Edward A. Purcell

New York Law School

Joseph Solomon Distinguished Professor

185 West Broadway

New York, NY 10013

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Democracy, the Constitution, and Legal Positivism in America: Lessons from a Winding and Troubled History

Florida Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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democracy, democratic theory, Constitution, constitutional law, constitutional theory, legal positivism, originalism, law in action

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Alexander Bickel and the Post-Realist Constitution

Harvard Civil Rights- Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Vol. 11, No. 3, 1976
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Alexander Bickel, legal realism, constitutional theory, constitutional jurisprudence, conservatism, legal process, Brown v. Board of Education, Warren Court

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Barry Friedman’s the Will of the People: Probing the Dynamics and Uncertainties of American Constitutionalism

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2010, 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Constitutional law, constitutional history, popular sovereignty, popular constitutionalism, Supreme Court, formalism

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Ex Parte Young and the Transformation of the Federal Courts, 1890-1917

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Nov 2014
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Ex parte Young, federal jurisdiction, history of federal courts, expansion of federal judicial power, Supreme Court, federal civil procedure

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The Particularly Dubious Case of Hans v. Louisiana: An Essay on Law, Race, History, and ‘Federal Courts’

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 5, 2003
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 12 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Hans v. Louisiana, sovereign immunity, Rehnquist Court, federal courts and race, Eleventh Amendment, racism, constitutional law; procedure and instrumentalism

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Evolving Understandings of American Federalism: Some Shifting Parameters

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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federalism, constitutionalism, originalism, Supreme Court

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Learned Hand: The Jurisprudential Trajectory of an Old Progressive

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 43, No. 3
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Gerald Gunther, Learned Hand, Felix Frankfurter, legal Progressivism, First Amendment, The Bill of Rights, James Bradley Thayer, rule of the clear mistake, judicial restraint

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National League of Cities: Judicial Decision-Making and the Nature of Constitutional Federalism

91 Denver University Law Review Online 179 (2014)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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National League of Cities v. Usery, Justice Lewis F. Powell III, political safeguards of federalism, judicial decisionmaking, judicial ideology, judicial conservatism

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Reflections on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the March and the Speech: History, Memory, Values

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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March on Washington, Martin Luther King, I Have a Dream, Supreme Court, civil rights, Shelby County v. Holder, Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Paradoxes of Court-Centered Legal History: Some Values of Historical Understanding for a Practical Legal Education

Journal of Legal Education, Volume 64, Number 2, November 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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legal history, courts, legal education, judicial decisionmaking, practical legal training, law and society

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Reconsidering the Frankfurterian Paradigm: Reflections on Histories of Lower Federal Courts

Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 24, 1999
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Frankfurter, Brandeis, history of federal courts, federal jurisdiction, The Business of the Supreme Court, Progressivism

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From the Particular to the General: Three Federal Rules and the Jurisprudence of the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 162, No. 7, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Rehnquist Court, Roberts Court, judicial ideology, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, originalism, politics of federal jurisdiction, civil rights, tort reform

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Rethinking Constitutional Change

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 277, 1994
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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New Deal “Constitutional Revolution,” Owen Roberts, Barry Cushman, “Court packing,” “switch in time”

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Caseload Burdens and Jurisdictional Limitations: Some Observations from the History of the Federal Courts

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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history of federal courts, guidelines on federal jurisdiction, individual rights, caseload burdens, jurisdictional reform

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Brandeis, Erie, and the New Deal 'Constitutional Revolution'

Journal of Supreme Court Historical Society, 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Dec 2014
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Brandeis, Erie v. Tompkins, New Deal “Constitutional Revolution,” Carolene Products

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The Ideal of Judicial Independence: Complications and Challenges

The University of Tulsa Law Review, Vol 47, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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The Class Action Fairness Act in Perspective: The Old and the New in Federal Jurisdictional Reform

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, No. 6, 2008
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School
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Geography as a Litigation Weapon: Consumers, Forum-Selection Clauses, and the Rehnquist Court

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 423, 1992
Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Edward A. Purcell
New York Law School

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