Litigation & Procedure

Research & Scholarship

Below, you will find a selection of work by NYU Law faculty in this area of study. Although this list is not comprehensive, it provides a sample of the work our faculty are doing in this field. You can also visit the Publications pages in our individual Faculty Profiles for more information.


Oscar ChaseCivil Litigation in New York (Carolina Academic Press 7th ed., 2020; LexisNexis 6th ed., 2013; 5th ed., 2007; 4th ed., 2002; 3d ed., 1996; 2d ed., 1993; 1st ed., 1983) (with Robert A. Barker)

Oscar Chase with Helen Hershkoff, et al. Civil Litigation in Comparative Context (West 2d., 2017)

Kevin Davis, Sally Engle Merry, and Benedict Kingsbury, eds. The Quiet Power of Indicators: Measuring Development, Corruption, and the Rule of Law (Cambridge University Press, May 2015)

Rochelle Dreyfuss and César Rodríguez-Garavito, eds. Balancing Wealth and Health: The Battle over Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Latin America (Oxford Univ. Press, 2014)

Rochelle Dreyfuss and Jane Ginsburg, eds. Intellectual Property at the Edge: The Contested Contours of IP (Cambridge Univ. Press, July 2014)

Samuel Estreicher (Chief Reporter). Restatement of the Law, Employment Law (American Law Institute, 2015)

Samuel Estreicher and David Noll ’08. Legislation and the Regulatory State (LexisNexis, 2015)

Samuel Estreicher and Matthew Bodie LLM ’05. Labor Law: Concepts and Insights (Foundation Press, 2016)

Franco Ferrari and Francesca Ragno, eds. Cross-border Litigation in Europe: The Brussels I Recast Regulation as a Panacea? (Padova, 2015)

Franco Ferrari, ed. Rome I Regulation (Sellier European Law Publishers, 2015)

Stephen Gillers ’68, et al. Regulation of Lawyers: Statutes and Standards (26th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2015)

Stephen Gillers ’68. Regulation of Lawyers: Problems of Law and Ethics (2015 ed., Wolters Kluwer, February 2015)

Helen Hershkoff, Jack Friedenthal, Arthur Miller, and John Sexton. Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials (West, 11th ed., 2013)

Helen Hershkoff, Arthur Miller, John Sexton, and Jack Friedenthal. 2015-16 Civil Procedure Supplement (2015 ed., West Academic Publishing, July 2015)

Samuel IssacharoffCivil Procedure (Foundation Press 4th ed., 2017; 3d ed., 2012; 2d ed., 2009; 1st ed., 2005)

Samuel Issacharoff. Fragile Democracies: Contested Power in the Era of Constitutional Courts (Cambridge U. Press, June 2015)

Arthur MillerFederal Practice and Procedure (Thomson Reuters 5th ed., 2019) (with Charles A. Wright et al.)

Arthur MillerCivil Procedure: Cases and Materials (West Academic Publishing 12th ed., 2018; 11th ed., 2013; 10th ed., 2009; 9th ed., 2005; 8th ed., 2001; 7th ed., 1997; 6th ed., 1993; 5th ed., 1989; 4th ed., 1985; 3d ed., 1980; 2d ed., 1974; 1st ed., 1968) (with Helen Hershkoff, Jack H. Friedenthal and John E. Sexton)

Arthur MillerIntellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright in a Nutshell (West Academic Publishing 6th ed., 2018.; 5th ed., 2012; 4th ed., 2007; 3d ed., 2000; 2d ed., 1990; 1st ed., 1983) (with Michael H. Davis)

Arthur Miller, Jack Friedenthal, and Mary Kay Kane. Civil Procedure (5th ed., West, 2015)

Geoffrey Miller, ed. Economics of Financial Law (Edward Elgar, 2016)

Erin Murphy. Inside the Cell: The Dark Side of Forensic DNA (Nation Books, 2015)

Burt Neuborne. Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment (The New Press, January 2015)

Chapters and Articles

José Alvarez“Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Investment Chapter the New ‘Gold Standard’” (2016)**

José Alvarez“International Organizations and the Rule of Law” (2016)**

José Alvarez. “Beware: Boundary Crossings,” Boundaries of State, Boundaries of Rights (Tsvi Kahana and Anat Scolnicov, eds., Cambridge U. Press, March 2016)

José Alvarez“Fifty Shades of Gray,” 15 Baltic Yearbook of International Law (2015)

Oscar Chase. "Consent to Judicial Jurisdiction: The Foundation of “Registration” Statutes," 73 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 159 (2018)

Oscar Chase and David Ferstendig. "Chief Judge Kaye: Improving the Pace and Integrity of Litigation," 92 NYU Law Review 11 (2017)

Oscar Chase. “Living in the Shadow: Class Actions in New York After Shady Grove,” 2014 NYU J. Legis. & Pub. Pol’y Quorum 114 (November 2014)

Oscar Chase“‘Supreme’ Courts and the Imagination of the Real: An Essay in Honor of Mirjan Damaška,” The Administration of Justice: Past Experiences and Challenges for the Future: A festschrift in honor of Mirjan Damaska (2016)*

Kevin Davis and Oren Bar-Gill. “(Mis)Perceptions of Law in Consumer Markets” (March 2016)**

Kevin Davis. “Legal Indicators: The Power of Quantitative Measures of Law,” 10 Annual Review of Law and Social Science (November 2014)

Kevin Davis, Guillermo Jorge, and Maíra Machado. “Transnational Anticorruption Law in Action: Cases from Argentina and Brazil,” 2014 Law & Social Inquiry (December 2014)

Kevin Davis and Stephen Choi. “Foreign Affairs and Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act,” 11 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 409 (September 2014)

Harry Edwards. "Collegial Decision Making in the US Court of Appeals," (2017) 

Rochelle Dreyfuss and Orly Lobel. “Economic Espionage as Reality or Rhetoric: Equating Trade Secrecy with National Security,” Lewis & Clark Law Review (2016)*

Rochelle Dreyfuss. “Abolishing Exclusive Jurisdiction in the Federal Circuit: A Response to Judge Wood,” 13 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 327 (Spring 2014)

Rochelle Dreyfuss. “Giving the Federal Circuit a Run for its Money: Challenging Patents in the PTAB,” Notre Dame Law Review (2015)*

Rochelle Dreyfuss and César Rodríguez-Garavito. “The Battle over Intellectual Property Laws and Access to Medicines in Latin America: A Primer on Global Administrative Law, Intellectual Property, and Political Contestation and Conclusion: Balancing Wealth and Health in a Transnational Regulatory Frame,” Balancing Wealth and Health: The Battle over Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Latin America (Rochelle Dreyfuss and César Rodríguez-Garavito, eds., Oxford Univ. Press, 2014)

Rochelle Dreyfuss and Esteban Donoso LLM ’15. “On Aiding Technological Development: The Max Planck Declaration on Patent Protection,” 6 U.C. Irvine Law Review (December 2015)*

Samuel Estreicher. “‘Depoliticizing’ the National Labor Relations Board: Administrative Steps,” 64 Emory L. J. 1611 (2015)

Samuel Estreicher and Jeffrey Hirsch. “Comparative Wrongful Dismissal Law: Reassessing American Exceptionalism,” 92 N. C. L. Rev. 343 (January 2014)

Samuel Estreicher and Kristina Yost. “University IP: The University as Coordinator of the Team Production Process,” Beyond Intellectual Property: Comparative and Intellectual Aspects (Fordham U. Press, 2015)*

Samuel Estreicher. “‘Easy In, Easy Out’: A Future for US Workplace Representation,” 98 Minnesota L. Rev. 1615 (May 2014)

Samuel Estreicher. “The Paradox of Federal Sector Labor Relations: Voluntary Unionism Without Collective Bargaining Over Wages and Employee Benefits” (September 2015)**

Franco Ferrari. “CISG and the Law Applicable in International Commercial Arbitration: Remarks Focusing on Three Common Hypotheticals,” A Tribute to Joseph M. Lookofsky (M.B. Andersen and R. F. Henschel, eds., Copenhagen, 2015)

Franco Ferrari. “Forum shopping: la necesidad de una definición amplia y neutral,” 7 Revista de arbitraje comercial y de inversiones 335 (2014)

Stephen Gillers ’68. “Lowering the Bar: How Lawyer Discipline in New York Fails to Protect the Public,” 17 NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 485 (Spring 2014)

Clayton Gillette and David Skeel Jr. “Governance Reform and the Judicial Role in Municipal Bankruptcy,” 125 Yale Law Journal 1150 (2016)

Helen Hershkoff, Michael Waldman ’87, Barry Friedman, and Kenji Yoshino. “How Does Legal Change Happen? Perspectives from the Academy,” Legal Change: Lessons from America’s Social Movements (Jennifer Weiss-Wolf & Jeanine Plant-Chirlin, ed., Brennan Center for Justice, 2015)

Helen Hershkoff and Stephen Loffredo. “Tough times and weak review: the 2008 economic meltdown and enforcement of socio-economic rights in US state courts,” Economic and Social Rights after the Global Financial Crisis (Aoife Nolan, ed., Oxford University Press, 2014)

Helen Hershkoff. “Early Warnings, Thirteenth Chimes: Dismissed Federal-Torts Suits, Public Accountability, and Congressional Oversight,” 2015 Mich. St. L. Rev. 183 (2015)

Helen Hershkoff. “Waivers of Immunity and Congress’s Power to Regulate Federal Jurisdiction—Federal-Tort Filing Periods as a Testing Case,” 39 Seton Hall Legis. J. 243 (2015)

Helen Hershkoff. “The Michigan Constitution, Judicial Rulemaking, and Erie-Effects on State Governance,” 60 Wayne L. Rev. 117 (2014)

Helen Hershkoff. “Lecture: The Private Life of Public Rights: State Constitutions and the Common Law,” 88 N.Y.U. L. Rev. Online 1 (2013)

Samuel Issacharoff and Elizabeth J. Cabraser. "The Participatory Class Action," 92 NYU Law Review 846 (2017) 

Samuel Issacharoff and Rosalind Dixon. “Living to Fight Another Day: Judicial Deferral in Defense of Democracy” (February 2016)**

Samuel Issacharoff. “Voter Welfare: An Emerging Rule of Reason in Voting Rights Law,” Indiana Law Journal (2016)*

Samuel Issacharoff. “Ballot Bedlam,” 64 Duke Law Journal 1363 (2015)

Samuel Issacharoff. “Constitutional Courts and Consolidated Power,” 62 American Journal of Comparative Law 585 (Summer 2014)

Samuel Issacharoff and Lucas Issacharoff. “Constitutional Implications of the Cost of War,” 83 University of Chicago Law Review 169 (2016)

Samuel Issacharoff“Voting Rights at 50,” 67 Alabama Law Review 387 (2016)

Samuel Issacharoff and Thad Eagles ’15. “The Australian Alternative: A View from Abroad of Recent Developments in Securities Class Actions,” University of New South Wales Law Journal (2015)

Arthur Miller. "Widening the Lens: Refocusing the Litigation Cost-and-Delay Narrative," 40 Cardozo L. Rev. 57 (2018)

Arthur Miller. "Guest Editors’ Introduction to JLAS Special Issue on Athlete Activism and Sports Social Responsibility," 28 J. Legal Analysis Sport 118 (2018) (with Jodi S. Balsam)

Arthur Miller. "Keynote Address, The American Class Action: From Birth to Maturity," 19 Theoretical Inquiries L. 1 (2018)

Arthur Miller. "What Are Courts For? Have We Forsaken the Procedural Gold Standard?," 78 La. L. Rev. 739 (2018)

Arthur Miller. "Panel 4: Litigation Funding and the Federal Rules of Evidence," 12 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 603 (2016) (with Stephen Gillers et al.)

Geoffrey Miller. “Essential Papers on the Economics of Financial Law,” Economics of Financial Law (Edward Elgar, 2016)

Geoffrey Miller. “In Search of the Most Adequate Forum: State Court Personal Jurisdiction,” 2 Stan J. Complex Litig. 1 (January 2014)

Geoffrey Miller. “The Political Function of Revelation: Lessons from the Hebrew Bible,” 30 Touro Law Review 77 (2014)

Linda Silberman. “The End of Another Era: Reflections on Daimler and Its Implications for Judicial Jurisdiction in the United States,” 19 Lewis & Clark Law Review 675 (2015)

Linda Silberman. “The Need for a Statutory Approach to the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Country Judgments,” Foreign Court Judgments and the United States Legal System (Paul Stephan, ed., Brill 2014)

Linda Silberman. “United States Supreme Court Hague Abduction Decisions: Developing a Global Jurisprudence,” 9 Journal of Comparative Law 49 (November 2014)