“Law’s Affective Thickets.” New Directions in Law and Literature, eds. Elizabeth Anker and Bernadette Meyler (Oxford Univ. Press, 2017): 109-122.
“Virginia Woolf and the Law.” A Companion to Virginia Woolf, ed. Jessica Berman (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016): 235-48.
“Dead Animals.” Reimagining To Kill a Mockingbird, eds. Austin Sarat and Martha Merrill Umphrey (University of Massachusetts Press, 2013): 151-171.
“The Ethics of an Alternative: Counterfactuals and the Tone of Dissent.” Dissenting Voices in American Society: The Role of Judges, Lawyers, and Citizens, ed. Austin Sarat (Cambridge University Press, 2012): 19-41.
"Neutrality in Law & Literature: Reading the Supreme Court with Joseph Conrad." Forthcoming in Teaching Law and Literature, eds. Austin Sarat, Cathrine O. Frank, and Matthew Anderson (New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2011): 366-374.
"No Remorse." Who Deserves to Die: Constructing the Executable Subject, eds. Austin Sarat and Karl Shoemaker (University of Massachusetts Press, 2011): 111-127.
"Bonded and Insured: The Cautious Imagination," Subjects of Responsibility: Framing Personhood in Modern Bureaucracies, eds. Andrew Parker, Austin Sarat, and Martha Umphrey (Fordham University Press, 2011): 145-160.
"Narrative and Rhetoric." Law and Humanities: An Introduction, eds. Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson, and Cathrine Frank (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010): 377-397.
The Affective Life of Law: Legal Modernism and the Literary Imagination (Stanford University Press, 2009)
"Open Secrets, or The Postscript of Capital Punishment." South Atlantic Quarterly 107:3 (Summer 2008): 547-570. Republished in States of Violence: War, Capital Punishment, and Letting Die, ed. Austin Sarat and Jennifer Culbert (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009): 245-269.
"Mourning, Owning, Owing." American Imago 64:3 (2007) 433-449.
"Committed to Memory: Rebecca West's Nuremberg." Law and Catastrophe, eds. Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (Stanford: Stanford Univ. Press, 2007): 91-130.
"Guilty Professions: Specters of Sameness in Camus' The Fall." Studies in Law, Politics and Society 36. Special Issue: Toward a Critique of Guilt: Perspectives from Law and the Humanities (2005): 31-50.
"Making a Mess of Things: The Trifles of Legal Pleasure." Law, Culture, and the Humanities 1 (2005): 14-34.
"Undignified Details: The Colonial Subject of Law." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 35.1-2. Special Issue: Law, Literature, Postcoloniality (January-April 2004): 81-100.
"'New forms for our new sensations': Woolf and the Lesson of Torts." Novel 36 (2003): 398-422.
"'I am quite a stranger to the ways of the place': The Strange Character of Law." Studies in Law, Politics and Society 25 (2002): 3-35.
"The Myth of Old Forms: On the Unknowable and Representation." Theory After the Holocaust, ed. Dan Stone (Atlanta: Rodopi Press, 2001): 27-53.