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Abigail Perdue

Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research
Founding Director, D.C. Summer Judicial Externship Program
Assistant Director, D.C. Metropolitan Spring Externship Program

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Exploring Diversity and Discrimination (Carolina Academic Press 2020).

The All-Inclusive Guide to Judicial Clerking (West Academic Press 2017).

Animal Cruelty and Freedom of Speech: When Worlds Collide (Purdue University Press 2014).

Book Chapters

Project Professionalism, in (2017).


Man Up: Exploring Perceptions of Women in Leadership, Marquette Law Review (2017).

The Stories Told about U.S. v. Virginia, The Second Draft (2015).

The Nth Decree: Examining Intra-racial Use of the N-Word in Employment Discrimination Cases, 64 DePaul Law Review 65 (2015).

Transforming"Shedets" into "Keydets:" An Empirical Study Examining Coeducation through the Lens of Gender Polarization, The Columbia Journal of Gender and Law (2015).

The Solidarity Paradox, 23 Duke Journal of Gender, Law, & Policy 45-98 (2015).

DNA Resume: Exploring Genetic Discrimination in America's Brave, New Workplace, Tennessee Law Review (2011).

For Love or Money: An Analysis of the Contractual Regulation of Reproductive Surrogacy, Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy (2011).

When Bad Things Happen to Good Laws: The Rise, Fall, and Future of Section 48, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law (2011).

Fashion Police: Risks and Rewards of Expression, Employment Law 360 (2009).

Pros and Cons of Pet-Friendly Workplaces, Employment Law 360 (2008).

The Legal Evolution: Genetic Influences in American Employment Law, HR Advisor (2008).

Ownership of Email is Not Clear, National Law Journal (2008).

Federal Rules Leave More Questions than Answers, New York Law Journal (2007).

New York Choice of Law Provisions in Executive Employment Agreements, New York Law Journal (2006).

Other (2017).

A Pinch of Wisdom for a New Law Teacher, AALS Women in the Law Section Newsletter (October 2016).

Bridging the Gap between Substance and Skill, Legal Writing Matters (December 2015).

Tackling the Culture of Cruelty in the NFL, Huffington Post (October 6, 2014).

A Bone to Pick about Animal Protection Legislation, Huffington Post (March 20, 2014).

Treating Women as the Second-Class Citizens of Sports: A Response to Richard Sherman's Critique of the NLF's Proposed Ban of the N-word, Huffington Post (March 17, 2014).

Making Forward Progress, Huffington Post (March 7, 2014).

The Forward-Thinking, Future Shaping Federal Circuit, Huffington Post (October 2013).

Important New York City Human Rights Law Developments (February 2009).

New Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Prohibits Discrimination By Employers and Health Plans (May 2008).