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