Selected Works

“The Myth of the Impartial Juror” The Boston Review, March 16, 2021.

Impartial Juror

“Wanted: Angela Davis and and A Jury of Her Peers” Political Theory

Angela Davis


“The Necessity to Nullify: The Jury and Entrapment” Journal of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Sept 2017

Necessity to Nullify


“Mature Enough to Disobey: On Jurors, Women and Autonomy in Tocqueville’s Democracy in America” Journal of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, June 2016

Tocqueville in LCH -Chakravarti


“Mistaken for Consensus: The Allen Charge and the End of Jury Deliberation” Law’s Mistakes, Austin Sarat, ed. (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015)

Mistaken for Consensus


“No Pain Like My Own: Guilt in the Works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Antjie Krog” Journal of Law, Culture and the Humanities. August 2013.

No Pain Like My Own Chakravarti


“The Case of Gacaca: A Flawed Project and the Hope for Transitional Justice” Theory and Event. Vol 16, No. 3 Sept 2013.

The Case of Gacaca 2013


“More than Cheap Sentimentality: Victim Testimony at Nuremberg, Eichmann and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission” Constellations, vol. 15, no. 2. June 2008. 223-235.

More than Cheap Sentimentality