Eric Posner
Eric Posner

Eric Posner, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, is author of The Twilight of International Human Rights Law. Follow him on Twitter.

View From Chicago
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.
View From Chicago
Oct. 26 2012 1:00 PMWhy Amnesty Should Lose at the Supreme CourtIt’s not the job of judges to stop warrantless wiretapping.
View From Chicago
Oct. 8 2012 3:32 AMObama’s Drone DilemmaThe killings probably aren’t legal—not that they’ll stop.
History
Aug. 28 2012 3:45 AMThe Lincoln LawsShould we thank the Great Emancipator for codifying the law of war—or curse him?
Moneybox
April 4 2012 4:26 PMNot Worth the GambleWhy it should be illegal to speculate using financial derivatives.
Jurisprudence
July 5 2011 6:17 PMLibyan Legal LimboWhy there's nothing wrong with Obama ignoring some of his own legal advisers on Libya.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 2 2009 10:15 AMDo Women Make Better Judges?Asked and answered—with data.
Jurisprudence
March 2 2009 5:55 PMThe Better, Cheaper Mortgage FixHow to renegotiate all those bad loans at no cost to the taxpayer.
Convictions
July 10 2008 12:08 AMWar Powers Consultation Act
Convictions
July 2 2008 4:08 PMMore Fun Logic Puzzles
Convictions
June 29 2008 11:25 PMWill Heller Implode?
Convictions
June 25 2008 4:32 PMFrom the Trenches to the Benches
Convictions
June 24 2008 9:43 PMJudges on Tanks
Convictions
June 15 2008 4:00 PMThe Decline of Morality Since Caveman Times
Convictions
June 5 2008 3:25 PMMore Climate Confusion: Trading Permitaxes
View From Chicago
Nov. 9 2012 11:55 AMCitizens United Is Still Worth HatingEven though the fat-cat super PACs lost at the polls.
View From Chicago
Oct. 17 2012 1:56 PMThe Drones Are Coming to LibyaAlong with an unprecedented expansion of the president’s power.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 25 2012 4:10 PMThe World Doesn’t Love the First AmendmentThe vile anti-Muslim video shows that the U.S. overvalues free speech.
Jurisprudence
June 26 2012 12:04 PMThe Imperial President of ArizonaThe Supreme Court’s immigration ruling dramatically expanded executive power.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 20 2011 11:23 AMNewt and His Surprising Liberal AlliesHe’s not the only one who thinks there is a huge problem with giving the Supreme Court final say on the Constitution.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 2 2010 1:14 PMHow Not To Solve the European Debt CrisisThe new legal tools Angela Merkel is touting aren't new and won't work.
The Book Club
March 3 2009 2:12 PMThe Madeira-Swilling Great Decider
Convictions
July 10 2008 3:56 PMThe Imperial Presidency Lives!
Convictions
July 2 2008 6:02 PMMore on Parhat
Convictions
July 1 2008 11:11 PMA Logic Puzzle for Phil
Convictions
June 29 2008 5:53 PMShareholders You Can Do Without
Convictions
June 25 2008 11:06 AMThe Eighth Amendment Ratchet Puzzle in Kennedy v. Louisiana
Convictions
June 23 2008 10:34 AMThe Canard That Didn't Quack
Convictions
June 9 2008 12:16 PMAgainst Orwell
Convictions
June 4 2008 11:58 PMClimate Bill Confusion

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Dear Prudence
July 29 2015 2:41 PM “If You’ve Got a Good Solution, I’m Going to Steal It for a Future Answer.” Dear Prudence and The Gist follow up with “Creeped Out,” a letter writer with an unfriendly co-worker.