Oct 30, 2018
No Rabbinical court should have authority over an American citizen who is Jewish. Religion should not have the compulsion of the government to enforce its decrees, especially against non-citizens who are not even parties to legal proceedings.
Oct 8, 2018
Now that Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed, it is appropriate to look at the damage caused by the highly partisan confirmation process. Among the casualties has been an organization I have long admired.
Oct 3, 2018
As a law professor for half a century, I tested the consistency and strength of my student’s arguments by constructing thought experiments in the form of challenging hypothetical cases, we called them hypos.
Oct 3, 2018
As a law professor for half a century, I tested the consistency and strength of my student's arguments by constructing thought experiments in the form of challenging hypothetical cases - we called them hypos. So let's construct one to test the arguments being offered in the...
Sep 20, 2018
One of the most notorious lines, and lies, that grew out of the trial of Adolph Eichmann for his important role in the Holocaust, was what Hannah Arendt called the “Banality of Evil.”
Sep 13, 2018
Following Cohen’s guilty plea, pundits across the political spectrum have claimed that since Cohen stated in his allocution that he paid hush money “at the direction of a candidate for federal office,” President Trump is now an unindicted co-conspirator.
Sep 9, 2018
Imagine President Trump being invited to speak at the funeral of a white singer who he admired (say, Ted Nugent, if he were to pass) and seeing that David Duke was on stage in a place of honor. Well, President Clinton gave a speech in the presence of Louis Farrakhan at the...
Jun 13, 2018
The final nail in its coffin was the announcement that for the first time in its history the ACLU would become involved in partisan electoral politics, supporting candidates, referenda, and other agenda-driven political goals.