William Gangi

Professor
Government and Politics
Ph.D., 1971, University of Notre Dame, PhilosophyM.A., 1965, St. John’s University, Political ScienceB.A., 1964, St. John’s University, Political Science

William Gangi, PhD. is a Professor of Government and Politics at St. John’s University.He holds a BA and MA from St. John’s University and a PhD from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Gangi’s primary field of research is in American Constitutional law; he has secondary interests in American Government, American Theory, Comparative Law, and Public Administration. He serves also as the Internship Coordinator for the Government and Politics Department. Dr. Gangi is author of Saving the Constitution from the Courts, numerous articles and book reviews. He has testified as an expert witness before the Senate Judiciary Committee and has delivered dozens of lectures at various law schools as a lecturer for The Federalist Society

  • American Government
  • Federalist Papers
  • Modern Ideologies
  • Constitutional Law
  • Politico-Religious Mass Movement
  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Public Personnel Management
  • Organization Development
  • Comparative Law

And Set the Guilty Free,' 8 THE PROSECUTOR 479-481 (January, 1973)

Confessions: Historical Perspective and a Proposal, 10 HOUSTON LAW REVIEW 1087-1104 (July, 1973)

The English Common Law of Confessions and Early Cases Decided By the United States Supreme Court, JUDICATURE, INFORMATION REPORT SERIES, NO. 205 (September, 1973) 1-27.

Some Observations on Key Confession Cases and a Critical View Of the Modern Confession Rule, 28 ARKANSAS LAW REVIEW 1-54 (1974)

The Supreme Court, Confessions, and the Counter Revolution in Criminal Justice, 58 JUDICATURE 68-73 (August/September, 1974)

Judicial Expansionism: An Evaluation of the Ongoing Debate, 8 OHIO NORTHERN LAW REVIEW 1-68 (May, 1981).

Raoul Berger and the Debate Over Increased Judicial Power, 16 THE PROSECUTOR; JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION 30-35 (Winter, 1982).

The Supreme Court: An Intentionist Critique of Noninterpretive Review, 28 THE CATHOLIC LAWYER 253-314 (Fall, 1983).

The Exclusionary Rule: A Case Study in Judicial Usurpation, 34 DRAKE LAW REVIEW  33-134 (1984-1985).

The Inbau-Kamisar Debate: Time for Round Two?, 12 WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 117-153 (October, 1984).

O What a Tangled Web We Weave . . .  19 THE PROSECUTOR: JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION 15-49 (May, 1986)
 
Raoul Berger's Contribution to Constitutional Law," III BENCHMARK  189-196 (1987)

The Sixth Amendment: Judicial Powers and the People's  Right to Govern Themselves,  66 WASH. L. R. 71-89 (1988).

"Up-date: The Liberal Arts Professor as a Recruiter,"  PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWELFTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TEACHING PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE INSTITUTE 241-261 (March 14-16, 1989), Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Sixth Amendment: Judicial Power and the People's Right to Govern Themselves, 23 NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS' ASSOCIATION (THE PROSECUTOR) 11 (Winter, 1990).  Permission was requested and granted to the NDAA to reprint this article, revised, originally published in Washington University Law Review.

The Sixth Amendment: Judicial Powers and the People's  Right to Govern Themselves, in THE BILL OF RIGHTS: ORIGINAL MEANING AND CURRENT UNDERSTANDING, Edited by Eugene W. Hickok, Jr. 365-382 (1991).  Permission was requested and granted to the to Editor reprint this revised piece, originally published in Washington University Law Review.

"Chairpersons - Increasing the Candidate Pool: Comments on Structure and Types," Proceedings of the 14th National Conference on Teaching Public Administration 364-375 (1991).

Chairpersons - Increasing the Candidate Pool: Comments on Structure and Types, 1 SECTION ON PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION EDUCATION, AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION 9-10 (1991)

The Supreme Court and Coerced Confessions:  Arizona v. Fulminante in Perspective,  16 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 493-528 (June, 1993).

The Judicial Power--A View from the Federalist Papers, in LIBERTY UNDER LAW: AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW 1.  Edited by Kenneth Grasso (University Press of American, 1997). --SECOND EDITION 51 (1998).

“The Rule of Men:  How Caring Too Much About Important Things is Destroying Constitutional Law,” in DEFENDING THE REPUBLIC: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF GEORGE WESCOTT CAREY, edited by Bruce Frohnen and Kenneth Grasso (expected publication, 2008, ISI Books).

“One Scholar’s Journey on the Dark Side, _____ Chapman Law Review ___ (2007).