Prosecutions of government leakers are rare, but releasing corporate secrets can bankrupt you.
The designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization would create a frightening tool for prosecution.
Does the Supreme Court nominee believe fetuses have constitutional rights? That would upend the whole argument.
This law written in John Adams's time is surely unconstitutional today.
This administration might be blunt enough and bold enough to shake up the status quo.
In talks with China and Japan, the U.S. president finds his bargaining position weaker than he thought.
The executive order on immigration will remain on hold while it's under judicial review.
After a ruling in the Washington immigration case, there'll be another challenge. That's how the system works.
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – One emerging theme of the Trump administration’s foreign policy so far has been destabilization and surprise....
This is no way for a democracy to work.
The U.S.'s global dominance is based on its predictable foreign policy.
The ruling that blocks the president's travel ban isn't "ridiculous." It's smartly argued.
It’s going to be a long, slow war. And it must be fought, or Trump’s policies, like the immigration ban still in place, will prevail
How government agencies interpret law is likely to feature in Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearings.
A newly revealed memo is a reminder that lawyers are in for a long slog.
Although it's tempting, a successful opposition can't protest every executive order at high volume.
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – “Was that a surprise?” asked U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday night after the pseudo-drama of the...
The president fired his acting attorney general for doing her duty, not his bidding.
Lawyers need to find the right client to challenge the constitutionality of the law.
The next generation on the Supreme Court won't be bound as tightly to the past.
Trump challenges the credibility of the news media at a time when norms were shifting anyway.
A phrase used against Robert Bork 30 years ago is redeployed in today's Supreme Court fight.
If Britons want more self-rule, they have respect their own traditions.
It's not clear the watchdog group challenging Trump hotels' acceptance of foreign money has a good enough reason to sue.
President Erdogan's efforts to consolidate power would make him a strongman.
The president's "new decree" of America first is a striking change in foreign policy.
Shrinking the Energy Department would only weaken his power in Washington.
But it's unlikely they will get any recourse from the Supreme Court.
Obama can't pardon a fugitive who poses a threat to U.S. rule of law.
Courts need to recognize the gray areas when subgroups are treated unfairly.
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – The world’s most dangerous flash point got much more dangerous last Wednesday when China sent its lone aircraft...
Parents' religious objections to coed swim lessons are rejected in favor of integration.
Justices will decide how much education disabled students deserve.
The Supreme Court considers whether states can regulate how a price is described.
An overly broad ruling finds an American man guilty of a sex crime on foreign soil.
The Supreme Court of India has now issued an important ruling that makes things worse, not better
The ruling political party gets a gift at the expense of minority groups and faiths.
It sounds extreme, but Senate obstruction could keep the bench from reaching nine justices for a long time.
The free press provides a constitutional check on one-party government.
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – The U.S.-China relationship ended 2016 on its most ominous note in years. President-elect Donald Trump has questioned...
When he died in February, many thought his originalist constitutional approach died with him.
The Bush and Obama administrations let China grow, but were wary of its military. Trump seems wary of the economy instead.