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16 Jan 2020, 3:05 am by Walter Olson
Ilya Somin praises it as among the few constitutional law ideas “that are simultaneously good, original, and potentially useful in the real world. [read post]
13 Jan 2020, 4:54 am by SHG
As Ilya Somin notes, that’s a matter of local concern. [read post]
12 Jan 2020, 12:41 pm by Ilya Somin
[A New York Times study describes how both red and blue states use public education to indoctrinate students in their preferred ideologies. [read post]
25 Dec 2019, 2:04 pm by Ilya Somin
[Many jurisdictions are alleviating housing shortgages by cutting back on zoning. [read post]
25 Dec 2019, 2:02 pm by Josh Blackman
Co-blogger Ilya Somin opined on a similar law from Virginia, in which secular wedding officiants must be state residents. [read post]
24 Dec 2019, 4:33 am by SHG
There’s the problem of qualified immunity, as Ilya Somin notes in his “friendly amendments” to Clark’s scheme, which has to go, but should have to go in all cases even though that remains a battle to be won. [read post]
23 Dec 2019, 5:17 pm by Ilya Somin
[Clark Neily's excellent proposal for addressing small, but troubling politice violations of constitutional rights.] [read post]
19 Dec 2019, 6:06 am by Howard Bashman
” Also at “The Volokh Conspiracy,” Ilya Somin has a post titled “Fifth Circuit Sends Obamacare Severability Issue Back to Square One — But not Quite; The appellate court remanded the most important issue in the case back to the district court; But its instructions will make it difficult for the trial judge to again rule that the entire Affordable Care Act must fall with the individual mandate. [read post]
18 Dec 2019, 5:55 pm by Ilya Somin
[The appellate court remanded the most important issue in the case back to the district court. [read post]
18 Dec 2019, 12:15 pm by Robert Thomas (
Here are some of the stories and analysis about yesterday's ruling by the Court of Federal Claims holding the federal government liable for a taking for the flooding following Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area: Lawprof Ilya Somin (always insightful, always useful) (Volokh) - Court Rules Federal Government Flooding of Homes During Hurricane Harvey is a Taking  Kiah Collier (Texas Tribune) - In win for Harvey victims, federal judge finds government liable for reservoir… [read post]
18 Dec 2019, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
Examples ranging from eminent domain and free speech to racial and religious discrimination contradict Attorney General’s suggestion that it’s unusual for modern courts to scrutinize motives behind government action [Milad Emam, Institute for Justice; Ilya Somin] Article deems it “unusual” that lawyer trying to get money out of Facebook on lurid sex-trafficking theories is a personal-injury specialist who’s pursued car-crash and insurance claims. [read post]
17 Dec 2019, 7:36 pm by Ilya Somin
[The decision is significant in itself and has important implications for other cases where the government deliberately damages private property in the process of coping with natural disasters.] [read post]
17 Dec 2019, 7:15 am by Ilya Somin
[The Volokh Conspiracy tradition of celebrating Saturnalia continues.] [read post]
10 Dec 2019, 2:02 pm by Ilya Somin
[In assessing impeachment, we should keep in mind Trump's usurpation of Congress' power over federal spending. [read post]
2 Dec 2019, 7:45 am by Ilya Somin
[VC-related holiday gifts for the whole family!] [read post]
1 Dec 2019, 5:54 pm by Howard Bashman
“Bill Barr is Wrong to Claim Courts Cannot Examine Government Motives; Assessment of motives is often an essential tool for protecting our constitutional rights”: Ilya Somin has this post online at “The Volokh Conspiracy. [read post]
30 Nov 2019, 10:01 am by Ilya Somin
[Assessment of motives is often an essential tool for protecting our constitutional rights. ] Attorney General William Barr.In a deservedly much-criticized recent speech before the Federalist Society, Attorney General William Barr outlined an extraordinarily expansive view of executive power. [read post]