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Will Baude is back!


I'm delighted to report that our old co-blogger Will Baude, who is a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, has returned to us. Will is the author of many articles on constitutional law, conflicts of laws, and statutory interpretation, as well as a former clerk for then-Judge Michael McConnell and for Chief Justice John Roberts; here are the titles of a few of his works, just so you can get a sense of his expertise:

  1. The Law of Interpretation, 130 Harv. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2017) (with Stephen E. Sachs);
  2. The (Not So) Plain Meaning Rule, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2017) (with Ryan Doerfler);
  3. Making Doctrinal Work More Rigorous: Lessons from Systematic Reviews, 84 U. Chi. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2016) (with Adam S. Chilton & Anup Malani);
  4. The Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment, 129 Harv. L. Rev. 1827 (2016) (with James Y. Stern);
  5. Is Originalism Our Law?, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 2349 (2015);
  6. Rethinking the Federal Eminent Domain Power, 122 Yale L.J. 1738 (2013);
  7. Beyond DOMA: Choice of State Law in Federal Statutes, 64 Stan. L. Rev. 1371 (2012).

I very much look forward to Will's posts.