Suzanna Sherry

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Why We Need More Judicial Activism

Constitutionalism, Executive Power, and Popular Enlightenment, 2014 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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judicial review, judges, activism, popular constitutionalism

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What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: Introducing New Law Students to the Study of Law

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-34
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Tracey E. George and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 667 (41,871)

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1L, case method, class preparation, law school pedagogy, law school success, law school, legal education, Socratic Method, study skills, teaching

3.

The Four Pillars of Constitutional Doctrine

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 969, 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2011
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 663 (42,225)

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Constitution, Supreme Court, Doctrine, Politics

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Wrong, Out of Step, and Pernicious: Erie as the Worst Decision of All Time

Pepperdine Law Review, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 582 (50,164)
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Erie, Supreme Court, judicial activism, Brandeis, judicial review, choice of law

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Our Kardashian Court (and How to Fix It)

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-30
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2020
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 513 (65,889)
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Supreme Court, concurrences, dissents, legitimacy

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Democracy and the Death of Knowledge

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1053, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 362 (89,280)

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Building a Better Judiciary

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING, David Klein & Gregory Mitchell, eds., Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Jan 2008
Suzanna Sherry and Daniel A. Farber
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 348 (93,383)

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judges, judicial decision-making, judicial review

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Politics and Judgment

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 70, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Dec 2005
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 340 (95,865)

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judicial review, judges, judgement, politics, Supreme Court, countermajoritarian

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Foundational Facts and Doctrinal Change

Illinois Law Review Vol. 2011, p. 145
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2011
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 302 (109,230)
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Term Limits and Turmoil: Roe v. Wade's Whiplash

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 20 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2019
Christopher Sundby and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University, Law School, Students and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Supreme Court, Term Limits, Instability, Roe v. Wade

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Judgment Calls: Principle and Politics in Constitutional Law

JUDGMENT CALLS: PRINCIPLE AND POLITICS IN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Oxford University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2008
Suzanna Sherry and Daniel A. Farber
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 244 (136,443)

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Hogs Get Slaughtered at the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Review, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 230 (144,569)

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arbitration, clas action, Wal-Mart, Concepcion, common question, unconscionability, Supreme Court

13.

The Imaginary Constitution

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 17, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2018
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 199 (165,726)

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originalism, constitution, constitutional history

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Haste Makes Waste: Congress and the Common Law in Cyberspace

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 55, March 2002
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 174 (186,962)
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Overruling Erie: Nationwide Class Actions and National Common Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, No. 6, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jan 2008
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 169 (191,749)

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Erie, class actions, choice of law, CAFA

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Habeas Corpus and State Sentencing Reform: A Story of Unintended Consequences

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 58, November 2008
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2008
Nancy J. King and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 163 (197,768)

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habeas, sentencing, corrections, prisons, prisoners, parole, disciplinary, good-time, AEDPA, PLRA, 1983

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Logic Without Experience: The Problem of Federal Appellate Courts

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 82, 2006
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Sep 2006
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 153 (208,608)

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litigation, judges, jurisdiction, federal courts

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Democracy's Distrust: Contested Values and the Decline of Expertise

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 125, No. 7, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2011
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 129 (239,117)

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Supreme Court, judges, attitudinalism, political judging, politics, expertise, motivated cognition

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A Pox on Both Your Houses: Why The Courts Can't Fix The Erie Doctrine

George Mason Law Review, Fall 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 118 (255,669)

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judicial review, judges, activism, popular constitutionalism

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Selective Judicial Activism: Defending Carolene Products

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Mar 2016
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 117 (257,233)

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libertarian, heightened scrutiny, rational basis, judicial activism, economic regulation, Carolene Products, footnote four

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The People or the Court: Who Reigns Supreme, How, and Why?

4 Journal of Law (1 New Voices) 31 (2014)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Matthew Downer and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 108 (272,288)

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Supreme Court, popular constitutionalism, popular rule, popular sovereignty, judicial activism, judicial review, constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, countermajoritarian, countermajoritarian dilemma, Barry Friedman, The Will of the People, Larry Kramer, The People Themselves

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Property is the New Privacy: The Coming Constitutional Revolution

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 128, 2015: 1452-1476
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 104 (279,503)

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The Classical Constitution and the Historical Constitution: Separated at Birth

8 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 983 (2014)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Oct 2014
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 96 (294,682)

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Pick a Number, Any Number: State Representation in Congress after the 2000 Census

California Law Review, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Paul H. Edelman and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Normalizing Erie

69 Vanderbilt L. Rev. 1161 (2016)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2016
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 69 (358,676)

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Erie, federalism, judicial decisionmaking, choice-of-law, preemption, dormant commerce clause, federal common law, constitutional law, procedure

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Democracy Uncaged

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 68 (361,481)
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Whose Majority Is It Anyway? Elite Signaling and Future Public Preferences

4 Journal of Law (1 New Voices) 14 (2014)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
William Marks and Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Supreme Court, Windsor, Judicial Activism

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Desperately Seeking Certainty: The Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations

Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry, DESPERATELY SEEKING CERTAINTY: THE MISGUIDED QUEST FOR CONSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS, University of Chicago Press, 2002
Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School

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Constitutional law, judicial review, originalism