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2 Feb 2023, 6:30 am by John Mikhail
For the Balkinization 20th Anniversary Symposium Sometime during the last week of July or the first week of August, 1787, a 44-year old immigrant sat down at his desk, began jotting down ideas for a preamble to a new constitution, and crafted a statement that changed the course of history: “We the People…do…ordain and establish…the Constitution. [read post]
29 Sep 2014, 3:40 am by Peter Mahler
 There is nothing in law, in the agreement, or in the relationship of the parties to warrant such a contradictory and judicial alteration of the employment relationship or the express agreement. [read post]
10 Dec 2020, 7:44 am by Rebecca Tushnet
The Board also acted arbitrarily and capriciously in altering the audit standards for Music Choice. [read post]
4 Jan 2019, 6:20 am by Jack Goldsmith
Thus, for example, if a President knowingly destroys or alters evidence, suborns perjury, or induces a witness to change testimony, or commits any act deliberately impairing the integrity or availability of evidence, then he, like anyone else, commits the crime of obstruction. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 8:01 am by Gary Corn
” Belying this understanding is the recent claim by Benjamin Jensen, Brandon Valeriano, and Mark Montgomery—three senior members of the commission—that persistent engagement has failed to impose sufficient costs on the Russians to alter their decision calculus. [read post]
14 Sep 2016, 1:11 pm by Rishabh Bhandari
-Israeli relations after Obama and his Israeli counterpart, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, openly clashed on key issues such as the Iran nuclear deal. [read post]
28 Apr 2018, 12:23 pm by Quinta Jurecic
” And the fourth, submitted by the special counsel’s team, must contain “the factual findings of the investigation” and explanations of any decisions to prosecute or refrain from prosecuting, as well as any instances in which the attorney general granted or denied the special counsel’s request to alter the jurisdiction of the investigation. [read post]
28 May 2021, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
  Did the brute fact of slavery alter the meaning and experience and language of claiming equality? [read post]
30 Mar 2014, 3:07 pm
(Pix from HERE)On March 28-29, 2014, Mississippi College School of Law hosted an excellent group of scholars to consider issues of religion, the state and the international system in and through the lens of human rights. [read post]
19 Oct 2015, 12:58 pm by Elina Saxena, Quinta Jurecic
Some activists are accusing Italian authorities of altering their decisions regarding refugee status by the nationality of the asylum-seeker. [read post]
4 Dec 2019, 9:00 am by Masha Simonova
Construing the obstruction statutes to apply to the president would, under this argument, alter the constitutional separation of powers balance without a clear indication that Congress intended to do so and would violate the interpretive canon that statutes should be construed to avoid constitutional issues. [read post]
6 Jun 2016, 3:38 pm by Alex R. McQuade
In other Islamic State news in the Middle East region, the rise of the so called caliphate’s affiliates in Egypt is altering the security landscape. [read post]
21 Aug 2018, 1:39 pm by Eugene Volokh
This follows from the fact that music is a form of art and "[a]rtists frequently adopt mythical or real-life characters as alter egos or fictional personas. [read post]
18 Jan 2018, 6:20 am by Jack Goldsmith, Susan Hennessey
This robust democratic deliberation produced important alterations to the program and a contemporary democratic reaffirmation of the program’s value and legitimacy. [read post]
29 Mar 2018, 5:00 am by Alan Z. Rozenshtein
The response of Access Now’s Amie Stepanovich was typical: “This report contains a great compendium of information, but doesn’t fundamentally alter the conversation. [read post]
27 Mar 2015, 10:00 am by Guest Blogger
As I have argued elsewhere, [3] IP laws are deliberate government interventions in the market to try to shape how people participate in that market, encouraging new creation by rewarding it with above-market returns and discouraging imitation by imposing damages or even barring it altogether.Once we understand IP laws as government social policies that seek to alter market outcomes, we can start to think of those laws as part of a broader tapestry of government rules that affect… [read post]
9 Oct 2015, 7:45 pm by Zack Bluestone
  Australia Building on recent comments (described in last week’s post), Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne made what the Sydney Morning Herald deems a “veiled warning to China” regarding its actions in the South China Sea:  “Australia continues to strongly oppose the use of intimidation, of aggression or coercion to advance any country’s claims or to unilaterally alter the status quo. [read post]
29 Nov 2018, 9:01 pm by Jim Sedor
” Missouri: Parson Alters Lobbyist Gift Ban Rules Imposed by GreitensSt. [read post]