Societal Properties and Law on Same-Sex Non-Marital Partnerships and Same-Sex Marriage in European Union Nations (with Pietro Saitta), Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development (2011)


The Public-Private Dichotomy in Morality and Law, Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy (2010)

The article advances the thesis that the doctrines and concepts of law are attributable to...



The Financial Sector Upheaval of 2008: Sociological Antecedents and Their Implications For Investment Company Regulation, Hastings Business Law Journal (2009)

In 2008, the United States experienced a severe contraction in the availability of credit, a...



Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, and the Public-Private Dichotomy in a Macrosociological Framework for Law, Centro Interuniversitario per le ricerche sulla Sociologia del Diritto, dell’informazione e delle Istituzioni Giuridiche Working Paper (2008)

Macrosociology considers law to be one of the institutions of society and, hence, a fundamental...



The Regulation of Mutual Fund Boards of Directors: Financial Protection or Social Productivity?, Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy (2008)

Section 2(a)(19) of the Investment Company Act classifies directors of mutual funds and other types...



The Place of Law: The Role and Limits of Law in Society (2011)

The Place of Law addresses two questions that are critical to understanding law. Why is...

The Goals and Missions of Law Schools (with W. Scott Van Alstyne Jr and Joseph R. Julin) (1990)

This provocative study explores the reasons for the public perception of "too many lawyers" and...


Contributions to Books

Bevolkingswetgeving: een verwaarloosd terrein, Bevolking als Vraagstuk: Dimensies van bevolkingsbeleid in Nederland en de Verenigde Staten (1981)
Zero Population Growth, Inc.: een onderzoek naar een belangengroep in de Verenigde Staten, actieften aanzien van het bolkingsvraagstuk, Bevolking als Vraagstuk: Dimensies van bevolkingsbeleid in Nederland en de Verenigde Staten (1981)
The Meaning of the Population/Environment Crisis in the United States: A Sociologist's View, Population Crisis An Interdisciplinary Perspective (1972)