Law & Government
Democrats are trying to inject a political solution into an economic problem.
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Language in the American Rescue Plan Act prohibits states from using the funds "directly or indirectly" to offset lost revenues from tax cuts.
There is seldom any meaningful accountability for government incompetence.
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A revealing interview on the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Roberts, climate change, and Tribe's tweeting habits.
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But the pitched battle for the GOP Senate nomination in the Keystone State is still too close to call.
when the lawyers are investigating allegations that the employee "had romantic or sexual feelings for one of the students she coached."
"The knot in getting that product into the U.S. isn't safety, it's a regulatory issue," says Peter Pitts.
Ninth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Claim Alleging Unconstitutional Police Mishandling of Rape Accusations
Plaintiff had shown the police cell phone messages in which she “casually discussed the sexual activity that occurred the night of the alleged rape and agreed to meet [the person she was accusing] again for a future sexual encounter,” and “told the alleged assailant that she ‘could make him lose his job’ after she discovered that he had remained active on the online dating website where they met.”
Anti-abortion interstate travel bans would have multiple constitutional defects.
Without citing any constitutional authority to dictate state abortion policies, the bill would have overridden regulations that have been upheld or have yet to be tested.
The department lost nearly $2.4 million on data plans for iPhones and iPads that sat in storage.
"If treating diapers like a luxury makes you mad, so should taxing them like a luxury," said Paltrow.
Teacher Has Free Exercise Clause Right to Tell Parents About Their Children's "Preferred Names and Pronouns,"
despite a school policy that generally bars teachers from doing so. (For my views on the question, see the end of the post.)
This Michigan Town Repealed a Ban on Fortunetellers, but Might Break State Law if It Tries To Regulate Them
Petoskey's draft ordinance would require both "legitimate" fortunetellers and people pretending to tell fortunes to be licensed, calling into question the sense of licensing at all.
The employee argued that "her faith in God 'will protect her from COVID-19 so there is no reason to take a test.'"
Congress gave the Court power to pick cases, but it never gave the power to pick questions.
held to be vague and therefore unenforceable.
Despite the senator's clear culture war animus, there are things to like about his bill.
"Netflix alleges that Tyler County’s District Attorney, Lucas Babin, is 'abusing his office' through a 'singular and bad-faith effort' to maliciously prosecute Netflix in violation of the United States Constitution and in retaliation against Netflix for exercising its First Amendment rights."
Tax loopholes for corporations end up making it easier for politicians like Rubio to meddle in private decision making.
Understanding state regulatory powers at the time of the founding.
Samuel Alito Thinks It's Obviously Absurd To Suggest That Drug Prohibition Violates the Constitution
The justice overlooks the long American tradition of pharmacological freedom and the dubious constitutional basis for federal bans.
Under current policies, Social Security and Medicare will consume 85 percent of all federal tax revenue by 2050.
Reversing Roe v. Wade Wouldn't be the First Time the Supreme Court Gutted Precedents that Protect Individual Rights - Far From it
That fact doesn't necessarily justify overruling Roe. Depending on how it's viewed, the history of such reversals may even counsel against further such moves.
Like AUMFs before it, Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s proposed authorization would lead to less transparency in conflicts and more unilateral decision making.