Gerald F. Leonard

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The Rise and Fall of the Federalist Constitution, with Saul Cornell, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming). 


"Fletcher v. Peck and Constitutional Development in the Early United States," 47 U. C. Davis Law Review 1843 (2014). 

"Jefferson's Constitutions," in Constitutions and the Classics: Patterns of Constitutional Thought from Fortescue to Bentham 369, D. J. Galligan, ed., Oxford University Press (2014). 
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"Punishment Without Conviction: Controlling the Use of Unconvicted Conduct in Federal Sentencing," with Christine Dieter, 17 Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law 260 (2012). 
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"Law and Politics Reconsidered: A New Constitutional History of Dred Scott," 34 Law and Social Inquiry  (2009). [Unabridged version (2009)] 
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New Essays on American Constitutional HistoryAmerican Historical Association, Series Editor with Keith Whittington (2009-14). [seven pamphlets] 

"Some Reasons Why Criminal Harms Matter," in Criminal Law Conversations 153, Robinson, Ferzan, & Garvey, eds., Oxford University Press (2009). 


"The Consolidation of the Early Federal System, 1791-1812," with Saul Cornell, in 1 The Cambridge History of Law in America 518, C. Tomlins & M. Grossberg, eds., Cambridge University Press (2008). 


"Civilizing Darwin: Holmes on Criminal Law," in Modern Histories of Crime and Punishment 198, M. Dubber & L. Farmer, eds., Stanford University Press (2007). 


"Iredell Reclaimed: Farewell to Snowiss's History of Judicial Review," 81 Chicago-Kent Law Review 867 (2006). 
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"Holmes on the Lochner Court," 85 Boston University Law Review 1001 (2005). 
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"Towards a Legal History of American Criminal Theory: Culture and Doctrine from Blackstone to the Model Penal Code," 6 Buffalo Criminal Law Review 691 (2003). 
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The Invention of Party Politics: Federalism, Popular Sovereignty, and Constitutional Development in Jacksonian Illinois, University of North Carolina Press (2002). 


"Party as a 'Political Safeguard of Federalism': Martin Van Buren and the Constitutional Theory of Party Politics," 54 Rutgers Law Review 221 (2001). 
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"Rape, Murder, and Formalism: What Happens If We Define Mistake of Law?" 72 University of Colorado Law Review 507 (2001). 
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"Comment on Frederick Schauer's Prediction and Particularity," 78 Boston University Law Review 931 (1998). 
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"Federal Law and Athletic Eligibility for Students with Disabilities," 27 School Law Bulletin 1 (1996). 


"The Ironies of Partyism and Antipartyism: Origins of Partisan Political Culture in Jacksonian Illinois," 87 Illinois Historical Journal 21 (Spring 1994). 


Partisan Political Theory and the Unwritten Constitution: The Origins of Democracy in Illinois, 1818-1840, University of Michigan (1992). [Ph.D. dissertation] 

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