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25 Aug 2016, 8:46 pm by Lawrence Solum
The results indicate that perceived levels of political stability had a reliable and strong positive effect on levels of refugee inclusion. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 8:43 pm by Rick Hasen
AP: A divided Illinois Supreme Court narrowly ruled Thursday that a voter referendum seeking to change how Illinois draws political boundaries is unconstitutional, making it ineligible to appear on the November ballot. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 5:53 pm by Tom Smith
  On top of that, the overwhelming empirical fact is that people are far too willing to go tribal when it comes to politics. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 5:44 pm by Tom Smith
It is far more likely that politics and personality traits are both influenced by some earlier genetic and environmental factors. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 4:53 pm by Tom Smith
But we can know, based on these facts alone, that Facebook is hosting a huge portion of the political conversation in America. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 4:46 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Complete deference to states’ policies, however, can also be risky as it may perpetuate the use of economic and political influence to distort the functioning of government. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 4:38 pm by INFORRM
On one level, Cameron’s statement was clear proof of the power of imagery and of public opinion in mobilising political action. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 4:16 pm by Eriq Gardner
The plaintiff in the case alleges that tax agents have intimate information on "leading and politically controversial members of the Screen Actors Guild and the Directors Guild. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 4:06 pm by Sandy Levinson
  The only discussion I am interested in concerns the message that one thinks is being sent by the entrance of Nigel Farage to the contemporary American political stage. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 3:44 pm by Lovechilde
No wonder the turn-over rate for his minority employees was way above average.Trump first gained political prominence leading the charge for the so-called “Birthers. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 3:39 pm by Bérénice K. Schramm
Present in politics as well as in a number of seminal texts of international law although with a rather limited agency, women have played various roles in the international order in Europe, from the Antiquity to the start of the XXth century. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 3:35 pm by Martha Umphrey
  Her extensively researched book examines the ways in which philosophers, medical experts, and judges took up a set of foundational problems in American legal and political theory:  What is the self? [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 3:16 pm by Kevin
Bonus points on that last one: according to the report, the petition to remove the judge argues that he has a financial interest in dragging out the custody case because doing so will force his political opponent to spend time and money on it rather than the campaign. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 2:30 pm
The political imperative was probably more pressing at this time given the looming specter of the Mayor's 2017 re-election bid than it was at the start of his tenure. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 1:26 pm
Were they always just a fake couple, put together for show and for the acquisition of political power? [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 12:43 pm by The Law Librarian
Smalley, A History of the Republican Party from its Organization to the Present Time to Which is Added a Political History of Minnesota from a Republican Point of View and Biographical Sketches of Leading Minnesota Republicans, p. 276-277, E.V. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 12:10 pm by Dan Goodin
Working with researchers from University of Toronto-based Citizen Lab, they have determined that the spyware targeted a political dissident located in the United Arab Emirates and was launched by an US-owned company specializing in computer-based exploits. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 11:50 am by Rishabh Bhandari
Turkey has viewed the political and territorial ambitions of Syria’s Kurds with great suspicion as it battles a Kurdish separatist insurgency in the Turkish southeast. [read post]