Sanford Levinson

University of Texas Law School

W. St. John Garwood 7 W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Processes of Constitutional Change: From Partisan Entrenchment to the National Surveillance State

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
Downloads 1,339 (10,038)
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constitutional change, surveillance, emergency powers, regime change, constitutional interpretation

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Law and the Humanities: An Uneasy Relationship

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 18, p. 155, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 121, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
Downloads 1,313 (10,754)
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law and the humanities, interdisciplinary studies, interdisciplinarity, humanities

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13 Ways of Looking at Dred Scott

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 800, p. 49, 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 153, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2009
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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dred scott, slavery, constitutional theory, substantive due process, judicial review

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Constitutional Dictatorship: Its Dangers and Its Design

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 1789, 2010, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 200, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2010
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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dictatorship, constitutionalism, emergency power, presidential power, executive power

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The Dangerous Thirteenth Amendment

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 224, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jul 2012
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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slavery, Thirteenth Amendment, emancipation, republicanism, Guarantee Clause, social memory, Reconstruction

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Constitutional Crises

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 161, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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constitutional law, constitutional theory, constitutional design, constitutional crisis

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Assuring Continuity of Government

Pierce Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 May 2006
Sanford Levinson
University of Texas Law School
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congress, continuity, chadha

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Why Nuclear Disarmament May be Easier to Achieve than an End to Partisan Conflict over Judicial Appointments

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 923, 2005, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 111, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-80
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2006
David S. Law and Sanford Levinson
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and University of Texas Law School
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judicial appointments, judicial selection, judicial behavior, federal courts, prisoner's dilemma, game theory, nuclear option, federal judiciary, filibuster

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The Constitutional Powers of Anti-Publian Presidents: Constitutional Interpretation in a Broken Constitutional Order

Chapman Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-27
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Aug 2017
Sanford Levinson and Mark Graber
University of Texas Law School and University of Maryland - Francis King Carey School of Law
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Trump, Publius, constitutional interpretation, presidential fitness, Jim Crow, executive power, presidential qualifications, impeachment, presidential character, the Federalist, constitutional dictatorship, abuse of power

10.

Democracy and Dysfunction: An Exchange

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 50 (2017 Forthcoming), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 579
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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Constitution, dysfunction, constitutional reform, 2016 Election, Donald Trump

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To Alter or Abolish

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89, 2016, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 654, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 569
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Jack M. Balkin and Sanford Levinson
Yale University - Law School and University of Texas Law School
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Declaration of Independence, Civil War, Secession, Self-Determination, International Law, Woodrow Wilson

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Morton Horwitz Wrestles with the Rule of Law

Transformations in American History: Law, Ideology, Politics, and Method, Daniel W. Hamilton and Alfred L. Brophy, eds. (Harvard University Press, 2010).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
Sanford Levinson and Jack M. Balkin
University of Texas Law School and Yale University - Law School
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Morton Horwitz, Rule of Law, Administrative State, Critical Legal Studies, Legal Realism, Legal History

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Twenty-Year Legacy of South Dakota v. Dole: Dole Dialogue

52 South Dakota Law Review 468 (2007), U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Oct 2015
Lynn A. Baker and Sanford Levinson
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas Law School
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spending power, federalism, conditional federal spending

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The Limits of Veneration: Public Support for a New Constitutional Convention

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Oct 2015
William Blake and Sanford Levinson
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) - Department of Political Science and University of Texas Law School
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constitutional veneration

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United States: Assessing Heller

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 316-328, 2009
Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Sanford Levinson
University of Texas Law School

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The Second Amendment as Teaching Tool in Constitutional Law Classes

Journal of Legal Education, 1998
Posted: 11 Aug 1998
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, The George Washington University, University of Texas Law School, University of Texas Law School and University of Tennessee College of Law

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