Articles in Law

How Corporations Try To Be More Human Than Humans

The fascinating history of corporate “personhood.”


Scalia’s Ghost Comes Back To Bite Conservatives On The Ass

“Textualist” jurisprudence advocates a literal interpretation of statutes. Unfortunately for the right, that just resulted in the guaranteeing of LGBT rights.


The Enclosure of Ideas

Instead of restrictive copyright, let’s just make sure artists are well-compensated.


The Abdication Temptation

If you want to convince people to surrender to authority, there’s no better way than to cite some “grand unified theory” of law. Professor Dan Farbman walks us through exactly what’s wrong with the theoretical underpinnings of grand unified theories.


I Don’t Know Why I Should Care What the Constitution Says

If the majority of the country is excluded from ratifying a document it has no binding moral force.


Court-Packing Is Necessary To Save Democracy

It’s not radical to oppose giving conservative justices lifelong absolute power to overrule democratic legislation…


Why Everyone Should Oppose Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is both a bad judge and a callous, ignorant person.


How The Supreme Court Pretends To Be Reasonable…

…when it’s so obviously ideological. Examining the case of “compelled speech.”


Judging the Judges

What are judges for? Do we need them? Is there any alternative?


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