Erwin Chemerinsky

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Dean; Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

https://www.law.berkeley.edu/our-faculty/faculty-profiles/erwin-chemerinsky/

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1.

Cooperative Federalism and Marijuana Regulation

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 62, No.1. 2015, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-25, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-22
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Erwin Chemerinsky, Jolene Forman, Allen Hopper and Sam Kamin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, ACLU of Northern California and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 1,662 (9,025)

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2.

Why Write?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 107, No. 881, 2009, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-9
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 949 (21,645)

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3.

The Roberts Court at Age Three

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 54, 2008, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2008-19
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 438 (60,788)
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Judging Opportunity Lost: Assessing the Viability of Race-Based Affirmative Action after Fisher v. University of Texas

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 2, 2015, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-10, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-29
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Mario L. Barnes, Erwin Chemerinsky and Angela Onwuachi-Willig
University of Washington - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Iowa College of Law
Downloads 391 (69,681)

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5.

Not a Free Speech Court

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2011, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-8
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 379 (72,281)

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6.

Formalism Without a Foundation: Stern v. Marshall

Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-51
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 369 (74,536)

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7.

Compulsory Vaccination Laws are Constitutional

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 110, No.3, 2015/16, pp.589-616, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-71
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2017
Erwin Chemerinsky and Michele Goodwin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 353 (78,480)

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8.

Constitutional Issues Posed in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 79, pp. 571-602, 2005, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 78, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2008-1
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Sep 2005
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 340 (81,953)

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Consitution, Bankruptcy Act, Consumer Protection

9.

A Post-Race Equal Protection?

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 98, No. 4, 2010, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 May 2010
Mario L. Barnes, Erwin Chemerinsky and Trina Jones
University of Washington - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 324 (86,556)

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10.

Injunction in Defamation Cases

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 157, 2006-2007, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2008-08
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 322 (87,165)

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11.

Abortion: A Woman's Private Choice

Texas Law Review, Vol. 95, 2017, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-19
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Erwin Chemerinsky and Michele Goodwin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 308 (91,554)

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abortion, pregnancy, Hyde Amendment, reproductive rights, reproductive justice

12.

The Ideal Law School for the 21st Century

UC Irvine Law Review Vol.1, No.1, 2011, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-43
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 295 (96,036)

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13.

Religion Is Not a Basis for Harming Others

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol.105, No.5, June, 2015/16 , UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-78
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2017
Erwin Chemerinsky and Michele Goodwin
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 290 (97,813)

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14.

Challenging Direct Democracy

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2007, p. 293, Summer 2007, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2008-11
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 289 (98,180)
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15.

Political Speech and Association Rights after Knox v. Seiu Local 1000

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 5, 2013, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-80
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 280 (101,637)

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16.

Political Ideology and Constitutional Decision-Making: The Coming Example of the Affordable Care Act

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-48
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 254 (112,485)

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17.

The Inescapability of Constitutional Theory

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 2, 2013, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-112
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 244 (117,229)

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18.

The Disparate Treatment of Race and Class in Constitutional Jurisprudence

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 72, No. 4, Fall 2009, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-4
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Mario L. Barnes and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of Washington - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 238 (120,230)

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19.

The Once and Future Equal Protection Doctrine?

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 43, No.4, pp.1059-1088, 2011, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2011 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2012
Mario L. Barnes and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of Washington - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 212 (134,586)

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20.

The Rational Basis Test Is Constitutional (and Desirable)

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2016, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-30
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 May 2016
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 197 (144,230)

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21.

Qualified Immunity Developments: Not Much Hope Left for Plaintiffs

29 Touro L. Rev. 633 (2013), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-32, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 14-26
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Karen Blum, Erwin Chemerinsky and Martin A. Schwartz
Suffolk University Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 192 (147,777)

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qualified immunity, Section 1983, absolute immunity, grand jury witnesses, Supreme Court, merits inquiry, clearly established law, private actors, Rehberg, Filarsky, Pearson

22.

The Rehnquist Court and the Death Penalty

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2008-15, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 94, p. 1367, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 186 (152,119)
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23.

It's Now the John Roberts Court

The Green Bag, Vol.14, No.4, 2012, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-59
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 169 (165,665)

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24.

The Failing Faith in Class Actions: Dukes v. Wal-Mart and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, Vol. 7, No. Special Issue, 2011, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 11-54
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 159 (174,625)

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25.

Unpleasant Speech on Campus, Even Hate Speech, is a First Amendment Issue

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol.17, 2009, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-3
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 150 (183,354)

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26.

The Speech and Association Rights of Employees: Implications of Knox v. SEIU, Local 1000 and Harris v. Quinn

UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2014
Catherine Fisk and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 142 (191,726)

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27.

No Immunity: Race, Class, and Civil Liberties in Times of Health Crisis

129 Harv. L. Rev. 956 (2016), UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-98
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2017
Michele Goodwin and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 131 (204,591)

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28.

Lessons from Gideon

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 122, 2013, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-111
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 116 (224,341)

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29.

Pregnancy, Poverty and the State

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 127, 2018, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2018-21
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2018
Michele Goodwin and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 113 (228,718)

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30.

The 2016 Election, the Supreme Court, and Racial Justice

University of Chicago Law Review, 2016, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-31
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 May 2016
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 108 (236,168)

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31.

California, Climate Change and the Constitution

Environmental Law Forum, Vol. 25, No. 4, July/August 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Duke University - Nicholas School for the Environment, Duke University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Climate Change, California, Dormant Commerce Clause, Dormant Foreign Policy Power

32.

Making Schools More Separate and Unequal: Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1

Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-59
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 103 (244,051)

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33.

The Court Affects Each of Us: The Supreme Court Term in Review

Green Bag, Vol. 16, Summer 2013, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-131
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Aug 2013
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 99 (250,864)

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34.

Teaching that Speech Matters: A Framework for Analyzing Speech Issues in Schools

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-2
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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35.

Appearances Can Be Deceiving: October Term 2013 Moved the Law to the Right

Green Bag Online, Vol. 17, No.4, 2014. pp. 389-404, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-61
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 88 (270,549)

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36.

Thinking About the Supreme Court's Successes and Failures

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 4, 2016, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-29
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 May 2016
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 82 (282,528)

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37.

Wrongful Death Actions Under Section 1983: A Roundtable Dialogue

19 Touro L. Rev. 707 (2003), Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies Paper No. 14-273, Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 May 2014
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, LLP, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, LLP, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Government of the United States of America - U.S. District Court
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Section 1983 litigation, wrongful death actions, survivorship of claims, Section 1988(a), federal law deficiencies, damages in wrongful death actions, supplemental state law wrongful death claims

38.

Dialogue on State Action

16 Touro L. Rev. 775 (2000), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 May 2014
Martin A. Schwartz and Erwin Chemerinsky
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Section 1983 litigation, civil rights, state action, government officers, public officials, color of state law

39.

Law Review Symposium 2014 — Keynote by Erwin Chemerinsky

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-60
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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40.

The Return of the Jedi: The Progressive October 2014 Term

Green Bag, 2015, Forthcoming, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-75
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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41.

Federalism from the Neighborhood Up: Los Angeles's Neighborhood Councils, Minority Representation, and Democratic Legitimacy

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2014, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-25
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Erwin Chemerinsky and Sam Kleiner
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Yale University - Information Society Project
Downloads 39 (402,929)

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42.

Keynote Address

2015 Michigan State Law Review 1235, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 35 (418,776)

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43.

Exaggerating the Effects of Janus: A Reply to Professors Baude and Volokh

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 132, p.42, 2018, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Erwin Chemerinsky and Catherine Fisk
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 34 (422,717)

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labor, free speech

44.

§1983 Civil Rights Litigation Colloquium

20 Touro L. Rev. 577 (2004), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 May 2014
Erwin Chemerinsky and Martin A. Schwartz
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 29 (444,361)

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U.S. Supreme Court, Section 1983 litigation, civil rights, supplemental jurisdiction, coercive interrogation, qualified immunity, Meghan's Law, prisoners' rights, punitive damages

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What Can Brown Do for You?: Addressing McCleskey V. Kemp as a Flawed Standard for Measuring the Constitutionally Significant Risk of Race Bias

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 6, 2018, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2018-47
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Mario L. Barnes and Erwin Chemerinsky
University of Washington - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 27 (454,043)

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46.

The Supreme Court 2009 Term Overview and 2010 Term Preview

27 Touro L. Rev. 33 (2011), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2014
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Independent, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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United States Supreme Court, 2009 Term, life imprisonment sentences for juveniles, deportation consequences for criminal defendants, Florida v. Holland, death penalty cases, habeas corpus petitions, statute of limitations

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Discussion: A Focus on Federalism

20 Touro L. Rev. 909 (2005), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 May 2014
Erwin Chemerinsky, Jeffrey Morris and Martin A. Schwartz
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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federalism, states' rights, Congressional powers, U.S. Supreme Court, Fourteenth Amendment, Tenth Amendment, Eleventh Amendment immunity, Supremacy Clause

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Section 1983 Litigation: Supreme Court Review: A Roundtable Dialogue

19 Touro L. Rev. 625 (2003), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 May 2014
Martin A. Schwartz and Erwin Chemerinsky
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Section 1983 litigation, U.S. Supreme Court, enforcement of constitutional rights, qualified immunity, enforcement of federal statutes, pleading issues, Bivens claims

49.

The Fragmentation of Federal Rules

Mercer Law Review Vol. 46, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jun 2018
Erwin Chemerinsky and Barry Friedman
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and New York University School of Law
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50.

The Values of Federalism

Posted: 02 Oct 1999
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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The First Amendment: When the Government Must Make Content- Based Choices

USC Law Center Working Paper No. 94-6
Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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