Gregory E. Maggs

George Washington University Law School

Professor of Law

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

A Concise Guide to the Federalist Papers as a Source of the Original Meaning of the United States Constitution

George Washington University Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 258, George Washington University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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federalist papers, publius, constitution, original meaning, original intent, original understanding, supreme court

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How the United States Might Justify a Preemptive Strike on a Rogue Nation's Nuclear Weapon Development Facilities Under the U.N. Charter

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 465, 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 373, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 373
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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U.N. Charter, self-defense, preemptive strike, nuclear weapon, rogue nations, Iran, North Korea

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Regulating Electronic Commerce

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 378, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 378, American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 50, p. 665, 2002
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jan 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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electronic commerce

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The Holder in Due Course Doctrine as a Default Rule

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 783, 1998, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 386, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 386
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Dec 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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negotiability, negotiable instrument, holder in due course, default rule, Uniform Commercial Code, UCC, U.C.C., good faith purchase doctrine, waiver of defense

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Ipse Dixit: The Restatement (Second) of Contracts and the Modern Development of Contract Law

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 508, 1998, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 387, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Restatement, contracts, judicial deference

Constitutional Law: A Contemporary Approach

Gregory E. Maggs & Peter J. Smith, Constitutional Law: A Contemporary Approach, 3d ed., 2015 , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-38, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-38
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 01 Sep 2016
Gregory E. Maggs and Peter J. Smith
George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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Constitution, Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law: A Contemporary Approach

Gregory E. Maggs & Peter J. Smith, Constitutional Law: A Contemporary Approach, 2d ed., 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-83, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-83
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Gregory E. Maggs and Peter J. Smith
George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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Constitution, constitutional law

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A Concise Guide to the Articles of Confederation as a Source for Determining the Original Meaning of the Constitution

85 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 397 (2017), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-18, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-18
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Mar 2017
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Articles of Confederation, Constitution, Original Meaning, Original Intent

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A Concise Guide to the Records of the Federal Constitutional Convention of 1787 as a Source of the Original Meaning of the U.S. Constitution

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-68, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-68
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Sep 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Federal Convention, Constitutional Convention, Convention of 1787, originalism, originalist, original meaning, original intent, original

Modern Military Justice: Cases and Materials

Gregory E. Maggs & Lisa M. Schenck MODERN MILITARY JUSTICE: CASES AND MATERIALS, West, 2012, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-39, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-39
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 03 Mar 2013
Gregory E. Maggs and Lisa Schenck
George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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military justice, military law, court-martial, military tribunal, nonjudicial punishment, military commissions, manual for courts-martial, military rules of evidence, rules for courts-martial

Modern Military Justice: Cases and Materials

Modern Military Justice: Cases and Materials, 2nd Edition, 2015, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-49, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-49
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 13 Dec 2015
Gregory E. Maggs and Lisa Schenck
George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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military justice, military law, court-martial, military tribunal, nonjudicial punishment, military commissions, manual for courts-martial, military rules of evidence, rules for courts-martial

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The Campaign to Restrict the Right to Respond to Terrorist Attacks in Self-Defense Under Article 51 of the U.N. Charter and What the United States Can Do About it

Regent Journal of International Law, Vol. 4, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 376, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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preemptive strike, article 51, terrorism, counterterrorism, self-defense, U.N. Charter

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Assessing the Legality of Counterterrorism Measures Without Characterizing Them as Law Enforcement or Military Action

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 257, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Feb 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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terrorism, counterterrorism, national security, international law

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A Concise Guide to Using Dictionaries from the Founding Era to Determine the Original Meaning of the Constitution

82 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 358-93 , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-17, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 May 2014
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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dictionary, originalism, original meaning, original intent, original understanding

13.

Karl Llewellyn's Fading Imprint on the Jurisprudence of the Uniform Commercial Code

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 541, 2000, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 381, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 381
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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UCC, U.C.C., Uniform Commercial Code, Legal Realism, LLewellyn

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A Critical Guide to Using the Legislative History of the Fourteenth Amendment to Determine the Amendment's Original Meaning

49 Conn. L. Rev. 1069 (2017), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-77, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-77
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Nov 2017
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Constitution, Constitutional Law, Fourteenth Amendment, Due Process, Equal Protection, Privileges and Immunities, Original Meaning, Original Intent, Original Understanding, Original Public Meaning, Legislative History, John Bingham, Thaddeus Stevens, Jacob Howard, Congressional Globe, Reconstruction

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Patterns of Drafting Errors in the Uniform Commercial Code and How Courts Should Respond to Them

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 81, 2002, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 379, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 379
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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UCC, U.C.C., Uniform Commercial Code, legislative drafting, drafting errors, statutory interpretation

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Internet Solutions to Consumer Protection Problems

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 49, p. 887, 1998, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 385, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 385
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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consumer protection, internet, dispute resolution

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Estoppel and Textualism

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 54, pp. 167-186, 2006, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 240, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jan 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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textualism, estoppel, statutory interpretation

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A Concise Guide to the Records of the State Ratifying Conventions as a Source of the Original Meaning of the U.S. Constitution

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 3, p. 457, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-61, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-61
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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ratifying conventions, ratification of Constitution, originalism, originalist, original meaning, original intent, original understanding

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A Complaint about Payment Law Under the U.C.C.: What You See is Often Not What You Get

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 68, No. 201, 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 372, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 372
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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UCC, U.C.C., Uniform Commercial Code, default rules, consumer protection, legislative drafting

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Terrorism and the Law: Cases and Materials

G. Maggs, Terrorism and the Law: Cases and Materials, 2d ed., 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-82, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-82
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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terrorism, counterterrorism, terrorist, 9/11, military commissions, prosecution, deportation, interrogation, detention, military trial, sanctions

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The Waning Importance of Revisions to U.C.C. Article 2

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 595, 2003, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 377, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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UCC, U.C.C., Uniform Commercial Code, Sales, Article 2

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A Guide and Index for Finding Evidence of The Original Meaning of The U.S. Constitution in Early State Constitutions and Declarations of Rights

98 N.C. L. REV. 779 (2020), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-28, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2020-28
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 May 2020
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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constitution, original meaning, original intent, original understanding, state constitutions, state declarations of rights, state bill of rights, constitutional history

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Book Review of Jeremy Scahill, Blackwater: The Rise of the Most Powerful Mercenary Army (2007/2008) and From Mercenaries to Market: The Rise and Regulation of Private Military Companies (Simon Chesterman & Chia Lehnardt, eds., 2008)

103 American Journal of International Law 198, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-81, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-81
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Sep 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Military conflict, government contractors, Blackwater

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Translating Federalism: A Textualist Reaction

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 1198, 1998, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 383, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 383
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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textualism, original meaning, Commerce Clause, Supreme Court, changed circumstances

25.

Judicial Review of the Manual for Courts-Martial

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 382, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 382, Military Law Review, Vol. 160, p. 96, 1999
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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military law, courts-martial, manual for courts-martial, MCM, military rules of evidence, rules for courts-martial, judicial review

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Which Original Meaning of the Constitution Matters to Justice Thomas?

4 New York University Journal of Law & Liberty 494-516 (2009), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-64, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-64
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Clarence Thomas, Justice Thomas, originalism, originalist, original meaning, original intent, original understanding

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The Rehnquist Court's Noninterference with the Guardians of National Security

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1122, 2006, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 375, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 375
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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national security, Rehnquist, judicial deference, terrorism, war powers

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How Justice Thomas Determines the Original Meaning of Article II of the Constitution

Gregory E. Maggs, How Justice Thomas Determines the Original Meaning of Article II of the Constitution, 127 Yale L.J. F. 210 (2017), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-60, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-60
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Constitution, Original Meaning, Article II, Presidential Powers

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Justice Kennedy’s Use of Sources of the Original Meaning of the Constitution

McGeorge Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-66, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-66
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Anthony Kennedy, Justice Kennedy, original meaning, original intent, original understanding, originalism, originalist, meaning of the Constitution, Federalist Papers, Constitutional Convention, Federal Convention, ratifying convention

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Judge Bork's Remarkable Adherence to Unremarkable Principles of National Security Law

13 Ave Maria L. Rev. 5-19 (2015), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-24, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-24
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
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George Washington University Law School
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More than One Cent for Tribute

Green Bag, Vol. 1, No. 2d, p. 101, 1997, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 390, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Jan 2008
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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rent extraction, political extortion, campaign contributions

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Book Review of Frederic L. Borch, Judge Advocates in Combat: Army Lawyers in Military Operations from Vietnam to Haiti (2001)

67 Journal of Military History 642 (2003), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-67, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-67
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Military history, operational law, rules of engagement, judge advocates, military lawyers

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Responses to the Ten Questions [On National Security Posed by the Journal of National Security Forum Board of Editors]

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 5079, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-63, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-63
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jul 2012
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George Washington University Law School
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national security, Boumediene, terrorism, counterterrorism, terrorist, 9/11, military commissions, prosecution, deportation, interrogation, detention, military trial, sanctions

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Consumer Bankruptcy Fraud and the Reliance on Advice of Counsel Argument

Gregory E. Maggs, Consumer Bankruptcy Fraud and the Reliance on Advice of Counsel Argument, 69 Am. Bankr. L.J. 1 (1995), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-33, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-33
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 May 2017
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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consumer bankruptcy, fraud, debtors

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Cautious Skepticism About the Benefit of Adding More Formalities to the Manual for Courts-Martial Rule-Making Process: A Response to Captain Kevin J. Barry

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 380, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 380, Military Law Review, Vol. 166, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Gregory E. Maggs
George Washington University Law School
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Manual for Courts-Martial, military law, military rules of evidence, rules for courts-martial, rule making