Stephen M. Griffin

Tulane University Law School

Professor of Law

6329 Freret Street

New Orleans, LA 70118

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Stop Federalism Before it Kills Again: Reflections on Hurricane Katrina

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Apr 2006
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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federalism, Hurricane Katrina, constitutional change, natural disasters

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Rebooting Originalism

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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constitutional theory, constitutional interpretation, originalism, historicism, equal protection, constitutional change

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The Age of Marbury: Judicial Review in a Democracy of Rights

Tulane Law School Working Paper No. 2003-01
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Judicial review, democracy

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Barnett and the Constitution We Have Lost

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 04-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jul 2004
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Constitutional law, constitutional theory, libertarianism, originalism

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Presidential Impeachment in Tribal Times: The Historical Logic of Informal Constitutional Change

51 Connecticut Law Review __ (2018) , Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2019
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Impeachment, Presidency, Informal Constitutional Change

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Understanding Informal Constitutional Change

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 16-1
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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constitutional change, federalism, separation of powers, unwritten constitution, constitutional conventions, American political development, state building, constitutional order

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Constituent Power and Constitutional Change in American Constitutionalism

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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constitutionalism, constitutional change, constituent power, American political development

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Trump, Trust and the Future of the Constitutional Order

77 Maryland Law Review 161 (2017), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 17-8
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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President Trump, trust in government, constitutional order, dysfunctional government, political time, presidency

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Watergate and Vietnam: The Cold War Origins of a Constitutional Crisis

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 16, 2012-2013, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-11
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jun 2012
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Watergate, Vietnam War, Cold War, presidential power

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California Constitutionalism: Trust in Government and Direct Democracy

Tulane University School of Law, Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series No. 08-04
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 2008
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Direct democracy, constitutionalism, political trust, trust in government

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Broken Trust: Dysfunctional Government and Constitutional Reform -- Chapter 1

Broken Trust: Dysfunctional Government and Constitutional Reform (University Press of Kansas, 2015 Forthcoming), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 15-2
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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trust in government, political trust, dysfunctional government, constitutional reform, direct democracy

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Constitutional Change in the United States

HOW CONSTITUTIONS CHANGE, Dawn Oliver and Carlo Fusaro, eds., Hart Publishing, 2011, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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constitutional change, constitutional order, judicial review, presidential power, foreign affairs, 9/11

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Executive Power in the U.S. Constitution: An Overview

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 14-3
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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executive power, presidential power, unitary executive, removal power, war powers, emergency power, prerogative power

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Optimistic Originalism and the Reconstruction Amendments

95 Tulane Law Review (2020-21; Forthcoming), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 20-3
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Mar 2020
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Reconstruction, Fourteenth Amendment, originalism, original public meaning, state building, constitutional change, school segregation, Slaughter-House cases

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A Bibliography of Executive Branch War Powers Opinions Since 1950

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-9, Tulane Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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war powers, presidential power

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Analyzing War Powers After 9/11

64 Drake Law Review 961 (2016), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2016
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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war powers, constitutional order, AUMF, War Powers Resolution

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The Tragedy of the War Power: Presidential Decisionmaking from Truman to Obama

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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War powers; presidential power

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Book Review Colloquy: How Do We Redeem the Time?

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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constitutional change, constitutional interpretation, constitutional construction, judicial supremacy, originalism, living constitutionalism

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Long Wars and the Constitution

Long Wars and the Constitution (Harv. Univ. Press, 2013), Forthcoming, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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war powers, presidential power, imperial presidency

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Justice Scalia: Affirmative or Negative?

101 Minnesota Law Review Headnotes 52 (2016), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 16-8
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jul 2016
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Justice Scalia, constitutional interpretation, originalism

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Against Historical Practice: Facing Up to the Challenge of Informal Constitutional Change

35 Constitutional Commentary (2020) (Forthcoming), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2019
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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historical practice, informal constitutional change, state building, war powers

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What is Wartime?

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jun 2012
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Cold War, 9/11, wartime

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Zeisberg's Relational Conception of War Authority: Convergence and Divergence in Achieving a New Understanding of War Powers

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 95, 2015, Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 15-1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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war powers, presidential power, defensive war theory, Prize Cases

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Scholars and Public Debates: A Reply to Devins and Farnsworth

Tulane Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 01-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Aug 2001
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
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Constitutional law, impeachment, 2000 presidential election

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Deciding for War

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-13
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School

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war powers, presidential power, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War, Iraq War

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Reconceiving the War Powers Debate

Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 12-10
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School

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war powers, constitutional change, Korean War, Truman

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Judicial Supremacy and Equal Protection in a Democracy of Rights

University of Pennsylvania Journal on Constitutional Law, Vol. 5, November 2001
Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School

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Presidential Immunity from Criminal Process: Amateur Hour at the Department of Justice

Widener Law Symposium Journal, Vol. 5, 1999
Posted: 03 Nov 1999
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School

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Constitutional Theory Transformed

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 108, June 1999
Posted: 14 May 1999
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School

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