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 (40)

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

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

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

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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
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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
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Courts, Same-Sex Marriage, Legal Ethics

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

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

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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
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Public education, state constitutions, equal protection

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

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

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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 136 (198,545)

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

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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
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Education adequacy litigation, public education, state constitutions

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

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

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

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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
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Judicial Confirmations, Constitution, Filibuster, Appointment Power

18.

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

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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 93 (261,366)
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Rehnquist Court, Crawford v. Washington, Blakely v. Washington, terrorism, Supreme Court, Padilla, Hamdi, Rasul, Birthright Citizenship

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

21.

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 72 (304,939)
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judicial confirmations, constitution, filibuster, appointment power, inferior officers

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

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Debate on Birthright Citizenship

6 FIU L. Rev. 293 (2011), Florida International University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jul 2017
John C. Eastman and Ediberto Roman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law and Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
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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
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Nevada, Guinn v. Legislature, Republican Guaranty Clause, Due Process, Tax Authority

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

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The President's Pen and the Bureaucrat's Fiefdom

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 40, 2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
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Deference, Administrative Law, Agencies, Chevron, Skidmore, Auer, Separation of Powers, Executive Orders, TARP, President Bush, President Obama, Gender Identity, Cap-And-Trade, DACA, DAPA, Immigration

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

28.

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

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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
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Term limits

30.

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
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George Sutherland, New Deal, Hadley Arkes

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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
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same-sex marriage, marriage, gay marriage, polygamy

32.

The Power to Control Immigration is a Core Aspect of Sovereignty

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 40, 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Sep 2017
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
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Immigration, constitutional law, Chinese Exclusion Cases, The Passenger Cases, Founders, separation of powers

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

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

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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
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Unfunded Mandates, Federalism, Separation of Powers, Constitution

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

37.

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
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declaration of independence, statehood

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

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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
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Establishment Clause, Zelman, Constitution, Vouchers

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Papers, Please: Does the Constitution Permit the States a Role in Immigration Enforcement?

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Sep 2017
John C. Eastman
Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law
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Immigration, state sovereignty, separation of powers, federalism, plenary power

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
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Separation of Powers, President, Congress, General Accounting Office