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Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law, Emeritus
Articles
"Judicial Independence in Excess: Reviving the Judicial Duty of the Supreme Court," (with Paul D. Carrington), 94 Cornell Law Review 587 (2009).
"Original Sin and Judicial Independence: Providing Accountability for Justices" (with Paul D. Carrington), 50 William and Mary Law Review 1105 (2009).
"Reforming the Supreme Court," 95 California Law Review 1313-34 (2007).
“Counseling Organizational Clients 'Within the Bounds of the Law',” 34 Hofstra Law Review 1043-61 (2006).
"Comments" (Symposium:  [The Future of Law Practice in the United States/Connecticut]), 24 QLR 529-38 (2006).
"Legal and Ethical Duties of Lawyers after Sarbanes-Oxley" (with George M. Cohen and Susan P. Koniak) 49 Villanova Law Review 725-831 (2004), reprinted in 2005 Securities Law Review 89-196.
"Lawyer Ethics on the Lunar Landscape of Asbestos Litigation," 31 Pepperdine Law Review 175-201 (2003).
"Enron and the Corporate Lawyer: A Primer on Legal and Ethical Issues," 58 Business Lawyer 143-87 (2002).
"Furthering Justice by Improving the Adversary System and Making Lawyers More Accountable," 70 Fordham Law Review 1599-1614 (2002).
"Lawyer Conduct in the ‘Tobacco Wars,’" 51 DePaul Law Review 435-47 (2001).
"The Duty of Confidentiality," 87 ABA Journal 60 (May 2001).
"Lawyer Disclosure to Prevent Death or Bodily Injury: A New Look at Spaulding v. Zimmerman," 2 Journal of the Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics 163-81 (1999).
"Professional Secrecy and Its Exceptions: Spaulding v. Zimmerman revisited (Spaulding v. Zimmerman, 116 N.W.2d 704, Minn. 1962)" (with Lori P. Knowles), 83 Minnesota Law Review 63-1 (1998).
"Rule, Story and Commitment in the Teaching of Legal Ethics" (with Susan P. Koniak), 38 William and Mary Law Review 145-98 (1996).
"Individualized Justice, Mass Torts, and 'Settlement Class Actions': An Introduction," 80 Cornell Law Review 811-36 (1995).
"Information Technology and Legal Ethics: Expanding the Teaching and Understanding of Legal Ethics Through the Creation of a New Generation of Electronic Reference Materials" (with Peter W. Martin), 58 Law and Contemporary Problems 337 (1995).
"Core Materials on Legal Ethics," Cornell Legal Information Institute (1995--)
"Proposed Legislation Concerning a Lawyer's Duty of Confidentiality," 22 Pepperdine Law Review 1467-83 (1995).
"Delivery of Legal Services to Ordinary Americans," 44 Case Western Reserve Law Review 531-620 (1994).
"State Ethics Rules and Federal Prosecutors: The Controversies over the Anti-Contact and Subpoena Rules," 53 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 291-391 (1992), reprinted in 5 Criminal Practice Law Review 351-451 (1993).
"The Lawyer as Whistleblower: Confidentiality and the Government Lawyer," 5 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 291-315 (1991).
"Mandatory Pro Bono," 19 Hofstra Law Review 1113-39 (1991).
"On the Steadfastness and Courage of Government Lawyers," 23 John Marshall Law Review 165-80 (1990).
"The Next Century: The Challenge" (panel discussion with Barber B. Conable, Tyrone Brown, and Sheri Lynn Johnson) 73 Cornell Law Review 10-84 (1988).
"Beyond the Ordinary Religion," 37 Journal of Legal Education 509-18 (Dec. 1987).
"Professional Education in Medicine and Law: Structural Differences, Common Failings, Possible Opportunities," 34 Cleveland State Law Review 349-62 (1985).
"Demystifying Legal Scholarship," 75 Georgetown Law Journal 1-17 (1986).
"'The Most Remarkable Institution': The American Law Review," 36 Journal of Legal Education 1-13 (1986).
"Ethical Dilemmas Facing Today's Lawyer: Obligation to the Client--To the Public," 10 Bar Leader 14-17 (January-February 1985).
"The Trouble with Lawyers (and Law Schools)," 35 Journal of Legal Education 359-72 (1985).
"The Current State of the Law Curriculum," 32 Journal of Legal Education 321-35 (1982).
"Why Legal Services for the Poor?" 68 ABA Journal 550-56 (1982).
"The Education of Competent Lawyers: The American Experience," 5 Tel Aviv University Studies in Law 22-30 (1980-82).
"Change and Continuity in Legal Education," 79 Michigan Law Review 460-77 (1981).
"Crisis in Legal Services for the Poor," 26 Villanova Law Review 521-56 (1981).
"Lawyer Competence and the Law Schools," 4 University of Arkansas (Little Rock) Law Journal 1-15 (1981).
"Rising Expectations in Law Practice and Legal Education," 7 Northern Kentucky Law Review 159-87 (1980).
"The State of Trial Advocacy and Legal Education: Three New Studies" (with Erik M. Jensen), 30 Journal of Legal Education 253-69 (1979), reprinted in 14 International Society of Barristers Quarterly 352-67 (1979) and in 11 ALI-ABA CLE Review (May 23, 30, June 6, 1980).
"Legal Education and Legal Services--Some Reflections," 12 Creighton Law Review 487-98 (1978-79).
"The Ordinary Religion of the Law School Classroom," 2 NICM Journal 72-91 (Summer 1977), reprinted in 29 Journal of Legal Education 247-63 (1978).
"Promise and Reality in Legal Services," 61 Cornell Law Review 670 (1976).
"The Task Ahead in Legal Services," 61 ABA Journal 1339-43 (1975).
"American Legal Education: An Agenda for Research and Reform" (with Barry B. Boyer), 59 Cornell Law Review 221-97 (1974), reprinted in Research Contributions of the American Bar Foundation (1974).
"Federal Appellate Justice in 1973," 59 Cornell Law Review 571-75 (1974).
"Symposium: The Administrative Conference of the United States: Introduction," 26 Administrative Law Review 260 (Summer 1974).
"On Leading a Horse to Water: NEPA and the Federal Bureaucracy" (with Richard K. Berg), 71 Michigan Law Review 511-36 (1973).
"Causes and Cures of Administrative Delay," 58 ABA Journal 937-41 (1972).
"Citizen Suits in the Environmental Field: Peril or Promise?" (with Barry B. Boyer), 2 Ecology Law Quarterly 407-36 (1972), also published in an abridged form in 90 Public Utilities Fortnightly 76-80 (September 28, 1972).
"A Comment on Trial-Type Hearings in Nuclear Power Plant Siting," 58 Virginia Law Review 585-99 (1972).
"A Federal Ombudsman?" 21 Duke Law Journal 1-14 (1972).
"A Title Change for Federal Hearing Examiners? 'A Rose by any Other Name. . . .'," 40 George Washington Law Review 918-32 (1972).
"The Why, Where and How of Broadened Public Participation in the Administrative Process," 60 Georgetown Law Journal 525-50 (1972), an abridged version of this article also appeared in 16 Law Quadrangle Notes 16-21 (1972).
"Foreword to Symposium on Federal Regulatory Agencies," 57 Virginia Law Review 925 (1971).
"Nonstatutory Review of Federal Administrative Action: The Need for Statutory Reform of Sovereign Immunity, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, and Parties Defendant," 68 Michigan Law Review 387-470 (1970).
"Driver Behavior and Legal Sanctions: A Study of Deterrence," 67 Michigan Law Review 421-54 (1969).
"The Problem of the Drinking Driver," 54 ABA Journal 995-99 (1968).
"Some Modest Suggestions for Improving Public Utility Rate Proceedings," 51 Iowa Law Review 267-82 (1966).
"Administrative Procedure Reform: The Effects of S.1663 on the Conduct of Federal Rate Proceedings," 16 Administrative Law Review 108-58 (1964).
"The Powers of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission," 63 Michigan Law Review 5-58 (1964).
"Diversification of Ownership in the Regulated Industries: The Folklore of Regulation," 68 Public Utilities Fortnightly 456-62 (September 14, 1961), reprinted in 19 ABA Antitrust Section Proceedings 362-75 (1961).
"The Supreme Court and the Decline of State Power," 2 Journal of Law & Economics 175-89 (1959).
"The Supreme Court and State Power to Deal with Issues of Subversion and Loyalty," 43 Minnesota Law Review 1025-82 (1959).
"Pennsylvania v. Nelson: A Case Study in Federal Preemption," 26 University of Chicago Law Review 85-108 (1958).
Book Reviews
Review of Ronald D. Rotunda, Legal Ethics: The Lawyer's Deskbook on Professional Responsibility, 14 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 663-66 (2001).