Ron Den Otter

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  • Public Law
  • Political Theory

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Classes taught

American Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights. Jurisprudence, Introduction to American Government, and Contemporary Political Theory

Research Interests

Constitutional Theory, Normative Political Theory, Ethics, and Deliberative Democracy


  • Recently Published: "Judicial Review in an Age of Moral Pluralism," New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009
  • "Can a Liberal Take His Own Side in an Argument? The Case for John Rawlsis Political Liberalism," 49 Saint Louis Law Journal (2005): 319-366.
  • "The Place of Moral Judgment in Constitutional Interpretation," 37 Indiana Law Review (2004): 375-416.
  • "Democracy, Not Deference: An Egalitarian Theory of Judicial Review," 91 Kentucky Law Journal (2002-2003): 615-666.

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