Neil Siegel

Duke University School of Law

Professor

210 Science Drive

Box 90362

Durham, NC 27708

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Political Norms, Constitutional Conventions, and President Donald Trump

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 93, 2017, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2018-9
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2018
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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constitutional conventions, political norms, presidency, Trump

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Not the Power to Destroy: An Effects Theory of the Tax Power

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Robert D. Cooter and Neil Siegel
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Tax Power, Federalism, Minimum Coverage Provision

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Collective Action Federalism: A General Theory of Article I, Section 8

Stanford Law Review, Vol 63, p. 115, 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1692835
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Robert D. Cooter and Neil Siegel
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 647 (58,051)
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General Welfare Clause, Commerce Clause, Federalism

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Historical Gloss, Constitutional Conventions, and the Judicial Separation of Powers

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2021
Curtis Bradley and Neil Siegel
University of Chicago Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 538 (73,380)
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historical gloss, constitutional conventions, Court packing, jurisdiction stripping, separation of powers, Exceptions Clause

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The Trouble With Court-Packing

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2022-08, Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 04 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2022
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Court-packing, Supreme Court,

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After the Trump Era: A Constitutional Role Morality for Presidents and Members of Congress

Georgetown Law Journal, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series Paper No. 2018-17
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2018
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 394 (106,128)
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role morality, elected officials, constitutional law scholarship

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Federalism as a Way Station: Windsor as Exemplar of Doctrine in Motion

6 Journal of Legal Analysis (2014)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Windsor, same-sex marriage, federalism, equal protection, Bickel, passive virtues

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Constructed Constraint and the Constitutional Text

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 64
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Curtis Bradley and Neil Siegel
University of Chicago Law School and Duke University School of Law
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constitutional interpretation, textualism, constitutional construction, unwritten constitution

Historical Gloss, Madisonian Liquidation, and the Originalism Debate

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Curtis Bradley and Neil Siegel
University of Chicago Law School and Duke University School of Law
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historical gloss, liquidation, originalism, non-originalism, separation of powers

Historical Gloss, Madisonian Liquidation, and the Originalism Debate

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 106, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 29 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2020
Curtis Bradley and Neil Siegel
University of Chicago Law School and Duke University School of Law
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Constitutional framework, liquidation, historical gloss,

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United States Constitutional Law: Chapter 1 (Introduction)

United States Constitutional Law, 2019, ISBN: 9781640208018, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-23
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Daniel A. Farber and Neil Siegel
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Contraception as a Sex Equality Right

Yale Law Journal Forum, Vol. 124, March 2015, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-7, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2018
Neil Siegel and Reva Siegel
Duke University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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Theorizing the Law/Politics Distinction: Neutral Principles, Affirmative Action, and the Enduring Legacy of Paul Mishkin

California Law Review, Vol. 95, 2007, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Robert Post and Neil Siegel
Yale Law School and Duke University School of Law
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Free Riding on Benevolence: Collective Action Federalism and the Minimum Coverage Provision

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 May 2011 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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commerce clause, collective action federalism, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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'Struck' by Stereotype: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Pregnancy Discrimination as Sex Discrimination

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel and Reva Siegel
Duke University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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sex discrimination, Justice Ginsburg

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The Distinctive Role of Justice Samuel Alito: From a Politics of Restoration to a Politics of Dissent

Yale Law Journal Forum, Vol. 126, p.164 (2016), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-2
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Equality Arguments for Abortion Rights

UCLA Law Review Discourse, Vol. 60, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Neil Siegel and Reva Siegel
Duke University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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Roe v. Wade, abortion rights, Supreme Court, Equal Protection clause, equality values

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Reciprocal Legitimation in the Federal Courts System

70 Vanderbilt Law Review 1183 (2017), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-45
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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After Recess: Historical Practice, Textual Ambiguity, and Constitutional Adverse Possession

2014 Supreme Court Review 1, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 20015-6
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Curtis Bradley and Neil Siegel
University of Chicago Law School and Duke University School of Law
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historical gloss, constitutional interpretation, recess appointments, constitutional liquidation, textualism

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Four Constitutional Limits that the Minimum Coverage Provision Respects

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 27, p. 591, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Commerce Clause, health insurance mandate, Affordable Care Act, collective action federalism, congressional powers

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Why the Nineteenth Amendment Matters Today: A Guide for the Centennial

27 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, 235-268 (2020)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2020
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Nineteenth Amendment, women's rights, woman suffrage, voting rights

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The Trump Presidency, Racial Realignment, and the Future of Constitutional Norms

Amending America's Unwritten Constitution (Richard Albert, Yaniv Roznai, & Ryan C. Williams eds., Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2021), Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2021-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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The Liberty of Free Riders: The Minimum Coverage Provision, Mill’s 'Harm Principle,' and American Social Morality

American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 38, Nos. 2&3, p. 374, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 May 2012
Jedediah S. Britton-Purdy and Neil Siegel
Columbia University - Law School and Duke University School of Law
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Pregnancy and Sex-Role Stereotyping, from 'Struck' to 'Carhart'

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 70, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Neil Siegel and Reva Siegel
Duke University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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sex discrimination, pregnancy, women, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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The Virtue of Judicial Statesmanship

Texas Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 5, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 21 Apr 2008
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Collective Action Federalism and Its Discontents

Texas Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 7, 2013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Commerce Clause, collective action problems, Sebelius

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Compelling Interests and Contraception

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 47, May 2015, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-10, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 541
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2015
Neil Siegel and Reva Siegel
Duke University School of Law and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 170 (243,830)
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'Early-Bird Special' Indeed!: Why the Tax Anti-Injunction Act Permits the Present Challenges to the Minimum Coverage Provision

Yale Law Journal Online, Vol. 121, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-39
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Dec 2011
Michael C. Dorf and Neil Siegel
Cornell Law School and Duke University School of Law
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courts, health care, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Tax Anti-Injunction Act, minimum coverage provision

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More Law than Politics: The Chief, The 'Mandate', Legality, and Statesmanship

The Health Care Case: The Supreme Court's Decision and Its Implications (Nathaniel Persily, Gillian E. Metzger, & Trevor W. Morrison eds., Oxford; 2013 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Supreme Court, Chief Justice Roberts, Affordabe Care Act, ACA

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Prudentialism in McDonald v. City of Chicago

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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constitutional interpretation, Due Process Clause, right to bear arms, Second amendment

30.

California, Climate Change and the Constitution

Environmental Law Forum, Vol. 25, No. 4, July/August 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Jan 2011
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Duke University - Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Climate Change, California, Dormant Commerce Clause, Dormant Foreign Policy Power

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Interring the Rhetoric of Judicial Activism

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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judicial activism, Republican politics, judges, Supreme Court

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Jack Balkin's Rich Historicism and Diet Originalism: Health Benefits and Risks for the Constitutional System

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 111, No. 6, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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A Coase Theorem for Constitutional Theory

Michigan State Law Review, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 May 2010
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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supreme court, Coase theorem, judges

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Distinguishing the 'Truly National' from the 'Truly Local': Customary Allocation, Commercial Activity, and Collective Action

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 62, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 107 (346,981)
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Commerce Clause, collective action federalism, commercial activity

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Commandeering and its Alternatives: A Federalism Perspective

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 59, pp. 1629-1691, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Race-Conscious Student Assignment Plans: Balkanization, Integration, and Individualized Consideration

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 56, pp. 781-860, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 143
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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A Theory in Search of a Court, and Itself: Judicial Minimalism at the Supreme Court Bar

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 1951, 2005, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Review Essay: A Prescription for Perilous Times

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, pp. 1645-1679, 2005, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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The New Textualism, Progressive Constitutionalism, and Abortion Rights: A Reply to Jeffrey Rosen

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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abortion rights, textualism, Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade, Equal Protection Clause, discrimination

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Dole's Future: A Strategic Analysis

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 16, 2008, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Sen and the Hart of Jurisprudence: A Critique of the Economic Analysis of Judicial Behavior

California Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 1581-1608, 1999
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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International Delegations and the Values of Federalism

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 70, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2008
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Law is Not Enough

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 197, 2019, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-30
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Apr 2019
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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legal ethics, political precedent, government practices, constitutional norms

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Foreword, the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act: Ideas from the Academy

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ACA, health care, individual mandate, Commerce Clause, tax power, Necessary and Proper clause

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'Equal Citizenship Stature': Justice Ginsburg’s Constitutional Vision

New England Law Review, Vol. 43, Nos. 3-4, 2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jun 2010
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, constitutional vision, equal protection, gender, race, disability

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Some Modest Uses of Transnational Legal Perspectives in First-Year Constitutional Law

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 142, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 56, pp. 201-215, 2006
Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Umpires at Bat: On Integration and Legitimation

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 2007, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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State Sovereign Immunity and Stare Decisis: Solving the Prisoners' Dilemma within the Court

California Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 1165-1198, 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Why the Eleventh Amendment Always Matters, Even When Transaction Costs are Zero: A Reply to Professor Farber

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 18, p. 177, 2001
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Foreword: The October 2018 Term: Leaving Things Undecided—and Non-Partisan—For Now

ACS Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-76
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Nov 2019
Neil Siegel
Duke University School of Law
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Supreme Court, judicial partisanship, judicial appointees