Articles

Articles by G. Alan Tarr

  • “Explaining State Constitutional Change,” WAYNE LAW REVIEW 60 (2015).
  • “Political Identity and Federalism: The American Experience,” L’EUROPE EN FORMATION (2014).
  •  “A Problem without End? The Financial Crisis in State Courts,” KENTUCKY LAW JOURNAL 100 (2012).
  • “Contesting the Judicial Power in the States,” HARVARD JOURNAL OF LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY 35 (2012).
  • “Commission-Based Judicial Appointment: The American Experience,” REVUE GENERALE DE DROIT 41 (2011).
  • “Federalism and Health Care in the United States,” REVISTA CATALANA DE DRET PUBLIC (2011).
  • “Federalism and Subnational Constitutional Space,” PENN STATE LAW REVIEW 115 (2011).
  • “State Constitutional Design and State Constitutional Interpretation,” MONTANA LAW REVIEW 72 (2011).
  • “Subnational Constitutions and Minority Rights: A Perspective on Canadian Provincial Constitutionalism,” RUTGERS LAW JOURNAL 40 (2009).
  • “New Directions in State Court Research,” JUSTICE SYSTEM JOURNAL 30 (2009).
  • “Do Retention Elections Work?” MISSOURI LAW REVIEW 74 (2009).
  • “Federalismo e Espaco Constitucional Sunactional,” REVISTA BARILEIRA DE ESTUDOS CONSTITUCIONAIS 10 (2009).
  • “NAFTA and Federalism: Are They Compatible?” NORTEAMERICA 3 (2008).
  • “Designing an Appointment System: The Key Questions,” FORDHAM URBAN LAW REVIEW 34 (2007).
  •  “Getting from Here to There: Twenty-First Century Mechanisms and Opportunities in State Constitutional Reform,” RUTGERS LAW JOURNAL 36 (2005). Co-author.
  • “American Constitutionalism and the Indian Tribes," INDIAN JOURNAL OF FEDERALISM 8 (2005).
  • “State Constitutional Interpretation,” TEXAS REVIEW OF LAW & POLITICS 8 (2004), reprinted in John Baker, ed., STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT. Baltimore: Lanahan Publishers, 2009.
  • "Rethinking the Selection of State Supreme Court Justices," WILLAMETTE LAW JOURNAL 39 (2003).
  • "Cyprus and the Clash of Rights," INDIAN JOURNAL OF FEDERAL STUDIES 6  (2003).
  • "Interpreting the Separation of Powers in State Constitutions," NEW YORK  UNIVERSITY ANNUAL SURVEY OF AMERICAN LAW 59 (2003)
  • "The State of State Constitutions," LOUISIANA LAW REVIEW 62 (2002).
  • "Laboratories of Democracy?" PUBLIUS: THE JOURNAL OF FEDERALISM 31(2001).
  • "Models and Fashions in State Constitutionalism," WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW (1998).
  • "The New Judicial Federalism in Perspective," NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW 72 (1997).
  • "The Past and Future of the New Judicial Federalism," PUBLIUS: THE JOURNAL OF FEDERALISM 24 (1994).
  • "Understanding State Constitutions," TEMPLE LAW REVIEW 65 (1992).
  • "Constitutional Theories and Constitutional Rights," PUBLIUS: THE JOURNAL OF FEDERALISM 22 (1992).
  • "State Constitutional Law and Constitutional Theory," RUTGERS LAW JOURNAL 22 (1991).
  • "Church and State in the States," WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW 63 (1989).
  • "Religion Under State Constitutions," ANNALS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 496 (1988).

Articles by Robert F. Williams

  • Squeezing Out Provinces’ Legislative Competence, 129 S. African L.J. 621 (2012) (with Steytler).
  • Response:  Why State Constitutions Matter, 45 New England L. Rev. 901 (2011). 
  • Teaching and Researching Comparative Subnational Constitutional Law, 115 Penn St. L. Rev. 1109 (2011). 
  • Should The Oregon Constitution Be Revised, And If So, How Should It Be Accomplished?  87 Oregon L. Rev. 867 (2009).
  • Is the Wisconsin State Constitution Obsolete?  Toward a Twenty-First Century, Functionalist Assessment, 90 Marquette L. Rev. 425 (2007).
  • State Constitutional Methodology in Search and Seizure Cases, 77 Miss. L.J. 225 (2007).
  • The New Judicial Federalism Takes Root in Arkansas, 58 Arkansas L. Rev. 883 (2006).
  • Juristocracy in the American States?  65 Maryland L. Rev. 68 (2006).
  • Foreword:  Getting From Here to There: Twenty-First Century Mechanisms and Opportunities in State Constitutional Reform, 36 Rutgers L.J. 1075 (2005) (coauthored with Alan Tarr).
  • State Courts Adopting Federal Constitutional Doctrine: Case-by-Case Adoptionism or Prospective Lockstepping?  46 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1499 (2005).
  • Foreword: Continued Commitment to State Constitutional Law, 38 Valparaiso U.L. Rev. 317 (2004).
  • The New Judicial Federalism in Ohio: The First Decade, 51 Cleve. St. L. Rev. 415 (2004).
  • New Hampshire and the Methodology of the New Judicial Federalism, 45 N.H. B.J. 6 (Summer 2004).
  • Introduction: Celebrating Judge Michael Patrick King’s Career, 35 Rutgers L.J. 1247 (2004) (also solicited and edited the articles).
  • Introduction: The Third Stage of the New Judicial Federalism, 59 NYU Ann. Surv. Am.L. 211 (2003).
  • Shedding Tiers “Above and Beyond” the Federal Floor: Loving State Constitutional Equality Rights to Death in Louisiana, 63 La. Rev. 917 (2003).
  • The Brennan Lecture: Interpreting State Constitutions As Unique Legal Documents, 27 Okla. City U.L. Rev. 189 (2002).
  • Traces of its Labors”: The Constitutional Commission, the Legislature, and Their Influence on the New Jersey State Constitution, 1873-1875, 33 Rutgers L.J. 929 (2002) (Coauthored).
  • Foreword: Continuing Developments in State Constitutional Law, 74 Temple L. Rev. 573 (2001).
  • Old Constitutions and New Issues: National Lessons from Vermont’s State Constitutional Case on Marriage of Same-Sex Couples, 43 Boston Coll. L. Rev. 73 (2001).
  • Foreword: Tort Reform and State Constitutional Law, 32 Rutgers L.J. 897 (2001).
  • Foreword: Is Constitutional Revision Success Worth Its Popular Sovereignty Price?  52 Fla. L. Rev. 249 (2000).
  • Comparative Subnational Constitutional Law: South Africa’s Provincial Constitutional Experiments, 40 S.Tex. L. Rev.625 (1999), reprinted at 63 J. Contemp. Roman-Dutch Law 367 (2000) (South Africa).
  • The New Judicial Federalism in the United States: Expansive State Constitutional Rights Decisions, in Subnational Constitutional Governance: Seminar Report,  p.67 (Johannesburg, South Africa: Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, 1999).
  • Justice Brennen, The New Jersey Supreme Court, and State Constitutions: The Evolution of a State Constitutional Consciousness, 29 Rutgers L.J. 763 (1998).
  • Afterword: The New Jersey State Constitution Comes From Ridicule To Respect, 29 Rutgers L.J. 1037 (1998).
  • Rhode Island’s Distribution of Powers Question of the Century: Reverse Delegation and Implied Limits on Legislative Powers, 4 Roger Williams U.L.Rev. 159 (1998).
  • Foreword: Western State Constitutions in the American Constitutional Tradition, 28 New Mex. L. Rev. 191 (1998) (co-authored).
  • New Mexico State Constitutional Law Comes of Age, 28 New Mex. L. Rev. 379 (1998).
  • New York’s State Constitution in National Context, 14 Touro L. Rev. 611 (1998).
  • State Constitution’s Role—A Symposium, 1 Delaware L. Rev. 193 (1998) (moderator).
  • The Florida Constitution Revision Commission in Historic and National Context, 50 Fla. L. Rev. 215 (1998).
  • Comparative State Constitutional Law: A Research Agenda on Subnational Constitutions in Federal Systems, in Law In Motion (Roger Blanpain, ed. 1997), p. 339. (June1997).
  • New Jersey’s State Constitutions: From Ridicule to Respect, 185 New Jersey Lawyer 8 (June 1997).
  • In The Glare of The Supreme Court: Continuing Methodology and Legitimacy Problems in                       Independent State Constitutional Rights Adjudication, 72 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1015     (1997).
  • Two Visions of State Constitutional Rights Protections, 7 Seton Hall Const. L.J. 833 (1997).
  • Are State Constitutional Conventions Things of the Past?  The Increasing Role of the  Constitutional Commission in State Constitutional Change, 1 Hofstra Law & Policy Symposium 1 (1996).
  • Comment:  On the Importance of a Theory of Legislative Power Under State Constitutions, 15 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 57 (1995).
  • The New Jersey Equal Rights Amendment:  A Documentary Sourcebook 16 Rutgers Women's Rights L. Reporter 69 (Winter 1994).
  • The New Judicial Federalism: The States' Lead in Rights Protection, 65 Journal of State Government 50 (April-June 1992) (Coauthored).
  • The Claus von Bulow Case, Chutzpah and State Constitutional Law?  26 Connecticut L. Rev. 711 (1994).
  • New York's State Constitution in Comparative Context and The Role of The Constitutional Commission in State Constitutional Change in The New York State Constitution: A Briefing Book (Gerald Benjamin, ed., 1994) p. 17, 73; and in Decision 1997: Constitutional Change In New York (Gerald Benjamin and Henrik N. Dullea, eds., 1997), p. 29, 45.
  • State Constitutionalism:  Completing the Interdisciplinary Study of Constitutional Law and Political Theory, 22 Perspectives in Pol. Sci. 110 (Summer 1993).
  • A "Row of Shadows":  Pennsylvania's Misguided Lockstep Approach to State Constitutional Equality Doctrine, 3 Widener J. Pub. L. 343 (1993).
  • Class Actions in New Jersey State Courts, 24 Rutgers L. J.  737 (1993) (coauthored).
  • Foreword, A Research Agenda in State Constitutional Law, 66 Temple L. Rev. 1145 (1993).
  • Introduction: The Stories of State Constitutional Law, 18 Nova L. Rev. 715 (1994).
  • Review Essay:  A Generation of Change in Florida State Constitutional Law, 5 St. Thomas L. Rev. 133 (1992).
  • Foreword:  The Importance of an Independent State Constitutional Equality Doctrine in School
  • Finance Cases and Beyond, 24 Connecticut L. Rev. 675 (1992).
  • Foreword:  New York Constitutional Law—The State and Nation Watch, 8 Touro L. Rev. I (1992).
  • State Constitutional Law:  Teaching and Scholarship, 41 J. Legal Ed. 243 (1991).
  • Marking The End of Pennsylvania's Revolutionary Constitutional Experiment, 139 Pittsburgh Legal J. 45 (January, 1991).
  • Selected Bibliography on State Constitutional Law, 1980-1989, 20 Rutgers L. J. 1093           (1989) (coauthored).
  • "Government Structure Under State Constitutions," in State Constitutions in the Federal System (Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1989), p. 37.
  • The State Constitutions of the Founding Decade: Pennsylvania's Radical 1776 Constitution and   Its Influences on American Constitutionalism, 62 Temple L. Rev. 541 (1989).
  • Evolving State Legislative and Executive Power in the Founding Decade, 496  Annals of the
  • American Academy of Political and Social Science 43 (1988).
  • "Experience Must be Our Only Guide":  The State Constitutional Experience of the Framers of     the Federal Constitution, 15  Hast. Const. L. Q. 403 (1988).
  • The Influences of Pennsylvania's 1776 Constitution on American Constitutionalism During the Founding Decade, 112 Pa. Mag. of Hist. & Biog. 25 (1988).
  • New Jersey's Constitution of 1776: "We Shall have a Republic established by the end of the week," New Jersey Lawyer 21 (Summer, 1987).
  • Methodology Problems in Enforcing State Constitutional Rights, 3 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 143 (1986-1987).
  • Farmworkers' Organizational and Collective Bargaining Rights in New Jersey: Implementing                    Self-Executing State Constitutional Rights, 18 Rutgers L. J. 729 (1987) (coauthored).
  • State Constitutional Limits on Legislative Procedure: Problems of Judicial Enforcement and Legislative Compliance, 17 Publius: The Journal of Federalism 91 (1987), reprinted in 48 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 797 (1987).
  • The State Constitutional Roots of the "Separate But Equal" Doctrine: Roberts v. City of Boston, 17           Rutgers L. J. 537 (1986) (coauthored).
  • Equality Guarantees in State Constitutional Law, 63 Texas L. Rev. 1195 (1985).
  • Equality and State Constitutional Law, Chapter 3 in Developments in State Constitutional Law: The Williamsburg Conference (B. McGraw ed. 1985), and Chapter 2 in          
  • Practicing Law Institute, Recent Developments in State Constitutional Law (P. Bamberger ed. 1985).
  • Introduction:  State Constitutional Law in Ohio and the Nation, 16 U. Toledo L. Rev. 391 (1985).
  • Special Project:  The Constitutionality of the Death Penalty in New Jersey, 15 Rutgers L. J. 261 (1984) (coauthored with a professor and three students).
  • In the Supreme Court's Shadow: Legitimacy of State Rejection of Supreme Court Reasoning and Result, 35 South Carolina L. Rev. 353 (1984).
  • Statutory Law in Legal Education: Still Second Class After All These Years, 35 Mercer L. Rev. 803 (1984).
  • State Constitutional Law Processes, 24 William and Mary L. Rev. 169 (1983).
  • The Anatomy of Law Reform:  Dissecting a Decade of Change in Florida in Forma Pauperis Law, 12 Stetson L. Rev. 363 (1983).
  • Statutes as Sources of Law Beyond Their Terms in Common-Law Cases, 50 George Washington L. Rev. 554 (1982).
  • Legal Education in Afghanistan Prior to the Soviet Occupation, 6 Suffolk Transnational L. Rev. 247 (1982).
  • The Tax Injunction Act and Judicial Restraint: Property Tax Litigation in Federal Courts, 12  Rutgers L. J. 653 (1981).
  • Interpretation of Statutes: A Comparative View for Afghanistan (1975) (Translated and     published in Persian by the Afghan Judicial Training Center).
  • The Florida Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, 1 Florida State University L. Rev. 555 (1973) (coauthored).