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24 Feb 2017, 10:00 am by Scott Fruehwald
Rev. 397 (2016) National Law Journal, Yale Names Heather Gerken as First Woman Law... [read post]
22 Feb 2017, 7:29 am by Dan Filler
 Professor Heather Gerkin has been named the new Dean of Yale Law, effective this summer. [read post]
23 Jan 2017, 5:53 pm by Joseph Fishkin
 But the picture of which functions matter most changes during periods of intense political polarization, intense federal government dysfunction, or both (and our current political era, both pre- and post-Trump, is a cocktail with a whole lot of both).For example: Heather Gerken has argued that one central function of federalism, and indeed sub-federalism potentially “all the way down,” is to allow people who are in the minority in national policy disagreements to… [read post]
8 Jan 2017, 9:13 pm by Sandy Levinson
In any event, as Heather Gerken so well put it, we are in the eye of a hurricane. [read post]
8 Jan 2017, 2:03 pm by Rick Hills
Heather Gerken has written a typically smart and pithy response to my response to her response to my argument that federalism makes a great insurance policy against political defeat at the national level. [read post]
3 Jan 2017, 1:15 pm by Rick Hills
Heather Gerken has a characteristically thoughtful response to my post on the “federalism insurance premium. [read post]
3 Jan 2017, 12:38 pm by Ilya Somin
Yale Law School Professor Heather Gerken has a posted a thoughtful response to my commentary on her analysis of the ways in which liberals and others could use federalism to resist the upcoming Trump administration. [read post]
18 Dec 2016, 6:42 am by Rick Hills
Jeff Rosen reminds us to take heart in Heather Gerken's "Progressive Federalism," in which national minorities can press ahead with state and local initiatives that would perish in a pigeonhole if suggested in the halls of Congress. [read post]
14 Dec 2016, 7:55 am by Ilya Somin
Yale Law School Professor Heather Gerken has long argued that liberals should take a more favorable view of federalism. [read post]
5 Dec 2016, 11:38 am by Ilya Somin
In recent years, some on the left have shown a greater openness to setting limits on federal power, and scholars such as Heather Gerken have pointed out that state and local governments now often protect vulnerable minorities better than Washington does. [read post]
24 Nov 2016, 9:30 pm by Justin S. Daniel
” Professor Heather Gerken of Yale Law School reportedly called the decision “a huge deal,” that could have major implications for the next phase of redistricting in 2021. [read post]
11 Jul 2016, 5:00 am by JB
Finally, Heather Gerken argues that multiple jurisdictions allow groups to “dissent by deciding. [read post]
13 Nov 2015, 10:00 am by Dan Ernst
Richard Primus has now added to Heather Gerken's comment on Mary Bilder's Madison's Hand. over at Balkinization on the impact or lack thereof her findings for originalists. [read post]
12 Nov 2015, 8:43 am by Richard Primus
Yesterday on this blog Heather Gerken posted thoughts about Madison’s notes from the Constitutional Convention, inspired by a seminar on Mary Bilder’s fine new book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention. [read post]
12 Nov 2015, 8:00 am by Dan Ernst
  Over at Balkinization, Heather Gerken, one of the participants, has a post on the symposium and a link to the video. [read post]
20 Sep 2015, 8:10 am
In a series of thoughtful posts at the Balkinization blog, and an important recent article, Yale Law School Professor Heather Gerken proposes a new “detente” between advocates of federalism and defenders of expansive national power. [read post]
14 Sep 2015, 5:50 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Heather Gerken (Yale University - Law School) has posted Federalism and Nationalism: Time for a Détente? [read post]
7 Aug 2015, 3:30 am by Charles Shanor
Charles Shanor An essay by Heather Gerken and James Dawson entitled Living Under Someone Else’s Law, 36 Democracy Journal 42 (2015) caught my attention several months ago. [read post]