Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • Analysis

The federal government's large-scale deliberate flooding of private property in the wake of Hurricane Harvey has given rise to numerous takings cases.

  • Opinion

From last Friday’s opinion by Justice Scott J. Crichton, concurring in the Louisiana Supreme Court’s denial of review in State v. Demesme (paragraph breaks added): I agree with the Court’s decision to deny the defendant’s writ application and write separately to spotlight the very important constitutional issue regarding the invocation of counsel during a law […]

  • Opinion

The smaller news story may have a larger significance.

  • Opinion

Stash house stings, a wrong-door raid and an unbearable crime.

  • Opinion

Are you sick for your team?

  • Opinion

Should your readers have access to all your old stories (at least when there's no evidence that they're inaccurate) -- or should you sometimes delete the stories (or perhaps remove the names) when enough time has passed after the crime, and the criminal seems to have reformed?

  • Opinion

Public universities may set higher fees for talks that draw an audience of mostly outsiders, rather than students -- but they have to apply such requirements in a way that's viewpoint-neutral, clearly defined and evenhanded.

  • Opinion

In 2012, climate scientist Michael Mann filed a defamation suit against National Review, Mark Steyn, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Rand Simberg over a hyperbolic blog post written by Simberg for the CEI and quoted approvingly by Steyn on National Review Online. Last December, after sitting on the case for years, the D.C. Court of Appeals (not to be […]

  • Opinion

A prominent liberal academic asks whether facts matter in the National Book Awards.

  • Opinion

The danger of political misinformation online arises less from the nature of the internet than from the way we process political information more generally.

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