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Faculty name: Lawrence B. Solum

Note: This bibliography changes the order of authors so that Georgetown authors are listed first.

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Lawrence B. Solum & Robert Bone, Civil Procedure: Cases and Context (New York: Aspen Publishers forthcoming).   
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Civil Procedure: Principles and Theory (Oxford: Oxford University Press forthcoming).   
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism and the Landscape of Contemporary Constitutional Theory, Problema: anuario de filosofía y teoría del derecho (forthcoming).   
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Republican Constitutionalism, U. Ill. L. Rev. (forthcoming).    [SSRN]

Books

  • Lawrence B. Solum, Michael J. Gerhardt, Stephen M. Griffin & Thomas D. Rowe, Jr., Constitutional Theory: Arguments and Perspectives (New Providence, N.J.: LexisNexis 2013).   
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Jamie S. Gorelick & Stephen Marzen, Destruction of Evidence (New York: Aspen Publishers 1989 & Cumulative Supp. 1989-2012).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Robert W. Bennett, Constitutional Originalism: A Debate (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press 2011).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Susan Bandes, 18 Moore's Federal Practice (New York: Matthew Bender 3d ed. 1997 & Semiannual Supp. 1998-2009 (with Tom Rowe)).    [BOOK]
  • Virtue Jurisprudence (Lawrence B. Solum & Colin Farrelly eds., New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2008).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalist Methodology, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. 269-295 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Republican Constitutionalism, 32 Const. Comment. 175-205 (2017) (reviewing Randy E. Barnett, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People (2016)).    [W]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Intellectual History as Constitutional Theory, 101 Va. L. Rev. 1111-1164 (2015).    [W] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Fixation Thesis: The Role of Historical Fact in Original Meaning, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1-78 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Artificial Meaning, 89 Wash. L. Rev. 69-86 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Positive Foundations of Formalism: False Necessity and American Legal Realism, 127 Harv. L. Rev. 2464-2497 (2014) (reviewing Lee Epstein, William M. Landes & Richard A. Posner, The Behavior of Federal Judges: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Rational Choice (2013)).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Communicative Content and Legal Content, 89 Notre Dame L. Rev. 479-519 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Construction and Constraint: Discussion of Living Originalism, 7 Jerusalem Rev. Legal Stud. 17-34 (2013).    [HEIN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, How NFIB v. Sebelius Affects the Constitutional Gestal, 91 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1-58 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism and Constitutional Construction, 82 Fordham L. Rev. 453-537 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism and the Unwritten Constitution, 2013 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1935-1984.    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Decision To Uphold the Mandate as Tax Represents a Gestalt Shift in Constitutional Law, 3 J.L. (3 The Post) 173-178 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Tun-Jen Chiang, The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law, 123 Yale L.J. 530-614 (2013).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Faith and Fidelity: Originalism and the Possibility of Constitutional Redemption, 91 Tex. L. Rev. 147-173 (2012) (reviewing Jack M. Balkin, Constitutional Redemption: Political Faith in an Unjust World (2011) & Jack M. Balkin, Living Originalism (2011)).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Legal Theory Lexicon: Legal Theory, Jurisprudence, and the Philosophy of Law, 1 J.L. (1 The Post) 417-422 (2011).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Narrative, Normativity, and Causation, 2010 Mich. St. L. Rev. 597-622.    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Questioning Cultural Commons, 95 Cornell L. Rev. 817-837 (2010).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Unity of Interpretation, 90 B.U. L. Rev. 551-578 (2010).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Interpretation-Construction Distinction, 27 Const. Comment. 95-118 (2010).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, District of Columbia v. Heller and Originalism, 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. 923-981 (2009).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Incorporation and Originalist Theory, 18 J. Contemp. Legal Issues 409-446 (2009).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Constitutional Possibilities, 83 Ind. L.J. 307-337 (2008).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism and the Natural Born Citizen Clause, 107 Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions 22-30 (2008).    [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism and the Natural Born Citizen Clause, 29 Immigr. & Nationality L. Rev. 593-601 (2008).    [HEIN] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Constitutional Texting, 44 San Diego L. Rev. 123-151 (2007).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Blogging and the Transformation of Legal Scholarship, 84 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1071-1088 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Download It While It's Hot: Open Access and Legal Scholarship, 10 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 841-867 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Pluralism and Public Legal Reason, 15 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 7-23 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Public Legal Reason, 92 Va. L. Rev. 1449-1501 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Supreme Court in Bondage: Constitutional Stare Decisis, Legal Formalism, and the Future of Unenumerated Rights, 9 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 155-208 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Robert W. Bennett, A Dialogue on Originalism Occasioned by Bennett's Electoral College Reform Ain't Easy, 101 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 31-44 (2006).    [W] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & David S. Law, Judicial Selection, Appointments Gridlock, and the Nuclear Option, 15 J. Contemp. Legal Issues 51-104 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Natural Justice, 51 Am. J. Juris. 65-105 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, A Tournament of Virtue, 32 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 1365-1400 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Judicial Selection: Ideology Versus Character, 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 659-689 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Aretaic Turn in Constitutional Theory, 70 Brook. L. Rev. 475-532 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Future of Copyright, 83 Tex. L. Rev. 1137-1172 (2005) (reviewing Lawrence Lessig, Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity (2004)).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Larry Alexander, Popular? Constitutionalism?, 118 Harv. L. Rev. 1594-1640 (2005) (reviewing Larry D. Kramer, The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review (2004)).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Procedural Justice, 78 S. Cal. L. Rev. 181-321 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Minn Chung, The Layers Principle: Internet Architecture and the Law, 79 Notre Dame L. Rev. 815-948 (2004).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Virtue Jurisprudence: A Virtue-Centred Theory of Judging, 34 Metaphilosophy 178-213 (2003).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Karl M. Manheim, An Economic Analysis of Domain Name Policy, 25 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 359-497 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Lawrence B. Solum (Moderator), Gary L. Bostwick, Clay Calvert, Rex S. Heinke & Neville L. Johnson, The Anthrax Investigation: A Newsgathering and Privacy Panel Discussion, 22 Loy. L.A. Ent. L. Rev. 267-292 (2002).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Congress's Power to Promote the Progress of Science: Eldred v. Ashcroft, 36 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 1-82 (2002).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, To Our Children's Children's Children: The Problems of Intergenerational Ethics, 35 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 163-233 (2001).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Divine Commands and Public Reasons: (A Commentary on Audi), 78 Modern Schoolman 219-228 (2001).   
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Value of Dissent, 85 Cornell L. Rev. 859-881 (2000) (reviewing Steven H. Shiffrin, Dissent, Injustice, and the Meanings of America (1999)).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism as Transformative Politics, 63 Tul. L. Rev. 1599-1629 (1989).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism, Hermeneutics, and the Fixation Thesis, in The Nature of Legal Interpretation: What Jurists Can Learn About Legal Interpretation from Linguistics and Philosophy 130-155 (Brian G. Slocum ed., Chicago: University of Chicago Press 2017).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Law and Virtue, in The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics 491-514 (Lorraine Besser-Jones & Michael Slote eds., New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2015).   
  • Lawrence B. Solum & Linghao Wang, Confucian Virtue Jurisprudence, in Law, Virtue and Justice 105-135 (Amalia Amaya & Ho Hock Lai eds., Oxford: Hart 2013).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Virtue Jurisprudence: Towards an Aretaic Theory of Law, in Aristotle and the Philosophy of Law: Theory, Practice and Justice 1-31 (Liesbeth Huppes-Cluysenaer & Nuno M.M.S. Coelho eds., Dordrecht, Neth.: Springer 2013).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, What Is Originalism? The Evolution of Contemporary Originalist Theory, in The Challenge of Originalism: Theories of Constitutional Interpretation 12-41 (Grant Huscroft & Bradley W. Miller eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2011).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Indeterminacy, in A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory 479-492 (Dennis Patterson ed., Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell 2d ed. 2010).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, The Aretaic Turn in American Philosophy of Law, in On Philosophy in American Law 122-129 (Francis J. Mootz III ed., New York: Cambridge University Press 2009).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Models of Internet Governance, in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions 48-91 (Lee A. Bygrave & Jon Bing eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2009).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Natural Justice: An Aretaic Account of the Virtue of Lawfulness, in Virtue Jurisprudence 167-192 (Lawrence B. Solum & Colin Farrelly eds., New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2008).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, A Virtue-Centered Account of Equity and the Rule of Law, in Virtue Jurisprudence 142-166 (Lawrence B. Solum & Colin Farrelly eds., New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2008).    [BOOK]
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Originalism as Transformative Politics, in Gadamer and Law 109-139 (Francis J. Mootz III ed., Aldershot, U.K: Ashgate 2007).   
  • Lawrence B. Solum, Virtue Jurisprudence: A Virtue-Centered Theory of Judging, in Moral and Epistemic Virtues 163-198 (Michael Brady & Duncan Pritchard eds., Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing 2003).   

Congressional Testimony

  • Nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to Be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States: Hearing Before the S. Comm. on the Judiciary, 115th Cong., Mar. 20, 2017 (Statement of Lawrence B. Solum) (CIS No.: Pending).   

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Lawrence B. Solum, Hearings on the Nomination of the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch to Be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S., 31 Diritto Pubblico Comparato ed Europeo (Online) 575-582 (2017) (reprinting Statement of Lawrence B. Solum, Hearing Before the S. Comm. on the Judiciary, 115th Cong., Mar. 20, 2017).    [WWW]

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