Freelance Writing

Freelance Writing

Books and Contributed Chapters by Frederick S. Lane

  • Lane, Frederick S., The Court and The Cross: The Religious Right’s Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court (Boston: Beacon Press 2008). A political and social history of the efforts of the Religious Right to reshape the federal judiciary, and in particular, the United States Supreme Court.
  • Lane, Frederick S., The Decency Wars: The Campaign to Cleanse American Culture (New York: Prometheus Books 2006). A political and social history of the forces battling over decency in American culture.
  • Bolin, Sherrie (ed.), The Standards Edge: Future Generations (Ann Arbor: Sheridan Books 2005). Contributed chapter entitled “Will the Future Have an Off Switch?”.
  • Bolin, Sherrie (ed.), The Standards Edge: Open Season (Ann Arbor: Sheridan Books 2005). Contributed chapter entitled “Can Open Source Software Save Personal Privacy?”.
  • Lane, Frederick S.; Piccionelli, Gregory A., The Online Adult Entertainment Webmaster Legal Resource (Tech Law Seminars 2004). A comprehensive review of the legal issues that apply to online adult entertainment sites.
  • Lane, Frederick S. The Naked Employee: How Technology Is Compromising Workplace Privacy (New York: Amacom 2003). An overview of innovations in surveillance technology and the impact that they are having on workplace privacy.
  • Lane, Frederick S., Obscene Profits: The Entrepreneurs of Pornography in the Cyber Age (New York: Routledge 2000). An entertaining look at the history of pornography and the social, legal, and economic forces that have combined to make the online pornography industry so successful.
  • Galway, Hon. Richard E., New Hampshire Worker’s Compensation Manual (Butterworths Legal Publishers 1988 and Supps. 1994-1995). Researched and wrote 1994 and 1995 supplements to the original work.
  • State Capital Law Firm Group, Products Liability—Fifty State Handbook (West Publishing Co., 1994). Co-authored chapter on Vermont products liability law.
  • State Capital Law Firm Group, Lobbying, PACs, and Campaign Finance—Fifty State Handbook (West Publishing Co., 1994). Co-authored chapter on Vermont lobbyist registration and campaign finance laws.
  • Dinse, John; Berger, Richie; and Lane, Frederick S., Vermont Jury Instructions—Civil and Criminal (Butterworths Legal Publishers 1993). Co-authored book summarizing Vermont jury practice and providing model jury instructions for civil and criminal trials.
  • Cushman, Robert F. (ed.), Fifty State Construction Lien & Bond Law (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1992). Co-authored chapter on Vermont lien and bond law.
  • Daller, Morton F. (ed.), Product Liability Desk Reference (Rawle & Henderson, Philadelphia, PA, 1991 and 1992). Co-authored chapter on Vermont product liability law.

Articles and Blog Postings by Frederick S. Lane

  • 4 Things Every Parent Should Know Before Buying the Latest Gadget, Chic Mom, December 12, 2011







  • Rep. Weiner’s Bad Behavior Yields 5 Teachable Lessons for Parents and Kids, Sacramento Parent, June 10, 2011


  • School Board Update, Front Porch Forum, February 2, 2011

  • My Turn: How Burlington’s school budget was formed, The Burlington Free Press, December 30, 2010

  • School Board Update, Front Porch Forum, December 21, 2010

  • School Board Update, Front Porch Forum, November 10, 2010

  • Frosted Limes: The Unintended Consequences of Shutting Down LimeWire, DFI News, November 9, 2010


  • School Commissioner Update, Front Porch Forum, September 30, 2010


  • School Board Update, Front Porch Forum, May 25, 2010

  • School Board Update, Front Porch Forum, May 13, 2010

  • School Board Update, Front Porch Forum, May 9, 2010

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