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Trump Intent on Repeating the Horrors of History

Harlow Giles Unger | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Harlow Giles Unger

With threats to deport illegal aliens and bar Muslims from entering the nation, Donald Trump appears intent on repeating some of the worst horrors in ...

'The Advocate's Daughter,' A Conversation with Anthony Franze

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.25.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Minotaur Books Anthony Franze has received praise for his work as an attorney, handling cases before the Appellate and Supreme Courts. Both th...

Will the Confirmation Process Ever Get Beyond Politics?

James Heffernan | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
James Heffernan

I have news for Senator McConnell and his fellow Republican senators. When the American people re-elected Barack Obama as president in 2012, they authorized him to nominate anyone he chose to fill a vacancy on the court -- right up to his final day in office.

'Eat, Pray, Love for Families': Wide-Open World Book Review

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 05.30.2015 | Books
Alison van Diggelen

The book really hits its stride when the family spends time at an orphanage in India, and Marshall forges a powerful connection with a little orphan named Job. He's a cheeky little fellow, who lectures Marshall on religion and politics and yet is fiercely loyal and protective.

Florida Man Brings Neighbor's Dead Body To Lawyer's Office

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 03.07.2015 | Crime

A Florida man has so far avoided arrest after killing his neighbor and bringing the body to his attorney’s office, in what his lawyer calls a “cla...

"Mr. Corleone, Meet John Marshall": Obama, Roberts, and Health Care in Context

Saladin Ambar | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Saladin Ambar

I clearly got Thursday's ruling wrong. How could I not? I am a political scientist. But getting Roberts wrong is another matter. In all likelihood, what we witnessed in his majority opinion was not the rebirth of Justice Souter, but rather the rebirth of John Marshall, albeit an inverted one.

Bloomberg To Grads: Ignore Congress, Think Independently

Posted 05.13.2012 | College

New York City Major Michael Bloomberg powered past his disappointment after not receiving promised ice cream from Franklin and Marshall College Presid...

The Constitutionality of the Individual Mandate

Richard Leffler | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Richard Leffler

The briefs and oral arguments before the Supreme Court regarding the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act would have benefited from close attention to two opinions by Chief Justice John Marshall, which are referred to only in snippets.

Vietnam Vet With Prosthetic Legs Fights House Fire Before Crew Arrives (VIDEO)

Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact

When a fire started in his Ramona, Calif., garage, Vietnam veteran Patrick Gonzalez didn't hesitate to take on the flames himself. And he wasn't d...

Borking Barak: Why the Right's Newest Attack on Kagan Is Wrong

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

This week, Republicans ramped up their newest attack on Elena Kagan: her praise in 2006 for Aharon Barak, Israel's former Chief Justice. This line of attack is as baseless as it is unsound.

John Haig Marshall: Former Reserve Cop Accused Of Drugging, Raping And Shaving Friend

The Los Angeles Times | Tony Barboza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A former Redondo Beach reserve police officer has been arrested for allegedly drugging an acquaintance, raping him and shaving off the victim's body h...