Christopher J. Peters

UA School of Law

Professor of Law and Dean

150 University Ave.

Akron, OH 44325-2901

United States

http://law.uakron.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Popular Sovereignty and Legality

Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Apr 2008
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 205 (116,767)

Abstract:

rule of law, popular sovereignty, democracy, autonomy, Robert Paul Wolff, Jeremy Waldron, constitutional rights, judicial review, Joseph Raz, Hobbes, Locke, countermajoritarian difficulty, constitutionalism, legality, legal authority, legal theory, jurisprudence, political theory, philosophy of law

2.

What Lies Beneath: Interpretive Methodology, Constitutional Authority, and the Case of Originalism

Brigham Young University Law Review, 2013, Forthcoming, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-14
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 05 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 185 (126,318)

Abstract:

United States Supreme Court, United States Constitution, constitutional interpretation, originalism, New Originalism, constitutional authority, Footnote Four, Carolene Products, Randy Barnett

3.

Under-the-Table Overruling

Wayne Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2008, Wayne State University Law School Research Paper No. 08-36, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2008-32
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2008
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 161 (144,157)

Abstract:

legal theory, jurisprudence, constitutional law, Supreme Court, judiciary, judicial review, stare decisis, precedent, Planned Parenthood v. Casey, John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor, Samuel Alito, FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Gonzales v. Carhart, Parents Involved

4.

Equality Revisited

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 110, No. 6, p. 1211, 1997
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Oct 2009
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 114 (170,616)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Peter Westen, prescriptive equality, equal treatment, tautology, normative content, nonegalitarian justice heuristic, competition, scarcity, infinite supply

5.

Foolish Consistency: On Equality, Integrity, and Justice in Stare Decisis

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 105, No. 8, 1996
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Oct 2009
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 98 (192,188)
Citation 10

Abstract:

stare decisis, consistent decisions, correct decisions, deontological justifications, Ronald Dworkin, consequentialist grounds, equality heuristic

6.

Assessing the New Judicial Minimalism

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 100 p. 1454, 2000
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 17 May 2006
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 91 (217,312)
Citation 3

Abstract:

judging, judges, judicial, minimalist, minimalism, supreme court, O'Connor, Sunstein, Bickel, judicial review, constitutional law, constitution

7.

Constitutional Rights and the Problem of Legal Authority

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 86 (239,292)

Abstract:

constitutional rights, judicial review, legal authority, legal philosophy, constitutional theory, Alexander Hamilton, John Hart Ely, Carolene Products, representation-reinforcement

8.

Introduction: Precedent in the United States Supreme Court

Christopher J. Peters (ed.), Precedent in the United States Supreme Court (Springer 2014), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-07
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 80 (224,768)

Abstract:

precedent, stare decisis, United States Supreme Court, United States Constitution, Larry Alexander, Neal Devins, Deborah Hellman, Randy J. Kozel, Chad M. Oldfather, Frederick Schauer, Colin Starger, Maxwell L. Stearns

9.

Originalism, Stare Decisis, and Constitutional Authority

Christopher J. Peters (ed.), Precedent in the United States Supreme Court (Springer 2014), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 79 (240,977)

Abstract:

United States Supreme Court, United States Constitution, stare decisis, precedent, constitutional interpretation, originalism, constitutional authority

10.

Persuasion: A Model of Majoritarianism as Adjudication

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 May 2006
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 68 (261,371)
Citation 2

Abstract:

adjudication, majority rule, democracy, judicial review, deliberative democracy, Rawls, Madison, countermajoritarian difficulty

11.

Legal Formalism, Procedural Principles, and Judicial Constraint in American Adjudication

General Principles of Law: The Role of the Judiciary (Laura Pineschi, ed., Springer 2015) (Forthcoming), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-27
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2015
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 58 (215,839)

Abstract:

judicial review, Antonin Scalia, legal formalism, jurisprudence, constitutional law, constitutional theory, legal theory, legal philosophy, comparative law

12.

Adjudication As Representation

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 2, 1997
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 23 Oct 2009
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 56 (282,429)
Citation 5

Abstract:

adjudicative lawmaking, democratic lawmaking, common law, judicial activism, participatory decisionmaking, proceduralism, functionalism, justiciability doctrines, legal rules

13.

Adjudicative Speech and the First Amendment

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 705, 2004
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 17 May 2006
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 43 (331,435)
Citation 3

Abstract:

speech, free speech, first amendment, adjudication, republican party v. white, legal services corp. v. velazquez, gag rule, evidentiary rule, rules of evidence, judicial campaign, judicial election, judicial campaign speech, no-citation rule, unpublished opinion

14.

Slouching Towards Equality

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 4, 1999
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Oct 2009
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 17 (434,046)

Abstract:

moral norms, equal treatment, prescriptive equality, consequentialist claims, moral uncertainty, unequal treatment, nonegalitarian justice, epistemic asymmetry

15.

Outcomes, Reasons, and Equality

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 4, 2000
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 13 (470,508)

Abstract:

Kenneth Simons, equal treatment, normative values, deontological motivations, consequentialist motivations, holistic conception, outcome-focused conception

16.

What Are Constitutional Rights For? The Case of the Second Amendment

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 3, p. 433, Spring 2016, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Christopher J. Peters
UA School of Law
Downloads 12 (337,407)

Abstract:

Second Amendment, District of Columbia v. Heller, McDonald v. City of Chicago, constitutional rights, constitutional authority, judicial review, Supreme Court, John Hart Ely, Carolene Products, Footnote Four, constitutional legitimacy, jurisprudence, legal theory, constitutional theory