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6 Apr 2012, 1:58 pm by Joshua Matz
  Richard Wolf of USA Today and Michael Doyle and David Lightman of McClatchey Newspapers offer historical perspective on disputes between presidents and the Court; at Balkanization, Rick Pildes warns against too-easy analogies to FDR, noting that “it is also important to realize just how different that moment was — in terms of both the Court and the political branches — than where we are for now. [read post]
1 May 2018, 4:14 am by Edith Roberts
At the Election Law Blog, Rick Pildes remarks that during oral argument in Abbott v. [read post]
2 Mar 2017, 4:13 am by Edith Roberts
” A contrary view comes from Richard Pildes, also at the Election Law Blog, who considers “today’s decision a major new precedent with broad implications, not just for racial gerrymandering issues, but for partisan gerrymandering ones potentially as well. [read post]
20 Jun 2018, 4:10 am by Edith Roberts
” Additional commentary and analysis come from Justin Levitt in an op-ed for The Washington Post, Richard Pildes in an op-ed for The New York Times, Mark Joseph Stern at Slate, Vann Newkirk at The Atlantic, Eric Segal in an op-ed for NBC News, Galen Druke at FiveThirtyEight, Carolyn Shapiro in an op-ed at The Hill, Thomas Mann at Brookings, Medium’s Flippable blog, Jeffrey Toobin at The New Yorker, and Walter Olson at the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, who… [read post]
6 Nov 2011, 6:06 am by Kenneth Anderson
 I am reminded of an excellent essay (it is short, 14 pages, and clear, elegant, and accessible) by NYU’s Richard Pildes a couple of years ago on Cass Sunstein’s body of work which, of course, is central to this discussion. [read post]
6 Mar 2012, 9:15 am by Rick Hills
An important amicus brief written by my colleagues, Rick Pildes and Sam Issacharoff, urges the SCOTUS to grant cert in the Siegelman case to resolve these perplexities of the Mail Fraud statute. [read post]
20 Jun 2018, 6:48 pm by Anthony Gaughan
As Professor Richard Pildes explained in a New York Times op-ed yesterday, “The court’s rejection of statewide challenges in the Wisconsin case will make gerrymandering litigation more complex. [read post]
28 Jun 2019, 4:21 am by Edith Roberts
” At Balkinization, Rick Pildes describes the decision as “a powerful example of what I call an ‘institutionally realist’ approach to judicial review of executive branch action. [read post]
6 Oct 2013, 9:01 pm by Michael C. Dorf
  As law professors Daryl Levinson and Richard Pildes argued in an important 2006 Harvard Law Review article, during periods of unified government—when one party controls both houses of Congress and the Presidency—our system works very much like a parliamentary one, with the President finding support for his agenda in the legislature, while in times of divided government, separation of powers works all too well, for then a determined opposition can create gridlock.… [read post]
10 Jun 2019, 7:30 am by Sandy Levinson
 (Obviously, this calls into deeper question the continuing relevance of Madison, especially in light of the critique offered several years ago by Richard Pildes and Darryl Levinson of Madison in terms of "separation of parties" rather than of "powers. [read post]
21 Sep 2022, 5:01 am by Eugene Volokh
Frederick Schauer and Richard Pildes call this idea "electoral exceptionalism," which posits that "elections should be constitutionally understood as (relatively) bounded domains of communicative activity" where "it would be possible to prescribe or apply First Amendment principles to electoral processes that do not necessarily apply through the full reach of the First Amendment. [read post]
30 Jul 2012, 5:00 am by J Robert Brown Jr.
Putting together a list of all  law faculty blogs and law faculty bloggers is a surprisingly difficult task. [read post]
20 Aug 2012, 8:17 am by Sanford Levinson
  A recent article by NYU law professor Richard Pildes suggested that several recent decisions by the United States Supreme Court, most notably Citizens United, fit the “counter-majoritarian” thesis to a tee. [read post]
30 Oct 2014, 12:02 pm by Richard Hasen
Those plaintiffs are represented by noted voting rights professor Richard Pildes, among others.) [read post]
9 Sep 2010, 10:33 am by Brian Tamanaha
For several generations now, the US legal culture has almost universally accepted an account of our history that goes like this: The 1870s through the 1920s was the “formalist age,” when most lawyers and judges believed that law is comprehensive, gapless, internally consistent, and logically ordered, and that judges mechanically deduce single right answers in cases. [read post]
27 Dec 2022, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
This post was prepared for a roundtable onVoting Rights, convened as part of LevinsonFest 2022.Sanford Levinson First I must express my continued thanks to the persons actually behind this remarkable project, Richard Albert, Ashley Moran, and Trish Do. [read post]