Richard Schragger

University of Virginia School of Law

Perre Bowen Professor of Law, Barron F. Black Research Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Against Religious Institutionalism

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 5, 2013
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2013
Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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church and state, free exercise clause, freedom of the church, religion, ministerial exception

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The Anti-Chain Store Movement, Localist Ideology, and the Remnants of the Progressive Constitution, 1920-1940

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1011, 2005
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 29 Jun 2005
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 505 (59,897)

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chain stores, Brandeis, anti-trust, Lochner, Progressivism, Constitution, legal history, Great Depression, localism, Wal-Mart, anti-chain store movement, New Deal, monopoly, Curse of Bigness, consumers, producers

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The Attack on American Cities

University of Texas School of Law, Texas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 465 (66,365)
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preemption, cities, municipal law, states, federalism, anti-urbanism, sanctuary cities, home rule, Trump

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Rethinking the Theory and Practice of Local Economic Development

University of Chicago Law Review, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2010
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 412 (76,853)

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cities, economic development, local government, location subsidies, new economic geography

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When Do Religious Accommodations Burden Others?

The Conscience Wars: Rethinking the Balance between Religion, Identity, and Equality (Susanna Mancini & Michel Rosenfeld eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Nelson Tebbe, Micah Schwartzman and Richard Schragger
Cornell Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Some Realism about Corporate Rights

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-43
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 385 (83,085)
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religious liberty, contraception mandate, corporations, churches, group rights, corporate personality, free exercise, legal realism, H.L.A. Hart, John Dewey

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How Much May Religious Accommodations Burden Others?

in Law, Religion, and Health in the United States (Elizabeth Sepper, Holly Fernandez Lynch, and I. Glenn Cohen, ed., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Nelson Tebbe, Micah Schwartzman and Richard Schragger
Cornell Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 351 (92,470)
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religious freedom, free exercise, establishment clause, civil rights

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Mobile Capital, Local Economic Regulation, and the Democratic City

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 338 (96,447)

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local government, minimum wage, living wage, anti-chain store, city, mobile capital, globalization, Wal Mart, community benefit agreements

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Jews, Not Pagans

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2020
Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 318 (103,617)

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Christian, Pagan, Jew, secularism, liberalism, religion, First Amendment

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The Costs of Conscience

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-14
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2018
Micah Schwartzman, Nelson Tebbe and Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law, Cornell Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 311 (105,698)

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religious liberty, freedom of conscience, third-party harm, constitutional rights

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City Power: Urban Governance in a Global Age: Introduction - Cities, Capital, and Constitutions

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 309 (106,422)

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city, urban policy, federalism, redistribution, living wage, urban resurgence, local government law, urban politics

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Democracy and Debt

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, p. 860, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2012
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 308 (106,822)

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state bankruptcy, bailouts, budget crises, fiscal constitution, debt crises, sovereign debt, municipal debt, state debt

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Is a Progressive City Possible? Reviving Urban Liberalism for the Twenty-First Century

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 7, p. 901, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jul 2013
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 270 (122,895)

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city, urban policy, right to the city, urban resurgence, inequality, urban liberalism, federalism, labor, living wage

14.

Decentralization and Development

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
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Can Strong Mayors Empower Weak Cities? On the Power of Local Executives in a Federal System

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 116, 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 259 (128,485)

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cities, mayors, federalism, executive, municipal, strong mayor, mayor-council, council-manager, local government

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The Political Economy of City Power

Forthcoming 44 Fordham Urban Law Journal ___ (2017)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Apr 2017
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 238 (139,770)

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cities, sanctuary cities, federalism, municipal bankruptcy, municipal receivership, the “right to the city”, regionalism, home rule, state-local relations, urban resurgence, municipal minimum wage

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The Role of the Local in the Doctrine and Discourse of Religious Liberty

UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 03-18
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 09 Dec 2003
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 217 (152,826)
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The Limits of Localism

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 298003
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 26 Jan 2002
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
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Cities, Economic Development, and the Free Trade Constitution

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
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Cities, local government, land use, property, dormant commerce clause, common market, takings clause, constitutional law

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The Relative Irrelevance of the Establishment Clause

Texas Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 583, 2011
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2011
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 189 (173,654)

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First Amendment, church-state, Establishment Clause, religion

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Cities as Constitutional Actors: The Case of Same-Sex Marriage

Virginia Journal of Law & Politics, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jul 2005
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 186 (176,170)

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Same-Sex Marriage, constitutional law, local government law, equal protection, municipal corporations

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Lost in Translation: A Dilemma for Freedom of the Church

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-04
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Apr 2013
Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 175 (186,005)

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free exercise clause, establishment clause, religion, freedom of the church, church and state, institutions

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Federalism, Metropolitanism, and the Problem of States

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 105, 2019
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 172 (188,841)

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federalism, states, cities, metropolitanism, fiscal federalism, preemption, sorting, agglomeration

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Religious Antiliberalism and the First Amendment

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-37
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 28 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 164 (197,689)

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illiberalism, liberalism, religion, church and state, religion clauses, First Amendment, Free Exercise Clause, Establishment Clause, Supreme Court

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San Antonio v. Rodriguez and the Legal Geography of School Finance Reform

CIVIL RIGHTS STORIES, Myriam Gilles & Risa Goluboff, eds., 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 147 (215,513)

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Legal History, Equal Protection, Supreme Court, Justice Powell, School Finance Reform, San Antonio

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The Last Progressive: Justice Breyer, Heller, and 'Judicial Judgment'

Syracuse Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 146 (216,710)

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Constitutional Law, Supreme Court, Gun rights

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Does Governance Matter? The Case of Business Improvement Districts and the Urban Resurgence

Drexel Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 144 (219,133)

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Citizens versus Bondholders

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 39, p. 787, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2012
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 137 (228,001)

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municipal default, bankruptcy, cities, bondholders, local government, local economic development

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When White Supremacists Invade a City

104 Va. L. Rev. Online 58 (2018)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jan 2018
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 134 (232,090)

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Charlottesville, White Supremacists, Municipality, City Power, Federalism, Gun Control, Confederate Monuments, Municipal Speech

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The Politics of Free Exercise After Employment Division v. Smith: Same-Sex Marriage, the 'War on Terror,' and Religious Freedom

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Apr 2011
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 130 (237,590)
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Free Exercise Clause, religion, Same-sex marriage, war on terror, Smith, RFRA, RLUIPA, Supreme Court

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The Progressive City

The Eleventh Annual Liman Public Interest Colloquium, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2009
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 123 (247,680)

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cities, progressive, federalism, decentralization

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Unconstitutional Government Speech

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-56
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Oct 2019
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 100 (286,851)

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government speech, crosses, Confederate iconography, Supreme Court, Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, Equal Protection Clause, expressive equal treatment, expressive theories of law

33.

Obama’s Court?

Forthcoming, The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment (Julian E. Zelizer, Ed.) (Princeton University Press)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Aug 2017
Risa L. Goluboff and Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 75 (342,466)

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Supreme Court, President Obama, Judiciary, Scalia, Garland, Gorsuch, New Deal Settlement, Affordable Care Act

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Establishment Clause Inversion in the Bladensburg Cross Case

ACS Supreme Court Review 2018-2019
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 67 (364,257)

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Establishment Clause, Religion, Supreme Court, Cross, Free Exercise Clause, Christian Preferentialism

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Canvassing Boards

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 298005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Jan 2002
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 57 (394,959)
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What Is 'Government' 'Speech'? The Case of Confederate Monuments

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-34
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 56 (398,308)

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First Amendment, free speech, government speech, equal protection, Confederate monuments, constitutional law

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Confederate Monuments and Punitive Preemption: The Latest Assault on Local Democracy

Local Solutions Support Center, October 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Richard Schragger and C. Alex Retzloff
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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preemption, Confederate monuments, statue statutes, states, cities, First Amendment, Equal Protection

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Principles of Home Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2020-16
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2020
Columbia Law School, Fordham University School of Law, Willamette University College of Law, Northern Illinois University - College of Law, University of Illinois College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
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state and local government law, state constitutional law, local government law, cities, urban law, home rule, preemption

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The Failure of Home Rule Reform in Virginia: Race, Localism, and the Constitution of 1971

Essays on the Constitution of Virginia (University of Virginia Press 2021)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Richard Schragger and C. Alex Retzloff
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 39 (462,410)

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Virginia, home rule, Dillon’s Rule, state constitutional law, local government law, Jefferson

40.

Consuming Government

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 6, 2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Richard Schragger
University of Virginia School of Law
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Local Government Law, Tiebout, home ownership, suburbs, city, consumer-voters, homevoters, zoning, land use, economic development