Some links on the debate over today's referendum on Scottish independence.
So reports Abby Ohlheiser (Washington Post's Checkpoint).
Waiting on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
When may the government implement a "heckler's veto" in public high schools, by suppressing speech because other students want to attack the speaker?
A sign that the Court may not rush into the issue until the lower courts disagree.
In this National Constitution Center podcast, John Yoo and I debate the question of whether President Obama has the legal authority to wage war against ISIS without getting congressional authorization.
A few thoughts on the Scottish government's draft interim constitution for an indepedent Scotland.
In this post, I respond to two additional legal rationales for Obama' decision to launch a military campaign against ISIS.
The Rabbinical Council of America issued a pro-gun-control statement, based on a 90-62 vote, with over 850 members not voting. A dissenting group of 12 Orthodox rabbis has now issued a contrary pro-gun-rights statement.
The answer, I've argued before, is "yes" -- all military personnel have the statutory right to "affirm" (i.e., to make a solemn commitment without invoking God) as well as to "swear."