The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court
The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court.
A new idea to limit drone strikes could actually legitimize them
On Sunday, Robert Gates, the former Pentagon chief for Presidents Obama and Bush, endorsed an idea that has been floated by Democratic lawmakers in the wake of John O. Brennan's confirmation hearings to be CIA Director: a drone court that would review the White House’s targeted killings of American citizens linked to al Qaida.
The Obama administration's drone strike memo is unconstitutional
The flimsy legal reasoning of the Obama administration's drone memo is unconstitutional.
Last week’s decision threatens to resurrect Bush v. Gore–style judicial activism with a vengeance.
From Petraeus pen pal to constitutional crusader
America's most famous Tampa socialite holds forth about privacy, the media, and her many important friends.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has a habit of rushing to court to reverse his political defeats. The ink wasn’t dry on the McCain-Feingold Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act when McConnell filed a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality in court in 2002. McConnell and Senate Republicans supported similar suits challenging the Affordable Care Act moments after President Obama signed it. And now McConnell is at it again. Along with 41 Republican Senators, McConnell has filed a lawsuit, which the U.S.