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The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2012)

Before Roe v. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Courtís Ruling†(with Reva B. Siegel) 2010 (2d edition, 2012, )

Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmunís Supreme Court Journey, Times Books/Henry Holt, 2005.† (excerpted as Improbable Icon, The Green Bag Almanac & Reader 2006, pp. 36-50)

Book Chapter

Is It the Roberts Court? in The Health Care Case (Persily, Metzger, Morrison, eds.) (Oxford, 2013)

The Third Rehnquist Court, Foreword to The Rehnquist Legacy, Craig Bradley, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2006

Book Review

Was it the Era of 'O'Connorism?, 92 Judicature 169 (Jan.-Feb. 2009) (reviewing Nancy Maveety, "Queen's Court: Judicial Power in the Rehnquist Era")


Equine Evolution: Our Creation, Our Concern in To the Swift: Classic Triple Crown Horses and Their Race for Glory, Joe Drape, ed., St. Martinís Press, 2008

Journals and Law Review Articles

Backlash to the Future? From Roe to Perry, 60 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 240 (2013) (with Reva Siegel)

Before (and After) Roe v. Wade: New Questions About Backlash,†120 YALE L.J.2028 (2011)(with Reva Siegel)

Justice John Paul Stevens as Abortion-Rights Strategist, 43 U.C. Davis Law Review 749 (Feb. 2010)

The Mystery of Guantánamo Bay, 27 Berkeley J. of International Law 1 (2009)

The Breyer Project, 4 Charleston Law R. 37 (Fall 2009)

The Counter-Factual Court (Brandeis Lecture) 47 U. of Louisville Law R. (Fall 2008)

Weighing Needs and Burdens:' Justice Breyer's Heller Dissent, 59 Syracuse Law Review 299 (2008)

How the Supreme Court Talks About Abortion: The Implications of a Shifting Discourse,42 Suffolk University Law Review 41 (2008)

What Would Justice Powell Do? The 'Alien Children' Case and the Meaning of Equal Protection, 25 Constitutional Commentary 29 (Spring 2008)

Dædalus, Volume 137, Issue 4† "On Judicial Independence" (Fall 2008) Guest Editor

Change and Continuity on the Supreme Court, 25 Washington U Journal of Law & Policy 39 (2007)

A Tale of Two Justices, 11 Green Bag 2d 37 (Autumn 2007)††

Justices Who Change: A Response to Epstein et al., 101 Northwestern Law Review 1885 (Fall 2007)

How Not To Be Chief Justice: The Apprenticeship of William H. Rehnquist, 154 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1365 (June 2006)†

Harry Blackmun, Independence and Path Dependence (Marvin Anderson Lecture), 56 Hastings Law Journal 1235 (June 2005)

What Got Into the Court? What Happens Next?, 57 Maine Law Review 1 (2005)

Learning to Listen to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 7 New York City Law Review 213 (Fall 2004)†

Press Room Predictions, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 2, No. 4, p. 781 (December 2004)

Because We Are Final: Judicial Review Two Hundred Years After Marbury, 56 SMU L. Rev. 781 (2003)

The Last Days of the Rehnquist Court: The Rewards of Patience and Power, 45 Ariz. L. Rev. 251 (2003)

Between Certainty & Doubt: States of Mind on the Supreme Court Today, 6 Green Bag 2d 241 (2003)†

The Day Anthrax Came to the Supreme Court, 77 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 867 (2002)†

Thinking About the Supreme Court after Bush v. Gore, 35 Ind. L. Rev. 435 (2002)

The Courts Must Tell Their Story, 6 Harv. Intíl J. Press/Politics 117 (2001)

Learning to Live with Bush v. Gore, 4 Green Bag 2d 381 (2001)††

Telling the Courtís Story: Justice and Journalism at the Supreme Court, 105 Yale L. J. 1537 (1996)

Other Magazine Articles (since 1990)

The Evolution of a Justice, The New York Times Magazine, April 10, 2005

The Long Tale of Madonna the Iguana, The New York Times Magazine, Jan. 16, 2000

Horse Sense, The New York Times Magazine, Nov. 11, 1998

Supremely Sheltered, The New York Times Magazine, March 7, 1993