Selected Publications




Selected Publications

  • Religion and Theistic Faith: On Koppelman, Leiter, Secular Purpose, and Accommodations, 49 Tulsa L. Rev. 441 (2013) (part of Book Review issue)
  • Government Endorsement: A Reply to Nelson Tebbe’s Government Nonendorsement, 98 Minn. L. Rev. Headnotes 87 (2013)
  • What Is Constitutional Obligation?, 93 B.U. L. Rev. 1239 (2013) (part of Symposium on books by Abner S. Greene and Louis Michael Seidman)
  • State Speech and Political Liberalism, 28 Const. Comment. 421 (2013) (reviewing books by Jim Fleming and Linda McClain, and by Corey Brettschneider)
  • Interpretive Schizophrenia: How Congressional Standing Can Solve the Enforce-But-Not-Defend Problem, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 577 (2012) (part of DOMA Symposium)
  • Against Obligation: The Multiple Sources of Authority in a Liberal Democracy (2012, Harvard University Press)
  • Speech Platforms, 61 Case Western L. Rev. 1253 (2011) (part of Government Speech Symposium)
  • (Mis)Attribution, 87 Denver U. L. Rev. 833 (2010) (part of Government Speech symposium)
  • Three Theories of Religious Equality ... and of Exemptions, 87 Tex. L. Rev. 963 (2009) (a review essay of books by Martha Nussbaum, Chris Eisgruber and Larry Sager, and Brian Barry)
  • The Fit Dimension, 75 Fordham L. Rev. 2921 (2007) (part of special issue regarding constitutional theory books by Jim Fleming and Cass Sunstein)
  • Against Interpretive Obligation (to the Supreme Court), 75 Fordham L. Rev. 1661 (2006) (part of symposium on The Internal Point of View in Law and Ethics)
  • The Apparent Consistency of Religion Clause Doctrine, 21 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 225 (2006) (part of symposium on The Rehnquist Court and the First Amendment)
  • The Missing Step of Textualism, 74 Fordham L. Rev. 1913 (2006) (part of symposium on The Jurisprudence of Justice Stevens)
  • Can We Be Legal Positivists Without Being Constitutional Positivists?, 73 Fordham L. Rev. 1401 (2005) (part of special issue regarding constitutional theory and history books by Larry Sager and Larry Kramer)
  • Is There a First Amendment Defense for Bush v. Gore?, 80 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1643 (2005)
  • Constitutional Reductionism, Rawls, and the Religion Clauses, 72 Fordham L. Rev. 2089 (2004) (part of Rawls and the Law Symposium)
  • Constitutional (Ir)responsibility, 71 Fordham L. Rev. 1807 (2003) (part of special issue regarding constitutional theory books by Jed Rubenfeld and Chris Eisgruber
  • Understanding the 2000 Election: A Guide to the Legal Battles that Decided the Presidency (2001, NYU Press); published as paperback edition with new foreword (2005)
  • Government Speech on Unsettled Issues, 69 Fordham L. Rev. 1667 (2001) (part of Symposium on The Constitution and the Good Society)
  • The Incommensurability of Religion, in S. Feldman, ed., Law and Religion: A Critical Anthology (2000, NYU Press)
  • Civil Society and Multiple Repositories of Power, 75 Chicago-Kent. L. Rev. 477 (2000) (part of Symposium on Legal and Constitutional Implications of the Calls to Revive Civil Society)
  • Government of the Good, 53 Vanderbilt L. Rev. 1 (2000)
  • Why Vouchers Are Unconstitutional, and Why They’re Not, 13 Notre Dame J. Law, Ethics & Pub. Policy 397 (1999) (part of Symposium on Law and Religion)
  • Respondent to Ronald J. Allen, Foreword: Montana v. Egelhoff – Reflections on the Limits of Legislative Imagination and Judicial Authority, 87 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 633 at 677-78 (1997)
  • The Work of Knowledge, 72 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1479 (1997) (part of issue honoring Professor Frederick Schauer)
  • Discounting Accountability, 65 Fordham L. Rev. 1489 (1997) (part of symposium on Fidelity in Constitutional Theory)
  • The Irreducible Constitution, 7 San Diego J. of Contemporary Legal Issues 293 (1996) (part of Religion Symposium)
  • Kiryas Joel and Two Mistakes About Equality, 96 Colum. L. Rev. 1 (1996) (with replies from Christopher L. Eisgruber and Ira C. Lupu)
  • The Pledge of Allegiance Problem, 64 Fordham L. Rev. 451 (1995)
  • Is Religion Special? A Rejoinder to Scott Idleman, 1994 U. Ill. L. Rev. 535
  • Uncommon Ground – A Review of Political Liberalism by John Rawls and Life's Dominion by Ronald Dworkin, 62 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 646 (1994)
  • Checks and Balances in an Era of Presidential Lawmaking, 61 U. Chi. L. Rev. 123 (1994); also reprinted in M. Glennon, D. Lively, P. Haddon, D. Roberts, R. Weaver, A Constitutional Law Anthology (Anderson Pub. Co., 2d ed. 1997)
  • The Political Balance of the Religion Clauses, 102 Yale L.J. 1611 (1993); also reprinted in J. Garvey and F. Schauer, The First Amendment: A Reader (West Pub. Co., 2d ed. 1996)
  • Adjudicative Retroactivity in Administrative Law, 1991 Sup. Ct. Rev. 261
  • Book Notice, Interpretations of the First Amendment (W. Van Alstyne), 84 Mich. L. Rev. 648 (1986)
  • Book Notice, Passion: An Essay on Personality (R. Unger), 83 Mich. L. Rev. 768 (1985)