Evan D. Bernick

Northern Illinois University - College of Law

Swen Parson Hall

DeKalb, IL 60115

United States

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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
Downloads 1,392 (19,805)

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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
Downloads 991 (32,558)

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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
Downloads 660 (56,525)

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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?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick and Christopher R. Green
Northern Illinois University - College of Law and University of Mississippi - School of Law
Downloads 565 (68,876)

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Article VI, constitutional oath, mental reservations, originalism, living constitutionalism, constitutional abiogenesis, thisness, promise-keeping, identity over time, essence v. accident

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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

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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

7.

There Is Something that Our Constitution Just Is

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Feb 2022
Evan D. Bernick and Christopher R. Green
Northern Illinois University - College of Law and University of Mississippi - School of Law
Downloads 401 (104,172)

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Constitutional ontology, Originalism, Jonathan Gienapp

8.

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
Downloads 390 (107,257)

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constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, equal protection, originalism, social movements, Miranda, Gideon, Movement for Black Lives, constitutional construction, good-faith construction

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Vindicating Cassandra: A Comment on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2022
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

10.

Reason's Republic

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Volume 10, pp. 522-586 (2016)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
Downloads 242 (176,816)

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Originalism, Constitutional Theory, Constitutional Interpretation, Interpretive Theory, Philosophy of Language, Judicial Engagement

11.

Do Hobocops Dream of the Rule of Law?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
Downloads 222 (191,991)

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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

12.

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

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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
Downloads 196 (215,445)

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Policing as Unequal Protection

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 27 May 2021
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
Downloads 179 (233,038)

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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

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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
Downloads 148 (273,014)

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DAPA, DACA, Immigration, Constitutional Law, Article II, Take Care Clause, Originalism

16.

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
Downloads 119 (322,012)

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Article II, presidential oath, constitutional oath, originalism, living constitutionalism, artifact theory, constitutional ontology, threshold deontology, executive power

17.

Fourteenth Amendment Confrontation

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Aug 2022
Evan D. Bernick
Northern Illinois University - College of Law
Downloads 87 (398,215)

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Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, Criminal Procedure, Confrontation Clause, Crawford v. Washington, Spinoza,Social Movements, Originalism

18.

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
Downloads 73 (437,212)

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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
Downloads 54 (507,205)

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Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Fourteenth Amendment

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 301
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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 301 (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