University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|U. Pa. J. Const. L.|
|Edited by||Zack Ewing|
University of Pennsylvania Law School (United States)
|Frequency||Five times per academic year|
The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law is a scholarly journal focusing on issues of constitutional law published in print and electronically by an organization of second- and third-year J.D. students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. The journal covers the interdisciplinary study and analysis of constitutional law. The journal publishes five issues each volume, including an issue or issues devoted to its multi-day symposium. It is one of six law journals at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and one of the top fifty law journals in the United States based on citations and impact. Its Bluebook abbreviation is U. Pa. J. Const. L.
The editor-in-chief is Zack Ewing. Past editors-in-chief include Brandon Harper, Nabeel Yousef, Jeremy Adler, Jonathan Adams, Emily Stopa, Vivian Lee, and Megan Barriger.
Each year the Journal of Constitutional Law hosts a symposium focusing on popular topics in constitutional scholarship and featuring notable constitutional law scholars. Past topics include "The Judiciary and the Popular Will" (January 29–30, 2010) and "Presidential Power in Historical Perspective: Reflections on Calabresi and Yoo's The Unitary Executive" (February 6–7, 2009).
- Levinson, Sanford (2000). "Diversity" (PDF). University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 2 (3): 573–608. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- David C. Baldus et al., The Use of Preemptory Challenges in Capital Murder Trials: A Legal and Empirical Analysis, 3 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 3 (2001)
- Sandra Day O'Connor, The Supreme Court and the Family, 3 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 573 (2001)
- Randy E. Barnett, The Original Meaning of the Necessary and Proper Clause, 6 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 183 (2003)
- Adam Raviv, Unsafe Harbors: One Person, One Vote and Partisan Redistricting, 7 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1001 (2005)
- Louis H. Pollak, "Liberty": Enumerated Rights? Unenumerated Rights? Penumbral Rights? Other?, 8 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 905 (2006)
- Brian R. Decker, "The War of Information": The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, and the President's Warrantless-Wiretapping Program, 9 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 291 (2006)
- Laurence H. Tribe, Reflections on Unenumerated Rights, 9 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 483 (2007)
- Benjamin P. O'Glasser, "Constitutional, Political, and Philosophical Struggle: Measure 37 and the Oregon Urban Growth Boundary Controversy", 9 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 595 (2007)