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STEVEN LUBET

2021

Articles

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2020

Books

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2019

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2018

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2017

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2016

Books

  • Cranbrooke V. Intellex: INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION VERSION, 3rd ed. (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2016) (Co-authored by: Robert P. Burns, John T. Baker, Terre Rushton, and Jim H. Seckinger).

Articles

  • Langston Hughes’s Shawl: Our Objects Tell Amazing Stories, Not All of Them True, 37 Humanities No. 3 (Summer 2016) (Co-authored by: Rachel Maines).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Here’s Betting That a Computer Can’t Play Poker, Chicago Tribune (April 7, 2016).

2015

Books

  • The “colored Hero” Of Harper’s Ferry: John Anthony Copeland And The War Against Slavery (Cambridge University Press 2015).
  • Modern Trial Advocacy, 5th ed. (2015) (Co-authored by: J.C. Lore).

Articles

  • CRANBROOKE V. INTELLEX: CASE FILE (2015) (Co-authored by: Robert P. Burns, John T. Baker, Terre Rushton, & James H. Seckinger).
  • Let Us Pour Some Cold Water on That California Sunshine, Chicago Tribune (Apr. 6, 2015).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Ethnography on Trial, The New Republic (July 15, 2015).
  • Did This Acclaimed Sociologist Drive the Getaway Car in a Murder Plot?, The New Republic (May 27, 2015).
  • Pamela Geller Is Not ‘Morally Responsible’ for the Terrorist Attack in Texas, The New Republic (May 7, 2015).
  • Ethics on the Run, The New Rambler (May 26, 2015).

2014

Articles

  • Stupid Juror Questions?, 37 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 315-337 (2013) (Co-authored by: Kevin Chang).
  • Stonewalling, Leaks, and Counter-Leaks: SCOTUS Ethics in the Wake of NFIB v. Sebelius, 47 Valparaiso University Law Review 883-905 (2013) (Co-authored by: Clare Diegel).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

2013

Books

  • Judicial Conduct and Ethics, 5th edition (LexisNexis 2013) (Co-authored by: Jeffrey M. Shaman, and James J. Alfini).

Articles

  • Execution in Virginia, 1859: The Trials of Green and Copeland, 91 North Carolina Law Review 1785-1815 (2013).
  • Clarence Darrow, Neuroscientist: What Trial Lawyers Can Learn From Decision Science, 36 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 61 (2012) (Co-authored by: Sara Whitaker).

Working Papers

2012

Books

  • John Brown’s Spy: The Adventurous Life and Tragic Confession of John E. Cook (Yale University Press 2012).

Articles

  • Escape from Harper’s Ferry, North & South (October 2012).
  • The Oberlin Fugitive Slave Rescue: A Victory for the Higher Law, North & South (April 2011).
  • Review of Abraham Lincoln, Esq.: The Legal Career of American's Greatest President, 78 Journal of Southern History 172 (February 2012).

Working Papers

2011

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Haley Barbour, Slavery and the Citizenship Test, Salon (March 29, 2011).

Working Papers

2010

Books

  • Fugitive Justice: Runaways, Rescuers, and Slavery on Trial (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2010).
  • Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 5th edition (NITA/LexisNexis 2010) (Co-authored by: Robert Burns ).
  • Evidence In Context, 4th edition (NITA/LexisNexis 2010) (Co-authored by: Robert Burns ).
  • Modern Trial Advocacy: Analysis and Practice (NITA 2010).

Articles

  • Why the Dreyfus Affair Does and Doesn’t Matter , 13 Green Bag 2d 329-342 (2010).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Let the Justices Be the Judge, Chicago Tribune (October 27, 2010).

2009

Books

  • Cranbrooke V. Intellex, 2nd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2009) (Co-authored by: Robert Burns et al. ).
  • Expert Testimony: A Guide for Expert Witnesses and the Lawyers Who Examine Them, 2nd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2009) (Co-authored by: Elizabeth I. Boals ).
  • Cranbrooke V. Intellex: Problems and Case File, 2nd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2009) (Co-authored by: Robert Burns).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

2008

Books

  • The Importance of Being Honest: How Lying, Secrecy, And Hypocrisy Collide With Truth In Law (NYU Press 2008).

Articles

  • Judicial Campaign Speech and the Third Law of Motion, 22 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 425-434 (2008).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Sitting Across the Table from an Archenemy, Chicago Tribune (September 30, 2008).
  • On Israel, Obama Has Taken a Stand, Chicago Tribune (March 5, 2008).

2007

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Cutting Choices , American Lawyer (November 1, 2007).
  • The Disreputer , American Lawyer (September 1, 2007).
  • Ant-size Loopholes Can Produce Big Problems, Chicago Tribune (June 11, 2007).
  • Shut Up! No, You Shut Up!, Legal Times (June 18, 2007).
  • Civility Deposed, San Francisco Recorder (June 22, 2007).
  • Welcome to Obidas!, New York Times (July 23, 2007).
  • We Loved Obidas (Or Was It Omylas?), International Herald Tribune (July 23, 2007).
  • Bare Facts, American Lawyer (July 2007).
  • Law Students Gone Wild, Legal Times (July 16, 2007).
  • Above It All , American Lawyer (May 2007).
  • Do We Need to See Her Face? , Legal Times (April 2, 2007).
  • Flag Protesters Missing a Point , Chicago Tribune (March 23, 2007).
  • Veiled Truth , American Lawyer (March 2007).
  • When Does a Muslim Veil Become a Poker Face?, Chicago Sun-times (March 11, 2007).
  • I Made the Government Admit It Was Wrong , Salon (February 21, 2007).
  • The Citizenship Test: New, Improved and Wrong , Salon (January 3, 2007 ).
  • Stewart’s Sanctimony: Despite Her Proclamations From the Courthouse Steps, Lynne Stewart is No Martyr , American Lawyer (January 2007).

2006

Books

  • Lawyers' Poker: 52 Lessons That Lawyers Can Learn From Card Players (Oxford University Press 2006).
  • Modern Trial Advocacy (People’s Republic of China Edition).

Articles

  • In Facetiis Verititas: How Improvisational Comedy Can Help Trial Lawyers Get Some Chops , 7 Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law 1-13 (2006) (Co-authored by: Thomas Hankinson ).
  • The Inciting Incident , Litigation (Fall 2006).
  • The Triage Trilemma , 34 Hofstra Law Review 673-687 (2006).
  • Tilt, 58 Maine Law Review 129-133 (2006).
  • Lesson 7: Overplaying, 9 Green Bag 243-245 (2006).
  • A Series of Reviews of Eat What You Kill by Milton C. Regan, Jr. - False Flats, 19 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 275-280 (2006).
  • Trial Theory and Blind Poetics, 100 Northwestern University Law Review 295-302 (2006).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • We Can’t Vote on Science , Legal Times (November 27, 2006).
  • People for Pluto , American Lawyer (November 1, 2006).
  • Why Judges Acquit , The American Lawyer (September 2006).
  • Use Pluto’s Dwarf Status to Think Big, Newsday (August 28, 2006) (Co-authored by: Jeffrey Mallow).
  • Wrong Lessons, Philadelphia Inquirer (August 28, 2006) (Co-authored by: Jeffrey Mallow).
  • Kids Lobbying for Pluto Sends Wrong Message on Science, Chicago Sun Times (August 27, 2006) (Co-authored by: Jeffrey Mallow).
  • Pitting Secular Law and 'Higher Law' Woman Misuses Sanctuary Tradition, Chicago Tribune (August 22, 2006) (Co-authored by: Jeffrey Mallow).
  • Our Sacrifice to Themis, Legal Times (July 17, 2006).
  • Practicing Law is a Lot Like Playing Cards: Both Require Tactical Decision Making in the Face of Uncertainty, American Lawyer (May 2006).
  • WBEZ Has Air Time to Fill? Tune in on the Canadians, Chicago Sun-times (May 15, 2006).
  • McKinney v. Capitol Police: Who'll Blink First?, Chicago Tribune (April 5, 2006).
  • Rep. McKinney Uses Poker Strategy as Defense, Memphis Commercial Appeal (April 5, 2006).
  • Cougar Spotting, American Lawyer (March 2006).
  • On Alito: Oh, Those Woebegone Democrats, Chicago Tribune (February 1, 2006).
  • The Alito Confirmation; How Democrats Lost the Political Battle, San Diego Tribune (February 1, 2006).
  • Making the Calls: Neutrality Counts for Both Umps and Supreme Court Justices-but It Doesn't Hurt that They Know Their Decisions are Final, American Lawyer (January 2006).

2005

Articles

  • Sidebar: The Game Is Lawyer’s Poker, 32 Litigation 59 (Fall 2005).
  • Celebrity Trials, American Heritage (October 2005).
  • Improper Advances: Talking Dream Jobs With the Judge Out of Court, Slate (August 17, 2005) (Co-authored by: Stephen Gillers, and David Luban).
  • Wyatt Earp on Trial: How Cross Examination Really Won the West, 31 Litigation 51-54 (2005).
  • The Importance of Being Honest, 8 Green Bag 2d 163-171 (2005).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • A Man of Integrity, Chicago Tribune (November 18, 2005) (Co-authored by: David McGowan).
  • Judicial Temperament, Baltimore Sun (November 28, 2005) (Co-authored by: David McGowan).
  • A Chicago Story, American Lawyer (November 2005).
  • They Lived Happily Ever After, Legal Times (November 14, 2005).
  • Godly vs. Secular, American Lawyer (September 2005).
  • Roberts' Bad Decision, Los Angeles Times (September 13, 2005) (Co-authored by: Stephen Gillers and David Luban).
  • Reinventing the Slippery Slope-For Karl, Chicago Tribune (July 28, 2005) .
  • Independent, Yes; Moderate, Not Really, Chicago Tribune (July 3, 2005) .
  • Faith, Hope, and Lawyering: An Appreciation of Murdered Attorney Mike Lefko, Whose Life Proved that Liberalism and Devotion Can Peacefully Coexist, American Lawyer (May, 2005).
  • Cops on Trial: Why Murder Cases Fail, National Law Journal (April 25, 2005).
  • Misplaying the Filibuster, Boston Globe (April 26, 2005) .
  • Democrats Misplay Cards in High Stakes Filibuster Fight, Baltimore Sun (April 29, 2005) .
  • The Politics of Blinking First, Chicago Tribune (April 24, 2005) .
  • The Nuclear Option: With a Hand Like This, Dems Need to Lower the Stakes, San Francisco Chronicle (April 26, 2005) .
  • Artificial Intelligence: Law School Tests and Bar Exams Reward Skills that are Largely Disconnected from Everyday Lawyering, American Lawyer (March 2005).
  • Why Dems Should Fight Hard for the Arnold Amendment, Chicago Tribune (February 23, 2005).
  • Three Reasons to Join the 'Arnold Amendment' Bandwagon, Philadelphia Inquirer (February 25, 2005).
  • A Liberal Case for Chief Justice Scalia, Newsday (January 3, 2005).
  • Hasta la Vista, Electors, American Lawyer (January 2005).

2004

Books

  • Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 4th edition (NITA 2004) (Co-authored by: Robert Burns).
  • Evidence In Context: A Trial Evidence Workbook, 3rd edition (NITA 2004) (Co-authored by: Robert Burns, and James Seckinger).
  • Evidence In Context: Teacher's Manual, 3rd edition (NITA 2004) (Co-authored by: Robert Burns, and James Seckinger).
  • Modern Trial Advocacy, 3rd edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2004).
  • Arbitration Advocacy, 2nd edition (NITA 2004) (Co-authored by: John W. Cooley).
  • Murder in Tombstone: The Forgotten Trial of Wyatt Earp (Yale University Press 2004).

Articles

  • Lawyers' Poker, 53 Defense Law Journal 533-562 (2004).
  • Flagging Responses, The American Legion Magazine (July 2004).
  • Toward Purposeful Dissent: Liberal Professor Believes Flag Amendment Hurts No One, The American Legion Magazine (June 2004).
  • Division of Authority Between Attorney and Client: The Case of the Benevolent Otolaryngologist, 2003 University of Illinois Law Review 1275-1297 (Co-authored by: Robert P. Burns).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • No Sinister Liberal Scheme on Campus, Baltimore Sun (December 29, 2004) .
  • Conservatives Complain About Campus Shut-Outs, Detroit Free Press (December 21, 2004) .
  • Campus Diversity: No Conspiracies Behind Faculties' Lean to the Left, Atlanta Journal Constitution (December 7, 2004) .
  • Why Republicans Shun Ivory Towers, San Francisco Chronicle (December 2, 2004) .
  • Nothing Sinister About Liberal Campuses, Minneapolis Star Tribune (December 1, 2004) .
  • Does It Take Liberal Thoughts In Order to Teach at University Level, Chicago Tribune (November 30, 2004) .
  • The Clinton Miscalculus: If the President Had Trusted His Lawyer, History Itself Might Be Different, American Lawyer (November 1, 2004).
  • Marshal Law, The American Lawyer (October 1, 2004).
  • Dispiriting the Law, American Lawyer (August 2004) .
  • The Money We Don't Earn, Legal Times (August 2, 2004) .
  • Railroaded, San Francisco Recorder (August 6, 2004) .
  • Exorbitant Fees, for Precious Little Work, Give Justice a Bad Name, Chicago Tribune (August 8, 2004) .
  • Lack of Regard Shown for Israel's Security Concerns, Chicago Tribune (July 13, 2004) .
  • Judgment on the Wall: Court Ignores Israel's Security, San Francisco Chronicle (July 14, 2004) .
  • In Ruling on Barrier, the U.N. International Court Ignores the Basic Need of Security, Detroit Free Press (July 13, 2004) .
  • When Judges Investigate Judges, Chicago Tribune (June 3, 2004) .
  • An Examination of Judicial Conduct, San Diego Tribune (June 8, 2004) .
  • Oyez, O Muse, American Lawyer (June 1, 2004) .
  • Martha Stewart's Makeover, San Francisco Recorder (June 4, 2004) .
  • Virtue Is Its Own Reward, American Lawyer (April 2004).
  • In One Key Area (the Chief) Justice is Indeed Blind, Los Angeles Times (March 19, 2004) (Co-authored by: Erwin Chemerinsky) .
  • Flagging Responses: In Which the Writer Replies to His Readers about Patriotism, Liberalism, and Pragmatism, American Lawyer (February 2004).
  • Justice Compromised, Baltimore Sun (February 2, 2004) .
  • Perspectives on Same Sex Marriage: An Amendment that Would Freeze the Will of the People, San Francisco Chronicle (February 10, 2004) (Co-authored by: Andrew Koppelman) .
  • When the Vacation Gets Tricky: Should Scalia and Cheney Have Gone Duck Hunting Together?, Chicago Tribune (January 27, 2004) .

2003

Books

  • Modern Trial Advocacy: Analysis and Practice has been published in Chinese (Business Weekly Publications) .

Articles

  • Lawyers' Poker, 57 University of Miami Law Review 283-310 (2003).
  • Like a Surgeon, 88 Cornell Law Review 1178-1197 (2003).
  • Showing Your Hand: A Counter-Intuitive Strategy for Deposition Defense, 29 Litigation 38-40, 67 (Winter 2003).
  • Slavery on Trial: The Case of the Oberlin Rescue, 54 Alabama Law Review 785-829 (2003).
  • Political Activities of Supreme Court Spouses, 18 Virginia Journal of Law & Politics 635-642 (2002).
  • Document Destruction After Arthur Andersen: Is It Still Housekeeping or Is It a Crime?, 4 Journal of Appellate Practice And Process 323 (2002).
  • Poker Courtroom: What Lawyers Can Learn from Card Players, 6 Green Bag 2d 203-213 (2003).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Picking Your Fights; The Liberal Case for Not Resisting the Ban on Flag Desecration, American Lawyer (October 2003).
  • Beware of Politicians in Black Robes, Fulton County Daily Report (September 9, 2003) .
  • Effort to Save Alabama Judge from Himself Hurts Cause Even More, Detroit Free Press (August 27, 2003) .
  • Confusing Matters in the Ten Commandments Case, San Diego Union Tribune (August 27, 2003) .
  • Judges Shouldn't Be Engaging in Civil Disobedience, Dallas Morning News (August 27, 2003) .
  • Judge Has Provoked Legal Tussle, Newsday (August 22, 2003) .
  • Thou Shall Not Be Meddlesome, Philadelphia Inquirer (August 19, 2003) .
  • Judge's Defiance of Federal Court a Blow to the Rule of Law, Chicago Sun-times (August 13, 2003) .
  • It's Not a Bad Script, It's a Recall Election in California, Chicago Tribune (August 8, 2003) .
  • Who's the Real Winner? Elections for Judges May Be Here to Stay, But Crass Campaign Promises Must Stop, Legal Times (August 11, 2003) .
  • Pledges and Promises in Judicial Campaigns, Texas Lawyer (August 18, 2003) .
  • Black Robe Politics, The American Lawyer (July 2003).
  • Affirmative Action Battle Has Just Begun, Baltimore Sun (June 25, 2003) .
  • Michigan Ruling No Decisive Victory for Affirmative Action, Chicago Sun-times (June 25, 2003) .
  • Affirmative Action Wins-Sort Of, Newsday (June 24, 2003) .
  • Close Calls Ahead for Affirmative Action, Raleigh News & Observer (June 25, 2003) .
  • My Lawyer Made Me Do It, American Lawyer (May 1, 2003) .
  • When the Church Takes Advantage, Chicago Tribune (May 27, 2003) .
  • Why Our Federal Judges Deserve a Decent Pay Increase, Chicago Sun-times, 45 (April 21, 2003) .
  • Judging Pay, American Lawyer, 114 (March 2003).
  • Medical Malpractice at a Discount, Chicago Tribune, 19 (January 22, 2003) .
  • Bush Malpractice Plan Is Very Bad Medicine, Newsday, 39 (January 24, 2003) .
  • Dog Tales, Newsday, A23 (January 6, 2003) .

2002

Articles

  • Rethinking Deposition Defense: The Case for Strategic Disclosure, 26 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 14-26 (2002).
  • Judicial Campaign Conduct Committees: Some Reservations About an Elegant Solution, 35 Indiana Law Review 807-818 (2002).
  • Objecting reprinted in this Special Anniversary Edition from 16 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRIAL ADVOCACY 213, 25 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 231-270 (2002) .
  • Steven Lubet was a participant in a panel, with Harold See, Sandy Keith, Erik Jaffee and Erick Kaardal, Judicial Elections and Free Speech: Ethics and a Judge's Campaign Rhetoric, 33 University of Toledo Law Review 315-334 (2002) (Co-authored by: Harold See, Sandy Keith, Erik Jaffee and Erick Kaardal) .
  • Legal Lore: So Perish All Enemies of the Union, 28 Litigation 51-56, 66 (Winter 2002).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Bush Shouldn't Provoke a Fight Over Nominees, Dallas News (December 15, 2002) .
  • Bush Court Picks: Right or 'Right'?, Newsday, A33 (December 3, 2002) .
  • A Way Out of Another Nasty Fight, Chicago Tribune, 27 (December 3, 2002) .
  • Poor Judgment: Bush Would Needlessly Alienate Democrats With Two Court Nominees, Newark Star-ledger (December 11, 2002) .
  • Bush Shouldn't Try to Revive Controversial Court Nominees, St. Paul Pioneer Press, 11A (December 16, 2002) .
  • Which Hurt Their Dignity More, A Lawyer's Rude Comment or the Judges' Harsh Response?, Legal Times, 35 (December 2, 2002) .
  • A Footnote Most Foul, The Recorder (December 6, 2002) .
  • Free Speech Rights Don't End in Courtroom, Chicago Sun-times (November 6, 2002).
  • Blaming Jews for All That's Wrong With the World, Chicago Tribune (October 20, 2002) .
  • Divesting in Israel; Anti-Semitism Unleashed, Baltimore Sun (October 18, 2002) .
  • Texas Justice Should Be Judged on Merits, Chicago Sun-times (August 28, 2002).
  • Sniping Fails to Study Judge's Merits, Atlanta Journal-constitution (August 28, 2002).
  • Air Space, Newsday, page A22 (July 8, 2002) .
  • Impartiality Lost When Justice Hits Campaign Trail, Baltimore Sun (July 3, 2002) .
  • Muzzle Views of Candidates for Judgeships, Atlanta Journal Constitution, page A18 (July 3, 2002) .
  • Judges Shouldn't Be Able to Tailor Rulings to Public, Dallas Morning News (July 2, 2002) .
  • Bad Policy Headed for Courtrooms, Chicago Tribune, page 17 (July 2, 2002) .
  • And Now, Judicial Campaign Promises, San Diego Union Tribune, page B11 (June 28, 2002) .
  • Prosecuting Our Enemy Combatants, Chicago Tribune, page 9 (June 23, 2002).
  • Law Protects Choice, Not Privacy, Newsday, page A35 (June 5, 2002).
  • Where the Urban Gentry Dallies, WBEZ Radio (May 20, 2002) .
  • There's a Difference Between Defense, Assist, Chicago Sun Times (May 1, 2002) .
  • A Muslim Lawyer for Moussaoui, New York Times (April 25, 2002) .
  • Attorneys, Too, Must Obey the Law, Newsday (April 24, 2002) .
  • A Test for 'Peace Activists', New York Post (April 8, 2002) .
  • The Evolving Definition of 'Peace Activist', Chicago Tribune (April 3, 2002) .
  • The Spouse Speaks, Legal Times (April 1, 2002) .
  • Virginia Thomas is Using Her Husband's Trials for Advancement, Fulton County Daily Report (April 2, 2002) .
  • Spousal Privilege, San Francisco Recorder (April 3, 2002) .
  • Supreme Court Spouse Shatters All Boundaries of Restraint, Detroit Free Press, page 9A (March 27, 2002) .
  • Did the Missus Go Too Far?, Chicago Tribune, page 27 (March 20, 2002) .
  • The Case Against Pickering, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, page 9A (March 11, 2002) .
  • Court Nominee Showed Unseemly Leniency To Cross Burner, Minneapolis Star-tribune (March 6, 2002) .
  • Appeals Court Nominee Carries Cross For Bigots, Atlanta Journal Constitution (March 1, 2002) .
  • The Judge and the Cross Burner, The Baltimore Sun (February 28,2002).

2001

Books

  • Mock Trials: Preparing, Presenting, and Winning Your Case (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2001) (Co-authored by: Jill Trumbull-Harris).
  • Advocacia De Arbitragem (Universidade de Brasilia 2001) .
  • Problems and Materials in Evidence and Trial Advocacy, 3rd ed. (NITA 2001) at Volume 1 & 2 and Teacher's Manual (Co-authored by: Robert P. Burns and James Seckinger) .
  • Evidence In Context, 2nd ed. (NITA 2001) (Co-authored by: Robert P. Burns and James Seckinger) .
  • Exercises and Problems in Professional Responsibility, 2nd ed. (NITA 2001) (Co-authored by: Robert P. Burns and Thomas Geraghty) .
  • Nothing But the Truth: Why Trial Lawyers Don't, Can't, and Shouldn't Have to Tell the Whole Truth (New York University Press 2001) .
  • Modern Trial Advocacy, Law School edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2000) .

Articles

  • Storytelling and Trials: Playing the "Race Card" in Nineteenth-Century Italy, 31 Stetson Law Review 49-59 (2001).
  • Bullying From the Bench, 5 Green Bag 11-16 (2001) .
  • Slap Leather! Legal Culture, Wild Bill Hickok, and the Gunslinger Myth, 48 Ucla Law Review 1545-1555 (2001) .
  • Story Framing, 74 Temple Law Review 59-67 (2001) .
  • Free Speech and Judicial Neutrality: A Reply to Monroe Freedman, Court Review 6 (Winter 2001) .
  • On Attention Span: Comment on Marianne Wesson's "A Novelist's Perspective", 50 Depaul Law Review 633-634 (2000) .
  • Stupid Judge Tricks, 41 South Texas Law Review 1301-1314 (2000) .
  • The Forgotten Trial of Wyatt Earp, 72 University of Colorado Law Review 1-51 (2001) .
  • Should Wyatt Earp Have Been Hanged?, 48 True West 50-56 (2001) .

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Elusive War Against Terrorism Isn't Unprecedented, Newsday, A35 (November 6, 2001).
  • Haven't We Fought This Battle Before?, Chicago Tribune, 21 (November 4, 2001).
  • Trial Rules Will Fail in War, Dallas Morning News, page 17A (October 9, 2001) .
  • War Offers Best Defense, Baltimore Sun, page 21A (October 9, 2001) .
  • When 'Justice' Means War, New York Post (October 8, 2001) .
  • Why Trials Are Not an Alternative to War, San Francisco Chronicle (September 27, 2001) .
  • The Best Place for Justice: Criminal Justice System Not Designed to Halt Terrorism, San Diego Union Tribune, page B7 (September 26, 2001) .
  • This Calls for War, Chicago Tribune, page 19 (September 25, 2001) .
  • Judiciary Can't Fill In For Military, Atlanta Journal Constitution (September 25, 2001) .
  • Just Who Made Federal Judges God?, Chicago Tribune (August 10, 2001) .
  • There's Nothing Funny About Judicial Thugs, Atlanta Journal Constitution (August 8, 2001) .
  • Microsoft Case Opens Window of Fairness for All, Baltimore Sun (July 5, 2001) .
  • Gates Benefitted From Principle of Impartiality, The Record, page L11 (July 6, 2001) .
  • Steven Lubet is the co-author for The Microsoft Case and Judicial Ethics, San Diego Union Tribune (July 3, 2001) .
  • Steven Lubet is the co-author for Saved--For the Moment--By a Technicality, Chicago Tribune ( July 3, 2001) .
  • Steven Lubet is the co-author for Reversal in Microsoft Case Is a Matter of Fairness, Philadelphia Inquirer (July 1, 2001) .
  • Steven Lubet is the co-author for Microsoft Decision Spotlights A System's Fairness, Newsday, Page B5 (July 1, 2001) .
  • A Prosecutor's Complex Dual Role, National Law Journal, A20 (June 15, 2001) .
  • High Court Presents Roadmap for Overturning Abortion Rights, Atlanta Journal Constitution (May 18, 2001) .
  • First Medical Marijuana, Next Abortion Rights, Chicago Tribune, 27 (May 17, 2001) .
  • What's An Employee to Do?, National Law Journal, A32 (March 19, 2001) .
  • It Takes a Plea Agreement: Clinton's 'Moment of Truth' A Meaningful Public Consequence, Chicago Tribune, page 15 (January 23, 2001) .
  • Clinton's Law License Was Key That Opened Door to Plea Deal, Atlanta Journal-constitution (January 23, 2001) .
  • Appropriate Punishment for Clinton, San Diego Union-tribune, page B-9 (January 23, 2001) .
  • Clinton Deal Was Right Thing to Do, Newsday, page B06 (January 21, 2001) .

2000

Articles

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: Truth or Justice in the Old West, 48 Ucla Law Review 353-373 (2000) .
  • Murder in the Streets of Tombstone: A Legendary Theory of the Case, 27 Litigation 35 (Fall, 2000) .
  • On Judge Posner and the Perils of Commenting on Pending or Impending Proceedings, 37 Court Review 4 (Summer, 2000) .
  • When Is an Investigation Merely an Investigation: A Response to Posner, 37 Court Review 7 (Summer, 2000) .
  • Intimations of Contemporary Law and Politics in the Early Oeuvre of Robert A. Zimmerman, 3 Green Bag 2d 459-462 (2000) (Co-authored by: Alex J. Lubet) .
  • The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara: Contemporary Lessons in the Child Welfare Wars, 45 Villanova Law Review 245-288 (2000).
  • A Life Well Lived, 13 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 575-576 (2000).
  • Rumpled Truth on Trial, 94 Northwestern University Law Review 627-641 (2000) .
  • Conflict of Interest at the O.K. Corral, 3 Green Bag 141-147 (2000).
  • There Are No Scriveners Here, 43 Trial Lawyers Guide 66-79 (2000) .

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Running the Presidential Debate Like a Sporting Event, National Public Radio (Oct. 9, 2000) .
  • A Safer Country Thanks to Lawyers, Detroit Free Press (Oct. 25, 2000) .
  • Unlikely Heros in Firestone Fiasco, San Francisco Chronicle, page A25 (Oct. 13, 2000) .
  • Credit Lawyers for Firestone, Baltimore Sun, page 21A (Oct. 12, 2000) .
  • In the Firestone Case, Trial Lawyers Are the Real Heroes, San Diego Union-tribune, page B7 (Oct. 11, 2000) .
  • After the Firestone Debacle, Ya Gotta Love Lawyers, Chicago Tribune, page 25 (Oct. 6, 2000) .
  • Greedy Lawyers Are Often the Public's Allies, Newsday, page A44 (Oct. 4, 2000) .
  • Vetting the Veep Was Too Vital to Let Cheney Clear Himself, Newsday (August 10, 2000) .
  • Hillary Bashing, Chicago Tribune, 21 (July 27, 2000) .
  • Alabama Judge is Determined to Post Ten Commandments, Chicago Tribune, 23 (July 6, 2000) .
  • It Wasn't Just Praying in Texas Case, Newsday, A23 (June 26, 2000) .
  • Judge's Prayers Wrong, Atlanta Journal-constitution (June 13, 2000) .
  • A Victory for Families and the Rule of Law, Houston Chronicle, 4 (June 4, 2000) .
  • Let the Jury Decide...Except When There's Big Money at Stake, Chicago Tribune (May 26, 2000).
  • Witch Hunt in a Public School, San Francisco Chronicle (April 16, 2000).
  • Elian Case Mustn't Become Street Battle, Newsday (April 6, 2000).
  • Ethics Clash of Two Giants, National Law Journal (April 3, 2000).
  • Chasing Matza, Farbrengen, Passover 5760 (April 2000).
  • I Always Figured That Ethics Would Come in Handy Some Day, National Public Radio (May 8, 2000).
  • Don't You Dare Fling Your Butts Out of the Window, National Public Radio (April 14, 2000) .
  • No More Mr. Nice Guys; Picking the Second Banana, Chicago Tribune, 13 (March 14, 2000) .
  • Michael Jordan's Agent Could be Called for Foul Play, Newsday, page A58 (Feb. 17, 2000).
  • Thou Shalt Not Judge, Chicago Tribune, page 21 (Feb. 16, 2000).
  • Wicca Serves As Easy Target, Atlanta Journal-constitution (Feb. 15, 2000) .
  • Michael Jordan's Endorsement Deals Versus Player Contracts; Can the Wizard's New President Do His Job Fairly?, San Francisco Chronicle, page 21 (Feb. 9, 2000).
  • Football's Lesson in Conflicts of Interest, National Law Journal, A21 (Jan. 31, 2000).
  • Parents' Rights Must Prevail, Dallas Morning News, 18A (Jan. 18, 2000) .
  • Courts Not Always Best Judge of Children's Rights, Interests, Baltimore Sun, 11A (Jan. 16, 2000) .
  • Parent Trap? Grandparents' Rights Should be Determined by Parents, Not the Courts, Chicago Tribune, 23 (Jan. 13, 2000) .
  • Courts Not Always the Best Judge of Children's Rights and Interests, Philadelphia Inquirer (Jan. 13, 2000) .
  • Why Courts Don't Make Good Parents, San Diego Union-tribune (Jan. 13, 2000) .

1999

Books

  • Judicial Conduct and Ethics, 3rd ed. (Lexis Law Publishing 2000) (Co-authored by: Jeffrey M. Shaman, and James J. Alfini).

Articles

  • Expert Witnesses: Ethics and Professionalism, 12 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 465-488 (1999).
  • Reconstructing Atticus Finch, 97 Michigan Law Review 1339-1362 (1999).
  • Reply [to responses by Althouse, Atkinson, Powell, Simon, and Stone], 97 Michigan Law Review 1382-1384 (1999).
  • There Are No Scriveners Here, 84 Iowa Law Review 341-350 (1999).
  • Expert Testimony: A Survivor's Guide to Cross Examination, Court Call 1 (Winter, 1999).
  • Decalogue Divisiveness, Church & State 13 (May, 1999).
  • Judical Kidnapping, Then and Now: The Case of Edgardo Mortara, 93 Northwestern University Law Review 961-975 (1999) .
  • Judicial Discipline and Judicial Independence, 61 Law And Contemporary Problems 59-74 (1998).
  • Lubet Replies to Edelman: Mistakes? What Mistakes?, 93 Northwestern University Law Review 347-349 (1998).
  • Moral Adventures in Narrative Lawyering, 2 Green Bag 2d 179-189 (1999).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Michigan's Deerest Pastime, Detroit Free Press (Nov. 15, 1999) .
  • Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection, Chicago Tribune (Nov. 14, 1999) .
  • Do You Want To Be a Real Judge, or Play One?, Des Moines Register (Nov. 9, 1999) .
  • The 'Real' Judge Joe Brown Is Being Injudicious, Newsday (Nov. 4, 1999) .
  • 'Judge Joe Brown' is Unethical, Memphis Commercial Appeal (Oct. 15, 1999) .
  • Peace and Legal Normalcy, National Law Journal (Oct. 4, 1999) .
  • We Find 'Judge Joe Brown' is Unethical, Chicago Tribune (Oct. 3, 1999) .