Garrett Epps

University of Baltimore School of Law

Professor of Law

1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Citizenship Clause: A 'Legislative History'

American University Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 331, 2011
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
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Interpreting the Fourteenth Amendment: Two Don'ts and Three Dos

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 137 (151,873)

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Fourteenth Amendment, Slave Power

3.

The Antebellum Political Background of the Fourteenth Amendment

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 67, 2004
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 98 (187,147)
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Slave Power, Charles Sumner, William P. Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens, antebellum political thought, anti-slavery movement, Fourteenth Amendment

4.

To an Unknown God: The Hidden History of Employment Division v. Smith

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 953-1021, Winter 1998
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 93 (194,585)

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oral history, 494 U.S. 872, City of Boerne v. Flores, 117 S. Ct. 2157, RFRA, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, US Congress, American Indian Religious Freedom Act, peyote, Native Americans, freedom of religion, illegal drugs, Native American Church, Galen Black, Al Smith, Dave Frohnmayer, Oregon

5.

Lecture: Second Founding: The Story of the Fourteenth Amendment

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 85 (215,465)

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Fourteenth Amendment, Thaddeus Stevens, John Bingham, Charles Sumner, William P. Fessenden, Slave Power

6.

A Reader’s Tour of the Constitution: I. Preamble: 'Tell me, Muse, How it All Began'

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 74 (234,625)

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Preamble, Constitution, epic

7.

Bring Me the Head of Peter Pan: A Commentary on NO LAW

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2009
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 63 (265,503)

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8.

The Ill-Made Prince: A Modest Proposal for a New Article II

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2010
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 51 (288,261)
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presidency, executive, Constitution, Article II, Hamilton, Bush

9.

Some Animals are More Equal than Others: The Rehnquist Court and 'Majority Religion'

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 21, p. 323, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Nov 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 45 (283,458)

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Lee v. Weisman, McCreary County v. American Civil Liberties Union, Establishment, Scalia

10.

Speech: The Bill of Rights

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 42 (311,806)

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Bill of Rights, First Congress, Philadelphia Convention, James Madison, George Mason

11.

Meanness in this World

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 14, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2009
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 38 (274,266)

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12.

Second Founding: The Story of the Fourteenth Amendment

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, 2006, pp. 895-912.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 36 (283,458)

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Fourteenth Amendment, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, Congress, legal history, Civil War, Citizenship Clause, National Constitution Center

13.

The Other Sullivan Case

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 1, No. 783, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Nov 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 32 (355,435)

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New York Times v. Sullivan, Ralph David Abernathy, Antony Lewis, Martin Luther King

14.

Any Which Way But Loose: Interpretive Strategies and Attitudes Toward Violence in the Evolution of the Anglo-American 'Retreat Rule'

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 55, No. 1, Winter 1992, pp. 303-331
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 29 (362,666)
Citation 2

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retreat rule, violence, legal interpretation, legal history, "no retreat" rule, criminal law, Supreme Court, state law, law of England, justifiable homicide, self-defense, common-law doctrine of homicide

15.

The Undiscovered Country: Northern Views of the Defeated South and the Political Background of the Fourteenth Amendment

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring 2004, pp. 411-428.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 28 (355,435)

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slave states, civil war, Confederacy, Northerners, South, North, Reconstruction, Fourteenth Amendment, former slaves, Southern society

16.

Wising Up: 'Son of Sam' Laws and the Speech and Press Clauses

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 2, pp. 493-552, January 1992
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 22 (366,378)

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Simon & Schuster, Inc. v. Members of the New York State Crime Victims Board, Simon & Schuster v. Fischetti, Henry Hill, Wiseguy, Crime, Criminals, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Organized Crime, Victim Compensation, New York, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment

17.

You Have Been in Afghanistan: A Discourse on the Van Alstyne Method

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 54, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
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18.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Free Exercise

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 563-602, Fall 1998
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 20 (386,730)

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RFRA, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Congress, Supreme Court, free exercise of religion, U.S. Constitution, categorical norms, Bill of Rights, City of Boerne v. Flores

19.

Of Constitutional Seances and Color-Blind Ghosts

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 401-451, January 1994, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 19 (415,676)

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constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, Andrew Kull, Color-Blind Constitution, race, Shaw v. Reno, caste relationship, Supreme Court, Fourteenth Amendment, Voting Rights Act of 1965, racial equality, Roberts v. City of Boston, Frederick Douglass, Comity Clause, Dred Scott v. Sandford

20.

The Littlest Rebel: James J. Kilpatrick and the Second Civil War

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 19-36, Winter 1993
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 18 (410,616)

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South, School Segregation Cases, James J. Kilpatrick, Supreme Court, racism, discrimination, white Southern conservatives, Brown v. Board of Education, constitutional law, journalists, journalism, constitutional debate

21.

What's Loving Got to Do with it?

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 5, pp. 1489-1501, July 1996
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 15 (415,676)
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Loving v. Virginia, 87 S. Ct. 1817, racism, academic writing, free debate, smear journalism, academic freedom, free market, poltical correctness, Asian Americans, crtitical race theory

22.

The Wrong Vampire

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 2-3, pp. 455-67, December 1999
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Oct 2011
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 14 (425,703)

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RFRA, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Supreme Court, legislation, City of Boerne v. Flores, Fourteenth Amendment, congressional power, Eleventh Amendment, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, religious minorities, Shaw v. Reno, Voting Rights Act of 1965, United States v. Lopez

23.

Circles of Exile: A Response to Professor Forbath

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 11 (445,901)

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Constitutional law, Forbath, immigration, citizenship

Other Papers (6)

Total Downloads: 52    Citations: 0
1.

Vengeance is Brandon Mayfield's

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
Garrett Epps
University of Baltimore School of Law
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2.

Let's Abolish the Electoral College

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
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University of Baltimore School of Law
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3.

The Power of King George

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
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University of Baltimore School of Law
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4.

Happy Fourteenth Amendment Day!

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
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University of Baltimore School of Law
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5.

The Opportunist's Friend (and Foe): State's Rights

Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
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University of Baltimore School of Law
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Why We Should Make Attorney General an Elective Office

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
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University of Baltimore School of Law
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