Christian G. Fritz

University of New Mexico School of Law

Professor of Law

1117 Stanford, N.E.

MSC11 6070

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Foreword: Out from Under the Shadow of the Federal Constitution: An Overlooked American Constitutionalism

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 851, 2010, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2012
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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American Sovereigns: The People and America's Constitutional Tradition Before the Civil War (Prologue)

Christian G. Fritz, AMERICAN SOVEREIGNS: THE PEOPLE AND AMERICA'S CONSTITUTIONAL TRADITION BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Abstract:

American Constitutionalism, Constituent Power, Popular Sovereignty, Sovereignty of the People, Constitution-Making, Consent of the Governed, Constitutional Tradition, Constitutional Revision, People's Sovereignty, Will of the People, Right of Revolution, Rule of Law

3.

Recovering the Lost Worlds of America's Written Constitutions

Albany Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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American Constitutionalism, Written Constitutions, Popular Sovereignty, Alter or Abolish Provisions, Bill of Rights, Sovereignty of the People, Constitutional Revision, Constitutional Tradition, Rule of Law, People's Sovereignty, Dorr's Rebellion, Right of Revolution

4.

Fallacies of American Constitutionalism

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 35, p. 1327, 2004
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
Downloads 94 (215,543)

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American Constitutionalism, Written Constitutions, Popular Sovereignty, Historiography, Constitutional Tradition, Sovereignty of the People, Federal Constitution, Constitutional Revision, People's Sovereignty, Federal Constitutional Convention

5.

Teaching Legal History in the First Year Curriculum

53 American Journal of Legal History 379, 2013, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
Downloads 92 (209,814)

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Comparative and Historical Legal Perspectives

6.

An Entrenched Bill of Rights for the United Kingdom: The Constitutional Dilemma

Anglo-American Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 105, 1981
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Nov 2010
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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The American Constitutional Tradition Revisited: Preliminary Observations on State Constitution-Making in the Nineteenth Century West

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 25, No. 4, 1994
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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The American Constitutional Tradition Revisited: Preliminary Observations on State Constitution-Making in the Nineteenth-Century West

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 25, No. 4, 1994
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
Downloads 39 (366,289)

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American Constitutional History and Theory, Constitutionalism, State Constitutions, Federal Constitution, American Constitutional Tradition, Constitution-Making, Constitutional Revision, State Constitution-Making, Written Constitutions, Nineteenth Century American West, Constitutional Convention Deb

8.

America's Unknown Constitutional World

Common-Place, Vol. 9, No. 1
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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American Constitutionalism, Dorr Rebellion, Federal Framers, Popular Sovereignty, Proceduralism, Revolutionary Constitutionalism, Shays Rebellion, Sovereignty of the People, Whiskey Rebellion

9.

Interposition and the Heresy of Nullification: James Madison and the Exercise of Sovereign Constitutional Powers

First Principles: Foundational Concepts to Guide Politics and Policy, No. 41, pp. 1-17, February 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Interposition, James Madison, Nullification, Secession, Constitutionalism, Popular Sovereignty

10.

Alternative Visions of American Constitutionalism: Popular Sovereignty and the Early American Constitutional Debate

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 287-357, 1997
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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11.

Popular Sovereignty, Vigilantism and the Constitutional Right of Revolution

Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, 1993
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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12.

American Constitution-Making: The Neglected State Constitutional Sources

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Marsha Baum and Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico - School of Law and University of New Mexico School of Law
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American Constitutionalism, Written Constitutions, Constitution-Making, Constitutional Compilations, Constitutional Borrowing, Constitutional Conventions

13.

Politics and the Courts: The Struggle Over Land in San Francisco 1846-1866

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1986
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Nov 2010
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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14.

A Nineteenth Century 'Habeas Corpus Mill': The Chinese Before the Federal Courts in California

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 32, p. 347, 1988
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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Habeas Corpus, Anti-Chinese Movement, California Immigration, Exclusion Act of 1882, Ogden Hoffman, Lorenzo Sawyer, Stephen J. Field, Matthew P. Deady, Ninth Circuit, Northern District Court, Chinese Ship Passengers, Nineteenth Century Federal Courts, Burlingame Treaty, Chinese Immigration, Chinese

15.

More than ‘Shreds and Patches’: California’s First Bill of Rights

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 1, 1989
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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16.

Rethinking the American Constitutional Tradition: National Dimensions in the Formation of State Constitutions

California Supreme Court Historical Society Yearbook, Vol. 1, p. 103, 1994
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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State Constitution-Making, State Formation, Constitutional Borrowing, California, Nevada, Oregon, Convention Debates, Constitutional Revision, Nineteenth Century

17.

Judicial Style in California’s Federal Admiralty Court: Ogden Hoffman and the First Ten Years, 1851-1861

Southern California Quarterly, Vol. 64, No. 3, 1982
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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The Judicial Business of a Nineteenth-Century Federal Trial Court: The Northern District of California, 1851-1891

Western Legal History, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1992
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico School of Law
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