Noah Feldman

Noah Feldman, a Bloomberg View columnist, is an author and professor of constitutional and international law at Harvard. He was a clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter.

Bannon’s executive privilege claims are reasonable

The only way to resolve the question is to delve into an issue that courts have tried to avoid, namely the underlying logic of having executive privilege at all.

Ruling isn’t going to save the ‘Dreamers’

If President Barack Obama had the legal authority to use his discretion to create DACA in the first place — itself a close legal question — Trump must have the legal authority to reverse DACA on the ground that he considers it to have exceeded Obama’s powers.

Manafort suit finds Trump in a strange spot

Manafort’s effort signals at most an attempt to delegitimize the Mueller investigation rhetorically. Legally, it’s nothing but a challenge to Trump’s formal power over prosecution.


Liberal thinking is muddy on new gun rights law

Liberals should be careful about borrowing the tools of constitutional conservatism to oppose the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act on states rights grounds.