Adam M. Samaha

New York University School of Law

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

What Good is the Social Model of Disability?

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 74, 2007, University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 166
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 May 2007
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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disability studies, social model, social construction, Americans with Disabilites Act, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, corrective justice, hedonic adaptation, capabilities, subordination, stigma

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Dead Hand Arguments and Constitutional Interpretation

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 108, 2008, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Jan 2008
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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constitutional law, authority, legitimacy, interpretation, originalism, path dependence, legal positivism, precommitment, social contract, Condorcet Jury Theorem, coordination, supreme law

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Regulation for the Sake of Appearance

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 576, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 364
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Oct 2011
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
Downloads 296 (101,721)
Citation 24

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appearance, expressivism, transparency, self-fulfilling prophecy, campaign finance regulation, broken windows policing, order maintenance policing

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Gun Control after Heller: Threats and Sideshows from a Social Welfare Perspective

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 454, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Feb 2009
Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig and Adam M. Samaha
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and New York University School of Law
Downloads 261 (116,253)
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gun control, second amendment, gun rights, Heller, social welfare

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Undue Process

Stanford Law Review, 2006, University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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due process, decision costs, textualism, empirical constitutional law, Katrina, Lackey, filibuster, ossification, Yucca Mountain

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The Story of FCC v. Pacifica Foundation (And Its Second Life)

FIRST AMENDMENT STORIES, Richard Garnett, Andrew Koppelman, eds., Foundation Press, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 314
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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indecency, censorship, broadcasting, first amendment, counterculture, law and society, sorting, exit

Executive Exposure: Government Secrecy, Constitutional Law, and Platforms for Judicial Elaboration

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 52, 2006, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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government secrecy, right to know, information access, freedom of information, democratic theory, comparative constitutional law, first ammendment, executive privilege, judicial review, platforms

Executive Exposure: Government Secrecy, Constitutional Law, and Platforms for Judicial Elaboration

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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government secrecy, right to know, information access, freedom of information, democratic theory, comparative constitutional law, first ammendment, executive privilege, judicial review, platforms

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Don't Ask, Must Tell — And Other Combinations

California Law Review, Vol. 103, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 715, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 500, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-02, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 18 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Adam M. Samaha and Lior Strahilevitz
New York University School of Law and University of Chicago Law School
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On Law's Tiebreakers

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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tiebreakers, decision theory, lexical ordering, equipoise, uncertainty, interpretive method, affirmative action, adjudication

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On the Problem of Legal Change

103 Georgetown Law Journal (2014, Forthcoming), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-87
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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11.

Originalism's Expiration Date

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 21 Nov 2008
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
Downloads 200 (150,957)
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originalism, constitutional amendment, interpretation, adjudication, randomization

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Starting with the Text — On Sequencing Effects in Statutory Interpretation and Beyond

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 08, 2016 Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-02
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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Do More Interpretive Sources Mean More Discretion?

New York University Law Review, Vol. 92, 2017, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-53
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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14.

Low Stakes and Constitutional Interpretation

University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 318
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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Judicial Review, Constitutional Interpretation, Interpretive Method, Constitutional Discourse, Law and Politics Relationship, Stake Effects

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Talk About Talking About Constitutional Law

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
Downloads 169 (175,842)
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constitutional discourse, constitutional interpretation, originalism

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Endorsement Retires: From Religious Symbols to Anti-Sorting Principles

Supreme Court Review, 2005, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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religion, symbols, sorting, Tiebout, establishment clause, endorsement test, ten commandments

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Levels of Generality, Constitutional Comedy, and Legal Design

Forthcoming, University of Illinois Law Review, 2013, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-50
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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18.

Judicial Transparency in an Age of Prediction

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
Downloads 152 (192,380)
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judicial decisions, judicial behavior

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Self-Executing Statutes in the Administrative State

chapter in The Timing of Legal Intervention, (Frank Fagan & Saul Levmore eds., 2016) Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-62
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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20.

Randomization in Adjudication

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 273
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Aug 2009
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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randomization, lotteries, indivisibility, uncertainty, equality, experimentation, adjudication, case assignment

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If the Text is Clear--Lexical Ordering in Statutory Interpretation

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 94, 2018, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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22.

Litigant Sensitivity in First Amendment Law

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 1291, 2004
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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First Amendment, Supreme Court, overbreadth, prior restraint, discrimination

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Unconstitutional Conditions Questions Everywhere: The Implications of Exit and Sorting for Constitutional Law and Theory

Journal of Legal Analysis Advance Access, November 27, 2012, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-66
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Adam B. Cox and Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Downloads 103 (258,535)
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Undue Process: Congressional Referral and Judicial Resistance in the Schiavo Controversy

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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Schiavo, due process, undue process, fundamental rights, institutional design

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Judicial Oversight in Two Dimensions: Charting Area and Intensity in the Decisions of Justice Stevens

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-37
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Allison Marston Danner and Adam M. Samaha
Vanderbilt Law School and New York University School of Law
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judicial review, oversight, jurisdiction, deference, stevens

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Death and Paperwork Reduction

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 65, 2015, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Apr 2015
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
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27.

Are Commercial Speech Cases Ideological? An Empirical Inquiry

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-07
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 08 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Adam M. Samaha and Roy Germano
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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28.

Is the Second Amendment a Second-Class Right?

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-43
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Adam M. Samaha and Roy Germano
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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29.

Gun Control after Heller: Litigating Against Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w15431
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2010
Philip J. Cook, Jens Ludwig and Adam M. Samaha
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and New York University School of Law
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Judicial Ideology Emerges, At Last, In Second Amendment Cases

13 Charleston Law Review (2019, Forthcoming), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Adam M. Samaha and Roy Germano
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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