Stephen E. Sachs (Duke): The “Constitution in Exile” as a Problem for Legal Theory. Herbert J. Hovenkamp (Iowa): Inventing the Classical Constitution. Stephen Rohde reviews The Classical Liberal Constitution: The Uncertain Quest for Limited Government by Richard A. Epstein (and more and more). Steven J. Heyman (IIT): The Conservative-Libertarian Turn in First Amendment Jurisprudence. Leo E. Strine Jr. (Harvard) and Nicholas Walter (Yale): Conservative Collision Course? The Tension between Conservative Corporate Law Theory and Citizens United. Reva Siegel (Yale): Race-Conscious But Race-Neutral: The Constitutionality of Disparate Impact in the Roberts Court. Cedric Merlin Powell (Louisville): Justice Thomas, Brown v. Board of Education, and Post-Racial Determinism. Adam Lamparello (Indiana Tech): The Legacy of Anthony M. Kennedy. What might have been: Benjamin Pieter Pomerance on 25 years of Robert Bork on the United States Supreme Court. Stephen E. Sachs (Duke): Originalism as a Theory of Legal Change. Brad Masters (BYU): Reconciling Originalism with the Father of Conservatism: How Edmund Burke Answers the Disruption Dilemma in N.L.R.B. v. Canning. Scott D. Gerber (Ohio Northern): Liberal Originalism: The Declaration of Independence and Constitutional Interpretation. Herbert Hovenkamp (Iowa): Progressive Legal Thought. Robert Greenstein on how a constitutional convention could be the single most dangerous way to “fix” American government. Lawrence Friedman reviews Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America’s Positive Rights by Emily Zackin. Richard A. Epstein and Mario Loyola on the United State of America: Washington is expanding its power by turning state governments into instruments of federal policy.


Tommy J. Curry (Texas A&M): The Eschatological Dilemma: The Problem of Studying the Black Male only as the Deaths that Result from Anti-Black Racism. Andrew Dilts (LMU): Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism. Zane Umsted (Iowa): Deterring Racial Bias in Criminal Justice Through Sentencing. Sergio Alves Jr. (UC-Berkeley): The Internet Balkanization Discourse Backfires. David Modic and Stephen E. G. Lea (Exeter): How Neurotic are Scam Victims, Really? The Big Five and Internet Scams. Keith Ingersoll (Kaplan), Edmund J. Malesky (Duke), and Sebastian M. Saiegh (UCSD): Diversity and Group Performance: Evidence from the World's Top Soccer League. Elaine Teng on the solution to violent soccer matches is not to separate enemy nations. Greg Rosalsky on economics at the North Pole: Are Santa’s elves slaves? Pam and Tommy: Amanda Chicago Lewis on the untold story of the world's most infamous sex tape. Nate Cohn on how Obama’s immigration move benefits Democrats where it counts. The irony and the ecstasy: Every serious G.O.P. presidential aspirant invokes the glorious era of Ronald Reagan, to which the country must return; ignore the fact that, for the likes of Paul Ryan and Rand Paul, Reagan’s actual record — from increased bureaucracy to higher deficits — should be seen as a complete failure. White Christmas and Black December: The Massacre of the Innocents reminds us that the #BlackLivesMatter movement is not truly a challenge to Christmas — it’s a return to its roots. Sex slavery “pushes ISIL victims to suicide”: Amnesty International says girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority have had their lives shattered by ISIL sexual violence.


From JSTOR, Livia Gershon on what college rankings don't mean. Stephen Burd on how college rankings are destroying financial aid: Low-income students are increasingly paying for policies that prioritize prestige over opportunity. David Leonhardt on the top colleges that enroll rich, middle class and poor. Andrew Simmons on how not everyone can afford the all-American on-campus experience. You can now go to college in Germany for free, no matter where you’re from. Devin Fergus: “My students pay too much for college. Blame Reagan”. Max Ehrenfreund on how private colleges are a waste of money for white, middle class kids: Students who come from disadvantaged families might benefit from attending a more exclusive school, but others typically do not. Choire Sicha on Whitman College and the decline of economic diversity. Derek Thompson on the graduate schools with the richest alums: No law school beats Harvard, no degree beats Petroleum Engineering — and if money is truly your only object, consider grad school in California. Roberto Ferdman on where to go to college if you want the highest starting salary. Matt O'Brien on where to go to college to make the most money — for each major. Ben Casselman on the economic guide to picking a college major. Libby Nelson on 13 charts that explain why your college major matters. Danielle Douglas-Gabriel on why a college degree shouldn’t be a commodity. Wesleyan University president Michael S. Roth on how college shouldn't prepare you for your first job — it should prepare you for your life. Kevin Carey on the economic price of colleges’ failures. For accomplished students, reaching a good college isn’t as hard as it seems.

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