Justice Ginsburg’s Death and the Future of the Supreme Court

Justice Ginsburg’s Death And The Future Of The Supreme Court The death of the 87 year old associate justice has already stimulated predictable but unenlightening reactions. TheAmericanConservative SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 | 12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN While all concede her grit in clinging to power in the face of physical adversity, this is not a quality […]

Trump and Biden: Two Profiles in Cowardice on Marijuana

OPINION Trump and Biden: Two profiles in cowardice on marijuana NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | SEP 17, 2020 AT 5:00 AM .. Since the beginnings of the drug war, national policy on marijuana has been essentially frozen. Marijuana has been classified with the most dangerous drugs, without foundation in careful studies of the substance. The […]

Opposition to ‘Diploma Privilege’ for Law School Graduates; Defense of Bar Exam Requirement

August 24, 2020 To the Judges of the Court of Appeals I write to vigorously oppose the proposal for so-called “Diploma Privilege” for admission to the Bar now before the Court. I have been a member of the Maryland Bar for 56 years and have been President of the Library Company of the Baltimore Bar […]

The Suicide of Congress

Townhall Columnists George Liebmann OPINION The Suicide of Congress George LiebmannGeorge Liebmann|Posted: Sep 12, 2020 12:01 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of Townhall.com. The Suicide of Congress Public congressional approval ratings currently stand at 18%. This is a result of the manifest inability of […]

Fifty Years of Moralistic Rhetoric

The Washington Times Examining fifty years of moralistic rhetoric surrounding America’s civil rights acts Supporters of BLM need to take heed of the lessons preached by the critics of 1968 By George W. Liebmann – – Wednesday, August 19, 2020 It is useful to review what contemporary critics of the 1968 Black and student disturbances […]

G. Liebmann, “Is America Losing Another Generation,”, Washington Times, August 4, 2020

Is America Losing Another Generation?

The Washington Times HOMEOPINIONCOMMENTARY With current rioting and protests, is America losing another generation? By George W. Liebmann – – Tuesday, August 4, 2020 After the violence of the late 1960s, there was a bipartisan Thermidor. National drug legislation was initiated, the product of a “bidding war” among Robert Kennedy, Richard Nixon and Nelson Rockefeller. […]

The Secular Case for Abortion Restrictions

The Washington Examiner OPINION The secular case for abortion restrictions by George W. Liebmann | July 27, 2020 12:00 AM Chief Justice John Roberts’s controlling opinion in the recent Louisiana abortion case June Medical has been widely viewed as a setback for opponents of abortion as a constitutional right. But in fact, it paves the […]

The 2015 Baltimore Riots Accomplished Nothing

The Washington Examiner OPINION Reminder: The 2015 Baltimore riots accomplished nothing by George W. Liebmann | July 02, 2020 12:00 AM The precursor to the recent demonstrations, in America and throughout the world, were the Baltimore riots, mostly by young black people, that the nation watched on television in 2015. The immediate cause of the […]

Legalize Granny Houses

___ The American Conservative To Save Elderly At Risk Of Covid, Legalize ‘Granny Houses’ Also allowing more small businesses in residential areas will promote economic resilience. JUNE 19, 2020 GEORGE LIEBMANN Thirty years ago, I published an article in a rather obscure legal publication (the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Journal) entitled “Suburban Zoning: […]