Monthly Archives: May 2017

  • Opinion

  • Opinion

If he waives moving the embassy because of peace-process reasons, he defies federal law. If he issues a waiver for national security grounds, he undermines the peace process.

  • Analysis

Benjamin Wittes and Jonathan Rauch do a great job of outlining the dangers of populism and political ignorance. Their proposed solution is less convincing.

  • Opinion

The court "noted potential bullying or harassment in child's rural community was a factor to consider with regard to the best interest of the child" -- is that proper?

  • Opinion

Who weeds out unpredictable, unstable and unsafe political candidates when parties can't? Around the world, we're learning the answer: no one.

  • Jonathan Rauch
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  • Politics
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  • May 31
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  • Opinion

A challenge to NSA surveillance revived, two deputies swap wives, and a sexy cop survives ... summary judgment.

  • Opinion

Check out this order, Motamedi v. Oesterblad (E.D. Mich. Aug. 5, 2015).

  • Opinion

Trump can fulfill his campaign promise to Israel regarding the embassy without lifting a finger.

  • Opinion

But any such revocation (or any denial of a permit by the city itself) based on speakers' viewpoints -- however loathsome -- would violate the First Amendment, because there is no "hate speech" exception.

  • Opinion

So declares Prof. Mark Liberman (Language Log), and I agree.

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