Law and Society Papers for 2006 Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD (July 2006)

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    1.    After the JD Project (Joyce Sterling, Denver Law; Ronit Dinovitzer, Toronto Sociology; Bryant Garth, Southwestern Law / ABF; Gita Wilder, NALP / Princeton Psychology; Robert Nelson, ABF / Northwestern Sociology; Terry Adams, Michigan Law, “Urban Law School Graduates: Tracing the multiple pathways of early careers”

    2.    Laura Beny, Michigan Law, “Diversity Among Elite American Law Firms: A Signal of Prestige and Firm Culture”

    3.   Leonard Bierman, Texas A & M University School of Management, ” The Strategic Evolution of Large U.S. Law Firms: An Overview”

    4.    Elizabeth Chambliss, New York Law School, “ALAS and Alack: The Role of Insurers in Regulating Large Law Firms”

    5.    John Conley, University of North Carolina, “Tales of Diversity: What Lawyers Say about Racial Equity in Prvate Firms”

    6.    Ken Dau-Schmidt (IU Law), Marc Galanter (Wisc. Law / LSE), Paul Voss (Wisc. Sociology), Kathleen Hull (Minnesota Sociology), Kaushik Mukhopadhaya, “Gender and the Legal Profession: Initial Results from the Michigan Alumni Data Set”

    7.    John Flood, Westminster Law, “Resurgent Professionalism, Anti-Globalisation and the Success of the Elite Local Law Firm”

    8.    Elizabeth Gorman, Virginia Sociology, “Glass Ceilings in Large Law Firms”

    9.   Terence Halliday, ABF & Sida Liu, Chicago Sociology (Ph.D. candidate), “Protecting the Rights of Lawyers and Defendants: Recursive Changes in China's Criminal Procedure Law”

    10.    Laura Hatcher, Wisconsin Political Science & Legal Studies, “What IS the Federalist Society? Legal Expertise and Ideological Production in the Legal Profession”

    11.   William Henderson, IU Law - Bloomington, “The Changing Economic Geography of the Am Law 200”

    12.   William Henderson, IU Law - Bloomington, “An Empirical Analysis of the Promotion to Partnership Tournament in the Am Law 200”

    13.   Fiona Kay, Queen's University Sociology, “Principals in Practice: The Importance of Mentorship in the Early Stages of Career Development”

    14.    Herbert Kritzer, Wisc. Political Science & Law, “Daubert in the Law Office: Routinizing Procedural Change”

    15.   Ryon Lancaster, Chicago Sociology & Brian Uzzi, NWU Kellogg, “Doing Well by Doing Good? The Relationship between Pro Bono and Law Firm Performance”

    16.   Ron Levi, Univ. of Toronto Criminology & John Hagan, ABF, “The Organization of International Criminal Defense”

    17.   Joanne Martin & Stephen Daniels, American Bar Foundation, “The Making of a Plaintiffs' Lawyer”

    18.   Joanne Martin & Stephen Daniels, American Bar Foundation, “The Turbulent Evolution of the Plaintiffs' Bar: A Decade of Change”

    19.   Ethan Michelson, Indiana Sociology, “Challenges and Coping Strategies in the Chinese Criminal Defense Bar”

    20.   Rachel Parkin, Harvard Business School (Ph.D. candidate), "The Influence of Social Capital on Legal Careers"”

    21.   Bruce Price, Denver Law, “A Butterfly Flaps Its Wings In Menlo Park: An Organizational Analysis Of Increases In Associate Salaries”

    22.   Larry Ribstein, Illinois College of Law, “The Social Costs of Ethical Rules”

    23.   Tanina Rostain, New York Law School, “Resisting the Business Paradigm: Visions of Professionalism in Corporate and Tax Practice”

    24.   Richard Sander, UCLA Law, “The Racial Paradox of the Corporate Law Firm”

    25.   Carole Silver, NWU Law, “Careers of International Lawyers”

    26.   Hilary Sommerlad, Leeds Metropolitan Univ. Law, ”Researching and theorising the processes of professional identity formation”

    27.   Fabian Sosa, Univ. of Bremen Law, ”Cross-Border Dispute Resolution from the Perspective of Mid-sized Firms”

    28.  John Steele, Fish & Richardson / Boalt Hall, “Corporate America Transforms the Biglaw Guild: Client Use of Contractual Controls and Policy Pushes to Reshape Large Law Firms”

    29.   Joyce Sterling (Denver Law), Ronit Dinovitzer (Toronto Sociology), Gita Wilder (NALP / Princeton Psychology), Nancy Reichman (Denver Sociology), ”The Differential Valuation of Women's Work: A New Look at the Gender Gap in Lawyers' Incomes”


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