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24 Oct 2014, 8:15 am by Paul Horwitz
The AALS Annual Meeting includes many sessions exploring important topics of constitutional law, legislation, federal courts, federal... [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 8:13 am
  Supreme Court justices (and other judges, and legislators) often presume that they know what "normal people" think and do, but they are often quite wrong.Consider a number of examples, from different areas of constitutional law. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 8:02 am by Laura Orr
I could use this case to teach an entire course on Oregon legal research to lawyers, law students, legislators, and self-represented litigants: City of Damascus v. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 8:02 am by Laura Orr
I could use this case to teach an entire course on Oregon legal research to lawyers, law students, legislators, and self-represented litigants: City of Damascus v. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 7:50 am
But it further undermines the case for subjecting legislation banning same-sex marriage to a lower standard of review than other sex-discriminatory laws. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 7:34 am
On October 15, 2014, Pennsylvania legislators approved a bill that would require monthly reports of natural gas production from wells in unconventional formations. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 7:27 am by Glenn Reynolds
IF YOU CAN’T AFFORD A HOUSE, DON’T BUY ONE: When legislators and activists say that we need low-down-payment loans because most people couldn’t possibly save up for a 20 percent down payment, what they’re really saying is that people can’t actually afford to buy a house. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 7:11 am by John Holmquist
  The court noted that the economic realities test applied to the determination of employee status in the context of administering social legislation such as workers' compensation. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 6:40 am
CanadaConservatives considering new legislation making it an offence to condone terrorist acts online, The National PostCanadian couple accused of spying near China's border with North Korea kept in isolation and denied access to legal counsel, ReutersFirst person offered native sentencing circle back in jail with multiple charges, The Vancouver SunUnited StatesUtah Supreme Court lifts order blocking spouses in same-sex marriages from adopting partners' children, ReutersTennessee… [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 6:23 am by Kate Fort
It is unavoidable that the November 4, 2014 election must be postponed as agreed to by the Chief Legislative Counsel, and as permitted by 11 N.N.C. 3 to ensure a valid election. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 5:48 am by Benjamin Bissell
Before his fall in 2013 amid allegations of corruption and abuse of power, Zhou was a member of the 17th Politburo Standing Committee, the highest decision-making body in the country, and the head of the Central Political and Legislative Committee, the body that oversees all of the country’s legal organs and law enforcement agencies. [read post]
24 Oct 2014, 4:06 am by Anders Sparlund
The Court of Appeals stated inter alia that risks for damages on property and persons were outside the scope of the trademark infringement legislation, and could therefore not be taken into account when determining the sentence. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 9:01 pm by Vikram David Amar
” The Supreme Court has twice struck down federal legislation as having improperly delegated legislative power to the President, but both of these cases are more than 70 years old, and came from a Court that was known for its systematically ungenerous attitude towards congressional legislation. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 7:36 pm by Linda McClain
” That legislative change survived a constitutional challenge. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 6:09 pm by Supreme People's Court Observer
Some questions for the Supreme People’s Court and the judiciary: 1.The communique stressed the need for improving the quality of legislation, including incorporating more public consultation and experts. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 5:38 pm
AB 2751 purports to be cleanup legislation as to the other immigration related bills passed last year. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 4:19 pm
Thus, the legislative history of the statute clearly does not support such an application of this law to this conduct. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 4:13 pm by Jeremy Malcolm
If anything, the increase in adoption of public licenses is a bellwether for legislative reform — a signal pointing toward a larger problem in need of a durable solution. [read post]
23 Oct 2014, 3:41 pm by Giles Peaker
” The context for this statement was the issue whether there was justification for discrimination, but the reasoning applies similarly to the question of interference with article 8 rights as a result of legislative decisions in the field of economic and social policy. [read post]