David Fontana

George Washington University Law School

Associate Professor

2000 H Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

http://www.law.gwu.edu/Faculty/profile.aspx?id=9950

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Refined Comparativism in Constitutional Law

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 49, p. 539, 2001
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 30 Apr 2003
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 386 (59,688)
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2.

Judicial Backlash or Just Backlash? Evidence from a National Experiment

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 112, 2012
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 22 May 2012
David Fontana and Donald Braman
George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 272 (83,967)
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3.

Reforming the Administrative Procedure Act: Democracy Index Rulemaking

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 81, 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Oct 2005
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 218 (111,151)
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The Rise and Fall of Comparative Constitutional Law in the Postwar Era

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, p. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 217 (105,622)
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5.

Government in Opposition

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 548, 2009, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 487, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 487
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 17 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2010
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 208 (106,507)
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A Case for the Twenty-First Century Constitutional Canon: Schneiderman v. United States

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 35, December 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Apr 2003
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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7.

Thomas Jefferson Counts Himself into the Presidency

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 551, 2004
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 25 Mar 2005
Bruce Ackerman and David Fontana
Yale University - Law School and George Washington University Law School
Downloads 199 (120,336)
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8.

The Current Generation of Constitutional Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, p. 1061, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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The Next Generation of Transnational/Domestic Constitutional Law Scholarship: A Reply to Professor Tushnet

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, 2005
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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10.

The Second American Revolution in the Separation of Powers

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 1409, 2009, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 489, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 489
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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11.

The Imperialism of American Constitutional Law

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, p. 1085, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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12.

Executive Branch Legalisms

124 Harvard Law Review Forum 21 (2012), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-140, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-140
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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13.

Comparative Originalism

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 88, p. 189, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 78 (248,099)

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14.

Docket Control and the Success of Constitutional Courts

Comparative Constitutional Law, Tom Ginsburg and Rosalind Dixon, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2013
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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15.

The Permanent and Presidential Transition Models of Political Party Policy Leadership

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 1993, 2010, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 485, GWU Legal Studies Research No. 485
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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16.

Obama and the American Civil Religion from the Political Left

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 909, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Apr 2013
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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17.

The People's Justice?

123 Yale Law Journal Online 1 (2014), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-13, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 41 (327,193)

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18.

Federal Decentralization

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2017
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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19.

The Geography of Campaign Finance Law

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 6, 2017, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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20.

Cooperative Judicial Nominations During the Obama Administration

Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-24, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-24
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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21.

Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 85, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 634
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
David Fontana and Aziz Z. Huq
George Washington University Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Constitutional Law; Separation of Powers

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The Administrative Difference of Powers

Columbia Law Review Sidebar, Vol. 116, 2016
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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23.

Placing the Government in Fragile Democracies

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 985, 2015, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-17, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-17
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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24.

Perpetual Constitutional Moments: A Reply to Hostovsky Brandes and Weintal

Israeli Constitutional Law in the Making, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Mar 2016
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School

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25.

The Narrowing of Federal Power by the American Political Capital

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 23, No. 733, 2015, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-18, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
David Fontana
George Washington University Law School
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