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.
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From an outsider’s perspective, it seems like liberal-conservative ideology predicts the way that judges will rule. But new research suggests the truth is more complicated.
A federal district court judge in Brownsville, Texas, has granted an injunction against two of President Obama’s much-discussed immigration initiatives, temporarily blocking them while legal proceedings are pending.
Jeffery Rosen speaks with two leading experts, Bob Corn-Revere and Burt Neuborne, about one of the most interesting cases in the Supreme Court this term: about state-level judges who run for office, and want to raise campaign funds.
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?