Louis Michael Seidman (Georgetown): On Constitutional Disobedience. Mila Sohoni (NYU): The Idea of "Too Much Law". Adam J. Kolber (NYU): Smooth and Bumpy Laws. Steve Durden (Florida Coastal): I Am Textualism. From Policy Review, Joel Alicea (Harvard): Forty Years of Originalism; and Peter Berkowitz reviews Living Originalism by Jack M. Balkin. Analytic jurisprudence established: The first chapter from Gerald J. Postema's Legal Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: The Common Law World. From The New Yorker, Jill Lepore on the Supreme Court and the struggle for judicial independence. Justice for sale: Lincoln Caplan on how big money is overwhelming judicial elections and corroding our confidence in the courts. Judges try to work with facts which have been vetted by both sides; now, Supreme Court justices spend time Googling around, looking for facts to support their opinions. A review of Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Right to Self-Governance by J. Harvie Wilkinson III. First, Let’s kill all the law schools: A review of Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America by Walter Olson.

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