Blog Digest - The Professors' Pre-Conference Postings

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In advance of the Conference, many of the panelists submitted posts where they staked out their initial positions on a variety of constitutional issues. To get a better sense of the conversation that occurred in the weeks before the Conference, follow the links below:

 

AMERICA AND THE WORLD
 

Muneer Ahmad, Personhood in Citizenship’s Shadow
Aziz Huq, The Transformative Potential of Muslim America
Jenny Martinez, Constitutional Rights as Human Rights?
Jon D. Michaels, Executive Authority in a post-Westphalian World: How Global Trends Influence U.S. Separation of Powers

 

SOCIAL RIGHTS
 

Risa L. Goluboff, Social Rights
Jacob Hacker, The Democratic Case for Tackling Economic Inequality
Benjamin Sachs, Locating Union Rights

 

CONSTITUTIONAL THEORY
 

Jamal Greene, How Constitutional Theory Matters
David S. Law, The Failure, and Future, of Constitutional Theory
Sophia Lee, Administering the Constitution in 2020
Richard Primus, The Necessity and Peril of Ethical History

 

INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS

Elizabeth Emens, Disability’s Force
Richard W. Garnett, Religion and Division
Richard W. Garnett, Religious Institutions, Pluralism, and the Infrastructure of Religious Freedom
Paul Horwitz, The Constitution in 2030
Paul Horwitz, The First Amendment in 2020: An Institutional Perspective
Alice Ristroph, Discrimination, Violence, and the Constitution

 

LOCALISM AND DEMOCRACY

Ethan Leib, Constitutional Conventions:  Getting 20/20 Vision About Them by 2020
Richard Schragger, Federalism All-the-Way-Down
Ilya Somin, The Promise and Peril of Federalism in the 21st Century
Ernie Young, Preserving Democracy’s Laboratories