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29 Jun 2015, 7:50 am by JB
  The courts are players in constitutional politics, not mirrors of public opinion. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:48 am by Randy Barnett
“unelected unaccountable” judges should avoid wherever possible thwarting the will of the people, by which is meant the political preferences of the majority of the electorate. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:46 am by Margaret Myers
A gerrymander is a district that is intentionally drawn, and sometimes oddly shaped, to favor one political party. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:41 am
“unelected unaccountable” judges should avoid wherever possible thwarting the will of the people, by which is meant the political preferences of the majority of the electorate. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:30 am by Rob Boston
That’s a great step, but no one should expect the Religious Right and its political allies to give up. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:28 am
Wade, on the other hand, halted a political process that was moving in a reform direction and thereby, I believe, prolonged divisiveness and deferred stable settlement of the issue. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:27 am by Seth Jaffe
  I do not know whether we are going to see a groundswell, and then, perhaps, a tidal wave that will somehow overcome the gridlock in United States and world politics on climate change. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:06 am by Elizabeth Price Foley
This leads to bad laws, bad policy outcomes and fosters the cynical belief that “law is politics. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:05 am by @travelblawg
In the case, an Illinois newspaper opened online comments to an article on a local political candidate for county board, Bill Hadley. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:05 am by @travelblawg
In the case, an Illinois newspaper opened online comments to an article on a local political candidate for county board, Bill Hadley. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:01 am by Ed Driscoll
MEET THE ‘KNOW-BETTERS,’ AMERICA’S NOT-SO-SECRET POLITICAL PARTY SQUEEZING THE LIFE OUT OF YOU: From Charlie Martin at PJ Media. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 7:00 am by Kevin E. Stern
Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) has been very much in the news lately as part of the raging political debate over the merits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade agreements that are currently being negotiated by the United States. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 6:58 am by MBettman
Munkus, 28 Ohio St.2d 207 (1971) (At common law, police officers had no authority to make warrantless arrests outside the jurisdiction of the political entity that appointed them to office; unless they were in hot pursuit of a suspected felon fleeing that jurisdiction, officers making an extraterritorial arrest acted outside their official capacity and were therefore treated as private citizens.) [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 6:46 am
Even as the issue fades from political debates, the manner of its deciding won’t. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 6:21 am by Godwhacker
With exceedingly few exceptions, openly gay figures in politics, sports, or entertainment were nonexistent (that is one reason why one of my childhood heroes was Martina Navratilova, who in the early 1980s came out as a lesbian despite being a young female immigrant from the Soviet bloc to the U.S., faced with the certainty of losing enormous amounts by being one of the few public figures to do so: she even had a trans woman as her coach). [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 6:02 am by Catherine Stanton
  See the complete article at http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/03/arawc-walmart-campaign-against-workers-compensation. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 6:02 am by Kit Case
Levy insisted she leads “a quiet life,” but she is politically active. [read post]
While several studies recognize that the SEC and its enforcement actions are subject to political influence (e.g., Correia, 2014; Yu and Yu, 2011), they do not consider that such influence by the government may also reflect voters’ interests. [read post]
29 Jun 2015, 6:00 am
Immigrants and their children are a growing economic and political force as consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. [read post]