James J. Brudney

Fordham University School of Law

Professor of Law

140 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Oasis or Mirage: The Supreme Court's Thirst for Dictionaries in the Rehnquist and Roberts Eras

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2195644
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 02 Jan 2013
James J. Brudney and Lawrence Baum
Fordham University School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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Canons of Construction and the Elusive Quest for Neutral Reasoning

Number of pages: 133 Posted: 24 Apr 2004
James J. Brudney and Corey Ditslear
Fordham University School of Law and University of North Texas
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Labor, statutory interpretation, construction, canons, legal process, Supreme Court

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The Story of Pepper v. Hart: Examining Legislative History Across the Pond

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Neutrality Agreements and Card Check Recognition: Prospects for Changing Paradigms

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Labor Law, unions, labor organizing, elections

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Liberal Justices' Reliance on Legislative History: Principle, Strategy, and the Scalia Effect

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 95, Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper Series No. 64
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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6.

Dissing Congress

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Ruth Colker and James J. Brudney
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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constitutional law, legislation, Congress, federalism, separation of powers, employment discrimination

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Isolated and Politicized: The Nlrb's Uncertain Future

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 221-260, 2006, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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The Decline and Fall of Legislative History? Patterns of Supreme Court Reliance in the Burger and Rehnquist Eras

Judicature, Vol. 89, 2006, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
James J. Brudney and Corey Ditslear
Fordham University School of Law and University of North Texas
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legislation, statutory interpretation

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Below the Surface: Comparing Legislative History Usage by the House of Lords and the Supreme Court

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 24 Nov 2006
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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legislation, interpretation

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Legislative Underwrites

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 103, 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Mar 2017
Ethan J. Leib and James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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legislation, statutory interpretation, overrides, interbranch dialogue

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The Internationalization of Sources of Labor Law

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2017, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2934333
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Mar 2017
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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12.

Protean Statutory Interpretation in the Courts of Appeals

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2017, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2745987
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 12 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2017
James J. Brudney and Lawrence Baum
Fordham University School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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Statutory interpretation, legislation, courts of appeals, supreme court, legislative history, dictionaries

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Foreseeing Greatness? Measurable Performance Criteria and the Selection of Supreme Court Justices

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Supreme Court, judges, separation of powers, empirical, law and society, judicial qualifications, nominations process

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Stalking Secret Law: What Predicts Publication in the United States Courts of Appeals

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Oct 2000
Deborah Jones Merritt and James J. Brudney
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 139 (231,332)
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Judicial Hostility Toward Labor Unions? Applying the Social Background Model to a Celebrated Concern

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 26 Apr 2000
James J. Brudney, Sara Schiavoni and Deborah Jones Merritt
Fordham University School of Law, John Carroll University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Judicial Hostility Toward Labor Unions? Applying the Social Background Model to a Celebrated Concern

Posted: 18 Apr 2001
James J. Brudney, Sara Schiavoni and Deborah Jones Merritt
Fordham University School of Law, John Carroll University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

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The Warp and Woof of Statutory Interpretation: Comparing Supreme Court Approaches in Tax Law and Workplace Law

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, No. 7, 2009, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Corey Ditslear and James J. Brudney
University of North Texas and Fordham University School of Law
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canons, statutory interpretation, legislation, Blackmun, textualism, legislative history, workplace, labor

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Collateral Conflict: Employer Claims of RICO Extortion Against Union Comprehensive Campaigns

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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The Belt-and-Suspenders Canon

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 105, 2020 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 May 2019
Ethan J. Leib and James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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statutory interpretation, redundancy, legislative process, canons

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Envisioning Enforcement of Freedom of Association Standards in Corporate Codes: A Journey for Sinbad or Sisyphus?

33 Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 4 (2012), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2029951
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Statutory Interpretation as 'Interbranch Dialogue'?

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2019 Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
James J. Brudney and Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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deliberative democracy, legal process, statutory interpretation, legislative supremacy

21.

Intentionalism's Revival

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2007, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 96
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Confirmatory Legislative History

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jan 2011
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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legislation, statutory interpretation, legislative history, courts, judges

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Canon Shortfalls and the Virtues of Political Branch Interpretive Assets

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 123
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 May 2010
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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The Supreme Court as Interstitial Actor: Justice Ginsburg's Eclectic Approach to Statutory Interpretation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Private Injuries, Public Policies: Adjusting the NLRB's Approach to Backpay Remedies

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Aug 2010
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Labor Law, Labor Management Relations, Remedies

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Legislation and Regulation in the Core Curriculum: A Virtue or a Necessity?

65 J. Legal Educ.3 (2015-2016), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2764997
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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The Right to Strike as Customary International Law

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3526899, January 2020, Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 30 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2020
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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labor, labor law, international labor law, international law, courts

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Forsaken Heroes: COVID-19 and Frontline Essential Workers

Forthcoming, 48 Fordham Urban Law Journal __ 2021, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3662434
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2020
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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labor law, employment law, employment benefits, safety-and-health law, public health, collective bargaining

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Dictionaries 2.0: Exploring the Gap between the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals

125 Yale L.J. F. 104 (2015), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2662229
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Sep 2015
James J. Brudney and Lawrence Baum
Fordham University School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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Gathering Moss: The NLRA’s Resistance to Legislative Change

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 May 2011
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Reluctance and Remorse: The Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing with American Employment Law Good Faith and Fair Dealing in the Individual Employment Relationship

Comparative Labor Law&Policy Journal, Vol. 32, No. 773, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2765034
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Two Roads Diverged: Statutory Interpretation by the Circuit Courts and the Supreme Court in the Same Cases

Forthcoming, Fordham Law Review, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 23 May 2019
James J. Brudney and Lawrence Baum
Fordham University School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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Reflections on Group Action and the Law of the Workplace Symposium: The Changing Workplace

Texas Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1563, 1996, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2765005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Congressional Commentary on Judicial Interpretations of Statutes: Idle Chatter or Telling Response?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 1, 1995, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2765025
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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A Famous Victory: Collective Bargaining Protections and the Statutory Aging Process

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 942, 1996, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2765019
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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Square Pegs and Round Holes: Shrinking Protections for Unpaid Interns under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Aug 2019
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
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