Adam MacLeod

Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

Professor of Law

Montgomery, AL 36109

United States

http://https://www.faulkner.edu/faculty/adam-j-macleod/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

DOWNLOADS

896

SSRN CITATIONS

4

CROSSREF CITATIONS

2

Ideas:
“  I think and write about the specification of private rights, especially in real, personal, and intellectual property law. I am particularly interested in the ways in which law constitutes property rights by specifying their correlative duties. In other words, property rights are made lawful by their limitations.  ”

Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Of Brutal Murder and Transcendental Sovereignty: The Meaning of Vested Private Rights

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 41, 2017
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2018
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 95 (337,161)

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rights, private rights, vested rights, retrospective legislation, retroactive legislation, positivism, legal realism, perfectionism, jurisprudence

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A Gift Worth Dying For?: Debating the Volitional Nature of Suicide in the Law of Personal Property

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Jan 2010
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 90 (348,829)
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personal property, gifts causa mortis, suicide, volition

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Patent Infringement As Trespass

Patent Infringement as Trespass, 69 Ala. L. Rev. 723 (2018)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2018
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 89 (351,242)

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patents, patent infringement, trespass, intellectual property, property, property theory, intellectual property theory, property wrongs, eBay v. MercExchange, Hohfeld, jurisprudence

4.

Public Rights After Oil States Energy

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 95, 2019
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2019
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 75 (388,714)
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public rights, private rights, legal rights, common law, patents, administrative law, jurisprudence

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Property and Practical Reason (Cambridge University Press 2015): Introduction

Property and Practical Reason, Cambridge University Press, April 2015
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Aug 2016
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 74 (391,593)

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property, property theory, property rights, rights, abuse of rights, natural law, jurisprudence, pluralism, perfectionism, private law, private ordering, dominion, mediated dominion, Finnis, Raz, Waldron, Penner

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The (Contingent) Value of Autonomy and the Reflexivity of (Some) Basic Goods

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jan 2010
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 64 (423,208)
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jurisprudence, legal theory, autonomy, basic goods, reflexivity, assisted suicide

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Metaphysical Right and Practical Obligations

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 48, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 62 (430,004)

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property, rights, duties, wrongs, rights theory, property theory

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A Non-Fatal Collision: Interpreting RLUIPA Where Religious Land Uses and Community Interests Meet

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Jan 2010
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 58 (444,283)
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RLUIPA, religion, land use, basic goods, strict scrutiny

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Tempering Civil Rights Conflicts: Common Law for the Moral Marketplace

2016 Michigan State Law Review 643
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 47 (487,212)

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civil rights, conscience, equality, sexual identity, dignity, common law, markets, rights, perfectionism, mediated dominion

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The Mystery of Life in the Laboratory of Democracy: Personal Autonomy in State Law

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 43 (504,926)

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jurisprudence, legal theory, personal autonomy, basic goods, property, state law, Raz, Dworkin, Finnis, George

11.

Rights, Privileges, and the Future of Marriage Law

28 Regent University Law Review 71 (2015) (invited)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 35 (543,719)

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marriage equality, fundamental rights, children's rights, privileges, common law constitutionalism, natural law, positive law

12.

Cyber Trespass and Property Concepts

10 IP Theory 4 (2021), https://iptheory.indiana.edu/cyber-trespass-and-property-concepts/
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jul 2021
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 28 (583,070)

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cyber, property, property concepts, Internet, data access, practical reason

13.

Strategic and Tactical Totalization in the Totalitarian Epoch

5 British Journal of American Legal Studies 57 (2016)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 28 (583,070)

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totalitarianism, totalitarian jurisprudence, socialist jurisprudence, private law, private ordering, constitutional law, jurisprudence, segregation, equality, rights, civil rights, practical reason, pluralism

14.

Empathy, Forgiveness, and the Morally Responsible Person in Legal Institutions

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jun 2010
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 26 (595,726)

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Empathy, Mortgages, Lending, Practical Reasonableness, Suspect Classification, Equal Protection, Moral Responsibility, Property Law, Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence

15.

Brief of Amicus Curiae Adam J. MacLeod in Support of Petitioner, No. CV-18-0176-PR, Arizona Supreme Court

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 18 (650,783)
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property rights, non-discrimination, liberty, equality, common law, public accommodations

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The Possibility of Private Rights and Duties

6 Faulkner Law Review 65 (2014) (invited)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
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rights, duties, wrongs, Holmes, legal realism, perfectionism, jurisprudence, property theory

17.

The New States' Rights

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 May 2019
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
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fundamental rights, positive rights, marriage, children's rights, vested rights, natural rights

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Identifying Values in Land Use Regulation

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 101, No. 55, 2012
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
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land use, due process, property, property rights, police powers, judicial review, perfectionism, property theory

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Brief of 15 Law Professors as Amici Curiae, Return Mail, Inc. v. United States Postal Service, No. 17-1594, Supreme Court of the United States

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Oct 2018
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 10 (711,261)
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patents, infringement, eminent domain, vested rights, America Invents Act, powers, immunities, sovereign immunity

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Universities as Constitutional Lawmakers (And Other Hidden Actors in Our Constitutional Orders)

17 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law Online 1 (2014)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jul 2016
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Downloads 10 (711,261)

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constitutions, constitutional rights, private ordering, intermediary institutions, associational liberty, self-constitution

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Bridging the Gaps in Property Theory

77 Modern Law Review 1009 (2014). The definitive version is available at www.wileyonlinelibrary.com.
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Adam MacLeod
Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
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property, property rights, property theory, jurisprudence