Francis Boyle

Sec. of State Pompeo Protecting Bush Jr. from War Crimes Prosecution (Pt 1/2)

Sec. of State Pompeo Protecting Bush Jr. from War Crimes Prosecution

April 8, 2019
With the revocation of the ICC Chief Prosecutor’s US visa, Pompeo and Bolton are trying to make sure that high-level US government officials are never prosecuted for war crimes committed in Afghanistan or elsewhere, says Law Prof. Francis Boyle

Democrats Are Engaging in ‘Kabuki Theater’ in the Kavanaugh Hearings

September 6, 2018

In the hearings to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a new Supreme Court justice, Democrats are mostly focusing on hypothetical questions instead of questioning him on his record and releasing his documents. This is an inflection point in US democracy, says law Prof. Francis Boyle

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement: End of Roe v. Wade?

June 28, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement will represent a major blow to liberal precedents, as Trump will appoint a new justice now who will work to reverse them. Legal abortion, affirmative action, death penalty protections, will probably all be overturned, says Prof. Francis Boyle