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Life under a death cult

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On November 27, 2020
The pandemic landscape remains incredibly bleak: In nine states, more than 1 in 1,000 people have now died of coronavirus-related causes, while daily covid-19 deaths nationwide are climbing to levels not seen since early in the pandemic. The list reflects the far-reaching toll of the crisis, spanning early hot spots such as New York, Southern […]
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This opinion from a Trump appointee to the 3rd circuit illustrates, among other things, the limits of the strongest versions of legal realism/critical legal studies, i.e., versions that claim the distinction between law and politics is meaningless, or nearly so: Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious. But […]
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Donald Trump has claimed that a law protecting Twitter from liability over its users’ post must be scrapped due to “national security” fears as he was mocked online with the hashtag #diaperdon. The outgoing US President called for Section 230, which protects website publishers from liability for third-party content under US law, to be “immediately terminated” after claiming […]
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Persons of bad faith

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On November 26, 2020
Paul has already noted the latest example of Neil Gorsuch fitting seamlessly into Antonin Scalia’s role of being the Supreme Court justice with the largest gap between his intelligence and his self-perception of his own intelligence. The only thing that can be said in defense of his remarkably specious analysis (I don’t know about you […]
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