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CRC Op-eds, Commentary and Presentations

Cruel and Unusual Originalism
Douglas Kendall, Huffington Post and ACS Blog (April 23, 2008)

The Constitution at Constitution Hall
Douglas Kendall, Huffington Post (April 18, 2008)

Constitutionally Incorrect: Barack Obama is just the latest person to get the history of the Constitution wrong by ignoring the Reconstruction amendments.
Douglas Kendall, New Republic Online (March 26, 2008)

Big Business's Big Term: Victories for the Chamber of Commerce at the Supreme Court
Douglas T. Kendall, Slate (March 5, 2008)

Judicial Ethics and Global Warming
Sean Siperstein, Gristmill (January 30, 2008)

Suspect Seminars
Timothy Dowling, Daily Journal (January 14, 2008)

Constitutional Craving: At long last, Democrats are finally trying to reclaim the Constitution
Jennifer Bradley and Doug Kendall, New Republic Online (December 24, 2007)

The Environment in the Supreme Court: How State and Local Officials Are Shaping the Law
Timothy Dowling, Municipal Lawyer (November/December 2007)

Supreme Preemption: Medical Device Case Could Impact Global Warming Debate
Sean Siperstein, Gristmill (December 6, 2007)

The Supreme Court Plays Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon
Doug Kendall, Slate Magazine (December 3, 2007)

Eminent Domain as a Trojan Horse: How the Property Rights Movement is Using Kelo to Advance a Radical Agenda
Jennifer Bradley, presented at the Land & Power Conference
Princeton, N.J. (Nov. 9, 2007)

Take the Constitutional Fight to the Conservatives
Douglas T. Kendall, California Majority Report (September 24, 2007)

The Legislature Thereof: California Voters can't Change the 2008 Election Rules on their own.
Douglas T. Kendall, Slate (September 13, 2007)

States Have Right to Curb Emissions
Jennifer Bradley, Baltimore Sun (August 19, 2007)

How Liberals Can Take Back The Court
Douglas T. Kendall and James E. Ryan, The New Republic (August 6, 2007)

The Faux Originalism of Justice Clarence Thomas
Douglas T. Kendall and James E. Ryan, Slate Magazine (August 1, 2007)

Global Warming in the Supreme Court: What Does Massachusetts v. EPA Mean for You (and Planet Earth)?
Timothy J. Dowling & Jennifer Bradley, 59 Planning & Environmental Law 3 (August 2007)

Transforming the Global Warming Debate
Douglas T. Kendall, The McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (April 25, 2007)

Sickening Result
Timothy J. Dowling, California Daily Journal, (March 20, 2007)

Amar for Justice: Why Yale Law Professor Akhil Amar Belongs on the Supreme Court
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times, (March 12, 2007)

How environmentalists can win over the Supreme Court
Douglas T. Kendall & Jennifer Bradley, The New Republic, (December 1, 2006)

Court Must Make EPA Do Its Job on Global Warming
Timothy J. Dowling, Daily Journal, (November 29, 2006)

No Pass for Developers
Timothy J. Dowling, Washington Post (November 4, 2006)

Porn shops, property wrongs and Prop. 90
Douglas T. Kendall, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, (October 29, 2006)

Show Me State
Douglas T. Kendall & Jennifer Bradley, The New Republic, (June 21, 2006)

Justices Must Hear Latest Greenhouse-Gas Case
Tim Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal, (June 07, 2006)

Storm Warning
Tim Dowling & Jennifer Bradley, Legal Times, (June 05, 2006)

America's Waterways Belong Under Federal Eye
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal, (February 21, 2006)

Go With the Flow: When it dips into the Clean Water Act, the Roberts Court should step lightly
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times, (February 20, 2006)

In Kelo’s wake, a raft of anti-regulatory initiatives from the right
Jennifer Bradley, The American Prospect, (January 18, 2006)

Eminent Domain Leads to Controversy
Jennifer Bradley, The Commissioner, (Fall, 2005)

Ethics Limits on Judicial Seminars Must Apply to All
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times, August 22, 2005

Senators Must Learn If Roberts Has Open, Impartial Mind
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 19, 2005

A Simple Ethical Problem: Judges Taking Free Gifts
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times (August 8, 2005)

What Makes Roberts Different
Douglas T. Kendall, The Washington Post, July 24, 2005

Preventing Conflicts of Interest
Timothy J. Dowling, The Washington Times (July 28, 2005)

Stop Judges Tripping on Corporate Dollar
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times, July 18, 2005

In The Balance
Douglas T. Kendall and Jennifer Bradley, The New Repbulic Online, July 5, 2005

If Republicans Look at Her Record, They Will Vote Brown Down
Douglas T. Kendall and Jennifer Bradley, Roll Call, June 7, 2005

High Court's Takings Decision Marks Restoration of Logic
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 1, 2005

For Real Picture of High-Court Hopefuls, Review Past Opinions
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 6, 2005 (For PDF version, click here.)

Learning to Love the Bomb
Douglas T. Kendall and Jennifer Bradley, Roll Call, April 5, 2005

High Court Must End Developers' Relitigation Campaign (PDF)
Timothy J. Dowling, San Francisco Daily Journal, March 28, 2005

Give Eminent Domain A Chance (PDF)
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal, February 22, 2005

Saving a City: Supreme Court Should Bless Use of Eminent Domain to Build Local Economy (PDF)
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times, February 21, 2005

Upholding Medi-Pot Measure Would Undercut Civil Rights Laws (PDF)
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 17, 2004)

Can a State Allow Medical Marijuana? No. (PDF)
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times (November 29, 2004)

A counterpoint piece with opposing views:
Can a State Allow Medical Marijuana? Yes. (PDF)
Julie M. Carpenter, Legal Times (November 29, 2004)

Ouch! You're Hurting Us
Douglas T. Kendall, The Washington Post (November 13, 2004)
(this piece also ran in the November 28, 2004 edition of Deseret Morning News)

A Big Question About Clarence Thomas
Douglas T. Kendall, The Washington Post (October 14, 2004)
(this piece also ran in the Dodge City Daily Globe on Oct. 15, 2004, the Star Tribune on Oct. 17, 2004, the Kansas City Star on Oct. 17, 2004, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Oct. 31, 2004, and the Miami Herald on Nov. 6, 2004.)

Eminent Domain is Critical to Urban Revitalization
Jennifer Bradley, American Constitution Society Blog (September 27, 2004)

"Lochner Lives"
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal (Forum Column) (September 8, 2004)

"When Judges Behave Badly"
Douglas T. Kendall, Legal Times (August 9, 2004)

Are the Supreme Court’s ‘Friends of Federalism’ True Blue?
Timothy J. Dowling, Los Angeles Daily Journal (Forum Column) (March 24, 2004)

Judicial Throwback
Douglas T. Kendall and Timothy J. Dowling, The Washington Post (September 19, 2003)

Bush's Attack on Enviro-Jurisprudence
Douglas T. Kendall and Philip E. Clapp, Bangor Daily News (Feb. 21, 2003); Providence Journal (Feb. 27, 2003); Daytona News-Journal (March 2, 2003)

No Loss, No Foul
Timothy J. Dowling and Douglas T. Kendall, Legal Times of Washington (Jan. 20, 2003)

The Problem Needs a Solution (PDF)
Douglas T. Kendall, Federal Bar Council News (December 2002)
(To read the full debate on seminars for judges, click here (PDF)

Judicial Restraint Is Good Policy

Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times of Washington (Dec. 9, 2002)

No Corporate Junkets for Judges
Douglas T. Kendall, The Washington Post (June 11, 2002)

'Tahoe' ruling: common sense over extremism
Timothy J. Dowling, The National Law Journal (May 13, 2002)

Does a Temporary Moratorium on Construction Constitute a Taking?
Timothy J. Dowling, Insight Magazine (Feb. 11, 2002)

Happy Earth Day, Lake Tahoe!
Timothy J. Dowling, Land Use Law & Zoning Digest (2002)

Conservative Bench Press
Douglas T. Kendall, Commercial Appeal of Memphis, TN (June 25, 2001); also appeared in The Courier-Journal of Louisville, KY (July 26, 2001)

Palazzolo was not a land-use victim
Timothy J. Dowling, The National Law Journal (April 16, 2001)

Regulating, Not Taking
Timothy J. Dowling, Legal Times of Washington (March 26, 2001)

Seizures aid city growth
Doug Kendall and Tim Dowling, USA Today (March 21, 2001)

Northwest losing its land and environmental rights
Doug Kendall, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (January 11, 2001)

Gale Norton Is No James Watt; She's Even Worse
Doug Kendall, Los Angeles Times (January 9, 2001)
This story also ran via newswire in the Houston Chronicle, The Courier-Journal, The Record, The Roanoke Times, The Press Democrat, and the Portland Press Herald

Save Residential Hotels
Doug Kendall and Randy Shaw, San Francisco Chronicle (December 5, 2000)

Critical Case For Historic Preservation
Timothy Dowling, The Washington Post, Letters to the Editor (September 12, 1999)

Weighted Scales at ABA
Timothy J. Dowling, National Law Journal (July 26, 1999)

Election 2000 and the Federal Judiciary
Douglas T. Kendall, The San Diego Union-Tribune (July 22, 1999)

Putting Limits on Growth
Timothy Dowling and Douglas Kendall, The Washington Post, Letters to the Editor (January 18, 1999)

The Five Hundred Million Dollar Bluff
Douglas T. Kendall (September 28, 1998)
This story also appeared in appeared in the Sacramento Bee, Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, San Jose Mercury News, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Monterey County Herald

The Right Can't Have It Both Ways
Douglas T. Kendall and James E. Ryan, Los Angeles Times (February 8, 1998)

The Need for Eminent Domain
Douglas Kendall and Timothy Dowling, Wall Street Journal, Letters to the Editor (December 22, 1998)

"Taking" The Right To Farm
Douglas T. Kendall, Las Vegas Review-Journal (December 3, 1998)

Combating sprawl in America
Douglas T. Kendall, Bangor Daily News



 

 

 

 

 

 


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