“Uncertainty as to the future of the Russia investigation will surely not abate amid the president’s Twitter storms,” Shane writes.
“In a world where marijuana is illegal for all purposes, any presence of the drug at any level is itself a crime,” Berman said. “So most states have set driving levels low.”
“Yiwu is a model of economic success,” Chow said. “But its economic success is based upon illegal activity.”
“This is a theme that goes all the way back through the beginnings of American history,” Foley said.
“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.”
“It sounded like Judge Sullivan is mightily concerned about the seriousness of Flynn’s conduct,” Berman said.
“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.”
“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.
“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.”
“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.”
Professor Christopher Walker was quoted in an E&E News article titled, Deference rule may be on the chopping block.
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.