Adrian Vermeule, author of Mechanisms of Democracy and co-author with Eric Posner of Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty, and the Courts, is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.
Adrian Vermeule looks at the effects of transparency in Congress.
By Adrian Vermeule
A trope of tyrannophobic political discourse compares the American presidency with the government of the Caesars. T.B. Macaulay addressed a comparison between the Caesars and the Tudor monarchs (Henry VII, his son, and his grandchildren) in terms both withering and illuminating:
It has been said … that the Tudors were as absolute as the Caesars. Never was a parallel so unfortunate. The Caesars ruled despotically, by means of a great standing army, under the decent
Vermeule looks at the decision of the Bush administration to submit to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
A closer look at The Military Commissions Act of 2006.
Vermeule looks at F. A. Hayek.
Vermeule looks the wisdom of crowds.
Eric Posner weighs in on H. R. 1.