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10 Jan 2007, 12:01 am
A while back there was a discussion between various bloggers, including Larry Solum, Jack Balkin, Brian Leiter, and myself, concerning the relationship between the authority of the Constitution and its method of interpretation. [read post]
8 Dec 2010, 7:08 pm by Mike Rappaport
(This post has been moved to the top -- for the last time.) [read post]
29 Apr 2011, 2:08 pm by Mike Rappaport
Eugene Volokh points out that the Supreme Court's web site refers to the Court as engaging in Living Constitutionalism: This power of "judicial review" has given the Court a crucial responsibility in assuring individual rights, as well as in maintaining a "living Constitution" whose broad provisions are continually applied to complicated new situations. [read post]
27 Jun 2007, 12:36 am
Steve Landsburg discusses how significant technological progress has been (and the fact that the means we use to measure per capita income significantly understates the benefits of such progress): As far as the quality of the goods we buy, try picking up an electronics catalogue from, oh, say, 2001 and ask yourself whether there's anything there you'd want to buy. [read post]
7 Jun 2008, 7:01 am
I wasn't going to discuss this, but it just keeps getting better, so I can't resist. [read post]
6 Dec 2006, 4:51 pm
Moore writes: About 10 years ago, I broke my leg playing basketball. [read post]
19 May 2007, 1:40 am
David Greenberg, who I rarely agree with, writes at the New York Times blog that conservatives claim to be abandoning Bush because he has not acted as a real conservative, but in reality they are abandoning him because his conservative policies have failed and the American people will soon reject them: Far from a subversion of modern American conservatism, Bush represents its fulfillment. [read post]
17 Sep 2007, 12:07 am
It is commonly said, at least by many left wing critics and others, that waterboarding is torture, both as a legal and moral matter. [read post]
17 Jan 2011, 2:10 am by Mike Rappaport
In Why Originalism Is So Popular, Eric Posner, who is something of a rightwing nonoriginalist, emphasizes what I regard as two of the major criticisms of many originalist theories: First, that originalism requires a workable constitutional amendment system, but our system does not produce amendments. [read post]
18 Dec 2009, 5:05 pm by Mike Rappaport
If you can call his article in the Washington Post a response. [read post]
19 Apr 2010, 5:06 pm by Mike Rappaport
Tyler Cowen has an interesting column in the New York Times. [read post]
22 Feb 2016, 11:42 am by JB
I do not recall Mike Rappaport rushing to inform us that Keith's research proved that conservatives were strategic about constitutional theory and had always acted in bad faith.The movement toward what is now called judicial engagement was hardly uniform. [read post]
9 Apr 2008, 9:34 am
  And one of our best events was a debate between Mike Ramsey and John Yoo on the scope of the President's War Powers under the original meaning. [read post]
10 Aug 2014, 12:28 pm
As Mike Rappaport puts it with regards to the Iraq War, “[t]hat one of the two parties cannot be trusted to participate in long term policies for which they will inevitably have some responsibility suggests that those policies should not be undertaken. [read post]
30 Jul 2012, 11:12 am by uwlegalscholarship
Submissions should be sent to Mike Rappaport (; they may be sent now, if possible, but in any event by the end of August. [read post]
4 Dec 2014, 5:34 am
” I’m writing a response (as are Steve Sachs and Mike Rappaport) and our responses should be published soon. [read post]