Bench Memos

Re: President Obama and the Concept of Judicial Restraint

In an op-ed today in Politico, JCN’s Carrie Severino nicely exposes President Obama’s cynical effort to run away from his lawless “empathy” standard for Supreme Court justices and to disguise himself as a supporter of judicial restraint.

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The 24 Democrats

Every presidential primary ends with one winner and a lot of losers. Some might argue that one or two once-little-known candidates who overperform low expectations get to enjoy a form of moral victory. (Ben Carson and Rick Perry might be happy how the 2016 cycle ended, with both taking roles in Trump’s cabinet. ... Read More