By Brian Hughes | 12/12/13 10:26 AM
President Obama on Thursday welcomed the late-night Senate confirmation of Nina Pillard to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the latest successful appointment for the White House in the wake of new rules for approving executive nominations. “I thank the Senate for confirming Nina Pillard to...
By Sean Higgins | 12/10/13 04:26 PM
In a surprise move, Supreme Court justices today rejected hearing the case of Unite Here Local 355 v. Martin Mulhall, a major case involving whether certain union organizing campaigns that involve agreements between labor leaders and employers are tantamount to bribery. The decision leaves...
By Carl Schramm | 12/10/13 03:04 PM
Government control of health care has long been the central goal of the progressive project. The idea can be traced back to the efforts of the American Association of Labor Legislation. Around 1915, the AALL established the progressive narrative that Europe had enlightened social welfare...
By Zack Colman | 12/10/13 06:01 AM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether some states should be held responsible for controlling air pollution that floats past their borders and, if so, by how much and by whom between the federal government or the states.
By Editorial Writer | 12/09/13 05:40 PM
Any lingering doubts that President Obama has no interest in stopping political targeting by the IRS of conservative, Tea Party and evangelical nonprofit advocacy groups were obliterated by the Nov. 26 announcement that the federal tax agency is moving to suffocate political speech on a much...
12/07/13 03:59 PM
(www.reuters.com) A federal judge this week defended his custom of urging lead law firms in class actions to staff the lawsuits with women and minority lawyers.
12/06/13 10:08 AM
Florida Supreme Court justices held a one-hour, sometimes testy hearing Thursday on a proposed medical marijuana amendment to determine the constitutionality of ballot language.
By Editorial Writer | 12/05/13 06:50 PM
President Obama's abuse of executive power has grown to the point that "he's becoming the very danger the Constitution was designed to avoid," Jonathan Turley, a liberal law professor at George Washington University, told the House Judiciary Committee at a Dec. 3 hearing on the issue. Turley...
By Michael Barone | 12/04/13 03:39 PM
In 1970 the eccentric but insightful economist Albert Hirschman published a book called Exit, Voice and Loyalty. It explored how people respond when a private firm's or a government agency's performance is deteriorating.
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/03/13 08:50 AM
Even as Obamacare struggles in the court of public opinion, the new health care law will face another legal threat Tuesday when a group of small-business owners and others argue in federal court that they should be exempt from the tax credits and financial penalties created under the law.
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