Federal Defenders and the Sixth Amendment's Zone of Interests
The zone of interests test shouldn't apply to constitutional claims seeking injunctive relief. But even if it does apply, it doesn't prevent federal defenders from challenging arbitrary limits on attorney access under the Sixth Amendment.
The Constitution and the Zone of Interests Test
As the Supreme Court constructs new and artificial barriers to relief for violations of the Constitution, it is important to recognize where the Court has expressly *rejected* such limitations
The Plain Meaning of Title VII
According to Justice Kagan, we're all textualists now. What exactly does that mean as we interpret Title VII's ban on discrimination 'because of such individual's . . . sex'?
Legitimacy and the Supreme Court
It is illegitimate to consider legitimacy. So say many conservatives who seem terrified that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. might care about public perception of the U.S. Supreme Court. But they are wrong.