Two Little Words

The American Conservative 2020 Presidential Symposium George Liebmann Means are more important than ends in the politics of free countries. As a bookseller’s son I had no difficulty in the last election in deciding that I would not vote for Donald Trump. I supported Johnson. Trump identified concerns: opposing “liberal imperialism” and its attendant refugee […]

BLM: An Epidemic of Ideas

BLM: An Epidemic Of Ideas Organized crime benefits from the chaos created by civil unrest, and politicians don’t seem eager to fight back. OCTOBER 14, 2020|12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN Theamericanconservative.com Judge Learned Hand referred to America’s vulnerability to ‘epidemics of ideas’ which sweep the land when sufficient people find a cause to profit by. Black […]

What Affirmative Action Should Look Like

• Subscribe • Special Issue • Kindle Edition DONATE What Affirmative Action Should Look Like As the issue returns to the Supreme Court, it’s worth considering policies that might actually benefit capable but disadvantaged students. (By michaeljung/Shutterstock) OCTOBER 7, 2020 | 12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN The New York Times, mingling its editorial and news pages […]

Lawmakers Already Have Authority to Add Money to State Budget

Skip to content SECTIONS ________________________________________ SEARCH Lawmakers already have authority to add money to state budget | READER COMMENTARY FOR THE BALTIMORE SUN | OCT 01, 2020 AT 2:47 PM Maryland House of Delegates votes on final bills before adjourning a pandemic-abbreviated session earlier this year. One of the measures passed by the General Assembly […]

What Courts Are (and Are Not) For

What Courts Are (And Are Not) For The Court’s attempt to extend its purview has actually limited its ability to exercise its proper authority. The American Conservative SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 | 12:01 AM GEORGE LIEBMANN Anyone contemplating the performance of America’s judiciary over the last seventy years would gain the impression that American courts are […]

Covid Creates New Opportunities in Suburbs

/The Washington Times Print By George W. Liebmann – – Wednesday, September 23, 2020 ANALYSIS/OPINION: There is gloom about the effects of the coronavirus crisis on cities. Office culture will never be the same, and telecommuting has spread from publishing to other businesses. This is true of law, with electronic filing, large corporations, with zoom […]

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 […]