Column: The Coming Storm Over The 2020 Census

Last week’s announcement by the Trump administration that it intends to include in the 2020 Census a question about citizenship marks the opening salvo in what promises to be a pitched battle over the upcoming decennial “Enumeration.”

April 5, 2018

Column: Trump Pardon Power: Any Constitutional Limits?

Given mounting apprehension that Trump will abuse the pardon authority, now is an opportune time to survey the key Supreme Court presidential-pardon decisions, which date back to the 19th century and early 20th. Taken together, these cases establish that the pardon authority indeed is quite broad bu

June 6, 2018

Op-Ed: The 1,500 ‘Missing’ Kids Are the Lucky Ones

If you’ve been on the internet in the past few days, it was impossible to avoid the articles and social media posts assailing the Trump administration for failing to keep track of 1,500 immigrant children who arrived at the United States border alone. Many well-intentioned people flooded the web wit

May 31, 2018 Immigrants' Rights

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