Michael Gerhardt from the University of North Carolina School of Law and Clark Neily from the Institute for Justice join our Jeffrey Rosen to discuss a timeless topic among constitutional law scholars: When is it appropriate for the courts to strike down laws passed by a legislature?
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Veteran attorney and author Joel Cohen interviews five federal judges about how they maintain independence and decide high-profile cases, in a National Constitution Center event on Wednesday night.
It’s hard to imagine America without the Statue of Liberty, but the icon of freedom didn’t make its first full appearance in New York until June 17, 1885.
Attorney Eric Holder is making sweeping changes about how the federal government extends rights to legally married same-sex couples, in areas where the federal government has jurisdiction. The move should add more fuel to the debate over the roles of the executive, Congress and the states in deciding social issues.
Ronald Coase, who died on Monday at the age of 102, was one of the most influential thinkers in American law during the past century, even though he was an economist, not a lawyer.