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R. RANDALL KELSO

ARTICLES
United States Standards of Review versus the International Standard of Proportionality: Convergence and Symmetry, 39 Ohio Northern U.L. Rev. 455 (2013).

Justice Kennedy's Jurisprudence On The First Amendment Religion Clauses, 44 McGeorge L. Rev. 103 (2013).

The Constitutional Jurisprudence Of Justice Kennedy On Speech, 49 San Diego L. Rev. 693 (2012). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Modern Moral Reasoning And Emerging Trends In Constitutional And Other Rights Decision-Making Around The World, 29 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 433 (2011).

The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Justice Kennedy on Liberty, 8 Dartmouth L.J. 29 (2011). (with Charles D. Kelso) (Aug. 1, 2010), available at http://works.bepress.com/randall_kelso/6/.

Judicial Decisionmaking and Judicial Review: The State of the Debate, Circa 2009, 112 W. Va. L. Rev. 351 (2010). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Custom and Tradition Versus Reason in Modern Secular and Religious Moral Reasoning and in Modern Constitutional Law, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1025993)

Narcissism, Generation X, the Corporate Elite, and the Religious Right Within the Modern Republican Party: a Set of “Friendly” Observations for President Bush, 24 Cardozo L. Rev. 1971 (2003).

Standards of Review Under the Equal Protection Clause and Related Constitutional Doctrines Protecting Individual Rights: the “Base Plus Six” Model and Modern Supreme Court Practice, 4 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 225 (2002).

Swing Votes on the Current Supreme Court: the Joint Opinion in Casey and Its Progeny, 29 Pepp. L. Rev. 637 (2002). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Sandra Day O’Connor: a Justice Who Has Made a Difference in Constitutional Law, 32 McGeorge L. Rev. 915 (2001). (with Charles D. Kelso).

Reflections on the Learning-Disabled Lawyer: Or on the Importance of Being Swift - A Modest Proposal, 42 S. Tex. L. Rev. 119 (2000).

A Post-Conference Reflection on Federalism, Toleration, and Human Rights, 40 S. Tex. L. Rev. 811 (1999).

A Post-Conference Reflection on the Lawyer’s Duty to Promote the Common Good, 40 S. Tex. L. Rev. 299 (1999).

Statutory Interpretation Doctrine on the Modern Supreme Court and Four Doctrinal Approaches to Judicial Decision-Making, 25 Pepp. L. Rev. 37 (1997).

Standing to Sue: Transformations in Supreme Court Methodology, Doctrine and Results, 28 U. Tol. L. Rev. 93 (1996). (with Charles D. Kelso)

How the Supreme Court Is Dealing with Precedents in Constitutional Cases, 62 Brook. L. Rev. 973 (1996). (with Charles D. Kelso).

The Natural Law Tradition on the Modern Supreme Court. Not Burke, but the Enlightenment Tradition Represented by Locke, Madison, and Marshall, 26 St. Mary’s L.J. 1051 (1995).

Three Years Hence: an Update on Filling Gaps in the Supreme Court's Approach to Constitutional Review of Legislation, 36 S. Tex. L. Rev. 1 (1995).

Considerations of Legislative Fit Under Equal Protection, Substantive Due Process, and Free Speech Doctrine: Separating Questions of Advancement, Relationship and Burden, 28 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1279 (1994).

Styles of Constitutional Interpretation and the Four Main Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation in American Legal History, 29 Val. U. L. Rev. 121 (1994).

Separation of Powers Doctrine on the Modern Supreme Court and Four Doctrinal Approaches to Judicial Decisionmaking, 20 Pepp. L. Rev. 531 (1993).

Filling Gaps in the Supreme Court's Approach to Constitutional Review of Legislation: Standards, Ends, and Burdens Reconsidered, 33 S. Tex. L. Rev. 493 (1992).

Constitutional Law and Civil Rights, 35 Loy. L. Rev. 769 (1989).

Abortion Law in the United States, 7 Comp. L. Y.B. 61 (1983). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Appeals in Federal Courts by Prosecuting Entities Other than the United States: the Plain Meaning Rule Revisited, 33 Hastings L.J. 187 (1981). (with C. Kevin Kelso) (reprinted in Norman J. Singer, Statutes and Statutory Construction 733 (5th ed. 1992) and in 2A Norman J. Singer, Sutherland Statutory Construction §48A:16 (6th ed. 2000).

Legal Education's Future: Broadening Horizon or Narrowing Window, 59 Wash. U. L.Q. 661 (1981). (with Charles D. Kelso).

Focus on Cameras in the Courtroom: the Florida Experience, the California Experiment, and the Pending Decision in Chandler v. Florida, 12 Pac. L.J. 1 (1980). (with Sonia M. Pawluc)

The Personal Attack Rule and Professional Occupations: Consistency in FCC Decisionmaking, 16 Cal. W. L. Rev. 399 (1980). (with Diane Finelum Pinchuk)

Breach of Contract, 4 Learning & L., Summer 1977, at 40. (with Charles D. Kelso)

Antitrust and the Anti-Injunction Statute, Vendo v. Lecktro Vend Corp., 1977 Wis. L. Rev. 1208.

BOOKS
The Path of Constitutional Law. (Lake Mary, FL: Vandeplas Publishing, 2007). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Studying Law: an Introduction. (St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 1984). (with Charles D. Kelso).

BOOK REVIEWS
Book Review, 39 McGeorge L. Rev. 1131 (2008) (reviewing, Jeffrey Toobin, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court (2007)). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Of Cabbages and Kings: a Review of Our Undemocratic Constitution by Sanford Levinson, 86 Tex. L. Rev. 1263 (2008) (reviewing, Sanford Levinson, Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It) (2006)). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Politics and the Constitution: a Review of Judge Malcolm Wilkey’s Call for a Second Constitutional Convention, 27 Pac. L.J. 1213 (1996)(reviewing Malcolm R. Wilkey, Is it Time for a Second Constitutional Convention? (1995)). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Our Nine Tribunes: a Review of Professor Lusky’s Call for Judicial Restraint, 5 Seton Hall Const. L. J. 1289 (1995)(reviewing Louis Lusky, Our Nine Tribunes: the Supreme Court in Modern America (1993)). (with Charles D. Kelso)

Reason, Morality and Wealth: Gewirth, Posner and the University of Chicago Approach, 7 Okla. City U. L. Rev. 131 (1982)(reviewing Alan Gewirth, Reason & Morality (1981)).

Godel, Escher, Bach: More Darkness or Day for Night, 1981 Wis. L. Rev. 822 (reviewing Douglas R. Hofstadter, Godel, Esher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid (1980)).

CHAPTERS
2010 Supplement to The Path of Constitutional Law. (Lake Mary, FL: Vandeplas Publishing). (with Charles D. Kelso)

2009 Supplement to The Path of Constitutional Law. (Lake Mary, FL: Vandeplas Publishing). (with Charles D. Kelso)

A Post-Conference Reflection on Federalism, Toleration, and Human Rights, in Comparative Federalism in the Devolution Era (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2002).

Appeals in Federal Courts by Prosecuting Entities Other than the United States: the Plain Meaning Rule Revisited, 33 Hastings L.J. 187 (1981). (with C. Kevin Kelso) (reprinted in Norman J. Singer, Statutes and Statutory Construction 733 (5th ed.), 2A Norman J. Singer, Sutherland Statutory Construction §48A:16 (6th ed.), also 2A Norman J. Singer, Sutherland Statutory Construction §48A:16 (7th ed.).

PRESENTATIONS & PROCEEDINGS
Use of International Sources in United States Constitutional Interpretation, International Association of Law Schools Conference on Constitutional Law, Washington, D.C. (Sept. 11-14, 2009), http://www.ialsnet.org/meetings/constit/papers/KelsoRandall(USA).pdf

Trust Company Investments in Guaranteed Student Loans, Occasional Paper Under the John Stauffer Charitable Trust (Sacramento, CA: University of the Pacific. McGeorge School of Law, 1984).

 

 


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