My New One in The Atlantic: “The Supreme Court Needs to Make a Call on Trump’s Eligibility; The question of the former president’s possible disqualification needs to be resolved sooner or later. Sooner is better than later.”

I have written this piece for The Atlantic. It begins: There’s an old saying that sometimes it is more important for the law to be certain than to be right. Certainty allows people to plan their actions knowing what the… Continue reading

Without Noted Dissent, and As Expected, Supreme Court Denies Alabama’s Motion to Further Delay Having to Draw Second Black Majority Congressional District

The order is here. As I explained, even if some members of the Court like Justice Kavanaugh were convinced there’s a potential constitutional argument against Section 2 down the line, the Justices were not going to countenance Alabama’s disobedience of… Continue reading