Robert J. Pushaw

Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

James Wilson Endowed Professor

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Gonzales v. Raich, Commerce Clause, medical marijuana

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
Downloads 162 (213,064)

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

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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constitional interpretation, textualism, structuralism, originalism, precedentialism, living constitutionalism, federalism, commerce clause

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Commerce Clause, U.S. v. Lopez

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Commerce Clause, ObamaCare, Akhil Amar, Jack Balkin, legislative authority

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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abortion, commerce clause, constituional law

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Constitutional law, judicial review, political question doctrine, Baker v. Carr

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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presidential power, war powers, executive authority, enemy combatant cases

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Maxwell Stearns, Book Review, Constitutional Law, Supreme Court, Constitution, Social Choice, Economics, Political Science

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Supreme Court, Bush, President, 9/11, Hamdi, Rasum, Hamdan, Boumediene, Wartime, Constitution, Liberties, Rights, Military, Judicial, Justices

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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standing, Article III, constitutional law, separation of powers, William Fletcher, “The Structure of Standing”

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Ulysses S. Grant and the Lost Opportunity for Racial Justice (Reviewing Ron Chernow, Grant (2017))

33 Const. Comment. 331, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018/14
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2018
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Ulysses S. Grant, racial justice, Ron Chernow, Emancipation Proclamation, civil rights, political rights, constitutional law; legal history

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Baker v. Carr, Bush v. Gore, constititional law, political question, justiciability

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Comparing Literary and Biblical Hermeneutics to Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2020, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020/13
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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hermeneutics, literary, Biblical, constitutional interpretation, statutory interpretation

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Bush v. Gore, Baker v. Carr, Equal Protection Clause

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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individual mandate, Commerce Clause, Obamacare, sale of goods, Affordable Care Act

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Lee Epstein, Christina Wells, judicial review, constitutional law, presidential power, executive power

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Paul Mishkin, federal question jurisdiction, federalism

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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federal courts, jurisdiction, federalism, constitutional rights

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Do Foreign Nations Have Constitutional Rights?

Fordham Law Review Online, Vol. 88, p. 142, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/24
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2020
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, Legal History, International Law

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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 - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

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

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The Inherent Powers of Federal Courts and the Structural Constitution

Posted: 07 Apr 2003
Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

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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

Posted: 01 Mar 2000
Grant Nelson and Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

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

Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Grant Nelson and Robert J. Pushaw
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

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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