Douglas Kmiec

Pepperdine University

Guest

Professor of Constitutional Law at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California; author of The American Constitutional Order and Can a Catholic Support Him?: Asking the Big Question about Obama;  former US Ambassador to Malta; former head of the Office of Legal Counsel for then-Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush

Douglas Kmiec on KCRW

Much has changed since Proposition 8 passed in 2008 and polls show that if it were on the California ballot now, it would be likely to fail.

Will California's Proposition 8 Survive the US Supreme Court?

Much has changed since Proposition 8 passed in 2008 and polls show that if it were on the California ballot now, it would be likely to fail.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The presidential race is beginning to find its focus, but there’s widespread mistrust of all three branches of government.

Fading Trust in American Institutions

The presidential race is beginning to find its focus, but there’s widespread mistrust of all three branches of government.

from Which Way, L.A.?

From the Left to the Right, there's a loss of confidence in political institutions: not just the Congress any more, but also the Presidency and the US Supreme Court.

Fading Trust in American Institutions

From the Left to the Right, there's a loss of confidence in political institutions: not just the Congress any more, but also the Presidency and the US Supreme Court.

from To the Point

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