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 2021-04-15 06:28 

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No, We Don't Need Biden's $2.3 Trillion Infrastructure Plan...

Just because a politician says something doesn't make it so....

 2021-04-14 23:33 

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Pharma Co. Suing American Society of Anesthesiologists, Seeking Removal of Criticisms in Anesthesiology Journal + Retraction...

Pacira Biosciences, Inc. is suing over allegedly "false and misleading statements made about EXPAREL, a pain medication drug."...

 2021-04-14 22:57 

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Jesse Singal: Why We Keep Falling for Psychological Quick Fixes...

From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, Americans are suckers for bad ideas from psychologists....

 2021-04-14 22:35 

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Classes #24: Second Amendment II and Leaseholds II...

Ezell v. City of Chicago and Kanter v. Barr...

 2021-04-14 21:21 

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After Promising To Stop Land Seizures, the Biden Administration Just Stole This Family's Property for a Border Wall...

"We are utterly devastated," said Baudilia Cavazos....

 2021-04-14 21:00 

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Sues Biden Administration for Not Studying the Environmental Impact of More Migrants Coming Into the U.S....

A signature priority of President Donald Trump's administration was paring back federal environmental laws. Republicans are now stretching the definition of those same laws to save the former president's immigration policies....

 2021-04-14 20:45 

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A Defense Witness Says the Cops Who Pinned George Floyd to the Pavement Were Not Using Force...

That was one of several eyebrow-raising claims made by Barry Brodd, who said Derek Chauvin's actions were "objectively reasonable."...

 2021-04-14 19:15 

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Threat of Frivolous but Reputation-Damaging Lawsuit Can Be Criminal Extortion,...

if it's used as an attempt to get a settlement, the Ninth Circuit rules ....

 2021-04-14 18:20 

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3 Reasons Why Banning 'Assault Weapons' Is a Terrible Idea...

A ban won't stop mass shootings, but it will hinder self-defense....

 2021-04-14 18:05 

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Phoenix Police Seized $40K From Him at the Airport, but Never Charged Him With a Crime...

Arizona passed a law raising the standard of evidence for asset forfeiture. That didn't help Jerry Johnson when Phoenix police seized his cash....

 2021-04-14 17:51 

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Public Health Experts Have Lost the Benefit of the Doubt...

The decision by the CDC and FDA to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was a disastrous misstep....

 2021-04-14 17:25 

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COVID-19 Is Leading State Lawmakers To Finally Restrain Governors' Emergency Powers...

Even during a pandemic, major changes to laws and policies should be funneled through state assemblies....

 2021-04-14 17:11 

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Congratulations to Steve Sachs, the inaugural Antonin Scalia Professor of Law at Harvard Law School...

"Stephen E. Sachs, a leading scholar of civil procedure and constitutional law, will join the faculty of Harvard Law School as the inaugural Antonin Scalia Professor of Law, effective July 1."...

 2021-04-14 16:59 

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When Everything Is 'Systemic Racism,' People Will Tune Out the Term...

Leveling that grave accusation at every aspect of American life will produce disengagement, alienation, and reaction....

 2021-04-14 16:10 

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Zoom Sharply Reduces Its Content Restrictions for Academic Institutions...

Here's the new policy, which I understand has just been put up: Zoom recognizes that we have a unique relationship with our higher education users.... We created this statement because our higher education users wanted to know where we stood. We want ...

 2021-04-14 15:35 

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More Than A Dozen States Are Trying To Nullify Federal Gun Control...

Conservative state legislators are taking a page from the playbook of pro-immigration activists and the marijuana legalization movement....

 2021-04-14 13:40 

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FDA Reverses Course on Abortion Drugs by Mail...

Plus: Legal battle over published arrest records, senators introduce cruise ship legislation, and more......

 2021-04-14 12:01 

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The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents, Volumes 1 and 2 by Kurt Lash...

Now available in Print and on Kindle...

 2021-04-14 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: April 14, 1873...

4/14/1873: The Slaughter-House Cases argued....

 2021-04-14 11:00 

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Enjoy Tax Day 2021. They Just Get Worse From Here....

Tax hikes and growing debt guarantee shared pain in a hobbled economy....

 2021-04-14 08:00 

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Brickbat: Snow Job...

Akron, Ohio, police officer John Turnure resigned after the police department began an investigation of him repeatedly shoving snow into the face of a handcuffed man. Turnure and other officers responded after a woman called 911 complaining that Charles H...

 2021-04-14 04:01 

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Prohibited Prayer and the Limits of Public Health Authority...

The Supreme Court reaffirms that COVID-19 regulations must comply with the First Amendment....

 2021-04-14 03:41 

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The solution for weak wireless signals upstairs: A USB WiFi adaptor with a 6-inch antenna...

This device has worked much better than mesh networks and repeaters....

 2021-04-13 21:59 

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Originalism in the Lower Courts in Sixth Circuit Abortion Case...

In this case of first impression, Judge Bush turns to the original meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment...

 2021-04-13 21:08 

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Revisiting Governor Cuomo's Hostility Towards Orthodox Jews In Light of His "Fucking Tree Houses" Comment...

Cuomo has no problem with progressive secular Jews. Orthodox Jews are "these people."...

 2021-04-13 19:30 

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U.S. Troops Were Supposed To Leave Afghanistan on May 1. Biden Will Keep Them There Until September....

After nearly 20 years, America's longest war could soon be over. But delaying withdrawal for what seems like symbolic reasons is questionable....

 2021-04-13 18:50 

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The Prosecution Presented Compelling Evidence That Derek Chauvin Killed George Floyd by Using Excessive Force...

The defense will have to cast doubt on at least one of those claims....

 2021-04-13 17:35 

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The FDA's Decision To Pause J&J Vaccination Will Kill People...

The risks of blood clots are much lower than the risks of COVID-19 illness, hospitalizations, and deaths....

 2021-04-13 17:26 

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6th Cir. Upholds Ban on Doctors Performing Abortions Knowing the Reason Is Down Syndrome...

The 9-7 en banc ruling appears to rest on the ban applying on to doctors who know the woman's reason; women could apparently still get such abortions if they don't disclose the reason....

 2021-04-13 17:15 

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University of Oklahoma Diversity Training Forces Students and Faculty To Affirm the School's Political Views...

The mandatory online training requires users to select the "right" speech before they finish....

 2021-04-13 15:13 

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SPECIAL Poetry Tuesday!: "Herbst" ("Autumn") by Rainer Maria Rilke (German)...

Wir alle fallen. Diese Hand da fllt. Und sieh dir andre an: es ist in allen....

 2021-04-13 13:30 

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Daunte Wright Shooting a Reminder That It's Not Cops Who Should Fear for Their Lives During Traffic Stops...

Plus: Feds recommend "a pause" on Johnson & Johnson vaccine, marijuana legalization measure signed in New Mexico, and more......

 2021-04-13 12:30 

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Why Biden's Broadband Bonanza Is Likely to Fail...

We already know how to affordably expand connectivity; government-run networks ain't it....

 2021-04-13 12:01 

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Mass. Trial Court Rejects Right to Be Forgotten...

"The Commonwealth's statute governing expunged records does not govern what the press may or may not choose to publish," and the First Amendment in any event protects such publication....

 2021-04-13 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: April 13, 1896...

4/13/1896: Plessy v. Ferguson argued....

 2021-04-13 10:00 

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Scott Wiener Is California's 'YIMBY' State Senator...

The YIMBY Democrat wants to make it easier to build more housing in California's densest and most expensive cities....

 2021-04-13 08:00 

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Brickbat: Access Denied...

Royal Canadian Mounted Police blocked off roads to GraceLife Church while crews erected a fence around the site. Alberta Health Services had ordered the church closed because members continued to meet in defiance of COVID-19 restrictions. AHS said the chu...

 2021-04-13 01:07 

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Conservative Catfight...

Episode 357 of the Cyberlaw Podcast...

 2021-04-12 22:59 

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Classes #23: Second Amendment I and Leaseholds I...

DC v. Heller...

 2021-04-12 22:53 

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Breaking: California Lifts All "Location and Capacity Limits on Places of Worship"...

"In response to recent judicial rulings, effective immediately, location and capacity limits on places of worship are not mandatory but are strongly recommended."...

 2021-04-12 21:15 

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Criminal Justice, Gun Regulations, and Labor Unions...

We've got good news and bad news....

 2021-04-12 20:45 

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Supreme Court Blocks California's COVID-19 Restrictions on Private Prayer Groups...

The majority reminds the 9th Circuit that the First Amendment puts limits on COVID-19 policies....

 2021-04-12 20:19 

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City Council Member Owes $47K in Attorney Fees, for Losing Harassment Restraining Order Case Against Critics...

From The Coast News: A Vista Superior Court judge awarded more than $47,000 in attorneys' fees to Noel Breen and Anthony "Tony" Bona on April 9 after ruling Carlsbad Councilwoman Cori Schumacher had violated their First Amendment rights. Here ...

 2021-04-12 19:48 

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Georgetown Law Prof. Lama Abu Odeh on the "Progressoriat" and "Georgetown's Cultural Revolution"...

"Terror and dread fill academic workers, professors, and staff alike, and it is everywhere."...

 2021-04-12 19:40 

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Stop the Steal? Organized Labor Can't Accept Loss in Amazon Unionization Election....

The pro-union left agrees with the MAGA right: If you can't beat 'em, claim they cheated....

 2021-04-12 19:21 

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Overcriminalization Killed Daunte Wright...

A police officer pulled the trigger. But Wright shouldn't have been pulled over in the first place....

 2021-04-12 18:40 

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In the Face of Arrests, City Barricades, and Revoked Permits, This California Saloon Fights for Its Right To Reopen...

For months, the owners of Tin Horn Flats have refused to comply with restrictions on their business....

 2021-04-12 18:00 

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Maryland Lawmakers Purge Decades-Old Law That Shielded Bad Cops...

Over the objections of Gov. Larry Hogan, the state's Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights is tossed out....

 2021-04-12 17:15 

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Medical Examiner Agrees That the Cops Killed George Floyd...

Andrew Baker's account, like the testimony of other medical experts, implicates Derek Chauvin in Floyd's death....

 2021-04-12 14:10 

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Three David Bernsteins Discuss Free Speech on Clubhouse Tonight at 8pm EST...

If you are on Clubhouse, join me, David Bernstein , and David Bernstein for a discussion of freedom of expression and wokeness Monday 4/12 at 8:00 pm....

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