ICYMI: House Goes to Court to Protect Secrecy of Records

September 22, 2017
Politico’s Josh Gerstein reports: “The House of Representatives is taking legal action to make sure that federal agencies don’t release congressional records to the public through the Freedom of… Read More

ICYMI: Congress’ Collective Action Problem and Shortage of Legal Brains

September 7, 2017
Illustration credit: https://nznoblog.org.nz/ Michael Stern, former Senior Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, writes: “Since at least the end of the Second World War, Congress has been at a substantial… Read More

Were the Staffers Who Worked on the Trump EO in the Wrong?

February 6, 2017
Or Is the Problem the House’s Guidance on Transition Work? By Michael L. Stern Last Monday, Politico reported that senior Republican staffers on the House Judiciary Committee… Read More