Syringe and drugs with out of focus female addict

Closing Argument on the Drug Issue

It is generally assumed that the onus of justification is on those who would prohibit an item of consumption or a manner of behaving. They must demonstrate that what they would prohibit is actually harmful in some concrete way to others, and not just to the consumers of the item or those who behave in…

Congress Incongruous

In the late 1970s, I taught at the Kennedy School of Government and directed the “Harvard Faculty Project on Regulation.”…

What is the State of the American Mind? A Conversation with Mark Bauerlein

Is the American Mind--the collective intelligence of what it means to live as independent citizens and individuals in America--increasingly being…

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Mike Rappaport
University of San Diego School of Law

Does a Judge Who Decides a Matter within the Construction Zone Enforce the Constitution? A Question About Construction

One of interesting questions in originalist constitutional theory is the relationship between theory and text. …

Israel and Double Standards: The Palestinian Refugees

Israel is subject to all sorts of double standards. This happens over and over again.…

Global Warming: Lukewarmers, Consensus, and Personal Attacks

I am not a climate scientists, but like many others I have a position on…

John O. McGinnis
Northwestern University School of Law

A Classical Liberal Constitution Welcomes Immigrants

Immigration of the right kind is a great benefit to a nation run under principles…

The Cuomo Pink Slip and the Cuomo Tax

I cannot remember a time when New York’s Governor and New York City’s Mayor taken…

Demand a Politics of Innovation

2016 is shaping up as an election in which one of our parties will emphasize…

Michael S. Greve
George Mason University School of Law

Dodd-Frank’s Frankenstein Creeps Forward

This past week, a unanimous panel of the D.C. Circuit (Judges Kavanaugh, Pillard, and Rogers—Judge…

Leave It to the States

Six or so out-of-town summer trips down, only four more to go before the start…

The SCOTUSCare Chief

I spent most of my post-King yesterday trying 1) to suspend disbelief; 2) suppress laughter;…

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Congress Incongruous

In the late 1970s, I taught at the Kennedy School of Government and directed the “Harvard Faculty Project on Regulation.” Our group—professors of law, economics, political science, business, and public health—was part of the then-vibrant regulatory reform movement, which also had cells at Chicago other universities and at the American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution.…

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