The Kavanaugh Hearing: A Battle of Two Constitutions

<Watch or listen to the panel discussion here> Legal scholars and Supreme Court experts will discuss the best strategies as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares for its hearing.  

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Should the Supreme Court Matter So Much?

July 23, 2018 Uncategorized 0

<Read it Here> I always find interesting articles on FEE's site.    

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Citizens Do Not Agree that the Supreme Court Is Too Conservative

July 20, 2018 Government / SCOTUS 0

Both journalists and academics argue that the current Supreme Court is one of the most right wing courts in our history. Some even predict that Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination may cause ...

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July 19, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Read The Article Here Though the 2nd paragraph of our Declaration Of Independence says it all, it is nice to see that people have been thinking about Natural Law for ...

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Reforming Independent Counsels

Over the years, I have been exploring different ways that the institution of an independent (or special) counsel can be reformed. See, e.g. here and here. On the one hand, ...

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The Propriety of Presidential Impeachments, Past and Present

July 19, 2018 Constitution / History / POTUS 0

Yesterday, as part of my series of posts about taking seriously the constitutional power of impeachment, I reviewed briefly what I have said in the past about impeachment of federal ...

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Impeaching Judges: Some Preliminary and Prior Thoughts

July 19, 2018 Constitution / SCOTUS 0

I am in the midst of a series of posts about the constitutional power of impeachment. I began outlining my overall thesis: that the power of impeachment is, as a ...

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Justice Antonin Scalia interview

July 18, 2018 Uncategorized 0

Justice Antonin Scalia visits Uncommon Knowledge for a wide-ranging interview  

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Don’t Blame the Constitution for Your Loss of Liberty

Some people want to blame the intrusive, overreaching federal government we have today on the Constitution. Many cite a quote fro 19th-century anarchist Lysander Spooner drive home their point: “But ...

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Big Spenders Get Worse Every Year: The History of Growth Since 1940

In March of 2018, President Trump signed into law a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill to avoid shutting down the federal government. After signing the 2,200-page bill, the president proclaimed ...

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