Jessie Allen

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

3900 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.law.pitt.edu/people/jessie-allen

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

A Theory of Adjudication: Law as Magic

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 773, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Documentary Disenfranchisement

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 389, 2011, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-02
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 163 (135,711)

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voting rights, felon disenfranchisement, jurisprudence, law & humanities, law and humanities, constitutional law, new legal realism, textualism

3.

The Persistence of Proximate Cause: How Legal Doctrine Thrives on Skepticism

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 77, 2012, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-05
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 116 (173,505)

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proximate cause, torts, judicial decisionmaking, courts, doctrine, legal realism, new legal realism, magic, ritual, jurisprudence, legal theory, rule of law, doctrinal analysis, legal reasoning, law & anthropology, legal theory, adjudication, performance, sociolegal studies, law & culture, formalism

4.

Law and Artifice in Blackstone's Commentaries

4 Journal of Law: A Periodical Laboratory of Legal Scholarship No. 3 Chapter One, Summer 2014, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-36
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Blackstone, Commentaries, Natural Law, Legal Fiction, jurisprudence, property, natural rights, positivism, legal theory

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Reading Blackstone in the Twenty-First Century and the Twenty-First Century through Blackstone

In Re-Interpreting Blackstone's Commentaries: A Seminal Text in National and International Contexts, Edited by Wilfrid Prest, Hart Publishing, 2014 , U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2014
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 77 (208,767)

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legal history, Blackstone, United States Supreme Court, Commentaries, law and culture, law and humanities, originalism, constitutional interpretation, judicial decisionmaking, common law, legal authority, original intent

6.

Theater of International Justice

Creighton International & Comparative Law Journal, Vol. 3, p. 121, 2012, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 38 (226,310)

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International courts, international law, human rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, International criminal justice, Law and performance, Law and culture, jurisprudence, judicial decisionmaking, public courts, theater of justice, performance

7.

Empirical Doctrine

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 1, 2015, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-31
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Downloads 37 (284,743)

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Empiricism, doctrine, doctrinal determinacy, doctrinal indeterminacy, legal determinacy, empirical methods, empirical legal studies, doctrinal reasoning, legal reasoning, judicial decision making, political science, legal theory, New Legal Realism, legal realism, formalism, jurisprudence

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Blackstone, Expositor and Censor of Law Both Made and Found

A Chapter in Blackstone and His Critics, Wilfrid Prest and Anthony Page, eds. (Hart Publishing, Forthcoming), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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judges, courts, legal decisionmaking, legal reasoning, law and humanities, law and literature, judicial behavior, Blackstone, Bentham, legal history, ritual, performance

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Doctrine as a Disruptive Practice

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-21
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2017
Jessie Allen
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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doctrine, doctrinal determinacy, empirical legal studies, doctrinal reasoning, legal reasoning, judicial decision making, judicial behavior, legal theory, New Legal Realism, legal realism, law and psychology, cognitive legal studies, situation sense, performance, self-change