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Editorials & Commentaries
The Supreme Court Is Losing its Luster, 247 THE NEW REPUBLIC (Mar. 11, 2016).
What Would Nino Do With Garland's Nomination? (with Steven Lubet), 247 NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL (May 9, 2016).
Why Isn't Trump Using the Law to Back Up His Mouth?, 247 THE NEW REPUBLIC (June 6, 2016).
The Supreme Court Needs a Code of Ethics (with Stephen Gillers), POLITICO (Aug. 8, 2013).
Save the Judges (with William Sessions), THE LEGAL TIMES (July 24, 2006).
Voters: Keep Judge Decision in Your Hands, THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR (January 26, 2006).
Why Courts and Congress Collide, and Why their Conflicts Subside, 7 INSIGHTS ON LAW AND SOCIETY 7 (Fall 2006).
Judges, Not Pawns, NEWSDAY (April 10, 2005).