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13 Jun 2012, 1:35 pm by Sandy Levinson
So, for me, addressing the problems they (and Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein) identify as contributing to the dysfunctionality and pathology of our political system requires at least bringing up the possibility that we are ill served by a “separation of powers” system operating under an ever sharper “separation of parties” (to pick up on an analysis identified with Rick Pildes and Daryl (no relation) Levinson. [read post]
9 May 2012, 3:22 pm by David Schleicher
And that's ignoring the point raised by Ornstein and Mann and explored by Rick Pildes in this excellent article, that our constitutional system is a rough fit with a Responsible Party Governance (RPG scholars like E.E. [read post]
23 Apr 2012, 11:25 am by Jack Goldsmith
But while Savage does not make that point as clearly as he could have, he does quote Rick Pildes as saying that in the instances Savage cites Obama “otherwise has the legal authority to issue an executive order on an issue.” [read post]
23 Apr 2012, 9:34 am by Rick Hasen
See Rick Pilde’s award-winning post, Why John Edwards Probably Did Not Commit A Crime, Regardless of His Motives or Those of The Donors. [read post]
23 Apr 2012, 8:37 am by Marty Lederman
First, as author Charlie Savage himself acknowledges (citing Rick Pildes), President Obama has not used executive power in the manner made controversial during the Bush Administration--namely, by acting in violation of a statute.Second, although the focus of the story purports to be about the use of "unilateral" executive power, the article itself includes only one example of the exercise of unilateral, constitutional authority by the current President--namely, his four recess… [read post]
10 Apr 2012, 6:51 am by Nabiha Syed
And at Balkinization, Rick Pildes warns that “when Presidents take on the Court, even in the mild form of criticizing the Court’s decisions, Presidents walk a delicate line.” [read post]
6 Apr 2012, 1:58 pm by Joshua Matz
Richard Wolf of USA Today and Michael Doyle and David Lightman of McClatchey Newspapers offer historical perspective on disputes between presidents and the Court; at Balkanization, Rick Pildes warns against too-easy analogies to FDR, noting that “it is also important to realize just how different that moment was — in terms of both the Court and the political branches — than where we are for now.” [read post]
30 Mar 2012, 7:45 am by Rick Hasen
In the meantime, it is a good reminder of Rick Pildes’s fine scholarship which sparked this conference. [read post]
29 Mar 2012, 4:21 pm by Sandy Levinson
The University of Texas Law School is hosting a two-day conference on "Countermajoritarianism and the Court" tomorrow and Saturday, sparked in part by an article in the recent Supreme Court Review by Rick Pildes suggesting that the "countermajoritarian difficulty" is alive and well, as witnessed most prominently in Citizens United, opposed by roughly 80% of the public. [read post]
21 Mar 2012, 5:34 pm by Rick Hasen
Rick Pildes reviews Posner and Vermeule in the Harvard Law Review.  [read post]
15 Mar 2012, 1:45 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Rick’s opening remarks begin around 31 minutes in.   [read post]
6 Mar 2012, 9:15 am by Rick Hills
An important amicus brief written by my colleagues, Rick Pildes and Sam Issacharoff, urges the SCOTUS to grant cert in the Siegelman case to resolve these perplexities of the Mail Fraud statute. [read post]
3 Mar 2012, 5:22 pm by Kenneth Anderson
In a conversation several years ago about what was then simply a hypothesized US military exit from Afghanistan, a friend told me, think of the CIA as the French Foreign Legion.   [read post]
2 Mar 2012, 12:32 pm by Rick Hasen
First I would highlight the amicus brief of Rick Pildes and Sam Issacharoff, which Rick mentioned briefly yesterday. [read post]
1 Feb 2012, 2:15 pm by Rick Hasen
.” Time to reread Rick Pildes’s recent super PACs post about making contributions in the name of another…. [read post]
20 Jan 2012, 2:34 pm by Kali Borkoski
From the blogosphere, not surprisingly, the Election Law Blog has been quite active all day with multiple posts from Rick Hasen (here and here) and Rick Pildes. [read post]
20 Jan 2012, 9:41 am by Rick Hasen
New York Times; AP; Bloomberg; ABC News; SCOTUSBlog; Michael Li; Reuters; USA Today; Dallas Morning News; Tony Mauro/Law.com; Washington Post; Huffington Post; NPR; Rick Pildes; Adam Bonin; San Antionio-Express News; MSNBC.  [read post]
13 Jan 2012, 7:51 am by Rick Hasen
appears in a completely irresponsible post on “Big Government,” smearing the messenger for delivering the news that James O’Keefe and his allies may well have violated state and federal anti-voter fraud laws. [read post]
5 Dec 2011, 6:54 am by Adrian Vermeule
Adrian Vermeule In the large and ever-growing category of articles I wish I’d written, the latest entry is Rick Pildes’s withering critique of a standard line about the Supreme Court.  [read post]