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8 Oct 2010, 12:39 pm by Mike Rappaport
Wow, these explanations from Federalist 62 of phenomena in our world are quite impressive. [read post]
31 Oct 2006, 3:58 pm
Greg Mankiw is a card carrying member of the Pigou Club, whose members favor higher Pigovian taxes in order to remedy externalities such as pollution and congestion while raising government revenue. [read post]
24 Apr 2007, 12:01 am
It is not just in Europe: A community debate over religious freedom surfaced in Western Pennsylvania last week when Dutch feminist author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Somali refugee who has lived under the threat of death for denouncing her Muslim upbringing, made an appearance at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. [read post]
16 Jul 2010, 4:44 pm by Mike Rappaport
From a review by Tyler Cowen of the book by Daniel Okrent (also the creator, it so happens, of Rotisserie Baseball): What elevates Last Call is, among other things, a clear explanation of the unique confluence of events that caused it. [read post]
12 Sep 2008, 10:05 pm
Reportedly, John McCain was planning on selecting Joe Lieberman for the VP slot, but was forced to abandon it by the strong opposition of religious conservatives. [read post]
4 Jan 2011, 12:59 am by Mike Rappaport
John Elwood, at the Volokh Conspiracy, notes that President Obama made several recess appointments on December 29. [read post]
10 Oct 2010, 11:56 am by Mike Rappaport
Glenn links to this story about a recent analysis of a tape of the Kent State shootings from 1970. [read post]
27 Mar 2010, 10:05 pm by Mike Rappaport
Well, Barack Obama, with that new brand of politics that has so dazzled the country, has now made 15 recess appointments. [read post]
26 Nov 2013, 5:07 pm by Will Baude
(While it figures in Mike Rappaport’s pathbreaking article on the Clause, for example, it did not make the cut for co-blogger John Elwood’s “Recess Appointments Reading List” last April.) [read post]
20 Jan 2007, 11:38 am
  You can already get many of the articles on SSRN: Jack Balkin:  Abortion and Original Meaning Randy Barnett: Underlying Principles Ethan J Leib: The Perpetual Anxiety of Living Constitutionalism Mitchell Berman: Originalism and Its Discontents It is a fun group of papers -- and others are expected from Mike Rappaport (with co-author John McGinnis), Mike Paulsen, Sandy Levinson, and Dawn Johnsen. [read post]
18 Apr 2007, 3:06 pm
Mike Paulsen has a provocative post on Balkinization explaining why adherence to constitutional precedent is squalid. [read post]
7 Sep 2010, 9:11 pm by Mike Rappaport
The complete series is on sale for $72 today only. [read post]
10 Nov 2006, 10:07 pm
This plays into the stereotype of Democrats, but, of course, most stereotypes are true. [read post]
7 Feb 2011, 4:34 pm by Mike Rappaport
Makes it to the New York Times (but only in John Tierney's column): "Anywhere in the world that social psychologists see women or minorities underrepresented by a factor of two or three, our minds jump to discrimination as the explanation," said Dr. [read post]
21 Nov 2006, 10:43 am
A new argument for the Bush Doctrine: However, I support the Bush Doctrine on two grounds -- first, for "utopian" reasons: If the Middle East becomes a region of free states, it will have been the right thing to do and the option most consistent with American values (unlike the stability fetishists' preference for sticking with Mubarak, the House of Saud and the other thugs and autocrats). [read post]
15 Feb 2011, 9:55 pm by Mike Rappaport
New research from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston indicates that meditating regularly can actually change our brain structure for the better, and in just a few months. [read post]