Doug Kendall

Doug Kendall is president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, a think tank, law firm, and action center dedicated to the progressive promise of the Constitution's text and history.

May 24 2013 11:24 AMScalia vs. RobertsThe conservative justices faced off over Obamacare—now they’re dueling again.
July 15 2011 5:22 PMOff BalanceThe Balanced Budget Amendment would make the Framers weep.
June 8 2010 11:10 AMWhat Kagan Should SayElena Kagan should use her confirmation hearings to defend the Constitution. All of it.
Climate Desk
April 20 2010 9:42 AMAttractive NuisanceCan federal courts help tackle global warming?
Oct. 26 2009 9:34 AMThe Bench in PurgatoryThe new Republican obstructionism on Obama's judicial nominees.
July 9 2008 6:05 PMConstitutional DriftObama veers to the right, but does he need to take the Constitution with him?
Dec. 3 2007 3:00 PMWriting LessonsThe Supreme Court plays Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.
Aug. 1 2007 5:16 PMOriginalist SinsThe faux originalism of Justice Clarence Thomas.
Sept. 27 2012 4:11 PMThe 200-Day ClubThat’s how long uncontroversial nominees are waiting to join the federal bench.
Oct. 8 2010 11:29 AMConfirmation WarriorsWhat's the endgame for Obama's judicial nominees?
May 28 2010 4:44 PMTorturing the LawJay Bybee models conservative judicial activism in the 9th Circuit.
Feb. 5 2010 12:23 PMFill the Bench NowNow is the time for Obama to move on judicial nominations.
May 15 2009 3:56 PMCrimes of CompassionIt's not just liberals who play the empathy card.
March 5 2008 6:05 PMBig Business's Big TermVictories for the Chamber of Commerce at the Supreme Court.
Sept. 13 2007 7:34 AMThe Legislature ThereofCalifornia voters can't change the 2008 election rules on their own.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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