The coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to evaluate four theories of crisis government under the current constitutional system.
Eric A. Posner is a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. His latest book is The Demagogue’s Playbook: The Battle for American Democracy From the Founders to Trump, which will be published in June.
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The President Is Still Subject to Generally Applicable Criminal Laws: A Response to Barr and Goldsmith
In an op-ed in the New York Times and a post on Lawfare, we criticized President Trump’s nominee to be the next attorney general, William Barr, for a memo he sent to Trump administration officials last June arguing that Special Counsel Robert Muell
In a New York Times op-ed last Friday, we wrote that William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W.
A review of Samuel Moyn’s “Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World” (Harvard, 2018).
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea in federal court last week has awoken interest in the long-dormant Logan Act. We argued in a New York Times op-ed on Monday that members of the Trump transition team, including Flynn, ran afoul of that statute in December 2016 when they urged Russia to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.