Tag Archives: Presidential Power

Could a Unicameral Congress Better Rein in Presidential Power?

Kevin Flohe asks, “Do you think a unicameral legislature would be more or less effective at reining in executive power?” Sorry, Kevin, but it’s a long answer. That’s why I moved it to the blog. TL/DR version: At the margin, … Continue reading

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Wrong, Do It Again!

And today, the only possible agent of political reform is the President. Lawrence Lessig, explaining why he ran for president, and reminding me yet again that most lawyers are lousy political scientists.

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A Non-partisan Argument Against Justice Obama

Hillary Clinton, never one to miss an opportunity to pander, told a prospective Iowa voter that he had “a great idea,” in suggesting she appoint Obama to the Supreme Court. It’s a terrible idea, and that has nothing to do … Continue reading

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