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30 Jul 2014, 3:10 am by Scott Bomboy
Political observers believe that Republicans could fear that impeachment talk would spur more political donations to Democratic candidates in the November election. [read post]
30 Jul 2014, 2:35 am by Walter Olson
” [Jon Cassidy, Watchdog] Five years ago, the University of Illinois was hit with a damaging scandal over the admission of less-qualified applicants at the behest of the politically connected. [read post]
30 Jul 2014, 12:48 am by Paul Caron
The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee holds a hearing today on IRS Abuses: Ensuring that Targeting Never Happens Again: David Keating (Center for Competitive Politics) Cleta Mitchell (Foley & Lardner) James Sherk (Heritage Foundation) Hans A. von Spakovsky (Heritage Foundation) Wall Street Journal: GOP Report Floats IRS Changes on... [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 9:49 pm by John Pottow
 (For those of you not in the know, Yukos was dismantled by the Russian government, nominally as seizure for back taxes -- some levied ex post -- purportedly as an attempt to stymie the political aspirations of its principal, Mikhail Khodorkovsky.) [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
They examine rules embedded in public spending programs and rules regarding political parties and parliamentary government. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 7:46 pm by Daniel Shaviro
., X-tax, Graetz plan, income tax base-broadening), along with my view that the main obstacles are political rather than technical. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 5:13 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The IRS has yet to emerge from the controversy surrounding its scrutiny of political activity by organizations applying for tax exemption. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 5:01 pm by , , , and
The Circuit Court Opinion On appeal, the Circuit Court held that it had judicial authority to review the Presidential order to block the transaction and that the suit was not a non-justiciable political question, citing, among other authority, the cornerstone constitutional opinion of Marbury v. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 5:00 pm
After the commemoration of Vito Marcantonio’s life, Susan Olsen, Director of Historical Services, will conduct a tour of Woodlawn, which will visit the resting places of progressive political and cultural figures such as Herman Melville, Countee Cullen, Celia Cruz, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 4:35 pm by Hanni Fakhoury
  It’s clear that people consider location information—which can reveal who we associate with, our patterns of movement, and things like religion, sexual practices, and political affiliations—to remain private. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 3:18 pm by Sean Patrick Donlan
Jean-Louis Halpérin's Five Legal Revolutions Since the 17th Century: An Analysis of a Global Legal History (Springer) has been published:This book presents an analysis of global legal history in Modern times, questioning the effect of political revolutions since the 17th century on the legal field. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 3:10 pm by Ken White
Professional wrestler Jesse Ventura, who fell upon hard times and was forced to lower himself to politics, has won $1.845 million today in a defamation suit against the estate of the late Chris Kyle. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 3:01 pm by Sean Patrick Donlan
Because the costs of collective action to formally override Commission acts are high for Parliament, principles of political economy predict that the members of Parliament will prefer individual negotiation with the Commission for concessions. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 3:00 pm by EEM
"Analysis: Why Australia is Failing on Asylum Seekers," The New Daily, 13 July 2014 [text]Asylum Seekers and the Dignity of Work (The Conversation, July 2014) [text]"At Sea: A Court Challenges a Hardline Policy towards Boat People," The Economist, 26 July 2014 [text via Oppenheimer Chair]Beyond Operation Sovereign Borders: A Long-Term Asylum Policy for Australia (Centre for Policy Development, May 2014) [text]- Discussion paper prepared for a High-Level Roundtable held at… [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 2:55 pm
My suggestion is for correction by considering the application of the Chinese socialist path to the conditions of Cuba if Cuba means to open up while retaining its Marxist-Leninist political organization.The Abstract and Introduction follow. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 2:54 pm by Sean Patrick Donlan
How does the ‘politics of space’ work underneath or beyond the plain moments of judicial decision-making? [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 2:00 pm by Sean Patrick Donlan
The latest issue of Jurisprudence: An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought (Hart Publishing) is available. [read post]