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Susan Williams

Faculty bibliography for Professor Susan Williams

Publications

Susan Williams

Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law; Director, Center for Constitutional Democracy


Religion, Custom, and Legal Pluralism, in CONSTITUTIONS AND GENDER (Helen Irving, Ed.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017.

Customary Law, Constitutional Law, and Women's Equality, in THE PUBLIC LAW OF GENDER: FROM THE LOCAL TO THE GLOBAL (Kim Rubenstein and Katharine G. Young, Eds.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

SOCIAL DIFFERENCE AND CONSTITUTIONALISM IN PAN-ASIA (Ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Women and Judging: A Feminist Approach to Judging and the Issue of Customary Law (Eleventh Annual Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture) 36 THOMAS JEFFERSON LAW REVIEW 25 (2013). [HeinOnline]

Democratic Theory, Feminist Theory, and Constitutionalism: The Challenge of Multiculturalism, in FEMINIST CONSTITUTIONALISM (B. Baines, D. Barak-Erez, & T. Kahana, Eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2012).

A Feminist View of Mercy, Judgment, and the "Exception" in the Context of Transitional Justice, in MERCIFUL JUDGMENTS AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY: LEGAL PROBLEMS, LEGAL POSSIBILITIES (Austin Sarat, Ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Gender Equality in Constitutional Design: An Overview for Sri Lankan Drafters, in THE SRI LANKAN REPUBLIC AT 40: REFLECTIONS ON CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY, THEORY AND PRACTICE (Asanga Welikala, Ed.). Colombo: Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2012.

Democracy, Freedom of Speech and Feminist Theory: A Response to Post and Weinstein 97 VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW 603 (2011). [HeinOnline]

Democracy, Gender Equality, and Customary Law: Constitutionalizing Internal Cultural Disruption 18 INDIANA JOURNAL OF GLOBAL LEGAL STUDIES 65 (2011). [HeinOnline]

Free Speech and Autonomy: Thinkers, Storytellers, and a Systemic Approach to Speech 27 CONSTITUTIONAL COMMENTARY 399 (2011). [HeinOnline]

CONSTITUTING EQUALITY: GENDER EQUALITY AND COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (Editor). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Introduction: Comparative Constitutional Law, Gender Equality, and Constitutional Design, in CONSTITUTING EQUALITY: GENDER EQUALITY AND COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (Susan H. Williams, Editor). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Equality, Representation, and Challenge to Hierarchy: Justifying Electoral Quotas for Women, in CONSTITUTING EQUALITY: GENDER EQUALITY AND COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (Susan H. Williams, Editor). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Women in the Constitutional Drafting Process in Burma (with Thin Thin Aung), in CONSTITUTING EQUALITY: GENDER EQUALITY AND COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (Susan H. Williams, Editor). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Feminist Theory and Freedom of Speech, 84 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 999 (2009). [HeinOnline]

Theorie Feministe et Liberte d’Expression, in LIBERTÉ D'EXPRESSION AUX ÉTATS-UNIS ET EN EUROPE (Élisabeth Zoller, Ed.) Paris: Dalloz, 2008.

Autonomy and the Public/Private Distinction in Bioethics and Law, 12 INDIANA JOURNAL OF GLOBAL LEGAL STUDIES 483 (2005). [HeinOnline]

Constitutional Drafting and Individual Rights: The Example of Gender Equality in DESIGNING FEDERALISM IN BURMA  (David C. Williams and Lian H. Sakhong, Eds.). Chiang Mai, Thailand: UNLD Press, 2005. 

Constitutional Drafting and Individual Rights: The Example of Religious Freedom in DESIGNING FEDERALISM IN BURMA  (David C. Williams and Lian H. Sakhong, Eds.). Chiang Mai, Thailand: UNLD Press, 2005. 

TRUTH, AUTONOMY, AND SPEECH: FEMINIST THEORY AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT. New York: NYU Press, 2004.

Religion, Politics, and Feminist Epistemology: A Comment on the Uses and Abuses of Morality in Public Discourse, 77 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 267 (2002). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Women, Quotas, and Constitutions, 42 THE GERMAN YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 653 (1999).

Truth, Speech, and Ethics, 30 GENDERS (November 1999).

Sense and Sensibility: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Mentoring Style as a Blend of Rigor and Compassion (with David C. Williams), 20 UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII LAW REVIEW 589 (1998). [HeinOnline]

A Feminist Reassessment of Civil Society, 72 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 417 (1997). [HeinOnline] Reprinted in FAMILY, STATE, AND LAW (Michael D.A. Freeman, Eds.), Brookfield, VT: Ashgate/Dartmouth, 1999.

A Feminist Theory of Malebashing (with David C. Williams), 4 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF GENDER AND LAW 35 (1997). [HeinOnline]

Globalization, Privatization, and a Feminist “Public”: A Response to Professor Eisenstein, 4 INDIANA JOURNAL OF GLOBAL LEGAL STUDIES 97 (1996). [HeinOnline]

The Adverse Testimony Privilege, Inalienable Entitlements, and the “Internal Stance”: A Response to Professor Regan, 81 VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW 2167 (1995). [HeinOnline]

Bioethics and Epistemology: A Response to Professor Arras, 69 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 1021 (1994). [HeinOnline]

Essay. Feminist Jurisprudence and Free Speech Theory, 68 TULANE LAW REVIEW 1563 (1994). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Frug, M.J., Postmodern Legal Feminism, 104 ETHICS 925 (1994).

Feminist Legal Epistemology, 8 BERKELEY WOMEN’S LAW JOURNAL 63 (1993). [HeinOnline]

Legal Education, Feminist Epistemology, and the Socratic Method, 45 STANFORD LAW REVIEW 1571 (1993). [HeinOnline]

Book Review. Utopianism, Epistemology, and Feminist Theory, Cornell, D., Beyond Accommodation: Ethical Feminism, Deconstruction, and the Law, 5 YALE JOURNAL OF LAW AND FEMINISM 289 (1993). [HeinOnline]

Content Discrimination and the First Amendment, 139 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 615 (1991). [HeinOnline]

Volitionalism and Religious Liberty (with David C. Williams), 76 CORNELL LAW REVIEW 769 (1991). [HeinOnline]

Feminism’s Search for the Feminine: Essentialism, Utopianism, and Community, 75 CORNELL LAW REVIEW 700 (1990). [HeinOnline]

The Uses of Myth: A Response to Professor Bassett, 4 JOURNAL OF LAW AND RELIGION 153 (1986). [HeinOnline]

Comment. Restrictions on Public Broadcasters’ Rights to Editorialize: FCC v. League of Women Voters, 98 HARVARD LAW REVIEW 205 (1984). [HeinOnline]

Note. Reinterpreting the Religion Clauses: Constitutional Construction and Conceptions of the Self, 97 HARVARD LAW REVIEW 1468 (1984). [HeinOnline]