Elizabeth Mertz

University of Wisconsin - Madison

716 Langdon Street

Madison, WI 53706-1481

United States

American Bar Foundation

750 N. Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Is it Time for a New Legal Realism?

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2005, No. 2, pp. 335-363, 2005, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 May 2006
University of Wisconsin Law School, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Georgetown University Law Center and Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession
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new legal realism, empirical legal studies, legal pragmatism, interdisciplinary translation

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Metalinguistic Awareness

HANDBOOK OF PRAGMATICS, Jan-Ola Östman, Jef Verschueren, Jan Blommaert, Chris Bulcaen, eds., Kluwer, 2003 , HANDBOOK OF PRAGMATICS HIGHLIGHTS, Jef Verschueren & Jan-Ola Östman, eds., Kluwer, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Elizabeth Mertz and Jonathan Yovel
University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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Metalinguistic awareness, Metalanguage, Metaparagmatics, Linguistic performance, Language aquisition

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Comparative Anthropology of Law

COMPARATIVE LAW AND SOCIETY: RESEARCH HANDBOOKS IN COMPARATIVE LAW, David Clark, ed., Edward Elgar, 2012, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1184
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Elizabeth Mertz and Mark Goodale
University of Wisconsin - Madison and George Mason University
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legal anthropology, empirical legal studies, new legal realism, law and social science, legal ethnography

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The Role of Social Science in Law: Introduction

THE ROLE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE IN LAW, Elizabeth Mertz, ed., Ashgate, 2008 , Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1142
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Nov 2010
Elizabeth Mertz
University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Social Science and Law, Legal Translation, Methodology, Law and Society, Law and Literature

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The Role of Social Science in Legal Decisions

HANDBOOK OF LAW AND SOCIETY, Austin Sarat, ed., Blackwell, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
Jonathan Yovel and Elizabeth Mertz
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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adjudication, law and social change, law and knowledge, law and science, law and social science, Daubert, evidence, philosophy of social sciences

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Introduction: Bureaucracy: Ethnography of the State in Everyday Life

Polar: Political & Legal Anthropology Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Jul 2012
Anya Bernstein and Elizabeth Mertz
University at Buffalo Law School and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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bureaucracy, ethnography, legal anthropology

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Is it Fair? Law Professors’ Perceptions of Tenure

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 61, No. 4, May 2012, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-44, American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2012
Katherine Y. Barnes and Elizabeth Mertz
University of Arizona Rogers College of Law and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Tenure system, Legal Education

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Courtroom Narrative

ROUTLEDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NARRATIVE THEORY, David Herman, Manfred Jahn, Marie-Laure Ryan, eds., Routledge, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Elizabeth Mertz and Jonathan Yovel
University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
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law and language, litigation, narrative theory, empirical legal studies, coherence, legal rhetoric, courtroom narrative

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A New Legal Empiricism? Assessing ELS and NLR

Annual Review of Law and Social Science Vol. 6, pp. 555-579, 2010, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1141, American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2011
Mark C. Suchman and Elizabeth Mertz
Brown University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Sociolegal Studies, Law and Society, Social Science, Empirical Research, Theory

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Inside the Law School Classroom: Toward a New Legal Realist Pedagogy

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 483, 2007, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1143
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Elizabeth Mertz
University of Wisconsin - Madison
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law school education, legal language, new legal realism, empirical legal research

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New Legal Realism Volume I: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice

Elizabeth Mertz, Thomas W. Mitchell, Stewart Macaulay (eds.), New Legal Realism Volume 1: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice, Cambridge University Press: New York (2016)., Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1408, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-38
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2022
Elizabeth Mertz, Stewart Macaulay and Thomas W. Mitchell
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin Law School and Boston College Law School
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Legal Realism, Law and Society, financial crisis, disenfranchisement, social sciences, intellectual property, socio-legal studies

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Table of U.S. Law School Mission Statements, 2019 & 2021

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1731
Number of pages: 169 Posted: 16 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Frances Tung and Elizabeth Mertz
American Bar Foundation and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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law schools; educational mission; legal education; values

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Introduction — Modern Legal Realism: Paving the Way for Theoretically-Informed Empirical Research in the Legal Academy

IN: Research Handbook on Modern Legal Realism, eds S. Talesh, E. Mertz, & H. Klug, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK., 2021 Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2020-56
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
Shauhin A. Talesh, Elizabeth Mertz and Heinz Klug
University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Wisconsin Law School
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Undervaluing Indeterminacy: Translating Social Science into Law

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 397, 2011, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1183
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Elizabeth Mertz
University of Wisconsin - Madison
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indeterminacy, empirical legal studies, social science and law

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Social Science and the Intellectual Apprenticeship: Moving the Scholarly Mission of Law Schools Forward

Legal Writing, Vol. 17, No. 427, 2011, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1186
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Elizabeth Mertz
University of Wisconsin - Madison
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empirical legal studies, legal education reform, new legal realism, legal scholarship, legal theory

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Introduction: New Legal Realism at Ten Years and Beyond

6 UC Irvine Law Review 121 (2016), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1414
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 May 2017
Elizabeth Mertz and Bryant Garth
University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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New Legal Realism, Empirical Law, Social Sciences

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The New Legal Realism Volume II - Table of Contents

VOLUME II, Studying Law Globally: New Legal Realist Perspectives, Volume II Editors: Heinz Klug and Sally Engle Merry (2016), American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 2-17
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Elizabeth Mertz, Stewart Macaulay and Heinz Klug
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School
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Translating Science into Family Law

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, p. 799, 2007, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper Archival Collection
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Dec 2010
Elizabeth Mertz
University of Wisconsin - Madison
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science, family law, biology and law, children, trauma

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Table of Links to U.S. Law School Statements on Antiracism/Diversity

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1750
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 May 2022
Elizabeth Mertz and Frances Tung
University of Wisconsin - Madison and American Bar Foundation
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aw schools; educational mission; legal education; values; diversity; race; land acknowledgement; antiracism

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Attorneys as Gatekeepers to the Court: The Potential Liability of Attorneys Bringing Suits Based on Recovered Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, 1998, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-50
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Cynthia Grant Bowman and Elizabeth Mertz
Cornell University - Law School and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Recovered memories, Child sexual abuse

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The New Legal Realism Volume II: Studying Law Globally: Abstracts

The New Legal Realism Volume II: Studying Law Globally (2016), American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 3-17
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Elizabeth Mertz, Stewart Macaulay and Heinz Klug
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School
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The New Legal Realism Volume I: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice Abstracts

The New Legal Realism Volume I: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice (2016), American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 4-17
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Elizabeth Mertz, Stewart Macaulay and Heinz Klug
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Wisconsin Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School
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Balanced Judicial Realism in the Service of Justice: Judge Richard D. Cudahy

67 Depaul Law Review 655 (2018), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1445
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Jun 2018
Elizabeth Mertz and Cynthia Grant Bowman
University of Wisconsin - Madison and Cornell University - Law School
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Judicial Realism, Richard Cudahy, Judicial Legacy, Judicial History, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

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What Should the Courts Do About Memories of Sexual Abuse? Toward a Balanced Approach

35 Judges Journal 1996, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-33
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Aug 2012
Cynthia Grant Bowman and Elizabeth Mertz
Cornell University - Law School and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Courts, Sexual Abuse, Memories

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Language-and-Law Scholarship: An Interdisciplinary Conversation and a Post-9/11 Example

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 10, pp. 169-183, 2014
Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Elizabeth Mertz and Jothie Rajah
University of Wisconsin - Madison and American Bar Foundation

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Toward a New Legal Empiricism: Empirical Legal Studies and New Legal Realism

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 6, pp. 555-579, 2010, American Bar Foundation Research Paper No. 11-03
Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Mark C. Suchman and Elizabeth Mertz
Brown University and University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Semiotic Anthropology

Annual Review of Anthropology, Vol. 36, October 2007
Posted: 04 Dec 2007
Elizabeth Mertz
University of Wisconsin - Madison

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pragmatics, C.S. Peirce, power, indexicality, metalinguistic