Professor of Law
M. Minnette Massey Chair in Law
J.D. 2003, Yale Law School
Beyond Separation in Federalism Enforcement: Medicaid Expansion, Coercion, and the Norm of Engagement, 15 U. Pa. J. of Const. L. 91-182 (2012)
From Separation to Engagement in Tenth Amendment Jurisprudence: Medicaid Expansion and the Bureaucratic Life of Federalism Enforcement, 15 U. Pa. J. of Const. L. ___ (forthcoming, 2012).
Creation Stories: Stanley Hauerwas, Same-Sex Marriage, and Narrative in Law and Theology, 75 Law & Contemp. Probs. 87-113 (2012) (Theological Argument in Law: Engaging with Stanley Hauerwas Symposium).
Federal Law in State Court: Judicial Federalism Through a Relational Lens, 19 Wm & Mary Bill of Rights J. 511-590 (2011).
"'Fists and the Sorrowful Voices of Women': Race, Gender and the Reconstruction of the Word in Toni Morrison’s Jazz," in African American Culture and Legal Discourse (Lovalerie King and Rich Schur, eds., 2009) 130-158.
Ex parte Young: Sovereignty, Immunity and the Constitutional Structure of American Federalism, 40 U. Tol. L. Rev. 843-888 (2009) (symposium).
God-Talk in the Age of Obama: Theology and Religious Political Engagement, 86 Denv. U. L. Rev. 663-691 (2009) (Obama Phenomenon: Facets of an Historic Campaign Symposium).
"Ripeness," in Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (Tanenhaus, et. al., eds., 2008).
Private Pathologies and Public Policies: Race, Class and the Failure of Child Welfare, 20 Yale Law & Pol'y Rev. 513 (2002) (reviewing Dorothy E. Roberts, Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare).
Professor Charlton Copeland and Professor Zanita Fenton in "50 years later, Washington march could again influence fight over voting rights - and more - civil rights advocates say" in The Palm Beach Post.
Professor Charlton Copeland and Zanita Fenton were quoted in a Palm Beach Post article about the U.S. Supreme Court's hearings on California's Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.