Joseph William Singer

Bussey Professor of Law

Representative Publications

Bibliography


Books


Singer, Joseph W., Bethany R. Berger, Nestor M. Davidson & Eduardo Moises Penalver. Property Law: Rules, Policies, & Practices (Wolters Kluwer Law 6th ed ed. forthcoming 2014).
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Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (Nell Jessup Newton, Joseph W. Singer et al. eds., LexisNexis 2012).
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Singer, Joseph W. Property (Aspen Publishers 3d ed. 2009).
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Singer, Joseph W. & Joseph P. Kallt. Myths and Realities of Tribal Sovereignty: The Law and Economics of Indian-Self-Rule (Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, & Univ. of Ariz. Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy 2004).

Singer, Joseph W. The Edges of the Field: Lessons on the Obligations of Ownership (Beacon Press 2000).
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Singer, Joseph W. Entitlement: The Paradoxes of Property (Yale University Press 2000).
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Shorter Works in Collection


Singer, Joseph W. "Erasing Indian Country: The Story of Tee-Hit-Ton Indians v. United States" in Indian Law Stories 229 (Carole Goldberg, Kevin K. Washburn & Philip P. Frickey eds., Foundation Press, 2011).

Singer, Joseph W. "Property Law as the Infrastructure of Democracy" in Powell on Real Property (Michael Allan Wolf ed., forthcoming 2011).

Singer, Joseph W. "Property Law as the Infrastructure of Democracy [The Fourth in the Wolf Family Lecture Series on the American Law of Real Property]" in 11-1 Powell on Real Property (Michael Allan Wolf ed., NexisLexis (Matthew Bender), 2011).

Singer, Joseph W. "How Property Norms Construct the Externalities of Ownership" in Property and Community (Gregory S. Alexander & Eduardo Penalver eds., Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2009).

Singer, Joseph W. "Property and Social Relations: From Title to Entitlement" in Property and Values: Striking an Equitable Balance of Public and Private and Private Interests (Charles Geisler ed., 2000).

Singer, Joseph W. "Property" in The Politics of Law (David Kairys ed., 1998).


Articles in a Periodical


Singer, Joseph W. "Property as the Law of Democracy," 63 Duke Law Journal 1287 (2014).

Singer, Joseph W. "Tribal Sovereignty and Human Rights," 2013 Mich. St. L. Rev. 307 (2013).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Rule of Reason in Property Law," 46 University of California Davis Law Review 1369 (2013).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Indian States of America: Parallel Universes and Overlapping Sovereignty," Am. Indian L. Rev., (forthcoming 2013).

Singer, Joseph W. "Foreclosure and the Failures of Formality, Or Subprime Mortgage Conundrums and How to Fix Them," 46 Connecticut Law Review 497 (2013).

Rakoff, Todd D. & Joseph W. Singer. "Problem Solving for First Year Law Students," Elon L. Rev., (forthcoming 2013).

Singer, Joseph W. "Subprime: Why a Free and Democratic Society Needs Law," 47 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 141 (2012).

Singer, Joseph W. "Original Acquisition of Property: From Conquest and Possession to Democracy and Equal Opportunity," 86 Indiana Law Journal 1 (2011).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Anti-Apartheid Principle in American Property Law," 1 Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review 83 (2011).

Singer, Joseph W. "Property Law and the Mortgage Crisis: Libertarian Fantasies and Subprime Realities," 1 Property Law Review 7 (2011).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Reliance Interest in Property Revisisted," 7 Unbound: Harvard Journal of the Legal Left 79 (2011).
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Minow, Martha L. & Joseph W. Singer. "In Favor of Foxes: Pluralism as Fact and Aid to the Pursuit of Justice," 90 Boston University Law Review 903 (2010).

Singer, Joseph W. "Normative Methods for Lawyers," 56 UCLA Law Review 899 (2009).

Singer, Joseph W. "Critical Normativity," 20 Law and Critique 27 (2009).

Singer, Joseph W. "Democratic Estates: Property Law in a Free and Democratic Society," 94 Cornell Law Review 1009 (2009).

Singer, Joseph W. "Economic Regulation and the Rule of Law: Minimum Standards for the Legal Framework of a Free and Democratic Society," 48 Judges J. 4 (2009).

Alexander, Gregory S., Eduardo M. Pe, Joseph W. Singer & Laura Underkuffler. "A Statement of Progressive Property," 94 Cornell Law Review 743 (2009).

Singer, Joseph W. "Things That We Would Like to Take For Granted: Minimum Standards for the Legal Framework of a Free and Democratic Society," 2 Harvard Law & Policy Review 139 (2008).

Singer, Joseph W. "Corporate Responsibility in a Free and Democratic Society," 58 Case Western Reserve Law Review 1031 (2008).

Singer, Joseph W. "After the Flood: Property and Equality in Property Regimes," 52 Loyola Law Review 243 (2006).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Ownership Society and Takings of Property: Castles, Investments, and Just Obligations," 30 Harvard Environmental Law Review 309 (2006).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Book Review: Johan van der Walt, Law and Sacrifice: Toward Post-Apartheid Theory of Law," 15 Sociology and Legal Studies 605 (2006) (book review).

Singer, Joseph W. "Nine-Tenths of the Law: Title, Possession, and Sacred Obligations," 38 Connecticut Law Review 605 (2006).

Singer, Joseph W. "Double Bind: Indian Nations v. the Supreme Court," 119 Harvard Law Review Forum 1 (2005) (article review).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Symposium Foreword: Indian Nations and the Law," 41 Tulsa Law Review 1 (2005).

Singer, Joseph W. "Same Sex Marriage, Full Faith and Credit, and the Evasion of Obligation," 1 Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties 1 (2005).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Canons of Conquest: The Supreme Court's Attack on Tribal Sovereignty," 37 New England Law Review 641 (2003).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Something Important in Humanity," 37 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 103 (2002).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Starting Property," 46 Saint Louis University Law Journal 565 (2002).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Lone Wolf, or How to Take Property by Calling it a 'Mere Change in the Form of Investment'," 38 Tulsa Law Review 37 (2002).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain: The Place of Better Law in a Third Restatement of Conflicts," 75 Indiana Law Journal 659 (2000).
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Singer, Joseph W. "The Stranger Who Resides With You: Ironies of Asian American and American Indian Legal History," 40 Boston College Law Review 171 (1998).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Property and Equality: Public Accommodations and the Constitution in South Africa and the United States," 12 South African Journal of Public Law 53 (1997).

Singer, Joseph W. "Rent," 39 Boston College Law Review 1 (1997).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Justice and the Conflict of Laws," 48 Mercer Law Review 831 (1997).
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Singer, Joseph W. "No Right to Exclude: Public Accommodations and Private Property," 90 Northwestern University Law Review 1283 (1996).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Publicity Rights and the Conflict of Laws: Tribal Court Jurisdiction in the Crazy Horse Case," 41 South Dakota Law Review 1 (1996).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Conference on Jurisdiction, Justice, and Choice of Law for the Twenty-First Century: Case Four: Choice of Law Theory," 29 New England Law Review 692 (1995).
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Singer, Joseph W. "Remembering What Hurts Us Most: A Critique of the American Indian Law Deskbook," 24 University of New Mexico Law Review 315 (1994).

Singer, Joseph W. "Well Settled?: The Increasing Weight of History in American Indian Land Claims," 28 Georgia Law Review 481 (1994).

Singer, Joseph W. "Jobs and Justice: Rethinking the Stakeholder Debate," 43 Toronto Law Review 475 (1993).

Singer, Joseph W. & Jack Beermann. "The Social Origins of Property," 6 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 217 (1993).

Singer, Joseph W. "Re-Reading Property," 26 New England Law Review 711 (1992).

Singer, Joseph W. "Sovereignty and Property," 86 Northwestern University Law Review 1 (1991).

Singer, Joseph W. "Facing Real Conflicts," 24 Cornell International Law Journal 197 (1991).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Continuing Conquest: American Indian Nations, Property Law, and Gunsmoke," 1 Reconstruction 97 (1991).

Singer, Joseph W. "A Pragmatic Guide to Conflicts," 70 Boston University Law Review 731 (1990).

Singer, Joseph W. "Property and Coercion in Federal Indian Law: The Conflict between Critical and Complacent Pragmatism," 63 Southern California Law Review 1821 (1990).

Singer, Joseph W. & Jack Beermann. "Baseline Questions in Legal Reasoning: The Example of Property in Jobs," 23 Georgia Law Review 911 (1989).

Singer, Joseph W. "Persuasion," 87 Michigan Law Review 2442 (1989).

Singer, Joseph W. "Real Conflicts," 69 Boston University Law Review 1 (1989).

Singer, Joseph W. "Why Should Lawyers Care About Philosophy?" 1989 Duke Law Journal 1752 (1989).

Singer, Joseph W. "Legal Realism Now," 76 California Law Review 465 (1988).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Reliance Interest in Property," 40 Stanford Law Review 611 (1988).

Singer, Joseph W. "Radical Moderation," 1985 American Bar Foundation Research Journal 329 (1985).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Player and the Cards: Nihilism and Legal Theory," 94 Yale Law Journal 1 (1984).

Singer, Joseph W. "Catcher in the Rye Jurisprudence," 35 Rutgers Law Review 275 (1983).

Singer, Joseph W. "The Legal Rights Debate in Analytical Jurisprudence from Bentham to Hohfeld," 1982 Wisconsin Law Review 975 (1982).


Presentations


Singer, Joseph W. Foreclosure and the Failures of Formality, to be presented at U.C. Davis Law School, Sept. 2013 (Sept 2013).

Singer, Joseph W. Titles of Nobility: Property, Poverty, and Immigration in a Free and Democratic Society, Keynote Address to be delivered at AALS Conference on Poverty, Immigration (June 2013).

Singer, Joseph W. Titles of Nobility: Property, Poverty, and Immigration in a Free and Democratic Society, American Association of Law Schools (AALS 2013) (June 6, 2013).
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Singer, Joseph W. Foreclosure and the Failures of Formality, to be presented at Progressive Property Conference, May 2013 (May 2013).

Singer, Joseph W. Foreclosure and the Failures of Formality, to be presented at Universit? du Luxembourg, Facult? de Droit (Law Faculty, University of Luxembourg), Apr. 2013 (Apr 2013).

Singer, Joseph W. The Indian States of America: Parallel Universes & Overlapping Sovereignty, public lecture delivered at Vassar College, Jan. 31, 2013 (Jan. 31, 2013).

Singer, Joseph W. The Rule of Reason in Property Law, presented at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, November 2012 (November 2012).

Singer, Joseph W. Tribal Sovereignty and Human Rights, presented at symposium at Michigan State University College of Law, October 2012 (Oct 2012).

Singer, Joseph W. The Rule of Reason in Property Law: Lessons from the Subprime Crisis, presented at Progressive Property Conference, Harvard Law School, May 2012 (May 2012).

Singer, Joseph W. The Rule of Reason in Property Law: Lessons from the Subprime Crisis, presented at Property Works in Progress Conference, Fordham Law School, May 2012 (May 2012).

Singer, Joseph W. Property Law as the Infrastructure of Democracy, Fourth Annual Wolf Family Lecture on American Property Law, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (April 2011).

Singer, Joseph W. Property Law as the Infrastructure of Democracy, paper presented at New England School of Law (March 2011).

Singer, Joseph W. Democratic Estates, address at European Critical Legal Studies Conference (September 2008).

Singer, Joseph W. Critical Normativity, address at European Critical Legal Studies Conference (September, 2008).

Singer, Joseph W. Democratic Estates, Progressive Property Conference, Harvard Law School (June, 2008).

Singer, Joseph W. Democratic Estates, Conference on Property Law works in Progress, University of Colorado School of Law (June, 2008).

Singer, Joseph W. Normative Methods for Lawyers, University of Miami School of Law, faculty workshop (Fall, 2008).

Singer, Joseph W. After the Flood: Reconstruction and Property Regimes, Brendan Brown Lecture at Loyola Law School (2006).

Singer, Joseph W. The Ownership Society: Regulatory Takings and Just Obligations, keynote address at Regulatory Takings Conference organized by the Environmental Law Clinic at Georgetown Law School, at Harvard Law School (Oct. 2005).

Singer, Joseph W. Nine-Tenths of the Law: Title, Possession, and Sacred Obligations, paper presented at symposium celebrating publication of the 2005 edition of Cohen?s Handbook of Federal Indian Law, at University of Connecticut School of Law (Oct. 2005).

Singer, Joseph W. Same Sex Marriage, Full Faith and Credit, and the Evasion of Obligation, paper presented at Symposium to celebrate the Inaugural Issue of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (January 2005).

Singer, Joseph W. Comment on Jack Balkin, Why Lochner Was Wrong the Day It Was Decided and Why that Matters, Lochner Conference at Boston University Schoolof Law (Oct. 2004).

Singer, Joseph W. Presentation on Same Sex Marriage and the Full Faith and Credit Clause, American Association of Law Librarians Annual Meeting, Boston (April 2004).

Singer, Joseph W. & Joseph Kalt. Myths and Realities of Tribal Sovereignty: The Law and Economics of Indian Self-Rule, paper presented at Harvard University Native American Program's Native Issues Research Symposium, Harvard University (December 4-5, 2003).

Singer, Joseph W. Canons of Conquest: The Supreme Court's Attack on Tribal Sovereignty (January 2002).

Singer, Joseph W. Indian Land Claims, paper presented at University of Connecticut Law School (March, 2001).

Singer, Joseph W. Entitlement, paper presented at Joint Property, Contract, and Tort Section Meetings, American Association of Law Schools, San Francisco (January, 1998).

Singer, Joseph W. Rent, paper presented at Boston College Law School (November, 1997).

Singer, Joseph W. Reparations, panel discussion at 12th Annual Human Rights and Justice Conference, Facing History and Ourselves: Collective Violence and Memory: Judgment, Reconciliation, Education, Cambridge, MA (April, 1997).

Singer, Joseph W. Public Accommodations and the Constitution in South Africa and the United States, paper presented at University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa and Stellenbosch LawSchool, Stellenbosch, South Africa (January, 1997).

Singer, Joseph W. Property and Social Relations, paper presented at Faculty Workshop at George Washington University Law Center, Washington, D.C (March, 1996).

Singer, Joseph W. Delivered Recht en kritiek lecture for 1995, entitled Property as a Social System: From Title to Entitlement, presented at the Maastricht Conference on Property Law on the Threshold of the 21st Century, held at Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (August, 1995).

Singer, Joseph W. Property as a Social System: From Title to Entitlement, presented at tthe Maastricht Conference on Property Law on the Threshold of the 21st Century, held at Rijksuniversiteit Limbrug, Maastricht, The Netherlands (August, 1995).

Singer, Joseph W. How Race Has Affected Property Law in the United States, presentation at Crit Networks Conference, Georgetown University Law Center (March, 1995).

Singer, Joseph W. Tribal Property, paper presented at Diversity Month presentation at Boston College Law School (March, 1995).

Singer, Joseph W. Choice of Law, moderated panel at conference on Conflict of Laws at New England Law School (October, 1994).

Singer, Joseph W. Tribal Court Jurisdiction, presentation at American Indian Law Conference, American University, Washington College of Law (April, 1994).

Singer, Joseph W. American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Chair of Section on Conflict of Laws, Joint Meeting with Section on Native American Rights, Orlando, Florida (1994).

Singer, Joseph W. & Martha Mahoney. Program co-chair with Martha Mahoney for Property Section for Conference on Integrating Issues of Race, Gender, Disability, Sexual Orientation, and Class into the Curriculum, run by Society of American Law Teachers, at New York (May, 1993).

Singer, Joseph W. Rethinking Property, presentation at Trade Union Program, Harvard University (March, 1993).

Singer, Joseph W. Teaching Property, Faculty Workshop at New England School of Law (January, 1993).

Singer, Joseph W. Stakeholders, presented (in absentia) at Conference on Stakeholders, at University of Toronto School of Law (April, 1992).

Singer, Joseph W. Distributive Issues in Property Law, presented at Property Section, American Association of Law Schools Conference in San Antonio, Texas (January 1992).

Singer, Joseph W. Teaching Jurisprudence in Property Clases, presented at Mini-Workshop on Jurisprudence, American Association of Law Schools Conference in San Antonio, Texas (January 1982).

Singer, Joseph W. Teaching Property, presentation at University of Connecticut School of Law (October, 1991).

Singer, Joseph W. Re-Reading Property presented at Northeastern University Law School (October, 1991).

Singer, Joseph W. Private Property Theory presented at the June 1991 meeting of the Law and Society Association in Amsterdam, Netherlands (June, 1991).

Singer, Joseph W. Reliance Interest in Property presented at the Critical Legal Studies Summer Camp in Amsterdam, Netherlands in a joint meeting with Dutch legal services attorneys and law professors (1991).

Singer, Joseph W. Sovereignty and Property presented at the January 1991 Native American Rights Section Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, Washington, D.C (1991).

Singer, Joseph W. Facing Real Conflicts, presented at the January 1991 Conflict of Laws Section Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, Washington, D.C (1991).

Singer, Joseph W. Should Lawyers Care About Philosophy? presented at Legal University of Toronto School of Law, Legal Theory Workshop, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1990).

Singer, Joseph W. Property and Coercion in Federal Indian Law: The Conflict between Complacent and Critical Pragmatism, presented at University of Southern California Law Center, Symposium in Neo-Pragmatism and Law, Los Angeles, CA (1990).

Singer, Joseph W. Sovereignty and Property, presented at Duke University, Symposium on Frontiers in Legal Thought, Durham, N.C (1990).

Singer, Joseph W. Baseline Questions in Legal Reasoning, presented at University of Texas School of Law Faculty Workshop, Austin, TX (1988).

Singer, Joseph W. The Reliance Interest in Property, presented at Law and Society Association, Chicago, IL (1987).


Internet Publications


Singer, Joseph W. Titles of Nobility: Property, Poverty, and Immigration in a Free and Democratic Society, American Association of Law Schools (AALS 2013), (2013).
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Representative Publications

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