Law & the Courts

Richmond and William & Mary Events on Scalia Speaks

This Wednesday evening at 6:00, I’ll be at the University of Richmond law school to discuss Scalia SpeaksThe event is jointly sponsored by the law school’s Law Library and its Federalist Society chapter as well as by the St. Thomas More Society of Richmond. Richmond law professor (and fellow member of the Scalia law family) Kevin C. Walsh will also take part.

On Thursday, I’ll be at William & Mary law school for a lunchtime discussion of Scalia Speaks. This event is jointly sponsored by the law school’s Institute of Bill of Rights Law and its Federalist Society chapter. Also kindly taking part will be W&M law professors Neil C. Devins, director of the Institute of Bill of Rights Law, and Alan J. Meese, a former Scalia clerk.

Most Popular


The Gun-Control Debate Could Break America

Last night, the nation witnessed what looked a lot like an extended version of the famous “two minutes hate” from George Orwell’s novel 1984. During a CNN town hall on gun control, a furious crowd of Americans jeered at two conservatives, Marco Rubio and Dana Loesch, who stood in defense of the Second ... Read More

Billy Graham: Neither Prophet nor Theologian

Asked in 1972 if he believed in miracles, Billy Graham answered: Yes, Jesus performed some and there are many "miracles around us today, including television and airplanes." Graham was no theologian. Neither was he a prophet. Jesus said "a prophet hath no honor in his own country." Prophets take adversarial ... Read More
Film & TV

Why We Can’t Have Wakanda

SPOILERS AHEAD Black Panther is a really good movie that lives up to the hype in just about every way. Surely someone at Marvel Studios had an early doubt, reading the script and thinking: “Wait, we’re going to have hundreds of African warriors in brightly colored tribal garb, using ancient weapons, ... Read More
Law & the Courts

Obstruction Confusions

In his Lawfare critique of one of my several columns about the purported obstruction case against President Trump, Gabriel Schoenfeld loses me — as I suspect he will lose others — when he says of himself, “I do not think I am Trump-deranged.” Gabe graciously expresses fondness for me, and the feeling is ... Read More