They call it a "government shutdown." But of about 4.1 million people who work for the federal government, about 80% will still be expected to show up for work.
We still don't have an exact number of federal employees who won't be working in a shutdown, but most press reports have been pegging the number around 800,000, the number who stayed home the last time the government shut down in 1996.
“The Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds a Decision That Forced a Teenager to Register As a Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies
That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
The celebrated law professor lost his position as faculty dean after students demanded his firing.
A solid majority of congressmen, including 41 Republicans, voted for a spending rider that bars the Justice Department from interfering with the legalization of cannabis for medical or recreational use.
From Sohrab Ahmari to Josh Hawley, what the new right really wants is to squelch free expression.