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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]
21 Nov 2014, 11:08 am by Cody Poplin
President Obama, for his part, “all but dared” Republicans to react, knowing that a challenge to his plan “could be politically disastrous” for the GOP. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 11:00 am by Legal Talk Network
There are educational podcasts, political podcasts, legal podcasts, technology podcasts, entertainment podcasts, and podcasts that combine subjects. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 10:35 am by Michael Beckett, Esq.
The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has made adjustments to the gift and campaign contribution limits by adopting amendments to state regulations. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 9:53 am
In times of increasing political polarization, both sides tend to push the limits of unwritten rules. [read post]
21 Nov 2014, 9:35 am by Sean Gallagher
The database is gathered by the National Domestic Extremists and Disorder Intelligence Unit, a task force led by the Metropolitan Police Service that tracks political and religious groups in the UK and monitors protests. [read post]