For liberal court watchers, the situation is dire. But it is not yet time to write off the Supreme Court.
For Noah Feldman's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
It's highly unlikely anyone will be prosecuted for sedition by the DOJ, but the harm to the independence of the U.S. criminal justice system has already been done.
The U.S. president has shied away from trying to grab power.
Real experts know the dangers of winging it.
The U.S. Supreme Court leader desperately wants to seem apolitical, but good luck with that.
A shift to the right in the 2020s could last for a generation.
Just when you thought political developments had coasted to a stop, events in Washington took another crazy turn.
Tabloids often test the boundaries of good taste — and the freedom of press.
Fighting to keep his tax returns secret, President Donald Trump will soon ask the Supreme Court to grant him "temporary absolute immunity" from any criminal investigation while he's in office. The case sets up yet another test for the court's new swing voter, Chief ...
Criminals get convicted all the time on evidence this strong.