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29 Jul 2016, 8:30 am
 A decision handed down Wednesday in Arkansas federal court struck down a state law passed 35 years ago that banned political robocalls. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 8:30 am by NCC Staff
“That’s why we need to appoint Supreme Court justices who will get money out of politics and expand voting rights, not restrict them. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 8:30 am
For the first-time ever, the platform of a major political party includes an explicit call to repeal the Hyde Amendment, a federal law that has denied eligible poor and low-income women coverage for abortion care for nearly four decades. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 8:27 am
"Yes, she does proceed to declare it her "primary mission ... to create more opportunity and more good jobs" and to make a bunch of disjointed assertions like "our economy isn't working the way it should because our democracy isn't working the way it should" and "That's why we need to appoint Supreme Court justices who will get money out of politics and expand voting rights" and "American corporations that have gotten so much from our… [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 8:26 am
Current Vice President Joe Biden is the latest in a series of political figures (including the late Senator Fred Thompson, who actually became a regular on three of the Law & Order franchises), who will make a tv appearance. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 8:00 am by Dan Ernst
While Lochnerism was premised on a negative view of freedom, the labor movement articulated a positive view of freedom and analogized it to republican freedom of association in the political sphere. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 7:54 am by Mark Casper
The judge stated that the law [materials] violates the First Amendment right to free speech, in particular political speech. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 7:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
Francis is not always the world’s clearest thinker on matters of politics and policy, but he hit the nail right on the head here: we have lost the peace. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 7:26 am by James P. Yudes, Esq.
Trump comes with no real political credentials which, to a segment of the electorate is a plus, but which also means he is not experienced at sitting at a table and making political deals. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 6:46 am by Gwenyth Gamble
The European Commission (EC) [official website] called upon Poland [press release] Wednesday to guarantee political freedom to its top court, saying the rule of law in the country is under "systematic threat. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 6:30 am by Dan Ernst
Potential causes for the decline of such appointments include changes within the legal profession (with lawyers unable or unwilling to make the financial sacrifices involved in full-time political service); changes within politics (a more intensive and vitriolic profession than in preceding decades); and changes in public views and perceptions of politics, including increased controversy surrounding perceived ‘patronage’ appointments. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 6:21 am by Jim Sedor
Cybersecurity experts have warned for years that campaigns and political parties are woefully weak in securing their data, despite the wealth of sensitive information they carry in their computer networks and email accounts. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 6:00 am
Immigrants and their children are a growing economic and political force as consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 5:51 am by Kathryn Rubino
[Law.com] * Political robocalls might be annoying, but U.S. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 5:41 am by Ed Driscoll
HILLARY AT RISK OF BEING UPSTAGED: Few would ever want to follow that Dream Team lineup of gifted political orators at the Democratic National Convention. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 5:39 am by Terry Hart
Open Letter to 2016 Political Candidates — With the conventions of both parties now officially wrapped up, the US starts the 101 day march to the general election. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 4:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
REMINDER TO THE POLITICAL AND PUNDIT CLASSES: You Smeared and Sneered at Polite People. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 4:13 am by SHG
 Does the reach of the law depend on the whims and political agenda of the person doing the reaching? [read post]