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6 Apr 2020, 2:59 am by Walter Olson
Now Roger Pilon weighs in and settles it [Real Clear Markets] “Contagion and the Right to Travel” [Anthony Michael Kreis, Harvard Law Review Blog] Lawsuits challenging lockdown orders, sometimes on constitutional grounds, are tried, but the courts are highly deferential during emergencies of this sort [Neil MacFarquhar, New York Times] “Divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Governor can shut down firearms dealers during Coronavirus emergency” [Josh… [read post]
12 Feb 2020, 3:05 am by Walter Olson
Mayer, emeritus professor at Capital Law and constitutional scholar who did important work on the views of the Founders and on the Contracts Clause [Roger Pilon, Cato] Another Emoluments suit fizzles for lack of standing, as I predicted three years ago [Megan Mineiro, Courthouse News (suit on behalf of individual members of Congress); sage advice from Grover Norquist] Tags: Maryland, music and musicians, petty fines and fees, religious liberty, social media, traffic laws [read post]
20 Dec 2019, 9:30 pm by ernst
The blog of the Cato Institute has Roger Pilon’s notice of David N. [read post]
20 May 2019, 2:59 am by Walter Olson
[Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg] Fundamental restructuring of Supreme Court becomes a popular campaign issue with Democrats, and the dangers in that [Ilya Shapiro, Washington Examiner] More: Gorsuch, Kavanaugh differ often, we can see clearly now [Jonathan Adler and update] Federalist Society video on stare decisis with Roger Pilon, and related by Pilon on constitutional stare decisis; The high court decides relatively few admiralty/maritime cases but has… [read post]
7 Mar 2019, 4:12 am by Edith Roberts
” At the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, Roger Pilon praises Thomas and Justice Neil Gorsuch for urging reliance on the privileges and immunities clause rather than the due process clause in Timbs v. [read post]
28 Dec 2018, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
Smith] “Accutane Litigation Goes Out with a Bang, Not a Whimper” [James Beck, Drug & Device Law] “The Worst Prescription Drug/Medical Device Decisions of 2018” [same] Proposal for price controls on Medicare Part B might amount to drug reimportation lite [Roger Pilon] Canadian reimportation as shiny object [Beck] The European Medicines Agency has approved the powerful new opioid Dsuvia, and FDA head Gottlieb made the right choice in following… [read post]
5 Dec 2018, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
“An important win for property owners”: Supreme Court rules 8-0 that protected species habitat doesn’t include tracts containing no actual dusty gopher frogs and not inhabitable by them absent modification [Roger Pilon, George Will, earlier on Weyerhaeuser v. [read post]
25 Nov 2018, 8:58 am by Walter Olson
My colleague Roger Pilon testified in 1997 against a proposed federal constitutional amendment. [read post]
31 Oct 2018, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
[Robert McCartney, Washington Post] Concept of international human rights “has been swept into a broad river of campaigns for social justice, global economic development, environmental protection, multiculturalism, tolerance, access to water and sanitation, and more” and diluted in the process [James Kirchick, Commentary on new Aaron Rhodes book The Debasement of Human Rights: How Politics Sabotage the Ideal of Freedom; Cato forum from May with Rhodes, Kirchick, Roger… [read post]
2 Oct 2018, 3:09 am by Walter Olson
For a broad look back at the 2017-18 term, check out the introductory essays by Roger Pilon and Ilya Shapiro at the Cato Supreme Court Review. [read post]
20 Aug 2018, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
” Federalist Society policy brief video with Thomas Arnold; Once you get past the headline, Adam Liptak’s NYT account of First Amendment differences at the Supreme Court is well done [Roger Pilon] Is Internet freedom failing? [read post]
4 Jul 2018, 8:48 am by Walter Olson
Roger Pilon and I join Caleb Brown in This Cato podcast assessing the 30-year tenure of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who usually reached sound outcomes but often not by the reasoning we might have liked. [read post]
27 Jun 2018, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[cross-posted and expanded from Cato at Liberty] More: earlier, Roger Pilon, Ilya Shapiro (“Today’s decision at long last remedies this violation of all workers’ rights to the freedom of speech and association”), Cato podcast with Caleb Brown and Trevor Burrus. [read post]
22 Jun 2018, 3:02 am by Walter Olson
A Cato-centric list: Supreme Court’s past refusal to enforce plain language of Contracts Clause cries out for review, but in Minnesota life insurance dispute only Gorsuch is up for the task [Roger Pilon, related Cato podcast] In Collins v. [read post]
13 Jun 2018, 4:23 am by Edith Roberts
” Additional commentary comes from Roger Pilon at the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog. [read post]
6 May 2018, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
Louis Seidman of Georgetown Law and John Samples commenting and Roger Pilon moderating. [read post]
12 Feb 2018, 3:02 am by Walter Olson
” [Roger Pilon, Cato; more thoughts from David R. [read post]
2 Feb 2018, 4:20 am by Edith Roberts
At the Cato Institute’s Cato at Liberty blog, Roger Pilon agrees, adding that “Gorsuch appears to be going back to First Principles, …. doing the kind of state-of-nature analysis, reflected largely in the common law, that underpins the Constitution’s theory of legitimacy. [read post]
28 Dec 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
As my colleague Roger Pilon put it about the Colorado case, “If there is intolerance here, it is from those who would force a man to choose between his religious beliefs and his livelihood. [read post]
6 Dec 2017, 4:38 am by Walter Olson
Earlier; Roger Pilon (“If there is intolerance here, it is from those who would force a man to choose between his religious beliefs and his livelihood”); Ilya Shapiro; Cato’s brief; Erica Goldberg. [read post]