Michael C. Dorf

Cornell Law School

Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law

Myron Taylor Hall

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

United States

http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/faculty/bio.cfm?id=333

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Scholarly Papers (85)

1.

Stings and Scams: ‘Fake News,’ the First Amendment, and the New Activist Journalism

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2017, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2020
Michael C. Dorf and Sidney Tarrow
Cornell Law School and Cornell University - Law School
Downloads 1,841 (10,566)
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First Amendment, Social Media, Web 2.0, Free Press, Freedom of the Press, Free Speech, Fake News, New Media, Social Movements, Fourth Estate, News Media, Activist Journalism, False Information, Alternative Facts

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What Does the Second Amendment Mean Today?

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 291, 2000, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-52, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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second amendment, individual rights, originalist, nonoriginalist, constitutional interpretation

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Legal Indeterminacy and Institutional Design

New York University Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 875, 2003, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-57, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 02-44
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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constitutional theory, legal indeterminacy, experimentalism, Legal Process approach, Dworkin, and Hart and Sacks

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Constitutional Existence Conditions and Judicial Review

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 1105, 2003, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-70, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 40, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 03-53
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Matthew D. Adler and Michael C. Dorf
Duke University School of Law and Cornell Law School
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constitution, interpretation, judicial review, congress, courts, amendment

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A Tale of Two Formalisms: How Law and Economics Mirrors Originalism and Textualism

106 Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-20, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 20-42
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
Neil H. Buchanan and Michael C. Dorf
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Cornell Law School
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law and economics, originalism, textualism, apolitical, L&E, O&T, political neutrality, constitutionalism, purposivism, economics, law,

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The Coherentism of Democracy and Distrust

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 114, No. 1237, 2005, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-39, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 04-77
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Democracy and Distrust, Hart Ely, process theory, representative democracy, individial rights, statesi rights, Warren

How to Choose the Least Unconstitutional Option: Lessons for the President (and Others) from the 2011 Debt Ceiling Standoff

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 6, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-25
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2020
Neil H. Buchanan and Michael C. Dorf
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Cornell Law School
Downloads 301 (121,003)
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debt ceiling, constitution, unconstitutional, public debt

How to Choose the Least Unconstitutional Option: Lessons for the President (and Others) from the Debt Ceiling Standoff

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 1175, October 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-73
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Neil H. Buchanan and Michael C. Dorf
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Cornell Law School
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debt ceiling, credit, least unconstitutional, Fourteenth Amendment, Section Four, bonds

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The Undead Constitution

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 125, No. 2011, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-49
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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dead Constitution, originalism, constitutional interpretation, living Constitution, common law method, interpret

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Shared Constitutional Interpretation after Dickerson

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Sep 2000
Barry Friedman and Michael C. Dorf
New York University School of Law and Cornell Law School
Downloads 297 (123,430)
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Affirmative Power to Strip State Courts of Jurisdiction

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Constitutional law, federal courts, federal jurisdiction, jurisdiction stripping

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Same-Sex Marriage, Second-Class Citizenship, and Law’s Social Meanings

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 1267, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 29 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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The Heterogeneity of Rights

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 May 2000
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Fallback Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 107, No. 303, 2007, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-23, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-124
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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fallback, unconstitutional, invalidation, severability, substitution

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Abstract and Concrete Review

Global Perspectives on Constitutional Law, Chapter 1, ed. by Vikram D. Amar and Mark V. Tushnet, Oxford University Press, 2009, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-55
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
Downloads 223 (164,599)
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concrete review, abstract review, constitutionality

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Does Federal Executive Branch Experience Explain Why Some Republican Supreme Court Justices 'Evolve' and Others Don’t?

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 1, p. 457, 2007, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-79, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-127
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Republican Supreme Court, conservative, liberal, moderate, executive branch experience, evolve

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Dynamic Incorporation of Foreign Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 157, 103, 2008, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-74
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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dynamic incorporation, foreign law, reference law, NAFTA, EU, federal law, state law, democracy, prima facie threat to democracy

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Equal Protection Incorporation

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 951, 2002, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-77
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 28 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Equal Protection Clause, race, sex, discrimination, Fourteenth Amendment

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When Two Rights Make a Wrong: Armed Assembly Under the First and Second Amendments

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-01
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jan 2021
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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First Amendment, Right to Assemble, Second Amendment, Firearms, Public carriage, constitution, armed assembly, courts

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Whose Ox is Being Gored? When Attitudinalism Meets Federalism

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-102, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-78
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Coming Off the Bench: Legal and Policy Implications of Proposals to Allow Retired Justices to Sit by Designation on the Supreme Court

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 61, No. 81, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-07, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-A-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2011
Michael C. Dorf and Lisa A. Tucker
Cornell Law School and Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Article III, retired, justice, recused, judges, Supreme Court, Constitution

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Don't End or Audit the Fed: Central Bank Independence in an Age of Austerity

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-6, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-1, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2017
Neil H. Buchanan and Michael C. Dorf
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Cornell Law School
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Federal Reserve, economy, financial crisis

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The Aspirational Constitution

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 1631, 2009, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-82
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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constitutional rights, backsliding, originalism, aspirational, values, prima facie, dead hand problem

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'Early-Bird Special' Indeed!: Why the Tax Anti-Injunction Act Permits the Present Challenges to the Minimum Coverage Provision

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 121, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-39
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Dec 2011
Michael C. Dorf and Neil Siegel
Cornell Law School and Duke University School of Law
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courts, health care, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Tax Anti-Injunction Act, minimum coverage provision

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Iqbal and Bad Apples

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 217, 2010, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-025
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Integrating Normative and Descriptive Constitutional Theory: The Case of Original Meaning

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 85, No. 1765, 1996-1997, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-32
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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originalist, constitutional theory, interpretation, intent, moderate, framers

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A Constitution of Democratic Experimentalism

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 267, 1998, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-71
Number of pages: 209 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf and Charles Sabel
Cornell Law School and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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self-government , democratic experimentalism, Congress, information pooling, participation of citizens

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Does Heller Protect a Right to Carry Guns Outside the Home?

59 Syracuse Law Review 225, 2008, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-21
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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firearm, handgun, handgun possesion in the home, second amendment, fourteenth amendment

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Measuring the Chilling Effect

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-36
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Nov 2015
Michael C. Dorf and Brandice Canes-Wrone
Cornell Law School and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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A Book Review of Sanford Levinson Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct It)

122 (4) Political Science Quarterly 663 (2007-2008), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-53
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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constitution, representation, democratic, amendment

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The Supreme Court 1997 Term Foreword: The Limits of Socratic Deliberation

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 4, p. 4, 1998, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-50
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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interpretive, textualist, purposivists, common law method

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Borrowing By Any Other Name: Why Presidential 'Spending Cuts' Would Still Exceed the Debt Ceiling

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Neil H. Buchanan and Michael C. Dorf
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Cornell Law School
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default, trilemma, debt ceiling, borrow, obligation

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Bargaining in the Shadow of the Debt Ceiling: When Negotiating over Spending and Tax Laws, Congress and the President Should Consider the Debt Ceiling a Dead Letter

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 32, pp. 32-54, 2013, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-62
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2013
Neil H. Buchanan and Michael C. Dorf
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Cornell Law School
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congress, spending, president, tax, borrow, debt ceiling

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Could the Occupy Movement Become the Realization of Democratic Experimentalism’s Aspiration for Pragmatic Politics?

Contemporary Pragmatism Vol. 9, No. 2 (December 2012), 263 271, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-75
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Occupy, democracy, ninety-nine percent, pragmatism, experimentalism, middle class, means, end, fixed agenda, goal

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Commerce, Death Panels and Broccoli: Or Why the Activity/Inactivity Distinction in the Health Care Case Was Really about the Right to Bodily Integrity

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-70
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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commerce clause, regulate inactivity, relation of the individual to the government, right to bodily integrity, abortion, constitution

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Incidental Burdens on Fundamental Rights

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 1175, p. 1175, 1996, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-30
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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incidental burden, direct burden, protected conduct, constitutional rights, government regulation

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Levels of Generality in the Definition of Rights

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1057, 1990, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-34
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf and Laurence H. Tribe
Cornell Law School and Harvard Law School
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fundamental right, article three, Bill of Rights, fourteenth amendment

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Facial Challenges to State and Federal Stautes

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 236, 1994, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-22
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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facial challenges, constitution, first amendment, facial challenges rule

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Dicta and Article III

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 142, p. 1997, 1994, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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federal court, Article III, abstract, hypothetical, contingent, jurisprudence

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Prediction and the Rule of Law

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 651, 1995, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-36
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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United States Supreme Court, petition, rehearing, change in circumstance, Justices, predict, Clarence Thomas, certiorari

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The Majoritarian Difficulty and Theories of Constitutional Decision Making

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 13, p. 283, 2010, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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counter-majoritarian difficulty, constitutional amendment, public opinion, interpretive theory, representation reinforcement, originalism, living constitutionalism

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How the Written Constitution Crowds Out the Extraconstitutional Rule of Recognition

The Rule of Recognition and the U.S. Constitution, ed. Matthew D. Adler and Kenneth Einer Himma, Oxford University Press, 2009, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-65
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Constitution, working constitution, written constitution, customary, the People

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Liberalism's Errant Theodicy

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-71
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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self-government, the State, Ordered Liberty, James E. Fleming, Linda C. McClain, liberalism, communitarianism, constitutional rights, moral rights, individual rights

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The Constitution and the Political Community

27 Constitutional Commentary, 499, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-40
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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We the People, Article V, future generations, non-human, non-citizens, constitution, amend

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Recipe for Trouble: Some Thoughts on Meaning, Translation and Normative Theory

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 85, No. 1857, 1997, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-37
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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interpretation, ajudication, originalist, normative

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Foreword: Problem-Solving Courts: From Innovation to Institutionalization

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 1501, 2003, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-25
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf and Jeffrey Fagan
Cornell Law School and Columbia Law School
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problem-solving courts, drug courts, institutionalization, innovation

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Courts, Reasons, and Rules

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 19, p. 483, 2000, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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rules, reasoning, courts, judicial decision making, Schauer

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The Marginality of Citizens United

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 20, No. 739, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-45
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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direct spending on politics, Citizens United, campaign, spending, finance

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Create Your Own Constitutional Theory

California Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 593, 1999, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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constitutional theory, rule of law, individual rights

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Rights and Rules

Legal Theory, Vol. 6, No. 241, 2000, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-60
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Matthew D. Adler and Michael C. Dorf
Duke University School of Law and Cornell Law School
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Article III, constitutional rights, challenged legal rules, statutory right, moral right

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Truth, Justice, and the American Constitution

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 134, 1997, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-51
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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moral reading, constitutional interpretation, Freedom's Law, Ronald Dworkin

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Can Process Theory Constrain Courts?

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 923, 2001, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-17, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2020
Michael C. Dorf and Samuel Issacharoff
Cornell Law School and New York University School of Law
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politics, bounds, judicial intervention, Bush v. Gore, process theory

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Abortion Rights

Touro Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 815, 2008, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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abortion, Roe, pregnancy, trimesters, Constitution, prohibition on abortion, pre-viability

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Instrumental and Non-Instrumental Federalism

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 28, No. 825, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-31
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Nationalists, Federalists, Anti-Federalists, congress, federal government, state

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Nullifying the Debt Ceiling Threat Once and for All: Why the President Should Embrace the Least Unconstitutional Option

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 237, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-59
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf and Neil H. Buchanan
Cornell Law School and University of Florida Levin College of Law
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debt ceiling, Congress, Constitution, spending cuts, treasury bonds, federal budget, How to Choose the Least Unconstitutional Option: Lessons for the President (and Others) from the Debt Ceiling Standoff

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Spandrel or Frankenstein's Monster? The Vices and Virtues of Retrofitting in American Law

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 339, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-61
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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common law, philosophical instinct, prelegal categories, social attitudes, political interests

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The Detention and Trial of Enemy Combatants: A Drama in Three Branches

122 (1) Political Science Quarterly 47 (2007), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-54
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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11 September 2001, Congress, use all necessary and appropriate force, AUMF, Geneva Convention, Detainee Treatment Act , Military Commissions Act

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After Bureacracy

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 1245, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Postmodernism, criticism, critical legal studies, rationality, skepticism, conservative, Marxist, political

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The Domain of Reflexive Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 384, 2003, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-41
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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sexual privacy, same-sex, reflexive law, Fourteenth Amendment, liberals, welfarists, Cohen, Regulating Intimacy: A New Legal Paradigm

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Heterogeneity of Rights

Legal Theory, Vol. 6, No. 269, 2000, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-56
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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incidental burdens, individual right, facial challenges, constitutional rights

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The Relevance of Federal Norms for State Separation of Powers

Roger Williams University Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 51, 1998, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-48
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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separation of powers, federalism norms, Constitution, individual rights, Fourteenth Amendments, state government

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The Paths to Legal Equality: A Reply to Dean Sullivan

California Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 791, 2002, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-47
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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equality of the sexes, equal protection, Fourteenth Amendment, discrimination

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Interpretive Holism and the Structural Method, or How Charles Black Might Have Thought About Campaign Finance Reform and Congressional Timidity

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 92, p. 833, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-33
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Charles Black, Structure and Relationaship in Constitutional Law, constitutional interpretation, congress, president, structural method

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Federal Government Power: The Voting Right Act

Touro Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 505, 2010, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-24
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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The Voting Rights Act, VRA, Thirteenth Amendment, Fifteenth Amendment, race

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The Morality of Prophylactic Legislation (with Special Reference to Speed Limits, Assisted Suicide, Torture, and Detention Without Trial)

61 Current Legal Problems 23 (Oxford University Press, 2008), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-58
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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marginal applications, law and morality, legislature

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No Federalist Here: Anti-Federalism and Nationalism on the Renquist Court

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 31, p. 741, 2000, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-35
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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anti-federalists, congress, nationalists, states' interests, cooperative federalism

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Identity Politics and the Second Amendment

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 549, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-28
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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second amendment, right to bear arms, contemporary, circumstances, originalists, militia

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A Nonoriginalist Perspective on the Lessons of History

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 10, p. 351, 1996, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-13
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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normative indeterminacy, originalism, interpretation, constitution

The Orwellian Military Commissions Act of 2006

5 (1) Journal of International Criminal Justice, 10 (2007), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-46
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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detain persons indefinitely, war crimes trials, military commissions, Geneva Conventions, Military Commissions Act, unlawful enemy combatants

The Orwellian Military Commissions Act of 2006

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 10-18, 2007
Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School

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70.

Foreword: The Most Confusing Branch

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 191, 2009, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-26
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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contradiction, gaps, confusing

71.

Entry on Anthony M. Kennedy in Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law

Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law 311-312, 2009, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-64
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Anthony M. Kennedy, Federal judge, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Stanford, Harvard, California, Republican

72.

God and Man in the Yale Dormitories

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 843, 1998, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-27
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Constitutional, social issues, legal debate

73.

A Comment on Text, Time and Audience Understanding in Constitutional Law

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 983, 1995, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-11
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Constitution, interpretation, language, statutes

74.

The 2000 Presidential Election: Archetype or Exception?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1279, 2001, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-38
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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constitutional adjudication, precedent, election, Supreme Court, checks and balances

75.

Be Careful What You Wish for

16 Constitutional Commentary 505 1999, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-16
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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campaign finance, Buckley v. Valeo, first amendment, Federal Election Campaign Act, Bush, Clinton, money

76.

In Praise of Justice Blackmun: (Corrected) Typos and All

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1397, 1999, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-29
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Justice Harry A. Blackmun, compassion, jurisprudence, Roe v. Wade, abortion

77.

A Partial Defense of an Anti-Discrimination Principle

Issues in Legal Scholarship, The Origins and Fate of Antisubordination Theory (2002): Article 2
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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equal protection, Fiss, anti-subordination, anti-discrimination

78.

The Good Society, Commerce, and the Rehnquist Court

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 69, p. 2161, 2001, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-42
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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constitutional interpretation, textualists, originalist, moral, good society

79.

The Constitutional Politics Heller Launched

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 68, No. 8, 2018, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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New York Times, Supreme Court, Justice John Paul Stevens, Second Amendment, District of Columbia v. Heller, individual right

80.

Is Constitutional Doctrine the Source of Corporate Rights?

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 59, 2018, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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We the Corporations, Adam Winkler, Constitutional RIghts, Corporations, Colonial, the Constitution, Gilded Age, Virginia Company, Massachusetts Bay Company, natural persons

81.

Donald Trump and Other Agents of Constitutional Change

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2017, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School
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Supreme Court, Senate, Republican, Democratic, 2016 Presidential Race, Donald Trump, Antiegalitarian, Constitution, constitutional law,

82.

The Sentience Criterion

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 17, 2017, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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Animal Rights, Animal Rights Movement, Pro-Life, sentience, activists, abortion

83.

Three Vital Issues: Incorporation of the Second Amendment, Federal Government Power, and Separation of Powers-October 2009 Term

Touro Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Michael C. Dorf and Erwin Chemerinsky
Cornell Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Supreme Court, Constitution, handguns, Court, Second Amendment, defense, State government, Local government, good law

84.

First Amendment Freedom of Speech and Religion - October 2009 Term

Touro Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Burt Neuborne and Michael C. Dorf
New York University School of Law and Cornell Law School
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The First Amendment, Supreme Court, Campaign Financing, foreign terrorist groups, religious symbol, equality, freedom of association

85.

Drug Treatment Courts and Emergent Experimentalist Government

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2000, Columbia Law School, Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2020
Michael C. Dorf and Charles Sabel
Cornell Law School and Columbia University - Columbia Law School
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