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Why does Minnesota have such a complicated election history? Blame the vouchers.
Judge Henry E. Hudson may be the most powerful man you have never heard of. As a federal district court judge in Richmond, VA, he will decide — before year’s end, he now asserts — on a challenge to the recently passed federal health care law. The suit, brought by Virginia’s attorney general, Kenneth T…. [Continue Reading]
California is not the only state facing prison overpopulation. In a system bursting at the seams, what method is there to humanely house prisoners?
The Constitution in “Quotes”: 2007 PJP Participant Kathleen Sullivan’s Nuanced View of Citizen’s United
“Citizens United has been unjustly maligned as radically departing from settled free speech tradition. In fact, the clashing opinions in the case simply illustrate that free speech tradition has different strands. The libertarian strand from which the majority draws support emphasizes that freedom of speech is a negative command that protects a system of speech,… [Continue Reading]
Watching HBO’s Boardwalk Empire (a show focused on prohibition-era Atlantic City) not long ago, I couldn’t help but be struck by the performance of Stephen Graham as Al Capone. This, I realized, might be the first Hollywood production ever to get Capone right.