Advocacy for Marriage Equality: The Power of a Broad Historical Narrative During a Transitional Period in Civil Rights, Michigan State Law Review (2016)

Previous civil rights movements in the United States define broad historical patterns that form a...



Cause, Consideration, Promissory Estoppel, and Promises Under Deed: What our Students Should Know about Enforcement of Promises in Historical and International Context, CHI.-KENT J. INT’L & COMP. L (2013)

The common law theory of promissory estoppel offers a possible avenue for closing the gap...



Toward Harmonization and Certainty in Choice-of-Law Rules for International Contracts: Should the U.S. Adopt the Equivalent of Rome I?, 28 Wis. Int'l L. J. 639-704 (2011)


Most courts and commentators have rejected the relatively simple and mechanical choice-of-law rules of...



Punitive Damages, Liquidated Damages, and Clauses Pénales in Contract Actions: A Comparative Analysis of the American Common Law and the French Civil Code, BROOKLYN J. INT’L L. (2006)

U.S. courts will neither award punitive damages on their own nor enforce a penalty clause...



Contracts: Cases, Text, and Problems (2013)

An electronic casebook for first-year study of Contract Law, with numerous problems and exercises.