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University of Michigan Law School Faculty Bibliography: Hills, Roderick M., Jr. (1994-2006)




Journal Articles

  • "Is Federalism Good for Localism? The Localist Case for Federalist Regimes." J.L. & Pol. 21, no. 2 & 3 (2005): 187-221.
  • "The Federalist Capers." Legal Aff. 4, no. 3 (2005): 42-5.
  • "Corruption and Federalism: (When) Do Federal Criminal Prosecutions Improve Non-Federal Democracy? (The Role and Limits of Legal Regulation of Conflicts of Interest (Part I))." Theoretical Inquiries L. 6, no. 1 (2005): 113-54.
  • "The Constitutional Rights of Private Governments." NYU L. Rev. 78, no. 1 (2003): 144-238.
  • "Are Judges Really More Principled Than Voters? (Symposium: Christopher L. Eisgruber's Constitutional Self-Government)." USF L. Rev. 37, no. 1 (2002): 37-61.
  • "State Autonomy in Germany and the United States." D. Halberstam, co-author. Annals Am. Acad. Pol. & Soc. Sci. 574 (2001): 173-84.
  • "The Eleventh Amendment as Curb on Bureaucratic Power (Symposium: Shifting the Balance of Power? The Supreme Court, Federalism, and State Sovereign Immunity)." Stan. L. Rev. 53, no. 5 (2001): 1225-8.
  • "Poverty, Residency, and Federalism: States' Duty of Impartiality toward Newcomers." Sup. Ct. Rev. 1999 (1999): 277-335.
  • "Dissecting the State: The Use of Federal Law to Free State and Local Officials from State Legislatures' Control." Mich. L. Rev. 97, no. 5 (1999): 1201-86.
  • "The Political Economy of Cooperative Federalism: Why State Autonomy Makes Sense and 'Dual Sovereignty' Doesn't." Mich. L. Rev. 96, no. 4 (1998): 813-944.
  • "Federalism in Constitutional Context." Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 22, no. 1 (1998): 181-96.
  • "Is Amendment 2 Really a Bill of Attainer? Some Questions about Professor Amar's Analysis of Romer." Mich. L. Rev. 95, no. 1 (1996): 236-54.
  • "Faculty Spotlight - Roderick M. Hills, Jr." Law Quad. Notes 39, no. 3 (1996): 16-7.


  • "Romancing the Town: Building Communities without Building Walls." Review of City Making: Building Communities Without Building Walls, by G. E. Frug. Harv. L. Rev. 113, no. 8 (2000): 2009-34.
  • "Back to the Future? How the Bill of Rights Might Be about Structure after All." Review of The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction, by A. R. Amar. Nw. U. L. Rev. 93, no. 3 (1999): 977-1007.
  • "Truth or Consequences? The Inadequacy of Consequentialist Arguments against Multicultural Relativism." Review of Beyond All Reason: The Radical Assault on Truth in American Law, by D. Farber and S. Sherry, co-authors. Const. Comment. 15, no. 1 (1998): 185-208.
  • "You Say You Want a Revolution? The Case against the Transformation of Culture through Antidiscrimination Laws." Review of Antidiscrimination Law and Social Equality, by A. Koppelman. Mich. L. Rev. 95, no. 6 (1997): 1588-635.