Elizabeth Wydra is president and former chief counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center, a Washington, DC-based think-tank and law firm.
Trump is enjoying a modern presidential record for getting his federal appellate court nominees confirmed, and the conservative Federalist Society appears to have an outsized role in…
Dec. 19, 2017from One Year Later
Judge Neil Gorsuch is likely to be confirmed to the US Supreme Court, and there may be other vacancies in the next four years.
Mar. 22, 2017from To the Point
The Constitution prohibits public officials — including the President — from financial conflicts of interest — domestic or foreign.
Jan. 13, 2017from To the Point
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.
May. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”
May. 9from To the Point
All the White House hopefuls talk about Climate Change. But Democrat Jay Inslee says it’s not just one issue; it’s all the issues.
May. 18from To the Point
It’s a special live episode from USC Gould School of Law!
Apr. 15from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point
After finding herself abandoned by society after leaving prison, Susan Burton became the aid she and so many others in her position needed.
Apr. 12from Scheer Intelligence