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A. Robert Noll Professor of Law
Working Papers
"Property's Ends: The Publicness of Private Law Values," 99 Iowa Law Review 1257 (forthcoming) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-13 (2014).
"Ownership and Obligations: The Human Flourishing Theory of Property," 43 Hong Kong Law Journal 451 (2013) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-93 (2013).
"Unborn Communities," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-83 (2013).
"An Introduction to Property Theory," (with Educardo M. Penalver) Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-15 (2012). Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy and Law, Cambridge University Press (2012).
"The Dilution of the Trust," in The Worlds of the Trust (Cambridge University Press; Lionel Smith, ed.) Cornell Legal Research Paper No. 11-41(2011).
Books
Properties of Property  (with Hanoch Dagan) (Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, 2012).
An Introduction to Property Theory (with Eduardo M. Penalver) ( Cambridge Univiversity Press, Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy and Law, 2012).
 
Property and Community (New York : Oxford University Press; ed. with Eduardo Peńalver, 2010).
A Fourth Way?: Privatization, Property, and the Emergence of New Market Economics (editor with Grazyna Skapska) (New York: Routledge, 1994).
Casebooks
Property (with Jesse Dukeminier, James Krier, and Michael Schill) (New York: Aspen Pub., 7th ed. 2010).
Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests (with Lawrence W. Waggoner, Mary Louise Fellows, and Thomas P. Gallanis) (New York:  Foundation Press, 4th ed. 2006).
Teacher's Manual for Property (with Jesse Dukeminier, James Krier, Michael H. Schill) (New York, NY:  Aspen Publishers, 6th ed. 2006).
Property (with Jesse Dukeminier, James Krier, and Michael Schill) (New York: Aspen Pub., 6th ed. 2006).
Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests (with Lawrence W. Waggoner, Mary Louise Fellows, and Thomas P. Gallanis) (New York:  Foundation Press, 3d ed. 2002).
Teacher's Manual for Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests (with Lawrence W. Waggoner, Mary Louise Fellows, and Thomas P. Gallanis) (New York: Foundation Press, 3d ed. 2002). 
Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests (with Lawrence W. Waggoner and Mary Louise Fellows) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 2d ed. 1997).
Teacher's Manual for Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests (with Lawrence W. Waggoner and Mary Louise Fellows) (Westbury: Foundation Press, 2d ed. 1997). 
Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests (with Lawrence W. Waggoner, Richard V. Wellman, and Mary Louise Fellows) (Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1991). 
Contributions to Books

"Culture and Capitalism: a Comment on de Soto," in Hernando de Soto and Property in a Market Economy (Ashgate publishing; D. Benjamin Barros, ed., 2010). 

"Ownership and Its Obligations: Public Access to Beaches and Other Encroachments on the Right to Exclude." in Powell on Real Property: Michael Allan Wolf Desk Edition (New Providence, NJ: LexisNexis Matthew Bender; 2009).

"Property Rights," in Global Perspectives on Constitutional Law (New York: Oxford University Press, Vikram Amar & Mark V. Tushnet eds., 2009).  
"Socio-Economic Rights in American Perspective: The Tradition of Anti-Paternalism in American Constitutional Thought," in Theories of Social and Economic Justice (Sun Press: Cape Town, A.J. van der Walt, ed. 2005).

"Propriety through Commodity: Why Have Legal Environmentalists Embraced Market-Based Solutions?" in Private Property in the 21st Century:  The Future of an American Ideal (Northampton, MA:  Edward Elgar Press, Harvey M. Jacobs, ed. 2004).

 
"Property as a Fundamental Right," in Encyclopedia Britannica (Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2002).
"Constitutionalizing Property: Two Experiences, Two Dilemmas," in Property and the Constitution, 99-108 (Oxford, England; Portland, OR: Hart Publishing, Jean McLean, ed. 1999).
"The Limits of Freedom of Contract in the Age of Laissez-Faire Constitutionalism," in Fall and Rise of Freedom of Contract 103-118 (Durham, NC;  London: Duke University Press, F.H. Buckley, ed. 1999).
"Critical Land Law," in Land Law:  Themes and Perspectives 52-81 (Oxford:  Oxford Univ. Press, Susan Bright and John Dewar, eds. 1998).
"Housing Commodification and Democracy," in  Property Law on the Threshold of the 21st Century 537-51 (Antwerp, NL: Maklu, G.E. van Maanen and A.J. vander Walt, eds. 1996).
"Conditions of 'Voice': Passivity, Disappointment, and Democracy in Homeowner Associations," in Common Interest Communities: Private Governments and the Public Interest 145-68 (Berkeley: Univ.of California Institute of Governmental Studies Press,  Stephen E. Barton and Carol J. Silverman, eds. 1994).
"Pensioners in America," in A Fourth Way? (N.Y.:  Routledge, G. Alexander and G. Skapska, eds. 1994).
"Spendthrift Trusts and Their Functional Substitutes," in Debtor-Creditor Law Chapter 22A, pp. 22A-1--22A-91 (New York:  Matthew Bender, Theodore Eisenberg, ed. 1986).
Articles
"Governance Property," 160 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1853 (2012).
"Property and Pluralism," 80 Fordham Law Review 1017 (2011).
(Reply) "Complex Core of Property" 94 Cornell Law Review 1063-1072 (2009).
"Properties of Community" (with Eduardo M. Penalver), 10 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 127-160 (2009).
"The Social-Obligation Norm in American Property Law," 94 Cornell Law Review 745-819 (2009).
"A Statement of Progressive Property," (with Eduardo Penalver and Laura S. Underkuffler) 94 Cornell Law Review 743-744 (2009).
"Demythologizing Property and the Illusion of Rules: A Response to Two Friendly Critics," 92 Cornell Law Review 1275 (2007).
"Michelman as Doctrinalist," 15 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 371 (2006-2007).
"The Ambiguous Work of 'Natural Property Rights'," 9 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 477-482 (2006).
"Forty Years of Codification of Estates and Trusts Law:  Lessons for the Next Generation" (with Mary Louise Fellows), 40 Georgia Law Review 1049-85 (2006).
"Trust Protectors:  Who Will Watch the Watchmen?" 27 Cardozo Law Review 2807-11 (2006).
"Eminent Domain and Secondary Rentseeking," 1 New York University Journal of Law & Liberty 958-66 (2006).
"The Limits of Property Reparations," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-004 (May 7, 2003). 
"Property as a Fundamental  Constitutional Right—The German Example," 88 Cornell Law Review 733-78 (2003).
"Comment: Playing with Fire," 87 Cornell Law Review 449-51 (2002).
"Comparing the Two Legal Realisms—American and Scandinavian," 50 American Jounal of Comparative Law 131 (2002).
"A Cognitive Theory of Fiduciary Relationships," 85 Cornell Law Review 767-85 (2000).
"Property as Propriety" (Festschrift for Professor Lawrence Berger) 77 Nebraska Law Review 667-702 (1999).
"The Publicness of Private Land Use Controls," 3 Edinburgh Law Review 176-190 (1999).
"Regulatory Implication of Individual Management of Pension Fund: Commentary on Presentations of Prof. Roberta S. Karmel and Prof. James A. Fanto," 64 Brooklyn Law Review 1111-13 (1998).
"The New Marriage Contract and the Limits of Private Ordering," 73 Indiana Law Journal 503-10 (1998).
"Civic Property," 6 Social & Legal Studies 217-34 (1997).
"Teoria własnośi demokratycznej [The Theory of Democratic Ownership]," Universitas twórczość wiedza wyksztatcenie (Cracow, Poland), nr. 21, pp. 11-17 (1997).
"Ten Years of Takings (The Last Ten Years: What Your Students Know That You Should Know Too)," 46 Journal of Legal Education 586-95 (1996).
"'Takings' Jurisprudence in the U.S. Supreme Court: The Past 10 Years," 56 Heidelberg Journal of International Law 857-70 (1996).
"Pensions and Passivity," 56 Law and Contemporary Problems 111-39 (1993).
"A Fourth Way?: Economic Transformation in the Post-Communist World," 20 Cornell Law Forum 3-8 (1993).
"Ademption and the Domain of Formality in Wills Law," 55 Albany Law Review 1067-89 (1992).
"Takings and the Post-Modern Dialectic of Property," 9 Constitutional Commentary 259-77 (1992).
"Time and Property in the American Republican Legal Culture," 66 New York University Law Review 273-352 (1991).
"Dilemmas of Group Autonomy: Residential Associations and Community," 75 Cornell Law Review 1-61 (1990).
"Talking About Difference: Meanings and Metaphors of Individuality," 11 Cardozo Law Review 1355-75 (1990).
"Freedom, Coercion, and the Law of Servitudes," 73 Cornell Law Review 883-905 (1988).
"Takings, Narratives, and Power," 88 Columbia Law Review 1752-73 (1988).
"The Transformation of Trusts as a Legal Category, 1800-1914," 5 Law and History Review 303-50 (1987).
"Do Lawyers Need a New Language?" 13 Cornell Law Forum 55-58 (1986).
"History as Ideology in the Basic Property Course," 36 Journal of Legal Education 381-89 (1986).
"The Dead Hand and the Law of Trusts in the Nineteenth Century," 37 Stanford Law Review 1189-1266 (1985).
"The Concept of Property in Private and Constitutional Law: The Ideology of the Scientific Turn in Legal Analysis," 82 Columbia Law Review 1545-99 (1982).
"Alternative Models of Ante-Mortem Probate and Procedural Due Process Limitationson Succession" (with Albert M. Pearson), 78 Michigan Law Review 89-122 (1979).
"The Concept of Function and the Basis of Regulatory Interests under the Functional Choice-of-Law Theory: The Significance of Benefit and the Insignificance of Intention," 65 Virginia Law Review 1063-91 (1979).
"The Conservatorship Model: A Modification," 77 Michigan Law Review 86-94 (1978).
"The Application and Avoidance of Foreign Law in the Law of Conflicts: Variationson a Theme of Alexander Nekam," 70 Northwestern University Law Review 602-38 (1976).
Book Reviews
"Review of Stuart Banner, Legal Systems in Conflict: Property and Sovereignty in Missouri," 87 Journal of American History 1479-80 (March 2001).
"Review of John H. Beckstrom, Sociobiology and the Law: The Biology of Altruism in the Courtroom of the Future," 36 Journal of Legal Education 122-27 (1986).
"Interpreting Legal Constructivism," 71 Cornell Law Review 249-259 (1985) (Review of Bruce A. Ackerman, Reconstructing American Law).
"Choice-of-Law Methodology and Conflicts Casebooks: Selected Problems," 55 Texas Law Review 953-72 (1977) (Review of Roger C. Cramton, David P. Currie, and Herma Hill Kay, Conflicts of Laws: Cases-Comments-Questions;  Willis L. Reese and Maurice Rosenberg, Cases and Materials on Conflicts of Laws; and Eugene F. Scoles and Russell J. Weintraub, Cases and Materials on Conflict of Laws).
Electronic Publications
"A Cognitive Theory of Fiduciary Relationships," in Legal Essays (Douglas L. Leslie, ed.).  http://www.LegalEssays.com