Selected Bibliography


Forrest McDonald, The American Presidency (Univ. of Kansas, 1994)

_________, Novus Ordo Seclorum (KS, 1985)

_____, Confederation and Constitution (South Carolina, 1967)

Richard Brisbin, Justice Antonin Scalia and the Conservative Revival (Johns Hopkins, 1997)

William Michaelson, Creating the American Presidency (University Press, 1987)

The Constitution and the American Presidency (SUNY, 1991)

Joseph Bessette, ed., The Presidency in the Constitutional Order (LSU, 1981)

Lance Banning, The Sacred Fire of Liberty (Cornell, 1995)

Stanley Kutler, The Wars of Watergate (Knopf, 1990)

______, Abuse of Power (Free Press, 1997)

Joseph Ellis, The American Sphinx (Knopf, 1997)

James Young, The Washington Community (Columbia, 1966)

David Herbert Donald, Lincoln (Simon and Schuster, 1995)

Frank Freidel, Franklin D. Roosevelt (Little, Brown, 1990)

Ellis Hawley, The New Deal and the Problem of Monopoly (Princeton, 1966)

William Leuchtenburg, The FDR Years (Columbia, 1995)

Fred Greenstein, The Hidden-Hand Presidency (Johns Hopkins, 1994)

Robert Dallek, Flawed Giant (Oxford, 1998)

Jeff Shesol, Mutual Contempt (Norton, 1997)

Taylor Branch, Pillars of Fire (Simon and Schuster, 1998)

Hugh Davis Graham, The Civil Rights Era (Oxford, 1990)

Stanley Kutler, The Wars of Watergate (Knopf, 1990)

Stanley Kutler, Abuse of Power (Free Press, 1997)

Louis Fisher, Constitutional Conflicts between Congress and the President (Univ. of Kansas, 1997)

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., The Imperial Presidency, rev. ed. (Houghton Mifflin, 1989)

John Maltese, The Selection of Supreme Court Nominees (Johns Hopkins, 1995)

James Sefton, Andrew Johnson and the Uses of Constitutional Power (Little, Brown, 1980)

Michael Benedict, The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson (Norton, 1973)

Hans Trefousse, Impeachment of a President (Univ. of Tennessee, 1975)


The Pentagon Papers, Senator Gravel edition

Frank M. Johnson, "The Constitution and the Federal District Judge," Texas Law Review, 54 (June, 1976)

Bruce Ackerman, The Case Against Lameduck Impeachment (Seven Stories Press, 1999)

Akhil Reed Ahmar, The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction (Yale, 1998)

George Anastaplo, Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography (Rowman, 1999)

David Kyvig, Explicit and Authentic Acts (Univ. of KS, 1996)

Saul Cornell, The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America 1788-1828 (UNC,


Edward Countryman, What Did the Constitution Mean to Early Americans? (Bedford, 1999)

Jean Smith, John Marshall (Holt, 1996)

_____, The Constitution and American Foreign Policy (West, 1989)

Morton Keller, Affairs of State (Harvard, 1984)

____, Regulating a New Society (Harvard, 1990)

___, Regulating a New economy (Harvard, 1994)

Barry Cushman, Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution (Oxford, 1998)

Wm. Leuchtenburg, The Supreme Court Reborn (Oxford, 1995)

Bette Evans, Interpreting the Free Exercise of Religion: The Constitution and American Pluralism (UNC, 1997)

Bernard Schwartz, The Ascent of Pragmatism (Addison-Wesley, 1990)

____, Behind Bakke (1998)

____, Decision (1996)

____, The Economic Regulation of Businesses (Chelsea, 1973)

____, The New Right and the Constitution (Northeastern, 1990)

____, Super Chief (NYU, 1983)

Howard Ball, Hugo Black (Oxford, 1996)

___, Justice Downwind (Oxford, 1986)

___, Of Power and Right (Oxford, 1992)

Herbert Johnson, The Chief Justiceship of John Marshall: 1801-1835 (Yale, 1997)

Laura Kalman, The Strange Career of Legal Liberalism (Yale, 1996)

_____, Abe Fortas: A Biography (Yale, 1990)

Paul Kens, Lochner v. New York: Economic Regulation on Trial (KS, 1998)

___, Justice Stephen Field (KS, 1997)

Harvey Klehr and Ronald Radosh, The Amerasia Spy Case: Prelude to McCarthyism (UNC, 1996)

Daniel Levin, Representing Popular Sovereignty: The Constitution in American Political Culture (SUNY Press, 1999)

Leonard Levy, The Establishment Clause: Religion and the First Amendment (Macmillan, 1986)


_____, Legacy of Suppression (Harvard, 1960)

Joseph Lynch, Negotiating the Constitution: The Earliest Debates over Original Intent (Cornell, 1999)

Pauline Maier, American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence (Harvard, 1998)

Jill Norgren, The Cherokee Cases: The Confrontation of Law and Politics (McGraw Hill, 1996)

William Novak, The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century America (UNC, 1996)

David Oshinsky, "Worse Than Slavery": Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice (Free Press, 1996)

Richard Polenberg, Fighting Faiths (Viking, 1987)

____, The World of Benjamin Cardozo: Personal Values and the Judicial Process (Harvard, 1997)

Richard Posner, An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton (Harvard, 1999)

Jack Rakove, Declaring Rights (Bedford, 1998)

___, James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic (McGraw Hill, 1990)

____, Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution

David Rudenstine, The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case (California, 1996)

David Stebenne, Arthur J. Goldberg: New Deal Liberal (Oxford, 1996)

Arming America

Joyce Malcolm, To Keep and Bear Arms (Harvard, 1994)

Bernard Bailyn, Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (Harvard, 1967)

____, Law in American History (Little Brown, 1971)

____, Debates on the Constitution (Library of America, 1994)

Gordon Wood, The Creation of the American Republic (UNC, 1975)

___, The Radicalism of the American Revolution (Knopf, 1991)