Larry Alexander

University of San Diego School of Law

Warren Distinguished Professor of Law

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110-2492

United States

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1.

Deontology at the Threshold

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 37, Pp. 893-912, 2000
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Constitutionalism and Democracy: Understanding the Relationship

THE IDEA OF CONSTITUTIONALISM, Steven Kautz, Arthur Melzer, Jerry Weinberger and M. Richard Zinman, eds., University of Pennsylvania Press, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-121
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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constitutionalism, democracy

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The Legal Enforcement of Morality

BLACKWELL COMPANION TO APPLIED ETHICS, eds. R.G. Frey and C.H. Wellman, Blackwell Publishers, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Mar 2001
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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The Philosophy of Criminal Law

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL THEORY, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Popular? Constitutionalism?

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Larry Alexander and Lawrence B. Solum
University of San Diego School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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constitution, popular constitutionalism, legitimacy, popular sovereignty, democracy

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Freedom of Expression as a Human Right

U of San Diego Public Law Research Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 02 Oct 2001
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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What is the Problem of Judicial Review?

Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, May 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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judicial review, democracy, constitutionalism, rules versus standards

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Criminal Liability for Omissions: An Inventory of Issues

U of San Diego Public Law Research Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 May 2001
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Law's Limited Domain Confronts Morality's Universal Empire

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-44, William and Mary Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2006
Larry Alexander and Frederick Schauer
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 951 (23,532)
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positivism, rules and standards, incorporation of morality

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Constitutionalism

CONTEMPORARY DEBATES IN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY, Thomas Christiano, John Christman, eds., Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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constitutions, entrenchment, hierarchy of legal validity, democracy, judicial review

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Legal Objectivity and the Illusion of Legal Principles

RIGHTS, LAW AND MORALITY: THEMES FROM THE LEGAL PHILOSOPHY OF ROBERT ALEXY, M. Klatt, ed., Oxford University Press, 2009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-069
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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objectivity, rules, standards, principles, morality, settlement

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Rules of Recognition, Constitutional Controversies, and the Dizzying Dependence of Law on Acceptance

THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, Matthew Adler & Kenneth Himma, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-66
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Aug 2008
Larry Alexander and Frederick Schauer
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 877 (26,416)
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rule of recognition, judicial review, judicial supremacy, interpretation

Constitutions, Judicial Review, Moral Rights, and Democracy: Disentangling the Issues

EXPOUNDING THE CONSTITUTION: ESSAYS IN CONSTITUTIONAL THEORY, Grant Huscroft, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2008, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-120
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Oct 2007
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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constitutions, judicial review, moral rights, democracy

Constitutions, Judicial Review, Moral Rights, and Democracy: Disentangling the Issues

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-78
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Moral Rights, Judicial Review

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Precedent

U San Diego Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-14
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Sep 2004
Larry Alexander and Emily L. Sherwin
University of San Diego School of Law and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 821 (28,984)
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legal precedent, judicial reasoning, rule-based precedent, legal decision making

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Self-Defense

THE ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO PHILOSOPHY OF LAW, Andrei Marmor, ed., Routledge Philosophy Companions, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-065
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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self-defense, culpable aggressor, innocent aggressor, retreat, proportionality

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What are Principles, and Do They Exist?

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-119
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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principles, rules, standards

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Demystifying Legal Reasoning: Part Ii

Demystifying Legal Reasoning, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-002
Number of pages: 195 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Larry Alexander and Emily L. Sherwin
University of San Diego School of Law and Cornell University - Law School
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Law and Formalism

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-18, On Line Journal of the Law Faculty of Torcuato di Tella University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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rules v standards, settlement function, coordination

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Constitutional Rules, Constitutional Standards, and Constitutional Settlement: Marbury V. Madison and the Case for Judicial Supremacy

Constitutional Commentary, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Sep 2003
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Marbury v. Madison, Aaron v. Cooper, judicial review, consititutional law

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Is that English You're Speaking? Some Arguments for the Primacy of Intent in Interpretation

San Diego Law Review, 2004
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Sep 2003
Larry Alexander and Saikrishna Prakash
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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textualism, conceptualism, actual meaning, intended meaning, legal texts

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Simple-Minded Originalism

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-067
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Aug 2008
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 598 (44,518)
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Adler & Bix, legal philosophy and jurisprudence, constitutional interpretation

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Academic Freedom

University of Colorado Law Review, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-38
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Mar 2006
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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academic freedom, identity politics, post modernism

23.

What are Constitutions, and What Should (and Can) They Do?

Social Philosophy & Policy, Vol. 28, 2010, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Jan 2010
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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constitution, validity, entrenchment, rights, principles, interpretation, morality, structures, judicial review

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Mother May I? Imposing Mandatory Prospective Rules of Statutory Interpretation

U San Diego Public Law Research Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Oct 2002
Larry Alexander and Saikrishna Prakash
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Law and Philosophy at Odds

ON LAW AND PHILOSOPHY IN AMERICA, Francis J. Mootz, III, ed., Cambridge U. Press, 2008, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 May 2007
Larry Alexander and Emily L. Sherwin
University of San Diego School of Law and Cornell University - Law School
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Judicial Review and Moral Rights

Queen's Law Journal, 2007, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-106
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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judicial review, moral rights, constitution

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The Jurisdiction of Justice: Two Conceptions of Political Morality

San Diego Law Review, 2004
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Sep 2003
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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normative theory, moral obligations, legal philosophy

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Compelled Speech

Constitutional Commentary, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-51
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Aug 2006
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 365 (81,702)
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compelled speech, freedom of belief, autonomy

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Confused Culpability, Contrived Causation, and the Collapse of Tort Theory

Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts (2014), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-114
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Larry Alexander and Kimberly Kessler Ferzan
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia, School of Law
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tort, causation, counterfactual dependence, negligence, strict liability

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What is Freedom of Association, and What is its Denial?

Social Philosophy and Policy, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2008, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-025
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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freedom of association

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Constitutional Theories: A Taxonomy and (Implicit) Critique

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-120
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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originalism, moral theory, political theory, modalities

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The Ontology of Consent

Analytic Philosophy, 2014 Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-137
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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consent, coercion, informed consent

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Was Dworkin an Originalist?

The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin, Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 15-185
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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originalism, law, positivism, natural law, obligation, principle, semantic intent

The Misconceived Search for the Meaning of 'Speech' in Freedom of Speech

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-173
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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speech, conduct, symbols, purpose, value

The Misconceived Search for the Meaning of 'Speech' in Freedom of Speech

Open Journal of Philosophy, 5, 39-42, 2015, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 15-184
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Speech, Symbolic Speech, Low Value Speech, Governmental Purpose

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Legal Positivism and Originalist Interpretation

Revista Argentina de Teoria Juridica. 2015 Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 15-200
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2015
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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positivism, originalism, intended meaning, public meaning, rules, principles, standards, concepts, legal philsosophy (jurisprudence)

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Telepathic Law

Constitutional Commentary, 2010, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Jan 2010
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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interpretation, originalism, authority

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Reports of the Nondelegation Doctrine's Death are Greatly Exaggerated

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1297, 2003
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2016
Larry Alexander and Saikrishna Prakash
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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constitutional law, balance of power, nondelegation, legislative power

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Ripstein, Reasonableness, and Objectivity

Law & Philosophy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Scalar Properties, Binary Judgments

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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threshold deontology, informed consent, preemptive strike, burdens of sacrifice, consequentialism, coercion, duties of rescue, equality

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Grutter or Otherwise: Racial Preferences and Higher Education

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 21, 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jun 2004
Larry Alexander and Maimon Schwarzschild
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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affirmative action, consitutional law, racial preferences, ethnic preferences, higher education, admissions

41.

Voluntary Enslavement

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-042
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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slavery, peonage, undentured servitude, specific performance, paternalism

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Is Wrongful Discrimination Really Wrong?

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-257
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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discrimination, stereotypes, prejudice, insult, social meaning, freedom, bottleneck

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Precedential Constraint, its Scope and Strength: A Brief Survey of the Possibilities and Their Merits

ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF PRECEDENT, T. Bustamante, et al, eds., Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-070
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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precedent, rule model, result model, overruling

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The Means Principle

Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael Moore, K. K. Ferzan and S.J. Morse, editors, Oxford Univ. Press, 2014, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-138
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Deontology, Consequentialism, Using as a Means

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Is There a Case for Strict Liability?

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-281
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Apr 2017
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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strict liability, retributivism, deterrence, negligence, torts

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Against Equality

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-255
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Equality, Wealth, Safety Net, Equality before the Law, Repression, Non-Material Inequalities

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Culpability

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE CRIMINAL MIND, John Deigh and Stuart Green, eds., 2008, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-060
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Aug 2008
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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culpability, retributivism, desert, recklesness, omissions, purpose, knowledge, negligence, intention

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Can Self-Defense Justify Punishment?

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-093
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Sep 2012
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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crime, desert, punishment, self-defense, attempts, use as a means

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Tempest in an Empty Teapot: Why the Constitution Does Not Regulate Gerrymandering

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 08-031, William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Larry Alexander and Saikrishna Prakash
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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gerrymandering, districting, vote dilution

There is No First Amendment Overbreadth (But There are Vague First Amendment Doctrines); Prior Restraints Aren’t ‘Prior’; and ‘As Applied’ Challenges Seek Judicial Statutory Amendments

Constitutional Commentary, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-029
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Aug 2010
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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prior restraint, overbreadth, as applied, facial invalidity

There is No First Amendment Overbreadth (But There are Vague First Amendment Doctrines); Prior Restraints Aren’t ‘Prior’; and ‘As Applied’ Challenges Seek Judicial Statutory Amendments

Constitutional Commentary, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-048
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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First Amendment, Overbreadth, Vagueness, Prior Restraint, As Applied, Facial

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The Method of Text and ?: Jack Balkin’s Originalism with No Regrets

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-067
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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originalism, rule, standard, principle, jurisprudence, constitutional interpretation

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Recipe for a Theory of Self-Defense: The Ingredients, and Some Cooking Suggestions

The Ethics of Self-Defense (OUP); C. Loons and M. Weber, eds. Bowling Green State University (2014), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-121
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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self-defense, defense of others, duress, culpability, agent-relative, lesser evils, use as means

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Rules, Rights, Options, and Time

USD School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 01
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 May 2000
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Originalism, the Why and the What

Fordham Law Review, 2013, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-111
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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originalism, intended meaning, authority, interpretation

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Michael Moore and the Mysteries of Causation in the Law

Rutgers Law Journal, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-063
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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causation, counterfactual dependence, scalar

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Risk and Inchoate Crimes: Retribution or Prevention?

SEEKING SECURITY: PRE-EMPTYING THE COMMISSION OF CRIMINAL HARMS, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-064
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander and Kimberly Kessler Ferzan
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia, School of Law
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risk, culpability, inchoate crimes, prevention

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Race Matters

Constitutional Commentary, 2014, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-109
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Larry Alexander and Maimon Schwarzschild
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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affirmative action, reparations, profiling, hate speech, hate crimes, discrimination

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Is Freedom of Expression a Universal Right?

San Diego Law Review, 2013, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-110
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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freedom of expression, control regulation, free speech

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The Objectivity of Morality, Rules and Law: A Conceptual Map

Alabama Law Review, 2013, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-112
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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objectivity, metaethics, morality, interpretation, rules, standards, principles, Wittgenstein, jurisprudence, legal theory, interpretation

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How to Understand Legislatures: A Comment on Boudreau, Lupia, Mccubbins, and Rodriguez

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2007, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-122
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Oct 2007
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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statutes, interpretation

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Yaffe on Attempts

Legal Theory, 2014, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-113
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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attempts, legal impossibility, factual impossibility, criminal law

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Brexit and the Future of Liberal Democracy

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-254
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Feb 2017
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Self-Government, Bureaucratic Rule, Remote Rule, Multiculturalism

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Danger: The Ethics of Preemptive Action

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-074
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander and Kimberly Kessler Ferzan
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia, School of Law
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inchoate crimes, incomplete attempts, responsible actors, prevention culpability

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Delegation Really Running Riot

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-54
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Larry Alexander and Saikrishna Prakash
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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delegation, necessary and proper, congress

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What’s Inside and Outside the Law?

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-068
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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delegation, mistake of law, state action, jurisprudence, constitutional law

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When are We Rightfully Aggrieved?: A Comment on Postema

Legal Theory, Vol. 11, 2005, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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paternalism, legal moralism, offense, harm principle, limits of the criminal law

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Law and Politics: What Is their Relation?

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2018, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-412
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Law, Politics, Rules, Standards, Interpretation

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Free Speech and 'Democratic Persuasion': A Response to Brettschneider

The Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights, M. Liao, M. Renzo, R. Craft, eds. OUP (2013), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-122
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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freedom of speech

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Plastic Trees and Gladiators: Liberalism and Aesthetic Regulation

Legal Theory, Vol. 16, 2010, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-028
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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liberalism, harm, offense, moralism, aesthetic

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You Got What You Deserved

Criminal Law and Philosophy (Forthcoming), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-085
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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consent, inculpatory mistakes, exculpatory mistakes, punishment

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Constitutionalism

Forthcoming, Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, M. Sellers, et al., eds. , San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-413 (2019)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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Rules, Standards, Entrenchment, Rights, Revolution, Settlement

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Aggregating States of Mind: A Response to Fallon

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-258
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Aggregation, Mental States, Multimember, Equal Protection, Interpretation, Ambiguity, Diachronic, Synchronic

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Hard Incompatibilism, and the Rejection of Moral Responsibility: A Skeptical Look at an Optimistic Account

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-259
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Incompatibilism; Desert; Blame; Punishment; Morality; Determinism

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Causing the Conditions of One's Defense: A Theoretical Non-Problem

Criminal Law and Philosophy (Forthcoming), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-086
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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provocation, self-defense, justification

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Ignorance as a Legal Excuse

Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy. Edited by Rik Peels. pp. 205-216, 2017, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-288
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Jun 2017
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Criminal Law, Exculpatory Ignorance, Mens Rea

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Redish on Freedom of Speech

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, No. 2, 2013, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-108
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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freedom of speech, autonomy, incitement

The Most Persuasive Frankfurt Example, and What It Shows: Or Why Determinism Is Not the Greatest Threat to Moral Responsibility

4 Open Journal of Philosophy 2014, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-157
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 May 2014
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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free will, reasons, responsibility, alternative possibilities, normativity

The Most Persuasive Frankfurt Example, and What It Shows: Or Why Determinism Is not the Greatest Threat to Moral Responsibility

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-416
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2019
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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Libertarian, Moral responsibility, Normativity, Reasons

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Disparate Impact: Fairness or Efficiency?

San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 12-092
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Sep 2012
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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discrimination, disparate impact, business necessity, efficiency

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Other People's Errors

Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (2013) 16:1049-1059, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-139
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jan 2014
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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reliance, misinterpretation, blackmail, morality, self-defense, rules, pre-emption

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Duff on Attempts

CRIME, PUNISHMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY: THE JURISPRUDENCE OF ANTHONY DUFF, Rowan Cruft, Matthew H. Kramer and Mark R. Reiff, eds., Oxford University Press, September 2011, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 11-069
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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attempts, riskings, impossibility, abandonment

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Free Speech and Speaker's Intent: A Reply to Kendrick

115 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 1 (2015), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 15-183
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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speech, chilling effect, intent, incitement, defamation, mens rea

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Fish on Academic Freedom: A Merited Assault on Nonsense, But Perhaps a Bridge Too Far

9 Florida International University Law Review, 2014, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-156
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 May 2014
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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academic freedom, postmodernism, disciplinary standards

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The Constitutional Limits of Chevron Deference: Meaning Versus Policy

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-359
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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ambiguity; vagueness; policymaking; interpretation; Chevron

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The Need to Attend to Probabilities (for Purposes of Self-Defense and Other Preemptive Actions)

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-256
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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preemtive action, culpability, justification, excuse, necessity, probability

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Retributive Justice

Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice, S. Olsaretti, ed. (August, 2018), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-411 (2019)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Sep 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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retributive justice, distributive justice, negative desert, positive desert, comparative justice, noncomparative justice

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Appreciation and Responses

Moral Puzzles and Legal Perplexities: Essays on the Influence of Larry Alexander (H. Hurd, ed. 2018), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-409
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 06 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Judicial Review, Originalism, Authory, Deontology, Duress, Justification, Punishment

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Inciting, Requesting, Provoking, or Persuading Others to Commit Crimes: The Legacy of Schenck and Abrams in Free Speech Jurisprudence

SMU Law Review, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-405 (2019)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Clear and Present Danger, Imminence, Content Neutrality, Incitement, Intent

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Goldsworthy on Interpretation of Statutes and Constitutions: Public Meaning, Intended Meaning and the Bogey of Aggregation

Law Under a Democratic Constitution: Essays in Honour of Jeffrey Goldsworthy, 2019, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-408 (2019)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Objective Intentionalism, Subjective Intentionalism, Conventional Meanings, Originalism, Aggregation

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Connecting the Rule of Recognition and Intentionalist Interpretation: An Essay in Honor of Richard Kay

Connecticut Law Review, Forthcoming , San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-407 (2019)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law
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Rule of recognition, Intended meanings, Validity, Revolution, Constituent authority

Deontological Constraints in a Consequentialist World: A Comment on Law, Economics and Morality

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, San Diego Legal Studies Paper 11-071
Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law

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deontology, threshold deontology, consequentialism

Deontological Constraints in a Consequentialist World: A Comment on Law, Economics, and Morality

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Vol. 3, p. 75, 2011
Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law

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Larry Alexander, Law, Economics, and Morality, Zamir, Medina

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Is There a Right of Freedom of Expression

Larry Alexander, IS THERE A RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, Cambridge University Press, 2005, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-23
Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Larry Alexander
University of San Diego School of Law

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