Aviam Soifer

University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law

2515 Dole St.

Honolulu, HI 96822-2350

United States

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Rethinking Fairness: Principled Legal Realism and Federal Jurisdiction

NYLS Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 1-2, pp. 29-42, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 May 2003
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Rethinking Fairness: Principled Legal Realism and Federal Jurisdiction

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 1-2, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Disabling the ADA: Essences, Better Angels, and Unprincipled Neutrality Claims

William and Mary Law Review, Vol. 44, pp. 1285-1338, 2003
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Mar 2003
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Disabling the Ada: Essences, Better Angels, and Unprincipled Neutrality Claims

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Reviewing Legal Fictions

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 4, 1986
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The Disability Term: Dignity, Default, and Negative Capability

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2000
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The Disability Term: Dignity, Default, and Negative Capability

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 47, June 2000
Posted: 03 Aug 2000
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law

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Freedom of the Press in the United States

PRESS LAW IN MODERN DEMOCRACIES, P. Lahav, ed., Longman Press, 1985
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Oct 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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‘Lawyers and Loyalty,’ Essay Review of Peter Irons, Justice at War: The Story of the Japanese American Internment Cases

Reviews in American History, Vol. 12, p. 575, 1984
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Confronting Deep Strictures: Robinson, Rickey, and Racism

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 4, 1985
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The Paradox of Paternalism and Laissez-Faire Constitutionalism: United States Supreme Court, 1888-1921

Law and History Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 249-279, 1987
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Preface to Narrative, Violence, and the Law: The Essays of Robert Cover

NARRATIVE, VIOLENCE AND THE LAW: THE ESSAYS OF ROBERT COVER, M. Minow, M. Ryan, A. Sarat, eds., University of Michigan Press, 1992
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 May 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Born Classified, Born Free: An Essay for Henry Schwarzschild

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 4, 1998
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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If History Mattered: John Marshall and Reframing the Constitution

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 6, 2003, R. Kent Newmyer, JOHN MARSHALL AND THE HEROIC AGE OF THE SUPREME COURT, Louisiana State University Press, p. 18, 2001
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Book Review – Unspeakable: The Story of Junius Wilson by Susan Burch & Hannah Joyner

Law & History Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, p. 470, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Apr 2010
Michael Ashley Stein and Aviam Soifer
William & Mary Law School and University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Status, Contract, and Promises Unkept

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 96, No. 8, pp. 1916-1959, 1987
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Covered Bridges

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Listening and the Voiceless

Mississippi College Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 319-326, 1984
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Book Review: The Sources of Antislavery Constitutionalism in America

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 67, No. 5, pp. 1279-1289, 1979
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Complacency and Constitutional Law

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 42, No. 1, 1981
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Review Essay: Protecting Civil Rights: A Critique of Raoul Berger's History

New York University Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 651-706, 1979
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Truisms That Never Will Be True: The Tenth Amendment and the Spending Power

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 5, 1986
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Objects in Mirror are Closer than They Appear

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 28, 1994
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Book Review: Slavery and the Law: A Study in Contradiction

Texas Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 7, pp. 1319-1329, 1978
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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De Facto Slavery and the 'Syren Songs of Liberty and Equality': Carol Weisbrod, Much Obliged

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Musings

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 37, pp. 20-25, 1987
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Hear Today, God Tomorrow?: To Be in But Not of the Law with Moses, and Milner Ball

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Full and Equal Rights of Conscience

University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Moral Ambition, Formalism, and the ‘Free World’ of Deshaney

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 6, 1989
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Assaying Communities: Notes from the Tempest

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 4, 1989
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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She Sang Beyond the Genius of the Sea

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 2, 1998
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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On Being Overly Discrete and Insular: Involuntary Groups and the Anglo-American Judicial Tradition

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 1991
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The History of the Law in Massachusetts: The Supreme Judicial Court 1692-1992

THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS AND THE 1780 CONSTITUTION, R. Osgood, ed., 1992
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The Jazz Man: Charles Black's Upbringing in the Segregated South Inspired his Lifelong Fight for Civil Rights

APR Legal Affairs, Vol. 42, 2003
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Courting Anarchy

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
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University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Parental Autonomy, Family Rights and the Illegitimate: A Constitutional Commentary

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1974
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Compromise at the Boundaries of the Law of Bondage, Essay Review of Paul Finkelman, An Imperfect Union: Slavery, Federalism, and Comity (1981)

Reviews in American History, Vol. 10, p. 185, 1982
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Secular Sectarianism, Perilous Neutrality

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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For Judge David Alan Ezra

University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 28, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Mapping and Matching DNA: Several Legal Complications of ‘Accurate’ Classifications

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 1, 1994
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer and Miriam Wugmeister
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law and Proskauer, Rose, Goetz, & Mendelsohn
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'Toward a Generalized Notion of the Right to Form or Join an Association': An Essay for Tom Emerson

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 641-670, 1988
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Protecting Posterity

NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND LAW, A.S. Miller, M. Feinrider, eds., Greenwood Press, 1984 , Nova Law Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 39, Fall 1982
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Apr 2010
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University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Freedom of Association: Indian Tribes, Workers, and Communal Ghosts

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 1989
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jan 2010
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University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Text-Mess: There is No Textual Basis for Application of the Takings Clause to the States

University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Beyond Mirrors: Lawrence Friedman's Moving Pictures

Law and Society Review, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 995-1016, 1988
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Who Took the Awe Out of Law?

Madness, Melancholy, and the Limits of the Self: Studies in Culture, Law and the Sacred, Vol. 3, 1996
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Sep 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The Gold Standard and Guilt-Edged Insecurities: The Impeachment Crucible as Tragic Farce

AFTERMATH: THE CLINTON SCANDAL, Len Kaplan, Beverly Moran, eds., NYU Press, 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Ely the Transgressor

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 117, No. 6, p. 1753-1757, 2004
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
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University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Charles L. Black, Jr.: Commitment, Connection, and the Ceaseless Quest for Justice

Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Allan Macurdy: "From Your Lips to God's Ear"

Boston University International Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Descent

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The Equitable Distribution of Injustice: Raising Twain

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 5, 2000
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Redress, Progress, and the Benchmark Problem

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, 1998
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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The Younger Doctrine: Reconstructing Reconstruction

Texas Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 7, pp. 1141-1215, 1977
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Hugh C. MacGill and Aviam Soifer
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Our Welfare: Doing Good and Being Happy

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 10, 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Apr 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Reflections on the 40th Anniversary of Hurst's Growth of American Law

Law of Social Inquiry, Vol. 17, 1992
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2010
Aviam Soifer
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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Professor Mooney, Judge Deady, and the Celestial Kingdom

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 4, 1984
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
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University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law
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