James R. Stoner, Jr.
The Constitution of the United States of America is a majestic old document, but in our age of legal realism the common wisdom is that judges do with it what they want. Naturally, then, the primordial public discussion of the Constitution, The Federalist Papers , has also come to seem . . . . Continue Reading »
They were smuggling . . . books? exclaimed the young woman incredulously. She had seen me reading Brian Moynahans Gods Bestseller as we sat waiting in the jury pool and asked me what it was about. The setting, and the question, would have pleased its author, for Moynahan . . . . Continue Reading »
The missing clause in the Republicans’ “Contract With America,” which surfaced for a moment after last November’s election only to be submerged until this summer, is the promise to secure a vote on a constitutional amendment that would permit voluntary and student-led prayers in the public . . . . Continue Reading »