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7 Apr 2019, 4:03 pm by INFORRM
Last Week in the Courts On 1 April 2019 Richard Spearman QC heard the last day of the trial in Otuo v The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society (previously heard 12-14 and 25 to 29 March 2019). [read post]
20 Mar 2019, 7:53 pm by Ilya Somin
Other notable liberal critics of court-packing include former Obama White House Counsel Bob Bauer, columnist Damon Linker (who calls it "the dumbest Democratic idea yet") and well-known legal scholar Richard Primus. [read post]
20 Mar 2019, 4:00 am by Michael C. Dorf
Richard Primus noted that although the doctrine of "reverse incorporation" makes the principle of equal protection applicable against the federal government (despite the fact that the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment only binds states and their subdivisions, while there is no parallel provision applicable to the federal government), there are virtually no cases of courts finding equal protection violations by the federal government--except when used to… [read post]
23 Dec 2018, 5:46 pm by Howard Bashman
“To Save Obamacare, Repeal the Mandate; Giving Republicans a symbolic victory could allow Democrats to preserve the ACA”: Law professors Nicholas Bagley and Richard Primus have this essay online at The Atlantic. [read post]
17 Dec 2018, 6:22 am by First Mondays
 Anne Joseph O’Connell joins us to discuss the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, and Richard Primus gives us the lowdown on different methods of constitutional interpretation. [read post]
9 Dec 2018, 5:12 am by SHG
He later adds in a quip by Ann Richards that gives it a more woke gloss. [read post]
29 Nov 2018, 8:58 am by Neil H. Buchanan
  In any case, I have learned a great deal from the recent non-debate between Professors Michael Dorf and Richard Primus, which they have waged this month here on Dorf on Law and on Take Care. [read post]
28 Nov 2018, 12:00 pm by Michael C. Dorf
by Richard PrimusIn a series of blog posts (here, here, and here), Michael Dorf and I have been conversing about the justifiability of each state’s getting two representatives in the U.S. [read post]
28 Nov 2018, 3:14 am by Marty Lederman
  (I discussed this judicial/political entrenchment phenomenon at greater length back in early October.)On the broader question of whether the representational imbalance in the Senate is justifiable and/or lamentable, I highly recommend (i) this very interesting recent post by Mike Dorf in which he concludes that although "the Senate is a problem, . . . it is not a problem that systematically disfavors Democrats, except in the short run"; (ii) Richard… [read post]
26 Nov 2018, 4:00 am by Michael C. Dorf
" As I wrote, whatever might be said in favor of a system that deviates from strict population-based representation, the very out-of-balance ratios one sees in the US Senate cannot be normatively justified.Professor Richard Primus wrote a thoughtful response to my essay. [read post]
9 Jul 2018, 10:47 am by Dan Ernst
Richard Primus, University of Michigan Law School, has posted The Republic in Long-Term Perspective, which is forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review:This essay explores the threat that the Trump Administration poses to the Republic from a long-term constitutional-regime perspective. [read post]
29 Jun 2018, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
., NW, Washington, DC, on Sunday, July 8 at 1:00 PM.Tonight at 10:45 pm, C-SPAN 3 airs the discussion, held in Supreme Court chamber and co-hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, between Randy Barnett, Georgetown University, and Richard Primus, University of Michigan, on interpreting the U.S. [read post]
27 Jun 2018, 4:20 am by Edith Roberts
” Additional coverage comes from Kevin Daley at The Daily Caller and Bob Egelko at the San Francisco Chronicle, Additional commentary and analysis come from Adam Serwer at The Atlantic, Aaron Blake at The Washington Post, Leah Litman at Take Care, Aziz Huq at Take Care, Richard Primus, also at Take Care, Michelle Boorstein at The Washington Post, Peter Schuck in an op-ed for The New York Times, Will Baude at PrawfsBlawg, Dana Milbank in an op-ed for The Washington Post, and… [read post]
25 Jun 2018, 10:00 am by Dan Ernst
Richard Primus, University of Michigan Law School, has posted the “The Essential Characteristic”: Enumerated Powers and the Bank of the United States, which is forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review:The idea that Congress can legislate only on the basis of its enumerated powers is an orthodox proposition of constitutional law, one that is generally supposed to have been recognized as essential ever since the Founding. [read post]
8 Jun 2018, 4:16 am by Edith Roberts
” At Politico Magazine, Richard Primus considers the implications of the decision in Masterpiece for Trump v. [read post]
18 May 2018, 1:11 pm by Quinta Jurecic
For the three remaining hours of the hearing, he sat quietly, watching Carvin tangle with Richard Primus—arguing for the plaintiffs—on the merits of the Section 1985(3) claim. [read post]
11 May 2018, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
Last Tuesday, at an event sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked Richard Primus and Randy Barnett how each would have decided Loving v. [read post]
10 May 2018, 10:31 am by Andrew Hamm
” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg put this question to scholars Richard Primus and Randy Barnett on Tuesday at the Supreme Court, interrupting their debate over modes of constitutional interpretation. [read post]