Obama floated the idea of mandatory voting. John Sides says it won’t make a difference. X-Files is returning to Fox for 6 episodes Not The Onion: George Zimmerman compares himself to Anne Frank, blames Obama for his woes. Anne Frank! … Continue reading ? The post Links I liked appeared first on Chris Blattman.
File under The Culture that is Germany. Here is the rest of the abstract: In this article, we investigate cosmopolitan attitudes among the people often considered the most cosmopolitan – the elite. Studying the typical class of frequent...Show More Summary
for what promises to be a very interesting election law conference. Regular blogging resumes Monday. … Continue reading ?
Interesting post from Rick Hills. … Continue reading ?
Access Denied: Barriers to Online Voter Registration for Citizens with Disabilities Published by the ACLU and the Center for Accessible Technology focuses on one urgent issue: the accessibility of online voter registration websites for voters with disabilities. The Cost of … Continue reading ?
The economic thinking behind “buy local” campaigns is typically terrible. One such example is the claim that a dollar “circulates more” when you spend it locally. The rate of circulation of a dollar doesn’t create any wealth. Try it out: circulate a dollar among a group of friends and feel your standard of living stay […]
I have written this symposium draft (forthcoming Fordham Law Review) and posted it on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the aftermath of the indictment of New York state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver on corruption charges, law professor (and recent … Continue reading ?
Richard Wolf writes for USA Today. … Continue reading ?
Jess Bravin reports for WSJ. … Continue reading ?
Bob Barnes reports for WaPo. … Continue reading ?
Michael Morley has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, University of Chicago Legal Forum). Here is the abstract: The modern “voting wars” involve repeated legal challenges alleging that proof-of-citizenship requirements for registration, voter identification laws, and other procedures aimed at protecting … Continue reading ?
Statement. But I bet a court orders who to do so. Further I bet she knows a court will order her to do so. But much better to do it under a court order. … Continue reading ?
The Daily Press reports. … Continue reading ?
Tim Kuhner has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, Kings Law Journal). Here is the abstract: This essay explores the linkages between economic inequality, political inequality, and money in politics. Said another way, it explores the linkages between Thomas Piketty, Gilens … Continue reading ?
Rebecca Brown and Andrew Martin have posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, NYU Law Review). Here is the abstract: This is an empirical piece prepared for a conference entitled Testing the Constitution, held at the University of Chicago Law School. Brown … Continue reading ?
Ari Berman on today’s Alabama case. … Continue reading ?
Adam Liptak reports for the NYT. … Continue reading ?
It is also possible that the MEP [Ministry of Environmental Protection] will be given law enforcement authority for the first time, for example, the authority of forced inspection, search, sequestration, fines, recall and closure. There is more here, a good and interesting piece by Wu Qiang on the changing politics of smog in China.
Walter Olson As I’ve had occasion to note in this space, pundits regularly complain that the current Supreme Court is somehow throttling job-bias lawsuits out of some concern for employers’ rights. However, the Court’s recent rulings...Show More Summary
Doug Chapin with one to watch. … Continue reading ?