Publications by Professor
Visualizing Law in the Age of
the Digital Baroque: Arabesques & Entanglements (Routledge:
Law, Culture & Visual Studies [two volumes] (with Anne
Wagner) (Springer: 2012).
Popular Culture and Law. (International
Library of Law and Society)(Introductory essay at xi-xxii & Law
Frames: Historical Truth and Narrative Necessity in a Criminal Case,
Chapter 6 at 177-221)(Darthmouth/Ashgate, 2006)(Editor &
When Law Goes Pop: The Vanishing Line Between Law and
Popular Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2000).
“Constitutional Purgatory: Shades and
Presences Inside the Courtroom,” chapter in Law and the Image,
edited by Daniela Carpi and Klaus Stierstorfer (De Gruyter, Berlin:
“Law’s Life on the Screen,” chapter in
Intersections of Law and Culture, edited by Sara Steinert-Borella and
Caroline Wiedmer (Palgrave Macmillan Socio-Legal Studies: 2012)
“Imagining Law as Film: Representation without
Reference?” chapter in Introduction to Law and the
Humanities, (Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson, Catherine Frank eds.,
Cambridge University Press 2010)
“What Screen Do
You Have in Mind? Contesting the Visual Context of Law and Film
Studies,” chapter in Studies in Law, Politics, and Society
(A. Sarat ed., Elsevier 2009)
“Law, Metaphysics, and the New
Iconoclasm,” in Law Text Culture volume 11, pp. 70 –
105 (Andrew T. Kenyon and Peter D. Rush ed., 2007)
Beyond the Shown,” (co-authored with Neal Feigenson) Law
Probability Risk, Volume 6, Number 1-4 (March/December 2007) 295-310
(Oxford University Press)
“Law in the Age of Images,”
chapter in James Elkins, ed., Visual Literacy in Action
“Law’s Enchantment: The Cinematic Jurisprudence of
Krzystztof Kieslowski,” in Popular Culture and Law
(International Library of Essays in Law & Society) (Michael Freeman,
ed., Ashgate, March 2005).
the Age of Images: The Challenge of Visual Literacy,” Chapter
in Contemporary Issues in the Semiotics of Law at 231–55
(Hart Publishers, 2005).
Lynch: Initiatory Rites and the Ordeal of Justice,” Chapter in
Law on the Screen at 95-112 (A. Sarat, L. Douglas & M.
Humphrey, eds., Stanford University Press, 2005).
"Law in the
Digital Age: The Challenge of Visual Literacy, in Contemporary
Issues" in the Semiotics of Law 231-255 (Onati International Series
in Law and Society: Hart Publishers, 2005) (with N. Feigenson & C.
“Law in Popular Culture,” Chapter
6 in The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society at 95–112
(A. Sarat, ed., Blackwell Publishing, 2004).
“Framed,” Chapter 4 in Legal Reelism: Movies as Legal
Texts at 70–94 (John Denvir, ed., University of Illinois Press,
LAW REVIEW AND OTHER SCHOLARLY
Jurisprudence: On the Ethical Education of the Legal Imagination in Our
Time,” [Vico Symposium], Chicago-Kent Law Review
“A Manifesto for Visual Legal Realism,” Loyola
of Los Angeles Law Review, volume 40, issue 3 (2007)
“What is Visual Knowledge, and What is
it Good for? Potential Ethnographic Lessons from the Field of Legal
Practice,” Visual Anthropology, vol. 20: 1–36,
“Law, Metaphysics, and the New
Iconoclasm,” Article based on keynote lecture for Passages: law,
aesthetics and politics, 13th International Conference of the Law and
Literature Association of Australia at the University of Melbourne Law
School, Law/Text/Culture (forthcoming 2007).
"On Being Among
Friends: A Response to Eugene Garver’s For the Sake of
Argument" (Book Review Symposium), 110 Penn State Law Review
“Law in the
Digital Age: How Visual Communication Technologies are Transforming the
Practice, Theory, and Teaching of Law,” Lead article in the Boston
University Journal of Law, Technology, and Science (2006) (with Neal
Feigenson and Christina Spiesel).
Beatitude: A Post-Nietzschean Account of Legitimacy” (Symposium:
Nietzsche and Legal Theory), 24 Cardozo Law Review 683–704
“Celebrity Lawyers and the Cult of
Personality,” (Special Issue: Reflecting on the Legal Issues of Our
Times. New York Law School Faculty Presentation Day), 46 New
York Law School Law Review 517–526
“Nomos and Cinema” (Symposium: Law
and Popular Culture), 48 UCLA Law Review 1519–1543
Foreword (Symposium: Law/Media/Culture: Legal
Meaning in the Age of Images), 43 New York Law School Law Review
of Appearances” (Symposium: Law/Media/Culture: Legal Meaning in the
Age of Images), 43 New York Law School Law Review 821–842
Introduction (Symposium: Picturing Justice:
Images of Law and Lawyers in the Visual Media), 30 University of San
Francisco Law Review 891–901 (1996).
Fear: Law’s Inversion and Cathartic Justice” (Symposium:
Picturing Justice: Images of Law and Lawyers in the Visual Media), 30
University of San Francisco Law Review 1023–1050
“Law and the Myth of the Self in Mass
Media Representations,” 8 International Journal for the
Semiotics of Law 299–326 (1995).
Historical Truth and Narrative Necessity in a Criminal Case,” 47
Stanford Law Review 39–84 (1994).
Narrative Construction of Legal Reality” (Lawyers as Storytellers
& Storytellers as Lawyers: An Interdisciplinary Symposium Exploring
the Use of Storytelling in the Practice of Law), 18 Vermont Law
Review 681–719 (1994).
Theory Symposium: Thinking Through the Legal Culture), 37 New York Law
School Law Review 1–7 (1992).
An Overview ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Law’”
(Lawyering Theory Symposium: Thinking Through the Legal Culture), 37
New York Law School Law Review 9–53 (1992).
“Rhetorical Pluralism and the Discourse Ideal: Countering
Division of Employment v. Smith, a Parable of Pagans, Politics, and
Majoritarian Rule,” 85 Northwestern University Law Review
and Illiberal Belief,” 78 Georgetown Law Journal
Dominance: A Study of Rhetorical Fields in the Law of Confessions, 136
University of Pennsylvania Law Review 729–849 (1988).
“A Matter of Voice and Plot: Belief and Suspicion in Legal
Storytelling,” 87 Michigan Law Review
and the Language of Democracy: A Study in the Rhetoric of Law,”
(J.S.D. Thesis) (Columbia Law School, 1988).
Hart’s Concept of Law,” 20 Valparaiso University Law
Review 385–411 (1986).
ARTICLES, PRACTICE MATERIALS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Book Review of William Haltom and Michael McCann’s
Distorting the Law: Politics, Media and the Litigation Crisis,
231 New York Law Journal 2 (November 23, 2004).