Susan Estrich

The President Goes Bananas
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The President Goes Bananas

BY SUSAN ESTRICH Yet again, it’s that pesky Constitution and those federal judges who take so seriously their obligation to uphold it, even when the king – excuse me, the president – is on the other side. Being president, as Donald Trump is discovering, is nothing like being the boss of a reality television show,…

Is The First Amendment Dead?
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Is The First Amendment Dead?

BY SUSAN ESTRICH On Wednesday, officials of the University of California-Berkeley announced that they were canceling a speech to be given by conservative writer Ann Coulter scheduled for April 27. Then on Thursday, facing the prospect of a lawsuit, caught between the First Amendment and the fear of violence, university officials proposed that Coulter’s speech be moved…

The Amazon 1-Star System
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The Amazon 1-Star System

BY SUSAN ESTRICH I’m not dumb enough to believe that all the reviews you read on various sites are authentic. I know that if a product no one has ever heard of has thousands of five-star reviews, something is amiss. Real customers aren’t claiming a skin cream “takes years away in just minutes!” The only…

What It Takes
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What It Takes

BY SUSAN ESTRICH For years, I have been trying to figure out what it will take to make my students care about politics, to believe that elections do matter. I don’t take sides in the classroom; I don’t play the “politically correct” game. I’ll take whatever position the students don’t take: I think the only…

Justice Gorsuch?
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Justice Gorsuch?

BY SUSAN ESTRICH Judge Neil Gorsuch would never have been appointed to the Supreme Court by Hillary Clinton. He’s way too conservative. But unfortunately for those of us who would prefer a more liberal choice – such as Merrick Garland, who never got a confirmation vote – Hillary Clinton didn’t win the election. Donald Trump…

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