About Jesse H Choper
Choper's major publications include the books, Judicial Review and the National Political Process: A Functional Reconsideration of the Role of the Supreme Court, which received the Order of the Coif Triennial Book Award in 1982, and Securing Religious Liberty: Principles for Judicial Interpretation of the Religion Clauses. His recent publications include the tenth edition of his Constitutional Law casebooks; the seventh edition of his Corporations casebook; the second edition of The Supreme Court and Its Justices; "The Political Question Doctrine: Suggested Criteria," in Duke Law Journal (2005); "Wartime Process: A Dialogue on Congressional Power to Remove Issues From the Federal Courts," in California Law Review (2007) (co-author); and "Who's Afraid of the Eleventh Amendment? The Limited Impact of the Court's Sovereign Immunity Rulings," in Columbia Law Review (2006) (co-author).
|Present||Earl Warren Professor of Public Law, Berkeley Law|
Constitutional Law (90)
State Taxation and the Dormant Commerce Clause: The Object-Measure Approach Supreme Court Review (1998)
Develops a workable approach for the application of judicial reviews under the Dormant Commerce Clause in the United States. History of the Supreme Court's review of state taxation that affects interstate commerce; Analysis on the ...
Did Last Term Reveal a Revolutionary States' Rights Movement within the Supreme Court Case Western Reserve Law Review (1995)
Discusses the implications of the ruling in the Supreme Court case `United States v. Alfonso Lopez Jr.' Whether the judiciary can effectively police federalism disputes; Comments on Professor Robert Nagel's analysis of the case; Discussion ...
Thoughts on the Federalist Vision of Representative Democracy As Viewed at the End of the Twentieth Century: How Have We Used the Legacy of the Federalist Papers Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy (1993)
Focuses on the concept of representative democracy in the document known as `The Federalist Papers,' by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay. Problems of representative democracy; Quality of representative democracy; Inability of political institutions ...