As James Madison observed in Federalist no. 46, tyrannical governments invariably "are afraid to trust the people with arms."
I have no brief for Derek Chauvin. What I saw on the video was inexcusable. But I do have a brief for the fair application of law to every defendant, even those whose conduct I abhor.
Nuking the Senate filibuster would both undermine our political order and be politically shortsighted for Democrats.
My case started when officials at Georgia Gwinnett College stopped me from speaking about my faith on campus.
Hegseth's remarks, made at CPAC 2021, have been questioned by some commentators and come after those attending this year's convention were accused of "living in an alternate reality."
"Requiring both women and men to register for the selective service is a long overdue next step," read an amicus brief supported by General Michael Hayden.
President Trump on January 6 was protesting the actions of other branches of government — wrongly, but constitutionally nonetheless.
"I will be appealing the fine and taking whatever action is necessary," Representative Louie Gohmert said, "especially considering this policy is unconstitutional."
A majority of the Senate is seeking the new and unprecedented power to disqualify a future candidate for office who is now a private citizen.
What is needed is a strong, clear message that the pardon power does not enable a president to pardon whomever he pleases for whatever purpose he chooses.
We should not pretend that there are authoritative constitutional answers here—just weaker and stronger interpretations. But a Senate trial is, as the Constitution emphasizes, an exceptional procedure.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul tabled a vote about whether impeaching Trump was constitutional. Only five GOP lawmakers backed the Democrats.
"The rise of political careerism in today's Congress is a sharp departure from what the Founders intended," the Texas Republican said.
"I think it's pretty clear that over the last year or so there has been an effort to corrupt the election of the United States," the Republican senator said.
While conservatives' present position is dire, the path forward remains clear.
Legal scholars are divided on whether it would be possible for the president to pardon himself, and the case becomes even weaker after impeachment.
David Goldbergerer told Newsweek that a permanent social media ban on Trump would be "ridiculous," but the platforms' decisions to do so does not violate the Constitution.
Whatever one may think of President Trump's speech last Wednesday—I personally found it deeply upsetting—one thing is clear: It was fully protected by the First Amendment.
Young said he will uphold his constitutional duty to vote to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election even though he wished President Donald Trump won re-election.
"The text of the Constitution is clear. States select electors. Congress does not," wrote the group of GOP representatives.
The Constitution explicitly states that a president's term "shall end at noon on the 20th day of January."
The 20th Amendment of the Constitution sets the presidential inauguration for January 20.
With a standalone bill that would allow $2,000 stimulus checks apparently dead in the Senate, could President Donald Trump sign an executive order that would allow the higher direct payments to reach Americans?
Individuals that voted for President-elect Joe Biden made up 75 percent of those who believe the Electoral College should be abolished.
Jonathan Tobin, editor in chief of JNS.org and popular conservative columnist, debates Spencer Klavan, assistant editor of the Claremont Review of Books and The American Mind.
A presidential election is a constitutional process with a deliberate, determined sequence of events designed to protect the presidency from mob rule.
Ken Starr and Fox News host Mark Levin blasted Pennsylvania for counting "illegal votes," with Starr claiming "to count every vote may be a crime."