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27 Mar 2024, 3:39 pm by Guest Author
Still, they recognized the power of incorporation as a significant one that, if abused, could create a system of private entities with influence that rivaled that held by the states and federal government.[21] So they agreed to deny that power to the federal government[22]–perhaps expecting that states would more seriously guard against corporations seizing powers intended to be exercised solely by the people and their representatives.[23] Even when the number of corporations did… [read post]
19 Jan 2024, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal A New Republican Mom Wants to Change House Rules for Postpartum Voting DNyuz – Anni Karni (New York Times) | Published: 1/16/2024 When she arrived in Congress last year, Rep. [read post]
3 Jan 2024, 5:00 am by Michael C. Dorf
To my provincially American readers, that idea might sound oxymoronic, but comparativists will know that constitutional courts around the world have increasingly invoked the doctrine of unconstitutional constitutional amendments to invalidate amendments that satisfied the requisite procedural requirements but fundamentally altered the system of government in ways that are inconsistent with foundational principles of democracy and/or human rights.How can a constitutional provision be… [read post]
15 Nov 2023, 6:05 am by Jonathan E. Cohen
These donors designed their aid programs decades before longer life expectancy and lower fertility rates fundamentally altered the demographic landscape of the countries they assist. [read post]
2 Nov 2023, 1:46 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
  Even if he wanted to take a tough-love approach, however, US domestic politics leaves no room for Biden to openly threaten to cut off aid to Israel, even though the lack of a credible threat to walk away leaves any US government in a weaker position when it comes to influencing an ally's behavior.Although I do not take a stand on the question of whether Biden is doing enough to alter Netanyahu's disastrous course, I think a fair reading of today's column would conclude… [read post]
16 Oct 2023, 10:09 pm by Ilya Somin
At the very least, we need more consideration of how to alter the perverse incentives of governments in this regard. [read post]
15 Sep 2023, 4:00 am by Deanne Sowter
Writing for a unanimous court, Justice Mary Lou Benotto (Justices Gary Totter and Benjamin Zarnett concurring) found that it was not necessary on the facts of the case to affirm a new tort, given that existing torts were available to ground an award of damages for the wife. [read post]
21 Jun 2023, 12:27 pm by Bob Ambrogi
The outcomes of cases can alter lives and impact the economy,” Benjamin Johnson, AILA executive director, said in a statement. [read post]
19 Jun 2023, 9:05 pm by ilyabeylin
To some extent, this is another collection of words about an acronym that collects words, in the largely passive and meaningless manner of a lint roller. [read post]
12 Jun 2023, 6:03 am by Eugene Volokh
Benjamin Wallace Mendelson of the Texas AG's office represents the UTD defendants. [read post]
1 Jun 2023, 4:30 am by David Lynn
In any event, the disclaimer was what it was, and I did not dare to alter it out of fear of suffering the unknown consequences. [read post]
11 Apr 2023, 5:55 am by Michael Dreeben
 And with the return of Benjamin Netanyahu to power after the most recent Israeli elections, as the Prime Minister heading a coalition government dependent on radical right-wing parties, the clamor for judicial reform reached a crescendo. [read post]