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Judges and 'Speaking Out'
Criminal defense lawyer
Would those who criticize Justice Stevens' public statements and writings, particularly concerning public financing of elections, stop just because they could be certain he would have totally ended his career as a judge?
Originalism: The Dark Misunderstanding
Blogger & Co-Founder, Here and Sphere
Vulgar Borkians: The Tea Party and the Judge
Co-Editor of "Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party", p...
Zero-sum thinking in American conservatism goes deeper than disputing spoils. The Tea Party's view about things like benefits is a subset of a more general vein of conservative thought in which liberty itself is seen as a zero-sum commodity.
Bork: A Watergate Pass, But No On His Judicial Philosophy
Author, WARS OF WATERGATE, and other writings
The death of Robert H. Bork on Wednesday brings to mind his singular moment: the Senate's rejection of his Supreme Court nomination in 1987.
Opposition to Robert Bork Was Not 'Shameful'
Democrats opposing Bork's nomination would have seen their votes as not just a stand against a particular judicial nominee but as a vote against the social agenda of an administration they felt was attempting to turn the page on the progress of previous decades.
To Bain Or Not To Bain?
Former CEO, King Broadcasting Company
The presidential election hinges on whether "bain" becomes a verb.
Borking Barak: Why the Right's Newest Attack on Kagan Is Wrong
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.
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