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Leslie Gerwin

Gun rights vs women’s rights

It is particularly perverse to see some legislators allow interest groups, such as pro gun and anti-abortion rights lobbies, to dictate their understanding of how best to protect the public’s health. Take, for example, the Florida legislators who passed the Firearms Owners Privacy Act. This Act prohibits physicians from inquiring about patients’ gun use and / [...]

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Will SCOTUS be found wanting in the court of public opinion?

We can hope that in determining the Affordable Care Act outcome, justices with life tenure will be guided by their proper constitutional role, writes Princeton’s Leslie Gerwin.