This is the grave of Pierce Butler. Born in 1866 in Waterford, Minnesota, Pierce Butler was the child of Irish immigrants making a good of it on the Minnesota prairie. Not sure how much better that re
New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen is going to really make us all feel great that Stephen Breyer thinks the Supreme Court is not politicized. Support for better gun laws was a
This is the grave of Arthur Goldberg. Born in 1908 in Chicago, Goldberg grew up as the son of Jewish immigrants from the Ukraine. His father died in 1916. He didn’t have any money to begin with.
Most certainly the Washington Post editorial board can be very, very wrong. But in arguing that a solution for the problems of the courts is term limits instead of court-packing, I’d probably ag
This is the grave of Owen Roberts. Born in Philadelphia in 1875, Roberts was the son of a prosperous hardware merchant. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and edited the school newspaper there
The first time I gave a book talk about Out of Sight, there was someone in the audience who worked on these issues and couldn’t get past that I was calling on the American government to step in
Both parties are the same and so why not just for Jill Stein again in 2020. The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law, mandating doctors perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to pat
This is the grave of Harry Blackmun. Born in 1908 in Nashville, Illinois, Blackmun grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Somewhat incredibly, he went to elementary school with Warren Burger. Although he w