John H. Langbein

Yale University - Law School

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

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1.

The Disappearance of Civil Trial in the United States

122 Yale Law Journal 522 (2012), Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 256, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2013
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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Questioning the Trust Law Duty of Loyalty: Sole Interest or Best Interest?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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Trust Law as Regulatory Law: The Unum/Provident Scandal and Judicial Review of Benefit Denials Under ERISA

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 101, p. 1315, 2007, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 329, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2015
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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What Erisa Means by 'Equitable': The Supreme Court's Trail of Error in Russell, Mertens and Great-West

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 103, No. 6, 2003, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 269
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2013
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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5.

Why Did Trust Law Become Statute Law in the United States?

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 5, 2007, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 341
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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6.

Burn the Rembrandt? Trust Law's Limits on the Settlor's Power to Direct Investments

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 398, Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2010
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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7.

Curing Execution Errors and Mistaken Terms in Wills

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
John H. Langbein and Lawrence W. Waggoner
Yale University - Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Wills Act, execution errors, Restatement of Property

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Destructive Federal Preemption of State Wealth Transfer Law in Beneficiary Designation Cases: Hillman Doubles Down on Egelhoff

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 312, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 484
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2014
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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Major Reforms of the Property Restatement and the Uniform Probate Code: Reformation, Harmless Error, and Nonprobate Transfers

38 ACTEC Law Journal 1 (2012) (American College of Trust & Estate Counsel), Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jun 2013
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School
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10.

2012 Joseph Trachtman Memorial Lecture

38 ACTEC L.J. 1, 23 (2012), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 332, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
John H. Langbein and Lawrence W. Waggoner
Yale University - Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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Uniform Law Commission, Donative Transfers, Property

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Correcting the Record Regarding the Restatement of Property's Slayer Rule in the Brooklyn Law Review's Symposium Issue on Restatements

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 3 (2015): 1015-7
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Lawrence W. Waggoner and John H. Langbein
University of Michigan Law School and Yale University - Law School
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12.

Reformation of Wills on the Ground of Mistake: Change of Direction in American Law?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 130, No. 3 (1982): 521-90
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
John H. Langbein and Lawrence W. Waggoner
Yale University - Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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13.

History of the Common Law: The Development of Anglo-American Legal Institutions

HISTORY OF THE COMMON LAW: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANGLO-AMERICAN LEGAL INSTITUTIONS, Aspen Publishers, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 192, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-07
Posted: 27 Aug 2009
John H. Langbein, Renee Lettow Lerner and Bruce P. Smith
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University Law School and University of Denver Sturm College of Law

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14.

The Prosecutorial Origins of Defense Counsel in the Eighteenth Century: The Appearance of Solicitors

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 58, Pp. 314-365, 1999
Posted: 08 Sep 1999
John H. Langbein
Yale University - Law School

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