Ensuring the President “shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed”
In defending our democratic system, 'We the People' can look to the Constitution itself as a beacon that defines the rights we are owed.
Protecting democracies is not a matter of any one election. There’s a long road ahead to save our democracy. Here are some key steps.
All of those tedious checks and balances and lines of separation that frustrate one and all during times of normal, functional democratic governance have a very real role to play in our constitutional order.
Jon D. Michaels
UCLA School of Law
By communicating mainly through Twitter, Trump has asserted the power to define his own political community—and to exclude people from it.
By Rosalind Dixon: Low thresholds for impeachment could undermine (rather than strengthen) democracy
The Constitution can and should play a vital role in preventing democratic decline
Brianne J. Gorod
Constitutional Accountability Center
By Andrew Boyle: Whether we proceed down the path of erosion, or whether we do the work to avert that path, is dependent on us
Our new book offers a distinctive diagnosis of how democracy is lost, and then roadmaps various pathways along which a reform agenda might proceed.
University of Chicago Law School
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie talk about the recent decision that dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against the President. Listen now!
Gerstein Harrow LLP
Instead of seeking to restructure or undermine the Supreme Court, progressives should focus on advancing their cause through conservative arguments
Winning elections isn’t enough. Progressive majorities need to be willing to invest significant political capital in judges who are committed to a left-liberal jurisprudence.
Republicans have broken the rules time and again. For Democrats not to respond in kind is to commit political suicide.
Harvard Law School
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie talk about the fight over Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's potential testimony in an important lawsuit over the census. Listen now!
Kavanaugh's potential perjury means that his seat on the Court may depend on continuing Republican control in Congress. This is plainly inconsistent with any account of judicial independence.
Do progressives give up on the Court? Declare war on it? Pretend nothing has changed? Each of us will have to decide for ourselves. There is no 'right way' to respond to our new reality.
Michael C. Dorf
Cornell Law School