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Professor Duff's Publications


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Worker’s Compensation Judicial Decisional Independence (Work in Progress).

The Cowboy Code Meets the Smash Mouth Truth: Meditations on Worker Incivility, 117 W. Va. L. Rev. (forthcoming Spring 2015).

Workers' Compensation and a State's Right to be worse than Pirates and Prussian Chancellors (Work in Progress).

Alt-Labor, Secondary Boycotts, and Toward a Labor Organization Bargain, 63 Catholic U. L. Rev. 837 (2014). Westlaw

What Brady v. N.F.L. Teaches about the Devolution of Labor Law, 52 Washburn Law Journal 429 (2013). Westlaw | Lexis | Hein Online | Internet | Bepress

New Nip in the Bud: Does the Obama Board's Preemptive Strike Doctrine Enhance Tactical Employment Law Strategies?, 16 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 143 (2012). Westlaw | Lexis | SSRN

Of Courage, Tumult, and the Smash Mouth Truth: A Union Side Apologia, 15 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 521 (2011). SSRN | Westlaw | Lexis | Abstract

Union Salts as Administrative Private Attorneys General, 32 Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law 1 (2011). SSRN ǀ Westlaw ǀ Lexis | Hein Online | Bepress

Labor Injunctions in Bankruptcy: The Norris-Laguardia Firewall, 2009 Michigan State Law Review 669 (2009). SSRN ǀ Westlaw ǀ Lexis | Hein Online ǀ Bepress

Embracing Paradox: Three Problems the NLRB Must Confront to Resist Further Erosion of Labor Rights in the Expanding Immigrant Workplace, 30 Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law 133 (2009). SSRN ǀ Westlaw ǀ Lexis | Hein Online | Bepress

Days without Immigrants: Analysis and Implications of the Treatment of Immigration Rallies under the National Labor Relations Act, 85 Denver University Law Review 93 (2007). SSRN ǀ Hein Online ǀ Lexis ǀ Westlaw ǀ Bepress


Labor, Civil Resistance, and the Rule of Law (Work in progress).

Workers Compensation, Carolina Academic Press (2013). Carolina Academic Press

Book Chapters

John L. Lewis and the United Mine Workers in The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, Robert S. Rycroft, Ed. (ABC-CLIO forthcoming)

The Cloak (of Authority) That Will Not Fit: The 6th Circuit Upholds the NLRB's New Pre-Recognition Negotiation Rule in The Challenge for Collective Bargaining: Proceedings of the New York University’s 65th Annual Conference on Labor, Samuel Estreicher and Michael Green, Eds. Chapter 8, (Matthew Bender 2013). Lexis Nexis

Shorter Pieces

Book Review: “Defamation Law and Social Attitudes: Ordinary Unreasonable People,” 42 ILJI ____ (2015)

The Continued Relevance of the NLRA to Non-Union Workplaces under Section 7’s Mutual Aid or Protection Clause, ABA Section of Employment Litigation and Labor Relations E-Newsletter (Winter 2014)

Terms Matter: Reflections on the Wyoming Debate Over the Teacher's "Union" and Teacher "Tenure", 34 Wyoming Lawyer 16 (April 2011). Westlaw ǀ Wyoming Lawyer

The Debt Ceiling Debate and the Constitution: A Call for Caution, JURIST- Forum, July 16, 2011, (with Benjamin Davis, Craig Jackson, and Leland Ware). Jurist

Blog Posts

Against Silencing Race & Class Resistance, in Ferguson & Everywhere,

Another Supreme Court Decision Threatens Workers,

Beneath the Veneer of Harris v. Quinn,

The Worker Center Boogyman,

What Declines in Union Representation Say About Class,

Imagining Labor Day without a Labor Board (It Isn't Hard to Do),

The Law in Our Heads,

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