William Baude

University of Chicago - Law School

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?

106 California Law Review 45, 2018, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 610
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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qualified, immunity, constitutional litigation, constitutional torts, accountability, Section 1983, Ku Klux Klan Act, lawlessness

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The Law of Interpretation

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 130, No. 4, p. 1079, 2017, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 583, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-34
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 May 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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law, interpretation, construction, statutory, constitutional, canons, unwritten law, common law, standard picture, telepathic law

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Foreword: The Supreme Court's Shadow Docket

9 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 1 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 508
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Supreme Court, Orders, Stay, Summary Reversal, Procedure, Procedural Regularity, Per Curiam, Lightning Bolts, Habeas, AEDPA

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Micro-Symposium: Richard Posner's 'What is Obviously Wrong with the Federal Judiciary'

20 Green Bag 2d 81 (2016)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, SUNY Cortland, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, University of Chicago - Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Chicago Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
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Kelsen, Schmitt, sovereignty, positivism, originalism, Potter Stewart, Warren Burger, ejusdem, generis, eiusdem, Latin, Loeb, jargon, headings, subheadings, Blaisdell, Brown, Obergefell, Anthony Kennedy, Regan, Lujan

5.

Early American Constitutional History: A Source Guide

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2018
William Baude and Jud Campbell
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Richmond School of Law
Downloads 1,173 (18,520)
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Constitution, History

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Constitutional Liquidation

71 Stanford Law Review 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2020
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Constitution, Liquidation, Madison, History, Practice, Tradition, Departmentalism, Precedent, Bank, Public Sanction

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The Judgment Power

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, 2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2008
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Jurisdiction, Judgments, President, Judicial Power, Enforcement, Merryman, Jurisdiction, Constitution, Constitutional Law

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The (Not So) Plain Meaning Rule

84 University of Chicago Law Review 539 (2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-21, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 590
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
William Baude and Ryan Doerfler
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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plain, meaning, ambiguity, statute, statutory, interpretation, legislative history, free proof, Yates, fish

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Sovereign Immunity and the Constitutional Text

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 558, 103 Virginia Law Review 1 (2017)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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sovereign immunity, state, alden, nevada v. hall, seminole tribe, constitution, text, franchise tax board, backdrops

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The Unconstitutionality of Justice Black

Forthcoming, Texas Law Review, Vol. 98, 2019 , U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 707
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2019
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Supreme Court, Hugo Black, Justice Black, Levitt, Ex Parte Levitt, compensation, appointment, unconstitutional, standing, federal jurisdiction, federal courts, emoluments, New Deal, Book of Job

11.

Is Originalism Our Law?

115 Columbia Law Review 2349 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 815 (31,475)
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originalism, law, inclusive, positivism, positivist, originalist, pluralist, illuminati

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Beyond DOMA: Choice of State Law in Federal Statutes

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 1371, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2012
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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DOMA, Defense, Marriage, Same-sex, Choice of Law, Conflicts, Common Law, Federal, Questions, Statutory, Interpretation, Klaxon, Borax, Gill

13.

Originalism's Bite

20 Green Bag 2d 103 (2016), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-1
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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Originalism, Falsifiability, Abstraction, Positivist, Positivism, Posner

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Rethinking the Federal Eminent Domain Power

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 122, No. 1738, 2013
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 27 May 2013
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Eminent Domain, takings, Necessary and Proper, Enumerated Powers, property, federalism, great powers, Kohl, McCulloch

15.

Adjudication Outside Article III

133 Harvard Law Review 1511 (2020)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2020
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Article III, Legislative Courts, Due Process, Territorial Courts, Military Courts, Public Rights, Judicial Power

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Arguing with Friends

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 117, p. 319, 2018, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2018
William Baude and Ryan Doerfler
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Judges, Disagreement, Peer, Epistemic, Epistemic Peer, Peer Disagreement, Methodology, Interpretation, Friends

17.

Compelled Subsidies and the First Amendment

132 Harvard Law Review 171 (2018), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-34
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
William Baude and Eugene Volokh
University of Chicago - Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Janus, First Amendment, Free Speech, Compelled Speech, Compelled Subsidies, Taxation, Unions, Abood, Keller, Otter Principle

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Last Chance on Death Row

Wilson Quarterly, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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actual innocence, death penalty, Troy Davis

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Interstate Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage after Windsor

8 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty 150 (2013)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Windsor, same-sex, marriage, recognition, interstate, federalism, Obergefell

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Zombie Federalism

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 475
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Zombies, Brains

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Making Doctrinal Work More Rigorous: Lessons from Systematic Reviews

84 University of Chicago Law Review 37 (2017), University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 768, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 588
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
William Baude, Adam S. Chilton and Anup Malani
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School
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Legal scholarship, Systematic Reviews, Doctrinal Analysis, Best Practices, Restatements

22.

Grounding Originalism

Northwestern University Law Review, vol. 113, p. 1455, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-22
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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originalism, constitutional theory, constitutional interpretation, legal theory, jurisprudence, positivism, H.L.A. Hart

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Originalism as a Constraint on Judges

84 University of Chicago Law Review 2213 (2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2017
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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constraint, restraint, originalism, original meaning, judges, Scalia, Justice, constitution, constitutional law, wayward, willful, puzzled

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The Court, or the Constitution?

in Moral Puzzles and Legal Perplexities: Essays on the Influence of Larry Alexander (Cambridge University Press), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jun 2017
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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judicial supremacy, originalism, Supreme Court, Constitution, Larry Alexander, positivism, formalism, law, bottom turtle

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Originalism and the Law of the Past

Law and History Review, Vol. 37, No. 3 (2019), pp. 809-820, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-46
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2019
William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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originalism, legal history, positive turn, original law, vehicles in the park

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State Regulation and the Necessary and Proper Clause

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2015, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 507
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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federalism, commerce, states, necessary and proper, marijuana, Colorado, spillovers, Raich, footnote

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The Misunderstood Eleventh Amendment

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-75
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2020
William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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Eleventh Amendment, sovereign immunity, suits against states, Article III, Chisholm, waiver, diversity theory, federal-question jurisdiction, abrogation, Supreme Court

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The New and Old Originalism: A Discussion

"Meanings or Decisions? Getting Originalism Back on Track." Library of Law and Liberty. December 2, 2014. , San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 15-178, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 718, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
University of San Diego School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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originalism, new originalism, old originalism,constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, interpretation, jurisprudence

29.

Precedent and Discretion

For the Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Feb 2020
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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precedent, discretion, supreme court, gundy, gamble, alito, thomas, constitution, second-best, halfway originalism

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The Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment

129 Harvard Law Review 1821 (2016)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
William Baude and James Y. Stern
University of Chicago - Law School and William & Mary Law School
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Fourth Amendment, Privacy, Legality, Positive Law, Trespass, Search, Katz, Third-Party

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Signing Unconstitutional Laws

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 86, p. 303, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2011
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Signing, Unconstitutional, Laws, Bills, Veto, Constitutional, Duty, President

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Sharing the Necessary and Proper Clause

128 Harvard Law Review Forum 39 (2014), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 506
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Necessary and Proper, Deference, Great Powers, McCulloch, Manning

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Brief of Professors William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs as Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party, Franchise Tax Board v. Hyatt

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Oct 2018
William Baude and Stephen E. Sachs
University of Chicago - Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 107 (270,865)
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sovereign immunity, Nevada v. Hall, state sovereignty, Eleventh Amendment, subject-matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, full faith and credit, judgment recognition

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Jurisdiction and Constitutional Crisis

65 Florida L. Rev. Forum 1
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Mar 2013
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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jurisdiction, judgment, Roosevelt, President, Supreme Court, gold, Perry, Lincoln, Dred Scott, Magliocca, necessity

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Clarification Needed: Fixing the Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act

110 Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions 33 (2012)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Jul 2012
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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diversity, jurisdiction, amount, controversy, JVCA

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Standing in the Shadow of Congress

2016 Supreme Court Review 197
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Aug 2018
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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Standing, Article III, Injury, Lujan, Spokeo, Congress, Privacy, Private Right, Public Right, Muskrat

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The Constitutionality of the Utah Legal Tender Act

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
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gold, silver, utah, legal tender, preemption, dormant commerce