Caleb Nelson

University of Virginia School of Law

Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

A Critical Guide to Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 54, 2012, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-35
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2012
Caleb Nelson
University of Virginia School of Law
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Erie, Swift v. Tyson, common law, general law, unwritten law, Holmes, Brandeis, Rules of Decision Act, horizontal uniformity, vertical uniformity, state constitutional law

2.

Judicial Review of Legislative Purpose

New York University Law Review, December 2008
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 23 May 2008
Caleb Nelson
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 489 (51,633)
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judicial review, legislative motive, legislative purpose, unconstitutional conditions, facial challenges, pretexts

3.

What is Textualism?

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 91, April 2005
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 19 Oct 2004
Caleb Nelson
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 429 (60,737)
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Textualism, textualist, statutory interpretation, rules, legislative intent, objective meaning

4.

Does History Defeat Standing Doctrine?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 102, February 2004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Apr 2004
Ann Woolhandler and Caleb Nelson
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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standing, public rights, justiciability, private rights

5.

The Legitimacy of (Some) Federal Common Law

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-39
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Jul 2014
Caleb Nelson
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 332 (82,152)

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unwritten law, federal common law, Erie, delegated lawmaking, judicial legislation, judge-made law, customary law, general law, sources of the common law, legislative history, prospective overruling

6.

The Constitutionality of Civil Forfeiture

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Caleb Nelson
University of Virginia School of Law
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civil forfeiture, administrative forfeiture, in rem, due process, originalism, liquidation, legal history, information in rem, information of debt, CAFRA, forfeiture of proceeds, civil penalties, civil punishment, penal versus criminal, United States v. Zucker, Boyd v. United States

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State and Federal Models of the Interaction between Statutes and Unwritten Law

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 80, Spring 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-65
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Caleb Nelson
University of Virginia School of Law
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domains of state and federal statutes, choice of law, presumption against extraterritoriality, Brainerd Currie, purposivism, Erie, implied causes of action, negligence per se, common-law defenses to statutory crimes