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Professor Huhn's Recent Scholarship

     Professor Huhn has published broadly in the fields of Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence.  Listed below are his scholarly works published since 1999

Books

American Constitutional Law (in submission)

ObamaCare: Is It Necessary, What Will It Accomplish, and Is It Constitutional? (Carolina Academic Press 2012)

Telling Right from Wrong Without the Help of God (Carolina Academic Press 2008)

The Five Types of Legal Argument (Carolina Academic Press 2002, 2008)

Law Review Articles

A Higher Law: Abraham Lincoln’s Use of Religious Imagery, 13 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 1-62 (2011)                                                                        

 Abraham Lincoln’s Influence on the Modern Supreme Court (Oklahoma City University Law Review, forthcoming 2011) 

The Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Under the Commerce Clause and the Necessary and Proper Clause, 32 Journal of Legal Medicine 139-165 (2011) 

The Constitutionality of “Socialized Medicine” 15 Michigan State University Journal of Medicine and Law 299-336 (2011) 

Constantly Approximating Popular Sovereignty: Seven Fundamental Principles of Constitutional Law, 19 William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal 291 (2010) 

The Legacy of Slaughterhouse, Bradwell, and Cruikshank in Constitutional Interpretation, 42 Akron Law Review 1051-1080 (2009) 

In Defense of the Roosevelt Court, 2 Florida A. & M. University Law Review 1-90 (2007) 

Congress Has the Power to Enforce the Bill of Rights Against the Federal Government: Therefore FISA Is Constitutional and the President’s Terrorist Surveillance Program Is Illegal, 16 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 537-593 (2007) 

The State Action Doctrine and the Principle of Democratic Choice, 34 Hofstra Law Review 1379-1460  (2006) 

The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Sandra Day O’Connor: A Refusal to “Foreclose the Unanticipated”, 39 Akron Law Review 373-415 (2006) 

Ohio Issue 1 Is Unconstitutional, 28 North Carolina Central Law Review 1-31 (2005). 

Scienter, Causation, and Harm: The Right-Hand Side of the Constitutional Calculus, 13 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 125-203 (2004) 

The Jurisprudential Revolution Unlocking Human Potential in Lawrence and Grutter, 12 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 65-115 (2004) 

The Stages of Legal Reasoning: Formalism, Analogy, and Realism, 48 Villanova Law Review 305-380 (2003) 

Three Legal Frameworks for Regulating Genetic Technology, 19 Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy 1-36 (2003) 

The Use and Limits of Syllogistic Reasoning in Briefing Cases, 42 Santa Clara Law Review 813-862 (2002) 

Teaching Legal Analysis Using a Pluralistic Model of Law, 36 Gonzaga Law Review 433-495 (2001) 

Political Alienation in America and the Legal Premises of the Patriot Movement, 34 Gonzaga Law Review 417-443 (1999) 

Briefs, Book Chapters, Book Reviews, and Essays

Posted over 600 essays on various questions of constitutional law and health law, Akron Law Café, July 2008-present 

States Must Ensure That All Voters Have Identification, Insights in Law and Society 14-15 (A.B.A., Winter 2012) 

Coordinated writing of an amicus brief by the Committee of Law Professors and Constitutional Historians submitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on behalf of appellants in Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action v. Regents of the University of Michigan, filed with the court on January 13, 2012 

Authored amicus brief for Committee of Law and Economics Professors submitted to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of petitioners in the case of United States Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida, No. 11-398, filed with the Court on January 12, 2012 

Coordinated writing of an amicus brief by the Committee of Law Professors and Constitutional Historians submitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit on behalf of appellants in Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action v. Regents of the University of Michigan, filed with the court on October 24, 2011 

The Legacy of Slaughterhouse, Bradwell, and Cruikshank in Constitutional Interpretation in Infinite Hope and Finite Disappointment: The Story of the First Interpreters of the 14th Amendment 151-166 (Elizabeth Reilly, ed., University of Akron Press 2011) 

Cross Burning as Hate Speech Under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, 2 Amsterdam Law Forum vol. 1 19-24 (2009) (online journal) 

Ten Questions on Gay Rights and Freedom of Religion, Akron Law Review: Strict Scrutiny (online journal) (July 31, 2009) 

Abraham Lincoln Was a Framer of the Constitution, 86:3 Washington University Law Review (Slip Opinions, online journal) (March 12, 2009) 

Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution: A Compendium of Letters, Speeches, and Remarks, http://www.uakron.edu/law/constitutionallaw/lincolnSpeeches.php 

Waterboarding Is Illegal, 86:3 Washington University Law Review (Slip Opinions, online journal), (May 10, 2008) 

New chapter and revisions to The Five Types of Legal Argument (Carolina Academic Press, 2nd ed. 2008) 

Board of Regents of State Colleges v. Roth, for the Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (MacMillan Reference U.S.A., 2008) 

Public Purpose, for the Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (MacMillan Reference U.S.A., 2008) 

R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, Minnesota, for the Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (MacMillan Reference U.S.A., 2008) 

Common Ground Along the Gay Marriage Front, editorial published March 12, 2004, in the Akron Beacon Journal 

Techniques for Teaching Constitutional Law, essay in Gerald Hess and Stephen Sepunick, Teaching the Law School Curriculum (Carolina Academic Press 2004)

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