The Corner

Burn This Amendment

With judicial nominations in limbo, the potential implosion of the federal sentencing guidelines, and other serious issues to address, why oh why is the Senate Judiciary Committee wasting its time on a constitutional amendment to prohibit flag-burning. (I think I know the answer, and even if it helps “my” guys, I think it is a repulsive idea.)

Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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