Mark Kende

Drake University Law School

James Madison Chair Professor in Constitutional Law, Director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center

27th & Carpenter Sts.

Des Moines, IA 50311

United States

http://www.drake.edu/law/clinics-centers/conlaw/

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Constitutional Pragmatism, the Supreme Court, and Democratic Revolution

Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-36, Denver University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2012
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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pragmatism, constitution, U.S. Supreme Court, South Africa, theory

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Constitutional Rights in Two Worlds, South Africa and the United States: Introduction Chapter

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS IN TWO WORLDS, SOUTH AFRICA AND THE UNITED STATES, Cambridge University Press, 2009, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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constitutional law, comparative law, constitutional interpretation, human rights, South African law

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Enforcing the South African Constitution: The Fight for Judicial Independence and Separation of Powers

Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 23, p. 35, Spring 2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
Downloads 228 (160,855)
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South Africa, Constitutional Court, constitutional law, corruption, separation of powers, judicial independence, developing nations

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Justice Clarence Thomas's Korematsu Problem

Harvard Journal of Racial & Ethnic Justice, Vol. 30, p. 201, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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constitutional law, Korematsu, Justice Clarence Thomas, Hamdi, Johnson v. California, national security, color-blindness, executive power

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The U.S. Supreme Court, the War on Terror, and the Need for Thick Constitutional Review

Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 80, No. 4, 2011, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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Free Exercise of Religion: A Pragmatic and Comparative Assessment

University of South Dakota Law Review, Forthcoming, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2011
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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Teaching Comparative Perspectives in the Domestic Constitutional Law Class: A Step by Step Primer

Journal of Legal Education, Forthcoming, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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Constitutional law, comparative law, interpretation

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Front Matter to: Comparative Constitutional Law, South African Cases and Materials in a Global Context

Comparative Constitutional Law, South African Cases and Materials in a Global Context, Carolina Academic Press, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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constitutional law, south africa, constitutionalism, comparative law, judicial review, apartheid, constitutional courts, socio-economic rights,

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Constitutionalism and the Poor

Drake Law Review, Forthcoming, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-27
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Oct 2012
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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The Unmasking of Balancing and Proportionality Review in U.S. Constitutional Law

25 Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL) 417 (2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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Is Bakke Now a 'Super-Precedent' and Does It Matter? The U.S. Supreme Court's Updated Constitutional Approach to Affirmative Action in Fisher

U. Pa. J. Const. L. Height. Scrutiny. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Oct 2013
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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affirmative action, Fisher, Bakke, super-precedent, constitutional law

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The Constitutionality of New Contempt Powers for Federal Magistrate-Judges

Hastings L.J., Vol. 53, p. 567, 2002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Jan 2010
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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magistrates, courts, U.S. Constitution, Article III, contempt

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Social Media, the First Amendment, and Democratic Dysfunction in the Trump Era

68 Drake Law Review 273 (2020)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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Social Media, First Amendment, Cyberspace, Free Speech, Internet, Elections, Democray, Dysfunction, Corruption, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Immunity, Cyber-bullying, Sexist, Racist, Platforms, Trump

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Truth Commissions Versus Prosecutions: An African Perspective

SECURITY, RECONSTRUCTION, AND RECONCILIATION, Muna Ndulo, ed., University College London Press, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2010
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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Africa, reconciliation, prosecution

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5 Ways Chess Can Make You a Better Law Student and Lawyer

The Conversation, Dec. 18, 2019.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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legal education, chess, litigation, law school, lawyer, attorney, strategy, issue spotting, skills, rankings, Tulane, pre-law, grandmaster, gamesmanship

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Two Decades of Obscenity and Free Speech Issues in Hong Kong, With a U.S. Comparative Perspective

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Mark Kende and Jenna Bishop
Drake University Law School and Ahlers & Cooney, P.C
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Obscenity, Speech, Civil Liberties, Internet, Constitutional Law, Basic Law, Courts, Tribunals, Administrative Procedures, Hong Kong, China, United States, First Amendment, Miller v. California, Indecency, Bookstores, Financial Stability

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The U.S. Supreme Court's First Amendment Refusal to Protect Children Regarding Sexually Explicit Speech on the Internet

Vol. 15, Digitization and the Law (Eric Hilgendorf & Jochen Felde (eds.) December 2017) (Nomos) ISBN: 978-3-8487-4700-9
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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First Amendment, freedom of speech, Internet, indecent speech, children, U.S. Supreme Court, balancing, cyberspace, social media, sexually explicit speech

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Corruption Cases and Separation of Powers in the South African Courts and U.S. Supreme Court

60 New York Law School Law Review 183 (2015/2016)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Mark Kende
Drake University Law School
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