As the justices sharpen their quills, they could do worse than to have an open copy of Peter Wallison’s book at hand.
Michael M. Uhlmann
Michael M. Uhlmann is a Senior Fellow and faculty member of the Claremont Institute, and visiting professor of political science at Claremont Graduate University.
Articles by Michael M. Uhlmann
John Marshall is the least appreciated Founding Father.
Can the administrative state be re-constitutionalized?
The progressive history of eugenics.
Michael Uhlmann remembers Antonin Scalia.
Claremont Institute Senior Fellow Michael Uhlmann remembers one of our great Justices.
The purpose of the university is not to make students comfortable, but to teach them the art of disciplined learning.
A review of The Constitution: An Introduction, by Michael Stokes Paulsen and Luke Paulsen
Remembering Harry V. Jaffa
Philip Hamburger, the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor at Columbia Law School, is a master surveyor of legal history who clearly likes to rummage about in old English and early American legal vaults.
The social teaching of the Catholic Church is a sizeable cloak of many colors.
A review of The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia, by Roger Kimball
A review of The Upside-Down Constitution, by Michael S. Greve
A review of Constitutional Illusions and Anchoring Truths: The Touchstone of the Natural Law, by Hadley Arkes
The problem of presidential power.
A review of Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence , by Bradley C.S. Watson
Lawyers and legislators can only go so far in directing the conduct of war. Then you need a president.
Congress wonâ€™t and the president canâ€™t.
A review of The Theocons: Secular America Under Siege, by Damon Linker
Why the Court thinks it is above the law.
Why the Court should have listened to Justice Jackson.
Canavan is a man you would wish to know, for the betterment of your soul no less than of your mind.
Lead us not into the pacifist temptation.
Along with his other dazzling accomplishments, three court cases teach us that John Marshall was one of the greatest men ever to spring from our soil.
The ghost of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. hoversâ€”to borrow one of his own metaphorsâ€”like "a brooding omnipresence" over modern American law.
The case against the direct election of the President.
Constitutional theory is one of the great growth industries of our time and, like personal computers, it appears to have an almost infinite capacity for market expansion.