Publications by faculty in the University of Iowa College of Law.

Please visit the University of Iowa Law Library’s Faculty Scholarship Database for a complete faculty bibliography including historical faculty publications.


Publications from 2014


Lessons from a Life Well-Lived: A Tribute to Randall P. Bezanson, Gail B. Agrawal

Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, Steven J. Burton


The Conflict Between Stare Decisis and Overruling in Constitutional Adjudication, Steven J. Burton

Additional Property Transfer Obstacles for Married Persons and Registered Domestic Partners, Patricia A. Cain


Taxation of Same-Sex Couples After United States v. Windsor: Did the IRS Get It Right in Revenue Ruling 2013-17? (Symposium: The Effects of Windsor and Perry on Constitutional Law, Family Law, Tax Law, and Society), Patricia A. Cain


Comprehensive Immigration Reform(s): Immigration Regulation Beyond Our Borders, Stella Elias

Migration, Remittances and Child Support, Ann Laquer Estin

The Hague Abduction Convention and the United States Supreme Court, Ann Laquer Estin

Estates, Future Interests, and Powers of Appointment in a Nutshell, 5th ed., Thomas P. Gallanis

Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Estates, 6th ed., St. Paul, MN: LEG, Inc., 2014., Thomas P. Gallanis

Trusts and Estates: Teaching Uniform Law, Thomas P. Gallanis


Trusts and Estates: Teaching Uniform Law, Thomas P. Gallanis

Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes, 2014 - 2015 ed., Thomas P. Gallanis


Democracy, Solidarity, and the Rule of Law: Lessons from Athens, Paul Gowder

Equal Law in an Unequal World, Paul Gowder


Equal Law in an Unequal World, Paul Gowder

Institutional Corruption and the Rule of Law, Paul Gowder

Institutional Values, or How to Say What Democracy Is, Paul Gowder

Rule of Law, Paul Gowder

The Health Insurance Mandate Really Is a Tax, and That’s a Good Thing Too, Paul Gowder


Foreword (Symposium: Taking Administrative Law to Tax), Amandeep S. Grewal

Foreword (Symposium: Taking Administrative Law to Tax), Amandeep S. Grewal

The Law of Property: An Introductory Survey, 6th ed., Herbert J. Hovenkamp, Sheldon F. Kurtz, and Thomas P. Gallanis

Antitrust Law: Policy and Procedure: Cases and Materials, 7th ed., Herbert J. Hovenkamp, E. Thomas Sullivan, Howard A. Shelanski, and Christopher R. Leslie

Still Hazy After All These Years: The Data and Theory Behind ‘Mismatch’ review of Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help and Why Universities Won’t Admit It by Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor, Jr., Angela Onwuachi-Willig and William C. Kidder

The Uncertain Place of Purge Within Transitional Justice, and the Limitations of International Law in the World’s Response to Mass Atrocity, Mark J. Osiel

Europe: Political, Not Cosmopolitan, Alexander Somek

Transnational Legal Process Theories, Maya Steinitz

A Model Litigation Finance Contract Abigail C. Field, , Maya Steinitz and Abigail C. Field

Publications from 2013

A Lesson on Some Limits of Economic Analysis: Schwartz and Scott on Contract Interpretation, Steven J. Burton

Contracts: Keyed to Courses Using Burton’s Principles of Contract Law, 4th ed., Steven J. Burton

Foreword: Festschrift for Burns H. Weston, Steven J. Burton

High Court Case Summaries. Contract Law: Keyed to Burton’s Casebook on Contract Law, 4th ed., Steven J. Burton

Normative Legal Theories: The Case for Pluralism and Balancing, Steven J. Burton

Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2013 ed., Steven J. Burton and Melvin A. Eisenberg


In Her Own Voice: Ann Scales as Philosopher, Storyteller, Feminist, and Jurisprude (On ‘Having Fun and Raising Hell’: : Symposium Honoring the Work of Professor Ann Scales), Patricia A. Cain

Violence, Peace, and Law: Burns Weston and the Realistic Quest for Peace and Justice, Marcella David

The New Immigration Federalism, Stella Elias

Domestic Relationships: A Contemporary Approach, Ann Laquer Estin

Transjurisdictional Child Welfare: Local Governments and International Law, Ann Laquer Estin

Review of Devising, Dying and Dispute: Probate Litigation in Early Modern England, by Lloyd Bonfield. , Thomas P. Gallanis

Uniform Powers of Appointment Act (2013), Thomas P. Gallanis

Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes, 2013 - 2014 ed., Thomas P. Gallanis

The Rule of Law and Equality, Paul Gowder

The Missed Jurisdictional Argument in ‘United States v. Woods’, Amandeep S. Grewal

Burns Weston Tribute, N. William Hines

History of the 1972 Clean Water Act: The Story Behind How the 1972 Act Became the Capstone on a Decade of Extraordinary Environmental Reform, N. William Hines

Joint Tenancies in Iowa Today, N. William Hines

Marching to a Different Drummer: Are Lower Courts Faithfully Implementing the Evolving Due Process Guideposts to Catch and Correct Excessive Punitive Damages Awards?, N. William Hines

The Making of Competition Policy: Legal and Economic Sources, Herbert J. Hovenkamp and Daniel A. Crane

Aristotle Can’t Refute Evolution: A Response to Seagrave, Robert Miller

Eudaimonia in America, Robert Miller

Eudaimonism and Moral Absolutes, Robert Miller

Inefficient Results in the Market for Corporate Control: Highest Bidders, Highest-Value Users, and Socially Optimal Owners, Robert Miller

Morality and Economic Freedom: A Response to Gregg, Robert Miller

Nature and God in Ethics, Robert Miller

Response to Reno, Robert Miller

Review of Islamic Law in Europe? Legal Pluralism and its Limits in European Family Laws, by Andrea Büchler. , Robert Miller

Thanatopsis for Ronald Dworkin, Robert Miller

The Pragmatic Eudaimonist: A Response to David Tubbs, Robert Miller

Thinking Clearly About Drones, Robert Miller

According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family, Angela Onwuachi-Willig

An Officer and a Gentleman, Angela Onwuachi-Willig

A Room Many Views: A Response to Essays on According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Multiracial Family, Angela Onwuachi-Willig

On Derrick Bell as Pioneer and Teacher: Teaching Us How to Have the Nerve, Angela Onwuachi-Willig

What Interracial and Gay Couples Know About ‘Passing’, Angela Onwuachi-Willig

What Would Be the Story of Alice and Leonard Rhinelander Today?, Angela Onwuachi-Willig

Next-Generation Civil Rights Lawyers: Race and Representation in the Age of Identity Performance review of Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer by Kenneth W. Mack; and Acting White? Rethinking Race in Post-Racial America by Devon W. Carbado and Mitu Gulati. , Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Anthony V. Alfieri

The Demise of International Criminal Law, Mark J. Osiel

Proportionality in Military Force at War’s Multiple Levels: Averting Civilian Casualties vs. Safeguarding Soldiers, Mark J. Osiel and Ziv Bohrer

Unions, Corporations, and the First Amendment: A Response to Professors Fisk and Chemerinsky, Todd Edward Pettys

Patent Law’s Disclosure Requirement (Symposium: Patents, Innovation, and Freedom to Use Ideas), Jason A. Rantanen

Reading Patent Law review of Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts, by Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner. , Jason A. Rantanen

Recalibrating Our Empirical Understanding of Inequitable Conduct, Jason A. Rantanen

The Federal Circuit’s New Obviousness Jurisprudence: An Empirical Study, Jason A. Rantanen

The Importance of and Need for Legal Science, John C. Reitz

Constitutionalization: Constitution-Making for Individualists, Alexander Somek

Europe: From Emancipation to Empowerment, Alexander Somek

Gleichheit und politische Autonomie [Equality and Political Autonomy], Alexander Somek

Introduction: What is the Purpose of the Union?, Alexander Somek

Sozialpolitik in Europa: Von der Domestizierung zur Entwaffnung, Alexander Somek

Sozialpolitik in Europa: Von der Domestizierung zur Entwaffnung [Social Policy in Europe: From Domestication to Disarmament], Alexander Somek

Is there a European Common Good?, Alexander Somek, Sonja Puntscher Riekmann, and Doris Wydra

How Much Is That Lawsuit in the Window? Pricing Legal Claims, Maya Steinitz

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda as Theater: The Social Negotiation of the Moral Authority of International Law, Maya Steinitz

Unenforceability, Maya Steinitz, John Brigham, and Ahmad Pakatchi

Fourth Amendment Decisions During the Rehnquist Years (1972-2005), James J. Tomkovicz

Rehnquist’s Fourth: A Portrait of the Justice as a Law and Order Man, James J. Tomkovicz

Festschrift in Honor of Burns H. Weston: Living History Interview, Burns H. Weston

Establishing Commons Trusts to Manage Common Assets for Future Generations, Burns H. Weston and David Bollier

Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons, Burns H. Weston and David Bollier

Burns Weston: A Man of Service, Adrien K. Wing

Race and Ethnicity Discrimination, Adrien K. Wing and Patrick Macklem

Choosing Governance in the FCPA Reform Debate, , Joseph W. Yockey