John C. Eastman

Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law

Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service, and former Dean

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866-1099

United States

http://www.chapman.edu/law/faculty/eastman.asp

Claremont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence

Founding Director

1317 W. Foothill Blvd., Suite 120

Upland, CA 91786

United States

http://https://www.claremont.org/center-for-constitutional-jurisprudence/

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Born in the U.S.A.? Rethinking Birthright Citizenship in the Wake of 9/11

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 1,065 (13,708)

Abstract:

Birthright citizenship, 14th Amendment, Citizenship Clause, Wong Kim Ark

2.

The Constitutionality of the NSA Surveillance Program: A Letter to the House Judiciary Committee

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 594 (32,971)

Abstract:

NSA Surveillance, Fourth Amendment, Separation of powers, commander-in-chief, war powers

3.

Restoring the General to the General Welfare Clause

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 63, 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 516 (38,093)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Spending Clause, Limited Government, Constitution, United States v. Butler, South Dakota v. Dole, Madison, Hamilton

4.

Does the First Amendment's Freedom of the Press Clause Place the Institutional Media Above the Law of Classified Secrets?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 May 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 337 (68,088)

Abstract:

Classified information, Espionage Act, First Amendment, Freedom of the Press, Pentagon Papers, NSA Surveillance

5.

Cheating Marriage: A Tragedy in Three Acts

Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2015, Chapman University, Fowler Law Research Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 241 (82,597)

Abstract:

Courts, Same-Sex Marriage, Legal Ethics

6.

Listening to the Enemy: The President's Power to Conduct Surveillance of Enemy Communications During Time of War

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2006, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 2007-11
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 166 (134,333)

Abstract:

NSA Surveillance, New York Times, classified information, Youngstown, Curtis-Wright, President's War Powers, FISA

7.

Philosopher King Courts: Is the Exercise of Higher Law Authority Without a Higher Law Foundation Legitimate?

Drake Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 831, 2006, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 2007-05
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 151 (146,103)

Abstract:

Judicial review, judicial supremacy, Supreme Court, Oliver Wendell Holmes, natural law

8.

Re-Evaluating the Privileges or Immunities Clause

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 6, p. 123, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 148 (143,026)

Abstract:

Privileges or Immunities, natural rights, Saenz v. Roe, 14th Amendment, Justice Clarence Thomas, Declaration of Independence, Constitution

9.

Judicial Review of Unenumerated Rights: Does Marbury's Holding Apply in a Post-Warren Court World?

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 28, pp. 714-740, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 127 (171,260)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Marbury v. Madison, Unenumerated Rights, Judicial Supremacy

10.

When Did Education Become a Civil Right? An Assessment of State Constitutional Provisions for Education, 1776-1900

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 42, p. 1, January 1998
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 120 (154,398)

Abstract:

Public education, state constitutions, equal protection

11.

Taking Justice Thomas Seriously

Green Bag, Vol. 2, p. 425, Summer 1999
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 115 (177,672)

Abstract:

Justice Clarence Thomas, Scott Gerber, jurisprudence, Supreme Court, Establishment Clause, originalism

12.

Justice Stephen Field: Frontier Justice or Justice at the Natural Rights Frontier?

Nexus: A Journal of Opinion, Vol. 6, pp. 121-131, 2001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman and Timothy Sandefur
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law and Goldwater Institute
Downloads 112 (180,938)

Abstract:

Stephen Field, Slaughterhouse, Natural Law, Constitution, Supreme Court, California History

13.

Adequacy and the Rights Revolution: Reinterpreting the Education Clauses in State Constitutions

SCHOOL MONEY TRIALS: THE LEGAL PURSUIT OF EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY, Martin R. West and Paul E. Peterson, eds., Brookings Institution Press, 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 100 (203,241)

Abstract:

Education adequacy litigation, public education, state constitutions

14.

A Fistful of Denial: The Supreme Court Takes a Pass on Commerce Clause Challenges to Environmental Laws

Cato Supreme Court Review, p. 469, September 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 96 (213,126)

Abstract:

Commerce Clause, Endangered Species, Clean Water Act, federal power, environmental law, United States v. Lopez, Rapanos v. United States, arroyo toad

15.

Stare Decisis: Conservatism's One-Way Ratchet Problem

THE COURTS AND THE CULTURE WARS, Bradley C. S. Watson, (ed.), Lexington Books, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Oct 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 85 (219,229)

Abstract:

Stare decisis, precedent, Boy Scouts v. Dale, Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Progressive

16.

We are a Religious People Whose Institutions Presuppose a Supreme Being

Nexus: A Journal of Opinion, Vol. 5, p. 13, Fall 2000
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 85 (223,870)

Abstract:

Establishment Clause, Declaration of Independence, Northwest Ordinance, state constitutions, Zorach v. Clausen, Everson

17.

Politics and the Court: Did the Supreme Court Really Move Left Because of Embarrassment Over Bush v. Gore?

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 94, p. 1475, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 84 (223,870)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Rehnquist Court, Crawford v. Washington, Blakely v. Washington, terrorism, Supreme Court, Padilla, Hamdi, Rasul, Birthright Citizenship

18.

The Senate is Supposed to Advise and Consent, Not Obstruct and Delay

Nexus: A Journal of Opinion, Vol. 7, No. 11, 2002
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman and Timothy Sandefur
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law and Goldwater Institute
Downloads 79 (223,870)

Abstract:

Judicial Confirmations, Constitution, Filibuster, Appointment Power

19.

The Revival of Federalism

John C. Eastman, Bring Justice to the People: The Story of the Freedom-Based Public Interest Law Movement, Lee Edwards, ed., Heritage Books, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 78 (240,596)

Abstract:

United States v. Lopez, Commerce Clause, Enumerated Powers, Federalism,

20.

Will Mrs. Bond Topple Missouri v. Holland?

Cato Supreme Court Review, Vol. 185, 2011, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 11-27
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Oct 2011
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 72 (251,857)

Abstract:

Missouri v Holland, Reid v Covert, Bond v United States, Treaty Power, Commerce Clause, Enumerated Powers, Constitution

21.

How Large is Too Large for the Rule of Law? Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Hearing to Consider Proposals to Split the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 2007-01
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Oct 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 64 (272,526)

Abstract:

Ninth Circuit split, Posner, Rule of Law, Senate Judiciary Committee

22.

Anatomy of the Federal Litigation: Challenging the Legislature's Actions in the Wake of Guinn v. Legislature

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 4, pp. 543-565, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 58 (279,322)

Abstract:

Nevada, Guinn v. Legislature, Republican Guaranty Clause, Due Process, Tax Authority

23.

Lessons from the Past: Is There Anything New in Constitutional Law?

Green Bag, 2nd Edition, Vol. 5, p. 207, Winter 2002
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 54 (286,359)

Abstract:

Constition, Congress, Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton, Election of 1800

24.
Downloads 50 (306,596)

Abstract:

habeas corpus, Guantanamo Bay, terrorists, Al Quada, detainees, jurisdiction

25.

The Limited Nature of the Senate's Advice and Consent Role

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 633, Winter 2003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 49 (272,526)
Citation 1

Abstract:

judicial confirmations, constitution, filibuster, appointment power, inferior officers

26.

Altered States: Review of John T. Noonan, Jr., 'Narrowing the Nation's Power: The Supreme Court Sides with the States'

Claremont Review of Books, Vol. 3, No. 2, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 47 (312,150)

Abstract:

Rehnquist, constitution, 11th Amendment, sovereign immunity, commerce clause, federalism

27.

Full Faith and Republican Guarantees: Gay Marriage, FMPA, and the Courts

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law, Vol. 20, p. 243, 2007, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 11-28
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 45 (317,858)

Abstract:

same-sex marriage, marriage, gay marriage, polygamy

28.

Understanding Justice Sutherland As He Understood Himself

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 1347, 1996
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 May 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 44 (317,858)

Abstract:

George Sutherland, New Deal, Hadley Arkes

29.

Open to Merit of Every Description? An Historical Assessment of the Constitution's Qualifications Clauses

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 89, 1995
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 May 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 41 (317,858)

Abstract:

Term limits

30.

Strictly Scrutinizing Campaign Finance Restrictions (& the Courts that Judge Them)

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 13, 2000
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 38 (338,876)

Abstract:

Campaign finance restrictions, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Association, Buckley v. Valeo, Independent Expenditures

31.

Is the Solomon Amendment F.A.I.R.: Some Thoughts on Congress's Power to Impose this Condition on Federal Spending

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 5, p. 1171, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 36 (348,620)

Abstract:

Solomon Amendment, FAIR, Spending Clause, General Welfare Clause, Constitution

32.

Re-Entering the Arena: Restoring a Judicial Role for Enforcing Limits on Federal Mandates

Havard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 931-952, 2001-2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 33 (352,101)

Abstract:

Unfunded Mandates, Federalism, Separation of Powers, Constitution

33.

A Seminole Dissent?

Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 1, pp. 29-35, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 31 (366,394)

Abstract:

Eleventh Amendment, Sovereign Immunity, Seminole Tribe v. Florida, Federalism, Rehnquist Court

34.

The Magic of Vouchers is No Sleight of Hand: A Reply to Steven K. Green

Willamatte Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 195-217, Winter 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 30 (370,127)

Abstract:

Establishment Clause, Zelman, Constitution, Vouchers

35.

No Free Lunch, But Dinner and a Movie (and Contraceptives for Dessert)?

John C. Eastman, No Free Lunch, but Dinner and a Movie (And Contraceptives for Dessert)?, 10 N.Y.U. J. L. & LIBERTY 282 (2016). , Chapman University, Fowler Law Research Paper No. 16-08
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 0 (366,394)

Abstract:

Hobby Lobby, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, legislative process, women’s health, regulations, religious belief, contraception, RFRA, constitutional law

36.

The Declaration of Independence as Viewed from the States

John C. Eastman, The Declaration of Independence as Viewed from the States, in The Declaration of Independence: Origins and Impact 96(Scott Gerber ed., 2002).
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 0 (419,803)

Abstract:

declaration of independence, statehood

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 22    Citations: 0
1.

The GAO's Assault on the Executive Branch

The American Legion Magazine, pp. 20-22, July 2002
Posted: 21 Aug 2006
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Downloads 22

Abstract:

Separation of Powers, President, Congress, General Accounting Office