Catherine Lhamon, assistant secretary of the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights and chief architect of the worrying expansion of Title IX-based sexual misconduct tribunals on college campuses, has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. True story, though: Reason associate editor Robby Soave (me!) was appointed to the D.C. Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
- In his final press conference, President Obama expressed confidence that the Russian government was involved in the alleged hacking of the DNC. He also thought the perception of Democrats as "latte sipping, politically correct" hurt them in the election.
- Earlier today, Hillary Clinton blamed her loss on the hack and James Comey.
- Columbia University Professor Mark Lilla defended his thesis that liberal reliance on identity politics made them lose.
- Female Stanford University alumni push back on administration's scolding of band members for making sexually suggestive comments.
Gabbard has made ending American intervention abroad the defining issue of her campaign.
The celebrated law professor lost his position as faculty dean after students demanded his firing.
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 Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
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.