Rolando Higgins is an attorney working for a national law firm that represents Indian tribal governments, Alaskan Native corporations, Native American-owned health corporations, regional tribal confederations and Native American health and social service providers. The views and opinions in this article do not represent those of his firm or its clients.
2013 Supreme Court Term Wrap-up: All’s Well That Ends Well
A roundtable discussion of the Court’s most controversial decisions of the term.
Public Opinion and Constitutional Law: A Look at the Gay Marriage Cases
What is the role of the Supreme Court in a democratic society?
After Newtown: The Second Amendment and Gun Control
What measures are constitutional?
Week 15 NFL Wrap-up: The Struggle for Power
Which teams have positioned themselves for the playoffs?
Week 14 NFL Wrap-up: Could RG3 be the GOAT?
A Redskins fan chats about her team’s exciting young quarterback.
Week 11 NFL Wrap-up: More Quasi-Substantiated Team Rankings
Backup QBs, and then the best, worst, and mediocre of each conference.
Week 10 NFL Wrap-up: Edgar Allen Poe Meets Steelers-Ravens
A (partisan) poem for the rivalry. But first: injuries and parity.
Week 8 NFL Wrap-up: History As It Is Happening
On the fall of Mark Sanchez, the neutrality of Tony Romo, and the meteoric plummet of Michael Vick.
Week 6 NFL Wrap-up: Quasi-substantiated Team Rankings
The best, worst, and mediocre of each conference.
Week 5 NFL Wrap-up: Does the Regular Season Matter?
Is the NFL becoming like the NBA and NHL?
Week 4 NFL Wrap-up: Winning the Line of Scrimmage
Quarterbacks comprise the football narrative, but where would they be without the offensive line?
Week 2 NFL Wrap-up: Rise of the Six-Quarterback League
What distinguishes the excellent from the elite?
Week 1 NFL Wrap-up: Cowboys, Giants, and Media
Which stories defined the first week of football?
Chick-fil-A and the First Amendment Myth Debunker
Do you actually know your rights?
The Republic Lives!: The Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act, Part II
Understanding John Roberts and the Commerce Clause. Plus, what will happen with Medicaid?
The Republic Lives!: The Supreme Court Upholds the Affordable Care Act, Part I
Analyzing the landmark opinion from the legal, political, and policy standpoints.
The Appeal of the Affordable Care Act
Why Romney’s proposed healthcare plan would destroy the U.S. healthcare system.
Skittles, Iced Tea, and a Death Sentence
Why Trayvon Martin’s killer might never be prosecuted.