James Fleming

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Publications

Goto earliest | 1990s | 2000s

Forthcoming

"Dworkin’s Perfectionism," with Linda C. McClain, in Law and Dignity: Essays in Honour and Memory of Professor Ronald Dworkin Lokendra Malik, ed., Oxford University Press (forthcoming). 

"Fidelity, Change, and the Good Constitution," 62 American Journal of Comparative Law  (forthcoming). 

"Liberty," with Linda C. McClain, in Oxford Handbook of the United States Constitution M. Tushnet, S. Levinson & M. Graber, eds., Oxford University Press (forthcoming). 

"The Myth of Strict Scrutiny for Fundamental Rights," with Linda C. McClain, 12 Dartmouth Law Journal  (forthcoming). 

Fidelity to Our Imperfect Constitution, Oxford University Press (forthcoming). 

2014

American Constitutional Interpretation, with W. F. Murphy, S. A. Barber & S. Macedo, 5th ed., Foundation Press (2014). 

"Introduction to the Symposium on Ronald Dworkin's Religion Without God," in Symposium, A Symposium on Ronald Dworkin's Religion Without God, 94 Boston University Law Review 1201 (2014). 

NOMOS LV: Federalism and Subsidiarity, New York University Press, editor with Jacob T. Levy (2014). 

"Ordered Gun Liberty: Rights with Responsibilities and Regulation," with Linda C. McClain, in Symposium, America's Political Dysfunction: Constitutional Connections, Causes and Cures, 94 Boston University Law Review 849 (2014). 
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2013

"Are We All Originalists Now? I Hope Not!" 91 Texas Law Review 1785 (2013). 
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"Fit, Justification, and Fidelity in Constitutional Interpretation," in Symposium, On Constitutional Obligation and Disobedience: A Symposium on Abner S. Green's Against Obligation and Louis Michael Seidman's On Constitutional Disobedience, 93 Boston University Law Review 1283 (2013). 

"The Inclusiveness of the New Originalism," 82 Fordham Law Review 433 (2013). 
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"The New Originalist Manifesto," 28 Constitutional Commentary 539 (2013). 

NOMOS LIII: Passions and Emotions, New York University Press, editor (2013). 

"Ordered Liberty: Response to Michael Dorf," with Linda C. McClain, 93 Boston University Law Review 1481 (2013). 

Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues, with Linda C. McClain, Harvard University Press (2013). Symposia Responses: “Ordered Liberty: A Response to Three Views,” with Linda C. McClain, 28 Constitutional Commentary 435 (2013); Balkinization Symposium on Ordered Liberty, with Linda C. McClain; Concurring Opinions Symposium on Ordered Liberty, with Linda C. McClain. Podcast on New Books Network, with Linda C. McClain (2013).  

2012

"The Balkinization of Originalism," 2012 University of Illinois Law Review 669 (2012). 

"Living Originalism and Living Constitutionalism as Moral Readings of the American Constitution," in Symposium, Originalism and Living Constitutionalism: A Symposium on Jack Balkin's Living Originalism and David Strauss's The Living Constitution, 92 Boston University Law Review 1171 (2012). 

NOMOS LII: Evolution and Morality, New York University Press, editor with Sanford Levinson (2012). 

"Respecting Freedom and Cultivating Virtues in Justifying Constitutional Rights," with Linda C. McClain, in Symposium, Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do: A Public Lecture and and Symposium on Michael J. Sandel's Recent Book: Panelist Papers, 91 Boston University Law Review 1311 (2012). 
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"The Substance of Self-Government," 8 Law, Culture, and the Humanities  (Oct 11, 2012). 

2011

"Constitutional Theory, the Unitary Executive, and the Rule of Law," with Sotirios A. Barber, in 50 NOMOS: Getting to the Rule of Law 156, James Fleming, ed., New York University Press (2011). 

NOMOS L: Getting to the Rule of Law, New York University Press, editor (2011). 

2010

"An Appreciation of Walter F. Murphy," 20:2 Law & Courts: Newsletter of the Law & Courts Section of the American Political Science Association 18 (2010). 

"Constitutional Theory and the Future of the Unitary Executive," with Sotirios A. Barber, in Symposium Executive Power: New Directions for the New Presidency?, 59 Emory Law Journal 459 (2010). 
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"Presidential Succession: The Art of the Possible," in Symposium, The Adequacy of the Presidential Succession System in the 21st Century, 79 Fordham Law Review 951 (2010). 

"Successful Failures of the American Constitution," in The Limits of Constitutional Democracy 29, S. Macedo and J. Tulis, eds., Princeton University Press (2010). 

"Taking Responsibilities as Well as Rights Seriously," in Symposium Justice for Hedgehogs: A Conference on Ronald Dworkin's Forthcoming Book, 90 Boston University Law Review 839 (2010). 

2009

Book Review, Robert T. Tsai, Eloquence and Reason: Creating a First Amendment Culture, Yale University Press (2008), eloquenceandreason.blogspot.com  (2009). 

"Natural Law: U.S. Law," in 4 The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History 217, Stanley N. Katz, ed., Oxford University Press (2009). 

"Ronald Dworkin," in The Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law 178, Roger K. Newman, ed., Yale University Press (2009). 

"Toward a More Democratic Congress?" in Symposium The Most Disparaged Branch: The Role of Congress in the Twenty-First Century, 89 Boston University Law Review 629 (2009). 
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2008

American Constitutional Interpretation, with W. F. Murphy, S. A. Barber & S. Macedo, 4th ed., Foundation Press (2008). 

"The Odyssey of Cass Sunstein," in Symposium, The Scholarship of Cass Sunstein, 43 Tulsa Law Review 843 (2008). 
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"Rewriting Brown, Resurrecting Plessy," 52 Saint Louis University Law Journal 1141 (2008). 
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2007

"The Balkanization of Originalism," in Symposium The Maryland Constitutional Law Schmooze, 67 Maryland Law Review 10 (2007). 
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Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions, with Sotirios A. Barber, Oxford University Press (2007). 

"The Incredible Shrinking Constitutional Theory: From the Partial Constitution to the Minimal Constitution," 75 Fordham Law Review 2885 (2007). 
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"Rights, Responsibilities, and Reflections upon the Sanctity of Life," with Benjamin C. Zipursky, in Ronald Dworkin 109, Arthur Ripstein, ed., Cambridge University Press (2007). 

2006

"'There Is Only One Equal Protection Clause': An Appreciation of Justice Stevens's Equal Protection Jurisprudence," 74 Fordham Law Review 2301 (2006). 
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"The New Constitutional Order and the Heartening of Conservative Constitutional Aspirations," 75 Fordham Law Review 537 (2006). 
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"The Place of History and Philosophy in the Moral Reading of the American Constitution," in Exploring Law's Empire: The Jurisprudence of Ronald Dworkin 23, Scott Hershovitz, ed., Oxford University Press (2006). 

Securing Constitutional Democracy: The Case of Autonomy, University of Chicago Press (2006). 

2005

"Constitutionalism, Judicial Review, and Progressive Change," with Linda C. McClain, review of Ran Hirschl, Towards Juristocracy, Harvard University Press (2004), 84 Texas Law Review 443 (2005). 
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"Judicial Review Without Judicial Supremacy: Taking the Constitution Seriously Outside the Courts," 73 Fordham Law Review 1377 (2005). 
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"War, Crisis, and the Constitution," with Sotirios A. Barber, in The Constitution in Wartime 232, Mark Tushnet, ed., Duke University Press (2005). 

2004

"Lawrence's Republic," 39 Tulsa Law Review 563 (2004). 
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"Securing Deliberative Democracy," 72 Fordham Law Review 1435 (2004). 
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2003

American Constitutional Interpretation, with W. F. Murphy, S. A. Barber, & S. Macedo, 3d ed., Foundation Press (2003). 

"The Missing Selves in Constitutional Self-Government," 71 Fordham Law Review 1789 (2003). 
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2002

"The Lawyer as Citizen," 70 Fordham Law Review 1699 (2002). 
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2001

"Fidelity to Natural Law and Natural Rights in Constitutional Interpretation," 69 Fordham Law Review 2285 (2001). Also in R. P. George, The Clash of Orthodoxies 183, ISI Press (2001) and in Natural Law: The International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory, R. P. George, ed., Ashgate (2003). 
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"A Further Comment on Robert P. George's 'Natural Law'," 70 Fordham Law Review 255 (2001). 
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"The Natural Rights-Based Justification for Judicial Review," 69 Fordham Law Review 2119 (2001). 
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2000

"The Canon and the Constitution Outside the Courts," with Sotirios A. Barber, 17 Constitutional Commentary 267 (2000). 
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"The Constitution Outside the Courts," 86 Cornell Law Review 215 (2000). 
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"Foreword," with Linda C. McClain, in Symposium on Legal and Constitutional Implications of the Calls to Revive Civil Society, 75 Chicago-Kent Law Review 289 (2000). 
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"The Parsimony of Libertarianism," 17 Constitutional Commentary 171 (2000). 
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"Some Questions for Civil Society-Revivalists," with Linda C. McClain, in Symposium, Legal and Constitutional Implications of the Calls to Revive Civil Society, 75 Chicago-Kent Law Review 301 (2000). 
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1999

"Fidelity, Basic Liberties, and the Specter of Lochner," 41 William & Mary Law Review 147 (1999). 
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1998

"Constitutional Tragedy in Dying: Or Whose Tragedy Is It, Anyway?" in Constitutional Stupidities, Constitutional Tragedies 162, W. N. Eskridge, Jr. & S. Levinson, eds., New York University Press (1998). 

"The Right to Privacy in Sandel's Procedural Republic," with Linda C. McClain, in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy 248, A. L. Allen & M. C. Regan, Jr., eds., Oxford University Press (1998). 

"We the Unconventional American People," 65 University of Chicago Law Review 1513 (1998). 
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1997

"Constitutional Tragedy in Dying: Responses to Some Common Arguments Against the Constitutional Right to Die," 24 Fordham Urban Law Journal 881 (1997). 
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"Fidelity to Our Imperfect Constitution," 65 Fordham Law Review 1335 (1997). 
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"In Search of a Substantive Republic," with Linda C. McClain, review of Michael J. Sandel, Democracy's Discontent, Harvard University Press (1996) and Cass R. Sunstein, Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict, Oxford University Press (1996), 76 Texas Law Review 509 (1997). 
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"Original Meaning Without Originalism," 85 Georgetown Law Journal 1849 (1997). 
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1995

"Securing Deliberative Autonomy," 48 Stanford Law Review 1 (1995). 
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1994

"We the Exceptional American People," 11 Constitutional Commentary 355 (1994). Reprinted in Constitutional Politics: Essays on Constitution Making, Maintenance, and Change 91, S. A. Barber & R. P. George, eds., Princeton University Press (2001). 
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1993

"Constructing the Substantive Constitution," 72 Texas Law Review 211 (1993). 
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1982

"A Critique of John Hart Ely's Quest for the Ultimate Constitutional Interpretivism of Representative Democracy," 80 Michigan Law Review 634 (1982). 

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