Ian C. Bartrum

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Professor of Law

4505 South Maryland Parkway

Box 451003

Las Vegas, NV 89154

United States

http://https://law.unlv.edu/faculty/ian-bartrum

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

The Modalities of Constitutional Argument: A Primer

READINGS IN PERSUASION: BRIEFS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD, Linda Edwards, ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 May 2011
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Bobbitt, Modalities, Constitutional Theory, Primer

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Constitutional Value Judgments and Interpretive Theory Choice

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2013, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2013
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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The Origins of Secular Public Education: The New York School Controversy, 1840-1842

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 3, p. 267. 2008
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2008
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 262 (171,050)
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establishment, education, religion, first amendment, secularism, catholic

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Originalist Ideology and the Rule of Law

Journal of Constitutional Law Heightened Scrutiny, Vol. 15, 2012, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2013
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Originalism, Rule of Law, Contribution Thesis, Solum, Whittington, Barnett, Tamanaha, Sean Wilson

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Book Review: 'The Tragedy of Religious Freedom'

Journal of Church and State, Vol. 55, 2013, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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religious freedom, religious liberty, political values, social values, legal history, faith, society

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Metaphors and Modalities: Meditations on Bobbitt's Theory of the Constitution

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2008, Yale Law School Faculty Scholarship Series Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Constitutional Theory, Constitutional Law, Interpretation, Judicial Review, Bobbitt, Modalities, Legal Thoery, Max Black, Metaphor

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The Constitutional Canon as Argumentative Metonymy

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Wittgenstein, Bobbitt, Modalities, Danbury Baptists, Lochner, Declaration of Independence, Gettysburg Address, metonym

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Nonpublic Reasons and Political Paradigm Change

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 473, 2012, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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legal theory, public reasons, rawls, greenawalt, kuhn, catholic school controversy, bartrum

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Wittgenstein's Poker: Contested Constitutionalism and the Limits of Public Meaning Originalism

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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originalism, constitutional law, constitutional theory, wittgenstein, vagueness, ambiguity

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Of Historiography and Constitutional Principle: Jefferson's Reply to the Danbury Baptists

Journal of Church and State, Vol. 51, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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establishment, historiography, jefferson, danbury, wall of separation

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James Wilson and the Moral Foundations of Popular Sovereignty

Buffalo Law Review Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 May 2015
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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James Wilson, Popular Sovereignty, Moral Sentimentalism, Constitutional Construction, Structuralism, Legal Theory, Jurisprudence, Natural Law

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The Curious Case of Legislative Prayer: Town of Greece v. Galloway

Northwestern University Law Review Online Vol. 108, p. 218, 2014, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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legislative prayer, Establishment Clause, endorsement test, Marsh v. Chambers

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Two Dogmas of Originalism

Washington University Jurisprudence Review, Vol. 7, Iss. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2016
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Constitutional Theory, Legal Theory, New Originalism, Fixation Thesis, Constraint Principle, Solum, Barnett, Whittington, Berman, Bobbitt, Quine, Wittgenstein, Burke, Oakeshott

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Constructing the Constitutional Canon: The Metonymic Evolution of Federalist 10

26 Const. Comment. 9 (2010), Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Constitutional Theory, Interpretation, Construction, Semantic Originalism, Solum, Metonym, Canon, Wittgenstein, Bobbitt, Bartrum, Modalities

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The People's Court: On the Intellectual Origins of American Judicial Power

125 Dickinson Law Review ____ (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Constitutional Theory, Constitutional History, Judicial Review, Legal Theory, Popular Sovereignty, Separation of Powers, Judicial Supremacy

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Thoughts on the Divergence of Contract and Promise

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Contract, Promise, Shiffrin, Owens, Mill, Kant, Legal Theory

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The Ministerial Exception and the Limits of Religious Sovereignty

Where Law and Religion Meet - The Online Journal of the Emory Center for the Study of Law and Religion blog, July 19, 2012, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jul 2012
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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ministerial exception, letter concerning toleration, religious sovereignty, thomas kuhn, legal theory

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The Constitutional Structure of Disestablishment

New York University Journal of Law and Liberty, Vol. 2, p. 311, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Establishment Clause, Church and State, Structuralism, Religion, Schools, Constitutional Interpretation, Faith-Based Initiatives, Charitable Choice, School Voucher

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Religion and Race: The Ministerial Exception Reexamined

Colloquy: Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 106, p. 191, 2011, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Ministerial Exception, Racial Equality, Religious Freedom, Hosanna-Tabor, Modalities, Constitutional Theory

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Searching for Cliven Bundy: The Constitution and Public Lands

Nevada Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2018
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Bundy, Federal Land Management, Enclave Clause, Property Clause, BLM, Constitutional Theory, Constitutional History

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Religion and the Restatements

Brooklyn Law Review, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Restatements, Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, Ministerial Exception, Clergy Malpractice, Same-Sex Marriage, Trust Conditions, Religious Liberty

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Salazar v. Buono: Sacred Symbolism and the Secular State

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 105, 2010, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Sep 2010
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Salazar, Buono, Establishment, Secular, Theory, Mojave, Cross, Bartrum

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Same-Sex Marriage in the Heartland: The Case for Legislative Minimalism in Crafting Religious Exemptions

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 108, No. 8, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Oct 2009
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Same-Sex Marriage, Religious Freedom, Religious Exemption

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Justice As Fair Division

Pepperdine Law Review, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2017
Ian C. Bartrum, Kathryn Nyman and Peter Otto
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Willamette University - College of Liberal Arts and Willlamette University
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Fair Division, Supreme Court, Constitutional Theory, Legal Theory, Court Reform, Politicization

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Constitutional Rights and Judicial Independence: Lessons from Iowa

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Missouri Plan, Iowa, Retention, Constitutional Theory

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Pleasant Grove v. Summum: Losing the Battle to Win the War

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 95, 2009
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Establishment Clause, Pleasant Grove, Summum, Good News Club, Van Orden, First Amendment, religion, neutrality, inclusivism, excluvism

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The Ninth Circuit's Treatment of Sexual Orientation: Defining 'Rational Basis Review with Bite'

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 112, p. 142, June 2014, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2021
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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same-sex marriage, ninth circuit, sexual orientation, gay rights, SmithKline Beecham Corp. v. Abbott Laboratories, United States v. Windsor, Lawrence v. Texas, Equal Protection Clause, Due Process Clause, rational basis, heightened scrutiny

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 107
1.

Cliven Bundy Doesn’t Understand Constitution

Las Vegas Review Journal, 2014
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 28 Apr 2014
Ian C. Bartrum
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
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Cliven Bundy, Constitution, Sagebrush, Bunkerville, Disclaimer Clause