Nadia E. Nedzel, J.D., LL.M.
Reilly Family Professor of Law
Nadia E. Nedzel, J.D., LL.M. Reilly Family Professor of Law. Professor Nedzel’s research interests include the Rule of Law, legal history, and comparative law, and she has a number of books and articles on this topic as well as others. She teaches commercial law, including Contracts, Obligations, Sale and Lease, and International Public and Private law. She received her LL.M. with Honors from Northwestern University in Chicago, her J.D. Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University in New Orleans, and her B.S. in English, French, and Comparative Literature from Northwestern University. Because she speaks, writes, and reads French, Spanish, and Russian (to varying extents), she enjoys teaching and lecturing abroad in countries as diverse as France, Chile, Italy, Austria, Russia, Turkey, China, Guatemala, and Mexico. Not just an academic, she clerked for Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart of the U.S. Fifth Circuit and practiced International Trade and Admiralty Insurance Defense.
The Anglo-American Conception of the Rule of Law (with Nicholas Capaldi)(Palgrave Pub. 2019)(forthcoming)
The Rule of Law, Economic Development, and Corporate Governance (Elgar Pub. 2020)(forthcoming)
Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students (Aspen Publishing: 2004; 2d ed. 2008, translated into Chinese in 2013; 3d ed 2012; 4th edition fall 2016; 5th edition fall 2020 (forthcoming)).
Louisiana Law of Sale and Lease: Cases and Materials (Vandeplas Publishing Preliminary ed. 2011; First ed. 2012) (with David Gruning); 2nd ed. 2020 (forthcoming).
Major Articles & Book Chapters
The Relationship Among the International Rule of Law, Spontaneous Order, and Economic Development, 12 Vienna Journal of International Constitutional Law 183 (June 2018).
The International Rule of Law and Economic Development, 17 Wash. U. Global. St. L. Rev. 447 (2018).
Rule of Law, État de Droit, Rechtsstaat: Significant Differences in Legal Culture, Juris Diversitas 2015
Book Chapter: Rule of Law v. Legal State: Where are we coming from, where are we going to?, Book Chapter, in Comparison: The Rule of Law in the 21st Century and the Legal State (James Silkenat, ed. Springer pub.. 2014). Russian version 2013.
The Rule of Law: Its History and Meaning in Common Law, Civil Law, and Latin America Judicial Systems, 10 Rich. J. Global L. & Bus. 57 (2010).
Antidumping and Cotton Subsidies: A Market-Based Defense of Unfair Trade Remedies, 28 Nw. J. Int’l L. & Bus. 215 (2008).
Eminent Domain: A Legal and Economic Critique, 7 U. Md. L.J. Race, Religion, Gender & Class 140 (2007)(with Walter Block).
A Comparative Study of Good Faith, Fair Dealing, and Precontractual Liability, 12 Tul. Eur. & Civ. L.F. 97 (1997).
Book Chapter: Immigration Law: A Bird’s Eye View, in Immigration: Debating the Issues (1997).
Comment, Please Release Me: A Comparative Study of Louisiana Suretyship Law, 40 Loy. L. Rev. 955 (1995) (sub nom Nadia N. San Miguel).
Note, Taylor v. Giddens: Louisiana Supreme Court Tailors Medical Malpractice Prescription Statute, 39 Loy. L. Rev. 699 (1993) (sub nom Nadia N. San Miguel).
Shorter Articles, Encyclopedia Entries, and Newspaper Articles
France: The Yellow Jackets Are A Hornet’s Nest, The Gateway Pundit (Jan 8, 2019), available at https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/01/france-the-yellow-jackets-are-a-hornets-nest/
The International Court of Justice: A Predictable Failure, The Gateway Pundit (September 23, 2018), available at: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/09/nadia-nedzel-the-international-court-of-justice-a-predictable-failure/
French Populism on the Rise In This Era of Macron, The Gateway Pundit (August 28, 2018), available at https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/08/french-populism-on-the-rise-and-gaining-support/
Business Law, Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2007; 2nd ed. 2018).
Eminent Domain, Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2007; 2nd ed.2018).
European Directive on Privacy in the Electronic Communications Sector, Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2007; 2nd ed.2018).
Restraint of Trade, Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2007; 2nd ed. 2018).
Subsidies, Sage Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2007; 2nd ed. 2018).
Concealed Carry: The ONLY way to Stop School Shootings (Academic Quarterly 2014).
Interview with Judge Carl E. Stewart of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 232 Around the Bar (Baton Rouge Louisiana Bar Association, February 2009).