View From Chicago
April 22 2013 12:21 PMThe New Law We Need in Order to Deal With Dzhokhar TsarnaevCongress should authorize the isolation and detention of suspected terrorists.
April 2 2013 2:50 PMThe Real Problem With Law SchoolsThey train too many lawyers.
March 5 2013 12:04 PMThe Mother of DNA DatabasesIf we really cared about protecting the innocent, we’d collect samples from everyone—not just the convicted.
Feb. 5 2013 3:58 PMPresident Obama Can Do Anything He Wants To Fight TerrorismThat’s the lesson of the leaked drone memo.
Jan. 22 2013 1:32 PMHow Aaron Swartz's Cause Wins in the EndThe protests against his prosecution will promote open access.
Jan. 4 2013 5:23 PMThe President Has the Power To Raise the Debt Ceiling on His OwnAnd if Congress won’t act, he should use it.
Dec. 19 2012 6:34 PMWhy Didn’t Robert Bork Reach the Supreme Court?Because of politics, of course—and that’s fair enough.
Nov. 27 2012 10:37 AMIs Israel or Hamas Breaking International Law in Gaza?There’s no clear answer and it doesn’t much matter for the underlying conflict.
Nov. 20 2012 3:35 PMDon’t Worry About the Voting Rights ActIf the Supreme Court strikes down part of it, black and Hispanic voters will be just fine.
Nov. 9 2012 11:55 AMCitizens United Is Still Worth HatingEven though the fat-cat super PACs lost at the polls.
Oct. 17 2012 1:56 PMThe Drones Are Coming to LibyaAlong with an unprecedented expansion of the president’s power.
Oct. 8 2012 3:32 AMObama’s Drone DilemmaThe killings probably aren’t legal—not that they’ll stop.
April 11 2013 11:11 AMFool's GoldBitcoin is a Ponzi scheme—the Internet’s favorite currency will collapse.
March 19 2013 3:41 PMIndefinite ArticlesDear judges: Stop trying to figure out what the founders meant by every little word. You can’t, and it doesn’t matter.
Feb. 19 2013 3:03 PMRonald Dworkin’s ErrorThe distinguished legal scholar, who died last week, gave judges too much license to draw on their own sense of morality.
Feb. 4 2013 4:04 PMThere’s No Such Thing as an Illegal ImmigrantThe United States has a well-functioning system of guest workers, whether or not it’s enshrined in law.
Jan. 10 2013 2:00 PMThe Danger Lurking Behind the Platinum CoinThis way lies the risk of impeachment.
Dec. 21 2012 7:22 AMWhy the U.S. Shouldn’t Sign On to Empty Human Rights TreatiesThey’re a propaganda exercise for many of the world’s most unsavory nations.
Dec. 11 2012 11:56 AMThe War on Terror Will Be Ever With UsEven if the Obama administration doesn’t use the phrase, and wants to declare the fight with al-Qaida over.
Nov. 26 2012 1:10 PMWhy Did Asian Americans Mostly Vote for President Obama?Democrats court them, Republicans may alienate them.
Nov. 12 2012 11:57 AMIn Defense of the Electoral CollegeFive reasons to keep our despised method of choosing the president.
Oct. 26 2012 1:00 PMWhy Amnesty Should Lose at the Supreme CourtIt’s not the job of judges to stop warrantless wiretapping.
Oct. 15 2012 5:16 PMPatent Trolls Be GoneHow to fix our broken system for stimulating invention.