[This bibliography is divided into four sections: (1) Books (and other freestanding publications), (2) Articles (including contributions to collective works), (3) Books Reviewed, and (4) Unpublished. Each item is numbered in (roughly) reverse chronological order. Hyperlinks either bring you to a downloadable version in pdf or to further information about the item.]
13. (with Mary Elizabeth Basile, Daniel R. Coquillette, and Jane Fair Bestor), Lex Mercatoria and Legal Pluralism: A Late Thirteenth-Century Treatise and its Afterlife (Cambridge, MA: The Ames Foundation, 1998), 212, 42 (doubled), 43–118.
12. (with Samuel E. Thorne, Michael E. Hager, and Margaret M. Thorne), Year Books of Richard II: 6 Richard II, 1382–1383, Ames Foundation, Year Books Series, 2 (n.p.: The Ames Foundation, 1996), 213, 252 (doubled), 253–344.
11. (ed), Samuel Edmund Thorne: 1907–1994 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Law School, 1995), 36 pp.
10. (ed), The Records of the Medieval Ecclesiastical Courts: Reports of the Working Group on Church Courts Records, 2: England, Comparative Studies in Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, 7 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1994), 262 p.
9. (with Thomas E. Kauper and Peter W. Martin), A Course in Basic Property, 3d ed. (St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1993), xiv, 318 pp.
8. (with Thomas E. Kauper and Peter W. Martin), Cases and Materials on Property: An Introduction to the Concept and the Institution, 3d ed. (St. Paul: West Publishing Co. 1993), lvii, 1188 pp.
7. (ed), The Records of the Medieval Ecclesiastical Courts: Reports of the Working Group on Church Courts Records, 1: The Continent, Comparative Studies in Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, 6 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot: 1989), 241 p.
6. Why the History of Canon Law Is Not Written (Selden Lecture, July 3, 1984) (London: Selden Society, 1986), 31 pp.
5. (with Thomas E. Kauper and Peter W. Martin), A Course in Basic Property, 2d ed. (St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1983), xii, 317 pp.
4. (with Thomas E. Kauper and Peter W. Martin), Cases and Materials on Property: An Introduction to the Concept and the Institution, 2d ed. (St. Paul: West Publishing Co. 1983), lxxviii, 1362 pp.
3. (with Norma Adams), Select Cases from the Ecclesiastical Courts of the Province of Canterbury, c. 1200–1301, Selden Society Publications, 95 (London: Selden Society, 1981), xxx, 119, 756 pp.
2. (with Peter W. Martin), A Course in Basic Property (St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1975), xv, 392 pp.
1. (with Thomas E. Kauper and Peter W. Martin), Cases and Materials on Property: An Introduction to the Concept and the Institution (St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1974), lxiii, 1501 pp.
80. ‘Thoughts on Diocesan Statutes: England and France, 1200–1500’, in Uta-Renate Blumenthal, Anders Winroth and Peter Landau, ed., Canon Law, Religion, and Politics: Liber Amicorum Robert Somerville (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2012), 253–271.
79. ‘The Legal Professions of Fourteenth-Century England’, in Susanne Jenks, Jonathan Rose and Christopher Whittick, ed., Lawyers and Texts: Studies in Medieval Legal History in Honour of Paul Brand, Medieval Law and Its Practice, 13 (Leiden: Brill, 2012) 227–251.
78. ‘Diritto, matrimonio e società nel tardo medioevo: Considerazioni sull’area inglese e area «franco-belga»’, Rivista storica italiana, 123 (2011) 1129–1179. [Basically a translation of no. 73.]
77. ‘Comparative Approaches to Marriage in the Later Middle Ages’, in Mia Korpiola, ed., Regional Variations in Matrimonial Law and Custom in Europe, 1150–1600 (Leiden: Brill, 2011), 289–316.
76. ‘The Mysterious Canonist Bazianus on Marriage’, in Kenneth Pennington and Melodie Harris Eichbauer (ed.), Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe: Essays in Honor of James Brundage (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2011), 263–92.
75. ‘Ius in Roman law’, in John Witte, Jr., and Frank S. Alexander, ed., Christianity and Human Rights: An Introduction (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 64–80.
74. ‘Malchus’s Ear Revisited’, Law & Justice 165 (Trinity/Michaelmas 2010), 144–58.
73. ‘Law, Marriage, and Society in the Later Middle Ages: A Look at the English and “Franco-Belgian” Regions’, in Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (Esztergom-Budapest, August 3–9, 2008), ed. Peter Erdö and Sz. Anzelm Szuromi, Monumenta Iuris Canonici C:14 (Città del Vaticano: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 2010), 17–39.
72. ‘What Happened in the English Legal System in the Fourteenth Century and Why Would Anyone Want to Know?’, Southern Methodist University Law Review, 63 (2010), 949–66.
71. ‘Ex officio Cases in the Officiality of Paris, 1384–1387’, in Bernard d’Alteroche, et. al., ed., Mélanges en l’honneur d’Anne Lefebvre-Teillard (Paris: Éditions Panthéon-Assas, 2009), 393–412.
70. ‘What Difference Does It Make If Marriage Is a Sacrament? An Historical Approach’, in Scott FitzGibbon, Lynne D. Wardle and A. Scott Loveless, ed., Jurisprudence of Marriage and Other Intimate Relationships (Buffalo: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 2010), 15–35.
69. ‘Ex officio Cases in the Officiality of Paris, 1384–1387’, in Bernard d’Alteroche, et. al., ed., Mélanges en l’honneur d’Anne Lefebvre-Teillard (Paris: Éditions Panthéon-Assas, 2009), 393–412.
68. ‘Papyrology and 3 Canes 175’, Law and History Review, 27 (2009) 179-84.
67. ‘Whither Legal History’, in Daniel W. Hamilton and Alfred L. Brophy (ed.), Transformations in American Legal History: Essays in Honor of Professor Morton J. Horwitz (Cambridge: Harvard Law School, 2009), 327-43.
66. ‘The Western Canon Law of Marriage: A Doctrinal Introduction’ (PDF), in Asifa Quraishi and Frank E. Vogel ed., The Islamic Marriage Contract: Case Studies in Islamic Family Law, Harvard Series in Islamic Law, 6 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008), 46–56
65. ‘Reflections on the Editing of Medieval Church Court Records’, in Vincenzo Colli and Emanuele Conte, ed., Iuris Historia: Liber Amicorum Gero Dolazalek (Berkeley, CA: The Robbins Collection, 2008), 345–53.
64. ‘Reform, Renewal, Religion and Social Discipline: Reflections of a Medievalist’, in Peri Bearman, Wolfhart Heinrichs, and Bernard G. Weiss (ed.), The Law Applied: Contextualizing the Islamic Shari’a: A Volume in Honor of Frank E. Vogel (London, 2008), 1–21
63. ‘Private Law Without the State and During its Formation’, American Journal of Comparative Law, 56 (2008) 541–66 (PDF), reprinted in Nils Jansen and Ralf Michaels (ed.), Beyond the State: Rethinking Private Law (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008), 121–43.
62. ‘Aggadic Stories About Medieval Western Jurists?’, Diné Israel: Studies in Halakhah and Jewish Law, 24 (2007) 209*–215*.
61. ‘Comparative Law Before the Code Napoléon’, in Mathias Reimann and Reinhard Zimmermann, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), 3–32.
60. ‘Johannes Faventinus on Marriage (With an Appendix Revisiting the Question of the Dating of Alexander III’s Marriage Decretals)’, in Wolfgang P. Müller and Mary E. Sommar, ed., Medieval Church Law and the Origins of the Western Legal Tradition: A Tribute to Kenneth Pennington (Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2006), 179–97
59. ‘Genesis in Western Canon Law’, The Jewish Law Annual, 16 (2006) 155–84
58. ‘Bassianus, That Is to Say, Bazianus?—Johannes Bassianus on Marriage’, in Orazio Condorelli, ed., ‘Panta rei’: Studi dedicati a Manlio Bellomo (Roma: Il Cigno Edizione, 2004) [appeared in 2005], 2:179–204.
57. ‘A Crisis of Law? Reflections on the Church and the Law over the Centuries’, The Jurist, 65 (2005) 1–30.
56. ‘Benvenuto Stracca’s De mercatura: Was There a Lex mercatoria in Sixteenth Century Italy?’, in Vito Piergiovanni, ed., From lex mercatoria to Commercial Law, Comparative Studies in Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, 24 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2005), 69–120.
55. ‘Bassianus, That Is to Say, Bazianus?—Bazianus and Johannes Bassianus on Marriage’, Rivista internazionale di diritto commune, 14 (2003) [published in 2005] 41–82.
54. ‘Pucelle, Gerard (d. 1184)’, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004), s.n.
53. ‘Medieval and Early Modern Lex mercatoria: An Attempt at the probatio diabolica’, Chicago Journal of International Law, 5 (2004) 21–36.
52. ‘Equity in the Courts of Merchants’, Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 72 (2004) 1–35.
51. ‘P 265 = JL 16635?: A Mild Heresy Stated and Defended’, in Mario Ascheri, et. al., ed., “Ins Wasser geworfen und Ozeanae durchquert”: Festschrift für Knut Wolfgang Nörr (Köln: Böhlau, 2003), 165–87.
50. ‘The Emergence of the Crime-Tort Distinction in England’, in Conflict in Medieval Europe: Changing Perspectives on Society and Culture (Ashgate: Aldershot, 2003), 219–28.
49. ‘Ius in the Subjective Sense in Roman Law: Reflections on Villey and Tierney’ (PDF), in Domenico Maffei, Italo Birocchi, Mario Caravale, Emanuele Conte, and Ugo Petronio, ed., A Ennio Cortese (Rome: Il Cigno Edizioni, 2001), 1:506–35.
48. ‘Gerard Pucelle as a Canon Lawyer: Life and theBattle Abbey Case’, in R. H. Helmholz, Paul. Mikat, Jorg Müller, and Michael Stolleis, ed., Grundlagen des Rechts: Festschrift für Peter Landau zum 65. Geburtstag (Paderborn: Schönigh, 2000), 333–48.
47. ‘Malchus’s Ear: Reflections on Classical Canon Law as a Religious Legal System’ (PDF), in Michael Hoeflich, ed., Lex et Romanitas: Essays for Alan Watson (Berkeley, CA: The Robbins Collection, 2000), 91–120.
46 ‘An Upbeat View of Fourteenth-Century English Justice [review article on Anthony Musson and W. M. Ormrod, The Evolution of English Justice: Law, Politics and Society in the Fourteenth Century]’, Michigan Law Review, 98 (2000) 1725–1737.
45. ‘Biology and the Origins of the English Jury’, Law and History Review, 17 (1999) 591–6.
44. ‘Comparative Legal History in North America’, Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, 65 (1997) 1–17.
43. ‘The Monastic Judge: Social Practice, Formal Rule and the Medieval Canon Law of Incest’, in Peter Landau and Martin Petzolt, ed., De Iure Canonico Medii Aevi: Festschrift für Rudolf Weigand, Studia Gratiania, 27 (Romae: LAS, 1996), 49–69.
42. ‘Was There a Change in Marriage Law in the Late Middle Ages?’, Rivista internazionale di diritto commune, 6 (1995) 49–80.
41. with T. N. Bisson and Giles Constable), ‘Samuel Edmund Thorne’, Speculum, 70 (1995) 732–4.
40. ‘Theology, Law & Women’s Ordination: Ordinatio sacerdotalis One Year Later’, Commonweal, June 2, 1995, pp. 11–16.
39. ‘Introduction’ to Carol Symes (ed), History in Deed: Medieval Society & the Law in England, 1100–1600: An Exhibition of Deeds & Charters from the Harvard Law School Library, November-December 1993 ([Cambridge]: The President and Fellows of Harvard College, 1993).
38. ‘Women Plaintiffs in Marriage Cases in the Court of York in the Later Middle Ages: What Can We Learn From the Numbers?’, in Sue Sheridan Walker, ed., Wife and Widow in Medieval England (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993), pp. 183–213.
37. ‘“Clandestine” Marriage in the Later Middle Ages: A Reply’, Law and History Review, 10 (1992) 315–22.
36. ‘English and French Marriage Cases: Might the Differences Be Explained by Differences in the Property Systems?’, in Lloyd Bonfield, ed., Marriage, Property, and Succession Comparative Studies in Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, 10 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1992), pp. 339–66, reprinted in Antonio García y García and Peter Weimar, ed., Miscellanea Domenico Maffei Dicata: Historia—Ius—Studium (Goldach: Keip, 1995), 4:283–310.
35. ‘Ius commune, Canon Law, and Common Law in England’, Tulane Law Review, 66 (1992) 1745–80.
34. ‘A Legal Historian Looks at the Case Method’, Northern Kentucky Law Journal, 19 (1991) 17–47.
33. ‘Comment on R. H. Helmholz, “Conflicts Between Religious Law and Secular Law"’, Cardozo Law Review, 12 (1991) 729–35.
32. ‘Property Law’, in Encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropaedia vol. 26 (1992 ed), pp. 180–205.
31. ‘Institutional History from Archival History: The Court of Canterbury Rolls’, in John Witte, Jr., and Frank S. Alexander, ed., The Weightier Matters of the Law: Essays in Law and Religion, A Tribute to Harold J. Berman Studies in Religion, 51 (Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1988), pp. 33–55.
30. ‘Introduction’ to Henry Fielding, An Institute of the Pleas of the Crown: An Exhibition of the Hyde Collection at the Houghton Library, 1987, Hugh Amory, ed. (Cambridge, MA: Houghton Library, 1987).
29. ‘Preface’ and ‘Introduction’ to L. C. Hector and Michael E. Hager, ed., Year Books of Richard II: 8–10 Richard II, 1385–1387, Ames Foundation, Year Books Series, 4 (n.p.: The Ames Foundation, 1987), v-xii.
28. ‘On Translating the Digest [review essay of Alan Watson, ed., The Digest of Justinian]’, Stanford Law Review 39 (1987) 1057–77.
27. ‘Law, Civil—Corpus Juris, Revival and Spread’, in Joseph R. Strayer, ed., Dictionary of the Middle Ages (New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1987), 7:418–25.
26. ‘Animalia Ferae Naturae: Rome, Bologna, Leyden, Oxford and Queen’s County, N.Y.’, in Roger S. Bagnall and William V. Harris, ed., Studies in Roman Law in Memory of A. Arthur Schiller (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1986), 39–63.
25. ‘Noodt, Titius, and the Natural Law School: The Occupation of Wild Animals and the Intersection of Property and Tort’, in J. A. Ankum, J. E. Spruit, and F. B. J. Wubbe, ed., Satura Roberto Feenstra (Fribourg [CH]: Presses Universitaires de Fribourg, 1985), 609–29.
24. ‘Church Court Records on the Continent and in England’, in Helmut Coing und Knut Wolfgang Nörr (eds). Englische und kontinentale Rechtsgeschichte: ein Forschungsprojekt, Comparative Studies in Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, 1 (Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1985), 63–71.
23. ‘Prophecy and Politics: Reflections on a Recent Campaign (Mother Elizabeth Seton Lecture, January 17, 1985)’, Winter Bulletin, 1985 (Portsmouth [RI]: Portsmouth Abbey School, 1985) 4–10.
22. ‘The Dating of Alexander the Third’s Marriage Decretals: Dauvillier Revisited after Fifty Years’, Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte, 99 (Kanonistische Abteilung 68) (1982) 70–124.
21. ‘The Canon Law on the Formation of Marriage and Social Practice in the Later Middle Ages’, Journal of Family History, 8 (1983) 144–58.
20. ‘Lyndwood’s Gloss propriarum uxorum: Marital Property and the ius commune in Fifteenth Century England’, in Norbert Horn, Klaus Luig, and Alfred Söllner, ed., Europäisches Rechtsdenken in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Festschrift für Helmut Coing (München: C. H. Beck, 1982), 1:19–37.
19. ‘Proof by Witnesses in the Church Courts of Medieval England: An Imperfect Reception of the Learned Law’, in Morris S. Arnold, Thomas A. Green, Sally Scully, and Stephen White, ed., On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E. Thorne (Chapel Hill: North Carolina University Press, 1981), 127–158.
18. ‘Foreword’ to Bruce W. Frier, Landlords and Tenants in Imperial Rome (Princeton: Princeton Press, 1980), xi-xv.
17. ‘The Future of the Concept of Property Predicted from its Past’, in J. Roland Pennock and John W. Chapman, ed., Property, Nomos, 22 (New York: New York University Press, 1980), 28–68.
16. ‘The Interaction of Law and Religion in the Middle Ages’, Mercer Law Review, 31 (1980) 466–76.
15. ‘What Causes Fundamental Legal Ideas? Marital Property in England and France in the Thirteenth Century’, Michigan Law Review 78 (1979) 59–88 (PDF).
13. ‘The Case of the Man Who Fell Into the Tiber: The Roman Law of Marriage at the Time of the Glossators’, American Journal of Legal History, 22 (1978) 1–53 (PDF).
12. ‘Comparative Reflections on the “New Matrimonial Jurisprudence” of the Roman Catholic Church’, Michigan Law Review, 75 (1977) 994–1020 (PDF).
11. ‘Scandal and the Church’s New Matrimonial Jurisprudence, Law and Justice 52/53 (Hilary/Easter, 1977) 34–51.
10. ‘The Policy of Alexander the Third’s Consent Theory of Marriage’, in Stephan Kuttner, ed., Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, Monumenta Iuris Canonici, C:5 (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana: Città del Vaticano, 1976) 251–81.
9. ‘Change in the American Law of Landlord and Tenant’, Modern Law Review, 37 (1974) 242–63 (PDF).
8. ‘Roman Canon Law in the Medieval English Church: Stubbs vs. Maitland Re-Examined after Seventy-Five Years in the Light of Some Records from the Church Courts’, Michigan Law Review, 72 (1974) 647–716 (PDF).
6. ‘Some Thoughts on Michigan’s Copy of the Argentoratene Gratian’, Law Quadrangle Notes, 17 (Fall, 1972) 8–11 (PDF).
5. (with Jeanne P. Gordus), ‘A Case from Archbishop Stratford’s Audience Act Book and Some Comments on the Book and its Value’, Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law, 2 (n.s.) (1972) 45–59.
4. ‘Lawyers, Economics, and the Regulated Industries: Thoughts on Professional Roles Inspired by Some Recent Economic Literature’, Michigan Law Review, 70 (1971) 195–220, reprinted in Corporate Practice Commentator, 14 (1973) App. II, 1–33.
3. ‘The Supreme Court vs. Section 10(b)3 of the Selective Service Act: A Study in Ducking Constitutional Issues’, UCLA Law Review 17 (1970) 908–74.
2. ‘The Alaska Purchase: For a Private Communications System’, Public Utilities Fortnightly, 82 (Dec. 5, 1968) 40–51.
1. ‘An Historical Argument for the Right to Counsel During Police Interrogation’, Yale Law Journal, 73 (1964) 1000–57 (PDF). 1
27. The History of Medieval Canon Law in the Classical Period, 1140–1234: From Gratian to the Decretals of Pope Gregory IX, Wilfried Hartmann and Kenneth Pennington, ed., in Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte 127 (Kanonistische Abteilung 96) (2010).
26. Anne Lefebvre-Teillard, Autour de l'enfant: Du droit canonique et romain médiéval au Code Civil de 1804, in Law and History Review, 28 (2010) 260–62.
25. Giuliano Marchetto, Il divorzio imperfetto: I giuristi medievali e la separazione dei coniugi, in American Historical Review, 115 (2010) 270–71.
24. Jan K. Bulman, The Court Book of Mende and the Secular Lordship of the Bishop, in Catholic Historical Review 95 (2009), 601-02.
23. Anders Winroth, The Making of Gratian’s Decretum, in Law and History Review, 25 (2007) 401–3.
22. R. H. Helmholz, The Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction from 597 to the 1640s,Oxford History of the Laws of England, 1, in Law and History Review, 25 (2007) 217–19
21. J. H. Baker, A Catalogue of English Legal Manuscripts in Cambridge University Library, in Manuscripta 43/44 (1999/2000) (published in 2003), 193–94.
20. Anthony Musson and W. M. Ormrod, The Evolution of English Justice: Law, Politics and Society in the Fourteenth Century; see Articles no. 46.
19. R. B. Outhwaite, Clandestine Marriage in England, in Journal of Modern History, 70 (1998) 453–5.
18. Gratian, The Treatise on Laws (Decretum DD. 1–20) with the Ordinary Gloss, Augustine Thompson and James Gordley (trans.), in Catholic Historical Review, 81 (1995) 427–9.
17. R. H. Helmholz, Roman Canon Law in Reformation England, in Law and History Review 11 (1993) 442–8.
16. R. H. Helmholz, ed., Select Cases on Defamation to 1600, in Speculum, 65 (1990) 419–23.
15. Brian Tierney, Religion, Law, and the Growth of Constitutional Thought, 1150–1650, in Journal of Legal Education, 37 (1987) 444–48.
14. Alan Watson, ed., The Digest of Justinian; see Articles no. 28.
13. Christopher R. Cheney, The English Church and its Laws, in Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte, 103 (Kanonistische Abteilung 72) (1986) 434–5.
12. Louis Théo Maes, Recht heeft vele significatie, in Law and History Review, 4 (1986) 473–4.
11. Kenneth Pennington, ed., Johannis Teutonici Apparatus glossarum in Compilationem tertiam, in American Journal of Legal History, 30 (1986) 79–85.
10. Antonio García y García, ed., Constitutiones Concilii Quarti Lateranensis, in Speculum, 61 (1986) 149–50.
9. Alan Watson, The Making of the Civil Law, in Michigan Law Review 81 (1983) 972–76.
8. Ralph Houlbrooke, Church Courts and the People during the English Reformation, 1520–1570, in Journal of Modern History, 54 (1982) 550–52.
7. Mary Ann Glendon, State, Law and Family; see Articles no. 14.
6. John Barton and T. F. T. Plucknett, ed., Doctor and Student, in Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis 47 (1979) 182–86.
5. Anne Lefebvre-Teillard, Les officialités à la veille du Concile de Trente, in Michigan Law Review 74 (1976) 644–53.
4. Brian Levack, The Civil Lawyers in England; see Articles no. 7.
3. John Noonan, Power to Dissolve, in Quis Custodiet? (Easter, 1973) 59–64.
2. Arthur Schiller, An American Experience in Roman Law, in Michigan Law Review, 71 (1973) 1275–85.
1. John Honnold, The Life of the Law, in Columbia Law Review, 67 (1967) 1353–60.
Unpublished (including plans for publication, some quite firm and some quite vague)
11. ‘“The hypostasis of prophecy”: legal realism and legal history’, plenary lecture given at the twentieth British Legal History Conference (U.K.), forthcoming in Matthew Dyson and David Ibbetson, ed., Law and Legal Process: Substantive Law and Procedure in English (Cambridge [UK]: Cambridge University Press, 2013) 1-16
10. ‘What Happened to Marriage Law in the Early Modern Period?’, forthcoming in a still untitled book on marriage and marriage litigation in the early modern period, edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi.
9. ‘The Role of the Humanists and the Second Scholastic in the Development of European Marriage Law from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries’, paper given at a conference on “Law and Religion: The Legal Teachings of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations,” Leuven, Belgium, 7–9 May, 2012, forthcoming in the proceedings of the conference.
8. ‘Did the Law Achieve Justice in Fourteenth-Century England? There Were Those Who Had Their Doubts’, paper given at the New England Medieval Conference, Harvard University, 30 October, 2009, to be incorporated in ongoing work on heading to the volume on the fourteenth-century in the Oxford History of the Laws of England.
7. Chapters on a general history of medieval ecclesiastical courts and ecclesiastical courts in France, supposed to be published in the multi-volume History of Medieval Canon Law, by the Catholic University of America Press under the General Editorship of Kenneth Pennington.
6. ‘Marriage, Family and Children: Twenty Years of Research’ (paper given at the International Congress of Medieval Canon Law, Syracuse, August, 1996) (much of this appeared in the Introduction to Law, Marriage and Society in the Later Middle Ages).
5. ‘Was There a Change in Marriage Law in the Late Middle Ages?’ (paper given at a conference on Family and Society in the Late Middle Ages, Vancouver, BC, November, 1992) (much of this appeared in Article no. 42).
4. ‘Chaucer’s Raptus’ (paper given at the Harvard English Department Medieval Studies Group, March, 1991).
3. ‘The Code of Canon Law (1983) and the Talmud’ (paper given at the faculty seminar of the Boston College Law School, May, 1987).
2. ‘The Case of Two Williams: Alexander III and Social Reality in Thirteenth Century England’ (paper given at the Roman Law Society, Champaign, IL, May, 1987) (much of this appeared, substantially revised, in the Ch. 3 of Law, Marriage and Society in the Later Middle Ages).
1. The Use of Computers in Legal Historical Research (paper given at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History, Newark, October, 1984).