Bench Memos

OLC Opinion on Recess Appointments

It turns out that the Office of Legal Counsel did indeed issue an opinion approving of President Obama’s recent recess appointments. OLC has now made its 23-page opinion public. (I haven’t read it yet.)

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The New, New Anti-Semitism

The old anti-Semitism was mostly, but not exclusively, a tribal prejudice expressed in America up until the mid 20th century most intensely on the right. It manifested itself from the silk-stocking country club and corporation (“gentlemen’s agreement”) to the rawer regions of the Ku Klux Klan’s lunatic ... Read More