Matt Ford

Matt Ford


Law, democracy, and the courts, @newrepublic. Past: @TheAtlantic. Nothing unreal exists. matt@tnr.com

50479 followers  •  4665 follow  •    •   http://newrepublic.com

Two people were killed in a lightning strike near the White House during last night’s big storm:

Really can't be stressed enough that you should never approach wildlife in a national park:

My draft hed for this piece was "lol"

I’m not a metaverse hater, but if your business strategy is charging rent for electrons or land-speculating some AWS server space, my sympathy is minimal if things go bust.

The Senate is fun because it runs on two centuries of accumulated procedural rules and also something called a “vote-a-rama”

For those not steeped in constitutional lore, the Framers crafted the vote-a-rama as a compromise in 1787 between the vote-a-thon and the vote-a-palooza.

A small town in Alabama disbanded its police force after a racist texting scandal:

When I think of guys who had loyal generals, the first name that comes to mind is not Adolf Hitler.

Imagine what they'd find if they could drain Tahoe.

Is there any legal scholarship out there on dog adoption contracts? I can't find much of anything, but maybe I'm missing something.

Loading
Loading

In a solo concurring opinion, Thomas says the court should reconsider rulings that protect contraception, same-sex relationships, and same-sex marriage.

tweet picture

I guess you would’ve had to be there.

tweet picture

It's less of a "news cycle" these days and more of that BSG episode where the Cylons attack every 33 minutes.

The U.S. Army detonates a massive swastika at the Nuremberg rally grounds, 1945.

Indonesia announced today that it's moving its capital because Jakarta is sinking into the sea.

It’s just staring us in the face at this point.

I’d wondered how an 18-year-old could afford the two rifles he bought. Turns out the manufacturers have financing plans.

tweet picture

The Nashville bomber's girlfriend told police that he was building a bomb last year. They didn't interview him, but they did give her a psych evaluation.

tweet picture

150 years ago today at Appomattox, Robert E. Lee unveiled the Confederate flag's final design.

tweet picture

Computer, show me the most Parisian crime possible

tweet picture

Loading
Loading