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29 Apr 2022, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
Guest Blogger This post was prepared for a roundtable on Reforming the Supreme Court of the United States, convened as part of LevinsonFest 2022—a year-long series gathering scholars from diverse disciplines and viewpoints to reflect on Sandy Levinson’s influential work in constitutional law. [read post]
4 Feb 2022, 12:42 pm by Lincoln Caplan
The legal historian Michael Klarman explained that, in Brown, the Supreme Court converted “an emerging national consensus into a constitutional command,” deeply influenced by “dramatic, political, economic, social, and ideological forces affecting race relations. [read post]
15 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm by JB
” The speakers were Michele Goodwin (UCI), Michael Klarman (Harvard) and myself. [read post]
25 Aug 2021, 4:30 am by Michael C. Dorf
      The injection of white nationalism into the Republican Party goes back much further than Donald Trump, as Michael Klrarman demonstrated in great detail in the Harvard Law Review (Klarman 2020). [read post]
20 Apr 2021, 4:44 pm by Nicholas Mosvick
The Supreme Court’s “state action” requirement in the 1883 Civil Rights Cases limited the power of the Civil Rights Act of 1871 until a series of Supreme Court cases in the 1950s suggested the justices were, in the words of historian Michael Klarman, “no longer willing to permit state-action doctrine to obstruct the pursuit of racial equality. [read post]
16 Apr 2021, 10:45 am by Kalvis Golde
Professor Michael Klarman of Harvard Law will advocate in favor of court packing, and Dan McLaughlin of the National Review will advocate against. [read post]
9 Mar 2021, 7:04 pm by Jonathan H. Adler
The majority witnesses—Harvard law professor Michael Klarman, Lisa Graves of the Center for Media and Democracy, and Ben Jealous of People for the American Way—will paint a picture of an out-of-control, activist Supreme Court beholden to big business and moneyed interests. [read post]
21 Sep 2020, 6:30 am by Stephen Griffin
  Constitutional rot is a relative term and is thus a more helpful way to understand the constitutional aspects of our current predicament than concepts like “constitutional crisis” (of which I am perhaps overly fond) or even “authoritarianism” (as in Michael Klarman’s forthcoming Harvard Foreword). [read post]
20 Sep 2020, 9:01 pm by Joseph Margulies
The decision was hailed as a great victory.As for Brown, there is an entire cottage industry, led by constitutional historian Michael Klarman, devoted to showing that the decision did little to desegregate schools and much to trigger a white backlash in the south. [read post]
26 Aug 2020, 12:28 pm by lennyesq
Readers of this newsletter can read a draft preview of the foreword by Harvard Law Professor Michael Klarman, “The Degradation of American Democracy–and the Court. [read post]
22 May 2020, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
Other writers, such as Jack Balkin, Michael Klarman and Sotirios Barber have furthered the study of idolatry from a critical perspective, raising serious questions about how and why these fundamental texts continue to be idolised. [read post]
24 Feb 2020, 11:24 am by Nicholas Mosvick
Klarman, “How Great Were the ‘Great’ Marshall Court Decisions? [read post]
17 Dec 2019, 12:15 pm by Ronald Collins
The authors in the series have included truly remarkable scholars, including not only the individuals you mention above, but also Cass Sunstein, Pam Karlan, Lee Bollinger, Mark Tushnet, Michael Klarman, and on and on and on. [read post]
15 Nov 2019, 6:30 am by Sandy Levinson
  It is indispensable, which means, as with earlier books that have been the subject of Balkinization symposia, such as those by Jonathan Gienapp or Michael Klarman, that it not only deserves to be read, but really must be read by anyone wishing to be truly literate in the subject of American constitutional law and its development over time. [read post]
28 Oct 2019, 3:54 am by Mark Graber
  Michael Klarman details how the death of segregation was hastened considerably by the backlash to Brown v. [read post]
10 May 2019, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
Michael Klarman devoted his talk in HLS’s “Last Lectures” series to Thurgood Marshall and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose lawyering, he said, evinces “hope and resilience in what I find to be an alarming political landscape. [read post]
6 May 2019, 7:30 am by margaret
This suggestion has been advanced by Professor Michael Klarman of Harvard Law School, among others. [read post]