Tobias Barrington Wolff

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor of Law

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Interest Analysis in Interjurisdictional Marriage Disputes

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 153, p. 2215, 2005, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2009
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 374 (63,761)
Citation 3

Abstract:

marriage, conflicts, choice of law, gay, lesbian, same-sex, privacy, liberty, equality, Defense of Marriage Act

2.

Civil Rights Reform and the Body

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, p. 201, 2012, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper 12-27
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 327 (57,546)

Abstract:

civil rights, discrimination, LGBT, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, gay, lesbian, bisexual, segregation, body, bathroom, ERA, train, railroad, military, DADT, swimming pool, recreation, feminism, sex, workplace, employment, public accommodation, housing

3.

Redeeming the Missed Opportunities of Shady Grove

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 159, p. 17, 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-31
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
Stephen B. Burbank and Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 233 (104,652)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rule 23, class actions, complex litigation, The Rules Enabling Act, separation of powers, rulemaking, federal common law, substance versus procedure, private enforcement

4.

Federal Jurisdiction and Due Process in the Era of the Nationwide Class Action

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, p. 2035, 2008, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-38
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 08 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2008
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 203 (114,028)
Citation 3

Abstract:

class action, federal jurisdiction, due process, Class Action Fairness Act, collateral attack, antisuit, injunction, shutts, mullane

5.

Preclusion in Class Action Litigation

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 105, p. 717, 2005
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 26 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2009
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 203 (108,771)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Class actions, preclusion, res judicata, judgments, conflict of laws, employment discrimination, Title VII, mass tort, settlement

6.

Collegiality and Individual Dignity

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 829, 2012, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-43
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2012
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 201 (114,527)

Abstract:

collegiality, dignity, LGBT, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, marriage, gay marriage, marriage equality, natural law, civil rights, equal protection, children, parenting

7.

The Thirteenth Amendment and Slavery in the Global Economy

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 102, May 2002
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 05 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2010
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 115 (175,594)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Thirteenth Amendment, slavery, forced labor, peonage, international law, human rights, foreign labor, global economy, multinational corporation

8.

The Pimple on Adonis's Nose: A Dialogue on the Concept of Merit in the Affirmative Action Debate

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 56, p. 379, 2005
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2009
Tobias Barrington Wolff and Robert Paul Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Downloads 113 (187,494)

Abstract:

Affirmative action, merit, education, educational reform, race, diversity

9.

Expressive Association and the Ideal of the University in the Solomon Amendment Litigation

Social Philosophy & Policy, Vol. 25, July 2008 , U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-39, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 08-30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Tobias Barrington Wolff and Andrew Koppelman
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 112 (194,608)

Abstract:

expressive association, freedom of association, first amendment, solomon amendment, military, recruitment, don't ask don't tell, university, dale, boy scouts

10.

Discretion in Class Certification

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 162, p. 1897, 2014, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-27
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Aug 2014
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 86 (190,999)

Abstract:

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 1966 amendments, Rule 23(b)(2), Rule 23(b)(3), complex litigation, class actions and certification, federal judiciary, SCOTUS, legal doctrine, appellate review, abuse of discretion, judicial case management, procedural versus substantive law, Shady Grove

11.

Managerial Judging and Substantive Law

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1027, 2013, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2013
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 79 (227,766)

Abstract:

civil procedure, complex litigation, class actions, 9/11, copyright, procedure, judges, judging, managerial judging, Rule 23, Title VII, employment discrimination, swarm download, joinder, WalMart, Dukes, Rules Enabling Act, public law, private law

12.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sensible Pragmatism in Federal Jurisdictional Policy

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 70, No. 4, Pg. 839, 2010, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 58 (291,028)

Abstract:

Ginsburg, Jurisdiction, Civil Procedure, Textualism, Statutory Interpretation, Supreme Court, Pragmatism, Federal Courts

13.

Multiple Attempts at Class Certification

Iowa Law Review Bulletin, Vol. 99, Pg. 137, 2014., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-39
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Nov 2014
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 46 (284,117)

Abstract:

Civil procedure, complex litigation, Class Action Fairness Act, CAFA, Multi-District Litigation process, MDL, Hansberry v. Lee, Mullane v. Central Hanover Bank & Trust Co., Philips Petroleum v. Shutts, day in court, litigation dynamics, serial certification

14.

Scott v. Harris and the Future of Summary Judgment

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 15, Pg. 1351, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 0 (211,484)

Abstract:

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 56, constitutional law, Fourth Amendment, Supreme Court of the United States, SCOTUS, Scott v. Harris, Plumhoff v. Rickard, Romo v. Largen, genuine dispute of material fact, every reasonable inference, pure question of law

15.

Political Representation and Accountability Under Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 89, 2004
Posted: 31 Dec 2003
Tobias Barrington Wolff
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Abstract:

free speech, First Amendment, identity, political representation, political accountability, military, gay, lesbian