Here’s How Ketanji Brown Jackson should prepare to join the U.S.Supreme Court

Here’s how Ketanji Brown Jackson should prepare to join the U.S. Supreme Court | READER COMMENTARY For The Baltimore Sun • Apr 10, 2022 at 10:34 am by George Liebmann The recent hearings on the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson, since confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, fall into the middle ground on measurements of […]

The Alaska Lady, The Gray Lady, And Libel

The Alaska Lady, The Gray Lady, And Libel Sarah Palin’s claim against the New York Times was reasonable, and the behavior of the trial judge, Jed Rakoff, was outrageous. TheAmericanConservativeOnline MARCH 25, 2022|12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is not generally noted for her contributions to civil discourse, so the recent defeat […]

One Root of Cancel Culture Can Be Found in How We Teach History

Chroniclesonline,March 10, 2022 One Root of Cancel Culture Can Be Found in How We Teach History By George W. Liebmann 4 ¼ min Ours is an age in which, when one thinks of undergraduates, one thinks of cancel culture. This was on full display recently when students at the University of North Texas shut down […]

How Biden Should Choose A New Justice

How Biden Should Choose A New Justice We want on the bench persons aware of “the crooked timber of humanity,” not dependable ideologues. FEBRUARY 3, 2022|12:01 AM, TheAmericanConservativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN The Biden administration’s promise about the identity of its forthcoming Supreme Court nominee shows disbelief in Justice Felix Frankfurter’s proposition that “as judges, we are […]

Last Stand of the Court Packers

Last Stand Of The Court Packers The nation’s political centralizers find themselves distressed in an age in which there is increasing demand for decentralization. JANUARY 4, 2022|TheAmericanConservativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN The hysteria of such as E.J. Dionne, Linda Greenhouse, and Laurence Tribe about an assertedly partisan and conservative Supreme Court is amusing to observe. I recall […]

Book Announcement- Vox Clamantis In Deserto

VOX CLAMANTIS IN DESERTO by George W. Liebmann This is a collection of 110 short ‘op-ed’ articles written over a 25-year period encompassing the unfortunate Clinton, Bush Jr., Obama and Trump administrations; included are a few longer pieces on welfare, reapportionment, Palestine, and civil rights ‘consent decrees.’ This collection is followed by book reviews of […]

Dobbs v. Jackson: An Easy Opinion

Dobbs V. Jackson: An Easy Opinion The rejection of a “compelling state interest” test will remove abortion from national politics. DECEMBER 1, 2021|12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN Asimple Baltimore lawyer here tenders a short opinion to dispose of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the abortion case from Mississippi in oral arguments before the Supreme Court […]

Our Unrestrained Attorney General

Our Unrestrained Attorney General Merrick Garland has done nothing to show himself to be the moderator of partisanship some hoped he might be. NOVEMBER 23, 2021 | 12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN When Merrick Garland was appointed attorney general, there was a widespread belief that as a person acclaimed as a “moderate,” he would be a […]

They Have Eyes With Which To Read And Readeth Not

They Have Eyes With Which To Read But Readeth Not One has the impression that research by today’s government lawyers consists of tapping keywords into databases compiled since 1992. TheAmericanConservativeOnline SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 They Have Eyes With Which To Read But Readeth Not One has the impression that research by today’s government lawyers consists of […]

The End of Doe v. Bolton and the End of Roe

The End Of Doe V. Bolton And The End Of Roe If the abortion decisions fall, a great deal of other judicial activism might fall with them. SEPTEMBER 16, 2021|12:01 AM,TheAmericanConservativeOnline GEORGE LIEBMANN For a long time, I thought that whatever changes took place on the Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade would not be overruled […]