Scalia Law Students Attend Conversation with Justice Kagan on Fairfax Campus

Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein speaks with United States Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagen during the second annual Roger Wilkins Lecture at George Mason University. Photo by Lathan Gourmas/Office of Communications and Marketing. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan said in a visit to George Mason University on Monday that “it’s long past time to stop” voting strictly along party lines when … Continue reading “Scalia Law Students Attend Conversation with Justice Kagan on Fairfax Campus”

JW Verret’s Op-Ed on the Impeachment Hearings

J.W. Verret, Associate Professor of Law Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have had little success in challenging the central premise of the impeachment investigation: President Trump withheld military aid to Ukraine to pressure them to investigate Hunter Biden. This has been a particular challenge in the wake of repeated corroborating evidence from foreign services officers … Continue reading “JW Verret’s Op-Ed on the Impeachment Hearings”

Quid Pro Quo has given way to the word bribery in the impeachment hearings. Somin responds.

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law “Knowingly causes or attempts to cause any person to make a contribution of a thing of value (including services) for the benefit of any candidate or any political party, by means of the denial or deprivation, or the threat of the denial or deprivation, of…any payment or benefit of a … Continue reading “Quid Pro Quo has given way to the word bribery in the impeachment hearings. Somin responds.”

Professor Ilya Somin on the Wisdom and Legality of Sanctuary Cities

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law  The issue of sanctuary cities has increasingly been in the news in recent years. The Trump administration has threatened to cut off funds to sanctuary jurisdictions and to transport aliens who enter our borders to those jurisdictions, and also claims that these jurisdictions are endangering their citizens. Sanctuary jurisdictions have … Continue reading “Professor Ilya Somin on the Wisdom and Legality of Sanctuary Cities”

Law students advocate for immigrants in new litigation clinic

George Mason University Law Students and Immigration Law Clinic participants Liza Yang, Samantha Martinez-Villarreal, Emily Ahdieh, Alma Atassi, Emily Kvalheim, and Jack Goodman. Photo by Lathan Goumas/Office of Communications and Marketing. Six students at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School are participating in the school’s new Immigration Litigation Clinic and advocating for clients facing a range … Continue reading “Law students advocate for immigrants in new litigation clinic”

Professor Adam Mossoff on Patents and Pirates

Adam Mossoff, Professor of Law Pirates have become cultural icons today thanks to Walt Disney’s widely successful “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie franchise. But real pirates are not so honorable, nor do they engage in delightful antics like Captain Jack Sparrow. They are scoundrels who steal goods created by the productive labors of innovators and … Continue reading “Professor Adam Mossoff on Patents and Pirates”