Law & Government
Asking America's agriculture industry to stand on its own two feet remains a third rail in American politics.
Congress Just Passed the Inflation Reduction Act. It Will Hike Taxes on Some Middle-class Households.
It also spends billions on new green energy programs, and it lets the IRS hire 87,000 new agents.
ICE Set Up a Fake College, Robbing and Deporting Foreign Students. Civil Rights Groups Want Answers.
Hundreds of lives were upended by the University of Farmington, a fake university that took $6 million in tuition and fees from foreign students.
Many conservatives no longer appear to care much for fiscal conservatism.
IRS Controversially Claims Hiring 87,000 New Agents Won't Mean Higher Audit Rate for the Middle Class
So why do Democrats keep equivocating on the point that households making under $400,000 may be targeted for more audits by an expanded IRS?
D.C. Circuit Upholds the Bump Stock Ban, Saying It Is Consistent With the 'Best Interpretation' of the Law
It is hard to see how, given the contortions required to deliver the unilateral prohibition that Donald Trump demanded.
A new study sheds interesting light on these questions.
The former president may be a hypocrite, but at least he knows his own rights.
But thousands of Afghans who helped U.S. forces are still stuck in Afghanistan under Taliban rule.
I am one of the relatively few people who think the Court got both cases right.
McCullough didn't just build on academic historians' work—he filled a gap they left.
Congress has added $2.4 trillion to the long-term deficit since President Joe Biden took office. Now they want credit for reducing the deficit by $300 billion?
Plus: The editors consider the state of freedom in the U.S. compared with other developed nations.
The 5th Circuit Considers Whether the Trump Administration Was Legally Authorized To Ban Bump Stocks
Regulators imposed the ban based on a highly implausible and counterintuitive reading of federal law.
Even Democrats are criticizing the bill's unrealistic expectations.
Democrats' Rejection of Permit Streamlining Resolution Doesn't Bode Well for Joe Manchin's 'Side Deal'
The West Virginia senator conditioned his support for the Inflation Reduction Act on reforming federal environmental review laws. His Senate colleagues don't seem so hot on the idea.
Plus: Inside Trump's family separation policy, a Grammarly for government, and more...
Instead, the feds are telling us something very revealing about themselves.
Michael Picard's free speech rights were violated when he was booked for telling passersby to "Google Jury Nullification."
The State Board of Elections has allowed the Green Party to register as an official political party amid a signature validity dispute plaguing its House and Senate candidates.
The lawsuit says police in Rosenberg, Texas, have a history of excessive force and unlawful searches, especially against those with medical vulnerabilities.
More airline workers and more flights—not bailouts and restrictions on mergers—is the better policy.
The West Virginia senator proposes marginal reforms to a federal permitting process that policy wonks say needs a root-and-branch overhaul.
The company alleges the composers ignored multiple warnings to cease commercial production of the musical.
Michigan's 3rd district has produced two consecutive freedom-oriented Republican lawmakers. Tuesday's results ensure that there won't be a third.
My forthcoming article the good, the bad, and the likely implications of the Supreme Court's decision West Virginia v. EPA
Even while conceding that the rifles they want to ban are commonly used for lawful purposes, they refuse to grapple with the implications.
Senate Republicans have raised reasonable objections that legislation covering veterans' health conditions linked to toxic burn pits will allow for more spending on unrelated items.
Plus: The editors each analyze their biggest “I was wrong” moment from past work.
Yet the civil rights movement has long had a gun rights component.
But it will hike taxes, including on Americans earning less than $200,000 annually.
The Dubious and Doomed 'Assault Weapon' Ban That the House Approved Today May Cost Democrats This Fall
Recent polling suggests that Americans are starting to recognize that such laws make no sense.
The Court should assimilate the “major questions” doctrine of West Virginia v. EPA and its precedents—including Chevron and what came even before that—to an approach that asks whether Congress has made an actual delegation. Only this will serve the relevant separation-of-powers principle.
Maxine Waters Says She May Not Vote for 'Shameful' Inflation Reduction Act, Citing Lack of Housing Spending
The new reconciliation bill also nixes a zoning reform program that had been included in the more expansive Build Back Better bill.
How Many People Have To Be Assaulted or Killed Before Chuck Schumer Stops Resisting Marijuana Banking Reform?
The Senate majority leader has repeatedly blocked a bill that would address the robbery threat to state-licensed pot shops.
Plus: A rebranded "Build Back Better," the two-party system creates "a disconnect between elites and non-elites," and more...
The major questions doctrine inverts the Chevron doctrine, is indeterminate, and, as a practical matter, will encourage courts to engage in something more akin to political punditry than law.
If you believe that moving most of our chip production onshore is good for national security, you should labor for regulatory reforms rather than subsidies.
The proposal reportedly hikes taxes by over $730 billion, with $300 billion of that money to be used for reducing the federal budget deficit.