Todd E. Pettys

University of Iowa - College of Law

Melrose and Byington

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Choosing a Chief Justice: Presidential Prerogative Or a Job for the Court?

Journal of Law & Politics, Vol. 22, p. 231, 2006, University of Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jan 2007
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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chief justice, supreme court, appointment

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Letter from Iowa: Same-Sex Marriage and the Ouster of Three Justices

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 715, 2011, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-39
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2011
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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marriage, homosexuality, same-sex marriage, varnum, judicial retention, retention, ouster, merit selection, democratic constitutionalism

3.

The Emotional Juror

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 76, 2007, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2007
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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emotion, juror, rational, decision making, ethics

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Free Expression, In-Group Bias, and the Court's Conservatives: A Critique of the Epstein-Parker-Segal Study

63 Buffalo Law Review 1 (2015), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 22 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2015
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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speech, expression, first amendment, in-group, ingroup, bias, Supreme Court database, Epstein, Segal, Parker

5.

Retention Redux: Iowa 2012

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 2013, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-36
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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retention, elections, retention elections, varnum, same-sex, marriage, wiggins, judicial elections

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The Myth of the Written Constitution

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 991, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-53
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2009
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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constitution, written, unwritten, ratified, unratified, myth, faith, originalism, living constitutionalism, nation, judicial supremacy, democracy

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Sodom's Shadow: The Uncertain Line Between Public and Private Morality

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 61, p. 1161, 2010, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2010
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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morality, accountability, integration, integrated, divine, political community, public morality, private morality, autonomy, establishment clause, liberalism

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Competing for the People's Affection: Federalism's Forgotten Marketplace

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 May 2003
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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federalism, competition, affection, marketplace, rehnquist court, commerce clause, commandeering, sovereign immunity

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Judicial Discretion in Constitutional Cases

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 26, p. 123, 2011, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-36
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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judicial, judges, discretion, constitution, constitutional interpretation, legitimacy, dichotomy, umpire, democratic constitutionalism

10.

The Analytic Classroom

60 Buffalo Law Review 1255, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-16
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2013
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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legal education, Langdell, doctrinal, flipping, coverage, socratic, analytic, analytic skills,

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Popular Constitutionalism and Relaxing the Dead Hand: Can the People Be Trusted?

Washington Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 313, 2008, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2010
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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popular constitutionalism, dead hand, judicial supremacy, constitutionalism, constitutional interpretation, originalism, fundamental law

12.

Remembering Randy Bezanson

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Bezanson, Iowa, writing, analysis, analytical

13.

The N.R.A.'s Strict-Scrutiny Amendments

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-17
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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arms, guns, firearms, weapons, second amendment, strict scrutiny, n.r.a., national rifle association, amendment, state constitution

14.

The Immoral Application of Exclusionary Rules

Wisconsin Law Review, No.3, p. 463, 2008, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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evidence, exclusionary, immoral, prejudicial, hearsay, character

15.

Killing Roger Coleman: Habeas, Finality, and the Innocence Gap

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 2313, 2007, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-28
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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habeas, finality, innocence, coleman, default

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Campaign Finance, Federalism, and the Case of the Long-Armed Donor

University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue, 2014, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-28
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2014
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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McCutcheon, campaign finance, citizens united, long-armed donors, federalism, Stevens

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Instrumentalizing Jurors: An Argument Against the Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2010, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2010
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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fourth amendment, exclusionary rule, kant, moral, immoral, practical imperative, hudson, herring, section 1983, deterrence

18.

Judicial Retention Elections, the Rule of Law, and the Rhetorical Weaknesses of Consequentialism

60 Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 69, 2012, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-36
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2012
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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retention, elections, rule of law, consequentialism,

19.

The Vitality of the American Sovereign

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, , No. 6, p. 939, 2010, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-36
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Sep 2009
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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sovereignty, popular, constitution, amendment, sovereignty dance, democratic constitutionalism

20.

State Habeas Relief for Federal Extra-judicial Detainees

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 2, 2007, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-02
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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habeas, extrajudicial, detainee

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Unions, Corporations, and the First Amendment: A Response to Professors Fisk and Chemerinsky

99 Cornell Law Review Online 23 (2013), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-29
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2013
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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unions, corporations, shareholders, employees, association, compelled, speech, Knox, Citizens United

22.

Our Anticompetitive Patriotism

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 4, p. 1353, 2006, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-50
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 May 2006
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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patriotism, nation, intergovernmental competition

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Federal Habeas Relief and the New Tolerance for 'Reasonably Erroneous' Applications of Federal Law

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Apr 2002
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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habeas, unreasonably erroneous, williams v. taylor, ramdass v. angelone

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Doubting Abood, Finding Religion at Hobby Lobby, and More: Civil Cases in the Supreme Court's 2013-2014 Term

Court Review, Vol. 50, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Supreme Court, civil

25.

Partisanship, Social Identity, and American Government: Reality and Reflections

22 Lewis & Clark Law Review 301, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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partisan, partisanship, social identity, social identities, social identification, in group, out group, voter, democracy, federalism, republican, democrat, bias

26.

More than Marriage: Civil Cases in the Supreme Court's 2012-2013 Term

49 Court Review (2013) Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-33
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2013
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Supreme Court, civil, marriage, voting, voters, standing, affirmative action, October 2012 Term

27.

Counsel and Confrontation

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 201, 2009, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2010
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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counsel, attorney, confrontation, due process, testimonial, hearsay, crawford, cross-examination

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Healthcare, Unions, Ministers and More: Civil Cases in the Supreme Court's 2011-2012 Term

48 Court Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-29
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2012
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Supreme Court, civil cases, 2011 Term, 2012 Term, healthcare, administrative law, arbitration, bivens, due process, equal protection, federal jurisdiction, qualified immunity, religion, speech, supremacy clause, American Judges Association

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From Playgrounds to Plavix: Civil Cases in the Supreme Court's October 2016 Term

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-26
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2017
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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supreme court, civil

30.

The Mobility Paradox

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 92, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Tiebout, federalism. mobility, centralization, decentralization, externalities, devolution

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Weddings, Whiter Teeth, Judicial-Campaign Speech, and More: Civil Cases in the Supreme Court's 2014-2015 Term

51 Court Review 94 (2015), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Supreme Court, Civil

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Eight in the Eye of a Political Storm: Civil Cases in the Supreme Court's October 2015 Term

Court Review, Vol. 52, Pages 100-107, 2016, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-05
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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supreme court, civil, cases, October 2015

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From ALJs to Wedding Cakes: Civil Cases in the Supreme Court's October 2017 Term

Court Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-12
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2018
Todd E. Pettys
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Supreme Court, Civil, Constitution, ALJ, Anti-commandeering, Alien Tort, Arbitration, Chevron Deference Contracts Clause, Elections, Executive Power, FLSA, Religion, Separation of Powers, Speech, Supplemental Jurisdiction, Taxes