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Publications by Bertrall Ross


Measuring Political Power: Suspect Class Determinations and the Poor (with Su Li), 104 Cal. L. Rev. 323-391 (2016)

Paths of Resistance to Our Imperial First Amendment, 113 Mich. L. Rev. 917-942 (2015) (review of Robert Post, Campaign Finance Reform and the Constitution) (2015)

Embracing Administrative Constitutionalism, 95 B.U. L. Rev. 519-585 (2015)

Many Laws of Discrimination: The Multiple Sources of Constitutional-Statutory Convergence, 100 Iowa L. Rev. Bull. 65-77 (2015)

The State as Witness: Windsor, Shelby County, and Judicial Distrust of the Legislative Record, 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 2027-2105 (selected for the Harvard-Yale-Stanford Junior Faculty Forum) (2014)

Denying Deference: Civil Rights and Judicial Resistance to Administrative Constitutionalism, 2014 U. Chi. Legal F. 223-287 (2014)

Reconsidering Statutory Interpretive Divergence Between Elected and Appointed Judges, 80 U. Chi. L. Rev. Dialogue 53-80 (2013)

Democracy and Renewed Distrust: Equal Protection and the Evolving Judicial Conception of Politics, 101 Cal. L. Rev. 1565-1640 (2013)

The Representative Equality Principle: Disaggregating the Equal Protection Intent Standard, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 101-166 (selected for the Harvard-Yale-Stanford Junior Faculty Forum) (2012)

The Costs and Elusive Gains of Creating Complementarities Bewteen Party and Popular Democracy, 3 Cal. L. Rev. Circuit 146-158 (2012)

Against Constitutional Mainstreaming, 78 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1203-1261 (2011)

Minimum Responsiveness and the Political Exclusion of the Poor (with Terry Smith), 72 Law & Contemp. Probs. 197-221 (2009)

Reconciling the Booker Conflict: A Substantive Sixth Amendment in a Real Offense Sentencing System, 4 Cardozo Pub. L. Pol'y & Ethics J. 725-778 (2006)


What the Constitution Owes the Poor: Equal Protection and the Path Toward Political Equality, (under contract, Cambridge University Press) (2017)


Administering Suspect Classes

Administrative Constitutionalism as Popular Constitutionalism

The New First Amendment Categoricalism


Regulations Confronting Trade in Services, in Regionalism, Multilateralism, and Economic Integration: The Recent Experience, 253-274 (2003)