Alfred L. Brophy Publications

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Books

  • UNIVERSITY, COURT, AND SLAVE: PRO-SLAVERY THOUGHT IN SOUTHERN COLLEGES AND COURTS AND THE COMING OF CIVIL WAR (Oxford University Press, 2016).
  • A COMPANION TO AMERICAN LEGAL HISTORY (co-editor with Sally E. Hadden) (Wiley-Blackwell 2013).
  • TRANSFORMATIONS IN AMERICAN LEGAL HISTORY : LAW, IDEOLOGY, AND METHODS — ESSAYS IN HONOR OF PROFESSOR MORTON J. HORWITZ (vol. 2) (co-editor with Daniel W. Hamilton) (Harvard Univ. Press 2011).
  • INTEGRATING SPACES: PROPERTY LAW AND RACE (with Alberto Lopez and Kali Murray) (Aspen Publishers 2010).
  • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (Associate Editor) (Macmillan 2008). [BEPress]
  • TRANSFORMATIONS IN AMERICAN LEGAL HISTORY ESSAYS IN HONOR OF PROFESSOR MORTON J. HORWITZ (Co-editor with Daniel W. Hamilton) (Harvard 2009).
  • REPARATIONS PRO AND CON (Oxford University Press 2006) (paperback 2008). [SSRN]
  • MAJOR ACTS OF CONGRESS, 1789-2000 (Associate Editor) (Macmillan 2004).
  • RECONSTRUCTING THE DREAMLAND: THE TULSA RIOT OF 1921-RACE, REPARATIONS, RECONCILIATION (Oxford Univ. Press 2002) (paperback 2003).

Book Chapters

  • Jacksonian Democracy, in AMERICAN GOVERNANCE (S. Schechter, ed.) (Macmillan Reference USA 2016).
  • Slavery and (In)Justice During the Nat Turner Rebellion: History and Legacy of the “Rule of Law” in America, in THE BIRTH OF A NATION: NAT TURNER AND THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT (N. Parker ed.) (Simon and Schuster 2016).
  • The Market, Utility, and Slavery in Southern Legal Thought, in SLAVERY’S CAPITALISM: A NEW HISTORY OF AMERICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (S. Beckert & S. Rockman eds.) (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2016).
  • W.E.B. DuBois, in AMERICAN GOVERNANCE (S. Schechter ed.) (Macmillan Reference USA, 2016).
  • American Scenery and American Sovereignty: A Quantitative Analysis of Landscape and Property Before the Civil War (with E. Lineberger) in PROPERTY AND SOVEREIGNTY: LEGAL AND CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES (J. C. Smith ed.) (Ashgate 2013).
  • The Antebellum Era Through Civil War, in A COMPANION TO AMERICAN LEGAL HISTORY at 67 (Sally Hadden and Alfred L. Brophy eds.) (Wiley-Blackwell 2013).
  • The World Made by Laws and the Laws Made by the World of the Old South, in SIGNPOSTS: NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOUTHERN LEGAL HISTORY at 219 (S. Hadden and P. Minter, eds.) (University of Georgia Press 2013).
  • My Morty, in TRANSFORMATIONS IN AMERICAN LEGAL HISTORY : LAW, IDEOLOGY, AND METHODS — ESSAYS IN HONOR OF PROFESSOR MORTON J. HORWITZ (vol. 2) at 545 (2011).
  • Hernando de Soto and the Histories of Property Law, in HERNANDO DE SOTO AND PROPERTY IN A MARKET ECONOMY (D. Barros) (Ashgate 2010).
  • Considering Reparations for Dred Scott, in THE DRED SCOTT CASE: HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND LAW 177-90 (D. Konig, C. Bracey, and P. Finkelman eds., Ohio State University Press 2010). [SSRN]
  • Contracts: United States Civil Law, in OXFORD INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LEGAL HISTORY (S. Katz, ed.) (Oxford Univ. Press 2009).
  • Utility, History, and the Rule of Law: The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 in Antebellum Jurisprudence, in TRANSFORMATIONS IN AMERICAN LEGAL HISTORY : LAW, IDEOLOGY, AND METHODS — ESSAYS IN HONOR OF PROFESSOR MORTON J. HORWITZ (Harvard 2009). [SSRN]
  • Great Constitutional Dream Book, in THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (Macmillan 2008).
  • James Madison, in THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (Macmillan 2008).
  • Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896), in THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (Macmillan 2008).
  • The University and the Slaves: Apology and Its Meaning, in THE AGE OF APOLOGY at 109 (M. Gibney ed., University of Pennsylvania Press 2008).
  • The Tulsa Race Riot Commission, Apology, and Reparation: Understanding the Functions and Limitations of a Historical Truth Commission, in TAKING WRONGS SERIOUSLY: APOLOGIES AND RECONCILIATION 234-58 (E. Barkan and A. Karn eds., Stanford Univ. Press 2006).
  • Law, Introduction, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NEW ENGLAND CULTURE, (Yale University Press 2005) and Editor, Law Section, 889-941.


  • Invisible Man as Literary Analog to Brown v. Board of Education, in RALPH ELLISON AND THE RAFT OF HOPE: A POLITICAL COMPANION TO INVISIBLE MAN 119-41 (L. Morel ed., University of Kentucky Press 2004).
  • The Intellectual World of a Seventeenth-Century Jurist: Francis Daniel Pastorius and the Reconstruction of Pietist Thought, in GERMAN? AMERICAN? LITERATURE? NEW DIRECTIONS IN GERMAN AMERICAN STUDIES 44-63 (W. Fluck & W. Sollors eds., Springer-Verlag 2002).

Articles

  • The Road to the Gettysburg Address, 43 FLA. ST. U. L. REV.  831 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein, Document Link]
  • Twenty-One Months A Slave: Cornelius Sinclair’s Odyssey, 86 MISS. L.J. 457 (2017). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • Debating Slavery and Empire in the Washington College Literary Societies, 22 WASH. & LEE J. CIVIL RTS. & SOC. JUST. 273 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Introducing the Future of Legal History: On Re-Launching the American Journal of Legal History (with S. Vogenauer), 56 AM. J. LEGAL HIST. 1 (2016). [Westlaw, Hein, Document Link]
  • Land, Slaves and Bonds: Probate in the Pre-Civil War Shenandoah Valley (with D. Thie), 119 W. VA. L. REV. 345 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fulcrum of Property Rights, 6 ALA. C. R. & C. L. L. REV. 75 (2015). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • The Eugenics Movement in North Carolina (with E. Troutman), 94 N.C. L. REV. 1871 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Watchman’s New Constitutional Vision, 47 CUMB. L. REV. 19 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • When More than Property is Lost: The Dignity Losses and Restoration of the Tulsa Riot of 1921, 41 LAW & SOC. INQUIRY 824 (2016). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Document Link]
  • [Re]Integrating Spaces: The Possibilities of Common Law Property, 2 SAVANNAH L. REV. 1 (2015). [SSRN]
  • Ranking Law Schools with LSATs, Employment Outcomes, and Law Review Citations, 91 IND. L. J. 55 (2015). [SSRN, Document Link]
  • The Southern Scholar: Howard College Before the Civil War, 46 CUMB. L. REV. 289 (2015). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Reading Professor Obama: Race and the American Constitutional Tradition (with Stacey Marlise Gahagan), 75 U. PITT. L. REV. 495 (2014). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, Document Link]
  • African American Student Enrollment and Law School Rankings, 27 ST. JOHN’S J.C.R. & ECON. DEV. 15 (2013). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Introducing Applied Legal History, 31 LAW & HIST. REV. 233 (2013). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • The Nat Turner Trials, 91 N.C. L. REV. 1817 (2013). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • “The Most Solemn Act of My Life”: Family, Property, Will, and Trust in the Antebellum South (with S.D. Davis), 62 ALA. L. REV. 757 (2011). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Non-originalist Originalists: The Nineteenth Amendment and the Fourteenth Amendment’s Anticaste Principle, 90 TEX. L. REV. SEE ALSO 55 (2011). [Westlaw, Hein, Document Link]
  • Overcoming At the University of Alabama, 1 ALA. C.R. & C.L. L. REV. 15 (2011). [Westlaw, Hein, Document Link]
  • Response: Remembering Privacy and Regulation, 43 CONNTEMPLATIONS 1 (2011). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein, Document Link]
  • The Republics of Liberty and Letters: Progress, Union, and Constitutionalism in Graduation Addresses at the Antebellum University of North Carolina, 89 N.C. L. REV. 1879 (2011). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Applied Legal History:  Demystifying the Doctrine of Odious Debts (with M. Gulati and S. Ludington) 11 THEORETICAL INQ. L. 247 (2010). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress, Document Link]
  • Quantitative Legal History — Empirics and the Rule of Law in the Antebellum Judiciary, DUKE L.J. (ONLINE) (2010).
  • The Law and Morality of Building Renaming, 52 S. TEX. L. REV. 37 (2010). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein, Document Link]
  • Introduction: A Famous Fox, A Surfacing Whale, and the Forgotten Slave, (in FORUM. PIERSON V. POST: CAPTURING NEW FACTS ABOUT THE FOX), 27 LAW & HIST. REV. 145 (Spring 2009). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Property and Progress: Antebellum Landscape Art and Property Law, 40 MCGEORGE L. REV. 603, (2009). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • The Signaling Value of Law Reviews: An Exploration of Citations and Prestige, 36 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 229 (2009). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • The Sources and Nature of Antebellum Jurisprudence:  Thomas Reade Roots Cobb’s An Inquiry into the Law of Negro Slavery, (2009) (symposium). [BEPress]
  • Thomas Ruffin: Of Moral Philosophy and Monuments, 87 N.C. L. REV. 799 (2009). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
  • Considering William and Mary’s History with Slavery: The Case of President Thomas Roderick Dew, 16 WM. & MARY BILL RTS. J. 1091 (2008). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
  • How Missionaries Thought: About Property Law, for Instance, 30 U. HAW. L. REV. 373 (Summer 2008). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Realistic Reparations, 1 FREEDOM CTR. J. 1 (2008). [Hein]
  • The Law of the Descent of Thought: Law, History, and Civilization in Antebellum Literary Addresses, 20 LAW & LIT.  343 (2008). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • What Should Inheritance Law Be? Reparations and Intergenerational Wealth Transfers, 20 LAW & LIT. 197 (2008). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Aloha Jurisprudence: Equity Rules in Property, 85 OR. L. REV. 771 (2007).  [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Mrs. Lincoln’s Lawyer’s Cat: The Future of Legal Scholarship, 39 CONN. L. REV. CONNTEMPLATIONS 11 (2007). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, Document Link]
  • The Emerging Importance of Law Review Rankings for Law School Rankings, 2003-2007, 78 U. COLO. L. REV. 35 (2007). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Wythe Holt: Teacher and Colleague (Testimonial), 58 ALA L. REV. 945 (2007) (symposium). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Charles Ogletree and Tulsa Riot Victims, 22 HARV. BLACKLETTER L.J. 145 (2006). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Confederate Memory and Monuments: Of Judicial Opinions, Statues, and Buildings, 60 J. OF INT’L AFFAIRS 125 (2006).
  • Grave Matters: The Ancient Rights of the Graveyard, 2006 BYU L. REV. 1469 (2006). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Law [Review]’s Empire: The Assessment of Law Reviews and Trends in Legal Scholarship, 39 CONN. L. REV. 101 (2006). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Reconsidering Reparations, 81 IND. L. J. 811 (2006). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
  • The Relationship Between Law Review Citations and Law School Rankings, 39 CONN. L. REV. 43 (2006). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Integrating Spaces: New Perspectives on Race in the Property Curriculum, 55 J. LEGAL EDUC. 319 (2005). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • Norms, Law, and Reparations: The Case of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Oklahoma, 20 HARV. BLACKLETTER L. J. 17 (2004). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Reparations Models, 22 WINDSOR Y.B. ACCESS JUST. 71 (2004). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Reparations Talk: Reparations for Slavery and the Tort Law Analogy, 24 B.C. THIRD WORLD L. J. 81 (2004). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
  • The Cultural War Over Reparations for Slavery, 53 DEPAUL L. REV. 1181 (2004). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Foreword: Lawyers and Social Change in American Legal History, 54 ALA. L. REV. 771 (2003) (symposium). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Race, Class, and the Regulation of the Legal Profession in the Progressive Era: The Case of the 1908 Canons, 12 CORNELL J. L. & PUB. POL’Y 607 (2003). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Some Conceptual and Legal Problems in Reparations for Slavery, 58 N.Y.U. ANN. SURV. AM. L. 497 (2003). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Contemplating When Equitable Servitudes Run with the Land, 46 ST. LOUIS U. L. J. 691 (2002).  [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • The World of Reparations: Slavery Reparations in Historical Perspective, 3 J. L. SOC’Y 105 (2002). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Foreword: Symposium on Ralph Ellison and the Law, 26 OKLA. CITY U. L. REV. 823 (2001). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • The Rule of Law in Antebellum College Literary Addresses: The Case of William Greene, 31 CUMB. L. REV. 231 (2001). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 in the Oklahoma Supreme Court, 54 OKLA. L. REV. 67 (2001). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • “Necessity Knows No Law”: Vested Rights and the Styles of Reasoning in the Confederate Conscription Cases, 69 MISS. L.J. 1123 (2000). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Interpretation of the “Slavery of Politics” in Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, 25 OKLA CITY U. L. REV. 63 (2000). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Whistling Dixie: The Invalidity and Unconstitutionality of Covenants Against Yankees (with Shubha Ghosh), 10 VILL. ENVTL. L.J. 57 (1999). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein, BEPress]
  • “A revolution which seeks to abolish law, must end necessarily in despotism”: Louisa McCord and Antebellum Southern Legal Thought, 5 CARDOZO WOMEN’S L.J. 33 (1998).  [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Foreword: New Directions in Native American Law, 23 OKLA CITY U. L. REV. 1 (1998). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Humanity, Utility, and Logic in Southern Legal Thought: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Vision in DRED: A TALE OF THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP, 78 B.U.L. REV. 1113 (October 1998). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • The Quaker Bibliographic World of Francis Daniel Pastorius’ Bee Hive, 122 PENN MAG. OF HIST. AND BIOGRAPHY 241 (July 1998).
  • “For the Preservation of the King’s Peace and Justice”: Community and English Law in Sussex County, Pennsylvania, 1682-1696, 40 AM. J. LEGAL HIST. 167 (April 1996). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • “Ingenium est Fateri per quos profeceris”: Francis Daniel Pastorius’ YOUNG COUNTRY CLERK’S COLLECTION and Anglo-American Legal Literature, 1682-1716, 3 U. CHI. L. SCH. ROUNDTABLE 637 (1996). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • “over and above . . . there broods a portentous shadow,–the shadow of law”: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Critique of Slave Law
    in UNCLE TOM’S CABIN, 12 J. L. & RELIGION 457 (1995-96). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • Law and Indentured Servitude in Mid-Eighteenth Century Pennsylvania, 28 WILLAMETTE L. REV. 69 (1991). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • Let Us Go Back And Stand Upon the Constitution: Federal State Relations in Scott v. Sandford, 90 COLUM. L. REV. 192 (1990). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]

Book Reviews

  • Book Review Slaves as Plaintiffs, 115 MICH. L. REV. 895 (2017) (reviewing Lea VanderVelde, REDEMPTION SONGS: SUING FOR FREEDOM BEFORE DRED SCOTT (Oxford University Press 2014)). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Kirt von Daacke, FREEDOM HAS A FACE: RACE, IDENTITY, AND COMMUNITY IN JEFFERSON’S VIRGINIA (2012)), 65 J. LEGAL EDUC. 255 (2015). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • Book Review (of Renee Romano, RACIAL RECKONING: PROSECUTING AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS MURDERS (Harvard Univ. Press 2014)), 33 LAW & HIST. REV. 1022 (2015). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • Book Review Antislavery Women and the Origins of American Jurisprudence, 94 TEXAS L. REV. 115 (2015) (reviewing Sarah Roth, GENDER AND RACE IN ANTEBELLUM POPULAR CULTURE (Cambridge University Press 2014)). [Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Book Review (of Kunal Parker, COMMON LAW, HISTORY AND DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA, 1790-1900: LEGAL THOUGHT BEFORE MODERNISM), 131 ZEITSCHRIFT DER SAVIGNY-STIFTUNG FÜR RECHTSGESCHICHTE 666 (2014).
  • Book Review (of Marli F. Wiener, SEX, SICKNESS AND SLAVERY: ILLNESS IN THE ANTEBELLUM SOUTH (2012)), 76 HISTORIAN 147 (2014).
  • Book Review (of William Carrigan & Clive Webb, FORGOTTEN DEAD: MOB VIOLENCE AGAINST MEXICANS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1848-1928 (2013)), 119 AMER. HIST. REV. 1691 (2014). [Document Link]
  • Book Review Landowners and Slaveowners. 42 REVS. AM. HIST. 237 (2014) (reviewing Christopher Curtis, JEFFERSON’S FREEHOLDERS AND THE POLITICS OF OWNERSHIP IN THE OLD DOMINION (Cambridge University Press 2012)), [Document Link]
  • Book Review The Case for Reparations for the Caribbean, 35 SLAVERY & ABOLITION 169 (2014) (reviewing Hilary Beckles, BRITAIN’S BLACK DEBT: REPARATIONS FOR CARIBBEAN SLAVERY AND NATIVE GENOCIDE) (University of West Indies Press, 2013). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Andrew Fede, ROADBLOCKS TO FREEDOM: SLAVERY AND MANUMISSION IN THE UNITED STATES SOUTH (Quid Pro Books 2011)), 34 SLAVERY AND ABOLITION 530 (2013). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Caleb Smith, THE ORACLE AND THE CURSE (Harvard Univ. Press 2013)), CIVIL WAR BOOK REVIEW Spring 2013. [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Kimberley Johnson, REFORMING JIM CROW: SOUTHERN POLITICS AND STATE IN THE AGE BEFORE BROWN (Oxford Univ. Press 2010)), 118 AMER. HIST. REV. 198 (2013)
  • Book Review (of Stephen Brown, JOHN MCKINLEY AND THE ANTEBELLUM SUPREME COURT: CIRCUIT RIDING IN THE OLD SOUTHWEST (University of Alabama Press 2012)), 100 J. AM. HIST. 519 (2013). [Document Link]
  • Book Review Did Formalism Never Exist?, 92 TEXAS L. REV. 383 (2013) (reviewing Brian Z. Tamanaha, BEYOND THE FORMALIST-REALIST DIVIDE: THE ROLE OF POLITICS IN JUDGING. (2010)). [Document Link]
  • Book Review When History Mattered, 91 TEXAS L. REV. 601 (2013) (reviewing David Rabban, LAW’S HISTORY : AMERIAN LEGAL THOUGHT AND THE TRANSATLANTIC TURN TO HISTORY (2013)). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review (of Barbara Y. Welke, LAW AND THE BORDERS OF BELONGING IN THE LONG NINTEENTH CENTURY UNITED STATES), 52 AM. J. LEGAL HIST. 567 (2012) [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis]
  • Book Review (of Christopher Tomlin, FREEDOM BOUND: LAW, LABOR, AND CIVIC IDENTITY IN COLONIZING ENGLISH AMERICA, 1580-1865 (2010)), 78 J. S. HIST. 427 (2012).
  • Book Review (of Earl Maltz, FUGITIVE SLAVE ON TRIAL: THE ANTHONY BURNS CASE AND ABOLITIONIST OUTRAGE (2010)), 33 SLAVERY & ABOLITION 161 (2012). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Neely Young, RIPE FOR EMANCIPATION: ROCKBRIDGE AND SOUTHERN ANTISLAVERY FROM REVOLUTION TO CIVIL WAR), 33 SLAVERY AND ABOLITION 513 (2012) [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Patricia Roberts-Miller, FANATICAL SCHEMES: PROSLAVERY RHETORIC AND THE TRAGEDY OF CONSENSUS (2009)), 30 RHETORICA 100 (2012). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Steven Lubet, FUGITIVE JUSTICE: RUNAWAYS, RESCUERS, AND SLAVERY ON TRIAL (2010)), 74 HISTORIAN 360 (2012). [Document Link]
  • Book Review Go White, Young Man,  65 VANDERBILT LAW REVIEW EN BANC 1 (2012) (reviewing Daniel Sharfstein, THE INVISIBLE LINE: THREE AMERICAN FAMILIES AND THE SECRET JOURNEY FROM BLACK TO WHITE (2011))­. [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Document Link]
  • Book Review Multivariate Analysis Through Narrative History, 15 GREEN BAG 465 (2012) (reviewing G. Edward White, LAW IN AMERICAN HISTORY) (Oxford University Press 2012)). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Bernie Jones, FATHERS OF CONSCIENCE: MIXED-RACE INHERITANCE IN THE ANTEBELLUM SOUTH (Univ. of Georgia Press 2009)), 32 SLAVERY AND ABOLITION 167 (2011).
  • Book Review (of John A. Neuenschwander, A GUIDE TO ORAL HISTORY AND THE LAW (Oxford Univ. Press 2009)) 38 ORAL HIST. REV. 362.
  • Book Review (of Laura Edwards, THE PEOPLE AND THEIR PEACE: LEGAL CULTURE AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF INEQUALITY IN THE POST-REVOLUTIONARY SOUTH (UNC Press 2009), 30 J. AM. ETHNIC HIST. 96 (2011)
  • Book Review (of Charles L. Lumpkins, AMERICAN POGROM: THE EAST ST. LOUIS RACE RIOT AND BLACK POLITICS (Ohio Univ. Press 2008), 115 AM. HIST. REV. 853 (2010).
  • Book Review The Life of the Law of Death, 38 REV. AM. HIST. 474 (2010) (reviewing Lawrence Friedman, DEAD HANDS: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF WILLS, TRUSTS, and INHERITANCE LAW (2009)). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Earl Maltz, SLAVERY AND THE SUPREME COURT, 1825-1861 (Univ. Press of Kansas 2009)), 107 REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 443 (2009).
  • Book Review (of John Wertheimer, LAW AND SOCIETY IN THE SOUTH: A HISTORY OF NORTH CAROLINA COURT CASES (Univ. Press of Kentucky 2009)), 107 REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 275 (2009).
  • Book Review (of Charles Henry, LONG OVERDUE: THE POLITICS OF RACIAL REPARATIONS), 27 J. AM. ETHNIC HISTORY 126 (2008).
  • Book Review (of Joseph A. Ranney, IN THE WAKE OF SLAVERY: CIVIL WAR, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND THE RECONSTRUCTION OF SOUTHERN LAW) 70 THE HISTORIAN 554 (2008).
  • Book Review (of Michael T. Martin and Marilyn Yaquinto, REDRESS FOR HISTORICAL INJUSTICES IN THE UNITED STATES: ON REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY, JIM CROW, AND THEIR LEGACIES), 107 REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 125 (2008).
  • Book Review (of Ronald W. Walters, THE PRICE OF RACIAL RECONCILIATION (2008)), 29 J. AM. ETHNIC HIST. 112 (2010).
  • Book Review (of THE NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOUTHERN CULTURE: LAW AND POLITICS (James W. Ely, Jr. and Bradley G. Bond eds.) 106 REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOC’Y 291 (2008).
  • Book Review The Creation of Harpers Ferry, H-NET REVIEWS (2008) (reviewing Teresa S. Moyer and Paul A. Shackel, THE MAKING OF HARPERS FERRY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK: A DEVIL, TWO RIVERS, AND A DREAM (2008)). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of Charles W. Calhoun, CONCEIVING A NEW REPUBLIC: THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND THE SOUTHERN QUESTION, 1869-1900 (2006)), 84 NORTH CAROLINA HIST. REV. 496 (2007).
  • Book Review (of Gerard N. Magliocca, ANDREW JACKSON AND THE CONSTITUTION: THE RISE AND FALL OF GENERATIONAL REGIMES (2007)), 106 REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 489 (2007).
  • Book Review (of Kris Shepard, RATIONING JUSTICE: POVERTY LAWYERS AND POOR PEOPLE IN THE DEEP SOUTH (2007)), 105 REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL. SOCIETY 371 (2007).
  • Book Review God and Man at the University of Virginia, 35 REV. AM. HIST. 232 (2007) (reviewing Peter S. Carmichael, THE LAST GENERATION: YOUNG VIRGINIANS IN PEACE, WAR AND REUNION (2005)).
  • Book Review (of Austin W. Allen, ORIGINS OF THE DRED SCOTT CASE: JACKSONIAN JURISPRUDENCE AND THE SUPREME COURT, 1837-1857), 104 REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 714 (2006)
  • Book Review (of Gregory Mixon, THE ATLANTA RIOT OF 1906 (1989)), 72 JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY  498 (2006).
  • Book Review (of SLAVERY AND PUBLIC HISTORY: THE TOUGH STUFF OF AMERICAN MEMORY (James Horton and Lois Horton, eds. 2006)), 93 JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY 871 (2006).
  • Book Review (of Kevin Boyle, THE ARC OF JUSTICE: A SAGA OF RACE, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND MURDER IN THE JAZZ AGE (2004)), 92 JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY 645 (2005).
  • Book Review Reparations Talk in College, 11 MICH. J. RACE & L. 195 (2005) (reviewing David Horowitz, UNCIVIL WARS: THE CONTROVERSY OVER REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY (2002)). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review (of Christopher Tomlins and Bruce Mann, THE MANY LEGALITIES OF EARLY AMERICA (2001)), 46 AM. J. LEGAL HIST. 82 (2004). [Westlaw, Hein]
  • Book Review The Law Book in Colonial America, 51 BUFF. L. REV. 1119 (2003) (reviewing H. Amory & D. Hall, A HISTORY OF THE BOOK IN AMERICA: THE COLONIAL BOOK IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD (1999)). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review (of Lawrence M. Friedman, AMERICAN LAW IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (2002), 30 REVS. AM. HIST. 631 (December 2002)).
  • Book Review Losing the [Understanding of the Importance of] Race: Evaluating The Significance of Race and the Utility of Reparations, 80 TEX. L. REV. 911 (March 2002) (reviewing John H. Mcwhorther, LOSING THE RACE: SELF-SABOTAGE IN BLACK AMERICA (2000)). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review (of B.C. Franklin, MY LIFE AND AN ERA: THE AUTOBIOGAPY OF BUCK COLBERT FRANKLIN (1997) (J. Hope Franklin and J. Whittington Franklin, eds.)), H-NET REVIEWS, November 2001.
  • Book Review (of Timothy S. Heubner, THE SOUTHERN JUDICIAL TRADITION: STATE JUDGES AND SECTIONAL DISTINCTIVENESS,1790-1890 (1999)), H-NET REVIEWS (June, 2000). [Document Link]
  • Book Review (of William Wiethoff, A PECULIAR HUMANISM:THE JUDICIAL ADVOCACY OF SLAVERY IN HIGH COURTS OF THE OLD SOUTH, 1820-1850 (1996)), 561 ANNALS AM. ACAD. POL & SOC. SCI. 212 (1999). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis]
  • Book Review Reason and Sentiment: The Moral Worlds and Modes of Reasoning of Antebellum Jurists, 79 B.U. L. REV. 1161 (1999) (reviewing P. Karsten, HEART VERSUS HEAD: THE JUDGE-MADE LAW IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA (1997)). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review Of “Good Laws” and “Good Men” . . . A Review, 69 TEMP. L. REV. 843 (1996) (reviewing W. Offutt, OF “GOOD LAWS” AND GOOD MEN: LAW AND SOCIETY IN THE DELAWARE VALLEY, 1680-1710 (1995)). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review (of Craig Horle, RECORDS OF THE COURTS OF SUSSEX COUNTY DELAWARE: 1677-1710 (1991)), 26 CUMB. L. REV. 145 (1995). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review (of A. Roger Ekirch, BOUND FOR AMERICA: THE TRANSPORTATION OF BRITISH CONVICTS TO THE COLONIES, 1718-1775, revised ed. (1990)), 25 CORNELL INT’L L.J. 349 (1992) [Hein]
  • Book Review “They Are Without Law and Let Them Feel the Consequences”:  Civil Liberties During the Civil War, 37 WAYNE L. REV. 1741 (1991) (reviewing M. Neely Jr., THE FATE OF LIBERTY: ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND CIVIL LIBERTIES (1991)).
  • Book Review (of A. Watson, SLAVE LAW IN THE AMERICAS (1989)), 4 TEMP. INT’L & COMP. L.J. 367 (1991)
  • Book Review (of Don E. Fehrenbacher, CONSTITUTIONS AND CONSTITUTIONALISM IN THE SLAVEHOLDING SOUTH) (with John V.N. Philip), 91 COLUM. L. REV. 1253 (1991). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, Hein]
  • Book Review (of J. Niven, JOHN C. CALHOUN AND THE PRICE OF UNION: A BIOGRAPHY (1988)),  90 COLUM. L. REV. 834 (1990). [Hein]
  • Book Review (of G. Edward White, THE MARSHALL COURT AND CULTURAL CHANGE, 1815-35) 89 COLUM. L. REV. 1968 (1989).
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  • Book Review (of William Nelson, THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT: FROM POLITICAL PRINCIPLE TO JUDICIAL DOCTRINE (1988)) in 89 COLUM. L. REV. 1966 (1989).

Other

  • Francis Daniel Pastorius, in A NEW LITERARY HISTORY OF AMERICA (G. Marcus and W. Sollors eds.) (Harvard Univ. Press 2009).