“From Brown to Casey: The U.S. Supreme Court and the Burdens of History,” in Austin Sarat, ed., Race, Law and Culture: Reflections on Brown v. Board of Education (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997), pp. 74-88. (Reprinted in Neal Devins & Davison M. Douglas, eds., Redefining Equality [New York: Oxford University Press, 1998], pp. 205-217.)

“Introduction” to Alex Poinsett, Walking With Presidents: Louis E. Martin and the Rise of Black Political Power (Lanham, MD: Madison Books, 1997), pp. xiii-xvi.

“Reproductive Rights and Liberties: The Long Road to Roe,” in E. Joshua Rosenkranz & Bernard Schwartz, eds., Reason and Passion: Justice Brennan’s Enduring Influence (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1997), pp. 105-116.

“LBJ’s Recordings Make Sleepy Bedfellows,” Newsday, 11 December 1997, pp. B2-B3, B8. (Michael R. Beschloss, ed., Taking Charge).

“Save These Books–George McMillan, The Making of an Assassin,” Salon Magazine, 4 December 1997.

Leslie J. Reagan, When Abortion Was A Crime, in the Journal of American History 84 (December 1997): 1091-92.

“Double Dirt,” Newsday, 17 November 1997, p. B3. (Seymour M. Hersh,The Dark Side of Camelot).

“A New View of Death,” The Oregonian, 6 November 1997, p. D11.

“The Oregon [Right-to-Die] Trail,” New York Times, 6 November 1997, p. A27.

“[William J.] Brennan Helped Shape U.S. Justice,” Atlanta Journal- Constitution, 27 July 1997, p. F1.

“Back to Birmingham,” Newsweek, 21 July 1997, p. 37.

“Letting the Public Decide About Assisted Suicide,” New York Times, 29 June 1997, p. IV-4.

“Two Death Penalty Cases, One Dilemma,” New York Times, 17 June 1997, p. A15.

“The New Politics of Abortion: When ‘Compromise’ Means Caving In,” Washington Post, 1 June 1997, p. C3.

“David H. Souter,” George, June 1997, pp. 72, 102.

“Nine Justices and a [Right-to-Die] Funeral,” George, June 1997, pp. 56-63.

“A Shrinking [King] Legacy,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 4 April 1997, p. A23.

“The Assassin’s Name is James Earl Ray,” New York Times, 2 April 1997, p. A21.

David J. Langum, Crossing Over the Line: Legislating Morality and the Mann Act, in Law and History Review 15 (Spring 1997): 190-191.

“Elijah Muhammad vs. Malcolm X,” Newsday, 23 February 1997, pp. G13- 14. (Claude Andrew Clegg III, An Original Man).

“The Boycott That Made A Rights Hero,” Philadelphia Inquirer, 23 February 1997, pp. Q1, Q8. (Clayborne Carson et al., The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Vol. 3: Birth of A New Age).

“Pointing Toward a [King] Plot,” Newsweek, 17 February 1997, p. 55.

“The Marketing of Martin [Luther King, Jr.],” Chicago Tribune, 20 January 1997, p. A15, and Washington Post, 28 January 1997, p. A13.