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16 Mar 2020, 11:03 am by Keith E. Whittington
Thankfully, epidemics are no longer a routine feature of American life. [read post]
31 Jan 2020, 11:21 am by Keith E. Whittington
During the debates surrounding the Mueller investigation into possible Russian interference with the 2016 presidential elections, we heard a great deal about presidential use of "otherwise lawful powers. [read post]
20 Mar 2020, 6:54 am by Keith E. Whittington
I would not have thought it necessary to discuss this, but it has become a surprisingly widespread talking point that it is "paternalism" and a sign of an encroaching "nanny state" for government officials to take drastic actions to stop the spread of COVID-19. [read post]
7 Mar 2020, 5:00 am by Keith E. Whittington
We are increasingly operating in a hyperpartisan world in which competing camps of partisan politicians, activists and voters yell at each other across an ideological chasm. [read post]
16 Dec 2019, 4:30 am by Keith E. Whittington
The Constitution specifies that the "Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments," and that when "sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. [read post]
6 Jul 2020, 11:29 am by Keith E. Whittington
The Supreme Court did its best to leave things as they were in the faithless electors case. [read post]
30 May 2020, 1:03 pm by Keith E. Whittington
Chief Justice Roberts issued an unusual concurring opinion last night to the Court's denial of injunctive relief to churches objecting to California Governor Newsom's public health orders. [read post]
25 Aug 2020, 10:07 am by Keith E. Whittington
I more often note when universities behave badly—or threaten to behave badly—by sanctioning members of the campus community for expressing unpopular opinions. [read post]
12 Oct 2020, 6:53 am by Keith E. Whittington
At the New York Times, I have a new piece about Professor Amy Coney Barrett's writings on precedent and stare decisis. [read post]
12 Oct 2020, 6:00 am by Keith E. Whittington
It is rapidly becoming a talking point among some activists on the left that Mitch McConnell busted all norms in obstructing Barack Obama's circuit court nominees, and thus it is only fair that the Democrat pack the Court at the earliest opportunity. [read post]
11 Dec 2020, 9:56 am by Keith E. Whittington
[It might just be political posturing at this point, but the GOP is going down a dangerous path] The embattled Texas attorney general Ken Paxton, an elected Republican, recently filed suit in the Supreme Court seeking an injunction against the seating of Democratic presidential electors in four states and a remand to the Republican-controlled state legislatures to name a new slate of presidential electors. [read post]
7 Nov 2020, 10:31 am by Keith E. Whittington
One of the most disconcerting developments of the 2000 presidential contest in Florida was the prospect that the Republican state legislature might attempt to settle the dispute by selecting its own slate of presidential electors. [read post]
20 Jan 2021, 5:00 am by Keith E. Whittington
[The First Amendment should not be a viable defense in an impeachment trial] There has been an active debate on the pages of the Volokh Conspiracy over whether the First Amendment should be understood to give President Trump any shelter from the article of impeachment adopted by the House of Representatives in the aftermath of the storming of the Capitol. [read post]
23 Jan 2021, 2:16 pm by Keith E. Whittington
[On the validity of an impeachment trial for a former president.] [read post]
15 Jan 2021, 9:22 am by Keith E. Whittington
[Trump has been impeached, but there is still time to put a stronger case before the Senate.] [read post]
7 May 2018, 7:09 am by Randy Barnett
Bernstein Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution by Barry Cushman Constitutional Theory: Constitutional Interpretation: Textual Meaning, Original Intent, and Judicial Review by Keith E. [read post]
6 Apr 2018, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
., and, on April 9, at 4:30 pm, Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech, by Keith E. [read post]