In many nations, the threat of sedition prosecutions has been used to criminalize dissent — to intimidate, and even imprison people who object to what the government is doing.
For Cass R. Sunstein's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Under the Constitution, the House of Representatives is authorized to impeach a president, and then the Senate is authorized to convict him.
If a president can be impeached for pardoning someone with whom he is "connected, in any suspicious manner,” then he certainly can be impeached for pardoning himself.
Some of the Trump administration’s midnight rules will deserve wholesale repudiation. But others should be approached with a scalpel, not an ax.
A note to Republicans and Democrats alike: Bush v. Gore does not draw into legal doubt the right of local authorities to decide how to conduct their elections.
Nobody likes masks or social distancing. But everybody can be nudged.
The Great Depression was worse than coronavirus. Yet FDR found a way to warn and reassure all Americans, all at once.
The company's new safety filter to reduce high-tech doctored media is has big holes
The annual Becons single out "Luce," a perfect example of "motivated reasoning."
Evolution has favored the friendliest canine and human species over more aggressive competition.