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Erwin Chemerinsky

It's Time For Congress To Protect Intimate Privacy

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 07.18.2016 | Crime
Mary Anne Franks

Numerous privacy laws protect the confidentiality of medical records, financial information, and many other forms of sensitive information. But existing laws offer much less protection for our most sensitive information: private photographs and videos of nudity or sexual activity.

Remember The Supreme Court? You're One in a Million

Michael Levin | Posted 12.11.2016 | Politics
Michael Levin

As you start thinking about whom you'd seat in the Oval Office, remember that his or her achievements will be long forgotten while the people they elevated to the U.S. Supreme Court will still be on the bench, making decisions that will directly affect the lives of our children and grandchildren.

Policing America's Swimming Pools -- an Old, Troubling Story

Michele Goodwin | Posted 06.11.2016 | Politics
Michele Goodwin

The drama of the swimming pool and claims that African Americans don't belong in such spaces occupy a historic narrative in the American psyche.

SCOTUS: Wrong From The Start?

Michael Levin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Michael Levin

From slavery to segregation, from Jim Crow to George Bush, the Supreme Court has been consistently on the wrong side of the law. The critique comes not from some outraged, isolated blogger, but from one of the most respected voices in Constitutional law.

Why the Individual Mandate Is Doomed

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

A majority of American taxpayers will be required to buy health insurance or pay a penalty starting in 2014 if the new healthcare law isn't overturned or revised. I predict it will be.

Next Sunday: Protest at Right-Wing Billionaires' Secret Summit near Palm Springs

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

A broad coalition of consumer, community, labor, environmental, student, civil liberties, and faith-based groups are sponsoring a rally in Rancho Mira...

Gitmo Attorney: Mess to Last "For Years to Come"

Jon Wiener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jon Wiener

Erwin Chemerinsky, lawyer for Gitmo detainee Salem Gherebi, said in an interview yesterday justice for those being held at Guantanamo still years off, even if the Supreme Court rules in their favor.