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27 Feb 2013, 5:18 am by JB
Sandy's essay is here.It's worth noting that the choice was not necessarily between the three-fifths clause or no constitution at all. [read post]
1 Feb 2013, 2:13 pm by Sandy Levinson
Panelists: Mickey Edwards, Bill Galston, Sandy Levinson, Tom Mann, Norman Ornstein, Alan Wolfe. [read post]
30 Jan 2013, 5:53 am by JB
Last week I attended a splendid conference organized by Sandy Levinson and held at the University of Texas. [read post]
11 Jan 2013, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
The final schedule, which includes Sandy Levinson, Jack Rakove, Steven Skowronek, and many others, is available here, at Balkinization.The Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers. [read post]
11 Jan 2013, 6:31 am by JB
It's a review of Sandy's republication of Constitutional Faith, with the new ending that states that he has lost his faith in the American Constitution.Reviewing a book in which the author has significantly changed the ending was both intellectually challenging and fun; and it also gave me the chance to talk about larger issues of political faith, a recurring theme in my work, and the topic of a long conversation between Sandy and me over the years.Here is the abstract:Sanford… [read post]
9 Jan 2013, 3:45 pm by Sandy Levinson
University of Texas School of Law, January 24-26, 2013Conference Schedule Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm (Law School Auditorium): The State of the Union, Evan Smith (moderator)Mickey Edwards, Bill Galston, Sandy Levinson, Tom Mann, Norman Ornstein, Alan WolfeFriday (Eidman Courtroom)9:15-10:45am: Compromise and governance, Elizabeth Sherman (moderator)Sandy Levinson, Jane Mansbridge, Jack Rakove, Dennis Thompson 11:00-12:30pm: So How Well Did Our Electoral System(s)… [read post]
21 Dec 2012, 12:44 pm by Sandy Levinson
University of Texas School of Law, January 24-26, 2013Conference Schedule (tentative)Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm (Law School Auditorium):  The State of the Union, Evan Smith (moderator)          Mickey Edwards, Bill Galston, Sandy Levinson, Tom Mann, Norman Ornstein, Alan Wolfe Friday (Eidman Courtroom) 9:15-10:45am:  Compromise and governance, Elizabeth Sherman (moderator)… [read post]
19 Dec 2012, 1:35 pm by Mark Tushnet
I think there's a reasonably obvious connection between this point and the one Sandy Levinson's been urging -- that maybe we shouldn't be excoriating the Supreme Court's Heller decision, but the Second Amendment for removing important policy issues from ordinary political resolution. [read post]
9 Sep 2012, 1:42 pm by Lawrence Solum
Introduction The counter-majoritarian difficulty may be the best known problem in constitutional theory. [read post]
9 Aug 2012, 11:22 am by Mark Graber
”   If we can just get rid of the Electoral College, eliminate state equality in the Senate, abandon life tenure for federal justices, and change the rules for constitutional amendment, my friend Sandy Levinson and others imply, gridlock would disappear, the American people would cherish their governing officials, and most other ills of contemporary American politics would be significantly alleviated. [read post]
30 Jul 2012, 6:22 am by Lawrence Solum
Here is the abstract: Jack Balkin’s Constitutional Redemption: Political Faith in an Unjust World and Sandy Levinson’s Constitutional Faith understand the problem of constitutional evil quite differently than Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil (Cambridge Studies on the American Constitution) . [read post]
24 Jul 2012, 3:31 am by JB
Sandy Levinson and I have posted our latest article, The Dangerous Thirteenth Amendment, on SSRN. [read post]
23 Jul 2012, 6:31 am by Howard Wasserman
Sandy Levinson argues that the ostentatiously meaningless (or meaninglessly ostentatious) demonstrations of grief by public officials and political candidates to the Aurora shootings illustrate our current inability to seriously address gun violence or any other public issues. [read post]
3 Jul 2012, 1:47 pm by Lawrence Solum
The University of Marlyand Law Review has published a symposium on Jack Balkin's 2011 book, Constitutional Redemption: Political Faith in an Unjust World (Harvard University Press, 2011) and the republication of Sandy Levinson's Constitutional Faith (Princeton University Press 1989, 2011). [read post]
3 Jul 2012, 10:50 am by JB
The University of Marlyand Law Review has published a symposium on my 2011 book, Constitutional Redemption: Political Faith in an Unjust World (Harvard University Press, 2011) and the republication of Sandy Levinson's Constitutional Faith (Princeton University Press 1989, 2011).Volume 71, Issue 4SYMPOSIUM: CONSTITUTIONAL REDEMPTION & CONSTITUTIONAL FAITH Symposium: Constitutional Redemption & Constitutional Faith: Introduction, Natalie A. [read post]
13 Jun 2012, 6:41 am by David Orentlicher
Earlier this week, in his Ideas column in the Boston Globe, Leon Neyfakh considered the possibility of a bipartisan executive, as well as other remedies that have been proposed for the dysfunction in our national government, including Sandy Levinson’s “Undemocratic Constitution” and the “unbundled executive” of Christopher Berry and Jacob Gersen. [read post]
8 Jun 2012, 9:20 am by JB
Scott Horton interviews Sandy about his new book, Framed, at Harper's Magazine online. [read post]
6 Jun 2012, 5:38 pm by Rick Hasen
Sandy Levinson has this contribution to Slate’s new series, “How Can We Fix the Constitution? [read post]
6 Jun 2012, 5:20 am by Ted Frank
Sandy Levinson criticizes the Constitution as too hard to amend, pointing to the lack of meaningful amendments over the last century. [read post]