Alison L. LaCroix

University of Chicago Law School

Professor of Law

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Rhetoric and Reality in Early American Legal History: A Reply to Gordon Wood

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2011
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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2.

The New Wheel in the Federal Machine: From Sovereignty to Jurisdiction in the Early Republic

Supreme Court Review, 2007, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 197
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2009
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 357 (64,459)

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federalism, federal courts, federal jurisdiction, Judiciary Act of 1789, Judiciary Act of 1801, Federalist party, concurrent jurisdiction, judicial power

3.

Federalists, Federalism, and Federal Jurisdiction

Law and History Review, Vol. 30, 2012, University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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4.

The Interbellum Constitution: Federalism in the Long Founding Moment

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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5.

Temporal Imperialism

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 308
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 May 2010
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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retroactivity, time, temporal effect, judicial review, prospectivity, legislative review

6.

The Shadow Powers of Article I

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 123, 2014, pp. 2044-2093, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 457
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2014
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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A Singular and Awkward War: The Transatlantic Context of the Hartford Convention

American Nineteenth Century History, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 140 (163,869)

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Hartford Convention, War of 1812, Massachusetts, Federalist party, disunion, secession

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What If Madison Had Won? Imagining a Constitutional World of Legislative Supremacy

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 41, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 411
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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9.

Continuity in Secession: The Case of the Confederate Constitution

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 512
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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10.

The Lawyer's Library in the Early American Republic

Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Martha C. Nussbaum and Alison L. LaCroix, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 408
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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11.

A Man for All Treasons: Crimes by and Against the Tudor State in the Novels of Hilary Mantel

Martha C. Nussbaum, Richard H. McAdams and Alison L. LaCroix, eds., Fatal Fictions: Crime in Law and Literature, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 511
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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12.

To Gain the Whole World and Lose His Own Soul: Nineteenth-Century American Dueling as Public Law and Private Code

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 33, 2004
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Sep 2006
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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dueling, public, private, nineteenth century, honor, reputation

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Bound Fast and Brought Under the Yoke: John Adams and the Regulation of Privacy at the Founding

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 2331, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Sep 2006
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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privacy, private, public, John Adams, founding, eighteenth century, legal history, constitutional history

14.

Historical Gloss: A Primer

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 126, p. 75, 2012, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 413
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2013
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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Eavesdropping on the Vox Populi

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 99, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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16.

On Being 'Bound Thereby'

Symposium on Rewriting the U.S. Constitution, 27 Constitututional Commentary, 101, 2011, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 410
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Alison L. LaCroix
University of Chicago Law School
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