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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]
5 Mar 2018, 6:50 am by JB
Most people in constitutional theory know about Philip Bobbitt's famous catalog of topics, which he called "modalities. [read post]
8 Nov 2016, 6:10 am by Jane Chong
To avoid falling into the cognitive trap that Philip Bobbitt once dubbed Parmenides’ Fallacy—downplaying the costs of inaction—we must consider the likelihood and magnitude of damage leaks could have wrought had Comey chosen nondisclosure. [read post]
5 Mar 2018, 6:50 am by JB
Most people in constitutional theory know about Philip Bobbitt's famous catalog of topics, which he called "modalities. [read post]
2 Jan 2017, 11:46 am by Andrew Kent
That is a common view today (see, for example, the recent exchange at Just Security where Philip Bobbitt made this point about Jameel Jaffer’s new book). [read post]
8 Nov 2016, 1:19 pm by Zachary Burdette, Quinta Jurecic
Sectarian tensions are already simmering before the Raqqa offensive has really begun, the AP reports. [read post]
29 Jan 2018, 8:00 am by Matthew Waxman
PDF Version A review of Noah Feldman’s “The Three Lives of James Madison,” (Random House, 2017). *** I I have long believed two things about constitutional war powers, which my reading of Noah Feldman’s “The Three Lives of James Madison” largely confirmed. [read post]
24 Jul 2020, 8:36 am by Andrew Kent
President Trump continues to misuse the constitutional power to pardon. [read post]
4 Apr 2015, 6:55 am by Sebastian Brady
Gene Healy of the Cato Institute, Deborah Pearlstein of Cardozo Law, Philip Bobbitt of Columbia Law School, and Akhil Reed Amar of Yale Law School debated the resolution “The president has exceeded his constitutional authority by waging war without congressional authorization. [read post]
23 Mar 2012, 7:31 am by Joshua Matz
At Balkanization, Philip Bobbitt has posted an argument in the form of a mock amicus brief arguing that the Court could uphold the individual mandate under Congress’s power to provide for the “common Defence”; Mary Dudziak replies at the Legal History Blog.   [read post]
30 Oct 2007, 9:56 am
He points out that:When it comes to constitutional interpretation in the United States, certainly at the highest appellate levels (where precedent imposes the least constraint), there is no convergent practice of behavior by judges: they tend towards opportunism (a point famously captured in my colleague Philip Bobbitt's 1982 book on Constitutional Fate, though that was not his primary aim). [read post]
12 Apr 2008, 9:04 am
(On this, see Niall Ferguson's review of my friend and colleague Philip Bobbitt's new book on Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-first Century, which will appear in tomorrow's New York Times.) 4) I have also recently read William Stevenson's The Man Called Intrepid, about all sorts of irregular and illegal activities that book place both in Great Britain and the United States prior to the formal outbreak of World War II. [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 9:44 am by UChicagoLaw
For those of us who insist to our students that a historical approach to constitutional law (as, for example, Philip Bobbitt lists among his six modalities of constitutional argument) need not be an originalist approach, and that larding a brief with a few citations to The Federalist does not amount to historical analysis, the McDonald decision suggests that the originalism-history equivalence remains distressingly fixed.  [read post]
24 Apr 2008, 4:32 am
On this, see my colleague Philip Bobbitt's new book Terror and Consent . [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 9:29 am by Alison LaCroix - Guest
For those of us who insist to our students that a historical approach to constitutional law (as, for example, Philip Bobbitt lists among his six modalities of constitutional argument) need not be an originalist approach, and that larding a brief with a few citations to The Federalist does not amount to historical analysis, the McDonald decision suggests that the originalism-history equivalence remains distressingly fixed.  [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]
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]