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SCOTUS Ruling Should End Theft by Police Mar. 06, 2019

Daily Editorials

At last, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken a firm stance against the constitutionally abhorrent pract... Read More

New York Times v. Sullivan Is the Correct Standard in Libel Cases Feb. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

Justice Clarence Thomas might hold a revered seat on the nation's highest court, but that doesn't me... Read More

Can a Giant Christian Cross Be Secular?: Challenge to Maryland WWI Memorial Illustrates Confusion Caused by Supreme Court's Establishment Clause Cases Feb. 27, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Let's talk about the constitutional significance of bushes at the foot of the 40-foot-high, 16-ton c... Read More

Trump's Phony-Yet-Legal Border Emergency: Congress Seems to Have Authorized This End Run Around Its Spending Power. Can It Do That? Feb. 20, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Members of Congress who are dismayed by Donald Trump's invocation of emergency powers to build his b... Read More

Abortion and the Right to Stay Alive Feb. 07, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Much has been made lately of language in a recently enacted New York state statute that permits abor... Read More

Violence Defined, Justice Denied Feb. 01, 2019

The Outlaw

January's focus on the government shutdown shut out discussion of an important decision made by our ... Read More

Another Chance to End Gerrymandering Jan. 14, 2019

Daily Editorials

Last June, the Supreme Court fumbled an opportunity to deal a deathblow to political gerrymandering,... Read More

Is the President Above the Law? Dec. 28, 2018

Susan Estrich

The Constitution establishes impeachment as the means of removal of the president by Congress. As we... Read More

Colorado Is Still Trying to Destroy Jack Phillips Dec. 21, 2018

David Harsanyi

Over the past few years, Colorado has been on a crusade to destroy Jack Phillips' business over a th... Read More

Legal Suicide: Obamacare Is Killing Itself Dec. 19, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

When President Barack Obama and a Democrat-controlled Congress enacted the Patient Protection and Af... Read More

Stop Ignoring Double Jeopardy: The Supreme Court Should Reconsider the Misbegotten Dual Sovereignty Doctrine Dec. 05, 2018

Jacob Sullum

No one disputes that Terance Gamble, who was convicted of second-degree robbery in 2008, broke the l... Read More

When Can Americans Be Arrested in Retaliation for What They Say? Dec. 05, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

It may be a prudent policy to always be polite to the police, but does that mean Americans must give... Read More

Profitable Penalties Imperil Justice: Supreme Court Should Make It Clear That State Forfeitures Are Constrained by Excessive Fines Clause Nov. 28, 2018

Jacob Sullum

Tyson Timbs, an Indiana man desperate for money to support his heroin habit, did exactly what the co... Read More

Partisan Divide Keeps Popping Up in Supreme Court Rulings Nov. 25, 2018

Debra J. Saunders

It's not often that President Donald Trump appears more knowledgeable and honest about American juri... Read More

Persuasion, Power and Fraud Nov. 15, 2018

Laura Hollis

In a free democratic republic, public policy should be a matter of persuasion. That is, those runnin... Read More

'Making a Murderer: Part 2,' A Post-Conviction Master Class Nov. 14, 2018

Michelle Malkin

Undoing wrongful convictions takes a killer instinct. Chicago-based exoneration specialist Kathleen ... Read More

Changes the GOP Should Love Nov. 13, 2018

William Murchison

I first ran into Heracliltus, a great Grecian shedder of tears, while writing in college about the f... Read More

Nine Takeaways from the Midterms Nov. 08, 2018

Laura Hollis

The much-anticipated "most-important-midterm-election-in-our-lifetime" is over. Democrats have a nar... Read More

Trump on Strong Legal Ground to Stop Caravan Nov. 07, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Former President Barack Obama is ridiculing President Donald Trump and other Republicans for vowing ... Read More

Brett Kavanaugh and the Politics of Emotion-Shaming Oct. 19, 2018

Ted Rall

America squandered an important national moment. Judge Brett Kavanaugh wept. On national TV. For 45 ... Read More