Articles & Publications

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • “An Alternative to ARD – New Forums for Conflict Resolution.” Pre-Trial Justice Quarterly. 1(3). 18, 21, 26.
  • (With Paul Warhaftig) “Mediation at the Police State: a dialogue on the night prosecutors program – Columbus, Ohio.” Pre-Trial Justice Quarterly. 3(4): 37-40.
  • An evaluation of: Justice Under a Willow Tree. 4 Pre-Trial Justice Quarterly, 36.
  • (With Richard Danzig) “Everyday Disputes and Mediation in the United States: A Reply to Professor Felstiner.” Law and Society Review. 9(4): 675-694 (1975).
  • “Law School Socialization and the Perversion of Mediation in the United States.” 3 Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice 245 – 255 (1983).
  • “Collaborative Law: A Legal Innovation in Divorce”. Paper read at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2002.


  • “Modernizing the American Legal System: An Example of the Peaceful use of Anthropology.” Human Organization. 32(2): 205-209.
  • “Me Ko Court: Studying the Impact of Urbanization on Conflict Resolution in a Ghanaian Town.” In Anthropologists in Cities. G. Foster and R. Kemper (eds.). (1974). 153-178.
  • (With Salley McLendon) “Eastern and Southern Pomo.” In The Handbook of American Indians. (1978).
  • “The Shrines are There”: The Treatment of Sorcery in a Ghanaian Court. Kroniek Van Afrika. 1: 38-46.
  • “Establishing Paternity and Demanding Child Support in a Ghanaian Town.” Law and the Family in Africa. Simon Arthur Roberts (ed.), pp. 15-37 (1977).
  • “A Good Name is Worth More Than Money”: Strategies of Court Use in Urban Ghana. The Disputing Process: Law in 10 Societies. Laura Nader and Harry Todd (eds.), pp. 181-208 (1978).

Other Publications

  • Final Evaluation Report, Social Advocates for Youth. 64 pp., appendices and charts (May 1979). Santa Clara County Justice Division, Evaluation Unit.
  • Final Evaluation Report, Bill Wilson House. 54 pp., appendices and charts. (June 1979). Santa Clara County Justice Division, Evaluation Unit.
  • (With Craig Haney) “The Creation of Legal Dependency: Law School in a Nutshell.” The People’s Law Review. Ralph Warner (ed.). pp. 36-41 (1980).
  • Final Evaluation Report. “Early Representation by Defense Counsel Field Test.” (with Ernie Fazio, Sandra Wexler, Thomas Foster, David Sheppard and Juliet Musso) 352 pp., appendices and charts (March 1985). The URSA Institute, for U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, Office of Program Evaluation.
  • Invited Response, “Ethical Dilemma.” American Anthropologist Newsletter, p. 20, February 1985.