James Boyd White

Hart Wright Professor of Law Emeritus, Professor of English Emeritus

Office Telephone: 734-936-2989

Email: jbwhite@umich.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Michigan Law School Faculty Biography


Books

 

The Legal Imagination: Studies in the Nature of Legal Thought and Expression (Little, Brown, 1973)
Table of Contents
Preface
  Constitutional Criminal Procedure (with Scarboro, Foundation Press, l976)
Table of Contents
When Words Lose Their Meaning: Constitutions and Reconstitutions of Language, Character, and Community (Chicago, 1984)
Table of Contents
Preface
  Heracles' Bow: Essays on the Rhetoric and Poetics of the Law (Wisconsin, 1985)
Table of Contents
Foreword
The Legal Imagination: Studies in the Nature of Legal Thought and Expression, Abridged Edition (Chicago, 1986)
Table of Contents
Preface
  Justice as Translation: An Essay in Cultural and Legal Criticism (Chicago, 1990)
Table of Contents
Introduction
"This Book of Starres": Learning to Read George Herbert (Michigan, 1994)
Table of Contents
Preface
  Acts of Hope: Creating Authority in Literature, Law, and Politics (Chicago, 1994)
Table of Contents
Preface
From Expectation to Experience: Essays on Law and Legal Education (Michigan, 1999)
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Preface
  The Edge of Meaning (Chicago, 2001)
Table of Contents
Preface
How Should We Talk About Religion? (Notre Dame, 2006) (edited volume)
Table of Contents
Introduction
  Living Speech: Resisting the Empire of Force (Princeton, 2006)
Table of Contents
Preface
Law and Democracy in the Empire of Force (University of Michigan Press, 2009) H. Jefferson Powell and James Boyd White, editors
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Introduction
 

Quando le Parole Perdono il Loro Significato, (Giuffrè Editore, 2010) (translation of When Words Lose Their Meaning).
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Connecting to the Gospel: Texts, Sermons, Commentaries, (Wipf & Stock, 2010)
Table of Contents and Introduction
  The Gospel as Conversation Texts, Sermons, and Questions for Reflection: A Study Guide, (Wipf & Stock, 2013)
Table of Contents
Introduction
Preface
Lectures Separately Published
"How Should We Talk about Religion?" (Erasmus Institute Lecture)   When Language Meets the Mind: Three Questions  (Wolf Legal Publishing, 2006) (Montesquieu Lecture)
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