Recalling the Bork confirmation hearings

The travesty carried out against Judge Robert H. Bork by Senate Democrats reminds us all that individual...

Kevin Gutzman December 20, 2012

What is Judicial Activism?

If a judge overturns an incorrect precedent or strikes down an unconstitutional statute, he is not engaged in...

Kevin Gutzman August 5, 2010

What Is a Judge To Do?

In the course of questioning Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma stepped in it.Citing...

Kevin Gutzman July 1, 2010

Memo to Lindsey

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina asked Solicitor General Kagan how Brown v. Board of Education could...

Kevin Gutzman June 30, 2010

He Can't Go Soon Enough

Joe Biden, mercifully, is no longer chairman of the Judiciary Committee, but we are being treated to one last...

Kevin Gutzman June 29, 2010

Kagan Hearings Annoy Me Already

“Equal Justice Under Law,” says Solicitor General Elena Kagan, means that every person who comes...

Kevin Gutzman June 29, 2010

Reject Kagan

Elena is too inexperienced and too political to be on the Supreme Court.

Kevin Gutzman June 28, 2010

Senate Should Reject Kagan Nominiation

Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan needs to elaborate on her judicial views.

Kevin Gutzman May 29, 2010

Sotomayor the Realist?

The school of legal realism is based on judicial activism, and Sotomayor is a devotee.

Kevin Gutzman June 16, 2009

Bong Hits Case Denies Constitutional Law

The Supreme Court’s decision in the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" case highlights a significant flaw in...

Kevin Gutzman July 11, 2007