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21 Dec 2014, 2:14 pm by Rick Hasen
Miami Herald: “Data Targeting, the Republican political consulting firm that went to legal war for the last year to keep its redistricting documents shielded from the public record, has had some fun this holiday season at its own expense. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 10:31 am by Thomas Valenti
The foundation seeks to establish a humanitarian approach towards addressing ethnic, gender, and political inequality in the world community. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 8:45 am
Farenhold counts “at least 14 raised-voice confrontations with regular people” over the 5-plus years of Christie’s tenure as governor, which includes “127 town-hall meetings across the state,” and who knows how many political events open to a curious public and provocateurs alike like the event with Meg Whitman recounted in the story. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 7:53 am by Michael Lumer
On the other hand, that seems like political pap. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 7:00 am by Glenn Reynolds
OBAMA’S ENTIRE PRESIDENCY HAS BEEN ABOUT REVENGE: Politico: Operation Revenge: President Obama is back in his campaign comfort zone: Smiting his political enemies. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 5:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
ILLEGAL POLITICAL LAWFARE FROM WISCONSIN’S DEEP STATE: Government Accountability Board staff participated in John Doe probe without OK from GAB judges. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 4:28 am by Dave Wieneke
Nobody knows the tipping point at which the Russian economy fails, or the cultural catalyst for a political power shift. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 2:15 am by Jason Poblete
Because the politics of hyphenation and tyranny of the minority, are just a few of the tools it uses to advance [...] [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 12:30 am by Emily Prifogle
"Salon has published an excerpt from Jason Sokol's All Eyes Are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn (Basic).You can hear an interview with the author on New Books in American Studies.The New Books series has also conducted an interview with Jothie Rajah discussing her book, Authoritarian Rule of Law: Legislation, Discourse, and Legitimacy in Singapore (Cambridge University Press).Additionally, New Books in History has posted a new… [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 10:15 pm
The Washington Post reports that Facebook has complied with a Russian government demand to block access to a page supporting Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny: In a sign of new limits on Facebook’s ability to serve as a platform for political opposition movements, Russian users appear to have been blocked from accessing a page calling for a protest in support of a prominent dissident. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 10:00 pm by Giesela Ruehl
The Economic Constitution refers to the mandatory legal rules which shape the relationship of economy and politics within a democratic society. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 7:27 pm
  It was a dispute that pitted competing visions of national pride, money, ideology, politics, geo-political force, and diplomacy in ways that sometimes substantially affected the foundations of modern international relations. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 6:05 pm by Lawrence Solum
And from the reviews: "This very important book will be mandatory reading for legal scholars interested in duress, for philosophers and others concerned with lying, and for legal, philosophical, and political theorists who examine questions of freedom of speech. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 4:07 pm by Howard Friedman
” pits Rabbi Levi Shemtov, executive vice president and director of American Friends of Lubavitch (Chabad), one of the most recognizable and politically connected Jewish leaders in the country, against [Rabbi Yehuda] Steiner and his wife, Rivky Steiner, the couple Shemtov appointed in 2008 as shluchim, or emissaries, to coordinate Chabad’s presence on George Washington University’s campus.D.C. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 12:47 pm by Phyllis Weiss Haserot
Many of he younger segment are quieter, more conservative, have no memory of Woodstock, and have considerably different formative (political, social, economic and cultural) influences according to Pew Research Center findings. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 11:54 am
While Tennesseans are empowered to determine for themselves whether the benefits of risky in-state innovations outweigh their costs, Georgians are “deprived of the opportunity to exert political pressure upon the [Tennessee] legislature in order to obtain a change in policy. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 11:11 am by Andrew M. Ironside
The title of this post comes from this intriguing essay by Professors Joseph Fishkin and Heather Gerken, the abstract of which states: In this essay, Professors Fishkin and Gerken argue that the Supreme Court’s deregulation of the campaign-finance system is... [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 9:48 am by Georgialee Lang
He said he would rather put the tree in a wood chipper than put up with misguided political correctness. [read post]
20 Dec 2014, 6:20 am
The exclusive benefit rule requires that the retirement system be for the exclusive benefit of the plan’s participants and their beneficiaries, MCL 38.1133(6), while the prohibited transaction rule prohibits transfers for the benefit of the political subdivision sponsoring the system for less than adequate consideration, MCL 38.1133(6)(c). [read post]