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U.S. Constitutional Law: Interpretation & Judicial Review eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Jan 2017

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1 5,374 The Second Amendment as Ordinary Constitutional Law
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2014
Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
2 5,246 The Subjects of the Constitution
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 18 May 2010
Last Revised: 25 May 2011
3 4,707 Second Amendment Penumbras: Some Preliminary Observations (Final)
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2012
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2012
4 4,190 Abortion and Original Meaning
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Aug 2006
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
5 4,171 Divine Operating System
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 8 Sep 2011
6 4,063 The Natural Born Citizen Clause as Originally Understood
Mary Brigid McManamon
Widener University Delaware Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 20 Jan 2016
7 3,903 Gödel’s Loophole
Enrique Guerra-Pujol
University of Central Florida
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2012
Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
8 3,670 The Ninth Amendment: It Means What It Says
Randy E. Barnett
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 25 Aug 2005
Last Revised: 18 Dec 2006
9 3,421 Semantic Originalism
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2008
10 3,135 Scalia's Infidelity: A Critique of Faint-Hearted Originalism
Randy E. Barnett
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 1 Feb 2006
Last Revised: 5 Jan 2007

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Nov 2016 through 21 Jan 2017

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1 1,716 Searching for Justice Scalia: Measuring the 'Scalia-ness' of the Next Potential Member of the U.S. Supreme Court
Jeremy Kidd, Riddhi Sohan Dasgupta, Ryan D. Walters and James Cleith Phillips
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, Independent and University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 30 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2016
2 865 Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jan 2017
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
3 761 Micro-Symposium: Richard Posner's 'What is Obviously Wrong with the Federal Judiciary'
Ross E. Davies, Timothy Delaune, Swift Edgar, Jonathan Mermin, William Baude, Stephen E. Sachs, Richard A. Posner and Eric Segall
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, SUNY Cortland, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, University of Chicago - Law School, Duke University School of Law, University of Chicago Law School and Georgia State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2016
4 141 Chevron Step One-and-a-Half
Daniel Jacob Hemel and Aaron Nielson
University of Chicago Law School and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2016
5 128 Antonin Scalia and the Dilemma of Constitutional Originalism
Nelson Lund
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 15 Dec 2016
6 127 Pragmatics and Legal Texts: How Best to Account for the Gaps between Literal Meaning and Communicative Meaning
Brian G. Slocum
University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 28 Nov 2016
7 123 Introduction: The Nature of Legal Interpretation: What Jurists Can Learn about Legal Interpretation from Linguistics and Philosophy
Brian G. Slocum
University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Nov 2016
Last Revised: 28 Nov 2016
8 123 Do More Interpretive Sources Mean More Discretion?
Adam M. Samaha
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
9 105 Comparing Judicial Activism – Can We Say that the US Supreme Court is More Activist than the German Constitutional Court?
Nuno M. Garoupa
Texas A&M University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
10 94 Reply: A Pause for State Courts Considering Model Rule 8.4(G) The First Amendment and 'Conduct Related to the Practice of Law'
Josh Blackman
South Texas College of Law Houston
Date posted to database: 28 Dec 2016
Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017





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