Lawrence B. Solum

University of Virginia School of Law

William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law Douglas D. Drysdale Research Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

http://https://www.law.virginia.edu/faculty/profile/lbs5w/2846137

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Scholarly Papers (70)

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Procedural Justice

Number of pages: 129 Posted: 26 Feb 2004
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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procedure, justice, alternative dispute resolution, litigation, administrative law, due process

Procedural Justice

67 Souther California Law Review 181 (2004)
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 17 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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procedure, justice, alternative dispute resolution, litigation, administrative law, due process

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The Layers Principle: Internet Architecture and the Law

Number of pages: 115 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Lawrence B. Solum and Minn Chung
University of Virginia School of Law and Morrison & Foerster, LLP
Downloads 5,534 (1,976)
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Models of Internet Governance

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-25, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-027
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 May 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Internet, ICANN, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, IETF, Internet Engineering Task Force, Domain Name, Internet Governance, Cyberspace, Network, Network Neutraility, TCP/IP

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Semantic Originalism

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 176 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2008
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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consitution, Supreme Court, constitutional law, originalism, living constitutionalism, semantics, pragmatics, Grice, Magic Eight Ball, Silly Putty, Godzilla

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Legal Personhood for Artificial Intelligences

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1231, 1992, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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personhood, artificial intelligence, turing test, philosophy of mind

Virtue Jurisprudence: A Virtue-Centered Theory of Judging

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 3,347 (4,647)
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Virtue Jurisprudence: A Virtue-Centered Theory of Judging

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 May 2002
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Future of Copyright

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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copyright, intellectual property, norm, copynorm, copyfight, peer to peer, filesharing, Eldred

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A Law of Rules: A Critique and Reconstruction of Justice Scalia's View of the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Mar 2002
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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What is Originalism? The Evolution of Contemporary Originalist Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 May 2011
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Natural Justice

American Journal of Jurisprudence, Vol. 51, pp. 65-105, 2006, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-28
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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virtue, jurisprudence, arete, aretaic, philosophy of law, natural, naturalism, justice, fact value, open question, is ought, Hume, G.E. Moore, Aristotle, perfectionism, natural law, positivism

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The Interpretation-Construction Distinction

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 27, pp. 95-118, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-95
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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legal theory, legal interpretation, legal construction, law and rhetoric, legal philosophy

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Originalism Versus Living Constitutionalism: The Conceptual Structure of the Great Debate

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 6, 2019
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional theory, originalism, living constitutionalism, concepts, conceptions, metalinguistic

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District of Columbia v. Heller and Originalism

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 103, No. 2, 2009, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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District of Columbia v. Heller and Originalism

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2009
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Originalism and the Natural Born Citizen Clause

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2010
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Originalism, Natural Born Citizen, President, Presidency, Constitution, Constitutional Theory, Term of Art, Compositionality, Original Public Meaning, New Originalism, Semantic Originalism, John Mccain

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The Supreme Court in Bondage: Constitutional Stare Decisis, Legal Formalism, and the Future of Unenumerated Rights

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, October 2006, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-21
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Sep 2006
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional theory, precedent, stare decisis, formalism, realism, jurisprudence

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An Economic Analysis of Domain Name Policy

Number of pages: 139 Posted: 08 Mar 2004
Karl M. Manheim and Lawrence B. Solum
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and University of Virginia School of Law
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An Economic Analysis of Domain Name Policy

Number of pages: 140 Posted: 22 May 2003
Karl M. Manheim and Lawrence B. Solum
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and University of Virginia School of Law
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Surprising Originalism

CONLAWNOW, 2018
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 May 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2018
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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originalism, living constitutionalism, conservatism, liberalism, progressivism, libertarianism, constitution, constitutional theory

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The Aretaic Turn in Constitutional Theory

Brooklyn Law Review , Vol. 70, No. 475, 2004-05, U San Diego Public Law Research Paper No. 04-03
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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aretaic, virtue, interpretation, institutionalism, constitution, virtue ethics, virtue jurisprudence

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The New Realities of the Legal Academy

BECOMING A LAW PROFESSOR: A CANDIDATE'S GUIDE, Brannon P. Denning, Marcia L. McCormick, and Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, eds., American Bar Association, Forthcoming, University of Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper LE10-025, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Legal Academy, AALS, Faculty Candidate, Law Schools, Law Professors, Moneyball

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Popular? Constitutionalism?

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Larry Alexander and Lawrence B. Solum
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, popular constitutionalism, legitimacy, popular sovereignty, democracy

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On the Indeterminacy Crisis: Critiquing Critical Dogma

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 462, 1987, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Judicial Selection: Ideology Versus Character

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Mar 2004
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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judicial selection, nomination, confirmation, ideology, character, virtue, aretaic

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Public Legal Reason

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1449, 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2022
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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public reason, Rawls, welfarism, law and economics, pluralism, jurisprudence, law and philosophy, normative legal theory

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Download it While its Hot: Open Access and Legal Scholarship

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 841, 2006, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-03, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-11
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jan 2007
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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law reviews, open access, peer-edited, blog, blogging, disintermediation

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Constitutional Possibilities

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional theory, constitutional amendment, constitutional convention, possibility, necessity, modality, possible worlds, path dependency, second best, feasibility, choice, decision, ideal theory, nonideal theory

Constitutional Possibilities

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 83, pp. 307-337, 2008, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-34
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 May 2008 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2015
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional theory, constitutional amendment, constitutional convention, possibility, necessity, modality, possible worlds, path dependency, second best, feasibility, choice, decision, ideal theory

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The Constraint Principle: Original Meaning and Constitutional Practice

Number of pages: 139 Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2019
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Originalism and Constitutional Construction

82 Fordham L. Rev. 453 (2013)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 09 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, interpretation, construction, interpretation-construction distinction, vagueness, ambiguity, original methods, deference, constraint

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Incorporation and Originalist Theory

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 May 2009
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Incorporation and Originalist Theory

Journal of Contemporary Legal issues, Vol. 18, No. 409, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitution, Originalism, Incorporation, Fourteenth Amendment, McDonald v. City of Chicago, Right to Bear Arms, Second Amendment, Privileges or Immunities, Constitutional Theory, Semantic Originalism, Interpretation, Construction

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A Reader's Guide to Semantic Originalism and a Reply to Professor Griffin

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2009
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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originalism, constitution, semantic, Stephen Griffin, Ronald Dworkin, Christopher Eisgruber

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Congress's Power to Promote the Progress of Science: Eldred V. Ashcroft

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 12 Oct 2002
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Copyright Term Extension Act, Clayton v. Stone, retroactive extensions

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Pluralism and Public Legal Reason

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 15, pp. 7-23, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Feb 2007
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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public reason, pluralism, Rawls, formalism, religion, toleration, free exercise, establishment, public square, overlapping consensus, jurisprudence, philosophy of law, democracy

Judicial Selection, Appointments Gridlock, and the Nuclear Option

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-10, U of Illinois Public Law Research Paper Series No. 05-08
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Aug 2005
David S. Law and Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 488 (79,802)
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Nuclear option, nuclear pivot, filibuster, gridlock, appointments gridlock, pivotal politics, gang of 14, gang of fourteen, krehbiel, judicial selection, judicial appointments, federal judges, appointment process, appointments process, divided government, veto players

Judicial Selection, Appointments Gridlock, and the Nuclear Option

Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, Vol. 15, p. 51, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-10, U of Illinois Public Law Research Paper Series No. 05-08
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
David S. Law and Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Nuclear option, nuclear pivot, filibuster, gridlock, appointments gridlock, pivotal politics, gang of 14, gang of fourteen, krehbiel, judicial selection, judicial appointments, federal judges, appointment process, appointments process, divided government, veto players

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How NFIB v. Sebelius Affects the Constitutional Gestalt

91 Washington University Law Review 1 (2013), Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-152
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2014
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitution, Gestalt, Individual Mandate, Commerce Clause, New Deal Settlement, Originalism, Stare Decisis

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Blogging and the Transformation of Legal Scholarship

Berkman Center for Internet & Society - Bloggership: How Blogs are Transforming Legal Scholarship Conference Paper, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-08, Washington Law Review Vol. 84, No. 1071, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Apr 2006
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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A Tournament of Virtue

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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tournament, judicial selection, virtue jurisprudence, judicial vice, virtue, vice, practical wisdom

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The Fixation Thesis: The Role of Historical Fact in Original Meaning

91 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (2015)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law

Yale Law Journal, Volume 123, 2013, pp. 530-614, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-023, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-69
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
Tun-Jen Chiang and Lawrence B. Solum
George Mason University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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patent claims, claim construction, claim interpretation

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Originalist Methodology

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 84, 2017
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2017
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Freedom of Communicative Action

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 83, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 54-135, 1989, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 24 May 2008
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional theory, constitutional interpretation, hermeneutics, speech act, Gadamer, Habermas, communicative action, communication, first amendment, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, free speech

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Chevron as Construction

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 1465, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2020
Lawrence B. Solum and Cass R. Sunstein
University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard Law School
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Chevron, Chevron deference, administrative law, statutory interpretation, interpretation, construction, interpretation-construction distinction

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The Case for Gtld Auctions: A Framework for Evaluating Domain Name Policy

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Mar 2003
Karl M. Manheim and Lawrence B. Solum
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 592 (63,314)
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Originalism as Transformative Politics

GADAMER AND THE LAW, Francis J. Mootz, ed., Ashgate, 2007, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 07-04, Tulane Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 1599, 1989
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional theory, originalism, Michael Perry, Gadamer, hermeneutics

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Constitutional Texting

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 123, 2007, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jun 2007
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional theory, meaning, interpretation, construction, Grice, Steven Smith, sentence meaning, speakers meaning, clause meaning, framer's meaning, originalism, original intent, original public meaning, new originalism, Whittington, Barnett

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Confucian Virtue Jurisprudence

Amaya, Amalia and Ho, Hock Lai, eds. Virtue, Law, and Justice, Oxford: Hart Publishing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jun 2012
Linghao Wang and Lawrence B. Solum
Zhejiang Universiry Guanghua Law Schhol and University of Virginia School of Law
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Virtue Jurisprudence, Confucian Virtue Ethics, Correcting Names, Harmony

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Artificially Intelligent Law

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2019
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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artificial intelligence; expert legal systems; legitimacy; justice; our robot overlords

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Communicative Content and Legal Content

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 479, 2013
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Feb 2014
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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philosophy of law, jurisprudence, interpretation, communicative content, semantics, pragmatics, originalism, plain meaning

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The Positive Foundations of Formalism: False Necessity and American Legal Realism

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 127, No. 8, p. 2464, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Jun 2014
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Judging, Positive Political Theory, PPT, Judicial Behavior, Law and Courts, Realism, Legal Realism, Formalism, Legal Formalism, Jurisprudence, Philosophy of Law, Positive Legal Theory, Normative Legal Theory, Posner, Epstein, Landes

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Artificial Meaning

Washington Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 69, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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AI, Artificial Intelligence, Group Agency, Interpretation, Meaning, Artificial Meaning, Thought Experiment

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Virtue as the End of Law: An Aretaic Theory of Legislation

Jurisprudence, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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jurisprudence, normative legal theory, virtue ethics, virtue jurisprudence, virtue, arete, aretaic, vice laws

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Narrative, Normativity, and Causation

Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Barry Friedman, The Will of the People, Legal History, Narrative, Causation, Popular Sovereignty, Democracy, Democratic Legitimacy, Deliberative Democracy, Democratic Equality, Mechanism, Microfoundations

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Questioning Cultural Commons

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 95, 2010, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 May 2010
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Republican Constitutionalism

Constitutional Commentary, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Originalism and the Unwritten Constitution

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2013, pp. 1935-1984, 2013
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Originalism, Constitution, Interpretation, Construction, New Originalism, Akhil Reed Amar, Unwritten, Impeachment

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Originalist Theory and Precedent: A Public Meaning Approach

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 May 2018 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Legal Theory Lexicon 057: Realist Deconstruction of Formal Legal Categories

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Legal Theory Lexicon 065: The Nature of Law

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Nov 2013
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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jurisprudence, positivism, natural law, realism, nature of law, Hart, Raz, Austin, Coleman, Dworkin, Finnis

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Legal Theory Lexicon 043: Formalism and Instrumentalism

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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formalism, legal formalism, instrumentalism, realism, legal realism, originalism, plain meaning, jurisprudence, philosophy of law

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Triangulating Public Meaning: Corpus Linguistics, Immersion, and the Constitutional Record

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Corpus Linguistics, Constitution, Interpretation, Constitutional Theory, Linguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics

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The Public Meaning Thesis: An Originalist Theory of Constitutional Meaning

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 1953, 2021
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 30 Jan 2022
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Legal Theory Lexicon 071: The New Originalism

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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constitution, constitutional law, constitutional theory, interpretation, construction, originalism, new originalism

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Contractual Communication

133 Harv. L. Rev. F. 23 (2019)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2019
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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contract, contract theory, contractual communication, Grice, speaker's meaning, speech acts, interpretation, construction

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Truth and Uncertainty: Legal Control of the Destruction of Evidence

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 36, 1086, 1987
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 26 Sep 2012
Lawrence B. Solum and Stephen J. Marzen
University of Virginia School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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evidence, destruction of evidence, spoliation, discovery, obstruction of justice, tampering, uncertainty, decision theory

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The Original Meaning of “Due Process of Law” in the Fifth Amendment

108 Va. L. Rev. 447 (2022)
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 10 May 2022
Lawrence B. Solum and Max Crema
University of Virginia School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Faith and Fidelity: Originalism and the Possibility of Constitutional Redemption

Texas Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 147, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Themes from Fallon on Constitutional Theory

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 May 2019
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Richard Fallon, Constitutional Theory, Legitimacy, Interpretation, Reflective Equilibrium, Living Constiutionalism, Originalism

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Legal Theory Lexicon 040: Functionalist Explanation in Legal Theory

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Nov 2013
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Functionalist, Microfoundations, Positive Legal Theory, Methodological Individual

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Corporations and the Original Meaning of 'Citizens' in Article III

Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2020
Mark Moller and Lawrence B. Solum
DePaul University - College of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Diversity, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, Citizen, Corporation, Constitution, Article III, Originalism

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Virtue As the End of Law

9 Jurisprudence 6-18 (2018)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 May 2018
Lawrence B. Solum
University of Virginia School of Law
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Text Over Intent and the Demise of Legislative History

43 Dayton L. Rev. 1 (2018)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Apr 2022
Columbia University - Law School, The University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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constitutional law, textualism, originalism, public meaning, statutory interpretation, federalist society, legislative history, supreme court, scalia, jurisprudence