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 2020-01-19 11:00 

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'Jane Jacobs Goals Through Robert Moses Tactics'...

Community planners don't have all the answers....

 2020-01-18 17:32 

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Desperately Smearing Amy Coney Barrett...

If you're looking for an accurate (let alone fair-minded) assessment of judicial records, Slate's not the place for you....

 2020-01-18 16:51 

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Unanimous 5-Judge Federal Circuit Court Opinion...

No, it's not an en banc; what is it?...

 2020-01-18 15:22 

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The Return of the "Faithless Elector"...

The Supreme Court agrees to hear two cases on the scope of presidential elector discretion...

 2020-01-18 14:12 

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Vice President Pence's Profile in Cowardice...

Senator Edmund Ross' vote against impeachment was no "Profile in Courage."...

 2020-01-18 13:30 

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Chefs in Ireland Are Fighting a Mandatory Menu Calorie Count Law...

"I'll pay whatever fine I have to, but I will never put calories on my menu," says chef Wade Murphy....

 2020-01-18 12:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: January 18, 1873...

1/18/1873: Bradwell v. Illinois argued....

 2020-01-18 11:00 

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Sex Offender Laws Are Broken. These Women Are Working To Fix Them....

Standing up for the rights of a widely reviled group isn't for the faint of heart....

 2020-01-18 04:18 

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You Can Call Connecticut "The Sanserif State"...

Practice Book, Rules of Appellate Procedure, 67-2(a): Only the following two typefaces, of 12 point or larger size, are approved for use in briefs: arial and univers. Quite unusual, in my experience....

 2020-01-17 21:35 

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No More Pandemics?...

The Genomic Age responds to an outbreak in China...

 2020-01-17 21:20 

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Gun Rights Groups Sue Over Virginia Governor's 'Emergency' Ban...

The governor fears a gun-rights rally might turn violent; a judge refuses to stop him from barring weapons from the demonstration....

 2020-01-17 21:05 

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Justice Department Investigates Appalling Conditions at Mississippi Prisons...

Videos and photos smuggled out by Mississippi inmates have shown gruesome violence and wretched living conditions....

 2020-01-17 20:50 

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Transgender Writer Forced to Retract Trans-Themed Science Fiction Story...

Isabel Fall is canceled. It's the science fiction world's loss....

 2020-01-17 20:42 

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Ninth Circuit Dismisses Kids Climate Case for Lack of Standing...

A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit finds the plaintiffs lack Article III standing in Juliana v. U.S....

 2020-01-17 20:40 

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Will Robots Lead to Widespread Joblessness and Economic Inequality?...

Martin Ford and Antony Sammeroff debate the future of robotics and its potential economic impacts at the Soho Forum....

 2020-01-17 20:30 

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

An unvaccinated firefighter, HIV-positive airmen, and a racist lawyer....

 2020-01-17 20:15 

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Avenue 5 Is Veep in Space—That Doesn't Make It Great...

Also reviewed: Fox's absolutely awful Outmatched...

 2020-01-17 20:00 

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Joe Biden Wants To Destroy Free Speech on Social Media...

Biden tells the New York Times he would revoke Section 230 protections and hold Facebook (and other sites) liable for their content....

 2020-01-17 19:40 

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Colorado Judge Rejects Petition for a Gun Confiscation Order Against a Police Officer...

The petitioner, who cited the officer's 2017 shooting of her son, had no standing under Colorado's "red flag" law....

 2020-01-17 19:10 

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Yes, Rhode Island Should Legalize Marijuana. No, the State Shouldn't Run the Shops....

Gov. Gina Raimondo wants to sell weed to balance the state's budget....

 2020-01-17 18:35 

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Eminem's Latest Music Video Mixes a Graphic Reenactment of Las Vegas Shooting With a Sappy Call for Gun Control...

The song and music video amount to grotesque, self-obsessed celebrity activism....

 2020-01-17 18:15 

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Will Robots Cause Mass Unemployment? A Soho Forum Debate...

Martin Ford and Antony Sammeroff debate the impact of robotics on the economy...

 2020-01-17 16:20 

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The Impeachment End Game, II...

Senator Rand Paul, ostrich...

 2020-01-17 15:40 

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My Forthcoming Book "Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom"...

It will be published by Oxford University Press in April....

 2020-01-17 15:10 

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'Evening With Cancelled Women' Gets Cancelled...

The New York Public Library calls off an event featuring feminists who have clashed with the trans rights movement....

 2020-01-17 14:53 

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Four Observations Concerning the GAO Decision...

Yesterday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a decision concerning the withholding of Ukraine security assistance. I had four tentative observations, which I summarized in a Tweet thread. First, who does GAO conclude violated the Impound...

 2020-01-17 14:31 

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U.S. Troops Were Harmed by Iranian Attack. (We Still Shouldn't Go to War With Iran.)...

Plus: encryption battles, the Nordic equality myth, and more......

 2020-01-17 13:05 

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Trump's Confrontation With Iran Shows Americans Have Learned Not To Rush Into War...

Few people are buying the U.S. government's unconvincing explanations about "imminent" threats....

 2020-01-17 13:02 

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Prosecution for Threatening ACLU Employees May Go Forward...

From United States v. Carrillo, decided Wednesday by Judge Kea W. Riggs (D.N.M.): The indictment provides: "On or about June 19, 2019, in Valencia County, in the District of New Mexico, the defendant, ANTONIO CARRILLO, knowingly and willfully did tran...

 2020-01-17 12:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: January 17, 1973 and January 17, 1996...

Frontiero v. Richardson (1973) and United States v. Virginia (1996) were argued on the same day, twenty-three years apart. Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued the former case, and wrote the majority opinion in the latter case....

 2020-01-17 12:00 

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Trump and Comey Are United Against Encrypted Communications...

Don't worry—America's ruling factions still disagree over who should be in charge of the snooping....

 2020-01-17 11:30 

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Classical Stuff You Should Know...

Sure, you read Plato's Republic in college, but how much do you really remember? Did you know that a 12th century French poem, "The Song of Roland," influenced J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth? Classical Stuff You Should Know is an aptly titl...

 2020-01-17 11:00 

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She Came To Slay...

The deeply human Harriet Tubman who emerges in Dunbar's book was exhausted, frustrated—and heroic....

 2020-01-17 09:00 

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Brickbat: Picking 'Winners'...

The Crescent Dunes solar plant in Nevada received $737 million in loan guarantees from the federal government in 2011, and officials hailed it as the future of solar energy. But Bloomberg News reports the plant had already been rendered technologically ob...

 2020-01-17 04:05 

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Is a Religious House of Worship "Used in Interstate Commerce"?...

A federal appeals court rejects an expansive reading of the federal arson law....

 2020-01-17 03:26 

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Tyler Cowen on "State Capacity Libertarianism" I: Is it the Wave of the "Smart" Libertarian Future?...

Is "state capacity libertarianism" really where "smart" libertarians are headed? I am skeptical....

 2020-01-16 23:44 

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Potential Eviction of UConn Students in the "Racial Ridicule" Case...

"On the record before the Court, the movants have demonstrated 'sufficiently serious questions going to the merits to make them a fair ground for litigation.'";...

 2020-01-16 22:26 

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Family Sues DEA and TSA After Elderly Man's Life Savings Were Seized at Airport...

A class-action lawsuit is now challenging the DEA's habit of seizing large amounts of cash from travelers without evidence of any crime....

 2020-01-16 21:40 

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Georgia Death Row Prisoner Jimmy Meders Has Sentence Commuted Hours Before Execution...

The jury said they would have given Jimmy Menders life in prison without parole had it been available....

 2020-01-16 21:25 

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Does Letting Police Enter Your House Give Them Permission To Wreck It?...

The Institute for Justice asks the Supreme Court to clarify a doctrine that shields cops from responsibility for outrageous conduct....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Is Farm-Free Food the Future?...

The end of agriculture draws nigh....

 2020-01-16 20:37 

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The Failure of LBJ's Great Society and What It Means for the 21st Century...

Historian Amity Shlaes talks about the last time a president massively expanded the federal government to help people....

 2020-01-16 20:05 

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D.C.'s Cash-strapped Public Transit Agency Didn't Know It Had Hundreds of $400 Gold Pins Sitting in Storage...

A recent Inspector General's report found the agency had serious problems tracking and managing its inventory....

 2020-01-16 19:53 

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'It Was Never About Corruption': Giuliani Associate Says Trump Was Involved in Ukraine Scandal...

He also implicated Vice President Mike Pence and Rep. Devin Nunes....

 2020-01-16 19:30 

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Trump's Trade Deal With China Is Better Than a Trade War With China. But a $200 Billion Question Remains....

Unless the tariffs are lifted, the "Phase One" trade deal might not accomplish much beyond empowering China's communist regime to tighten its grip on free markets....

 2020-01-16 19:15 

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Precedent Matters at the Supreme Court—Until It Doesn't...

A new abortion case raises an old question....

 2020-01-16 18:55 

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The FBI Wants To Treat Carter Page Warrant Mistakes Like Training Problems. A Court Adviser Says That's Not Enough....

After seriously messing up its warrant applications with the FISA Court, can the FBI be trusted?...

 2020-01-16 17:42 

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By Withholding Funds to Ukraine, Trump Broke the Law...

The Government Accountability Office says Trump's spending delay was illegal....

 2020-01-16 16:50 

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A Memphis Cop Will Get $3,600 a Month, Even After Having Sex With a Suspect in a Murder Case...

He gave her marijuana, too....

 2020-01-16 15:50 

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Musician Sues Houston For His Right To Play His Accordion In Public...

The city limits busking to its tiny Theater District, and it makes you jump through hoops even to play there....

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