Francois op ed supporting Gorsuch nomination published in the San Francisco Daily Journal

A few weeks ago, Erwin Chemerinsky, noted constitutional scholar and Dean of Law at UC Irvine, published an op ed in the San Francisco Daily Journal arguing that Senate Democrats … ›

Special event to explore the impact of the "originalism revolution"

Thirty years ago this month, then Attorney General Ed Meese gave a speech titled “The Law of the Constitution.” It was one of three he gave that ignited a “great … ›

President's weekly report — April 1, 2016

Supreme Court member apologizes  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today issued an apology today on behalf of all Justices, living and dead, who ever espoused the notion of a “living constitution.” … ›

Does originalism really lead to an all-powerful Supreme Court?

In his latest contribution to our exchange about the courts’ obligation to follow precedent, Prof. Michael Rappaport answers a question that I posed in the comments section of the Liberty … ›

Stare…decisive?

Prof. Michael Rappaport responds to my post from the other day about whether Justice Scalia’s originalism credentials are stronger than those of Justice Thomas. Rappaport says that “precedent was a … ›

Is Justice Scalia the truer originalist?

Prof. Lee Strang has published an article in the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review arguing that Justice Antonin Scalia is  more faithful to the doctrine of “original intent” than … ›

The media misses the point yet again with Justice Scalia

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The brouhaha over Justice Antonin Scalia's remarks in California Lawyer Magazine about the protections afforded (or not) to various minority groups under the Constitution has in … ›

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Francois op ed supporting Gorsuch nomination published in the San Francisco Daily Journal

A few weeks ago, Erwin Chemerinsky, noted constitutional scholar and Dean of Law at UC Irvine, published an op ed in the San Francisco Daily Journal arguing that Senate Democrats … ›

Special event to explore the impact of the "originalism revolution"

Thirty years ago this month, then Attorney General Ed Meese gave a speech titled “The Law of the Constitution.” It was one of three he gave that ignited a “great … ›

President's weekly report — April 1, 2016

Supreme Court member apologizes  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today issued an apology today on behalf of all Justices, living and dead, who ever espoused the notion of a “living constitution.” … ›

Does originalism really lead to an all-powerful Supreme Court?

In his latest contribution to our exchange about the courts’ obligation to follow precedent, Prof. Michael Rappaport answers a question that I posed in the comments section of the Liberty … ›

Stare…decisive?

Prof. Michael Rappaport responds to my post from the other day about whether Justice Scalia’s originalism credentials are stronger than those of Justice Thomas. Rappaport says that “precedent was a … ›

Is Justice Scalia the truer originalist?

Prof. Lee Strang has published an article in the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review arguing that Justice Antonin Scalia is  more faithful to the doctrine of “original intent” than … ›

The media misses the point yet again with Justice Scalia

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The brouhaha over Justice Antonin Scalia's remarks in California Lawyer Magazine about the protections afforded (or not) to various minority groups under the Constitution has in … ›

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Francois op ed supporting Gorsuch nomination published in the San Francisco Daily Journal

A few weeks ago, Erwin Chemerinsky, noted constitutional scholar and Dean of Law at UC Irvine, published an op ed in the San Francisco Daily Journal arguing that Senate Democrats … ›

Special event to explore the impact of the "originalism revolution"

Thirty years ago this month, then Attorney General Ed Meese gave a speech titled “The Law of the Constitution.” It was one of three he gave that ignited a “great … ›

President's weekly report — April 1, 2016

Supreme Court member apologizes  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today issued an apology today on behalf of all Justices, living and dead, who ever espoused the notion of a “living constitution.” … ›

Does originalism really lead to an all-powerful Supreme Court?

In his latest contribution to our exchange about the courts’ obligation to follow precedent, Prof. Michael Rappaport answers a question that I posed in the comments section of the Liberty … ›

Stare…decisive?

Prof. Michael Rappaport responds to my post from the other day about whether Justice Scalia’s originalism credentials are stronger than those of Justice Thomas. Rappaport says that “precedent was a … ›

Is Justice Scalia the truer originalist?

Prof. Lee Strang has published an article in the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review arguing that Justice Antonin Scalia is  more faithful to the doctrine of “original intent” than … ›

The media misses the point yet again with Justice Scalia

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The brouhaha over Justice Antonin Scalia's remarks in California Lawyer Magazine about the protections afforded (or not) to various minority groups under the Constitution has in … ›

Francois op ed supporting Gorsuch nomination published in the San Francisco Daily Journal

A few weeks ago, Erwin Chemerinsky, noted constitutional scholar and Dean of Law at UC Irvine, published an op ed in the San Francisco Daily Journal arguing that Senate Democrats … ›

Special event to explore the impact of the "originalism revolution"

Thirty years ago this month, then Attorney General Ed Meese gave a speech titled “The Law of the Constitution.” It was one of three he gave that ignited a “great … ›

President's weekly report — April 1, 2016

Supreme Court member apologizes  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today issued an apology today on behalf of all Justices, living and dead, who ever espoused the notion of a “living constitution.” … ›

Does originalism really lead to an all-powerful Supreme Court?

In his latest contribution to our exchange about the courts’ obligation to follow precedent, Prof. Michael Rappaport answers a question that I posed in the comments section of the Liberty … ›

Stare…decisive?

Prof. Michael Rappaport responds to my post from the other day about whether Justice Scalia’s originalism credentials are stronger than those of Justice Thomas. Rappaport says that “precedent was a … ›

Is Justice Scalia the truer originalist?

Prof. Lee Strang has published an article in the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review arguing that Justice Antonin Scalia is  more faithful to the doctrine of “original intent” than … ›

The media misses the point yet again with Justice Scalia

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The brouhaha over Justice Antonin Scalia's remarks in California Lawyer Magazine about the protections afforded (or not) to various minority groups under the Constitution has in … ›