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Steve Sanders

Faculty bibliography for Professor Sanders

Editorials & Commentaries

Steve Sanders

Professor of Law; Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Gender Studies and The Kinsey Institute

Judges Have Long Deferred to Academe. That's Changing. CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION (Nov. 7, 2023).

We Have a Living Constitution. Do We Need the ERA? INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL.COM (Nov. 22, 2019).

Those College Students Who Used the N-Word Shouldn't Have Been ArrestedNEW YORK TIMES (Oct. 25, 2019).

Will the Courts Protect LGBT Rights at Work?INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL (Sept. 27, 2019).

"Religious Liberty" Is Not an Excuse to Deny Transgender People Medical CareFORTUNE.COM (Jan. 18, 2018).

Where Does Kavanaugh Stand on LGBT Issues?, INDIANAPOLIS STAR (Aug. 15, 2018).

Even the Bernini of Buttercream Has to Serve Gay CouplesNEW YORK TIMES (Dec. 3, 2017).

The Christian Right, Gay Marriage, and the Abuse of "Religious Liberty", WASHINGTON MONTHLY (Sept. 24, 2015).

Gay Marriage: Supreme Court Validates Social Reality, Experience of Most AmericansFOX-NEWS.COM (June 26, 2015).

Does "Motivated Reasoning" Help Explain How Judges Decide Cases?, 30 ABA APPELLATE PRACTICE (Winter 2011).

New Biography Traces the Career of John Paul Stevens29 ABA APPELLATE PRACTICE (Summer 2010).

David Souter: A Friend to AcademicsCHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION (online), (May 29, 2009).

American Legal Conservatives Oppose the Citation of Foreign Law, But What about the Hallowed Practice of Citing to Blackstone?FINDLAW.COM (Oct. 20, 2008).

The Case for a Right of Marriage Recognition: Why Fourteenth Amendment Due Process Should Protect Same-Sex Couples Who Change StatesFINDLAW.COM (July 9, 2008).

Should Colleges Be Sued for Harboring Intolerance?CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, (Feb. 22, 2008).

When It Comes to Free Speech, Is a Professor Just Another Government Employee?, CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION (Aug. 1, 2008).

Slandering Gays Through Icky BehaviorCHICAGO SUN-TIMES (Sept. 2, 2007).

IU Must Look Forward, Build on Its Strengths, INDIANAPOLIS STAR (Jan. 14, 2006).

Indecent Proposal, THE NEW REPUBLIC (online), (Jan. 5, 2005).

Same-Sex Marriage: "Full Faith" for Judgments, NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL (Feb. 21, 2005).

Alien Claims at Stake, NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL (June 14, 2004).

Federalists Do It, Too: The False Debate over "Activist" Judges, INDEPENDENT GAY FORUM (online), (Jan. 27, 2004).

Parallel BarsAMERICAN PROSPECT (online), (Sept. 8, 2003).

U.S. Lags on Gay Rights: Supreme Court Can Help, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Sunday Perspective Section (June 22, 2003).

Anti-gay Bias Is Being Replaced by Fairness, INDIANAPOLIS STAR (Nov. 13, 2001).

Benson's Backcourt Politics, NUVO (Indianapolis), (Dec. 14, 2001).

Gay Rights Movement Enters Critical Period, BALTIMORE SUN (Mar. 5, 2000).

No Special Rights for the Scouts, INDIANAPOLIS STAR (July 15, 2000).

The Privileges of Marital Status, INDIANAPOLIS STAR (Sept. 4, 2000).

A Right to Ask about Sexuality, INDIANAPOLIS STAR (Dec. 28, 2000).

2000 Election Is Critical for Gays and Lesbians, BOSTON GLOBE (Mar. 7, 2000).

Gay Rights Not Stalled by Maine RepealBALTIMORE SUN (Feb. 22, 1998).

Hate Speech Can Stir Up Hateful ActsBALTIMORE SUN (Oct. 18, 1998).

Drawbacks of a Same-Sex Marriage Bill, INDIANAPOLIS STAR (May 13, 1997).