Ilya Somin

Ilya Somin is an Associate Professor at George Mason University School of Law, where he teaches constitutional law. He has written amicus briefs in three of the cases challenging the individual mandate on behalf the Washington Legal Foundation, a group of constitutional law scholars, and several members of Congress.

On Immigration, Trump Is No Deregulator

The Trump Administration has significantly increased regulation of immigration—to the nation’s detriment.

The Problem of Political Ignorance

Voter ignorance bolsters arguments for judicial review and limited government.

The Justices and the Individual Mandate

Justice Kennedy again appears to be the decisive swing voter.

11th Circuit Rejects Unlimited Power to Impose Federal Mandates

The appeals court demonstrates why health insurance requirement is unconstitutional.