Lea VanderVelde

Lea S. VanderVelde

Biographical Information

Publications

Books

Lea VanderVelde. Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott. New York: Oxford University Press 2014, xii, 305 pages.
Lea VanderVelde. Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery’s Frontier. New York: Oxford University Press 2009, 496 pages.
Lea VanderVelde. Cases and Text on Property 4th, with A. James Casner, W. Barton Leach, Susan F. French, and Gerald Korngold. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Law & Business 2000, xxxiii, 1380 pages.
Lea VanderVelde. Employment Law, with Mark A. Rothstein, Charles B. Craver, Elinor P. Schroeder, and Elaine W. Shoben. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 1994, vol. I - xx, 676 pages; vol. II - xvii, 671 pages.
Lea VanderVelde. Employment Law, with Mark A. Rothstein, Charles B. Craver, Elinor P. Schroeder, and Elaine W. Shoben; Hornbook edition, St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. 1994, xix, 738 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, Human Resources and the Law, with Mark A. Rothstein. Washington, DC: Bureau of National Affairs, 1994, xxiv, 575 pages.

Book Chapters

Lea VanderVelde, “The Gendered Origins of the Lumley Doctrine: Binding Men’s Consciences and Women’s Fidelity,” 101 Yale Law Journal 775 (1992), 78 pages; reprinted in Contracts Stories, edited by Douglas G. Baird. New York: Foundation Press 2007, at 219, 35 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Wal-Mart as a Phenomenon in the Legal World: Matters of Scale, Scale Matters,” in Wal-Mart World: The World’s Biggest Corporation in the Global Economy, edited by Stanley D. Brunn. New York: Routledge, 2006, at 115, 26 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Coercion in At-Will Termination of Employment and in Sexual Harassment,” in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law, edited by Catharine A. MacKinnon and Reva B. Siegel. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 2003, at 496, 20 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Local Knowledge, Legal Knowledge, and Zoning Law,” 75 Iowa Law Review 1057 (1990), 19 pages; reprinted in 23 Land Use & Environment Law Review 59 (1992), 19 pages; reprinted in abridged form in A Land Use Anthology, edited by Jon W. Bruce. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing 1998, at 67, 9 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Hidden Dimensions in Labor Law History: Gender Variations on the Theme of Free Labor,” in Labor Law in America: Historical and Critical Essays, edited by Christopher L. Tomlins and Andrew J. King. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press 1992, at 99, 29 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Women as Full Members of the Club,” with Marilyn Mosier, in Women Working Together: Thirteenth National Conference on Women & the Law: 1982 Sourcebook. Detroit, MI: Thirteenth National Conference on Women and the Law, Wayne State University Law School, 1982, at 192, 5 pages.

Articles

Lea VanderVelde, "Henry Wilson, Cobbler of the Constitution: Founder of the Thirteenth Amendment (Symposium: The Original Meaning and Continuing Relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment)," 15 Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy 173 (2017).
Lea VanderVelde, “The Last Legally Beaten Servant in America: From Compulsion to Coercion in the American Workplace (Symposium: The Thirteenth Amendment Through the Lens of Class and Labor),” 39 Seattle University Law Review 727 (2016).
Lea VanderVelde, "The Dred Scott Case in Context," 40 Journal of Supreme Court History 263 (2015), 19 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Proposed Restatement of Employment Law at Midpoint,”16 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 359 (2012), 35 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Dred Scott Case as an American Family Saga,” 25 OAH Magazine of History 24 (2011), 5 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “A Singular Conscience: In Re Summers (Symposium: Special Issue in Honor of Clyde W. Summers),” 14 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 153 (2010), 54 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Working Group on Chapter 2 of the Proposed Restatement of Employment Law: Employment Contracts: Termination,” with Matthew W. Finkin, Stephen F. Befort, and William Corbett, 13 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 93 (2009), 34 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Thirteenth Amendment of Our Aspirations (Symposium: A New Birth of Freedom: The Thirteenth Amendment - Past, Present and Future),” 38 University of Toledo Law Review 855 (2007), 27 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Role of Captives and the Rule of Capture,” 35 Environmental Law 649 (2005), 23 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Substituting Social Inclusion for Equal Treatment: A Comparison of Means to Achieve Just Outcomes in Antidiscrimination Efforts – A Response to Professor Hugh Collins (“Social Inclusion: A Better Approach to Equality Issues?” 14 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 897 (2005)), 14 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 919 (2005), 7 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “With Equalities for All,” 1 Juridikum 80 (2000), 2 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Mrs. Dred Scott,” with Sandhya Subramanian, 106 Yale Law Journal 1033 (1996), 90 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Moral Economy of the Purchase of Freedom: Ethical Lessons from the Slave Narratives,” 17 Cardozo Law Review 1983 (1996), 11 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Legal Ways of Seduction,” 48 Stanford Law Review 817 (1996), 85 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Legal Pluralism and Equal Treatment in the Context of Zoning Variances,” 33 Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law 91 (1993), 15 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Gendered Origins of the Lumley Doctrine: Binding Men’s Consciences and Women’s Fidelity,” 101 Yale Law Journal 775 (1992), 78 pages; reprinted in Contracts Stories, edited by Douglas G. Baird. New York: Foundation Press, 2007, at 219, 35 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Local Knowledge, Legal Knowledge, and Zoning Law,” 75 Iowa Law Review 1057 (1990), 19 pages; reprinted in 23 Land Use & Environment Law Review 59 (1992), 19 pages; reprinted in abridged form in A Land Use Anthology, edited by Jon W. Bruce. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing, 1998, at 67, 9 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “The Labor Vision of the Thirteenth Amendment,” 138 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 437 (1989), 68 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Making Good on Vaca’s Promise: Apportioning Backpay to Achieve Remedial Goals,” 32 UCLA Law Review 302 (1984), 94 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “A Fair Process Model for the Union’s Fair Representation Duty,” 67 Minnesota Law Review 1079 (1983), 86 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Utility Extensions: An Untested Control on Wisconsin’s Urban Sprawl,” 1977 Wisconsin Law Review 1132, 26 pages.

Book Reviews

Lea VanderVelde, Review of Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans, by Kenneth R. Aslakson. 121 The American Historical Review 564 (2016).
Lea VanderVelde, "New Works about Slavery on the Antebellum Frontier," review of Slavery's Borderland: Freedom and Bondage Along the Ohio River, by Matthew Salafia; and Race and Rights: Fighting Slavery and Prejudice in the Old Northwest, 1830 - 1870, by Dana Elizabeth Weiner, 43 Reviews in American History 498 (2015), 7 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, Review of To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker, by Sydney Nathans. 3 Journal of the Civil War Era 129 (2013), 3 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, Review of Free to Work: Labor Law, Emancipation, and Reconstruction, 1815 - 1880, by James Schmidt. 45 American Journal of Legal History 522 (2001), 3 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, Review of Conscience and the Constitution: History, Theory, and Law of the Reconstruction Amendments, by David A. Richards. 13 Law and History Review 449 (1995), 3 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, Review of Capitalism and Unfree Labour: Anomaly or Necessity? by Robert Miles, with Roberta Till-Retz. 16 Labor Studies Journal 65 (1991), 3 pages.
Lea VanderVelde, “Labor’s Lost Horizons - The Austrian System of Industrial Relations,” review of Social Partnership - The Austrian System of Industrial Relations and Social Insurance, by Theodore Tomandl and Karl Feuerboek. 8 Comparative Labor Law Journal 400 (1987), 14 pages.

Reports

Lea VanderVelde, Changing Patterns in Lakeshore Ownership - Northern Wisconsin. Madison, WI: State Planning Office, 1977.
Lea VanderVelde, Survey of Lakeshore Parceling and Developing in Northern Wisconsin: Working Paper. Madison, WI: Office of State Planning and Energy, Department of Administration, 1976, 50 pages.