LERNER, RENEE LETTOW



BOOKS


(With Langbein, John and Bruce Smith.) History of the Common Law: The Development of Anglo-American Legal Institutions. New York : Aspen Publishers, 2009. 



LAW REVIEW ARTICLES & CHAPTERS IN BOOKS


"The Failure of Originalism in Preserving Constitutional Rights to Civil Jury Trial," 22 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 811-880 (2014).


"The Rise of Directed Verdict: Jury Power in Civil Cases Before the Federal Rules of 1938," 81 The George Washington Law Review 448-525 (2013).


"Enlightenment Economics and the Framing of the U.S. Constitution," 35 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 37-46 (2012).


"Thomas Nast's Crusading Legal Cartoons" 2011 The Green Bag Almanac & Reader 59-67.


"From Popular Control to Independence: Reform of the Elected Judiciary in Boss Tweed's New York." 15 George Mason Law Review 109-160 (2007).


"Unconstitutional Conditions, Germaneness, and Institutional Review Boards," 101 Northwestern University Law Review 775-789 (2007).


"The Worldwide Popular Revolt Against Proportionality in Self-Defense Law," 2 Journal of Law, Economics and Policy 331 (2006).


"International Pressure to Harmonize: The U.S. Civil Justice System in an Era of Global Trade." 2001 Brigham Young University Law Review 229-304 (2001).


"The Intersection of Two Systems: An American on Trial for an American Murder in the French Cour d'Assises." 2001 University of Illinois Law Review791-856 (2001)


"The Transformation of the American Civil Trial: The Silent Judge." 42 William & Mary Law Review 195-264 (2000).


"New Trial for Verdict against Law: Judge-Jury Relations in Early Nineteenth-Century America." 71 Notre Dame Law Review 505-553 (1996).


(with Amar, Akhil Reed). "Fifth Amendment First Principles: The Self-Incrimination Clause." 93 Michigan Law Review 857-928 (1995).


(with Amar, Akhil Reed). "Self-Incrimination and the Constitution: A Brief Rejoinder to Professor Kamisar." 93 Michigan Law Review 1011-1015 (1995).


"Reviving Federal Grand Jury Presentments." 103 Yale Law Journal 1333-1362 (1994).



OTHER


"The Uncivil Jury, Part 4: The Collapse of the Civil Jury," The Volokh Conspiracy (May 28, 2015, 10:44 AM), http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/28/the-uncivil-jury-part-4-the-collapse-of-the-civil-jury/.


"The Uncivil Jury, Part 3: The Perils of Jury Trial, Efforts to Control Juries, and the Deceptive Allure of Nullification," The Volokh Conspiracy (May 27, 2015), http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/27/the-uncivil-jury-part-3-the-perils-of-jury-trial-efforts-to-control-juries-and-the-deceptive-allure-of-nullification/.


"The Uncivil Jury, Part 2: The Unromantic Origins of the Jury and the Continuous Need for an Alternative," The Volokh Conspiracy (May 27, 2015), http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/27/the-uncivil-jury-part-2-the-unromantic-origins-of-the-jury-and-the-continuous-need-for-an-alternative/.


"The Uncivil Jury, Part 1: Americans' Misplaced Sentiment About the Civil Jury," The Volokh Conspiracy (May 26, 2015), http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/26/the-uncivil-jury-part-1-americans-misplaced-sentiment-about-the-civil-jury/.


"The Uncivil Jury, Part 5: What to Do Now - Repeal and Redesign," The Volokh Conspiracy (May 29, 2015, 8:32 AM), http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/29/the-uncivil-jury-part-5-what-to-do-now-repeal-and-redesign/.