May 18, 2022 8:21 am
Isaac Chotiner Interviews Professor Laurence Tribe
A revealing interview on the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Roberts, climate change, and Tribe’s tweeting habits.
May 13, 2022 1:16 pm
Georgia Cops Rummaged Through Student-Athletes’ Luggage in a Fruitless Search for ‘a Little Bit of Marijuana’
When did the K-9 arrive? And what was the probable cause for the search?
May 13, 2022 9:58 am
What Happens if States Ban Out-of-State Travel for Abortion?
Anti-abortion interstate travel bans would have multiple constitutional defects.
May 13, 2022 7:57 am
Judge Neomi Rao on “The Province of the Law”
A belated 2021 lecture sponsored by the Georgetown Center for the Constitution
May 12, 2022 11:19 am
In Defense of Roe
The last 50 years have been marked by a remarkably stable social consensus balancing the rights of women and fetuses. Let’s not throw that away.
May 11, 2022 2:30 am
John Roberts Should Quit Playing Politician And Follow The Constitution In Dobbs Decision
Roberts’ overtly political actions aren’t preserving the image of the court in the eyes of the American people; they’re destroying it.
May 10, 2022 2:40 pm
There Is a Reason Why Roe v. Wade’s Defenders Focus on Its Results Rather Than Its Logic
The abortion precedent has faced withering criticism, including damning appraisals by pro-choice legal scholars, for half a century.
May 9, 2022 6:10 am
What the Leaked Abortion Opinion Gets Wrong About the Founding Era
Understanding state regulatory powers at the time of the founding.
May 4, 2022 2:45 pm
Josh Blackman: Sam Alito, Roe v. Wade, and Libertarians
Does returning decisions about abortion to the states increase liberty or shrink it?
May 4, 2022 6:53 am
Alito’s Draft Opinion That Would Overturn Roe Is a Disaster of Legal Reasoning
Plus: How abortion used to be less partisan, NFT sales have plummeted, and more…
April 26, 2022 9:01 pm
Anthony Fauci Thinks Scientific Expertise Trumps the Rule of Law
The president’s COVID-19 adviser embodies the arrogance of technocrats who are sure they know what’s best for us.
April 19, 2022 5:00 am
The Republicans’ war on the Bill of Rights
In the three-part discussion of how the Democratic Party and their minions attack each and every part of the American Bill of Rights, TPOL promised we’d NOT forget that the GOP is just as much committed to that same goal. … Continue reading
April 19, 2022 3:10 am
Why Violence Is An Inevitable Outcome Of Critical Race Theory
For true believers of critical race theory, America is too steeped in racial oppression to be changed from within. Destruction is the only alternative.
April 15, 2022 2:25 am
How Abraham Lincoln’s Speeches Preserved American Self-Government
Diana Schaub’s book, ‘His Greatest Speeches: How Lincoln Moved the Nation,’ provides valuable insight on how Lincoln’s words illuminate our current political debates.