President Trump has begun to target the WHO for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. But the organization had problems long before Trump.
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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What should courts do when people challenge pandemic containment measures imposed by state governments and the federal government?
The coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to evaluate four theories of crisis government under the current constitutional system.
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.