Barry Friedman

Vice Dean, New York University Law School

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Vice Dean of New York University Law School and author of The Will of the People: How Public Opinion has Influenced the Supreme Court and Shaped the Meaning of the Constitution

Barry Friedman on KCRW

Two months ago, healthcare reform seemed all but dead, and there was talk that, despite Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, President Obama might be unable to govern.

Healthcare Reform: Will a Milestone Turn Into a Millstone?

Two months ago, healthcare reform seemed all but dead, and there was talk that, despite Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, President Obama might be unable to govern.

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Two months ago, healthcare reform seemed all but dead, and there was talk that, despite Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, President Obama might be unable to govern.

Healthcare Reform: Will a Milestone Turn Into a Millstone?

Two months ago, healthcare reform seemed all but dead, and there was talk that, despite Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, President Obama might be unable to govern.

from To the Point

In a San Francisco federal court this week, a witness testified on tape that, if California’s ban on same-sex marriage is repealed, “children would suddenly find homosexuality…

Tradition of Marriage on Trial in a Federal Courtroom

In a San Francisco federal court this week, a witness testified on tape that, if California’s ban on same-sex marriage is repealed, “children would suddenly find homosexuality…

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