“A Revolutionary Year: Judicial Assertiveness and Gay Rights,” in Davison M. Douglas & Neal Devins, eds., A Year at the Supreme Court (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004), pp. 57-70, 214-16.

“Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story,” Financial Times, 29 November 2004, p. 13. (Seth Mnookin, Hard News).

“Kerry’s Fatal Error: Edwards,” Chicago Tribune, 7 November 2004, p. II-9.

“The Electoral College Has to Go,” Financial Times, 29 October 2004, p. 13.

“Saving Thomas,” The New Republic, 25 October 2004, pp. 28-34. (Ken Foskett, Judging Thomas).

“FBI: The Bad Old Days,” Chicago Tribune, 24 October 2004, pp. XIV-1, 6. (Richard Gid Powers, Broken, & Athan Theoharis, The FBI and American Democracy).

“Images of a Growing Nation, From Census to Census,” New York Times, 13 October 2004, p. B9. (Sam Roberts, Who We Are Now).

“Once in the Closet, Now in the Courts,” Los Angeles Times Book Review, 15 August 2004, pp. R1, R3. (George Chauncey, Why Marriage?, & Evan Wolfson, Why Marriage Matters).

“Judicial Setbacks for Bush, Delicately Delivered,” Financial Times, 2 July 2004, p. 13.

“Correcting the Record (A Bit) on Violence in the Civil Rights Movement,” Chicago Tribune, 20 June 2004, p. XIV-4. (Lance Hill, The Deacons for Defense).

“Give Brown v. Board of Education Its Due,” Human Rights (ABA) 31 (Summer 2004): 2-5.

“Freedom Came at Cost of Family,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 30 May 2004, pp. K1-K2. (John Blake, Children of the Movement).

“How the Brown Ruling Led the Way,” Financial Times, 17 May 2004, p. 17.

“Toward a More Perfect Union—The Thurgood Marshall of Gay Marriage,” New York Times Magazine, 9 May 2004, pp. 52-57.

“Why Brown Still Matters,” The Nation, 3 May 2004, pp. 45-50.

“Looking Back at Brown,” Chicago Tribune, 2 May 2004, pp. XIV-1, 4. (Sheryll Cashin, The Failures of Integration, Derrick Bell, Silent Covenants, & Charles Ogletree, All Deliberate Speed).

“Altared States,” Washington Post Book World, 18 April 2004, p. 13. (Jonathan Rauch, Gay Marriage, & David Moats, Civil Wars).

“’Happy’ Birthday, Brown v. Board of Education? Brown‘s Fiftieth Anniversary and the New Critics of Supreme Court Muscularity,” Virginia Law Review 90 (April 2004): 693-729.

“Clarendon County in Black and White,” The Green Bag 7 (Spring 2004): 237-246.

“Stasis in the Abortion Debate is an Opportunity,” Conscience, Spring 2004, pp. 22-23.

“How the War Shaped the Man,” Los Angeles Times Book Review, 22 February 2004, p. 7. (Douglas Brinkley, Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War).

“Keeping the Faith,” Washington Post Book World, 15 February 2004, pp. 3-4. (David Chappell, A Stone of Hope).

“Recommended Reading: A Selection of Books About the Civil Rights Movement,Chicago Tribune Book Review, 1 February 2004, p. 1.

“A Revolutionary in the Spotlight and in Exile,” Los Angeles Times, 25 January 2004, p. 6. (Stokely Carmichael, Ready for Revolution).

“Bush League, or Bus League?,” Creative Loafing (Atlanta), 22-28 January 2004, p. 23.

“Whitewashing Reds,” Wilson Quarterly 28 (Winter 2004): 119-121. (John Earl Haynes & Harvey Klehr, In Denial: Historians, Communism and Espionage).