Jonathan Yovel

NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice

Straus at-large fellow

New York

United States

University of Haifa - Faculty of Law

Mount Carmel

Haifa, 31905

Israel

Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

DOWNLOADS
Rank 2,234

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 2,234

in Total Papers Downloads

12,075

CITATIONS
Rank 20,962

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 20,962

in Total Papers Citations

14

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

An Overview of Israeli Contract Law

THE INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT MANUAL, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
Jonathan Yovel and Ido Shacham
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice and Israel Bar Association
Downloads 1,267 (7,411)

Abstract:

Israeli Law, Contracts, Source and Nature of Israeli Law, Arbitration, Freedom of Contract, Good Faith, Contract Formation, Interpretation of Contract, Estoppel, Remedies for Breach of Contract, Specific Performance, Damages, Termination, Unjust Enrichment, Contracts of Adhesion (Standard contracts)

2.

The Seller's Right to Avoid the Contract in International Sales

AN INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO THE INTERPRETATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE SALE OF GOODS, John Felemegas, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2010
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 1,219 (10,086)

Abstract:

contract law, remedies for breach of contract, international sales, termination, rescission, cancellation, PECL, CISG, UCC

3.

The Buyer's Right to Avoid the Contract in International Sales

AN INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO THE INTERPRETATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE SALE OF GOODS John Felemegas, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jun 2006
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 1,049 (13,820)

Abstract:

International transactions, Buyer, contract, Avoidance, CISG, CESL, PECL, Termination, Self-Help

4.

Metalinguistic Awareness

HANDBOOK OF PRAGMATICS, Jan-Ola Östman, Jef Verschueren, Jan Blommaert, Chris Bulcaen, eds., Kluwer, 2003 , HANDBOOK OF PRAGMATICS HIGHLIGHTS, Jef Verschueren & Jan-Ola Östman, eds., Kluwer, 2010,
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Elizabeth Mertz and Jonathan Yovel
University of Wisconsin - Madison and NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 704 (23,915)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Metalinguistic awareness, Metalanguage, Metaparagmatics, Linguistic performance, Language aquisition

5.

The Seller's Right to Cure a Failure to Perform in International Sales

Nordic Journal of Commercial Law, pp. 1-19, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 645 (28,277)

Abstract:

Contracts, Sales, International Sales, Cure, Breach of Contract, Remedies for Breach of Contract, Sales, CISG, CESL, PECL, UCC

6.

An Analysis of Market-Based Damages for Breach of Contract in the CISG and PECL

AN INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO THE INTERPRETATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE SALE OF GOODS, John Felemegas, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Jun 2006
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 626 (29,719)

Abstract:

Contract, CISG, PECL, Price Damages, Current Price and Risk

7.

The Role of Social Science in Legal Decisions

HANDBOOK OF LAW AND SOCIETY, Austin Sarat, ed., Blackwell, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
Jonathan Yovel and Elizabeth Mertz
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 548 (35,705)

Abstract:

adjudication, law and social change, law and knowledge, law and science, law and social science, Daubert, evidence, philosophy of social sciences

8.

What is Contract Law 'About'? Speech Act Theory and a Critique of 'Skeletal Promises'

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 94, pp. 937-962, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Jun 2006
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 539 (34,386)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Contract Law, Standard Speech Act Theory, Atiyah's Critique, contracts and promises, tort law

9.

How Can a Crime Be Against Humanity? Philosophical Doubts Concerning a Useful Concept

UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Vol. 11, 2007, University of Haifa Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 963463
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 516 (38,532)

Abstract:

International law, Arendt, political philosophy, crime against humanity, legal realism, legal pragmatism, Barbie, the Rome Treaty, ICC, ICTR, ICTY

10.

Rights and Rites: Initiation, Language and Performance in Law and Legal Education

Stanford Agora: An Online Journal of Legal Perspectives, Vol. 3, 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 399 (53,691)
Citation 2

Abstract:

legal language, legal pedagogy, legal education, rhetoric, performance, law and language, language and theology, deconstruction

11.

In the Beginning Was the Word: Paradigms of Language and Normativity in Law, Philosophy, and Theology

Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 5, 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 369 (58,527)
Citation 2

Abstract:

legal language, rhetoric, performativity, theology, representationalism, linguistic turn and law, Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, law and magic

12.

Gay Science as Law: An Outline for a Nietzschean Jurisprudence

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 24, pp. 635-662, 2003, HALF-WRITTEN LAWS: NIETZSCHE AND LEGAL THEORY, Peter Goodrich and Mariana Velvedere, eds., Routledge 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 363 (59,426)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Nietzsche, Jurisprudence, Kafka, Borges, Marx, Freud, Deleuze, Psychoanalysis, modernity/postmodernity

13.

Imagining Territories: Space, Place, and the Anticity

University of Haifa Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2010
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 358 (60,964)

Abstract:

Political geography, cultural geography, critical art history, Pharmakon, deconstruction, colonialism, territories, space, place, no-place, anticity, state of exception, Derrida, Auge, Political theology

14.

Courtroom Narrative

ROUTLEDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NARRATIVE THEORY, David Herman, Manfred Jahn, Marie-Laure Ryan, eds., Routledge, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Elizabeth Mertz and Jonathan Yovel
University of Wisconsin - Madison and NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 344 (62,325)

Abstract:

law and language, litigation, narrative theory, empirical legal studies, coherence, legal rhetoric, courtroom narrative

15.

Analogical Reasoning as Translation: The Pragmatics of Transitivity

International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, Vol. 13, pp. 1-27, 2000
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 291 (78,392)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal theory, legal reasoning, analogy, analogical reasoning, transitivity, decision-making, quantitative logic, Strawson, Greimas, Wittgenstein

16.

Law as Metaphor and Morality in Milton's Samson Agonistes

Law, Culture and the Humanities, Vol. 2, pp. 440-469, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2009
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 265 (85,090)

Abstract:

metaphor, modernity, secularism, Milton, Law & literature, law & language

17.

Quasi-Checks: An Apology for a Mutation of Negotiable Instruments

DePaul Journal of Business and Commercial Law, Vol. 5, pp. 579-603, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 247 (97,351)

Abstract:

Banks, Uniform Commercial Code, negotiable instruments, Check 21, legal formalism

18.

Legal Formalism, Institutional Norms, and the Morality of Basketball

Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 8, pp. 34-67, 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2016
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 245 (90,686)

Abstract:

Law and Sports, Interpretation, Courts, NBA, Sportsmanship, Economic analysis of sports law, Social analysis of sports law, Legal Formalism, Norms, Institutional norms

19.

Running Backs, Wolves, and Other Fatalities: How Manipulations of Coherence in Legal Opinions Marginalize Violent Death

Law and Literature, Vol. 16, pp. 127-159, 2004
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 217 (108,488)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Rhetoric, narrative, narration, coherence, decision-making, interpretation, reader-response

20.

Two Conceptions of Relevance

Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 34, pp. 283-315, 2003
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 171 (138,814)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Relevance, relevance logic (RL), modal logic, metarelevance, practical relevance, conversational relevance, causal relevance, minimal relevance, evidence, exclusionary reasons, normative relevance, legal algorithms

21.

The Creation of Language and Language without Time: Metaphysics and Metapragmatics in Genesis 1

Biblical Interpretation: A Journal of Contemporary Approaches vol. 20 issue 3 pp. 205-225 (July 2012)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 165 (131,894)

Abstract:

Biblical creation, Genesis, Metaphisics and language, Biblical Hebrew, Atemporality, Mimesis, Translation, Omnipotence, Metalanguage, Metapragmatics, Linguistic performativity, Grammatical aspects, Aorist aspect, Perfective aspect, Aktionsart

22.

From Status to Contract: The Unhappy Case of Johann Sebastian Bach

27 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 501-519 (2014), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2016
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 153 (134,586)

Abstract:

Contracts, Legal history, JS Bach, Early modernity, Relational contracts, Musical biography

23.

Invisible Precedents: On the Many Lives of Legal Stories Through Law and Popular Culture

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 1265-1293, 2001
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 139 (163,848)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Precedent, Legal history, Law reports, Regency England polular culture, Drive for reference, textuality, Citation, Quotation, the Radlett murder, Thurtell/Weare

24.

Relational Formalism and the Construction of Financial Instruments

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 371-407, 2011, Yale Law School Faculty Scholarship Series No. 33
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 May 2011 Last Revised: 31 May 2012
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 109 (185,890)

Abstract:

Commercial Law, Negotiable Instruments, Relational Contract Theory, Legal Formalism, Adjudication, Speech Act Theory, Pragmatice, Performativity, Linguistics, Jurisprudence, Law & Society

25.

Language and Power in a Place of Contingencies: Law and the Polyphony of Self-Representation

5 Studies in Language and Society 27-53 (2013), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 106 (190,682)

Abstract:

Legal language, legal ethnography, empirical legal studies, language ideology, self-representation, polyphony, legal rhetoric

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 26    Citations: 0
1.

Security or Insecurity?

Haaretz Book Review (English Edition) November 12, 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
Jonathan Yovel
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 25 (311,576)

Abstract:

National security, Israel, Palestine, Linguistic ideology, Public sphere, Discourse analysis