Christopher Jon Sprigman

Christopher Jon Sprigman covers legal and constitutional affairs for the Editorial Board. He is the Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law at New York University and Co-Director of its Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy. Find him @cjsprigman.

Is the era of NIMBYism giving way to a new era of YIMBYism? Data suggests big changes ahead

August 4, 2021 /

The old arguments no longer hold up, writes Christopher Jon Sprigman.

The simplest way to reform SCOTUS may be for Biden to refuse to enforce its politicized rulings

May 25, 2021 /

A political court demands a political response, says Christopher Jon Sprigman.

Though they lost the fight over the Constitution, the Anti-Federalists saw its most dangerous defects

May 10, 2021 /

Time for a respectful reassessment, writes Christopher Jon Sprigman

Intellectual conservatives seem to be redefining conservatism for make-believe Republicans

April 28, 2021 /

No GOP constituency for race-neutral policy, writes Christopher Jon Sprigman

We’re drifting closer to rule by judges

April 15, 2021 /

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The problem isn’t that judges are too liberal or too conservative. It’s that judges are too powerful

April 12, 2021 /

Save access to abortion via democracy, writes Christopher Jon Sprigman