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Adam J. White

Contributing Editor

Adam J. White, a New Atlantis contributing editor, is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and an assistant professor and the director of the Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.


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Number 55 ~ Spring 2018

Yucca Mountain: A Post-Mortem

Number 37 ~ Fall 2012

Infrastructure Policy: Lessons from American History

Number 35 ~ Spring 2012

Bridges and the Bottom Line

Number 30 ~ Winter 2011

Other Publications


  • “Obama’s Reformation,” The Weekly Standard, June 8, 2015
  • “Beware of Russians Bearing Gifts,” The Weekly Standard, May 11, 2015
  • “Kennedy’s Constitutional Concerns, Then and Now,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 4, 2015
  • “Roberts’s Frost,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 8, 2015
  • “Obamacare’s State of Crisis,” The Weekly Standard, November 24, 2014
  • “Electing Federalism,” The Weekly Standard, November 17, 2014
  • “Kennedy’s Question,” The Weekly Standard, April 28, 2014
  • “‘Just, Wise, and Constitutional’: Justice Thomas’s Legacy in Law and Politics,” Liberty Forum, April 17, 2014
  • “The D.C. Circuit Goes Nuclear,” WeeklyStandard.com, August 23, 2013
  • “The Regulatory Court,” The Weekly Standard, August 26, 2013
  • “As Court Winds Down, Justice Alito Winds Up,” The Weekly Standard, June 20, 2013
  • “Steven Chu Reaches for the ‘Master Switch,’” WeeklyStandard.com, June 10, 2013
  • “The Signal and the Silence,” City Journal Spring 2013
  • “Obama’s Regulatory Rampage,” The Weekly Standard, January 28, 2013
  • “The Blessings of Liberty,” The Weekly Standard, December 10, 2012
  • “A Liberal Who Preached Restraint,” Wall Street Journal, January 4, 2013
  • “Watch What Warren Buffett Does, Not What He Says,” The Weekly Standard, November 26, 2012
  • “The Rise and Rise of Independent Federal Agencies,” Library of Law and Liberty, November, 14, 2012
  • “The Biggest Kiss,” The Weekly Standard, October 29, 2012
  • “Bork Won,” Commentary, October 2012
  • “Online Alexander Bickel symposium: Bickel’s principled prudence,” Scotusblog.com August 15, 2012
  • “Obama's Cynical Energy Agenda,” National Affairs, Summer 2012
  • “Marshalling Precedent: With Nod to Predecessor, Roberts Affirms Mandate,” WeeklyStandard.com, June 28, 2012
  • “An Inter-Agency Turf War Winds Up In Federal Court,” WeeklyStandard.com, April 26, 2012
  • “‘The Constitutional Guarantee of Liberty Deserves More Respect,’” WeeklyStandard.com, April 20, 2012
  • “Reigning In the Agencies,” National Affairs, Spring 2012
  • “Mitch's Mistake,” WeeklyStandard.com, April 5, 2012
  • “Flunking Constitutional Law,” WeeklyStandard.com, April 4, 2012
  • “President Obama, Fair Weather Friend of the Court,” WeeklyStandard.com, April 3, 2012
  • “Ahead of His Class,” Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2012
  • “Obamacare on Trial: The Next Round of Arguments,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 30, 2012
  • “On the Left, the Obamacare Debate Continues,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 30, 2012
  • “Obamacare on Trial: The Individual Mandate,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 27, 2012
  • “Obamacare on Trial: Day One,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 26, 2012
  • “Without Precedent,” The Weekly Standard, March 26, 2012
  • “‘When the facts change, I change my mind,’” Liberty Forum, March 2, 2012
  • “The Lost Greatness of Alexander Bickel,” Commentary, March 2012
  • “Confirmation Bias: A Shameless Flip-Flop on Recess Appointments,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 10, 2012
  • “An Unconstitutional Appointment to an Unconstitutional Office,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 5, 2012
  • “Weak Justification for Executive Overreach,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 12, 2012
  • “Judging President Obama’s Nominees by Senator Obama’s Standard,” WeeklyStandard.com, December 6, 2011
  • “Powering Down,” The Weekly Standard, November 21, 2011
  • “Steve Jobs, and the Valley that Created Him,” WeeklyStandard.com, October 6, 2011
  • “Off the Bench, Into the Fray,” Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2011
  • “When It Comes To Liberty, Michele Bachmann Knows It When She Sees It,” WeeklyStandard.com, September 6, 2011
  • “Political Checks on the Supreme Court, Then and Now,” WeeklyStandard.com, September 2, 2011
  • “The Tea Party’s Constitution,” The Weekly Standard, August 29, 2011
  • “The Burkean Justice,” The Weekly Standard, July 18, 2011
  • “Government by Waiver—Immigration Edition,” WeeklyStandard.com, June 28, 2011
  • “Gas or Hot Air?,” WeeklyStandard.com, June 14, 2011
  • “Justice Scalia Calls on the Court to Define Deference Down,” WeeklyStandard.com, June 10, 2011
  • “Finally, A Speaker Who Knows Whereof She Speaks,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 25, 2011
  • “William Stuntz, 1958-2011,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 16, 2011
  • “Guantanamo and the New York Times’s Latest Legal Fiction,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 3, 2011
  • “Green Power, Red Lights,” The Weekly Standard, February 28, 2011
  • “Justice Mike Lee?,” WeeklyStandard.com, February 4, 2011
  • “Linda Greenhouse, Constitution-in-Exiler,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 24, 2011
  • “Justices Disclosed Expenses from the Federalist Society in 2008, 2009,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 20, 2011
  • “Equal Justice, Fair Fights,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 19, 2011
  • “Misreading the Constitution,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 6, 2011
  • “A ‘Third Way,’ Or a Bridge to Nowhere?,” The New Atlantis, August 31, 2010
  • “The ACLU Sues to Prohibit ‘Targeted Killing’ of Foreign and U.S.-Born Terrorists,” WeeklyStandard.com, August 31, 2010
  • “Does Arizona’s Future Lie in Virginia?,” WeeklyStandard.com, August 3, 2010
  • “The Federal Court’s Faulty Arizona Immigration Decision,” WeeklyStandard.com, August 3, 2010
  • “Don’t Short the D.C. Circuit,” WeeklyStandard.com, July 27, 2010
  • “Would Kagan Have to Recuse Herself from Obamacare Cases?,” WeeklyStandard.com, July 13, 2010
  • “Obama v. Arizona,” WeeklyStandard.com, July 9, 2010
  • “The Senate Has a Choice, Not an Echo,” WeeklyStandard.com, July 2, 2010
  • “Free Money Comes At A High Price -- Even For Journalists,” WeeklyStandard.com, June 4, 2010
  • “No Habeas Relief for Bagram Air Force Base Detainees,” WeeklyStandard.com, May 28, 2010
  • “Circuit Breaker,” WeeklyStandard.com, May 26, 2010
  • “Holder: Opposed to ‘Cowardice’ on Race, But Scared of the Civil Rights Commission,” WeeklyStandard.com, April 15, 2010
  • “Questionable Legal Analysis from the Times,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 30, 2010
  • “Questioning Clarence Thomas’s Wife,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 17, 2010
  • McDonald v. City of Chicago,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 4, 2010
  • “The Bush Admin. Wasn’t Required to Inform Congress of Secret CIA Program,” WeeklyStandard.com, July 17, 2009
  • “‘Prejudging’ the Past?,” WeeklyStandard.com, July 14, 2009
  • “The Future of FERC’s ‘Conditioning Authority,’” Law360, April 9, 2009
  • “We Need to Lift Permanently the Moratorium on Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing,” ABA Trends, Jan./Feb. 2009
  • “Wilkinson and Posner, Dissenting,” WeeklyStandard.com, December 15, 2008
  • “Power Runs Through States,” Legal Times, December 8, 2008
  • “Will the Real VP Please Step Forward? Defining the Role of the Vice President,” Legal Times, 27 October 2008
  • “Fire When Ready,” WeeklyStandard.com, September 19, 2008
  • “Primary Evidence,” WeeklyStandard.com, March 13, 2008
  • “0-for-2,” WeeklyStandard.com, April 18, 2007
  • “Specter v. Gonzales,” WeeklyStandard.com, January 25, 2007
  • “The Constitution, Writ or Wrong,” WeeklyStandard.com, October 5, 2006
  • “Justice Jackson’s Draft Opinions in the Steel Seizure Cases,” Albany Law Review, 2006
  • “Fair Weather Friend of the Court,” WeeklyStandard.com, July 31, 2006
  • “Right on the Money,” WeeklyStandard.com, June 28, 2006
  • “Secret Mistakes,” The American Spectator Online, June 5, 2006
  • “The Truth About Secrets,” WeeklyStandard.com, June 1, 2006
  • “Immigration Reform’s Drug Problem,” WeeklyStandard.com, May 19, 2006
  • “FDR’s Domestic Surveillance,” The American Spectator, May 9, 2006
  • “Schlesinger Fails History,” The American Spectator April 25, 2006
  • “Toward the Framers’ Understanding of Advice and Consent: An Historical and Textual Inquiry,” Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Fall 2005
  • “Pryor Convictions,” National Review Online, February 17, 2004