Twitter and the Political Community
By communicating mainly through Twitter, Trump has asserted the power to define his own political community—and to exclude people from it.
Versus Trump: Can Courts Tell Trump To Stop Violating The First Amendment?
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie talk about a new lawsuit by a group of journalists (filed by the legal group Protect Democracy) that hopes to stop President Trump from threatening adverse government action against those who criticize him. Plus, a Wilbur Ross update and a constitutional trivia question. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Trump Wins One Versus Stormy
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!
Versus Trump: The Power's Out. Literally.
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason gives a quick update on a case we're watching and then signs off, because, well, in the middle of recording this week's episode, Charlie's power went out. But we'll be back next week with a full show.
Versus Trump: A Two-Level Versus Trump Case
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie talk about a case that fits our podcast on two levels: it's a lawsuit against the Trump Administration about grand jury secrecy, and any decision could impact the Mueller investigation, which is the biggest Versus Trump case of them all. Listen now!
Inside the Doomed Union Refund Lawsuits, Part II
Shortly after I posted my initial take on the headline-grabbing set of class action lawsuits seeking millions of dollars in refunds from public sector unions after Janus, two interesting things happened.
Compulsion and Complicity
By Catherine Fisk: The conservative majority's deregulatory use of the First Amendment will weaken it as a safeguard against tyranny