Michael S. Green

William & Mary Law School

Dudley W. Woodbridge Professor of Law

South Henry Street

P.O. Box 8795

Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

United States

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1.

Legal Realism as Theory of Law

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 46, pp. 1915-2000, 2005
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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legal realism, H.L.A. Hart, Brian Leiter, rule skepticism, legal rules, prediction theory of law

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Hans Kelsen and the Logic of Legal Systems

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-50, 53 Alabama Law Review 365-413 (2003)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Hans Kelsen, Kant, Frege, Neo-Kantianism, logic, legal systems, jurisprudence, philosophy of law

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The Erie Doctrine: A Flowchart

Akron Law Review, Vol. 52, 215-57, 2019, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-396
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Erie Doctrine, Choice of Law, Federal Procedure, Diversity Jurisdiction, Supplemental Juisdiction, Bankruptcy, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Dworkin's Fallacy, or What the Philosophy of Language Can't Teach Us About the Law

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-04
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Ronald Dworkin, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Language, Semantics, Wittgenstein, Realism, Jurisprudence

Dworkin's Fallacy, or What the Philosophy of Language Can't Teach Us About the Law

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 1897-1952, 2003
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Does Dworkin Commit Dworkin's Fallacy? A Reply to Justice in Robes

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 28, No. 1 (2008), pp. 33–55
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Dworkin, Jurisprudence, Semantics, Philosophy of Law, Interpretation

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Legal Revolutions: Six Mistakes About Discontinuity in the Legal Order

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 331-409, 2005
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Revolution, Hans Kelsen, H.L.A. Hart, John Austin, Akhil Amar, Bush v. Gore, Sovereignty, Logic, Constitutional Amendment, Legal Realism

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Kelsen, Quietism, and the Rule of Recognition

Matthew D. Adler & Kenneth E. Himma (eds.), THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION 351-78 (Oxford University Press 2009), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-01
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Dworkin v. The Philosophers: A Review Essay on Justice in Robes

2007 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LAW REVIEW 1477-1503 (2007)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Ronald Dworkin, semantics, philosophy of law, jurisprudence, semantic sting

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Why Protect Private Arms Possession? Nine Theories of the Second Amendment

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-07, Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 131-189, 2008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2009
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Second Amendment, John Locke, social contract, state of nature

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Leiter on the Legal Realists

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-98, 30 Law and Philosophy 381-418 (2011)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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legal realism, prediction theory of law, Brian Leiter, naturalism, legal indeterminacy, Walter Wheeler Cook, Jerome Frank, Felix Cohen, jurisprudence, philosophy of law

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Copyrighting Facts

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-51, 78 Indiana Law Journal 919-64 (2003)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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copyright, facts, intellectual property, databases, compilations

Halpin on Dworkin's Fallacy: A Surreply

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 91, pp. 187-201, 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 May 2005
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Dworkin, Semantics, Jurisprudence, Dennis Patterson, Andrew Halpin

Halpin on Dworkin's Fallacy: A Surreply

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 91, pp. 187-201, 2005
Posted: 10 May 2005
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Dworkin, Semantics, Jurisprudence, Dennis Patterson, Andrew Halpin

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Marmor's Kelsen

D. A. Jeremy Telman (ed.), Hans Kelsen in America - Selective Affinities and the Mysteries of Academic Influence, pp. 45-84 (Springer Verlag 2016) , William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-344
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 May 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Hans Kelsen, Legal Positivism, Andrei Marmor, Monism

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Was Afrikan Spir a Phenomenalist (and What Difference Does It Make for Understanding Nietzsche)?

46 Journal of Nietzsche Studies 152-76 (2015)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Nietzsche, Afrikan Spir, Nadeem Hussain, phenomenalism

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The Twin Aims of Erie

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 4, pp. 1865-1937 (2013), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-245
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 24 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Erie doctrine, Twin Aims of the Erie Rule, choice of law, federal common law, reverse Erie, federal procedure, supplemental jurisdiction, bankruptcy, diversity jurisdiction

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The Paradox of Auxiliary Rights: The Privilege Against Self-Incrimination and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-38, 52 Duke Law Journal 113-178 (2002)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 31 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 26 May 2024
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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John Locke, social contract theory, Second Amendment, privilege against self-incrimination

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Erie's Suppressed Premise

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, pp. 1111-67 (2011), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-87
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Erie, Swift, federal common law, choice of law, legal positivism, full faith and credit, predictive method, federal procedure

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The Return of the Unprovided-For Case

51 Georgia Law Review 761-804 (2017), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-360
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Conflict of Laws, Choice of Law, Interest Analysis, Unprovided-For Case, Brainerd Currie, Larry Kramer

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Legal Monism: An American History

Legal Monism: An American History, in: Christoph Bezemek, Michael Potacs and Alexander Somek (eds.), Vienna Lectures on Legal Philosophy, 23-48 (Hart Publishing 2018)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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philosophy of law, legal history, legal monism, personal jurisdiction, legislative jurisdiction, choice of law, conflict of laws, positivism, Joseph Henry Beale, Joseph Story, Stephen Field, legal realism, Walter Wheeler Cook, Brainerd Currie

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The Semantic Thesis in Legal Positivism

Torben Spaak & Patricia Mindus (Eds.), Cambridge Companion to Legal Positivism 536-58 (Cambridge University Press 2021)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2024
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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positivism, expressivism, pragmatics, abstract objects, law and language, philosophy of law, internal legal statements, Frege-Geach problem, H.L.A. Hart, Joseph Raz

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On Hart's Category Mistake

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-298, 19 LEGAL THEORY 347-69 (2013)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Scott Shapiro, H.L.A. Hart, Practice Theory of Rules, Planning Theory of Law, Category Mistake, Norms

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A Puzzle About Hart's Theory of Internal Legal Statements

Francesca Poggi & Alessandro Capone (eds.), Pragmatics and Law: Practical and Theoretical Perspectives, 195-221 (Springer Verlag 2017); ISBN 978-3-319-44601-1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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H.L.A. Hart; internal legal statements; internal point of view; Ronald Dworkin; Scott Shapiro; Hans Kelsen; legal norms

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Horizontal Erie and the Presumption of Forum Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, pp. 1237-91 (2011), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-95
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Swift, Erie, federal courts, full faith and credit, Sun Oil v. Wortman, federal common law, prediction, Klaxon

24.

Two Fallacies about Copyrighting Factual Compilations

Robert Brauneis (ed.), INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION OF FACT-BASED WORKS: COPYRIGHT AND ITS ALTERNATIVES 169-204 (Edward Elgar Press 2009), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Law's Dark Matter

54 William & Mary Law Review 845-84 (2013) , William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-219
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Erie, Swift v. Tyson, Positivism, Choice of Law, Conflict of Laws, Renvoi, General Common Law

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Hans Kelsen's Non-Reductive Positivism

Torben Spaak & Patricia Mindus (eds.), CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO LEGAL POSITIVISM 272-300 (Cambridge University Press 2021)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2024
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Hans Kelsen, monism, positivism, social thesis, separation thesis, pure theory of law

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Logic and Legal Realism

in Dieter Krimphove & Florian Simon (eds.), Research Handbook in Law and Logic 81-94 (Duncker & Humblot 2017), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-395
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Legal Realism, Logic, Syllogistic Reasoning, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

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Vertical Power

U.C. Davis L. Rev. Vol. 48, pp. 73-140, 2014, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-290
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Federalism, Civil Procedure, Erie Doctrine, Federal Courts, State Regulation of Federal Procedure, Wayman v. Southard, McCluny v. Silliman, Statutes of Limitations

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Jurisdiction and the Moral Impact Theory of Law

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-464, 29 LEGAL THEORY 29-62 (2023)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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private international law, jurisdiction, conflict of laws, positivism, interpretivism, moral impact theory of law, Kelsen, pure theory of law, legal monism, legal pluralism

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Authority and Interest Analysis

in Roxana Banu, Michael S. Green, & Ralf Michaels (eds.), THE PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW (Oxford University Press) (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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private international law, authority, governmental interest analysis, choice of law, conflict of laws

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Permissions, Deontic Voids, and the Karamazov Argument

66 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF JURISPRUDENCE 291-307 (2021)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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permissions, deontic logic, exclusionary permissions, Hans Kelsen, Joseph Raz, Hohfeld

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Federal Common Law Permissions and Federal Noughts

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-471
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jun 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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legal permissions, choice of law, conflict of laws, federal jurisdiction, presumption against extraterritoriality, federal common law, state common law, Bivens actions, statutory interpretation, deontic logic, Hernandez v. Mesa, Morrison v. National Australia Bank

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Erie's International Effect

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, No. 3, pp. 1485-1501 (2013) , William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-246
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2023
Michael S. Green
William & Mary Law School
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Erie doctrine, choice of law, Klaxon, forum non conveniens, foreign law