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Feb 10

JUSTICE SOUTER MAY HAVE RETIRED FROM THE SUPREME COURT, BUT HE IS STILL HEARING CASES



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Justice David Souter retired from the Supreme Court in 2009 — Justice Sonia Sotomayor took his seat — but that doesn’t mean that he has stopped being a judge. At oral argument in the First Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday, Souter — “riding circuit,” as it used to be called — sat as a member… [Continue Reading]



Feb 10

Tears and baseballs through flat screens: A tale of government transition



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Former Rendell Chief of Staff Steve Crawford shares what it it’s like to pass off the executive branch to the next administration.



Feb 10

USA Patriot Act: what has changed and what hasn’t



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The vote in Congress this week was to extend through the end of the year three provisions, set to expire at the end of this month. Should we renew them?



Feb 9

If the health care debate were a sport



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With two courts supporting health care reform and two courts overturning, it reminded us at the Center of one our favorite pastimes…



Feb 8

SUSAN NIELSEN, 2007 JENNINGS FELLOW, ON A NEW PROVOCATIVE GUN BILL



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Unhealthy power: Individual mandate should unnerve liberals, too A provocative new bill in South Dakota would require all adults 21 or older to buy a gun for self-defense. Most any kind of firearm will do. But get one within six months, please, or you’ll be in violation of state law. A Republican dreamed up this… [Continue Reading]