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.
Versus Trump: The Coming Exec Privilege Showdown
On this week’s Versus Trump, Jason, Charlie, and Easha talk executive privilege. They outline the legal landscape of several hard questions in this area, like can the President completely prevent executive officials from testifying, and what role do the courts play here? Listen now!
A Tale of Two Neil Gorsuches
It seems just last month Justice Gorsuch was saying his rule was not to “make it up" and was to "follow the law.” The Title VII cases allow us to see whether that's the case.
Judges, Do The Reading
The oral argument in the TPS case featured a line of questioning that suggested one of the judges had not read the relevant Supreme Court case.
The Court’s Border Wall Fiasco
The Supreme Court’s decision to stay the injunction against the President’s construction of the border wall made no sense. It is also part of a troubling trend of restricting remedies against unlawful government action.
Versus Trump: Straight to the Supremes (We're Back!)
This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie are back from a hiatus, and they discuss why the Trump Administration has been going to straight to the Supreme Court with emergency requests so frequently. Listen now!
The Costs Of The Census Debacle
Even though the administration ultimately caved and chose not to include a citizenship question on the census, its two-week flirtation with including a citizenship question on the 2020 census had significant costs.