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March 22, 2018
Judge Rules Against Trump’s Argument for Presidential Immunity
President Trump has been fending off lawsuits from three women accusing him of mistreating them...
March 16, 2018
“Total Defense” Plans & the Second Amendment
Sweden and Finland are not members of NATO. But they are on Russia's doorstep. During...
May 09, 2017
Nullification by campaign statement
President Trump's revised travel ban is before the courts again. Once more, the main argument...
April 11, 2017
Neil Gorsuch was sworn in, informally, and has joined the Supreme Court. A more ceremonial...
March 29, 2017
Originalism and the rule of law
During his confirmation hearing for Supreme Court justice, liberal senators interrogated Neil Gorsuch about his...
March 10, 2017
The checks & balances of Federalism
Obama's executive orders and side-stepping of Congress provoked opposition from the states, whose attorney generals...
November 30, 2016
Getting rid of Trump via the 25th amendment
The latest fantasy on the left of how they can get rid of Donald Trump...
October 12, 2016
Judge sees “absolutely no value” in studying the Constitution
Richard Posner is a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and...
September 19, 2016
Civil rights must be “preeminent” over religious liberty
The U. S. Commission on Civil Rights is recommending that civil rights be made "preeminent"...
September 02, 2016
The government funneling money to its friends
Banks being punished for their part in the mortgage bubble disaster must pay restitution to...
August 03, 2016
Our unchecked, unbalanced Presidency
Donald Trump couldn't really do all of the off-the-wall things he is calling for, some of...
June 15, 2016
A call to repeal the Second Amendment
In a piece for Rolling Stone, Drexel constitutional law professor David S. Cohen calls for...
May 13, 2016
Obamacare funding ruled unconstitutional
A federal judge has ruled that the mechanism for subsidizing insurance companies under Obamacare violates...
April 21, 2016
Hoping for a deadlock in the electoral college?
Many Republicans are hoping for a deadlocked convention in which no candidate gets the majority...
April 05, 2016
How the Founders tried to prevent a Donald Trump
If Republicans pull some convention maneuvering to prevent the nomination of Donald Trump, wouldn't that thwart the...
February 01, 2016
LCMS congregation will go before the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case from an LCMS congregation. Trinity Lutheran...
January 15, 2016
So is Ted Cruz eligible or not?
Donald Trump is a "birther," casting doubt on Barack Obama's eligibility to be president, since...
January 11, 2016
Justice Scalia says government can favor religion
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a Catholic high school that the Constitution allows for...
December 30, 2015
On Trump, the Constitution, and how he’s like Obama
Rich Lowry has a great column on Donald Trump's disregard for the Constitution. Also how...
July 07, 2015
Supreme Court can’t tell what “legislature” means
Lost in the tumultuous week of Supreme Court rulings over Obamacare and gay marriage was...
July 06, 2015
The right to dignity
To find a right to abortion in the Constitution, the Supreme Court justices in Roe...
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court makes gay marriage the law of the land
The Supreme Court has legalized gay marriage throughout the nation, going so far as to...
April 28, 2015
Today the Supremes take up gay marriage
Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether state laws defining marriage as...
January 19, 2015
Supreme Court will settle gay marriage
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that will, in effect, decide if...
November 21, 2014
Amnesty by decree
President Obama has issued an executive order protecting some 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation....
November 18, 2014
Immigration amnesty by executive order
President Obama, having been unable to get his way in Congress and now faced with...
November 10, 2014
Our latest war is now illegal
The War Powers Act allows presidents to launch hostilities at their discretion, but they must...
September 22, 2014
Congress approves war with ISIL with little debate
Congress signed off on President Obama's plan for an air war against the Islamic State,...
September 16, 2014
Religious liberty for atheists, too
Enlisting or re-enlisting in a military service requires taking an oath, ending in the words...
June 27, 2014
Supremes reject Obama’s “recess” appointments
The Constitution's balance of powers is re-asserting itself. President Obama had been appointing officials that...
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