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David A. Strauss : Publications

Books

The Living Constitution. Oxford University Press, 2010 (Chinese translation 2012).

Book Sections

"On Having Mr. Madison as a Client." In Arguing Marbury v. Madison, edited by Mark Tushnet. Stanford University Press, 2005.

"Bush v. Gore: What Were They Thinking?" In vol. 68 of The Vote: Bush, Gore, and the Supreme Court, edited by Cass R. Sunstein and Richard A. Epstein. University of Chicago Press, 2001.

"The False Comfort of the First Amendment." In Unsettling "Sensation": Arts-Policy Lessons from the Brooklyn Museum of Art Controversy, edited by Lawrence Rothfield. Rutgers University Press, 2001.

"Freedom of Speech and the Common Law Question." In Eternally Vigilant: Free Speech in the Modern Era, edited by Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone. University of Chicago Press, 2001.

"Corruption, Equality and Campaign Finance Reform." In The Constitution and Campaign Finance Reform, edited by Frederick G. Slabach. Carolina Academic Press, 1999.

"The Illusory Distinction Between Equality of Opportunity and Equality of Result." In Redefining Equality, edited by Neal Devins and Davison M. Douglas. Oxford University Press, 1998.

"Tragedies Under the Common Law Constitution." In Constitutional Stupidities, Constitutional Tragedies, edited by William N. Eskridge and Sanford Levinson. New York University Press, 1998.

"David H. Souter." In The Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, Supplement I, edited by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst, and Jr. John G. West. MacMillan, 1992.

"The Liberal Virtues." In Nomos XXXIV: Virtue, edited by John W. Chapman and William A. Galston. New York University Press, 1992.

"The Role of a Bill of Rights." In The Bill of Rights in the Modern State, edited by Geoffrey R. Stone, Richard A. Epstein, and Cass R. Sunstein. University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Journal Articles

"Not Unwritten, After All?" 126 Harvard Law Review 1532 (2013).

Review of Jack Balkin, Living Originalism. 32 Law and Philosophy 369 (2013).

"Legitimacy, Constitutional Patriotism, and the Common Law Constitution." 126 Harvard Law Review Forum 50 (2013).

"'Recognizing Race' and the Elusive Ideal of Racial Neutrality." 113 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 1 (2013).

"Can Originalism Be Saved?" 92 Boston University Law Review 1161 (2012).

"Commerce Clause Revisionism and the Affordable Care Act." 2012 Supreme Court Review 1 (2012).

"Do We Have a Living Constitution?" 59 Drake Law Review 973 (2011).

"Originalism, Conservatism, and Judicial Restraint." 34 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 137 (2011).

"Statutes' Domains and Judges' Prerogatives." 77 University of Chicago Law Review 1261 (2010).

"Is Carolene Products Obsolete?" 2010 University of Illinois Law Review 1251 (2010).

"The Modernizing Mission of Judicial Review." 76 University of Chicago Law Review 859 (2009).

"Lessons Learned: The Death of Judicial Conservatism." 4 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy 1 (2009).

Review of Justice in Robes, by Ronald Dworkin. 119 Ethics 175 (2008).

"Childress Lecture: Little Rock and the Legacy of Brown." 52 St. Louis Law Journal 1065 (2008).

"Little Rock and the Legacy of Brown." 52 St. Louis Law Journal 1065 (2008).

"On the Origin of Rules (with Apologies to Darwin): A Comment on Antonin Scalia's 'The Rule of Law as a Law of Rules'." 75 University of Chicago Law Review 997 (2008).

"Originalism and Precedent: Why Conservatives Shouldn't Be Originalists." 31 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 969 (2008).

"Why Conservatives Shouldn't Be Originalists." 31 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 969 (2008).

"The Anti-formalist." 74 University of Chicago Law Review 1885 (2007) (special issue: Commemorating Twenty-Five Years of Judge Richard A. Posner).

"The Common Law Genius of the Warren Court." 49 William and Mary Law Review 845 (2007).

"Memo to the President (and His Opponents): Ideology Still Counts." 49 Northwestern University Law Review 102 (2007).

"Legitimacy and Obedience." 118 Harvard Law Review 1854 (2005).

"Originalism, Precedent, and Candor." 22 Constitutional Commentary 299 (2005).

"Modernization and Representation Reinforcement: An Essay in Memory of John Hart Ely." 57 Stanford Law Review 761 (2004).

"Common Law, Common Ground, and Jefferson's Principle." 112 Yale Law Journal 1717 (2003).

"'Group Rights' and the Problem of Statistical Discrimination." Issues in Legal Scholarship, 2003.

"What's the Problem? Ackerman and Ayres on Campaign Finance Reform." 91 California Law Review 723 (2003).

"Why Was Lochner Wrong?" 70 University of Chicago Law Review 373 (2003).

"Bush v. Gore: What Were They Thinking?" 68 University of Chicago Law Review 737 (2001).

"The Irrelevance of Constitutional Amendments." 114 Harvard Law Review 1457 (2001).

"Miranda, the Constitution, and Congress." 99 Michigan Law Review 958 (2001).

"Constitutions, Written and Unwritten." 21 Law and Philosophy 451 (2000).

"First Amendment Entitlements and Government Motives." 93 Northwestern University Law Review 1205 (1999).

"The Independent Counsel Statute: What Went Wrong?" 51 Administrative Law Review 651 (1999).

"What Is Constitutional Theory?" 87 California Law Review 581 (1999).

"Freedom's Law: The Moral Reading of the American Constitution." 64 University of Chicago Law Review 373 (1998) (with Ronald Dworkin).

"The New Textualism in Constitutional Law." 66 George Washington Law Review 1153 (1998).

"The Solicitor General and the Interests of the United States." 61 Law and Contemporary Problems (1998).

"Why It's Not Free Speech Versus Fair Trial." 1998 University of Chicago Legal Forum 109 (1998).

"Principle and Its Perils." 64 University of Chicago Law Review 373 (1997).

"Why Plain Meaning?" 72 Notre Dame Law Review 1565 (1997).

"Common Law Constitutional Interpretation." 63 The University of Chicago Law Review 877 (1996).

"Affirmative Action and the Public Interest." 1995 Supreme Court Review 1 (1995).

"What is the Goal of Campaign Finance Reform?" 1995 The University of Chicago Legal Forum 141 (1995).

"Equality, Corruption, and Campaign Finance Reform." 94 Columbia Law Review 1369 (1994).

"Presidential Interpretation of the Constitution." 15 Cardozo Law Review 119 (1993).

"Rights and the System of Freedom of Expression." 1993 University of Chicago Legal Forum 197 (1993).

"State Action After the Civil Rights Era." 10 Constitutional Commentary 409 (1993).

"Abortion, Toleration, and Moral Uncertainty." 1992 Supreme Court Review (1992).

"Biology, Difference, and Gender Discrimination." 41 DePaul Law Review 1007 (1992).

"Free Speech in an Open Society." 4 Constitution 78 (1992) (with Rodney M. Smolla).

"The Illusory Distinction Between Equality of Opportunity and Equality of Result." 44 William and Mary Law Review 171 (1992).

"On Truisms and Constitutional Obligations: A Reply." 71 University of Texas Law Review 669 (1992).

"The Role of a Bill of Rights." 59 University of Chicago Law Review (1992).

"The Senate, the Constitution, and the Confirmation Process." 101 Yale Law Journal 1491 (1992) (with Cass R. Suntein).

"Why Conservatives (Not Progressives) Should Be Disappointed with Justice Thomas." 2 Reconstruction 62 (1992).

"The Law and Economics of Racial Discrimination in Employment: The Case for Numerical Standards." 79 Georgetown Law Journal 1619 (1991).

"Persuasion, Autonomy, and Freedom of Expression." 91 Columbia Law Review 334 (1991).

"Precedent, Tradition, and Justice Scalia." 12 Cardozo Law Review 1699 (1991).

"Racial Discrimination in Employment: The Case for Numerical Standards." 40 Res Ipsa Loquitur 11 (1991).

"Tradition, Precedent, and Justice Scalia." 12 Cardozo Law Review 1699 (1991).

"Article III Courts and the Constitutional Structure." 65 Indiana Law Journal 307 (1990).

"Constitutional Protection for Commercial Speech: Some Lessons from the American Experience." 17 Canadian Business Law Journal 45 (1990).

"Discriminatory Intent and the Taming of Brown." 56 University of Chicago Law Review 936 (1989).

"Due Process, Government Inaction, and Private Wrongs." 1989 Supreme Court Review 53 (1989).

"Legality, Activism, and the Patronage Case." 64 Chicago-Kent Law Review 585 (1989).

Review of Due Process in the Administrative State, by Jerry L. Mashaw. 98 Ethics 893 (1988).

"The Ubiquity of Prophylactic Rules." 55 University of Chicago Law Review 190 (1988).

"Supreme Court on Military Plaintiffs." 1 Inside Litigation 31 (1987).

"The Myth of Colorblindness." 1986 Supreme Court Review 199 (1986).

"The Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Extremist Speech in America." 53 University of Chicago Law Review (1986).

"Why Be Tolerant?" 53 University of Chicago Law Review 1485 (1986).

Journal Editor

Editor, The Supreme Court Review, 1989-present (with Dennis Hutchinson and Geof Stone).

Magazine Articles

“Yes, the Health Care Mandate is About Liberty.” Bloomberg View (May 4, 2012) (with Jonathan Cohn).

“The Last Liberal Justice.” Democracy: A Journal of Ideas (Summer 2011), p. 114.

"Pop Con." Legal Affairs, March/April 2005.

"Supreme Swings." University of Chicago Magazine, October 2005, p. 28.

"Kerry's Even Keel." Legal Affairs, September/October 2004.

"Patriotism Without Hypocrisy." Boston Review, October/November 1994.

"The Peril of Religious Segregation: A Comment on the Kiryas Joel Case." University of Chicago Law School Record, September 1994, p. 6.

"Whose Confirmation Mess?". The American Prospect, Summer 1994, p. 91.

Newspaper Articles

"Why Elena Kagan Should Drop the ‘Kagan Standard’." Washington Post, June 27, 2010 (with John F. Manning).

"It's Time to Deal with Reality: The Myth of the Unpredictable Supreme Court Justice Debunked." Chicago Tribune, August 7, 2005.

"The Myth of the Unpredictable Supreme Court Justice." Chicago Tribune, August 7, 2005, p. 9.

"Affirmative Action: A Conservative Victory." Chicago Tribune, June 27, 2003.

"Indicting the President." The New York Times, February 2, 1999, p. A25.

"Starr Hasn't the Authority to Indict a Sitting President." Los Angeles Daily Journal, February 4, 1999.

"After the Clinton Storm." The New York Times, August 6, 1998, p. A23.

"Bush's Losing Judicial Philosophy." Chicago Tribune, October 28, 1992, p. 19.

"Civil Rights: Double Standards and the Top Court." Chicago Tribune, June 21, 1989.

"Leaving the Door Open for Affirmative Action." Legal Times, May 1, 1989, p. 29.

"Is Judge Bork's Ideology Off Limits?" Chicago Tribune, July 22, 1987, p. 15.