Thomas Koenig, a contributing editor of American Purpose, is a graduate of Princeton University and a student at Harvard Law School. In addition to American Purpose, his writings have appeared in National Review, CNN, The Dispatch, Real Clear Politics, and The Bulwark. He’s also the author of the “Tom’s Takes” newsletter on Substack. Twitter: @thomaskoenig98
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How much power should be granted to those doing the governing?
The constitutional principle of nondelegation reveals why the Supreme Court is not meant to decide major questions of American politics.
The Fourteenth Amendment was drafted as a check on the judiciary’s own power, argue authors Randy Barnett and Evan Bernick.
Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman asks in a recent book whether Lincoln broke the Constitution en route to saving the Union.
In his new book, Jeffrey Sutton shows Uncle Sam could learn a thing or two from the states in how they divide and check government power.
Justice Stephen Breyer’s book is dedicated to upholding the legitimacy of the Supreme Court. An expansive notion of justice undermines the cause.
In Minds Wide Shut, Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro dissect the strands of today’s doctrinaire thinking.
Do we have to abandon the idea of a national narrative, as Samuel Goldman urges? Or can our incomplete, imperfect canon see us through?