Keith E. Whittington

Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Professor

Corwin Hall

Princeton, NJ 08544-1012

United States

http://www.princeton.edu/~kewhitt/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

47

DOWNLOADS
Rank 10,280

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 10,280

in Total Papers Downloads

3,517

CITATIONS
Rank 45,128

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 45,128

in Total Papers Citations

3

Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Originalism: A Critical Introduction

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Aug 2013
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 502 (37,367)

Abstract:

originalism, constitutional interpretation, constitutional construction, judicial review, constitutional theory

2.

Presidents, Senates, and Failed Supreme Court Nominations

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 103, Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper No. 06-016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 417 (43,647)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Senate, presidency, confirmation, appointments

3.

Making a Mountain Out of a Molehill? Marbury and the Construction of the Constitutional Canon

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Keith E. Whittington and Amanda Rinderle
Princeton University - Department of Political Science and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 333 (65,980)

Abstract:

Marbury, John Marshall, judicial review, constitutional canon, citations

4.

Introduction for Law and Politics: Critical Concepts in Political Science

LAW AND POLITICS: CRITICAL CONCEPTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE, K. Whittington, ed., Routledge, December 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jun 2012
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 258 (70,784)

Abstract:

law and politics, law and courts, judicial politics, political science, law and society, political jurisprudence

5.

The Status of Unwritten Constitutional Conventions in the United States

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2013, No. 5, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 257 (74,238)

Abstract:

constitutional conventions, dicey, amar, norms, unwritten constitution, construction

6.

The Least Activist Supreme Court in History? The Roberts Court and the Exercise of Judicial Review

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 5, 2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Feb 2014
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 218 (95,042)

Abstract:

Roberts Court, judicial review, judicial activism, Rehnquist Court, conservative, judicial restraint

7.

Constructing a New American Constitution

Constitutional Commentary 34:1 (Fall 2010): 119-37
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 195 (111,821)
Citation 1

Abstract:

originalism, constitutional construction, judicial review, constitutional politics, popular constitutionalism

8.

Is Originalism Too Conservative?

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 34 (2011): 29
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Jun 2012
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 172 (129,135)

Abstract:

originalism, constitutional interpretation, judicial review, conservatism, Reagan, Scalia

9.

On Pluralism within Originalism

THE CHALLENGE OF ORIGINALISM: THEORIES OF CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION, Grant Huscroft and Bradley W. Miller, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Jun 2012
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 105 (192,282)

Abstract:

originalism, pluralism, constitutional interpretation, Griffin, modalities

10.

Ideology, Partisanship, and Judicial Review of Acts of Congress, 1789-2006

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2009
Tom S. Clark and Keith E. Whittington
Emory University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 102 (188,582)

Abstract:

11.

State Constitutional Law in the New Deal Period

Rutgers Law Journal Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 83 (218,777)

Abstract:

judicial review, states, constitutional law, constitutional development, New Deal

12.

'Our Own Limited Role in Policing These Boundaries': Taking Small Steps on Health Care

Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Sep 2012
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 26 (378,691)

Abstract:

Affordable Care Act, ACA, Roberts Court, Sebelius, commerce clause, taxation clause, healthcare

13.

Much Ado About Nothing: Signing Statements, Vetoes, and Presidential Constitutional Interpretation

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 58, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 0 (249,604)

Abstract:

signing statements, presidential veto, departmentalism, George W. Bush

14.

Sober Second Thoughts: Evaluating the History of Horizontal Judicial Review by the U.S. Supreme Court

Constitutional Studies, (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 0 (136,560)

Abstract:

judicial review, Supreme Court, judicial politics

15.

The Myth of the Nondelegation Doctrine

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165, 2016
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Mar 2016
Keith E. Whittington and Jason Iuliano
Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (97,120)

Abstract:

nondelegation, delegation, constitution, constitution-in-exile, New Deal

16.

Constitutional Constraints in Politics

The Supreme Court and the Idea of Constitutionalism, Steven Kautz, ed., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009
Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

constitutionalism, constitutional law, judicial review, separation of powers, constitutional failure, supreme court

17.

The State of the Union is a Presidential Pep Rally

Inter Alia: Yale Law and Policy Review, Vol. 28, June 2010
Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

presidency, supreme court, citizens united, state of the union, judicial review, judicial independence, separation of powers

18.

Judicial Checks on the President

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY, George C. Edwards III, William G. Howell, Oxford University Press, 2009
Posted: 13 Nov 2010
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

presidency, judicial review, administrative law, Chevron, Youngstown

19.

Judicial Review of Congress Before the Civil War

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, No. 5, 2009
Posted: 30 May 2009
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Marbury, Dred Scott, judicial review, judicial supremacy, constitutional history, judicial politics

20.

Constitutionalism

Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics, 2008
Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

constitutionalism, constitution, judicial review, supreme court, constitutional law, popular constitutionalism, separation of powers

21.

The Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF LAW AND POLITICS, Keith E. Whittington, R. Daniel Kelemen, Gregory A. Caldeira, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

politics, political science, courts, policy, judicial politics, judicial process

22.

Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The President, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History

Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy, 2007
Posted: 26 Mar 2007
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

judicial supremacy, judicial review, departmentalism, popular constitution, presidency

23.

Clothed with the Legitimate Authority of the People: A Review of Akhil Amar's America's Constitution

Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 126
Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Constitution, constitutional history, Amar

24.

Interpose Your Friendly Hand: Political Supports for the Exercise of Judicial Review by the United States Supreme Court

American Political Science Review, Vol. 99, No. 4, November 2005, Princeton Law and Public Affairs Working Paper
Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

judicial review, judicial supremacy, judicial activism, judicial independence

25.

The Burger Court: Once More in Transition

THE SUPREMEM COURT OF THE UNITED STATES: THE PURSUIT OF JUSTICE, Christopher Tomlins, ed., New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2005
Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Burger Court, judicial review, Warren Court, Rehnquist Court

26.

Judicial Review and Interpretation: Have the Courts Become Sovereign When Interpreting the Constitution?

THE INSTITUTIONS OF DEMOCRACY: THE JUDICIAL BRANCH, Kermit Hall, Kevin McGuire, eds., New York: Oxford University Press, 2005
Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

judicial review, judicial activism, democracy, constitutional interpretation

27.

Constitutional Theory and the Faces of Power

THE JUDICIARY IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: ALEXANDER BICKEL, THE COUNTER-MAJORITARIAN DIFFICULTY, AND CONTEMPORARY CONSTITUTIONAL THEORY, Kenneth Ward, ed., Albany: SUNY Press, 2005
Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

constitutionalism, constitutional theory, judicial review, Bickel

28.

Congress and the Constitution

Posted: 06 Jul 2005
Neal Devins and Keith E. Whittington
William & Mary Law School and Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Congress, constitution outside the courts, judicial review, extrajudicial

29.

Congress Before the Lochner Court

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 3, Summer 2005
Posted: 22 May 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Lochner, judicial review, countermajoritarian, judicial supremacy

James Madison Has Left the Building: A Review of J. Mitchell Pickerill, Constitutional Deliberation in Congress

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 3, Summer 2005
Posted: 22 May 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Congress, constitution outside the courts, judicial review, extrajudicial

James Madison has Left the Building: A Review of J. Mitchell Pickerill, Constitutional Deliberation in Congress

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 3, Summer 2005
Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

31.

The Casey Five versus the Federalism Five: Supreme Legislator or Prudent Umpire?

THE EMINENT TRIBUNAL, Christopher Wolfe, ed., Princeton University Press, 2004
Posted: 22 Aug 2004
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Casey, abortion, federalism, judicial review, judicial supremacy, judicial activism

32.

Judicial Independence, the Power of the Purse, and Inherent Judicial Powers

Judicature, Vol. 88, August 2004
Posted: 12 Jul 2004
G. Gregg Webb and Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University and Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

inherent judicial powers, state courts, budget politics, judicial independence

33.

Executive Power in American Institutional Development

Perspectives in Politics, Vol. 1, pp. 495-513, 2003
Posted: 12 Jul 2004
Keith E. Whittington and Dan Carpenter
Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Harvard University

Abstract:

presidency, congress, delegation, presidential power, separation of powers

34.

The New Originalism

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 2, 2004
Posted: 23 Jun 2004
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

original intent, constitutional theory, judicial review, Rehnquist

35.

Legislative Sanctions and the Strategic Environment of Judicial Review

I-Con: The International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 1, July 2003
Posted: 24 Feb 2003
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

36.

William H. Rehnquist: Nixon's Strict Constructionist, Reagan's Chief Justice

The Structure of Rehnquist Court Jurisprudence, 2003
Posted: 11 Feb 2003
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

William Rehnquist, Supreme Court, judicial review, original intent

37.

'To Support this Constitution': Judicial Supremacy in the Twentieth Century

Marbury v. Madison: Documents and Commentary, 2002
Posted: 11 Feb 2003
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

judicial review, judicial activism, Supreme Court, judicial supremacy

38.

Yet Another Constitutional Crisis?

William and Mary Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 5, 2002
Posted: 11 Jan 2002
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Impeachment, Presidential Election, Bush v. Gore, Constitutional Crisis, Constitutional Theory, Separation of Powers

39.

Extrajudicial Constitutional Interpretation: Three Objections and Responses

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 3, 2002
Posted: 21 Dec 2001
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

Judicial Supremacy, Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Constitution Outside the Courts, Constitutional Interpretation

40.

Taking What They Give Us: Explaining the Court's Federalism Offensive

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 51, October 2001
Posted: 22 Oct 2001
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

federalism, Supreme Court, commerce clause

41.

Presidential Challenges to Judicial Supremacy and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning

Polity, Vol. 33, Spring 2001
Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

judicial supremacy, judicial independence, presidency, constitutional interpretation, departmentalism

42.

The Road Not Taken: Dred Scott, Judicial Authority, and Political Questions

Journal of Politics, Vol. 63, No. 2, May 2001
Posted: 25 May 2001
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

43.

Dworkin's 'Originalism': The Role of Intentions in Constitutional Interpretation

Review of Politics, Vol. 62, Spring 2000
Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

44.

Bill Clinton Was No Andrew Johnson: Comparing Two Impeachments

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 2, March 2000
Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

45.

Constitutional Interpretation: Textual Meaning, Original Intent, and Judicial Review

Keith Whittington, CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION: TEXTUAL MEANING, ORIGINAL INTENT, AND JUDICIAL REVIEW, University Press of Kansas, September 1999
Posted: 01 Mar 2000
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

46.

Constitutional Construction: Divided Powers and Constitutional Meaning

Keith Whittington, CONSTITUTIONAL CONSTRUCTION: DIVIDED POWERS AND CONSTITUTIONAL MEANING, Harvard University Press, June 1999
Posted: 01 Mar 2000
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

47.

Dismantling the Modern State? The Changing Structural Foundations of Federalism

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 25, Summer 1998
Posted: 03 Nov 1998
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science

Abstract: