Mike Rappaport

About Mike Rappaport

http://www.profmikerappaport.com/

Professor Rappaport is Darling Foundation Professor of Law at the University of San Diego, where he also serves as the Director of the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism. Professor Rappaport is the author of numerous law review articles in journals such as the Yale Law Journal, the Virginia Law Review, the Georgetown Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.  His book, Originalism and the Good Constitution, which is co-authored with John McGinnis, will be published by the Harvard University Press in 2013.  Professor Rappaport is a graduate of the Yale Law School, where he received a JD and a DCL (Law and Political Theory).

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David McCulloch’s 1776

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Recently, I read McCulloch’s book on the first year of the Revolutionary War and I wanted to recommend it to readers.

The book is interesting throughout, with some unexpected discussions such as that of the debate in Parliament about whether


More on Game of Thrones


Government Wrongdoing and the Need for Oversight


Responding to Tim Sandefur


Lawrence Walsh and the Abuse of Power


More on Tesla and Government Privileges for Auto Dealers


Originalism and Judicial Review – Part II: The Textual Arguments


Dianne Feinstein: Whose Ox is Being Gored?


Tesla, Christie, and Competition


Judicial Candor and the New Deal Settlement


Originalism and Judicial Review – Part I: The Mistaken Opinion of the Previous Generation


The Growing Originalist Case for Brown v. Board of Education


The Progress of Originalism as an Academic Field


Why is Brown So Important?


The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind


Conference on Richard Epstein’s The Classical Liberal Constitution


Harry and Hermione


A Record Year for Exonerations


The FDA and Multiple Sclerosis


Another Man Serving 20 Years Released – and a Possible Reform


Continuing Government Failures: The FDA and Convictions of the Innocent