William E. Forbath

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 671, 2014, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 561
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 03 May 2014
Joseph Fishkin and William E. Forbath
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Social Rights, Courts and Constitutional Democracy - Poverty and Welfare Rights in the United States

ON THE STATE OF DEMOCRACY, Julio Faudez, ed., London, Routledge, 2006, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Nov 2005
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Politics, State Building, and the Courts, 1870-1920

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 22 Jan 2007
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Not So Simple Justice: Frank Michelman on Social Rights, 1969 - Present

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 64
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 May 2004
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Social and Economic Rights: A Brief Guide to the Constitution of Work and Livelihoods

WORKINGUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society, Vol. 11, 2008, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2008
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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social, rights, economic rights, fourteenth, amendment, constitution, laissez faire

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Popular Constitutionalism in the Twentieth Century: Reflections on the Dark Side, the Progressive Constitutional Imagination, and the Enduring Role of Judicial Finality in Popular Understandings of Popular Self-Rule

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 3, Spring 2006, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Sep 2006
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Realizing a Constitutional Social Right - Cultural Transformation, Deep Institutional Reform, and the Roles of Advocacy and Adjudication

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Lincoln, the Declaration, and the 'Grisly, Undying Corpse of States' Rights': History, Memory, and Imagination in the Constitution of a Southern Liberal

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 65
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 May 2004
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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The Long Life of Liberal America: Law and State-Building in the U.S. and U.K.

Law and History Review, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Jun 2005
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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The Politics of Race, Rights, and Needs - and the Perils of a Democratic Victory in Post-Welfare America: Some Reflections on the Work of Felicia Kornbluh

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Vol. 20, p. 195, 2008, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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The Politics of Constitutional Design: Obduracy and Amendability - A Comment on Ferejohn and Sager

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 May 2004
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Wealth, Commonwealth, & the Constitution of Opportunity

NOMOS, Forthcoming, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. UTPUB632
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Joseph Fishkin and William E. Forbath
University of Texas School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Equal opportunity, constitutional law, political economy, civil rights, libertarian constitutionalism, police powers, pursuit of happiness, democracy of opportunity, Jacksonian, Jeffersonian, Reconstruction, Populist, Progressive, New Deal, Great Society, Citizens United, NFIB v. Sebelius