Mark Tushnet

Harvard Law School

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law

1575 Massachusetts

Hauser 406

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Ideas:
“  a history of the US Supreme Court between 1930 and 1941; a project on varieties of constitutionalism, including illiberal and theocratic constitutionalism; and a project on institutions supporting constitutional democracy.  ”

Scholarly Papers (49)

1.

The Inevitable Globalization of Constitutional Law

Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-06
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Globalization, constitutional law

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Critical Legal Studies and the Rule of Law

Cambridge Companion to the Rule of Law (Marti Loughlin & Jens Meierhenrich eds.), Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-14
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Rule of Law, Critical Legal Studies, American Legal Realism, Legal Process

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Against Judicial Review

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,750 (13,807)
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Authoritarian Constitutionalism

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-47
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 18 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2013
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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authoritarianism, constitutionalism, Singapore

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Citation 8

Constitutional Hardball

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Oct 2003
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Constitutional Hardball

Forthcoming, Cambridge Handbook of ConstitutionalThoery (J. King & R.Bellamy eds.), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 21-37
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2021
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Populism and Constitutionalism: An Essay on Definitions and Their Implications

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-17
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 12 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2020
Mark Tushnet, Bojan Bugaric and Bojan Bugaric
Harvard Law School and University of Sheffield, Department of LawUniversity of Sheffield, Department of Law
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Populism, Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutionalism, United Kingdom, India, Israel, Poland

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Defending Korematsu?: Reflections on Civil Liberties in Wartime

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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The Politics of Constitutional Law

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jul 2000
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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How Different are the Core Cases for and Against Judicial Review?

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Judicial review, constitutional law, Jeremy Waldron, Richard Fallon

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Epistemic Closure and the Schechter Case

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-42
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Schechter case, Amity Shlaes

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Clarence Thomas's Black Nationalism

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Aug 2003
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Constitutional Workarounds

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2009
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Skepticism About Judicial Review - a Perspective from the United States

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Sep 2000
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Transnational/Domestic Constitutional Law

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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'Telling Me Lies': The Constitutionality of Regulating False Statements of Fact

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2011
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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17.

Nonjudicial Review

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jan 2002
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Two Essays on District of Columbia v. Heller

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Second Amendment, District of Columbia v. Heller, originalism, constitutional interpretation

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What Consequences do Ideas Have?

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2009
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Conservative legal movement, Teles, Federalist Society, law and economics

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New Institutional Mechanisms for Making Constitutional Law

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Dialogue and Constitutional Duty

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2012
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Judicial review, weak-form review, dialogic review

The Inadequacy of Judicial Enforcement of Constitutional Rights Provisions to Rectify Economic Inequality, and the Inevitability of the Attempt

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-25
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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comparative constitutional law, social welfare rights, economic rights, equality

The Inadequacy of Judicial Enforcement of Constitutional Rights Provisions to Rectify Economic Inequality, and the Inevitability of the Attempt

Judicial Review: Process, Powers and Problems (Cambridge University Press 2020, eds. Salman Khurshid et al.), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-02
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 14 May 2020
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Comparative constitutional law, social welfare rights, Upendra Baxi

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Constitutional Law: Critical and Comparative

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Three Essays on Proportionality Doctrine

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-43
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Comparative constitutional law, proportionality, rationality review

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A Political Perspective on the Theory of the Unitary Executive

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 May 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2009
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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On Being Old Codgers: A Conversation about a Half Century in Legal Education

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-18, Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2157.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Mark Tushnet and Louis Michael Seidman
Harvard Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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legal education, law schools, scholarship

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Federalism and International Human Rights in the New Constitutional Order

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2001
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Law As a Crisis for the Rule of Law: A Speculative Essay

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 17-45
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2017
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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rule of law, corruption

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American Legal Realism Today: An Idiosyncratic Restatement

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 22-12
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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legal realism, jurisprudence, sociology of law

Harry Kalven and Kenneth Karst in the Supreme Court Review: Reflections after Fifty Years

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2011
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Harry Kalven and Kenneth Karst in the Supreme Court Review: Reflections after Fifty Years

Harvard Public Law Working Paper
Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School

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Civil Rights Policy

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Notes on Some Aspects of the Taxonomy of 'Generations' of Rights

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-46
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Constitutional Rights, Socio-Economic Rights, Cultural Rights

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The Coverage/Protection Distinction in the Law of Freedom of Speech – An Essay on Meta-Doctrine in Constitutional Law

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2016
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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First Amendment, Reed v. Gilbert

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Trust the Science But Do Your Research: A Comment on the Unfortunate Revival of the Progressive Case for the Administrative State

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 22-03
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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administrative law, COVID, science and technology studies

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Globalization and Federalism in a Post-Printz World

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Sep 2000
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Writing While Quarantined: A Personal Interpretation of Contemporary Comparative Constitutional Law

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2020
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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comparative constitutional law, critical legal studies, populism

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The Redundant Free Exercise Clause?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2001
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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1937 Redux?: Reflections on Constitutional Development and Political Structures

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-05
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2012
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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American political development, Barack Obama, constitutional development

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The Kids Are All Right: The Law of Free Expression and New Information Technologies

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 21-09
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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new information technologies, First Amendment, cyberstalking

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The Fundamental Attribution Error as Applied to Governance and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jun 2021
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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COVID-19, policy choice, human agency

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The Law of Free Expression and New Information Technologies: The First Amendment Isn’t Obsolete

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-36
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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free speech, new information technologies, Tim Wu, cyberstalking

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The First Amendment and Political Risk

Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2012
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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“Rock ‘n’ Roll” and “Roll Over Beethoven”: Tom Stoppard and Critical Legal Studies

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 21-15
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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critical legal studies, TomStoppard, Duncan Kennedy, Peter Gabel

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Jan Deutsch: An Appreciation

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-42
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Jan Deutsch, Critical Legal Studies, Legal Realism, Legal Process

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The Politics of Constitution-Making

Forthcoming, Elgar Handbook on the Politics of Constitutional Law (M. Tushnet & D. Kochenov eds. 2022)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Oct 2021
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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Ackerman, Elster, constitution drafting

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'A Motive, Not A Judgment': Reflections on Kieslowski’s Invitation to Think About Morality

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 May 2020
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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law and film, Kieslowski, Decalogue

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Institutions Supporting Constitutional Democracy: Some Thoughts About Anti-Corruption (and Other) Agencies

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, Sept. 2019, pp 440-455
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Dec 2019
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School
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How Different are Waldron’s and Fallon’s Core Cases for and Against Judicial Review?

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 49-70, 2010
Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School

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The Meritocratic Egalitarianism of Thurgood Marshall

Howard Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-15
Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2009
Mark Tushnet
Harvard Law School

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