Harvard Law School

Foundations of Private Law Working Papers Series


9.  The Fraud-on-the-Market Tort by John C.P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky

8.  Protecting Freedom of Testation: A Proposal for Law Reform in the United States by Eike G. Hosemann

7.  The Problem of the Altruistic Forger: A Puzzle for Private Law by Britt Cramer

6.  Why Fiduciary Law is Equitable by Henry E. Smith

5.  Tort Law and Responsibility by John C.P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky

4.  Property, Equity and the Rule of Law by Henry E. SmithHarvard Law School in Cambridge, MA.

3.  Emergent Property by Henry E. Smith

2.  Convergence and Contrast in Tort Scholarship: An Essay in Honor of Robert Rabin
by John C.P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky

1.  Civil Recourse: A Reply to Posner, Calabresi, Rustad, Chamallas and Robinette by John C.P. Goldberg



Additional Private Law Scholarship


 Introduction to U.S. Law of Torts and Property

Equity Revisited“: Professor Henry Smith Chair Lecture

Inexcusable Wrongs“: Professor John Goldberg Chair Lecture

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Property

Property: Principles and Policies

Principles of Patent Law

The Research Handbook on the Economics of Property Law

Philosophical Foundations of Property Law

Perspectives on Property Law

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts

Tort Law: Responsibilities and Redress


Additional Private Law Resources



Private Law Programs

Maastrich European Private Law Institute



McGill University Center for Private and Comparative LawMcGill



University of Cambridge Private Law CenterCambridge


Private Law Blogs

ContractsProf Blog

European Private Law News

Land Use Prof Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Private Law Theory

PropertyProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof’s Blog