Alex Reinert

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Max Freund Professor of Litigation & Advocacy; Director, Center for Rights and Justice

55 Fifth Ave.

New York, NY 10003

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Qualified Immunity's Flawed Foundation

111 Cal. L. Rev. 201 (2023), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 686
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2023
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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qualified immunity, derogation, common-law, civil rights, Section 1983

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Qualified Immunity on Appeal: An Empirical Assessment

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 634
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2021
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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The Myth of Personal Liability: Who Pays When Bivens Claims Succeed

72 Stanford Law Review 561 (2020), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-05, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 28 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2020
Northwestern University School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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constitutional remedies, Bivens, rule of law, official liability and indemnity, government accountability, empirical legal studies, deterrence

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Measuring the Impact of Plausibility Pleading

101 Virginia Law Review (2015), pp. 2117-2183, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 455
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 592 (84,968)
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pleading, Iqbal, Twombly

5.

New Federalism and Civil Rights Enforcement

116 Northwestern University Law Review 737 (2021), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-08, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-02
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2022
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
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civil rights litigation; Section 1983; qualified immunity; federalism; budgeting; ethics; policing

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Measuring the Success of Bivens Litigation and its Consequences for the Individual Liability Model

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 273, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 809, 2010
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2010
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Bivens, civil rights, individual liability, entity liability, docketology, qualified immunity

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The Costs of Heightened Pleading

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 86, p. 119, 2011, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2011
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 380 (144,412)

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Iqbal, Twombly, Rule 8, complaints, notice pleading, plausibility pleading, empirical, empirical legal studies

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Reconceptualizing the Eighth Amendment: Slaves, Prisoners, and 'Cruel and Unusual' Punishment

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 94, 2016, pp. 817-860, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 484
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Constitution, Eighth Amendment, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Slavery, History, Punishment, Criminal Law

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The Burdens of Pleading

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 162, 2014, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 202 (274,607)
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pleading, plausibility, Iqbal, Twombly, cognitive bias,

10.

Solitary Troubles

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 93, 2018, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Eighth Amendment, punishment, solitary confinement, prison

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Asking the First Question: Reframing Bivens after Minneci

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 90, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Alex Reinert and Lumen N. Mulligan
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of Missouri Kansas City
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federal courts, constitutional law, inferred cause of action, Bivens, Eighth Amendment, 42 U.S.C. s 1983, civil rights action

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Eighth Amendment Gaps: Can Conditions of Confinement Litigation Benefit from Proportionality Theory?

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 36, p. 53, 2009, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 285
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jan 2010
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Cruel and Unusual, Disproportionate, Weems, Penology, Prisons, Supermax, Special Housing Unit, PLRA

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Screening Out Innovation: The Merits of Meritless Litigation

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 405
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 171 (318,603)
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frivolous litigation, civil procedure, pleading, meritless litigation

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Public Interest(s) and Fourth Amendment Enforcement

2010 University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2010, p. 1461, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 284
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2011
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Search, Seizure, Warrant, Camara, Terry, Pluralism, Exclusionary Rule, Balancing, Stop and Frisk, Social Meaning

15.

Going Rogue: The Supreme Court's Newfound Hostility to Policy-Based Bivens Claims

96 Notre Dame Law Review 1835 (2021), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-09, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
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Bivens, constitutional torts, government policy, government accountability

16.

Pleading as Information-Forcing

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 75, No. 1, p. 1, 2012, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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pleading, Iqbal, conclusory, plausible, civil procedure, information-forcing

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Release as Remedy for Excessive Punishment

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Eighth Amendment, punishment, cruel and unusual, proportionality, remedies

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The Narrative of Costs, The Cost of Narrative

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 40, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Dec 2018
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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civil procedure; discovery; litigation; empirical legal studies

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The Second Circuit and Social Justice

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 85, Issue 1, 2016, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 517
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Matthew Diller and Alex Reinert
Fordham University School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Second Circuit, Social Justice, Disability, Prisoners' Rights, Employment Discrimination, Public Benefits

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Qualified Immunity at Trial

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 5, 2018, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 547
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jul 2018
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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civil rights, qualified immunity, empirical legal studies, trial, jury instructions

21.

Erie Step Zero

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 85, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Erie, Choice of Law, Federalism, Civil Procedure, Federal Question Jurisdiction

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Revisiting 'Special Needs' Theory Via Airport Searches

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 106, No. 3, 2012, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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special needs, Fourth Amendment, airport search

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The Influence of Government Defenders on Affirmative Civil Rights Enforcement

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 86, 2018, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 538
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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affirmative enforcement; civil rights; access to justice; professional responsibility; institutional design; Bivens