Jan 25, 2019

Professor Jessica Roth appeared on MSNBC's Live with Hallie Jackson on January 24, discussing President Trump's recent statements and actions. Roth, a former federal prosecutor, said there is a "very strong case to be made that [President Trump's actions] constitute illegal witness intimidation under the federal obstruction of justice statute."

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Nov 21, 2018

Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and both correctly agree on an important fact for national retirement policy: People live longer than they used to.

Oct 23, 2018

There’s no ambiguity about their culpability under U.S. law. While a state’s military forces have a license under the international law of armed conflict to kill enemy combatants in war, there is no such “privilege of belligerency” for non-state fighters, including private contractors.

Oct 11, 2018

Professor Deborah Pearlstein writes in Balkinization on how she thinks the confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh will affect the Court's sociological legitimacy. 

Read Professor Pearlstein's opinion piece in Balikinization. 

Oct 8, 2018

Why Kavanaugh Should Not Attend the White House Ceremony

It would be a first step in demonstrating that he is the independent jurist he claims to be.

By Michael Eric Herz

Aug 31, 2018

For the reasons we will set out in this article, Opinion 2018-5 incorrectly interprets New York Rule of Professional Conduct (RPC) 5.4 dealing with lawyer independence, specifically determines to be unethical activities far less intrusive on lawyer independence than many lending practices that have been accepted and used by almost every law firm for decades, and drives a wedge between settled New York case law and—if the committee’s interpretation of RPC 5.4 were correct—the ethics rules.

Aug 21, 2018

A "Burqa Litmus Test" for Religious Liberty Advocates: A Response to Sohrab Ahmari’s “Confessions of a Burka-Phobe”

By Faraz Sanei 

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