Law Review Articles Relating to Nonpublication

 

1.                              Lynn Paul Mattson & Peter Van Dyke   Not for Publication Rules Versus Stare Decisis . . . If it's Not Picked for Publication it Doesn't Exist - But Who Does the Picking?  Social Science Research Network (2006).

2.               Charles L. Babcock   THE PROBLEM WITH UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS, Communications Lawyer, Spring, 2002

3.                              Philip D. Reed Lecture Series   Citation of Unpublished Opinions--Panel Discussion -- THE APPELLATE JUDGES SPEAK -- Hon. Edward R. Becker, Hon. Michael Boudin, Hon. Pierre N. Leval -- Moderator Professor Patrick Schiltz.  (2005)

4.                              Andrew T. Solomon   Making Unpublished Opinions Precedential: A Recipe for Ethical Problems & Legal Malpractice?    26 Miss. C. L. Rev. 185 (2007)

5.                              Sarah E. Ricks  A Modest Proposal for Regulating Unpublished, Non-precedential Federal Appellate Opinions While Courts and Litigants Adapt to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32.1;   9 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 17  (Spring 2007)

6.                              Peter W. Martin   Neutral Citation, Court Web Sites, and Access to Authoritative Case Law; Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-047, December 2006.

7.                              Diane Adams-Strickland   Don’t Quote Me:  The Law of Judicial Communications in Federal Appellate Practice and the Constitutionality of Proposed Rule 32.1; CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy; Fall 2005.

8.                              Jonathan E. Pincince   Inviting Injustice:  Why the Rhode Island Supreme Court Should Publish Opinions For All Criminal Case Decisions, 8 Roger Williams U. L. Rev. 353 (2003)

9.                              Sarah E. Ricks, The Perils of Unpublished Non-precedential Federal Appellate Opinions: A Case Study of the Substantive Due Process State-Created Danger Doctrine in One Circuit, 81 Washington Law Review 217 (2006)

10.                          Dean A. Morande   Publication Plans in the United States Courts of Appeals:  The Unattainable Paradigm, 31 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 751 (2004)

11.                          Bradley Scott Shannon  May Stare Decisis Be Abrogated by Rule? Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 67, p. 645 (2006)

12.                          Lee F. Peoples  Controlling the Common Law: A Comparative Analysis of No-Citation Rules and Publication Practices in England and the United States; Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 17 (2007)

13.                          Penelope Pether Take a Letter, Your Honor: Outing the Judicial Epistemology of Hart v. Massanari; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1553 (2005)

14.                          Joan M. Shaughnessy Commentary: Unpublication and the Judicial Concept of Audience; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1597 (2005)

15.                          Arthur J. Jacobson Publishing Dissent; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1607 (2005)

16.                          Sarah M.R. Cravens Judges as Trustees: A Duty to Account and an Opportunity for Virtue; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1637 (2005)

17.                          David C. Vladeck & Mitu Gulati Judicial Triage: Reflections on the Debate Over Unpublished Opinions; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1667 (2005) 

18.                          David E. Klein Unspoken Questions in the Rule 32.1 Debate: Precedent and Psychology in Judging; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1709 (2005) 

19.                          William M. Richman Much Ado About the Tip of an Iceberg; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1723 (2005)

20.                          Carl Tobias Fourth Circuit Publication Practices; 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1733 (2005)

21.                          Patrick J. Schiltz, Much Ado About Little: Explaining the Sturm Und Drang over the Citation of Unpublished Opinions, 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1429 (2005)

22.                          Stephen R. Barnett  The Dog That Did Not Bark: No-Citation Rules, Judicial Conference Rulemaking, and Federal Public Defenders; 62 Washington & Lee Law Review 1491 (2005)

23.                          David S. Caudill  Parades of Horribles, Circles of Hell: Ethical Dimensions of the Publication Controversy; Villanova University School of Law; Working Paper Series, 2005, Paper 36

24.                          Patrick J. Schiltz  The Citation of Unpublished Opinions in the Federal Courts of Appeals; Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 23, 2005

25.                          Jessie Allen  Just Words?  The Effects of No-Citation Rules in Federal Court of Appeals; 29 Vt. L. Rev. 555 (2005).

26.                          Kenneth J. Schmier & Michael K. Schmier  Has Anyone Noticed the Judiciary’s Abandonment of Stare Decisis?; 7 Journal of Law and Social Challenges 233, Fall 2005

27.                          Stephen R. Barnett  In Support of Proposed Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32.1:  A Reply to Judge Alex Kozinski; Federal Lawyer, Nov./Dec. 2004 at 32.

28.                          Alex Kozinski  In Opposition to Proposed Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32.1; Federal Lawyer, June 2004 at 36.

29.                          Martha Dragich Pearson  Citation of Unpublished Opinions as Precedent; 55 Hastings L. J. 1235 (2004).

30.                         Penelope Pether  Inequitable Injunctions: The Scandal of Private Judging in the U.S. Courts; 56 Stan. L. Rev. 1435 (2004)  (See also Private Justice Can Be Yours if You're Rich  Michael Hiltzik; Los Angeles Times; March 16, 2006, and Growing Use of Private Judges Raises Questions of Fairness Ted Rohrlich, L.A. Times, December 26, 2000).

31.                          Amy E. Sloan  A Government of Laws and Not Men:  Prohibiting Non-precedential Opinions by Statute or Procedural Rule, 79 Ind. L. J. 711 (2004)

32.                          Norman R. Williams  The Failings of Originalism:  The Federal Courts and the Power of Precedent; 37 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 761 (2004)

33.                          Hans Sherrer  The Complicity of Judges in the Era of Wrongful Convictions    October 2003; Northern Kentucky Law Review; Vol. 30 No. 4

34.                          Allen, Jessie  The Right to Cite: Why Fair and Accountable Courts Should Abandon No-Citation Rules; NYU Brennan Center for Justice; September 2005

35.                          Gerald F. Uelmen  Supremely Futile: The George Court's Sisyphean Struggle; California Lawyer Magazine; July 2005

36.                          J. Lyn Entrikin Goering   Legal Fiction of the Unpublished Kind: The Surreal Paradox of No-Citation Rules and the Ethical Duty of Candor   1 Seton Hall Circuit Review 27 (Spring 2005)

37.                          Lawrence J. Fox   Those Unpublished Opinions: An Appropriate Expedience Or An Abdication Of Responsibility?  Hofstra Law Review 32: 1215

38.                          William R. Mills   The Shape Of The Universe:  The Impact Of Unpublished Decisions On The Process Of Legal Research   New York Law School Law Review  46: 429.

39.                          Joshua R. Mandell   Trees That Fall In The Forest:  The Precedential Effect Of Unpublished Opinions  Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review  34: 1255.

40.                          David Stephen Law  The Paradox of Omnipotence: Courts, Constitutions and Commitments (Abstract).

41.                          David Stephen Law  Strategic Judicial Lawmaking: Ideology, Publication, and Asylum Law in the Ninth Circuit 73 University of Cincinnati Law Review 87 (May 2005).

42.                          Supreme Court of Wisconsin, In the Matter of the AMENDMENT OF WIS. STAT. § (RULE) 809.23(3) regarding citation to unpublished opinions.  2003 WI 84.

43.                          Carr, Chris A. and Michael R. Jencks, THE PRIVATIZATION OF BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION: A MISGUIDED POLICY DECISION; 18 Kentucky Law Journal 183; 2000.  (pdf version)

44.                          Barnett, Stephen R., STATEMENT AT THE HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE FEDERAL RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE BEFORE THE APPELLATE RULES COMMITTEE, UNITED STATES JUDICIAL CONFERENCE; April 13, 2004.

45.                          American College of Trial Lawyers, OPINIONS HIDDEN, CITATIONS FORBIDDEN: A REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRIAL LAWYERS ON THE PUBLICATION AND CITATION OF NONBINDING FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT OPINIONS; March 2002.

46.                          David R. Dow; Bridget T. McNeese, INVISIBLE EXECUTIONS: A PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF PUBLICATION RATES IN DEATH PENALTY CASES IN SELECTED JURISDICTIONS; Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights; 2004.

47.                          Tim Reagan et al., Federal Judicial Center, Citations to Unpublished Opinions in the Federal Courts of Appeals (2005)

48.                          Cappalli, Richard B., The Common Law's Case Against Non-Precedential Opinions; Southern California Law Reivew, May 2003.

49.                          Sinclair, Michael B. W., Anastasoff versus Hart: The Constitutionality and Wisdom of Denying Precedential Authority to Circuit Court Decisions, 64 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 695 (2003)

50.                          Barnett, Stephen R., The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process; NO-CITATION RULES UNDER SIEGE: A BATTLEFIELD REPORT AND ANALYSIS, Fall 2003

51.                          Tusk, Marla Brooke, No-Citation Rules As A Prior Restraint On Attorney Speech, 103 Colum. L. Rev. 1202 (2003).

52.                          Barnett, Stephen R., Statement before the Assembly Judiciary Committee of the California Legislature in support of AB 1165, May 6, 2003

53.                          Laretto, Kenneth Anthony, Stanford Law Review; "Precedent, Judicial Power, and the Constitutionality of No-Citation Rules in the Federal Courts of Appeals"

54.                          Barnett, Stephen R., The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process; "FROM ANASTASOFF TO HART TO WEST’S FEDERAL APPENDIX: THE GROUND SHIFTS UNDER NO-CITATION RULES"  Vol. 4, No. 1 (Spring 2002).

55.                          Lauren Robel, The Practice of Precedent: Anastasoff, Noncitation Rules, and the Meaning of Precedent in an Interpretive Community, 35 Ind. L. Rev. 399 (2002)

56.                          Kelso, J. Clark and Joshua Weinstein  "A White Paper on Unpublished Opinions of the Court of Appeal";  Appellate Process Task Force; March, 2001

57.                          Melissa M. Serfass & Jessie L. Cranford  Federal and State Court Rules Governing Publication and Citation of Opinions, 3 J. App. Prac. & Process 251 (2001). 

58.                          Richard S. Arnold, Unpublished Opinions: A Comment (1999) 1 J. App. Prac. & Process 219 (1999)

59.                          B. Martin, Jr., In Defense of Unpublished Opinions (1999) 60 Ohio St. L.J. 177

60.                          D. Merritt and J. Brudney, Stalking Secret Law: What Predicts Publication in the United States Court of Appeals (2001) 54Vand. L. Rev. 71

61.                          Eighth Circuit Holds That Unpublished Opinions Must Be Accorded Precedential Effect (2001) 114 Harv.L.Rev. 940.

62.                          Baker, Paige M. "Depublication: The New Starchamber" Western State University Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, pg. 313, Fall 1990

63.                          Borger, John P. and Chad M. Oldfather "Anastasoff v. US and the Debate over Unpublished Decisions" Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Vol. 4, pg.36, 2001

64.                          Ward, Raymond P. "Williams v. Dallas Area Rapid Transit: Rule denying precedential status to unpublished decisions changes the outcome of the case"

65.                          Bashman, Howard J. "The Unconstitutionality of Non-Precedential Appellate Rulings"

66.                          Van Der Velde, Robert J. "Statement of Professor Rober J. Van Der Velde to the Commission On Structural Alternative for The Federal Courts Of Appeals"

67.                          Reynolds, William L and. Richman, William M "Elitism, Expediency, and The New Certiorari: Requiem For :The Learned Hand Tradition" 81 Cornell Law Review 273 (1996) This article is recommended as an overview of nonpublication.

68.                          Patricia M. Wald, The Rhetoric of Results and the Results of Rhetoric: Judicial Writings, 62 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1371 (1995)

69.                          Bowler, Jean M. "Law That Is Arbitrary Is Illegitimate" Law and American Society, Dominican College , Final Paper (August 3, 1998)

70.                          Kelso, J. Clark "A Report on the California Appellate System" 45 Hastings Law Journal 433 (March 1994)

71.              The Honorable Philip Nichols, Jr., "Selective Publication of Opinions: One Judge’s View" 35 American University Law Review 909 (1986)

72.                          Render, Edwin R. "On Unpublished Opinions" 73 Kentucky Law Journal 165 (1984)

73.                          Robel, Lauren K. "The Myth of the Disposable Opinion: Unpublished Opinions and Government Litigants in the United States Courts of Appeals" 87 Michigan Law Review 940 (April 1989)

74.                          Shuldberg, Kirt "Digital Influence: Technology and Unpublished Opinions in the Federal Courts of Appeals" 85 California Law Review 541 (March 1997)

75.                          Tobias, Carl "The New Certiorari And A National Study Of The Appeals Courts" 81 Cornell Law Review 1264 (1996)

76.                          Uelmen, Gerald F "Publication and Depublication of California Court of Appeal Opinions; Is The Eraser Mightier Than The Pencil? 26 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 1007 (June 1993)

77.                          Weaver, George M "The Precedential Value of Unpublished Judicial Opinions" 39 Mercer Law Review 477 (1988)

78.                          Barnett, Stephen R. "Depublication Deflating: The California Supreme Court’s Wonderful Law-Making Machine Begins to Self-Destruct" 45 Hastings Law Journal 519 (March 1994)

79.                          Barnett, Stephen R. "Making Decisions Disappear: Depublication and Stipulated Reversal in the California Supreme Court" 26 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 1033 (June 1993)

80.                          Bilder, Mary S. "The Original of the Appeal in America " 48 Hastings Law Journal 913 (July 1997)

81.                          Biggs, Julie Hayward "Censoring the Law in California : Decertification Revisited" 30:4 The Hastings Law Journal 1577 (May 1979)

82.                          Biggs, Julie Hayward "Decertification of Appellate Opinions: The Need for Articulated Judicial Reasoning and Certain Precedent in California Law" 50:2 Southern California Law Review 1181 (1977)

83.                          Black, Robert "Hide and Seek Precedent: Phantom Opinions in Ohio " 50:3 University of Cincinnati Law Review 477 (1981)

84.                          Carpenter, Charles E. "The No Citation Rule for Unpublished Opinions: Do the Ends of Expediency for Overloaded Appellate Courts Justify the Means of Secrecy?" 50 South Carolina Law Review 235 (Fall 1998)

85.                          Davidson, Zoe and Kaplan, Sheila "The Buying of the Bench" The Nation p. 11 (January 26, 1998)

86.                          Dragich, Martha J "Will The Federal Courts Of Appeals Perish If They Publish? Or Does The Declining Use Of Opinions To Explain And Justify Judicial Decisions Pose A Greater Threat?" 44 The American University Law Review 757 (1995)

87.                          Dubois, Philip L. "The Negative Side of Judicial Decision Making: Depublication as a Tool of Judicial Power and Administration on State Courts of Last Resort" 33:6 Villanova Law Review 469 (November 1988)

88.                          Dunn, David "Unreported Decisions In the United States Courts of Appeals" 63 Cornell Law Review 128 (1977-78)

89.                          Foa, Pamela "A Snake In The Path Of The Law: The Seventh Circuit’s Non Publication Rule" 39:1 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 309 (Fall 1977)

90.                          Garder, James N "Ninth Circuit’s Unpublished Opinions: Denial of Equal Justice?" 61 American Bar Association Journal 1224 (October 1975)

91.                          Gerstein, Robert S "Law by Elimination: Depublication in the California Supreme Court" 67:6 Judicature 293 (December-January 1984)

92.                          Patricia M. Wald, The Problem with the Courts: Black-Robed Bureaucracy or Collegiality Under Challenge? 42 Md. L. Rev. 766 (1983)

93.                          Goodwin, Eva S. "Partial Publication: A Proposal For A Change In The " Packaging" of California Court of Appeal Opinions To Provide More Useful Information For The Consumer" 19:1 Santa Clara Law Review 53 (Winter 1979)

94.                          Grodin, Joseph R "The Depublication Practice of the California Supreme Court" 72 California Law Review 514 (1984)

95.                          Hunter, Reed M. "Not to be Published in the Official Reports" 5:22 Brief/Case 10 (May 1980)

96.                          Jacobstein, J. Myron "Some Reflections on the Control of the Publication of Appellate Court Opinions" 27 Stanford Law Review 791 (1974-75)

97.                          Kanner, Gideon "Misery: How We Got There" The American Lawyer January 92 (1994)

98.                          Kanner, Gideon "The Unpublished Opinion: Friend or Foe?" California State Bar Journal 387 (July-August 1973)

99.                                    Llewellyn, Karl N. "The Common Law Tradition, Deciding Appeals" Little Brown and Company (1960)

100.                      Newbern, David and Wilson, Douglas "Rule 21: Unprecedent and the Disappearing Court" 32 Arkansas Law Review 37 (1978)

101.                      Reuben, Richard "New Cites for Sore Eyes" 80:22 ABA Journal 14 (June 1994)

102.                      Reynolds, William L and. Richman, William M "An Evaluation of Limited Publication in the United States Courts of Appeals: The Price of Reform" 48 The University of Chicago Law Review 573 (1981)

103.                      Reynolds, William L and. Richman, William M "The Non-Precedential Precedent-Limited Publication and No-Citation Rules in the United States Courts of Appeals" 78:6 Columbia Law Review 1165 (October 1978)

104.                      Reynolds, William L. and Richman, William M. "Studying Deck Chairs on the Titantic" 81 Cornell Law Review 1290 (1996)

105.                      Seligson, Robert and Warnloff, John S. "The Use of Unreported Cases in California " 24:6 Hastings Law Journal 37 (May 1973)

106.                      Spitzer, Arthur B. and Wilson, Charles H. "The Mischief of the Unpublished Opinion" 21:4 American Bar Association 10 (1995)

107.                      Tatel, David S "Some Thoughts On Unpublished Decisions" 64:815 George Washington Law Review 7 (September 1994 - August 1995)

108.                      Thompson, Robert S "One Judge and No Judge Appellate Decisions" California State Bar Journal 476 (November/December 1975)  

109.           Quitschau, Drew R.  "ANASTASOFF V. UNITED STATES: UNCERTAINTY IN THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT-IS THERE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO CITE UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS?" 54 Arkansas Law Review 847 (2002).

110.           Erica S. Weisgerber,    Unpublished Opinions: A Convenient Means to an Unconstitutional End, Georgetown Law Journal, January 2009.

111.           Carl Tobias,    Anastasoff, Unpoublished Opinions, and Federal Appellate Justice, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Summer 2002.

112.           Suzanne O. Snowden,   "That's My Holding and I'm Not Sticking To It!" Court Rules That Deprive Unpublished Opinions of Precedential Authority Distort the Common Law, Washington University Law Quarterly, Winter 2001.

113.           Jerome I. Braun,   Eighth Circuit Decision Intensifies Debate Over Publication and Citation of Appellate Opinions, Judicature, September/October 2000.

114.           Frederick Schauer, Precedent, Stanford Law Review, February 1987.

115.           Mark D. Hinderks & Steve A. Lebeu,   Restoring the Common in the Law, Proposal for the Elimination of Rules Prohibiting the Citation of Unpublished Decisions in Kansas and the Tenth Circuit, 31 Washburn L.J. 155 (1992)

116.           J. Jason Boyeskie   A MATTER OF OPINION: FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1 AND CITATION TO UNPUBLISHED OPINIONSArkansas Law Review, 2008

117.           Shenoa L. Payne    THE ETHICAL CONUNDRUMS OF UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS, Willamette Law Review, Summer 2008

118.           Lee Faircloth Peoples    CONTROLLING THE COMMON LAW: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF NO-CITATION RULES AND PUBLICATION PRACTICES IN ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES, Indiana International and Comparative Law Review, 2007

119.           Helen Gunnarsson   NEW RULE ALLOWS CITATION OF UNPUBLISHED FEDERAL OPINIONS, Illinois Bar Journal, February, 2007

120.           Chad Flanders   PLEASE DON'T CITE THIS CASE! THE PRECEDENTIAL VALUE OF BUSH v. GORE, Yale Law Journal Pocket Part, November  7, 2006

121.           Dione Christopher Greene   THE FEDERAL COURTS OF APPEALS, UNPUBLISHED DECISIONS, AND THE “NO-CITATION RULE”, Indiana Law  Journal, Fall, 2006

122.           Bryan Wright   BUT WHAT WILL THEY DO WITHOUT UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS?: SOME ALTERNATIVES FOR DEALING WITH THE NINTH CIRCUIT'S  MASSIVE CASELOAD POST F.R.A.P. 32.1, Nevada Law Journal, Fall 2006

123.           Barbara Busharis   UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS: THE SAGA CONTINUES, Trial Advocate Quarterly, Fall, 2006

124.           Anika C. Stucky   BUILDING LAW, NOT LIBRARIES: THE VALUE OF UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON PRECEDENT, Oklahoma Law  Review, Summer, 2006

125.           Scott E. Gant   MISSING THE FOREST FOR A TREE: UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS AND NEW FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1, Boston  College Law Review, July, 2006

126.           Molly McDonough   DOOR SLOWLY OPENS FOR UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS, ABA Journal E-Report, April 21, 2006

127.           Mark Hansen    CITING OF UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS ENDORSED, ABA Journal E-Report, September 30, 2005

128.           J. Thomas Sullivan   UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS AND NO-CITATION RULES IN THE TRIAL COURTS, Arizona Law Review, Summer 2005

129.           Analisa Pratt   A CALL FOR UNIFORMITY IN APPELLATE COURTS' RULES REGARDING CITATION OF UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS, Golden Gate  University Law Review, Spring 2005

130.           Vincent M. Cox   FREEING UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS FROM EXILE: GOING BEYOND THE CITATION PERMITTED BY PROPOSED FEDERAL RULE OF  APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1, Washburn Law Journal, Fall 2004

131.           Anne Coyle   A MODEST REFORM: THE NEW RULE 32.1 PERMITTING CITATION TO UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS IN THE FEDERAL COURTS OF APPEALS,  Fordham Law Review, May, 2004

132.           Andrew M. Low   UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS, Colorado Lawyer, March, 2003

133.           Johanna S. Schiavoni   WHO'S AFRAID OF PRECEDENT?: THE DEBATE OVER THE PRECEDENTIAL VALUE OF UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS, UCLA Law  Review August, 2002

134.           William J. Miller   CHIPPING AWAY AT THE DAM: ANASTASOFF v. UNITED STATES AND THE FUTURE OF UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS IN THE  UNITED STATES COURTS OF APPEALS AND BEYOND, Drake Law Review, 2001

135.           University of Kansas Law Review   UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS, PRECEDENT, AND THE FIFTH AMENDMENT: WHY DENYING UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS  PRECEDENTIAL VALUE IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL, November, 2001

136.           Robert A. Mead   “UNPUBLISHED” OPINIONS AS THE BULK OF THE ICEBERG: PUBLICATION PATTERNS IN THE EIGHTH AND TENTH CIRCUITS OF 
THE UNITED STATES COURTS OF APPEALS
, Law Library Journal, Fall, 2001

137.           Michael Hannon   A CLOSER LOOK AT UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS IN THE UNITED STATES COURTS OF APPEALS, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process Spring, 2001

138.           Salem M. Katsh, Alex V. Chachkes     CONSTITUTIONALITY OF “NO-CITATION” RULES, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process  Spring, 2001

139.           Danny J. Boggs, Brian P. Brooks,   UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS & THE NATURE OF PRECEDENT, Green Bag, Autumn 2000

140.           Evan H. Caminker,   WHY MUST INFERIOR COURTS OBEY SUPERIOR COURT PRECEDENTS?, Stanford Law Review, April, 1994

141.           Anne S. Kim    RENT-A-JUDGES AND THE COST OF SELLING JUSTICE, Duke Law Journal, October 1994

142.           Judith Resnik   WHOSE JUDGMENT? VACATING JUDGMENTS, PREFERENCES FOR SETTLEMENT, AND THE ROLE OF ADJUDICATION AT THE CLOSE OF  THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, UCLA Law Review, August 1994

143.           Jill E. Fisch    REWRITING HISTORY: THE PROPRIETY OF ERADICATING PRIOR DECISIONAL LAW THROUGH SETTLEMENT AND VACATUR, Cornell  Law Review, March, 1991

144.           Discussion of Schmier v. Supreme Court, the very first case presented in the textbook used for the basic course in most California law schools.  Cases and Materials on California Civil Procedure, 3d (American Casebook Series) Thompson West; David I. Levine, William R. Slomanson, Rochelle J. Shapell (2008)

Please also see “Teacher’s Manual” material for the above-cited casebook, which references www.nonpublication.com.

Finally, please also see the Harris and Lebrilla decisions referenced in Note 4 of the above discussion of Schmier v. Supereme Court.

145.           David R. Cleveland   OVERTURNING THE LAST STONE: THE FINAL STEP IN RETURNING PRECEDENTIAL STATUS TO ALL OPINIONS, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, Spring 2009

146.           David R. Cleveland    DRAINING THE MORASS: ENDING THE JURISPRUDENTIALLY UNSOUND UNPUBLICATION SYSTEM, Marquette Law Review, Summer 2009

147.           Hillel Y. Levin   MAKING THE LAW: UNPUBLICATION IN THE DISTRICT COURTS, 53 Villanova Law Review 973 (2009)

148.           David R. Cleveland    Clear as Mud: How the Uncertain Precedential Status of Unpublished Opinions Muddles Qualified Immunity Determinations, 65 U. Miami L. Rev. 45 (2010).

149.           David R. Cleveland    Local Rules in the Wake of Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32.1, Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, 2010.

150.           David R. Cleveland and William D. Bader   Precedent and Justice, 49 Duq. L. Rev. 35 (2011).

151.           Robert C. Berring   Legal Research and Legal Concepts: Where Form Molds Substance, 75 Cal. L. Rev. 15 (1987).

152.           William L. Reynolds and William M. Richman  Limited Publication in the Fourth and Sixth Districts, 1979 Duke L. J. 807 (1979).

153.           Thomas Healy  Stare Decisis as a Constitutional Requirement, 104 W. Va. L. Rev. 43 (2001).

154.           Penelope Pether   Socerers, Not Apprentices: How Judicial Clerks and Staff Attorneys Impoverish U.S. Law, 39 Ariz. St. L.J. 1 (2007).

155.           Michael Gentithes  Precedent, Humility and Justice, Texas Weleyan Law Review, Forthcoming.