in L. &

   Literature 15 (1989) 

 

Steven L. Winter, Melville, Slavery, and the Failure of the Judicial Process, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 

   2471 (2005)

 

Edwin M. Yoder, Jr., Fated Boy: Billy Budd and the Laws of War, 31 J. Maritime L. &

   Commerce 615 (2000)

 

Edwin M. Yoder, Jr., Melville’s Billy Budd and the Trials of Captain Vere, 45 St. Louis U. L.J. 1109 (2001)

 

GEORGE ORWELL

 

 

General

John J. Bonsignore, George Orwell--A Political Assessment, 8 ALSA Forum 422 (1984)

 

Richard Epstein, Does Literature Work as Social Science: The Case of George Orwell, 73 U Colo. L. Rev. 987 (2002)

Nineteen Eighty-Four

John J. Bonsignore, George Orwell—A Political Assessment, 8 ALSA Forum 422 (1984)

 

Richard A. Posner, Orwell versus Huxley: Economics, Technology, Privacy, and Satire,

   24 Phil. & Literature 1 (2000)

 

Ransford C. Pyle, Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and Law, 8 ALSA Forum 167 (1984)

 

Richard Rorty, Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity (1989)

 

Daniel J. Solove, Privacy and Power: Computer Databases and Metaphors for Information Privacy,

   53 Stan. L. Rev. 1393 (2001)

 

Daniel J. Solove, The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age (2004)

 

KATHERINE ANN PORTER

 

 

Noon Wine

 

Robert Batey, Punishment by Family and Community in Katherine Ann Porter’s Noon Wine,

    29 Akron L. Rev. 205 (1996)

 

JK ROWLING

 

 

Harry Potter Series

Anonymous, Harry Potter and the Law, 12 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 427 (2005)

 

Benjamin H. Barton, Harry Potter and the Half-Crazed Bureaucracy, 104 Mich. L. Rev. 1523 (2006)

 

William P. MacNeil, “Kidlit” as “Law and Lit”: Harry Potter and the Scales of Justice,

   14 Law & Literature 545 (2002)

 

Aaron Schwabach, Harry Potter and the Unforgivable Curses: Norm Formation, Inconsistency, and

   the Rule of Law in the Wizarding World, 11 Roger Williams U. L. Rev. 309 (2006)

 

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

 

 

General

George Anastaplo, Law & Literature and Shakespeare: Explorations, 26 Okla. City. U.L. Rev. 1 (2001)

 

George Anastaplo, Prudence and Mortality in Shakespeare’s Tragedies, 40 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 730 (1979)

 

Sir Dunbar Plunket Barton, Links Between Shakespeare and the Law (1929)

 

Ronald Berman, Shakespeare and the Law, 18 Shakespeare Quarterly 141 (1967)

 

James D.A. Boyle, The Search for an Author: Shakespeare and the Framers, 37 American U. L. Rev.

   625 (1988)

 

Clarence Marion Brune, Shakespeare's Use of Legal Terms (1914)

 

Lord Campbell, Shakespeare's Legal Acquirements (1859)

 

Paul S. Clarkson & Clyde T. Warren, The Law of Property in Shakespeare and

   the Elizabethan Drama (1942)

 

Cushman Kellogg Davis, The Law in Shakespeare (1999)

 

John Denvir, William Shakespeare and the Jurisprudence of Comedy, 39 Stan. L. Rev. 825 (1987)

 

William Domnarski, Shakespeare in the Law, 67 Conn. B.J. 317 (1993)

 

John D. Euce, Shakespeare and the Legal Process: Four Essays, 61 Va. L. Rev. 390 (1975)

 

Amy L. Gibson, Using Circumstantial Evidence to Discover Shakespeare: The Importance of Good Legal Analysis,

   72 Tenn. L. Rev. 309 (2004)

 

Sir George Greenwood, Shakespeare’s Law (1920)

 

Donna B. Hamilton, Shakespeare and the Politics of Protestant England (1992)

 

A.G. Harmon, Eternal Bonds, True Contracts: Law and Nature in Shakespeare’s

   Problem Plays (2004)

 

William M. Hawley, Shakespearean Tragedy and the Common Law (1998)

 

In Re Shakespeare: The Authority of Shakespeare on Trial, 37 Am. U. L. Rev. 609 (1988)

 

George W. Keeton, Shakespeare and His Legal Problems (1930)

 

George W. Keeton, Shakespeare's Legal and Political Background (1967)

 

Nicholas W. Knight, Patrimony and Shakespeare's Daughters, 2 ALSA Forum 21 (1977)

 

Nicholas W. Knight, Shakespeare's Hidden Life: Shakespeare at the Law 1585-1595 (1973).

 

Daniel Kornstein, Kill All the Lawyers? Shakespeare's Legal Appeal (1994)

 

Daniel J. Kornstein, Shakespeare: The Unacknowledged Legislator, 66 JAN N.Y. St. B.J. 50 (1994)

 

The Law in Shakespeare (Constance Jordan & Karen Cunningham eds. 2006)

 

Rebecca Lemon, Treason by Words: Literature, Law, and Rebellion in Shakespeare’s England (2006)

 

Leonard J. Long, The Life and Death of Law: Law’s Role as the Other Bastard in William Shakespeare’s

   The Life and Death of King John, 18 QLR 1 (1998)

 

Desmond Manderson, In the Tout Court of Shakespeare: Interdisciplinary Pedagogy in Law,

   54 J. Legal Educ. 283 (2004)

 

Theodor Meron, Crimes and Accountability in Shakespeare, 92 Am. J. Int'l L. 1 (1998)

 

Appleton Morgan, Shakespeare in Fact and in Criticism ch. 6 (1888)

 

M.D.H. Parker, The Slave of Life: A Study of Shakespeare and the Idea of Justice (1955)

 

O. Hood Phillips, Shakespeare and the Lawyers (1972)

 

Michael L. Richmond, Can Shakespeare Make You a Partner?, 20 St. Mary’s L.J. 885 (1989)

 

Charles Ross, Elizabethan Literature and the Law of Fraudulent Conveyance: Sidney,

   Spenser, and Shakespeare (2003)

 

William Lowes Rushton, Shakespeare's Legal Maxims (1907)

 

B.J. Sokol & Mary Sokol, Shakespeare, Law, and Marriage (2006)

 

John Paul Stevens, The Shakespeare Canon of Statutory Interpretation, 140 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1373 (1992)

 

In Re Shakespeare: The Authority of Shakespeare on Trial, 37 Am. U. L. Rev. 609 (1988)

 

Symposium, Shakespeare and the Law,  26 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 1-470 (2001)

 

Ian Ward, Shakespeare and the Legal Imagination (1999)

 

Richard H. Weisberg, Confiscated Jewish Property in Vichy, France: An Attempt to Understand

   Through Shakespeare, 20 Cardozo L. Rev. 591 (1998)

 

Edward J. White, Commentaries on the Law in Shakespeare (2002)

 

Andrew Zurcher, Shakespeare and the Law (2006)

 

The Merchant of Venice

Anita L. Allen & Michael R. Seidl, Cross-Cultural Commerce in Shakespeare’s The Merchant

   of Venice, 10 Am. U. J. Int'l L. & Pol'y 837 (1995)

 

M. Andrews, Law versus Equity in The Merchant of Venice (1965)

 

Alice N. Benston, Portia, the Law, and the Tripartite Structure of the Merchant of Venice, in

   The Merchant of Venice: Critical Essays 163 (1991)

 

Thomas C. Bilello, Accomplished With What She Lacks: Law, Equity, and Portia’s Con,

   16 Law & Literature 11 (2004)

 

Daniela Carpi, Law, Discretion, Equity in The Merchant of Venice and Measure for Measure,

   26 Cardozo L. Rev. 2317 (2005)

 

Jane M. Cohen, Feminism and Adaptive Heroism: The Paradigm of Portia as a Means of

   Introduction, 25 Tulsa L.J. 657 (1990)

 

Christopher A. Colmo, Law and Love in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, 26 Okla. City U.

   L. Rev. 307 (2001)

 

Erin A. Cook, Shining Lights at the Bar: Shakespeare's Portia as a Model for Female Attorneys,

  30 Cumberland L. Rev. 517 (2000)

 

Christine Alice Corcos, Portia and Her Partners in Popular Culture: A Bibliography, 22 Legal

   Studies Forum 269 (1998)

 

Christine Alice Corcos, Portia Goes to Parliament: Women and their Admission to Membership

   in the English Legal Profession, 75 Denver L. Rev. 307 (1998)

 

John T. Doyle, Shakespeare's Law: The Case of Shylock

 

Jonathan M. Hyman & Lela P. Love, If Portia Were a Mediator: An Inquiry Into Justice in Mediation,

   9 Clinical L. Rev. 157 (2002)

 

Ken Masugi, Race, The Rule of Law, and The Merchant of Venice, 11 Notre Dame J. L. Ethics &

  Pub. Pol’y 197 (1997)

 

Carrie Menkel‑Meadow, Portia Redux: Another Look at Gender, Feminism, and Legal Ethics,

   2 Va. J. Soc. Pol'y & L. 75 (1995)

 

Trisha Olson, Pausing Upon Portia, 19 J.L. & Religion 299 (2004)

 

Richard A. Posner, Law and Literature (2d ed. 1998)

 

Richard Weisberg, The Failure of the Word (1984)

 

Richard Weisberg, Poethics And Other Strategies of Law and Literature pp. 94-104 (1992)

 

Symposium, The Merchant of Venice, 5 Cardozo Stud. L. & Lit. 1 (1993)

 

Michael Jay Wilson, A View of Justice in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Merchant of

  Venice, 70 Notre Dame L. Rev. 695 (1995)

 

Kenji Yoshino, The Lawyer of Belmont, 9 Yale J. L. & Humanities 183 (1997)

 

Theodore Ziolkowski, The Mirror of Justice: Literary Reflections of Legal Crisis (1997)

 

King Lear

Eamon Halpin, "In His Little World of Man": Lear's Eclipse of the Cosmos in Shakespeare's King Lear,

   26 Oklahoma City U. L. Rev. 355 (2001)

 

Paul Kahn, Law and Love: The Trials of King Lear (2000)

 

William M. Hawley, King Lear and the Legality of Madness, in Shakespearean Tragedy

   and the Common Law 105 (1998)

 

Terry Reilly, King Lear: The Kentish Forest and the Problem of Thirds, 26 Oklahoma City U. L. Rev. 379 (2001)

 

Paul M. Shupack, Natural Justice and King Lear, 9 Cardozo Studies in L. & Lit. 67 (1997)

 

Hamlet

Norman J. Finkel, Achilles Fuming, Odysseus Stewing, and Hamlet Brooding: On the Story of the

   Murder/Manslaughter Distinction, 74 Neb. L. Rev. 742 (1995)

 

William M. Hawley, Hamlet and the Wager of Law, in Shakespearean Tragedy

   and the Common Law (1998)

 

Prakash Mehta, An Essay on Hamlet: Emblems of Truth in Law and Literature, 83 Geo. L.J. 165 (1994)

 

Steven M. Oxenhandler, The Lady Doth Protest Too Much Methinks: The Use of Figurative Language

   from Shakespeare’s Hamlet in American Case Law, 23 Hamline L. Rev. 370 (2000)

 

Measure for Measure

Robert Batey, Kenneth Starr--Among Others--Should Have (Re)Read Measure for Measure, 26 Oklahoma City U.

   L. Rev. 261 (2001)

 

Daniela Carpi, Law, Discretion, Equity in The Merchant of Venice and Measure for Measure,

   26 Cardozo L. Rev. 2317 (2005)

 

John Frow, Measure for Measure: A Response to Steven Mailloux, 9 Cardozo Stud. L. & Literature 11 (1997)

 

David J. Gless, Measure for Measure, the Law, and the Convent (1979)

 

Louise Halper, Measure for Measure: Law, Prerogative, Subversion, 13 Cardozo Stud. L. & Literature 221 (2001)

 

Daniel J. Kornstein, Comment on Prof. Halper’s Reading of Measure for Measure, 13 Cardozo Stud.

   L. & Literature 265 (2001)

 

Amy Ross, Vienna Then and Now: The Impact of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure on the Twenty-First

   Century Legal Profession, 46 S.D. L. Rev. 781 (2001)

 

Margaret Scott, “Our City’s Institutions”: Some Further Reflections on the Marriage Contracts

  in Measure for Measure, 49 English Legal History 790 (1982)

 

Dan Schiff & Wilbur Dunkel, Law and Equity in Measure for Measure, 13 Shakespeare Q. 275 (1962)

 

Michael Jay Wilson, A View of Justice in Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Merchant of

  Venice, 70 Notre Dame L. Rev. 695 (1995)

 

The Tempest

Katrin Trustedt, Secondary Satire and the Sea Change of Romance: Reading William Shakespeare’s The Tempest,

   17 Law & Literature 321 (2005)

 

SOPHOCLES

 

 

Antigone

Robert Cover, Of Creon and Captain Vere, in Justice Accused (1975)

 

Elizabeth Villiers Gemmette, Antigone, Creon, and Captain Vere: A Response to David A. Reidy,

   19 Legal Studies Forum 273 (1995)

 

David Gurnham, The Otherness of the Dead: The Fates of Antigone, Naricissus and the Sly Fox, and

   the Search for Justice, 16 Law & Literature 327 (2004)

 

G.W.F. Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit ch. 6 (A.V. Miller trans. 1977)

 

Mark S. Howenstein, The Tragedy of Law and the Law of Tragedy in Sophocles' Antigone,

   24 Legal Studies Forum 493 (2000)

 

David A. Reidy, Antigone, Hegel and the Law: An Essay, 19 Legal Studies Forum 239 (1994)

 

George Steiner, Antigones: How the Antigone Legend Has Endured in Western

   Literature, Art, and Thought (1984)

 

Susan W. Tiefenbrun, On Civil Disobedience, Jurisprudence, Feminism and the Law in the Antigones of

   Sophocles and Anouilh, 11 Cardozo Stud. L. & Literature 35 (1999)

 

Theodore Ziolkowski, The Mirror of Justice: Literary Reflections of Legal Crisis (1997)

 

WALLACE STEVENS

 

 

General

Thomas C. Grey, The Wallace Stevens Case: Law and the Practice of Poetry (1991)

 

Thomas C. Grey, Hear the Other Side: Wallace Stevens and Pragmatist Legal Theory, 63 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1569 (1990)

 

Daniel J. Kornstein, The Double Life of Wallace Stevens: Is Law Ever the “Necessary Angel” of Creative Art,

   41 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 1187 (1997)

 

David A. Skeel, Jr., Book Review: Toward An Aesthetics of Legal Pragmatism, 78 Cornell L. Rev. 84 (1992)

   (reviewing Thomas C. Grey, The Wallace Stevens Case: Law and the Practice of Poetry (1991))

 

Steven L. Winter, Book Review: Death is the Mother of Metaphor, 105 Harv. L. Rev. 745 (1992)

   (reviewing Thomas C. Grey, The Wallace Stevens Case: Law and the Practice of Poetry (1991))

 

 

 

MARK TWAIN

 

 

General

Daniel J. Kornstein, Mark Twain’s Evidence: The Never Ending Riverboat Debate, 72 Tenn. L. Rev. 1 (2004)

 

Lucia A. Silecchia, Things Are Seldom What They Seem: Judges and Lawyers in the Tales of

   Mark Twain, 35 Conn. L. Rev. 559 (2003)

 

Brook Thomas, American Literary Realism and the Failed Promise of Contract (1997)

 

Huckleberry Finn

Peter C. Myers, ‘Sivilization and Its Discontents: Nature and Law in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,

   22 Legal Studies Forum 557 (1998)

 

TOM WOLFE

 

 

Bonfire of the Vanities

Richard A. Posner, The Depiction of Law in The Bonfire of the Vanities, 98 Yale L.J. 1653 (1989)

 

Joan Vogel, Bonfire of the Vanities: (The Thinking Man's Redneck: An Upper Class White Man's Fall

   From Grace), 22 Oklahoma City U. L. Rev. 203 (1997)