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Scott Lemieux


Scott Lemieux is a Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Washington, specializing in constitutional law, the Supreme Court, and American political institutions and development. He is, with David Watkins, co-author of the runaway bestseller Judicial Review and Contemporary Democratic Theory: Power, Domination and the Courts (Routledge 2017.)

He has also published multiple articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, including Perspectives on Politics, Polity, Studies in Law, Politics and Society and the Virginia Law Review. He contributes frequently to publications including The New Republic, The Week, The Los Angeles Times, and Reuters. He also writes for this very blog, which he co-founded with Rob and Dave in 2004. He always appreciates getting stuff from his wish list.