My research primarily addresses real property issues that impact poor and disadvantaged communities, many of which are rural. More broadly, I research issues of economic inequality, specifically focusing on how the ability or inability of individuals or communities to build and retain assets can impact inequality.
- LL.M. in , University of Wisconsin - Madison - (Madison, Wisconsin, United States) 1999
- J.D. in , Howard University - (Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States) 1993
- B.A. in English, Amherst College - (Amherst Center, Massachusetts, United States) 1987
- Mitchell, T. W., Stein, S., & Carpenter, A. (2020). Expansion of New Law in Southeast May Stave Off Black Land Loss. Partners Update. 1-3.
- Mitchell, T. W (2016). Restoring Hope for Heirs Property Owners: The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. State & Local Law News. 40(1), 6-15.
- Mertz, E., Macaulay, S., & Mitchell, T. W (2016). New Legal Realism Volume I: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice.
- Mertz, E., Macaulay, S., & Mitchell, T. W (2016). The New Legal Realism: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice Volume I: Table of Contents. American Bar Foundation Research Paper. (5),
- Mitchell, T. W (2014). Reforming Property Law to Address Devastating Land Loss. Alabama Law Review. 66(1), 1-61.
- Mitchell, T. W. (2016). New Legal Realism and Inequality. Mertz, E., Macaulay, S., & Mitchell, T. W. (Eds.), The New Legal Realism: Translating Law-and-Society for Today's Legal Practice. 203-222. Cambridge University Press.
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