Faculty Profiles

Adam Winkler

Adam Winkler

Professor of Law
B.S.F.S Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 1990
J.D. New York University, 1993
M.A. Political Science, 1998
UCLA Faculty since 2002


Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America. W.W. Norton (2011). Amazon
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution 2nd ed. (edited by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst, Adam Winkler, et al.). Macmillan (2000).

Articles and Chapters

Book Review, Law Enforcement's Flagrant Conduct, 48 Tulsa Law Review 275 (2012). Review of Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas, by Dale Carpenter.
Free Speech Federalism, 108 Michigan Law Review 153-188 (2009). Full Text
Heller's Catch-22, 56 UCLA Law Review 1551 (2009). Full Text
Book Review, Running on the Constitution, 8 Election Law Journal 151 (2009). Full Text
Book Review, 26 Law & History Review 441 (2008). Reviewing A Well-Regulated Militia, by Saul Cornell.
The Federal Government as a Constitutional Niche in Affirmative Action Cases, 54 UCLA Law Review 1931-61 (2007). Full Text
Corporate Personhood and the Rights of Corporate Speech, 30 Seattle University Law Review 863-73 (2007). Full Text
Scrutinizing the Second Amendment, 105 Michigan Law Review 683-733 (2007). Full Text
Fundamentally Wrong About Fundamental Rights, 23 Constitutional Commentary 277 (2006). Full Text
Fatal in Theory and Strict in Fact: An Empirical Analysis of Strict Scrutiny in the Federal Courts, 59 Vanderbilt Law Review 793-871 (2006). Full Text
The Reasonable Right to Bear Arms, 17 Stanford Law & Policy Review 597-613 (2006). Full Text
Corporate Law or the Law of Business? Stakeholders and Corporate Governance at the End of History, 67 Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems 109-33 (2004). Full Text
"Other People’s Money:" Corporations, Agency Costs, and Campaign Finance Law, 92 Georgetown Law Journal 871-940 (2004). Full Text
McConnell v. F.E.C., Corporate Political Speech, and the Legacy of the Segregated Fund Cases, 3 Election Law Journal 361-69 (2004). Full Text
A Revolution too Soon: Woman Suffragists & the Living Constitution, 76 NYU Law Review 1456-1526 (2001). Full Text
Voters’ Rights and Parties’ Wrongs: Early Political Party Regulation in the State Courts, 1886-1915, 100 Columbia Law Review 873 (2000). Full Text
The Corporation in Election Law, 32 Loyola Law Review 1243-72 (1999). Full Text
Just Sanctions, 21 Human Rights Quarterly 133 (1999). Full Text
Beyond Bellotti, 32 Loyola Law Review 133-220 (1998). Full Text
Book Review, 21 Ethnic & Racial Studies 1191 (1998). Reviewing Race, Law, and Culture: Reflections on Brown v. Board of Education, edited by Austin Sarat.
The Independence of Judges (with James B. Zagel), 46 Mercer Law Review 795-834 (1995). Full Text
Sounds of Silence: The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action, 28 Loyola Law Review 923-69 (1995). Full Text
Expressive Voting, 68 NYU Law Review 330-88 (1993).