Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky is dean and a professor of law at UC Irvine School of Law. His latest book is “Closing the Courthouse Door: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable.”

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When matters come before the Court involving political parties and ideology, it is hard to imagine anyone perceiving Kavanaugh as other than he described himself: a conservative Republican who overcame Democratic opposition.(Photo: Michael Reynolds/Pool Image via AP) Views
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
A Very Tarnished Court
Conservatives are about to fulfill a quest that began with Richard Nixon’s campaign for president in 1968 and intensified during Ronald Reagan’s presidency: putting a staunch conservative majority on the Supreme Court. But the way that they have accomplished this has greatly tarnished the Court,...
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Monday, June 26, 2017
Trump's 'Emoluments' Defense Argues He Can Violate the Constitution With Impunity. That Can't Be Right
When the president of the United States violates the Constitution there must be a way for a federal court to hear the case and provide a remedy. Three different lawsuits have been filed against President Trump claiming that he is violating the emoluments clauses of the Constitution by receiving...
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