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7 May 2018, 7:09 am by Randy Barnett
Neily III Of course, there are numerous other excellent and influential books I might have mentioned by such well-known authors as John Hart Ely, Ronald Dworkin, Akhil Amar, James Ely, Bruce Ackerman, Richard Epstein, Barry Friedman, Richard Fallon, David Strauss, Jack Balkin, Sandy Levinson, James Fleming, Tom West and many more. [read post]
3 May 2018, 6:34 pm by Mark Graber
  That is how I began my talk at the New England Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting on the paper Sandy Levinson and I wrote that was just published by the Chapman Law Review: “The Constitutional Powers of Anti-Publian Presidents: Constitutional Interpretation in a Broken Constitutional Order. [read post]
8 Mar 2018, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
In the space below and also in a subsequent column, I examine the Winner-Take-All approach to allocating electors and the legal claims against it.Background on the ComplaintThe recently filed Complaint—in which University of Texas Law Professor Sandy Levinson is a named plaintiff and in which noted trial attorney David Boies (who represented and did the oral argument for Al Gore in the famous Bush v. [read post]
12 Feb 2018, 3:46 pm by Sandy Levinson
This session will immerse participants in case study discussions about how educators and policy makers are addressing schools’ responsibilities as civic actors in times of upheaval.Case leaders: Meira Levinson, Jacob FayLocation: Eidman Courtroom3:00 Summary comments and farewells: Sandy Levinson, Meira LevinsonLocation: Eidman CourtroomRSVP Here: https://goo.gl/forms/WDIX1DNo11XwqVD93Note: Teachers can get Continuing Education credit through the State Bar of Texas. [read post]
12 Feb 2018, 3:46 pm by Sandy Levinson
This session will immerse participants in case study discussions about how educators and policy makers are addressing schools’ responsibilities as civic actors in times of upheaval.Case leaders: Meira Levinson, Jacob FayLocation: Eidman Courtroom3:00 Summary comments and farewells: Sandy Levinson, Meira LevinsonLocation: Eidman CourtroomRSVP Here: https://goo.gl/forms/WDIX1DNo11XwqVD93Note: Teachers can get Continuing Education credit through the State Bar of Texas. [read post]
9 Feb 2018, 8:37 pm by Joseph Fishkin
 It is part of what my colleague Sandy Levinson calls the “constitution of settlement. [read post]
9 Feb 2018, 8:37 pm by Joseph Fishkin
 It is part of what my colleague Sandy Levinson calls the “constitution of settlement. [read post]
30 Jan 2018, 11:16 am by Jack Goldsmith
Over the weekend some conservative commentators pushed back on my tweet-claim that President Trump has “threaten[ed] DOJ/FBI over and over in gross violation of independence norms. [read post]
29 Nov 2017, 6:40 pm
And also at that blog, Sandy Levinson has a post titled "Stephen A. [read post]
24 Sep 2017, 8:23 am by Mark Tushnet
I think I'll save Sandy Levinson some time and point out that a Washington Post piece by E.J. [read post]
7 Sep 2017, 9:03 am by Josh Blackman
In a new essay, Sandy Levinson and Mark Graber candidly admit what the legal resistance has long refused to acknowledge: Donald J. [read post]
7 Jul 2017, 12:56 pm by Randy Barnett
 (This would be what Sandy Levinson calls an “unhappy ending” for an originalist who believes today in a strong separation of church and state.) [read post]
15 May 2017, 11:02 am by JB
However, as I noted in a previous post, constitutional crisis refers to something different: A constitutional crisis occurs when there is a serious danger that the Constitution is about to fail at its central task of keeping disagreement within the boundaries of ordinary politics instead of breaking down into lawlessness, anarchy, violence, or civil war.As Sandy Levinson and I have explained, there are three types of constitutional crises. [read post]
12 Apr 2017, 7:49 am by Randy Barnett
I don’t want to spend too much space on this premise of Dorf’s (and Smith and Segall), so I will limit myself to two observations: First, this claim implicitly concedes that the original meaning of most of the Constitution–what Sandy Levinson has called the “hard-wired” part of the Constitution–is determinate enough to yield results. [read post]
5 Apr 2017, 10:23 am by Randy Barnett
Other previous guest authors are a “Who’s Who” of con law professors: Alex Aleinikoff, Akhil Amar, Robert Bennett, David Bernstein, Frank Buckley, Laura Donohue, Garrett Epps, Jim Fleming, Alison LaCroix, Dan Farber, Elizabeth Price Foley, Christopher Fritz, Michael Gerhardt, Abner Greene, Michael Greve, Steve Griffin, Stephen Gardbaum, Philip Hamburger, Thomas Healy, John Inazu, Sandy Levinson, Gerard Magliocca, Earl Maltz, John McGinnis, Clark Neily, Mike… [read post]
10 Mar 2017, 9:16 pm by Mark Tushnet
This column, though, seemed to me basically right – but radically (so to speak) incomplete.The first gap is the most important – a failure to connect the dots, as Sandy Levinson is wont to say. [read post]
17 Feb 2017, 7:56 am by JB
Sandy Levinson, for one, has argued that we should consider adding such a feature to our Constitution, and in our essay on constitutional dictatorship, Sandy and I discussed how such a system might work.Trump's example shows the advantages of a system with a vote of no confidence over our current presidential system. [read post]
7 Feb 2017, 5:05 am by JB
Sandy Levinson and I wrote an article about constitutional crises in 2009. [read post]
30 Jan 2017, 10:14 am by Mark Graber
  Trumpism can be prevented only if fundamental changes are made to the constitutional order, whether those changes be, as Sandy Levinson insists, to the constitutional text, or as I believe, to the way that constitutional politics functions.Alas, the normal politics that generated an abnormal president also highlight why very few governing officials have an incentive to change fundamental features of the constitutional order. [read post]