The Mueller Report is a refreshing exercise in Constitutional restraint. Relevant Article I Powers The Mueller Report does not make a judgment as to whether…View More Robert Mueller: Constitutional Scholar?
The nomination of Brett Cavanaugh to the Supreme Court has raised a perennial issue to the forefront of political debate. Under question is the issue…View More There Is A Constitutional Right to Privacy
Humanitarian impulses are often the guise under which intervention is sold to the peoples of the world. One is told that any opposition to state…View More Syrian Military Strikes: Good Cannot Be Done at Expense of Constitutional Order
Article II of the Constitution—which sets the bounds of executive power—is notoriously short; the document imbues remarkably scant powers to the executive, and to the…View More The Trouble With the Executive Branch
Senate Republicans invoking the nuclear option and requiring a simple majority for the approval of Supreme Court nominees has engendered a great deal of hysterical…View More The Senate is Broken, But Republicans Didn’t Break It
The nascent Trump presidency is a veritable labyrinth comprised of twisting scandals and the pitfalls of internecine quarrels. Yet, the true crisis of modern government…View More Current Political Culture Undercuts Separation of Powers
Debate over the Constitution has devolved over the past couple of centuries from an eloquent discourse, sometimes sophistic, to petty academic quibbling over whether emphasis…View More How the death of federalism has affected understanding of the Bill of Rights