Latest from Ruth Marcus
  • Opinion

The FBI’s ‘investigation’ of Kavanaugh was laughable

The investigation into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh wasn’t used to uncover the truth. Its mission was to get the Supreme Court nominee across the finish line.
  • Jul 22, 2021
  • Opinion

In Texas, vigilantism replaces the rule of law

Skirting the constitution, Texas Republicans turn to vigilantism.
  • Jul 16, 2021
  • Opinion

Clarence Thomas is right about one thing: Legalized, recreational marijuana is a reality

It is here to stay, notwithstanding those, myself included, who have misgivings about whether that is the wisest course.
  • Jul 9, 2021
  • Opinion

The Trump case may be unusual. But if true, it’s brazen tax fraud.

No self-respecting prosecutor would look at this kind of evidence and take a pass.
  • Jul 2, 2021
  • Opinion

Giuliani disgraced his profession — and his country — by defending the indefensible

Giuliani disgraced his profession by defending Trump.
  • Jun 24, 2021
  • Opinion

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority returns to its passion project

Rulings on Wednesday further limit the reach of government regulation and enhance presidential authority over regulatory agencies.
  • Jun 23, 2021
  • Opinion

A pair of surprises from Amy Coney Barrett

Regarding two particular cases, it is a welcome signal that the newest justice balked at going along with her more conservative colleagues.
  • Jun 18, 2021
  • Opinion

I’ve urged Supreme Court justices to stick around — but never to retire. Until now.

It's time for Stephen Breyer to go.
  • Jun 15, 2021
  • Opinion

Attorney General Garland, please stop digging

When you're in a hole, you know what to do.
  • Jun 8, 2021
  • Opinion

The truly worrying aspect of a federal judge’s ruling on assault weapons

The Benitez ruling on assault rifles is no shot in the dark.
  • Jun 7, 2021