May 5

5 questions to ask about the killing of Bin Laden

Posted 2 years, 11 months ago.


Why not capture him? And would a trial have turned to Bin Laden’s advantage?

Feb 15

When constitutions fail: Egypt’s continuing conundrum

Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.


When a constitution has been effectively suspended under Emergency Law for forty years, like Egypt’s has been, what power does it retain?

Jan 19

Peter Jennings and our current state of civility

Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.


Five and half years after the passing of Peter Jennings, his ideas still hold true.

Dec 2

Of prisons and safety and the meaning of “cruel and inhuman”

Posted 3 years, 4 months ago.


California is not the only state facing prison overpopulation. In a system bursting at the seams, what method is there to humanely house prisoners?

Sep 12

Are today’s clerks making the Supreme Court more polarized?

Posted 3 years, 7 months ago.


As pointed out in a recent New York Times article, the role of the Supreme Court Clerk is changing.