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5 Jan 2024, 7:35 am by Amy Howe
This is the latest case in an ongoing battle over property rights. [read post]
5 Jan 2024, 6:06 am by Samuel Issacharoff
Far from this criminal context, Section 3 is now invoked by individual states and with far less civil protections. [read post]
5 Jan 2024, 5:55 am by Gwendolyn Whidden
Despite mounting evidence after the onset of the Syrian civil war in 2011 that war crimes and crimes against humanity had likely been committed, the Security Council failed to refer to the situation to the ICC in 2014 due to opposition from China and Russia. [read post]
5 Jan 2024, 5:16 am by jonathanturley
Figures like Stilp are wrong on the law but right about one thing: There are few real limits once you embrace this theory. [read post]
5 Jan 2024, 4:00 am by Shea Denning
On Tuesday, United States Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina Joe Webster issued an order recommending denial of civil rights attorneys’ request to invalidate G.S. 163-275(5), which makes it a Class I felony for a felon whose citizenship rights have not been restored to vote. [read post]
5 Jan 2024, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
As a result, the case will now be handled by the state attorney general’s office. [read post]
4 Jan 2024, 4:00 pm by Ilya Somin
In such situations, people "vote with their feet" and thereby have more incentive to get things right. [read post]
The Israeli Civil Rights Association, representing 38 human rights organizations, also emphasized their commitment to protecting the court’s independence in the face of ongoing challenges. [read post]
4 Jan 2024, 12:40 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
  Oh right, to defeat fascism -- or at least to hold it off for about eighty years. [read post]
4 Jan 2024, 10:41 am by Aaron Mackey
Indeed, courts have recognized that certain applications of privacy laws, such as the Wiretap Act and civil claims prohibiting the disclosure of private facts, can violate the First Amendment. [read post]
4 Jan 2024, 10:19 am by Ann Pearson
During the trial, the litigation paralegal is the attorney’s right-hand person. [read post]
4 Jan 2024, 5:01 am by Eugene Volokh
Pointing to criminal prosecutions and civil suits filed by assault victims, Professor Volokh responds that "courts routinely decide, without pseudonyms, cases in which someone claims that allegations related to sexual misconduct are false. [read post]
4 Jan 2024, 4:00 am by Howard Friedman
Because that is what Carrero alleges the City’s Policy did to him, he has sufficiently pled that the Policy’s exemption language is not neutral as applied to him....The court also allowed plaintiff to move ahead with claims under the Illinois Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act and Illinois' Civil Rights Act. [read post]
4 Jan 2024, 4:00 am by jonathanturley
Below is my column in USA Today on the alliance of civil libertarians and gun rights groups to oppose New York’s attack on free speech rights in the name of gun control. [read post]
3 Jan 2024, 7:54 am by Richard Frank
  Of the constitutional arguments mounted against administrative enforcement, the one that garnered the most traction with the justices was that administrative proceedings using administrative hearing officers violate a party’s Seventh Amendment-based right to a jury trial in civil cases. [read post]
3 Jan 2024, 7:47 am by Etienne Farnoux
On the other hand, for French rules of conflict, the classical Belaid–Mutuelle du Mans system (established by case law) remains positive law, distinguishing between the rights which the parties can freely dispose of (droits disponibles, in which case judges are not obliged to apply French conflict-of-laws rules) and the rights which the parties cannot freely dispose of (droits indisponibles, in which case judges are obliged to apply French… [read post]
3 Jan 2024, 5:00 am by Michael C. Dorf
The answer is easy to see in cases of express entrenchment. [read post]