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26 Feb 2021, 4:48 pm by INFORRM
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC Director, IBA Human Rights Institute moderated a distinguished panel of legal scholars including Professor Laurence Tribe, Harvard University; Professor Philip Bobbitt, Columbia University; Elaine Kamarck, Founding Director of the Center for Effective Public Management at the Brookings Institution; and Jonathan Freedland, political commentator and contributor to the Guardian, London. ● The recent GNI Learning Forum, “What Does… [read post]
14 Feb 2021, 12:57 pm by Victoria Gallegos
   Philip Bobbitt argued against the constitutionality of trying a former president for impeachment, in response to Frank Bowman’s Lawfare article. [read post]
3 Feb 2021, 9:42 am by Frank O. Bowman, III
Recently in these pages, Professor Philip Bobbitt lent his considerable prestige to the proposition that the Constitution bars such a trial. [read post]
30 Jan 2021, 9:17 am by Victoria Gallegos
Philip Bobbitt argued against a late Senate impeachment trial. [read post]
28 Jan 2021, 11:51 am by Victoria Gallegos
Philip Bobbitt argued why the Senate should not hold a late impeachment trial. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 4:00 am by Michael C. Dorf
As Prof Philip Bobbitt writes persuasively, perhaps the most plausible account of Trump's conduct was that it formed part of a plot to create sufficient violence and chaos so as to give him a pretext to declare martial law and refuse to give up power. [read post]
24 Jul 2020, 8:36 am by Andrew Kent
President Trump continues to misuse the constitutional power to pardon. [read post]
25 Jun 2020, 6:30 am by JB
That does not mean that the relevant criteria are incommensurable in Philip Bobbitt's sense. [read post]
25 Mar 2020, 10:38 am by Jack Goldsmith, Ben Miller-Gootnick
“Before Virus Outbreak, a Cascade of Warnings Went Unheeded,” declared the New York Times headline. [read post]
2 Feb 2020, 11:48 am by Sandy Levinson
 The answer is not really, for a simple reason:  In terms of what Philip Bobbitt has labeled the "modalities" of constitutional argument, Dershowitz is focusing relentlessly on one of them, "textualism," which relies for its strength on a naive approach to language that can be summarized by "what meaning of 'no' do you not understand? [read post]
29 Jan 2020, 12:52 pm by Sandy Levinson
  But his principal fame now is as the author of the slender book recently republished by the Yale Press with much new material added by my friend and colleague Philip Bobbitt. [read post]
23 Jan 2020, 8:01 am by Hannah Kris
Philip Bobbitt analyzed Alan Dershowitz’s arguments in an op-ed about foreign affairs and executive power that Dershowitz put forth to defend President Trump’s conduct.. [read post]
23 Jan 2020, 4:24 am
"From "Alan Dershowitz’s Strange Constitutional Arguments on Impoundment and Foreign Policy" by Philip Bobbitt (Lawfare).If we take Bobbitt's approach to heart, everything depends on what Trump had in his mind. [read post]
20 Jan 2020, 7:18 am by Bob Bauer
In an updated edition of the Charles Black handbook on Impeachment, Philip Bobbitt pronounces as “absurd” the claim Dershowitz embraces about the scope of impeachable offenses. [read post]
16 Dec 2019, 3:27 pm by Josh Blackman
Philip Bobbitt writes that the House should pause the impeachment process. [read post]
5 Dec 2019, 7:05 am by Michael C. Dorf
Law professors and lawyers who are not originalists nonetheless think that original meaning is very important in constitutional interpretation; we just think it's often indeterminate and sometimes needs to be supplemented by other so-called "modalities" of constitutional law (H/T to Prof Philip Bobbitt for "modalities"). [read post]
8 Oct 2019, 7:34 am by Robert Black
” Professor Philip Bobbitt has cited Chief Justice Warren as a leading practitioner of argument from constitutional ethos, the bedrock American values—like fundamental fairness—embodied in our Constitution. [read post]