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 2021-04-28 20:15 

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Congressional GOP Doctors Urge Americans To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19...

Physician Rand Paul is curiously absent....

 2021-04-28 19:43 

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Art Tavana: What Guns N' Roses Tells Us about the American Dream...

How Axl Rose reflected a country desperate but unwilling to move on from a worn-out, post-war consensus on national identity, gender roles, and global hegemony. Podcast....

 2021-04-28 18:00 

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Biden's Infrastructure Plan Would Redefine 'Broadband' To Justify Spending $100 Billion on Government-run Internet...

The Biden administration is manufacturing a market failure to justify spending $100 billion on municipal broadband and other government-run internet projects....

 2021-04-28 17:40 

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Biden Brings Back Plan for Free Community College...

This is a subsidy for the schools, not the students....

 2021-04-28 16:05 

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This 87-Year-Old Republican's Bill Would Restore the Second Amendment Rights of Cannabis Consumers in States That Have Legalized Marijuana...

Under current law, marijuana users who possess firearms are committing a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison....

 2021-04-28 15:44 

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Beware of Big Presidential Speeches During Times of Crisis...

Biden tonight, like LBJ in 1964, Ford in 1975, Reagan in 1981, and Obama in 2009, is ready to make some terraforming asks to a pliant Congress....

 2021-04-28 14:05 

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Basecamp Becomes the Latest Tech Company To Ban Talking Politics at Work...

Silence isn't violence, and recusing your company from political discourse, as Basecamp and Coinbase have done, is a perfectly valid line to draw....

 2021-04-28 13:30 

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Biden Seeks $1.8 Trillion for Public Child Care, Preschool, College...

Plus: ACLU opposes menthol cigarette ban, student Snapchat case comes before Supreme Court today, and more......

 2021-04-28 11:23 

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The Legal Profession and the Case for Fundamental Reform: Ideological Polarity and Packing the Supreme Court...

Americans have historically held the judicial branch of government in highest regard because of its perceived aloofness from politics. Unfortunately, perceptions of the Supreme Court are changing. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky of Berkeley Law School characterize...

 2021-04-28 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: April 28, 2015...

4/28/2015: Obergefell v. Hodges argued....

 2021-04-28 11:00 

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American Indifference Allowed the War in Afghanistan to Drag On...

We'll have to pay attention this time to ensure a conclusion to the accidental forever war....

 2021-04-28 08:00 

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Brickbat: Papers, Please...

Body cam video shows two Colorado Springs, Colorado, police officers using their Tasers on Chad Anderson Jr. as he stood in his daughter's hospital room after he refused to give them his phone. Anderson's lawyer says the man was not under arrest a...

 2021-04-28 06:36 

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Society Is Richer and More Accepting, Thanks to Libertarian Ideas...

And yet neither Democrats nor Republicans represent those principles....

 2021-04-28 04:01 

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SCOTUS Will Decide Whether the Right To Bear Arms Extends Beyond Your Doorstep...

New York, like several other states, limits public carrying of handguns to the favored few....

 2021-04-27 21:15 

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Should Dying Cancer Patients Suffer From Undertreated Pain Because of 'Concerns Regarding Addiction'?...

Two recent studies show how ham-handed efforts to reduce opioid prescriptions undermine medical care....

 2021-04-27 19:30 

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The FDA's 'Safety Pause' Predictably Lowered Americans' Confidence in Safety of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine...

Who could possibly have known that that would happen?...

 2021-04-27 18:20 

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Will Face Recall Vote...

Secretary of State's office verifies his opponents have gathered enough valid signatures....

 2021-04-27 17:35 

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The CDC Finally Admits That Vaccinated People Don't Need Masks Outdoors...

Rochelle Walensky: "There are many situations where fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks."...

 2021-04-27 17:20 

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Most Americans Favor a 'Pathway to Citizenship' for Undocumented Immigrants...

55 percent of Americans say they favor providing a "pathway to citizenship" for undocumented immigrants and 56 percent say that simplifying the process for legal immigration is the best way to reduce illegal immigration....

 2021-04-27 16:05 

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Report: FBI Misused Foreign Surveillance Powers To Investigate Domestic Crimes...

Section 702 is supposed to be used to snoop on spies and terrorists, not Americans....

 2021-04-27 15:50 

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When Joe Biden Talks About Worker Choice, He Means Only 1 Choice...

His administration is twisting history and federal law to claim the government must encourage collective bargaining....

 2021-04-27 14:30 

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Why Are Parents Afraid To Let Vaccinated Grandparents Visit Unvaccinated Grandkids?...

Evaluating risk is hard in an era of parenting panic....

 2021-04-27 14:05 

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Elegy for Op-Ed...

The New York Times eliminates op-eds after a half-century of delighting and enraging readers....

 2021-04-27 13:48 

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Don't Call CPS on Parents Who Mask Their Kids; Don't Call the FCC on Tucker Carlson...

Plus: 15,000 marijuana prosecutions pardoned, the latest sex trafficking urban legend, and more......

 2021-04-27 13:20 

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Local Legalese Word of the Day: "Organicity"...

What does it mean (as a legal term, not a medical one)? And where?...

 2021-04-27 12:30 

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Is International Surveillance of Cryptocurrency Use on Its Way?...

Say what you will about the U.S., but its financial reporting rules are at least consistent....

 2021-04-27 12:03 

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Another Judge Criticizes Excessive Sealing Requests in Commercial Litigation...

From Sitelock LLC v. GoDaddy.com LLC, released Thursday by Judge Dominic W. Lanza: In an order issued earlier this year, the Court observed that "[t]his case has been marred by a seemingly endless series of discovery disputes" and then proceeded t...

 2021-04-27 11:23 

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The Legal Profession and the Case for Fundamental Reform: Access to Justice...

Limited access to justice is a reality for most people. It is estimated that the legal profession fails to serve 80 percent of the public and continues to build access barriers for people seeking legal services. The Legal Services Corporation indicates th...

 2021-04-27 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: April 27, 1822...

4/27/1822: President Ulysses S. Grant's birthday. He would appoint four Justices to the Supreme Court: Chief Justice Waite, Justice Strong, Justice Bradley, and Justice Hunt....

 2021-04-27 08:00 

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Brickbat: Donating to a Good Cause...

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit last spring, Louis Goffinet, a teacher in Connecticut, started a Facebook fundraiser to buy groceries for families affected by the disease. He raised more than $40,000, which he used to fund 140 family grocery trips, 1...

 2021-04-27 00:43 

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Supreme Court Refuses to Intervene in "Public Charge" Case—For Now...

The Biden Administration's effort to moot challenges to the Trump Administration's "public charge" rule scores an initial (yet potentially temporary) victory....

 2021-04-26 22:00 

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The Mom Who Was Terrified of Becoming Sex-Trafficked at Target...

Spoiler: She was fine....

 2021-04-26 21:47 

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Webinar on the Economics and Law of Climate Adaptation...

Adapting to Climate Change: Economic and Legal Perspectives featuring Matthew Kahn and Robin Craig...

 2021-04-26 21:38 

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How To Navigate Through Virtue Signaling and Disinformation...

Also: Should D.C. be a state?...

 2021-04-26 21:28 

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"The Common Objects of their Love"...

President Biden Channels Augustine...

 2021-04-26 21:05 

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"The New Taboo: Quoting Epithets in the Classroom and Beyond" Now Published...

The article is co-written by Prof. Randall Kennedy (Harvard), a leading scholar of race and the law, and me....

 2021-04-26 20:59 

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The American Humanist Association's Withdrawal of a 25-Year-Old Award to Richard Dawkins...

The withdrawal was apparently over this Tweet: https://twitter.com/RichardDawkins/status/1380812852055973888 Robby Soave's analysis today strikes me as quite sound, as is that from two other AHA award winners (at least for now), Rebecca Goldstein and ...

 2021-04-26 20:15 

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A New Study of COVID-19 Transmission Questions the Adequacy of the Six-Foot Rule and the Rationale for Many Occupancy Limits...

The researchers highlight the danger posed by tiny, well-circulated respiratory droplets....

 2021-04-26 20:00 

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A Ban on Menthol Cigarettes Will Lead to More Confrontations Between Black People and Police...

If public health scolds get their way, they will worsen the nation's overcriminalization problem....

 2021-04-26 19:35 

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Biden's Long-Overdue Recognition of the Armenian Genocide Could—but Probably Won't—Produce a Foreign Policy Rethink...

It's long since past time to separate accurate geopolitical language from military interventionism....

 2021-04-26 18:34 

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Colorado Cops Injured a 73-Year-Old Woman With Dementia, Then Joked About It On Video...

"Ready for the pop?"...

 2021-04-26 18:16 

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After Thousands Die Unnecessarily, the U.S. Agrees to Let India Have Its AstraZeneca Vaccines...

But only after the company jumps over more regulatory hurdles....

 2021-04-26 17:59 

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SCOTUS GVRs South Bay III in light of Tandon v. Newsom...

There is (I think) only one more COVID-19 case on the docket....

 2021-04-26 17:55 

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Marco Rubio Echoes the Chinese Tyrants He Supposedly Hates...

If you're going to attack Mark Zuckerberg for cozying up to Xi Jinping, maybe you should try harder not to sound like a Chinese dictator....

 2021-04-26 17:29 

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Can California and Texas now resolve their disputes "by self-help measures"?...

We all know who would win that conflict....

 2021-04-26 17:00 

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By Canceling Richard Dawkins, the American Humanist Association Has Betrayed Its Values...

The drive to punish dissenters from various orthodoxies is itself illiberal....

 2021-04-26 16:58 

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Richard Epstein v. Barack Obama...

No, that is not the real name of the case, but you get the idea....

 2021-04-26 16:45 

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The Biden Administration's Obfuscation on Using Clemency To Free Pot Prisoners Is Not a Hopeful Sign...

Press Secretary Jen Psaki repeatedly tried to muddy the issue by changing the subject to reclassifying marijuana....

 2021-04-26 15:57 

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Poetry Monday!: "The Four Friends" by A.A. Milne...

"Ernest was an elephant, a great big fellow, / Leonard was a lion with a six-foot tail, / George was a goat, and his beard was yellow, / And James was a very small snail...."...

 2021-04-26 15:50 

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Making Sense of the Limited Cert Grant in NYS Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett...

Why did the Court rewrite the question presented in this Second Amendment case?...

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