Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.

University of Alabama - School of Law

John S. Stone Chairholder, Director of Faculty Research & Professor of Law

P.O. Box 870382

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

United States

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

The Separation of Legislative and Executive Powers

Handbook of Research on Comparative Constitutional Law (Elgar Publishing 2011) (Professors Thomas Ginsburg & Rosalind Dixon eds.), U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 2159326
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, separation of powers, parliamentary systems, presidential systems, France, Germany, United States, Argentina, Hondouras, Canada, Congress, distrust, democratic deliberation, democracy, constitutionalism, government structure, responsible government, cabinet, comparative law

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Enhancing the Spectrum: Media Power, Democracy, and the Marketplace of Ideas

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr. and A. Richard M. Blaiklock
University of Alabama - School of Law and Ice Miller
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Transparency, Accountability, and Competency: An Essay on the Obama Administration, Google Government, and the Difficulties of Securing Effective Governance

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 65, Page 449, 2011, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2169055
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, separation of powers, federalism, disaster response, FOIA, Obama Administration, politics, Katrina, Deepwater Horizon, oil spill, transparency, open government, state secrets doctrine, democratic deliberation, democracy, constitutionalism, government structure

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Preface: Privacy Revisited: A Global Perspective on the Right to Be Left Alone

Privacy Revisited: A Global Perspective on the Right to Be Left Alone (Oxford University Press 2016), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2754664
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Mar 2016
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, privacy, dignity, right to be forgotten, big data, PRISM, metadata, drones, surveillance, comparative law, free speech, personal data, democracy, first amendment, expressive freedom, autonomy, transnational judicial dialogue, borrowing, transplants, anonymity, technology

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I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (in Perfect Harmony): International Judicial Dialogue and the Muses - Reflections on the Perils and the Promise of International Judicial Dialogue

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 104, May 2006, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2005-19
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Expropriatory Intent: Defining the Proper Boundaries of Substantive Due Process and the Takings Clause

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Oct 2001
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Reconciling Privacy and Speech in the Era of Big Data: A Comparative Legal Analysis

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 56, 1279, 2015, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 May 2015
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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comparative law, constitutional law, privacy, freedom of speech, Article 8, Article 10, ECHR, big data, surveillance, European Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights, foreign law, constitutional interpretation, Princess Caroline, First Amendment, Sullivan, Digital Rights Ireland, freedom

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Free Speech Paternalism and Free Speech Exceptionalism: Pervasive Distrust of Government and the Contemporary First Amendment

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 76, 2015, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2655700
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2015
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, separation of powers, free speech, hate speech, distrust, democracy, dissent, low value speech, democratic deliberation, first amendment, expressive freedom, comparative law, privacy, dignity, Germany, United States, autonomy, transnational judicial dialogue, Meiklejohn

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Dissent, Free Speech and the Continuing Search for the 'Central Meaning' of the First Amendment

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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If Judges Were Angels: Religious Equality, Free Exercise, and the (Underappreciated) Merits of Smith

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2007-06
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 23 Jan 2007
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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The Nondelegation Doctrine Revisited: Universal Service and the Power to Tax

Number of pages: 143 Posted: 04 Oct 2003
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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'A Remembrance of Things Past': Reflections on the Warren Court and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Oct 2002
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Questioning the Value of Dissent and Free Speech More Generally: American Skepticism of Government and the Protection of Low-Value Speech

Dissenting Voices in American Society: The Role of Lawyers, Judges, and Citizens (Cambridge University Press 2012) (Austin Sarat, ed.), U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 2159317
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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cvonstitutional law, separation of powers, free speech, hate speech, distrust, democracy, dissent, low value speech, democratic deliberation, first amendment, expressive freedom

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Navigating Dangerous Constitutional Straits: A Prolegomenon on the Federal Marriage Amendment and the Disenfranchisement of Sexual Minorities

76 University of Colorado Law Review 599-652 (2005)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr. and E. Gary Spitko
University of Alabama - School of Law and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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The Polysemy of Privacy

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, 2013, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2294511
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, comparative law, privacy, dignity, Germany, United States, autonomy, free speech, hate speech, distrust, democracy, dissent, low value speech, democratic deliberation, first amendment, expressive freedom, free press, reputation, libel, defamation

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The Irrelevant Wasteland: An Exploration of Why Red Lion Doesn't Matter (Much) in 2008, the Crucial Importance of the Information Revolution, and the Continuing Relevance of the Public Interest Standard in Regulating Access to Spectrum

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 60, 2008, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1279464
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Oct 2008
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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administrative law, mass media law, public interest doctrine, internet, free speech, broadcasters, broadcasting, first amendment

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The Perplexing U.S. Preoccupation with Executive/Legislative Separation of Powers, the Concept's Lack of Global Salience, and the Importance of Cultural Pluralism to the Perceived Legitimacy of Government Institutions

U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1279472
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Oct 2008
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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separation of powers, comparative constitutional law, politics, judicial review, constitutionalism, bill of rights

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Bringing Meiklejohn to Privacy: On the Essential Complementarity of Privacy and Speech

Information and Law in Transition 243-263 (Anna-Sara Lind, Inger Osterdahl, and Jane Reichel eds.) (Liber 2015), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2605531
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2015
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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comparative law, constitutional law, privacy, freedom of speech, Alexander Meiklejohn, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Bork, John Dewey, Article 8, Article 10, ECHR, big data, surveillance, European Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights, foreign law, constitutional interpretation

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Agora, Dignity, and Discrimination: On the Constitutional Shortcomings of 'Conscience' Laws that Promote Inequality in the Public Marketplace

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 20, 2017, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2939792
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, religious freedom, equality, equal protection, discrimination, public accomodation, H.B. 1523, First Amendment, free exercise, state action, freedom of association, marketplace, agora, inequality, complicity, RFRA, equality, dignity

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The Unitary Executive and the Plural Judiciary: On the Potential Virtues of Decentralized Judicial Power

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, 2014, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2427875
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Apr 2014
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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separation of powers, judiciary, administrative law, formalism, functionalism, chief justice, federal courts, executive branch, supreme court, presidency, group think, social psychology, decisional dynamics, constitutional law, administrative law

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The First Amendment as a Source of Positive Rights: The Warren Court and First Amendment Easements to Private Property

The Disappearing First Amendment (forthcoming Cambridge University Press 2019) (Chapter 3), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3275655
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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freedom of speech, internet, social media, search engines, state action, First Amendment, Logan Valley Plaze, Lloyd Corporation, Hudgens, Prune Yard, shopping centers, private property, free speech easements, democratic discourse, public dialogue, Marsh, Thurgood Marshall, common carrier duties,

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The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle and the Challenge of Resisting - or Engaging - Transnational Constitutional Law

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 66, 2014, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2576797
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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comparative law, constitutional law, judicial dialogue, transplants, borrowing, legal education, foreign law, transnational dialogue, constitutional interpretation, engagement, convergence, foreign law, international law, monism, dualism

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Afterword: Responding to a World Without Privacy: On the Potential Merits of a Comparative Law Perspective

A World Without Privacy: What Law Can and Should Do 234–270 (Austin Sarat, ed., Cambridge University Press 2015), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2740633
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Constitutional law, privacy, dignity, right to be forgotten, Big Data, PRISM, metadata, drones, surveillance, comparative law, free speech, personal data, democracy, first amendment, expressive freedom, comparative law, autonomy, transnational judicial dialogue, surveillance, borrowing, transplants

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Whistleblowing Speech and the First Amendment

93 Indiana Law Journal 267 (2018), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3248659
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Sep 2018
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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First Amendment, free speech, whistleblowing, Connick, Pickering, Garcetti, government employees, democracy, democratic deliberation, Meiklejohn, Trump, Snowden, elections, government accountability, voting, patronage, spoils system, public interest, Hand formula, Roberts Court, Warren Court

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Transcending Formalism and Functionalism in Separation-of-Powers Analysis: Reframing the Appointments Power after Noel Canning

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 64, 2015, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2655697
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Sep 2015
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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separation of powers, administrative law, formalism, functionalism, pragmatic formalism, agencies, NLRB, appointments power, officers, independent agencies, Take Care clause, executive branch, presidency, constitutional law, Senate, confirmation, advice and consent, recess appointments, gridlock

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Partisan Balance Requirements in the Age of New Formalism

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 3, 2015, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2589534
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr., Johnjerica Hodge and Wesley Wintermyer
University of Alabama - School of Law, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and Government of the United States of America
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Constitutional law, administrative law, separation of powers, formalism, functionalism, unitary executive, partisan balance requirements, independent federal agencies, Article II, expertise, agencies, confirmation, appointments, Free Enterprise Fund, presidency, bipartisanship, President, presidency

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Cooperative Federalism, the New Formalism, and the Separation of Powers Revisited: Free Enterprise Fund and the Problem of Presidential Oversight of State-Government Officers Enforcing Federal Law

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 61, No. 8, 2012, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2168985
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 Nov 2012
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, administrative law, separation of powers, formalism, functionalism, unitary executive, federalism, cooperative federalism, democracy, states, environmental law, Article II, faithful execution

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A Prolegomenon to Any Future Restatement of Privacy

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 2, 2014, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2427858
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2014
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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privacy, substantive due process, American Law Institute, ALI, restatement, defamation, First Amendment, comparative law, dignity, personal honor, Basic Law

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'The Devil Is in the Details': On the Central Importance of Distinguishing the Truly Public from the Truly Private in Reconciling Equality and Religious Liberty

Religious Freedom, LGBT Rights, and the Prospects for Common Ground (William N. Eskridge, Jr. & Robin Fretwell Wilson, eds., Cambridge University Press 2018) (Chapter 7)., U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3329376
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, religious freedom, equality, equal protection, discrimination, public accommodation, H.B. 1523, First Amendment, free exercise, state action, freedom of association, marketplace, agora, inequality, complicity, RFRA, equality, dignity, Hobby Lobby, sexual orientation, transgender

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Privacy, Remedies and Comity: The Emerging Problem of Global Injunctions and Some Preliminary Thoughts On How Best to Address It

Part V, Chapter 19 in Comparative Privacy and Defamation 307-328 (András Koltay & Paul Wragg eds, Edward Elgar Publishing 2020), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3723948
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Nov 2020
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Constitutional law; privacy; dignity; right to be forgotten; Big Data; PRISM; metadata; drones; surveillance; comparative law; free speech; personal data; democracy; first amendment; expressive freedom; comparative law; autonomy; transnational judicial dialogue; anonymity; technology; cultural norm

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The Disappearing First Amendment (Preface and Chapter 10)

The Disappearing First Amendment (Cambridge University Press 2019), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3531826
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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First Amendment, balancing tests, categorical tests, content discrimination, viewpoint discrimination, freedom of expression, marketplace of ideas, transborder speech, newsgathering, journalism, academic freedom, student speech, whistleblowing speech, unlawful assembly, breach of peace, social media

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Resignations, the (Quasi) Plural Executive, and a Critical Assessment of the Unitary Executive Theory

Speech and Silence in American Law, pp. 83-105 (Cambridge University Press 2010 (Austin Sarat, ed.), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2232139
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2013
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, separation of powers, unitary executive, Faithful Execution, president, presidency, accountability, democracy, constitutionalism, government structure, administrative law, cabinet, resignations, Opinions Clause, executive branch, oversight

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The Clear and Present Dangers of the Clear and Present Danger Test: Schenck and Abrams Revisited

72 SMU L. Rev. 415 (2019), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3460558
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Sep 2019
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Abrams, Schenck, Debs, Frohwerk, clear and present danger test, bad tendencies, oliver wendell holmes, first amendment, democratic discourse, public dialogue, content discrimination, viewpoint discrimination, Meiklejohn, communists, marketplace of ideas, Brandenburg, Blasi, pathological perspective

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Deconstructing Deem and Pass: A Constitutional Analysis of the Enactment of Bills by Implication

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 4, 2013, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2328745
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Sep 2013
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, separation of powers, Congress, distrust, democratic deliberation, democracy, constitutionalism, government structure, bicameralism, formalism, functionalism, single subject rule, logrolling, legislation, veto, legislative process

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Our Shrinking First Amendment: On the Growing Problem of Reduced Access to Public Property for Speech Activity and Some Suggestions for a Better Way Forward

The Disappearing First Amendment (Cambridge University Press 2019, Forthcoming), Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 78, 2017, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3130200
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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constitutional law, first amendment, freedom of speech, public forum doctrine, Meiklejohn, Roberts Court, Warren Court, Burger Court, traditional public forum, Selma March, time place and manner regulations, streets, parkes, sidewalks, public protest, dissent, Williams v. Wallace, Brown v. Louisiana

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Squaring a Circle: Advice and Consent, Faithful Execution, and the Vacancies Reform Act

55 Georgia Law Review 731 (2021), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3803509
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Take Care Clause, Appointments Clause, separation of powers, Federal Vacancies Reform Act, unitary executive, Senate, recess appointments, Executive Branch, President, Constitution, Caretaker Prime Ministers, responsible government, democratic legitimacy, democratic accountability

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"A Republic If [We] Can Keep It": A Prolegomenon on Righting the Ship of State in the Wake of the Trumpian Tempest

89 Texas Law Review 539 (2020), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3696795
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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democracy, Balkin, Levinson, Trump, constitutional reform, amendment, civic education, Jefferson, Dewey, democratic discourse, public dialogue, Meiklejohn, democratic self-government, education, civics, fake news, siloing, imperial presidency, war powers, congressional oversight, districting

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Transborder Speech

94 Notre Dame Law Review 273 (2018), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3329377
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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First Amendment, free speech, Citizen's United, Humanitarian Law Project, Lamont, Meiklejohn, democracy, democratic deliberation, transborder, audience autonomy, political speech, foreign speakers, internet, global information, marketplace of ideas, Mandel, foreign government speech, elections,

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Linnaean Taxonomy and Globalized Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 115, 2017, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3052289
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Oct 2017
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Constitutional law, comparative law, judicial dialogue, borrowing, transnational law, legal education, Stephen Breyer, conflict of laws, admiralty, proportionality, comity, globalization, international law, harmonization, better law, legal families, foreign law, legal education, federal courts

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The First Amendment as a Procrustean Bed?: On How and Why Bright Line First Amendment Tests Can Stifle the Scope and Vibrancy of Democratic Deliberation

2020 University of Chicago Legal Forum 145, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3787493
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Feb 2021
Ronald J. Krotoszynski Jr.
University of Alabama - School of Law
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First Amendment, democratic discourse, public dialogue, content discrimination, viewpoint discrimination, Meiklejohn, democratic self-government, marketplace of ideas, Blasi, pathological perspective, humanitarian law project, student speech rights, Morse, Tinker, Pickering, Garcetti, public protest