Gary Lawson

Boston University School of Law

765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

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 616 (53,070)
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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 Independence Institute
Downloads 541 (62,476)

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

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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 Independence Institute
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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 357 (102,441)
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rule of law, Scalia, rules, standards

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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 Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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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
Downloads 313 (118,386)

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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, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Independence & Montana Policy Institutes
Downloads 307 (120,822)
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Constitutional law, equal protection, fiduciary

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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 Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
Downloads 266 (140,381)

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treaty, treaty clause, executive power, Jefferson

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orders, resolutions, votes, presentment, subpoenas

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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 261 (143,108)

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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 260 (143,685)

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

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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 259 (144,256)

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Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, American Legal History

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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 237 (157,320)

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precedent, stare decisis, constitution

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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 235 (158,595)
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rulemaking, administrative law, Vermont Yankee, judicial review

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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: 11 Mar 2021
Jack Michael Beermann and Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 225 (165,453)

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presidential elections, electoral college, electoral votes, separation of powers

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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
Downloads 188 (195,335)

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constitutional theory, constitutional interpretation, constitutional construction

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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
Downloads 187 (196,287)

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Scalia, Confrontation Clause, Crawford, Sixth Amendment, originalism

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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
Downloads 182 (201,022)
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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 162 (222,062)
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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
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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
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due process, procedural due process, takings, regulatory takings

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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
Downloads 139 (251,866)

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originalism, constitutional interpretation, interpretative theory

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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 124 (274,714)
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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 Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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duty of care, fiduciary, rational basis, substantive due process, original meaning

26.

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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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
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stipulations, adjudication, dispute resolution, law declaration, precedent

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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
Downloads 61 (423,945)

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Delegation, Nondelegation, Executive Power

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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 Independence Institute
Downloads 44 (489,568)

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Necessary and Proper Clause, Incidental powers, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

30.

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
Downloads 34 (536,910)

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31.

What is "United" About the United States?

Forthcoming Boston University Law Review, 2021
Number of pages: 20
Gary Lawson
Boston University School of Law
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