Yale Law Professor William Eskridge - the leading academic defender of same-sex marriage - offers an originalist justification for striking down laws banning the practice.
President Obama’s call for a congressional resolution authorizing his war against ISIS is a step in the right direction. But much more needs to be done to reestablish the constitutional norm that the president cannot initiate war without congressional authorization.
Attorney General Holder’s new policy restricting asset forfeitures is a major step forward, but also has some unfortunate loopholes that may reduce its effectiveness.
A recent survey finds that over 80 percent of Americans support “mandatory labels on foods containing DNA.” This survey result is a particularly blatant example of the problem of widespread political and scientific ignorance.
The Supreme Court has decided to hear an important case on whether the seizure of large quantities of raisins by the government qualifies as a taking for which owners are entitled to compensation under the Fifth Amendment.
The same-sex marriage issue has returned to the Supreme Court, and the prospects look good for supporters of gay rights. If they do prevail, the Court will have to choose between several different possible rationales for that result - a choice that may have important implications for the future.
Boston should reject proposals to use eminent domain to build a stadium for its bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
My father’s memoir of our recent encounter with the fascinating 1000 year old Jewish community of Kaifeng, China.
Eric Posner argues that opposition to Uber surge pricing is not based on ignorance or irrationality. But his argument only works for the relatively few opponents who also advocate price controls for a wide range of other goods.
Public ignorance may be responsible for much of the widespread opposition to Uber’s “surge pricing.“