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 2018-08-21 12:56 

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Extortion and Super-Secret Prior Restraints...

An Oklahoma case involving an employee's allegations of food plant contamination—litigated under seal....

 2018-08-21 12:55 

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This Liberal Carried an American Flag to Protest Fascism in Portland. Antifa Cracked His Head Open With a Bat....

Masked Antifa agitators told Welch, a Hillary voter, to hand over the flag. He resisted. They attacked....

 2018-08-21 12:25 

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The Senate Accused Them of Selling Kids for Sex. The FBI Raided Their Homes. Backpage.com's Founders Speak for the First Time....

An inside look at how indie media veterans James Larkin and Michael Lacey became the targets of a federal witchhunt....

 2018-08-21 12:02 

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"Fair Notice" Is More Than A Formal-Announcement Principle...

When a criminal law is extremely broad but perfectly clear, in what sense does it violate rule-of-law principles?...

 2018-08-21 11:30 

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Does Everything Trump Touches Really Die?...

Matt Welch interviews Rick Wilson (and others) on Sirius XM Insight from 9-12 ET....

 2018-08-21 08:00 

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Brickbat: Drink Up...

The California legislature has approved a bill that would make water or non-flavored milk the default drink in any children's meals served by restaurants....

 2018-08-20 21:43 

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"A Court Cannot Tell [Anyone] That He or She Cannot Be Rude, Insulting, or Boorish"...

Words of wisdom from Rhode Island Judge Richard Licht....

 2018-08-20 21:00 

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Rudy Giuliani Defends Claim That 'Truth Isn't Truth'...

What even is truth? Rudy Giuliani doesn't seem to have any idea....

 2018-08-20 20:45 

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Wells Fargo Severs Ties With a Florida Candidate Over Medical Marijuana Donors...

The move...

 2018-08-20 20:30 

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ACLU Turns Against California Bail Reform Bill It Helped Craft...

The group fears the bill wouldn't really reduce unneeded pretrial detentions of the poor....

 2018-08-20 20:15 

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Cultural Appropriation? British TV Chef's 'Jerk Rice' Isn't Jamaican Enough for Critics...
 2018-08-20 20:01 

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Why FBI Directors Want to Be Autonomous and Unaccountable: New at Reason...

Even if FBI directors might prefer to operate without guidance from presidents, but that set-up would render the FBI unaccountable....

 2018-08-20 20:00 

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Why FBI Directors Want to Be Autonomous and Unaccountable...

Even if FBI directors might prefer to operate without guidance from presidents, but that set-up would render the FBI unaccountable....

 2018-08-20 19:35 

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Shock Poll: Gary Johnson at 21% in Senate Race, Nearly Twice as Much as GOP Nominee...

More New Mexico Republicans favor the Libertarian than their own candidate for U.S. Senate....

 2018-08-20 19:34 

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Advice to Entering Law Students...

Some ideas that might help you make better use of the opportunities available to you....

 2018-08-20 19:15 

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As Plastic Straw Bans Gain Momentum, Will Balloons be Next?...

No minor joy or modern convenience is safe....

 2018-08-20 19:00 

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Elizabeth Warren's Corporate Buttinskyism Is the Future Liberals Want: Podcast...

What could go wrong with federalizing the corporate charter process and putting bureaucrats in charge of long-term business thinking?...

 2018-08-20 18:30 

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Air Marshals Secretly Followed an Artsy Virginia Mom on Flights to Make Sure She Wasn't Going to Destroy America...

More details emerge on TSA's secret, suspicionless surveillance of certain American travelers....

 2018-08-20 18:16 

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Can There Be Capitalism Without Racism?...

A program at UC-Davis looks at the relationship between capitalism and racism....

 2018-08-20 18:15 

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Colombian Guerrillas Have Threatened to Murder This Family for 18 Years. ICE Says Go Home: New at Reason...

Even with restrictionist, pro-Trump Rep. Duncan D. Hunter in their corner, the Dunoyers will probably have to leave before the end of the year....

 2018-08-20 18:00 

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Why the New Winnie the Pooh Movie Is Banned in China...

A story of censorship in the age of memes...

 2018-08-20 18:00 

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Why the New Winnie the Pooh Movie Is Banned in China: New At Reason...

A story of censorship in the age of memes...

 2018-08-20 17:51 

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Colombian Guerrillas Have Threatened to Murder This Family for 18 Years. ICE Says Go Home....

Even with restrictionist, pro-Trump Rep. Duncan D. Hunter in their corner, the Dunoyers will probably have to leave before the end of the year....

 2018-08-20 17:40 

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After China Complains, Apple Removes Thousands of 'Illegal' Gambling Apps...

It's not the first time Apple has bowed to China's censorship demands....

 2018-08-20 16:30 

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A School Counselor Says Customs Agents Searched Her Genitals Without Cause...

Tameika Lovell says the search violated her Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights....

 2018-08-20 16:01 

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Sexual Assault Accusation Against #MeToo Hero Asia Argento Relies on Uncommon Age of Consent Law...

An actress who helped take down Harvey Weinstein paid $380,000 to keep a young man quiet about their encounter....

 2018-08-20 15:40 

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Kevin McCarthy Shows Why the Government Shouldn't Regulate Social Media...

The House majority leader doesn't understand how Twitter works....

 2018-08-20 15:25 

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Did Ridesharing Kill the D.C. Metro? We Crunched The Numbers....

Other subway systems have managed to maintain or even gain riders since Uber and Lyft launched. Why is the D.C. Metro losing them?...

 2018-08-20 14:50 

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Did This Chicago Teen Commit Suicide or Was He Shot by Police?...

The family of 15-year-old Steven Rosenthal is demanding proof after he died in a police chase....

 2018-08-20 13:30 

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Surprise! The Ban on Digital Sex Ads Didn't Work: Reason Roundup...

Plus: digital privacy concerns down 11 percent since 2015...

 2018-08-20 12:07 

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Are Perceptions of Newsworthiness Contaminated by a Political Usefulness Bias?...

Ha! Science now has a non-shocking answer that question: Yes, of course, they are....

 2018-08-20 12:04 

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Very Broad Laws Offend Due Process...

Repurposing "fair notice" principles to tackle an important aspect of overcriminalization....

 2018-08-20 08:00 

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Brickbat: Record-Breaking Year...

Phoenix police have been involved in 31 shootings so far this year, matching a record set 2013. There were just 25 shootings by police in all of 2017....

 2018-08-20 04:42 

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Prof. Kiel Brennan-Marquez Guest-Blogging About Very Broad Laws...

I'm delighted to report that Prof. Kiel Brennan-Marquez has agreed to guest-blog about his new article, Very Broad Laws; I saw it on SSRN, and thought...

 2018-08-20 02:36 

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"Some Friendly Advice To New Law Students"...

Excellent advice from Ken White (Popehat), an experienced and successful practicing lawyer; many thanks to him for allowing me to reprint it: Across America,...

 2018-08-18 13:15 

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Rounding Up the Science Behind the Monsanto Glyphosate Ruling: New at Reason...

Last week, a California state court handed down a $289-million verdict against Monsanto, the St. Louis-based agribusiness titan. The massive jury award...

 2018-08-18 13:15 

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Rounding Up the Science Behind the Monsanto Glyphosate Ruling...
 2018-08-18 12:30 

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Skeptical of the 'Common Good'? Don't Be!...

Libertarians think freedom creates the conditions that lead to human flourishing. The Catholic Church has a name for that....

 2018-08-18 01:27 

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The Most Cited Legal Academics 2013-17...

A new report on the academic influence of law faculties and tallies of legal citations by specialty....

 2018-08-18 00:40 

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Opening a File After A Hash Was Made and Matched to Known Image of Child Pornography is Not a "Search," Fifth Circuit Rules...

An interesting case applying the private search reconstruction doctrine....

 2018-08-17 21:05 

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Massachusetts Cop Pleads Guilty to Pocketing $11,000 for Hours He Didn't Work...

Kevin Sweeney pleaded guilty to fraud. He is the sixth state trooper to be accused of lying to get more overtime....

 2018-08-17 19:35 

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Bans Reporters From Public Town Halls...

If she wants to serve in Congress, she'd better get used to being hounded by the press....

 2018-08-17 19:30 

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Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisions...

MacGyver, Rumpelstiltskin, and a whole bunch of attorneys behaving badly....

 2018-08-17 19:28 

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Visitors Wearing "Abolish ICE" T-Shirts Barred from Statue of Liberty...

Unconstitutional viewpoint-discrimination, and the Park Service has acknowledged it was a mistake....

 2018-08-17 19:15 

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Will California's Proposed Bail Reforms Lead to More People Behind Bars?...

Changes in a bill have caused civil rights representatives to take a step back....

 2018-08-17 19:00 

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Disenchantment Offers Matt Groening's Take on Fantasy: New at Reason...

Familiar animation and comedy in a different story genre...

 2018-08-17 19:00 

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Matt Groening Offers a Comically Twisted Take on Fantasy in Disenchantment...

Netflix lands the Simpsons creator's latest show....

 2018-08-17 18:50 

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"Sex Pigs Halt Traffic After Laser Attack on Pokmon Teens"...

I agree with Glenn Reynolds (InstaPundit) -- this is indeed the best headline I've seen all the week....

 2018-08-17 18:26 

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"Islamic Fundamentalist Fervor Seems to Have Intensified, Such That Evangelical Christians May Now Be at Special Risk in Indonesia"...

This leads to a rare potential victory for someone who illegally came to the U.S. from Indonesia, and who is seeking to reopen his asylum case....

 2018-08-17 18:13 

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Another EPA Loss in Court...

For the second time this week, a federal court has rejected the EPA's effort to delay an Obama Administration rule....

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