WRITING

Writings Beyond Opinions

1965 - 1988

1965 “Saturday Night.” Workshop 1, no. 1. (1965): 1–6. Stanford University. (VfJ)

1973 from Heiress and Architect: Idiosyncrasy and Form in the Poetry of Thomas Hardy. Ph. D. Dissertation (1973). University of Chicago.

1975 “The History of Western Civilization,” c.1975.

1976Good Work If You Can Get It: The Experience of One Academic Couple.” Careers and Couples: An Academic Question 1 (1976): 32–35. Modern Language Association of America.

1978 “Cold Turkey,” to Sam and Nancy, October-November, 1977; August, 1978.  (VfJ)

1981 “Education and Solipsism.” CoEvolution Quarterly 29 (Spring 1981): 132–139. (VfJ)

“Show Business.” Webster Review 6, no. 2 (1981): 95–101. (VfJ)

“Tracy.” Four Quarters 30, no. 4 (1981): 24–31.  (VfJ)

1982 “Theory of Contract in the Merchant of Venice,”  (law school paper).

from “A Legal History of the Los Angeles Aqueduct,” (law school paper)

1983 “The Winner.” Four Quarters 32, no. 2 (1983): 3–13. (VfJ)

1984The Political Community, the Individual, and Control of Public School Curriculum.” Oregon Law Review 63, no. 2 (1984): 309–334.  

1986Oregon’s Remedy Guarantee: Article I, section 10 of the Oregon Constitution.” Oregon Law Review 65, no. 1 (1986): 35–72. 

1988Discretion in Oregon Public Law.” Oregon Law Review 67, no. 4 (1988): 859-869 

“Evaluating State Supreme Courts.” Review of The Role of State Supreme Courts in the New Judicial Federalism, by Susan Fino.  Judicature: The Journal of the American Judicature Society 71, no. 4 (December 1988): 220-221.

The Right to Equal Privileges and Immunities: A State’s Version of Equal Protection.” Vermont Law Review 13, no. 1 (Spring 1988): 221–246. 

1989 - 1993

1989Advocacy of State Constitutional Law Cases: A Report from the Provinces.” Emerging Issues in State Constitutional Law 2, no. 1 (1989): 275-297. National Association of Attorneys General. 

“Lawyers in Hell: A Law School Commencement Sermon.” Commencement Charge to 1989 Graduates of The University of Oregon School of Law; reprinted in Old Oregon, University of Oregon (Autumn 1989).  (VfJ) 

State ex rel. Ray Wells, Inc. v. Hargreaves: Welcome to the Twilight Zone.” Oregon Law Review 68, no. 1 (1989): 217–226. 

1990Taking Law Seriously: Communitarian Search and Seizure.” American Criminal Law Review 27, no. 4 (1990): 583–618. The Georgetown University Law Center

Beyond the Waste Land: Law Practice in the 1990s.” Hastings Law Journal 42, no. 1 (November 1990): 1–14. 

1991Our Fixation with Rights is Dysfunctional and Deranged.” The Chronicle of Higher Education (April 1, 1992). Reprinted as “What’s Wrong with Rights?” Old Oregon (Winter 1991).

1992The Right to a Remedy.” Temple Law Review 65, no. 4 (Winter 1992): 1197–1228.

A Failed Critique of State Constitutionalism.” Michigan Law Review 91, no. 2 (November 1992): 274–280.  

1993 “Packwood: The Case of the Pizza Boy.” The Washington Post, May 6, 1993.

“Give Oregon Voters a Real Choice: should candidates have more license to deceive than a used car salesman?” USA Today, May 11, 1993.

1994 - 2019

1994Common Ground.” Oregon Quarterly (Summer 1994): 16-19. 

“Daniel Bell, Communitarianism and its Critics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.” Journal of Legal Education 44, no. 2 (June 1994): 297–303.

The Origin of State Constitutional Direct Democracy: William Simon U’Ren and the Oregon System.” Temple Law Review 67 (1994): 947–964.  

1995The Creation of the Oregon Constitution.” Oregon Law Review 74, no. 1 (Summer 1995): 947–963. 

1998Law and Life: Breathing Life into an Ideal,” review of Archibald Cox: Conscience of a Nation, by Ken Gormley. Oregon State Bar Bulletin 59, no. 1 (October 1998). 

1999Professionalism: A Sermon.” Journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (Summer 1999). 

2000 “Deputy Attorney General weighs initiatives.” Interview, The Register-Guard, August 21, 2000.  (VfJ)

2009 Hans Linde Dedication.” Appellate Almanac 2009. Oregon State Bar. (VfJ)

2011 Using State Constitutions to Find and Enforce Civil Liberties.” Lewis and Clark Law Review 15, no. 3 (Fall 2011): 783-797. 

2014 “Women Deserve Yes on Measure 89.” The Register-Guard, October 16, 2014. (VfJ)

2016 “Remarks: Investiture of Justice Lynn Nakamoto.” Salem, Oregon, January 25, 2016.

David Frohnmayer—A Tribute.” Oregon Law Review 94, no. 3 (2016): 673-676. (VfJ)

2017 “Travel Ban Rulings Based on Law.” The Register-Guard, February 22, 2017. (VfJ)

2018 Comments on Robert Williams’s State Constitutional Protection of Civil Litigation.” Rutgers University Law Review 70, no. 4 (Summer 2018): 975–978.

2019 Jack Landau: A Tribute.” Oregon Law Review 97, no. 3 (2019): 579-582.