Contributor, The Volokh Conspiracy

(Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.)

Should libertarians and others embrace originalism as a means to understanding the Constitution? Emphatically yes, argues Evan Bernick of the Center for Judicial Engagement. Read more here.

This week on the podcast: IJ litigator Renée Flaherty joins the panel and embiggens the fun.

Ogden, Utah officials want to declare over 300 central-city properties “blighted,” a necessary precursor to using eminent domain to seize them. Click here to have a gander at some of the homes under threat of condemnation. Do they look “dilapidated,” “unsanitary,” or “outdated” to you? Click here to sign a petition opposing this abuse of eminent domain.