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27 May 2015, 8:27 am
Drawing on a varied array of sources and voices, this article argues that the powerful yearning for identity operated as a driving force in Canadian constitutional law, politics, and culture in an era before the catalytic arrival of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.Download the text of the article from SSRN at the link. [read post]
27 May 2015, 8:04 am by Immigration Prof
For 50 years the “one person, one vote” principle has been employed to divide political power by counting all people in states and putting them into electoral districts of roughly equal size. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:52 am by George Ticoras, Esq.
The lower court concluded Montana’s political contribution limits were unconstitutionally low. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:50 am by David Gans
”  After the abolition of slavery and the despised Three-Fifths Clause that added to the political power of the slave states, the Fourteenth Amendment affirmed the principle of equal representation for all persons, requiring that “[r]epresentatives shall be apportioned among the several states according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:42 am by Rebecca Tushnet
Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Proposed Class 1: Audiovisual works – educational uses – colleges and universitiesThis proposed class would allow college and university faculty and students to circumvent access controls on lawfully made and acquired motion pictures and other audiovisual works for purposes of criticism and comment. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:41 am by Daniel Schwartz
Over the weekend, I was listening to Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast (which I highly recommend) which talked about the story more in detail. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:41 am by Ken White
They show up fairly regularly in stupid legal threats, and very occasionally in politically motivated harassment prosecutions. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:40 am by Cary Burke
  But the union can expect stiff political opposition from South Carolina’s notoriously anti-union Governor, Nikki Haley, and other major politicos in the “right to work” Palmetto state. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:28 am
Analogous uses of each word are explored through carefully selected literary, legal, philosophical, political, historical, economic, and other texts in order to determine the word's role in this attunement. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:27 am
And it therefore leaves me with the question of whether Obama really has a cartoonish understanding of Israel, and it follows, as Shmuel Rosner suggests, that he’s only a friend of the Israel of his imagination, or that the president was just engaging in cynical domestic politics. [read post]
27 May 2015, 6:42 am by Jim Sedor
Lobbying Georgia: “Legislators and Corporate Lobbyists Meet in Secret at Georgia Resort” by Brendan Keefe and Michael King for WXIA Vermont: “Legislative Wrap: Lobbyist disclosure tops transparency effort” by Erin Mansfield for VTDigger.org Campaign Finance “Meet the ‘Dark Money’ Phantom” by Carrie Levine for Center for Public Integrity “Push to Name Donors in Political Ads Hits FCC Roadblock” by Mario Trujillo for The Hill… [read post]
27 May 2015, 6:38 am by Joe Kristan
The political contest organizers should send them, and the IRS, 1099 forms stating the value of the prize. [read post]
27 May 2015, 6:30 am by Reuel Schiller
Finally, because the collection is so rich in materials related to union involvement in California politics, anyone studying the legal history of California will find LARC’s collection to be invaluable.For information about LARC and its holdings, click here and here. [read post]
27 May 2015, 6:28 am by lauraprofumo
As the property confiscated belonged to the former Deputy Minister of the Interior, the Court inquired whether a proportionate balance had been struck between the method of forfeiture and the public interest in combating political corruption. [read post]
27 May 2015, 5:44 am by Ronald K.L. Collins
During the late 1990s, Neuborne authored Building a Better Democracy: Reflections on Money, Politics and Free Speech (Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, 1999). [read post]
27 May 2015, 5:30 am by Kevin
He just politely asked for money, and they gave it to him. [read post]
27 May 2015, 5:13 am
According to a comment received on her earlier post, Merpel understands that the European Patent Office has responded by means of the following internal Communiqué to the concern about reports that Control Risks (who describe themselves as "an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments") has been commissioned by the EPO to investigate staff… [read post]
27 May 2015, 5:01 am by James Edward Maule
True, it probably takes some effort to explain how the lobbyists for the economic elite use smoke and mirrors to keep their particular sort of welfare out of the public eye, but in the long run everyone benefits from shining an educational spotlight into the dark caverns of the modern American political game. [read post]
27 May 2015, 4:55 am by Lawrence Solum
Finally, in the light of the above, it suggests key elements (political, communal, institutional) to take into account in conceptualising law in a way that recognises appropriately the full range of contemporary national and transnational regulation. [read post]