Jason M. Solomon
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Harvard College
Office phone: (757) 221-3833
Office location: Room 204
Health Law & Policy; Torts
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Jason M. Solomon joined the William & Mary faculty from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he taught since 2005. Professor Solomon graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and Notes Editor on the Columbia Law Review.
Professor Solomon clerked for Judge Chester Straub of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge John Gleeson of the Eastern District of New York. Professor Solomon served as Chief of Staff to the President of Harvard University and worked in the White House and U.S. Treasury Department.
Professor Solomon’s scholarship focuses on the theory and practice of civil justice. His research interests include regulatory theory and policy, the law of the workplace, and legal education.
- The Civil Jury as a Political Institution, 61 Emory L.J. ___ (forthcoming 2012).
- Civil Recourse as Social Equality, 39 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2011).
- Symposium Issue, What is Civil Justice?, 43 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 317 (2010). SSRN.
- Symposium Issue, New Governance, Preemptive Self-Regulation, and the Blurring of Boundaries in Regulatory Theory and Practice, 2010 Wis. L. Rev. 591. SSRN.
- Equal Accountability Through Tort Law, 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1765 (2009) SSRN.
- Review Essay, Law and Governance in the 21st-Century Regulatory State, 86 Tex. L. Rev. 819 (2008). SSRN.
- Judging Plaintiffs, 60 Vand. L. Rev. 1747 (2007). SSRN.
- Causing Constitutional Harm: How Tort Law Can Help Determine Harmless Error in Criminal Trials, 99 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1053 (2005). SSRN.
- Note, Fulfilling the Bargain: How the Science of Ergonomics Can Inform the Laws of Workers’ Compensation, 101 Colum. L. Rev. 1140 (2001), reprinted in 2 Workers’ Comp. Pol'y Rev., Issue 3 (2002).
- Co-author, Minnesota's “Homer Hanky Jurisprudence”: Contraction, Ethics and the Twins, in Baseball and Philosophy (Eric Bronson ed., Open Court 2004) (with Paul Horan).