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4 Aug 2014, 5:37 am
Also among the amici are Julian Ku, Michael Lewis, Calvin Massey, Abe Sofaer, Louise Weinberg, and two Conspirators, David Kopel and myself. [read post]
18 Feb 2011, 12:06 pm by Jonathan H. Adler
This all just makes me a bit less willing to give unions the benefit of the doubt.UPDATE: Calvin Massey says “Public Sector Unions Should Not Exist.”UPDATE: It seems the American people aren’t big fans of public sector unions either. [read post]
19 Mar 2008, 9:24 am
Calvin Massey discusses this at The Faculty Lounge. [read post]
13 May 2008, 9:14 am
Calvin Massey, writing at the Faculty Lounge, suggests that the case is troubling, although not as clear-cut as the ACLU suggests. [read post]
10 Feb 2012, 11:40 am by Rick Hasen
Eugene Volokh predicts the Court will hear the case and reverse, and Calvin Massey predicts a summary reversal.  [read post]
15 May 2012, 6:41 am by Nabiha Syed
Robyn Hagan Cain of Findlaw describes the opinion as “unusual,” explaining that she “didn’t expect to see Justice Sotomayor aligned with Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito in a tax decision ruling against struggling farmers,” while Calvin Massey of the Faculty Lounge wonders whether Justice Sotomayor “is a convert to the Justice Scalia approach to statutory interpretation, or whether this is just an aberration that is peculiar to bankruptcy.”… [read post]
28 Jan 2010, 10:57 am by Howard Wasserman
., Calvin Massey, Randy Barnett, Ann Althouse; from the right, e.g., Eric Muller, Jack Balkin (who adds a historical perspective), and Norman Williams' comments here. [read post]
5 Apr 2011, 6:28 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Calvin Massey concurs, in part: The assumption that any tax credit, deduction, differential rate, or exclusion from income is an expenditure does in fact rest on the obnoxious principle that the fruits of all gainful activity belong to the government, and it is a matter of legislative grace whether any citizen is left with any part of his or her efforts.  [read post]
12 Apr 2011, 2:28 pm by Jonathan H. Adler
Yet as Calvin Massey notes, the Tribune story suggests a less noble explanation for the policy, and it may leave some kids hungry.Any school that bans homemade lunches also puts more money in the pockets of the district’s food provider, Chartwells-Thompson. [read post]
8 Jul 2008, 11:45 am
Calvin Massey wonders what would have happened if the ball had remained atop the wall. [read post]
6 Jan 2011, 7:17 am
By Mike Dorf Justice Scalia's recently published interview with Calvin Massey for the California Lawyer has been getting considerable attention because in it he says that the Fourteenth Amendment was not originally understood to forbid discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation. [read post]
7 Apr 2011, 10:46 am by Steve Bainbridge
Calvin Massey (UC-Hastings) argues that "Brad Smith's political views have no relevance to his ability to be a Dean," and another commenter agrees: Are Brad Smith's political views relevant to his ability to be Dean? [read post]
9 Jan 2012, 7:38 am by Alfred Brophy
This is shocking news to me, because Smit loomed as such a large presence for everyone who was his student -- including me and I'm guessing Calvin Massey, too.   [read post]
3 Jul 2011, 10:09 am by Jonathan H. Adler
His argument boils down to a claim that since debt repudiation is off the table, so is all political gamesmanship over how and when debts get paid.Gerard Magliocca adds an interesting wrinkle, noting the Public Debts Clause could be read to preclude Congressional default as well, though Calvin Massey does not believe the clause grants the President unlimited authority to borrow money.   [read post]
12 Jun 2015, 6:51 am by Amy Howe
At The Faculty Lounge, Calvin Massey contends that the Court’s decision “provides an illustration of how the Supreme Court can make poor decisions. [read post]
7 Oct 2010, 5:01 am by Howard Wasserman
Calvin Massey (who says he learned long ago not to predict case outcomes) nevertheless predicts a 6-3 Court (Kennedy for the Court; Ginsburg dissenting for herself, Sotomayor, and Kagan) will remand for a new trial under a standard that permits liability if: the victim is a private person, the speech invades the victim's reasonable expectation of tranquility at a moment of vulnerability, and the speech (taken as a whole and considered from the vantage point of a reasonably… [read post]
18 Feb 2011, 12:29 pm by Jonathan H. Adler
Hamburger suggests.I would also like to point readers to this formulation offered by Professor Calvin Massey at The Faculty Lounge:in some circumstances the dispensing power might amount to an impermissible delegation of legislative power.  [read post]
4 Apr 2009, 8:49 am
"04/04/09 SF Chronicle:UC Hastings School of Law Professor Calvin Massey said, ""I think you're likely to see more victories in judicial chambers for advocates of same-sex marriage. [read post]
24 Nov 2011, 9:51 am
[Note: in this opening post on the recent Georgia cases, I begin with the case involving the Presbyterian Church (Timberridge), because it is the pivot on which the Court's decision in the Christ Church Savannah case turns. [read post]