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Daniel Chow

Inside the market that sells everything from knickknacks to knock-offs

“Yiwu is a model of economic success,” Chow said. “But its economic success is based upon illegal activity.”

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Edward Foley

Why election officials are pinning their hopes on different vote-verifying technologies

“This is a theme that goes all the way back through the beginnings of American history,” Foley said.

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Micah Berman

What it means that the Surgeon General now calls vaping an ‘epidemic’

“They are a tool used by the Surgeon General to call attention to an issue and to provide guidance to the public,” Berman said. “They are only issued rarely, when immediate action is called for—which is what makes them so noteworthy.”

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Douglas Berman

Flynn drew judge’s ire with ‘guilty-but-not-really’ filing: Experts

“It sounded like Judge Sullivan is mightily concerned about the seriousness of Flynn’s conduct,” Berman said.

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Edward Foley

Options dwindling, GOP congressman appeals to keep his seat

“Congress doesn’t have to be controlled by the litigation in terms of deciding whether to seat the elected member,” he said. “That’s a decision Congress ultimately makes itself.”

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Douglas Berman

After Columbus Police Killed Teen, Officers Arrest Other Teen For His Murder

“In a situation where say there’s two people involved in a robbery, they go in to rob and then police shoot somebody, and police are actually the ones who did the direct killing, we still say the felons were approximately causing that death and should be held responsible under this felony murder doctrine,” Berman said.

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Christopher Walker

Trump DOJ faces conundrum in SCOTUS review of Auer deference

“I think the solicitor general is in a tough spot,” Walker said. “It would not surprise me if the SG filed a brief saying Auer deference is not grounded in positive law.”

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Steve Huefner

The Perils of Voting by Mail

“Bladen County, North Carolina, provides the latest object lesson for anyone genuinely interested in improving American elections,” Huefner writes. “Each day this past week brought a new revelation about apparent absentee ballot fraud there, fraud that appears increasingly likely to lead North Carolina authorities (or the U.S. House of Representatives) to call for a new election for the state’s 9th Congressional District.”

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Christopher Walker

Deference rule may be on the chopping block

Professor Christopher Walker was quoted in an E&E News article titled, Deference rule may be on the chopping block.

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Daniel Chow

Apple Investigated Possible Business Misconduct in Its Supply Chain

Professor Daniel C.K. Chow was mentioned in an article in The Wall Street Journal titled, Apple Investigated Possible Business Misconduct in Its Supply Chain.

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Ric Simmons

Is End of Russia Probe in Sight?

Professor Ric Simmons was quoted in a Voice of America article titled, Is End of Russia Probe in Sight?

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Joshua Dressler

Did Trump commit witness tampering by tweet? I asked 9 legal experts.

Professor Emeritus of Law Joshua Dressler was quoted in a Vox article titled, Did Trump commit witness tampering by tweet? I asked 9 legal experts.

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