State Constitutional Lecture

2015Keith WhittingtonThe New Deal in State Constitutional Law: The Case of New Jersey
2013Sanford LevinsonReflections on States as Laboratories of Constitutional Design
2012Daniel RodriquezThe Political Question Doctrine in State Constitutional Law
2010Christian FritzOut from under the Shadow of the Federal Constitution: An Overlooked American Constitutionalism
2009Vikram Amar Direct Democracy, the Proposition 8 Episode, and The Nature of State Constitutions
2008Robert SchapiroIn the Twilight of the Nation-State: Subnational Constitutions in the New World Order
2007John DinanCourt-Constraining Amendments and the State Constitutional Law Tradition
2006James Gardner           Representation without Party: Lessons from State Constitutional Attempts to Control Gerrymandering
2005G. Alan Tarr and Robert F. Williams     Getting from Here to There: Twenty-first Century Mechanisms and Opportunities in State Constitutional Reform
2004Chief Justice Jeffrey L. AmestoyPragmatic Constitutionalism – Reflections on State Constitutional Theory and Same-Sex Marriage Claims
2003Richard BriffaultThe Disfavored Constitution: State Fiscal Limit in State Courts
2002Helen HershkoffPositive Rights and Democracy
2001SymposiumTort Reform and State Constitutional Law
2000Ronald L. WattsStates, Provinces, Länder and Cantons: International Variety among Subnational Constitutions
1999Daniel J. ElazarThe Moral Compass of State Constitutionalism
1998Justice Stewart G. PollockCelebrating Fifty Years of Judicial Reform Under the 1947 New Jersey Constitution
1997Harry N. ScheiberThe Direct Ballot and State Constitutionalism
1996Akhil R. Amar           Lord Camden Meets Federalism – Using State Constitutions to Counter Federal Abuses
1995John KincaidThe New Federalism Context of the New Judicial Federalism
1994Suzanna SherryState Constitutional Law: Doing the Right Thing
1993Gordon S. WoodState Constitution-Making in the American Revolution
1992Justice Judith S. KayeThe Common Law and State Constitutional Law as Full Partners in the Protection of Individual Rights
1991James A. HenrettaRethinking the State Constitutional Tradition
1990Gary L. McDowell     Rediscovering Federalism? State Constitutional Law and the Restoration of State Sovereignty
1989Burt Neuborne           State Constitutions and the Evolution of Positive Rights