Videos of Me Discussing My Book on Justice Scalia’s Legacy with Joan Biskupic, Adam Liptak & Sue Bloch, Adam Winkler, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Henry Weinstein (and National Constitution Center event)

In connection with the release of my new book, The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption, I’ve given a number of talks. Some of these are now available on video: Mar. 5 (Video) NYC conversation with Joan … Continue reading

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New Blagojevich Cert. Petition Scheduled for Supreme Court Conference on April 13 Raises Circuit Split over When Campaign Contributions Can Violate Federal Anticorruption Laws

Docket.  Here’s the question presented: When the Government prosecutes a public official for soliciting campaign contributions in alleged violation of  the Hobbs Act or other federal anticorruption laws, must the Government prove the defendant made an “explicit promise or undertaking” in … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Case That Could Transform Politics: The late Antonin Scalia believed the court was powerless to do anything about gerrymandering. Will today’s justices agree?

I have written this piece for Politico Magazine. It begins: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments in Benisek v. Lamone, a case about whether Maryland violated the First Amendment rights of Republican voters by redrawing the state’s congressional districts with … Continue reading

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“Supreme Court Avoids Bush v. Gore II in Ducking Pennsylvania Redistricting Controversy”

I have written this blog post over at the Harvard Law Review blog.  It begins: After waiting, and waiting, and waiting, the United States Supreme Court finally answered the question whether it would heed Pennsylvania Republicans’ calls to put on hold the Pennsylvania Supreme … Continue reading

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