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Frederick Reed Dickerson
Professor Emeritus of Law
  1. Book Review. Rodell, F., Woe Unto You, Lawyers!, 25 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW QUARTERLY 296 (1940).

  2. Consumer Protection and the Public Interest, 8 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH LAW REVIEW 149 (1942).

  3. FPR No.1, and Experiment in Standardized and Prefabricated Law, 13 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW REVIEW 90 (1945).

  4. GENERAL PRICING STANDARDS (with J. A. Levinson). Washington, DC: Office of Price Administration, 1946.

  5. The 'Freeze' Method of Establishing Ceiling Prices, in PROBLEMS IN PRICE CONTROL; PRICING TECHNIQUES. Washington, DC: Office of Price Administration, 1947.

  6. The Industry Earnings Standard, in PROBLEMS IN PRICE CONTROL; PRICING TECHNIQUES. Washington, DC: Office of Price Administration, 1947.

  7. A Manual for Drafting Federal Legislation, 11 FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 238 (1951).

  8. PRODUCTS LIABILITY AND THE FOOD CONSUMER. Boston: Little, Brown, 1951.

  9. The Codification of Military Law, 38 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 1037 (1952).

  10. LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING. Boston: Little, Brown, 1954.

  11. Legislative Drafting: A Challenge to the Legal Profession, 40 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 635 (1954).

  12. How to Write a Law, 31 NOTRE DAME LAWYER 14 (1955).

  13. Legislative Drafting and the Law Schools, 7 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 472 (1955).

  14. Legislative Drafting: American and British Practices Compared, 44 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 865 (1958).

  15. U.S. AIR FORCE, AD HOC COMMITTEE ON LEGAL PROBLEMS OF JET AIR   BASES.  LEGAL PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE CONVERSION OF KISTERS FIELD TO A JET AIR BASE. Bloomington: Indiana University School of Law, 1958.

  16. Group Interests in the Field of Food Law, 13 RUTGERS LAW REVIEW 497 (1959).
  17. Legislative Drafting in London and in Washington, 1959 CAMBRIDGE LAW JOURNAL 49.
  18. ANALYSIS OF THE RULES OF FEDERAL AVIATION AGENCY WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THEIR CODIFICATION. Washington, DC: Federal Aviation Administration, 1960.
  19. Book Review. Fordham, J. B. , The State Legislative Institution, 35 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 274 (1960).
  20. The Difficult Choice Between "And" and "Or", 46 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 310 (1960). Reprinted in THE GREAT POWER AT THE BAR AND BENCH. Quexon City , 1972.
  21. Electronic Law Searching, 2 M.U.L.L. 97 (1960).
  22. Manufacturer's Liability Today, in CORPORATE LAW: 1960. PROCEEDINGS OF WISCONSIN'S SIXTH ANNUAL COUNSEL INSTITUTE. Madison: University of Wisconsin Extension Law Department, 1960.
  23. Recent Developments in Food Products Liability: Privity, 8 DEFENSE LAW JOURNAL 105 (1960).
  24. The Basis of Strict Products Liability, 16 FOOD, DRUG, COSMETIC LAW JOURNAL 585 (1961). Reprinted in 17 BUSINESS LAWYER 157 (1961) and in 1962 INSURANCE LAW JOURNAL 7.
  25. The Electronic Searching of Law, 47 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 902 (1961).
  26. The Expanding Risks of Products Liability, 16 BUSINESS LAWYER 682 (1961).
  27. Introduction to Symposium on Judicial Law Making in Relation to Statutes, 36 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 411 (1961).
  28. LEGAL PROBLEMS AFFECTING PRIVATE SWIMMING POOLS: FINAL REPORT . New York: Hoffman-Harris Co., 1961.
  29. Electronic Computers and the Practical Lawyer, 14 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 485 (1962).
  30. Introduction to Proceedings of the Special Committee on Electronic Data Retrieval, 3 M.U.L.L. 244 (1962).
  31. Recent Developments in Food Products Liability , 8 PRACTICAL LAWYER 17 (April 1962).
  32. ROLE OF FAA LAWYERS IN RULE MAKING, MEMORANDUM OF THE ADMINISTRATOR. Washington, DC: Federal Aviation Administration, 1962.
  33. FINAL REPORT: PROPOSED MONROE COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE. Bloomington: Indiana University School of Law, 1963.

  34. Introduction to Second Panel Discussion, Proceedings of the Special Committee on Electronic Data Retrieval, 4 M.U.L.L. 86 (1963).
  35. A Personal Research System, 9 PRACTICAL LAWYER 11 (no.4, 1963).
  36. Some Jurisprudential Implications of Electronic Data Processing, 28 LAW AND CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS 53 (1963). Reprinted in JURIMETRICS. New York: Basic Books, 1963.

  37. The Diseases of Legislative Language, 1 HARVARD JOURNAL ON LEGISLATION 5 (1964).

  38. THE LEGAL PROBLEMS OF TRAILERS AT REST: FINAL REPORT OF THE MAYOR'S TRAILER STUDY COMMISSION. Bloomington: Indiana University School of Law, 1964.

  39. Recent Developments in Food Products Liability, 20 MISSOURI BAR JOURNAL 74 (1964).

  40. Statutory Interpretation: Core Meaning and Marginal Uncertainty, 29 MISSOURI LAW REVIEW 1 (1964).

  41. Automation and the Lawyer, 9 RES GESTAE 5 (Jan. 1965).

  42. Book Review. Hodes, B., and Roberson, G., The Law of Mobile Homes, 2nd Ed., 40 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 471 (1965).

  43. Comments on Structural Linguistics and Semantics, in COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND LAW. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1965.

  44. THE FUNDAMENTALS OF LEGAL DRAFTING. Boston: Little, Brown, 1965.

  45. Land Data Banks, 6 M.U.L.L. 173 (1965).

  46. A Legal Document Retrieval System for the Federal Aviation Agency, 6 M.U.L.L. 191   (1965).

  47. One Approach to Teaching Legal Drafting, 18 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 101 (1965).

  48. Definitions in Legal Instruments, 12 PRACTICAL LAWYER 45 (No.7, 1966).

  49. Model Defense of Needy Persons Act, 4 HARVARD JOURNAL ON LEGISLATION 3  (1966).

  50. A Note on England's Law Commission and Its Chairman, 42 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 369 (1967).

  51. Products Liability: How Good Does a Product Have to Be? 42 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 301 (1967).

  52. The ARC's of Products Liability, in INDIANA HANDBOOK OF PRODUCTS LIABILITY. Indianapolis: Indiana Continuing Education Forum, 1968.

  53. Annual Survey: 1966 (with Paul R. Beath et al.), 8 JURIMETRICS JOURNAL 40 (1968).

  54. Computers and the Law: Developments in the United States, in COMPUTERS AND THE LAW CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS. Kingston, Ont.: Faculty of Law, Queen's University, 1968.

  55. PRODUCT SAFETY IN HOUSEHOLD GOODS (Ed.). Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968.

  56. Report on Product Safety: Household Goods, 43 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 181 (1968).

  57. The ABC's of Products Liability--With a Close Look at Section 402A and the Code, 36 TENNESSEE LAW REVIEW 439 (1969).

  58. Book Review. Parham, S., The Fundamentals of Legal Writing, 44 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 675 (1969).

  59. CASES AND MATERIALS ON LEGISLATION, 4th Ed. (with C.B. Nutting and S. Elliot). St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1969.

  60. Debunking the Computer Mystique, 10 JURIMETRICS JOURNAL 80 (1969).

  61. A Few Corrections Concerning Bix Beiderbecke, ESQUIRE 72 (Apr. 1969).

  62. Jurimetrics--Legal Education, in COMPUTERS AND THE LAW, 2nd Ed. New York: Commerce Clearing House, 1969.
  63. Referential Meaning: The Static Aspects, 10 JURIMETRICS JOURNAL 58 (1969).

  64. Electronic Aids to the Drafting of Legal Instruments, 1 RUTGERS JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS & THE LAW 75 (1970).

  65. General Drafting Considerations in Legal Drafting, 4 ARKANSAS LAWYER 50 (1970).

  66. The Catholic University Study of Federal Legislative Drafting in the Executive Branch: A Foreword, 21 CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 703 (1972).

  67. The National Conference on Contractual Law Research, LEGAL & ECONOMIC NEWS 5 (May 1972).

  68. Report To the Economics Committee. First National Conference On Automated Law Research, 13 JURIMETRICS JOURNAL 14 (1972).

  69. The Sad Story of Superbill, or What Happened to the Indiana Code of 1971?, 5 INDIANA LEGAL FORUM 250 (1972).

  70. Statutory Interpretation: The Uses and Anatomy of Context, 23 CASE WESTERN RESERVE LAW REVIEW 353 (1972).

  71. Professionalizing Legal Drafting: A Realistic Goal?, 60 AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL 562 (1974).

  72. Was Prosser's Folly Also Traynor's ? Or Should the Judge 's Monument Be Moved to a Firmer Site?, 2 HOFSTRA LAW REVIEW 469 (1974).

  73. THE INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF STATUTES. Boston: Little, Brown, 1975.

  74. Now That You're in It, What Will You Get Out of It?, 4 STUDENT LAWYER 62 (Sept. 1975).

  75. Seminar on Legal Drafting Raises Questions on Teaching, 7 BILL OF PARTICULARS 4 (Winter 1975).

  76. Statutory Interpretation: A Peek into the Mind and Will of a Legislature, 50 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 206 (1975).

  77. On Leave in Little Egypt, 8 BILL OF PARTICULARS 6 (Winter 1976-77).

  78. INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP ON THE TEACHING OF LEGAL DRAFTING (Indiana University School of Law, Oct. 3-5, 1975). Bloomington: Indiana University , 1977.

  79. Products Liability and the Disorderly Conduct of Words, 20 ATLA LAW REPORTER 422 (1977).

  80. Three Aspects of Legislative Drafting, 3 STATE LEGISLATURES 12 (Sept.-Oct. 1977).

    Products Liability: Dean Wade and the Constitutionality of Section 402A, 44 TENNESSEE LAW REVIEW 205 (1977).

  81. CASES AND MATERIALS ON LEGISLATION, 5th Ed. (with C.B. Nutting). St. Paul: West Publishing Co. , 1978.

  82. Legal Drafting: Writing as Thinking, or Talk-back From Your Draft and How to Exploit It, 29 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 373 (1978).

  83. Book Review. Dale, W., Legislative Drafting: A New Approach, 25 MCGILL LAW JOURNAL 284 (1979).

  84. Teaching Legal Writing in Law Schools (With a Special Nod to Legal Drafting), 16 IDAHO LAW REVIEW 85 (1979).

  85. Clear Legal Drafting--"What's Holding Us Back? 5 ESTATE & TRUST QUARTERLY 146 (1980).

  86. Embezzlement, in 10 ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA. Danbury, CT: Americana Corp., 1980.

  87. Legislative Process and Drafting in the U.S. Law Schools: A Close Look at the Lammers Report, 31 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 30 (1980).

  88. PROFESSOR DICKERSON'S FINAL LECTURE: LEGAL DRAFTING (Indiana University School of Law, April 25, 1980). Bloomington: Indiana University School of Law, 1980.

  89. Should Plain English Be Legislated? 24 RES GESTAE 332 (1980). Reprinted in PLAIN ENGLISH IN A COMPLEX SOCIETY. Bloomington, IN : The Poynter Center , 1980.

  90. MATERIALS ON LEGAL DRAFTING. St. Paul: West Pub. Co., 1981.

  91. TEACHER'S MANUAL FOR MATERIALS ON LEGAL DRAFTING. St. Paul: West , Pub. Co., 1981.

  92. Statutory Interpretation: Dipping Into Legislative History, 11 HOFSTRA LAW REVIEW 1125 (1983).

  93. Ralph Follen Fuchs, 60 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 5 (1984).

  94. Obscene Telephone Calls: An Introduction to the Reading of Statutes, 22 HARVARD JOURNAL ON LEGISLATION 173 (1985).

  95. Readability Formulas and Specifications for a 'Plain English' Statute -Part 2, 64  MICHIGAN BAR JOURNAL 714 (1985).

  96. Dedication - Leon H. Wallace, 62 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL xxii (1986).

  97. THE FUNDAMENTALS OF LEGAL DRAFTING, 2nd Ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1986.

  98. Salute to a Great Legislative Draftsman, 7 ESTATES & TRUSTS QUARTERLY 205 (1986).

  99. Toward a Legal Dialectic, 61 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 315 (1986).

  100. A Tribute to Elmer A. Driedger, Q.C., B.A., LL.B., LL.M., 1913-1985, 18 OTTAWA LAW REVIEW v (1986).

  101. Statutes and Constitution in an Age of Common Law, 48 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH LAW REVIEW 773 (1987).

  102. U.S. v. McGoff: Can Lawyers Be Taught How To Read Statutes?, 15 SETON HALL LEGISLATION JOURNAL 1 (1991).