Lee J. Strang

University of Toledo College of Law

Visiting Fellow, James Madison Program at Princeton University, John W. Stoepler Professor of Law & Values

2801 W. Bancroft Street

Toledo, OH 43606

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

An Originalist Theory of Precedent

New Mexico Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 419, 2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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Precedent, stare decisis, originalism, original meaning, constitutional interpretation, virtue, common good, Aristotle, Aquinas, Scalia

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Originalism, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution: A Unique Role in Constitutional Interpretation?

Lee J. Strang, Originalism, The Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution: A Unique Role in Constitutional Interpretation?, 111 Penn. St. L. Rev. 413 (2006)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Originalism, Framers, Ratifiers, Constitutional Interpretation

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The Role of the Common Good in Legal and Constitutional Interpretation

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 48, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
Downloads 267 (113,473)

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constitutional interpretation, interpretation, determinacy, determinate, indeterminate, indeterminacy, originalist, original meaning, common good, Catholic Intellectual Tradition, Aquinas

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Originalism as Popular Constitutionalism?: Theoretical Possibilities and Practical Differences

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 1, 2011, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2011
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, popular constitutionalism, constitutional construction, departmentalism, judicial supremacy, judicial restraint, precedent

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Damages as the Appropriate Remedy for 'Abuse' of an Easement: Moving Toward Consistency, Efficiency, and Fairness in Property Law

George Mason Law Review, Forthcoming, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-05
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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easement, servitude, remedy, property, equity, efficiency, justice

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Originalism and the Aristotelian Tradition: Virtue’s Home in Originalism

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 5, p. 1997, 2012, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-03
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 May 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, virtue, virtue ethics, judicial discretion, precedent

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Originalism's Subject Matter: Why the Declaration of Independence is not Part of the Constitution

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 89, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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Declaration of Independence, originalism, constitutional interpretation, Constitution

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The Most Faithful Originalist?: Justice Thomas, Justice Scalia, and the Future of Originalism

University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Vol. 88, 2011, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-05
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, Justice Thomas, Justice Scalia, natural law, precedent, Declaration of Independence

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An Originalist Theory of Precedent: The Privileged Place of Originalist Precedent

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 5, 2010, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, original meaning, precedent, stare decisis, judicial power, interpretation, construction

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State Court Judges are Not Bound by Nonoriginalist Supreme Court Interpretations

FIU Law Review, Vol 11, p.327, 2016. , University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-04
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 May 2016
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, supremacy, federalism, state court, precedent, stare decisis, federal courts

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The Role of the Christian Legal Scholar: The Call for a Modern Saint Benedict

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 20, p. 59, 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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MacIntyre, After Virtue, Christian, law school, Saint Benedict

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How Big Data Can Increase Originalism’s Methodological Rigor: Using Corpus Linguistics to Reveal Original Language Conventions

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 50, 2017
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2017
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, corpus linguistics, inaccuracy critique, original meaning, original intent

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Originalism and the 'Challenge of Change': Abduced-Principle Originalism and Other Mechanisms by Which Originalism Sufficiently Accommodates Changed Social Conditions

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 60, p. 927, 2009, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2009
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, constitutional interpretation, change, original meaning, common good

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The Meaning of 'Religion' in the First Amendment

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 40, 2002
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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religion, First Amendment, Free Exercise Clause, Establishment Clause, original meaning

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The Forgotten Jurisprudential Debate: Catholic Legal Thought's Response to Legal Realism

98 Marquette Law Review 1203 (2015), University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-09, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-3/24
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 26 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
John M. Breen and Lee J. Strang
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Toledo College of Law
Downloads 147 (197,567)

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Legal Realism, Catholic legal thought, Thomism, Neo-Thomism, Neo-Scholasticism

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The Historical (In)Accuracy of the Brandeis Dichotomy: An Assessment of the Two-Tiered Standard of Stare Decisis for Supreme Court Precedents

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 969, 2008, University of Toledo College of Law Working Paper, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-09
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2009
Lee J. Strang and Bryce G. Poole
University of Toledo College of Law and U.S. Air Force
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brandeis, precedent, stare decisis, supreme court, history, constitution, statute, new deal, legal realism

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The Original Meaning of 'Religion' in the First Amendment: A Test Case of Originalism's Utilization of Corpus Linguistics

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2017
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, original meaning, corpus linguistics, religion

18.

The (Re)Turn to History in Religion Clause Law and Scholarship

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 5, p. 1697, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jan 2007
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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establishment, free exercise, originalism, history, supreme court

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When a 'Rule' Doesn't Rule: The Failure of the Oregon Employment Division v. Smith 'Hybrid Rights Exception'

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 108, 2003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Mar 2012
Lee J. Strang and Steven Aden
University of Toledo College of Law and Alliance Defense Fund
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free exercise, Employment Division v. Smith, hybrid rights exception

20.

Originalism's Promise, and Its Limits

63 Cleveland State Law Review 81 (2014), University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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constitutional interpretation, originalism, nonoriginalism, normatively attractive, judicial capacity, Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas

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The Clash of Rival and Incompatible Philosophical Traditions within Constitutional Interpretation: Originalism Grounded in the Central Western Philosophical Tradition

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 28, p. 909, 2004
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, original meaning, constitutional interpretation, Aristotle, Aquinas, virtue

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The Road Not Taken: Catholic Legal Education at the Middle of the Twentieth Century

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 51, 2011, University of Toledo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-008
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 01 Feb 2012
Lee J. Strang and John M. Breen
University of Toledo College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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legal education, Catholic, legal realism, thomism, scholasticism, Catholic intellectual tradition

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The Challenge of, and Challenges to, Originalism

The Challenge of Originalism: Theories of Constitutional Interpretation, (Grant Huscroft & Bradley W. Miller, eds.). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. 2011. PP. IX, 305
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2013
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, precedent, construction

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An Evaluation of Historical Evidence for Constitutional Construction From the First Congress’ Debate Over the Constitutionality of the First Bank of the United States

14 University of St. Thomas Law Journal, 193, 2018
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 May 2018
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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Originalism, Constitutional Construction, Rules of Interpretation, First Bank of United States

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The Declaration of Independence: No Special Role In Constitutional Interpretation

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, Declaration of Independence

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The Thinness of Catholic Legal Education, a Review of Robert J. Kaczorowski, Fordham University Law School: A History

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 15, 2019
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2019
John M. Breen and Lee J. Strang
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Toledo College of Law
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Fordham, Legal History, Catholic, Catholic Legal Education

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The Golden Age that Never Was: Catholic Law Schools from 1930-1960 and the Question of Identity

7 J. Catholic Social Thought 489 (2010)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 May 2016
John M. Breen and Lee J. Strang
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Toledo College of Law
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Catholic legal education, legal education, Thomism, legal realism

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The Clash of Rival and Incompatible Philosophical Traditions within Constitutional Interpretation: Originalism and the Aristotelian Tradition

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2012
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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originalism, nonoriginalism, democracy, Alexander Bickel, Aristotle

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Academic Freedom and the Catholic University: An Historical Review, a Conceptual Analysis, and a Prescriptive Proposal

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
John M. Breen and Lee J. Strang
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Toledo College of Law
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academic freedom, Catholic university, AAUP, research, scholarship

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Interested Party Testimony on Substitute H.B. 125, the "Heartbeat Bill"

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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Heartbeat Bill; abortion; Roe; Casey; informed consent

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Incorporation Doctrine's Federalism Costs: A Cautionary Note for the European Union

20 Eur. J.L. Reform 129 (2018)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Sep 2018
Lee J. Strang
University of Toledo College of Law
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Federalism, Incorporation, Bill of Rights, European Union, Charter of Fundamental Rights