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9/11/2017 -What the Antifederalists Can Teach Us on the Debt Ceiling Debate
7/1/2017 -The Emoluments of Sore Losers
5/23/2017 -Sanctuary Cities Are Not the New Nullification Crisis
5/8/2017 -A Case the Justices Shouldn’t Have Heard
4/10/2017 -Bridging Today’s Political Divide? Let States Do It
2/6/2017 -Judge Gorsuch Is Stronger than Judge Hercules
10/31/2016 -Is America Too Big to Be Free?
9/19/2016 -Federal Dysfunction and Constitution Day
9/16/2016 -Did the Constitution Deliver?
9/12/2016 -How About ‘Confederation Day’?
8/12/2016 -Congress: Do Your Job and Restrain SCOTUS
7/5/2016 -Why Secession Is Not a Dirty Word
6/22/2016 -Gun Restrictions Endanger LGBT Community and Other Minorities
6/6/2016 -The Dark Side of Brown
4/25/2016 -Will Litigiousness Wreck Chariot for Women?
2/15/2016 -Without Antonin Scalia, What Now for the Constitution?
12/28/2015 -Ending Title IX Tyranny
12/8/2015 -Let Modern Privateers Disrupt ISIS
11/19/2015 -Nullification and the Kentucky Resolution of 1798
9/18/2015 -A Lesson Plan for Constitution Day
9/18/2015 -Remembering Our First Constitution
7/24/2015 -John Roberts and Barack Obama: Partners in Legacy
7/6/2015 -Congress Considers Taking a Bite out of the Patent Trolls
6/3/2015 -The Great Charter Turns 800
5/18/2015 -Remember Roe
4/6/2015 -Conservatives Wrong to Oppose Patent Reform
1/18/2015 -Exclusive Interview: William J. Watkins, Jr.
10/22/2014 -Adding Punch to Senator Cornyn’s Patent Reforms
10/20/2014 -We Need a Specialized Patent Trial Court
10/8/2014 -China Declares War on U.S. Intellectual Property, Gets Into the Patent Trolling Business
7/18/2014 -Rethinking Patent Enforcement: Tesla Did What?
1/9/2014 -Does East Texas Hold a Patent on Predatory Litigation?
2/14/2013 -Debate on Gun Control Should Ask Whether Congress Has Power to Regulate
1/21/2013 -The Sugar-y Sweet Temptation of Anti-Competitive Lawsuits
11/26/2012 -First Amendment Scores Major Victory in Seattle
10/15/2012 -Who Cares about Congress?
1/17/2012 -Gingrich Is Right about Judicial Supremacy
12/21/2010 -Obamacare, the Constitution, and the Original Meaning of the Commerce Clause
11/30/2010 -Government by Commerce Clause
8/17/2010 -Nationalizing Marriage
6/26/2010 -Abandon the ‘Ginsburg Rule’ for Supreme Court Candidates
6/25/2010 -A Role for the People in Judicial Selection
5/2/2010 -Today’s Census No Longer Just Counts People
2/11/2010 -Tea Party Movement Knows No Party Allegiance
10/30/2008 -Don’t Rock the Vote, Baby!
10/6/2008 -Where Was the Constitution in the Bailout Debate?
7/1/2008 -A Victory and a Warning
6/18/2008 -The Great Writ Preserved
10/7/2005 -The Miers Nomination: Avoiding Advice and Consent
9/6/2005 -William Rehnquist’s Federalist Legacy
8/2/2005 -Raiching the Constitution over the Coals
7/25/2005 -John G. Roberts and the New Federalism
7/1/2005 -Private Property in Peril
3/10/2005 -The New Threat of Big Brother: The REAL ID Act
12/6/2004 -Commerce Abuse
8/2/2004 -The Revolution of 1800 and the USA PATRIOT Act
4/5/2004 -Rethinking the Pledge of Allegiance
2/26/2004 -Al Qaida’s Unknowing Allies
2/2/2004 -Corporate Profits and Slave Reparations
12/6/2001 -Combating Terrorism and the Lessons of 1798