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 2020-09-23 23:18 

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A Resignation in Time, that Saved Nine...

To avert Court Packing, would the Chief Justice allow a President Biden to appoint his replacement?...

 2020-09-23 22:47 

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Classes #1: The Separation of Powers I and Easements II...

Morrison v. Olson, forevermore....

 2020-09-23 21:30 

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Amy Coney Barrett Thinks the Second Amendment Prohibits Blanket Bans on Gun Possession by People With Felony Records...

The SCOTUS contender's 2019 dissent will alarm gun control supporters but reassure people who want judges to take this constitutional provision as seriously as others....

 2020-09-23 20:18 

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Two Cheers for Supreme Court Term Limits...

The idea has a lot of merit. But it will be hard to enact, and probably won't do much to end partisan conflict over Supreme Court appointments....

 2020-09-23 19:47 

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K-12 Schools That Reopened Have Avoided COVID-19 Surges So Far...

In communities where young kids returned to classes, it's mostly good news....

 2020-09-23 19:10 

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Jo Jorgensen: Don't Waste Your Vote on Trump or Biden...

The Libertarian presidential nominee won't win but is upbeat about Gen Z and protests against lockdowns and police violence....

 2020-09-23 18:50 

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Amy Coney Barrett Demolishes the Qualified Immunity Claim of a Detective Accused of Framing a Man for Murder...

The case is an encouraging sign that the SCOTUS contender is not the sort of judge who bends over backward to shield cops from liability for outrageous misconduct....

 2020-09-23 18:29 

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Grand Jury Charges 1 Louisville Police Officer Involved in Breonna Taylor Shooting With 'Wanton Endangerment'...

The charges are not for killing Taylor, but rather endangering her neighbors with wild shots....

 2020-09-23 18:05 

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Section 230's Latest Attacker: The Justice Department...

A new DOJ proposal aims to bring the internet communications law in line with Trump's personal interpretation of it....

 2020-09-23 17:57 

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Trump's Actual Record on Judges...

A look at the numbers shows that both the President and his critics get it wrong....

 2020-09-23 17:20 

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Maine Becomes First State To Try Ranked-Choice Voting for President...

Voting for Libertarian, Green, or independent candidates will not mean "throwing your vote away."...

 2020-09-23 16:15 

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Citizen vs. Government (Vol. 4)...

Bewildering answers to simple questions...

 2020-09-23 16:00 

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Yes, the 1619 Project Actually Suggests That Year Was America's True Founding, and Nikole Hannah-Jones Admits It...

The New York Times tried to disassociate itself from a claim its reporter made just a few days ago....

 2020-09-23 15:15 

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Federal Payments to Farmers Have Tripled Since 2017, and Trump Just Promised Even More...

Trump's farm bailouts have cost taxpayers more than $28 billion already, and he just announced another $14 billion in payments as part of his reelection pitch to farm-heavy states....

 2020-09-23 14:00 

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Resolve the 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' Dispute With Less Government Meddling...

Peace will come only from leaving other people alone on the condition that they do the same for us....

 2020-09-23 13:35 

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Pentagon Uses Pandemic Response Cash To Pay Defense Contractors for More War Toys...

Plus: House votes to keep funding the government, DHS recalls intelligence reports, Jeff Bezos is starting a preschool, and more......

 2020-09-23 12:26 

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Calabresi Urges Supreme Court Term Limits...

Limiting justices to a single 18-year term would de-escalate judicial confirmation fights....

 2020-09-23 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: September 23, 1971...

9/23/1971: Justice John Marshall Harlan II resigns....

 2020-09-23 10:00 

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Will Anyone Ever Be Able To Build Again in San Francisco?...

How did California's housing shortage happen and why is it so intractable?...

 2020-09-23 08:00 

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Brickbats: What Boobs...

An Orange County, Florida, father wants to know why his son had to take off a Hooters-themed face mask at school. Greg Golba says his son Ian, a fifth-grader at Sunset Park Elementary School, had been wearing the mask for weeks before it became a problem....

 2020-09-23 04:30 

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Bad Policies Fuel Fires...

California burns due to its unwillingness to thin out forests....

 2020-09-23 04:01 

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Partisan Poppycock Does Not Trump the Constitution on SCOTUS Picks...

The restrictions imagined by Republicans in 2016 or by Democrats now are nothing but self-serving nonsense....

 2020-09-23 03:18 

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Math Puzzle...

The formula (x-5)(x-4)(x-3)(x-2)(x-1)x(x+1)(x+2)(x+3)(x+4)(x+5) could of course be expanded out into a polynomial. As you might gather, it would be a polynomial of order 11, with 12 coefficients, i.e., ax11+bx10...+ix2+jx+k. So far, nothing mysterious her...

 2020-09-22 23:45 

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Asking Ohio S. Ct. to Hear Case Involving Prior Restraint on Mentioning Police Officer's Name...

Our excellent pro bono counsel Jeffrey M. Nye (Stagnaro, Saba & Patterson) has just filed our amicus brief in M.R. v. Niesen, on behalf of Profs. Jonathan Entin, David F. Forte, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Stephen Lazarus, Kevin Francis O'Neill, Marg...

 2020-09-22 23:17 

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Pouring Water on Speaker's Head During Press Conference Doesn't "Constitute[] Protected Speech"...

A trial court said this pouring (without the target's consent) was indeed constitutionally protected; it took a 2-1 Texas Court of Appeals decision to reverse that....

 2020-09-22 22:40 

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The CDC Doesn't Want Kids Trick-or-Treating for Halloween...

How about a "virtual Halloween costume contest" instead?...

 2020-09-22 22:15 

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Why Have Belarus and Other Eastern European Countries Seen Relatively Few COVID-19 Deaths?...

And is their luck running out?...

 2020-09-22 21:40 

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California Hospital Sinks Plan To House Homeless in Nearby Motel, Citing Danger Posed to Employee Parking Lot...

The Bakersfield City Council has refused to grant a permit for a local nonprofit to lodge homeless residents in a roadside inn as part of the state's Project Roomkey....

 2020-09-22 20:10 

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Unveils Bill To Stiffen Penalties for Protesters and Punish Towns That Cut Police Budgets...

The parts that aren't constitutionally dubious are brainless culture-war fodder....

 2020-09-22 19:00 

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Star Trek: Discovery Warp Speeds Its Way from Streaming into Network Primetime...

Also, Neil deGrasse Tyson is back to condescend to us all some more....

 2020-09-22 18:04 

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On Health Care, the 2020 Presidential Race Pits Bad Ideas Against Bad Faith...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death elevates a familiar health care policy dynamic to the foreground of the election....

 2020-09-22 17:59 

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How a Deal to Prevent Court-Packing Can Still Happen...

The prospects are far from ideal. But it is still potentially feasible....

 2020-09-22 17:45 

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Will Pennsylvania Be the Florida of the 2020 Election?...

If so, Republicans, Democrats, the state legislature, the state Supreme Court, and Gov. Tom Wolf will all share the blame....

 2020-09-22 17:30 

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Are 'Pandemic Pods' a Symptom of the Public School Monopoly? A Soho Forum Debate...

The University of Illinois' Jon Hale and Reason Foundation education analyst Corey DeAngelis go toe to toe...

 2020-09-22 17:09 

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Police Are Using $1.6 Billion in Surplus Military Gear Doled Out Since 9/11...

That includes 1,114 armored personnel carriers....

 2020-09-22 16:00 

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Belarusian Dictator Orders Polish and Lithuanian Borders Closed...

So far, they don't seem to have actually closed the borders. But his threat probably has a different aim....

 2020-09-22 15:10 

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Two Lawyers Walk Into an 'Anarchistic Jurisdiction'...

Perspectives on the proposed federal classification of Portland and other cities in crisis....

 2020-09-22 14:50 

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Landlords Sue Trump Administration and CDC Over Executive Order Banning Evictions...

The National Apartment Association has joined a lawsuit brought by four individual landlords arguing the CDC's nationwide eviction moratorium is both illegal and unconstitutional....

 2020-09-22 13:30 

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Can the CDC Get Anything Right?...

Plus: Trump's corruption surrounding TikTok, study supports decriminalizing prostitution, how "older people have become younger," and more......

 2020-09-22 12:36 

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The TikTok Dumpster Fire...

It's episode 329 of the Cyberlaw Podcast...

 2020-09-22 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: September 22, 2005...

9/22/2005: Senate Judiciary Committee votes 13-5 to send Judge John Robert's nomination to the full Senate....

 2020-09-22 10:00 

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Gun Control Puts Your Life at Risk...

In the 20th century, far more people were murdered by genocidal governments than by armed criminals....

 2020-09-22 08:00 

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Brickbat: A Modern Marcel Duchamp...

One Mason, Michigan, resident seems a bit skeptical about absentee voting. The homeowner, who wasn't identified by local media, placed a toilet on his or her front lawn with a sign reading, "Place Mail In Ballots Here." Ingham County Clerk Bar...

 2020-09-22 04:34 

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RBG's Daughter: Justice Ginsburg did not "anticipate" that Republicans would block Garland...

Jane Ginsburg talks to Emily Bazelon...

 2020-09-22 02:03 

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USC Faculty Reaction to the Great USC Chinese Homonym Panic...

"Scathing comments" from an anonymous faculty survey (reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education), plus an article in the Atlantic. You can't buy publicity like that, as they say, or faculty morale like that....

 2020-09-21 21:05 

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Our SCOTUS Wars Were a Long Time Coming...

The fight to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg reveals a long-degraded political culture....

 2020-09-21 20:45 

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SCOTUS Contender Amy Coney Barrett's Mixed Record in Criminal Cases...

While the 7th Circuit judge is often skeptical of the government's position, some of her conclusions will give pause to civil libertarians....

 2020-09-21 20:10 

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America's Debt Will be Twice the Size of the Economy by 2050...

The Congressional Budget Office warns that higher levels of debt will slow economic growth significantly in the years ahead....

 2020-09-21 19:48 

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Remembering the Notorious RBG...

A round-up of remembrances and tributes....

 2020-09-21 18:40 

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1619 Project Author Nikole Hannah-Jones Now Says She Never Implied That Year Was America's True Founding...

But she did. Repeatedly....

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