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May 27

SHOULD CHANGING CULTURAL STANDARDS ALSO CHANGE THE WAY THAT WE EXAMINE OBSCENITY AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT?



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By Annamarya Scaccia, 2011 Jennings Fellow In early April, 42 senators from both Republican & Democratic parties sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder calling for amped-up efforts in the federal prosecution of hardcore adult pornography. This comes on the heels of the dissolution of the Obscenity Prosecution Task Force—a second Bush-era group formed… [Continue Reading]



May 26

When our Navy dissappeared



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In honor of Military Appreciation Month and Navy Week, the Navy League explains how the Navy almost never existed.



May 25

A Short History of Judicial Filibusters: Partisanship Run Amok



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In this piece, originally published on May 20th by the Huffington Post, Geoffrey R. Stone explains the filibuster in the context of judicial confirmations. Stone is a 2010 – 11 visiting scholar at the National Constitution Center and the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He will be… [Continue Reading]



May 24

Top 10 constitutional questions to answer before the world ends



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Just in case the world ends during the next doomsday we created a bucket list of 10 constitutional questions we wish we would settle before Judgment Day.



May 23

Um…there was an election last week?



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Low voter turnout can provide an opportunity for special interest groups to wield more influence among other things. Why do primary elections have such low turnout?