Selected Publications


The Rising Behemoth: Multidistrict and Mass Tort Litigation in the United States (ABA Publishing 2020)

Scientific Evidence, Litigation Practice Series (Bloomberg BNA 2016)


J&J Ch. 11 Dismissal Ignores Mass Tort Bankruptcy Principles, Law360 (March 1, 2023)

Twitter v. Musk Is Starting To Look Like a Cautionary M&A Tale, Law360 (July 19, 2022)

How Magistrate Judges Can Help Tame Large Product MDLs, Law360 (Jan. 21, 2022)

A Shift in the Preemption Landscape?, 87 Tennessee Law Review 213 (2019)

The Myth of Settlement in MDL Proceedings, 107 Kentucky Law Journal 467 (2019)

Time for More Interlocutory Review of MDL Court Decisions, Law360 (April 8, 2019)

Will U.S. Supreme Court Finally Clarify Preemption Standard?, Bloomberg Law (Feb. 1, 2019)

A Call to Permit Judicial Substitution in MDL Proceedings, Law360 (Jan. 7, 2019)

Resolution of Common Questions in MDL Proceedings, 66 Kansas Law Review 219 (2017)

Is Multidistrict Litigation in Need of Reform?, Law360 (April 19, 2017)

The Continued Erosion of the FDA's Authority to Regulate Off-Label Marketing and Implications for False Claims Act Cases, 30 Toxics Law Reporter 1008 (Oct. 15, 2015)

Another Expansion in Federal Jurisdiction: The Supreme Court's Decision in Dart Cherokee Basin Operation Co. v. Owens, 16 Class 172 (Feb. 13, 2015)

The Increasing Use of Challenges to Expert Evidence Under Daubert and Rule 702 in Patent Litigation, 22 Journal of Intellectual Property Law 345 (2015)

New Jersey Trial Court Ruling in Accutane: Another Example of Science Driving Outcomes in Pharmaceutical Litigation, 43 Product Safety & Liability Reporter (Mar. 23, 2015)

The Eleventh Circuit Ruling in Adinolfe v. United Technologies and the Use of Lone Pine Orders Before Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Motions to Dismiss, 14 Expert Evidence Report 576 (Dec. 22, 2014)

Eleventh Circuit Ruling in Adams Sounds a Cautionary Note Concerning Use of Industry Standards Under Rule 702 and Daubert, 14 Expert Evidence Report 482 (Oct. 20, 2014)

After Comcast: Class Certification in the Federal Appellate Courts, In-House Defense Quarterly 42 (Summer 2014)

“Daubert” Challenges at the Class Certification Stage: Another Hurdle, New York Law Journal (2014)

Review of Calvin H. Johnson, Righteous Anger At The Wicked States: The Meaning of the Founders' Constitution, 52 American Journal of Legal History 393 (2012)

The Proper Remedy for a Lack of Batson Findings: The Fall-Out From Snyder v. Louisiana, 101 Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 1 (2011)

The Intersection of Constitutional Law and Civil Procedure: Review of Wholesale Justice—Constitutional Democracy and the Problem of the Class Action Lawsuit, 104 Northwestern University Law Review 787 (2010)

The Evolution of a New Pleading Standard: Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 88 Oregon Law Review 1053 (2010)

Preemption After Wyeth v. Levine, 70 Ohio State Law Journal 1435 (2009)

An Administrative Approach to the Resolution of Mass Torts?, 2009 University of Illinois Law Review 895 (2009)

The Twombly Revolution?, 36 Pepperdine Law Review 1063 (2009)

Resolution of Mass Tort Claims in the Bankruptcy System, 41 U.C. Davis Law Review 1613 (2008)

A Federalism-Based Rationale for Limited Liability, 60 Alabama Law Review 649 (2009)

The Constitutionality of Civil Commitment and the Adequacy of Treatment, 49 Boston College Law Review 1383 (2008)

Piercing the Corporate Veil in Regulated Industries, 2008 Brigham Young University Law Review 1165

The Second Amendment and the Supreme Court, 6 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 591 (2008)

The Constitutionality of Religious Symbolism After McCreary and Van Orden, 12 Texas Review of Law and Politics 93 (2007)

“Equal Access”? Faith Center Church Evangelistic Ministries v. Glover And the Use of Public Facilities for Religious Worship, 8 Engage 142 (2007)

Does the Constitution Embody A “Presumption of Liberty”?, 2005 University of Illinois Law Review 319

Originalism and the Affirmative Action Decisions, 55 Case Western Law Review 1 (2004)

Interstate Commerce and the Principles of the Law of Nations, 2004 Utah Law Review 111

The Establishment Clause: A Corollary of Eighteenth Century Corporate Law?, 98 Northwestern University Law Review 239 (2003)

Rule of Lawyers or Rule of Law?, 1 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 327 (2003)

The Politics of Separation: Review of Philip Hamburger's “Separation of Church and State,” 36 U.C. Davis Law Review 967 (2003)

Thomas Jefferson's Retrospective on the Establishment Clause, 26 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 369 (2003)

Robert Nagel's Bleak Vision and the “Implosion” of American Federalism, 12 Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy 203 (2002)

A Lockean Analysis of Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment, 25 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 1095 (2002)

The Role of the Courts in Shaping American Bankruptcy Law: Review of “Debt's Dominion-A History of Bankruptcy Law in America,” 33 Seton Hall Law Review 109 (2002)

Application of Patent Law Damages Analysis to Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims: Apportionment, Alternatives, and Other Common Limitations on Damages, 25 Seattle University Law Review 821 (2002)

Separation of Powers and the Constitutional Text, 28 Northern Kentucky Law Review 595 (2001)

A Return to First Principles?: Saenz v. Roe and the Privileges or Immunities Clause, 2000 Utah Law Review 305

Reconstruction or Reaffirmation?: Review of “The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction,” 8 George Mason Law Review 167 (1999)

Fundamental Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment: The Nineteenth Century Understanding of “Higher” Law, 3 Texas Review of Law & Politics 225 (1999)

The Illiberalism of Liberalism, 34(4) San Diego Law Review 1571 (1997)

Natural Law, Article IV, and Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment, 47 American University Law Review 351 (1997)

The Venture Capital Company: A Contractarian Rebuttal to the Political Theory of American Corporate Finance?, 65 Tennessee Law Review 79 (1997)

The Privileges and Immunities Clause of Article IV Section 2: Precursor of Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment, 34 San Diego Law Review 809 (1997)

Structural and Functional Aspects of the Jury: Comparative Analysis and Proposals for Reform, 48 Alabama Law Review 441 (1997)

An Analysis of Two Federal Structures: The Articles of Confederation and the Constitution, 34 San Diego Law Review 249 (1997)

Citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment, 34 San Diego Law Review 681 (1997)

The Historical and Constitutional Contexts of Jury Reform, 25 Hofstra Law Review 377 (1996)

A Comparative Analysis of the Proxy Machinery in Germany, Japan, and the United States: Implications for the Political Theory of American Corporate Finance, 58 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 145 (1996)

The Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine and 42 U.S.C. § 1985(3): The Original Intent, 90 Northwestern University Law Review 1125 (1996)


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