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28 Apr 2015, 2:47 am by Amy Howe
  Commentary on the cases and oral arguments come from Noah Feldman for Bloomberg View, Marci Hamilton at Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, David Gans at the Constitutional Accountability Center’s Text and History Blog, Eric Segall at ACSblog, John Culhane at Politico Magazine, Bob Tuttle and Ira Lupu at Cornerstone, Adam Winkler at ACSblog, Joseph Mansilla at Adventures in Doctrinal Wonderland, David Upham at The Public Discourse, Karl Laird at Oxford Human Rights Hub,… [read post]
4 Aug 2015, 8:13 am
[Before I turn to those remarks, however, I do want to respond to a passing remark that Professor Eric Segall reported in his Dorf on Law post yesterday. [read post]
6 Jan 2015, 6:46 pm by Bridget Crawford
Washington Jennifer Camero jennifercamero Southern Illinois Paul Caron SoCalTaxProf Cincinnati Elizabeth Carter BitsyNOLA Louisiana State Tim Caulfield CaulfieldTim Alberta Eric Chaffee EricChaffee Toledo Anupam Chander AnupamChander UC Davis Jim Chen chenx064 Michigan State Miriam Cherry Prof_MCherry St. [read post]
15 Aug 2016, 4:00 am
I don't fully agree with my friend and co-blogger Eric Segall that the Supreme Court is "not a court," but he is surely right that the Supreme Court is substantially less constrained by precedent than other courts. [read post]
15 Nov 2018, 8:00 am by Neil H. Buchanan
  As Eric Segall has argued tirelessly here on Dorf on Law and elsewhere (most recently yesterday), conservatives' go-to theory -- originalism -- is not a theory at all, which makes it a perfect vehicle to justify anything that conservatives want to accomplish.Here, I want to ask the related style question: Given that movement conservatives would love to invalidate all three of those programs (and more), will they actually try to do so, or will they stop short because of… [read post]
27 Apr 2020, 4:30 am by Eric Segall
By Eric Segall“Judges are like umpires. [read post]
29 May 2020, 7:52 am by Neil H. Buchanan
  In interpreting legal texts, they claim to be constrained by the limits of the words themselves.Although Professor Dorf and frequent DoL contributor Professor Eric Segall disagree on some important details, they both reject the originalist and textualist (O&T) approach on what is essentially legal realist grounds. [read post]
8 Jul 2020, 4:00 am by Eric Segall
By Eric Segall"There are really only two ways to interpret the Constitution-either try to discern the best we can what the framers intended, or make it up. [read post]
9 Dec 2020, 5:00 am by Eric Segall
 By Eric Segall"The most fundamental significance of Scalia's career and jurisprudence lies in the way and extent to which they illustrated the changing, dynamic, and inherently goal-and value based nature of American constitutionalism itself, its truly living nature. [read post]
9 Feb 2021, 4:30 am by Michael C. Dorf
As my co-blogger Prof Eric Segall explains in a post on the American Constitution Society Blog, that erosion is ill-advised as a matter of public health. [read post]
27 Jun 2017, 4:22 am by Edith Roberts
Commentary comes from Eric Segall at Dorf on Law, Noah Feldman at Bloomberg View, Brian Miller at Forbes, Rick Hills at PrawfsBlawg, Ruthann Robson at the Constitutional Law Prof Blog, Michael McShane at the Show-Me Institute, Lyman Stone at Vox, Thomas Berg at Mirror of Justice, In Davila v. [read post]
6 Apr 2012, 1:58 pm by Joshua Matz
Andrea Tantaros of the New York Daily News, Peter Ferrara of Forbes, and Jeffrey Kuhner of the Washington Times criticize Obama’s recent remarks about the Court, Michael Tomasky of the Daily Beast defends the “heart of [Obama's] criticism,” and Eric Segall of the Huffington Post offers thoughts on what Obama should have said about the Court and the Affordable Care Act.  [read post]
28 Sep 2010, 5:08 am by David G. Badertscher
Brown's attorneys have filed simultaneous appeals to federal and state courts, arguing that the state improperly adopted new lethal injection procedures that result in cruel and unusual punishment.Obama's Ex-Counsel Reveals White House TensionsThe National Law JournalThe possible departure of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel could shore up the standing of another prominent member of the Obama administration, Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. [read post]
20 Jun 2018, 4:10 am by Edith Roberts
” Additional commentary and analysis come from Justin Levitt in an op-ed for The Washington Post, Richard Pildes in an op-ed for The New York Times, Mark Joseph Stern at Slate, Vann Newkirk at The Atlantic, Eric Segal in an op-ed for NBC News, Galen Druke at FiveThirtyEight, Carolyn Shapiro in an op-ed at The Hill, Thomas Mann at Brookings, Medium’s Flippable blog, Jeffrey Toobin at The New Yorker, and Walter Olson at the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, who… [read post]
14 Nov 2017, 4:13 am by Edith Roberts
” At Dorf on Law, Eric Segall maintains that in “Scalia Speaks,” a new compilation of the late justice’s speeches, “[w]hat you won’t get … is a defense of originalism that responds to, or even takes account of, the major objections to the doctrine that, sadly, Scalia never responded to while he was alive. [read post]
22 Mar 2012, 6:51 am by Kiran Bhat
Segall argue that the Court should lift its ban on video cameras. [read post]
28 Apr 2015, 11:45 am
That argument in fact came up in an important question posed by Chief Justice Roberts to John Bursch, counsel for the states defending their laws banning same-sex marriage (kudos to legal scholar Eric Segall for correctly predicting that the Chief Justice would be the one to raise this issue): Counsel, I’m not sure it’s necessary to get into sexual orientation to resolve the case. [read post]
9 Jul 2019, 7:48 am by Steve Lubet
France Professor Emeritus of Judicial Process, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Kermit Roosevelt, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School Peter Schuck, Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus, Yale Law School Herman Schwartz, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law Eric Segall, Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law Matthew Seligman, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law. [read post]
14 Oct 2020, 11:50 am by Ilya Somin
Yesterday, prominent liberal constitutional law scholar Eric Segall (who is no fan of Barrett's) wrote that he "agree[s] with my libertarian friend on this" (the friend in question is me). [read post]