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11 Dec 2017, 11:27 am by vforberger
Moreover, in legal circles connected to the Federalist Society there has been a push to re-visit the earlier court decisions that accepted the existence and need for administrative agencies. [read post]
11 Dec 2017, 2:59 am by Walter Olson
[Greg Herbers/WLF, Marianne Goodland, Colorado Springs Gazette] Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto glyphosate (Roundup) weedkiller, state of California take note [Kate Kelland, Reuters, earlier here, here] Federalist Society video of address by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt at last month’s convention; Prince George’s County, Md., in the Washington suburbs, is considering a return to the practice of letting county council second-guess… [read post]
6 Dec 2017, 12:33 pm
 On a different note, the Federalist Society (Motto: "We like Ayn Rand, we just don't read her philosophical writings because they are too complicated")  had a meeting/soiree last night (Tuesday), and every wanna be Federal Judge was present. [read post]
6 Dec 2017, 3:32 am by Ronald K.L. Collins
The tone and nature of Kennedy’s questions suggest that he is inclined to rule for the baker. [read post]
4 Dec 2017, 12:04 pm by Steve Lubet
  Still, knowledge of Franklin -- including his presidency of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, which is not among the approved answers -- is probably more basic and widespread than the authorship of the Federalist Papers. [read post]
4 Dec 2017, 3:58 am by Edith Roberts
Damon Root discusses the case in a Federalist Society video. [read post]
4 Dec 2017, 3:02 am by Walter Olson
Greene’s Energy Group, LLC; Federalist Society panel video with Gregory Dolin, John Duffy, Arti Ray, and Robert Greene Sterne; Jeffri Kaminski, WLF] Collins v. [read post]
1 Dec 2017, 2:31 pm by Kent Scheidegger
A founder and chairman of the Federalist Society (of which I have been a member since 1984), Professor Calabresi promoted his "judgeship bill" as a way of "undoing" President Barack Obama's judicial legacy. [read post]
1 Dec 2017, 10:42 am by David Markus
A founder and chairman of the Federalist Society (of which I have been a member since 1984), Professor Calabresi promoted his “judgeship bill” as a way of “undoing” President Barack Obama’s judicial legacy. [read post]
1 Dec 2017, 3:06 am by Walter Olson
Despite withdrawal of Obama-era guidance on Title IX and discipline, many colleges sticking so far to its prescriptions [Ashe Schow, Real Clear Investigations] GW Federalist Society debate with Stuart Taylor, Jr. vs. [read post]
29 Nov 2017, 10:04 am by Sandy Levinson
What follows should be read in the context of Richard Primus’s and Keith Whittington’s absolutely superb postings on the issues raised by the proposal to pack the federal judiciary with Trump nominees chosen, de facto, by a combination of the Federalist Society (Leonard Leo) and the Heritage Foundation. [read post]
29 Nov 2017, 4:58 am by Hon. Richard G. Kopf
[iv] However, it is bitterly ironic that the Chairman of the Federalist Society (for life?) [read post]
29 Nov 2017, 4:02 am by Edith Roberts
” At The Federalist, Margot Cleveland suggests that the court’s call for a response to the government’s motion to lodge non-record material under seal in Hargan v. [read post]
28 Nov 2017, 11:51 am by Jamie Williams
Anonymous online political speech is vital for any modern democratic society. [read post]
28 Nov 2017, 4:10 am by Edith Roberts
Briefly: At the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, Roger Pilon responds to commentary critical of “the speech [Justice Neil] Gorsuch gave 11 days ago before some 2,300 Federalist Society members and friends at the society’s 35th annual convention. [read post]
28 Nov 2017, 12:39 am by Tom Smith
Calabresi, a law professor at Northwestern University, and the co-founder and chairman of the Federalist Society. [read post]
27 Nov 2017, 6:32 am by Brian Leiter
Some readers have probably heard about the proposal by Steven Calabresi, a very conservative law professor at Northwestern who was a founder of the Federalist Society, to expand the federal circuit courts precisely so that a Republican President and Senate... [read post]
26 Nov 2017, 12:10 pm by Tom Smith
In a series of significant speeches at the Federalist Society’s national convention, the president’s lawyers have begun to articulate a framework for restoring the separation of powers: First, Congress should cease delegating its legislative power to the executive branch; second, the executive branch will stop using informal “guidance documents” that deprive people of the due process of law without fair notice; and third, courts should stop rubber-stamping… [read post]
25 Nov 2017, 6:12 am by Garrett Hinck
  Vanessa Sauter shared the Lawfare Podcast, featuring an interview between Benjamin Wittes and Gordon Wood about the relationship between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson: Rosenzweig posted a video of a Federalist Society panel on international counterterrorism surveillance cooperation. [read post]
25 Nov 2017, 6:00 am by JB
The Federalist Society is full of people who have very deep reservations about Trump. [read post]