De-Privatizing Our Public Philosophy
Michaels understates the danger posed by a lack of social solidarity in America, a state of alienation Americans feel from one another that has been deliberately fed by right-wing politicians for at least the last four decades.
The Politics of Administrative Reform
Michaels is absolutely right in his diagnosis of the current state of administrative governance. And his book could well prove an important step towards fixing it. But if that fix comes, it is far more likely to be primarily via those politicians than by the judges they appoint.
An Ode to the Career Bureaucracy
It would be a delicious irony if the President’s attempts to circumvent the internal checks on his authority were ultimately to serve to revitalize the external constraints on presidential power, as has been a legacy of presidents past.
Versus Trump: 2017 Scorecard
On the first episode of Versus Trump of 2018, Jason and Charlie look back at Versus Trump cases in 2017 and score them as Administration wins, losses, or not-yet-decided. They also look ahead at big issues to come in 2018. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Judges of Christmas Future
On this week’s Versus Trump holiday spectacular, it's all judges, all the time. Charlie, Jason, and Easha take a closer look at a number of the President's judicial nominees—confirmed, pending, and withdrawn—to examine what might happen to Versus Trump cases in years to come. Listen now!