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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 28 Apr 2017

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1 5,393 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 5,275 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 4,729 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 4,225 Abortion and Original Meaning
Jack M. Balkin
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Aug 2006
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2008
5 4,193 Gödel’s Loophole
Enrique Guerra-Pujol
University of Central Florida
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2012
Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
6 4,173 Divine Operating System
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 8 Sep 2011
7 3,704 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
8 3,527 Semantic Originalism
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 16 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2008
9 3,182 Precedent
Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 May 2011
Last Revised: 16 May 2011
10 4,081 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
27 Feb 2017 through 28 Apr 2017

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1 425 Who are 'Officers of the United States'?
Jennifer L. Mascott
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
2 409 The Constitution and the Language of the Law
Michael B. Rappaport and John O. McGinnis
University of San Diego School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 8 Mar 2017
3 291 Originalism and Level of Generality
Peter J. Smith
George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2017
4 203 The Constraint Principle: Original Meaning and Constitutional Practice
Lawrence B. Solum
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
5 178 Statutory Divestiture of Tribal Sovereignty
Matthew L. M. Fletcher
Michigan State University College of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
6 140 Unfit for the Constitution: Nativism and the Constitution, from the Founding Fathers to Donald Trump
Jared A. Goldstein
Roger Williams University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2017
Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
7 137 Is the Chinese Exclusion Case Still Good Law? (The President Is Trying to Find Out)
Michael Kagan
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
8 137 High-Stakes Interpretation
Ryan D. Doerfler
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
9 133 Originalism, Constitutional Construction, and the Problem of Faithless Electors
Keith E. Whittington
Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Date posted to database: 6 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 6 Mar 2017
10 131 Our Principled Constitution
Mitchell N. Berman
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017





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