King & Spalding Decides That Marriage And Democracy Are Indefensible, But Terrorists and Murderers Are Fine
Who deserves legal representation – the American people, or their sworn enemies? To the Atlanta, Georgia law firm of King & Spalding, the answer most emphatically is only the latter. That is the message sent by that firm as we get news that the head of King & Spalding’s appellate practice group, former Solicitor General Paul Clement, has resigned from the firm after King & | Read More »
Liberty Erodes Through the Young.
No one likes child abusers. Before the Supreme Court decided to codify in our Constitution the European notion that child molesters should suffer repeated rape in prison rather than be put to death, Louisiana made child molestation a death penalty offense. However, as any conservative knows, “for the children” is a codeword for “this is going to hurt.” Anyone who watched daycare workers and parents | Read More »
Searching for Clues in Obama’s Latest Executive Order
On Friday, someone emailed me with a link to this story about a “compromise” executive order issued by President Obama pertaining to conscience protections for workers in the health care industry, and asked for my opinion. The only answer I could give at the time was that I was not sure what the effect of the executive order would be, but that I would try | Read More »
A Nation of Judges, Not of Laws
There is no greater threat to the rule of law in this country than unaccountable trial judges. Although appellate judges and Supreme Court justices (both State and Federal) get more press and more publicity, the simple fact is that they actually hear an infinitesimal number of cases compared to the workload of trial judges, and even when they do, they usually only make one or | Read More »