Richard Primus

University of Michigan Law School

Assistant Professor of Law

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

The Future of Disparate Impact

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, 2010, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 172
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 548 (38,654)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Constitutional law, Title VII, disparate impact, equal protection, civil rights

2.

Limits of Interpretivism

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
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3.

The Limits of Enumeration

124 Yale Law Journal 576 (2014), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 299 (74,937)

Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation, Federalism, Powers of Congress

4.

The Riddle of Hiram Revels

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, 2006, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-16
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Sep 2005
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 285 (78,847)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Civil War, Reconstruction

5.

Constitutional Expectations

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 173, Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2010
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 267 (89,336)

Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation

6.

Public Consensus as Constitutional Authority

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 78, 2010, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 221 (109,226)
Citation 1

Abstract:

countermajoritarian difficulty

7.

Unbundling Constitutionality

University of Chicago Law Review, 2013, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 212 (105,006)

Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, Constitutional Interpretation

8.

When Should Original Meanings Matter?

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 94, Michigan Law Review, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2008
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 207 (117,657)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Originalism, textualism, constitutional decisionmaking

9.

Double-Consciousness in Constitutional Adjudication

Review of Constitutional Studies, 2007, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 190 (124,959)

Abstract:

Constitutional Law

10.

The Functions of Ethical Originalism

Texas Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 79, 2010, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 188
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 May 2010
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 167 (146,232)

Abstract:

originalism, ethos

11.

Why Enumeration Matters

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 416
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2016
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 146 (116,058)

Abstract:

constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, powers of Congress

12.

How the Gun-Free School Zones Act Saved the Individual Mandate

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 263, Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 11, p. 44, February 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 126 (173,250)

Abstract:

PPACA, Individual mandate, commerce clause, commerce power, United States v. Lopez, federalism

13.

Of Visible Race-Consciousness and Institutional Role: Equal Protection and Disparate Impact after Ricci and Inclusive Communities

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act After 50 Years: Proceedings of the New York University 67th Annual Conference on Labor (LexisNexis Publishing 2015 Forthcoming), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 471
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
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14.

The Constitutional Constant

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 524
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2016
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation

15.

The Cost of the Text

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 514
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 0 (159,163)

Abstract:

Constitutional Interpretation, Textualism

16.

Is Theocracy Our Politics? Thoughts on William Baude's 'Is Originalism Our Law?'

Columbia Law Review Sidebar, Vol. 116, May 2016, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 497
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

constitutional interpretation, constitutional law, originalism

17.

The Gibbons Fallacy

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, 2017, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 496
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2016
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation, Federalism

18.

Bolling Alone

Columbia Law Review, May 2004
Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School

Abstract:

constitutional law, equal protection, reverse incorporation, discrimination

19.

Round Three: Equal Protection as a Threat to Title VII's Disparate Impact Standard

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 117
Posted: 24 Apr 2003
Richard Primus
University of Michigan Law School

Abstract:

Equal protection, disparate impact, Title VII