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22 Apr 2014, 7:07 pm
Given this political dynamic, reform of either law appears unlikely in the near future, regardless of how dramatically the U.S. trade and energy landscape has changed since the laws were imposed. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:29 pm by Nadia Kayyali
These bills don’t just put lipstick on a pig; they actually create new legal authority for NSA spying while providing political cover to its biggest supporters. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:29 pm by Howard Friedman
In Japan yesterday, 273 plaintiffs filed suit asking the Tokyo District Court to rule that the visit last December to the Yasukuni Shrine by Prime Mnister Shinzo Abe violated Japan's constitutional separation of politics and religion. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:16 pm by Laurie Johnson
They also mean that we wouldn’t pay a penny to avoid sticking our kids with the risk of slower economic growth, unknown climate tipping points, mass extinction, and possible large-scale migration, social and political conflict, and violence borne of resource scarcity. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:13 pm by Howard Friedman
In 2012 it ruled that the political question doctrine does not prevent federal courts from ruling in a dispute between Congress and the State Department over whether Americans born in Jerusalem are to have "Jerusalem", not "Israel", listed as their place of birth. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:02 pm by Andrew Hamm
 Early coverage in the first case, a First Amendment challenge to an Ohio law that criminalizes false statements in political campaigns, comes from Jaclyn Belczyk of Jurist, Paige Winfield Cunningham of Politico, Joan Biskupic of Reuters, Sam Hananel of the Associated Press, and Deirdre Shesgreen of USA Today. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:16 pm
Put aside for a moment the lengthy debate in the opinions about “political restructuring” doctrine. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:12 pm by Lindsay Stafford Mader
” “Scandals, personal animosities, and political rivalries made the courthouse a pretty unpleasant place to be,” said Phelps. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:07 pm by newshourvideo
And Justice Breyer’s tack here was, well, this really wasn’t an altering of the political processes. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 2:27 pm by Benjamin Wittes
” In the United States, both ends of the political spectrum denounced the NSA’s activities. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 2:18 pm by Rick Hasen
Allen Dickerson, Legal Director of the Center for Competitive Politics (with whom I’ve had countless but respectful disagreements over the years) writes at CCP’s blog: In a similar vein, Mr. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 2:15 pm
" As a result, 14 Puerto Rican political prisoners were granted clemency yet Oscar López Rivera remains incarcerated. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 1:58 pm by Jacob Scherr
Cities in Missouri are now poised to oppose a bill that flew under the radar last year because most people didn’t realize it had anything to do with environmental politics. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 1:55 pm by Mark Walsh
I’m assuming that while as a former politician he may well be interested in a state law that bars false political speech, he is probably here for Aereo. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 1:47 pm by Chelsea Phipps
Let's make our political system wake up and let's make the world respond. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 1:06 pm by Ronald K.L. Collins
Somebody walks in front of the House and a political opponent has a big sign that says murderer. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 12:53 pm by NCC Staff
Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas is a collection of 11 essays that touch on a wide range of political, social, and judicial topics including: climate change, same-sex marriage, animal rights, religious freedom, gender equality, and of course, conspiracy theory. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 12:45 pm by Lyle Denniston
That approach, known as the “political process theory,” is traced mainly to a 1982 Supreme Court ruling, Washington v. [read post]