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124 Harv. L. Rev. 4 (2010-2011)
Federalism All the Way Down

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FOREWORD:
FEDERALISM ALL THE WAY DOWN
Heather K. Gerken
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.    TH  E  G HOST    O F  SOVEREIGNTY        ..........................................................................................II
A .  P rocess  F ederalists..............................................................................................................14
B .  M inding   the  G ap ........................................................................................................  18
II.   PUSHING FEDERALISM ALL THE WAY DOWN ...............................................................21
A .  W hy  Stop  w ith  S tates?.......................................................................................................22
B .  W hy  S top  w ith  C ities?  .......................................................................................................23
C .  W hat's  in  a  N am e?..............................................................................................................25
D. Sovereignty and the Neglect of Special Purpose Institutions.......................................26
E .  W idening  Federalism    's  Lens ..............................................................................................28
i. The Apples to Apples Problem..................................................................................28
2. An Example: Rethinking the Jury...............................................................................30
m. THE POWER OF THE SOVEREIGN VERSUS THE POWER OF THE SERVANT
SEPARATION OF POWERS, CHECKS AND BALANCES, AND FEDERALISM.33
A. Federalism and the Separation of Powers........................................................................33
B .  The  Pow er  of  the  Servant ............................................................................................. 35
C. The Source of the Servant's Power ........................................................37
i.  Interdependence    ............................................................................. .. ..............38
2. Integration ......................................................................................................................39
3. Serving Two Masters.....................................................................................................40
IV. TOWARD A NATIONALIST ACCOUNT OF FEDERALISM-ALL-THE-WAY-DOWN, OR:
WHY NATIONALISTS SHOULD STOP WORRYING AND LEARN TO LOVE
FEDERALISM..................................................................................................................44
A. Federalism All-the-Way-Down as a Democratic Third Way ..........................................44
i. The Conventional Poles of Democratic Design...................................................45
2. Minority Rule Without Sovereignty: A Middle Ground ............................................45
B. Federalism and Race..........................................................................................................48
i. The Dominance of the Diversity Model Outside of States ....................................49
2. Localism as a Double-Edged Sword ............................................................................50
(a) The Hidden Costs of Diversity .........................................................................-5i
(b) Federalism-All-the-Way-Down and the Fourteenth Amendment.................52
(i) Politics, Economics, and Self-Help ...................................................................52
(ii) Minority Rule and Racial Identity.................................................................55
3. Caveats............................................................................................................................58
C. Federalism and Dissent......................................................................................................6o

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