Seattle University School of Law is home to an outstanding faculty of committed teacher-scholars. This is a collection of selected scholarship from some of our inspiring thought leaders.

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Submissions from 1999

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Washington's Growth Management Revolution Goes to Court, Richard L. Settle

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A Lesbian-centered Critique of Second-parent Adoptions, Julie Shapiro

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De Facto Parents and the Unfulfilled Promise of the New ALI Principles, Julie Shapiro

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Imperatives, Normativity, and the Law, Gregory Silverman

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Apartheid as a Crime Against Humanity: A Submission to the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Ronald Slye

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Why Isn't This Man Smiling?, John W. Weaver

Submissions from 1998

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Castles in the Sand: Balancing Public Custom and Private Ownership Interests on Oregon’s Beaches, Steven W. Bender

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Gender Bias in the American Bar Association Journal: Impact on the Legal Profession, Marilyn Berger and Kari A. Robinson

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Dreaming in Black and White: Racial-Sexual Policing in The Birth of a Nation, The Cheat, and Who Killed Vincent Chin?, Robert S. Chang

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Who's Afraid of Tiger Woods?, Robert S. Chang

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Casebooks and Constitutional Competency, David E. Engdahl

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Resurrecting the General Utilities Doctrine, Lily Kahng

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Standing on the Corner--Trying to Find Our Way, W. H. Knight

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The Power of Narrative: Listening to the Initial Client Interview, Raven Lidman

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The Guardian Ad Litem in Child Custody Cases: The Contours of Our Judicial System Stretched Beyond Recognition, Raven Lidman and Betsy Hollingsworth

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Teach in Context: Responding to Diverse Student Voices Helps All Students Learn, Paula Lustbader

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The Dream That Will Not Die: Martin Luther King, Jr., And The Continuing American Revolution, Henry McGee

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Book Review: Lessons from Reconstruction for Libertarians: Betrayal and Illusion in the Struggle for Real Equality No Easy Walk to Freedom: Reconstruction and the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by James E. Bond, Henry W. McGee, Jr.

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The P.R.C.'s Negotiable Instruments Law: An Instrument for Facilitating Private Economic Activity or Monetary Control?, Kara Phillips and Amy Sommers

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“To Learn and Make Respectable Hereafter:” The Litchfield Law School in Cultural Context, Andrew Siegel

Submissions from 1997

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Preface: Law in (Case)books, Law (School) in Action: The Case for Casebook Reviews, Janet Ainsworth

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Fostering Diversity in the Legal Profession: A Model for Preparing Minority and Other Non-Traditional Students for Law School, Lorraine K. Bannai and Marie Eaton

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Direct Democracy and Distrust: The Relationship between Language Law Rhetoric and the Language Vigilantism Experience, Steven W. Bender

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Foreword: Toward a Radical and Plural Democracy, Robert S. Chang

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Racial Cross-Dressing, Robert S. Chang

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Centering the Immigrant in the Inter/National Imagination, Robert S. Chang and Keith Aoki

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Foreword: Citizenship and Its Discontents - Centering the Immigrant in the Inter/National Imagination (Part II), Robert S. Chang, Keith Aoki, and Ibrahim Gassama

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Nothing and Everything: Race, Romer, and (Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual) Rights, Robert S. Chang and Jerome Culp

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Acting Upon Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics by Lisa Lowe- A Review Colloquy, Margaret Chon

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Being Between: A Review of CHINESE WOMEN TRAVERSING DIASPORA: MEMOIRS, ESSAYS, AND POETRY, Margaret Chon

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Introduction, Margaret Chon

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Radical Plural Democracy and the Internet, Margaret Chon

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The New Requirement of Enforcement Reliance in Commercial Promissory Estoppel: Section 90 as Catch-22, Sidney DeLong

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An Agnostic's Bible Contract and Related Obligation: Theory, Doctrine, and Practice, 3d Edition by Robert S. Summers and Robert A. Hillman, Sidney W. DeLong

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Keynote Colloquy: Finding Justice in the Internet Dimension, Hon. Alex Kozinski

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Diogenes Wanders the Superhighway: A Proposal for Authentication of Publicly Disseminated Documents on the Internet, Kelly Kunsch

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Construction Sites, Building Types, and Bridging Gaps: A Cognitive Theory of the Learning Progression of Law Students, Paula Lustbader

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From Dreams to Reality: The Emerging Role of Law School Academic Support, Paula Lustbader

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Migration, Identity & the Colonial Encounter, Tayyab Mahmud

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A Clinical Textbook?, John B. Mitchell

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Beating the Odds: Reading Strategies of Law Students Admitted Through Alternative Admissions Programs, Laurel Oates

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Education's Promise, Laurel Oates and Sam Wineberg

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Single-Sex Education After United States v. Virginia, Catherine O’Neill

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Socio-Economic Rights and the South African Transition: The Role of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Ronald Slye

Submissions from 1996

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Categories and Culture: On the 'Rectification of Names' in Comparative Law, Janet Ainsworth

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On Seeing Chinese Law from a Chinese Point of View: An Appreciative Look at the Scholarly Career of Professor William Jones, Janet Ainsworth

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Consumer Protection for Latinos: Overcoming Language Fraud and English Only in the Marketplace, Steven W. Bender

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The Use of Offender Characteristics In Guideline Sentencing: A Laboratory Report From Washington State, David Boerner

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Eulogy for Jim Beaver February 29, 1996, James E. Bond

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Tribute to James E. Beaver, Melinda J. Branscomb

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Passion and the Asian American Legal Scholar, Robert S. Chang

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Reverse Racism!: Affirmative Action, the Family, and the Dream that Is America, Robert S. Chang

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The End of Innocence or Politics after the Fall of the Essential Subject, Robert S. Chang

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The Nativist's Dream of Return, Robert S. Chang

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Chon on Chen on Chang, Margaret Chon

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New Wine Bursting From Old Bottles: Collaborative Internet Art, Joint Works, and Entrepreneurship, Margaret Chon

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Autonomy and Death, Annette E. Clark

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Critiquing Law Students’ Writing: What the Students Say Is Effective, Anne Enquist

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Jim Beaver, The Founding Member Of This Law School, Thomas Holdych

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Echo: Words Spoken In Memory Of James Beaver, Kelly Kunsch

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James Edward Beaver-Beethovenist, Henry McGee

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Tribute to James E. Beaver, John Mitchell

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Assessing the Tax Administration Law of the People's Republic of China, Kara Phillips and Amy Sommers

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Tribute to James E. Beaver, Mark Reutlinger

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Custody and Conduct: How the Law Fails Lesbian and Gay Parents and Their Children, Julie Shapiro

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Afterword: New "Truths" and the Old First Amendment, David Skover and Ronald Collins

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The Dayton Peace Agreement: Constitutionalism and Ethnicity, Ronald Slye

Submissions from 1995

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Youth Justice in a Unified Court: Response to Critics of Juvenile Court Abolition, Janet Ainsworth

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Civil Forfeiture and the Eighth Amendment After Austin, James E. Beaver, Kit G. Narodick, and Joseph M. Wallin

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Sentencing Guidelines and Prosecutorial Discretion, David Boerner

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On the Need for Asian American Narratives in Law: Ethnic Specimens, Native Informants, Storytelling and Silences, Margaret Chon

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On Comparing Apples and Oranges: The Judicial Clerkship Selection Process and the Medical Matching Model, Annette E. Clark

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Preface, Annette E. Clark

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Jacques of All Trades: Derrida, Lacan, and the Commercial Lawyer, Sidney DeLong

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The Basis of the Spending Power, David E. Engdahl

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Juvenile Detention Law in the District of Columbia: A Practitioner’s Guide, Paul Holland, John Copacino, and Milton Lee

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Whatever Happened to the Right to Treatment: The Modern Quest for an Historical Promise, Paul Holland and Wallace Mlyniec

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Dough, Re, Me: The Scale of Justice (A Descant for Entering First-Year Law Students), Kelly Kunsch

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Freedom of Religion & Religious Minorities in Pakistan: A Study of Judicial Practice, Tayyab Mahmud

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And Then Suddenly Seattle University Was On Its Way To A Parallel, Integrative Curriculum, John B. Mitchell, B. Hollingsworth, P. Clark, and R. Lidman

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Human Rights in Theory and Practice: A Review of On Human Rights, Ronald Slye

Submissions from 1994

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Oregon Consumer Protection: Outfitting Private Attorneys General for the Lean Years Ahead, Steven W. Bender

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Rate Regulation at the Crossroads of Usury and Unconscionability: The Case for Regulating Abusive Commercial and Consumer Interest Rates under the Unconscionability Standard, Steven W. Bender

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Standard of Review (State & Federal): A Primer, Kelly Kunsch

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Tip Jars at the Law Library Reference Desk, Kelly Kunsch

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Some Tips on Using Collaborative Exercises, Paula Lustbader

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Jurisprudence of Successful Treason: Coup d'Etat & Common Law, Tayyab Mahmud

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Redefining the Sixth Amendment, John B. Mitchell

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Foreword: Understanding the Place of Limited Liability Companies in the Spectrum of Business Forms, Charles O'Kelley

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When Words Fail Me: Diagramming the Rule Against Perpetuities, Mark Reutlinger

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Appendix: The Sleeves From our Vest: Naming a Perpetuities Non-event, Mark Reutlinger and John Weaver

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Legal Writing: A Revised View, Chris Rideout and Jill J. Ramsfield

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Snake Pits and Unseen Actors: Constitutional Liability for Indirect Harm, Julie Shapiro

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The Pornographic State, David Skover and Ronald Collins

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DIANA: A Human Rights Database, Ronald Slye, Nicholas D. Finke, Taylor Fitchett, and Harold Koh

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Equal Enforcement for All, George Van Cleve

Submissions from 1993

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In a Different Register: The Pragmatics of Powerlessness in Police Interrogation, Janet Ainsworth

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Rethinking Advocacy Training, Marilyn Berger and John Mitchell

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Woman's Ghetto Within the Legal Profession, Marilyn Berger and Kari A. Robinson

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Bringing Law to Sentencing, David Boerner