Sarah L. Swan is a J.S.D. Candidate at Columbia Law School, and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellow. She holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of British Columbia, and an LL.M. from Columbia, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Before pursuing graduate legal studies, Sarah clerked for the British Columbia Supreme Court, and practiced insurance and commercial litigation at a leading litigation firm. Additionally, she has published numerous pieces in the field of law and popular culture.
Dissertation Project and Fields of Interest:
Sarah’s dissertation project focuses on the legal construction and regulation of third-party responsibility. Her areas of academic interest include torts, contracts, family law, local government law, corporations, gender and sexuality law, legal history, and law and the humanities.
Professor Elizabeth Emens (Chair), Professor Katherine Franke, and Professor Carol Sanger
Home Rules, 64 Duke L. J. __ (forthcoming 2015).
Triangulating Rape, 37 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 403 (2013).
A New Tortious Interference with Contractual Relations: Gender and Erotic Triangles in Lumley v. Gye, 35 Harv. J. L. & Gender 167 (2012).
J.S.D. Candidate, Columbia Law School (2010 – present)
LL.M., Columbia Law School (2010)
J.D., University of British Columbia (2004)
B.A., University of British Columbia (2001)
Last updated June 24, 2014