Michael Ashley Stein

Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability

1585 Massachussetts Avenue

Austin Hall 305

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Disability Human Rights

California Law Review, Vol. 95, 2007
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 May 2006
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,007 (10,682)
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Priestley v. Fowler (1837) and the Emerging Tort of Negligence

Boston College Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 354 (62,509)
Citation 1

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Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Innovations, Lost Opportunities, and Future Potential

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 31, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 327 (64,496)

Abstract:

disability, human rights, united nations, treaties

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Disabling Prejudice

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2008-3
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2008
Michael Evan Waterstone and Michael Ashley Stein
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 219 (112,908)
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Disabling Prejudice

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 102, 2008, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-08
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Apr 2009
Michael Ashley Stein and Michael Evan Waterstone
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 78 (258,215)
Citation 1

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Disability, the Supreme Court, and Equal Protection: Standing at the Crossroads of Progressive and Retrogressive Logic in Constitutional Classification

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Apr 2002
Anita Silvers and Michael Ashley Stein
San Francisco State University - Department of Philosophy and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 293 (80,792)

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6.

Labor Markets, Rationality, and Workers with Disabilities

Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law, Vol. 21, pp. 314-334, 2000
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 261 (88,058)

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7.

Disability, Disparate Impact, and Class Actions

Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2006-22
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 May 2006
Michael Ashley Stein and Michael Evan Waterstone
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 235 (97,049)
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8.

The Domestic Incorporation of Human Rights Law and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 83, 2008, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-37
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein and Janet E. Lord
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and American University
Downloads 228 (83,362)
Citation 2

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Disability, Disability Human Rights Treaty, International Law, Human Rights

9.

Book Review - Cause Lawyering for People with Disabilities

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-10, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-27, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-48
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Michael Ashley Stein, David B. Wilkins and Michael Evan Waterstone
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 224 (96,642)

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10.

Beyond Disability Civil Rights

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 1203, 2007, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-38
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein and Penelope J. S. Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 211 (80,217)
Citation 5

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Disability, Civil Rights, Human Rights, United Nations, Employment Law

11.

Disability, Employment Policy, and the Supreme Court

Forthcoming in Stanford Law Review
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Nov 2002
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 201 (122,098)

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12.

Accommodating Every Body

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 82, 2014, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, San Francisco State University - Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 188 (113,340)

Abstract:

disability, accommodations, discrimination, ADA, ADAAA, equality of opportunity

13.

Assessing Post-ADA Employment: Some Econometric Evidence and Policy Considerations

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2012
Stanford Law School, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 184 (122,648)
Citation 1

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antidiscrimination law, employment, wages, disabled labor force, ADA

14.

An Equality Paradigm for Preventing Genetic Discrimination

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Dec 2002
Michael Ashley Stein and Anita Silvers
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and San Francisco State University - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 184 (131,105)
Citation 1

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15.

Jacobus tenBroek, Participatory Justice, and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Vol. 13, p.167, Janet E. Lord, ed., 2008, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 9-36
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 181 (116,530)

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16.

Disability Cause Lawyers

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, 2011, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-26, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Michael Evan Waterstone, Michael Ashley Stein and David B. Wilkins
Loyola Law School Los Angeles, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
Downloads 175 (126,165)

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17.

Integrating the Internet

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 83, 2015, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 231
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Bradley A. Areheart and Michael Ashley Stein
University of Tennessee College of Law and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 168 (120,379)

Abstract:

disability, Internet, integration, Web, public accommodations, Title VII, discrimination, ADA, First Amendment, self-governnance, self-expression

18.

A Theory of Expressive International Law

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming, Drexel College of Law Research Paper No. 2008-A-03
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 May 2006 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2008
Michael Ashley Stein and Alex C. Geisinger
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and Drexel University College of Law
Downloads 161 (146,733)
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19.

Disability and the Social Contract

The University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 1635, 2007, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-39
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein and Anita Silvers
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and San Francisco State University - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 127 (164,812)

Abstract:

disability, capability theory, jurisprudence

20.

The Disability–Employability Divide: Bottlenecks to Equal Opportunity

113 Michigan Law Review 101 (2015, Forthcoming), University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2014
Bradley A. Areheart and Michael Ashley Stein
University of Tennessee College of Law and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 107 (174,557)

Abstract:

equal opportunity, disability, benefits, employment, bottlenecks, administrative law, welfare, social security disability insurance, social security income, social security administration, work-first initiatives

21.

Workplace Disabilities

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW AND ECONOMICS, Kenneth G. Gau-Schmidt, Seth D. Harris and Orly Lobel, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008, NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08/09-5
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Aug 2008
Seth D. Harris and Michael Ashley Stein
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 105 (198,868)

Abstract:

disability, accommodation, workplace accommodation, job accommodation, Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, human rights, economic rights, workiers with disabilites, employees with disabilities, employment, employment rate, economics of disability, economics of accommodations, economic analysis, in

22.

Social Rights and the Relational Value of the Rights to Participate in Sport, Recreation, and Play

Boston University International Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 249, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 9-25
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 104 (198,868)

Abstract:

disability, sports, human rights, economic, social and cultural rights

23.

Rational Choice, Reputation, and Human Rights Treaties

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 106, No. 6, 2008, Drexel College of Law Research Paper No. 2009-A-11, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Alex C. Geisinger and Michael Ashley Stein
Drexel University College of Law and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 90 (209,734)
Citation 2

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Norms, Social Norms, Rational choice, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Expressive Law

24.

Empirical Implications of Title I

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 85
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Jun 2001
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
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25.

Expert Testimony in Nineteenth Century Malapraxis Actions

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 55, p. 284, 2015, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2533727
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2015
Michael Ashley Stein, Christopher P. Guzelian and Kristina M Guzelian
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 53 (274,564)

Abstract:

torts, medical malpractice, British history, evidence-based medicine, EBM

26.

Human Rights and Genetic Discrimination: Protecting Genomics’ Promise for Public Health

The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 31, No. 377, 2003 , William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-40
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein and Anita Silvers
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and San Francisco State University - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 44 (324,915)
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27.

Self-Perception of Disability and Prospects for Employment Among U.S. Veterans

50 Work 49 (2015) 49-58, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-306
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Christopher L. Griffin Jr. and Michael Ashley Stein
Harvard Law School and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 28 (333,850)

Abstract:

veterans, disability, employment

28.

Mainstreaming Disability in the United Nations Treaty Bodies

Journal of Human Rights, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Kjersti Skarstad and Michael Ashley Stein
University of Oslo, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
Downloads 0 (333,850)

Abstract:

disability, UN, treaty bodies, human rights

29.

Credit Scores, Lending, and Psychosocial Disability

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 1807, 2015, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-16, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2765649
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 16 May 2016
Christopher P. Guzelian, Michael Ashley Stein and H. S. Akiskal
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Psychology
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Credit Scores, Loans, Lending, Mental Disability, Psychosocial Disability

30.

The Normative Value of a Treaty as Opposed to a Declaration: Reflections from the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

IMPLEMENTING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT: THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 27, Stephen P. Marks, ed., 2008, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-35
Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, human rights, development, international cooperation, poverty

31.

Accessing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

EQUALITY AND ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, Malcolm Langford, Eibe Reidel, eds., with Janet E. Lord, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-34
Posted: 23 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2014
Michael Ashley Stein and Janet E. Lord
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and American University

Abstract:

disability, human rights, development, economic, social and cultural rights, nondiscrimination, equality

32.

Future Prospects for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

THE UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSON WITH DISABILITIES: EUROPEAN AND SCANDINAVIAN PERSPECTIVES, Gerald Quinn & Oddny Mjoll Arnardottir, eds., 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-28
Posted: 22 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, united nations, human rights, jurisprudence, social justice

33.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Process, Substance, and Prospects

INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS: ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES, p. 495, Felipe Gomez Isa & Koen De Feyter, eds., 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-31
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Michael Ashley Stein and Janet E. Lord
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and American University

Abstract:

disability, human rights, treaties, united nations, development, expressive law

34.

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

THE UNITED NATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL, Philip Alston & Frédéric Mégret, eds., United Nations Publications, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-33,
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2010
Michael Ashley Stein and Janet E. Lord
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School and American University

Abstract:

disability, human rights, United Nations, treaties, jurisprudence, rule of l aw

35.

Natural Disasters and People with Disabilities

LAW AND RECOVERY FROM DISASTER: HURRICANE KATRINA, Robin Paul Malloy, ed., 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-29
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, humanitarian aid, natural disasters, human rights, development, united nations

36.

Participatory Justice, the UN Disability Human Rights Convention and the Right to Participate in Sport, Recreation and Play

THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: MULTIDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES, Jukka Kumpuvuori & Martin Scheinin, eds., United Nations Publications, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-32
Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, social rights, economic and social rights, particiaptory justice, united nations, human rights

37.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as a Vehicle for Social Transformation

NATIONAL MONITORING MECHANISMS OF THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, 2008, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-30
Posted: 20 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, human rights, development, unted nations, international law

38.

The Paradigm Shift from Welfare to Rights

THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION, THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: A COMMENTARY, Gerard Quinn et al. eds., 2011, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-26
Posted: 13 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, human rights, united nations, jurisprudence, treaties, public international law

39.

Victorian Tort Liability For Workplace Injuries

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2008, p. 933, 2008, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-04
Posted: 07 Mar 2009
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

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Generalizing Disability

University of Michigan Law Review, Vol. 102, p. 1373, 2004
Posted: 26 Aug 2005
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, employment discrimination, conmstitutional classification

41.

Under the Empirical Radar: An Initial Expressive Law Analysis of the ADA

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 90, 2004
Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

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42.

Same Struggle, Different Difference: ADA Accommodations as Antidiscrimination

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 153, 2004
Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

ADA, Disability, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination

43.

The Law and Economics of Disability Accommodations

DUKE L AW JOURNAL 53 DUKE L.J. 79 (2003)
Posted: 16 May 2003
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract:

disability, employment discrimination, law and economics

44.

Americans with Disabilities Act

DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY, 3rd Edition, Charles Scribner's Sons (an imprint of the Gale Group), Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Mar 2002
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

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Discrimination: Disabled

DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY, 3rd Edition, Charles Scribner's Sons (an imprint of the Gale Group), Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Feb 2002
Michael Ashley Stein
Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School

Abstract: