The belligerence of the Bush Administration in pursuing expansive power has a long Republican pedigree.
By Neil Kinkopf
The Missing Link
Congress has shirked its constitutional duties and floundered in the war on terror.
By Michael Greenberger
The Supreme Court has always thwarted presidents who demand unlimited legal power in wartime.
By Cass R. Sunstein
Disarming and Dangerous
Meet the affable, consensus-building solicitor general, and learn why liberals should fear him.
By Chris Suellentrop
Lessons from the Swiss-Cheese Map
Why have Israeli-Palestinian peace talks ignored the importance of good mapmaking?
By Shari Motro
King James I, of Michigan
In 1851, James Strang declared himself king of a tract of Northern Michigan. President Millard Fillmore took the king to court and the president lost.
By Geoffrey Gagnon