Louis Michael Seidman

Georgetown University Law Center

Professor of Law

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

A Thought Experiment

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-021
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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satire, Scalia, race, legal history, constitutional law, civil liberties

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Can Constitutionalism Be Leftist

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 26, 2008, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 999574
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2011
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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Critical legal studies, judicial review, constitutionalism, popular constitutionalism, leftism

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Can Free Speech Be Progressive?

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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speech, progressive, constitution

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Critical Constitutionalism Now

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 575-592, November 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 907101
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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constitution, critical theory, separation of powers, critical legal studies, Bush administration

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On Constitutional Disobedience

L. M. Seidman, ON CONSTITUTIONAL DISOBEDIENCE, Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-002
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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constitution, obligation, disobedience

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On Being Old Codgers: A Conversation about a Half Century in Legal Education

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-18, Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2157.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Mark Tushnet and Louis Michael Seidman
Harvard Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 410 (135,551)

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legal education, law schools, scholarship

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Entrapment and the 'Free Market' for Crime

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, Robinson, Ferzan & Garvey, eds., 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1141822
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 395 (141,479)
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entrapment, lochner, criminal

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Gay Sex and Marriage, the Reciprocal Disadvantage Problem, and the Crisis in Liberal Constitutional Theory

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 996599, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 996599
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jul 2007
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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marriage, gay rights, liberal constitutionalism, Scalia, morality, sex, equal protection

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Our Unsettled Ninth Amendment: An Essay on Unenumerated Rights and the Impossibility of Textualism

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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Ninth Amendment, Unenumerated Rights, Textualism

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Constitutional Skepticism: A Recovery and Preliminary Evaluation

Number of pages: 123 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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skepticism, constitution, history

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The Triumph of Gay Marriage and the Failure of Constitutional Law

2015 Supreme Court Review 115-146, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 274 (209,158)
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same-sex marriage, constitution, separation of power

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Substitute Arguments in Constitutional Law

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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common law rule, substitution argument, diliberation, constititional argument

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Acontextual Judicial Review

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-48
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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judicial review, comparative law, constitutional law

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Hyper-Incarceration and Strategies of Disruption: Is There a Way Out?

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-76
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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incarceration, punishment, criminal law

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Should We Have a Liberal Constitution?

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 27, No. 3, p. 541, Winter 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jan 2012
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 202 (280,467)
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constitution, liberal, critical theory, critical legal studies

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The Dale Problem: Property and Speech Under the Regulatory State

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1082114, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1082114
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 10 Jan 2008
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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freedom of speech, private property, first amendment

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Political and Constitutional Obligation

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 93, pp. 1257-1281, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-029
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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constitution, obligation, obedience

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J. Skelly Wright and the Limits of Liberalism

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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J. Skelly Wright, legal liberalism, constitutional interpretation, separation of powers, constitutional theory

19.

Rucho Is Right – But for the Wrong Reasons

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2021
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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rucho, gerrymandering, constitution, supreme court

20.

Progressive and Populist Strands in American Constitutionalism

Connecticut Law Review, Forthcoming. 2019. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2176.
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 27 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2021
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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liberalism, progressivism, populism

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Why Jeremy Waldron Really Agrees with Me

Harvard Law Review Forum, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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constitution, obedience, Waldron

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State Action and the Constitution's Middle Band

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 117, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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State Action, Regulatory State, Private/Public

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Remapping Constitutional Theory

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 17, 2022, Pp. 389-440., Georgetown University Law Center Research Paper No. Forthcoming., (2022). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2464.
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2024
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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restraint, activism, constitution

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Powell's Choice: The Law and Morality of Speech, Silence, and Resignation by High Government Officials

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Dec 2008
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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resignation, silence, officials

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The Ratchet Wreck: Equality’s Leveling Down Problem

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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equality, constitution, ratchets

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Constitutional Skepticism and Local Facts

European Constitutional Law Review, Forthcoming, (2021). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2391
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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constitution, skepticism, written

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America’s Racial Stain: The Taint Argument and the Limits of Constitutional Law and Rhetoric

American Journal of Law and Equality, Forthcoming.
(2022). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2449.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 May 2022
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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race, constitution, wokeness

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From Parchment to Dust: The Case for Constitutional Skepticism (Introduction)

Introduction, in From Parchment to Dust: The Case for Constitutional Skepticism (New York: The New Press 2021).
(2021). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2451
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Jun 2022
Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center
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constitution, skepticism, originalism

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Brown Now: The Surprising Possibility of Progressive Reform

Georgetown University Law Center Research Paper Forthcoming, William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, (2024). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2608.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jun 2024
Georgetown Law Center Submitter and Louis Michael Seidman
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
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