Mike Rappaport

About Mike Rappaport


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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Posts by Mike Rappaport:

Is There Standing to Challenge Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program?

Is Originalism the Law?: The Basis of Nonoriginalism

The Recess Appointments Decision Part IV: The Motivations Underlying Justice Breyer’s Practice Based Decision

The Recess Appointments Decision Part III: How Protective Are Pro Forma Sessions Against Improper Recess Appointments

The Recess Appointments Decision Part II: Pro Forma Sessions Are Not Real Sessions

The Recess Appointments Decision Part I: Nonoriginalism and Originalism

The Ascent of Originalism: A Conversation with Michael Rappaport

Bloggers and Old Man’s War

Is Originalism the Law?: The Constitution in Exile Problem

Uber and Taxicab Licensing

Does the President Have Authority to Bomb ISIS in Iraq without Congressional Authorization?

Federalism and the Treaty Power: A Response to Mike Ramsey

All the News That We’re Willing to Print

The Treaty Power and the Necessary and Proper Clause

Federalism and the Treaty Power: The Scope of the Treaty Power

Greatness in a Race Horse

Sex Discrimination and Rape

Abusing Men: The Other Side of the Rape Culture

The Police and the UCSB Shooter: Police Misbehavior

The UCSB Shooting