Could the Obama Health Care Reforms Be Stopped Before They Start? This Man Will Decide

Judge Henry E. Hudson may be the most powerful man you have never heard of. As a federal district court judge in Richmond, VA, he will decide — before year’s end, he now asserts — on a challenge to the recently passed federal health care law. The suit, brought by Virginia’s attorney general, Kenneth T. […]

The Constitution in “Quotes”: 2007 PJP Participant Kathleen Sullivan’s Nuanced View of Citizen’s United

“Citizens United has been unjustly maligned as radically departing from settled free speech tradition. In fact, the clashing opinions in the case simply illustrate that free speech tradition has different strands. The libertarian strand from which the majority draws support emphasizes that freedom of speech is a negative command that protects a system of speech, […]

Is divided government good or bad for the country?

With this post Constitution Daily introduces a new feature: The Opinion Lab. These topical posts are aimed at teachers, students and life-long learners who are interested in testing the variety of opinions surrounding an issue in the news against their own judgments. We’ll provide some brief background on the topic and six opinions that capture […]