Does Constitutional Law Exist?

A federal judge in Hawaii has temporarily blocked the government’s revised Executive Order on immigration. I‘m glad he did this, because I regard the EO as wrong and counterproductive. But…

Intervention and Revolution

I’ve been writing lately about war. Bas van der Vossen and I have a volume upcoming at Oxford University Press entitled Debating Humanitarian Intervention. Today I published a post over at…

Some Thoughts on Identity Politics

I have been thinking lately about identity politics. More precisely, why so many people deeply committed to nondiscrimination nevertheless are uncomfortable with identity politics. An initial difficulty is to define…

Private Wars

As I write these lines, innocent civilians are killed or threatened by rulers, warlords, or other groups throughout the world. As some of you know, for many years I have…