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Remembering Rob Odle
Rob Odle was a sterling exception to that world of legal gamesmanship, and it was, and is, attorneys like him who make Washington work, when it does.
Law Schools and Democracy
Recovering the distinct purposes and characters of our different institutions, rather than seeing them all as interchangeable platforms for screaming at each other about the culture war, is the essence of what a renewal of American civic life would require.
The Vocation of Law
The moral and cultural foundations of our republic need not just shoring up but deep and fundamental renewal. That is a task for generations, but it must begin now, as new graduates take up their vocations.
O.J. and Us
The “trial of the century” was really a reflection of America’s sins.
Why MPs Have a Duty to Resist Online Petitions
The lesson of history, that mass movements threaten freedom, is a lesson that will never be learned. This is why we have parliaments, with their complex procedures, committees and reviews.
We live in a legal culture besotted by the myth of judicial supremacy. A new book on the Constitution dispels with admirable clarity this and other myths.
A Bad Proposal
The tools of modern political science are not capable of generating meaningful insights into whether in-group bias affects judicial decision-making.
Bench Memos Turns Ten
EPPC’s President talks about the Bench Memos blog’s impact on judicial nominations and the wide array of readers who depend on Bench Memos for insightful analysis.
Time to Arrest the Federal Criminalization Spree
A new rule adopted by the U.S. House is an important step toward weaning Congress off its overcriminalization addiction.