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Dear Aretha… (A Letter from a Vietnam Veteran)

While biography forms the backbone of any obituary, it is the stories about a life that serve to illuminate it…

Eric Turkewitz

Are Democrats Losing the First Amendment?

If Democrats aren’t careful they risk surrendering a core American value to conservatives. I don’t usually write about partisan politics,…

Eric Turkewitz

July 2nd: A Day to Celebrate Juries and Independence

Each year I've used July 2nd as jury celebration day, as this is the day that the Continental Congress voted…

Eric Turkewitz

More SCOTUS; More Tissues

Back in 2009 when Justice David Souter retired, I wrote that I would love to see SCOTUS judges who had…

Eric Turkewitz

NY Senate Passes 2nd Bill in 2 Weeks Restricting Free Speech

Dear NY Senate: What the heck is going on up there in Albany? Last week you passed an anti-cyberbullying bill…

Eric Turkewitz