Nathan B. Oman

William & Mary Law School

Cabell Research Professor of Law

South Henry Street

P.O. Box 8795

Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

United States

http://nboman.people.wm.edu

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Unity and Pluralism in Contract Law

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 635 (30,992)
Citation 2

Abstract:

contract law, philosophy of law, Rawls, law & economics

2.

The Failure of Economic Interpretations of the Law of Contract Damages

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 569 (35,218)
Citation 1

Abstract:

contracts law & economics philosophy, jurisprudence, damages, remedies

3.

Corporations and Autonomy Theories of Contract: A Critique of the New Lex Mercatoria

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 507 (42,049)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Contracts, Autonomy Theories, Jurisprudence, Law & Economics

4.

Jurisprudence and the Problem of Church Doctrine

Element: Journal of the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 392 (56,051)

Abstract:

Mormonism, church doctrine, theology, philosophy

5.

A Pragmatic Defense of Contract Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 98, No. 1, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2009
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 390 (55,245)
Citation 2

Abstract:

contracts, generality, specificity, public choice, asset securitization, assignment, pragmatism

6.

Contract Law and Morality

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 48, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 383 (58,498)

Abstract:

Contracts Jurisprudence

7.

Natural Law and the Rhetoric of Empire: Reynolds v. United States, Polygamy, and Imperialism

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-43
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 379 (57,962)

Abstract:

legal history, polygamy, constitutional law, free exercise, first amendment, race, imperialism, Insular Cases, Reynolds v. United States, Reconstruction, Mormons, Latter-day Saints, law and religion, natural law, progress

8.

Preaching to the Court House and Judging in the Temple

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2009
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 349 (68,524)

Abstract:

Ecclesiastical Courts, Mormons, Quakers, Puritans, Baptists, Civil Disputes, ADR, Legal History, Law & Religion

Statutory Interpretation in Econotopia

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Mar 2003
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 261 (94,325)

Abstract:

statutory interpetation, legislative history, textualism, law and public choice, law

Statutory Interpretation in Econotopia

Pace Law Review, Vol. 25, pp. 49-89, 2005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 78 (258,543)

Abstract:

statutory interpetation, legislative history, textualism, law and public choice, law

10.

Three Generations of Mormon Legal History: A Historiographic Introduction

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 May 2007
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 323 (70,629)

Abstract:

legal history law & religion Mormonism historiography

11.

Consent to Retaliation: A Civil Recourse Theory of Contractual Liability

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-42
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 303 (74,084)
Citation 1

Abstract:

contract, civil recourse, private law, penalty doctrine, expectation damages, jurisprudence, promise, legal history, goats, anarchy

12.

How to Judge Shari'a Contracts: A Guide to Islamic Marriage Agreements in American Courts

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 1, p. 287, 2011, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-179
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 302 (62,035)

Abstract:

Mahr, Sadaq, Sharia, Islamic Law, Contract, Prenuptial Agreement, Establishment Clause, Muslim

13.

The Rise and Fall of Civil Disputes in Mormon Church Courts: A Preliminary Study

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2007
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 248 (95,167)

Abstract:

14.

Hobby Lobby, Corporate Law, and the Theory of the Firm: Why For-Profit Corporations are RFRA Persons

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 127, p. 273, 2014, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-279
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 May 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2014
Alan J. Meese and Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School and William & Mary Law School
Downloads 237 (60,083)

Abstract:

Hobby Lobby, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, RFRA, Corporations, Corporate Law, Theory of the Firm, Closely Held Corporation, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Contraception Mandate

15.

The Honor of Private Law

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-83
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Mar 2011
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 223 (106,277)

Abstract:

contracts, torts, honor, private law, civil recourse, law and literature, dickens, kipling, dueling, common law, grisham, jurisprudence

16.

A Review of Sarah Barringer Gordon, 'The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America'

BYU Studies, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2002
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Nov 2007
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 213 (106,765)

Abstract:

Polygamy, Mormonism, Law & Religion, Legal History, Free Exercise

17.

International Legal Experience and the Mormon Theology of the State, 1945-2012

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 100, 2015, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-295
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 202 (103,972)

Abstract:

Mormon, Latter-day Saint, International Law, Religion, Religious Liberty, Missionary, Conversion, Cold War

18.

Specific Performance and the Thirteenth Amendment

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 2020, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 9-17
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 199 (115,574)
Citation 2

Abstract:

contracts, specific performance, remedies, thirteenth amendment, involuntary servitude, constitutional interpretation, originalism

19.

Comments on the HHS' Flawed Post-Hobby Lobby Rules

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 14-18, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2014
Washington and Lee University - School of Law, Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, William & Mary Law School and William & Mary Law School
Downloads 193 (128,088)

Abstract:

corporate law, corporate governance, law, religion

20.

Bargaining in the Shadow of God’s Law: Islamic 'Mahr' Contracts and the Perils of Legal Specialization

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-46
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 192 (122,260)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Mahr, Saddaq, Fiqh, Sharia, Islamic Law, Law And Religion, Contracts, Premarital Agreement, Antenuptial Contract, Specialization, Generality

21.

Contracts and Markets: A Very Short Essay Without Footnotes

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-100
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jun 2011
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 188 (124,573)

Abstract:

markets, promise, contract, liberalism, jurisprudence

22.

A Defense of the Authority of Church Doctrine

Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol. 40, No. 4, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 184 (126,924)

Abstract:

Mormonism, Theology, Philosophy

23.

Markets as a Moral Foundation for Contract Law

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 98, 2012, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-225
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Oct 2012
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 179 (116,136)

Abstract:

contract, promise, markets, jurisprudence

24.

A Century of Mormon Theory and Practice in Church-State Relations: Constancy Amidst Change

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
W. Cole Durham and Nathan B. Oman
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and William & Mary Law School
Downloads 169 (138,080)

Abstract:

Church and State, Law and Religion, Mormons, Polygamy, Missionaries

25.

'Reynolds v. United States'

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MORMON HISTORY, Paul Reeve & Ardis Parshall, eds., ABC-Clio, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 22 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2008
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 164 (142,382)

Abstract:

Religion, First Amendmendment, Polygamy, Free Exercise Clause, Constitution, Mormon

26.

Why There is No Duty to Pay Damages: Powers, Duties, and Private Law

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-112
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 149 (153,337)
Citation 1

Abstract:

civil recourse, corrective justice remedies, contract tort remedies, damages

27.

The Supreme Court's Theory of Private Law

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 62, No. 6, 2013, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-241
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Nathan B. Oman and Jason M. Solomon
William & Mary Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 128 (170,790)

Abstract:

private law theory, First Amendment, tort

28.

Doux Commerce in the City of God: Trade and the Mormon Ideal of Zion

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-289
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 120 (165,019)

Abstract:

Mormonism, religion, commerce, markets, Zion, social justice, doux commerce, Hugh Nibley, Adam Smith, Montesquieu, Joseph Smith, Brigham Young

29.

Wagering on Religious Freedom

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 116, No. 3, p. 946, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 110 (196,564)

Abstract:

Law & Economics, Law & Religion, Religious Freedom, Pascal

30.

'The Living Oracles': Legal Interpretation and Mormon Thought

Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2009, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. No. 09-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 108 (199,133)

Abstract:

Legal theory, law and religion, jurisprudence, property, contract, private law, church courts, Mormonism, markets

31.

Promise and Private Law

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-113
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 68 (256,165)

Abstract:

Fried contract promise, corrective justice, civil recourse expectation damages

32.

Need for a Law of Church and Market

Duke Law Journal Online, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-288
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 52 (293,237)

Abstract:

religion, contract, market, church, state, antidiscrimination

33.

'I Will Give Unto You My Law': Section 42 as a Legal Text and the Paradoxes of Divine Law

EMBRACING THE LAW: ESSAYS ON DOCTRINE & COVENANTS SECTION, Jeremiah John, ed., p. 42, Salt Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2011
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 47 (305,804)

Abstract:

divine law, Mormonism, religion, jurisprudence, decalogue, law of consecration, law and religion, legal history

34.

Doux Commerce, Religion, and The Limits of Antidiscrimination Law

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 0 (217,200)

Abstract:

LGBT Rights, Religion, Antidiscrimination, Civil Rights, Same-Sex Marriage, Doux Commerce, Markets

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 97    Citations: 1
1.

The Story of a Forgotten Battle

Brigham Young University Law Review, p. 745, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2008
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 96
Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal History, Mormonism, Law & Religion, First Amendment, Polygamy