Law

Spy vs. Soldier
The CIA may lose a power it never legally had
April 02, 2013

The CIA may lose a power it never legally had.

Flip-Flopping Federalists
On Obamacare, conservative judges were glad to limit Congress' power. To uphold DOMA, they'll need to do the opposite.
March 29, 2013

On Obamacare, conservative judges were glad to limit Congress' power. To uphold DOMA, they'll need to do the opposite.

No, a Sweeping Gay Marriage Ruling Won't Trigger a Backlash
March 26, 2013

Liberals fret that there'd be a backlash if the Supreme Court established a right to same-sex marriage. Here's why they shouldn't worry too much.

Is the Filibuster Unconstitutional?
The Founding Fathers might not approve of today's Senate
March 07, 2013

The Founding Fathers might not approve of today's Senate.

Is War Civilized?
The Evolution of the Battlefield
March 03, 2013

Were princes more humanitarian than the Hague?

Does the Government Deserve Your DNA?
The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court
February 27, 2013

The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court.

Remembering Ronald Dworkin
February 18, 2013

Charles Fried remembers the towering American philsopher, who died last week.

Law School Confidential—How to Fix Legal Education
November 20, 2012

It might be time not just to rely on law schools to change themselves, but to encourage or even require them to change.

Race to the Flop—The Problem with Affirmative Action
October 10, 2012

Fisher v. University of Texas “might become the biggest case ever on racial preferences in university admissions.”

Search Me: Fourth Amendment Rights in Jeopardy
October 04, 2012

More Essential Than Ever, a survey of Fourth Amendment law, has warnings about the Amendment’s demise that are hotter than they need to be.

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