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30 Nov 2011, 5:55 am by JB
Adopting his thesis makes sense if you believe that originalism is required by the rule of law (Barnett, me), by the benefits of supermajority procedures (McGinnis and Rappaport), as a framework for politics and constitutional construction (me), as a requirement of democratic legitimacy (Whittington, Bork, me), or as a basis for judicial restraint (Bork, Scalia, and many others).By contrast, Gerard's stipulation about who is engaged in originalist interpretation not only leaves people like me and… [read post]
Still, even if the FVRA is not at issue, there may be other legal concerns with the appointment, as Steve Vladeck noted on this evening’s Lawfare Podcast. [read post]
24 Feb 2017, 6:33 am by Jim Sedor
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was “highly likely” the events leading to Flynn’s departure would be added to a broader probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. [read post]
29 Sep 2020, 7:35 am by David Post
" Mitch McConnell, Kentucky "The American people should have the opportunity to make their voices heard before [read post]
17 Feb 2017, 6:26 am by Jim Sedor
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was “highly likely” the events leading to Flynn’s departure would be added to a broader probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. [read post]
15 Feb 2017, 9:30 am by Jordan Brunner
  CNN reports that, following up on numerous calls by GOP lawmakers for investigations in the wake of Flynn’s resignation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it’s “highly likely” the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will investigate Flynn’s discussions with Kislyak. [read post]
9 Jun 2019, 7:30 am by Sandy Levinson
  And even if Steve Calabresi is correct, as discussed in an earlier post, that at present Democrats control six of the twelve smallest states, it is also demonstrably true that these states are increasingly unrepresentative of the rich pluralism and multi-culturalism that typify the larger states. [read post]
30 Jun 2019, 6:30 am by Sandy Levinson
Larry Lessig is clearly one of the most interesting and imaginative scholars within the legal academy, and he has written a book that fully vindicates the enthusiastic blurbs it receives (from myself, as well as others). [read post]
The appointment of Elliot’s replacement, Eric Soskin, for example, was rammed through the Senate by then-Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a party-line vote even while the office was investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao—McConnell’s wife—favored contracts in Kentucky while McConnell was running for reelection. [read post]
4 Jan 2022, 9:01 pm by Michael C. Dorf
Invoking the historically dubious claim that a former official is not subject to conviction by impeachment, even senators like Mitch McConnell, who condemned Trump’s behavior, voted to acquit him.Where does that leave matters? [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 9:59 am by Axel Hufford
Steve Daines in an Aug. 14 letter to the postmaster general, the agency’s chief executive. [read post]
4 May 2015, 6:00 am by JB
I recently spoke with the father and son team of Mike Paulsen and Luke Paulsen about their new book, The Constitution: An Introduction (Basic Books, 2015). [read post]
10 Mar 2020, 5:00 am by Margaret Taylor
The timing of when the Senate will act on Ratcliffe’s nomination is entirely up to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who could choose—or be persuaded by the president—to sit on the nomination. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 3:57 am by Prof. Akhil Reed Amar, guest-blogging
Three of the book’s five blurbers, after all, are conservative icons — Steve Calabresi, Ken Starr, and Rick Brookhiser, alongside progressive superstars Laurence Tribe and Nadine Strossen. [read post]
31 Jan 2008, 12:22 am
Dan Boren and Steve ChabotLetter Titled, "Support Common Sense Legal Reform: Cosponsor H.R. 989, the Innocent Sellers Fairness Act"01/30/2008 Dear Colleague Letter From Reps. [read post]
19 Jun 2009, 2:22 pm
 Oh, important conservatives cracked now and then--Judge Bork waffled on Griswold and Professor McConnell wrote a stunningly honest attempt at an originalist justification of Brown v. [read post]
18 Aug 2017, 6:23 am by Jim Sedor
Warren’s campaign store has expanded beyond traditional political fare such as buttons, bumper stickers, tote bags, and T-shirts to offer a line of products that capitalize on the “Nevertheless, she persisted” meme spawned by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s much-publicized admonishment of Warren on the Senate floor earlier this year. [read post]