The Yale Law Journal

Josh Chafetz


Multiplicity in Federalism and the Separation of Powers

Josh Chafetz

120 Yale L.J. 1084 (2011). 

The Ideological Origins of American Federalism

By Allison L. Lacroix

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 19th ed., 2010, PP. 312. $35.00.


Curing Congress’s Ills: Criminal Law as the Wrong Paradigm for Congressional Ethics

Josh Chafetz

Paul M. Thompson’s reply to my Comment proposing the creation of Congressional Commissioners for Standards proceeds in two steps. First, he argues that our current system of ethics enforcement, dominated by the ethics committees and the Department of Justice, is working just fine. And second, he a…


Cleaning House: Congressional Commissioners for Standards

Josh Chafetz

117 Yale L.J. 165 (2007).