Stories from a career of Supreme Court advocacy; what one learns about necessary skills and the value of experienced counsel; and just how hard it is to explain how different Continue →
“Democracy is the worse form of government, except for all the other forms that have been tried from time to time.” ― Winston Continue →
Thanksgiving – a time of grace and family sharing – will get an extra bit of grace from the White House this year.
In case you don't have enough to worry about, consider "early mortality syndrome."
Sounds gruesomely lethal, doesn't it? Luckily, this is Continue →
“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.” ~Charles H. Spurgeon
There’s nothing like a real health emergency for putting insignificant worries into perspective.
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“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when adults are afraid of the light.” ~Adapted from Plato
I was digging Continue →
The departure of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense this Continue →
“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.” ~Albert Einstein
My son recently returned home from college Continue →
“The most important point is to accept yourself and stand on your two feet.” ~Shunryu Suzuki
When I was younger, I am sure I was a little bit arrogant. I had Continue →
Wondering how it went; what to learn from looking back; the importance of moot courts; and why the regular presence of cameras at oral argument is a bad idea.
“Just the Continue →
With Turkey’s political system on the brink of profound change, the June 2015 general election will be the last until 2019 could define much more than the next four years, Tulin Daloglu reports for Continue →
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement is at “a pivotal moment,” analysts suggest, as police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday. They arrested Joshua Continue →
Doing nothing about Viktor Orban’s illiberal shift is not acceptable, say two leading analysts. Hungary’s leader has challenged the EU’s role as the champion of democratic values, which was the Continue →
Human rights advocates are stepping up the campaign to secure the release of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López. At the Annual Meeting of the Club of Madrid, several former Continue →