Faculty Publications

          Scott Dodson

          Books

          Journal Articles

          • Should the Rules Committees have an Advocacy Role?, 105 Va. L. Rev. ____ (forthcoming 2018).
          • A Negative Retrospective of Rule 23, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. ____ (forthcoming 2017). SSRN
          • Jurisdiction and Its Effects, 105 Geo. L.J. 619 (2017). SSRN
          • The 2016 Presidential Election: The Next Four Years and Beyond, 44 Hastings Const. L.Q. 255 (2017) (with Dahlia Lithwick, Bertrall L. Ross, & Joan C. Williams). SSRN
          • An Opt-In Option for Class Actions, 115 Mich. L. Rev. 171 (2016). SSRN
          • Joint and Several Jurisdiction, 65 Duke L.J. 1323 (2016) (with Phil Pucillo). SSRN
          • The Gravitational Force of Federal Law, 164 U. Pa. L. Rev. 703 (2016). SSRN
          • Atlantic Marine and the Future of Party Preference, 66 Hastings L.J. 675 (2015). SSRN
          • Literary Justice, 18 Green Bag 2d 429 (2015) (with Ami Dodson) (peer-reviewed). SSRN
          • Pleading and the Litigation Marketplace, 99 Judicature 11 (Autumn 2015) (refereed). SSRN
          • Preface, 5 J. L. (2 New Voices) 17 (2015). URL
          • Mapping Supreme Court Doctrine: Civil Pleading, 7 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 275 (2014) (with Colin Starger). SSRN
          • Party Subordinance in Federal Litigation, 83 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2014). SSRN
          • The Short Paper, 63 J. Legal Educ. 667 (2014). SSRN
          • Parsing Judicial Activism, 16 Green Bag 2d 457 (2013). SSRN
          • A New Look at Dismissal Rates in Federal Civil Cases, 96 Judicature 127 (2012) (refereed). SSRN
          • Presuit Discovery in a Comparative Context, 6 J. Comp. L. 51 (2012) (peer reviewed). SSRN
          • Rethinking Extraordinary Circumstances, 106 Nw. U. L. Rev. 377 (2012). SSRN
          • Structuring Jurisdictional Rules and Standards, 65 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 31 (2012) (with Elizabeth McCuskey). SSRN
          • Global Civil Procedure Trends in the Twenty-First Century, 34 B.C. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 1 (2011) (with James M. Klebba). SSRN
          • Hybridizing Jurisdiction, 99 Cal. L. Rev. 1439 (2011). SSRN
          • The Complexity of Jurisdictional Clarity, 97 Va. L. Rev. 1 (2011). SSRN
          • Comparative Convergences in Pleading Standards, 158 U. Pa. L. Rev. 441 (2010). SSRN
          • Federal Pleading and State Presuit Discovery, 14 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 43 (2010) (invited symposium). SSRN
          • Justice Souter and the Civil Rules, 88 Wash. U. L. Rev. 289 (2010). SSRN
          • New Pleading, New Discovery, 109 Mich. L. Rev. 53 (2010). SSRN
          • A Darwinist View of the Living Constitution, 61 Vand. L. Rev. 1319 (2008). SSRN
          • Appreciating Mandatory Rules: A Reply to Critics, 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 228 (2008). SSRN
          • In Search of Removal Jurisdiction, 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. 55 (2008). SSRN
          • Mandatory Rules, 61 Stan. L. Rev. 1 (2008). SSRN
          • The Failure of Bowles v. Russell, 43 Tulsa L. Rev. 631 (2008) (symposium). SSRN
          • Jurisdictionality and Bowles v. Russell, 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 42 (2007). SSRN
          • Pleading Standards after Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 93 Va. L. Rev. In Brief 135 (2007). SSRN
          • The Forum Defendant Rule in Arkansas, 2007 Ark. L. Notes 73 (2007) (peer-edited). WL URL
          • Constitutional Thematics and the Peculiar Federal Marriage Amendment, 20 BYU J. Pub. L. 233 (2006) (invited symposium). SSRN
          • Subclassing, 27 Cardozo L. Rev. 2351 (2006). SSRN
          • The Peculiar Federal Marriage Amendment, 36 Ariz. St. L.J. 783 (2004). SSRN
          • Dignity: The New Frontier of State Sovereignty, 56 Okla. L. Rev. 777 (2003). FULLTEXT
          • Vectoral Federalism, 20 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 393 (2003). FULLTEXT HEIN WL
          • Habeas Review of Perfunctory State Court Decisions on the Merits, 29 Am. J. Crim. L. 223 (2002). FULLTEXT
          • The Metes and Bounds of State Sovereign Immunity, 29 Hastings Const. L.Q. 721 (2002). FULLTEXT
          Chapters In Books

          • Jurisdiction, in 3 Encyclopedia of American Governance 153 (Stephen L. Schechter, ed., MacMillan 2016).
          • A Revolution in Jurisdiction, in The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg 137 (Scott Dodson, ed., Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). URL
          • Ginsburg, Optimism, and Conflict Management, in The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg 233 (Scott Dodson, ed., Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). URL
          • Preface, in The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg ix (Scott Dodson, ed., Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). URL
          • Temporary Restraining Order, in 2 Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution 726 (David Schultz ed. 2009).
          • Abstention, in 1 Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States of America 11 (David S. Tanenhaus ed. 2008).
          • Adequate and Independent State Grounds, in 1 Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States of America 26 (David S. Tanenhaus ed. 2008).
          • Appellate Jurisdiction, in 1 Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States of America 83 (David S. Tanenhaus ed. 2008).
          Book Reviews

          • Book Review, 67 Ark. Hist. Q. 310 (2008) (reviewing Jeffrey Brandon Morris, Establishing Justice in Middle America: A History of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2007)).
          • The Challenge of Comparative Civil Procedure, 60 Ala. L. Rev. 133 (2008) (reviewing Oscar G. Chase et al., Civil Litigation in Comparative Context (2007)). SSRN
          Newspaper & Magazine Articles

          • When Does a Legal Malpractice Action "Arise Under" Federal Patent Law?, 40 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas., 2013, at 135.
          • The Ackermann Rule in California Federal Courts, The Recorder, Nov. 9, 2012.
          • What Kinds of Appellate Deadlines are Jurisdictional?, 38 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas., 2010, at 107.
          • What Kinds of Statutory Restrictions are Jurisdictional?, 37 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 34, 2009, at 34.
          • The Importance of E-Discovery, Ark. Law., Spring, 2008, at 14. HEIN WL
          • Judicial Activism: Reconsider Old Taboo, Nat'l L. J., Nov. 1, 2004, at 19. LX CATALOG
          • Extending the Robertson Presumption to Leased Vehicles, 64 Tex. B.J., 2002, at 966.
          Student Notes/Comments

          • Note, Assessing the Practicality and Constitutionality of Alaska's Split-Recovery Punitive Damages Statute, 49 Duke L.J. 1335 (2000). HEIN WL