“On Etymology,” Graywolf Press (September 12, 2016)

“On Goldacre,” Paris Review Daily (June 15, 2016)

“On Blackacre,” (June 3, 2015)

“After Yi-Fen Chou: A Forum,” The Margins, (September 15, 2015)

“Nora / Laura: James Joyce and Sonnet Structure,” (MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, January 2014) available at

“On Poetry and Power: Reflections on the Inauguration,” Harriet: the Blog, Poetry Foundation (2009)

Guest Blog, Harriet: the Blog, Poetry Foundation (2007)

“A Symposium on Subjectivity and Style,” Fence (2001)

Legal and Political Writing

The Chilling Effect and the Problem of Private Action, 66 Vand. L. Rev. 1437 (2013)

“Proposition 8 and the Mormon Church: A Case Study in Donor Disclosure”. George Washington Law Review. December 2013.

First Amendment Fault Lines and the Citizens United Decision, 5 Harv. L. & Pol’y Rev. 135 (2011)

Editor, Money, Politics and the Constitution: Beyond Citizens United (2011) (collection of essays by Mark Alexander, Richard Briffault, Deborah Hellman, Frances Hill, Samuel Issacharoff, Burt Neuborne, Richard Pildes, Robert Post, Geoffrey Stone, Zephyr Teachout, and Monica Youn).

The Roberts Court’s Free Speech Double Standard, ACSblog (Nov. 29, 2011), (reported in Adam Liptak, Study Challenges Supreme Court’s Image as Defender of Free Speech, N.Y. Times, Jan. 7, 2012, at A25).

The Court’s Campaign Finance Jurisprudence and its Impact on the Electoral Process, (Nov. 8, 2011, 11:10 AM).

Citizens United: The Aftermath (2010) (American Constitution Society Issue Brief).

A First Amendment Litmus Test?, Huffington Post (May 26, 2010, 2:16 PM).

Will Money Talk? If the Supreme Court Rules That Corporate Campaign Spending Is Protected Speech, Voters Will Lose, L.A. Times, Jan. 10, 2010, at 28.

Sue ‘Em Back to the Stone Age: The RNC Files Suit to Reverse the Small Donor Revolution, Huffington Post (Sept. 2, 2009, 12:43 PM).

The Invitation You Can’t Refuse: Why Sonia Sotomayor Was Talking About Race in the First Place, Slate (June 4, 2009, 11:02 AM).

Judge Sotomayor’s Record in Constitutional Cases (2009) (Brennan Center Report).

Fair Elections: Ending the Earmark Game, Roll Call, May 7, 2009.

News Flash: Greed and Stupidity Can Coexist!, Huffington Post (Apr. 7, 2009 4:47 PM).

The Traffic of Pay-to-Play Politics, Huffington Post (Jan. 27, 2009 11:28 AM).

Adventures of an Accidental Delegate, Slate (Aug. 25-29, 2008).

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