Sarah Swan

Lecturer in Law

Sarah Swan

Sarah
Swan
Lecturer in Law

Sarah L. Swan is a fellow and Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School. Her scholarship focuses on issues of third-party responsibility, and her publications include articles in the Duke Law Journal, the UCLA Law Review, the Wisconsin Law Review, the NYU Review of Law & Social Change, and the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender. She holds J.S.D. and LL.M degrees from Columbia Law School, and J.D. and BA. degrees from the University of British Columbia. Swan practiced as a litigation associate for several years, specializing in the areas of insurance and commercial litigation, and served as a judicial law clerk for the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Education
  • J.S.D., Columbia Law School, 2016
  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2010
  • J.D., University of British Columbia, 2004
  • B.A., University of British Columbia, 2001
Areas of Expertise
  • Torts
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Property
  • Local government law
Publications
  • “Conjugal Liability,” 64 UCLA Law Review, forthcoming, 2017
  • “Between Title IX and the Criminal Law: Bringing Tort Law to the Campus Sexual Assault Debate, 64 University of Kansas Law Review 961, 2016 (invited Symposium contribution)
  • “Bystander Interventions,” 2015 Wisconsin Law Review 975, 2015
  • “Home Rules,” 64 Duke Law Journal 823, 2015
  • “Triangulating Rape,” 37 N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change 403, 2013
  • “A New Tortious Interference with Contractual Relations: Gender and Erotic Triangles in Lumley v. Gye,” 35 Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 167, 2012
Courses
LL.M. Legal Research and Writing
Legal Practice Workshop I