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Recovering Our Forgotten Preamble

Constitutions, books, articles, cases, and letters cited by John W. Welch & James A. Heilpern, Recovering Our Forgotten Preamble, 91 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1021 (2018).

Articles and Book Chapters

Articles and book chapters are organized alphabetically by the last name of the first listed author.

Eric M. Axler, Note, The Power of the Preamble and the Ninth Amendment: The Restoration of the People's Unenumerated Rights, 24 Seton Hall Legislative Journal 431 (2000) (HeinOnline subscription required)

Rodica Hanga Calciu, Semantic Change in the Age of Corpus Linguistics, 3 Journal of Humanistic and Social Studies 45 (2012)

Brian Q. Cannon, John C. Calhoun, Jr. Meets the Prophet Smith Shortly Before the Departure for Carthage, 33 BYU Studies Quarterly 773 (1993)

Gilbert Paul Carrasco & Peter W. Rodino, Jr., "Unalienable Rights," the Preamble, and the Ninth Amendment: The Spirit of the Constitution, 20 Seton Hall Law Review 498 (1990) (HeinOnline subscription required)

Erwin Chemerinsky, Giving Meaning to the PreambleNational Constitution Center

Erwin Chemerinsky & Michael Stokes Paulsen, The PreambleNational Constitution Center

Michael Kent Curtis, The Curious History of Attempts to Suppress Antislavery Speech, Press, and Petition in 1835-37, 89 Northwestern University Law Review 785 (1995) 

Lourens M. du Plessis, The Evolution of Constitutionalism and the Emergence of a Constitutional Jurisprudence in South Africa: An Evaluation of the South African Constitutional Court's Approach to Constitutional Interpretation, 62 Saskatchewan Law Review 299 (1999) (HeinOnline Subscription Required)

William Ewald, The Committee on Detail, 28 Constitutional Commentary 197 (2012)

Connor M. Ewing, Structure and Relationship in American Federalism: Foundations, Consequences, and "Basic Principles" Revisited, 51 Tulsa Law Review 689 (2016)

Paul  Finkelman, Affirmative Action for the Master Class: The Creation of the Proslavery Constitution, 32 Akron Law Review 423 (1999)

Morris D. Forkosch, Who Are the "People" in the Preamble to the Constitution?, 19 Case Western Reserve Law Review 644 (1968)

Barry Friedman, The Wages of Stealth Overruling (With Particular Attention to Miranda v. Arizona), 99 Georgetown Law Journal 1 (2010)

Justin O. Frosini, Constitutional Preambles: More Than Just a Narration of History, 2017 Illinois Law Review 603 (2017)

Edward McGlynn Gaffney Jr., The Interaction of Biblical Religion and American Constitutional Law, in The Bible in American Law, Politics, and Political Rhetoric 89 (James Turner Johnson ed., 1984)

Tom Ginsburg, Nick Foti & Daniel Rockmore, "We the Peoples": The Global Origins of Constitutional Preambles, 46 The George Washington International Law Review 101 (2014)

Ralph C. Hancock, Conclusion: Two Revolutions and the Problem of Modern Prudencein The Legacy of the French Revolution 257 (Ralph C. Hancock & L. Gary Lambert eds., 1996)

Milton Handler et al., A Reconsideration of the Relevance and Materiality of the Preamble in Constitutional Interpretation, 12 Cardozo Law Review 117 (1990)

Ethan J. Herenstein, Comment, The Faulty Frequency Hypothesis: Difficulties in Operationalizing Ordinary Meaning Through Corpus Linguistics, 70 Stanford Law Review 112 (2017)

Dan Himmelfarb, The Preamble in Constitutional Interpretation, 2 Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal 127 (1991) (HeinOnline subscription required)

Joseph Story, 3 The Chicago Law Times 1 (1889)

Joseph StoryEncyclopedia Britannica

Vasan Kesavan, When Did the Articles of Confederation Cease to be Law?, 78 Notre Dame Law Review 35 (2002)

James Kloppenberg, The Virtues of Liberalism: Christianity, Republicanism, and Ethics in Early American Political Discourse, 74 The Journal of American History 16 (1987) (JSTOR subscription required)

Vladan Kutlesic, Preambles of Constitutions: A Comparative Study of 194 Current ConstitutionsConstitution Making & Constitutional Change (Nov. 1, 2016)

Kurt T. Lash, The Original Meaning of an Omission: The Tenth Amendment, Popular Sovereignty, and Expressly Delegated Power, 83 Notre Dame Law Review 1889 (2008)

Gary Lawson & Guy Seidman, When Did the Constitution Become Law?, 77 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (2001)

Thomas R. Lee & Stephen C. Mouritsen, Judging Ordinary Meaning, 127 Yale Law Journal 788 (2018)

Thomas R. Lee & James C. Phillips, Data-Driven Originalism, 167 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 261 (2019)

Gregory E. Maggs, A Concise Guide to the Articles of Confederation as a Source for Determining the Original Meaning of the Constitution, 85 George Washington Law Review 397 (2017)

Mike Maharrey, The Preamble to the Constitution: What It Tells Us and What It Doesn't, Tenth Amendment Center (June 13, 2017)

Dennis J. Mahoney, Preamble, in 3 Encyclopedia of the American Constitution 1435 (Leonard Williams Levy, Kenneth L. Karst & Adam Winkler eds., 1986)

Raymond B. Marcin, 'Posterity' in the Preamble and a Positivist Pro-Life Position, 38 American Journal of Jurisprudence 273 (1993)

Jennifer Mascott, Who Are "Officers of the United States"?, 70 Stanford Law Review 443 (2018)

Doyle Mathis, Chisholm v. Georgia: Background and Settlement, 54 The Journal of American History 19 (1967) (JSTOR subscription required)

David N. Mayer, Justice Clarence Thomas and the Supreme Court's Rediscovery of the Tenth Amendment, 25 Capital University Law Review 399 (1996)

Marc McAllister, Dicta Redefined, 47 Willamette Law Review 161 (2010)

John O. McGinnis & Michael B. Rappaport, Original Methods Originalism: A New Theory of Originalism and the Case Against Construction, 103 Northwestern University Law Review 751 (2009)

C. Dean McGrath Jr., The Genius of the Constitution: The Preamble and the War on Terror, 3 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 13 (2005)  (HeinOnline subscription required)

Stephen C. Mouritsen, The Dictionary Is Not a Fortress: Definitional Fallacies and a Corpus-Based Approach to Plain Meaning, 2010 BYU Law Review 1915 (2010)

Colonel M.M Nehru, Is Preamble a Part of the Constitution?No Frills Academy (Oct. 29, 2017)

Patrick M. O'Neil, Bible in American Law, in Religion and American Law 30 (Paul Finkelman ed., 2000)

On This Day, the Constitution Was Signed in PhiladelphiaConstitution Daily, National Constitution Center (Sept. 17, 2019)

Liav Orgad, The Preamble in Constitutional Interpretation, 8 International Journal of Constitutional Law 714 (2010)

Michael Stokes Paulsen, The Preamble's Significance for Constitutional InterpretationNational Constitution Center

Richard M. Re, Narrowing Precedent in the Supreme Court, 114 Columbia Law Review 1861 (2014)

Margaret C. Robertson, The Campaign and the Kingdom: The Activities of the Electioneers in Joseph Smith's Presidential Campaign, 39 BYU Studies Quarterly 147 (2000)

Kenneth Shuster, Because of History, Philosophy, the Constitution, Fairness & Need: Why Americans Have a Right to National Health Care, 10 Indiana Health Law Review 75 (2013)

Micheal Silagi, The Preamble of the German Grundgesetz-Constitutional Status and Importance of Preambles in German Law, 52 Acta Juridica Hungarica 54 (2011)

Lawrence B. Solum, The Fixation Thesis: The Role of Historical Fact in Original Meaning, 91 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (2015)

Harry S. Stout, Rhetoric and Reality in the Early Republic, in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present 65 (Mark A. Noll & Luke E. Harlow eds., 2007)

Alexis de Tocqueville, On Common Law, on the Mississippi, December 31, 1831, in The Tocqueville Reader: A Life in Letters and Politics 63 (Oliver Kunz ed., 2002)

Alexander Tsesis, Maxim Constitutionalism: Liberal Equality for the Common Good, 91 Texas Law Review 1609 (2013)

John W. Welch, Bible in American Law, in Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties 125 (2006)

John W. Welch, Biblical Law in America: Historical Perspectives and Potentials for Reform, 2002 BYU Law Review 611 (2002)

John W. Welch, Joseph Smith and the Constitution, in Sustaining the Law: Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters (Jeffrey N. Walker et al. eds., 2014)

John W. Welch, The 21st Century as the Century of Duties?Clark Memorandum 30 (Spring 2013)

Jed L. Woodworth, Josiah Quincy's 1844 Visit with Joseph Smith, 39 BYU Studies Quarterly 71 (2000)


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