Enduring Lessons

Retiring Professors Robert Clark, Mary Ann Glendon Laurence Tribe and Mark Tushnet are celebrated by former students.

Popular Opinion

Tushnet advocates for a new constitutional order that would move away from “judicial supremacy” and instead focus on empowering ordinary people to shape Americans’ understanding of the meaning of the Constitution.

Harvard Law expert says Supreme Court case poses major threat to school voucher programs

On January 22, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, a case that may dramatically impact the ability of states to provide public funding to private, religiously-affiliated schools. In advance of the arguments, Harvard Law Today sat down with Professor Mark Tushnet to preview the case.

Presidential Power Surges

Particular moments in history and strategic breaks with unwritten rules have helped many U.S. presidents expand their powers incrementally, leading some to wonder how wide-ranging presidential powers can be.