| Tuesday April 3, 2012 at 5:26 AM PDT
The President is issuing warnings that any adverse judicial action on the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act will amount to activism. Here is a snippet of his comments as appearing in USA Today: “I’d just remind conservative commentators that for years what we’ve heard is the biggest problem on the bench was judicial...Read More »
William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Thursday December 30, 2010 at 10:17 AM PST
Recently, I have written a couple of short op-eds (see here and here) arguing that commerce, to the Framers and ratifiers of the Constitution, did not mean economic activity, gainful activity, etc. It means trade–among the states or with foreign nations, or with Indians. The purpose of the interstate Commerce Clause, which should guide interpretation, is creation of...Read More »