Suzanna Sherry

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Herman O. Loewenstein Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Why We Need More Judicial Activism

Constitutionalism, Executive Power, and Popular Enlightenment, 2014 Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-3
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
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1L, case method, class preparation, law school pedagogy, law school success, law school, legal education, Socratic Method, study skills, teaching

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The Four Pillars of Constitutional Doctrine

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 969, 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2011
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Constitution, Supreme Court, Doctrine, Politics

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Our Kardashian Court (and How to Fix It)

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-30, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 106, No. 181, 2020
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2020
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Supreme Court, concurrences, dissents, legitimacy

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

Pepperdine Law Review, 2012 , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-15
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Erie, Supreme Court, judicial activism, Brandeis, judicial review, choice of law

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Term Limits and Turmoil: Roe v. Wade's Whiplash

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-33
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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Democracy and the Death of Knowledge

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1053, 2007, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Building a Better Judiciary

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING, David Klein & Gregory Mitchell, eds., Oxford University Press, 2008, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1080037, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-01
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
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judges, judicial decision-making, judicial review

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Politics and Judgment

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 70, 2005, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Dec 2005
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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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, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2011
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Judgment Calls: Principle and Politics in Constitutional Law

JUDGMENT CALLS: PRINCIPLE AND POLITICS IN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Oxford University Press, 2009, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1288146, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-46
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
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Hogs Get Slaughtered at the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Review, 2011 , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-6
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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arbitration, clas action, Wal-Mart, Concepcion, common question, unconscionability, Supreme Court

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The Imaginary Constitution

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 17, Forthcoming , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-37
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2018
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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originalism, constitution, constitutional history

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Haste Makes Waste: Congress and the Common Law in Cyberspace

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 179 (205,953)
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Overruling Erie: Nationwide Class Actions and National Common Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, No. 6, 2008, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-02
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jan 2008
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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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, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-10
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
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habeas, sentencing, corrections, prisons, prisoners, parole, disciplinary, good-time, AEDPA, PLRA, 1983

17.

Logic Without Experience: The Problem of Federal Appellate Courts

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 82, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Sep 2006
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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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 , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-44
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2011
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Supreme Court, judges, attitudinalism, political judging, politics, expertise, motivated cognition

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Selective Judicial Activism: Defending Carolene Products

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-9
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Mar 2016
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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libertarian, heightened scrutiny, rational basis, judicial activism, economic regulation, Carolene Products, footnote four

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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, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-2
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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judicial review, judges, activism, popular constitutionalism

21.

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

4 Journal of Law (1 New Voices) 31 (2014), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-20
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
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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, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Classical Constitution and the Historical Constitution: Separated at Birth

8 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 983 (2014), Vanderbilt Public Law Working Paper No. 14-35
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Oct 2014
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Pick a Number, Any Number: State Representation in Congress after the 2000 Census

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), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2016
Suzanna Sherry
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Erie, federalism, judicial decisionmaking, choice-of-law, preemption, dormant commerce clause, federal common law, constitutional law, procedure

26.

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 (404,804)
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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

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