Author Archive for Edward A. Fallone

Immigration Reform and the Challenge of Democratic Self-Government

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Category: Immigration Law, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | 1 Comment »

News reports indicate that President Obama will soon announce how he plans to use Executive Orders to implement some aspects of Immigration Reform, due to the failure of Congress to ... Read more »

Supreme Court Roundup Part Three: Harris v. Quinn

Saturday, November 15th, 2014
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Health Care, Labor & Employment Law, Public | No Comments »

On October 30, I participated in a presentation entitled “Supreme Court Roundup” with Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute.  The event was sponsored by the Law School chapters of the ... Read more »

Supreme Court Roundup Part Two: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Category: Business Regulation, Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, First Amendment, Health Care, Public, Religion & Law, U.S. Supreme Court | No Comments »

On October 30, I participated in a presentation entitled “Supreme Court Roundup” with Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute.  The event was sponsored by the Law School chapters of the ... Read more »

Supreme Court Roundup Part One: McCutcheon v. FEC

Friday, October 31st, 2014
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Election Law, First Amendment, Public, Speakers at Marquette, U.S. Supreme Court | No Comments »

On October 30, I participated in a presentation entitled “Supreme Court Roundup” with Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute.  The event was sponsored by the Law School chapters of the ... Read more »

Sticking It To The Constitution

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Judges & Judicial Process, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | No Comments »

Yesterday, I spoke on a panel on the occasion of Constitution Day here at Marquette University.  What follows is a copy of my remarks:  Today’s panel asks, “What does it mean to ... Read more »

The Constitutional Challenge to Act 10 is Serious

Sunday, September 16th, 2012
Category: Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | 14 Comments »

On Friday, Judge Juan Colas issued a ruling that struck down Act 10, the “Budget Repair Bill,” on the grounds that the law violates the Wisconsin and U.S. Constitutions.  In ... Read more »

Of Paul Ryan and Buggy Whips

Monday, August 13th, 2012
Category: Business Regulation, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | 9 Comments »

First of all, I have to admit that my prediction was wrong. I predicted that Paul Ryan would not be the Republican nominee for Vice President in 2012. My reasoning ... Read more »

Best of the Blogs: Aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Health Care, Judges & Judicial Process, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | No Comments »

The Supreme Court's decision upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act has generated a great deal of "instant analysis" on the web.  This post will survey some of the ... Read more »

Victory For ObamaCare!

Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Category: Business Regulation, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Health Care, Judges & Judicial Process, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 9 Comments »

The decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius is a victory for the supporters of the Affordable Care Act, and a fairly broad vindication for the constitutionality of ... Read more »

Tearing Down Fences

Friday, June 1st, 2012
Category: Election Law, Legal History, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | 2 Comments »

G.K. Chesterton, the English essayist and Catholic thinker, said the following: In the matter of reforming things, as distinct from deforming them, there is one plain and simple principle; a principle ... Read more »

ObamaCare Is Still Constitutional

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
Category: Business Regulation, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Health Care, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 19 Comments »

Today I particpated in another debate over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate.  At the invitation of the Milwaukee Chapters of the Federalist Society and the American ... Read more »

Why the Supreme Court Should Uphold the Individual Mandate

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
Category: Business Regulation, Congress & Congressional Power, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Health Care, Marquette Law School, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 17 Comments »

This afternoon, I participated in a debate with Rick Esenberg at the Marquette University Law School.  The debate was co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society.  I ... Read more »