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Robert D. Ziff Professor of Law
Working Papers
"Civil Procedure’s Five Big Ideas," (July 16, 2011). Cornell Law Faculty Working Papers Paper 88 (2011); also available at SSRN.com
Books
Civil Procedure ( St. Paul, MN.: Thomson/Reuters, 9th ed., 2012).
Principles of Civil Procedure (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/Reuters, 3rd ed., 2012) (Concise Hornbook Series).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 2011(editor) (Foundation Press, Rev. ed. 2011).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 2010 (editor) (Foundation Press, Rev. ed. 2010).
Law for Society: Nature, Functions, and Limits (with R. Hillman, S.L. Johnson, and R. Summers), (NY: Aspen Publishers, 2010).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 2009 (editor) (Foundation Press, Rev. ed. 2009).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/Reuters, 8th ed. 2009), (Black Letter Series).
Principles of Civil Procedure (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/Reuters, 2nd ed., 2009) (Concise Hornbook Series).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 2008 (editor) (Foundation Press, Rev. ed. 2008).

Civil Procedure Stories (editor and contributor) (New York, N.Y.:  Thomson/Foundation Press, 2nd ed. 2008).

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 2007 (editor) (Foundation Press, Rev. ed. 2007).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 2006 (editor) (Foundation Press, Rev. ed. 2006).

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 2005 (editor) (New York, N.Y.: Foundation Press, Rev. ed. 2005).

Principles of Civil Procedure (St. Paul, Minn.:  Thomson/West, 2005) (Concise Hornbook Series).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West , 7th ed. 2004), (Black Letter Series).
Civil Procedure Stories (editor) (New York, N.Y.:  Foundation Press, 2004).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (editor) (New York, N.Y.:  Foundation Press, rev. 2004).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (editor) (New York, N.Y.: Foundation Press, rev. 2003).
The Judicial Code and Rules of Procedure in the Federal Courts (compiler) (New York, N.Y.: Foundation Press, rev. 2003).
 A Global Law of Jurisdiction and Judgments: Lessons from The Hague (editor with John J. Barceló III) (The Hague; London; New York: Kluwer Law International, 2002).
The Judicial Code and Rules of Procedure in the Federal Courts (compiler) (New York, N.Y.: Foundation Press, rev. 2002).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (editor) (New York: Foundation Press, rev. 2002).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 6th ed. 2001). 
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (editor) (New York: Foundation Press, rev. 2001).
Res Judicata: A Handbook on Its Theory, Doctrine, and Practice (with Robert C. Casad) (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2001).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (editor) (New York: Foundation Press, rev. 2000).
Civil Procedure: Territorial Jurisdiction and Venue (New York: Foundation Press, 1999).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 5th ed. 1999).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1998 (editor) (New York: Foundation Press, 1998).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1997 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1997).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1996 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1996).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 4th ed. 1995).
Statutory Supplement to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1995 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1995).
Statutory Supplement to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1994 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1994).
Statutory Supplement to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1993 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1993).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 3d ed. 1993).
Statutory Supplement to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1992 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1992).
Statutory Supplement to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1991 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1991).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1990 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1990).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: 1989 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1989).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 2d ed. 1988).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through May 1, 1988 (editor) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1988).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through August 1, 1987 (editor) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1987).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through May 1, 1986 (editor) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1986).
Instruction Manual to Law: Its Nature, Functions, and Limits (with Richard S. Summers, Robert A. Hillman, et al.) (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 3d ed. 1986).
Law: Its Nature, Functions, and Limits (with Robert S. Summers, Robert A. Hillman, et al.) (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 3d ed. 1986).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through May 1, 1984 (editor) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1984).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through May 1, 1983 (editor) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1983).
Civil Procedure (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1st ed. 1982).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through August 1, 1982 (editor) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1982).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through August 1, 1980 (editor) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1980).
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: As Amended through July 1, 1978 (editor) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1978).
Casebooks
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (New York: Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press, Concise 10th ed. 2011).
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (New York: Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press, 10th ed. 2010).
Teachers Manual to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Foundation Press, 9th ed. 2007).
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (New York: Foundation Press, 9th ed. 2007).
Teachers Manual to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Foundation Press, 8th ed. 2005).
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (New York: Foundation Press, 8th ed. 2003).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Mary Brigid McManamon) (New York: Foundation Press, 2002).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (New York: Foundation Press,  2001).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (New York: Foundation Press, 2000).
Teachers Manual to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Foundation Press, 7th ed. 1998).
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 7th ed. 1997).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1996). 
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1995).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1994). 
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury,  NY: Foundation Press, 1993).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1992).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1991).
Teachers Manual to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Foundation Press, 6th ed. 1990).
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 6th ed. 1990).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1989).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1988).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1987).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1986).
Teachers Manual to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Foundation Press, 5th ed. 1984).
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 5th ed. 1984).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1983).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1982).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1981).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1980).
Teachers Manual to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Foundation Press, 4th ed. 1979).
Supplement to Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1979).
Materials for a Basic Course in Civil Procedure (with Richard H. Field and Benjamin Kaplan) (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 4th ed. 1978).
Contributions to Books
"Litigation Realities Renewed," Empirical Studies of Judicial Systems (Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica; Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China; Kuo-Chang Huang, ed., 2008), pp35-104.
"Victim Characteristics and Victim Impact Evidence in South Carolina Capital Cases" (with Stephen P. Garvey, Theodore Eisenberg & Martin Wells) in Wounds That Do Not Bind: Victim-Based Perspectives on the Death Penalty, 297-321 (J. Acker & D Karp eds. 2006).
"French Article 14 Jurisdiction, Viewed from the United States," (with John R.B. Palmer) in De tous horizons (Sociétéde législation comparée, Xavier Blanc-Jouvan, 2005).
"The Story of Piper: Fracturing the Foundation of 'Forum Non Conveniens'" in Civil Procedure Stories 195 (New York, Foundation Press, K.Clermont, ed. 2004).
"Civil Procedure Archaeology," in Civil Procedure Stories 1 (New York: Foundation Press, K. Clermont, ed. 2004).
"Foreword: Why Comparative Civil Procedure?" in Introducing Discovery into the Civil Law (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, Kuo-Chung Huang, 2003).
"An Introduction to the Hague Convention," in A Global Law of Jurisdiction and Judgments: Lessons from the Hague 3 (The Hague; London; New York: Kluwer Law International, 2002).
"Converting the Draft Hague Treaty into Domestic Jurisdictional Law, (with Kuo-Chang Huang)" in A Global Law of Jurisdiction and Judgments: Lessons from the Hague 191-234 (The Hague; London; New York: Kluwer Law International, 2002).
"A Comparative Puzzle: Standards of Proof" (with Emily Sherwin), in Law and Justice in a Multistate World (Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers, James A. R. Nafzinger and Symeon C. Symeonides, eds. 2002).
"Declaratory Judgments," in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States 223 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992).
"Ordinary Proceedings in First Instance: England and the United States" (with Benjamin Kaplan), in International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law 6-1--6-81 (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1984) (Vol.16, Civil Procedure).
"U.S. Tax Aspects of Acquisition of U.S. Corporations by Canadian Corporations" (with Richard D. Pugh and Richard J.Abt; co-chairmen, Arthur A. Feder and David A. Ward), in Tax and Other Problems Across the U.S.-Canada Border 75-101 (New York: Practising Law Institute, 1974).
Articles
"Death of Paradox: The Killer Logic Beneath the Standards of Proof," 88 Notre Dame Law Review  1061 (2012).
"Aggregation of Probabilities and Illogic," 47 Georgia Law Review 165 (2012).
"Repressive Myth of Shady Grove, The Federal Courts, Practice & Procedure," 86 Notre Dame Law Review 987 (2011).
"Class Certification’s Preclusive Effects," 159 University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, 203-230 (2011); Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-17 (2011).
"Sequencing the Issues for Judicial Decisionmaking: Limitations from Jurisdictional Primacy and Intrasuit Preclusion", 63 Florida Law Review 301 (2011).
"Three Myths About Twombly-Iqbal," 45 Wake Forest Law Review 1337 (2010).
"Inventing Tests, Destabilizing Systems" (With Stephen C. Yeazell) 95 Iowa Law Review 821-861 (2010).
"Litigation Realities Redux," 84(5) Notre Dame Law Review 1919-1974 (2009); also in Empirical Studies of Judicial Systems (Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica; Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China; Kuo-Chang Huang, ed., 2008), pp35-104
"Standards of Proof Revisited," 33 Vermont Law Review 469 (2009).
"Employment Discrimination Plaintiffs in Federal Court: From Bad to Worse?" (with Stewart  J. Schwab), 3 Harvard Law and Policy Review 103. (2009)
"CAFA Judicata: A Tale of Waste and Politics" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 156 University of Pennylvania Law Review 1553 (2008).
"Xenophilia or Xenophobia in American Courts? Before and After 9/11" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 4 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 441 (2007).
"Federal Courts, Practice & Procedure: Reverse-Erie," 82 Notre Dame Law Review 1-58 (2006).
"Integrating Transnational Perspectives into Civil Procedure: What Not to Teach," 56 Journal of Legal Education 524-538 (2006).
"Exorbitant Jurisdiction" (with John R.B. Palmer), 58 Maine Law Review 474 (2006).
"Jurisdictional Fact," 91 Cornell Law Review 973-1020 (2006).
"The Role of Private International Law in The United States:  Beating the Not-Quite-Dead Horse of Jurisdiction," 2 CILE Studies 75-114 (2005).
"Trial by Jury:  Point/Counterpoint," 31 Cornell Law Forum 10 (Spring 2005).
"Common-Law Compulsory Counterclaim Rule:  Creating Effective and Elegant Res Judicata Doctrine," 79 Notre Dame Law Review 1745-60 (2004).
"A Global Law of Jurisdiction and Judgments:  Views from the United States and Japan," 37 Cornell International Law Journal 1-26 (2004), translated in 33 J. Japanese Inst. Int'l Bus L. 917 (1071 (2005), reprinted in Theories of American Civil Procedure 295 (Masahiko Omura & Koichi Miki eds. & trans., 2006).
"How Employment-Discrimination Plaintiffs Fare in the Federal Courts of Appeals" (with Theodore Eisenberg and Stewart J. Schwab), 7 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 547-67 (2004).
"How Employment Discrimination Plaintiffs Fare in Federal Court" (with Stewart J. Schwab), 1 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 429-58 (2004).
"Standards of Proof in Japan and the United States," 37 Cornell International Law Journal 263-84 (2004), translated in 33 J. Japanese Inst. Int'l Bus. 611, 779 (2005), reprinted in Theories of American Civil Procedure 139 (Masahiko Omura & Koichi Miki eds. & trans., 2006).
"Teaching Civil Procedure Through its Top Ten Cases, Plus or Minus Two,"  47 Saint Louis University Law Journal 111-25 (2003).
"A Comparative View of Standards of Proof" (with Emily Sherwin), 50 American Journal of Comparative Law 243-75 (2002) reprinted in 47 China Law Journal (2002).
"Judge Harry Edwards: A Case in Point!" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 80 Washington University Law Quarterly 1275-89 (2002).
"Litigation Realities" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 88 Cornell Law Review 119-54 (2002).
"Plaintiphobia in the Appellate Courts: Civil Rights Really Do Differ from Negotiable Instruments" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 2002 University of Illinois Law Review 947 (2002).
"Appeal from Jury or Judge Trial: Defendants' Advantage" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 3 American Law and Economics Review 125-64 (2001).
"Anti-Plaintiff Bias in the Federal Appellate Courts" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 84 Judicature 128-34 (2000).
"Justice en Nouvelle-France," Je Me Souviens 5-12 (Fall 1999).
"Jurisdictional Salvation and the Hague Treaty," 85 Cornell Law Review 89-133 (1999).
"Do Case Outcomes Really Reveal Anything About the Legal System? Win Rates and Removal Jurisdiction" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 83 Cornell Law Review 581-607 (1998).
"Father and Daughter Genealogy" (with Adrienne Clermont), 20 Je Me Souviens 11-18 (Spring 1997).
"Simplifying the Choice of Forum: A Reply" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 75 Washington University Law Quarterly 1551-59 (1997).
"Courts in Cyberspace" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 46 Journal of Legal Education 94-100 (1996).
"Commentary: Xenophilia in American Courts" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 109 Harvard Law Review 1120-43 (1996).
"Trial By Jury or Judge: Which Is Speedier?" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 79 Judicature 176-80, 199 (1996).
"Exorcising the Evil of Forum Shopping" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 80 Cornell Law Review 1507-35 (1995).
"Trial by Jury or Judge: Transcending Empiricism (Part 3)" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 5 National Trial Lawyer 85-89 (May 1993).
"Trial by Jury or Judge: Transcending Empiricism (Part 2)" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 5 National Trial Lawyer 57 (March 1993).
"Trial by Jury or Judge: Transcending Empiricism (Part 1)" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 5 National Trial Lawyer 44 (January 1993).
"Trial by Jury or Judge: Transcending Empiricism" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 77 Cornell Law Review1124-77 (1992).
"Why Law Teachers Should Teach Undergraduates" (with Robert A. Hillman), 41 Journal of Legal Education 289-98 (1991).
"A Decade of 'Curricular Reform'," 16 Cornell Law Forum 7-11 (1990).
"Professor Clermont on Civil Procedure," 15 Cornell Law Forum 10-14 (1989).
"Procedure's Magical Number Three: Psychological Bases for Standards of Decision," 72 Cornell Law Review 1115-56 (1987).
"Surveying Work Product," 68 Cornell Law Review 755-79 (1983).
"Restating Territorial Jurisdiction and Venue for State and Federal Courts," 66 Cornell Law Review 411-61 (1981).
"A Tribute to Roger Cramton," 7 Cornell Law Forum 34-35 (1980).
"Resolving the Law School's Biggest Problem," 5 Cornell Law Forum 16-20 (1979).
"Improving on the Contingent Fee" (with John Currivan), 63 Cornell Law Review 529-639 (1978).
"Predicting the Shape of Intrusive Bodies from Gravity Data: Crazy Mountains and Little Rocky Mountains, Montana" (with William E. Bonini, John H. Vreeland, and William N. Kelley, Jr.), 250 Transactions Society of Mining Engineers, AIME 167-72 (June 1971).
"The Supreme Court: 1969 Term," 84 Harvard Law Review 30, 90-100 (1970).
"Developments in the Law: Federal Habeas Corpus," 83 Harvard Law Review 1038, 1208-38, 1263-74 (1970).
Book Reviews
Reviewing Johan Lindholm, "State Procedure and Union Rights: A Comparison of the European Union and the United States," 57 American Journal Comparative Law 258 (2009).
Miscellaneous
"Judicial Statistical Inquiry Form," (1995- ).
"Letter," A Tribute to Ben Kaplan: Remembrances (May 30, 1981): Xerox collection of personal statements by ex-students.