Publications

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Cosmopolitanism in Constitutional Law, Cardozo Law Review (2013)

This article draws on the tradition of cosmopolitanism to offer a normative framework for the...

 

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International Constitutionalism and the State: A Reply to Aoife O'Donoghue, International Journal of Constitutional Law (2013)
 

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Separating Law and Politics in Romania (with Kim Lane Scheppele), New York Times (2012)
 

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Law's Republics, Harvard Law Review Forum (2012)

This paper was delivered as a Provocation at a Symposium in Honor of Professor Frank...

 

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Constitutional Transplants, Borrowing, and Migrations, Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law, Eds. M. Rosenfeld & A. Sajo (2012)

This paper, published in the Oxford Handbook on Comparative Constitutional Law (M. Rosenfeld & A....

 

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Proportionality and Freedom -- An Essay on Method in Constitutional Law, Journal of Global Constitutionalism (Glob-Con) (2012)

This Article presents a functional explanation of recent developments regarding the method of constitutional interpretation...

 

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Impairment, Discrimination, and the Legal Construction of Disability in the European Union and the United States, Cornell International Law Journal (2011)

This Article is a comparative study of disability regulations in the European Union and the...

 

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Cosmopolitanism and Constitutional Self-Government, International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-CON) (2010)

This paper, which was selected for presentation at the 2010 Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum, articulates...

 

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A Comment on "Legisprudence", Boston University Law Review (2009)
 

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Reason and Authority in the European Court of Justice, Virginia Journal of International Law (2009)

This Article makes the case for a discursive turn in European law. Contrary to the...

 

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Review of The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Sujit Choudhry, ed., International Journal of Constitutional Law (I-Con) (2009)
 

Works in Progress

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New Governance and Rights-Claims, in Philippe Reyniers and Karolina Podstawa (eds.), Courts and New Governance: Towards Experimentalist Jurisprudence, forthcoming Hart Publishing (2012)

I. Ideas as catalysts: Rights and the struggle for recognition of persons with disabilities

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Selected Professional Activities

Constitutional Coup, Interrupted: Tales from a Romanian Summer, I-CON Symposium on Constitutionalism in Central and Eastern Europe (2013)
 
Moderator: "Law and Development after the Financial Crisis: Beyond the Washington Consensus", Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School (2013)
 
Romania's Constitutional Crisis, Center for European Studies, Harvard University (2012)
 

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Panelist: Comparative Law in the Twenty-First Century, Law Schools Global League Conference (2012)
 
Panelist: Europe from the Periphery, Conference on European Union Law, Harvard Law School (2012)
 
Panelist: Constitutionalism in the Twenty-First Century, Global Legal Education Forum, Harvard Law School (2012)
 
Panelist: Disability, Impairment and Discrimination, Workshop on The Social Model of Disability, Columbia Law School (2012)
 
Provocation Paper: Law’s Republics, Symposium in Honor of Professor Frank Michelman, Harvard Law School (2012)
 
The Next Transformation of Europe: Law and Politics After the Crisis, Harvard European Law Association, Harvard Law School (2011)
 
Proportionality and Freedom: An Essay on Method in Constitutional Law, Colloquium on Global and Comparative Public Law, NYU Law School (2011)
 
The Transformation of Europe - From Behind the Wall, Conference Celebrating 20 Years since the Publication of Joseph Weiler's Transformation of Europe, Yale Law School (2011)
 
New Governance and Rights-Claims: Lessons from Europe, Conference: Courts and New Governance, European University Institute (2011)
 
Commentator: Paper on The Past and Future of EU Disability Law, Conference Evolutions in Anti-Discrimination Law in Europe and North America, Harvard Law School (2011)
 
Constitutional Responsiveness in Pluralist Societies, Conference on Managing Diversity in Pluralist Societies, University of Hong Kong (2011)
 
Cosmopolitanism in Constitutional Law, Roundtable on Comparative Constitutional Law, George Washington University Law School (2011)
 
Cosmopolitanism and Constitutional Self-Government, Series on Legal Philosophy Between State and Transnationalism, Osgoode Hall Law School & York University Department of Philosophy (2011)
 
Panelist: Proportionality in the European Court of Justice: Theory, Practice and Institutional Self-Understanding, Conference on Reappraising the Judicial Role: European and Australian Comparative Perspectives, Australian National University Center for European Studies (2011)
 
Freedom and Imagination: Constitutional Space in the Cosmopolitan Project, Conference on Constitutionalism in a New Key, Humboldt University & Social Science Research Center (2011)
 
Keynote Address: The Use of Foreign Law in Constitutional Interpretation, Luncheon in honor of Ukrainian Legal Delegation visit, Library of Congress Open World Forum (2010)
 
Cosmopolitanism and Constitutional Self-Government, Comparative Perspectives on Federalism and Separation of Powers: Lessons from—and for—National, Supranational, and Global GovernanceUniversity of Michigan Law School (2010)
 
Cosmopolitanism and Constitutional Self-Government, The 2010 Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Colloquium (2010)
 
Commentator: Comparative Constitutional Law Roundtable, George Washington University Law School (2010)
 
Panelist: The Eastern Enlargement in the Teaching of EU Law, Teaching EU Law in the United States, Boston University Law School (2010)
 
Positional Objectivity and the Case for Proportionality Analysis, Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, Princeton (2009)
 
Reason and Authority in the European Court of Justice, Harvard Law School: Harvard European Law Association (2009)
 
Commentator: Paper on "Legisprudence", The Most Disparaged Branch: The Role of Congress in the 21st Century, Boston University Law School (2008)
 
Panelist: Proportionality and Freedom, Harvard Legal Theory Forum, Harvard Law School (2008)