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Speeding up to Smell the Roses, 58 Stanford Law Review 1713-15 (2006).
Preparing to be Colonized: Land Tenure and Legal Strategy in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii, 39 Law & Society Review (2005).
Why Terra Nullius? Anthropology and Property Law in Early Australia, 23 Law and History Review 95-132 (2005).
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The Death Penalty's Strange Career, 26 Wilson Quarterly 70-82 (2002).
Conquest by Contract: Wealth Transfer and Land Market Structure in Colonial New Zealand, 34 Law & Society Review 47-96 (2000).
Two Properties, One Land: Law and Space in 19th Century New Zealand, 24 Law & Social Inquiry 807-52 (1999).
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What Causes New Securities Regulation? 300 Years of Evidence, 75 Washington University Law Quarterly 849-55 (1997).
Written Law and Unwritten Norms in Colonial St. Louis, 14 Law & History Review 33-80 (1996).
The Anti-History and Pre-History of Commercial Speech (with Alex Kozinski), 71 Texas Law Review 747-75 (1993).
Who's Afraid of Commercial Speech? (with Alex Kozinski), 76 Virginia Law Review 627-53 (1990).
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