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11 May 2020, 3:24 am by Edith Roberts
United States, in which the court reversed federal fraud convictions stemming from the “Bridgegate” controversy in New Jersey because the scheme did not aim to obtain money or property, shows that “by accepting the inevitability of corruption in politics — including at the scale of Bridgegate — we have shielded officials from accountability and made public corruption inevitable. [read post]
6 May 2020, 12:01 pm by Scott R. Anderson, Margaret Taylor
The House of Representatives was supposed to return to Capitol Hill on Monday, May 4, after a lengthy recess interrupted sporadically by brief returns to vote on coronavirus-related relief bills. [read post]
5 May 2020, 6:17 am by Matt Ramsey
Romag brought a trademark infringement suit in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. [read post]
4 May 2020, 7:23 am by Eric Goldman
As we all know, Twitter isn’t a state actor: While Twitter no doubt provides a valuable public forum, one in which millions of users, including the President of the United States, participate in wide-ranging public discourse, this alone is insufficient to establish that Twitter is a state actor. [read post]
4 May 2020, 6:30 am by Sandy Levinson
  Jackson, in his famous Veto of the bill renewing the charter of the Bank of the United States declared first that “Mere precedent is a dangerous source of authority…. [read post]
28 Apr 2020, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
Should the rules of constitutional amendment in Article V be interpreted strictly, even if this legalistic interpretation holds back the realization of equality embedded in the formative texts of the United States, including the Declaration of Independence, the Reconstruction Dismerberments, and the many franchise-expanding constitutional changes since then? [read post]
26 Apr 2020, 11:00 am by Comunicaciones_MJ
A esos efectos, la Ley de Relaciones Federales – que sustituyó a la ley Foraker que excluía el derecho a juicio por jurado en Puerto Rico – estableció la expresión congresional de la extensión de la doctrina de incorporación selectiva al territorio boricua: The rights, privileges, and inmunities of citizens of the United States shall be respected in Puerto Rico to the same extent as though Puerto Rico were a State of… [read post]
23 Apr 2020, 7:54 am by Kristian Soltes
No-cost listings will become available in the United States next week and elsewhere before the end of 2020, Bill Ready, president of commerce at Mountain View, Calif. [read post]
21 Apr 2020, 12:40 pm by Scott Birkey and R. Clark Morrison
In a far-reaching decision with sweeping implications, a federal district judge in Montana eliminated the Army Corps’ nationwide permit for utility line crossings over waters of the United States. [read post]
20 Apr 2020, 10:38 am by Eric A. Posner
The coronavirus pandemic has spawned the most massive emergency restrictions of citizens’ liberties in the history of the United States. [read post]
20 Apr 2020, 6:30 am by Sandy Levinson
 Strauss's main point was to reassure readers that it really didn’t matter all that much that Article V made the United States Constitution so notably difficult to amend. [read post]
17 Apr 2020, 9:05 pm by Jamison Chung
Supreme Court issued three major rulings governing elections:  In Citizens United v. [read post]
17 Apr 2020, 1:08 am by Jon L. Gelman
The states need the federal government to partner on this effort and bring it to the mass scale that is needed. [read post]
16 Apr 2020, 4:55 am by Hedge Fund Lawyer
April 16, 2020 Clients, Friends, Associates: The first quarter of 2020 saw an unprecedented combination of challenges, not only industry-wide but on a global scale as well. [read post]