Nicholson Price and Jonathan Tietz on Vanity Footnotes
In this episode, William Nicholson Price II, Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, and Jonathan I. Tietz, a recent graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, discuss their article "Acknowledgements as a Window into Legal Academia," which will be published in the Washington University Law Review. Price and Tietz explain how publication works in legal scholarship, and how it differs from publication in other academic fields. They reflect on the benefits and costs of the legal publication model, and explain how they used acknowledgement footnotes to study legal scholarship empirically. They discuss their findings, and reflect on future projects. Price is on Twitter at @WNicholsonPrice and Tietz is on Twitter at @harmonslide.