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 2020-07-25 01:48 

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Supreme Court (by 5-4 Vote) Declines to Exempt Nevada Churches from Gathering Size Limits...

The dissenting Justices stress that casinos and other establishments are subject to more lenient limits....

 2020-07-25 00:35 

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The Media Wants To Guilt-Trip Parents Over School 'Pods'...

Worried about how the latest COVID-19 workaround might exacerbate inequality? Maybe open the damned elementary schools instead....

 2020-07-24 23:32 

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Juvenile Cases Transferred to Ordinary Criminal Court Can't Be Categorically Sealed...

Juvenile cases have historically been litigated confidentially. Ordinary criminal cases have historically been litigated openly, and the First Amendment has been read as protecting that openness. What should happen when serious juvenile cases are transfer...

 2020-07-24 23:15 

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The "NO BAN Act" Would Modify The Statutory Regime That Authorized President Trump's Travel Bans...

This statute would obviate the statutory analysis in Trump v. Hawaii....

 2020-07-24 22:00 

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Who Should Libertarians Vote For in 2020? A Soho Forum Debate...

Ilya Somin, Angela McArdle, and Francis Menton debate whether libertarians should vote for Joe Biden, Jo Jorgensen, or Donald Trump....

 2020-07-24 21:00 

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Portland Protesters Get the Immigrant Treatment...

Trump sics his border police on Americans: We are all immigrants now...

 2020-07-24 20:15 

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Should Libertarians Vote for Biden, Jorgensen, or Trump? A Soho Forum Debate...

Ilya Somin, Angela McArdle, and Francis Menton debate how libertarians should cast their votes in 2020....

 2020-07-24 19:30 

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

A transatlantic pie fight, a pecunious divorce, and a putrid pool of purple ink....

 2020-07-24 18:15 

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Tell Me a Story Contemplates Moral Responsibility in Bloodcurdling Fashion...

The fairy-tale foundation never materializes, but the show will rattle your bones....

 2020-07-24 17:51 

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He Who Dies with the Most Citations Wins...

Nothing further to add....

 2020-07-24 17:35 

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Judge Orders Federal Officers in Portland To Stop Harassing and Assaulting Journalists and Legal Observers...

U.S. District Judge Michael Simon reminds the feds that they are bound by the First Amendment....

 2020-07-24 16:57 

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List No Names...

Jonathan Adler has written in favor of citing all authors' names in law review articles, joining a nascent movement. Let me suggest a radical alternative: cite no names, at least when there are three or more. In many contexts, we speak about works wit...

 2020-07-24 16:30 

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County Wants Answers From Treasurer Who Seized Man's Home Over $8 Tax Bill...

Officials in Oakland County, Michigan, are worried they could be on the hook for more than $30 million in payments to former homeowners victimized by an aggressive forfeiture scheme....

 2020-07-24 15:40 

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Court Strikes Down Up-to-28-Day Review Period for Demonstration Permit Applications...

The Glens Falls (N.Y.) ordinance, the court held, lacked any exceptions for First-Amendment-protected spontaneous demonstrations....

 2020-07-24 15:39 

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Law Review Editors: List Their Names (in Citations)...

Failing to list all the authors on joint works is often unfair....

 2020-07-24 14:39 

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Fordham University Disciplines Student (Austin Tong) for Political Instagram Posts...

The student has now sued Fordham...

 2020-07-24 14:15 

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Andrew Cuomo to Chicken Wings: You're Not Real Food...

The New York governor requires bars to sell "substantive"; offerings if they'd like to stay open....

 2020-07-24 14:00 

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Where's Republican Federalism During Trump's Urban Invasions?...

A president from a party supposedly committed to restraining the federal government is now sending enforcers to cities over local objections....

 2020-07-24 13:30 

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Is Giving to Biden or Trump Grounds for Getting Fired? New Poll Finds a Disturbing Number of People Who Think It Should Be...

Plus: Self-censorship is on the rise, court issues restraining order for feds in Portland, and more......

 2020-07-24 13:01 

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Laws Protecting Private Employees' Speech and Political Activity Against Employer Retaliation: Cross-Cutting Questions...

One of a series of posts based on my 2012 article on the subject....

 2020-07-24 12:30 

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New in the Atlantic: Justice Gorsuch's Half-Way Textualism Cuts the Civil Rights Act and Oklahoma in Half...

Justice Gorsuch needs to account for both text and precedent when interpreting old statutes....

 2020-07-24 12:02 

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Hacker Extradited from Cyprus, Partly for Breaking Into RipOffReport to Delete Complaints...

Tim Cushing at Techdirt has the story; you can also see the indictment, a Justice Department press release about another indictment of the same hacker, and a City News Service article. From the indictment, as quoted by Cushing: On or about November 8, 201...

 2020-07-24 12:00 

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A Conservative Purge at The New York Times Will Only Hurt The New York Times...

If conservatives don't like The New York Times , they don't have to read it. Unlike in the not-so-distant past, you now have endless media options....

 2020-07-24 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: July 24, 1997...

7/24/1997: Justice William Brennan dies....

 2020-07-24 10:00 

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Sweet Reason...

Sweet Reason Beverage Co.'s marketing of the CBD content is so low-key as to make the chemical feel almost incidental....

 2020-07-24 08:00 

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Brickbat: We Know Where You Live...

Iowa, Nebraska, South Carolina, and South Dakota have agreed to provide driver's license information to the Census Bureau to help it determine how many noncitizens are living in the United States. But the data likely won't help the government coun...

 2020-07-24 04:48 

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Judge Callahan (CA9) Corrects Press Report That Failed To Note Her Dissent...

The reporter made a good-faith mistake based on an incomplete PACER download. Judge Callahan should apologize....

 2020-07-24 01:41 

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Trusted Traveler Program Access Restored for New Yorkers...

But the real story are DHS' s painful lies to SDNY...

 2020-07-23 23:48 

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$63 Parking Fine Doesn't Violate Excessive Fines Clause...

So holds the Ninth Circuit....

 2020-07-23 23:10 

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Dispatch From Portland: The Fire Next Time...

The protests continue, as does the tear gassing....

 2020-07-23 22:33 

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The Elephant in the Room for the Diploma Privilege Debate...

Nationwide, 80% of first-time test takers pass the bar exam, and 90% will pass within two years. But 10% of takers will never pass....

 2020-07-23 22:19 

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Transparency in Sentencing...

The QSIDE Institute has released a comprehensive dataset of federal court sentencing data, cobbled together from a number of sources, including PACER. The dataset has over 570,000 records, each corresponding to a single sentencing, from 2001-2018. The pro...

 2020-07-23 20:20 

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Joe Biden's $2 Trillion Green New Deal Is Just a Worn-Out Democratic Jobs Program...

The presidential candidate wraps old special-interest programs in green camouflage....

 2020-07-23 20:00 

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How Much Will the Planet Warm If Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Doubles?...

A doubling of carbon dioxide all but guarantees warming of more than 2 degrees Celsius, says a new study....

 2020-07-23 19:56 

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New on SCOTUSBlog: "Invisible majorities: Counting to nine votes in per curiam cases"...

I try to make sense of the votes in the Faithless Electors Cases and the Creek Nation Cases...

 2020-07-23 19:53 

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"There Are Good Reasons Not to Disparage Your Opponent, Especially in Court Filings"...

A reminder from Judge Thapar that insults and invective are no substitute for argument....

 2020-07-23 19:15 

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There Is More Than One COVID-19 Infection Fatality Rate...

The wide range of estimates reflects real variations as well as methodological differences....

 2020-07-23 17:40 

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Should Congress Take Down Its Statue of Racist Chief Justice Roger Taney?...

A bust of the Dred Scott author stands in the old Supreme Court chambers in the capitol....

 2020-07-23 17:10 

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What It's Like To Work in the Portland Jail During the George Floyd Protests...

The federal police presence in Portland has enraged demonstrators. It's also taken pressure off the local justice center....

 2020-07-23 16:50 

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Trump's Political Opportunism Has Shredded Federalism...

Thanks to him, there will be no escaping accusations by the left that states' rights are merely a ruse to protect white power....

 2020-07-23 16:20 

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The Missouri AG is Advocating for the McCloskeys' Civil Liberties. What About Lamar Johnson's?...

What is the state's position when an innocent man spends 25 years in prison?...

 2020-07-23 15:40 

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Laws Protecting Private Employees' Speech and Political Activity Against Employer Retaliation: Introduction...

These exist in many states and some counties and cities, but are rarely focused on....

 2020-07-23 15:28 

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Federalism and Law and Order...

Yesterday President Trump announced that since his "first duty as President is to protect the American people," the administration was directing a federal response to end "the bloodshed" in American cities. As had been anticipated, he want...

 2020-07-23 15:12 

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Thursday Open Thread...

Thought I'd try this as an experiment....

 2020-07-23 14:53 

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The Death of a Radio Pioneer...

Lorenzo Milam, 19332020...

 2020-07-23 14:34 

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The Headless Department of Homeland Security...

The lack of Senate-confirmed officers at DHS is a serious problem....

 2020-07-23 14:25 

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Chicago City Council Votes To Partially Reform Its Notoriously Harsh Vehicle Impound Program...

A 2018 Reason investigation showed how Chicago's impound program ensnared innocent owners, stripped them of their cars, and soaked them in debt....

 2020-07-23 14:10 

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Economic Crisis Deepens as Business Closures and Unemployment Claims Rise...

Data from Yelp shows that the long-term economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic is only starting to be realized. And federal unemployment data shows layoffs are climbing again....

 2020-07-23 13:45 

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Boulder Refuses To Lift the Cap on Unrelated People Living Together. Housing Plan To Sue the City....

The Bedrooms Are For People campaign would repeal the city's existing limits on unrelated people living in the same house....

 2020-07-23 13:31 

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Trump Administration Justifies Federal Police Surge With Fake News...

Plus: "learning pods" are an unfair target, COVID-19 reinfections are unlikely, and more......

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