James Boyd White

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School

L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law Emeritus

625 South State Street

332 Hutchins Hall

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Cultural Background of 'The Legal Imagination'

OPTIONS FOR TEACHING LITERATURE AND LAW, A. Sarat, C. Frank, M. Anderson, eds., Modern Language Association, 2011, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jan 2010
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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Law and literature, law and humanities, culture, legal imagination

2.

Establishing Relations Between Law and Other Forms of Thought and Language

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2008, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
Downloads 493 (55,334)

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legal thought, law and literature, law and economics, language, linguistic, justice as translation, interdisciplinarity, psychiatric testimony

3.

Legal Knowledge

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 115, No. 5, p. 1396-1431, 2002, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2018
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
Downloads 288 (103,515)

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Nature of law, criminal law, Model Penal Code, statutory drafting, statutory construction, legal interpretation, judicial opinion, constitutional law, First Amendment, Holmes, Shenck, Abrams, Brandeis, Whitney

4.

Law, Economics, and Torture

LAW AND DEMOCRACY IN THE EMPIRE OF FORCE, H. J. Powell, J. B. White, eds., University of Michigan Press, 2009, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Aug 2008
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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Law, economics, torture, law and economics, cost-benefit analysis, judicial opinions, legal writing, legal theory, democracy

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What Can a Lawyer Learn from Literature?

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 102, no. 8 (1989): 2014-47
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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book review

6.

The Word and the Law

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 923, 2007, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 143
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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Theology, legal interpretation, law and literature, law and humanities, Gospel of John, Sophocles' Antigone, Ost, Antigone Voilee

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An Old-Fashioned View of the Nature of Law

Theoretical Inquiries L. Vol. 12, no. 1 (2011): 381-402
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jan 2014
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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law, language

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How Should We Talk About Religion? Inwardness, Particularity, and Translation

Occassional Papers of the Eramus Institue (Notre Dame), pp. 1-28, 2001 , U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Feb 2009
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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Religion, language, reason, translation, community, First Amendment, Native Americans, George Herbert

9.

How Theology Might Learn from Law

Mercer Law Review Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 1009-1018, 2002, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Feb 2009
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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Theology, legal reason, justice, translation

10.

The Creation of Authority in a Sermon by St. Augustine

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 55, no. 6 (2010): 1129-42
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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authority, St. Augustine, theology, law

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Talking About Religion in the Language of the Law: Impossible But Necessary

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2 (1998): 177-202, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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law, religion, First Amendment, United States Constitution

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What's Wrong with Our Talk About Race? On History, Particularity, and Affirmative Action

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 100, no. 7 (2002): 1927-53
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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narrative, race, legal storytelling, affirmative action, history

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The Fourth Amendment as a Way of Talking About People: A Study of Robinson and Matlock

Supreme Court Review, Vol. 1974: 165-232
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Jan 2014
James Boyd White
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Law School
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United States Supreme Court, Fouth Amendment, United States v. Robinson, United States v. Matlock