The Yale Law Journal

Daphna Renan


The Separation-of-Powers Counterrevolution

Nikolas Bowie & Daphna Renan

The Article traces modern separation-of-powers jurisprudence to the Court’s reaction to Reconstruction. Converting Lost Cause dogma into the language of constitutional law, the Court sparked a counterrevolution that obscures, and eclipses, a more normatively compelling conception—one that locates in…