Looking forward to this event Feb. 22 at UCI Law (which will be livestreamed): UCI Law Professor Rick Hasen and Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC), a conservative D.C. think tank, will offer perspectives on … Continue reading ?
Alex Rees-Jones (Wharton) presents Attention Variation and Welfare: Theory and Evidence from a Tax Salience Experiment at Pennsylvania today as part of its Center for Tax Law and Policy Seminar Series hosted by Chris Sanchirico and Reed Shuldiner: A rapidly growing literature shows that consumers can be inattentive to complex...
A new report from the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center sheds light on the aggressive and deceptive means ICE used to round up immigrants in deportation raids in January. Through a series of interviews with women in detention, the report’s authors collected stories of women who were tricked into allowing ICE […]
Save the Date: On March 1, 2016, the University of Missouri School of Law and our Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship will host an event that we’re generically calling Patent and Trademark Administrative Hearings and Symposium. Both the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) and the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board will be hearing live […]
(John Hinderaker) As regular readers know, I retired from the practice of law at the end of 2015 and, on January 1, 2016, became President of the Center of the American Experiment, a Minnesota-based think tank. Both Scott and I have long been associated with the Center. Show More Summary
A Maryland couple is suing Charles County Schools in federal court after objecting to their daughter’s world history lesson involving Islam. The lawsuit filed last week by Michigan-based Thomas More Law Center on behalf of John Kevin and Melissa Wood names Charles County schools, its board, and the principal and vice principal of La Plata... Show More Summary
John Wood, a Desert Storm veteran whose daughter attends La Plata High School in Maryland, asserts that the school discriminated against the Christian religion while pushing Islam on the students. The Thomas More Law Center filed a lawsuit...Show More Summary
White supremacist and nationalist groups have been allowed to promote their events on the leading ticket-sale website Eventbrite, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported. According to the SPLC, the site is currently being used to promote an event hosted by the National Policy Institute, a group...
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More views on Article V convention to propose constitutional amendments [Glenn Reynolds/USA Today, Mark Pulliam/Liberty and Law, Ashley Balcerzak, Center for Public Integrity with emphasis on conservative-vs.-conservative battles; my take]. Show More Summary
The EU law enforcement agency Europol will spend about $8 million per year on personnel for the new European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC), Jan Op Gen Oorth, a senior communications specialist of Europol, told Sputnik on Wednesday...
Unbelievably, Indiana Republicans, who last year were at the center of a national firestorm over an anti-LGBT Religious Restoration Freedom Act (RFRA) -- and were forced to retreat on it in large part -- are at it again. This time it's...Show More Summary
Which law school is turning part of its library into a "legal delivery center"?
Nearly half of Russians agree that a quiet anti-constitutional coup has taken place in the country through changes of law that favor corrupt officials in power, according to pollster the Levada Center. The survey of 1,600 Russians was conducted at the end of December 2015 and involved two groups of 800 people. Show More Summary
Lyle Denniston at the National Constitution Center. … Continue reading ?
This story was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity. It’s only a short phrase buried in the U.S. Constitution, but it enables an unprecedented avenue to change the law of the land: If two-thirds of the states demand...Show More Summary
Back when I was in school settings, first as teacher and later as librarian, I greatly adored the publication Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. When I left educational institutions and entered the public library system, my commitment to issues of diversity, equality, and justice remained strong. Show More Summary
According to a statement by the EU law enforcement agency, Europe's new counter-terrorism center within Europol strengthens its response to extremist groups' activities.
Firearm industry professionals gather at largest trade show for target shooting, hunting, outdoor and law enforcement products LAS VEGAS- The 38th Shooting, The post 38th SHOT Show® Kicks Off at Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.
Release: Today, the Campaign Legal Center, with Democracy 21, filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) urging the FEC to investigate apparent violations of campaign finance laws by Senator Ted Cruz and the 2012 Cruz for Senate Campaign … Continue reading ?