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STEVEN G. CALABRESI

2021

Books

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

Working Papers

2020

Books

Articles

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

2019

Articles

2018

Articles

Contributions to Books

  • The Origins and Growth of Judicial Enforcement, in Comparative Judicial Review, edited by Erin F. Delaney & Rosalind Dixon (2018) at 83.

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Working Papers

2017

Articles

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

2016

Articles

  • The Unknown Achievements of Justice Scalia, 39 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 575 (2016).
  • Originalism and Same-Sex Marriage, 70 University of Miami Law Review 648 (2016) (Co-authored by: Hannah M. Begley).
  • The Same-Sex Marriage Cases and Federal Jurisdiction: On Third-Party Standing and Why the Domestic Relations Exception to Federal Jurisdiction Should Be Overruled, 70 University of Miami Law Review 708 (2016) (Co-authored by: Genna L. Sinel).
  • Friedrich A. Hayek, the U.S. Constitution, and Institutional Design, 48 Arizona State Law Journal 231 (2016).
  • Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and Chief Justice John Roberts’s Dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, 8 Elon Law Review 1 (2016).
  • The U.S. and the State Constitutions: An Unnoticed Dialogue, 9 Nyu Journal of Law & Liberty 685 (2015) (Co-authored by: Sarah E. Agudo, and Katherine L. Dore).
  • The Jurisprudence of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Response to Professor Bruce Allen Murphy and Professor Justin Driver, 9 Nyu Journal of Law & Liberty 793 (2015) (Co-authored by: Justin Braga).

Contributions to Books

  • The Comparative Constitutional Law Scholarship of Professor Mirjan Damaska, in Visions of Justice (26 Studies In International snd European Criminal Law And Procedure), edited by Bruce Ackerman, Kai Ambos, and Hrovje Sikiric (2016).

2015

Articles

  • Does Institutional Design Make a Difference?, 109 Northwestern University Law Review 577 (2015).
  • Hayek and the Citation of Foreign Law: A Response to Professor Jeremy Waldron, 2015 Michigan State Law Review 1 (Co-authored by: Bradley G. Silverman).
  • On Liberty and the Fourteenth Amendment: The Original Understanding of the Lockean Natural Rights Guarantees, 93 Texas Law Review 1299 (2015).
  • Originalism and Brown v. Board of Education, 2014 Michigan State Law Review 429 (Co-authored by: Michael W. Perl).
  • Judge Robert H. Bork and Professor Bruce Ackerman: An Essay on the Tempting of America, 13 Ave Maria Law Review 47 (2015) (Co-authored by: Justin Braga).
  • The Rule of Law as a Law of Law, 90 Notre Dame Law Review 483 (2014) (Co-authored by: Gary Lawson).

2014

Articles

  • On Liberty, Equality, and the Constitution: A Review of Richard A. Epstein's THE CLASSICAL LIBERAL CONSTITUTION, 8 New York University Journal of Law & Liberty 839 (2014).

Working Papers

2013

Books

  • The Constitution of The United States, 2nd edition (Foundation Press 2013) (Co-authored by: Michael Stokes Paulsen, Michael W. McConnell, and Samuel L. Bray).

Articles

  • Judge Robert H. Bork and Constitutional Change: An Essay on Olman v. Evans, 80 University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue 155-176 (2013) (Co-authored by: Lauren Pope).
  • Religion and the Equal Protection Clause: Why the Constitution Requires School Vouchers, 65 Florida Law Review 909-1087 (2013) (Co-authored by: Abe Salander).
  • The Right to Buy Health Insurance Across State Lines: Crony Capitalism and the Supreme Court, 81 University of Cincinnati Law Review 1447-1514 (2013).
  • Monopolies and the Constitution: A History of Crony Capitalism, 36 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 983-1097 (Co-authored by: Larissa C. Leibowitz).
  • Showcase Panel IV, The Federalist Society 2012 National Lawyers Convention: An Examination of Substantive Due Process and Judicial Activism (Co-panelists: Hon J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Mark V. Tushnet, William H. Mellor, Hon. Walter E. Dellinger III, Nelson R. Lund, Hon Edith H. Jones), 17 Texas Review of Law & Politics 315-350 (2013).
  • State Bills of Rights in 1787 and 1791: What Individual Rights Are Really Deeply Rooted in American History and Tradition?, 85 Southern California Law Review 1451-1550 (2012) (Co-authored by: Sarah E. Agudo, and Kathryn L. Dore).
  • Originalism and Loving v. Virginia, 2012 Brigham Young University Law Review 1393-1416 (Co-authored by: Andrea Matthews).
  • The Constitution and Disdain, 126 Harvard Law Review Online Forum (November 2012).

Working Papers

2012

Articles

  • Tribute to Justice John Paul Stevens, 106 Northwestern University Law Review 413-416 (2012).
  • The Rise and Fall of the Separation of Powers, 106 Northwestern University Law Review 527-550 (2012) (Co-authored by: Mark E. Berghausen and Skylar Albertson).

Working Papers

2011

Articles

  • Originalism and Sex Discrimination, 90 Texas Law Review 1-101 (2011) (Co-authored by: Julia T. Rickert).
  • Does the Fourteenth Amendment Guarantee Equal Justice for All?, 34 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 149-156 (2011).

2010

Books

  • The Constitution of the United States (Foundation Press 2010) (Co-authored by: Paulsen, McConnell, and Bray).

Articles

  • Concluding Thoughts—Symposium: Presidential Power in Historical Perspective: Reflections on Calabresi and Yoo’s The Unitary Executive, 12 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 651-658 (2010).
  • Is the Separation of Powers Exportable?, 33 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 5-16 (2010) (Co-authored by: Kyle Bady ).

Contributions to Books

  • Resolved, the Terms of Supreme Court Justices Should Be Limited to 18 Years, in Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives On How To Fix The American Political System, edited by Richard J. Ellis and Michael Nelson (CQ Press 2010) (Co-authored by: James Lindgren).

2009

Articles

  • On Section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment i, 11 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 1431-1450 (2009) (Co-authored by: Nicholas P. Stabile ).
  • Two Cheers for Professor Balkin’s Originalism, 103 Northwestern University Law Review 663-702 (2009) (Co-authored by: Livia Fine ).
  • The Fatally Flawed Theory of the Unbundled Executive , 93 Minnesota Law Review 1696-1740 (2009) (Co-authored by: Nicholas Terrell ).

Contributions to Books

  • The entry for Robert H. Bork , in Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law, edited by Roger K. Newman (Yale University Press 2009) at 63-64.

Working Papers

2008

Books

  • The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power From Washington To Bush (Yale University Press 2008) (Co-authored by: Christopher S. Yoo ).

Articles

  • Individual Rights Under State Constitutions When the Fourteenth Amendment Was Ratified in 1868: What Rights Are Deeply Rooted in American History and Tradition? , 87 Texas Law Review 7-120 (2008) (Co-authored by: Sarah E. Agudo ).
  • A Critical Introduction to the Originalism Debate, 31 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 875-897 (2008).
  • Text vs. Precedent in Constitutional Law, 31 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 947-959 (2008).
  • Render Unto Caesar That Which is Caesar’s, and Unto God That Which is God’s, 31 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 495-504 (2008).
  • How to Reverse Government Imposition of Immorality: A Strategy for Eroding Roe v. Wade , 31 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 85-92 (2008).

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Too Young for the No.1 job?, Chicago Tribune (July 22, 2008).
  • McCain and the Supreme Court, Wall Street Journal, page A14 (February 4, 2008) (Co-authored by: John O. McGinnis).

2007

Books

  • Steven G. Calabresi is the editor of Originalism: A Quarter-century of Debate (Regnery Publishing 2007).

Articles

  • Line-Item in the Sand , National Review (October 10, 2007).
  • The Unitary Executive, Jurisdiction Stripping, and the Hamdan Opinons: A Textualist Response to Justice Scalia , 107 Columbia Law Review 1002-1047 (2007) (Co-authored by: Gary Lawson ).
  • "A Shining City on a Hill": American Exceptionalism and the Supreme Court's Practice of Relying on Foreign Law , 86 Boston University Law Review 1335-1416 (2006).

2006

Articles

  • The President: Lightening Rod or King?, 115 Yale Law Journal 2611 (2006) (Co-authored by: James Lindgren ).
  • Text, Precedent and the Constitution: Some Originalist and Normative Arguments for Overruling Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, 22 Constitutional Commentary 311-348 (2005).
  • Reintroducing Circuit Riding: A Timely Proposal, 90 Minnesota Law Review 1386-1416 (2006) (Co-authored by: David C. Presser).
  • The President, the Supreme Court, and the Founding Fathers: A Reply to Professor Ackerman, 73 University of Chicago Law Review 469 (2006).
  • The Terri Schiavo Case: In Defense of the Special Law Enacted by Congress and President Bush, 100 Northwestern University Law Review 151-170 (2006).
  • The Supreme Court and Foreign Sources of Law: Two Hundred Years of Practice and the Juvenile Death Penalty Decision, 47 William And Mary Law Review 743 (2005) (Co-authored by: Stephanie Dotson Zimdahl).

Contributions to Books

  • The Problem of the Prolonged Tenure of Justices, in Reforming The Court: Term Limits For Supreme Court Justices, edited by Roger C. Cramton and Paul D. Carrington (Carolina Academic Press 2006) (Co-authored by: James Lindgren).

2005

Articles

  • The Congressional Roots of Judicial Activism, 20 Journal of Law And Politics 577-593 (2004).
  • The Libertarian-Lite Constitutional Order and the Rehnquist Court, 93 Georgetown Law Journal 1023-1060 (2005) .
  • Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty, 103 Michigan Law Review 1081-1098 (2005) .
  • The Unitary Executive in the Modern Era, 1945-2004, 90 Iowa Law Review 601 (2005) (Co-authored by: Christopher S. Yoo, and Anthony J. Colangelo).
  • Separation of Powers and the Rehnquist Court: The Centrality of Clinton v. City of New York, 99 Northwestern University Law Review 77-87 (2004).
  • Lawrence, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Supreme Court's Reliance on Foreign Constitutional Law: An Originalist Reappraisal, 65 Ohio State Law Journal 1097-1131 (2004).
  • The Historical Origins of the Rule of Law in the American Constitutional Order, 28 Harvard Journal of Law And Public Policy 273 (2004).
  • Unitary Executive During the Third Half-Century, 1889-1945, 80 Notre Dame Law Review 1-109 (2004) (Co-authored by: Christopher S. Yoo and Laurence D. Nee).

2004

Articles

  • The Unitary Executive During the Second Half Century, 26 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 667-802 (2003) (Co-authored by: Christopher S. Yoo).

2003

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • Rule of Law; Pirates We Be, Wall Street Journal (May 14, 2003) .
  • Stop Talking? Yes, Legal Times (May 12, 2003) .
  • High Court Needs Fresh Blood Soon, Newsday (January 21, 2003) (Co-authored by: Ilya Somin) .
  • The Timing Game That Justices Play, Los Angeles Times, B11 (January 13, 2003) (Co-authored by: Ilya Somin) .

2002

Articles

  • Rating the Presidents of the United States, 1789-2000: A Survey of Scholars in Political Science, History, and Law, 18 Constitutional Commentary 583-605 (2001) (Co-authored by: James Lindgren).

Contributions to Books

  • A Political Question, in Bush V. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy, edited by Bruce Ackerman (Yale University Press 2002) at 129-144.

Op-Eds/Blog Posts/Popular Press

  • The Supreme Court's Unfree Speech, New York Times (October 5, 2002) (Co-authored by: Akhil Reed Amar) .

2001

Articles

  • The Virtues of Presidential Government: Why Professor Ackerman is Wrong to Prefer the German to the U.S. Constitution, 18 Constitutional Commentary 51-104 (2001) .
  • Advice to the Next Conservative President of the United States, 24 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 369-380 (2001) .
  • Federalism and the Rehnquist Court: A Normative Defense, 574 Annals of the American Academy of Political And Social Science 24-36 (March 2001) .
  • The Revitalization of Democracy in the New Millennium, 24 Harvard Journal of Law And Public Policy 151-154 (2000) .

1999

Articles

  • We Are All Federalists, We Are All Republicans: Holism, Synthesis, and the Fourteenth Amendment, 87 Georgetown Law Journal 2273-2305 (1999) .
  • Caesarism, Departmentalism, and Professor Paulsen, 83 Minnesota Law Review 1421-1434 (1999) .
  • The Structural Constitution and the Countermajoritarian Difficulty, 22 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 3-9 (1998).
  • The President, the Supreme Court, and the Constitution: A Brief Positive Account of Government Lawyers in the Development of Constitutional Law, 61 Law and Contemporary Problems 61-82 (1998).