Brian Z. Tamanaha - Publications

For the most recent list of publications, please see the current CV. [view] 

Forthcoming Scholarship

  • “A Vision of Socio-Legal Change: Rescuing Ehrlich From Living Law,” 36 Law and Social Inquiry (forthcoming 2011)
  • “The Primacy of Society and the Failures of Law and Development,” 44 Cornell International Law Journal (forthcoming 2011)
  • “Balanced Realism about Judging,” 44 Valparaiso Law Review (forthcoming 2010)
  • “Are We Safer From Terrorism? No—But We Can Be” 28 Yale Law and Policy Review (forthcoming 2010) (by invitation)

Selected Recent Books and Book Chapters

  • Beyond the Formalist–Realist Divide: The Role of Politics in Judging, Princeton University Press (2009)
  • On The Rule of Law: History, Politics, Theory, Cambridge University Press (2004); Ukrainian translation (2007); Chinese translation, Wuhan University Press (2010)
  • Law as a Means to an End: Threat to the Rule of Law, Cambridge University Press (2006); Chinese translation, Peking University Press (forthcoming 2012)
  • “Law and Society,” A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory (ed. D. Patterson), Blackwell Publishers (2d ed., 2009)
  • “Law,” Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (ed. S. Katz et. al), Oxford University Press (2009)
  • “A Concise Guide to the Rule of Law,” Relocating the Rule of Law (eds. G. Palombella & N. Walker), Hart Publishing (2009)
  • “On the Instrumental View of Law in American Legal Culture,” On Philosophy in American Law (ed. F.J. Mootz), Cambridge University Press (2009)
  • “Core Elements of Legal Pluralism,” The Response of the Law to the Expression of Cultural Diversity (ed. M.C. Foblets), Bruyland Publishers (2009)

Recent Articles and Essays

  • “Understanding Legal Realism,” 87 Texas Law Review 731 (2009)
  • “The Distorting Slant in Quantitative Studies of Judging,” 50 Boston College Law Review 685 (2009)
  • “The Realism of Judges Past and Present,” Baker and Hostetler Lecture, 57 Cleveland-Marshall Law Review 77 (2009)
  • “Understanding Legal Pluralism: Past to Present, Local to Global,” Julius Stone Address, 30 Sydney Law Review 375 (2008); reprinted in Legal Theory and the Social Sciences (ed. M. Del Mar and M. Giudice), Ashgate (forthcoming 2011)

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