What happens today if one agrees to represent an accused #MeToo villain or speaks out in defense of his due-process rights?
Robert P. GeorgeAs an adviser/advocate in my university's disciplinary system I've represented (1) good people wrongly accused, (2) good people who slipped up, and (3) bad people. Jeannie Suk Gersen explains why lawyers should be willing to represent even bad people.
Quebec's hearings into a controversial secularism bill opened Tuesday morning with testimony claiming that Muslim women who refuse to take off their hijab at work are "fundamentalists."
Robert P. GeorgeIn Quebec, militant, totalizing secularists with power don't pretend to be something other than militant, totalizing secularists with power. They're wrong and dangerous, but at least they're honest.
John Starling didn't set out to be a world-renown bluegrass musician, though growing up in Durham, North Carolina and learning how to play bluegrass guitar, it can't be too surprising that's where life took him. But his primary passion was as a...
Robert P. GeorgeGrieved to learn of the death of a superb bluegrass vocalist--the great John Starling
Sometimes Justice Department independence means standing up to the president. And sometimes it means taking unpopular positions in defense of the presidency.
Robert P. GeorgeHarvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith on AG Barr and the Mueller Report. Everyone has his favorite authorities on subjects outside his own area of expertise, and in this area Professor Goldsmith is the guy whose opinions and analyses I'm keenest to have
April 30, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Denise L. Perron Executive Director (603) 226-3636 [email protected] Lantos Foundation Launches 2019 Solidarity Sabbath 31 Religious Prisoners of Conscience to be Profiled
For the first time in American history, it has become respectable to publicly oppose religious liberty and its supreme value in our polity. This unprecedented turn is ominous. It will not only diminish our constitutional law. It will remap our...
Robert P. GeorgeNot to be missed! May 8th in the James Madison Program at Princeton: Adrian Vermeule of Harvard Law School on "Sacramental Liberalism and Ragion di Stato." It is Princeton University's 2019 Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture. Open to the public and free of charge
Sometimes a scandal is not just a scandal, but a biopsy of a society. So it is with the assault on Sir Roger Scruton, who in recent weeks has been smeared in the media, fired by the government and had…
Robert P. GeorgeThe wrong done to Roger Scruton, and to the causes of journalistic decency and truth, needs to be righted. Sir Roger should be restored to office. The Tory cowards who sacked him should apologize.
On Good Friday which, this year, coincided with the Jewish holiday of Passover, the Polish town of Pruchnik commemorated Good Friday by creating an effigy of Judas – with antisemitic stereotypes – that citizens then beat, hanged, beheaded, and set...
Robert P. George1/ I invite my Christian, especially Catholic friends, to join me in signing this petition. For centuries, our Jewish elder brothers in many places lived in fear, especially on Good Friday, of attacks from Christians blaming (#PetitionToPruchnik #Poland
Thread by @McCormickProf: "1/ Imagine (if you are actually not one) that you are an Evangelical Christian. Absolutely nothing means more to yh. It’s central to your identity—your sense of who you are. It’s not something you “chose”; it chose you....
Yes, be polite to us, and we will be polite to you. But we know that we are in an intense battle over the hearts and minds of our children. Mothers are very good at educating and protecting our children from harm when we believe they are in danger....