Ethan J. Leib

Fordham University School of Law

John D. Calamari Distinguished Professor of Law

150 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

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Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

Faithful Execution and Article II

132 Harvard Law Review 2111 (2019) , Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3260593
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2019
Fordham University School of Law, Fordham University School of Law and Fordham Law School
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U.S. Constitution, faithful execution, original public meaning, take care clause, presidential oath, fiduciary law, presidential power, article II

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A Man's Right to Choose (an Abortion?)

Legal Times, Vol. 18, No. 14, April 4, 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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abortion, men's rights, support payments

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Can Direct Democracy Be Made Deliberative?

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 54, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Privilege or Punish: Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties

D. Markel, J. Collins and E. Leib, PRIVILEGE OR PUNISH: CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND THE CHALLENGE OF FAMILY TIES, Oxford University Press, 2009, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 473, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 253 Posted: 15 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Dan Markel, Jennifer M. Collins and Ethan J. Leib
Florida State University College of Law (Deceased), Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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Criminal Justice, Family, Punishment, Status, Incest, Adultery, Evidentiary Privileges, Sentencing, Criminal Law, Bigamy, Duty to Rescue

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The Perpetual Anxiety of Living Constitutionalism

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 24, May 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2008
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Friendship & the Law

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 54, 2007
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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A Fiduciary Theory of Judging

California Law Review, Vol. 101, 2013, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2029001
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2013
Ethan J. Leib, David L. Ponet and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law, United Nations and Loyola Law School
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judging, fiduciary foundation of public authority, judicial elections, judicial independence, popular constitutionalism, statutory interpretation

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Fiduciary Constitutionalism: Implications for Self-Pardons and Non-Delegation

17 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 463 (2019), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3177968
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 May 2018 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2019
Ethan J. Leib and Jed Handelsman Shugerman
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham Law School
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Contracts and Friendships

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 59, 2010
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 13 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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contracts, relational theory, friendship, marriage

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Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties

University of Illinois Law Review, August 2007, Florida State University College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 221, Wake Forest University Legal Studies Paper No. 933427
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Dan Markel, Jennifer M. Collins and Ethan J. Leib
Florida State University College of Law (Deceased), Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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crime, criminal law, family, criminal justice, criminal procedure

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Also, No

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2948677
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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administrative law, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, the doctrine of the eternal return, Auer deference, Chenery, Chevron

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A Comparison of Criminal Jury Decision Rules in Democratic Countries

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 5, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2008
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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jury, decision rules, supermajorities

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Friends as Fiduciaries

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 86, 2009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2009
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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On Collaboration, Organizations, and Conciliation in the General Theory of Contract

Quinnipiac Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Aug 2005
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Contracts, contract theory, Markovits, Schwartz, Scott, corporations, organizations

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Interpreting Statutes Passed Through Referendums

Election Law Journal, Vol. 7, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2009
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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initiative, referendum, direct democracy, statutory interpretation

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Elected Judges and Statutory Interpretation

University of Chicago Law Review, vol. 79, p. 1215, 2012, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2026284, U of Houston Law Center No. 2026284
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2013
Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl and Ethan J. Leib
William & Mary Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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statutory interpretation, legislation, legisprudence, judicial elections, state courts

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Punishing Family Status

Boston University Law Review Vol. 88, pp. 1327-1423, 2008, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Jennifer M. Collins, Ethan J. Leib and Dan Markel
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, Fordham University School of Law and Florida State University College of Law (Deceased)
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criminal law, family law, criminal justice, criminal procedure, legal theory

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Contra Proferentem and the Role of the Jury in Contract Interpretation

87 Temple Law Review 771 (2015) , Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2515483
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2015
Ethan J. Leib and Steven Thel
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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contra proferentem, contract interpretation, consumer contracts

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Regleprudence – At OIRA and Beyond

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 103, No. 259 (2015), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2442413
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
Nestor M. Davidson and Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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administrative law; jurisprudence; legisprudence; presidential management; unitary executive; Office of Management and Budget; OMB; Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs; OIRA

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Fiduciary Political Theory: A Critique

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 125, No. 7, 2016, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2789594
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Ethan J. Leib and Stephen Galoob
Fordham University School of Law and University of Tulsa College of Law
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Responsibility and Social/Political Choices About Choice; or, One Way to Be a True Non-Voluntarist

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 25, p. 453, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jul 2005
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Love, creativity, responsibility, Dan-Cohen

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Mapping Public Fiduciary Relationships

The Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Andrew Gold & Paul Miller eds., Oxford University Press, 2014), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2013
Ethan J. Leib, David L. Ponet and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law, United Nations and Loyola Law School
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fiduciary law, political theory, shareholder-stakeholder debate, philosophical foundations of private law

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Localist Statutory Interpretation

161 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 897 (2013), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2159704
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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localism, statutory interpretation, local courts, federalism

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A Review Essay on 'Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California' by Daniel Martinez HoSang

California Legal History, Vol. 5, p. 367, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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direct democracy, California, whiteness, Myrdal, Hartz

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Supermajoritarianism and the American Criminal Jury

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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juries, decision rules, supermajorities, majority rule, unanimity

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The Costs of Consensus in Statutory Construction

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 120, 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1616791
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Ethan J. Leib and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law and Loyola Law School
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statutory interpretation, methodological consensus, rules v. standards, textualism, legal process

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Hail Marriage and Farewell

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, 2015, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2668314
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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marriage, same-sex marriage

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Why Party Democrats Need Popular Democracy and Popular Democrats Need Parties

California Law Review, Vol. 100, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 264, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1905245
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2012
Ethan J. Leib and Christopher S. Elmendorf
Fordham University School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Rethinking Criminal Law and Family Status

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, pp. 1864-1903, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 472, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 223
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib and Jennifer M. Collins
Florida State University College of Law (Deceased), Fordham University School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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criminal law, criminal justice, family, policing, prosecution

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The Political Morality of Voting in Direct Democracy

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 5, 2013, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2177365
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Michael Serota and Ethan J. Leib
Loyola Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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direct democracy, public interest, candidate elections, voting ethics, political morality, representation

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Fiduciary Law's Lessons for Deliberative Democracy

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 1207, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2011
David L. Ponet and Ethan J. Leib
United Nations and Fordham University School of Law
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Deliberative Democracy, fiduciary law, political representation, civil society, Habermas, Ackerman

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Legislative Underwrites

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 103, 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Mar 2017
Ethan J. Leib and James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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legislation, statutory interpretation, overrides, interbranch dialogue

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Contract Creep

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 107 (forthcoming 2019)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 May 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2019
Tal Kastner and Ethan J. Leib
Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Fordham University School of Law
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contract law, sophisticated parties, consumer law, contra proferentem, arbitration, form contracts, contracts of adhesion

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Fiduciary Law and the Law of Public Office

62 William & Mary Law Review 1297 (2021), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3654506
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Ethan J. Leib and Andrew Kent
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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fiduciary law; fiduciary duties; law of public office; faithful execution; republican political theory

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Ugly White Districts: What Should Sandy Do?

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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redistricting, Shaw v. Reno, Justice O'Connor, Equal Protection

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New Criminal Law Review Symposium on Privilege or Punish: Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, Winter 2010
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2010
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, Fordham University School of Law and Florida State University College of Law (Deceased)
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Fiduciary Loyalty, Inside and Out

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2018, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
Stephen Galoob and Ethan J. Leib
University of Tulsa College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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Fiduciary Law, Moralism, Duty of Loyalty, Corporate Law, Trust Law, Agency Law, Bankruptcy, Professional Responsibility, Law Governing Lawyers

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Are the Federal Rules of Evidence Unconstitutional?

American University Law Review, Vol. 71, 2022 Forthcoming , Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3919342
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2022
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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federal rules of evidence, non-delegation doctrine, separation of powers, legislation

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The Belt-and-Suspenders Canon

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 105, 2020 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 May 2019
Ethan J. Leib and James J. Brudney
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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statutory interpretation, redundancy, legislative process, canons

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Translating Fiduciary Principles into Public Law

126 Harv. L. Rev. F. 91 (2012), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2224330
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Ethan J. Leib, David L. Ponet and Michael Serota
Fordham University School of Law, United Nations and Loyola Law School
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Redeeming the Welshed Guarantee: A Scheme for Achieving Justiciability

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Guarantee Clause, Republican Form of Government Clause, neo-republicanism, justiciability, political question doctrine, republican revival

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Fiduciary Representation and Deliberative Engagement with Children

Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 20, 2012, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2026913
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Mar 2012
Ethan J. Leib and David L. Ponet
Fordham University School of Law and United Nations
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fiduciary law, politics, representation, children's rights, fiduciary foundations of public authority

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Why Supermajoritarianism Does Not Illuminate the Interpretive Debate Between Originalists and Non-Originalists

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 101, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Statutory Interpretation as 'Interbranch Dialogue'?

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2019 Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
James J. Brudney and Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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deliberative democracy, legal process, statutory interpretation, legislative supremacy

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Fiduciary Principles and the Jury

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 55 (2014, Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2303726
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Ethan J. Leib, Michael Serota and David L. Ponet
Fordham University School of Law, Loyola Law School and United Nations
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jury, fiduciary law, fiduciary political theory, fiduciary duties, representation, jury nullification, deliberative democracy

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The Core of Fiduciary Political Theory

Research Handbook of Fiduciary Law (D. Gordon Smith & Andrew Gold eds., 2018), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Stephen Galoob and Ethan J. Leib
University of Tulsa College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 100 (362,401)
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Fiduciary Law, Fiduciary Political Theory, Cognitivism, Evan Fox-Decent

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(When) Should Family Status Matter in the Criminal Justice System?

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 13, pp. 151-175, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 441, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 224
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Jennifer M. Collins, Ethan J. Leib and Dan Markel
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, Fordham University School of Law and Florida State University College of Law (Deceased)
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The Anxiety of Influence and Judicial Self-Aggrandizement in Rabbinic Jurisprudence

36 Constitutional Commentary ___ (Forthcoming 2021), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3830537
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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separation of powers, judicial independence, sovereign immunity, Talmud, rabbinics

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Voluntarism, Vulnerability, and Criminal Law: A Response to Professors Hills and O'Hear

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, pp. 1449-1460, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2008
Ethan J. Leib, Dan Markel and Jennifer M. Collins
Fordham University School of Law, Florida State University College of Law (Deceased) and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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criminal law, family law, care-giving, voluntarism, vulnerability

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Some New Books Targeting Deliberative Democracy

Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 154, 2007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Aug 2007
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Local Judges and Local Government

New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2015, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2725186
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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Citizen Representation and the American Jury

Posted: 23 May 2006
Ethan J. Leib and David L. Ponet
Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University

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representation, jury, jurors, deliberative democracy

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Towards a Practice of Deliberative Democracy: A Proposal for a Popular Branch

Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law

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deliberation, deliberative democracy, popular will, institutional design, Habermas, Fishkin

Other Papers (1)

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Rooted Cosmopolitans

Policy Review, Vol. 137, p. 89, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Jun 2006
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
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