A repost from a month ago seems appropriate… An American president can become a tyrant only with Congress’s acquiescence
In 1803 Chief Justice John Marshall changed the face of American government. He did it in such a subtle way that few people understood the consequences of his act at
A conservative case against judicial review
Many conservatives have come out in recent days with full throated endorsements of the Supreme Court’s policy of judicial review. It is so ingrained in our political and legal culture
Obama is right on unelected judges
Last week, President Obama took on the Court, questioning its authority to overturn a validly passed Congressional law. Good for him. For a week now, republicans have feigned outrage at
Where Does the Supreme Court Get Its Power?
This week the eyes of everyone concerned with the continuance of limited government were riveted on the Supreme Court. For three days the nine Justices heard arguments by the Solicitor