Akhil Amar on Lochner

September 13, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

I am a great admirer of Akhil Reed Amar’s books The Bill of Rights and America’s Constitution. In fact, all PLF law clerks receive a copy of the latter as part of their assigned reading materials. Amar’s excellence as an expositor of the Constitution lies not just in his familiarity with the source materials of … ...


Even in the Mirror Universe, Obamacare isn’t constitutional

March 19, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Professor Akhil Amar is well known to PLF Liberty Blog readers: he’s the guy who likened the Florida decision invalidating the Individual Mandate to the Dred Scott decision that declared black Americans to be less than human. He and Todd Brewster have a new article out today which seeks to defend the Individual Mandate by … ...