The Rules Matter…

Director Steven Spielberg’s latest offering – Bridge of Spies – works on several levels as his best films tend to. In fact, it may be one...

Advise and Consent…

Years ago I enjoyed a delightful series of conversations with John Corlett, a true old-school newspaper reporter in Idaho who could...

A New Judge for Idaho – Part 2

The New York Times reported recently on a little noted aspect of Barack Obama’s legacy that will have lasting impact for the country. In...

A New Idaho Judge

It would be difficult to overstate the importance to Idaho of the various political and judicial decisions that will be made over the...

Understanding the Mind of Other Men

In Federalist 78, Hamilton, writing as Publius, discussed several issues related to the judicial branch of the government that had been...

The Start of Something Big

That standoff helped precipitate the recent change in Senate rules that eliminates the filibuster as a tool of the minority to thwart a...

Stuff Happens

The protesters in the streets of Cairo could most likely care less about American domestic political debate. They have bigger issues....