Hold off on that toast to the Commander in Chief. From the Be Careful How You Word Things Department comes an amusing Air Force order banning, among other things, "consumption of alcohol by military members" in the period immediately around the inauguration.
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Scalia may not have considered foreign statutes or judicial decisions, present-day international law, or global public opinion relevant indicia of constitutional meaning—but he was immensely interested in foreign legal systems.
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To all Lawfare readers, warm wishes for a happy and peaceful New Year.
As usual, I didn’t make much of a dent in my intended summer reading. From among those I made it through, though, three books stand out.
John Hay had a fascinating tenure as Secretary of State from 1898 – 1905. This was a period known for the increase in the power of the President, especially at the hands of Teddy Roosevelt. Not coincidentally, U.S. power abroad also increased during the time, often through policies designed or implemented by John Hay.