Robin L. West

Georgetown University Law Center

Professor of Law

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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1.

The Anti-Empathic Turn

NOMOS, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-97
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 960 (16,648)

Abstract:

empathy, unconscionability doctrine, moral judgement, jurisprudence, adjudication, judicial ideals

2.

Sex, Law and Consent

THE ETHICS OF CONSENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE, Alan Wertheimer, William Miller eds., Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1172162
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jul 2008
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 472 (38,230)

Abstract:

Sex, Consent, liberalism

3.

From Choice to Reproductive Justice: De-Constitutionalizing Abortion Rights

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 118, No. 7, pp. 1394-1431, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1508035
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 462 (44,219)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Abortion, Constitutional law, Women's rights

4.

The Difference in Women’s Hedonic Lives: A Phenomenological Critique of Feminist Legal Theory

Wisconsin Women's Law Journal, Vol. 15, 2000, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-53
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 384 (40,352)
Citation 6

Abstract:

women's rights, equal protection, hedonic lives, radical feminist legal theory, male culture

5.

Jurisprudence and Gender

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 1988, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-50
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 358 (56,007)
Citation 21

Abstract:

legal theory, jurisprudence, gender, feminist theory

6.

Natural Law Ambiguities

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 25, p. 831, 1993, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-75
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 345 (60,344)

Abstract:

Positivism, Constitution, separation thesis, jurisprudence, constitutional law, law and morality, constitutional critic, natural law, critical interpretation, Fred Schauer

7.

Equality Theory, Marital Rape, and the Promise of the Fourteenth Amendment

Florida Law Review, Vol. 42, 1990, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-65
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 342 (39,226)
Citation 2

Abstract:

jurisprudence, feminism, equal rights, equal protection, marital relationship, marital rape, mysogyny, domestic violence, sexual assault, privacy, constitutional law, rationality approach, antisubordination approach, Brown v. Board of Education, Fourteenth Amendment, Women's Privacy Act

8.

Authority, Autonomy, and Choice: The Role of Consent in the Moral and Political Visions of Franz Kafka and Richard Posner

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 2, pp. 384-428, 1985-1986, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 318 (64,935)
Citation 4

Abstract:

law and literature, Posner, Kafka, legitimation, consent, law and economics, autonomy, wealth maximization

9.

Universalism, Liberal Theory, and the Problem of Gay Marriage

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 25, p. 705, 1998, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-78
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 273 (75,421)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Liberalism, equal protection of the law, gender equality, racial equality, same-sex marriage

10.

Literature, Culture, and Law - At Duke University

Teaching Law and Literature, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1201867
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Aug 2008
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 228 (96,538)

Abstract:

Law and Literature, Law and Culture, Duke, Rape

11.

Justice Roberts’ America

Jurist Forum, July 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-112
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Jul 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 221 (107,532)

Abstract:

Justice Roberts, Supreme Court, health insurance, Commerce Clause, congressional powers, Affordable Care Act

12.

Toward a Jurisprudence of the Civil Rights Acts

in A NATION OF WIDENING OPPORTUNITIES? THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT AT FIFTY, (Samuel Bagenstos and Ellen Katz, eds., University of Michigan Press 2014 Forthcoming), Georgetown Law Center Research Paper Series No. 1299
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 187 (114,432)

Abstract:

Civil Rights Acts, scholarship, antidiscrimination, jurisprudence, civil rights law, contsitutional law, discrimination

13.

Tragic Rights: The Rights Critique in the Age of Obama

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 713-746, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-143
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 177 (128,080)

Abstract:

constitutional rights, Barack Obama, rights citique

14.

Jurisprudence as Narrative: An Aesthetic Analysis of Modern Legal Theory

New York University Law Review, Vol. 60, 1985, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 170 (104,691)
Citation 2

Abstract:

law and literature, aesthetic analysis, modern legal theory, myths, narrative, natural law, positivism, liberalism, statism

15.

A Marriage is a Marriage is a Marriage: The Limits of Perry v. Brown

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 125, pp. 47-53, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-027
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 161 (141,712)

Abstract:

same-sex marriage, California’s Proposition 8, California Supreme Court, family law, discrimination

16.

The Limits of Process

GETTING TO THE RULE OF LAW: NOMOS L, pp. 32-51, James E. Fleming, ed., New York University Press, 2011 , Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 138 (158,799)

Abstract:

rule of law, justice, legal ethics

17.

Re-Imagining Justice: Progressive Interpretations of Formal Equality, Rights, and the Rule of Law

RE-IMAGINING JUSTICE: PROGRESSIVE INTERPRETATIONS OF FORMAL EQUALITY, RIGHTS, AND THE RULE OF LAW, Aldershot, U.K./Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate/Dartmouth, 2003, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-074
Number of pages: 205 Posted: 13 Jun 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 128 (134,039)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Rule of Law, Legal Philosophy, Legal Justice, Rights, Formal Equality

18.

Unenumerated Duties

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 9, p. 221, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1267220
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 123 (176,214)

Abstract:

liberalism, constitution, positive rights

19.

Rights, Harms, and Duties: A Response to Justice for Hedgehogs

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 90, pp. 819-837, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-023
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 117 (168,153)

Abstract:

individual rights, legislative duties, liberty, constitutional law, jurisprudence, legal theory, Ronald Dworkin

20.

Re-Imagining Justice

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Vol. 14, 2003, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-107
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 114 (175,130)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Meaning of Justice, Relevance of Justice, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Christopher Langdell

21.

Ennobling Politics

LAW AND DEMOCRACY IN THE EMPIRE OF FORCE, H. Jefferson Powell, James Boyd White eds., Univ. of Michigan Press, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1172204
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2008
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 112 (190,977)
Citation 1

Abstract:

postive rights, jurisprudence, Constitution

22.

Freedom of the Church and Our Endangered Civil Rights: Exiting the Social Contract

The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty, Zoe Robinson, Chad Flanders and Micah Schwartzman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Apr 2015
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 108 (161,574)

Abstract:

exit rights, freedom of the church, social contracts, privacy rights

23.

A Tale of Two Rights

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94, pp. 893-912, 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 104 (188,536)

Abstract:

constitutional rights, civil rights, rights citique, rights to exit, rights to enter

24.

Adjudication is Not Interpretation: Some Reservations About the Law-as-Literature Movement

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 54, 1987, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-73
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 102 (183,877)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Law and literature, constitutional interpretation, legal criticism, American legal theory

25.

Toward the Study of the Legislated Constitution

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 72, pp. 1343-1366, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-022
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 96 (205,088)

Abstract:

juriscentric practice, jurisprudential scholarship, constitutional scholarship

26.

Communities, Texts, and Law: Reflections on the Law and Literature Movement

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 1, 1988, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-63
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 96 (194,691)

Abstract:

textual community, iterative community, legal theory, literary-legalist, James Boyd Wright, Ronald Dworkin, Owen Fiss, Mark Twain, Toni Morrison, Dred Scott, Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Bakke v. University of California, 14th Amendment, Civil Rights Act, slavery, marital rape

27.

Three Positivisms

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 3, pp. 791-812, 1998, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 93 (215,061)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Holmes, legal positivism, law and morality, law and literature, power, bad man, separation thesis

28.

Gatsby and Tort

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Aug 2015
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 86 (182,734)

Abstract:

The Great Gatsby, tortfeasor, accedental harms, age of automobility, law of wrongs

29.

Tom Paine's Constitution

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 89, 2003, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 86 (210,729)

Abstract:

Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809, political science, constitutional law

30.

Liberalism and Abortion

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 87, 1999, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-92
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 82 (179,419)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Book review, Eileen McDonagh, Breaking the Abortion Deadlock: From Choice to Consent, abortion, non-consensual pregnancy, abortion as self-defense, state funding of abortions

31.

Contracts Symposium Issue: Featured Speaker: The Right to Contract as a Civil Right

St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 26, pp. 551-569, 2014
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Jan 2015
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 79 (237,266)

Abstract:

contract rights, commerce, employment, contacts, contract law, civil rights, Civil Rights Acts of 1964

32.

Book Review: Social Justice: The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy

DePaul Journal of Health Care Law, Vol. 10, pp. 567-585, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-026, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 78 (232,242)

Abstract:

health and justice, social inequalities, bioethics, individual welfare

33.

Law's Nobility

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 385-458, 2005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 70 (228,977)

Abstract:

feminism, queer theory, MacKinnon, feminist legal theory, desire, sexuality, harassment, radical feminism, rape, consent, same-sex, unwelcome, theory of the state

34.

Progressive and Conservative Constitutionalism

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 4, p. 641, 1990, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-46
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 06 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 62 (263,796)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Constitutional law, Constitutional interpretation, Supreme Court, Conservative constitutionalism

35.

Law, Literature, and the Celebration of Authority

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 83, 1989, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-64
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 61 (270,083)

Abstract:

Richard Posner, law and literature, liberal legalism, literary theory, morality of obedience, critical legal theory, sentimentality argument, authoritarian argument, Calvinist, Constitution, Ronald Dworkin, romanticism, heirachial authority, Appollonian, Dionysian, rule of law, Hobbesian

36.

Legitimating the Illegitimate: A Comment on 'Beyond Rape'

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 93, 1993, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-69
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 60 (212,190)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Rape, sexual assault, criminal law, theft, Donald A. Dripps, feminist legal theory, feminist critique, criminalization of sex, commodity theory, sexual expropriation, sexual services, women's rights

37.

The Meaning of Equality and the Interpretive Turn

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 66, 1990, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-66
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 55 (278,907)

Abstract:

jurisprudence, hermeneutics, contemporary legal theory, original intent, judicial activism, interpretive turn, judicial lawlessness, judicial freedom, plain meaning, constitutional theory, racism, postmodernists, rule of law, civil rights, antisubordination mandate, Fourteenth Amendment

38.

Toward Humanistic Theories of Legal Justice

Cardozo Studies in Law and Literature, Vol. 10, p. 147, 1998, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-86
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 54 (283,481)

Abstract:

Justice Holmes, Richard Posner, Ronald Dwarkin, theory of legal justice, law and economics, humanism, law and literature, Marianne Constable, Richard Weisberg

39.

Invisible Victims: A Comparison of Melville's Bartleby the Scrivener and Glaspell's a Jury of Her Peers

Cardozo Studies in Law and Literature, Vol. 8, 1996, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-83
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 53 (276,682)

Abstract:

Herman Melville, Bardeby the Scrivener, Susan Glaspell, A Jury of Her Peers, Pain and Suffering, Cause of Harm, Legitimation of Injury

40.

The Zealous Advocacy of Justice in a Less than Ideal Legal World

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 973, 1999, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-79
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 52 (295,326)

Abstract:

The Practice of Justice, William Simon, book review, legal profession, professional responsibility, law and morality, role morality, zealous advocacy

41.

Rights, Capabilities and the Good Society

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 69, 2001, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-54
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 52 (290,520)
Citation 1

Abstract:

good society, welfare state, constitutional rights, right to a minimum level of well-being, fundamental human capabilities, protection against private violence, state obligation

42.

Constitutional Scepticism

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 4, 1992, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 50 (292,872)

Abstract:

Constitutional law, Constitutional theory, Rule of Law, judicial review, liberalism

43.

Imagining Justice

Tikkun, Vol. 15, No. 76, 2000, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-109
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 49 (305,611)

Abstract:

Commodification, law marketing, legal access, disadvantaged groups, state actors, private actors, judges, individual rights

44.

Hobby Lobby, Birth Control and Our Ongoing Cultural Wars: Pleasure and Desire in the Crossfires

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Aug 2015
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 48 (232,242)

Abstract:

birth control, Hobby Lobby, cultural wars, family planning, religious liberty

45.

Liberal Responsibilities

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 49, pp. 393-420, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 47 (308,280)

Abstract:

liberalism, liberal rights, liberal responibilities, constitutional liberalism

46.

Is the Rule of Law Cosmopolitan?

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 19, p. 259, 2000, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-104
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 47 (283,481)

Abstract:

Martha Nussbaum, Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism, ethical cosmopolitanism, rule of law, legal justice, equal justice

47.

Integrity and Universality: A Comment on Dworkin's Freedom's Law

Fordham Law Review Vol. 65, 1997 , Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-90
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 47 (305,611)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Ronald Dworkin, constitutional law, integrity principle, Due Process Clause, Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, relativist, party of principle, party of history, morality

48.

Reconstructing Liberty

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 59, 1992, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-80
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 47 (272,257)

Abstract:

constitutional law, freedom of religion, state actor, freedom of speech, women's rights, sexual violence, domestic responsibility, familial privacy, individual liberty, racism, Bill of Rights, Fourteenth Amendment, First Amendment, Bill of Rights, Equal Rights Amendment, Due Process Clause

49.

Economic Man and Literary Woman: One Contrast

Mercer Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 867, 1988, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-52
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 46 (313,751)
Citation 2

Abstract:

law and economics, rational maximizers, literature, economic man, literary women

50.

Are There Nothing But Texts in this Class? Interpreting the Interpretive Turns in Legal Thought

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 76, 2000 , Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-93
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 44 (319,356)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Constitutional scholarship, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Allan Hutchinson, critical legal theory, Constitutional interpretation, hermeneutical and originalist approaches, Due Process Clause, Fourteenth Amendment

51.

Reconsidering Legalism

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 88, 2003, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-55
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 44 (308,280)

Abstract:

law, philosophy, law and ethics, lawyers, book review, legalism, positivism, fomalism, jurisprudence, legalism as conservatism, law and politics, legal profession

52.

Reconstructing the Rule of Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 90, p. 215, 2001, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-110
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 43 (313,751)

Abstract:

Bush v. Gore, Supreme Court, judicial activism, indeterminacy, Vince Bugliosi

53.

Sex, Reason, and a Taste for the Absurd

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 81, p. 2413, 1993, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-76
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 43 (319,356)

Abstract:

Law and sexuality, law and economics, law and morality, Richard Posner

54.

The Constitution of Reasons

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 1409, 1994, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-84
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 41 (328,140)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Book review, Cass Sunstein, The Partial Constitution, private versus state action, government neutrality, equal protection, New Deal for speech

55.

The Constitution's Political Deficit

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 1, December 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-42
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 40 (328,140)

Abstract:

Constitutional interpretation, political theory, democracy

56.

A Response to Goodwin Liu

Yale Law Journal (The Pocket Part), Vol. 116, pp. 157-162, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-43
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 40 (331,057)

Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Constitutional Interpretation, Public Education, Politics and Legal Theory

57.

Desperately Seeking a Moralist

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Vol. 29, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-59
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 39 (300,391)

Abstract:

sociological jurisprudence, feminist jurisprudence, sex and law, feminist theory, indentitarian politics, moralism, reproductive rights, Janet Halley

58.

The Aspirational Constitution

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 1, 1993, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-68
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 38 (331,057)

Abstract:

Constitution, Federalism, State's Rights, Commerce Clause, Privileges and Immunities Clause, Equal Protection Clause, Due Process Clause, Contract Clause, Bicamerial Legislature, Judicial Review, Supreme Court, Judicial Restraint, Statutory Interpretation, Judicial Override, Judicial Activism

59.

Human Capabilities and Human Authorities: A Comment on Martha Nussbaum’s Women and Human Development

St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 15, pp. 757-790, 2003, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-56
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 34 (349,970)

Abstract:

Book Review, Martha Nussbaum, Women and Human Development, Human Capabilities, Constitution, Role of Authority, Constitutional Law

60.

Murdering the Spirit: Racism, Rights, and Commerce

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 90, 1992, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-82
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 32 (349,970)

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Book Review, Patricia Williams, Alchemy of Race and Rights, Spirit-Murder, Perpetual Injury, Remedies, African American Slavery, Negative and Positive Rights, Critical Race Theory

61.

Speech, Silence, and Ethical Lives in the Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 7, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-61
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 32 (353,348)

Abstract:

Book Review, James Boyd White, Ethical Speech, Social Justice, Legal Profession

62.

The Missing Jurisprudence of the Legislated Constitution

THE CONSTITUTION IN 2020, pp. 79-91, Jack M. Balkin, Reva B. Siegel, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-44
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 32 (356,727)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Constitutional Law, Equal Protection Clause, Jurisprudence, Law and Society, Legislation, Public Law and Legal Theory, Social Welfare, Economic Welfare

63.

The Ideal of Liberty: A Comment on Michael H. v. Gerald D.

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 139, 1991, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-67
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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liberty, state action, due process, communal saction, majoritarian control, paternal rights, adultery, jurisprudence, purisprudential vitrues, judicial decision-making, equal protection

64.

The Authoritarian Impulse in Constitutional Law

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 42, 1988, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-51
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 31 (349,970)

Abstract:

constitutional law, legal theory, constitutional theory, morality, political participation

65.

Law and Fancy

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 95, 1997, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-81
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 30 (356,727)

Abstract:

Book review, Martha Nussbaum, Poetic Justice, imaginative fancy, moral sense, law and literature, utilitarianism

66.

Tradition, Principle and Self-Sovereignty: Competing Conceptions of Liberty in the United States Constitution

Review of Constitutional Studies, Vol. 6, p. 262, 2002, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-106
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 29 (363,741)

Abstract:

Constitution, Fourteenth Amendment, negative liberty, positive liberty, constitutionalizing liberty

67.

Is Progressive Constitutionalism Possible?

Widener Law Symposium Journal, Vol. 4, 1999, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-91
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jun 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 28 (363,741)

Abstract:

Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Due Process Clause, Constitution, positive Constitution, progressivism, wealth redistribution, lesser life, individual rights

68.

Constitutional Culture or Ordinary Politics: A Reply to Reva Siegel

California Law Review, Vol. 94, pp. 1465-1486, 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-60
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 28 (374,801)
Citation 1

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Constitution, Politics, Reva Siegal, Social Movements, Social Activism, Equal Rights for Women, Defacto ERA, Sexual Revolution

69.

Comments on Roger Cotterrell's Essay, 'The Struggle for Law: Some Dilemmas of Cultural Legality'

International Journal of Law in Context, Vol. 4, pp. 401-405, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-62
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 May 2011
Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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Roger Cotterrelly, culture and law, jurisprudence, cultural pluralism, commentary, ethical speech, politics, cultural legality, equal justice, multiculturalism, religion

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The Lawless Adjudicator

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 26, 2005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-57
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Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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Richard Weisberg, jurisprudence, law, philosophy, law in literature, judicial power, judicial overreach, injustice

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Joseph in Lawyerland

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 101, p. 1775, 2001, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-105
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Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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Lawrence Joseph, James Baldwin, legal profession, justice and society

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Toward an Abolitionist Interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 94, p. 111, 1991, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-74
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Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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Constitution, Fourteenth Amendment, equal protection of the law, abolition, abolitionists, colorblind view, substantive anti-subortination view

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A Reply to Pierre

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, pp. 865-875, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-025
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Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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Pierre Schlag, legal scholarship, legal scholars, legal theory, legal research and writing

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Constitutional Fictions and Meritocratic Success Stories

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 995, 1996, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-85
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Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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Book review, L.H. LaRue, Constitutional Law as Fiction, Supreme Court jurisprudence

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The Word on Trial

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 1101, 1994, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-77
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Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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legal profession, legal practice, social justice, law and literature, theological argument, critical race theory, critical legal studies, Bible, Milner Ball, religion, Christianity

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Response to State Action and a New Birth of Freedom

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 92, 2004, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-108
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Robin L. West
Georgetown University Law Center
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Gary Peller, Mark Tushnet, Charles Black, Constitution, State Action, Equal Protection, Welfare Rights, Constitutional Political Discourse