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Andrew P. Napolitano

Andrew P. Napolitano

Andrew P. Napolitano, a former judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, is an analyst for the Fox News Channel. He has written seven books on the U.S. Constitution.

Articles by Andrew P. Napolitano

Question Flag and COVID-19 Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

What if the government has it all wrong about COVID-19?

What if the government has it wrong -- on the medicine and the law? What if face masks can't stop the COVID-19 virus? What if quarantining the healthy makes no medical sense? What if staying at home for months reduces immunity? Published May 20, 2020

Illustration on the lost of Constitutional right during the epidemic by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Do governors have the right to decide which activities are essential?

During the past month, as Americans have been terrified of the coronavirus, another demon has been lurking ready to pounce. It is a demon of our own creation. It is the now amply manifested inability of elected officials to resist the temptation of totalitarianism. Published April 15, 2020

Supporters hold placards and banners during a protest against the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange outside Belmarsh Magistrates Court in London, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Trump administration punishing the free speech of Julian Assange

Regrettably, the Trump administration is pretending the Pentagon Papers Case does not exist. It is manifesting that pretense in its criminal pursuit of international gadfly and journalist Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Published February 26, 2020

In this Nov. 12, 2019, photo, Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, waits in line at the federal court in Washington. (Associated Press) **FILE**

The curious case of Roger Stone

Roger Stone is a gifted political consultant known for going the distance for his clients. He has worked for such marquee names as Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Tom Kean and Donald Trump In that process, he has made enemies, some of whom have sought to destroy him. Published February 19, 2020

President Trump acquitted but not exonerated

The Senate trial of President Trump ended not with a bang but a whimper. What different outcome could one expect from a trial without so much as a single witness, a single document, any cross-examination or a defendant respectful enough to show up? Published February 5, 2020

Soleimani Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Shifting justification for the killing of Soleimani persists

When witnesses testify in a courtroom and offer varying, contradictory or even unlawful explanations of the events under scrutiny, juries tend not to believe them. The same is now happening with the Trump administration's defense of its killing Iranian Qassem Soleimani. Published January 15, 2020