Gary Lawson

Boston University School of Law

765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Return of the King: The Unsavory Origins of Administrative Law

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-46
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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administrative law, rule of law, delegation

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Delegation and Original Meaning

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 27 Oct 2001
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 810 (58,039)
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The PPACA in Wonderland

American Journal of Law & Medicine, Vol. 38, 2012, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012
Gary Lawson and David B. Kopel
Boston University School of Law and University of Wyoming College of Law - Firearms Research Center
Downloads 585 (88,330)

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constitutional, Obamacare, Necessary and Proper, Commerce Clause, taxing power

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The Electoral Count Mess: The Electoral Count Act of 1887 Is Unconstitutional, and Other Fun Facts (Plus a Few Random Academic Speculations) about Counting Electoral Votes

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2021
Jack Michael Beermann and Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law and Boston University School of Law
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presidential elections, electoral college, electoral votes, separation of powers

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When Did the Constitution Become Law?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Gary Lawson and Guy I. Seidman
Boston University School of Law and Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Harry Radziner School of Law
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Bad News for Professor Koppelman: The Incidental Unconstitutionality of the Individual Mandate

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 121, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Gary Lawson and David B. Kopel
Boston University School of Law and University of Wyoming College of Law - Firearms Research Center
Downloads 403 (138,208)

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The Rule of Law as a Law of Law

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-14, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2014
Steven G. Calabresi and Gary Lawson
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 393 (142,190)
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rule of law, Scalia, rules, standards

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Appointments and Illegal Adjudication: The AIA Through a Constitutional Lens

George Mason Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-01
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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American Invents Act, due process of law, due process, appointments clause, patents, inter partes review

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The Fiduciary Foundations of Federal Equal Protection

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-32
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jul 2013
Boston University School of Law, Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Harry Radziner School of Law and Independence Institute
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Constitutional law, equal protection, fiduciary

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Mostly Unconstitutional: The Case Against Precedent Revisited

Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 336 (168,840)

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precedent, stare decisis, constitution

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Why Robert Mueller’s Appointment As Special Counsel Was Unlawful

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 19-01 , Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2019
Steven G. Calabresi and Gary Lawson
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 319 (178,459)
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Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, American Legal History

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Burying the Constitution Under a Tarp

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 33, 2010, Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jul 2009
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 294 (194,476)

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The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, EESA, the bank bailout bill, American Constitutionalism, separation of powers, securities

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The Constitutionality of Decolonization by Associated Statehood: Puerto Rico's Legal Status Reconsidered

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 50, 2009, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2009
Gary Lawson and Robert D. Sloane
Boston University School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 291 (196,548)

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Puerto Rico, associated state, Appointments Clause, Territories Clause, decolonization, Trusteeship Council, self-determination

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orders, resolutions, votes, presentment, subpoenas

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The Jeffersonian Treaty Clause

Number of pages: 108 Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Gary Lawson and Guy I. Seidman
Boston University School of Law and Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Harry Radziner School of Law
Downloads 280 (204,477)

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treaty, treaty clause, executive power, Jefferson

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Reprocessing Vermont Yankee

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-25
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Aug 2006
Gary Lawson and Jack Michael Beermann
Boston University School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 268 (213,720)
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rulemaking, administrative law, Vermont Yankee, judicial review

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Mr. Gorsuch, Meet Mr. Marshall: A Private-Law Framework for the Public-Law Puzzle of Subdelegation

Forthcoming in American Enterprise Institute
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 May 2020
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 267 (214,573)
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Confronting Crawford: Justice Scalia, the Judicial Method, and the Limits(?) of Originalism

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-42
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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Scalia, Confrontation Clause, Crawford, Sixth Amendment, originalism

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Classical Liberal Constitution or Classical Liberal Construction?

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-2
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Jan 2014
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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constitutional theory, constitutional interpretation, constitutional construction

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Controlling Precident: Congressional Regulation of Judicial Decisionmaking

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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Did Justice Scalia Have a Theory of Interpretation?

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 188 (298,880)
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Scalia, Interpretation, Textual, Standards of Proof

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Take the Fifth... Please!: The Original Insignificance of the Fifth Amendment's Due Process of Law Clause

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-21
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jul 2017
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 183 (306,139)

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Due Process, Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Original Meaning, Principle of Legality.

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'Oh Lord, Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood!': Rediscovering the Mathews V. Eldridge and Penn Central Frameworks

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Boston University School of Law, Boston University and Government of the United States of America - Environment and Natural Resource
Downloads 173 (321,775)

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due process, procedural due process, takings, regulatory takings

24.

Equivocal Originalism

Forthcoming volume 27, Texas Review of Law and Politics (2022), Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 22-5
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2022
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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originalism, original meaning, constitutional adjudication, constitutional interpretation

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Reflections of an Empirical Reader (Or: Could Fleming Be Right This Time?)

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-46
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Nov 2015
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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originalism, constitutional interpretation, interpretative theory

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By Any Other Name: Rational Basis Inquiry and the Federal Government's Fiduciary Duty of Care

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-29
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Gary Lawson and Guy I. Seidman
Boston University School of Law and Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Harry Radziner School of Law
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duty of care, fiduciary, rational basis, substantive due process, original meaning

27.

One(?) Nation Over-Extended

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-3
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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secession

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The Ghosts of Chevron Present and Future

103 Boston University Law Review (2023), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 28 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2023
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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Chevron, Deference, Major Questions

29.

Stipulating the Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Sep 2010
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 122 (426,336)

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stipulations, adjudication, dispute resolution, law declaration, precedent

30.

Against the Chenery II "Doctrine"

Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 23-12
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Mar 2023
Gary Lawson and Joseph Postell
Boston University School of Law and Hillsdale College
Downloads 85 (546,269)

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Chenery, adjudication, due process, delegation

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Are People in Federal Territories Part of “We the People of the United States”?

Forthcoming 9 TEX. A & M L. REV. – (2022), Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 21-26
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Sep 2021
Gary Lawson and Guy I. Seidman
Boston University School of Law and Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Harry Radziner School of Law
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federal territories, We the People, fiduciary, Preamble

32.

Bad News for John Marshall

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Gary Lawson and David B. Kopel
Boston University School of Law and University of Wyoming College of Law - Firearms Research Center
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Necessary and Proper Clause, Incidental powers, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

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Congressional Meddling In Presidential Elections: Still Unconstitutional After All These Years; A Comment On Sunstein

Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 23-25
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Apr 2023
Gary Lawson and Jack Michael Beermann
Boston University School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 76 (583,550)

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Twelfth Amendment, election, electoral college

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Representative/Senator Trump?

21 Chapman Law Review — (Forthcoming), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-39
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Aug 2017
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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Delegation, Nondelegation, Executive Power

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The Epistemology of Second Best

Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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36.

What is "United" About the United States?

Boston University Law Review, 2021, Boston University School of Law Research Paper No. 21-21.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2024
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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Command and Control: Operationalizing the Unitary Executive

Fordham Law Review Fall 2023, Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 23-26
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2023
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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unitary executive, Article II, removal

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Why the Court Should Reexamine Administrative Law's Chenery II Doctrine

Pacific Legal Foundation Research Paper Series Research Paper No. 2023/02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Oct 2023
Gary Lawson and Joseph Postell
Boston University School of Law and Hillsdale College
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What McCulloch v. Maryland Got Wrong: The Original Meaning of 'Necessary' Is Not 'Useful,' 'Convenient,' or 'Rational'

Baylor Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law Research Paper No. 24, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 22-34
Posted: 02 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2022
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Boston University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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