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Solicitor General Don Verrilli: What We Stand For

I was fortunate to be a part of many great moments, in and out of the Supreme Court’s chambers, during my tenure as Solicitor General in the administration of President Obama. But of all the great moments, the one that means the most to me occurred at the end of a grueling three days of…


UPCOMING EVENT: Obama Legacy Symposium

In collaboration with ACS, DOS Grant Fund, and others, we bring you… Ron Klain: The Economy & Ebola Monday, November 14 at 12 p.m. in WCC B015 Serving as the “Ebola Czar,” chief of staff to VP’s Biden and Gore, and top debate prep advisor to a number of Democratic Presidential nominees are just a…


A Fatal First for the Obama Presidency

by Lucy Dicks-Mireaux* In the first veto override of the Obama administration, Congress enacted the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), a law that will allow September 11 victims and their families to sue Saudi Arabia’s government for allegedly backing the attacks on the United States. Fifteen of the nineteen men who carried out the…


Real Pardons for Real People

By Noah Marks The minor political crisis that unfolded over the weekend, fallout from the Presidential pardon of “Mac” and “Cheese” and Sasha and Malia’s apparent boredom, has claimed at least one person’s job. The President, puzzled by the tradition, echoed his recent immigration executive order by claiming that the act is “fully within” his…

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