James J. Brudney

Fordham University School of Law

Professor of Law

140 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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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2.

Canons of Construction and the Elusive Quest for Neutral Reasoning

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 58, 2005
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 24 Apr 2004
James J. Brudney and Corey Ditslear
Fordham University School of Law and University of North Texas
Downloads 449 (46,940)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Labor, statutory interpretation, construction, canons, legal process, Supreme Court

3.

Neutrality Agreements and Card Check Recognition: Prospects for Changing Paradigms

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 90, 2005
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 280 (80,891)
Citation 5

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Labor Law, unions, labor organizing, elections

4.

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
Downloads 261 (89,040)

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5.

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
Downloads 192 (121,201)
Citation 15

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constitutional law, legislation, Congress, federalism, separation of powers, employment discrimination

6.

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
Downloads 187 (112,418)

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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
Downloads 172 (134,557)
Citation 2

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8.

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
Downloads 144 (152,182)
Citation 1

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legislation, interpretation

9.

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
Downloads 140 (157,589)

Abstract:

legislation, statutory interpretation

10.

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

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 32, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 124 (170,861)
Citation 2

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Supreme Court, judges, separation of powers, empirical, law and society, judicial qualifications, nominations process

11.

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

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54, January 2001
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 120 (180,536)
Citation 11

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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
Downloads 116 (189,481)
Citation 9

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Judicial Hostility Toward Labor Unions? Applying the Social Background Model to a Celebrated Concern

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 60, P. 1675, 1999
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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13.

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
Downloads 100 (201,573)

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14.

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
Downloads 96 (198,913)

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canons, statutory interpretation, legislation, Blackmun, textualism, legislative history, workplace, labor

15.

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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16.

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
Downloads 74 (240,388)

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17.

Confirmatory Legislative History

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jan 2011
James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 69 (251,676)

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legislation, statutory interpretation, legislative history, courts, judges

18.

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
Downloads 68 (261,847)

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19.

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
Downloads 56 (286,335)

Abstract:

Labor Law, Labor Management Relations, Remedies

20.

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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21.

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
Downloads 25 (374,796)

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22.

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
Downloads 1 (374,796)

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23.

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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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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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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27.

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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28.

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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Abstract:

Statutory interpretation, legislation, courts of appeals, supreme court, legislative history, dictionaries