Versus Trump: Are Tax Returns Coming Soon?
On this week’s Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie discuss the Supreme Court's pair of decisions governing Trump's tax returns. Are they coming soon? Did the Democrats make a mistake in not being more aggressive in invoking the impeachment power? Listen now!
Pinkwashing the Supreme Court
The Court’s LGBTQ rulings should not distract from the broader trajectory of its jurisprudence in favor of the privileged.
Deferred Reaction To the Courts
Democratic and Republican responses to the DACA decision illustrate the different focus the two parties put on the federal courts.
The SDNY Debacle And The Supreme Court
The Trump administration's apparent desire to force out the U.S. Attorney for SDNY could have implications for several major Supreme Court cases this term.
Voting & Guns
The dissenters in the New York gun case confirm that their reasoning in RNC v. DNC was a makeweight shell game.
Healthcare & Guns
On what the Supreme Court's opinions today suggest about next term's challenge to the ACA.
Versus Trump: Should Democrats Try And Pack The Supreme Court?
On this week’s Versus Trump, Jason talks with Aaron Belkin and Matt Lehrich of Take Back The Court. They talk about Aaron's idea for the Democrats to add four seats to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to what he sees as two "stolen" seats. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Enforce Your Own Subpoena!
On this week’s Versus Trump, Charlie and Jason discuss the D.C. Circuit's recent opinion holding that courts have no power to enforce subpoenas issued by the House. They discuss the opinion's rationale, whether it makes sense, and whether the House might—or should—take the court up on its offer to start jailing Trump Administration officials in their own brig. Listen now!
The Blame Game
The administration often tries to foist blame on the courts for its politically unpopular policies--or to have the courts effectuate its politically unpopular policies for the administration.
SCOTUS should hear the ACA case now.
The government's filings on why the Court should delay hearing the case only underscore the reasons for the Court to end this litigation now.
On Clerkships & Wasted Opportunities
An HLS Clerkship Blog encapsulates some of the challenges to the profession in light of Trump’s reshaping of the federal judiciary.