Catharine P. Wells

Boston College - Law School

885 Centre Street

Newton, MA 02459-1163

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

A Pragmatic Approach to Improving Tort Law

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 54, P. 1447, 2000
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2001
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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2.

Langdell and the Invention of Legal Doctrine

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 58, May 2010, USC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-37, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 195
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2010
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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3.

Why Pragmatism Works for Me

Southern California Law Review University of Southern California Law Review, Vol. 74, pp. 347-360, 2000
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Jul 2005
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 209 (116,459)
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Pragmatic legal theory, pragmatism

4.

Who Owns the Local Church? A Pressing Issue for Dioceses in Bankruptcy

Seton Hall Legislative Journal, Symposium Issue: Bankruptcy in the Religious Non-Profit Context, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2005, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 85
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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Catholic Church, Catholic Dioceses, Bankruptcy Court, charities law, bankruptcy law, trust law, Canon Law, charitable bankruptcies, commercial bankruptcies, ownership, parish church

5.

Holding Charities Accountable: Some Thoughts from an Ex-Regulator

Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 117 (196,958)
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charitable organizations, non profit organizations, for profit organizations, Coasian firms, consumption groups, accountability, regulations

6.

Churches, Charities, and Corrective Justice: Making Churches Pay for the Sins of Their Clergy

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 4/5, pp. 1201-1227, July/September 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Feb 2004
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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7.

Situated Decisionmaking

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 63, pp. 1727-1746, 1990, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 1990-03
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 73 (260,885)

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judicial detachment, pragmatism, pragmatic legal theory, judicial engagement, spectator judging, situated judging, situated and nonsituated decision-making, legal rationality, legal deliberation

8.

Pragmatism, Feminism, and the Problem of Bad Coherence

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 93, pp. 1645-1666, 1995, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 1995-03
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
Downloads 58 (290,850)

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pragmatism, feminism, property law, property theory, legal method

9.

Thoughts on Duncan Kennedy's Third Globalization

Comparative Law Review, Vol. 3, No.1, 2012, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 291
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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10.

Legal Innovation within the Wider Intellectual Tradition: The Pragmatism of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 82, 1988
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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11.

Old Fashioned Postmodernism and the Legal Theories of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Brooklyn Law Review , Vol. 63, 1997
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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12.

Holmes on Legal Method: The Predictive Theory of Law as an Instance of Scientific Method

Southern Illinois Law Review, Vol. 18, pp. 329-345, 1994
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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13.

Tort Law as Corrective Justice: A Pragmatic Justification for Jury Adjudication

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 88, 1990
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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14.

Speaking in Tongues: Some Comments on Multilingualism

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 983, 1999, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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15.

The Perils of Race and Gender in a World of Legal Abstraction

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 34, No. pp. 523-535, 2000, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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16.

Corrective Justice and Corporate Tort Liability

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 69, 1997
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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17.

Clarence Thomas: The Invisible Man

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 67, 1992
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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18.

Is Gender Justice a Completed Agenda?

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 100, pp. 690-704, 1987, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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Introduction to American Association of Law Schools Symposium: Bringing Values and Perspectives Back into the Law School Classroom: Practical Ideas for Teachers

Southern California Review of Law and Women's Studies, Vol. 4, 1995
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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20.

Improving One's Situation: Some Pragmatic Reflections on the Art of Judging

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 49, 1992
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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21.

Kingsfield and Kennedy: Reappraising the Male Models of Law School Teaching

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 38, pp. 155-164, 1988
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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22.

The Theory and Practice of Being Trina: A Remembrance of Trina Grillo

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 81, 1997
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Catharine P. Wells
Boston College - Law School
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