The Yale Law Journal

Tomiko Brown-Nagin


The Civil Rights Canon: Above and Below

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

This essay builds on the constitutional history of the civil rights movement from below to complement and complicate the canon identified in We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution. Like Professor Ackerman’s work, this essay embraces the concept o…


"One of These Things Does Not Belong”: Intellectual Property and Collective Action Across Boundaries

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

It is a fine day when I am able to fondly recall a childhood game, reflect upon social movement theory, and ponder the connections between the public interest and private law, all at once. Amy Kapczynski’s article brought me to this delightful place. The childhood game, which featured four cards, …