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7 May 2019, 6:30 am by Gerard N. Magliocca
For the symposium on Sanford Levinson and Jack M. [read post]
6 May 2019, 5:31 am by JB
This week at Balkinization we are hosting a symposium on Sandy's and my new book, Democracy and Dysfunction (University of Chicago Press, 2019).We have assembled a terrific group of commentators, including Julia Azari (Marquette), Steve Griffin (Tulane), Gerard Magliocca (Indiana), Frank Pasquale (Maryland), Eric Posner (Chicago), David Pozen (Columbia), and Corey Robin (Brooklyn College/CUNY).At the conclusion, Sandy and I will respond to the commentators. [read post]
15 Apr 2019, 6:00 am by JB
Sandy Levinson, Partisan Divisions in the Supreme Court: It's Likely to Get Worse (and There's No Reason to Think that it Will Necessarily Ever Get Better)8. [read post]
14 Apr 2019, 5:00 am by Guest Blogger
  We also discuss important differences between the more ideological Republican party and the more constituent-driven Democratic party; these differences are critical in understanding Reagan Attorney General Ed Meese’s transformative role in shaping legal policy through his embrace of the then-fledgling Federalist Society (an observation that is prominently featured in Sandy Levinson’s and Jack Balkin’s posts). [read post]
8 Apr 2019, 1:02 pm by Gerard Magliocca
In an otherwise terrific book by Justin Driver and in a recent post by Sandy Levinson over at Balkinization (where I also blog), the false story that Justice McReynolds refused to sit next to Justice Brandeis one year for the Court's official photograph was repeated. [read post]
3 Apr 2019, 6:00 am by JB
For the symposium on Neal Devins and Lawrence Baum's new book, The Company They Keep: How Partisan Divisions Came to the Supreme Court (Oxford University Press, 2019).Devins and Baum's The Company They Keep is a fine book that nevertheless manages to bury the lede. [read post]
2 Apr 2019, 5:30 am by JB
Irvine), Sandy Levinson (Texas), Frank Pasquale (Maryland), Rick Pildes (NYU), John McGinnis (Northwestern), and myself.At the conclusion, Neal and Larry will respond to the commentators. [read post]
19 Feb 2019, 2:34 pm by Sandy Levinson
  You should note as well that one of the panels is honoring the collective work of our colleague Gary Jacobsohn, a truly major figure in the field of comparative constitutional law.The entire program follows:    The Future of Liberal… [read post]
31 Oct 2018, 2:22 pm by Joseph Fishkin
I woke up yesterday and saw a New York Times news alert on my phone. [read post]
30 Oct 2018, 8:00 am by Guest Blogger
This subject is complex—not least because, as Sandy Levinson appropriately writes, fixity is “chimerical. [read post]
29 Oct 2018, 8:15 am by Guest Blogger
(We never want to be too reductive, but Levinson’s invocation of “motivated reasoning” certainly seems relevant here.) [read post]
23 Oct 2018, 10:36 am by Howard Bashman
“Our inevitably living Constitution”: Sandy Levinson has this post at the “Balkinization” blog. [read post]
22 Oct 2018, 6:00 am by Mark Graber
 Framers designing a constitution must decide between provisions likely capable of only one interpretation that will become part of what Sandy Levinson calls the Constitution of Settlement or provisions whose interpretation will be disputed that will become part of what Sandy Levinson calls the Constitution of Conversation. [read post]
15 Oct 2018, 5:00 am by Joseph Fishkin
Sandy Levinson has long been sounding the alarm about the constitutional mechanisms, beginning with the structure of the U.S. [read post]
6 Oct 2018, 7:50 am by JB
Among American legal scholars, Sandy Levinson has seen the future. [read post]
23 Aug 2018, 6:22 am by Mark Graber
Last fall, Sandy Levinson, Mark Tushnet and I asked thirty-five of the leading experts on constitutionalism to consider the state of constitutional democracy with respect to particular countries, regions and problems. [read post]
3 Jun 2018, 10:25 am by Guest Blogger
A few days ago, Professor Sandy Levinson argued on this blog that to believe the ERA would pass, one would have to believe Congress has no power to set time limits for amendments and that states cannot rescind their ratifications. [read post]
29 May 2018, 8:28 am by Joseph Fishkin
This clause is—one might have thought—part of what Sandy Levinson calls the hard-wired constitution of settlement. [read post]
16 May 2018, 6:04 am by Paul Horwitz
" I liked Sandy Levinson and Mark Graber's recent article, The Constitutional Powers of Anti-Publian Presidents: Constitutional Interpretation in a Broken Constitutional Order, lots. [read post]