Dawinder S. Sidhu

University of Maryland at Shady Grove

Professor, Political Science

9636 Gudelsky Drive

Rockville, MD 20850

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Death as Punishment: An Analysis of Eight Arguments Against Capital Punishment

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 111, p. 453, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 1,835 (9,328)

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capital punishment, death penalty, morality, cruel and unusual punishment, eighth amendment

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The Sikh Turban: Post-9/11 Challenges to this Article of Faith

Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 9, p. 10, 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
Dawinder S. Sidhu and Neha Singh Gohil
University of Maryland at Shady Grove and Columbia University - School of Journalism
Downloads 991 (24,096)

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Sikhs, civil rights, discrimination, multiculturalism, 9/11, religion, identity

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The Chilling Effect of Government Surveillance Programs on the Use of the Internet By Muslim-Americans

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class, Vol. 7, p. 375, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 18 May 2014
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 815 (31,842)

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surveillance, monitoring, chilling effect, internet, 9/11, terrorism, pluralism, muslims

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Arizona's Notice of Claim Statute: Guidance on Clearing this Procedural Hurdle and Suggestions for its Improvement

Phoenix Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 229
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 395 (80,494)

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Notice of Claim, Sovereign Immunity, Arizona, Procedure, Legislation

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The Immorality and Inefficiency of an Efficient Breach

Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Vol. 8, p. 61, 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 387 (82,420)

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contracts, efficient breach, morality

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Moneyball Sentencing

56 Boston College Law Review 671 (2015), UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 376 (85,321)

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sentencing, recidivism, actuarial risk assessment, theories of punishment, retribution, utilitarianism, equal protection

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The Unconstitutionality of Urban Poverty

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-10
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2012
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 330 (98,886)

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urban, poverty, underclass, Thirteenth Amendment, Constitution, liberty, mobility

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First Korematsu and Now Ashcroft v. Iqbal: The Latest Chapter in the Wartime Supreme Court’s Disregard for Claims of Discrimination

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 419, 2010
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 27 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2010
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 221 (150,007)

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Ashcroft, Iqbal, discrimination, profiling, Muslims, motion to dismiss, national security, terrorism, First Amendment, Equal Protection

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Wartime America and The Wire: A Response to Posner’s Post-9/11 Constitutional Framework

George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 20, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 216 (153,261)

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liberty, security, 9/11, wartime, executive authority, profiling, torture, extraconstitutionalism

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The History of the Original United States Sentencing Commission, 1985-1987

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 45, 2017
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Brent Evan Newton and Dawinder S. Sidhu
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 138 (226,448)
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sentencing law and policy

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Out of Sight, Out of Legal Recourse: Interpreting and Revising Title VII to Prohibit Workplace Segregation Premised on Religion

New York University Review of Law & Social Change, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2012
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 133 (233,177)
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Title VII, religious accommodation, reasonable accommodation, undue burden, segregation, customer preference, corporate image

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Civic Education as an Instrument of Social Mobility

90 Denver University Law Review 977 (2013), UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-01
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2014
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 131 (235,897)

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civics, education, constitutional literacy, mobility, urban, law schools, high schools, students

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A Crisis of Confidence and Legal Theory: The Economic Downturn and the End of the Doctrine of Efficient Breach

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 24, p. 357
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 127 (241,524)

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efficient breach, contracts, subprime, opportunism, recession, law and economics, legal scholarship

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Judicial Review as Soft Power: How the Courts Can Help Us Win the Post-9/11 Conflict

American University - National Security Law Brief
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 123 (247,344)

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soft power, national security, rule of law, judicial review, foreign policy, 9/11, terrorism

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Brief of Amici Curiae Thirteenth Amendment Scholars in Support of Plaintiff-Appellee and Affirmance

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, No. 12-2040, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-31
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2013
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Maryland at Shady Grove, Loyola University Chicago School of Law and University of Toledo College of Law
Downloads 118 (255,247)

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Thirteenth Amendment, hate crimes, racial discrimination, disability, sexual orientation, Congress, enforcement clause power, Civil Rights, rationality standard, congruence and proportionality, private action, Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co., City of Boerne

16.

Religious Freedom and Inmate Grooming Standards

66 University of Miami Law Review 923 (2012)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 112 (264,866)
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prison, inmates, incarceration, First Amendment, free exercise, grooming, hair, RLUIPA, Eleventh Circuit

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Cujo Goes to College: On the Use of Animals by Individuals with Disabilities in Postsecondary Institutions

38 University of Baltimore Law Review 267
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2009
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 101 (284,594)

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education, disability, colleges, universities, Title II, Section 504, animals

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Are Blue and Pink the New Brown? The Permissibility of Sex-Segregated Education as Affirmative Action

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 17, p. 579, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 95 (296,185)

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single-sex, segregation, affirmative action, gender, education

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Madison in Post-9/11 Cyberspace: Applying Federalist No. 10 to the Online Battle for ‘Hearts and Minds’

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 13, No. 9 , p. 3
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 79 (331,777)

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Madison, Federalist 10, Internet, Framers, terrorists, 9/11, al Qaeda, governance, faction

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Lessons on Terrorism and 'Mistaken Identity' from Oak Creek, with a Coda on the Boston Marathon Bombings

113 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 76 (2013)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 70 (355,357)

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Oak Creek, Sikhs, terrorism, hate crime, mistaken identity, regarded as, disability, mass violence, shootings

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Shadowing the Flag: Extending the Habeas Writ Beyond Guantánamo

20 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 20, p. 39, 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2011
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
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habeas corpus, jurisdiction, extraterritoriality, judicial review, Executive authority, Bagram

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Racial Mirroring

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2015
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 54 (410,960)

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equal protection, race, diversity, stereotypes, external legitimacy, Indian preference, affirmative action

Racial Mirroring

Federalist Society Review (2016), Vol. 17, Issue 2
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 May 2019
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
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Race, Race-Based Classifications, Equal Protection, External Legitimacy, Affirmative Action, Admissions, Indian Preference

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Spatial Terrorism

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 79, 2013, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2014
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
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terrorism, space, Boston, Tzarnaev, Oak Creek, Newtown, Lanza, Aurora, Holmes

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Threshold Liberty

Cardozo Law Review, Forthcoming, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-15
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 39 (461,820)

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Thirteenth Amendment, mobility, liberty, federalism, separation of powers, hate crimes

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Response Essay: Temporal Variance, Hockey, and the Wartime Constitution

Georgetown Law Journal Online, Vol. 100, p. 1, 2011, UNM School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-15
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 38 (466,065)

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temporal variance, sports, hockey, NHL, law, constitution, wartime, consistency, deterrence

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The Future of the United States Commission on Civil Rights

University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, Vol. 159, p. 127, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 35 (479,447)
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civil rights, discrimination, equal protection, human rights, monitoring, compliance, oversight

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Addiction x Criminal Law

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Apr 2020
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 23 (543,704)

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addiction, substance abuse, disorder, disease, criminal law, responsibility, liability

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Towards the Second Founding of Federal Sentencing

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 485, 2018
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 May 2019
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 19 (568,779)

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sentencing, punishment, guidelines, sentencing guidelines, sentencing commission, booker, simplification

29.

Interstate Commerce x Due Process

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Apr 2020
Dawinder S. Sidhu
University of Maryland at Shady Grove
Downloads 15 (594,338)

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interstate commerce, Commerce Clause, extraterritoriality, Wayfair, Due Process