Religious Animus or Reality?
In a recent case, the Court suggested that calling out an attempt to use religion to justify harming others was evidence of animus. That’s wrong.
Versus Trump: Versus Mueller
After two special interview episodes of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie get back to the usual format and talk about the leaked Dowd memo arguing that President should not be required to sit for an interview with the Special Counsel. Listen now!
The Travel Ban and Inter-Branch Conflict
The real problem is the Trump Administration itself. What feels like damage today is largely the echo of damage that already happened, rather than something new.
At SCOTUS, It's All About Taint
The Supreme Court decided two merits cases today and took one extremely puzzling action via a summary order. The unifying theme I'll identify is taint.
The severability question is not hard.
When Congress repealed the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate penalty, it left the rest of the law intact. The courts should respect that choice and not get drawn in to the relentless campaign against Obamacare.