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Grassley Outlines Approach to Judicial Confirmations

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the presumptive chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Monday outlined his leadership plans—including his vow to confirm “consensus” nominations to the federal judiciary. Grassley, currently the committee’s ranking Rep
National Law Journal
added Nov 10, 2014 23:50

John Oliver Breaks Down Why State Legislatures Are Where the Real Power Is

Known as ALEC, the group is a coalition of conservative politicians and corporate interests that shares drafts of state legislation, in a system that should probably be dubbed "fiat by email forward," to advance the same laws across the country.
added Nov 4, 2014 20:51

VIDEO: John Oliver takes on ALEC, state legislatures, and (we hope) a threesome with us and Jon Stewart

added Nov 4, 2014 20:49

Pennsylvania Senate OKs medical marijuana bill

overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to legalize several forms of medical marijuana, although the legislative session is growing short... A handful of drug delivery methods that do not involve smoking it would be permitted under the bill, including
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2014 13:12

[District of Columbia] D.C. Court of Appeals Nominee Plays the Waiting Game

Last week, the chief judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court and a local bar group wrote letters to the U.S. Senate urging action on three long-standing trial court nominees. They aren’t the only ones waiting. Todd Kim, the city’s solicitor gener
National Law Journal
added Sep 19, 2014 17:41

[UK] Labour considers staking all on saving the NHS

Extra spending and raising profile of service could form key plank of 2015 election strategy
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:10

Comments Rain Down Upon SEC

A campaign to force disclosure of corporate political spending has bombarded the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with more than 1 million comments since 2011 — too many to ignore, according to a law professor behind the effort and his supporters.
added Sep 9, 2014 11:15

Theodore Olson: Harry Reid Rewrites the First Amendment

The rhetoric of these would-be constitutional reformers is focused on two Supreme Court decisions: Citizens United v. FEC (2010) and McCutcheon v. FEC (2014). In Citizens United, the court struck down a law prohibiting unions and corporations from using
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 8, 2014 15:43


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added Aug 29, 2014 13:03

Murdoch’s Fox Withdraws Time Warner Takeover Offer

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. withdrew its $75 billion takeover offer for Time Warner Inc., after the billionaire’s attempt to reshape the media industry was rejected.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 5, 2014 17:10
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