Robert J. Pushaw

Pepperdine University - School of Law

James Wilson Endowed Professor

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Justifying Wartime Limits on Civil Rights and Liberties

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 12, p. 675, 2009, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/22
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 102 (171,760)

Abstract:

Constitution, President, War, Rights, Civil Rights, Civil War, World War II, Lincoln, Roosevelt, Liberties, War on Terror, Military, War, Infringement, Political, Legal, Social

2.

The 'Enemy Combatant' Cases in Historical Context: The Inevitability of Pragmatic Judicial Review

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 82, 2007
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 16 Oct 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 97 (215,822)
Citation 1

Abstract:

presidential power, war powers, executive authority, enemy combatant cases

3.

Judicial Review and the Political Question Doctrine: Reviving the Federalist 'Rebuttable Presumption' Analysis

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 80, 2002
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Oct 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 93 (212,898)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Constitutional law, judicial review, political question doctrine, Baker v. Carr

4.

A Critique of the Narrow Interpretation of the Commerce Clause

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 96, 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Oct 2009
Robert J. Pushaw and Grant Nelson
Pepperdine University - School of Law and Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 82 (208,883)

Abstract:

Commerce Clause, U.S. v. Lopez

5.

Methods of Interpreting the Commerce Clause: A Comparative Analysis

Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 55, 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 82 (220,253)
Citation 1

Abstract:

constitional interpretation, textualism, structuralism, originalism, precedentialism, living constitutionalism, federalism, commerce clause

6.

The Medical Marijuana Case: A Commerce Clause Counter-Revolution?

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 9, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 76 (171,760)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Gonzales v. Raich, Commerce Clause, medical marijuana

7.

Obamacare and the Original Meaning of the Commerce Clause: Identifying Historical Limits on Congress's Powers

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 1703, 2012, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 73 (191,079)

Abstract:

Commerce Clause, ObamaCare, Akhil Amar, Jack Balkin, legislative authority

8.

Does Congress Have the Constitutional Power to Prohibit Partial-Birth Abortion?

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 42, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Aug 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 71 (189,944)

Abstract:

abortion, commerce clause, constituional law

9.

Creating Legal Rights for Suspected Terrorists: Is the Court Being Courageous or Politically Pragmatic?

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 5, 2009, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/23
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 64 (279,775)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Bush, President, 9/11, Hamdi, Rasum, Hamdan, Boumediene, Wartime, Constitution, Liberties, Rights, Military, Judicial, Justices

10.

How is Constitutional Law Made?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 100, 2002
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Oct 2010
Robert J. Pushaw and Tracey E. George
Pepperdine University - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 54 (288,773)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Maxwell Stearns, Book Review, Constitutional Law, Supreme Court, Constitution, Social Choice, Economics, Political Science

11.

Bush v. Gore: Looking at Baker v. Carr in a Conservative Mirror

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 18, 2001
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 40 (321,931)

Abstract:

Baker v. Carr, Bush v. Gore, constititional law, political question, justiciability

12.

Fortuity and the Article III 'Case': A Critique of Fletcher's 'The Structure of Standing'

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 289, 2013, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/23
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 38 (321,931)

Abstract:

standing, Article III, constitutional law, separation of powers, William Fletcher, “The Structure of Standing”

13.

The Presidential Election Dispute, the Political Question Doctrine, and the Fourteenth Amendment: A Reply to Professors Krent and Shane

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 29, 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 32 (379,497)

Abstract:

Bush v. Gore, Baker v. Carr, Equal Protection Clause

14.

Defending Deference: A Response to Professors Epstein and Wells

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 69, 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 31 (383,236)

Abstract:

Lee Epstein, Christina Wells, judicial review, constitutional law, presidential power, executive power

15.

The Likely Impact of National Federation on Commerce Clause Jurisprudence

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 975, 2013, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Robert J. Pushaw and Grant Nelson
Pepperdine University - School of Law and Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 27 (361,687)

Abstract:

individual mandate, Commerce Clause, Obamacare, sale of goods, Affordable Care Act

16.

Bridging the Enforcement Gap in Constitutional Law: A Critique of the Supreme Court's Theory that Self-Restraint Promotes Federalism

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 46, 2004-2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 23 (403,206)

Abstract:

federal courts, jurisdiction, federalism, constitutional rights

17.

A Neo-Federalist Analysis of Federal Question Jurisdiction

California Law Review, Vol. 95, 2007
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Oct 2009
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law
Downloads 22 (403,206)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Paul Mishkin, federal question jurisdiction, federalism

18.

Politics, Ideology, and the Academic Assault on Bush v. Gore

Election Law Journal, Vol. 2, pp. 97-109, 2003
Posted: 08 Oct 2010
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law

Abstract:

Bruce Ackerman, Book Review, Bush, Gore, Supreme Court, Presidential Election, Equal Protection, Politics, Republicans, Democrats

19.

The Inherent Powers of Federal Courts and the Structural Constitution

The Iowa Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 3, March 2001
Posted: 07 Apr 2003
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law

Abstract:

inherent power, Article III, Constitution, constitutional, judicial power, Congress

Rethinking the Commerce Clause: Applying First Principles to Uphold Federal Commercial Regulations but Preserve State Control Over Social Issues

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, 1999
Posted: 01 Mar 2000
Grant Nelson and Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law and Pepperdine University - School of Law

Abstract:

Rethinking the Commerce Clause: Applying First Principles to Uphold Federal Commercial Regulations But Preserve State Control Over Social Issues

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, October 1999
Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Grant Nelson and Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - School of Law and Pepperdine University - School of Law

Abstract:

Commerce Clause, regulate commerce, Constitutional structure, McCulloch v. Maryland, Gibbons v. Ogden, substantial effects test, United States v. Lopez, Rational Basis Test, channels and instrumentalities, cultural federalism, Federal Uniform Commercial Code, Federal Real Estate Security Code, Federal Probate Code, same-sex marriage