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Volume 34, Number 3 – Summer 2011

THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY NATIONAL LAWYERS
CONVENTION — 2010
819 DIRECT DEMOCRACY: GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, AND FOR THE PEOPLE?Richard A. Epstein
827 ELECTIONS MATTERMichael J. Gerhardt
837 HOW TO COUNT TO THIRTY‐FOUR: THE CONSTITUTIONAL CASE FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONMichael Stokes Paulsen
873 ENTRENCHING GOOD GOVERNMENT REFORMSMark V. Tushnet
879 THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF PROPOSITION 8Richard A. Epstein
ARTICLES
889 EMBODIED EQUALITY: DEBUNKING EQUAL PROTECTION ARGUMENTS FOR ABORTION RIGHTSErika Bachiochi
951 THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF SOCIAL COSTJosh Blackman
1043 34_3_1043_LundMAY LAWYERS BE GIVEN THE POWER TO ELECT THOSE WHO CHOOSE OUR JUDGES? “MERIT SELECTION” AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAWNelson Lund
NOTES
1071 WHAT’S THE HARM? NONTAXPAYER STANDING TO CHALLENGE RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS
1099 WHY WE CANNOT ASK WHY: ETHICAL INDEPENDENCE AND VOTER INTENT
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
1117 THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF FIREARM LEGISLATION IN THE WAKE OF McDonald v. City of Chicago, 130 S. Ct. 3020 (2010)
1131 MACHINEGUNNING REASON: SENTENCING FACTORS AND MANDATORY MINIMUMS IN United States v. O’Brien, 130 S. Ct. 2169 (2010)

Volume 34, Number 2 – Spring 2011

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S FIRST TWO YEARS: A LEGAL REFLECTION
421 HEAT EXPANDS ALL THINGS: THE PROLIFERATION OF GREENHOUSE GAS REGULATION UNDER THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATIONJonathan H. Adler
453 “ANYTHING BUT BUSH?”: THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND GUANTANAMO BAYTung Yin
493 THE “FULL ACCESS DOCTRINE”: CONGRESS’S CONSTITUTIONAL ENTITLEMENT TO NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATIONVicki Divoll
543 PRIVATE REGULATIONRonen Avraham
CORPORATE SPEECH AND ELECTORAL SPENDING
639 CITIZENS UNITED V. FEC: THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT THAT BIG CORPORATIONS SHOULD HAVE BUT DO NOT WANTRichard A Epstein
663 FOREIGN NATIONALS, ELECTORAL SPENDING, AND THE FIRST AMENDMENTToni M. Massaro
ARTICLE
705 DAMAGES UNDER THE PRIVACY ACT: SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY AND A CALL FOR LEGISLATIVE REFORMAlex Kardon
ESSAY
769 PROTECTING RELIGIONS FROM “DEFAMATION”: A THREAT TO UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDSLeonard A. Leo, Felice D. Gaer, & Elizabeth Cassidy
NOTES
785 EVOLVING STANDARDS AS A JUDICIAL MANDATE: NECESSARY OR SUPERFLUOUS?
805 THE LOSS OF FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION IN CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY V. MARTINEZ, 130 S. CT. 2971 (2010)

Volume 34, Number 1 – Winter 2010

ORIGINALISM 2.0: THE TWENTY‐NINTH ANNUAL FEDERALIST SOCIETY NATIONAL STUDENT SYMPOSIUM ON LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY—2010
I. ORIGINALISM: A RATIONALIZATION FOR CONSERVATIVISM OR A PRINCIPLED THEORY OF INTERPRETATION?
5 ARE ORIGINALIST CONSTITUTIONAL THEORIES PRINCIPLED, OR ARE THEY RATIONALIZATIONS FOR CONSERVATISM?Richard H. Fallon, Jr.
29 IS ORIGINALISM TOO CONSERVATIVE?Keith E. Whittington
II. ORIGINALISM IN CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: ANCIENT CHECKS
OR NEWFANGLED RIGHTS?
45 TWO CHEERS, NOT THREE, FOR SIXTH AMENDMENT ORIGINALISMStephanos Bibas
53 ORIGINALISM AS AN ANCHOR FOR THE SIXTH AMENDMENTJeffrey L. Fisher
III. ORIGINALISM AND CONSTRUCTION: DOES ORIGINALISM ALWAYS PROVIDE THE ANSWER?
65 INTERPRETATION AND CONSTRUCTIONRandy E. Barnett
73 ORIGINALISM AND THE CONSTITUTION: DOES ORIGINALISM ALWAYS PROVIDE THE ANSWER?Lino A. Graglia
89 ORIGINALISM AND HISTORY: THE CASE OF
BOUMEDIENE V. BUSH
A. Raymond Randolph
99 INTERPRETATION AND CONSTRUCTION: ORIGINALISM AND ITS DISCONTENTSKermit Roosevelt III
IV. ORIGINALISM, PRECEDENT, AND JUDICIAL RESTRAINT
111 ORIGINALISM AND STARE DECISISStephen Markman
121 ORIGINALISM AND PRECEDENTJohn O. McGinnis & Michael B. Rappaport
129 ORIGINALISM, PRECEDENT, AND JUDICIAL RESTRAINTJeffrey Rosen
137 ORIGINALISM, CONSERVATIVISM, AND JUDICIAL RESTRAINTDavid A. Strauss
V. DOES THE ORIGINALISM OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT GUARANTEE JUSTICE FOR ALL?
149 DOES THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT GUARANTEE EQUAL JUSTICE FOR ALL?Steven G. Calabresi
ESSAY
157 WAS BORK RIGHT ABOUT JUDGES?Thomas B. Griffith
ARTICLES
171 GOOGLE AND THE LIMITS OF ANTITRUST: THE CASE AGAINST THE CASE AGAINST GOOGLEGeoffrey A. Manne & Joshua D. Wright
245 WHAT IS MARRIAGE?Sherif Girgis, Robert P. George, & Ryan T. Anderson
289 SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM BY PUBLIC PENSION FUNDS AND THE RIGHTS OF DISSENTING EMPLOYEES UNDER THE FIRST AMENDMENTEric John Finseth
CODA
367 CAN CONGRESS OVERTURN GRAHAM V. FLORIDA?Richard M. Ré
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
377 PATENTABLE SUBJECT MATTER IN Bilski v. Kappos, 130 S. Ct. 3218 (2010)
393 FEDERAL “PROCEDURAL” RULES UNDERMINE IMPORTANT STATE INTERESTS IN Shady Grove Orthopedic Associates, P.A. v. Allstate Insurance Co., 130 S. Ct. 1431 (2010)
405 REMOVING CORPORATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE RESTRICTIONS IN Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 130 S. Ct. 876 (2010)


Volume 33, Number 3 – Summer 2010

THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY NATIONAL
LAWYERS CONVENTION — 2009
907 BEING HONEST ABOUT BEING HONEST AGENTSGuido Calabresi
915 JUDGES AS HONEST AGENTSFrank H. Easterbrook
925 WHY CONSERVATIVES, AND OTHERS, HAVE TROUBLE SUPPORTING THE MEANINGFUL ENFORCEMENT OF FREE EXERCISE RIGHTSAlan Brownstein
935 FEDERALISM AND FAITH REDUXIra C. Lupu
943 RELIGION AND ITS RELATION TO LIMITED GOVERNMENTMichael W. McConnell
953 THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND THE WAR ON TERRORMichael B. Mukasey
ESSAY
963 THE ROLE OF THE FEDERAL JUDGE UNDER THE CONSTITUTION: SOME PERSPECTIVES FROM THE NINTH CIRCUITDiarmuid F. O’Scannlain
ARTICLES
987 LOVE, TRUTH, AND THE ECONOMY: A REFLECTION ON BENEDICT XVI’S CARITAS IN VERITATEJohn M. Breen
1031 CAN CONGRESS OVERTURN KENNEDY V. LOUISIANA?Richard M. Ré
1107 RATIONAL PLEADING IN THE MODERN WORLD OF CIVIL LITIGATION: THE LESSONS AND PUBLIC POLICY BENEFITS OF TWOMBLY AND IQBALVictor E. Schwartz & Christopher E. Appel
BOOK REVIEW
1151 THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY IN CRIMINAL LAW: PRIVILEGE OR PUNISHGerard V. Bradley
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
1177 CHEVRON’S SLIDING SCALE IN Wyeth v. Levine, 129 S. Ct. 1187 (2009)
1191 A RETREAT FROM DECISION BY RULE IN Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009)

1203THE DECLINE OF THE COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS IN Nebraska Public Power District v. United States,
590 F.3d 1357 (Fed. Cir. 2010)

Volume 33, Number 2 – Spring 2010

387 WHY I WILL NEVER BE A KEYNESIANRichard A. Epstein
407 UNAFFORDABLE HOUSING AND POLITICAL KICKBACKS ROCKED THE AMERICAN ECONOMYDarrell Issa
421 CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2007–2009William Poole
443 SMITH VERSUS KEYNES: ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY IN THE POST‐CRISIS ERASamuel Gregg
465 THE BANKS VERSUS THE CONSTITUTIONRon Paul
476 STRAW MAN CAPITALISM AND A NEW PATH TO PROSPERITYStephen Moore & Tyler Grimm
487 FREEDOM AND EQUALITY IN MARKET EXCHANGE: SOME NATURAL LAW REFLECTIONSChristopher Tollefsen
495 THE CONSTITUTION AND ITS MORAL WARNINGSHadley Arkes
507 THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: MORAL FAILURE OR COGNITIVE FAILURE?Arnold Kling
519 THE CASE AGAINST THE FISCAL STIMULUSJeffrey Miron
531 CUMULATING POLICY CONSEQUENCES, FRIGHTENED OVERREACTIONS, AND THE CURRENT SURGE OF GOVERNMENT’S SIZE, SCOPE, AND POWERRobert Higgs
557 ANTITRUST IN AN ERA OF MARKET FAILUREAlan Devlin
607 FACILITATING ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND SUSTAINABLE GROWTH THROUGH REFORM OF THE SECURITIES CLASS‐ACTION SYSTEM: EXPLORING ARBITRATION AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO LITIGATIONBradley J. Bondi
639 THE DISTORTING INCENTIVES FACING THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSIONJonathan R. Macey
671 THE REDUCTION OF SYSTEMIC RISK IN THE UNITED STATES FINANCIAL SYSTEMHal S. Scott
735 THE SCANDAL BENEATH THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: GETTING A VIEW FROM A MORAL‐CULTURAL MENTAL MODELKevin T. Jackson
779 DOES THE STATE CREATE THE MARKET—AND SHOULD IT PURSUE EFFICIENCY?Timothy Sandefur
807 INTELLECTUAL HAZARD: HOW CONCEPTUAL BIASES IN COMPLEX ORGANIZATIONS CONTRIBUTED TO THE CRISIS OF 2008Geoffrey P. Miller & Gerald Rosenfeld

NOTES

841 PUBLICITY RIGHTS, FALSE ENDORSEMENT, AND THE EFFECTIVE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY
863 AN INTERPRETIVE FRAMEWORK FOR NARROWER IMMUNITY UNDER SECTION 230 OF THE
COMMUNICATIONS DECENCY ACT
885 PUNISHMENT AND STUDENT SPEECH: STRAINING THE REACH OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT

Volume 33, Number 1 – Winter 2010

SEPARATION OF POWERS IN AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISMTHE TWENTY‐EIGHTH ANNUAL FEDERALIST SOCIETY NATIONAL STUDENT SYMPOSIUMON LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY—2009

I. Is The Separation of Powers Principle Exportable?

5 IS THE SEPARATION OF POWERS EXPORTABLE?Steven G. Calabresi & Kyle Bady
17 THE CASE FOR PROMOTING DEMOCRACY THROUGH EXPORT CONTROLOona Hathaway

II. Medellín v. Texas

25 DEFENDING U.S. SOVEREIGNTY, SEPARATION OF POWERS, AND FEDERALISM IN MEDELLÍN V. TEXASTed Cruz

III. Confirmation Battles and Presidential Nominations

39 IN PRAISE OF SUPREME COURT FILIBUSTERSJohn O. McGinnis & Michael B. Rappaport
47 JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS: CHECKS AND BALANCES IN PRACTICERachel Brand

IV. The Administrative State and the Constitution

55 BURYING THE CONSTITUTION UNDER A TARPGary Lawson
73 DELEGATION AND JUDICIAL REVIEWThomas W. Merrill
87 DECONSTRUCTING NONDELEGATIONCynthia R. Farina
103 LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, THE UNITARY EXECUTIVE, AND THE LEGITIMACY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE STATEPeter M. Shane

V. War Powers and the Executive

113 THE WAR POWERMichael Stokes Paulsen
139 CLEAR STATEMENT RULES AND EXECUTIVE WAR POWERSCurtis A. Bradley

Exchange

149 THE PUZZLE OF HAMILTON’S FEDERALIST NO. 77Seth Barrett Tillman
169 THE TRADITIONAL VIEW OF HAMILTON’S FEDERALIST NO. 77 AND AN UNEXPECTED CHALLENGE: A RESPONSE TO SETH BARRETT TILLMANJeremy D. Bailey

Essays on Heller

185 THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS IN THE STATES: AMBIGUITY, FALSE MODESTY, AND (MAYBE) ANOTHER WIN FOR ORIGINALISMClark M. Neily III
203 SECOND AMENDMENT REDUX: SCRUTINY, INCORPORATION, AND THE HELLER PARADOXRobert A. Levy

Articles

217 ORIGINALISM AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS: TWO CASE STUDIES OF CONSISTENCY AND COHERENCE
IN SUPREME COURT DECISION MAKING
Douglas H. Ginsburg
239 REVIVING NECESSITY IN EMINENT DOMAINRobert C. Bird
283 THE LONELY DEATH OF PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCINGRichard M. Esenberg

Book Review

333 A FAINT‐HEARTED LIBERTARIAN AT BEST: THE SWEET MYSTERY OF JUSTICE ANTHONY KENNEDYIlya Shapiro

Recent Developments

361 TITLE VII’S CONFLICTING “TWIN PILLARS” IN Ricci v. DeStefano, 129 S. Ct. 2658 (2009)
375 FEDERALISM BY JURY IN United States v. Fell, 571 F.3d 264 (2d Cir. 2009)

Volume 32, Number 3 – Summer 2009

THE GEORGE W. BUSH ADMINISTRATION: A RETROSPECTIVE
Reflections on Events and Changes at the Department of JusticeJohn Ashcroft 813
National Security and the Rule of LawMichael B. Mukasey 831
The “Bush Doctrine”: Can Preventitive War Be Justified?Robert J. Delahunty & John Yoo 843
Public Bioethics and the Bush PresidencyO. Carter Snead 867
Speaking Up For MarriageWilliam C. Duncan 915
Faith-Based Initiative 2.0: The Bush Faith-Based and Community InitiativeStanley W. Carlson‐Thies 931
The Bush Administration and America’s International Religious Freedom PolicyThomas F. Farr & William L. Saunders, Jr. 949
Unfinished Business: The Bush Administration and Racial PreferencesRoger Clegg 971
A Measured Approach: Employment and Labor Law During the George W. Bush YearsWilliam J. Kilberg, Jason Schwartz & Joshua Chadwick 997
False Premises: The Accountability Fetish in EducationMartha Derthick & Joshua M. Dunn 1015
Essay
The Constitution as the Playbook for Judicial SelectionOrrin G. Hatch 1035
Articles
Measuring Meta-Doctrine: An Empirical Assessment of Judicial Minimalism in the Supreme CourtRobert Anderson IV 1045
Testing the Boundaries of the First Amendment Press Clause: A Proposal for Protecting the Media from Newsgathering TortsAnthony L. Fargo & Laurence B. Alexander 1093
Reconsidering the Felony Murder Rule in Light of Modern Criticisms: Doesn’t the Conclusion Depend Upon the Particular Rule at Issue?David Crump 1155
Recent Developments
Imperfect Minimalism: Unanswered Questions In
Hall Street Associates, L.L.C. v. Mattel, Inc., 128 S. Ct. 1396 (2008
1187
“Wholly Foreign to the First Amendment”: The Demise of Campaign Finance’s Equalizing Rationale In
Davis v. Federal Election Commission, 128 S. Ct. 2759 (2008
1197
Squaring the Circle: Reconciling Clear Statutory Text with Contradictory Statutory Purpose In
United States v. Whitley, 529 F.3d 150 (2d Cir. 2008)
1211

Volume 32, Number 2 – Spring 2009

AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM

THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY NATIONAL LAWYERS CONVENTION—2007
I. Is America Different From Other Major Democracies?
The Separation of People and State
Randy E. Barnett
451
Exceptionalism in a Time of Stress
Graham Wilson
455
II. The Constitution and American Exceptionalism: Citation of Foreign Law
An American Amendment
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
475
III. American Exceptionalism, The War on Terror, and the Rule of Law in the Islamic World
Answering the Critics of the Legal Case for the War on Terror
David B. Rivkin, Jr.
485
American Exceptionalism, the War on Terror, and the Rule of Law in the Islamic World
Nadine Strossen
495
ESSAY
On Honor
Laurence H. Silberman
503
ARTICLES
Neutrality in Liberal Legal Theory and Catholic Social Thought
John M. Breen
513
Restricting Experimental Use
Alan Devlin
599
The Use and Abuse of Foreign Law in Constitutional Interpretation
Ganesh Sitaraman
653
Why Can’t Martha Stewart Have A Gun?
C. Kevin Marshall
695
BOOK REVIEW
Exposing the Myth of Homo Economicus
Ronald J. Colombo
737
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
Treaties, Execution, and Originalism
Medellín v. Texas, 128 S. Ct. 1346 (2008)
767
The Validity of Conditional Sales: Competing Views on Patent Exhaustion in
Quanta Computer, Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc., 128 S. Ct. 2109 (2008)
785
Shifting Courses In Admiralty:
Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker, 128 S. Ct. 2605 (2008)
799

Volume 32, Number 1 – Winter 2009

THE PEOPLE & THE COURTS
The Twenty-Seventh Annual National Federalist Society Student Symposium on Law and Public Policy – 2008
I. Judicial Interference With Community Values
Judicial Review, Local Values, and Pluralism Richard W. Garnett
Counting States Roderick M. Hills, Jr
Voting With Your Feet Is No Substitute for Constitutional Rights Douglas Laycock
Norm Change Or Judicial Decree? The Courts, The Public, and Welfare Reform Amy L. Wax
II. The Merits of Selecting Our Judges
The Merits of Merit Selection Thomas R. Phillips
Merit Selection: Choosing Judges Based On Their Politics Under The Veil Of A Disarming Name Clifford W. Taylor
III. Kelo, Grutter, and Popular Responses To Unpopular Decisions
Achieving Equal Treatment Through The Ballot Box Ward Connerly
Political Responses To Supreme Court Decisions Marci A. Hamilton
IV. The People’s Common Law: Is Law and Economics Anti-Democratic?
Law and Economics: Realism or Democracy? Henry E. Smith
V. An Originalist Judge and the Media
An Interpretivist Judge and the Media Stephen J. Markman
Limits Of Interpretivism Richard Primus
A Response To Professor Primus Stephen J. Markman
VI. Tradition and the People’s Constitution
Sodomy and Guns: Tradition as Democratic Deliberation and Constitutional Interpretation William N. Eskridge, Jr

ESSAY
Tools Against Terror: All of the Above Michael Chertoff

ARTICLES
Public Displays of Affection … For God: Religious Moments After McCreary and Van Orden Edith Brown Clement
Manliness and the Constitution John M. Kang
Marketing Pharmaceutical Products in the Twentyfirst Century: An Analysis of the Continued Viability of Traditional Principles of Law in the Age of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Victor E. Schwartz, Cary Silverman, Michael J. Hulka &Christopher E. Appel
Returning to the Pruneyard: The Unconstitutionality of State-Sanctioned Trespass in the Name of Speech Gregory C. Sisk

BOOK REVIEW
Lessons From the Rise of Legal Conservatism Ilya Somin

RECENT DEVELOPMENT
Inventing the “Right To Vote” in Crawford v. Marion County Election Board, 128 S. Ct. 1610 (2008)

Volume 31, Number 3 – Summer 2008

Foreword Justice Antonin Scalia
A Critical Introduction to the Originalism Debate Steven G. Calabresi
Symposium Essays On Originalism
I. Originalism and Pragmatism
Pragmatism’s Role In Interpretation Frank H. Easterbrook
Two (More) Problems With Originalism Larry Kramer
A Pragmatic Defense of Originalism John O. McGinnis & Michael B. Rappaport
Originalism and Pragmatism: False Friends Jeffrey Rosen
II. Originalism and Precedent
Text vs. Precedent In Constitutional Law Steven G. Calabresi
On Text and Precedent Akhil Reed Amar
Why Conservatives Shouldn’t Be Originalists David A. Strauss
The Conservative Case For Precedent Thomas W. Merrill
Resisting the Ratchet Stephen J. Markman
III. The Original Meaning of the Commerce, Spending, and Necessary and Proper Clauses
A Government of Adequate Powers Michael Stokes Paulsen
The Choice Between Madison and FDR Randy Barnett
Articles
Paper Money and the Original Understanding of The Coinage Clause Robert G. Natelson
The Original Meaning of the Free Exercise Clause: The Evidence From the First Congress Vincent Phillip Muñoz
Essays
Thinking About Originalism Charles R. Kesler
Costituting the Constitution: Understanding the American Constitution Through the British Cultural Constitution Garrett Ward Sheldon
Note
Politics, Constitutional Interpretation, and Media Ecology: An Argument Against Judicial Minimalism
Recent DevelopmentsThe Supreme Court of the United States, 2006 Term
Reconceptualizing Split-Recovery Statutes: Philip Morris USA v. Williams,
127 S. Ct. 1057 (2007)
Playing Lawyers: The Implications of Endowing Parents with Substantive Rights Under Idea in Winkelman v. Parma City School District,
127 S. Ct. 1994 (2007)
The Veil of Vagueness: Reasonableness Review in Long Island Care at Home, Ltd. v. Coke,
127 S. Ct. 2339 (2007)
No Taxation Without Separation: The Supreme Court Passes on an Opportunity to End Establishment Clause Exceptionalism, Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc.,
127 S. Ct. 2553 (2007)

Volume 31, Number 1 Winter 2008

Preface

Robert R. Porter

Foreword

 

A Founder’s Retrospective: The Journal at 30 Years

Spencer Abraham

Symposium

Law and Morality

On the Foundations and Nature of Morality

Robert P. Burns

I. Moral Choices and the Eight Amendment

Moral Choices, Moral Truth, and the Eighth Amendment

Ronald J. Allen

Methodology, Proportionality, Equality: Which Moral Question Does the Eight Amendment Pose?

Laurence Claus

Morality in Eighth Amendment Jurisprudence

Michael S. Moore

II. Government Promotion of Moral Issues

Government Promotion of Moral Issues: Gambling, Smoking, and Advertising

Lino A. Graglia

What Is the Government’s Role in Promoting Morals?… Seriously?

G. Marcus Cole

How to Reverse Government Imposition of Immorality: A Strategy for Eroding Roe v. Wade

Steven G. Calabresi

III. The Morality of First Amendment Jurisprudence

The Morality of First Amendment Jurisprudence

Phyllis Schlafly

Why Phyllis Schlafly is Right (But Wrong) About Pornography

Andrew Koppelman

The Federalist Approach to the First Amendment

John O. McGinnis

IV. Marriage, Public Policy, and the Constitution

Gay Sex and Marriage, the Reciprocal Disadvantage Problem, and the Crisis in Liberal Constitutional Theory

Louis Michael Seidman

Keynote Address

Moral Duty and the Rule of Law

William H. Pryor Jr.

Articles

 

Natural Law

Robert P. George

Dred Scott Revisited

Harry V. Jaffa

Modesty and Moralism: Justice, Prudence, and Abortion — A Reply to Skeel & Stuntz

John M. Breen

Marriage Facts

Monte Neil Stewart

Note

 

“Play in the Joints”: The Struggle to Define Permissive Accommodation under the First Amendment

Sarah M. Isgur

Recent Developments

 

Enemy Combatants and a Challenge to the Separation of War Powers in

Al-Marri v. Wright, 487 F.3d 160 (4th Cir. 2007)

Gregory H. Shill

Saying What the Law Should Be: Judicial Usurpation in

Al-Marri v. Wright, 487 F.3d 160 (4th Cir. 2007)

J.B. Tarter

Justices in the Jury Box: Video Evidence and Summary Judgment in

Scott v. Harris, 127 S. Ct. 1769 (2007)

David Kessler


Volume 30, Number 3 – Summer 2007

Articles

 

An Empirical Analysis of Life Tenure: A Response to Professors Calabresi & Lindgren

David R. Stras & Ryan W. Scott

Can States Tax National Banks to Educate Consumers About Predatory Lending Practices?

Howell E. Jackson & Stacy A. Anderson

Charter Schools and Collective Bargaining: Compatible Marriage or Illegitimate Relationship?

Martin H. Malin & Charles Taylor Kerchner

Or for Poorer? How Same-Sex Marriage Threatens Religious Liberty

Roger Severino

Notes

 

The Newer Textualism: Justice Alito’s Statutory Interpretation

Elliott M. Davis

The Other Way to Amend the Constitution: The Article V Constitutional Convention Amendment Process

James Kenneth Rogers

Antitrust and Positional Arms Races

Michael Sabin

Recent Developments

The Supreme Court of the United States, 2005 & 2006 Terms

A Principled Limitation on Judicial Interference: Garcetti v. Ceballos, 126 S. Ct. 1951 (2006)

Andrew Bernie

Convoluting the Confrontation Right: Davis v. Washington, 126 S. Ct. 2266 (2006)

Candice Chiu

Subordination of Powers: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 126 S. Ct. 2749 (2006)

Jay D. Dealy

A Sentence Reinstated, a Text Set Aside: Shirking the Lockett Dilemma in Ayers v. Belmontes, 127 S. Ct. 469 (2006)

Saritha Komatireddy


Volume 30, Number 2 – Spring 2007

Articles

 

The Right to Be Present Before Military Commissions and Federal Courts: Protecting National Security in an Age of Classified Information

James Nicholas Boeving

If You (Re)Build It, They Will Come: Contracts to Remake the Rules of Litigation in Arbitration’s Image

Henry S. Noyes

Would Banning Firearms Reduce Murder and Suicide? A Review of International and Some Domestic Evidence

Don B. Kates & Gary Mauser

Majoritarian Democracy in a Federalist System: The Late Chief Justice Rehnquist and the First Amendment

Sheri J. Engelken

Book Review

 

An Indirect Argument for Limiting Presidential Power

Aaron Nielson

Note

 

Retroactive Rulemaking

Geoffrey C. Weien

Recent Developments

The Supreme Court of the United States, 2005 Term

Legal Injection: The Supreme Court Enters the Lethal Injection Debate: Hill v. McDonough, 126 S. Ct. 2096 (2006)

Megan Greer

The Court’s Missed Opportunity to Draw the Line on Partisan Gerrymandering: LULAC v. Perry, 126 S. Ct. 2594 (2006)

Aaron Brooks


Volume 30, Number 1

Fall 2006

Symposium

International Law and the State of the Constitution

What is an International Rule of Law?

Dennis Jacobs

The Comparative Disadvantage of Customary International Law

John O. McGinnis

The Rule of International LawJeremy Waldron

America Self-Defense Shouldn’t Be Too Distracted by International Law

Jeremy Rabkin

The Constitutional Status of Customary International Law

Saikrishna Prakash

Executive Power v. International LawRobert J. Delahunty & John C. Yoo

Enforceability of International Tribunals’ Decisions in the United States

Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain

Enforcing the Avena Decision in U.S. Courts

Curtis A. Bradley

International Adjudicators and Judicial Independence

John Harrison

Executive Power in Foreign Affairs

Alex Kozinski

The Textual Basis of the President’s Foreign Affairs Power

Michael D. Ramsey

The Most Dangerous Branch Abroad

Martin S. Flaherty

Foreign and International Law Sources in Domestic Constitutional Interpretation

William H. Pryor Jr.

Constitutional Law and Transnational Comparisons: The Youngstown Decision and American Exceptionalism

Vicki C. Jackson

Foreign Sources and the American Constitution

Frank H. Easterbrook

Articles

Contracting Out of the Culture Wars: How the Law Should Enforce and Communities of Faith Should Encourage More Enduring Marital Commitments

Jamie Alan Aycock

The Law and Economics of Software Security

Robert W. Hahn & Anne Layne-Farrar

Law Outside the Market: The Social Utility of the Private Foundation

Carl J. Schramm

Recent Developments

The Supreme Court of the United States, 2005 Term

Don’t Knock Them Until We Try Them: Civil Suits as a Remedy for Knock-and-Announce Violations After Hudson v. Michigan, 126 S. Ct. 2159 (2006)

Jonathan Papik

The Slow, Just, Unfinished Demise of the Buckley Compromise: Randall v. Sorrell, 126 S. Ct. 2479 (2006)

James Coleman

Equipoise, Collective Rights and the Future of the Death Penalty: Kansas v. Marsh, 126 S. Ct. 2516 (2006)

Benjamin Barron

Elevating Choice Over Quality of Representation: United States v. Gonzalez-Lopez, 126 S. Ct. 2557 (2006)

Paul Alessio Mezzina