I’ve tried really hard to not let myself get caught up in the optimism of the current recount efforts happening, largely because I have conflicting feelings about Jill Stein’s motivations and what would happen if it shows the election is rigged. Would that be the end of the democratic process as we know it —… Read More Diving Deep: Article 1, Section 9 and Electoral Responsibility
So, for all of the work that I do, I don’t actually use any of my “formal” training (I could be nominated for a Trump Cabinet seat! Too soon?), but at heart, I’m a wannabe Supreme Court historian just waiting to get out. Never in modern American history have we had a President-Elect with such a… Read More The First Amendment: A Primer (Part 1)
It’s funny to look back on the last post I wrote because right now, 2016 feels a little bit like a garbage year. As I come out of a bit of a haze, I realize that I want to use this space (gag, I know) as a place to unpack some of the more complicated… Read More Ugh.