Professor West came to the Law Center from the University of Maryland Law School, where she taught from 1986-1991. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Chicago and Stanford Law Schools. She also taught at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University, from 1982-1985. Professor West has written extensively on gender issues and feminist legal theory, constitutional law and theory, jurisprudence, legal philosophy, and law and literature.

Scholarship

Books

Robin L. West, Civil Rights: Rethinking Their Natural Foundation (Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press 2019).
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Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Robin West, Consent, Legitimation, and Dysphoria, 83 Modern L. Rev. 1-34 (2020).
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Forthcoming Works - Book Chapters & Collected Works

Robin West, Law’s Sentiments, in The Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Law and Emotion (Susan A. Bandes, Jody Lynee Madeira, Kathryn Temple & Emily Kidd White eds., forthcoming 2020).
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Book Chapters & Collected Works

Robin West, Bartleby’s Consensual Dysphoriain Power, Prose, and Purse: Law, Literature, and Economic Transformations 191-220 (Alison LaCroix, Saul Levmore & Martha C. Nussbaum eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2019).
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Robin L. West, Introduction, in Research Handbook on Feminist Jurisprudence 1-22 (Robin L. West & Cynthia Grant Bowman eds., Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar 2019).
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