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22 Aug 2014, 6:24 am by Mary L. Dudziak
Resolution of  the Birmingham crisis led to a desegregation plan on the local level, as well as, ultimately, a shift in civil rights politics that led ultimately led to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.But the Little Rock crisis in 1957-58 may be a better comparison, depending on whether there is follow-through. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 6:10 am by Jack Goldsmith
  It is about why seeking congressional authorization is politically prudent and the right thing to do even if not legally required. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 5:53 am by Brian Denney
  They seem to be a reflection of the political situation in this country as well. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 5:34 am by Cecilia Marcela Bailliet
There was presentation of the wide-scale of hunger in the world and the absolute lack of political will within the world community to make the structural changes need to solve the perennial crisis, because that would meaning sacrificing the comfortable, consumer-oriented way of life we have become accustomed to. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 4:58 am by Jim Sedor
The indictment comes as Perry, who is stepping down at the end of his term after 14 years in office, attempts to rehabilitate his political image as he considers another presidential campaign. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 4:02 am by Douglas Keene
We’ve been watching this shift for almost a decade now with political affiliation simply no longer being an effective way of understanding individual mock jurors. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 3:45 am by SHG
  It’s to keep those nannies among us, those prune-like school marms who would shush us for using words, ideas, images, thoughts that make the nannies shake their bony fingers, from deciding that someone has exceeded their notion of polite society. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 3:33 am by Broc Romanek
Never Use the Loaded “Gadfly” Term – It’s politically incorrect to call someone a “gadfly. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 1:43 am
In the case of the DOJ and Travel Management Company, many political officials believe that the settlement is an example of the effectiveness of the law and the enforcement thereof. [read post]
22 Aug 2014, 12:23 am by Tessa Shepperson
I was watching one of those “Move to the country for a happier life” jobs presented by some smiling woman with that harmless, ‘Perfect daughter in law” appeal so beloved of TV Producers and so far away from some of the dodgy birds I’ve dragged home in the past, who caused the polite smile on my Mum’s face to freeze in place for the sake of decorum. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
David Henderson has been blogging excerpts from Dan Okrent’s book on Prohibition, Last Call, including one on the origins of “Raines Law hotels” [Econlog] Also, the “law-abiding” kind of speakeasy; and would polite opinion today, as it did in the 1920s, assail Prohibition enforcement as draconian and intrusive? [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 9:01 pm by John Dean
It is true this case is about politics, but a reader who examines both sides will soon discover it is about Perry’s politics. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 8:16 pm by Warren Wright
ETLJB 22/08/2014 From Security Sector Reform Resource Centre By Deniz Kocak TIMOR-LESTE AUG 19, 2014 - Twelve years after independence, Timor-Leste currently experiences relative political... [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 8:15 pm by Dave Wieneke
Considering the recent political turmoil in the UT system, which embroiled the current Chancellor and Texas Governor, Rick Perry, that pay bump might be considered hazard pay. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 4:19 pm by Mary Whisner
A political science and public policy professor has put together information from several sources to create Envirorights Map, an interactive page that answers these questions.Map of Africa shows which countries have environmental provisions in their constitutions. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 4:10 pm by Lawrence Solum
Orchestration theory is employed as a general mode of governance, with application across political units and political levels. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 4:04 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
To be sure, Foley was killed for political and ideological reasons — and possibly to trigger a galvanizing or strategically costly U.S. response. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 3:38 pm by
This suggests a failure of competitive politics and a resistance of the government in Ferguson to hear the interests of its people. [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 1:51 pm by Dan Tokaji
  From Steve Kolbert (quoted with permission): Covington’s political law blog mentions that federal election-related statutes will be getting their own title … Continue reading → [read post]
21 Aug 2014, 1:47 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
Second, although I don’t understand why anyone would want to watch the savage murder of an innocent person, individuals are clearly not watching the video “for the purpose of advancing a political, religious, racial or ideological cause” or because they intend “to influence the government. [read post]