Recent Faculty Scholarship

Following is a sample of scholarship recently produced by members of the College of Law's faculty. Readers may follow the link provided within each posting to download a copy of the entire paper. For a more complete list of faculty scholarship, please visit the Faculty Bibliography. For access to all Iowa Law faculty scholarship that has been posted on the Social Science Research Network, please click here.

Professor Gowder       

Death and Taxes in NFIB v. Sebelius

Spurred by Chief Justice Roberts’s 2012 opinion in NFIB v. Sebelius, in which the Chief Justice found the so-called individual mandate invalid as an exercise of the Commerce Power but valid as an exercise of the Taxing Power, Professor Gowder explores the differences, if any, between commanding the performance of an act and taxing a person’s failure to perform that same act.  To read the paper, click here and then press the “download this paper” button.

Posted on January 23, 2013