Twitter and the Political Community

10/26/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By communicating mainly through Twitter, Trump has asserted the power to define his own political community—and to exclude people from it.

Kate Shaw

Cardozo Law

Saving Democracy Through Impeachment?

10/24/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Rosalind Dixon: Low thresholds for impeachment could undermine (rather than strengthen) democracy

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Is Our Democracy in Peril?: The Importance of the Courts

10/23/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

The Constitution can and should play a vital role in preventing democratic decline

Brianne J. Gorod

Constitutional Accountability Center

Defending our Democracy in the Age of Trump

10/23/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

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

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How to Save a Constitutional Democracy

10/22/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Our new book offers a distinctive diagnosis of how democracy is lost, and then roadmaps various pathways along which a reform agenda might proceed.

Aziz Huq

University of Chicago Law School

Tom Ginsburg

University of Chicago Law School

Versus Trump: Trump Wins One Versus Stormy

10/18/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

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!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

A Progressive Yankee in John Roberts’ Court

10/17/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Instead of seeking to restructure or undermine the Supreme Court, progressives should focus on advancing their cause through conservative arguments

Daniel Hemel

University of Chicago Law School

Advancing a Left-Liberal Jurisprudence

10/16/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

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.

Jon D. Michaels

UCLA School of Law

Why Democrats Should Pack the Supreme Court

10/15/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

Republicans have broken the rules time and again. For Democrats not to respond in kind is to commit political suicide.

Michael Klarman

Harvard Law School

Versus Trump: N.Y. Versus Wilbur Ross

10/11/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

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!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

A Tainting of Judicial Independence

10/8/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

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.

Tom Ginsburg

University of Chicago Law School

Aziz Huq

University of Chicago Law School

The 'All of the Above' Approach to Justice Kavanaugh

10/7/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

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

The Vicious Entrenchment Circle: Thoughts on a Lifetime with a Republican-Controlled Court

10/7/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By the time the Supreme Court’s current Term ends in June, it will have been more than 50 years of GOP-appointed control, even though Democrats have won a majority or plurality of the popular vote in seven of the twelve elections in that period.

Marty Lederman

Georgetown Law

Versus Trump: Earthjustice v. Trump (Interview with Drew Caputo)

9/20/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie speak with Earthjustice Vice President Drew Caputo to get an update on environmental litigation against the Trump Administration. Listen now!

Charlie Gerstein

Civil Rights Corps

Judge Kavanaugh on Separation of Powers

8/3/18  //  In-Depth Analysis

By Carolyn Shapiro: Judge Kavanaugh has a troubling and one-sided view of liberty and how to protect it.

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