Monthly Archives: September 2017

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A brief overview of what to expect when the court resumes work next week.

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The Jones Act is impeding Puerto Rico's recovery, and inflicted considerable harm on consumers long before then. Its persistence is in large part due to widespread public ignorance - a problem that afflicts democracy on a wide range of issues.

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A President’s business transactions with third parties (the federal government, a state government, or a foreign government), cannot be constitutionally proscribed emoluments.

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The panel's 2-1 opinion held that D.C. had to provide some generally available licensing scheme (not just for the favored few who were seen as having "good reasons" to carry); the en banc D.C. Circuit has now declined to set it aside, but expect a petition asking the Supreme Court to resolve the issue.

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Stephanos Bibas, David Stras and Allison Eid -- nominated some months ago to the 3rd, 8th and 10th circuits, respectively -- are also first-rate choices.

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Responses to nine frequently asked questions.

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Whatever else one thinks of the Trump administration, it continues to make excellent judicial appointments.

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Whether NFL teams should require players to stand for the anthem is an ethical, business and political question, rather than a legal one -- but what should we think of the ethics?

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Solvera Group, lawyers Mark W. Lapham and Owen T. Mascott, and others are accused of "fil[ing] sham lawsuits ... against a defendant who ... was not the party that published the allegedly defamatory statements."

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The messages we intend are not always the message others hear.

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