Jason M. Solomon
Associate Professor of Law
Office phone: (757) 221-3833
Office location: Room 204
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Jason M. Solomon joined the William and 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 Solomons scholarship focuses on the theory and practice of civil justice.
- Co-author, Symposium, The Civil Jury as a Political Institution, 55 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2014) (with Paula Hannaford-Agor) (invited).
- Juries, Social Norms, and Civil Justice, 65 Ala. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2014).
- Co-author, The Supreme Court's Theory of Private Law, 62 Duke L.J. 1109 (2013). SSRN.
- The Political Puzzle of the Civil Jury, 61 Emory L.J. 1331 (2012). SSRN.
- Symposium, Civil Recourse as Social Equality, 39 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 243 (2011) (invited). SSRN.
- Symposium, New Governance, Preemptive Self-Regulation, and the Blurring of Boundaries in Regulatory Theory and Practice, 2010 Wis. L. Rev. 591 (2010) (invited). SSRN.
- Symposium, What is Civil Justice?, 44 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 317 (2010) (invited). SSRN.
- Equal Accountability Through Tort Law, 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1765 (2009). SSRN.
- Essay Review, Law and Governance in the 21st-Century Regulatory State, 86 Tex. L. Rev. 819 (2008). SSRN.
- Judging Plaintiffs, 60 Vand. L. Rev. 1749 (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).