The Costs of the EPA's Foot-Dragging and Obstinacy
The EPA, like many other agencies, is using every tool in the toolbox to avoid implementing the law. This trend is leading many courts to not give EPA and other agencies the benefit of the doubt in litigation.
The Constitutionality of the 5-5-5 Supreme Court Plan
It would be constitutional to have a 15-person Supreme Court consisting of five Republican-affiliated justices, five Democratic-affiliated Justices, and five more justices unanimously selected by the first ten from judges of the federal court of appeals for a single-year term
Versus Trump: 2-For-39
This week on Versus Trump, Jason discusses some fascinating research about how the Trump Administration has fared in the courts with Bethany Davis Noll, the Litigation Director at the Institute for Policy Integrity. They discuss challenges to Trump's regulatory agenda, why the Administration is losing at a historic rate, what is slipping through the cracks, and what come next. Listen now!
For Campaign Finance Violators, Crime Pays
Michael D. Gilbert and Samir Sheth: As the 2020 election cycle gets underway, more super PACs might flout the rules, confident that their punishment won’t fit the crime
Versus Trump: Dems vs. The IRS?
This week on Versus Trump, Jason, Charlie, and Easha discuss the brewing dispute over Trump's tax returns. Listen now!
The Mandatory Guidelines Predicament in the Sixth Circuit
A recently filed amicus brief asks the Sixth Circuit to reconsider en banc whether prisoners challenged under the mandatory Guidelines can ever air the claim that their sentences are unconstitutional in light of Johnson v. United States.
Versus Trump: Stop The Drills!
This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Easha discuss a recent decision reversing President Trump's attempt to de-protect Arctic Ocean waters and permit drilling in the Great White North. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Mueller-ing Things Over
The Mueller Report is kinda, sorta here, so, on this week's episode of Versus Trump, Charlie and Jason analyze the Barr summary and then dive into the legal troubles of famous Trump antagonist Michael Avenatti. Listen now!
Why the New Push to Kill Obamacare Is So Alarming
The Justice Department has a durable commitment to defending acts of Congress whenever a non-frivolous argument can be made in their defense. The Trump administration is putting that commitment to the torch.
Christian Nationalism and the Bladensburg Cross
One of the core goals of the Establishment Clause is to stave off developments like Christian nationalism and its hierarchies of citizens. The Bladensburg cross reflects and strengthens this troubling strain in American society.