Constitution

Our Constitution Wasn't Built for Trump

It might finally be time to reconsider the adequacy of our eighteenth-century Constitution for our twentieth-century reality.

By Sanford Levinson

Vox Answers the Gun Question that Nobody Asked

The "Second Amendment as tyrant-killer" argument gets the explainer journalism treatment.

By Nathan Pippenger

Why Have Miranda Rights Failed?

Fifty years after Miranda v. Arizona, Miranda rights have failed to protect against police coercion. What can we now do to change this?

By Erwin Chemerinsky

Stopping Supreme Court Nonsense Before It Starts

The GOP's nonsensical "election year" rule is not politics as usual. Liberals should not only reject it now, but hope that Democrats renounce it in the future.

By Nathan Pippenger

Originalist Sin

The new book by Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner is very sure of itself—in fact, far too much so.

By Akhil Reed Amar