Publications - John Valery White



Complex Litigation: Cases and Materials on Litigating Social Change (Kevin R. Johnson et al. eds., Carolina Academic Press 2008).

Tort Law: The American and Louisiana Perspectives (Frank L. Maraist et al. eds., Vandeplas Publ’g 2008).


Book Contributions

John Valery White, Multiculturalism and Civil Rights in the United States: Lessons for Europe?, in Multiculturalisms (Barbara Pozzo ed., 2009).

John Valery White, The Persistence of Race Politics and the Restraint of Recovery in Katrina’s Wake, in After the Storm: Black Intellectuals Explore the Meaning of Hurricane Katrina 41 (David Dante Troutt ed., 2006).

John Valery White, Just ‘Cause (or Just Cause): On August Wilson’s Case for a Black Theater, in August Wilson and Black Aesthetics 63 (Sandra G. Shannon & Dana A. Williams eds., 2004).

John Valery White & Christopher L. Blakesley, Women or Rights: How Should Women’s Rights be Conceived and Implemented, in 2 Women and International Human Rights Law 51 (Kelly D. Askin et al. eds., 1999).

John Valery White, Human Rights (Survey of Human Rights Requirements, a Chapter in Course Materials Used By SAIS, a State Department Subcontractor, in its Foreign Police Training Institute).

John Valery White, Human Rights Watch, Prison Conditions in Egypt: A Filthy System (1993) (contributor).



John Valery White, Nomos and Nation: On Nation in an Age of "Populism", 37 Touro L. Rev. 2035 (2022).

John Valery White, Civil Rights Law Equity: An Introduction to a Theory of What Civil Rights Has Become, 78 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1889 (2022).

John Valery White, "But Vestiges Remain": The Anomaly of Sovereign Immunity for Public Hospitals, 12 J. Tort Law 33 (2019).

John Valery White, Seeing Higher Education and Faculty Responsibility Through Richard Matasar's Critiques of Law Schools: College Completion, Economic Viability, and the Liberal Arts Ideal in Higher Education66 Syracuse L. Rev. 545 (2016).

John Valery White, Foreword, 1 UNLV Gaming L. J. [iii] (2010).

John Valery White, Globalism and the American Civil Rights Model: Toward an Assimilation Law, Proceedings of the XVII Colloquio Biennale, Associazione Italiana Di Diritto Comparato (2006).

John Valery White, The Turner Thesis, Black Migration, and the (Misapplied) Immigrant Explanation of Black Poverty, 5 Nev. L.J. 6 (2004).

John Valery White, What is Affirmative Action?, 78 Tul. L. Rev. 2117 (2004).

John Valery White, Federalism and the Challenge for Human and Civil Rights, E­Publication, Center for State Constitutional Studies (2004).

John Valery White, Foreword: Is Civil Rights Law Dead?, 63 La. L. Rev. 609 (2003).

John Valery White, The Activist Insecurity and the Demise of Civil Rights, 63 La. L. Rev. 785 (2003).

John Valery White, Brown v. Board Of Education and the Origins of the Activist Insecurity in Civil Rights Law, 28 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 303 (2002).

John Valery White, The Irrational Turn in Employment Discrimination Law: Slouching Toward a Unified Approach to Civil Rights Law, 53 Mercer L. Rev. 709 (2002).

John Valery White & Gregory Vincent, Introduction: Employment Discrimination and the Problems of Proof, 61 La. L. Rev. 487 (2001).

John Valery White, Vindicating Rights in a Federal System: Rediscovering 42 U.S.C. § 1985(3)'s Equality Right, 69 Temp. L. Rev. 145 (1996).

John Valery White, Note, Reactions to Oppression: Jurisgenesis in the Jurispathic State, 100 Yale L.J. 2727 (1991).


Commentaries, Essays, and Reviews

John Valery White, State of the Law School: Achieving Academic Success in Nevada, Nev. Law., Sept. 2011, at 20.


John Valery White on the Scholarly Commons