Robert A. Mikos

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Professor of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

http://law.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/faculty-detail/index.aspx?faculty_id=227

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

On the Limits of Supremacy: Medical Marijuana and the States' Overlooked Power to Legalize Federal Crime

Vanderbilt Law Review, vol. 62, p. 1421, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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commandeering, constitutional law, criminal law, drug policy, federal criminal law, federalism, marijuana, medical marijuana, preemption, social norms

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A Critical Appraisal of the Department of Justice's New Approach to Medical Marijuana

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-07, Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 22, p. 633, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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cannabis, commandeering, constitutional law, crime, criminal law, department of justice, DEA, decriminalize, decriminalization, DOJ, drug, enforce, enforcement, federalism, Holder, legalize, marijuana, medical marijuana, Obama, Odgen, pot, preemt, preemption, proposition 215, prohibition, RICO, vice

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Interstate Commerce in Cannabis

101 Boston University Law Review 857 (2021), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 21-09
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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marijuana, marihuana, cannabis, dormant commerce clause, interstate commerce, intrastate commerce, residency, resident, nonresident, discrimination, import, export, csa, controlled substances act, Cole Memorandum

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State Taxation of Marijuana Distribution and Other Federal Crimes

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-05, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-04, University of Chicago Legal Forum 222, 2010
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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commandeering, conflict of laws, criminal law, drug law and policy, federalism, marijuana legalization, marijuana prohibition, marijuana tax, preemption, prohibition, tax compliance, tax evasion, tax gap, vice regulation, proposition 19; legalize; legalization; pot; illicit drug; vice tax; sin tax

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Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority

Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority, Aspen/Wolters Kluwer (2017), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 17-5
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2017
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Cannabis; Marijuana; Marihuana; Policy; Legalization; Prohibition; Legalize; Prohibit; Federalism; Localism; Drug; Controlled Substance; Reform; Casebook; Textbook

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Enforcing State Law in Congress's Shadow

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Oct 2004
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Preemption under the Controlled Substances Act

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, 2013, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-23
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 May 2013
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Controlled Substances Act, preempt, preemption, controlled substances, marihuana, marijuana, cannabis, medical marijuana, legalize, legalization, federalism, drug policy

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Marijuana Localism

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 65, p. 719, 2015, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Marijuana, marihuana, cannabis, federalism, legalization, localism, local government, prohibition, local alcohol control, home rule, Dillons Rule

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The Populist Safeguards of Federalism

Ohio State Law Journal, 2007, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 May 2007 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2007
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Can the States Keep Secrets from the Federal Government?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 161, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-15, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 May 2012
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 217 (175,405)

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Federalism, Tenth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, grand jury, administrative subpoena, subpoena duces tecum, commandeering, anti-commandeering, privilege, state secrets, information, privacy, Printz v. United States, New York v. United States

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POTUS and Pot: Why the President Could Not Legalize Marijuana Through Executive Action

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-49, University of Cincinnati Law Review, Forthcoming 2021
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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marijuana, marihuana, cannabis, president, executive action, sanders, warren, schedule, de-schedule, delist, declassify, controlled substances act, enforce, election, attorney general, imperial, azar, trump, political, politics

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Do Citizens Care About Federalism? An Experimental Test

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2007, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jun 2007
Robert A. Mikos and Cindy D. Kam
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science
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The Evolving Federal Response to State Marijuana Reforms

25 Widener Law Review - Forthcoming 2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Nov 2019
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Marijuana, cannabis, marihuana, federal, federalism, preemption, tension, drug, conflict, truce, war, capitulation, STATES ACT, SAFE Banking Act

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Risky Business? The Trump Administration and the State-Licensed Marijuana Industry

2017 U. Ill. L. Rev. Online (April 29, 2017), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-25
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 May 2017
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Marijuana, Marihuana, Cannabis, Trump, Sessions, Weed, DOJ, Department of Justice, Enforcement, Controlled Substances, Drug

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On the Limits of Federal Supremacy: When States Relax (or Abandon) Marijuana Bans

Policy Analysis, No. 714, December 12, 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2013
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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American federalism, state marijuana policy, U.S. drug policies, Supremacy Clause of the Constitution, legalizing marijuana, medicinal marijuana bans, Gonzales v. Raich, Compassionate Use Act, medical marijuana

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Legalization Without Disruption: Why Congress Should Let States Restrict Interstate Commerce in Marijuana

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 21-33
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Aug 2021
Robert A. Mikos and Scott Bloomberg
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Maine School of Law
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Constitutional law, federalism, dormant commerce clause, interstate commerce, marijuana, cannabis, legal reform, legal transitions, social justice

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Making Preemption Less Palatable: State Poison Pill Legislation

85 George Washington Law Review 1 (2017) , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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preemption, federalism, constitutional law, intergovernmental bargaining, marijuana, immigration, products liability

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Recovery for Probabilistic Benefit

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Omri Ben-Shahar and Robert A. Mikos
University of Chicago Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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'Eggshell' Victims, Private Precautions, and the Societal Benefits of Shifting Crime

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 105, 2006, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Apr 2006
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The (Legal) Value of Chance: Distorted Measures of Recovery in Private Law

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 7 No. 2, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Nov 2005
Omri Ben-Shahar and Robert A. Mikos
University of Chicago Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Accuracy in Criminal Sanctions

CRIMINAL LAW AND ECONOMICS, Alon Harel and Keith Hylton, eds., 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-20, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 May 2010 Last Revised: 19 May 2010
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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sanction, criminal, crime, accuracy, accurate, precise, precision, average, harm, victim, precaution, information, tailor, sentence, sentencing

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Unauthorized and Unwise: The Lawful Use Requirement in Trademark Law

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 21-24, Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Jun 2021
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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trademark, lawful use, use in commerce, PTO, intellectual property, marijuana, marihuana, cannabis, Lanham Act, register, registration

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Measuring Recovery for Non-Contractual Investment

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2003
Omri Ben-Shahar and Robert A. Mikos
University of Chicago Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Brief of Amici Curiae Constitutional Law Scholars in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2018
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Federalism, Printz, commandeering, sports gambling, sports betting, sports wagering, PASPA, Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, New Jersey, Chris Christie, casino, Murphy, NCAA, National Collegiate Athletic Association, marijuana, cannabis, firearms, Tenth Amendment, preemption

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Indemnification as an Alternative to Nullification

76 Montana Law Review 57 (Winter 2015), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 5-9
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 May 2015
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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criminal law; federalism; federalization; indemnification; interposition; marijuana; nullification; preemption; Sixth Amendment

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Murphy’s Mistake, and How to Fix it

MARIJUANA FEDERALISM: UNCLE SAM AND MARY JANE (Jonathan H. Adler, ed.) (Brookings 2020), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-34
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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marijuana, cannabis, marihuana, federalism, preemption, commandeering, sports gambling, professional and amateur sports protection action, paspa, states, betting, wager, gamble, bet, wagering, NCAA v. Murphy, alito, national collegiate athletic association, Christie, new jersey

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Standing for Nothing

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Apr 2019
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Federalism, Federal Courts, Standing, States, Special Solicitude, Article III, Injury

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We Need a Cole Memorandum for Magic Mushrooms

2021 U. ILL. L. REV. ONLINE: BIDEN 100 DAYS 87 (Apr. 30, 2021)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 May 2021
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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marijuana, cannabis, marihuana, psilocybin, psychedelics, magic mushrooms, Oregon, measure 109, Cole Memorandum, drug, controlled substance, Garland, Biden, federalism

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Using One Dying Regime to Save Another: The Influence of International Drug Conventions on United States’ Cannabis Research

American Journal of International Law Unbound (forthcoming 2020), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-48
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Robert A. Mikos
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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marijuana, marihuana, cannabis, prohibition, single convention, drug, narcotic, convention, international, transnational, transnational legal order, research, treaty, treaties, single convention on narcotic drugs, international narcotics control board, drug enforcement administration