William J. Watkins Jr., Author at The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
William J. Watkins Jr.
William J. Watkins, Jr., is a research fellow at the Independent Institute, Oakland, California, and author of “Crossroads for Liberty: Recovering the Anti-Federalist Values of America’s First Constitution.”
by | Sep 23, 2020

The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, on the occasion of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 10th anniversary on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, referred to the diminutive jurist — who would later join him on the high…

by | Mar 20, 2020

Across the country, state and local officials are taking steps to halt the spread of the coronavirus. The responses testify to the strength of our decentralized system of government and should comfort Americans in this time of uncertainty. In the…

by | Nov 30, 2004

The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review , by Larry D. Kramer (Oxford University Press, 363 pages, $29.95) Reviewed by William J. Watkins, Jr. JUDICIAL SUPREMACY IS THE gospel of modern American constitutional law. It is the doctrine that…

by | Apr 6, 2004

The United Nations’ International Court of Justice ( ICJ) recently issued a decision in Avena (Mexico v. United States). According to the ICJ, certain provisions of U.S. criminal law violate the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations and thus U.S. law…

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