A brief reaction to the travel-ban litigation, and to the end of the Supreme Court’s Term generally.
Adrian Vermeule is the Ralph S. Tyler, Jr. Professor of Constitutional Law. Before coming to the Law School, he was the Bernard D. Meltzer Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. The author or co-author of eight books, most recently most recently Law's Abnegation: From Law's Empire to the Administrative State (Harvard University Press 2016) and The Constitution of Risk (2014), he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2012. His research focuses on administrative law, the administrative state, the design of institutions, and constitutional theory. Having grown up in Cambridge and attended Harvard College '90 and Harvard Law School '93, Vermeule lives in Cambridge still.
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Morrison v. Olson does not provide a basis for arguing President Trump could be subjected to criminal liability for obstruction of justice.
When Trump-appointed judges confront a Democratic president, perhaps they will develop a series of nationalism canons.