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 2021-10-26 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: October 26, 1774...

10/26/1774: First Continental Congress ends its first session in Philadelphia....

 2021-10-26 10:00 

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The PATRIOT Act's Poisoned Tree...

Two decades after 9/11, the government's appetite for spying has only grown....

 2021-10-26 08:00 

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Brickbat: Masks Up...

Brevard County, Florida, Public Schools says it is investigating after a father said that educators at Ocean Breeze Elementary School were not only forcing his daughter to wear a mask but also tying it to her head. A school system official said the girl h...

 2021-10-26 00:28 

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The FBI laughs last...

Episode 380 of the Cyberlaw Podcast...

 2021-10-25 21:50 

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Montana Supreme Court Unanimously Overturns a Pot Conviction, Saying Cops Stopped the Defendant for No Good Reason...

Cops thought Hoang Vinh Pham, who received a 15-year prison sentence, was suspicious because he stared at a police van full of marijuana....

 2021-10-25 20:59 

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The Facebook Papers Are a Big Fat Nothingburger...

The mainstream media's fear of Mark Zuckerberg is not supported by the documents....

 2021-10-25 20:38 

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Your Cell Phone Is Spying on You...

An FBI document reminds us: Your cell phone provider knows where you've been—and will tell the feds....

 2021-10-25 19:53 

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Freedom, Responsibility, and Coronavirus Policy...

Plus: The Reason Roundtable makes talking about taxes interesting....

 2021-10-25 18:45 

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New Article in the Wake Forest Law Review: Corpus Linguistics and Heller...

James Phillips and I grade the four linguistic claims made in the Heller case using corpus linguistics....

 2021-10-25 17:45 

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Whistleblower Absurdly Attacks Facebook's Privacy-Protecting Encryption Efforts...

When "protecting users" safety" actually means the opposite...

 2021-10-25 17:30 

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Garry Kasparov: From Communism's Last Chess Champion to Freedom Fighter...

30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, its greatest—and last—chess champion reflects on the awful system that produced him....

 2021-10-25 17:20 

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Michigan's Legislature Passed a School Choice Initiative, but Supporters Fear Governor's Veto...

The bill could provide much-needed assistance to students who would otherwise fall through the cracks....

 2021-10-25 15:15 

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Reno Criminalizes Possessing Whips Without a Permit...

Carrying this archaeologists' accessory in the city's downtown without government permission is now a misdemeanor....

 2021-10-25 14:05 

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Appeals Court Rules Social Media Companies Not Liable for Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Radicalization...

"The plaintiffs failed to make out a plausible claim that the Pulse massacre was an act of 'international terrorism' as that term is defined in the ATA."...

 2021-10-25 13:30 

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Restrictive Zoning Laws Worsened the Supply Chain Crisis...

Plus: America's crackdown on Big Tech gives cover to Russia's crackdown on Big Tech, high inflation likely to continue into next year, and more......

 2021-10-25 13:01 

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Joe Biden: "Fuck"...

From Politico (Alex Thompson & Tina Sfondeles): Behind closed doors, the former Catholic school boy is quite profane, according to several current and former aides. "When he gets going he definitely gets going," said one White House official. In m...

 2021-10-25 12:30 

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Americans Now Prefer Smaller Government, But May Not Get It...

No matter what the public wants, crises typically leave the state more powerful....

 2021-10-25 12:01 

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Never Took That Libertarian Loyalty Oath...

A recent comment suggesting it was "funny" for a "libertarian blog" to suggest the possibility of restricting private social media platforms' property rights led me to want to repost this reminder: I'm not a libertarian. This is no...

 2021-10-25 12:01 

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The Great Bumper Sticker Defacement Criminal Prosecution Fizzles...

The smaller the teapot, the bigger the tempest....

 2021-10-25 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: October 25, 1795...

10/25/1795: Justice John Blair resigns from the Supreme Court....

 2021-10-25 08:00 

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Brickbat: Get Your Kicks...

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Sgt. Eric Huxley has been charged with felony battery and official misconduct after being caught on bodycam kicking the face of a handcuffed suspect. Jerome Vaughn, the man Huxley is charged with kicking, was being arreste...

 2021-10-24 22:00 

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Reminder: Sign Up For Harlan Institute Virtual Supreme Court by November 1 to Request Virtual Mentoring Sessions...

Teams of two HS students will write a brief and present oral arguments on NYS Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen...

 2021-10-24 22:00 

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Prof. Andrew Koppelman (Northwestern) on TrapHouseGate in The Hill...

Another very good column, from one of the leading liberal constitutional law scholars. Glad people are talking about this....

 2021-10-24 19:23 

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Journal of Free Speech Law Public Conversations with Authors...

The first will be with Jane Bambauer, Ash Bhagwat, Christopher Yoo, and me, this Tuesday at noon Pacific....

 2021-10-24 18:17 

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Filter Bubbles, Polarization, and Social Media Platform Speech Restrictions...

One common response to objections about social media platforms' speech restrictions—whether on speech about people's gender identity, about the possibility of COVID leaking from a lab, and more—is: "Start your own platform." An...

 2021-10-24 17:39 

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All Americans Should Be Free to Express Their Opinions About Generals...

whether by mail, by phone, or by social media—and whether about the generals' gender identities or religious beliefs or political beliefs or anything else....

 2021-10-24 13:45 

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You Can Build Your Own Rifle...

One of my mother's uncles had a laconic response to a proposed gun ban in long-ago New Jersey. "Doesn't matter. We'll build our own." His comment came back to me after my wife gifted our son (and me) a jig for completing an unfinished ...

 2021-10-24 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: October 24, 1894...

10/24/1894: U.S. v. E.C. Knight argued....

 2021-10-24 03:27 

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Anthony Downs, RIP...

One of the greatest political economists of the 20th century passed away earlier this month....

 2021-10-23 21:49 

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Ventura County: Jacobson, and not "Traditional Constitutional Review" Governs Second Amendment Claims...

The Ninth Circuit heard oral argument in a challenge to COVID restrictions on firearms....

 2021-10-23 20:20 

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Public Records Requests Shines A Light on Justice Barrett's Speech at the McConnell Center...

Barrett's chambers, PIO, and the McConnell Center went back-and-forth over press restrictions....

 2021-10-23 20:06 

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Pseudonymity and Near-Minors...

I'm writing an article about pseudonymity in civil litigation, and one area where courts seem to broadly endorse pseudonymity is for parties who are minors; some also extend that to parties who were minors at the time of the incidents that led to the ...

 2021-10-23 12:30 

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NIMBY New Yorkers Sue City Over 'Proliferation of Outdoor Dining'...

The Open Restaurants Program spared much of New York's restaurant industry from the ravages of COVID-19 shutdowns....

 2021-10-23 11:00 

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Today in Supreme Court History: October 23, 1991...

10/23/1991: Justice Clarence Thomas takes oath....

 2021-10-23 10:00 

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Lockdowns' High Costs and Murky Benefits...

Cato economist Ryan Bourne's new book is a much-needed rejoinder to the obtuse economic reasoning of many pandemic-era policy makers....

 2021-10-22 23:36 

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Gen. Michael Flynn's Brother v. CNN Libel Lawsuit Over Allegations of Being a "QAnon Follower"...

A Magistrate Judge has just issued a Report and Recommendation recommending that the case be dismissed, on the grounds that the allegations were substantially true....

 2021-10-22 21:55 

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If You Want to Have Court Filings Sealed, Don't "Treat[] a Motion to Seal as an Afterthought"...

Be concrete and specific enough to pass the high bar needed to defeat the presumption of open access—and get it right the first time....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

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How the Government Seized a Rare Wu-Tang Clan Album (and a DAO Bought It Back)...

Once Upon a Time in Shaolin , formerly owned by Martin Shkreli, was auctioned off by the government and bought by the blockchain/art enthusiasts at PleasrDAO....

 2021-10-22 20:45 

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The Minnesota Supreme Court Rejects the Legal Theory Underlying a Murder Charge Against Derek Chauvin...

The ruling won't help him much, because he also was convicted of a more serious charge, based on a "particularly weird" form of the felony murder doctrine....

 2021-10-22 20:30 

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40 Years of Trillion-Dollar Debt...

Forty years from now, it'll be much, much, much higher....

 2021-10-22 20:00 

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Short Circuit: A Roundup of Recent Federal Court Decisions...

Lying under oath, civic nationalism, and naughty movies at home....

 2021-10-22 18:17 

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Supreme Court Agrees to Fast Track Review of Texas Abortion Law...

The justices will hear United States v. Texas and Whole Woman's Health v. Jackson on November 1....

 2021-10-22 18:03 

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Making Sense of the S.B. 8 Rocket Docket...

The Court seems to want to resolve the S.B. 8 procedural issue before Dobbs is even argued....

 2021-10-22 17:30 

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How Democrats Could Hide $2 Trillion in New Spending With Budget Gimmicks...

Legislating with budget gimmicks is shameful, timid, risky, and opportunistic. Mostly, though, it's really expensive....

 2021-10-22 17:23 

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Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Texas S.B. 8 Case...

The Court will hear oral argument on November 1....

 2021-10-22 17:15 

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Indiana Woman Must Shut Down Business After County Officials Determine Her Farm Isn't Zoned for Commercial Goat Yoga or Goat Snuggling...

Jordan Stevens' application to legalize her Happy Goat Lucky Yoga business was denied by Hamilton County's Board of Zoning Appeals last month....

 2021-10-22 17:00 

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Gun Rights Activists Join Abortion Rights Activists To Fight Texas Abortion Law...

The Texas law "could just as easily be used by other States to restrict First or Second Amendment rights," the Firearms Policy Coalition tells SCOTUS....

 2021-10-22 16:45 

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Montana Attorney General Harasses Hospital Staff for Refusing To Administer Ivermectin to a Patient...

Dispatching a state trooper to a hospital seems a bit excessive....

 2021-10-22 16:15 

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The Spinning Wheel of Confusing Television Reboots Lands on 4400...

Just like the characters, this short-lived sci-fi show makes a mysterious return years later....

 2021-10-22 15:40 

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The Firearms Policy Coalition Targets Texas S.B. 8...

The gun rights group has filed a brief supporting the petition for certiorari in one of the cases challenging the controversial Texas abortion law....

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