John O. McGinnis

About John O. McGinnis

John O. McGinnis is the George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law at Northwestern University. His recent book, Accelerating Democracy was published by Princeton University Press in 2012. McGinnis is also the co-author with Mike Rappaport of Originalism and the Good Constitution published by Harvard University Press in 2013 . He is a graduate of Harvard College, Balliol College, Oxford, and Harvard Law School. He has published in leading law reviews, including the Harvard, Chicago, and Stanford Law Reviews and the Yale Law Journal, and in journals of opinion, including National Affairs and National Review.

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Posts by John O. McGinnis:


Intensifying International Competition


Reconciling “Inalienable Rights” and Government by Consent


Hobby Lobby, the Culture Wars, and Big Government


Cochran’s Victory and the Tragedy of the Budget Commons


Noel Canning, Liberty, and the Coase Theorem


The Once Famous Charles River Bridge Case


Against Compensation for Uber’s Competitors


Absent Justice: Game of Thrones Season 4


Uber Everywhere


Endless History: The Tension in Liberal Democracy


A Toast to Edwin Meese


The Solicitor General’s Foolish and Feeble Excuse


The Social Decline of Lawyers?


The Technological Threat to Fusionism


Colleges get a Dose of Progressive Medicine


Regulating Autonomous Weapons on the Battlefield


Machines are Coming to Law (and it’s a Good Thing)


One Cheer for Scalia on Legal Education


Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Must be Dissolved


A Liberty Society versus a Status Society