Dawn E. Johnsen

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Walter W. Foskett Professor of Law

211 S. Indiana Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Faithfully Executing the Laws: Internal Legal Constraints on Executive Power

54 UCLA L. Rev. 1559 (2007), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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President, presidential, Congress, courts, take care, torture, interrogation, legal advice, office of legal counsel, department of justice, government ethics, government lawyers, war on terror, bush administration, executive power, faithfully executing the laws, legal interpretation, Constitution

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Ronald Reagan and the Rehnquist Court on Congressional Power: Presidential Influences on Constitutional Change

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 289 (117,934)
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Congressional power, constitutional interpretation, constitutional change, Ronald Reagan, Rehnquist Court, judicial selection, judicial appointments, non-judicial constitutional interpretation, federalism

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What's a President to Do? Interpreting the Constitution in the Wake of Bush Administration Abuses

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 2, 2008, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 119
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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executive power, bush, torture, presidential power, separation of powers, constitutional interpretation, nonjudicial interpretation, departmentalism, presidential noncompliance, presidential nonenforcement

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Should Ideology Matter in Selecting Federal Judges?: Ground Rules for the Debate

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2005, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Judicial selection, judicial appointments, advise and consent, separation of powers, judiciary

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Presidential Non-Enforcement of Constitutionally Objectionable Statutes

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2000
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 220 (155,112)
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non-judicial constitutional interpretation, extra-judicial constitutional interpretation, presidential power, executive authority, separation of powers

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Functional Departmentalism and Nonjudicial Interpretation: Who Determines Constitutional Meaning?

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 67, p. 105, 2004, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 214 (159,130)
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congressional power, constitutional interpretation, constitutional change, Rehnquist Court, judicial selection, judicial appointments, non-judicial constitutional interpretation, judicial supremacy, departmentalism, abortion, partial birth abortion ban act, separation of powers, section 5

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Abortion: A Mixed and Unsettled Legacy

THE REHNQUIST LEGACY, Craig Bradley, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2006, IU Law-Bloomington Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Abortion, reproductive rights, privacy, substantive due process, Rehnquist, Roe, Casey, constitutional interpretation, constitutional change, judicial selection

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The Constitutionality of a National Wealth Tax

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 93, No. 8, 2018, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper , Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
Dawn E. Johnsen and Walter E. Dellinger
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Tax Law, Constitutional Law, National Wealth Tax, Economic Inequality

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Justice Brennan: Legacy of a Champion

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 111, No. 1151, 2013, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Justice William Brennan, Supreme Court, biography, originalism, living Constitution, constitutional interpretation, judicial activism, methodology, human dignity

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The Obama Administration's Decision to Defend Constitutional Equality Rather than the Defense of Marriage Act

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 599, 2012, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 246
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, Windsor, constitutional interpretation, constitutional law, judicial review, Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel, executive authority, presidential review, Congress

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The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis and Constitutional Democracy’s Future

Johnsen, Orr, Gumbel, Kitwana, Becker, "Democracy Unchained: How to Rebuild Government for the People" (2020) , Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 408 (2020)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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courts, justices, Supreme Court, judiciary, democracy, judicial review, legitimacy, Trump, judicial appointments, partisan, judicial independence, court packing, judicial reform

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'TRAP'ing Roe in Indiana and a Common-Ground Alternative

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 118, No. 1356, 2009, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 248
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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abortion, Roe v. Wade, Casey, TRAP laws, Supreme Court, reproductive rights, pregnancy, contraception, right to privacy, liberty, equal protection, state legislation, common ground

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Executive Privilege Since United States v. Nixon: Issues of Motivation and Accommodation

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 1127, 1999, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 410
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 May 2019
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Executive privilege

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The Essence of a Free Society: The Executive Powers Legacy of Justice Stevens and the Future of Foreign Affairs Deference

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 106, No. 467, 2012, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper, No.246
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Justice John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court, Hamdan, Hamdi, War on Terror, Chevron, foreign affairs, commander in chief, George Bush, Barack Obama, executive power, Office of Legal Counsel, counterterrorism, judicial review, rule of law, deference

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When Responsibilities Collide: Humanitarian Intervention, Shared War Powers, and the Rule of Law

Houston Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 1065, 2016, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Feb 2019
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Constitutional Law, Military, War, Rule of Law

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Windsor, Shelby County, and the Demise of Originalism: A Personal Account

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 89, No. 3, 2014, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Feb 2019
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Courts, Family Law, Sexuality and the Law

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State Court Protection of Reproductive Rights: The Past, the Perils, and the Promise

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 29, No. 41, 2015, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Dawn E. Johnsen
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Health Law and Policy, Law and Gender, State and Local Government Law, Reproduction, Roe v. Wade