Hans A. von Spakovsky is a Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, where he manages the Civil Justice Reform Initiative.

My Articles

February 7, 2017, 9:17 AM EST
It is not up to a judge to make policy choices.
February 1, 2017, 9:28 AM EST
Yates failed in her duty as the acting attorney general.
January 27, 2017, 11:35 AM EST
Trump's immigration actions are an almost complete reversal of Obama's.
January 5, 2017, 4:13 PM EST
Don't expect to see California racking up legal victories.
November 17, 2016, 9:08 AM EST
For more than a year and a half, Vanita Gupta apparently has been working in violation of federal law.
November 15, 2016, 4:14 PM EST
That is exactly what he promised to do.
November 7, 2016, 8:27 AM EST
This immigration case could end up in the Supreme Court.
October 28, 2016, 9:08 AM EDT
Christian Syrians have been one of the primary targets of the Islamic jihadists.
October 21, 2016, 1:57 PM EDT
ExxonMobil is fighting back against New York’s attorney general.
October 13, 2016, 8:42 AM EDT
The First Amendment is being assaulted on all sides.
October 10, 2016, 8:53 AM EDT
Colorado isn’t the only state dealing with an influx of ineligible voters.
September 23, 2016, 8:35 AM EDT
Is straight-ticket voting guaranteed under the Constitution?
September 1, 2016, 10:16 AM EDT
A governor being held in contempt by a state supreme court is rare and would be a history-making event in Virginia.
August 24, 2016, 9:46 AM EDT
A three-judge panel refused to stay a Wisconsin district court opinion that threw out changes the state legislature had made in early voting rules as well as other changes such as the residency requirement for new voters.
August 11, 2016, 8:59 AM EDT
Texas, the Justice Department, and all other parties involved in the challenge to the state’s voter ID law have worked out an interim settlement.
August 1, 2016, 8:25 AM EDT
Obama's excessive use of power under Art. II, §2, Cl. 1 of the Constitution is not the first presidential misuse of such authority.
July 28, 2016, 4:21 PM EDT
The best intentions cannot reverse the effects of a wrong policy.
June 23, 2016, 2:02 PM EDT
SCOTUS rules schools may continue to use race in admissions if narrowly tailored to further compelling governmental interests.
June 23, 2016, 12:29 PM EDT
SCOTUS upholds preliminary injunction against Obama's amnesty in a 4 to 4 split.
June 13, 2016, 5:24 PM EDT
Illinois is scorning a fundamental constitutional protection.