James Risen of The New York Times recently attempted to add an exhibit to the growing “Obama is a lot like Bush” meme by pointing out that President Obama had recently issued a signing statement on the budget bill, asserting ...Read More »
What, legally speaking, did the Obama administration do when it committed U.S. forces to the military effort to rein in Colonel Gadhafi? If you had to scratch your head over that one, you’re not alone. The administration has chosen not ...Read More »
The history of white and black in this country has largely been marked by separateness. Whites in the manse, blacks in the slave quarters; whites on the paved streets, blacks on the dirt roads; whites in the pleasant neighborhoods, blacks ...Read More »
Software engineer John Tyner’s encounter with airport passenger screening agents at San Diego Airport, in which he warned screeners not to “touch my junk,” captured by Tyner’s cell phone, has gone viral. The ACLU has announced a national program of ...Read More »
Many parts of the law, especially criminal and tort law, have their roots in our communal values. It goes without saying that most of us believe that people should not harm each other, that we should respect each other’s lives, ...Read More »
Justice Thomas has said, while ignoring the views of other countries about some aspect of criminal punishment, that courts should not “impose foreign moods, fads, or fashions on Americans.” Justice Scalia quoted the phrase to resist decriminalization of homosexuality. How ...
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