William Turner

Ph.D. in U.S. history from Vanderbilt, with an emphasis in the history of public policy; two articles published as a graduate student, two books as a historian. J.D. from the University of Wisconsin; eight law review articles in print. 

Jury Nullification
12 days ago
Jury nullification is an important concept in the United States, and one that prosecutors really don’t like. It has the capacity to allow individual citizens to exercise independent judgment about the...
Black Votes, Not Trump Votes
16 days ago
The Democratic nominee for 2020 should work hard for black voters and not at all for Trump voters. The latest poll from Iowa shows former Vice President Joe Biden in the lead for the Democratic nomina...
Trump, Saudis, and Nukes, Oh My!
3 months ago
Is the nuclear power deal with Saudi Arabia finally too much for Republicans? Republicans love Donald Trump. They had no choice after he declared his candidacy. He won the Republican nomination with h...
The President Is Tired—or Tiring
3 months ago
A recent story indicates that Trump's campaign staff is worried about the 2020 reelection effort because the candidate, at 72, is starting to show his age and is tired. His campaign realizes that he h...