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by | Jan 27, 2022

Conservatives like it when liberal Democrat Supreme Court justices are in their 80s, 90s, or hundreds. That increases the chances such justices will be retiring soon — whether of personal volition or upon being summoned by Heaven to give an…

by | Dec 17, 2021

In a thought-provoking article in the National Interest, the Cato Institute’s Justin Logan contends that U.S. foreign policy is run by too many lawyers (full disclosure — I am a lawyer), and suggests that we’d have a better foreign policy if…

by | Dec 13, 2021

Democrats inevitably demand more gun restrictions whenever a school shooting takes place, and the tragic events at Michigan’s Oxford High School on November 30 are no exception.   “We need better gun laws,” said Karen McDonald, the Democratic prosecutor for Oakland County, Michigan,…

by | Dec 7, 2021

Some years ago, then-UK Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks reflected on the roiling conflict in America over abortion. When the conflict is understood as a struggle over rights, he said, it cannot be resolved. One cannot compromise on a right, or…

by | Nov 19, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to reflect the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Well, what took them so long? He was clearly innocent. Well, it’s complicated. A proper jury should take some time. Not forever and a…

by | Sep 8, 2021

Leave it to Attorney General Merrick Garland, once seemingly destined for the Supreme Court. When choosing between America’s most vulnerable members and most determined political lobby, he picked the abortion industry over millions of babies. He didn’t put it that…

by | Sep 8, 2021

Part Five: What Jews Who Know Authentic Judaism Believe: The Oral Law and Written Law (For Ellen of blessed memory.) This is a ten-part series of online articles that, with G-d’s help, I hope to transform into a larger book….

by | Aug 5, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control morphed into the Centers for Rent Control this past year. If you cannot crush a virus, then you can at least crush landlords. Director Rochelle Walensky this week ordered a two-month suspension in evictions for…

by | Jan 15, 2021

Amidst those 4,500 pages of the $900 million COVID-19 relief bill that Congress passed in December and President Trump signed just before the new year was a very unrelated measure designed to help artists and photographers who find that their…

by | Nov 29, 2020

Those of us who have attended law school spent a full academic year taking an Evidence course. We discovered, to our surprise, real-life examples as to how law actually operates. Among these: A skilled, determined liar rarely breaks down under…

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