California Constitutional Law: Direct Democracy, S. Cal. L. Rev. Volume 92:3 (forthcoming March 2019) David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay, Benjamin Gevercer, and Meghan Fenzel
California Constitutional Law: Interpreting Restrictions on the Initiative Power (2017) 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. Online 65 David A. Carrillo and Darien Shanske, reprinted in State Tax Notes Vol. 88, No. 8 (May 21, 2018)
California Constitutional Law: Popular Sovereignty (2017) 68 Hastings L. J. 731 David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay, and Brandon V. Stracener
California Constitutional Law: Reanimating Criminal Procedural Rights After The “Other” Proposition 8 (2015) 56 Santa Clara L. Rev. 33 David A. Kaiser and David A. Carrillo
The California Judiciary, California Journal of Politics and Policy (2015) Volume 7, Issue 4, David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay
California Constitutional Law: The Right to an Adequate Education (2015) 67 Hastings L. J. 323 Anne D. Gordon
California Constitutional Law: The Guarantee Clause and California’s Republican Form of Government (2014) 62 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 104 David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay
California Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers (2011) 45 USF.L.Rev. 655 David A. Carrillo and Danny Y. Chou
California Constitutional Law: The Religion Clauses (2011) 45 USF.L.Rev. 689 David A. Carrillo and Shane G. Smith
BOOKS, CHAPTERS, AND REPORTS:
The Icelandic Federalist Papers (Berkeley Public Policy Press 2018) is a group writing project coordinated by the center, edited by the center director, and published by the Institute of Governmental Studies. In 21 articles, an international team of scholars analyzes arguments for and against a new Icelandic constitution. Individual articles previously published by the California Journal of Politics and Policy, collected here.
Report to the Korea Legislation Research Institute on California’s direct democracy procedures.
California Supreme Court Historical Society, Spring/Summer 2013, Berkeley Law’s New California Constitution Center
“California needs a lawyer” David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay, Daily Journal June 22, 2018
“Tim Draper’s Three Californias plan could mean nothing – or disaster. Make him stop.” David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay, Sacramento Bee June 13, 2018
“The local initiative power” David A. Carrillo, Napa Valley Register May 31, 2018
“Can we please have a new California Supreme Court justice, Governor Brown?” David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay, Sacramento Bee April 5, 2018
The Fréttablaðið series is an eight-part editorial published by Iceland’s largest daily newspaper, in which center scholars discuss a new Icelandic constitution: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, part seven, part eight (all in Icelandic).
“A leaner bar is good for attorneys and the public” David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay, and Brandon V. Stracener, Daily Journal July 25, 2017
“Talk of secession is a loser” David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay, and Brandon V. Stracener, San Francisco Chronicle March 13, 2017
“Proposition N doesn’t pass muster” David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay, and Brandon V. Stracener, Daily Journal November 22, 2016
“People of Iceland: make it work” David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay, and Brandon V. Stracener, Fréttablaðið April 30, 2016
“Why the rush to dissolve the bar?” David A. Carrillo, Stephen M. Duvernay, and Brandon V. Stracener, Daily Journal April 13, 2016
“‘Six Californias’—here we go again” David A. Carrillo, Jack Citrin, and Ethan Rarick, Daily Journal July 21, 2014
“Six problems with ‘Six Californias'” David A. Carrillo and Stephen M. Duvernay, Daily Journal March 11, 2014
The center welcomes articles submitted for review and publication. Scholarly articles focused on the substantive law of the state constitution or on the state Supreme Court may be submitted at any time. Consistent with the center’s focus on California, the preferred citation format is the California Style Manual.
Submit articles by PDF here.
Center director: David A. Carrillo, J.S.D.