Constitution Daily

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The problem with judicial elections

November 4, 2013 By Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan looks at the conflict between the need for fair courts and the requirement for judges within states to run for elected office like politicians.

The Senate showdown about the D.C. Circuit

October 30, 2013 By Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan says the latest showdown between Democrats and Republicans in the Senate over a key U.S. Court of Appeals nominee could wind up being a critical test of the filibuster's power.

Pauline Maier's legacy in telling the Constitution's founding story

August 16, 2013 By Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan looks at Pauline Maier's ability to shed new light on the process that gave us the Constitution, in a fresh, disciplined, and enormously influential approach to history.

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