The State Bar, a state agency, has canceled a planned seminar trip to Israel.
The law that authorizes the NSA's bulk telephony metadata program expires in two months. Three federal circuits heard argument on these cases in 2014, but no decisions have been handed down yet. Over at Lawfare, I offer some speculation about what impact circuit decisions might have on Congress and the Supreme Court.
George Mason Law School's response to the "Sodomite Suppression Act"? It's simple--"we" don't have one.
My upcoming speaking engagements over the next couple months, including ones at George Mason, Holy Cross College, Hofstra, and the University of Chicago Law School.
Advocates of mandatory voting often cite mandatory jury service as a justification for their making voting obligatory. But they overlook relevant differences between voting and jury service. Moreover, jury service itself should be made voluntary.
Tip: When you're doing a story about a porn star, and illustrating it with a nonexplicit clip from a porn site, make sure you aren't also capturing actual porn alongside the clip.
The Princeton Review accuses Taylor Swift. Swift points to an error by the Review. Are Swift's defenders themselves misreporting the matter?
Looks like the first Supreme Court appearance of "way" to modify a verb, and maybe even among the first in American courts generally.
A federal district court recently rejected a rare Third Amendment claim against local police. The Third Amendment forbids the "quartering" of "soldiers" in private homes. The plaintiffs claimed that local police had violated the Amendment by occupying their house. The ruling raises some important issues about the scope of the Amendment and its applicability to state and local governments.
New economic development may finally be coming to the Fort Trumbull area of New London, Connecticut, where the condemnations at issue in the notorious Kelo v. City of New London decision occurred. But it will not include any of the condemned property.