Eric J. Mitnick
M.A., Princeton University;
J.D., University of Michigan, cum laude;
A.B., Cornell University
Dean Mitnick joined the TJSL faculty in the fall of 2000 and became Associate Dean in 2007. Following law school, he practiced law as an associate with a large firm in New York City, focusing primarily on complex financial litigation. He has since been the recipient of research fellowships from Princeton University, where he was a graduate student in the Department of Politics, and from the Mellon Foundation.
His current research is in the areas of rights, liberalism and multicultural theory, with recent articles appearing in prominent journals including the U.C. Davis Law Review, the Wake Forest Law Review, the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies and the Michigan Law Review. Dean Mitnick’s book, Rights, Groups, and Self-Invention: Group-Differentiated Rights in Liberal Theory, was published in Fall 2006 by Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Administrative Law, Torts.
Rights, Groups, and Self-Invention: Group-Differentiated Rights in Liberal Theory (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2006)
ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS, AND ARTICLE-LENGTH WORKS
Procedural Due Process and Reputational Harm: Liberty as Self-Invention, 43 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 79 (2009)
Law, Cognition, and Identity, 67 La. L. Rev. 823 (2007)
Differentiated Citizenship and Contextualized Morality, 7 Eth. Theory and Moral Prac. 163 (2004)
Three Models of Group-Differentiated Rights, 35 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 215 (2004)
Individual Vulnerability and Cultural Transformation, 101 Mich. L. Rev. 1635 (2003)
Liberalism and Membership, 4 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 533 (2002)
Constitutive Rights, 20 Oxford J. Legal Stud. 185 (2000)
Taking Rights Spherically: Formal and Collective Aspects of Legal Rights, 34 Wake Forest L. Rev. 409 (1999)
Law, Cognition, and Identity, Law, Culture, and the Humanities Conference, Georgetown University Law Center, Mar. 24, 2007
Rights, Groups, and Self-Invention - An Introduction, University of San Diego School of Law Faculty Colloquium, San Diego, CA, Apr. 2005