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 2021-01-21 17:38 

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'No Book Deals for Traitors'...

Publishing in the post-Trump era is going to involve a lot of score-settling....

 2021-01-21 16:49 

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D.C.'s Unscientific Vaccination Plan Pits the Elderly Against the Obese...

Even as the district struggles to vaccinate seniors, it will soon allow half the city to get in line....

 2021-01-21 16:25 

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New U.K. Visa Scheme Would Allow 5.4 Million People To Escape Hong Kong...

President Biden should also provide refuge for democracy lovers who want to escape authoritarian Chinese rule....

 2021-01-21 16:21 

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President Biden Honors One of the Most Influential Opponents of Illegal Immigration in American History...

Cesar Chavez and his union were strongly opposed to illegal immigration, and illegal immigrants...

 2021-01-21 15:30 

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How the U.S. Covered Up the Murder of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

Oscar-winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel fought Saudi censorship to make his new documentary, The Dissident ....

 2021-01-21 15:15 

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Joe Biden's Plan for Big Government...

The president's bill will create massive disincentives to work and leave future generations with massive levels of government intrusion and debt....

 2021-01-21 14:52 

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Biden Issues At Least 15 Executive Orders and Actions on Day One...

Plus: Columbia University neuroscientist defends heroin use, Cuomo plan would still criminalize growing or delivering marijuana, and more......

 2021-01-21 14:00 

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Reminder: The 2020 Harlan Institute-Ashbrook Virtual Supreme Court...

Deadline: February 22, 2020...

 2021-01-21 14:00 

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A Letter From a Florida Inmate Asked for Help. It Arrived Too Late....

Theresa Mathis was in the middle of a 25-year mandatory minimum sentence when she sent Reason a letter asking for help....

 2021-01-21 13:00 

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After Brexit, Good News for Free Trade in the U.K....

So far, Britain has signed 63 new trade deals, including with the E.U....

 2021-01-21 12:01 

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Thursday Open Thread...

Please feel free to write comments on this post on whatever topic you like! (As usual, please avoid personal insults of each other, vulgarities aimed at each other or at third parties, or other things that are likely to poison the discussion.)...

 2021-01-21 12:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: January 21, 2010...

1/21/2010: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decided....

 2021-01-21 11:00 

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What Amy Coney Barrett Got Wrong About Lochner...

Justice Barrett should revisit her views on this wrongly maligned case....

 2021-01-21 09:00 

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Brickbat: Hale and Hearty...

Jeanne Pouchain has spent the last three years trying to prove to the French government she is still alive. In 2017, during a long legal dispute with a former employee, Pouchain was declared dead by a court in Lyon after the employee claimed she had died,...

 2021-01-20 22:40 

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Ban on Legal Name Changes by Sex Offenders Doesn't Violate First Amendment Rights of Transgender Offenders...

Seems correct to me....

 2021-01-20 21:50 

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Classes #2: Punishing Sedition & Efficiency and Fairness...

Schenck, Debs, Abrams, Gitlow, Stromberg; Ghen, Keeble, Popov...

 2021-01-20 21:50 

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One of Biden's First Actions In Office Will be To Exercise Powers He Admits He Doesn't Have...

Biden's willingness to extend a nationwide eviction moratorium, while declining to mandate masks nationwide, demonstrates a worrying inconsistency in his views on presidential powers....

 2021-01-20 21:35 

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Carl Hart: Drug Use for Grown-Ups...

The Columbia neuroscientist talks frankly about using heroin responsibly and "chasing liberty in the land of fear."...

 2021-01-20 21:30 

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Biden's Revival of Trump's Eviction Moratorium is at Odds with His Position on the Legality of a National Mask Mandate...

Biden correctly recognizes he doesn't have the authority to impose a general national mask mandate. The same reasoning shows the nationwide eviction ban is also illegal....

 2021-01-20 21:19 

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Biden's Inauguration Was Small and Quiet. Good....

The cult of the imperial U.S. presidency has come to feel like a national religion....

 2021-01-20 20:49 

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The End of Trump's Travel Bans...

On his first day as president, Biden will end both of Trump's travel ban policies. It's a big step in the right direction, though more remains to be done....

 2021-01-20 20:35 

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"Is This Law Professor Really a Homicidal Threat?"...

No, not me! More on the University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School / Professor Jason Kilborn controversy....

 2021-01-20 19:25 

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More than 100 Civil Rights Groups Agree: We Don't Need New Domestic Terrorism Laws...

Letter to Congress warns about inevitable abuses against religious and racial minorities....

 2021-01-20 19:10 

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Saying Trump 'Provoked' the Capitol Riot With 'Lies,' Mitch McConnell Tries To Distance His Party From a Dangerous Demagogue...

The Senate minority leader sees a grave political risk in failing to repudiate the former president....

 2021-01-20 17:00 

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Is the President an "officer of the United States" for purposes of Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment?...

[This post is co-authored with Seth Barrett Tillman.] The structure of Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment is a bit complicated. Section 3 provides: No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, ...

 2021-01-20 16:48 

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"On That Premise This Land Was Created, and on That Premise It Has Grown to Greatness"...

"The greater the importance of safeguarding the community from incitements to the overthrow of our institutions by force ..., the more imperative is the need to preserve inviolate the constitutional rights of free speech ... to maintain the opportunit...

 2021-01-20 16:33 

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Trump's Immigration Policy Was Brutal and Inhumane. Will Biden Fix It?...

Obama was also no immigration hero....

 2021-01-20 14:52 

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Lil Wayne, Steve Bannon, and Some Drug War Victims Pardoned, but No Assange, Snowden, or Ulbricht...

Plus: Pelosi wants 9/11-style commission to investigate Capitol attack, MyPillow drama, and more......

 2021-01-20 13:00 

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Presidential Free Speech and the Congressional Impeachment Power...

The First Amendment should not be a viable defense in an impeachment trial...

 2021-01-20 12:30 

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Black Markets in COVID-19 Vaccines Were Inevitable Once Government Got Involved...

A politicized vaccine distribution process intended to take price out of the picture has given the edge to the rich, connected, and powerful....

 2021-01-20 12:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: January 20, 1953...

1/20/1953: President Eisenhower is the first President to take the inaugural oath on January 20, following the ratification of the 20th Amendment. He would make five appointments to the Supreme Court: Chief Justice Earl Warren, and Justices John Marshall ...

 2021-01-20 09:00 

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Brickbat: It's Science...

The Coffey County, Kansas, health department will be hiring an outside nurse to administer COVID-19 vaccines after all of the nurses on staff refused to give the vaccine. "It's a new technology," health department administrator Lindsay Payer t...

 2021-01-20 06:00 

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Freeing People Who Don't Belong in Prison Is Praiseworthy, No Matter Trump's Motives...

The president's last batch of clemency actions includes commutations for dozens of nonviolent drug offenders....

 2021-01-20 05:01 

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Biden's Mask Mandate Retreat Is a Hopeful Sign...

The president acknowledges that there are limits to executive power, even during a public health emergency....

 2021-01-20 01:06 

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How COVID-Tracking Phone Apps Failed...

Episode 345 of the Cyberlaw Podcast...

 2021-01-20 01:05 

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An Example of Why I No Longer Trust the New York Times...

I used to trust the Times to generally have the basic facts right; not anymore....

 2021-01-19 23:10 

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Will Joe Biden Destroy Trump's Legacy of Deregulation?...

Trump did more than any recent president to pare back regulatory red tape, but the incoming Biden administration is eager to add more....

 2021-01-19 22:47 

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Inauguration Eve Notes From D.C.'s Green Zone...

"Inauguration Day makes me grumpy."...

 2021-01-19 22:46 

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Call for Papers: State Judicial Deference Research Roundtable...

Pacific Legal Foundation's Center for the Separation of Powers and George Mason University's Liberty & Law Center at the Antonin Scalia Law School seek papers for a State Judicial Deference Research Roundtable, to be held in late August or early S...

 2021-01-19 22:36 

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D.C. Circuit (Sadly) Affirms District Court in Hoda Muthana Case...

Judge Rao writes an opinion rejecting all claims in equity, among other things...

 2021-01-19 22:25 

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The Florida Man Turned Kurdish Militiaman Turned Anti-Trump Vigilante...

He fought ISIS and volunteered as a medic for BLM. Now he's been arrested for threats against pro-Trump rioters....

 2021-01-19 21:44 

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Biden Administration Still Looking for SG, Justice Kruger Twice Declined The Job...

Will Sri Srinivasan fall into the Ken Starr SG Trap?...

 2021-01-19 21:36 

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Have Zoom, Won't Need to Travel...

I've done several Zoom talks on various subjects over the last several weeks (most recently to a Jewish high school in Atlanta), and much enjoyed them. They are less engaging, of course, than an in-person talk, but there's no travel time and no tr...

 2021-01-19 21:25 

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Don't Let the Capitol Riot Reignite the War on Terror...

Government grows in response to a crisis....

 2021-01-19 20:50 

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Our Post-9/11 Response Deprived Us of Liberty and Didn't Stop Terrorism. Let's Not Venerate or Expand It....

We don't need new tools or agencies to track alleged domestic terrorists....

 2021-01-19 19:20 

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My USA Today Op Ed on Josh Hawley, Freedom of Speech, and Threats to Liberty From Left and Right...

Both Hawley's "national conservatism" and similar ideas prevalent in many quarters on the left threaten free speech and liberty more generally....

 2021-01-19 18:08 

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The Need for Ideological Diversity in American Cultural Institutions...

As the left increasingly dominates, the right is increasingly distrustful, and that's not healthy....

 2021-01-19 18:01 

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"The First Amendment Is Interpreted by the Courts, not Tech Companies"...

A nice line, though said in a narrow context (whether Facebook's decision not to remove comments from a government agency's page is relevant to whether the government agency could delete them)....

 2021-01-19 17:20 

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Trump Promised a 'Good and Easy To Win' Trade War, Then Lost It...

Five reasons why Trump's trade war didn't go the way he thought it would....

 2021-01-19 16:02 

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Dysfunctional and Disorderly at Home, the U.S. Must Stop Meddling Abroad...

Our own house is not in order, and Washington has no business policing the world or forcibly remaking other countries in its own image....

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