Mortimer Newlin Stead Sellers

University of Baltimore - School of Law

1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

United States

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1.

What is the Rule of Law and Why is It so Important?

Silkenat, Barenboim and Hickey, eds., "The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law and the Legal State" (Springer, 2014 Forthcoming), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-15
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
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rule of law, liberty, justice, common good, public good, republicanism, imperium legum, empire of laws, Rechtsstaat, humanism, enlightenment, independent judges, republic, domination, tyranny, republican government, despotism, morality, de jure, de facto, independent judiciary, separation of powers

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The Influence on Marcus Tullius Cicero on Modern Legal and Political Ideas

Ciceroniana, the Atti of Colloquium Tullianum Anni, MMVIII
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Mortimer Newlin Stead Sellers
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Cicero,Modernity, Modern Law, Modern Politics, Constitutionalism, European Law, Legal Innovation, Roman Law, Roman Influence, Republicanism

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Classical Influences on the American Founding Fathers

THE CLASSICAL TRADITION, Anthony Grafton, Glenn Most, Salvatore Settis, eds., Harvard, 2009, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-20
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jul 2009
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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classical tradition, founding fathers, United States Constitution, Rome, republic, Whig, Glorious Revolution, American Revolution, mixed government, liberty, rule of law, Roman republic, American republic. republicanism, American history, legal history

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Classical Influences on the Law and Politics of the French Revolution

THE CLASSICAL TRADITION, Anthony Grafton, Glenn Most, Salvatore Settis, eds., Harvard, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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classical tradition, French Revolution, French republic, Roman republic, Sparta, Athens, neo-classicism, constitutionalism, liberty, rule of law, separation of powers, Rousseau, Constant, Robespierre

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The Doctrine of Precedent in the United States of America

Published in modified form in American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2008
Mortimer Newlin Stead Sellers
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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common law, precedent, jurisprudence, legal history

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The Constitutional Thought of Alexander Hamilton

CONSTITUTIONS AND THE CLASSICS, Denis Galligan, ed., Oxford, 2014, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-15
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Alexander Hamilton, constitutionalism, constitution, Publius, republican, republicanism, bicameralism, separation of powers, checks and balances,federalism, judges, judicial independence, enlightenment, modernity, United States Constitution

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Law, Reason, and Emotion

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jun 2014
Mortimer Newlin Stead Sellers
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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law, reason, emotion, social emotions, Marcus Tullius Cicero, rule of law, society, legitimacy, effectiveness, values, legal system, justice, law and society, specification, nature, natural law, morality, Sir Edward Coke, right reason, recta ratio, summa ratio, emotions, love, loyalty, liberality

Law, Reason, and Emotion

Philosophy of Law and Theory of the State No. 1-2, 2014.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Sep 2016
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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law, reason, emotion, justice, effectiveness, rule of law

Law, Reason, and Emotion

IVR Studies in the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Forthcoming, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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law, reason, emotion

Niccolò Machiavelli: Father of Modern Constitutionalism

University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-32
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Machiavelli, Constitution,

Niccolò Machiavelli: Father of Modern Constitutionalism

Ratio Juris, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 216-225, 2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 May 2015
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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The Origins of Republican Legal Theory

Published in modified form in THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Elsevier, 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Republicanism, Legal Theory,Theory of Law

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Republican Influences on the French and American Revolutions

M.N.S. Sellers, REPUBLICAN LEGAL THEORY, Ch. III, Macmillan, 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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republicanism, history, american history, french revolution, american revolution, legal theory

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Introduction to Republican Legal Theory

Published in modified form in THE PHILOSOPHY OF LAW: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA, Vol. II , Christopher Gray, ed., 1999
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Republicanism, Legal Theory,Theory of Law

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Republicanism, Liberalism and the Law

Published in modified form in M.N.S. Sellers, THE SACRED FIRE OF LIBERTY, Macmillan, 1998
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
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republicanism, legal theory, theory of law, legal history

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The Republican Foundations of International Law

LEGAL REPUBLICANISM AND REPUBLICAN LAW, Samantha Besson and Jose Luis Marti, eds., 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
Mortimer Newlin Stead Sellers
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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international law, republicanism, legal history, legal theory

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Ideals of Public Discourse

Published in modified form in Christine Sistare, ed., CIVILITY AND ITS DISCONTENTS (Kansas Univ. Press, 2004)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Republican Principles in International Law

Published in a modified form in REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES IN INTERNATIONAL LAW (Macmillan, 2006)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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republicanism, legal history, legal theory, international law

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Universal Human Rights in the Law of the United States

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 58, 2010, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-13
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Mortimer Newlin Stead Sellers
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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universal human rights, rights, constitutional rights, states rights, inherent rights, inalienable rights, legitimacy, democracy, liberalism

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The Actual Validity of Law

Published in modified form in 37 Am. J. Juris. 283 (1992)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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republicanism, legal theory, theory of law, legal history

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Republican Legal Systems

Published in modified form in THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO THE ROMAN REPUBLIC, Harriet I. Flower, ed., Cambridge, 2004, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Basic Elements of Legislative Structure

Published in modified form in M.N.S. Sellers, REPUBLICAN LEGAL THEORY, Ch. 11, Macmillan, 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Group Rights and Democracy

Published in modified form in M.N.S. Sellers, REPUBLICAN LEGAL THEORY: THE HISTORY CONSTITUTION AND PURPOSES OF LAW IN A FREE STATE, Chapter 9, Macmillan, 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Republican Authority

Published in modified form in M.N.S. Sellers, REPUBLICAN LEGAL THEORY, Chapter VI, Macmillan, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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History, Liberty and Comparative Law

Published in modified form in M.N.S. Sellers, REPUBLICAN LEGAL THEORY, Ch. 12, Macmillan, 2003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Republican Impartiality

Published in modified form in 11 Oxford J. Leg. S. 273 (1991), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Legal Historians and Social Change

Published in modified form in M.N.S. Sellers, REPUBLICAN LEGAL THEORY, Ch. 13, Macmillan, 2003
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Morality, Law, and Judicial Ethics in the Western Legal Tradition

International Symposium On Judicial Ethics, May 2017, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Mortimer Newlin Stead Sellers
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Western Legal Tradition, judicial ethics, morality, corpus juris civilis

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Republican Government in the United States of America

Published in modified form in M.N.S. Sellers, REPUBLICAN LEGAL THEORY, Chapter 14, Macmillan, 2003
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
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University of Baltimore - School of Law

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republicanism, legal history, legal theory