• A Handbook of Federal Habeas Corpus

• Language and Litigation

• Federal Habeas Corpus

• The Puzzle of Equality

• Justice After Darwin

• A Short Guide to Aix-en-Provence

• A Short Guide to Arles



Mr. Sokol’s works have been cited by the Supreme Court of the United States and by federal and state courts throughout the United States.


• French Enforcement of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction, Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law (Summer, 2003)

• The Political Trial: Courtroom as Stage, History as Critic, 2 New Literary History 495 (1971)

• Termination of French Labor Contracts, 14 International Lawyer 267 (1980)

• Law-Making Process, The Legal System of France in Modern Legal Systems Cyclopedia (1990)

• Reforming the French Legal Profession, 26 International Lawyer 1025 (1992)

• Freedom of Expression in France: The Mitterrand-Dr. Gubler Affair, 7 Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law, 5 (Spring, 1999)

• Le Danger d’Interdiction de Séjour aux Etats-Unis, Gazette du Palais, 11-12 août 1999, p. 2


25 October 2022 – Renouncing US citizenship Connexion 25 October 2022 (Connexion)

22 December 2022 – quoted in article More apply to lose US citizenship (Connexion)

8 October – Air France and Taft-Hartley (INYT)
26 March – When Justice Can’t Be Done (NYT, IHT)

2 September – Antigone in Damascus (NYT, IHT)

28 December – The Flight from French Taxes (NYT, IHT)
03 March – The curious case of chastity fraud (Christian Science Monitor)

17 April – Supreme Court’s bench has never been less diverse (Christian Science Monitor)

02 July – My burqa is none of your business (International Herald Tribune)

29 July – A day of reckoning for Bush’s ‘torture’ lawyers

03 October – The Polanski Case (International Herald Tribune)

15 January – Guilt by Birth (International Herald Tribune)

15 July – Veiled Arguments (NYT)

29 September – Can the US Assassinate an American citizen living in Yemen? (CSM)

20 January – Is it a crime or just idiocy? (International Herald Tribune)

22 March – Essay: The right to die (International Herald Tribune)

14 September – Variations on the theme of privacy (International Herald Tribune)

12 October – The right to a job (International Herald Tribune)

30 November – Was the death of Mama Cat murder most foul? (International Herald Tribune)

31 March – Who is free from public comment? (Christian Science Monitor)

29 May – The wisdom of Solomon (International Herald Tribune)

21 July – Why France can’t see past the burqa (Christian Science Monitor)

10 March – Do we really need lawyers? (International Herald Tribune)

03 June – The kindness of strangers (International Herald Tribune)

19 August – The shameful demise of due process (International Herald Tribune)

October – Buying a Secondary Residence in France (Association of Americans Resident Overseas)

15 December – Protecting Children (International Herald Tribune)

29 May – The silence of the healers at Abu Ghraib (International Herald Tribune)

16 July – System vs. Individual: Justice emigrates to Europe (International Herald Tribune)

13 August – Falling into a black hole of diplomatic immunity (International Herald Tribune)

21 January – Should hateful speech be punished? (International Herald Tribune)

10 February – Why don’t we just lop off their heads (International Herald Tribune)

09 March – Reporters’ Privilege and the Supreme Court (International Herald Tribune)

23 August – Can citizenship be abolished? (NYT – IHT)

06 September – What makes a great justice? (NYT – IHT)

23 November – The French riots: A higher calling for the courts (NYT – IHT)

30 November – Saddam in the dock (NYT – IHT)