Henry E. Smith

Fessenden Professor of Law

Director, Project on the Foundations of Private Law

Representative Publications

Bibliography


Books


Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. Property: Principles and Policies (Foundation Press 2nd ed. 2012).

Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. Teacher's Manual to Property: Principles and Policies (Foundation Press 2nd ed. 2012).

Smith, Henry E., F. Scott Kieff, Pauline Newman & Herbert F. Schwartz. Principles of Patent Law: Cases and Materials (Foundation Press 5th ed. 2011).

Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Property (Oxford University Press 2010).

Smith, Henry E. Restrictiveness in Case Theory (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1996).


Shorter Works in Collection


Smith, Henry E. "Equitable Intellectual Property: What's Wrong with Misappropriation?" in Intellectual Property and the Common Law (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2013).

Smith, Henry E. "What Is the Name of the Game?: Public and Private Property in Land and Water (Comment)" in Managing Natural Resources (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, forthcoming 2012).

Smith, Henry E. "Toward an Economic Theory of Property in Information" in Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law (Kenneth Ayotte & Henry E. Smith eds., Edward Elgar, 2011).

Smith, Henry E. "Standardization in Property Law" in Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law (Kenneth Ayotte & Henry E. Smith eds., Edward Elgar, 2011).

Smith, Henry E. "The Modern Privilege: Its Nineteenth-Century Origins" in The Privilege Against Self-Incrimination: Its Origins and Development (R.H. Helmholz et al., University of Chicago Press, 1997).

Smith, Henry E. "Linking Changes in Icelandic" in Historical Linguistics 1989 (Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1993).

Smith, Henry E. "Dative Sickness and Abstractness in Icelandic" in On Germanic Linguistics: Issues and Methods (Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr & Robert L. Kyes eds., Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1992).


Articles in a Periodical


Smith, Henry E. & Yun-chien Chang. "An Economic Analysis of Civil versus Common Law Property," Notre Dame Law Review, (forthcoming 2013).

Smith, Henry E. "Custom in American Property Law: A Vanishing Act," Texas International Law Journal, (forthcoming 2013).

Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. "Making Coasean Property More Coasean," Journal of Law and Economics, (forthcoming 2012).

Smith, Henry E. "The Equitable Dimension of Contract," Suffolk Law Review, (forthcoming 2012).

Gergen, Mark P., John M. Golden & Henry E. Smith. "The Supreme Court's Accidental Revolution?: The Test for Permanent Injunctions," 112 Columbia Law Review 203 (2012).

Smith, Henry E. "Property as the Law of Things," 125 Harvard Law Review 1691 (2012).

Smith, Henry E. "On the Economy of Concepts in Property," University of Pennsylvania Law Review, (forthcoming 2012).

Smith, Henry E. "Rose's Human Nature of Property," 19 William and Mary Bill of Rights Law Journal 1047 (2011).

Smith, Henry E. "Modularity and Morality in the Law of Torts," 4 Journal of Tort Law 1 (2011).

Smith, Henry E. "Institutions and Indirectness in Intellectual Property," 157 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 2083 (2009).

Smith, Henry E. "Mind the Gap: The Indirect Relation between Ends and Means in American Property Law," 94 Cornell Law Review 959 (2009).

Smith, Henry E. "Does Equity Pass the Laugh Test? A Response to Oliar and Springman," 95 Virginia Law Review in Brief 9 (2009).
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Smith, Henry E. "Ellickson's Extraordinary Look at the Ordinary," 18 William and Mary Bill of Rights Law Journal 207 (2009).

Smith, Henry E. "Law and Economics: Realism or Democracy?" 32 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 127 (2009).

Smith, Henry E. "Community and Custom in Property," 10 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 5 (2009).
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Smith, Henry E. "Governing Water: The Semicommons of Fluid Property Rights," 50 Arizona Law Review 445 (2008).

Smith, Henry E. "Intellectual Property as Property: Delineating Entitlements in Information," 117 Yale Law Journal Pocket Part 87 (2007).
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Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. "The Morality of Property," 48 William & Mary Law Review 1849 (2007).

Smith, Henry E. "Intellectual Property as Property: Delineating Entitlements in Information," 116 Yale Law Journal 1742 (2007).

Smith, Henry E. "Modularity in Contracts: Boilerplate and Information Flow," 104 University of Michigan Law Review 1175 (2006).

Smith, Henry E. "Self-Help and the Nature of Property," 1 Journal of Law, Economics and Policy 69 (2005).

Smith, Henry E. "Governing the Tele-Semicommons," 22 Yale Journal on Regulation 289 (2005).

Smith, Henry E. "Property and Property Rules," 79 New York University Law Review 1719 (2004).

Smith, Henry E. "Exclusion and Property Rules in the Law of Nuisance," 90 Virginia Law Review 965 (2004).

Smith, Henry E. "The Language of Property: Form, Context, and Audience," 55 Stanford Law Review 1105 (2003).

Smith, Henry E. "Exclusion versus Governance: Two Strategies for Delineating Property Rights," 31 Journal of Legal Studies S453 (2002).

Smith, Henry E. "Structured Settlements as Structures of Rights," 88 Virginia Law Review 1953 (2002).

Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. "What Happened to Property in Law and Economics?" 111 Yale Law Journal 357 (2001).

Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. "The Property/Contract Interface," 101 Columbia Law Review 773 (2001).

Smith, Henry E. & Thomas W. Merrill. "Optimal Standardization in the Law of Property: The Numerus Clausus Principle," 110 Yale Law Journal 1 (2000).

Smith, Henry E. "Ambiguous Quality Changes from Taxes and Legal Rules," 67 University of Chicago Law Review 647 (2000).

Smith, Henry E. "Semicommon Property Rights and Scattering in the Open Fields," 29 Journal of Legal Studies 131 (2000).

Smith, Henry E. "Intermediate Filing in Household Taxation," 72 Southern California Law Review 145 (1998).

Smith, Henry E. "The Harm in Blackmail," 92 Northwestern University Law Review 861 (1998).

Smith, Henry E. ""Dative Sickness" in Icelandic," 12 National Language and Linguistic Theory 675 (1994).

Smith, Henry E. & Elizabeth Cross Traugott. "Arguments from Language Change," 29 Journal of Linguistics 431 (1993).

Smith, Henry E. "Brevity in Panini," 20 Indian Philosophy 133 (1992).


Prefaces or Epilogues


Smith, Henry E. "Introduction" to Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law (Kenneth Ayotte & Henry E. Smith eds., Edward Elgar, 2011).


Internet Publications


Smith, Henry E. & Brian Angelo Lee. The Nature of Coasean Property (2012).
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Smith, Henry E. Preventing the Misuse of Preventive Adjudication: A Response to Bray (2011).
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Smith, Henry E. Differential Formalism in Claiming Intellectual Property: A Response to Fromer (2010).
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Works in Progress


Smith, Henry E. Law and Equity in Contract (2012).

Smith, Henry E. An Economic Analysis of Law versus Equity (2010).

Smith, Henry E. Information Costs in Property, Intellectual Property, and Organizations (2008).

Representative Publications

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