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2 Jul 2015, 11:00 am by Karen Tani
The latest issue of The Tocqueville Review/La revue Tocqueville includes a symposium that is likely to interest our readers:Beyond stateless democracy Preface: The Reconfiguration Of Political History Thomas J. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 10:45 am
IHR also said at least seven prisoners, all of whom were Kurdish, were killed for their political or ideological affiliations, amid allegations of unfair trials.The remaining 70 inmates were killed for sexual crimes, mainly rape, and for "waging war against God" and "corruption on heart".Nearly 40% of the executions were announced by official Iranian media and 34 people were executed in public spaces.Hanging is a 'slow torture' in IranAll the executions were… [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 10:44 am by Lyle Denniston
 In a new order, the Court said it would not be ruling on a complaint that the agency wrongly created districts to give Hispanic voters more political power. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 10:33 am by Sarah Hager
Amnesty continues to campaign on behalf of political prisoners Mario Masuku and Maxwell Dlamini, held in prison since May 2014. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 10:09 am
  The guy was looking at political corruption, gun trafficking AND money laundering and he only get's ONE COUNT!?!? [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 9:47 am by Karen Hoffmann
 Akhila received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Northwestern University. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 9:24 am by Craig Platt
I kept quiet when they were talking politics, in part because I had trouble understanding them. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 9:01 am by Ed Driscoll
Or perhaps second-rate literary works, which are a lot better than great ones either as documents or as providers of simple political lessons. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 9:00 am by Gerard Magliocca
S. 144, 185 (1992) (“[P]erhaps not all claims under the Guarantee Clause present nonjusticiable political questions. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 8:41 am by Frank Steinberg
  Yet aviation gets singled out for legal and sometimes political attack in a way that other noise-producing activities don't. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 8:00 am by Yishai Schwartz
On this reading, then, the statement is a political gift to the White House. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 8:00 am
I have listened as former UK cabinet ministers described the Euro in almost identical terms — as a political, not an economic project. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 8:00 am by Dan Ernst
TerBeek, a Tulane JD and doctoral candidate in the Political Science Department at the University of Chicago, has posted Originalism's Obituary, which is to appear in the Utah Law Review (2015):This short essay argues that originalism is in a Kuhnian (The Structure of Scientific Revolutions) crisis due to the theory's epistemic closure, ideological nature, and immodesty. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 7:27 am by Rob Boston
To no one’s surprise, leaders of the Religious Right and some of their political allies have been huffing and puffing. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 7:00 am by admin
In an elegiac letter to the editor on the eve of the 1997 election, Captain Miller wrote that he had “mapped out what we must face regardless of politics. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 6:31 am by JB
"  In each case the Court looked to what it regarded as the purposes behind the  clause to apply it to unforeseen situations.AIRC concerns a political innovation rather than a technological innovation—the development of the initiative and referendum in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to wrest some law-making power away from legislatures or to check legislative misbehavior. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 6:29 am by Harold O'Grady
Officially, the Continental Congress declared its freedom from Great Britain 239 years ago today on July 2, 1776, when it passed Lee’s Resolutions (“that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved”). [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 6:00 am
Immigrants and their children are a growing economic and political force as consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 5:48 am by SHG
  But unless we’re going to talk about it honestly and openly, it’s just a waste of time, mental masturbation as I like to call it, where we engage in polite, meaningless conversation. [read post]