Nicholas Stephanopoulos

University of Chicago Law School

Professor of Law and Herbert and Marjorie Fried Research Scholar

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap

82 University of Chicago Law Review, 831 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos and Eric McGhee
University of Chicago Law School and Public Policy Institute of California
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2.

Political Powerlessness

90 New York University Law Review 1527 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 526
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 23 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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3.

The South After Shelby County

2013 Supreme Court Review 55, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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4.

Spatial Diversity

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 125, p. 1903, 2012
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 28 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 401 (69,779)
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redistricting, election law, gerrymandering, diversity

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The Measure of a Metric: The Debate Over Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering

70 Stan. L. Rev. 1503 (2018), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 672
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Nicholas Stephanopoulos and Eric McGhee
University of Chicago Law School and Public Policy Institute of California
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Election law; redistricting; partisan gerrymandering

6.

The Causes and Consequences of Gerrymandering

59 William and Mary Law Review 2115 (2018), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 629
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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7.

Israel's Legal Obligations to Gaza after the Pullout

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 31, p. 524, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 349 (82,252)
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8.

Redistricting and the Territorial Community

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 160, p. 1379, 2012
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 326 (88,599)
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redistricting, election law, gerrymandering

9.

Our Electoral Exceptionalism

80 University of Chicago Law Review 769 (2013)
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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10.

Civil Rights in a Desegregating America

83 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1329 (2016), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 549, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 26
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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11.

The Contours of Constitutional Approval

94 Washington University Law Review 113 (2016), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Nicholas Stephanopoulos and Mila Versteeg
University of Chicago Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Constitutional approval, constitutional law, state constitutions

12.

Quadratic Election Law

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 752
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2016
Eric A. Posner and Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago Law School
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13.

The Impact of Partisan Gerrymandering on Political Parties

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Christopher Warshaw and Nicholas Stephanopoulos
George Washington University - Department of Political Science and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 225 (130,850)

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gerrymandering, representation, elections

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Aligning Campaign Finance Law

101 Virginia Law Review, Vol. 1425 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 494
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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15.

The Realities of Electoral Reform

68 Vanderbilt Law Review 761 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Eric McGhee and Steven Rogers
University of Chicago Law School, Public Policy Institute of California and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 221 (133,148)

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election law, representation

16.

Elections and Alignment

114 Colum. L. Rev. 283 (2014), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 443
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 23 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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17.

Arizona and Anti-Reform

2015 University of Chicago Legal Forum 477, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 520
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2016
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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18.

Race, Place, and Power

68 Stan. L. Rev. 1323 (2016), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 584, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 37
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 03 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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19.

Reforming Redistricting: Why Popular Initiatives to Establish Redistricting Commissions Succeed or Fail

23 Journal of Law and Politics 331 (2007)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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20.

Disparate Impact, Unified Law

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2018
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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voting rights act, disparate impact, vote denial

21.

The Case for the Legislative Override

10 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 250 (2005)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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22.

The Consequences of Consequentialist Criteria

3 UC Irvine L. Rev. 669 (2013), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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23.

Teaching Election Law

13 Election L.J. 447 (2014), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 515
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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24.

Accountability Claims in Constitutional Law

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 5, 2018, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 674
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 May 2018 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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25.

The Dance of Partisanship and Districting

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 690
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2018
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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redistricting, partisan gerrymandering, partisanship, polarization

26.

Solving the Due Process Problem with Military Commissions

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 114, p. 921, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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Stand by Your First Amendment Values - Not Your Ad: The Court's Wrong Turn in Mcconnell V. Fec

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 23, p. 369, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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28.

The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014: A Constitutional Response to Shelby County

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Oct 2015
University of Baltimore - School of Law, American University, Washington College of Law, Students, University of Chicago Law School, University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
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Voting Rights Act, Shelby County, Voting Rights Amendment Act

29.

Communities and the California Commission

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 23, No. 281, 2012
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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30.

Forecasting the Flashpoints

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 125, p. 246, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
University of Chicago Law School
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