Law

Socialized Law Would Be a Massive, Unworkable Nightmare
February 04, 2014

Unequal spending on legal services isn't a crisis, and doesn't need this solution

The Case for Socialized Law

February 03, 2014

When a rich person can buy more justice than a normal person, it perverts society. Here's a radical idea for fixing it.

The Presidency Comes With Executive Power. Deal With It.
February 03, 2014

Obama's just doing what he's empowered to do.

Red States' Legally Dubious Strategy to Destroy Obamacare
January 28, 2014

In states with dreadful health outcomes, they're spending a lot of energy trying to keep people from signing up for health care

Obama May Be Blowing His Opportunity to Reform the NSA
January 17, 2014

This piece has been updated throughout to reflect breaking news in advance of the president's 11 a.m. speech.

Justice Ginsburg Is Wrong: She Should Step Down
December 18, 2013

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a great American.

Inside the Stunning Court Smackdown on NSA Spying
December 17, 2013

The fatal flaw in the Obama administration's defense of metadata collection.

Don't Rule Out the New Obamacare Court Challenges
December 06, 2013

Never say never: The Supreme Court is an unpredictable body.

It's Easier than Ever to Charge Someone with Piracy
November 30, 2013

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

These Two Cases Could Be Corporate America's Biggest Gift Since Citizens United
November 26, 2013

A ruling on the Obamacare contraception mandate could give corporations all kinds of new powers.

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