William E. Forbath

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Professor

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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
UCLA Law School and 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
UCLA Law School 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

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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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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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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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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 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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Class Struggle, Group Rights and Socialist Pluralism on the Lower East Side – Radical Lawyering and Constitutional Imagination in the Early Twentieth Century

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 712
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
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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Constitutionalism, Human Rights and the Genealogy of Jewish Liberalism

Forthcoming, Law of Strangers: Jewish Lawyering and International Legal Thought in Historical Perspective, Eds. James Loeffler, Moria Paz (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
William E. Forbath
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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constitutionalism, human rights, Jewish lawyers, Jewish liberalism, Brandeis, group rights, nationalism, Henkin, Moyn, immigration, legal history, constitutional history, transnational legal history, human rights, human rights advocacy, international lawyers, legal history, constitutional history