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Could Liberal Panic Over Pending SCOTUS Case Help Trump Steal The Next Election?

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Many commentators are misunderstanding – and overstating – the potential consequences of the pending Supreme Court decision in Moore v Harper, according to analyst […]

Is Clarence Thomas Married To A Conflict Of Interest?

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Writing in the New Yorker, Jane Mayer makes the case without quite stating the conclusion, quoting experts like Bruce Green, a Fordham professor specializing […]

Don’t Count On Rule Of Law To Keep The U.S. From Falling Apart

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Many first learned of the mathematician and logician Kurt Gödel through a book titled Gödel, Escher, Bach, which was a best seller in its […]

Prosecutors Are Closing In On Trump – Aren’t They?

The office of New York Attorney General Letitia James announced last week that its investigation of Donald Trump “is no longer purely civil in […]

Selfies a "Threat to Democracy," Law Prof Says

A New Hampshire federal court’s decision to strike down a state ban on taking selfies with a marked voting ballot is a “huge mistake,” […]

Is .Sucks Extortion?

Boston Globe tech columnist Hiawatha Bray doesn’t quite get around to calling it that, although he quotes a critic who does (a U.S. Congressman […]

GMO Warning From Author Of "The Black Swan"

The author of “The Black Swan” and hedge fund manager and author Mark Spitznagel wrote before the crash of 2007 that the economic system was “fragile and unsustainable,” and they see something similar in…

SCOTUS Marriage Dissenters Taken To Task

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling last week in Obergefell v. Hodges, establishing the right for gay and lesbian Americans in all 50 states to […]

Does USPTO’s Orphan Works Report Double Down On Problem?

The USPTO is taken to task by TechDirt editor Mike Masnick for its recent report on so-called orphan works – works that are not […]

Does The Legal Industry Need A Serious Makeover?

Problems in the profession will not be solved by , better technology, or lower prices, Jenny Odegard writes for Lawyerist. Real change will involve […]