Guyora Binder

University at Buffalo Law School

528 O'Brian Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260-1100

United States

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Scholarly Papers (49)

1.

Cultural Relativism and Cultural Imperialism in Human Rights Law

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 5, pp. 211-221, 1999
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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international law, international human rights, cultural relativism, post-colonial states, political theory

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Critical Legal Studies

A COMPANION TO PHILOSOPHY OF LAW AND LEGAL THEORY, pp. 267-278, D. Patterson, ed., 2010 , Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-023
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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jurisprudence, Critical Legal Studies, indeterminacy thesis, rights theory, policy analysis

Framed: Utilitarianism and Punishment of the Innocent

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 32, pp. 115-224, 2000
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 10 Aug 2008
Guyora Binder and Nick Smith
University at Buffalo Law School and University of New Hampshire
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Framed: Utilitarianism and Punishment of the Innocent

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 32, p. 115, 2000
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
Guyora Binder and Nicholas J. Smith
University at Buffalo Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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criminal law, punishment, utilitarianism, institutions, transparency, Bentham

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Disbanding Police Agencies

121 Columbia Law Review (2021, Forthcoming), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper , University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-004
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Anthony O'Rourke, Rick Su and Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School, University of North Carolina School of Law and University at Buffalo Law School
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policing, police reform, disbanding, defunding, police abolition, local government, democracy, federalism

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The Origins of American Felony Murder Rules

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 57, pp. 59-208, 2004, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-016
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Criminal law, homicide, felony murder, legal history, common law

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Defunding Police Agencies

Emory Law Journal, Forthcoming, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper, University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-006
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 08 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2022
Rick Su, Anthony O'Rourke and Guyora Binder
University of North Carolina School of Law, University at Buffalo Law School and University at Buffalo Law School
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The Case for Self-Determination

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 29, pp. 223-272, 1993
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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international law, self-determination, group rights, human rights, political theory

8.

Making the Best of Felony Murder

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 403, 2011, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012 - 007
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 31 Jul 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, homicide, felony murder, complicity, merger doctrine, strict liability, Dworkin

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The Rhetoric of Motive and Intent

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 1-96, 2002 , Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-017
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, culpability, motive, intent, hate crimes

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Punishment Theory: Moral or Political?

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 5, p. 321, 2001-2002 , Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2002-001
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, punishment theory, utilitarianism, retribution, political theory

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Law and Literature

JOHNS HOPKINS GUIDE TO LITERARY THEORY AND CRITICISM, Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth, Imre Szeman eds., 2006, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-022
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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law and literature, jurisprudence

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Foundations of the Legislative Panopticon: Bentham's Principles of Morals and Legislation

SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Bentham, Criminal Law, Jurisprudence, Utilitarianism, Legislation

13.

Homicide

Chapter 31 in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law, Marcus Dubber and Tatjana Hörnle Eds., ISBN 978–0–19–967359–9, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Criminal Law, Legal History, Legal Theory, Homicide, Comparative Law

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What Is Criminal Law About?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 114, p. 1173, 2016, University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-027
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
Guyora Binder and Robert Weisberg
University at Buffalo Law School and Stanford Law School
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Criminal Law, Legal Education, Punishment Theory, Legal History, Race Discrimination

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The Meaning of Killing

MODERN HISTORIES OF CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, pp. 88-114, Markus D. Dubber, Lindsay Farmer, eds., 2007, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, homicide, legal history

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Representing Nazism: Advocacy and Identity at the Trial of Klaus Barbie

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 98, p. 1321, 1988-1989, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1989-002
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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International Law, Criminal Law, War Crimes, Law & Literature, Cultural Studies, Holocaust

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Penal Incapacitation: A Situationist Critique

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2017, University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-037
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Criminal Law, Punishment Theory, Proportionality, Incapacitation, Law and Psychology

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The Slavery of Emancipation

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 16, pp. 2063-2102, 1996
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Constitutional Law, Legal History, Slavery, Thirteenth Amendment, Political Theory

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The Law-as-Literature Trope

LAW AND LITERATURE, pp. 63-89, Michael Freeman and Andrew Lewis, eds., Oxford University Press, 1999
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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law and literature, jurisprudence, cultural studies, interpretation

20.

Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1141, 2017, University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-045, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Apr 2017
Guyora Binder, Robert Weisberg and Brenner Fissell
University at Buffalo Law School, Stanford Law School and Villanova University
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criminal law, death penalty, constitutional law, legal theory, homicide

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Felony Murder and Mens Rea Default Rules: A Study in Statutory Interpretation

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 4, pp. 399-485, 2000, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000-001
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, homicide, felony murder, culpability, statutory interpretation

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The Dialectic of Duplicity: Treaty Conflict and Political Contradiction

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 34, pp. 329-549, 1985
Number of pages: 222 Posted: 28 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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International Law, treaties, treaty conflict, sovereignty, state autonomy, critical legal studies, Hegel

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Aesthetic Judgment and Legal Justification

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Vol. 43, pp. 79-112, 2008, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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law and literature, jurisprudence, interpretation

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Why Law Matters for Our Obligations

Critical Analysis of Law 2:2 (2015), University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-032
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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jurisprudence, obligation, political philosophy, rights

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Unusual: The Death Penalty for Inadvertent Killing

93 Indiana Law Journal 549 (2018), University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-012
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 31 Jan 2019
Guyora Binder, Brenner Fissell and Robert Weisberg
University at Buffalo Law School, Villanova University and Stanford Law School
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Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Death Penalty, Punishment, Eighth Amendment

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The Puzzle of Inciting Suicide

56 American Criminal Law Review 65 (2019), University at Buffalo School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-025
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Guyora Binder and Luis E. Chiesa
University at Buffalo Law School and State University of New York at Buffalo Law School
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Criminal Law, Suicide, Causation, Complicity, Legal Theory

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The Culpability of Felony Murder

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 965, 2007-2008, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-009
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, felony murder, culpability, homicide, harm, utility, expressive theory of law

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The Poetics of the Pragmatic: What Literary Criticisms of Law Offers Posner

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 1509-1539, 2001, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2000-002
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Law and Literature, Posner, Pragmatism, Jurisprudence

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Did the Slaves Author the Thirteenth Amendment? An Essay in Redemptive History

Yale Journal of Law & Humanities, Vol. 5, pp. 471-505, 1993, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1993-001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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constitutional law, constitutional history, law and literature, slavery, civil rights

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Meaning and Motive in the Law of Homicide

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 3, pp. 755-774, 2000 , Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-001
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, homicide, motive, felony murder, culpability

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Cultural Criticisms of Law

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 49, p. 1149, 1996-1997, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder and Robert Weisberg
University at Buffalo Law School and Stanford Law School
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legal history, critical legal studies, new historicism, law and society, law and literature

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Mastery, Slavery and Emancipation

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 10, pp. 1435-1480, 1989
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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constitutional law, legal history, slavery, Hegel, jurisprudence, civil rights

33.

The Coptown Case: Inviolable Status and Desert

Inherent and Instrumental Values, Excursions in Value Inquiry, G. John M. Abbarno, ed. University Press of America, 2015, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Criminal Law, Punishment Theory, Moral Philosophy, Legal Theory, Frances Kamm

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Authority to Proscribe and Punish International Crimes

63 U. Toronto L.J. 278 (2013), SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-037
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, international law, International Criminal Court, jurisdiction, punishment theory

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Beyond Criticism

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 55, pp. 888-916, 1988, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1998-001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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critical legal studies, jurisprudence, indeterminacy, instrumentalism

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Twentieth Century Legal Metaphors for Self and Society

LOOKING BACK AT LAW'S CENTURY, pp. 151-184, A. Sarat, R. Kagan, B. Garth, eds., Cornell University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Law & Literature, Law & Society, Legal History

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Institutions and Linguistic Conventions: The Pragmatism of Lieber's Legal Hermeneutics

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 16, pp. 2169-2189, 1995, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1995-001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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legal history, jurisprudence, law and literature, interpretation, constitutional law

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Revolution as a Constitutional Concept

ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DE METHODOLOGIE JURIDIQUE, LE RECOURS AUX OBJECTIFS DE LA LOI, pp. 341-352, E. Story, ed., Scientia, 1990, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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constitutional history, revolution, Lincoln, constitutional theory

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Post-Totalitarian Politics

Mich. L. Rev., Vol. 914, pp. 1491-1528, 1993, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1993-002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Social theory, international law, Hegel, civil society

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Victims and Significance of Causing Harm

Pace Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 713, Summer 2008, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012 - 008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Jul 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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criminal law, harm, causation, moral luck, victims

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A Political Interpretation of Vagueness Doctrine

University of Illinois Law Review, 2019
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
Guyora Binder and Brenner Fissell
University at Buffalo Law School and Villanova University
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criminal law, constitutional law, vagueness, void-for-vagueness

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On Critical Legal Studies as Guerrilla Warfare

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 76, No. 1, 1987, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1987-102
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Critical Legal Studies, Legal Theory, Jurisprudence

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States of War: Defensive Force Among Nations

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 7, pp. 439-461, 2009, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-024
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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International Law, Law of War, Self-Defense, Kant

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Penal Reform and Progressive Ideology

Reviews in American History, Vol. 9, pp. 224-232, 1981, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1981-001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Legal history, criminal law, probation, parole

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What’s Left?

Texas Law Review, Vol. 69, p. 1985, 1990-1991, Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1991-001
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Critical Legal Studies, jurisprudence, political theory, revolution, democracy

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Angels and Infidels: Hierarchy and Historicism in Medieval Legal History

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 35, pp. 527-599, 1986
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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legal history, comparative law, law & religion, law & society

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On Hegel, on Slavery, But Not on My Head

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 11, p. 563, 1989-1990, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1989-103
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Feb 2015
Guyora Binder
University at Buffalo Law School
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Slavery, Civil Rights, Legal Theory, Hegel, Frederick Douglass

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Literary Criticisms of Law

Princeton University Press, 1999
Posted: 15 May 2000
Guyora Binder and Robert Weisberg
University at Buffalo Law School and Stanford Law School

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Cultural Criticism of Law

in the 49 Stanford Law Review 1149 (1997).
Posted: 19 Sep 1997
Guyora Binder and Robert Weisberg
University at Buffalo Law School and Stanford Law School

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