The latest news from Wayne Law

Wayne State University Law School faculty members are influential scholars in areas ranging from Islamophobia and labor organizing to Title IX and the legal substructure of health disparities. Their recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in top journals, including the Columbia Law Review, Michigan Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, California Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Iowa Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review and Washington University Law Review. Here, we share a selection of that work.
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Khaled A. Beydoun
Associate Professor of Law

  • The New Crusades: Islamophobia and the Global War on Muslims, University of California Press (2023)
  • Unveiling, 111 Calif. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2023) (with Nura Sediqe)
  • The New State of Surveillance: Societies of Subjugation, 79 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 769 (2022)
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Nancy Chi Cantalupo
Associate Professor of Law

  • Civil Rights Approaches to Address Gender-Based Violence as Gender Inequality, Gender-Based Crime: Learning Through Experts and Cases (Kathleen A. Bogle ed., forthcoming 2023)
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Kirsten Matoy Carlson
Professor of Law

  • Bringing Congress and Indians Back into Federal Indian Law: The Restatement of the Law of American Indians, 97 Wash. L. Rev. 725 (2022)
  • Beyond Descriptive Representation: American Indian Opposition to Federal Legislation, 7 J. Race, Ethnicity & Politics 65 (2022)
  • Federal Lawmaking and Policymaking, Tribal Administration Handbook (Joseph Bauerkemper and Rebecca Webster eds., 2022) (with Tadd Johnson, Wendy Helgamo and Laura Painter)
  • Participation in Federal and State Politics, Tribal Administration Handbook (Joseph Bauerkemper and Rebecca Webster eds., 2022) (with Michael D.O. Rusco and Patrice Kunesh)
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Lance Gable
Professor of Law

  • Transcending the Gender Binary under International Law: Advancing Health-Related Human Rights for Trans Populations, 50 J.L. Med. & Ethics 409 (2022) (with Aoife M. O’Connor, Maximillian Seunik, Blas Radi, Liberty Matthyse, Hanna E. Huffstetler and Benjamin Mason Meier)
  • Disasters and Disability, The Cambridge Handbook of Disaster Law and Policy: Risk, Recovery and Redevelopment (John Travis Marshall, Ryan Rowberry and Susan S. Kuo eds., 2022)
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Noah Hall
Professor of Law

  • Flint’s Fight for Environmental Rights, 117 Nw. U. L. Rev. 123 (2022)
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Jalila Jefferson-Bullock
Associate Professor of Law

  • Returning to Retribution: A More Dignified Approach to Drug Sentencing, 19 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. (2022)
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Christopher Lund
Professor of Law

  • Favoritism, Coercion, and the Establishment Clause, 121 Mich. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2023)
  • Answers to Fulton’s Questions, 108 Iowa L. Rev. (forthcoming 2023)
  • Church Autonomy in the United States, Freedom of Religion and Religious Pluralism (Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan ed.) (2023)
  • Discrimination, Trump v. Hawaii, and Masterpiece Cakeshop, 56 Ga. L. Rev. (2022)
  • Second-Best Free Exercise, 91 Fordham L. Rev. 843 (2022)
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William Ortman
Associate Professor of Law

  • Plea Bargaining Abolitionism: A History, 20 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. (forthcoming 2023)
  • The Informed Jury, 75 Vand. L. Rev. 823 (2022) (with Daniel Epps)
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Maya Watson
Assistant Professor of Law

  • The Consequences of Racial Health Inequity on Health Care Access, 92 UMKC L. Rev. (forthcoming 2023)
  • An Inter-professional Antiracist Curriculum is Paramount to Addressing Racial Health Inequities, 50 J.L. Med. & Ethics 109 (2022) (with Abigail Silva, Jessica L. Simpson, and L. Kate Mitchell)
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Steven L. Winter
Walter S. Gibbs Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law

  • The Made and the Made-Up, 49 Phil. & Soc. Criticism (forthcoming 2023)
  • Bridges of Law, Ideology, and Commitment, 37 Touro L. Rev. (2022)

Faculty kudos

Congratulations to the following Wayne Law faculty on their notable accomplishments:

Associate Professor Jalila Jefferson-Bullock was awarded a Career Development Chair by Wayne State University in recognition of her past work and in furtherance of her scholarly work.

Professor Kirsten Matoy Carlson was recognized as a 2023-24 Marilyn Williamson Endowed Distinguished Faculty Fellow by the Wayne State University Humanities Center.

Assistant Professors Daniel Ellman and Rebecca Robichaud received Faculty Recognition Awards from the Wayne State University Board of Governors for their development of the Holistic Defense Partnership, an innovative program partnering Law School students with students from the School of Social Work.

Associate Professor Kathryn Smolinski earned the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the highest teaching honor from Wayne State University.

Professor Jonathan Weinberg was appointed the rank of distinguished professor by the Wayne State University Board of Governors in recognition of his academic achievements and professional contributions to the university.