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 2020-08-26 01:37 

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At the RNC, Rand Paul Is Right About the Need To End War, but Trump Hasn't Ended Any...

Trump even vetoed a bill that would stop him from military action in Iran without congressional approval....

 2020-08-25 23:23 

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One advantage of Zoom University: Classes can continue during inclement weather...

And students can easily watch recorded classes even if they are affected by the weather....

 2020-08-25 22:30 

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The Senseless Destruction of Property in Kenosha, Minneapolis, and Elsewhere Is Not Advancing Justice...

Demand justice for those hurt and killed by police. Stop creating more victims....

 2020-08-25 22:15 

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The Onerous Burdens of Sex Offender Registration Are Not Punishment, the 10th Circuit Rules. They Just Feel That Way....

According to the appeals court, the relevant question is what legislators were trying to accomplish....

 2020-08-25 21:56 

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'Silence Is Violence': D.C. Black Lives Matter Protesters Adopt Strategy of Intimidating Random White People...

Evergreen College, but everywhere...

 2020-08-25 20:17 

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Justifying a Moral Duty to Vote is a Lot Harder than You Might Think...

Political philosopher Jason Brennan explains why....

 2020-08-25 19:40 

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Tennessee Cops Raid Wrong Home, Point Guns at Naked Woman While Looking for Teen Suspect...

Nashville officers tried to smooth things over with groceries. A traumatized Azaria Hines says what she really needs is "a peace of mind."...

 2020-08-25 19:37 

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Texas Files Motion in the En Banc Court to Stay Injunction Pending Appeal in Whole Woman's Health v. Paxton...

As far as I am aware, the Texas SG is the first litigant to seek en banc review of an interim panel order....

 2020-08-25 18:05 

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Coronavirus is Devastating State Budgets. Is Leasing Toll Roads to Private Operators the Answer?...

Leasing state toll roads could provide the revenue states need to improve their balance sheets....

 2020-08-25 17:55 

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Dean Lyrissa Lidsky on the Nicholas Sandmann Litigation...

Dean Lidsky is a libel law scholar, and one of the two Reporters of the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Defamation & Privacy....

 2020-08-25 17:50 

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The Trump Administration Prepares to Set a Modern Record for Federal Executions...

Lezmond Mitchell is scheduled to die Wednesday, over the objections of the Navajo Nation to which he belongs and on whose land the murder took place....

 2020-08-25 17:32 

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Republicans Still Have No Idea How To Talk About Health Care...

Even when they have a good idea, the argument gets muddled....

 2020-08-25 17:07 

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University of Colorado Does the Right Thing...

I more often note when universities behave badly -- or threaten to behave badly -- by sanctioning members of the campus community for expressing unpopular opinions. Unfortunately, there are many such episodes to highlight. It is also worth recognizing uni...

 2020-08-25 15:40 

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Should the Government Provide Health Insurance to All Americans? A Soho Forum Debate...

Gerald Friedman of the University of Massachusetts says yes, while the Pacific Research Institute's Sally Pipes says no....

 2020-08-25 15:01 

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A $5,764 Small Claims Judgment Leads to ......

competing conclusions of unconstitutionality under two separate constitutional provisions, in two separate jurisdictions....

 2020-08-25 14:46 

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Big Tech Is Not a Big Threat to Conservative Speech. The RNC Just Proved It....

While cable news outlets cut away from the convention, social media platforms offered unrestricted access....

 2020-08-25 13:32 

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The Republican National Convention Isn't Out To Convert Anyone...

Plus: Lawsuits challenge Trump's TikTok ban, the police abolition movement explained, and more......

 2020-08-25 13:00 

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New in Law and Contemporary Problems: The Right to Code and Share Arms...

"Over the course of five hectic days, I would brief and argue four temporary restraining order (TRO) motions in four courts. I prevailed on the first three. The fourth court, alas, issued a global injunction that blocked our settlement. "...

 2020-08-25 12:02 

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Anti-Riot Act Partly Upheld, Partly Struck Down...

The Fourth Circuit decides a case involving defendants who violently participated in two white supremacist rallies in California and in the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, but the logic applies equally to rioters of all stripes....

 2020-08-25 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: August 25, 1998...

8/25/1998: Justice Lewis Powell dies....

 2020-08-25 08:00 

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Brickbat: No Shirt, No Service...

Officials with California's East Side Union High School District have placed a teacher on leave after he was seen teaching a virtual math class while not wearing a shirt, a violation of a school dress code he'd reminded students about just days ea...

 2020-08-25 04:15 

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The RNC Can't Figure Out Where It Stands on Criminal Justice Reform...

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) criticizes Joe Biden's record on mass incarceration....

 2020-08-25 04:00 

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The First Night of the RNC Offered a Full-Throated Defense of School Choice...

Republicans have turned away from freedom in many ways during the Trump era, but at least they've embraced school choice at the national level....

 2020-08-25 03:11 

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The RNC Shouldn't Be Bragging About the Paycheck Protection Program...

The PPP hasn't worked as planned, and one cheery exception does not disprove the rule....

 2020-08-24 23:38 

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The Key to Zoom University: More Polling, Less Lecturing....

This semester I am lecturing less and asking far more polling questions....

 2020-08-24 23:30 

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Mike Godwin, the Creator of Godwin's Law, Is Suing Trump Over His TikTok Executive Order...

"I know what moral panics look like; they look kind of like this."...

 2020-08-24 22:31 

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More in the Saga of the Escaped Cat, Here Meowing About "a Russian/Israeli Oligarch"...

In today's decision by Judge Ronnie Abrams (S.D.N.Y.) in Rollag v. Cowen Inc., plaintiff sued defendants on July 6, 2020 for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act and related state and local laws; the case also involves (with some procedural ...

 2020-08-24 22:19 

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Classes Today: "Enumerated Power I" and "Introduction to the Sales Contract"...

I figured out the feedback issue. It will be fixed on Wednesday...

 2020-08-24 22:10 

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Yes, Black NYU Students Demanded Segregated Housing. No, the University Didn't Agree to It....

"NYU does not have and will not create student housing that excludes any student based on race."...

 2020-08-24 21:00 

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Political Conventions Should Be NC-17...

The Reason Roundtable assesses one convention, previews another, and pleads with everyone to get their kids out of politics....

 2020-08-24 20:48 

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Monday Bear Blogging—Covid-19 Edition...

Bear hunting and social distancing go together, at least in Maine....

 2020-08-24 20:30 

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Trump Promises Manned Moon Base, Mission to Mars During Second Term...

The Trump administration has expanded a bipartisan drive to commercialize more of NASA's space operations....

 2020-08-24 20:15 

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SCOTUS Expands Texas ACA Case Oral Argument...

Two sets of states, the House of Representatives and Solicitor General all get argument time....

 2020-08-24 18:45 

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Do Legal Restrictions Account for the Downward Trend in New COVID-19 Cases?...

The New York Times thinks so, but the data do not fit that hypothesis very well....

 2020-08-24 18:30 

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The Fed Sees Lingering Economic Pain From the Pandemic and the Lockdowns...

The danger of the virus can't be considered to the exclusion of the need for jobs and prosperity....

 2020-08-24 18:10 

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Tennessee's Lawmakers Respond to Police Reform Protests by Threatening Voting Rights and Gun Rights...

The new law features harsher penalties, 12-hour detentions, and other invitations to abuse government power...

 2020-08-24 15:40 

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Science Denialism on the Left: Sex, Gender, and Trans Identity...

In The End of Gender , Debra Soh stands up for impartial research—and for LGBTQ rights....

 2020-08-24 15:12 

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#MeToo, #TheyLied, and Pseudonymous Litigation (II)...

When can libel plaintiffs, suing over allegedly false claims of sexual misconduct, sue pseudonymously? When can defendants defend pseudonymously?...

 2020-08-24 14:50 

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When You Say Yes to Hate: Dispatch From Portland...

The situation in Portland on Day 87 is not getting better....

 2020-08-24 14:35 

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No Qualified Immunity for Kentucky Cops Who Strip-Searched a 4-Year-Old and Threatened Mom...

Judge: "America's founding generation... knew their fair share of unwelcome constables."...

 2020-08-24 14:09 

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What About...Defunding the Police?...

There is an underlying belief that the active presence of a police force of the kind we are familiar with prevents the explosion of crime. But history and modern criminology suggest otherwise....

 2020-08-24 13:40 

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The 2020 Republican Convention Doesn't Have a Platform—It Has Trump's Pet Peeves...

Plus: Protesters could lose right to vote in Tennessee, Apple and Microsoft fight over Fortnite, and more......

 2020-08-24 12:49 

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Video Shows Cop Shooting Wisconsin Man in the Back 7 Times...

Witnesses say Jacob Blake was breaking up a fight before an officer grabbed his shirt and shot him at close range....

 2020-08-24 12:01 

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Immediate Appellate Review of Prior Restraint in Cincinnati Policeman Libel Suit?...

Here's an amicus brief we just filed. It's just like with the Nazis!...

 2020-08-24 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: August 24, 1946...

8/24/1946: Justice James McReynolds dies....

 2020-08-24 10:00 

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Jo Jorgensen Is the 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee...

What can libertarianism can offer America in the midst of the economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic?...

 2020-08-24 08:00 

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Brickbat: Lots of Room...

State and local officials spent $66 million converting Chicago's McCormick Place convention center into an emergency hospital to treat coronavirus patients. It ended up treating just 38 patients, at a cost of about $1.7 million each. Officials hired W...

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