Evan D. Bernick

Northern Illinois University - College of Law

Swen Parson Hall

DeKalb, IL 60115

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The Letter and the Spirit: A Unified Theory of Originalism

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 107, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Randy E. Barnett and Evan D. Bernick
Georgetown University Law Center and Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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No Arbitrary Power: An Originalist Theory of the Due Process of Law

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Randy E. Barnett and Evan D. Bernick
Georgetown University Law Center and Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Vindicating Cassandra: A Comment on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization

Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 12 May 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, Abortion, Reproductive Rights, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Org., Roe v. Wade, Social Movements, Originalism

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Eliminating Constitutional Law

South Dakota Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 May 2021 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, originalism, common-good constitutionalism, eliminativism, Joseph Raz, Ronald Dworkin, John Finnis, positivism, natural law, constitutional theory

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What is the Object of the Constitutional Oath?

128 Penn State Law Review 1 (2023)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2023
Evan D. Bernick and Christopher R. Green
Northern Illinois University - College of Law and University of Mississippi - School of Law
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Article VI, constitutional oath, mental reservations, originalism, living constitutionalism, constitutional abiogenesis, thisness, promise-keeping, identity over time, essence v. accident

6.

Beyond Law? A Socratic Dialogue Inspired By Baude's "Beyond Textualism"

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming, Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Jun 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Textualism, Positivism, Natural Law, Jurisprudence, Statutory Interpretation, Legal Conservativism, Will Baude, Antonin Scalia, Frank Easterbrook,

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Abortion, Original Public Meaning, and the Ambiguities of Pregnancy

Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Feb 2023
Evan D. Bernick and Jill Wieber Lens
Northern Illinois University - College of Law and University of Arkansas - School of Law
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originalism, abortion, pregnancy loss, fetal personhood, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia, Fourteenth Amendment, original public meaning

8.

Envisioning Administrative Procedure Act Originalism

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 4, 2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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constitutional interpretation, administrative law, Administrative Procedure Act, Chevron deference, Auer deference, administrative common law

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Is Judicial Deference to Agency Fact-Finding Unlawful?

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 May 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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administrative law, Constitution, history, originalism, Adrian Vermeule, Philip Hamburger, Administrative Procedure Act, administrative adjudication, due process, Magna Carta, fiduciary government

10.

Do Hobocops Dream of the Rule of Law?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2024
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Criminal law, criminal procedure, police reform, policing, jurisprudence, game studies, video games, Disco Elysium, agonism, abolition, social movements, eliminativism, positivism, natural law, John Finnis, H.L.A. Hart, Spinoza, realism, moral impact theory

11.

Antisubjugation and the Equal Protection of the Laws

Georgetown Law Journal, 2021
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, equal protection, originalism, social movements, Miranda, Gideon, Movement for Black Lives, constitutional construction, good-faith construction

12.

Movement Administrative Procedure

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Administrative Procedure Act, social movements, movement law, legal history, administrative law, administrative common law, agonism, law and social change, law and political economy

13.

Eliminating Criminal Law

Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Sep 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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criminal law, criminal justice reform, overcriminalization, criminalisation, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, positivism, eliminativism, abolition, Hobbes

14.

Substantive Due Process for Justice Thomas

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 26:4
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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originalism, substantive due process, public choice theory, heuristics, agency costs, constitutional interpretation, constitutional construction, rational basis review, Carolene Products

15.

Equal Protection Against Policing

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 May 2021 Last Revised: 16 May 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Police Reform, Black Lives Matter, Criminal Law, Law Reform, Police Violence, Defund the Police, Constitutional Interpretation, Equal Protection, Originalism, Social Movements, Movement for Black Lives, BREATHE Act

16.

The Privileges or Immunities Clause Abridged: A Critique of Kurt Lash on the Fourteenth Amendment

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 95, Issue 2, Pp. 499.
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 02 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Randy E. Barnett and Evan D. Bernick
Georgetown University Law Center and Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Fourteenth Amendment Confrontation

Hofstra Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, Criminal Procedure, Confrontation Clause, Crawford v. Washington, Spinoza,Social Movements, Originalism

Fourteenth Amendment Confrontation

Hofstra Law Review, Forthcoming, Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, Criminal Procedure, Confrontation Clause, Crawford v. Washington, Spinoza,Social Movements, Originalism

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Canon Against Conquest

Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2024
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Constitutional Law, Indian Law, Statutory Interpretation, Constitutional Theory, Originalism, Textualism, Castro-Huerta, Tribal Sovereignty, International Law

19.

'Critical Legal Studies, Again?' 'Again and Again!'

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Constitutional law, constitutional theory, critical legal studies, CLS, critical race theory, CRT, law and political economy, LPE, movement law, Marxism, criminal procedure, social movements, Spinoza, Wu-Tang Clan

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Faithful Execution: Where Administrative Law Meets the Constitution

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 108, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Nov 2019
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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DAPA, DACA, Immigration, Constitutional Law, Article II, Take Care Clause, Originalism

21.

The Morality of the Presidential Oath

Ohio North University Law Review, 2020
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Article II, presidential oath, constitutional oath, originalism, living constitutionalism, artifact theory, constitutional ontology, threshold deontology, executive power

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Dobbs, Plessy, and the Constitution of the New Jane Crow

Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2023, Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 May 2023 Last Revised: 31 May 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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abortion, constitutional law, the New Jane Crow, the New Jim Crow, fetal personhood, movement law, reproductive rights, reproductive justice, racial capitalism, race and the law, equal protection, Thirteenth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Org.

23.

Slaughtering Abolition Democracy

Rutgers Law Journal Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2024
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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constitutional law, fourteenth amendment, Du Bois, Reconstruction, Black Reconstruction, Angela Davis, abolition democracy, Marxism, political economy, law and political economy, originalism, privileges or immunities

24.

Towards a Consistent Economic Liberty Jurisprudence

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 May 2016
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Economic protectionism, right to earn a living, substantive due process, Fourteenth Amendment, Due Process Clause, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Reed v. Town of Gilbert, freedom of speech, professional speech, occupational speech, naked preferences, rational basis

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The Difference Narrows: A Reply to Kurt Lash

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, 679, 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Randy E. Barnett and Evan D. Bernick
Georgetown University Law Center and Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Fourteenth Amendment

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There Is Something that Our Constitution Just Is

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2023
Evan D. Bernick and Christopher R. Green
Northern Illinois University - College of Law and University of Mississippi - School of Law
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Constitutional ontology, Originalism, Jonathan Gienapp

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We the Killers: The Law of Settler Violence and Native Persistence Beyond 'Flower Moon'

Northern Illinois University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Dec 2023
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Constitutional Law, Supreme Court, Indian Law, Settler Colonialism, Tribal Sovereignty, Killers of the Flower Moon, Martin Scorsese, Robert Cover, Land Back

28.

Horrifying Jurisprudence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Feb 2024
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
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Jurisprudence, video games, law and literature, interpretive theory, Alan Wake 2, Ronald Dworkin, Robert Cover, Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, Spinoza, agonism, republicanism, social movements, abolition, criminal law, Sie müssen schlafen aber Ich muss tanzen

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 334
1.

Hedging Constitutional Bets

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
Downloads 334 (141,949)

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constitutional law, constitutional theory, moral uncertainty, normative uncertainty, originalism, common-law constitutionalism, Dworkin, hedging, law and philosophy, decision theory