Garrett Epps

Garrett Epps is legal affairs editor of the Washington Monthly. He has taught constitutional law at American University, the University of Baltimore, Boston College, Duke, and the University of Oregon. He is the author of American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution.


How Fragile Is Our Democracy?

America survived the Trump era including its farcical last gasp. But, as two legal scholars explain, preserving freedom is complex.

Disbar Ken Paxton–And Then Some

The Texas Attorney General’s ridiculous, malevolent suit to throw out the ballots in four other states makes him more than a Trump stooge. He’s a legal menace.