Michael Serota

Loyola Law School Los Angeles

919 Albany Street

Los Angeles, CA 90015-1211

United States

Academy for Justice

Senior Research Scholar

Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Box 877906

Tempe, AZ

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

A Fiduciary Theory of Judging

California Law Review, Vol. 101, 2013, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2029001
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2013
Ethan J. Leib, David L. Ponet and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law, United Nations and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 615 (79,020)

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judging, fiduciary foundation of public authority, judicial elections, judicial independence, popular constitutionalism, statutory interpretation

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Popular Constitutional Interpretation

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 5, 2012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2012
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 416 (127,237)

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Strict Liability Abolition

New York University Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 1, 2023, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-11
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 09 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 308 (176,990)

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Mens Rea, strict liability, criminal justice reform, law and social science, racial justice

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Does Mens Rea Matter?

2023 Wisconsin Law Review 287, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-10
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
Arnold Ventures, Loyola Law School Los Angeles, RAND Corporation and Independent
Downloads 292 (187,220)

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mens rea, empirical legal studies, criminal justice reform, law and social science, legal impact analysis

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Mapping Public Fiduciary Relationships

The Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Andrew Gold & Paul Miller eds., Oxford University Press, 2014), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2013
Ethan J. Leib, David L. Ponet and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law, United Nations and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 256 (213,911)
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fiduciary law, political theory, shareholder-stakeholder debate, philosophical foundations of private law

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A Personal Constitution

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 105, p. 149, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 252 (217,227)

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Legal Education, Legal Theory, Lawyer Satisfaction

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Proportional Mens Rea and the Future of Criminal Code Reform

52 Wake Forest Law Review 1201 (2017)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 232 (235,562)

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The Costs of Consensus in Statutory Construction

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 120, 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1616791
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Ethan J. Leib and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 204 (265,708)

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statutory interpretation, methodological consensus, rules v. standards, textualism, legal process

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The Political Morality of Voting in Direct Democracy

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 5, 2013, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2177365
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Michael Serota and Ethan J. Leib
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 190 (283,257)

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direct democracy, public interest, candidate elections, voting ethics, political morality, representation

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Second Looks & Criminal Legislation

17 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 496
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 178 (300,116)

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Translating Fiduciary Principles into Public Law

126 Harv. L. Rev. F. 91 (2012), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2224330
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Ethan J. Leib, David L. Ponet and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law, United Nations and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
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Veterans' Benefits and Due Process

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 2, p. 388, 2011
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2011
Michael Serota and Michelle Singer
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 135 (379,613)

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Stare Decisis and the Brady Doctrine

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 6, p. 415, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 128 (393,396)

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Fiduciary Principles and the Jury

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 55 (2014, Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2303726
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Ethan J. Leib, Michael Serota and David L. Ponet
Fordham University School of Law, Loyola Law School Los Angeles and United Nations
Downloads 114 (428,916)

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jury, fiduciary law, fiduciary political theory, fiduciary duties, representation, jury nullification, deliberative democracy

15.

Guilty Minds

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2023, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-09
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 May 2023 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2023
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 111 (437,341)

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Mens Rea, Criminal Responsibility, and the Death of Freddie Gray

114 Michigan Law Review First Impressions 31 (2015)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 105 (455,310)

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Breaking the Gridlock in the Senate: A Proposal for a Bipartisan Filibuster Commission

Georgetown Public Policy Review Online, March 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 May 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 83 (530,637)

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Legislation, Senate Rules, Filibuster

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Intelligible Justice

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 May 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 81 (538,408)

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(Mis)Interpreting SLUSA: Closing the Jurisdictional Loophole in Federal Securities Class Actions

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 7, p. 162, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 May 2010 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2010
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 76 (558,654)

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Statutory Interpretation, Securities

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Maintaining Healthy Laboratories of Experimentation: Federalism, Health Care Reform, and ERISA

California Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 2, p. 557, 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Nov 2011
Michael Serota and Michelle Singer
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 59 (638,069)

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Humanity and Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, Vol. 160, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Sep 2011
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 48 (700,591)

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 273
1.

Book Review: Larry D. Kramer's 'The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review'

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2019
Michael Serota
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 273 (169,414)

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Constitutional Law, Judicial Review, Book Review