This page collects some recent media appearances and popular writing.


Why Trump’s Immigration Rules Are Unconstitutional
Politico Magazine, February 2017

Local and State Government Can Protect the Constitution From Trump
Time, 2016

Trump vs. The Constitution: A Guide August
Politico Magazine, 2016

Why Prisoners Deserve the Right to Vote
Politico Magazine, June 2016
(One of Time Magazine/Aspen Institute's top 5 ideas of the day)

A License to Say Anything
New York Times, January 2015

Born Free, But Not Indifferent
Foreign Policy, December 2012

The BSA and the cost of discrimination
Providence Journal, September 2012

Media appearances

Academic Minute: If the Supreme Court oversteps its bounds, who steps up to protect the rights of the citizens? - March 2017

Trump vs. The Constitution - The Dan Yorke Show, WPRO News Talk 630
Part 1 - July 2016
Part 2 - September 2016
Part 3 - October 2016

Fox Providence
TV interview on Trump and the first presidential debate - October 2016
TV interview on the Republican National Convention - July 2016

Bloggingheads 1 on hate speech, holocaust denial, free speech and my book When the State Speaks
Bloggingheads 2 on race and affirmative action
Bloggingheads 3 on gay rights

Interview with Robert Talisse
New Books Network interview on When the State Speaks

Interview with Christian Barry
Carnegie Council, Public Ethics Radio interview on When the State Speaks

My work in the media

The Political Theory Behind Egypt's Coup,
by Zack Beauchamp

Racial Slurs Should Not Be Trademarked
by Robert Tsai

Interview with "The Art of Theory"
by Jason Swadley