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Faculty Publications

Luis Fuentes-Rohwer
Professor of Law and Harry T. Ice Faculty Fellow
  1. Is This the Beginning of the End of the Second Reconstruction?, 59 THE FEDERAL LAWYER 54 (2012). [HeinOnline]
  2. Perspectives: A Deceptively Complex Question, 12 INSIGHTS ON LAW AND SOCIETY 12 (2012).
  3. Judicial Activism and the Interpretation of the Voting Rights Act, 32 CARDOZO LAW REVIEW 857 (2011). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  4. Justice Kennedy to the Rescue?, 160 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW PENNUMBRA 209 (2011). [HeinOnline]
  5. Looking for a Few Good Philosopher Kings: Political Gerrymandering as a Question of Institutional Competence, 43 CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW 1157 (2011). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  6. The Future of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act in the Hands of a Conservative Court, 5 DUKE JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW & PUBLIC POLICY 125 (2010). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  7. Leaving the Thicket at Last? (with Laura Jane Durfee), 2009 MICHIGAN STATE LAW REVIEW 417 (2009). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  8. Understanding the Paradoxical Case of the Voting Rights Act, 36 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 697 (2009). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  9. Back to the Beginning: An Essay on the Court, the Law of Democracy, and Trust, 43 WAKE FOREST LAW REVIEW 1045 (2008). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  10. Bringing Democracy to Puerto Rico: A Rejoinder, 11 HARVARD LATINO LAW REVIEW 157 (2008). [HeinOnline]
  11. The Land That Democratic Theory Forgot, 83 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 1525 (2008). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  12. Legislative Findings, Congressional Powers, and the Future of the Voting Rights Act, 82 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 99 (2007). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  13. The Politics of Preclearance (with Guy-Uriel E. Charles), 12 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF RACE & LAW 513 (2007). [HeinOnline]
  14. On the Renewal of Section 5 of the VRA: Why Congress Failed Voters of Color (with Guy Charles), in MAKING EVERY VOTE COUNT: FEDERAL ELECTION LEGISLATION IN THE STATES (Andrew Rachlin, Ed.) Princeton: Princeton University, 2006.
  15. Preclearance, Discrimination, and the Department of Justice: The Case of South Carolina (with Guy Charles), 57 SOUTH CAROLINA LAW REVIEW 827 (2006). [HeinOnline]

  16. Rethinking Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (with Guy-Uriel E. Charles), in THE FUTURE OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT (David Epstein, Ed.). New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2006.

  17. Domesticating the Gerrymander: An Essay on Standards, Fair Representation, and the Necessary Question of Judicial Will, 14 CORNELL JOURNAL OF LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY 423 (2005). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  18. Reconsidering the Law of Democracy: Political Questions, Prudence and the Judicial Role, 47 WILLIAM AND MARY LAW REVIEW 1899 (2005). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  19. In Defense of Deference (with Guy-Uriel Charles), 21 CONSTITUTIONAL COMMENTARY 133 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  20. Of Platonic Guardians, Trust, and Equality: A Comment on Hasen’s Minimalist Approach to the Law of Elections, 31 JOURNAL OF LEGISLATION 25 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  21. A Principled Approach to the Quest for Racial Diversity on the Judiciary (with Kevin Johnson), 10 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF RACE & LAW 5 (2004). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  22. Doing Our Politics in Court: Gerrymandering, “Fair Representation” an Exegesis into the Judicial Role, 78 NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW 527 (2002). [HeinOnline]

  23. Baker’s Promise, Equal Protection and the Modern Redistricting Revolution: A Plea for Rationality, 80 NORTH CAROLINA LAW REVIEW 1353 (2002).

  24. Challenges to Racial Redistricting in the New Millennium: Hunt v. Cromartie as a Case Study (with Guy Charles), 58 WASHINGTON AND LEE LAW REVIEW 227 (2001). [HeinOnline]

  25. The Electoral College, the Right to Vote and “Our Federalism”: A Comment on A Lasting Institution (with Guy Charles), 29 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 879 (2001). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  26. THE RISE OF A CONCEPT: JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IN THE AMERICAN NATIONAL EXPERIMENT, 1789-1835. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 2001. (Dissertation.)

  27. Note. The Emptiness of Majority Rule, 1 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF RACE AND LAW 195 (1996). [HeinOnline]