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22 Nov 2014, 1:11 pm by Dan Ernst
Those interested in the history of the United States’ conservative, labor, and civil rights movements; its Constitution and political institutions; and the legal rights of its workers will find much of interest here. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 11:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
POLITICS: EU Parliament Wants To Break Up Google… Because It’s Big & American Or Something. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 11:05 am by David Friedman
Most would also recognize it in the political context, providing it was not their politics in question—many of them, after all, believe that criticism of CAGW is largely fueled by the self-interest of oil companies. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 10:32 am by jleaming@acslaw.org
  Flipping the political valence, consider a future, conservative President taking the position that he or she is clothed with discretion to refrain from prosecuting violations of certain federal firearms laws or environmental protections. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 9:44 am
"Debunking a series of persistent allegations hinting at dark conspiracies, the investigation of the politically charged incident determined that there was no intelligence failure, no delay in sending a CIA rescue team, no missed opportunity for a military rescue, and no evidence the CIA was covertly shipping arms from Libya to Syria. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 7:03 am by Jack Goldsmith
  The important issue, I think is whether the President has, despite precedents from very different political contexts, changed sub-constitutional norms and understandings by effectuating large-scale, deeply contested, self-serving political change with the sweep of a pen. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 4:54 am
To my mind, the judicially unenforceable constitutional norm goes something like this: A president may not use considerations of resource allocation merely as a pretext for undermining a law that he would prefer to simply not enforce regardless of resources.It's hard to know whether President Obama has violated that norm because so much of his political rhetoric that sounds in naked abdication--such as "we can't wait"--is, after a [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 3:33 am by SHG
  Notably, however, the post reflected the context of political captivity. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 1:02 am by rhapsodyinbooks
However, as Gregory Koger, a University of Miami political scientist who researches the filibuster, said: Over the last 50 years, we have added a new veto point in American politics. [read post]
22 Nov 2014, 1:02 am by rhapsodyinbooks
However, as Gregory Koger, a University of Miami political scientist who researches the filibuster, said: Over the last 50 years, we have added a new veto point in American politics. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 11:14 pm
Kate Seaman (Univ. of Bath - Politics) has published UN-Tied Nations: The United Nations, Peacekeeping and Global Governance (Ashgate 2014). [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 7:58 pm by Barbara Finamore
This action brought home to me once again the enormous enforcement power that China can wield when it has the political will. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 3:16 pm by Gene Takagi
Regarding the current year’s plan, of particular note: proposed regulations under §501(c) relating to political campaign intervention, additional guidance on §509(a)(3) supporting organizations, final regulations under §§4942 and 4945 on reliance standards for making good faith determinations (see proposed regs), and final regulations under §4944 on program-related investments and other related guidance (see proposed regs). [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 2:57 pm by Rick Hasen
Sigh (and the reference to “ammunition” is particularly disturbing): URGENT  TRUE THE VOTE NEEDS YOUR HELP TO KEEP ELECTIONS AMNESTY-FREE Congress can talk of repeal, the states can talk of lawsuits; but while all the political sabers rattle in stereo, … Continue reading → [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 2:18 pm by Rick Hasen
ACLU of Indiana press release: “Political parties in Marion County cannot prevent the free speech activities of candidates they do not back for election, and county officials cannot enforce an unconstitutional law used to impede such speech, a federal judge affirmed … Continue reading → [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 2:02 pm by John Cozine, Esq.
Additionally, candidates are unable to use campaign funds for inaugural expenses until they receive an opinion from APOC designating inaugural activities as reasonably related to their political campaign. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 12:37 pm by Jon Brodkin
"It has the backing of the parliament’s two main political blocs, the European People’s Party and the Socialists. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 11:43 am by Anthony Zaller
Even with the political uncertainty, the President’s proposal recognizes the need to create a “provisional legal status” for illegal immigrants that may be provided citizenship. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 11:37 am by NCC Staff
The President’s political critics called the moves a broad overreach of his constitutional powers. [read post]