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The Constitutionality of Federal Jurisdiction-Stripping Legislation and the History of State Judicial Selection and Tenure
(Virginia Law Review, 2012)
Few questions in the field of Federal Courts have captivated scholars like the question of whether Congress can simultaneously divest both lower federal courts and the U.S. Supreme Court of jurisdiction to hear federal ...
Democracy's Distrust: Contested Values and the Decline of Expertise
(Harvard Law Review Forum, 2011)
This response to Professor Dan Kahan’s recent Harvard Foreword, Neutral Principles, Motivated Cognition, and Some Problems for Constitutional Law, argues that while Kahan accurately describes the contemporary “neutrality ...
The Four Pillars of Constitutional Doctrine
(Cardozo Law Review, 2011)
Constitutional interpretation, and thus constitutional doctrine, is inevitably controversial. Judges, scholars, lawyers, politicians, and the American public all disagree among themselves, not only about the correct ...
Plea Bargains that Waive Claims of Ineffective Assistance - Waiving Padilla and Fry
(Duquesne Law Review, 2013)
This essay addresses the growing use and enforcement of terms in plea agreements by which a defendant waives his right to attack his plea agreement on the basis of constitutionally deficient representation during negotiations ...
Don't Answer That!
(Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, 2013)
Forget hard cases: "bad" cases make bad law. DaimlerChrysler Corp. v. Bauman, which never should have been filed in a California federal court, has the potential to make very bad law. It is a paradigmatic example of egregious ...