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2012-12

December 20, 2012

In a tribute to Judge Robert Bork on National Review Online’s Bench Memos this morning, attorney Adam White suggests that CAC and scholars including Akhil Amar and Jack Balkin have endorsed Judge Bork’s approach to constitutional law, which involves following the “original intent” of the Framers.

December 20, 2012

In a speech at the John F. Kennedy Library last week, U.S.

December 12, 2012

In July, Constitutional Accountability Center and our co-counsel, the law firm of Arnold & Porter and American Samoan attorney Charles V. Ala’ilima, filed a lawsuit in federal court -- Tuaua v.

December 5, 2012

Works on Abraham Lincoln consistently top national bestseller lists – Team of Rivals, Lincoln on Leadership, even Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.  Perhaps it is little wonder, then, that Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln continues to rank in the top five movies at the box office. It is all the more fitting since tomorrow the Nation marks the 147th anniversary of the 13th Amendment and its ban on slavery – the congressional debate over which is dramatized so well in Spielberg’s film.

December 3, 2012

In a condescending but shallow response to a Huffington Post piece written last week by my colleague Emily Phelps and me, Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto accuses us of appealing to "emotion" and wallowing in "nostalgia for the heroism of the civil rights movement half a century ago." Our piece mourned the recent death of Lawrence Guyot, a civil righ