David French

David French is a columnist for the New York Times. He’s a former senior editor of The Dispatch. He’s the author most recently of Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation.

David French

The Enormous Powers of the President

"Presidential integrity depends on character and norms."

Real Originalism Has Never Been Tried

Student loan forgiveness: elephants in mouseholes?

Jack Smith Scolds Judge

"Trump's defense counsel is more impressive than people give them credit for."

The Federalist Society in Peril

"Team conservative."

Federal Judges Examine the Israel-Hamas War

Debunking the “Israelis as colonists” narrative.

About That NBC News Drama …

Featuring Steve with the Big Feelings.

What the Abortion Pill Case Is Really About

Plus: Is there a Gorsuch-Jackson alliance?

Judge Cannon’s Clerkship Problem

Is this just garden-variety assholery?

Into the Labyrinth (of Texas Immigration Law)

Procedurally confused.

Can State Officials Block Me on Social Media?

Plus: some Breyer-flavored dessert.