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Sotomayor v. Equal Protection

“It has come to this,” begins Justice Scalia’s opinion, concurring in judgment with Justice Kennedy, “Called upon to explore the jurisprudential twilight …

Justice Antonin Scalia and Justice Clarence Thomas

On Judicial Activism

Identifying the proper role of the judiciary is an integral aspect of the continuing struggle for a rational government. Contemporary analysis of …

Gates Press Conference

Towards a Philosophy of Journalism

“Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value-judgments. Man’s profound need of art lies in the fact …

2012 Review Image


It is said that history is recorded by its victors. Apart from the traditional understanding of this maxim, we at The Mendenhall offer another interpretation: …


Three Thoughts on the ObamaCare Ruling

           Millions of Americans were greatly disappointed this morning by the upholding of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, along with its …

New Years Eve


An endeavor to measure the shifts and turns of a nation’s ideology can only be compared to an attempt at sensing the …