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Nicholas Stephanopoulos : Publications

Journal Articles

    "Civil Rights in a Desegregating America," 83 University of Chicago Law Review (forthcoming 2016). [SSRN]

    "Aligning Campaign Finance Law," 101 Virginia Law Review 1425 (2015). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap," 82 University of Chicago Law Review 831 (2015) (with Eric McGhee). [CU] [SSRN]

    "The Realities of Electoral Reform," 68 Vanderbilt Law Review 761 (2015) (with Eric McGhee & Steven Rogers). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Political Powerlessness," 90 N.Y.U. Law Review 1527 (2015). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Elections and Alignment," 114 Columbia Law Review 283 (2014). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Our Electoral Exceptionalism," 80 University of Chicago Law Review 769 (2013). [CU] [SSRN]

    "The South After Shelby County," 2013 Supreme Court Review 55 (2013). [CU] [SSRN] [WWW]

    "Spatial Diversity," 125 Harvard Law Review 1903 (2012). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Redistricting and the Territorial Community," 160 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1379 (2012). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Reforming Redistricting: Why Popular Initiatives to Establish Redistricting Commissions Succeed or Fail," 23 Journal of Law and Politics 331 (2007) (also published in abridged form as an American Constitution Society Issue Brief). [CU] [SSRN]

    "The Case for the Legislative Override," 10 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 250 (2005) (winner of the Jewell Prize). [CU] [SSRN]

Shorter Works

    "Arizona and Anti-Reform," 2015 University of Chicago Legal Forum 477 (2015) (symposium contribution). [SSRN]

    "Teaching Election Law," 13 Election Law Journal 447 (2014) (book review). [CU] [SSRN]

    "The Consequences of Consequentialist Criteria," 3 UC Irvine Law Review 669 (2013) (symposium contribution). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Forecasting the Flashpoints," 125 Harvard Law Review Forum 246 (2012). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Communities and the California Commission," 23 Stanford Law and Policy Review 281 (2012) (symposium contribution). [CU] [SSRN]

    Recent Development, "Israel's Legal Obligations to Gaza After the Pullout," 31 Yale Journal of International Law 524 (2006). [CU] [SSRN]

    Policy Comment, "Solving the Due Process Problem with Military Commissions," 114 Yale Law Journal 921 (2005). [CU] [SSRN]

    Case Note, "Stand by Your First Amendment Values - Not Your Ad," 23 Yale Law and Policy Review 369 (2005). [CU] [SSRN]

    "Book Review, Terrorism, Freedom, and Security by Philip B. Heymann," 29 Yale Journal of International Law 583 (2004). [CU]

    "Book Review, Distant Proximities by James N. Rosenau," 29 Yale Journal of International Law 266 (2004). [CU]

Working Papers

    "Political Powerlessness," University of Chicago Public Law & Legal Theory Working Paper, No. 526 (2015). [CU]

    "The Realities of Electoral Reform," University of Chicago Public Law & Legal Theory Working Paper, No. 518 (2015) (with Eric McGhee & Steven Rogers). [CU]

    "Arizona and Anti-Reform," University of Chicago Public Law & Legal Theory Working Paper, No. 520 (2015). [CU]

    "Teaching Election Law," University of Chicago Public Law & Legal Theory Working Paper, No. 515 (2014). [CU]

Other Publications

    "Redistricting Could Have the Most Disparate Effect," New York Times Room for Debate, August 5, 2015. [WWW]

    "The False Promise of Black Political Representation," The Atlantic, June 2015. [WWW]

    "California Fixed Redistricting; Will the Supreme Court Break It Again?," Los Angeles Times, February 23, 2015. [WWW]

    "Beyond Ballots (reviewing Ari Berman, Give Us the Ballot)," The New Rambler, November 11, 2015. [WWW]

    "Here’s How We Can End Gerrymandering Once and for All," New Republic (Online), July 2, 2014. [WWW]

    "The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014: A Constitutional Response to Shelby County," American Constitution Society Issue Brief, May 8, 2014 (with Gabriel Chin, Gilda Daniels, Samuel Bagenstos & William Yoemans). [CU] [WWW]

    "The Roads to Same-Sex Marriage," Huffington Post, January 8, 2014. [WWW]

    "Time to Get the Foxes (Illinois Politicians) Out of the Henhouse (Legislative Redistricting)," Chicago Tribune, July 18, 2013, at p. 19. [WWW]

    "Section Two Minus Section Five," Huffington Post, June 26, 2013. [WWW]

    "Dear Justice Kennedy," Slate, April 1, 2013. [WWW]

    "The Future of the Voting Rights Act," Slate, October 23, 2013. [WWW]

    "Why the Supreme Court May Soon Strike Down a Key Section of the Voting Rights Act," New Republic, September 2012. [WWW]

    "Can Someone Put a Stop to the Insanity of Political Redistricting?," New Republic (Online), April 4, 2012. [WWW]

    "Don’t Worry About the Voting Rights Act," Slate, November 20, 2012 (with Eric Posner). [WWW]

    "The Answer to the Gerrymander," Baltimore Sun, January 9, 2012. [WWW]

    "Fox Can't Guard District Henhouse," South Florida Sun-Sentinel, April 9, 2011. [WWW]

    "How to Halt Gerrymandering," New Republic, April 2011. [WWW]

    "Don't Water Down Hope for Fair Districts," Tallahassee Democrat, April 25, 2010. [WWW]

    "Rank the Vote," New Republic, October 2010. [WWW]

    "Conservative Unease with Common Law," Philadelphia Inquirer, July 24, 2009. [WWW]

    "Keep Protecting the Rights of Minority Voters," Houston Chronicle, July 20, 2009 (with Paul Smith). [WWW]

    "Resurrecting Bush v. Gore," Dissent, June 2009. [WWW]

    "Veil Thine Eyes," New Republic (Online), December 14, 2009. [WWW]

    "Britain's New Supreme Court," National Law Journal, December 14, 2009. [WWW]

    "Building a Bigger House," Baltimore Sun, November 15, 2009 (with Martina Vandenberg). [WWW]

    "A Fighting Chance for Redistricting," Los Angeles Times, September 27, 2008. [WWW]

    "Four Out of Nine Ain't Bad," New Republic, June 2008. [WWW]

    "Not Too Hot to Handle," Legal Times, March 3, 2008 (with Matthew Jacobs & Douglas Masters).

    "What Jefferson Said," New Republic, December 2008. [WWW]