Nathan B. Oman
Nathan B. Oman is the Cabell Research Professor of Law at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

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Later this year, the Supreme Court will consider whether the Constitution contains a right to same-sex marriage. The great irony of this debate is that it focuses almost exclusively on happy families. The reali...
The topple over the fiscal cliff has been averted, but the country's fiscal woes are far from solved. Obama has already indicated that he will be looking for further tax increases. Let me suggest one that he ou...
I first saw news of the Connecticut shootings while at a conference in London.
As the federal government skitters at the edge of the "fiscal cliff," many look wistfully at the rectitude of the states. After all, 49 state constitutions (Vermont is the sole exception) require balanced budge...
Republicans like tax cuts, but they are not clear on why. Sometimes they rely on arguments drawn from the pro-government economist John Maynard Keynes, while sometimes they rely on the thought of the pro-market...
The central problem with the no-tax-increases line is the political rather than the fiscal accounting.
Dan Cathy, president of Chick-fil-A, recently put his company in activists' sights by donating money to same-sex marriage opponents and defending his conservative views on gay rights. Nothing too interesting he...