Author Archive for Edward A. Fallone

The Wisdom of King Theodoric

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal History, Legal Practice, Legal Profession, Marquette Law School, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 2 Comments »

Yesterday I was honored to speak at the mid-year graduation ceremony at Eckstein Hall.  Twenty three graduating students and hundreds of friends and family came together with Dean Kearney, faculty and ... Read more »

Study Abroad in Giessen, Germany

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
Category: International Law & Diplomacy, Legal Education, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Application materials are now available for the 7th Annual Summer Session in International and Comparative Law, held each summer at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany.  The program is ... Read more »

President Obama’s Executive Orders are Constitutional

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
Category: Constitutional Law, Immigration Law, President & Executive Branch, Public | 1 Comment »

A “head fake” is a basketball move where the player holding the ball feints as if starting a jump shot, but never leaves his feet.  Done correctly, it causes the ... Read more »

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 »