PUBLICATIONS AND WORKS IN PROGRESS
WIP Coopting Stories, Gate Keeping Work, Excluding the Poor: The Resurgence of Economic Liberty and the "Right to Earn a Living"
WIP The Legal Consequences of Conflating and Appropriating Slavery Abolition
WIP The Constitutional Underpinnings of Survival Labor
SUB Demonizing Our Sisters Through Epistemic Oppression
2024 Laboring Toward Equitable Citizenship, 122 Michigan Law Review ___ (April 2024) (Invited) (Reviewing Julie C. Suk, After Misogyny)
2024 Survival Labor, 112 California Law Review ___ (April 2024).
2021 Yvette Butler, Aligned: Sex Workers’ Lessons for the Gig Economy, 26 Mich. J. Race & L. 337 (2021). Available at: https://repository.law.umich.edu/mjrl/vol26/iss2/3. Reviewed by Charlotte S. Alexander, Learning from Sex Workers: Lessons in Advocacy, Stigma, and Struggle, JOTWELL (June 11, 2021), https://worklaw.jotwell.com/learning-from-sex-workers-lessons-in-advocacy- stigma-and-struggle/.
2021 (Book Chapter) The Handbook of Social Work and Sexualities, “From Fallen Women to the Tumblr Ban: Representing the Landscape of Sex Work From a Historical and Legal Perspective,” Panichelli, M., Capous-Desyllas, M., Butler, Y (New York, NY: Routledge).
2021 (Book Chapter) The Handbook of Social Work and Sexualities, “Contemporary Social Work Education, Practice, Policy, and Research With the Sex Trades,” Panichelli, M., Capous-Desyllas, M., Butler, Y (New York, NY: Routledge).
2020 Not Built for Us, American Bar Association Journal (legal short fiction about a black advocate charged with domestic terrorism resulting from a peaceful protest)
2018 Amara Legal Center, Protection from Sexual Extortion Act (July 11, 2018) https://www.amaralegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/sextortion-written- testimony.pdf
2018 Amara Legal Center, Amara's Stance on FOSTA/SESTA (Feb 23, 2018)
2016 Amara Legal Center, Harmful Investigation Tactics: How Law Enforcement Uses Criminalization to Control and Retraumatize Survivors of Sex Trafficking (December 2016) https://www.amaralegal.org/harmful-investigation-tactics-how-law- enforcement-uses-criminalization-to-control-and-retraumatize-survivors-of-sex- trafficking/