The left’s hegemony in the legal academy is so total that opponents of originalism no longer feel it necessary to make an original (or convincing) case.
Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino—both seasoned Washington hands—expose a tale of political intrigue more hair-raising than the conventions of fiction.
The legal profession's pro bono obsession leads to the question, “who benefits?”
Will the American Bar Association intervene to prevent the Left’s Kulturkampf in the nation’s law schools?
How did Title VII’s ban on discrimination become the basis for regulating sexual innuendo, lewd comments, and other risqué conduct in the workplace?
Tocqueville’s hopeful vision of the legal profession was naïve.
“Local control” is not a panacea, and is not always consistent with constitutional design.
The federal judiciary has become dominated by what Glenn Harlan Reynolds calls Front-Row Kids—a credentialed elite with a prescribed resume.
A badly-flawed precedent is about to get KO’d in a rematch of a contest that last ended in a draw.
The Fifth Circuit should overrule the federal district judge in M.D. v. Abbott and put an end to the judicial interference with Texas’ foster care system.
Unelected judges distort democracy when they unjustifiably dictate the allocation of taxpayer funds in contravention of political choices.
Bork dabbled with—and rejected—“judicial activism” before founding modern originalism
Property owners have been skirmishing with the federal government over Endangered Species Act designations for many years.
Mark Pulliam writes from East Tennessee. A Big Law veteran, he retired as a partner in a large law firm after practicing for 30 years. A contributing editor to Law & Liberty since 2015, Mark also blogs at Misrule of Law. He considers himself a fully-recovered lawyer.