The Birth of the Birth Certificate: Age, Child Labor and the Growth of the
Administrative State, JOTWELL 112 (May 13, 2016) (reviewing Susan J. Pearson, "Age Ought to be a Fact": The
Campaign Against Child Labor and the Rise of the Birth Certificate, J. of Am. Hist. 101 (2015)). FULLTEXTURL
Conflicting Obligations: American Political Culture and the Law of the Workplace, 30 Nihon Univ. Comp. L. 1 (2013). FULLTEXT
Introduction: Examining Legal Liberalism in California, 7 Cal. Legal Hist. 349 (2012) (Student Symposium on California Aspects of the Rise and Fall of Legal Liberalism). HEINURL
Regulating the Workplace: Three Models of Labor and Employment Law in the United States, 29 Nihon Univ. Comp. L. 1 (2012). FULLTEXT
Different Cultures, Different Conflicts: Sex Discrimination Law and the United States and Japan, 28 Nihon Univ. Comp. L. 141 (2011). FULLTEXT
"It is Not Wisdom, but Authority that Makes a Law:" A Historical Perspective on the Problem of Creating a Restatement of Employment Law, 13 Emp. Rts. & Emp. Pol'y J. 39 (2009). SSRN
The Administrative State, Front and Center: Studying Law and Administration in Postwar America, 26 Law & Hist. Rev. 415 (2008). FULLTEXTSSRN
The Era of Deference: Courts, Expertise, and the Emergence of New Deal Administrative Law, 106 Mich. L. Rev. 399 (2007). FULLTEXTSSRN
"Saint George and the Dragon": Courts and the Development of the Administrative State in Twentieth-Century America, 17 J. Pol'y Hist. 110 (2005) (reprinted inNew Directions in Policy History 110 (Julian E. Zelizer ed., Pa. State Univ. Press 2005)). SSRN
The Emporium Capwell Case: Race, Labor Law, and the Crisis of Post-War Liberalism, 25 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 129 (2004). FULLTEXTSSRN
Rulemaking's Promise: Administrative Law and Legal Culture in the 1960s and 1970s, 53 Admin. L. Rev. 1139 (2001). FULLTEXTSSRN
Enlarging the Administrative Polity: Administrative Law and the Changing Definition of Pluralism, 1945-1970, 53 Vand. L. Rev. 1389 (2000). FULLTEXTSSRN
Free Speech and Expertise: Administrative Censorship and the Birth of the Modern First Amendment, 86 Va. L. Rev. 1 (2000) (reprinted inFirst Amendment Law Handbook 581 (James L. Swanson ed., West Group 2001-2002 ed. 2001)). FULLTEXTSSRN
From Group Rights to Individual Liberties: Post-War Labor Law, Liberalism, and the Waning of Union Strength, 20 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 1 (1999). FULLTEXTSSRN
The Strawhorsemen of the Apocalypse: Relativism and the Historian as Expert Witness, 49 Hastings L.J. 1169 (1998). FULLTEXTSSRN
Chapters In Books
The Historical Origins of American Regulatory Exceptionalism, inComparative Law & Regulation 55 (Francesca Bignami & David Zaring eds., Edward Elgar 2016).
A Surprising Antagonist: Executive Deregulation and the Federal Judiciary, 1978–1992, inMaking Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson 264 (Daniel J. Hulsebosch & R. B. Bernstein eds., N.Y. Univ. Press 2013). CATALOG
An Unexpected Antagonist: Courts, Deregulation, and Conservative Judicial Ideology, 1980–94, inMaking Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson 264 (Daniel Hulsebosch & R. B. Bernstein eds., N.Y. Univ. press 2013). CATALOGURL
Singing the "Right-to-Work Blues": The Politics of Race in the Campaign for "Voluntary Unionism" in Post-War California, inThe Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination 139 (Nelson Lichtenstein & Elizabeth Tandy Shermer eds., Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2012). CATALOGURL
Administrative Agencies, in1 The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History 25 (Stanley N. Katz ed., Oxford Univ. Press, 2009). CATALOG
Kenneth Culp Davis, inThe Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law 154 (Roger K. Newman ed., Yale Univ. Press 2009). CATALOG
Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, inEncyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States of America 7 (David S. Tanenhaus ed., Macmillan 2008). AMAZONURL
Cleveland Brd. of Education v. Loudermill, inEncyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States of America 345 (David S. Tanenhaus ed., Macmillan 2008). AMAZONURL
Fair Labor Standards Act, inEncyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States of America 173 (David S. Tanenhaus ed., Macmillan 2008). AMAZONURL
The Story of Emporium Capwell: Civil Rights, Collective Action, and the Constraints of Union Power, inLabor Law Stories 241 (Laura J. Cooper & Catherine L. Fisk eds., 2005) (with Calvin William Sharpe & Marion G. Crain). CATALOG
Reining in the Administrative State: World War II and the Decline of Expert Administration, inTotal War and the Law: The American Home Front in World War II 185 (Daniel R. Ernst & Victor Jew eds., 2002). CATALOGURL
Book Review, 122 Am. Hist. Rev. 1244 (2017) (reviewing Joshua D. Farrington, Black Republicans and the Transformation of the GOP (2016)). URL
Book Review, 81 J. S. Hist 242 (2015) (reviewing Jeffrey D. Hockett, A Storm Over This Court: Law, Politics and Supreme Court Decision Making in Brown v. Board of Education (2013)).
Book Review, 31 Law & Hist. Rev. 639 (2013) (reviewing Joanna L. Grisinger, The Unwieldy American State: Administrative Politics Since the New Deal (2012)).
Law, Liberalism, and the New History of the Civil Rights Movement, 61 Hastings L.J. 1257 (2010) (reviewing Thomas J. Sugrue, Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North (2008)). HEINWL
Book Review, 19 Law & Hist. Rev. 462 (2001) (reviewing Jeffrey D. Hockett, New Deal Justice: The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Hugo L. Black, Felix Frankfurter, and Robert H. Jackson (1996)). HEIN
Regulation's Hidden History, 25 Reviews in American History 416 (1997) (reviewing William J. Novak, The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth–Century America (1996)).
Note, Conflicting Obligations: Slave Law and the Late Antebellum North Carolina Supreme Court, 78 Va. L. Rev. 1207 (1992). HEINWL
Dissertations & Theses
Policy Ideals and Judicial Action: Expertise, Group Pluralism, and Participatory Democracy in Intellectual Thought and Legal Decision–Making, 1932–1970 (May 1997) (unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Virginia) (on file with Alderman Library, University of Virginia).