Lolita Buckner Inniss, A.B., J.D., LLM, PhD
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 Title: Professor
 Dept: Law
 Office: LB 165
 Phone: 216-687-2311
 Email: L.BUCKNER-INNISS@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.facebook.com/ThePrincetonFugitiveSlaveJame
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 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. LB 165, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Canadian law, comparative constitutionalism, gender, critical discourse analysis, law and literature, law and film, legal geography, legal history, memory race, property law, slavery, visual regulatory norms, women and the law,
 
Education:
A.B., Princeton University
J.D., University of California at Los Angeles
LL.M., Osgoode Hall, York University
Ph.D., Osgoode Hall, York University
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Inniss teaches in the areas of property, criminal law, comparative racism and the law, and law in literature and film. She holds a PhD (Law; Comparative Equality Jurisprudence and Feminist Legal Theory) and an LLM with Distinction from Osgoode Hall, York University, a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an A.B. from Princeton University. Her research addresses the geographic, historic and visual norms of law, especially in the context of comparative constitutionalism, gender and race.  She is the author of dozens of articles, essays, book reviews and chapters that have appeared in distinguished publications in the United States and beyond.

Dr. Inniss' current major research project is a book titled The Princeton Fugitive Slave: James Collins Johnson, a socio-legal account of race, gender, slavery and the law at Princeton. Dr. Inniss is also one of the contributors to a volume titled International Law's Objects (Oxford University Press), a work that addresses the legal, social and metaphoric aspects of various material objects and images in international law. In addition, Dr. Inniss is a chambers leader and author for the Feminist International Judgments book project.

SELECTED RECENT SCHOLARSHIP (SEE THE "PUBLICATIONS" LINK ABOVE FOR A FULLER LIST)

*FORTHCOMING WORK and SELECTED WORK IN PROGRESS*

--Book: THE PRINCETON FUGITIVE SLAVE: JAMES COLLINS JOHNSON (in progress)

--Book Chapter: "Aboriginal Women and Property: A Feminist Re-writing of Kell v. Canada," with Jessie Hohmann and Enzamaria Tramontina in FEMINIST INTERNATIONAL JUDGMENTS, Troy Lavers, Loveday Hodson, editors (in progress)

--Book Chapter: "International Law, Slavery, and Ship's Ballast" in INTERNATIONAL LAW'S OBJECTS, Jessie Hohmann, editor, Oxford University Press (in progress)

*SELECTED PUBLISHED WORK*
--Article: Cherokee Freedmen and the Color of Belonging, 5 COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF RACE AND LAW 100 (2015)

--From Space-Off to Represented Space: Hill's Reimagining Equality, 28 BERKELEY JOURNAL OF GENDER, LAW AND JUSTICE 138 (2013).

--"Other Spaces" in Legal Pedagogy, 28 HARVARD JOURNAL OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC JUSTICE (Formerly HARVARD BLACKLETTER LAW JOURNAL) 67 (2012)

--Bridging the Great Divide: A Response to Linda Greenhouse and Reva B. Siegel's Before (and After) Roe v. Wade: New Questions About Backlash, 89 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW  963 (2012)

--James Collins Johnson and the Princeton Fugitive Slave Case, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Higginbotham, editors, AFRICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (Oxford University Press: 2012)

--Archibald Campbell "Spader" Seruby, The Peanut King, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Higginbotham, editors, AFRICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY (Oxford University Press: 2012)

--Lea VanderVelde's Mrs. Dred Scot, 24 CANADIAN JOURNAL OF WOMEN AND THE LAW (2012) (with Kim Brooks, Sonia Lawrence, Emily Grabham and Maneesha  Deckha)

--Review Essay, Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution, TEXAS LAW REVIEW DICTA (2011), http://www.texaslrev.com/sites/default/files/Inniss.pdf
 
Honors and Awards:
--2014-NEW JERSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATION GRANT
--2014-OUTSTANDING SCHOLAR AWARD, LUTIE LYTLE LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP
--2012-2014 ELIHU ROOT VISITING PROFESSOR OF WOMEN'S STUDIES, HAMILTON COLLEGE
--2012-2013 FRIENDS OF THE PRINCETON LIBRARY RESEARCH AWARD
--2011-2012 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY-CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE FELLOW
--2011 HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, HARVARD UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL WORKSHOP MEMBER, HARVARD INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL LAW & POLICY
--2011 CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP INITIATIVE AWARD
--2010 JOSEPH C. HOSTETLER-BAKER & HOSTETLER CHAIR IN LAW
--2009 CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY PROVOST'S MERIT AWARD