Kristen David Adams - Publications

Kristen David Adams

Professor of Law

B.A., Rice University
J.D., Emory Law School
LL.M., Yale Law School

Commercial Transactions, Dispute Resolution Board, Homeless Advocacy Externship, International Sales Law & Arbitration, Law through the Lens of Poetry, Payment Systems, Property


The ABCs of the UCC: Related and Supplementary Consumer Law, Third Edition (forthcoming 2018) (co-author Professor Candace M. Zierdt).

Essential UCC Concepts: A Survey of Commercial Transactions (forthcoming 2017) (co-authors Professor Candace M. Zierdt and Juliette Moringiello).

CISG Basics: A Guide to International Sales Law (2016) (co-author Professor Candace M. Zierdt).

Uniform Commercial Code in a Nutshell (8th ed., Thomson/West 2012) (co-author Bradford Stone).

Global Issues in Commercial Law (Thomson/West 2009) (co-author Claude Rohwer).

Uniform Commercial Code in a Nutshell (7th ed., Thomson/West 2008) (co-author Bradford Stone).

Commercial Transactions: A Survey of United States Law with International Perspective (Thomson/West 2006).

The Practice of Law School: Getting in and Making the Most of Your Legal Education (ALM Publg. 2003) (coauthor Christen Civiletto Carey).

Articles and Manuscript

International Sales of Goods, 72 Bus. Law. ___ (Forthcoming, Fall 2017) (co-author Professor Candace M. Zierdt).

Living with Banks: Trends and Lessons from the First Five Years, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 391 (2017).

International Sales of Goods, 71 Bus. Law. 1345 (Fall 2016) (co-author Professor Candace M. Zierdt).

International Sales of Goods, 70 Bus. Law., Fall 2015, at 1 (co-author Professor Candace M. Zierdt).

United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Bus. L. Today (ABA pub.), June 2015, at 1 (co-author Professor Candace M. Zierdt).

Better Angels of Our Nature (2015) (unpublished manuscript).

Promise Enforcement in Mortgage Lending: How U.S. Borrowers and Lenders Can See Themselves as Part of a Shared Goal. 28 Rev. Banking & Fin. L. 507 (2009).

Do We Need a Right to Housing? 9 Nev. L.J. 275 (2009).

Homeownership: American Dream or Illusion of Empowerment? 60 S.C. L. Rev. 573 (2009).

Of Stockyards and Stock Exchanges: Proceeds Puzzles under Revised UCC Article 9, 18 Bus. L. Today No. 1 (Sept/Oct. 2008) (ABA publication).

The American Law Institute: Justice Cardozo's Ministry of Justice? 32 S. Ill. L. Rev. 173 (2007).

The Restatements and the Common Law: Blaming the Mirror, 40 Ind. L. Rev. 205 (2007) (lead article).

Introduction: Housing, Personhood & Dignity, 36 Stetson L. Rev. 1 (2007).

Promise Enforcement: Can the Lessons of Hundertwasser and Rousseau Save Affordable Housing in the United States? 41 San Diego L. Rev. 643 (2004).

The Folly of Uniformity Lessons from the Restatement Movement, 33 Hofstra L. Rev. 423 (2004) (lead article).

Promise Enforcement in Public Housing: Lessons from Rousseau and Hundertwasser, 76 Tul. L. Rev. 1073 (2002).

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: A Toothless Tiger? 26 N.C. J. Intl. L. & Com. Reg. 1
(2000) (lead article).