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Nelson, William E.

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Nelson, William E.
University/Affiliation New York University School of Law
Title Judge Edward Weinfeld Professor of Law
Status Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty
Professor Type Doctrinal
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AALS Directory Subjects Legal History
Legal Research And Writing
Property
Article Topics
Legal History (31) Constitutional Law, Generally (26) Jurisprudence (19) Judges (13) Courts (11) Criminal Law And Procedure (10) Law And Society (9) Legal Practice and Procedure (9) Constitutional History (8) Politics (General) (8)
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Cited by Articles (0-5 Years)
92
Cited by Articles (5+ Years)
1,025
Cited by Cases (0-5 Years)
1
Cited by Cases (5+ Years)
14
Accessed (Past 12 Months)
574
ScholarRank 1,814

Average Citations per Article
17.45
Average Citations per Document
13.46
Self-Citations 34
H-Index
15.00
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Harvard Law Review , Vol. 87, Issue 3 (January 1974), pp. 513-566
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
87 Harv. L. Rev. 513 (1973-1974)
Cited by 215 Articles
Accessed 15 Times
Michigan Law Review, Vol. 76, Issue 6 (May 1978), pp. 893-960
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
76 Mich. L. Rev. 893 (1977-1978)
Virginia Law Review, Vol. 72, Issue 7 (October 1986), pp. 1237-1296
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
72 Va. L. Rev. 1237 (1986)
New York University Law Review, Vol. 42, Issue 3 (May 1967), pp. 450-483
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
42 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 450 (1967)
Note
New York University Law Review, Vol. 39, Issue 5 (November 1964), pp. 839-857
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
39 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 839 (1964)
Emory Law Journal, Vol. 39, Issue 2 (Spring 1990), pp. 413-462
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
39 Emory L. J. 413 (Spring 1990)
Texas Law Review, Vol. 60, Issue 3 (March 1982), pp. 447-494
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
60 Tex. L. Rev. 447 (1981-1982)
Cited by 27 Articles
Accessed 7 Times
Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities, Vol. 5, Issue 2 (Summer 1993), pp. 265-342
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
5 Yale J.L. & Human. 265 (1993)
Cited by 26 Articles
Accessed 4 Times
Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 52, Issue 1 (1995), pp. 3-104
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
52 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 3 (1995)
Cited by 25 Articles
Accessed 10 Times
Notes and Comments
New York University Law Review, Vol. 38, Issue 6 (December 1963), pp. 1082-1132
Adams, Daniel D. (Cited 24 times); Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
38 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1082 (1963)
Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 47, Issue 1 (Winter 1999), pp. 117-226
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
47 Buff. L. Rev. 117 (Winter 1999)
Review Essays
Law and History Review, Vol. 6, Issue 1 (1988), pp. 139-186
Gordon, Robert W. (Cited 2872 times); Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
6 Law & Hist. Rev. 139 (1988)
Cited by 20 Articles
Accessed 6 Times
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 122, Issue 1 (November 1973), pp. 97-136
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
122 U. Pa. L. Rev. 97 (November 1973)
Cited by 19 Articles
Accessed 5 Times
Symposium: Procedural Justice: Perspectives on Summary Judgment, Peremptory Challenges, and the Exclusionary Rule
Iowa Law Review, Vol. 93, Issue 5 (July 2008), pp. 1653-1666
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
93 Iowa L. Rev. 1653 (2007-2008)
Subjects: Law
Cited by 18 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
Symposium: The Moral Lawyer
Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 64, Issue 5 (1989), pp. 911-931
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
64 Notre Dame L. Rev. 911 (1989)
Cited by 16 Articles
Accessed 28 Times
Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 1994, Issue 2 (1994), pp. 313-348
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1994 BYU L. Rev. 313 (1994)
St. John's Law Review, Vol. 70, Issue 3 (Summer 1996), pp. 435-538
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
70 St. John's L. Rev. 435 (1996)
Cited by 15 Articles
Accessed 18 Times
Childress Lecture
Saint Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 48, Issue 3 (Spring 2004), pp. 795-838
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
48 St. Louis U. L.J. 795 (2003-2004)
Cited by 15 Articles
Accessed 21 Times
Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 27, Issue 1 (October 1999), pp. 197-236
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times); Williams, Norman R. (Cited 409 times)
27 Fordham Urb. L.J. 197 (1999-2000)
Cited by 14 Articles
Accessed 7 Times
Symposium: Originalism and the Jury
Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 71, Issue 5 (2010), pp. 1003-1030
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
71 Ohio St. L.J. 1003 (2010)
Cited by 13 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
Book Review
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 131, Issue 2 , pp. 489-516
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
131 U. Pa. L. Rev. 489 (1982-1983)
Cited by 11 Articles
Accessed 1 Time
American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 18, Issue 1 (January 1974), pp. 1-32
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
18 Am. J. Legal Hist. 1 (1974)
Cited by 11 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
Justice Byron R. White
University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 58, Issue 3 (Summer 1987), pp. 347-364
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
58 U. Colo. L. Rev. 347 (1986-1988)
Cited by 10 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (Fall 1996), pp. 1-82
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
25 Hofstra L. Rev. 1 (1996-1997)
Cited by 10 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
New York University Law Review, Vol. 50, Issue 5 (November 1975), pp. 980-1007
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
50 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 980 (1975)
Cited by 10 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
Symposium: Marbury v. Madison
Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 71, Issue 2 (Winter 2004), pp. 217-240
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
71 Tenn. L. Rev. 217 (2003-2004)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 12 Times
American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 47, Issue 2 (April 2005), pp. 183-230
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
47 Am. J. Legal Hist. 183 (2005)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 33 Times
Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 51, Issue 1 (Fall 1998), pp. 1-44
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
51 Rutgers L. Rev. 1 (1998-1999)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
SMU Law Review, Vol. 59, Issue 1 (Winter 2006), pp. 3-54
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
59 S.M.U. L. Rev. 3 (2006)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 5 Times
Hofstra Law Review , Vol. 38, Issue 1 (Fall 2009), pp. 69-162
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
38 Hofstra L. Rev. 69 (2009-2010)
Cited by 8 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
Justice White and the Exercise of Judicial Power
University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 74, Issue 4 (2003), pp. 1291-1304
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
74 U. Colo. L. Rev. 1291 (2003)
Cited by 7 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1984, Issue 1 (1984), pp. 227-264
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1984 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 227 (1984)
Cited by 6 Articles
Accessed 4 Times
North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 88, Issue 6 (September 2010), pp. 2133-2197
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
88 N.C. L. Rev. 2133 (2009-2010)
Cited by 6 Articles
Accessed 5 Times
St. Louis Law Review, Vol. 11, Issue 4 (June 1926), pp. 284-292
Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
11 St. Louis L. Rev. 284 (1925-1926)
The Civil Jury as a Political Institution Symposium
William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 55, Issue 3 (March 2014), pp. 1149-1166
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
55 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1149 (2013-2014)
Cited by 5 Articles
Accessed 7 Times
Saint Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 41, Issue 4 (Summer 1997), pp. 1157-1242
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
41 St. Louis U. L.J. 1157 (1996-1997)
Subjects: Law, Economics
Cited by 5 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
Symposium: One Hundred Twenty-Five Years of the Reconstruction Amendments: Recognizing the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review
Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 25, Issue 4 (June 1992), pp. 1177-1186
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
25 Loy. L. A. L. Rev. 1177 (1991-1992)
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 6 Times
The Making of a Legal Historian: Reassessing the Work of William E. Nelson
Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 89, Issue 3 (2014), pp. 1109-1130
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
89 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 1109 (2014)
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 1 Time
Green Bag. An Entertaining Journal of Law. (Second Series), Vol. 13, Issue 1 (Autumn 2009), pp. 59-72
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times); Rishikof, Harvey (Cited 143 times); Messinger, I. Scott (Cited 17 times); Jo, Michael (Cited 9 times)
13 Green Bag 2d 59 (2009-2010)

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Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2 (Fall 1999), pp. 295-316
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
7 S. Cal. Interdisc. L. J. 295 (1998-1999)
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
1999 Roy R. Ray Lecture April 12, 1999
SMU Law Review, Vol. 53, Issue 1 (Winter 2000), pp. 285-314
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
53 S.M.U. L. Rev. 285 (Winter 2000)
Subjects: Law, Business, Education
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 3 Times
Teaching Torts
Saint Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 45, Issue 3 (Summer 2001), pp. 759-768
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
45 St. Louis U. L.J. 759 (2001)
Kormendy Lecture Series
Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 29, Issue 2 (2003), pp. 305-362
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
29 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 305 (2002-2003)
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 11 Times
South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 61, Issue 1 (Autumn 2009), pp. 1-62
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
61 S. C. L. Rev. 1 (2009-2010)
Cited by 3 Articles
Accessed 1 Time
Lecture
Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 48, Issue 3 (Spring 2014), pp. 757-884
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
48 Val. U. L. Rev. 757 (2013-2014)
Cited by 3 Articles
Accessed 21 Times
Benchmark, Vol. 4, Issue 3 (Summer 1990), pp. 283-292
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
4 Benchmark 283 (1988-1990)
Subjects: Law
Cited by 3 Articles
Accessed 3 Times
Law & Society Review, Vol. 10, Issue 2 (Winter 1976), pp. 187-234
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
10 Law & Soc'y Rev. 187 (1975-1976)
Cited by 3 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 3 (Spring 2013), pp. 331-378
Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
11 DePaul Bus. & Comm. L.J. 331 (2012-2013)
Cited by 3 Articles
Accessed 1 Time
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, Issue 6 (November 2009), pp. 1747-1814
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times); Rishikof, Harvey (Cited 143 times); Messinger, I. Scott (Cited 17 times); Jo, Michael (Cited 9 times)
62 Vand. L. Rev. 1747 (2009)
Cited by 3 Articles
Accessed 11 Times
Touro Law Review, Vol. 33, Issue 3 (2017), pp. 709-738
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
33 Touro L. Rev. 709 (2017)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 17 Times
Essays in Honor of Professor C. Surrency (1924-2012)
American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 54, Issue 2 (April 2014), pp. 168-199
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
54 Am. J. Legal Hist. 168 (2014)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1966, Part Three (1966), pp. 687-698
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1966 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 687 (1966)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 4 Times
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1967, Part Three (1967), pp. 547-554
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1967 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 547 (1967)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 5 Times
Remarks
Hofstra Law Review , Vol. 38, Issue 1 (Fall 2009), pp. 279-284
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
38 Hofstra L. Rev. 279 (2009-2010)
The CPLR at Fifty: Its Past, Present, and Future
New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 16, Issue 3 (2013), pp. 659-663
Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
16 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 659 (2013)
Subjects: Law, Economics, Finance
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 4 Times
Comment
New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 53, Issue 3 (2008-2009), pp. 533-540
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
53 N.Y. L. Sch. L. Rev. 533 (2008-2009)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 1 Time
Willamette Law Review, Vol. 49, Issue 3 (Spring 2013), pp. 307-410
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
49 Willamette L. Rev. 307 (2012-2013)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 17 Times
Journal of Supreme Court History, Vol. 27, Issue 3 (November 2002), pp. 240-272
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
27 J. Sup. Ct. Hist. 240 (2002)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 6 Times
Mississippi College Law Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1 (Fall 1998), pp. 1-52
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
19 Miss. C. L. Rev. 1 (1998-1999)
Subjects: Economics, Law, Religion
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 9 Times
Tribute
New York University Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 60, Issue 1 (2004), pp. 19-22
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
60 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 19 (2004-2005)
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1978, Issue 3 (1978), pp. 395-410
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1978 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 395 (1978)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 2 Times
John Marshall Law Review, Vol. 37, Issue 2 (Winter 2004), pp. 325-356
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
37 J. Marshall L. Rev. 325 (2003-2004)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 3 Times
Departments and Columns
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 5, Issue 3 (Summer 1996), pp. 458-466
Hofmann, Paul B. (Cited 1 times); Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times); Cohen, Neal (Cited 2 times); Schwartz, Robert L. (Cited 160 times)
5 Cambridge Q. Healthcare Ethics 458 (1996)
St. Louis Law Review, Vol. 17, Issue 4 (June 1932), pp. 320-336
Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
17 St. Louis L. Rev. 320 (1931-1932)
Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 7, Issue 4 (1985), pp. 557-564
Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
7 Hum. Rts. Q. 557 (1985)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 1 Time
New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 43, Issue 2 (1999), pp. 223-300
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
43 N. Y. L. Sch. L. Rev. 223 (1999)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 4 Times
Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities, Vol. 5, Issue 2 (Summer 1993), pp. 351-354
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
5 Yale J.L. & Human. 351 (1993)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 3 Times
Symposium: Benjamin N. Cardozo: Judge, Justice, Scholar
Touro Law Review, Vol. 34, Issue 1 (2018), pp. 281-300
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
34 Touro L. Rev. 281 (2018)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 46 Times
Symposium: Legal Education in Twentieth-Century America
Fordham Law Review, Vol. 87, Issue 3 (December 2018), pp. 939-958
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
87 Fordham L. Rev. 939 (2018-2019)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 8 Times
Rule of Law Symposium in Honor of John Attanasio
SMU Law Review, Vol. 67, Issue 4 (Fall 2014), pp. 781-794
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
67 S.M.U. L. Rev. 781 (2014)
Cited by 1 Article
Accessed 7 Times
Touro Law Review, Vol. 33, Issue 3 (2017), pp. 745-748
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
33 Touro L. Rev. 745 (2017)
Accessed 3 Times
Massachusetts Legal History: A Journal of the Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society, Vol. 9, pp. 49-66
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
9 Mass. Legal Hist. 49 (2003)
Accessed 1 Time
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1968, Part Two (1968), pp. 359-364
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1968 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 359 (1968-1969)
Accessed 1 Time
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1969, Part Three (1969-1970), pp. 657-676
Reid, John Phillip (Cited 272 times); Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1969 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 657 (1969-1970)
Subjects: Law
Accessed 3 Times
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1971, Part Three (1971-1972), pp. 627-644
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1971 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 627 (1971-1972)
Accessed 5 Times
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1973, Issue 4 (Summer 1974), pp. 625-640
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1973 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 625 (1973-1974)
Accessed 3 Times
Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 1976, pp. 427-500
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
1976 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 427 (1976)
Accessed 5 Times
Special Section: Bioethics Education
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 19, Issue 4 (October 2010), pp. 510-517
Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times); Greene, Mary Ann; West, Alan
19 Cambridge Q. Healthcare Ethics 510 (October 2010)
Accessed 12 Times
Departments and Columns: Organizational Ethics
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 29, Issue 1 (January 2020), pp. 156-162
Lahey, Timothy; Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
DOI: 10.1017/S0963180119000884
29 Cambridge Q. Healthcare Ethics 156 (2020)

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Perspectives
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Vol. 26, Issue 1 (January 2017), pp. 173-179
Lahey, Tim; Pepe, Joseph; Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times)
26 Cambridge Q. Healthcare Ethics 173 (January 2017)
Accessed 14 Times
Symposium - Historical Race Relations
Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 17, Issues 3 & 4 (Spring and Summer 1986), pp. 607-614
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
17 Rutgers L.J. 607 (1985-1986)
Accessed 4 Times
Target Article
American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 6, Issue 2 (March/April 2006), pp. 44-50
Nelson, William (Cited 1117 times); Lushkov, Gili; Pomerantz, Andrew; Weeks, William B. (Cited 1 times)
DOI: 10.1080/15265160500506746
6 Am. J. Bioethics 44 (2006)
Accessed 2 Times
In Memoriam: Byron R. White
Harvard Law Review, Vol. 116, Issue 1 (November 2002), pp. 9-18
Nelson, William E. (Cited 1117 times)
116 Harv. L. Rev. 9 (2002-2003)
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