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Governance By Nationwide Injunction Takes A Hit From Supreme Court

quoting John Yoovia Independent Women's Forum
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Have you been amazed, and perhaps angered, that any obscure judge you’ve never heard of can halt a policy of a duly elected president simply by issuing a nationwide injunction? Yesterday, the practice of nationwide injunctions took a small hit. The U. S. Supreme Court ruled that a federal judge in San Francisco cannot block the Trump administration’s new policy on asylum seekers by issuing a nationwide injunction.

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Event Announcement: Constitution Day And Start-Of-Term Panels

mentioning John Yoovia SCOTUS Blog
Friday, September 13, 2019

The Alliance Defending Freedom and Jones Day will host a two-panel discussion on the establishment clause and religious liberty at the Supreme Court. The first panel will focus on last term and the American Legion decision, featuring ADF’s David Cortman, Mayer Brown’s Charles Rothfeld and Jones Day’s Kaytlin Roholt, moderated by the New York Times’ Adam Liptak. The second panel will look to next term and especially the Title VII cases, featuring ADF’s John Bursch and Goodwin Law’s Brian Burgess, moderated by SCOTUSblog’s Amy Howe. 

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Supreme Court Makes Right Decision Allowing Trump Asylum Policy To Take Effect

by John Yoovia Fox News
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The Supreme Court was right Wednesday to stop a lone federal district court judge in San Francisco from blocking a Trump administration policy designed to limit the ability of Central American migrants to seek asylum in the U.S.

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Here Is What The 2020 Candidates Say About The President's Power To Wage War Without Congressional Approval

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Reason
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The strongest critics of unilateral decisions to attack other countries include Tulsi Gabbard and Bernie Sanders, while Joe Biden thinks anything goes.

Economic PolicyFeatured

California On Verge Of Passing Enormous Job-Killing Bill

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

California legislators are close to voting on a bill that would reclassify hundreds of thousands of independent contractors as employees. If passed, this bill will destroy many very productive economic opportunities, and substantially restrict free choice for individuals.

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Symposium: Title VII Did Not And Does Not Extend To Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identity — In 1964 Or Today

by Richard A. Epsteinvia SCOTUS Blog
Friday, September 6, 2019

Political and legal discourse has changed much since 1964, when sex was added, almost as an afterthought, to the list of forbidden grounds of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. What seemed risqué in 1964 seems positively old guard in 2019. So one looming battle of the current Supreme Court term is whether Title VII covers the sexual-orientation claims raised in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia and the gender-identity claims raised in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. EEOC. The short answer is: It doesn’t.

IntellectionsFeatured

Crime And Welfare: Two Myths Of Immigration

by David R. Hendersonvia PolicyEd
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Two of the most common objections to immigration in the United States are that more immigrants lead to more crime and more people on welfare, but a closer look reveals that these objections are misguided.

Analysis and Commentary

A Proposal To Reduce Mass Shootings In America

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Mass shootings are tragic. Each incident receives massive media coverage and prompts federal, state, and local lawmakers to propose new laws and regulations to restrict gun ownership and strengthen enforcement of existing gun laws to reduce the incidence of mass shootings. Still, mass shootings persist.

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Area 45: Tim Kane’s Economic “Beauty Contest”

interview with Timothy Kanevia Area 45
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The importance of valuation with regard to America’s  economy.

Analysis and Commentary

Extended Warranty Prices As A Market Measure Of Quality

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Yesterday, as I was writing my latest piece for the Hoover Institution’s on-line publication Defining Ideas, I was telling a friend that when my wife and I shop for cars, we pretty much shop for only cars made by Japanese companies. In our experience, and in the data we’ve looked at over the years in Consumer Reports and elsewhere, cars made by Japanese companies are much more reliable than those made by U.S. companies.

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