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.

Thanks, Justice O’Connor, for the art of compromise

It’s no surprise that O’Connor devoted herself to civics education after her retirement from the court. She always believed that citizenship demanded compromise and mutual respect.

Civility is still the best policy for Democrats

Once a party has squandered civility, it’s very, very hard to get it back. Republicans are going to be learning that well after Trump has left politics.

Reconfiguring the Senate is a fantasy

Dissatisfaction with this aspect of constitutional design fits in with leftover frustration over the Electoral College in 2016.