Garrett Epps

Garret Epps is the Legal Affairs Editor of the Washington Monthly and a professor of law emeritus at the University of Baltimore. He is the author of American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution and four other books about the Constitution. 

McConnell to 17th Amendment: Drop Dead

In Kentucky, a new GOP-driven law denies the (Democratic) governor the ability to fill vacant Senate seats and gives it to party apparatchiks. A classic Mitch power play, it flouts the Constitution.