Sep 26

Robert Gates pointed a prophet’s finger at all of us



Posted 2 years, 6 months ago.

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At the National Constitution Center last week, Robert Gates struck a nerve.



Jul 14

The difference between “not guilty” and “innocent”



Posted 2 years, 9 months ago.

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As a country, we have long argued over constitutional safeguards for criminal defendants, and we will continue to do so long after Casey Anthony is forgotten.



Jun 16

The Fog of the War Powers Act: Why We Should Embrace the Constitution’s Ambiguity



Posted 2 years, 10 months ago.

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The Libya back-and-forth is the latest skirmish in a decades-long struggle between Congress and the president.



Jun 7

The PATRIOT Act and the wrongfully accused



Posted 2 years, 10 months ago.

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For example, the case of Brandon Mayfield, a law-abiding citizen from Oregon who was linked by shoddy FBI lab work to the 2004 Madrid train bombings and was jailed until Spanish authorities identified the real terrorists.



Jun 3

Banning Violent Video Games: Free Speech Violation or Smart Legislation?



Posted 2 years, 10 months ago.

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With its summer recess looming, one of the most highly anticipated decisions of the Supreme Court’s term will be handed down this month.