December 2019


Rodger D. Citron, Taking Stock: A Review of Justice Stevens’s Last Book and an Appreciation of His Extraordinary Service on the Supreme Court, VERDICT (Justia Dec. 20, 2019).

Ilene S. Cooper, Article 31 in Surrogate's Court: The Road to Discovery, N.Y.L.J. (Dec. 09, 2019).

Melina Healey (with Warren K. Graham & Elizabeth A. Justesen), Navigating Confidentiality and Privilege for Social Workers in Legal Settings, NASW: SOC. WORK & THE CTS, Fall 2019, at 4.

Chad Lennon, Book Review: Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, Jim Mattis and Bing West, 4 VETERANS L.J. 30 (2019).

Chad Lennon, Have You Served? VA Disability Compensation, SUFFOLK LAWYER, Dec. 2019, at 8.

Dan Subotnik, Race and Gender as Job Qualifications, 32 ACAD. QUEST. 562 (Dec. 2019).


Melina Healey, panelist, Valley of the Birdtail: An Ojibway Reserve, a White Town, and Canada's History of Separate and Unequal Education, NYU School of Law (Nov. 15, 2019).

Samuel J. Levine, presenter, Billy Joel and the Law, CLE, Certilman Balin (Dec. 9, 2019).

Samuel J. Levine, presenter, To Save a Life: Confidentiality and the Innocent Convict in Jewish Law and American Law, CLE, Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Dec. 13, 2019).

John Linarelli, presenter, More Misery: Why it is Difficult for International Law to Address Inequality, U. Luxembourg Faculty of Law Scholarship Workshop (Dec. 18, 2019).

John Linarelli, presenter, Inequality and Access to Credit: A Social Contract Framework, Class Crits Conference XII, Western New England U. School of Law (Nov. 15-16, 2019).

Patricia E. Salkin, presenter, Ethics in Land Use: Guiding Principles for Attorneys and Land Use Board Members, 18th Annual DelBello Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference, Pace Law School (Dec. 5, 2019).

Marjorie Silver, presenter (also proposed & organized), Strengthening Students and the Legal Profession By Showing Weakness Vulnerability: The Use of Positive Psychology and Personal Sharing to Help Students Develop a Healthy and Sustainable Professional Identity, Tenth Global Alliance for Justice Education Conference, Pasundan U. Faculty of Law (Dec. 5, 2019).

Michelle Zakarin, presenter, The Use of Technology to Provide Feedback to Law Students, Legal Writing Institute Conference, Rutgers Law School (Dec. 13, 2019).


Elena B. Langan, was quoted in, Jack Newsham, Amid Dips at the Top, Most New York Law Schools See Rise in Bar Pass Rates, N.Y.L.J. (Dec. 03, 2019).

Elena B. Langan, was quoted in, Ilana Kowarski & Delece Smith-Barrow, How to Get a Compelling Letter of Recommendation for Law School, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REP. (Dec. 2, 2019).

Patricia Salkin, was quoted in, Ari Feldman, Is It Anti-Semitism, Or NIMBYism? Lawsuits Multiply As Towns Struggle with Growing Orthodox Population, FORWARD (Dec. 15, 2019).


Harold I. Abramson, MEDIATION REPRESENTATION: ADVOCATING AS A PROBLEM SOLVER IN ANY COUNTRY OR CULTURE (2d ed. 2010), was cited in, Forrest S. Mosten, Julie Macfarlane & Elizabeth Potter Scully, Educating the New Lawyer: Teaching Lawyers to Offer Unbundled and Other Client-Centric Services, 122 DICK. L. REV. 801 (2018).

Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus, A Response to the Society of American Law Teachers Statement on the Bar Exam, 54 J. LEGAL EDUC. 442 (2004) & Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus, Incorporating Bar Passage Strategies into Routine Teaching Practices, 37 GONZ. L. REV. 17 (2002), were cited in, Sabrina DeFabritiis & Kathleen Elliott Vinson, Under Pressure: How Incorporating Time-Pressured Performance Tests Prepares Students for the Bar Exam and Practice, 122 W. VA. L. REV. 107 (2019).

Richard Klein, The Emperor Gideon Has No Clothes: The Empty Promise of the Constitutional Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel, 13 HASTINGS CONST. L.Q. 625 (1986), was cited in, Rayza B. Goldsmithoo, Is It Possible to Be an Ethical Public Defender?, 44 N.Y.U. REV. L. & SOC. CHANGE 13 (2019).

Richard Klein, The Constitutionalization of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, 58 MD. L. REV. 1433 (1999), was cited in, F. Patrick Sullivan, Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and Defense Attorneys Reneging on Their Promise to Have A Defendant Testify: Looking for Solutions and Best Practices When Dealing with These Claims, 52 SUFFOLK U. L. REV. 503 (2019).

Richard Klein, is currently in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.

Samuel J. Levine, Taking Ethical Discretion Seriously: Ethical Deliberation as Ethical Obligation, 37 IND. L. REV. 21 (2003), was cited in, Rayza B. Goldsmithoo, Is It Possible to Be an Ethical Public Defender?, 44 N.Y.U. REV. L. & SOC. CHANGE 13 (2019).

Samuel J. Levine, Applying Jewish Legal Theory in the Context of American Law and Legal Scholarship: A Methodological Analysis, 40 SETON HALL L. REV. 933 (2010), was cited in, Michael A. Helfand, From Doctrine to Devotion: The Jewish Comparative Law Project, 67 AM. J. COMP. L. 685 (2019).

Samuel J. Levine, Faith in Legal Professionalism: Believers and Heretics, 61 MD. L. REV. 217 (2002), was cited in, Hossein Dargahi & Ebrahim Jafari Pouyan, The Impact of Professionalism on Job Ethics Through Job Satisfaction as Mediator Variable: A Literature Review, 45 J. LAB. & DIAGNOSIS 42 (2019).

Samuel J. Levine, Taking Prosecutorial Ethics Seriously: A Consideration of the Prosecutor’s Ethical Obligation to “Seek Justice” in a Comparative Analytical Framework, 41 HOUS. L. REV. 1337 (2004), was cited in, Brief of Legal Ethics Scholars, Supporting State's Motion for New Trial, State v. Johnson (Mo. Ct. App. Oct. 23, 2019).

Samuel J. Levine (& Bruce A. Green), Disciplinary Regulation of Prosecutors as a Remedy for Abuses of Prosecutorial Discretion: A Descriptive and Normative Analysis, 14 OHIO ST. J. CRIM. L. 143 (2016), was cited in, John E. Foster, Charges to Be Declined: Legal Challenges and Policy Debates Surrounding Non-Prosecution Initiatives in Massachusetts, 60 B.C. L. REV. 2511 (2019).

Samuel J. Levine, Toward a Religious Minority Voice: A Look at Free Exercise Law through a Religious Minority Perspective, 5 WILLIAM & MARY BILL OF RIGHTS J. 153 (1996), was cited in, Mareike Riedel, Ambivalent Encounters Law and the Construction of Jewish Difference (Jan. 2019) (Ph.D thesis, Australian National University).

Samuel J. Levine, is currently in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.

Samuel J. Levine, is currently in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.

Michael Lewyn, How Overregulation Creates Sprawl (Even in a City without Zoning), 50 WAYNE L. REV. 1171 (2004), was cited in, Sofia Ranchordás, Public Values, Private Regulators: Between Regulation and Reputation in the Sharing Economy, 13 LAW & ETHICS HUM. RTS. 203 (2019).

Michael Lewyn, is currently in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.

John Linarelli, (with Margot Salomon & Muthu Sornarajah), THE MISERY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: CONFRONTATIONS WITH INJUSTICE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY (Oxford University Press 2018), was cited in: Matilda Arvidson & Mariam Bak McKenna, The Turn to History in International Law and the Sources Doctrine: Critical Approaches and Methodological Imaginaries, LEIDEN J. INT’L L. (Nov. 2019); Başak Cali, Political Limits of International Human Rights: A Response (or Rejoinder) to Christian Reus-Smit, in THE LIMITS OF HUMAN RIGHTS (Oxford U. Press 2019); Julia Dehm, A Pragmatic Compromise between the Ideal and the Realistic: Debates over Human Rights, Global Distributive Justice and Minimum Core Obligations in the 1980s, in HISTORIES OF GLOBAL INEQUALITY: NEW PERSPECTIVES (Palgrave Macmillan 2019); Fiona Macmillan, Critical Law and Development, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON CRITICAL LEGAL THEORY (Edward Elgar 2019); Mario Prost, Fragmentation et droits de l'homme: contre le droits-de-l'hommisme intégral, LA REVUE DES DROITS DE L’HOMME (2019); Steven R. Ratner, Global Investment Rules as a Site for Moral Inquiry, 27 J. POL. PHIL. 107 (2019); Rafael Lima Sakr, Beyond History and Boundaries: Rethinking the Past in the Present of International Economic Law, 22 J. INT’L ECON. L. 57 (2019); Margot E. Salomon, Nihilists, Pragmatists and Peasants: A Dispatch on Contradiction in International Human Rights Law, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON CRITICAL LEGAL THEORY (Elgar 2019); Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah & Jiangyu Wang, China, India, and International Law: A Justice Based Vision Between the Romantic and Realist Perceptions, 9 ASIAN J. INT’L L. 217 (2019); and Wouter Vandenhole, Towards a Fourth Moment in Law and Development?, 12 DEV. REV. 265 (2019)

John Linarelli (with Sue Arrowsmith & Don Wallace Jr.), REGULATING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES (Kluwer 2000), was cited in: Sue Arrowsmith, Politicas Horizontales en la Contratación Publica: Una Taxonomía, 21 REV. DIGITAL DE DERECHO ADMIN. 223 (2019); Sope Williams-Elegbe, Human Rights in the Context of Public Procurements Financed by the World Bank, in PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS: OPPORTUNITIES, RISKS AND DILEMMAS FOR THE STATE AS BUYER (Elgar 2019); and Muthomi Thiankolu, Using Public Procurement as a Tool of Economic and Social Development Policy in Kenya: Lessons from the United States and South Africa, 1 J. FINANCING FOR DEV. 1 (2019).

John Linarelli (with Chios Carmody & Frank Garcia), GLOBAL JUSTICE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW: OPPORTUNITIES AND PROSPECTS (Cambridge U. Press 2012), was cited in: Harlan Grant Cohen, What is International Trade Law For?, 113 AM. J. INT’L L. 326 (2019); and Andrew Walton, Trade Justice: An Argument for Integrationist, not Internal, Principles, J. POL. PHIL. (July 2019).

John Linarelli, Legal Certainty: A Common Law View and a Critique, in THE SHIFTING MEANING OF LEGAL CERTAINTY IN COMPARATIVE AND TRANSNATIONAL LAW (Hart 2017), was cited in, Ivan L. Padjen, Systematic Interpretation and the Re-systematization of Law: The Problem, Co-requisites, a Solution, 32 INT’L J. SEMIOTICS & L. 1(Oct. 2019).

John Linarelli, Luck, Justice, and Systemic Financial Risk, 34 J. APPLIED PHIL. 331 (2017), was cited in, Jens van T. Klooster, The Ethics of Delegating Monetary Policy, J. POL. (2019).

John Linarelli, Toward a Political Theory for Private International Law, 26 DUKE J. COMP. & INT’L L. 299 (2016), was cited in, Pontian N. Okoli, PROMOTING FOREIGN JUDGMENTS: LESSONS IN LEGAL CONVERGENCE FROM SOUTH AFRICA AND NIGERIA (Kluwer 2019).

John Linarelli, How Trade Law Changed: Why it Should Change Again, 65 MERCER L. REV. 621 (2014), was cited in: Ari Afilalo & Dennis Patterson, Global Economic Constitutionalism and the Future of Global Trade, 40 U. PA. J. INT’L L. 323 (2019); Andrew T. Bulovsky, Promises Unfulfilled: How Investment Arbitration Tribunals Mishandle Corruption Claims and Undermine International Development, 118 MICH. L. REV. 117 (2019); and Nancy Williams, The Resilience of Protectionism in U.S. Trade Policy, 99 B.U. L. REV. 683 (2019).

John Linarelli, The Limited Case for Permitting SME Procurement Preferences in the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement, in THE WTO REGIME ON GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT: CHALLENGE AND REFORM (Cambridge U. Press 2011), was cited in, Rohini Acharya et al, Trade and Women—Opportunities for Women in the Framework of the World Trade Organization, 22 J. INT’L ECON. L. 323 (2019).

John Linarelli, Analytical Jurisprudence and the Concept of Commercial Law, 114 PENN ST. L. REV. 119 (2009), was cited in: J. Lyn Entrikin, The Death of Common Law, 42 HARV. J. L. & PUB. POL’Y 351 (2019); and Adrian Walters, Modified Universalisms & the Role of Local Legal Culture in the Making of Cross-Border Insolvency Law, 93 AM. BANKR. L.J. 47 (2019).

John Linarelli, The Economics of Uniform Laws and Uniform Law Making, 48 WAYNE L. REV. 1387 (2003), was cited in: Bertrand Crettez & Oliver Musy, The Paradox of Legal Unification (Cred Working Paper No. 2019-8); Franco Ferrari, A New Paradigm for International Uniform Substantive Law Conventions, 24 UNIF. L. REV. 467 (2019); and Burkhard Schafer, Surveillance Legislation in Northern Europe: Who Will Be my Privacy’s Keeper?, JUSLETTER IT.

John Linarelli, Anglo-American Jurisprudence and Latin America, 20 Fordham Int’l L.J. 50 (1996), was cited in, Uwe Kischel, Regel und Ausnahme in der Rechtsvergleichung, HEIDELBERGER BEITRÄGE ZUM FINANZ & STEUERRECHT (Oct. 2019).

John Linarelli, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Post-Cold War Era, 16 U. PA. J. INT’L L. 373 (1995), was cited in, Marcin J. Menkes, Rule of Law in International Monetary and Financial Law: Reviving Old Spectres, EUR. Y.B. INT’L ECON. L. (2019).

John Linarelli, International Trade Relations and the Separation of Powers under the United States Constitution, 13 PENN ST. INT’L L. REV. 203 (1995), was cited in: Daniel Fahrenthold, Respectful Consideration: Foreign Sovereign Amici in U.S. Courts, 119 COLUM. L. REV. 1597 (2019); and Timothy Meyer & Ganesh Sitaraman, Trade and the Separation of Powers, 107 CALIF. L. REV. 583 (2019).

Jorge R. Roig, Decoding First Amendment Coverage of Computer Source Code in the Age of Youtube, Facebook, and the Arab Spring, 68 N.Y.U. ANN. SURV. AM. L. 319 (2012), was cited in, Matthew Hines, I Smell a Bot: California's S.B. 1001, Free Speech, and the Future of Bot Regulation, 57 HOUS. L. REV. 405 (2019).

Patricia E. Salkin (with Amy Lavine), The Genesis of RLUIPA and Federalism: Evaluating the Creation of a Federal Statutory Right and Its Impact on Local Government, 40 URB. LAW. 195 (2008), was cited in, Bret Matera, Divining a Definition: "Substantial Burden" in the Penal Context under a Post-Holt RLUIPA, 119 COLUM. L. REV. 2239 (2019).

Patricia E. Salkin, N.Y. ZONING LAW & PRAC., was cited in, Congregation Rabbinical Coll. of Tartikov, Inc. v. Vill. of Pomona, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 37957 (2d Cir. Dec. 20, 2019).

Martin A. Schwartz, 32ND ANNUAL SECTION 1983 CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION (Practising L. Inst. 2015), was cited in, Gilead Cmty. Servs. v. Town of Cromwell, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 218937 (D. Conn. Dec. 20, 2019).

Marjorie A. Silver, The Uses and Abuses of Informal Procedures in Federal Civil Rights Enforcement, 55 GEO. WASH. L. REV. 482 (1987), was cited in, Hadas Cohen & Michal Alberstein, Multilevel Access to Justice in A World of Vanishing Trials: A Conflict Resolution Perspective, 47 FORDHAM URB. L.J. 1 (2019).

Marjorie A. Silver, Stress, Burnout, Vicarious Trauma, and Other Emotional Realities in the Lawyer/Client Relationship, 19 TOURO L. REV. 847 (2013), was cited in, Hannah C. Cartwright, Megan E. Hope & Gregory L. Pleasants, Self-Care in an Interprofessional Setting Providing Services to Detained Immigrants with Serious Mental Health Conditions, SOC. WORK (2019).

Book Reviews:

Samuel J. Levine, JEWISH LAW AND AMERICAN LAW: A COMPARATIVE STUDY (Touro University Press, 2018), was reviewed in, Michael A. Helfand, From Doctrine to Devotion: The Jewish Comparative Law Project: Samuel J. Levine, Jewish Law and American Law: A Comparative Study (Touro U. Press, 2018); Chaim N. Saiman, Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law (Princeton U. Press), 67 AM. J. COMP. L. 685 (2019).

Samuel J. Levine, WAS YOSEF ON THE SPECTRUM? UNDERSTANDING JOSEPH THROUGH TORAH, MIDRASH, AND CLASSICAL JEWISH SOURCES (Urim Publications, 2018), was reviewed in, Yitzchak Blau, The Autism Question and Beyond: Rereading the Joseph Saga, LEHRHAUS (Oct. 31, 2019).

John Linarelli (with Margot Salomon & Muthu Sornarajah), THE MISERY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: CONFRONTATIONS WITH INJUSTICE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY (Oxford U. Press 2018), was reviewed in: Mohsen al Attar, 32 LEIDEN J. INT’L L. 875 (2019); Noel Zher Ming Chow, 9 ASIAN J. INT’L L. 397 (2019); Nicolás M. Perrone, 22 J. INT’L ECON. L. 289 (2019); Julia Dehm, 19 MELB. J. INT’L L. 763 (2018); & Sean Morris, 94 INT’L AFF. 1463 (2018).

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