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William G. McRoberts Research Professor in the Administration of the Law
Articles
"Good Faith Revisited: Some Brief Remarks Dedicated to the Late Richard E. Speidel-- Friend, Co-Author, and U.C.C. Specialist," 46 San Diego Law Review 723-732 (2009).
"Legal Institutions in Professor H.L.A. Hart's Concept of Law," 75 Notre Dame Law Review 1807-27 (2000).
"The Principles of the Rule of Law," 74 Notre Dame Law Review 1691-712 (1999).
"Case Book Review: The Best Law School Subject" (with Robert A. Hillman), 21 Seattle University Law Review 735-40 (1998).
"How Law is Formal and Why It Matters," 82 Cornell Law Review 1165-229 (1997).
"The Argument from Ordinary Meaning in Statutory Interpretation" (with G.Marshall), 43 Northern Ireland Law Quarterly 213-36 (1992).
"The Formal Character of Law," 51 Cambridge Law Journal 242-62 (1992).
"Frank Robinson Lacy, Jr.: A Personal Tribute," 65 Oregon Law Review 473-75 (1987).
"On Identifying and Reconstructing a General Legal Theory: Some Thoughts Prompted by Professor Moore's Critique," 69 Cornell Law Review 1014-46 (1984), translated, in part, into Japanese: in Kansai Gakuin University Law Journal 47 (1987).
"Summers' Primer on Fuller's Jurisprudence: A Wholly Disinterested Assessment of the Reviews of Professors Wueste and Le Bel," 71 Cornell Law Review 1231-51 (1986).
"Fuller on Legal Education," 34 Journal of Legal Education 8-21 (1984).
"Hans A. Linde as Seen by a Junior Colleague: A Personal Tribute," 1984 New York University Annual Survey of American Law 11-13.
"The Future of Economics in Legal Education," 33 Journal of Legal Education 337-58 (1983).
"The General Duty of Good Faith: Its Recognition and Conceptualization in the New Restatement of Contracts," 67 Cornell Law Review 810-40 (1982).
"Economists' Reasons for Common Law Decisions: A Preliminary Inquiry" (with Leigh B. Kelly), 1 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 213-55 (1981).
"Pragmatic Instrumentalism in Twentieth Century American Legal Thought: A Synthesis and Critique of Our Dominant Theory About Law and Its Use," 66 Cornell Law Review 861-948 (1981), translated, in part, into Italian: "Lo Instrumento Pragmatico e la teoria America del Diritto," 37 Rivista Trimestrale di Diritto Procedura Civile 1083-93 (1983).
"Dean Cramton and Cornell Law School," 65 Cornell Law Review 733-36 (1980).
"General Equitable Principles Under Section 1-103 of the Uniform Commercial Code," 72 Northwestern Law Review 906-46 (1978).
"Professor Fuller's Jurisprudence and America's Dominant Philosophy of Law," 92 Harvard Law Review 433-49 (1978).
"Two Types of Substantive Reasons: The Core of the Theory of Common Law Justification," 63 Cornell Law Review 707-88 (1978).
"Evaluating and Improving Legal Processes: A Plea for Process Values," 60 Cornell Law Review 1-52 (1974).
"The Technique Element in Law," 59 California Law Review 733-51 (1971).
"A Critique of Professor Fried's Anatomy of Values," 56 Cornell Law Review 598-625 (1971).
"Good Faith in General Contract Law and the Sales Provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code," 54 Virginia Law Review 195-267 (1968).
"The New Analytical Jurists," 41 New York University Law Review 861-96 (1966).
"Professor Fuller on Morality and Law," 18 Journal of Legal Education 1-27 (1965).
A Rejoinder to Professor Mullock," 1965 Duke Law Journal 76-81 (1965).
"Security Interests in a Retail Merchant's Inventory: California Amends the Code," 16 Stanford Law Review 149-59 (1963).
"Professor H.L.A. Hart's Concept of Law," 1963 Duke Law Journal 629-70 (1963).
"Justiciability," 26 Modern Law Review 530-38 (1963).
"Secured Transactions Under the Uniform Commercial Code," 42 Oregon Law Review 1-24 (1962).
"Symbolic Logic and the Law," 15 Journal of Legal Education 60-63 (1962).
"Annual Survey of Oregon Law: Commercial Law and Contracts," 41 Oregon Law Review 200-10 (1962).
"Should Oregon Adopt the Uniform Commercial Code Concept of Floating Lien?" 41 Oregon Law Review 182-88 (1961).
"A Note on Symbolic Logic and the Law," 13 Journal of Legal Education 486-492 (1961).
"A Critique of the Business Purpose Doctrine," 41 Oregon Law Review 38-48 (1961).
"Annual Survey of Oregon Law: Commercial Law and Contracts," 40 Oregon Law Review 197-211 (1961).
Book Reviews
Review of H.L.A. Hart's The Concept of Law: Estimations, Reflections, and a Personal Memorial," 45 Journal of Legal Education 587-96 (1995).
"Judge Richard Posner's Jurisprudence," 89 Michigan Law Review 1302-33 (1991). (Review of Posner, The Problems of Jurisprudence)
"Professor MacCormick on H. L. A. Hart's Legal Theory," 31 American Journal of Comparative Law 481-88 (1983).
Review of G. Christie, Jurisprudence, 74 Michigan Law Review 178-84 (1975).
Review of J. Bentham, Of Laws in General, 21 University of Toronto Law Journal 445-48 (1971).
Review of H.L.A. Hart, Punishment and Responsibility, 19 University of Toronto Law Journal 642-53 (1968).
Review of M. MacGuigan, Jurisprudence: Readings and Cases, 2 Ottawa Law Review 249-52 (1967).
Review of J. Stone, Legal System and Lawyer Reasonings, 53 California Law Review 386-95 (1965).
Review of H.L.A. Hart, Law, Liberty & Morality, 38 New York University Law Review 1201-13 (1963).
Review of R. Wasserstrom, The Judicial Decision, 37 New York University Law Review 962-68 (1962).