Bernadette Meyler

Stanford Law School

Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Towards a Common Law Originalism

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 551, 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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originalism, history of the common law, constitutional interpretation

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Economic Emergency and the Rule of Law

DePaul Law Review, 2007, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-045
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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emergency, rule of law, constitutional rights

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Book Review: The Myth of Law and Literature

LEGAL ETHICS, Hart Publishing, Winter 2005, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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law and literature, legal ethics, narrative, shakespeare, book review

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The Limits of Group Rights: Religious Institutions and Religious Minorities in International Law

St. John's Journal of Legal Commentary, Vol. 22, p. 535, 2007, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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religion, group rights, international law

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Substitute Chancellors: The Role of the Jury in the Contest between Common Law and Equity

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Feb 2006
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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jury, equity, seventeenth-century England

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Law, Literature, and History: The Love Triangle

UC Irvine Law Review, Forthcoming, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2602490
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jun 2015
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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law and literature, legal history, interdisciplinary pedagogy, legal academia

7.

Like a Nation State

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 6, 2008, Cornell Law School Research Paper No. 08-021
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2008
Douglas A. Kysar and Bernadette Meyler
Yale University - Law School and Stanford Law School
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environment, greenhouse gas emissions, federalism, executive power, commerce clause, foreign affairs power

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The Rhetoric of Precedent

In Rhetorical Processes and Legal Judgments, Austin Sarat ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, Forthcoming), Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2763085
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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Precedent, legal canons, distant reading, digital humanities, rhetoric and the law, constitutional law

Daniel Defoe and the Written Constitution

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 73, 2008
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2008
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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constitution, writing, defoe, founding era, pirates

Daniel Defoe and the Written Constitution

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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constitution, writing, defoe, founding era, pirates

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Wilkie Collins' Law Books: Law, Literature, and Factual Precedent

IN THE SECRETS OF LAW, Austin Sarat, ed., Stanford University Press, 2007 , Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-001
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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law and literature, transparency, trial reports, wilkie collins

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The Gestation of Birthright Citizenship, 1868-1898: States' Rights, the Law of Nations, and Mutual Consent

Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Vol. 15, p. 519, 2001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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citizenship, constitutional law, common law, Wong Kim Ark

The Equal Protection of Free Exercise: Two Approaches and Their History

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-031
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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equal protection, free exercise, group rights

The Equal Protection of Free Exercise: Two Approaches and their History

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 1-69, 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-031
Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School

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equal protection, free exercise, group rights

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Forgetting Oblivion: The Demise of the Legislative Pardon

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-14 , Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1800383
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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pardon, common law, originalism, separation of powers, constitutional law, legal history

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'Our Cities Institutions' and the Institution of the Common Law

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2010
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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law and drama, judicial independence, Shakespeare, Sir Edward Coke, Inns of Court

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Between the States and the Signers: The Politics of the Declaration of Independence Before the Civil War

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2756231
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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Declaration of Independence, autograph collection, signers, the People, Gibbons v. Ogden, the Bank of the United States

16.

Theaters of Pardoning: Tragicomedy and the Gunpowder Plot

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Vol. 25, 2002
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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sovereignty, terrorism, King James I, drama, revenge tragedy, apocalypse

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Aesthetic Historiography: Allegory, Monument, and Oblivion in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Buried Giant

Critical Analysis of Law, vol. 2 (2018)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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allegory, transitional justice, oblivion, law and literature, historiography

18.

Commerce in Religion

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2008, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-027
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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religion, commerce, comparative law

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Liberal Constitutionalism and the Sovereign Pardon

The Scaffold of Sovereignty: Global and Aesthetic Perspectives on the History of a Concept, ed. Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Nicole Jerr (New York: Columbia University Press, Forthcoming)., Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2756107
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Apr 2016
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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Summum and the Establishment Clause

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol 104, p. 95, 2009, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-028
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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religion, First Amendment, Ten Commandments, equality

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Constitutional Commitments and Religious Identity

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Apr 2010
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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First Amendment, homeschooling, religious liberals

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Common Law Confrontations

Law and History Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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Originalism, Criminal Procedure, Confrontation Clause, Common Law, Colonial Legal History

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From Sovereignty to the State: The Tragicomic Clemency of Massinger's the Bondman

Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, ed. Bradin Cormack and Lorna Hutson (Forthcoming), Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2756227
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Apr 2016
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School
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stoicism, clemency, sovereignty, republicanism

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Originalism and a Forgotten Conflict Over Martial Law

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 6, 2019
Posted: 04 Jun 2019
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School

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originalism, habeas corpus, martial law, constitutional interpretation, constitutional history

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Derrida's Legal Times: Decision, Declaration, Deferral, and Event

Administering Interpretation: Derrida, Agamben, and the Political Theology of Law (Peter Goodrich and Michel Rosenfeld, eds., 2019)
Posted: 17 May 2019
Bernadette Meyler
Stanford Law School

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Critical theory, Jacques Derrida, time, decision, declaration, deferral, event