Print Publications


With Lincoln Mullen, The Spine of American Law: Digital Text Analysis and U.S. Legal Practice, American Historical Review, 123, no. 1 (2018), 132–164. (OxfordSSRN)

Church Corporations and Conflict of Laws in Antebellum America, Journal of Law and Religion, 32, no. 2 (2017), 263–284. (CambridgeSSRN)

Equity without Chancery: The Fusion of Law and Equity in the Field Code of Civil Procedure, New York 1846-76, Journal of Legal History, 36, no. 2 (2015), 152–191. (Taylor & Francis | SSRN)

“Let No Man Put Asunder”: South Carolina’s Law of Divorce, 1895-1950, South Carolina Historical Magazine, 110, nos. 3-4 (2009): 134–153. (JSTOR | SSRN)

Law Reviews

The Present Crisis in American Bail, Yale Law Journal Forum 108 (2019), 1098–1125. (YLJ | SSRN)

Shall These Bones Live? Property, Pluralism and the Constitution of Evangelical Reform, Law & Social Inquiry 41, no. 3 (2016), 742–774. (WileySSRN)

With Lincoln Mullen, A Servile Copy: Text Reuse and Medium Data in American Civil Procedure, in Forum: Die geisteswissenschaftliche Perspektive: Welche Forschungsergebnisse lassen Digital Humanities erwarten?, 24 Rechtsgeschichte (2016), 341–343. (Rechtsgeschichte)


The Union of Law and Equity: The United States, 1800–1938, in Equity and Law: Fusion and Fission, ed. by John C. P. Goldberg, Henry E. Smith, and P. G. Turner (2019), 46–69. (Cambridge)

Introduction, in Best Men of the Bar: The Early Years of the American Bar Association 1878–1928 by John Austin Matzko (2019), xiii-xxxvi. (Talbot | SSRN)

Book Reviews

Codification, Transplants and History: Law Reform in Louisiana and Quebec, by John W. Cairns, 24 Rechtsgeschichte (2016), 480–483. (Rechtsgeschichte)

Making Religion Safe for Democracy, by J. Judd Owen, Journal of Law and Religion, 31 (March 2016), 103–107. (Cambridge)