Sam Kleiner

John Roberts Shows He Has No Idea How Money Works in Politics
April 02, 2014

And that's very bad for our electoral process.

The Hobby Lobby Case May Turn Out to Be a Dud
March 25, 2014

In oral arguments John Roberts seemed to be looking for a way to make a narrow ruling 

Conservatives Score a Big Win in their Long War Against the Civil Rights Division
March 06, 2014

Senators claimed it was about Mumia Abu-Jamal, but the GOP has a shameful, decades-long record of blocking Civil Rights Division nominees

Why Did Ted Cruz Write a Harvard Law Review Article Embracing a Convicted Poisoner's Cause?
January 20, 2014

The Texas Senator's strange Harvard Law Review article embraces the cause of a microbiologist who tried to poison her friend.

Brian Schweitzer, Would-Be Liberal Hero, is an NRA Darling
January 08, 2014

He wants to run against Hillary from the left. His gun and environment records will make that tough.

It's Easier than Ever to Charge Someone with Piracy
It's Not Just Vladimir Putin: Governments Around the World Are Making it Easier to Jail Someone as a Pirate
November 30, 2013

It's not just Vladimir Putin who's arresting activists for piracy. In international law, the term has changed meanings.

Obama's Nominees to the D.C. Circuit Will be Hard to Obstruct
*Although that's never stopped the Senate before
June 04, 2013

Identity politics, logical consistency, and naked self-interest might dissuade Senate Republicans from jamming up Obama's audacious nominations to the nation's second-highest court. Not that those things have stopped them before.

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