Pratheepan Gulasekaram

Santa Clara University School of Law

Assistant Professor

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  The Second Amendment's Citizenship Problem (work in progress, draft forthcoming 2022)  ”

Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Importance of the Political in Immigration Federalism

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 44, No. 1431, 2013, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4-13
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Karthick Ramakrishnan and Pratheepan Gulasekaram
University of California, Riverside and Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 461 (86,411)
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Protecting Unauthorized Trademark Use in Expressive Works

Washington Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 4, p. 887, 2005, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-27
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 418 (96,748)

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trademark, expressive use, free speech, first amendment, artistic use, artists, infringement, tarnishment, Grimaldi, Barbie, product, placement, commercial speech, noncommercial speech, movie, film, parody

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Sanctuary Networks

Minnesota Law Review, Forthcoming, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 2017-14
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Rose Cuison Villazor and Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Rutgers Law School and Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 372 (110,522)
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Immigration Exceptionalism

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 111:3
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 May 2017
David S. Rubenstein and Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Washburn University - School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 276 (151,932)
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immigration, plenary power, exceptionalism, normalization, constitution, federalism, separation of powers, preemption, DAPA, DACA, United States v. Texas, Arizona v. United States, travel ban, sanctuary cities

5.

Aliens With Guns: Equal Protection, Federal Power, and the Second Amendment

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 891, 2007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 250 (167,777)

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aliens, alienage, gun, firearms, right to bear arms, equal protection, preemption, federal power, federalism, states' rights, citizenship, political function, second amendment

6.

Immigration Federalism: A Reappraisal

88 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 2074 (2013)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2013
Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Karthick Ramakrishnan
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California, Riverside
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immigration, constitutional law, federalism, preemption, illegal immigration

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Anti-Sanctuary & Immigration Localism

Columbia Law Review, 2019
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Pratheepan Gulasekaram, Rick Su and Rose Cuison Villazor
Santa Clara University School of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 174 (233,814)

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Sanctuary City, Anti-Sanctuary, Immigration, Immigration Federalism, Preemption, Commandeering, Tenth Amendment, Dillon’s Rule, Home Rule, Localism, Undocumented, Undocumented Immigrants

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'The People' of the Second Amendment: Citizenship & the Right to Bear Arms

New York University Law Review, Vol. 85, November 2010
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2012
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
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Heller, guns, firearms, citizenship, immigration, second amendment, right to bear arms, aliens, immigrants

9.

Why a Wall?

2 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 147 (2012)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Aug 2012
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
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immigration, border, border fence, border wall, illegal immigration

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Sanctuary Policies & Immigration Federalism: A Dialectic Analysis

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Rose Cuison Villazor
Santa Clara University School of Law and Rutgers Law School
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Restrictive State and Local Immigration Laws: Solutions in Search of Problems

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Issue Brief, November 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Karthick Ramakrishnan
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California, Riverside
Downloads 91 (376,989)
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immigration, illegal immigration, federalism, state and local immigration laws, Arizona, SB 1070

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Sub-National Immigration Regulation & the Pursuit of Cultural Cohesion

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 77, 2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 77 (416,089)

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immigration, citizenship, federalism, walzer, culture, state, local, constitution

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No Exception to the Rule: The Unconstitutionality of State Immigration Enforcement Laws

Advance: The Journal of ACS Issue Groups, Vol. 5, p. 37, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Feb 2012
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 74 (425,353)

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14.

Guns and Membership in the American Polity

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 21, No. 9, 2012, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5-13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
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15.

The President and Immigration Federalism

68 Florida Law Review 101 (2016)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Karthick Ramakrishnan
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California, Riverside
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'The People,' Citizenship, and Firearms

Pratheepan Gulasekaram,“The People”, Citizenship, and Firearms, DUKE CTR. FOR FIREARMS L.: SECOND THOUGHTS BLOG (Jan. 13, 2022), https://firearmslaw.duke.edu/2022/01/the-people-citizenship-and-firearms.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
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second amendment, immigrants, undocumented, Heller, citizenship, right to bear arms

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The New Sanctuary and Anti-Sanctuary Movements

UC Davis Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Rose Cuison Villazor and Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Rutgers Law School and Santa Clara University School of Law
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18.

The Anti-Immigrant Game

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2013
Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Karthick Ramakrishnan
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California, Riverside
Downloads 32 (604,631)
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illegal immigration, undocumented immigrants, federalism, state and local immigration regulation

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Privatized Detention & Immigration Federalism

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 71, March 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 May 2019
David S. Rubenstein and Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Washburn University - School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
Downloads 30 (616,734)

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immigration, detention, privatization, federalism, government contracts, enforcement, private prison corporations

20.

Immigration Enforcement Preemption

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 84, Forthcoming 2023, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 May 2022 Last Revised: 24 May 2022
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
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preemption, immigration, federalism, immigration federalism, separation of powers, immigration enforcement, unauthorized immigrants, undocumented immigrants

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Restructuring Immigration Enforcement Federalism

2021 University of Illinois Law Review Online: Biden 100 Days 39 (2021), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 May 2021
Pratheepan Gulasekaram
Santa Clara University School of Law
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immigration, enforcement, federalism, executive authority