Did Obama Violate The Law With The Bergdahl Release? It Sure Seems Like It

Good intentions aren’t an excuse for failure to follow the law.

Supreme Court Hears Argument On Referendum Banning Affirmative Action

Should states have the right to ban affirmative action? The Supreme Court will decide that this term.

Police Take Over Private Home, Giving Rise To Possible Third Amendment Violation

A case from Nevada provides another example of police abuse, and a possible claim arising under the long-forgotten Third Amendment.

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Pivotal 2nd Amendment Case

The Supreme Court has ducked an opportunity to expand the holdings in D.C. v. Heller

Another Federal Court Of Appeals Strikes Down DOMA’s Section Three

Another loss in the Federal Courts for the Defense Of Marriage Act.

Citizens United Was About Freedom Of Speech, Not “Corporate Rights.”

Opponents of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United continue to miss the point of what the case was really about.

Is There An American Cultural Divide?

Have Americans divided themselves into what are becoming increasingly different cultures?

Citizens United And The SOPA/PIPA Blackout: Why The First Amendment Matters

Some questions for opponents of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.

Citizens United And The Foolish Attack On Corporate Personhood

A new set of proposed Constitutional Amendments reveals that many people still don’t understand what Citizens United was about.

The End Of The Draft

A Libertarian Moment?

Recent polls seem to indicate a shift in public opinion in a more libertarian direction.

Congress, The President, And War Powers Under The Constitution

Operation Odyssey Dawn has resurrected the eternal battle over what limits there are, and should be, on the President’s ability to use military force without Congressional authorization.

Presidential Decisions Not To Defend The Constitutionality Of Federal Law: A Brief History

A look at history reveals that President Obama’s decision to decline to defend Section Three of DOMA is hardly unprecedented.

Federal Judge Upholds Individual Mandate By Eviscerating The Constitution

Judge Gladys Kessler upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, but she did so by essentially ruling that the Interstate Commerce Clause means whatever Congress wants it to mean.

The New York Times Discovers That Corporate Speech Isn’t A Bad Idea After All

New York Times writer Adam Liptak discovers that a Supreme Court decision protecting “corporate speech” might not be a bad thing considering that he works for a corporation.

SCOTUS Sending A Signal On The Commerce Clause And ObamaCare?

The Supreme Court’s refusal to take up the appeal of a far-reaching Commerce Clause case may indicate rough times ahead for challenges to ObamaCare

Incoming House Majority Leader Endorses Plan To Destroy Constitution

Incoming House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is speaking positively about an Amendment that would drastically alter the relationship between the Federal Government and the states, and a method of ratifying it that could do serious damage to the Constitution as a whole.

The Supreme Court Takes Up The Westboro Baptist Church Protestors

The Supreme Court yesterday heard oral argument in a case where being on the right side means supporting some vile people, but that’s what the First Amendment is all about.

The Dumbest Generation: Does Technology Make Kids Dumb?

Has modern life robbed America’s youth of their ability to think? Or simply caused them to think in different ways about different things?

All Lawyers Aren’t Rich!

Some lawyers make a fabulous salary right out of law school. Most don’t.

Academic Moneyball