Ethan J. Leib

Fordham University School of Law

Professor of Law

140 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

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
Downloads 854 (19,314)

Abstract:

abortion, men's rights, support payments

2.

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
Downloads 754 (21,675)
Citation 1

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3.

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
Downloads 595 (31,758)

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4.

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
Downloads 445 (45,469)
Citation 4

Abstract:

crime, criminal law, family, criminal justice, criminal procedure

5.

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
Downloads 445 (45,211)
Citation 2

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6.

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
Downloads 417 (49,487)

Abstract:

contracts, relational theory, friendship, marriage

7.

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
Downloads 404 (45,211)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Criminal Justice, Family, Punishment, Status, Incest, Adultery, Evidentiary Privileges, Sentencing, Criminal Law, Bigamy, Duty to Rescue

8.

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 Independent
Downloads 399 (47,868)
Citation 3

Abstract:

judging, fiduciary foundation of public authority, judicial elections, judicial independence, popular constitutionalism, statutory interpretation

9.

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
Downloads 325 (68,232)

Abstract:

jury, decision rules, supermajorities

10.

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
Downloads 315 (70,673)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Contracts, contract theory, Markovits, Schwartz, Scott, corporations, organizations

11.

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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12.

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
Downloads 296 (74,645)

Abstract:

initiative, referendum, direct democracy, statutory interpretation

13.

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)
Downloads 243 (92,901)
Citation 3

Abstract:

criminal law, family law, criminal justice, criminal procedure, legal theory

14.

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
Downloads 241 (90,976)

Abstract:

statutory interpretation, legislation, legisprudence, judicial elections, state courts

15.

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
Downloads 236 (99,449)

Abstract:

Love, creativity, responsibility, Dan-Cohen

16.

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
Downloads 172 (131,567)

Abstract:

juries, decision rules, supermajorities, majority rule, unanimity

17.

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
Downloads 170 (117,007)

Abstract:

administrative law; jurisprudence; legisprudence; presidential management; unitary executive; Office of Management and Budget; OMB; Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs; OIRA

18.

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
Downloads 164 (128,232)

Abstract:

localism, statutory interpretation, local courts, federalism

19.

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
Downloads 148 (149,331)

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20.

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 Independent
Downloads 148 (145,312)

Abstract:

statutory interpretation, methodological consensus, rules v. standards, textualism, legal process

21.

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
Downloads 141 (151,813)

Abstract:

criminal law, criminal justice, family, policing, prosecution

22.

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
Downloads 139 (123,216)

Abstract:

contra proferentem, contract interpretation, consumer contracts

23.

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 Independent
Downloads 137 (140,008)

Abstract:

fiduciary law, political theory, shareholder-stakeholder debate, philosophical foundations of private law

24.

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
Downloads 134 (153,578)

Abstract:

Deliberative Democracy, fiduciary law, political representation, civil society, Habermas, Ackerman

25.

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
Downloads 132 (165,530)

Abstract:

redistricting, Shaw v. Reno, Justice O'Connor, Equal Protection

26.

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
Independent and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 126 (160,872)

Abstract:

direct democracy, public interest, candidate elections, voting ethics, political morality, representation

27.

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, George Washington University - Law School, 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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28.

Redeeming the Welshed Guarantee: A Scheme for Achieving Justiciability

Whittier Law Review, Vol. 24, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 105 (201,128)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Guarantee Clause, Republican Form of Government Clause, neo-republicanism, justiciability, political question doctrine, republican revival

29.

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
Downloads 101 (158,125)

Abstract:

direct democracy, California, whiteness, Myrdal, Hartz

30.

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
Downloads 93 (208,149)

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31.

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
Downloads 81 (229,533)

Abstract:

fiduciary law, politics, representation, children's rights, fiduciary foundations of public authority

32.

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
Downloads 81 (238,067)

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33.

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 Independent
Downloads 73 (231,187)

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34.

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, Independent and United Nations
Downloads 68 (239,858)

Abstract:

jury, fiduciary law, fiduciary political theory, fiduciary duties, representation, jury nullification, deliberative democracy

35.

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
Downloads 67 (259,149)

Abstract:

criminal law, family law, care-giving, voluntarism, vulnerability

36.

(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)
Downloads 61 (247,283)

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37.

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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38.

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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39.

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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Abstract:

marriage, same-sex marriage

40.

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

Abstract:

representation, jury, jurors, deliberative democracy

41.

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

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 359, 2002
Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Ethan J. Leib
Fordham University School of Law

Abstract:

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

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 96    Citations: 0
1.

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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