I’ll have a piece up shortly at Salon about why it’s basically nuts that John Roberts gets to decide what sort of health care system America has. It quotes a good point made by Richard Pos
And of course he’s right. Tellingly, Thomas was the only justice in the Citizens United case who was willing to declare even the law’s financial disclosure requirements unconstitutional. T
The ritual of the Kagan hearings makes for a disgusting spectacle, but hey, Bismark, sausage, whatever.
Tom Tomorrow. A couple of weeks into this I’m curious about how many self-identified progressives are OK with the Kagan nomination as it stands, or more precisely will remain OK with it when her
The controversy, such as it is, over Elena Kagan’s nomination throws several points into relief: (1) The extent to which legal academia is an intellectually bankrupt and politically corrupt insi
I just did an NPR show with UC-Irvine dean Erwin Chemerinksy about the Kagan nomination. Some of the tepid quality of the support for Kagan is illustrated by the fact that, in the talk radio debate fo
In stark contrast to other current and former law professors whose names have been floated recently as SCOTUS candidates, such as Pam Karlan, Harold Koh, and Diane Wood, Elena Kagan has written almost