Politics & Society DispatchesEllen K. BoegelJune 07, 2017
The removal of a president from office is, and should be, difficult to accomplish. Currently, there are two constitutional means to remove a U.S. president: impeachment and activation of the procedures set forth in the 25th Amendment.
Politics & Society DispatchesEllen K. BoegelMay 26, 2017
Discussions that lead to cooperative compliance are better than banning speech.
Politics & Society DispatchesEllen K. BoegelMay 09, 2017
U.S. educational history is rife with examples of varying levels of government involvement with religious education in public schools.
Politics & Society Short TakeEllen K. BoegelMarch 31, 2017
Donating to “God” is encouraged through the carrot of an income tax deduction; donating to “Caesar” is tax neutral.
Politics & Society Short TakeEllen K. BoegelMarch 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 DispatchesEllen K. BoegelMarch 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 DispatchesEllen K. BoegelJanuary 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 DispatchesEllen K. BoegelDecember 21, 2016
States are prohibited from placing an “undue burden” on pre-viability abortions, but may prohibit post-viability abortions.
Politics & Society First MondayEllen K. BoegelNovember 09, 2016
The Eighth Amendment prohibits “cruel and unusual punishment.”
Politics & Society First MondayEllen K. BoegelOctober 19, 2016
It is time to improve our nation’s whistleblower and false claims laws.