Why do law professors continue to produce scholarship even after achieving tenure? This essay, presented as part of a AALS panel discussing “Why We Write?”, considers some common and less common responses, and suggests that for at least a few professors, legal scholarship can serve as a way of resisting the overbearing dominance of the “scientific” worldview evident in so much modern thought in favor of a perspective more attentive to the value of persons.
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Smith, Steven D., "Legal Scholarship as Resistance to 'Science'" (2005). University of San Diego Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series. 32.