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25 Nov 2014, 2:00 pm by Guest Blogger
” For obvious reasons, the Administration has not discussed the failure of the Morton memos in any of its recent public statements – they tell a story of an agency at war with its political leadership. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 2:00 pm
The political divide on this fundamental issue is evident -- although not universal. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 12:16 pm by Jeremy Malcolm
It's an attractive idea because if you don't think too hard, it appears to be a political no-brainer. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 11:51 am by Michael Zimmer
While it has those physical aspects, capital really is power – social, economic and political power. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 10:30 am by Guest Blogger
  In many politically volatile areas of law, only a tiny fraction of violations are realistically subject to enforcement. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 10:30 am
I have fought against the corrupt Obama Department of Justice that is more interested in scoring political points than enforcing the law. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 10:19 am by Benjamin Bissell
According to the report, the parties are aiming to reach a “high-level political agreement” by March 1st and confirm the full technical details by July 1st. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 10:09 am by Simon Lester
Moreover, have the international financial shocks of the last few years, and/or shifts in the realities of global political economy – primarily the ascendance of the ‘BRICS’ (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), now followed by the ‘MINT’ (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey)(O’Neill, 2013) – and/or the rise of important ‘new’ issue areas such as sustainable energy and food security – auspiciously aligned to provide… [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 9:46 am by Merrian Borgeson
They are engaging (and in some cases pretending to speaking on behalf of) consumers, launching petition drives, tracking and attending every policy and public forum, funding reports designed to back their interests, backing or attacking elected leaders to influence politics, and running aggressive and misleading ad campaigns (see the truck-mounted billboard that circled the capital in Sacramento below). [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 9:37 am by admin
Given the significant economic and political interests involved in local taxi markets, however, it remains to be seen whether local regulators will seriously consider competition in determining whether to challenge or allow the new ride-sharing technologies. __________________ For information about my regulatory services: contact For more regulatory law updates follow me on Twitter: @CanadaAttorney Visit my Google+ page for more updates: Canadian Competition & Regulatory [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 9:32 am by Glenn Reynolds
WELL, SOMEBODY’S NOT HAPPY: Obama's empty neutrality, moral bankruptcy and political cowardice is now undeniable to even his most loyal cheerleaders and boot-lickers! [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 9:12 am by Alden Abbott
Given the political sensitivity of trade deals, they cannot easily be renegotiated if they are altered by congressional amendments. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 9:00 am by Guest Blogger
  These blocks are not etched in stone, to butcher a metaphor, but they are currently foundational, and until one or more of them is changed they will make a great many questions of expansive executive authority garden variety issues of administrative law and not constitutional crises.Here is the way a leading undergraduate political science text on the Congress begins its discussion of “congressional control of the bureaucracy:”“’Congressional power … is… [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 8:21 am by Frank O'Donnell, Clean Air Watch
   We hope the political types and bean counters in the White House will take note -- and realize that permitting EPA to do its job -- and set better smog standards based on medical science -- is not only the right thing to do but is also supported by the public. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 8:00 am by Dan Ernst
The peculiar case of the Earl Granville and assorted problems in his Granville District shifted the problem of perpetuities from the periphery to the center of North Carolina politics in the late [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 7:19 am by Jacqueline Snider
At the very core of judicial independence is the notion that courts and judges decide matters in accordance with the evidence and legal precedent, independent from political power or outside controls. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 7:15 am
The subject of illegal immigration and undocumented workers tends to be a particularly heated political issue, especially when the issue comes to federal and state benefits secured by these individuals. [read post]
25 Nov 2014, 7:08 am by ccox
Dionne Jr. of The Washington Post examines President Obama’s immigration announcement and what it says about the plans of the president’s political opponents.In The New Yorker, Jill Lepore writes about the theft of Justice Felix Frankfurter’s papers from the Library of Congress and the challenges to investigating the history of the Court. [read post]