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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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, 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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Citation 2

Abstract:

new legal realism, empirical legal studies, legal pragmatism, interdisciplinary translation

2.

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 NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Metalinguistic awareness, Metalanguage, Metaparagmatics, Linguistic performance, Language aquisition

3.

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
NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 548 (36,097)

Abstract:

adjudication, law and social change, law and knowledge, law and science, law and social science, Daubert, evidence, philosophy of social sciences

4.

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
Downloads 408 (44,301)

Abstract:

legal anthropology, empirical legal studies, new legal realism, law and social science, legal ethnography

5.

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
Downloads 391 (54,765)

Abstract:

Tenure system, Legal Education

6.

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 NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice
Downloads 344 (63,563)

Abstract:

law and language, litigation, narrative theory, empirical legal studies, coherence, legal rhetoric, courtroom narrative

7.

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
Downloads 339 (64,833)

Abstract:

Sociolegal Studies, Law and Society, Social Science, Empirical Research, Theory

8.

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
Downloads 277 (56,579)

Abstract:

bureaucracy, ethnography, legal anthropology

9.

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
Downloads 246 (72,735)

Abstract:

Social Science and Law, Legal Translation, Methodology, Law and Society, Law and Literature

10.

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
Downloads 164 (132,840)
Citation 1

Abstract:

law school education, legal language, new legal realism, empirical legal research

11.

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
Downloads 99 (200,063)

Abstract:

indeterminacy, empirical legal studies, social science and law

12.

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
Downloads 71 (244,690)

Abstract:

empirical legal studies, legal education reform, new legal realism, legal scholarship, legal theory

13.

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
Downloads 52 (298,268)
Citation 1

Abstract:

science, family law, biology and law, children, trauma

14.

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 and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 13 (450,395)

Abstract:

Courts, Sexual Abuse, Memories

15.

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 and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 12 (414,655)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Recovered memories, Child sexual abuse

16.

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
Posted: 06 Apr 2017
Elizabeth Mertz, Thomas W. Mitchell and Stewart Macaulay
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Texas A&M University School of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School

Abstract:

Legal Realism, Law and Society, financial crisis, disenfranchisement, social sciences, intellectual property, socio-legal studies

17.

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

Abstract:

18.

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

Abstract:

19.

Semiotic Anthropology

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

Abstract:

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