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14 Jul 2009, 9:23 pm
Hegel, John Locke, John Stuart Mill, Jules Coleman, Bruce Ackerman, Ronald Dworkin, Robert Nozick, and Michael Walzer with some of the leading housing theorists, including Witold Rybczynski, Lewis Mumford, Chester Hartman, Florence Wagman Roisman, and Gaston Bachelard. [read post]
24 Jun 2007, 9:03 pm
" On this last question, Bruce Ackerman has it exactly right:   The idea that legal scholars should focus substantial energy on developing democratic reform proposals is important to the legal academy more generally. [read post]
23 Feb 2011, 7:12 am by Frank Pasquale
Bruce Ackerman has feared a "decline and fall of the American Republic," given that escalating power struggles between the branches of government could leave "the military as a potential arbiter" (85). [read post]
23 Feb 2011, 7:11 am by Frank Pasquale
Bruce Ackerman has feared a “decline and fall of the American Republic,” given that escalating power struggles between the branches of government could leave “the military as a potential arbiter” (85). [read post]
2 Jun 2007, 7:58 am
Maybe there will be an outraged post or two when the Supreme Court decides to adopt the 1964 southern understanding of color-bind in the Seattle case, but a few recent posts aside on Bruce Ackerman's fascinating Harvard article, I suspect readers of this blog could go for many weeks without being reminded that the United States remains a racial divided society in which a great many poor persons of color and urban dwellers have very, very limited life chances. [read post]
18 Aug 2013, 8:48 am by Will Baude
Bruce Ackerman suggests that members of Congress ought to simply read classified information into the public record (“The moment of truth is now”). [read post]
15 Jan 2021, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
  Their other consistent targe is Bruce Ackerman and his term “constitutional moments” which they suggest means that revolutions in singular moments, in “moments of lightning and fire. [read post]
27 Jan 2010, 6:59 am by Adam Chandler
In a Washington Post op-ed, Bruce Ackerman and Ian Ayres propose that Congress "target the very large class [of companies] that does business with the federal government and ban those companies from 'endorsing or opposing a candidate for public office.'" Ackerman suggests another response to Citizens United in the Wall Street Journal (with co-author David Wu). [read post]
22 Aug 2009, 10:23 am
After all, Jack's great colleague Bruce Ackerman basically agrees that the New Deal required a constitutional transformation, a "non-Article V constitutional amendment," and I basically agree. [read post]
14 Jan 2007, 9:03 pm
Regime Theory Yet another important twist in originalist theory is emphasized by the work of Bruce Ackerman: a twist that I shall call "regime theory. [read post]
26 Aug 2020, 12:44 pm by Daniel Shaviro
 3) This constitutional regime is subject to informal but effective amendment at what Bruce Ackerman called “constitutional moments. [read post]
31 Jan 2010, 2:25 pm by Ian Ayres
Bruce and I are the authors of Voting With Dollars: A New Paradigm for Campaign Finance Reform. [read post]
1 Jul 2016, 7:16 am by Doug Cornelius
Yesterday, Andrew Ackerman of the WSJ reported, these two nominations were delayed even further by the Senate when an unidentified Democratic Senator moved to block any confirmation vote on Peirce through a procedural step known as a “hold. [read post]
7 Jan 2019, 1:50 pm by Ilya Somin
Bruce Ackerman outlines some reasons why it would be illegal for Trump to use an emergency declaration to build the wall: President Trump on Friday said that he was considering the declaration of a "national emergency" along the border with Mexico, which he apparently believes would allow him to divert funds from the military budget to pay for a wall, and to use military personnel to build it... [read post]
27 Apr 2009, 3:50 am
These mechanisms are quite important to understanding constitutional change, and legal change more generally.To understand the importance of Teles' book for constitutional theory, start with Bruce Ackerman and his well-known theory of constitutional moments. [read post]
17 Aug 2012, 7:00 am by Dan Ernst
This story corrects the narrative put forward by Bruce Ackerman and others that in 1936 the American people faced a choice between the constitutional positions of the President and the Supreme Court. [read post]
16 Aug 2012, 11:26 am by nflatow
Our brief, filed on behalf of CAC and six of the nation’s most prominent constitutional scholars – Bruce Ackerman, Vikram Amar, Jack Balkin, Burt Neuborne, James Ryan, and Adam Winkler – demonstrates that the text and history of the Fourteenth Amendment permit government to take race into account in certain circumstances in order to ensure equality of opportunity for all persons regardless of race. [read post]
27 May 2011, 6:25 pm by Lawrence Solum
Ranging from particular enthusiasts of "non-originalism," to Ronald Dworkin' s metaphoric likening of the Supreme Court to "Hercules," to Bruce Ackerman's special notion of "non-textual amendments" (i.e., constitutional changes resulting during special "constitutional moments"), and nearly a dozen theories in all, each "theory" advances its own idea of a "living" constitution. [read post]
17 Dec 2007, 10:07 am
 (Bruce Ackerman outlined the problem about a decade ago.)But, whatever we end up thinking about the constitutionality of a consumption tax, Chafetz's throwaway line certainly doesn't advance the ball. [read post]
16 Dec 2013, 5:37 am by Simon Lester
Bruce Ackerman) about whether the United States could treat such agreements as "congressional-executive agreements" (as opposed to "treaties" which, under Art. [read post]