FONTANA, DAVID




LAW REVIEW ARTICLES & CHAPTERS IN BOOKS


"The People's Justice?," Yale Law Journal Forum (Mar. 24, 2014), http://www.yalelawjournal.org/forum/the-peoples-justice.


"Perpetual Constitutional Moments: A Reply to Hostovsky Brandes and Weintal," in Israeli Constitutional Law in the Making, p. 303-310. Ed. by Gideon Sapir, Daphne Barak-Erez and Aharon Barak. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2013.


"Relational Federalism: An Essay in Honor of Heather Gerken," (Symposium: Heather Gerken: Not Your Father's Federalism), 48 Tulsa Law Review 503-521 (2013).


"Executive Branch Legalities," responding to Trevor W. Morrison, "Constitutional Alarmism," [124 Harv. L. Rev. 1688 (2011)], Harvard Law Review Forum (2012).

Available at http://www.harvardlawreview.org/issues/124/may11/forum_977.php.


(With Braman, Donald.) "Judicial Backlash or Just Backlash? Evidence from a National Experiment," 112 Columbia Law Review 731-799 (2012).


"Docket Control and Success of Constitutional Courts," in Comparative Constitutional Law. Edited by Tom Ginsburg and Rosalind Dixon. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2011.


"The Rise and Fall of Comparative Constitutional Law in the Postwar Era," 36 Yale Journal of International Law 1-53 (2011).


"Comparative Originalism," 88 Texas Law Review See Also 189-199 (2010).

Available at http://www.texaslrev.com/wp-content/uploads/Fontana-88-TLRSA-189.pdf.


"Obama and the American Civil Religion from the Political Left," (Symposium: Civil Religion in the United States and Europe) 41 The George Washington International Law Review 909-922 (2010).


"The Permanent and Presidential Transition Models of Political Party Policy Leadership," 103 Northwestern University Law Review 1993-2005 (2010).


"Government in Opposition," 119 Yale Law Journal 548-623 (2009).


"The Second American Revolution in the Separation of Powers" (Symposium: What, If Anything, Do We Know About Constitutional Design), 87 Texas Law Review 1409-1429 (2009).


"A Defense of the Supreme Court's Use of Foreign Law," 24 International Litigation Quarterly 8-14 (2008).


"Reforming the Administrative Procedure Act: Democracy Index Rulemaking." 74 Fordham Law Review 81-127 (2005)


"The Next Generation of Transnational/Domestic Constitutional Law Scholarship: A Reply to Professor Tushnet." 38 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 445-483 (2004).


(With Ackerman, Bruce.) "Thomas Jefferson Counts Himself Into the Presidency," 90 Virginia Law Review 551-643 (2004).


"A Case for the Twenty-first Century Constitutional Canon: Schneiderman v. United States." 35 Connecticut Law Review 35-90 (2002).


"Refined Comparativism in Constitutional Law." 49 UCLA Law Review 539-623 (2001).



BOOK REVIEWS


 Review of The First Amendment in Cross-Cultural Perspective, by Ronald J. Krotoszynski. 56 Am. J. Comp. L. 1085-1094 (2008).


"The Current Generation of Constitutional Law." Review of The New Constitutional Order, by Mark Tushnet. 93 Georgetown Law Journal 1061-1091 (2005).


 Review of Comparative Constitutional Law, by Vicki C. Jackson & Mark Tushnet. 25 Yale Journal of International Law 242-244 (2000).


 Review of Global Justice, by Ian Shapiro & Lea Brilmayer. 25 Yale Journal of International Law 557-560 (2000).



OTHER


"The North Country Difference," The Huffington Post (Feb. 17, 2014, 6:13 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/the-north-country-differe_b_4805186.html.


"The Neglected District," The Huffington Post (Jan. 27, 2014, 9:51 AM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/the-neglected-district_b_4673987.html.


"The Return of the Jewish Athlete," The Huffington Post, (Jan. 15, 2014, 8:07 AM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/the-return-of-the-jewish-_b_4601775.html.


"Obama Needs a Fresh Approach to Naming Judges," Politico.com (Mary 15, 2013, 9:38 PM), http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/obama-needs-a-fresh-approach-to-naming-judges-91426.html.


"When Morality Left the Gay Marriage Debate," The Huffington Post (Apr. 1, 2013, 10:24 AM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/when-morality-left-the-ga_b_2992284.html.


"The Washington Lawyer Nominee," The Huffington Post (Apr. 12, 2013, 8:26 AM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/the-washington-lawyer-nom_b_3068370.html.


"Another Arab Spring Moment that Matters," The Huffington Post (Aug. 1, 2013, 9:11 AM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/another-arab-spring-momen_b_3688647.html.


"The Laboratory of Judicial Nominations," The Huffington Post (Mar. 11, 2013, 12:27 PM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/judicial-nominations_b_2853476.html.


"A Small Right-Wing Conspiracy: The Federalist Society," The Daily Beast (June 11, 2013), http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/11/a-small-right-wing-conspiracy-the-federalist-society.html.


"ObamaCare Is Working," Watertown Daily Times, Op-Ed. (Mar. 21, 2014, 12:30 AM), http://www.wdt.net/article/20140321/OPINION03/703219953.


"Gay Marriage Without the Robes," The Huffington Post (Mar. 27, 2013, 9:43 AM), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/gay-marriage-without-the-_b_2962831.html.


(With Braman, Donald.) "The New Republic: Supreme Anxiety," The New Republic (Jan. 19, 2012).
Available at: http://www.npr.org/2012/01/19/145445550/the-new-republic-supreme-anxiety. Also available at: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/politics/magazine/99528/supreme-court-voter-reactions.


"In Defense of Dick Vitale," The New Republic Online (Mar. 13, 2012), http://www.newrepublic.com/article/politics/101589/in-defense-dick-vitale.


"Obama Should Pack the (Lower) Courts," The New Republic Online (Mar. 13, 2012), http://www.newrepublic.com/article/politics/101566/obama-symposium-judge-appointment-federal-court.


"Law School Confidential: How to Fix Legal Education," The New Republic Online (Nov. 20, 2012), http://www.newrepublic.com/book/review/failing-law-schools-how-to-fix-legal-education-brian-tamanaha-harvard-yale.


"Judging Obama's Second Term," The Huffington Post (Nov. 14, 2012), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/obama-judicial-appointments-2nd-term_b_2131912.html


"Judging the Senate," The Huffington Post (Nov. 26, 2012), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-fontana/judging-the-senate_b_2193627.html.


"Sonia Sotomayor: How She Became the Public Face of the Supreme Court's Liberal Wing," The New Republic Online (June 29, 2011), http://www.newrepublic.com/article/politics/91013/sonia-sotomayor-supreme-court-liberal-voice.


"The Postradical Legal Generation," The Chronicle Review, May 19, 2010.
Available at http://chronicle.com/article/The-Postradical-Legal-Gener/65623/.


"When Security Is Bad for Democracy: The Case for the Death of Congressional Safe Seats," The New Republic Online (Nov. 10, 2010).
Available at http://www.tnr.com/article/politics/79033/security-bad-democracy-congressional-seats.


"Kagan's Record on Executive Power," Politico (May 10, 2010, 3:40 PM).
Available at http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0510/37014.html.


"Stephen Breyer's Making Democracy Work," Washington Post (Oc. 3, 2010), http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/01/AR2010100103520.html.


(With Grossman, Seth.) "Elizabeth Warren," Slate (Apr. 7, 2010).


"A New Kind of Adviser," The New Republic Online (May 5, 2009).


"Honduras and Constitutional Democracy," The New Republic Online (July 10, 2009).


(With Schwartzman, Micah.) "Old World," The New Republic Online (July 17, 2009).


"Going Robe," The New Republic Online (Dec. 17, 2009).


"The Supreme Court Missing in Action," Dissent Magazine, p. 68-74 (Spring 2008).


"Appointing Prosecutors: Make It Less Political," National Law Journal, (April 30, 2007).


"Reevaluation ." The New Republic Online (May 4, 2007).


"Tony Blair's Legacy," The New Republic Online (May 15, 2007).


"Take Some of the Politics Out of U.S. Attorney Selection Process," National Law Journal (May 7, 2007).


(With Florence, Justin.) "Whose Prisoners Are They, Anyway?," Slate (Dec. 14, 2007).


"American Law Schools, Meet the World." 52 Chronicle of Higher Education (Chronicle Review), no. 38, p. B10 (May 26, 2006).


"Foreign Exchange." The New Republic Online (Mar. 3, 2005).


"Split Decision." The New Republic Online (Apr. 22, 2005).


"Putting Florida on the Primary Stage." The Tallahassee Democrat (Jan. 27, 2004).


(With Bruce Ackerman). "How Jefferson Counted Himself In." 293 The Atlantic Monthly, no. 2, p. 84 (Mar. 1, 2004).


"The New Crime Victims' Rights Act: Empowering Victims Without Harming Defendants' Rights." Findlaw (May 20, 2004). Available at: http://writ.news.findlaw.com/student/20040520_fontana.html


"Bush is Wrong to Oppose EU 'Statehood.' The Los Angeles Times p. 19B (Nov. 27, 2003).