The Volokh Conspiracy
Mostly law professors | Sometimes contrarian | Often libertarian | Always independent
5/25/1861: John Merryman arrested. Chief Justice Taney ruled that his detention was unconstitutional in Ex Parte Merryman.
Plus: Protesters sue over alleged mistreatment by arresting officers, a new ruling on robocalls, and more...
Plus: free press threats, marriage licensing woes, Fiona Apple fights for prisoners, Trump spox talk up masks, and more...
If you can’t count on schools to perform their core educational responsibilities, why wouldn’t you look elsewhere?
I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.