A Slumbering European Crisis Awakens: Catalonia

NATO (as well as the EU) is showing multiple fissures regarding a growing array of political and security issues. Add Catalonia’s mounting challenge to Spain’s unity and territorial integrity to the list of potential troubles for the Alliance.


The Constitution Is a ‘Promesa’ to Keep

The Supreme Court has held repeatedly that private parties have an implied right of action to assert claims for separation-of-powers violations. But this right means nothing unless those bringing successful challenges have access to meaningful remedies.

The National Law Journal

Time to Extricate from Ukraine

Kiev has become a drag on Trump, but if we don't watch out, it could turn into a geopolitical threat to everyone.

The American Conservative

You Can’t Copyright the Law

Georgia gives the legal resource database Lexis an exclusive copyright to publish the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA), thus restricting its citizens’ ability to access and understand the laws that bind them. The logic behind copyright does not apply to codes of law that bind the public, even if the code has annotations. An exclusive copyright over the product of normal legislative deliberation is a violation of the public’s trust.


The College More of the Same Act

Yesterday, the Democratic majority released the College Affordability Act and it delivers pretty much what we’ve seen established since about 1969: A general conviction that what higher ed mainly needs is more government money and no openly for-profit schools.

Community college 6-year completion rates, National Student Clearinghouse