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 2020-07-07 22:08 

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What happened in Colorado Department of State v. Baca?...

The Supreme Court papered over important differences between the Washington and Colorado cases....

 2020-07-07 21:40 

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The Paycheck Protection Program Is a Mess. Here's Who Is Benefitting From the Dysfunction....

A program designed to keep workers on payrolls showered benefits on lobbyists, advocacy groups, and even members of Congress....

 2020-07-07 21:22 

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Approximately Two People Want To #CancelHamilton...

Cancel culture is real, but Hamilton is safe....

 2020-07-07 17:50 

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San Quentin Prison's COVID-19 Deaths Highlight Officials' Inept Pandemic Response...

Six dead in a week, and 1,500 infections, all due to poor decisions by the state. And leaders still wonder why people won't do what they say....

 2020-07-07 16:07 

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Visas of Students Taking Online Classes at Risk...

ICE announces sweeping changes to the temporary modifications in effect...

 2020-07-07 15:24 

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"A Letter on Justice and Open Debate," with Many Prominent Liberal Signers...

Posted at the Harper's Magazine site....

 2020-07-07 14:42 

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"This Is the Real John Roberts"...

In the New York Times I explain that the Chief Justice Roberts we've seen this term is the same one we've seen before....

 2020-07-07 14:00 

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Part III: Barr v. AAPC and Stare Decisis...

"John Marshall is not walking through that door." But what exactly did John Marshall say?...

 2020-07-07 13:45 

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Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study...

Plus: Protesters sue over alleged mistreatment by arresting officers, a new ruling on robocalls, and more......

 2020-07-07 13:30 

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Part II: Barr v. AAPC and Content-Based Discrimination...

Justice Gorsuch does not agree with, or even cite, Reed v. Town of Gilbert....

 2020-07-07 13:00 

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A Disconnect in Legal Education: Former 3Ls Refuse to Take the Bar Exam in Person. Current 3Ls Demand to Take Classes in Person....

I am skeptical how many current students actually want to learn on campus this fall. When push come to shove, they will realize that in-person instruction is too risky....

 2020-07-07 12:30 

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Part I: Barr v. AAPC and Judicial Departmentalism...

Justice Kavanaugh recognize the difference between a judgment and precedent, but falls back to judicial universality....

 2020-07-07 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: July 7, 1893...

7/7/1893: Justice Samuel Blatchford dies....

 2020-07-07 08:00 

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Brickbat: The Land of the Free...

Officials in Virginia ordered a contractor to remove a giant American flag from a Richmond construction site on the day before the Fourth of July, saying it would be a target for vandals and protesters. "Over the past month we've seen buildings an...

 2020-07-05 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: July 5, 1867...

7/5/1867: Justice James Wayne dies....

 2020-07-05 10:00 

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I Don't Want To Be Anybody's Employee...

The push to reclassify independent contractors is harming many of the workers it's supposed to help....

 2020-07-05 04:26 

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Kanye West Tweets That He's Running for President...

He does not appear to have told the Federal Elections Commission yet....

 2020-07-04 20:39 

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Slavery, the Declaration of Independence and Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"...

Douglass' classic speech is an indictment of slavery, racism, and American hypocrisy - but also includes a great deal of praise of the American Revolution....

 2020-07-04 17:20 

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Can Trump Really Lose the Election and Remain President?...

Former Senator Timothy Wirth, writing with Tom Rogers, yesterday published what is perhaps the most plausible account of how President Trump could lose the election and remain President. The essence: Trump makes unfounded claims that China interfered in t...

 2020-07-04 14:45 

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Two Reflections on the American Revolution...

I recapitulate why it's important that the American Revolution was not an ethno-nationalist secession movement, and address claims that history would have taken a better course had the Revolution been defeated or never happened....

 2020-07-04 14:18 

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What the Declaration of Independence Said and Meant...

It officially adopted the political theory of the United States: securing the individual rights of We the People...

 2020-07-04 12:30 

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Chicago Youth Nonprofit Sues City After Police Raid Over Free Food for Protesters...

Chicago used its food licensing laws to harass a nonprofit providing free food to protesters....

 2020-07-04 12:00 

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Despite Its Government's Antics, America Has Made Moral Progress in a Difficult Time...

That's not the case in countries with authoritarian rulers who want to believe that America is just like them....

 2020-07-04 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: July 4, 1776...

7/4/1776: Declaration of Independence is signed....

 2020-07-04 10:00 

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Editorial Notes on Police Brutality...

A deadly pandemic originates in Asia and sweeps around the globe, killing more than 100,000 Americans. A successful manned space mission briefly unites a nation with a sense of wonder. Police and National Guardsmen face off against protesters demanding ra...

 2020-07-03 22:30 

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Phony Overtime, Fictional Drug Buys, and Mysterious C.I. Payments Offer a Glimpse of Houston Police Corruption...

The charges against six narcotics officers reveal a culture of shady practices that led to a deadly drug raid....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Colorado Court Elaborates the "Reasonable Exercise" Test Under the Colorado Constitution's Right to Keep and Bear Arms...

Article II, section 13 of the Colorado Constitution reads: The right of no person to keep and bear arms in defense of his home, person and property, or in aid of the civil power when thereto legally summoned, shall be called in question; but nothing herei...

 2020-07-03 20:41 

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Supreme Court of Texas Divides Over July and September Administrations of the Texas Bar...

Seven Justices agree to to allow "Online" bar exam in October. Two Justices would "adopt a diploma privilege in lieu of the bar examination."...

 2020-07-03 20:30 

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In 2020, Words Are 'Violence,' Arson Is Not...

The redefinition of the term diminishes actual victims of violence and trivializes why people are protesting....

 2020-07-03 20:15 

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Body Camera Footage Shows Florida Cops Laughing About Using Rubber Bullets on Anti-Police Brutality Protesters...

Scenes from anti-brutality protests are renewing the debate around the controversial use of rubber bullets....

 2020-07-03 19:45 

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Post-Pandemic Americans May Be Done With Taking Orders...

Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce....

 2020-07-03 19:30 

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

Excessive radon, Armageddon, and a hopeless romantic....

 2020-07-03 19:11 

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Overtime July begins with Emanations and Penumbras from the Shadow Docket...

The Court quietly ruled on Abortion, Free Exercise, the Mueller Report, Voting Rights, and the Suspension Clause....

 2020-07-03 19:00 

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Golden State Killer's Capture Complicates Documentary I'll Be Gone in the Dark...

What happens when a decades-long mystery gets solved while you're explaining it?...

 2020-07-03 18:43 

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Brandon Straka's #WalkAway Lawsuit Against LGBT Community Center Thrown Out...

Straka loses on his discrimination, cyberbullying, defamation, and breach of contract claims....

 2020-07-03 14:00 

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Will Uruguay's Luis Lacalle Pou Deliver Where Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Has Faltered?...

New hope for free market reform in Latin America....

 2020-07-03 13:30 

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More Money Does Buy More Happiness, Says Study...

If you think that money can't buy happiness, that means you just don't know where to shop....

 2020-07-03 12:00 

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Let's Have Fewer Public Statues...

Those smitten by John Wayne, Robert E. Lee, or even Joseph Stalin should commission statues on their own property. The rest of us have more important issues to debate....

 2020-07-03 11:30 

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Arizona Gyms Reject Governor Doug Ducey's Shutdown Order...

Fitness centers across the state are turning up the resistance to lockdown orders....

 2020-07-03 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: July 3, 1941...

7/3/1941: Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone takes oath....

 2020-07-03 11:00 

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Review: The Outpost...

Scott Eastwood and Orlando Bloom in a top-drawer war story....

 2020-07-03 10:00 

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Action Park...

Action Park was the Somalia of theme parks, a New Jersey thunderdome for people who preferred risk to rules. It was founded in the mid-1970s by Gene Mulvihill, an eccentric businessman who dreamed of a participatory place that offered more than just the i...

 2020-07-03 08:00 

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Brickbat: No True Scot...

A Scottish court has fined Terry Myers 280 (about $345) for sending threatening emails to his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. Because the man was born in Ireland and Myers referred to him as a "leprechaun,"; the sentence carried an enhanced pena...

 2020-07-02 23:06 

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"University of Massachusetts Nursing Dean Fired After Saying 'Everyone's Life Matters'"...

Prof. Jonathan Turley (GW) reports: We have been discussing the growing fear of professors and students over the loss of free speech on campuses for years, but recently those concerns have been greatly magnified with the investigation or termination of pr...

 2020-07-02 22:07 

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Why Haven't We Seen the Body Cam Footage of Duncan Lemp's Killing?...

It's been nearly four months since a Maryland SWAT team killed Duncan Lemp, and there's been no transparency....

 2020-07-02 20:48 

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"Shitty Media Men" List Libel Lawsuit Can Go Forward...

Plaintiff had sufficiently alleged that the defendant didn't just create the list as a platform for others, but herself posted material about him -- though whether plaintiff ultimately prevails will depend on what discovery reveals....

 2020-07-02 20:00 

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Senate Bill Would Grant Refugee Status to Hong Kong Protestors...

The legislation cuts lots of red tape surrounding the visa process....

 2020-07-02 19:49 

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Welcome to the New Radical Classical Liberals Blog...

The contributors include numerous prominent libertarian political philosophers, including some who are former participants in the Now-Closed Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog....

 2020-07-02 19:15 

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Empowered by Excessive Regulations, 'Permit Karen' Harasses Her Neighbors and Calls the Cops...

How invasive questions about a stone patio permit turned into a Black Lives Matter protest...

 2020-07-02 19:00 

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The Next Pandemic Will Be Caused by the National Debt. It Will Crater the Economy....

Debt held by the public equals about 100 percent of GDP. That's hurting growth and will fuel a major crisis....

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