Vols. 25-29


Volume 29 – Issue 3
Volume 29 – Issue 2
Volume 29 – Issue 1
Volume 28 – Issue 3
Volume 28 – Issue 2
Volume 28 – Issue 1
Volume 27 – Issue 3
Volume 27 – Issue 2
Volume 27 – Issue 1
Volume 26 – Issue 3
Volume 26 – Issue 2
Volume 26 – Issue 1
Volume 25 – Issue 3
Volume 25 – Issue 2
Volume 25 – Issue 1


Volume 29, Number 3 – Summer 2006


Term Limits for the Supreme Court: Life Tenure Reconsidered, Steven G. Calabresi & James Lindgren

The Ideological Stakes of Eliminating Life Tenure, Ward Farnsworth

The Making of a New Copyright Lockean, Lior Zemer

An Economic Assessment of Same-Sex Marriage Laws, Douglas W. Allen

Toward a Basal Tenth Amendment: A Riposte to National Bank Preemption of State Consumer Protection Laws, Keith R. Fisher


Before Roe v. Wade: Judge Friendly’s Draft Abortion Opinion, A. Raymond Randolph


Federalism on ICE: State and Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Law, Daniel Booth

Flexible Standards, Deferential Review: Daubert‘s Legacy of Confusion, Cassandra H. Welch

Recent Cases

Uncovering Coherence in Compelled Subsidy of Speech Doctrine: Johanns v. Livestock Marketing Ass’n, 125 S. Ct. 2055 (2005), Mark Champoux

Defining the Court’s Role as Faithful Agent in Statutory Interpretation: Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Allapattah Services, Inc., 125 S. Ct. 2611 (2005), Joel Schellhammer

Unjustly Usurping the Parental Right: Fields v. Palmdale School District, 427 F.3d 1197 (9th Cir. 2005), Elliott M. Davis

Volume 29, Number 2 – Spring 2006

In Memoriam: William H. Rehnquist

Chief Justice Rehnquist’s Enduring, Democratic Constitution, Richard W. Garnett

The Notion of a Living Constitution, William H. Rehnquist


Seeing Government Purpose Through the Objective Observer’s Eyes: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Debates, Kristi L. Bowman

Eminent Domain After Kelo v. City of New London: An Argument for Banning Economic Development Takings, Charles E. Cohen

Defining the Contours of the Emerging Fraudulent Misjoinder Doctrine, E. Farish Percy

The Conservative Influence of the Federalist Society on the Harvard Law School Student Body, George W. Hicks, Jr.


Defending America’s Children: How the Current System Gets It Wrong, Tracy Leigh Dodds

Recent Developments

United States Supreme Court, 2004 Term

Good History, Good Law (and by Coincidence Good Policy Too): Granholm v. Heald, 125 S. Ct. 1885 (2005), Aaron Nielson

Restraining Eminent Domain Through Just Compensation: Kelo v. New London, 125 S. Ct. 2655 (2005), Brett Talley

Volume 29, Number 1 – Fall 2005


Law and Freedom

The Nature and Importance of Liberty, Charles Fried

Freedom, Michael S. Moore

Not Necessarily in Conflict: Americans Can Be Both United and Culturally Diverse, Jennifer C. Braceras

The Human Nature of Freedom and Identity–We Hold More than Random Thoughts, Douglas W. Kmiec

Five Theses on Identity Politics, Richard D. Parker

News for the Libertarians: The Moral Tradition Already Contains the Libertarian Premises, Hadley Arkes

Safety and Freedom: Common Concerns for Conservatives, Libertarians, and Civil Libertarians, Nadine Strossen

The Virtues of Preemptive Deterrence, David B. Rivkin, Jr.


Toward the Framers’ Understanding of “Advice and Consent”: A Historical and Textual Inquiry, Adam J. White

Ending the War on Terrorism One Terrorist at a Time: A Noncriminal Detention Model for Holding and Releasing Guantanamo Bay Detainees, Tung Yin

Using Information Markets to Improve Public Decision Making, Robert W. Hahn & Paul C. Tetlock

Against Foreign Law, Robert J. Delahunty & John C. Yoo

Recent Developments

United States Supreme Court, 2004 Term

Imposing Necessary Boundaries on Judicial Discretion: Clingman v. Beaver, 125 S. Ct. 2029 (2005), Lowell J. Schiller

Placing Unnecessary Limits on Associational Freedoms and Voting Rights: Clingman v. Beaver, 125 S. Ct. 2029 (2005), M. Jason Scoggins

Paying for the Sins of Their Users: Liability and Growing Uncertainty in a Digital Age: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd., 125 S. Ct. 2764 (2005), John Lobato

Chasing Finality: Federal Collateral Relief in the Wake of Pace v. DiGuglielmo, 125 S. Ct. 1807 (2005), N. Noelle Francis

Volume 28, Number 3 – Summer 2005


Judicial Review of Unenumerated Rights: Does Marbury’s Holding Apply in a Post-Warren Court World?, John C. Eastman , p. 713

State Attempts to Define Religion: The Ramifications of Applying Mandatory Prescription Contraceptive Coverage Statutes to Religious Employers, Susan J. Stabile , p. 741

If Racial Desegregation, Then Same-Sex Marriage? Originalism and the Supreme Court’s Fourteenth Amendment, Kenyon Bunch , p. 781

The Rule of Law Problem: Unconstitutional Class Actions and Options for Reform, Mark Moller , p. 855

The Clash of Rival and Incompatible Philosophical Traditions Within Constitutional Interpretation: Originalism Grounded in the Central Western Philosophical Tradition, Lee J. Strang , p. 909

Volume 28, Number 2 – Spring 2005


The Patriot Act and the Wall Between Foreign Intelligence and Law Enforcement, Richard Henry Seamon & William Dyland Gardner, p. 319

The Quasi War Cases, J. Gregory Sidak, p. 465

RLUIPA At Four: Evaluating the Success and Constitutionality of RLUIPA’s Prisoner Provisions, Derek L. Gaubatz, p. 501

“Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness”: “Sham” Secular Purposes in Ten Commandments Displays, Susanna Dokupil, p. 609

A Gleeful Obituary for Poletown Neighborhood Council v. Detroit, Timothy Sandefur, p. 651

Property and Environment: Thoughts on an Evolving Relationship, J. Peter Byrne, p. 679

Recent Developments

Rewriting the Terms: The Contract Clause and Special-Interest Legislation in RUI One Corp v. City of Berkeley, Thomas E. Mitchell, p. 691

Volume 28, Number 1 – Winter 2005


Private Law: The New Frontier for Limited Government
John C. P. Goldberg
Carl T. Bogus
Jill E. Fisch
James W. Ely, Jr.
James L. Huffman
Thomas W. Merrill
John O. McGinnis
Jide O. Nzelibe
Philip K. Howard
David A. Hyman & Charles Silver


The Anti-Discrimination Eighth Amendment Laurence Claus Why Is Congress Still Regulating Noncommercial Activity?, Alex Kreit

The Constitutional Option to Change Senate Rules and Procedures: A Majoritarian Means to Overcome the Filibuster, Martin B. Gold & Dimple Gupta


The Historical Origins of the Rule of Law in the American Constitutional Order, Steven G. Calabresi

Recent Developments

No More ‘Cherry-picking’: the Real History of the 21st Amendment’s § 2

Case Comment: Roche v. Empagran Threats in the Line of Duty: Police Officers and the First Amendment in State v. Valdivia and Connecticut v. Deloreto

Volume 27, Number 3 – Summer 2004


The Rule of Law in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Rediscovering International Law Through Dialogue Rather than Diatribe: Reflections on an International Legal Conference in the Aftermath of Operation Iraqi Freedom, David D. Jividen, p. 691

Humanitarian Intervention and International Law, A.P.V. Rogers, p. 725

U.S. Security Strategies: A Legal Assessment, Michael N. Schmitt, p. 737

Operation Iraqi Freedom: Legal and Policy Considerations, Robert F. Turner, p. 765

Ethical and Legal Dimensions of the Bush “Preemption” Strategy, Martin L. Cook, p. 797

Just Peace and the Asymmetric Threat: National Self-Defense in Uncharted Waters, Michael Novak, p. 817

Factors in War to Peace Transitions, Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, p. 843

Comments on War, Yoram Dinstein, p. 877


Is Regulation Good for You?, Robert W. Hahn & Rohit Malik, p. 893

Unprincipled Family Dissolution: The American Law Institute’s Recommendations for Spousal Support and Division of Property, David Westfall, p. 917

Recent Developments

Forcible Antipsychotic Medication and the Unfortunate Side Effects of Sell v. United States, 539 U.S. 166 (2003), Debra A. Breneman, p. 965

Abandoning Bedrock Principles?: The Musgrave Amendment and Federalism, John Bash, p. 985

Volume 27, Number 2 – Spring 2004


From the Federalist Society National Lawyer’s Conference – 2003

The Use of International Law in Judicial Decisions, Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson III, p. 423

The Use of International Law in the American Adjudicative Process, Hon. Patricia M. Wald, p. 431


Clarifying the State Action and Noerr Exemptions, Timothy J. Muris, p. 443


Law’s Culture: Conservativism and the American Constitutional Order, Bruce P. Frohnen, p. 459

Liberal Originalism: A Past for the Future, Timothy Sandefur, p. 489

The Federal Marriage Amendment and Rule by Judges, Dwight G. Duncan, p. 543

Rethinking Judicial Activism and Restraint in State School Finance Litigation, Larry J. Obhof, p. 569

Abusive Trademark Litigation and the Incredible Shrinking Confusion Doctrine: Trademark Abuse in the Context of Entertainment Media and Cyberspace, K.J. Greene, p. 609

Introducing the “Heartland Departure,” Adam Lamparello, p. 643

Volume 27, Number 1 Fall 2003


Law and Human Dignity

Does Technology Spell Trouble with a Capital “T”?: Human Dignity and Public Policy David A. Hyman p. 3

Retribution: The Central Aim of Punishment Gerard V. Bradley p. 19

Dignity and Desert in Punishment Theory Kyron Huigens p. 33

Inevitable Mens Rea Stephen J. Morse p. 51

Pope John Paul II and the Dignity of the Human Being Rev. John J. Coughlin, O.F.M. p. 65

Religious Liberty and Human Dignity: A Tale of Two Declarations Kevin J. Hasson p. 81

The Welfare Debate: Getting Past the Bumper Stickers Peter B. Edelman p. 93

A Crisis of Caring: A Catholic Critique of American Welfare Reform Vincent D. Rougeau p. 101

Social Welfare, Human Dignity, and the Puzzle of What We Owe Each Other Amy L. Wax p. 121

The Limits of International Law in Protecting Dignity John O. McGinnis p. 137

What We Can Learn About Human Dignity from International Law Jeremy Rabkin p. 145

Today’s Senate Confirmation Battles and the Role of the Federal Judiciary Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain p. 169


Our Broken Judicial Confirmation Process and the Need for Filibuster Reform John Cornyn p. 181

Beyond State Farm: Due Process Constraints on Noneconomic Compensatory Damages Paul DeCamp p. 231

Davey’s Plea: Blair, Witters, and the Protection of Religious Freedom Joseph P. Viteritti p. 299

Roe and the New Frontier Lisa Shaw Roy p. 339


The Diversity Lie Brian P. Fitzpatrick p. 385

Recent Developments

The United States Supreme Court, 2003 Term

Struck Out Looking: Continued Confusion in Eighth Amendment Proportionality Review After Ewing v. California, 123 S. Ct. 1179 (2003) Joshua R. Pater p. 399

Volume 26, Number 3 Summer 2003


The Unitary Executive During the Second Half-Century Steven G. Calabresi & Christopher S. Yoo p. 668

An Empirical Test of justice Scalia’s Commitment to the Rule of Law Gary Lawson p. 803

The Retroactive and Prospective Application of Judicial Decisions Bradley Scott Shannon p. 811

Federalism in Antitrust Robert W. Hahn & Anne Layne-Farrar p. 877

Private Property Rights, Economic Freedom, and Professor Coase: A Critique of Friedman, McCloskey, Medema, and Zorn Walter Block p. 923

Recent Developments

Defining Extortion: Rico, Hobbs, and Statutory Interpretation in in Scheidler v National Organization for Women, Inc., 123 S. Ct. 1057 (2003). Daniel B. Kelly p. 953

Marijuana or Football (or the Future Farmers of America): Board of Education v. Earls, 122 S. Ct 2550 (2002). Brian Kim p. 973

Volume 26, Number 2 Spring 2003


Market Rights and the Rule of Law: A Case for Procedural Constitutionalism Guido Pincione p. 397

Science and Religion Twenty Years After McLean v. Arkansas: Evolution, Public Education, and the New Challenge of Intelligent Design Francis J. Beckwith p. 455

Stopping Time: The Pro-Slavery and “Irrevocable” Thirteenth Amendment A. Christopher Bryant p. 501

An Overview and Evaluation of State Blaine Amendments: Origins, Scope, and First Amendment Concerns Mark Edward DeForrest p. 551

A Matter of Constitutional Luck: The General Applicability Requirement in Free Exercise Jurisprudence p. 627

Volume 26, Number 1 Winter 2003


Law and Truth

The Proliferation of Legal Truth Jack M. Balkin p. 5

Truth, Truths, “Truth,” “Truths” in the Law Susan Haack p. 17

The Plain Truth About Legal Truth Michael Moore p. 23

From Postmodernism to Law and Truth Dennis Patterson p. 49

History for the Non-Originalist Rebecca Brown p. 69

Forms of Originalism and the Study of History John Harrison p. 83

On Finding (and Losing) Our Origins Larry Kramer p. 95

The Exclusionary Rule Guido Calabresi p. 111

In Defense of the Search and Seizure Exclusionary Rule Yale Kamisar p. 119

Truth, Justice, and the Jury Shari Diamond p. 143

Is the Criminal Process about Truth?: A German Perspective Thomas Weigend p. 157

America’s Adversarial and Jury Systems: More Likely to Do Justice Gerald Walpin p. 175

Layers and Truth-Telling Albert Alschuler p. 189

Corporate Fraud: See, Lawyers Susan Koniak p. 195

Lawyers as the Enemies of Truth John O. McGinnis p. 231

A Tale of Truth in Modern America William Otis p. 235


Politics and the Principle that Elected Legislators Should Make the Laws David Schoenbrod p. 239

The Myth of a Conservative Supreme Court: The October 2000 Term Lino A. Graglia p. 281

The Faith-Based Initiative, Charitable Choice, and Protecting the Free Speech Rights of Faith-Based Organizations Vernadette Ramirez Broyles, Esq. p. 315


Security Reviews of Media Reports on Military Operations: A Response to Professor Lee Major William A. Wilcox, Jr. p. 355

Book Review

Thomas Jefferson’s Retrospective on the Establishment Clause Douglas G. Smith p. 369

Recent Developments

The United States Supreme Court, 2001 Term

How Little Control? Volition and the Civil Confinement of Sexually Violent Predators in Kansas v. Crane, 122 S. Ct. 867 (2002) p. 384

Volume 25, Number 3 Summer 2002

Reflections on the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy Douglas H. Ginsburg p. 835


The United States Chamber of Commerce: Institute for Legal Reform

Welcome Letters

Governor John Engler p. 840 Governor Frank Keating p. 841

Introductory Remarks on the Federalism Symposium James Wootton p. 843 John P. Schmitz p. 847

Locating the Boundaries: The Scope of Congress’s Power to Regulate Commerce Robert H. Bork & Daniel E. Troy p. 849

Business, the States, and Federalism’s Political Economy Michael S. Greve p. 895

Re-Entering the Arena: Restoring a Judicial Role for Enforcing Limits on Federal Mandates John C. Eastman p. 931

The Problem of Tort Reform: Federalism and the Regulation of Lawyers Robert R. Gasaway p. 953


The First Amendment and Problems of Political Viability: The Case of Internet Pornography Mark C. Alexander p. 977

Toward a National Putative Father Registry Database Mary Beck p. 1031

A Lockean Analysis of Section One of the Fourteenth Amendment Douglas G. Smith p. 1095


Anastoff, Unpublished Opinions, and Federal Appellate Justice Carl Tobias p. 1171

Recent Developments

The United States Supreme Court, 2000 & 2001 Terms

The End of Compelled Contributions for Subsidized Advertising?: United States v. United Foods, 533 U.S. 405 (2001) Paul M. Schoenhard p. 1185

The Keys to the Castle: A New Standard for Warrentless Home Searches in United States v. Knights, 122 S. Ct. 587 (2001) Jonathan T. Skrmetti p. 1201

Volume 25, Number 2 Spring 2002

Law and the War on Terrorism Presidential Addresses on the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001


Remarks on the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, p. ix

Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People, p. xiii


Freedom and Security After September 11, Viet D. Dinh, p. 399


Homeland: An Essay on Patriotism, Richard D. Parker, p. 407

Why They Hate Us: The Role of Social Dynamics, Cass R. Sunstein, p. 429

Civil Liberties and Human Rights in the Aftermath of September 11, Philip B. Heymann, p. 441

Choices of Law, Choices of War, Noah Feldman, p. 457

The President’s Constitutional Authority to Conduct Military Operations Against Terrorist Organizations and the Nations that Harbor or Support Them Robert J. Delahunty & John C. Yoo p. 487

Military Action Against Terrorists under International Law

The Fog of Law: Self-Defense, Inherence, and Incoherence in Article 51 of the United Nations Charter Michael J. Glennon p. 539

America’s New War on Terror: The Case for Self-Defense Under International Law Jack M. Beard p. 559

The Military Tribunal Order

What to Do with Bin Laden and Al Quaeda Terrorists?: A Qualified Defense of Military Commissions and United States Policy on Detainees at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base Kenneth Anderson p. 591

On Justice and War: Contradictions in the Proposed Military Tribunals George P. Fletcher p. 635

When Justice Goes to War: Prosecuting Terrorists before Military Commissions Diane F. Orentlicher & Robert Kogod Goldman p. 653

Terrorism, Federalism, and Police Misconduct William J. Stuntz p. 665

Fear and the Regulatory Model of Counterterrorism Eric A. Posner p. 681

The Consequences of Enlisting Federal Grand Juries in the War on Terrorism: Assessing the USA PATRIOT Act’s Changes to Grand Jury Secrecy Sara Sun Beale & James E. Felman p. 699

An International Criminal Law Approach to Bioterrorism Barry Kellman p. 721

“Security Review” and the First Amendment William E. Lee p. 743

Unleashing the Rogue Elephant: September 11 and Letting the CIA be the CIA Frederick P. Hitz p. 765

Re-Constructing Global Aviation in an Era of the “Civil Aircraft as a Weapon of Destruction” Phillip A. Karber p. 781

Who Should Deal with Foreign Terrorists on U.S. Soil?: Socio-Legal Consequences of September 11 and the Ongoing Threat of Terrorist Attacks in America David A. Klinger & Dave Grossman p. 815

Volume 25, Number 1 Fall 2001


Is Technology Changing the Law?

The Symbiosis of Constitutionalism and Technology, John O. McGinnis, p. 3

The State and the Networked Economy, Mark F. Grady, p. 15

Stalking the Mark of Cain, Michael Edmund O’Neill, p. 31

The Genome and the Law: Should Increased Genetic Knowledge Change the Law?, E. Donald Elliott, p. 61

Does Technology Require New Law, David Friedman, p. 71

The Costs of Privacy, Kent Walker, p. 87

Technology as Security, Declan McCullagh, p. 129

They’re Making a Federal Case Out of It. . . In State Court, John H. Beisner & Jessica Davidson Miller, p. 143

Congress Goes to Court: The Past, Present, and Future of Legislator Standing, Anthony Clark Arend & Catherine B. Lotrionte, p. 209

Freedom of Speech and True Threats, Jennifer E. Rothman, p. 283


Close but No Cigar: A Reply to Professor Graglia, T. Kyle King, p. 369

Recent Developments

The United States Supreme Court, 2000 Term

Juris Doctores or Doctores Divinitatis: Good News Club v. Milford Central School, 533 U.S. 98 (2001), Austin W. Bramwell, p. 385