Ellen K. Boegel

Politics & Society Short Take
March 15, 2017
Federal laws limit the politicization of the government. It may be time for the public to demand those laws be strengthened.
Politics & Society Dispatches
March 02, 2017
The A.P.A. is not flashy, but it promotes the fair administration of laws and continuity during transitions of power; for that it should be celebrated.
Politics & Society Dispatches
January 13, 2017

Congress cannot force localities to assist in the arrest of immigration violators, honor federal detainer requests or avoid criminal convictions that would trigger deportation proceedings

Politics & Society Dispatches
December 22, 2016
States are prohibited from placing an “undue burden” on pre-viability abortions, but may prohibit post-viability abortions.
Politics & Society First Monday
November 09, 2016
The Eighth Amendment prohibits “cruel and unusual punishment.”
Politics & Society First Monday
October 19, 2016
It is time to improve our nation’s whistleblower and false claims laws.
October 03, 2016
The Supreme Court did an exemplary job last term building consensus to avoid all but a few evenly split votes, but this term it cannot escape deciding emergency election disputes.
First Monday
September 13, 2016
Pope Francis reminds us, “Participation in political life is a moral obligation.”
First Monday
August 04, 2016
There is danger in government-imposed silence.
Politics & Society
July 20, 2016
How the Supreme Court fared without its most vocal justice