Sonu S. Bedi
Beyond Race, Sex, and Sexual Orientation: Legal Equality without Identity (Cambridge University Pres 2013)
Rejecting Rights (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009)
Political Contingency: Studying the Unexpected, the Accidental, and the Unforeseen . (New York: New York University Press 2007) (co-editor)
“Obergefell and the Liberal Case Against Civil Marriage, in Beyond Same-Sex Marriage: Perspectives on Marital Possibilities,” edited by Ronald Den Otter. Lexington Books (2016).
“Reclaiming the Conceptual Legacy of the Progressives’ Critique of Rights: Equal Protection without Higher Scrutiny,” in The Progressives’ Century edited by Stephen Skowronek, Stephen Engel, and Bruce Ackerman. Yale University Press (2016).
“Sexual Racism: Intimacy as a Matter of Justice,” Journal of Politics, Vol. 77 (4) (2015).
“Are rights important?” in Current Controversies in Political Philosophy, Thom Brooks (ed.). Routledge Press (2015).
“The Horizontal Effect of a Right to Non-Discrimination in Employment: Religious Autonomy under the U.S. Constitution and the Constitution of South Africa,” 95 Boston University Law Review 1181 (2015).
“Affirming (Not Rewriting) the Constitution: Higher Lawmaking as a Kind of Civic Education,” 19 Wisconsin Law Review Online (Symposium 2015).
“The Scope of Formal Equality of Opportunity: The Horizontal Effects of Rights in a Liberal Constitution,” Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 42 (6) (2014)
“Collapsing Suspect Class with Suspect Classification: Why Strict Scrutiny is too Strict and not Strict Enough” 47 University of Georgia Law Review 301, 2013 (lead article)
Judging without Rights: Public Reason and the Counter Majoritarian Difficulty” in Studies in Law, Politics, and Society , vol. 58, 2012 (lead article)
“Why a Criminal Prohibition on Sex Selective Abortions Amounts to a Thought Crime,” in Criminal Law and Philosophy , Vol. 5 (3), 2011
“Expressive Exclusion: A Defense,” in Journal of Moral Philosophy , Vol. 7(4), 2010 (lead article)
“How Constitutional Law Rationalizes Racism,” in Polity , Vol. 42, 2010
“What is so Special About Religion? The Dilemma of the Religious Exemption,” in Journal of Political Philosophy , Vol. 15, 2007
“Repudiating Morals Legislation: Rendering the Constitutional Right to Privacy Obsolete,” in Cleveland State Law Review , 53 (3) 2006