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.
A primer on Section 3, the Constitutional words everyone is talking about.
We cling to Lincoln’s call for reconciliation but we need a government and an Attorney General Merrick Garland who will punish the domestic terrorists.
America survived the Trump era including its farcical last gasp. But, as two legal scholars explain, preserving freedom is complex.
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.
Buried in a legal debate over “independent legislatures” lay signs that the Roberts Court is all about raw power.