The double life of Richard Posner, America’s most contentious legal reformer

The double life of Richard Posner, America’s most contentious legal reformer

Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner sees “absolutely no value” in studying the U.S. Constitution because “eighteenth-century guys” couldn’t have possibly foreseen the culture and technology of today.

Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner sees “absolutely no value” in studying the U.S. Constitution because “eighteenth-century guys” couldn’t have possibly foreseen the culture and technology of today.

“Would you criminalize fornication?” Desperate new argument against same-sex marriage laughed out of court

“Would you criminalize fornication?” Desperate new argument against same-sex marriage laughed out of court

Judge Richard Posner explains why we should “burn all copies of the Bluebook” - The Washington Post

Judge Richard Posner explains why we should “burn all copies of the Bluebook” - The Washington Post

Richard Posner A Study of Decline of Public Intellectuals

Richard Posner A Study of Decline of Public Intellectuals

Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all. Academics couch their criticisms of judicial decisions in theoretical terms, which leads many judgesâe"at the risk of intellectual stagnationâe"to dismiss most academic discourse as opaque and divorced from reality. In Divergent Paths, Richard Posner turns his attention to this widening gap within the legal profession, reflecting on its causes and consequences...

Judges and legal scholars talk past one another, if they have any conversation at all. Academics couch their criticisms of judicial decisions in theoretical terms, which leads many judgesâe"at the risk of intellectual stagnationâe"to dismiss most academic discourse as opaque and divorced from reality. In Divergent Paths, Richard Posner turns his attention to this widening gap within the legal profession, reflecting on its causes and consequences...

I plead guilty to having written the majority opinion (affirmed by the Supreme Court) upholding Indiana’s requirement that prospective voters prove their identity with a photo ID—a law now widely regarded as a means of voter suppression rather than fraud prevention--Judge Richard Posner

I plead guilty to having written the majority opinion (affirmed by the Supreme Court) upholding Indiana’s requirement that prospective voters prove their identity with a photo ID—a law now widely regarded as a means of voter suppression rather than fraud prevention--Judge Richard Posner

7 Moments That Will Make You Want To Gay Marry Judge Richard Posner: PHOTOS  Check out Posner’s 7 best quips that defined yesterday’s hearing, AFTER THE JUMP…  Wisconsin’s Assistant Attorney General Timothy Samuelson got off to a rocky start with Posner, trying to argue that Wisconsin should be allowed to discriminate against gay couples because tradition:

7 Moments That Will Make You Want To Gay Marry Judge Richard Posner: PHOTOS Check out Posner’s 7 best quips that defined yesterday’s hearing, AFTER THE JUMP… Wisconsin’s Assistant Attorney General Timothy Samuelson got off to a rocky start with Posner, trying to argue that Wisconsin should be allowed to discriminate against gay couples because tradition:

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