Latest from Jonathan H. Adler

Supreme Court clerks are not a particularly diverse lot

Most who clerk on the Supreme Court come from similar backgrounds.
  • Dec 12, 2017

Why FDA regulations limiting e-cigarette marketing may cost lives and violate the Constitution

Under current First Amendment jurisprudence, the government is not allowed to prohibit truthful claims about otherwise legal products.
  • Dec 12, 2017

The outrage over the Steinle verdict is misplaced

Kate Steinle's death was a tragedy. But let's look at the facts of the case.
  • Dec 2, 2017

A federal appellate judge’s take on the ‘court-packing’ proposal

Judge William Pryor of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit explains why a dramatic expansion of the federal judiciary is unnecessary and unwise.
  • Dec 1, 2017

Shootout at the CFPB corral

Days after Richard Cordray stepped down as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, there is a lawsuit over who gets to direct the agency until a new director is confirmed by the Senate.
  • Nov 26, 2017

On Roy Moore’s constitutional ignorance

Roy Moore was never committed to the Constitution. Indeed, it's not clear he even understands it.
  • Nov 15, 2017

Justice Sotomayor looks at ‘statutory history,’ not ‘legislative history’

An observation on questions at oral argument.
  • Nov 14, 2017

2017 Federalist Society lawyers convention

This year's conference features talks by judges old and new, a justice, administration officials, prominent academics, and more than a few Conspirators.
  • Nov 7, 2017

When scientists sue scientists

A bitter dispute over the potential of renewable energy to power modern society has spilled into court.
  • Nov 3, 2017