Heather Gerken

Yale University - Law School

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

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1.

Uncooperative Federalism

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 118, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 166
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2010
Jessica Bulman-Pozen and Heather Gerken
Columbia University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 775 (17,902)
Citation 3

Abstract:

federalism, autonomy, sovereignty, dissent, cooperative federalism, commandeering, preemption, Printz

2.

Second-Order Diversity

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, No. 4, February 2005, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 24 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 23 May 2008
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 443 (46,716)
Citation 9

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3.

Foreword: Federalism All the Way Down

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 124, No. 1, p. 6, 2010, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 421, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 421 (43,908)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Federalism, localism, separation of powers, checks and balances, race, equality, dissent, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, diffusion of power, principal agent problem, servant, sovereignty, special-purpose institutions, administrative law, diversity, voice, exit

4.

Dissenting by Deciding

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 56, 2005
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 400 (49,783)
Citation 4

Abstract:

dissent, local government, jury, First Amendment, federalism, politics of recognition, identity, race, democracy, Sunstein, self-governance, gay marriage

5.

Windsor's Mad Genius: The Interlocking Gears of Rights and Structure

Boston University Law Review, Vol 95, 2015, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 529
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 336 (63,010)

Abstract:

Same-sex marriage, federalism, dignity, equality, rights, structure, Windsor

6.

Keynote Address: What Election Law Has to Say to Constitutional Law

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper, 209
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 303 (74,912)

Abstract:

Election Law, Constitutional Law, Electoral Law Exceptionalism, Equal Protection, Rights, Structure

7.

Federalism as the New Nationalism: An Overview

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 123, 2014, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 500
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 264 (70,195)

Abstract:

Federalism, natonalism, nationalist school, cooperative federalism

8.

Justice Kennedy and the Domains of Equal Protection

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Sep 2007
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 250 (91,459)
Citation 2

Abstract:

race, equal protection, desegregation, Parents Involved, domains, elections, Justice Kennedy

9.

Larry and Lawrence

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 20, 2008, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 156
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 May 2008
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 202 (114,527)
Citation 1

Abstract:

same-sex marriage, liberty, equality, gay rights, LGBT, substantive due process, equal protection

10.

Lost in the Political Thicket: The Court, Election Law, and the Doctrinal Interregnum

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 198 (121,150)
Citation 2

Abstract:

11.

The Political Safeguards of Horizontal Federalism

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Jun 2014
Heather Gerken and Ari Holtzblatt
Yale University - Law School and WilmerHale LLC
Downloads 192 (106,787)

Abstract:

12.

Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 62, pp. 1349-1386, 2013, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 289
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Apr 2013
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 190 (118,321)

Abstract:

First Amendment, voice, exit, loyalty, federalism, elections, democracy, minorities, decentralization, localism

13.

A Third Way for the Voting Rights Act: Section 5 and the Opt-In Approach

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 184 (128,713)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Voting Rights Act, Section 5, race, voting, election law, responsive regulation, political participation

14.

Getting from Here to There in Redistricting Reform

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1-15, 2010, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 177 (119,454)

Abstract:

Redistricting, Reform, Elections, Partisanship, Nonpartisan Districting, Model Districting Commissions

15.

The Party's Over: McCutcheon, Shadow Parties, and the Future of the Party System

Supreme Court Review, Vol. 2015, No. 1, 2015, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 546, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. UTPUB631
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jun 2015
Joseph Fishkin and Heather Gerken
University of Texas School of Law and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 164 (100,083)

Abstract:

Political parties, campaign finance, McCutcheon v. FEC, shadow parties

16.

The Right to Vote: Is the Amendment Game Worth the Candle?

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2015, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 531
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 164 (115,078)

Abstract:

Right to vote, constitutional amendment

17.

The Hydraulics of Constitutional Reform: A Skeptical Response to Our Undemocratic Constitution

Drake Law Review, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Sep 2007
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 146 (150,151)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Article V, Constitution, amendment, informal amendment, popular constitutionalism, social movements

18.

Of Sovereigns and Servants

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, No. 9, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 140 (158,559)
Citation 1

Abstract:

sovereignty, autonomy, separation of powers, local government law, cities, executive power, administrative law

19.

Federalism and Nationalism: Time for a D├ętente?

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 997, 2015, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 552
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 118 (119,983)

Abstract:

federalism, new nationalism, detente, process federalism, political safeguards of federalism, constitutional law, cooperative federalism

20.

The Federalis(m) Society

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2013, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 283
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 115 (183,533)

Abstract:

Federalism, Affordable Care Act, Sibelius, health care, cooperative federalism, uncooperative federalism, state power, autonomy

21.

Getting from Here to There in Election Reform: A Trio of Ideas

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Jun 2010
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 96 (220,260)

Abstract:

Election Reform, Districting Reform, Election Administration, Redistricting, Model Election Code, Model Districting Commission, Democracy Index

22.

The Loyal Opposition

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 123, 2014, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 501
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Apr 2014
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 79 (208,605)

Abstract:

Loyal opposition, federalism, rights, diversity, dissent, race, equal protection, First Amendment, structure, nationalism

23.

Rashomon and the Roberts Court

Ohio State Law Journal, 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 79 (244,980)

Abstract:

Roberts Court, election law, LULAC, voting rights, vote dilution, race, voting, elections

24.

Shortcuts to Reform

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 1582, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jun 2010
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 77 (246,802)

Abstract:

Shortcuts, Heuristics, Election Reform, Election Administration, Democracy Index, Redistricting Reform, Redistricting, Model Election Code

25.

The Two Trends that Matter for Party Politics

89 NYU Law Review Online 32 (2014), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 524, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 621
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Joseph Fishkin and Heather Gerken
University of Texas School of Law and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 61 (260,193)

Abstract:

shadow parties, campaign finance, polarization, campaign spending, McCutcheon, McCutcheon v. FEC

26.

Living Under Someone Else's Law

36 Democracy Journal 42, 2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Mar 2015
Heather Gerken and James Dawson
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 59 (243,171)

Abstract:

federalism, democracy, spillovers, states, marijuana, immigration, guns, climate change

27.

Playing Cards in a Hurricane: Party Reform in an Age of Polarization

Houston Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 596
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (190,473)

Abstract:

polarization, party reform, campaign finance

28.

Second-Order Diversity: An Exploration of Decentralization's Egalitarian Possibilities

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 591
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Nov 2016
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (180,193)

Abstract:

race, dissent, federalism, localism, decentralization, equality

29.

Slipping the Bonds of Federalism

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 128, p. 85, 2014
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Aug 2016
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (378,358)

Abstract:

federalism, sovereignty, nationalism, bond

30.

The Taft Lecture: Living Under Someone Else's Law

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Aug 2016
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (169,847)

Abstract:

federalism, vertical federalism, horizontal federalism, democracy, sovereignty

31.

The Double-Edged Sword of Independence: Inoculating Electoral Reform Commissions Against Everyday Politics

Election Law Journal, Vol. 6, April 2007
Posted: 21 Sep 2007
Heather Gerken
Yale University - Law School

Abstract:

elections, commissions, reform, independence