//  12/15/17  //  Latest Developments

As predicted, the FCC voted yesterday to reverse its 2015 net neutrality rules—and to thereby abandon a policy position that it had held since at least the 1960s. Chairman Pai, and Commissioners O’Rielly and Carr voted to approve the Order. Commissioners Clyburn and Rosenworcel dissented.

I’ll have more to say on yesterday's vote, including comments on some dimensions of the coming legal challenges. After all, this vote is only the beginning, as this explainer on the process for challenging the FCC’s order details.


A Note on the Trea Turner Interference Call

11/4/19  //  Commentary

Sometimes, big calls in sports help illuminate key issues in the law and the role of judges. This year's World Series had one such major moment.

Versus Trump: Watch Out, Watch List

9/12/19  //  Commentary

On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Charlie and guest-host Alexandra Brodsky discuss a recent opinion invalidating the FBI's terrorism watch-list. They discuss the implications of the opinion for the Trump administration (and beyond), the merits (and demerits) of the court's reasoning, and all sorts of other cool stuff, including how annoying it is when people think they're important enough to be spied on by the FBI. Listen now!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

Versus Trump: Versus DeVos 2.0

9/5/19  //  In-Depth Analysis

This week on Versus Trump, Jason discusses the continuing illegal intransigence of the Department of Education, with Eileen Connor and Toby Merrill of Harvard's Project on Predatory Student Lending. Listen now!