Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Federalism & Separation of Powers (through Mar 31)

The Senate has no authority to obstruct nominees to the Supreme Court, by Ed Fallone, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Of course the Senate can "obstruct" a Supreme Court nomination; it can refuse to consent, by Rick Esenberg, Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, Milwaukee

The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions: Abraham Lincoln’s address before the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois January 27, 1838, Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance

Why the left and right disagree on judicial elections, by Rick Esenberg, Shark and Shepherd

And from Seth Barrett Tillman:

On Ted Cruz’s Eligibility for the Presidency, by Seth Barrett Tillman, The New Reform Club

Part 3: More On Why The Senate Has Not Defaulted On Its Purported Constitutional Duty: Two Infructuous Quodlibets for Professor Michael Ramsey (and Professors Kar & Mazzone), by Seth Barrett Tillman, The New Reform Club

Part 4: Why Senate Inaction As A Response To A Presidential Nomination Is Constitutional, by Seth Barrett Tillman, The New Reform Club