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:

Thickening Originalism

The Classical Liberal Political Advantage

Politics and Liberty in Game of Thrones

Health Care Policy that Kills

Reviewing Epstein’s Classical Liberal Constitution

Classical Liberals have to Avoid the Nirvana Fallacy Too

Solutions to the Problem of Bureaucracy

The Problem of Bureaucracy

Economic Liberty–Part of the Constitution’s DNA

The Lived Constitution

America’s Unwritten Constitution

Charter Schools: A Democratic Move toward Liberty

Mr. de Blasio’s Reactionary School Policies

The Problem of Identity Politics

Clarifying Originalism: A Response to Randy Barnett

Judge Bork’s Unstoppable Ideas

Two Cheers for the CBO

Free Trade as an Instrument of Pax Americana

Obama’s Retreat From Free Trade

Squaring the Progressive Constitutional Circle