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 2021-08-04 04:30 

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Should Trans Women Compete Against Biological Women in Sports?...

On Monday, weightlifter Laurel Hubbard became the first openly transgender woman to compete at the Olympics....

 2021-08-04 04:01 

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The Biden Administration's Mixed COVID-19 Messages Discourage Vaccination...

Federal officials invited alarmist press coverage of breakthrough infections....

 2021-08-04 02:20 

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A Takings Clause Lawsuit Against the CDC Eviction Moratorium...

Thanks to the Supreme Court's decision in the Cedar Point case, this suit has much better odds of success than previous takings challenges to eviction moratoria....

 2021-08-04 01:41 

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The CDC's New Eviction Moratorium Has Virtually all the Same Flaws as the Old...

It still covers some 90% of the country, and still rests on a theory of virtually limitless CDC authority. Even President Biden acknowledges the order is legally dubious....

 2021-08-03 23:59 

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What happened to the legality CDC Eviction Moratorium Between Saturday and Tuesday?...

President Biden decided to call Justice Kavanaugh's bluff....

 2021-08-03 21:55 

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A Massachusetts Commission Recommends Long-Overdue Reforms to the 'Worst Civil Forfeiture Laws in the Country'...

The commission says the legislature should raise the standard of proof and remove the financial incentive that encourages cops and prosecutors to pursue profit instead of public safety....

 2021-08-03 21:11 

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Nassau County Passes Bill That Could Make Criticizing a Cop Punishable by $50,000...

Yet under qualified immunity, it's incredibly difficult for the public to sue police....

 2021-08-03 19:26 

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Cuomo Sexually Harassed 11 Women, Retaliated Against 1 Female Employee, According to A.G. Report...

"There should be a zero tolerance policy when it comes to sexual harassment," Cuomo tweeted in 2013....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

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New York City Adopts Vaccine Passports...

Mayor Bill de Blasio's "Key to NYC" initiative will require people to get their shots in order to enter the city's bars, restaurants, gyms, and other indoor venues....

 2021-08-03 18:05 

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More Than 53,000 American Companies Sought Exemptions From Trump's China Tariffs. Almost All Were Denied....

New GAO report says the process for determining which companies could avoid paying those tariffs was rife with "inconsistencies" and poorly documented decision-making....

 2021-08-03 16:55 

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Something Important Is Missing From Elizabeth Warren's Anti-Recall Ad in California...

Voters who support Gov. Gavin Newsom can still select a successor. That's left out of a campaign commercial airing during the Olympics....

 2021-08-03 13:30 

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CDC Extends Trump-Era Migrant Expulsion Policy, Citing Delta Variant...

Plus: Enough about FOSTA's "unintended" consequences, another blow to the FTC's Facebook case, and more......

 2021-08-03 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: August 3, 1994...

8/3/1994: Justice Stephen Breyer takes oath....

 2021-08-03 10:00 

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Photo: Honduran Sisters...

Honduran sisters Chanel, 7, and Adriana, 10, await transportation to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility after crossing the Rio Grande. The Department of Homeland Security reports that a record 15,918 unaccompanied children from Hondu...

 2021-08-03 08:00 

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Brickbat: Military Authority...

The Australian government is sending hundreds of soldiers to Sydney to help enforce a COVID-19 lock down. Unarmed patrols will join police to keep people from leaving their home except for shopping, caregiving, exercise and other "essential" reaso...

 2021-08-03 00:29 

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Cal. Legislature on Track to Define "Harass" to Mean "Approach to Speak to," and ......

to ban such "nonconsensual and knowing approach[es] within 30 feet of another person ... for the purpose of passing a leaflet ..., displaying a sign to, or engaging in oral protest, education, or counseling" "in connection with any vaccination...

 2021-08-02 22:41 

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Henning Jacobson Agreed That Schools Could Mandate Vaccines...

"The school is a part of the state's domestic economy, and the state may regulate it in its own discretion."...

 2021-08-02 21:05 

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Government Broadband Has Been a Costly, Corrupt Failure. Congress' Infrastructure Bill Calls For More....

The bipartisan infrastructure deal that's expected to pass the Senate this week would spend $65 billion on broadband projects, including more than $40 billion for largely unnecessary municipal broadband efforts....

 2021-08-02 20:40 

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Eviction Moratoria and Nondelegation...

Thank goodness for small blessings in a public health emergency?...

 2021-08-02 20:05 

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Do We Need the CDC?...

Plus, why are there cryptocurrency rules in the new infrastructure bill?...

 2021-08-02 18:10 

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7th Cir. Says: No Right for Students to Attend Public University Without Being Vaccinated...

From today's decision in Klaassen v. Trustees of Indiana Univ., denying a motion for an injunction pending appeal (decided today in an opinion by Judges Frank Easterbrook, joined by Judges Michael Scudder and Thomas Kirsch: Starting next semester, all...

 2021-08-02 18:00 

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Infrastructure Bill Bans Vaping on Amtrak...

Amtrak's funding will double under the bipartisan infrastructure bill, while Amtrak passengers will have to put up with more rules....

 2021-08-02 17:45 

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Diversity Seminars Don't Have To Be Maoist Struggle Sessions...

Chloe Valdary's Theory of Enchantment program uses Kendrick Lamar, Cheryl Strayed, and The Lion King to ease workplace racial tensions....

 2021-08-02 17:30 

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That Weird California Computer Ban Isn't What It Appears to Be. It's Dumber....

An attempt to reduce idle electricity consumption actually incentivizes selling more powerful equipment....

 2021-08-02 17:05 

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Can California "Safe at Home" Law Be Used to Retroactively Pseudonymize Past Cases?...

The law was set up to protect the home addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking, and the like; but it also has a provision that allows victims to conceal their names from the public when litigating....

 2021-08-02 15:08 

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I Got a Breakthrough COVID-19 Case. We Don't Need To Panic About It....

In Virginia, the breakthrough hospitalization rate is 0.0032 percent and the breakthrough death rate is 0.0009 percent....

 2021-08-02 13:30 

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Why Are There New Crypto Rules in the Infrastructure Bill?...

Plus: California's new pork regulations, Florida's COVID-19 boom, and more......

 2021-08-02 13:00 

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No Qualified Immunity for University of Iowa Officials Who Violated Christian Students' First Amendment Rights...

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit provides a useful reminder that qualified immunity is not just for police officers....

 2021-08-02 11:00 

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Building Your Own Rifle Is the Perfect Family Project...

Improve your skills! Bond with the kids! Infuriate control freaks!...

 2021-08-02 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: August 2, 1923...

8/2/1923: President Calvin Coolidge's Inauguration. He would appoint Justice Harlan Fiske Stone to the Supreme Court....

 2021-08-02 08:00 

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Brickbat: Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?...

China's Ministry of Culture is preparing a list of songs that will be banned in karaoke bars. In a statement on its website, the agency said karaoke bars must remove any songs that: "endanger national unity, sovereignty or territorial integrity, o...

 2021-08-01 23:10 

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The Biden Administration Continues to Exaggerate the Risk Posed by COVID-19 Breakthrough Infections While Slamming the Press for Doing the Same Thing...

The administration is dismayed by the alarmist news coverage it invited....

 2021-08-01 16:00 

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Brickbats: August/September 2021...

News of politicians, police, and bureaucrats behaving badly......

 2021-08-01 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: August 1, 1942...

8/1/1942: Military commissions conclude for eight nazi saboteurs. The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of these trials in Ex Parte Quirin....

 2021-07-31 23:19 

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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Partied Maskless Mere Hours Before New Mandate Took Effect...

The mayor's maskless birthday party was also attended by comedian Dave Chappelle....

 2021-07-31 18:33 

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Does the Second Amendment Protect Non-Citizens?...

Judge Menashi finds that Heller limited the Second Amendment to "citizens."...

 2021-07-31 18:02 

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A Tale Of Two OLCs...

The Biden OLC disagrees with the Trump OLC on the House's requests for Trump's tax returns....

 2021-07-31 12:30 

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Massachusetts Could Lift Its Decades-Old Happy Hour Ban...

The ban hasn't prevented deadly drunk driving incidents, but it is hamstringing bars and restaurants hurt by COVID shutdowns....

 2021-07-31 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: July 31, 2018...

7/31/2018: Justice Anthony Kennedy resigns....

 2021-07-31 10:00 

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America's Cross-Partisan Dalliance With Eugenics...

A new book pulls the curtain back—but only partway....

 2021-07-31 04:04 

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DOJ Sues Texas Over Immigrant Travel Restrictions...

"In seeking to restrict the federal government's transportation of noncitizens in Texas, the executive order stands as an obstacle to the federal government's enforcement of the immigration laws."...

 2021-07-30 23:47 

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Changing Hyphens to En Dashes in Footnotes, in Bulk...

Law review editors, take note!...

 2021-07-30 22:40 

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The Provincetown Outbreak Shows Vaccinated People Can Be Infected by the Coronavirus, but the CDC's Director Grossly Exaggerates That Risk...

Researchers are still trying to determine what role vaccinated carriers may have played in the Massachusetts cases identified by the CDC....

 2021-07-30 21:37 

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White House Walks Back Biden Statement that National Vaccine Mandate Is Under Consideration...

"A national vaccine requirement is not under consideration at this time. That's where we are with that."...

 2021-07-30 21:07 

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Texas Cops Realized They Raided the Wrong House. They Kept Searching Anyway....

Three of the officers were denied qualified immunity, but accountability is a long way off....

 2021-07-30 20:07 

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

Web design, pork production, and the Second Amendment at the Second Circuit....

 2021-07-30 19:33 

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Parents Challenging "Anti-Racism" Curriculum Can Litigate Pseudonymously, to Shield Their Children...

"The extreme emotions on both sides of this debate make likely the risk of ridicule and mental or physical harm to the parents in this suit—but more concerning—to their minor children."...

 2021-07-30 19:24 

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Is the Free State Project a Better Idea than the Libertarian Party?...

The Free State Project's Jeremy Kauffmann debates the L.P.'s Angela McArdle in a Soho Forum debate....

 2021-07-30 18:54 

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San Francisco Wants To Charge Drivers To Enter or Exit Downtown...

A congestion pricing proposal would have drivers pay $6.50 every time they enter or exit a downtown zone....

 2021-07-30 18:15 

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Enjoy the Quirky Moodiness of Amazon's Costume Drama The Pursuit of Love...

Sly humor prevents this book adaptation from becoming stuffy....

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