Oct. 21, 2020—Ezra Klein and Ganesh Sitaraman discuss proposals for Supreme Court reform, including Sitaraman's own proposal, in a conversation that covers such options as court-packing and term limits and more obscure proposals like the 5-5-5 balanced bench and a judicial lottery system.
Jul. 14, 2020—Blumstein, a noted scholar of constitutional law and health policy, provides an overview of challenges to the Affordable Care Act and analyzes the current constitutional challenges posed by California v. Texas, a case brought by 21 state attorneys general to decide whether the ACA should remain in place, and a cross-appeal by Texas and other states asking that the entire law be invalidated in a short essay posted on the Journal of the American Medical Association Health Forum.
Oct. 16, 2017—Read "How the Oligarchy Wins: Lessons from Ancient Greece," Sitaraman's Oct. 15 column in The Guardian.
Sep. 19, 2017—Blumstein proposes that Republicans "pass a two-page bill clarifying that Congress did not intend to use its taxing power to enforce the individual mandate."
Aug. 16, 2017—"Even if the United States leaves NAFTA, the president will still be bound to implement the agreement's rules on the terms dictated by Congress until Congress says otherwise," Meyer notes in a post on The Conversation.
Aug. 1, 2017—"There is a nonpartisan, good government reason for" splitting the 9th Circuit, Fitzpatrick writes: "Smaller circuits minimize outlier decisions in both directions."
Oct. 27, 2016—Morgan Ricks explains the genesis of his book, The Money Problem, which offers a simple solution to the problem created by short-term borrowing. In 2009 I joined the U.S. Treasury Department as a member of the Crisis Response Team, a small group of Wall Street professionals—investment bankers, traders and buyout specialists—whom Secretary Timothy Geithner had...