David Schultz is Hamline University professor in the School of Business where he
teaches classes in government ethics, public policy, and public administration. He also
holds appointments in the Hamline University Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic
Science, where he teaches classes on crime, criminal procedure, and policing, and at the
Minnesota Law School where he teaches election law, professional responsibility, and
state constitutional law. David is also a senior fellow at the Institute of Law and
Politics at the University of Minnesota Law School. Professor Schultz is the author of 24
books, 12 legal treatises on eminent domain, and over 70 articles on various aspects of
law, ethics, public policy, and the media and politics. His most recent publications
include: Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (M.E. Sharpe), the Encyclopedia of
the Supreme Court (Facts on File, Inc), and Lights, Camera, Campaign Media, Politics, and
Political Advertising (Peter Lang Publishing). He is currently working on his forthcoming
Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution (Facts on File, Inc.) and the Encyclopedia
of the First Amendment (Congressional Quarterly Press). David is admitted to practice
before the Minnesota state and federal district court bars and before the United States
Supreme Court where he has participated in several briefs. 

Constitutional Law

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Liberty v. Elections: Minority Rights and the Failure of Direct Democracy, Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy (forthcoming 2013) (2013)

Majority rule and special interest politics can threaten individual rights. Madisonian democracy addresses this threat...

 

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Don’t’ Know Much About History: Constitutional Text, Practice, and Presidential Power, University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy (2011)

Assertions of presidential supremacy and power in affairs often invoke history, including events during the...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment., ExpressO (2010)

The Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning the poll tax is a constitutional curiosity. With the single exception...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment, ExpressO (2010)

Abstract: The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning poll taxes in federal elections was intended...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment (2009)

The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning poll taxes in federal elections was intended to...

 

Law and Society

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Don’t’ Know Much About History: Constitutional Text, Practice, and Presidential Power, University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy (2011)

Assertions of presidential supremacy and power in affairs often invoke history, including events during the...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment (2009)

The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning poll taxes in federal elections was intended to...

 

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Less than Fundamental: The Myth of Voter Fraudand the Coming of the Second Great Disenfranchisement, William Mitchell Law Review (2008)

This article examines the issue of voter fraud and efforts to regulate it through new...

 

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"One Person, One Vote, and the Constitutionality of the Winner-Take-All Allocation of Electoral Votes", Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy (2006)

The winner-take-all method of allocating electoral votes in presidential races is the norm among states,...

 

Politics

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Liberty v. Elections: Minority Rights and the Failure of Direct Democracy, Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy (forthcoming 2013) (2013)

Majority rule and special interest politics can threaten individual rights. Madisonian democracy addresses this threat...

 

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Don’t’ Know Much About History: Constitutional Text, Practice, and Presidential Power, University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy (2011)

Assertions of presidential supremacy and power in affairs often invoke history, including events during the...

 

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Swing-Voters, Swing-States, and the Distortion of the Winner-Take-All Electoral College (with Christopher M. Duquette) (2011)

In the United States voting is a fundamental right marked by the requirement of equal...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment, ExpressO (2010)

Abstract: The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning poll taxes in federal elections was intended...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment (2009)

The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning poll taxes in federal elections was intended to...

 

Public Law and Legal Theory

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Don’t’ Know Much About History: Constitutional Text, Practice, and Presidential Power, University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy (2011)

Assertions of presidential supremacy and power in affairs often invoke history, including events during the...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment (2009)

The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning poll taxes in federal elections was intended to...

 

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Less than Fundamental: The Myth of Voter Fraudand the Coming of the Second Great Disenfranchisement, William Mitchell Law Review (2008)

This article examines the issue of voter fraud and efforts to regulate it through new...

 

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"One Person, One Vote, and the Constitutionality of the Winner-Take-All Allocation of Electoral Votes", Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy (2006)

The winner-take-all method of allocating electoral votes in presidential races is the norm among states,...

 

Electoral College

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Swing-Voters, Swing-States, and the Distortion of the Winner-Take-All Electoral College (with Christopher M. Duquette) (2011)

In the United States voting is a fundamental right marked by the requirement of equal...

 

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"One Person, One Vote, and the Constitutionality of the Winner-Take-All Allocation of Electoral Votes", Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy (2006)

The winner-take-all method of allocating electoral votes in presidential races is the norm among states,...

 

Eminent Domain

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“What’s Yours Can be Mine: Are there Any Private Takings After City of New London v. Kelo?” , 24 UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, 195 (2006) (2006)

This article examines the use of eminent domain in light of the Kelo v. City...

 

Election law and voting

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Less than Fundamental: The Myth of Voter Fraudand the Coming of the Second Great Disenfranchisement, William Mitchell Law Review (2008)

This article examines the issue of voter fraud and efforts to regulate it through new...

 

Legislation

Environmental Law

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Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute: The Roberts Court and the Environment, ExpressO (2008)

Analysis and predictions on the jurisprudential direction of the Roberts Court have thus far produced...

 

Civil Liberties

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Democracy on Trial: Terrorism, Crime, and National Security Policy in a Post 9-11 World, Golden Gate Law Review (2008)

Post 9-11 concerns in the United States, among the European Union (EU) members, and other...

 

Civil Rights

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Liberty v. Elections: Minority Rights and the Failure of Direct Democracy, Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy (forthcoming 2013) (2013)

Majority rule and special interest politics can threaten individual rights. Madisonian democracy addresses this threat...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment., ExpressO (2010)

The Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning the poll tax is a constitutional curiosity. With the single exception...

 

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Wealth v. Democracy: The Unfulfilled Promise of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment, ExpressO (2010)

Abstract: The adoption of the Twenty-Fourth Amendment banning poll taxes in federal elections was intended...

 

Presidential Power

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Don’t’ Know Much About History: Constitutional Text, Practice, and Presidential Power, University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy (2011)

Assertions of presidential supremacy and power in affairs often invoke history, including events during the...