gun control

Is the Law an Ass?

Three recent events echoed the scene in Oliver Twist (1838) by Charles Dickens when the court advised Mr. Bumble that “the law supposes that your wife acts under your direction.” Defendant Bumble replies, “If the law supposes that, the law… Read More ›

Dumbing Down to the New Normal

Some of us who recall our civics lessons vaguely remember that President Lincoln and the Civil War settled the belief that a state could nullify a law of Congress (it cannot). However, recent research indicates that a number of states… Read More ›