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 (26)

1.

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
Downloads 637 (30,364)
Citation 1

Abstract:

constitutional theory, constitutional interpretation, originalism, historicism, equal protection, constitutional change

2.

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
Downloads 620 (29,959)

Abstract:

federalism, Hurricane Katrina, constitutional change, natural disasters

3.

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
Downloads 449 (46,680)

Abstract:

Judicial review, democracy

4.

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
Downloads 371 (61,863)

Abstract:

Constitutional law, constitutional theory, libertarianism, originalism

5.

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
Downloads 252 (88,070)

Abstract:

constitutionalism, constitutional change, constituent power, American political development

6.

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
Downloads 187 (126,555)

Abstract:

Direct democracy, constitutionalism, political trust, trust in government

7.

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
Downloads 164 (136,952)

Abstract:

constitutional change, constitutional order, judicial review, presidential power, foreign affairs, 9/11

8.

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
Downloads 120 (182,435)

Abstract:

war powers, presidential power

9.

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
Downloads 109 (134,201)

Abstract:

Watergate, Vietnam War, Cold War, presidential power

10.

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
Downloads 106 (147,905)

Abstract:

executive power, presidential power, unitary executive, removal power, war powers, emergency power, prerogative power

11.

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
Downloads 94 (148,661)

Abstract:

trust in government, political trust, dysfunctional government, constitutional reform, direct democracy

12.

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
Downloads 89 (223,163)

Abstract:

constitutional change, constitutional interpretation, constitutional construction, judicial supremacy, originalism, living constitutionalism

13.

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
Downloads 68 (252,140)

Abstract:

War powers; presidential power

14.

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
Downloads 56 (268,130)

Abstract:

war powers, presidential power, imperial presidency

15.

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
Downloads 47 (302,683)

Abstract:

Cold War, 9/11, wartime

16.

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
Downloads 43 (318,905)

Abstract:

war powers, presidential power, defensive war theory, Prize Cases

17.

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
Downloads 34 (362,543)

Abstract:

Constitutional law, impeachment, 2000 presidential election

18.

Trump, Trust and the Future of the Constitutional Order

77 Maryland Law Review __ (2017), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 17-8
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jun 2017
Stephen M. Griffin
Tulane University Law School
Downloads 0 (164,209)

Abstract:

President Trump, trust in government, constitutional order, dysfunctional government, political time, presidency

19.

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
Downloads 0 (220,205)

Abstract:

war powers, constitutional order, AUMF, War Powers Resolution

20.

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
Downloads 0 (288,069)

Abstract:

Justice Scalia, constitutional interpretation, originalism

21.

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
Downloads 0 (97,844)

Abstract:

constitutional change, federalism, separation of powers, unwritten constitution, constitutional conventions, American political development, state building, constitutional order

22.

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

Abstract:

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

23.

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

Abstract:

war powers, constitutional change, Korean War, Truman

24.

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

Abstract:

25.

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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26.

Constitutional Theory Transformed

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

Abstract: