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Today β€” September 18th 2018Your RSS feeds

The Supreme Court Needs Term Limits

By DAVID LEONHARDT

They would make the current system fairer — and tone down the intensity of the confirmation process.

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Judge tosses $23M lawsuit linked to Berkeley protest vs. Milo Yiannopoulos

By Bradford Betz

A federal judge on Friday dismissed most claims in a $23 million lawsuit brought by a woman who said she was pepper-sprayed last year during a violent protest at the University of California at Berkeley that lead to the cancellation of a speaking event with Milo Yiannopoulos.

A Supreme Court Transformed

By LINDA GREENHOUSE

What will the court look like when neither side of the ideological divide has to walk on eggs to win the favor of the justice in the middle?

Colleges should stop trying to 'protect' students from free speech in violation of the Constitution

By Rick Esenberg

Earlier this year, my colleagues and I won a case for John McAdams, a tenured political science professor at Marquette University, who the university attempted to fire for writing an accurate and civil blogpost – even though academic freedom was guaranteed in his contract.

The New Resistance: Steadying or Upending Democracy?

By RACHEL L. HARRIS and LISA TARCHAK

A coup by a shadow government or a brave act by patriots? Readers responded in the thousands to an anonymous Op-Ed by a senior official in the Trump administration.

The 25th Amendment: The Difficult Process to Remove a President

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR

The author of an anonymous essay in The New York Times writes that some advisers around President Trump discussed invoking the amendment, but the talk did not move forward because “no one wanted to precipitate a constitutional crisis.”

letters: β€˜Anonymous’ vs. Trump: Resistance From Within

An Op-Ed by a senior administration official prompted a flood of letters about the writer’s anonymous harsh critique of the president.

Reaction to the Anonymous Op-Ed

By DAVID LEONHARDT

It is a selfish attempt at justification. But it may still hurt the president politically.

What Kavanaugh’s Hearings Reveal About His Beliefs on Abortion, Guns and Presidential Power

By ADAM LIPTAK

Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh spent a long day answering — and often failing to answer — questions about some of the most pressing issues that could reach the Supreme Court in the years ahead. Here’s a look at three of them.

White House Memo: Trump Lashes Out After Reports of β€˜Quiet Resistance’ by Staff

By PETER BAKER and MAGGIE HABERMAN

An Op-Ed column by an unnamed senior administration official added to the impression left by Bob Woodward’s book of aides seeking to thwart a president’s “reckless decisions.”

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration

I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations.

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